Missouri City restaurant Cabo Dogs Lounge and Grill changes name, plans to open in March

Cabo Dogs Lounge and Grill—formerly known as Lazy Dogs—is planning to open in March at 7022 Hwy. 6, Ste. 100, Missouri City, according to owner Heather Pratt. The restaurant will serve "Cabo's best," which Pratt described as a fusion of Baja Mediterranean and Tex-Mex cuisine, and will offer a full bar. 832-754-5009. www.cabodogsloungeandgrill.com
By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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