Sunflower Vietnamese Cuisine now serving off Parmer Lane, plus 4 other new and coming soon restaurants to visit in Northwest Austin

Sunflower Vietnamese Cuisine
Sunflower Vietnamese Cuisine on Aug. 5 celebrated its grand opening off Parmer Lane in Northwest Austin. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Sunflower Vietnamese Cuisine on Aug. 5 celebrated its grand opening off Parmer Lane in Northwest Austin. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

NOW OPEN

Sunflower Vietnamese Cuisine celebrated its grand opening at 6001 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 440, Austin, on Aug. 5. The restaurant serves elevated Vietnamese fare with dishes like Tom Rang Muoi—fried Jumbo Tiger prawns over garlic noodles—and Banh Xeo, which are savory crepes. Sunflower Vietnamese Cuisine also offers lunch specials alongside pho, stir fry dishes and vermicelli bowls. 512-291-6749. www.sunflowerrestaurants.com

Neighborhood eatery Pizza Roma opened in August at 10401 Anderson Mill Road, Austin. The pizza shop serves pies, calzones, stromboli, pasta, panini and appetizers. Customers can purchase meals for pickup or delivery from Pizza Roma’s website. 737-300-1003. www.pizzaromaaustin.com

After earning a following in Cancun, Mexico, Blue Gecko arrived in Austin in the spring and is now serving tacos, quesadillas and more from a food truck park in the Four Points area at 6911 RM 620. Also on the menu are craft beer and wine. 512-241-9379. www.bluegecko.com

Sabor Colombia opened in June at 13201 N. RM 620, Ste. 204, Austin. The restaurant, which operates another location in Round Rock, serves authentic Colombian dishes such as arepas and oxtail stew. 512-505-8305. www.saborcolombia512.com


COMING SOON

Nationwide chain Grimaldi’s Pizzeria will open a North Austin location at 11700 Domain Blvd., Ste. 148, Austin. The brick oven pizza spot offers signature pies alongside calzones, salads and antipasto. This location at Domain Northside is expected to open later this fall. www.grimaldispizzeria.com

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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