New restaurants, coffee shops and other businesses are now open or coming soon to Round Rock.


Clean Eatz, a restaurant that offers health-focused menu items and a meal preparation service, opened March 23 at 201 University Oaks Blvd., Ste. 790, Round Rock. Customers can choose from burgers, wraps, flatbreads, bowls, melts and smoothies in the cafe or select from a variety of prepared portioned meals through a meal plan program. 512-590-2686.

A grand opening was held March 31 for the third Round Rock location of Dutch Bros Coffee at 2630 S. A.W. Grimes Blvd., Round Rock. The Oregon-based coffee chain opened the first Round Rock location in September 2021 and the second in March 2022.

Summer Moon Coffee held a grand opening April 22 at 3800 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 100, for the company's second Round Rock location. The Austin-based, locally owned coffee shop includes a drive-thru and offers hot and iced beverages, organic coffee, a signature sweet cream Moon Milk, breakfast tacos, doughnuts and assorted pastries. The first Round Rock location opened in 2019 in the University Commons shopping center.


Johnny Ontiveros, who is also a co-owner of Recuerdos Tex-Mex and Rockey's Piano Bar, is targeting a May or June opening for his new family-friendly bar and restaurant, Back Porch Social, to be located at 306 W. Liberty Ave., Round Rock. Back Porch will have an arcade, and the menu will include funnel cakes, corn dogs and mozzarella sticks.

Fuse Realty is constructing a 2,200-square-foot office at 211 N. Mays St., Round Rock, that is expected to be complete this summer, broker and owner Orlando Solis said. Site work for the project began in March 2022, but Solis said it’s not yet decided whether the real estate agency will occupy the commercial building. Fuse Realty serves the Austin and San Antonio metropolitan areas. 512-790-3873.

Work on the site to be occupied by Velvet Taco in the Rock Creek Plaza retail center began March 8. Representatives of Velvet Taco and the city of Round Rock confirmed the business is coming, but an opening date is not set. Velvet Taco is a national chain with multiple locations in Texas, including Domain Northside in North Austin, and offers a variety of specialty tacos and margaritas.