Northwest Austin restaurant news: 4 new spots open and Z'Tejas opens deck for dining

Z'Tejas in early January opened a new patio space at its Arboretum location that offers an intimate dining experience at fireside tables. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Z'Tejas in early January opened a new patio space at its Arboretum location that offers an intimate dining experience at fireside tables. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)


Asian fusion restaurant Joi opened Jan. 28 in Domain Northside at 3120 Palm Way, Ste. 150, Austin. To go alongside its craft cocktail and sake menus, Joi serves salads, appetizers and entrees inspired by Asian cuisine, including fried rice, ramen, dumplings and more. The fusion restaurant also features a separate sushi menu with options for rolls, nigiri, sashimi and temaki. 512-615-1070.

Valentino's Pizza, Pasta and Wings opened in mid-January at 8863 Anderson Road, Ste. 101, Austin. The locally owned pizza joint is currently open for carryout and delivery orders featuring specialty pizzas, subs and pasta dishes with vegetarian options. 512-551-2690.

Buenos Sabores in October opened at 11416 N. RM 620, Austin. The food trailer serves tacos, quesatacos, tortas and other authentic Mexican street food dishes. 512-673-9757.

Tacos 620, located at 11411 RM 2222, Austin, started serving customers in December. The cash-only food trailer serves breakfast tacos made with chorizo, Elgin sausage and more. 512-915-0155


Local restaurant group Z’Tejas in early January opened a new patio space at its location at the Arboretum, located at 9400 A Arboretum Blvd., Austin. The new 1,100-square-foot balcony space with fire pits and string lights provides diners with an outdoor seating option in a wooded area. 512-346-3506.

By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.


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