Eleven businesses recently opened in New Braunfels, and several more are expected to open in the coming weeks.

Now open

The Mane Haus

The salon has three stylists and offers a variety of hair services, including blonding, extensions and blowouts. The Mane Haus NBTX also offers a blowout membership, where clients can come weekly to get their hair washed and styled.Bloom NBTX

The salon, which is located inside Vista Salon Suites, specializes in hair color and hair extensions. Bloom NBTX is locally owned by New Braunfels native Karley Slaughter and offers balayages and customized highlights.
  • Opened Jan. 1
  • 664 S. Walnut Ave., Ste. 39, New Braunfels
  • Instagram: bloom.nbtxsalon
Landa Eye Center

The eye center offers comprehensive, geriatric and pediatric eye exams. Landa Eye Center also offers Optomap retinal imaging and myopia management treatments.CarePatrol

For those looking for assistance in navigating living options for seniors, CarePatrol has expanded to the Northeast San Antonio, New Braunfels and Seguin area. The location is operated by Kathryn Worden, who aims to help seniors in the community find the best living options that meet their needs. The new business does not have a brick-and-mortar location, operating through a website and phone call system.Starbucks

A new Starbucks opened in New Braunfels near Freiheit Village at the end of January. The coffee chain sells a variety of coffee, teas and pastries. The newest location features a spacious indoor and outdoor seating area and a drive-thru, and marks the fourth Starbucks to operate in New Braunfels.Chuy’s

The new Chuy’s location officially opened Feb. 20. The Tex-Mex chain features fun decor and scratch-made dishes, including Chicka-Chicka Boom-Boom Enchiladas and the Chuychanga.
  • Opened Feb. 20
  • 2557 N. I-35 frontage road, New Braunfels
  • www.chuys.com
Vanity Lounge

A new hair salon owned by local resident Alex Hernandez has opened at the Vista Salon Suites in New Braunfels. Vanity Lounge specializes in custom color, haircuts, extensions and keratin treatments among other services.Window Genie

The mobile business is owned by Colten Hoff and will service New Braunfels, Canyon Lake, Bulverde, Seguin, Schertz and Cibolo. Window Genie also offers window tinting and film, pressure washing, and gutter cleaning services.Inhale Fitness

Centered around offering personal training services for women, owner Kaylee Horn creates workout and diet plans personalized to the goals of each individual client. She offers online training, has a small gym space at the Sammelplatz shared office space, and will also go to the clients home or meet them at a gym in New Braunfels called American Fitness.The Men's Groom Haus

The barbershop, owned by local Lucy Salazar, offers men's shaves and hair cuts as well as nose and eyebrow waxing.AirLift Texas

AirLift Texas is a program of Air Methods, a national air medical transport service that provides emergency and nonemergency air medical services.Coming soon

Tavern on Castell

The bar and grill is locally owned by Michelle Mathis-Lyons, Chip Lyons and Allison Wyatt. Tavern on Castell will offer craft cocktails and upscale bar food. Michelle noted that Tavern on Castell will also have a listening room equipped with couches and chairs for live acoustic music.Mochas and Javas

A new location will open inside the New Braunfels H-E-B Plus. The Texas-based coffee shop chain serves coffee, tea and smoothies as well as food items, including breakfast plates, sandwiches and salads.Prickly Pear Pediatrics

The care center is locally owned by Jennigale Webb, who will be offering direct primary care to children. Direct primary care is an alternative model meant to improve access to high-quality health care with an affordable membership fee, according to the Prickly Pear Pediatrics website. She will also offer home visits for newborns, vaccinations and more.​​Comal Pops

The shop is locally owned by Cara Thames with her husband, Ryan, and will be selling an assortment of ice pops inside Das Nutrition Haus. The shop will have a small food trailer along with four push carts for attending events around the city. Comal Pops ice pops are made from fresh ingredients and come in different flavors, including strawberry lemon, lemon ginger and more.Saltgrass Steakhouse

The first Saltgrass Steakhouse location in New Braunfels is slated to open by the end of the year. The restaurant features menu items inspired by the American West and serves certified Angus beef steaks, chicken and seafood.Relocations

Let's Bocks Fitness & Boxing Club

The boxing club relocated from 1765 Lee St. to 1265 Industrial St., Ste. C. The gym is owned by New Braunfels local Clay Bock and offers boxing classes for adults and kids as well as open gym time.In the news

Lamar 100-year Celebration

Mirabeau B. Lamar Elementary School celebrated its 100th anniversary Feb. 6. Originally established in 1923, the elementary school has served generations of New Braunfels residents.Chick-fil-A

The fast food restaurant temporarily closed Jan. 31 for renovations, which will begin Feb. 1, according to a sign posted on the restaurant's door. According to one of the operational leaders, Serena Ruiz, they are unable to release any kind of information regarding the remodel. Chick-fil-A is known for its chicken sandwiches and also offers breakfast and salads.Closures


The 24-hour diner is known for its all-day breakfast and served a variety of dishes, such as specialty pancakes and crepes, burgers, salads, and more.