Ice Cream, salons and more: 5 new businesses now open or coming soon to Hutto

Bajo Zero (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bajo Zero (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

Bajo Zero (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

Hutto is one of the fastest growing cities in Central Texas, and evidence of this lies in the number of businesses the city is attracting. From ice cream to salons to dining options, the following list details some of the businesses that are now open or coming soon to Hutto.

NOW OPEN

Ice cream and popsicle shop Bajo Zero opened its doors June 19. Located at 210 Ed Schmidt Blvd., Suite 450, the shop serves fresh flavored water, milk- and water-based popsicles, along with ice cream by the scoop. Ice cream flavors range from watermelon and lemon, to cookies and cream. Hours of operation are Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday from noon-8 p.m. 512-846-4101 https://www.instagram.com/bajozero_huttotx/

Hippo Cuts opened its doors June 19 at 312 Farley St. in Hutto. The beauty salon and spa offers cuts and trims for men and women of all ages, including infants. Hours of operation are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and the business is closed on Sundays. Customers can walk in or set up an appointment at 512-642-3802. Search Hippo Cuts on Facebook.

Solis Dental opened July 19 at 210 Ed Schmidt Blvd., Ste. 400, Hutto. Technology available at the clinic will include digital 3-D imaging, a handheld X-ray system and a DryShield system, which helps ensure patient safety and reduce procedure time. 512-846-3787. www.solis.dental.com


COMING SOON

Construction on a second Salt + Waves Salon location at 2098 Murfield Bend, Hutto is estimated to be complete in November. The salon will feature a separate coffee shop and taproom entity called Dwell House Coffee + Tap. Owner David Bednarek said because the property is situated where a drive-thru can easily be added, he and his wife decided to include beer and coffee sales at the new location. www.saltandwavessalon.com

A Taco Casa is planned for Hutto along Ed Schmidt Boulevard across from Hampton Inn & Suites. The business is estimated to open at the end of October or early November, Kelly Franklin, president of Hutto's Taco Casa location, said. Taco Casa specializes in American-made ingredients, and their tortillas are fried in-house for hard taco shells. www.tacocasa.com
By Megan Cardona

Reporter, Round Rock, Pflugerville-Hutto

Megan is the Hutto reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions. In 2020, she graduated with a degree in communication from UT-Arlington, where she worked at the student newspaper, The Shorthorn, for two years covering student affairs, campus administration and the city of Arlington.

By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.


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