Pho 4 Star closes; Lupe Tortilla coming soon and more New Braunfels business news

Lupe Tortillas serves Tex-Mex fare, including fajitas and handmade flour tortillas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Lupe Tortillas serves Tex-Mex fare, including fajitas and handmade flour tortillas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Lupe Tortillas serves Tex-Mex fare, including fajitas and handmade flour tortillas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Pho 4 Star, located at 156 Hwy. 46, Ste. 200, New Braunfels, closed in November. The restaurant offered authentic Vietnamese cuisine and currently operates another location in Universal City. The New Braunfels location was purchased in November and is slated to become a new restaurant, according to the owners of Pho 4 Star, though no announcements have been made regarding the new business. 210-659-2568. www.pho4star2.com

The Mercer, a new condominium development, is slated to break ground in early 2022 at 2165 Gabriel Place, New Braunfels. The project will feature 42 one- and two-bedroom units priced in the $200,000 range, and the community will include a pool, game area, Amazon lockers, a dog park and more. 858-729-3451. www.gbmcllc.com

In early November, Bakes & Cakes by Rosie opened at 118 S. Union Ave., New Braunfels. The bakery is located inside Union Street Stop N Shop and offers cakes, breads, cookies and more treats, as well as items for those with dietary restrictions. 631-579-0114. www.bakesncakesbyrosie.com

Union Street Stop N Shop opened at 118 S. Union Ave., New Braunfels, in November. The business is located in an old home and houses a photography studio, bakery, boutique and more. www.facebook.com/unionstreetstopnshop

Embrace Hospice opened a New Braunfels location at 642 Comal Ave. in early November. The hospice care provider also has locations in San Antonio and Kerrville and creates individual care plans for each patient and their family. 830-800-0176. www.embracehospicellc.com


Lupe Tortilla is slated to open a new location at 2975 Town Center Drive, Ste. 100, New Braunfels, in spring 2022. The Tex-Mex restaurant chain has locations throughout Texas and offers handmade flour tortillas alongside a variety of Tex-Mex specialties. 832-772-6301. www.tex-mex.com

Woofgang Bakery & Grooming, a national grooming and pet supply business, is slated to open a New Braunfels location in early 2022. The business will be located at 1935 Hwy. 46 W., Ste. 102, and will offer raw, frozen and grain-free pet food, and full grooming services. 407-355-9210. www.woofgangbakery.com

T-Mobile, an international cellular telecommunications provider, will open a retail cell phone store location at 2720 Loop 337 in December within the New Braunfels Crossing shopping center. www.t-mobile.com
By Lauren Canterberry

Reporter, New Braunfels

Lauren joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in October 2019. After graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, Lauren was a freelance journalist and worked as a college English teacher in China. At CI, Lauren covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in New Braunfels.