Several new businesses are either now open or coming soon in Round Rock. While not comprehensive, the list below details several recent additions to the community.


The Bar Louie location at 270 Bass Pro Drive, Round Rock opened April 15. The menu includes burgers, pasta, seafood, cocktails and beer. The first Bar Louie opened in Addison, Texas, in 1990. 512-957-8660.

Hometown Gift & Decor, a local boutique owned by Jessica Duarte, Amber Markee and Celise Ketch occupying the historic D.B. Gregg house in downtown Round Rock, held a grand opening April 9. Located at 400 E. Main St., the shop offers home decor and gifts. 512-243-5847.

The Life Academy at Brushy Creek began offering child care services and private education in west Round Rock on March 3 at 3620 Hillside Drive. Both classical and faith-based education; before- and after-school care for public school students; and holiday and summer camps are among the private school's offerings. 512-757-1059.

A temporary Ralph Lauren Children’s popup shop opened at the Round Rock Premium Outlets, 4401 N. I-35, Ste. 807, March 21. The shop is open through July 2022, according to the company. 512-864-1971.

Hutto-based barbershop Thig's Diamond Kutz opened a second location in Round Rock on April 12, following delays from a planned March opening. The new location is at 302 W. Main St., Ste. 102, Round Rock. 512-210-2456. Facebook: Thig’s Diamond Kutz


A Cold Stone Creamery location will open in Round Rock at 110 N. I-35 Ste. 135 by early May at the latest, according to a company representative. Cold Stone Creamery prepared ice cream desserts on a frozen granite stone in all of its locations for more than 30 years.

A third Round Rock location of Dutch Bros Coffee is in early planning stages, according to city and company representatives. A target opening date is not yet set, but the location could open in 2023, according to a company representative. Plans for the site include a 950-square-foot structure at 2630 S. A.W. Grimes Blvd., Round Rock.

Fyzical Therapy and Balance Centers will open a Round Rock location in June at 1700 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 395, according to a company representative. The new location will offer patients a holistic, whole-body approach to customized care plans.

The opening of Hoots Wings at 2200 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Ste. 125, Round Rock has been delayed from a planned March opening, according to a company representative, with a new target date yet to be announced. The family friendly Hooters spinoff franchise borrows its menu from its parent restaurant offering dine-in, takeout, an outdoor patio and delivery options to its customers. Renovation of the fast-casual restaurant facility began at the end of August.

The Round Rock Via 313 location coming to 2111 N I-35, ste. 380 will open in July, according to a company representative. The restaurant specializes in Detroit-style pies, has a full bar and serves pizza, salads, appetizers and desserts.