Coffee, halal and salons: 6 businesses now open in Round Rock

Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper
Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper

Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper

Several new businesses opened this summer in Round Rock. The following list details six of them.

Dutch Bros Coffee held a grand opening for its 1700 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 850, Round Rock, location July 23. The coffee chain offers hot and cold beverages, such as cold brew and frozen coffee as well as its own energy drink and muffins. According to the company’s website, Dutch Bros was founded in Oregon in 1992 by brothers Dane and Travis Boersma. 514-955-4700. www.dutchbros.com

Goodwill opened a new location in the Teravista area at 677 University Blvd., Round Rock, on July 8. The new store and donation center is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Sunday. This is the third Goodwill store to open in Round Rock. www.goodwillcentraltexas.org

Nail and lash care salon Pinky & Co Beauty Bar opened in mid-June in Round Rock. Located at 17220 N. RM 620, Ste. 115, the business offers manicures, pedicures, eyelash extensions and more. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and closed on Sunday. To check pricing or to book an appointment visit its website. 737-205-8003
A grand opening for Shakim Creation Hair Studio was held Aug. 22 insice Salons by j.c. at 3021 S I-35, Ste. 17, in the Round Rock Crossing Shopping Center. The business is owned by hairdresser Sharon Barrow, who specializes in afro-hairdressing such as hair braiding, cornrows, extensions, weaves and dreadlocks among other services, according to her website. Barrow's working hours are 4-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 4-11:30 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday. To RSVP for the grand opening, call 737-203-0034. https://www.vagaro.com/us04/shakimcreationhairstudio

The Sweet Tooth Parlor Bakery & Cafe, located at 808 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste 200, had a grand opening event June 26 in Round Rock. The shop's menu offers fresh baked desserts, kolaches, pastries, custom cakes and more. The Sweet Tooth Parlor is closed on Monday, open Tuesday-Saturday from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Online ordering is available on the website. 512 861-5100

Urban Turban opened at 4257 Gattis School Road, Round Rock, on July 3. The halal fusion food truck combines South Asian cuisine with Mexican and American items, such as its Turban Cheesesteak, chicken tikka cheesesteak, Birra's Cousin Beef Tacos, Tandoori Tacos and others. The truck is closed on Monday and Tuesday and open from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 4-10 p.m. Saturday and 5-9 p.m. Sunday. 512-423-6199. https://the-urban-turban-halal-restaurant.business.site
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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