JULY ROUNDUP: 6 restaurants opening, closing in The Woodlands

Common Bond Bistro and Bakery opened in Springwoods Village on July 20. (Courtesy Common Bond Bistro and Bakery)
Common Bond Bistro and Bakery opened in Springwoods Village on July 20. (Courtesy Common Bond Bistro and Bakery)

Common Bond Bistro and Bakery opened in Springwoods Village on July 20. (Courtesy Common Bond Bistro and Bakery)

Throughout the month of July, several new restaurants opened and several announced plans to locate around The Woodlands area with a variety of offerings. Here are five Community Impact Newspaper reported on in the past month.

Now open: Crust Pizza Co. in Harper's Preserve

Crust Pizza Co., a local gourmet pizza chain, opened its latest location at 10160 Hwy. 242, Ste. 1500, Conroe, on July 6. Along with offering a featured pizza each month, customers can order a custom pizza as well. The chain now has 10 locations around the Greater Houston area.

Now open: Common Bond Bistro and Bakery

Common Bond Bistro & Bakery opened July 20 in CityPlace at Springwoods Village, located at 1700 City Plaza Drive, Ste. 150, Spring. The eatery offers breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as brunch on the weekends, and menu items range from flatbreads, salads and sandwiches to French toast, scrambles and avocado toast.


Coming soon: Kitchen 1488

Kitchen 1488, a new restaurant inspired by Louisiana comfort food, announced it is anticipating an Aug. 10 opening at 4130 FM 1488, Ste. 102, Magnolia. The menu will consist of traditional soups, salads and American fare alongside Southern specialty dishes, such as boudin egg rolls, shrimp and grits, seafood nachos and po'boys.

Coming soon: Hearsay Gastrolounge

Howard Hughes Corp. announced Hearsay Gastrolounge as a new restaurant coming to Waterway Square this August. Hearsay Gastrolounge will serve renditions of contemporary American dishes and spirits.

Coming soon: The Rose Lounge

Along with Hearsay Gastrolounge, Howard Hughes Corp. announced The Rose Lounge will also be coming to Waterway Square in August. The upscale bar concept was created by Diego Mandoba and Washington Revelo and will feature two levels, including a rooftop space.

Closed: Broken Barrel

International tapas concept Broken Barrel, located at 1950 Hughes Landing Blvd., Ste. 1900, The Woodlands, announced it has permanently closed as of July 29. Broken Barrel was founded in February 2017.
By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.