Several restaurants and beverage options have opened recently in Round Rock with openings for others in the works.

Back Porch Social

Johnny Ontiveros, the owner of Recuerdos Tex-Mex and Rockey’s Piano Bar, is targeting a June opening for his new bar and restaurant, Back Porch Social, to be located at 309 W. Liberty Ave., Round Rock. Back Porch will have an arcade, and the menu will include funnel cakes, corn dogs and mozzarella sticks.

Summer Moon Coffee

The second Round Rock location of Summer Moon Coffee held a grand opening April 22 at 3800 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 100, Round Rock. The coffee shop offers hot and iced beverages, organic coffee, a signature sweet cream Moon Milk, breakfast tacos, donuts, and assorted pastries. The first Round Rock location of Summer Moon Coffee opened in the University Commons shopping center in 2019.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe

A drive-thru location of Tropical Smoothie Cafe locally owned by Matt Cohen opened March 31 at 17420 RM 620, Ste. 110, Round Rock. The smoothie chain also offers a variety of flatbreads, wraps, sandwiches and breakfast items. 512-243-5838.

Blue Fin Sushi and Ramen

Bluefin Sushi & Ramen opened in Round Rock at 2200 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 125, on April 7. Bluefin serves ramen, sushi and poke bowls in addition to a variety of sashimi. Owned by Lily Resto and Andrew Dinata, this is the third Austin-area location. The original Bluefin Sushi Bar & Ramen location opened in Southwest Austin in 2021, and a second location in Lakeway opened in April 2022. 512-953-1200.

Drinkle Coffee

Hema Kannan and Kannan Radhakrishnan opened Drinkle Coffee on Feb. 15 at 601 Conservation Drive, Austin. Formerly the Brushy Creek Cafe, the new owners took over in mid-2022. The coffee shop offers a variety of coffee beverages, including its signature Selfieccino, a latte with an image printed in the foam, as well as tea and kombucha. Dinkle Coffee also serves breakfast tacos, breads, cookies, scones and other pastries. 512-614-4299. Facebook: Drinkle Coffee