Wings, daiquiris and more: 9 recently-opened eateries in Cy-Fair

The Chicago-based pizzeria Rosati's Pizza opened in Cypress this November. (Courtesy Rosati's Pizza)
The Chicago-based pizzeria Rosati's Pizza opened in Cypress this November. (Courtesy Rosati's Pizza)

The Chicago-based pizzeria Rosati's Pizza opened in Cypress this November. (Courtesy Rosati's Pizza)

1. Rosati’s Pizza held a grand opening Nov. 2 at 9814 Fry Road, Ste. 120, Cypress. The restaurant’s menu includes Chicago-style deep dish, double dough, thin crust and gluten-free pizzas as well as wings, salads, pastas and sandwiches. 832-402-1100.

2. Asian-fusion eatery Bao Bros. Bistro opened Oct. 24 at 8574 Hwy. 6 N., Houston. The restaurant’s menu features steamed buns, or bao, as well as boba tea and beer. Owner Chris Garcia, a Copperfield native, has pledged to give 20% of profits back to his employees and the community. 832-674-8343.

3. Officials announced CUT! by Cinemark Cypress opened to the public Nov. 12 at 29030 Hwy. 290, Cypress. The eight-screen movie theater also features electric-powered, oversized recliners and an outdoor patio with a fireplace. Moviegoers can order from a full food and drink menu, including pizzas, burgers, brisket nachos, wings, salads, popcorn, candy, wine, beer and signature cocktails, to have items delivered directly to their seats in the theater. Tickets for new and classic films are available for purchase online, and private watch parties, which allow customers to rent an entire theater, are also available. Safety measures in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic include extensive disinfection in between showings, limited capacities, face mask requirements and no-contact payment methods.

4. A new location of Cinnaholic, a bakery specializing in gourmet cinnamon rolls, opened to the public Nov. 20 in Fairfield Town Center at 28920 Hwy. 290, Ste. H11, Cypress. Signature cinnamon roll flavors include caramel apple pie and campfire s’mores, but customers can also choose their own frosting flavors and toppings, from bananas and blueberries to cookie dough, pie crumbles and sprinkles. The sweets shop also serves edible cookie dough, brownies, cookies and coffee. All products are vegan and cholesterol-free. Catering services will also be available.

5. Crumbl Cookies opened Nov. 12 at The Boardwalk at Towne Lake at 9915 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 155, Cypress. The bakery offers a rotating weekly menu of specialty cookies in addition to classic sugar and chocolate chip cookies in store. Cookies are prepared in an open kitchen designed so customers can see the entire process. Curbside pickup and delivery options are also available. 346-278-2112.

6. Jolene’s Wings & Beer, a new virtual restaurant that exclusively offers delivery and takeout services through its website and third-party apps, opened at Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, 20030 Hwy. 290, Houston, on Nov. 11. The new eatery offers eight flavors of bone-in and boneless wings, including Nashville Hot, Buffalo, Kung Pao, Sweet Chili, Cajun Lime, Smokey BBQ, Garlic Parm and Naked. House-made dipping sauces, salads, desserts and sides, such as umami fries and sweet potato tots, are also on the menu. Four-packs of 16-ounce cans of Lazy Dog’s house beers are available for $15 each, including Huckleberry Haze IPA, Bonita Bonita Pale Ale, Whoa, Nellie Lager, Old Pal White Ale and Ankle Buster Blonde.

7. Cheerz Daiquiris To-Go opened in early November at 12925A W. FM 1960, Houston. In addition to frozen beverages, Cajun-style dishes are also available for takeout, including wings, fish, shrimp, chicken, gumbo and sides. 713-389-5565.

8. Raising Cane's celebrated the grand opening of its newest restaurant, located at 10950 Louetta Road, Houston, on Oct. 29. The Louisiana-based eatery is known for its chicken tenders, crinkle-cut fries, coleslaw, Texas toast and signature Cane's sauce.

9. First Watch celebrated a grand opening Nov. 16 at the Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9915 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress. The cafe offers classic breakfast items, such as omelets and pancakes, in addition to avocado toast, wraps, breakfast tacos, salads, sandwiches and fresh juices. First Watch is open daily from 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 346-396-4402.
By Danica Lloyd
Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a Cy-Fair reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She covers education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development and nonprofits.


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