New dining options, clothing retailers and more now open in the Lake Travis-Westlake area

Westlake Wine Bar is now open for dinner service in Davenport Village. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)
Westlake Wine Bar is now open for dinner service in Davenport Village. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)

Westlake Wine Bar is now open for dinner service in Davenport Village. (Greg Perliski/Community Impact Newspaper)

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New Origin Shop is now open in the Hill Country Galleria. (Courtesy Bayli Lewis)
Several new businesses have recently opened in the area.

1 Apricot Lane Boutique opened Sept. 16 at the Hill Country Galleria, 12800 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. The boutique offers affordable clothing and accessories for women of all ages. Fashion consultants are available to assist customers. Tracy Byrne owns the Bee Cave location and co-manages with her daughter, Hunter. 737-205-5624.

2 After starting on Etsy in 2017 as a home-based business, New Origin Shop opened its first physical store Sept. 22 at the Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd., Bee Cave. The shop offers jewelry, handbags and other items curated from Black artists, woman-owned businesses and other independent crafters. Also featured at the store is handcrafted jewelry from Soul Rebel Jewelry. New Origin Shop was founded by Sierra Lewis, and the galleria store is a collaboration with her brother Frederic Lewis, owner of Soul Rebel Jewelry.

3 Numi Beauty opened July 1 at 3636 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 106, West Lake Hills, offering a range of permanent makeup services, such as microblading, brow styling and lip blush. 512-808-0093.

4 Restore Hyper Wellness opened Oct. 2 at 3267 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 118, West Lake Hills. The company is owned by former NFL player Brian Orakpo and his business partner, Joe Devine, according to a press release from the company. Restore was founded in 2015 and offers IV therapy and whole-body cryotherapy, which immerses the body in low temperatures to provide energy, relieve muscle pain, improve sleep and burn calories. 512-344-9083.

5 Inspired by its Los Angeles origins, Reunión 19 opened Oct. 5 at 2422 S. RM 620, Ste. A-120, Lakeway, within the Lohmans Crossing shopping center. The restaurant serves “Cali-style” tacos featuring different combinations of seafood, beef, pork, fruit and vegetables. Also among the offerings are plates of enchiladas, carnitas and crispy barbacoa. Selections of beer, wine and original cocktails are available. The restaurant’s original Austin location is on East Second Street. 512-520-8058.

6 Financial adviser Jeremy Self began Aug. 9 to offer personalized financial services with Edward Jones at 900 S. RM 620, Ste. C-106, Lakeway. Self offers various services, including assisting customers to set up savings plans for retirement and college expenses as well as for charitable giving. 512-334-9101.

7 Simply Pho House opened its Hill Country Galleria location Oct. 1 at 12913 Galleria Circle, Bee Cave. Founded in 2014, the restaurant, which also has locations in Lakeway, Marble Falls and Dripping Springs, offers Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese dishes as well as boba tea, beer and wine. Weekend dim sum service is planned. Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, service is limited to takeout only. 512-263-8889.

8 Now open in Davenport Village for dinner service is the Westlake Wine Bar, which began welcoming customers Sept. 29 at 3801 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Ste. A-180, Austin. The menu includes a selection of wines paired with gourmet food in an elegant, full-service restaurant setting. 512-814-0005.

9 Saveurs La Boulangerie opened Oct. 5 at 3801 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Ste. 180-D, Austin. The restaurant is a new concept from Sylvie Nykiel and will serve coffee, pastries and lunch items at the same Davenport Village location as a previous French cuisine restaurant. 512-401-3817

10 A new 7-Eleven convenience store opened Aug. 26 at 17000 Sweetwater Village Drive, Spicewood. The store offers grab-and-go food, coffee and beverages. Motorists can fill up at the store’s gas pumps. 512-497-8861.
By Greg Perliski

Editor, Lake Travis/Westlake & Northwest Austin

Greg joined Community Impact as an editor in November 2020. In the communities he covers, Greg reports on local government, transportation, real estate development and business. He has written for newspapers, online publications and corporate communications teams. Greg earned a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin.


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