Annual Community Guide: Many dining and shopping businesses came to Round Rock in 2021

Brushy Creek Cafe opened in Round Rock in 2021. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Brushy Creek Cafe opened in Round Rock in 2021. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

Brushy Creek Cafe opened in Round Rock in 2021. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

Since January 2021, dozens of shopping and dining establishments have come to Round Rock or plan to come in 2022. The following list is not comprehensive, but details many of the retail and dining establishments that opened in the last year or are opening soon.

(Key: $ = up to $9.99; $$ = $10-$19.99; $$$ = $20 or more; B = Breakfast/brunch; H = Happy hour; K = Kids menu)

Dining

BAR & GRILLS

1 Anchor Bar


2702 Parker Drive, Ste. B, Round Rock

512-494-6727

www.anchorbar.com

$$
2 Banana Island Lounge and Grill

311 University Blvd., Ste. 500, Round Rock

737-212-0338

www.thebananaisland.com

$$
3 Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery

4000 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock

512-582-0155

www.corkandbarrelpub.com

$$ B H
4 Flix Brewhouse

2200 I-35 Frontage Road, Ste. B1, Round Rock

512-244-3549

www.flixbrewhouse.com

$$ K

5 Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar

2600 N. I-35, Round Rock

www.whiskeycake.com

COMING SPRING 2022

CAFES

6 Brushy Creek Cafe


601 Conservation Drive, Austin

512-614-4299

www.brushycreekcafe.square.site

$

CAJUN AND SEAFOOD

7 Deckhand Oyster Bar & Seafood


701 W. Louis Henna Blvd., Austin

512-368-3379

www.deckhandoysterbar.com

$$

8 Louisiana Crab Shack

2250 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 215, Round Rock

512-502-5020

www.louisianacrabshackusa.com

$$

9 Smokey Creek Cajun Bar and Grill

910 Round Rock Ave., Round Rock

512-580-0860

www.smokeycreekcajun.com

$$ K

CATERING

10 Alfred’s Catering


2100 Double Creek Drive, Ste. 100, Round Rock

512-785-8416

www.alfredscatering.com

COFFEE SHOPS

11 Alamo Coffee Co.


1021 Sendero Springs Drive, Round Rock

www.alamocoffee.com

$

COMING IN 2022

12 Dutch Bros Coffee

1700 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 850, Round Rock

541-955-4700

www.dutchbros.com

$

13 Lamppost Coffee

201 E. Main St., Ste. 101, Round Rock

512-840-0095

www.lamppost.coffee

$

HALAL

14 Aladdin Halal Grill


2051 Gattis School Road, Ste. 630, Round Rock

737-236-9000

www.aladdinhalalgrill.com

$

15 The Urban Turban

4257 Gattis School Road, Round Rock

512-423-6199

Facebook: The Urban Turban

$

HAMBURGERS

16 Ambur Fire Smash Burgers & BBQ

5430 Hwy. 79, Round Rock

512-800-2984

www.amburfire.com

$

17 Whataburger

281 University Blvd., Round Rock

www.whataburger.com

$

COMING IN 2022

ITALIAN

18 Milano Ristorante


1700 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 300, Round Rock

512-502-5545

www.milanoristorantetx.com

$$

19 Palermo Pasta House

121 E. Main St., Round Rock

512-369-3952

www.palermopastahouse.com

$$

MEXICAN/LATIN

20 Brasas Peruanas


206 N. Mays St., Round Rock

512-820-4085

Facebook: Brasas Peruanas

$$

21 El Takobar

118 E. Main St., Round Rock

512-599-4180

Facebook: El Takobar

$

22 Taco Palenque

130 Louis Henna Blvd., Round Rock

512-243-6553

www.tacopalenque.com

$

Shopping

BEAUTY

23 HARE House of Beauty


302 W. Main St., Ste. 104, Round Rock

737-288-9763

www.harehouseofbeauty.com

24 Illusion Beauty Salon

2013 N. Mays St., Round Rock

512-394-5393

25 Pinky & Co Beauty Bar

17220 RM 620, Ste. 115, Round Rock

737-205-8003

www.pinkyandco.com

26 Sha Sha Beauty Hair Supply Store and Salon

110 N. I-35, Ste. 130, Round Rock

515-505-6026

www.shashabeautyhairsalon.com

27 Shakim Creation Hair Studio

3021 S. I-35, Ste. 17, Round Rock

737-203-0034

www.shakimcreationbeauty.com

CLOTHING

28 Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More


2851 Joe Dimaggio Blvd., Bldg. 3, Ste. 6, Round Rock

512-341-0701

www.bigfrog.com

29 dd’s Discounts

2601 I-35 S., Ste. 200, Round Rock

512-244-5433

www.ddsdiscounts.com

30 Divinely Designed Hair & Wigs

106 S. Harris St., Round Rock

512-898-9447

www.divinely-designed-hair-llc-business.site

31 Goodwill

677 University Blvd., Round Rock

512-682-9243

www.goodwillcentraltexas.org

32 Rhae

306 W. Main St., Round Rock

www.shoprhae.com

33 Uptown Cheapskate

2601 I-35, Ste. D-300, Round Rock

512-520-8025

www.uptowncheapskate.com

34 Urban Betty

3001 Joe DiMaggio Blvd., Ste. 1350, Round Rock

512-371-7663

www.urbanbetty.com

COMING IN 2022

FOOD AND GROCERY

35 Manpasand Supermarket


130 Sundance Parkway, Ste. 100, Round Rock

915-505-3366

www.manpasandsupermarket.com

36 Sam Bass Market

2111 Sam Bass Road, Ste. 100, Round Rock

512-297-2221

Facebook: Sam Bass Market

37 The Sweet Tooth Parlor Bakery & Cafe

808 E. Palm Valley Blvd. Ste. 200, Round Rock

512-581-5100

www.thesweettoothparlor.com

38 Boon Supplements

www.boonsupplements.com

D-Choice Retail

512-751-4490

www.d-choiceretail.com

HOME AND HARDWARE

39 iTIle


120 Sundance Parkway, Ste. 200, Round Rock

512-888-1212

Facebook: iTile ATX

40 Merry’s Mud Pottery House

306 E. Austin Ave., Round Rock

Facebook: Merry’s Mud Pottery House

PETS

41 PetSuites


15940 Great Oaks Drive, Round Rock

737-263-5361

www.greatoaks.petsuitesofamerica.com

OTHER

42 Happy Clouds Smoke & Vape


602 E. McNiel Road, Ste. 114, Round Rock

512-215-9399

www.happycloudssmokeshop.com


By Carson Ganong

Reporter, Pflugerville/Hutto

Carson became the reporter for the Pflugerville-Hutto edition of Community Impact Newspaper in August 2021. Before joining CI, Carson studied journalism at Texas State University, where he covered San Marcos as a reporter for Texas State's student newspaper, The University Star.

By Brooke Sjoberg
Brooke Sjoberg is the Round Rock reporter for the Round Rock and Pflugerville/Hutto editions of Community Impact Newspaper. She worked for The Gonzales Inquirer, The Daily Texan and The Daily Dot among other publications before coming to Community Impact. Brooke is from Seguin, TX and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2020. Her last name is pronounced Show-burg.
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.