Construction began July 1 on the new Chuy’s planned for the Townwest Commons development center in Hutto, NewQuest Properties announced.


The Mexican restaurant, to encompass over 5,400 square feet, will offer a menu of burritos, tacos, fajitas and enchiladas. The eatery is expected in early 2025.

In addition to the restaurant, NewQuest announced in a news release that an additional 100,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space is planned for the 35-acre property, pre-leasing for which is underway. This will accompany the newly opened Academy Sports + Outdoors as well as EVO Entertainment, which officials broke ground on June 21.

“There’s been strong interest in our future space,” said Josh Friedlander, leasing director and development partners, said in the release. “The area really is ready for more full-service and fast-casual restaurants.”

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The Texas restaurant chain Chuy’s started in 1982 in an abandoned barbecue restaurant in Austin. The chain has since grown with more than 100 locations in 16 states. Locations can be found in Austin, Round Rock and Cedar Park.