Several new businesses are making their way to Pflugerville and Hutto. The latest crop includes restaurants, a department store and a cigar shop.



Restaurant chain 54th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse, located at 19109 Limestone Commercial Drive, Pflugerville, opened March 14. The menu features more than 150 items, including craft burgers; steaks; sandwiches; and Southern comfort food dishes, including fried steak, ribs and jambalaya. 512-956-5354.

Cigar and Tobacco Empire opened March 5 at 15424 FM 1825, Ste. 105, Pflugerville. Owner Jeffery Christopher said Cigar and Tobacco Empire is dedicated to providing the best cigar and pipe experience for customers in a public lounge and sells a selection of premium cigars and pipe tobacco as well as pipes and other accessories. 737-222-5515.

The newest QuikTrip location in Pflugerville opened March 3 at the southeast corner of SH 130 and Pecan Street. QuikTrip is a national convenience store chain that first opened in 1958 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to its website. The store sells food, beverages, gas and other items. 512-872-8956.

Personal training studio Yokai Strength opened March 12 at 1019 S. Heatherwilde Blvd., Ste. 120, Pflugerville. Founder Evan Le, who is a personal trainer and nutrition coach, said he wanted to create his own fitness studio after becoming frustrated with the mainstream fitness industry. 737-600-0874.


An HTeaO location is coming to Pflugerville at 710 Kay Lane. Franchisee Bethany Beeman said she is hoping the location will be ready to open in August. HTeaO sells more than two dozen varieties of tea, including sweet wild raspberry, Texas Chai, sweet mint and unsweet watermelon, and has locations throughout the central U.S. and Florida.

A Kohl’s department store is coming to Pflugerville at 2101 Autumn Slate Drive. A representative from the city of Pflugerville confirmed the city issued a site development permit Feb. 10 for a Kohl’s store to be built at that location. Kohl’s representatives have not yet responded to repeated requests for comment on the new store, but information from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation states the $3.4 million build is scheduled to begin May 1 and finish in mid-October. Kohl’s sells a variety of clothing and jewelry as well as electronics, furniture, decor, and bed and bath products.



Although construction delays pushed back the opening of Finding Balance Yoga, located at 117 East St., Ste. 450, several months, the studio officially opened and began accepting clients March 28. Owner Sandra Moreland said the studio offers daily yoga classes for all abilities and focuses on movement, nutrition and mindfulness to allow individuals to connect to their bodies. The studio also offers periodic events focused on yoga, wellness and personal development.

Magic Touch Esthetics opened March 2 at 531 Ed Schmidt Blvd., Ste. 160, Studio 13, Hutto. The business, which operates within the new Meraki Salon Studios, offers an array of skin care services ranging from facial massages to chemical peels to waxing. 512-649-5204.

A Tesla Supercharger station became operational in late March in the parking lot of the H-E-B at 5000 Gattis School Road, Hutto. Located adjacent to the H-E-B gas pumps, the station features 12 chargers for Tesla electric cars. The Superchargers only service Tesla electric vehicles.


Locally owned East Street Tattoo will open in early April at 117 East St., Hutto. Owners Daniel Homann and Kendall Ramsey specialize in a variety of styles ranging from American traditional to fine-line black and gray.

A gym and fitness center called Patriot Sports and Fitness is planned for 3250 Limmer Loop, Hutto. Owner Nick Janowitz, who owns another Patriot Sports and Fitness location in Round Rock, said the gym will offer a variety of training, classes and camps for children and adults. Janowitz has not yet provided a timeline for the gym to open.