The Gringo's location in Katy is pictured. A new Conroe location is planned for late 2022. (Courtesy NewQuest Properties)
Ybarra Investments Inc. is anticipated to break ground on a Gringo's restaurant in the second quarter of 2022 within the Conroe Waterfront Center, located at I-45 and Drennen Road, NewQuest Properties announced in a news release Dec. 6. Gringo's is anticipated to open in late 2022 or early 2023, according to the release. The Conroe eatery will be the Tex-Mex chain's 16th location, according to the release.
The 7,200-square-foot restaurant will be located next to Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen within the 115-acre center. According to the release, the Conroe Waterfront Center also includes 300 high-end apartments at various stages of development, a second multifamily project slated to break ground, and 35 acres remaining for residential, retail and hospitality uses. www.gringostexmex.com
Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.