Torchy's Tacos now open, Kroger coming soon: 8 new businesses in Springwoods Village

Restaurants and stores continue to open in Springwoods Village. Here is a list of locations that opened in August and October as well as several that are coming soon.

Chick-fil-A opened Aug. 17 at 2102 Spring Stuebner Road, Spring. The restaurant chain is known for its chicken sandwiches. 281-353-7500.

CVS Pharmacy opened in August at 22614 Springwoods Village Parkway, Spring. The nationwide chain sells medicine, beauty and cosmetic products, groceries and general merchandise. 281-528-0842.

Zoe’s Kitchen opened in August in Springwoods Village at 2162 Spring Stuebner Road, Ste. 310, Spring. This Mediterranean-style restaurant serves salad, sandwiches, kabobs and hummus. 832-403-3579.

Mod Pizza opened Aug. 23 at 2168 Spring Stuebner Road, Ste. 210, Spring. The fast-casual pizzeria offers personalized pizzas made on demand. 281-288-9144.

Torchy’s Tacos celebrated the grand opening of its 50th restaurant, located at 2156 Spring Stuebner Road in Spring, Oct. 9 in Springwoods Village. The Austin-based taco joint offers a variety of signature tacos, breakfast options, chips and dips and handcrafted cocktails. 346-413-2215

The Big Salad will open Oct. 12 at 2174 Spring Stuebner Road, Spring. The restaurant offers salads consisting of iceberg lettuce, romaine lettuce or spinach, as well as over 40 toppings and 30 dressings to choose from. It also serves sandwiches, wraps and soups. This is the Michigan-based chains’ eighth location. 281-288-4466.

Kroger will open Oct. 27 in Springwoods Village at 2150 Spring Stuebner Road, Spring. The Ohio-based grocer has more than 2,000 stores nationwide and more than 200 in Texas. The store sells a variety of produce, meat, bread and other grocery store staples, as well as health care products.

Cold Stone Creamery will open in Springwoods Village at 2162 Spring Stuebner Road, Ste. 130, Spring, in October. The national chain offers ice cream flavors such as French vanilla, mint and coffee as well as a variety of toppings to mix in, including candy, fruit and chocolate pieces. It also offers signature, custom and birthday cakes.

By Zac Ezzone
Zac Ezzone began his career as a journalist in northeast Ohio, where he freelanced for a statewide magazine and local newspaper. In April 2017, he moved from Ohio to Texas to join Community Impact Newspaper. He worked as a reporter for the Spring-Klein edition for more than a year before becoming the editor of the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition.


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