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Pinthouse Pizza looks to open new Round Rock location later this year

Progress is happening fast on the newest Pinthouse Pizza location. Where will it be located? Round Rock, of course! Construction is currently ongoing at the popular restaurant and brewery, which will be located at 2800 Hoppe Trail, right off of North I-35 and across the street from Salt Traders and Hopdoddy Burger Bar – an area quickly becoming a local foodie paradise. According to restaurant ownership, Round Rock should be enjoying delicious pizza and frosty cold…

Teriyaki Madness set to open new location in Round Rock soon

Grab those chopsticks, Round Rock! Teriyaki Madness, an Asian-fusion and Japanese restaurant, is set to open a new location in Round Rock this summer at the Crossing Point Shopping Center (2800 N. I-35, adjacent to La Frontera). The restaurant features “fresh grilled meats and made-from-scratch sauces,” with entrees that include bowl and plate options. Talk about another delicious way to Shop the Rock and support our local economy! You can view the entire menu online here: http://teriyakimadness.com/menu/…

Lupe Tortilla set to open new location in Round Rock this summer

Just in time for summer, Lupe Tortilla has announced plans to open a new location in the coming months at 240 Bass Pro Drive right here in Round Rock! According to a recent article in Community Impact, the Tex-Mex restaurant chain will open “in a 7,000-square-foot building and offer more than 60 menu items when it opens.” The restaurant chain, which includes 21 other locations, prides itself on serving authentic, made-from-scratch Mexican food. We’re getting hungry just thinking…

Poke House brings Hot Cheetos covered poke burritos to Round Rock with new location

We’re ready to say aloha to another new creative culinary experience as Poke House, a purveyor of delicious Hawaiian poke bowls, salads and wraps, readies to open its newest location right here in Round Rock. The restaurant will be located in the University Oaks Shopping Center at the intersection of I-35 and University Boulevard. According to their website, the Poke House philospophy is “from Pole to Bowl.” They aim to “use the highest-quality and freshest…

Red’s Porch brings cajun, tex-mex fusion to Round Rock with third location

Set to open in February 2018

According to their website, purveyor of local deliciousness, Red’s Porch, is set to open a third location right at home here in Round Rock sometime this February. The location will be 4401 Interstate 35, Suite 2005, near the Round Rock Premium outlets.  A previously published Eater Austin article describes the restaurant as: “half-Cajun, half-Tex-Mex, half-Southern, and known for dishes like burgers, fried boudin balls, and sandwiches.” More details on the eatery, including menus for other locations…

Round Rock Honey partners with Austin restaurant hot spots to celebrate 15-year anniversary

What’s the buzzzzz all about? A recent Austin American-Statesman article details how Round Rock’s local beehive, ahem honey company, is partnering with a few of Austin’s hottest restaurants to celebrate its 15-year anniversary. Round Rock Honey  is “offering handcrafted cocktails and special dishes throughout August at several dining spots in Austin to benefit the Sustainable Food Center.” As of now, the confirmed restaurants include: Odd Duck: “Peach me how to Shandy” cocktail created by Katon Claborn…

Grandma delayed in airport security as result of love for Round Rock Donuts

Talk about a sweet story!

Sometimes you need a sweet story to help you through the day. And today, we’ve got you covered. This morning started off like any other in Round Rock. We, like many others, were scrolling through Twitter while enjoying our morning coffee and glazed slice of orangish-yellow donut perfection, when something pretty darn sweet caught our eye. Apparently, a local grandma was caught up in airport security with her box of Round Rock Donuts in tow:…

Round Rock celebrates National Donut Day in “World Famous” style

See how locals are celebrating at Round Rock Donuts

Even though we pretty much consider every day #NationalDonutDay here in Round Rock, there’s no harm in indulging in a little extra sweetness, right?! Take a look at how folks are celebrating the holiday at the locally loved Round Rock Donuts: [View the story “#NationalDonutDay at Round Rock Donuts” on Storify]

Round Rock Donuts listed as one of the top 10 best shops in Texas

Our beloved Round Rock Donuts was recently listed as the No. 9 best donut shop in Texas by Wide Open Country. While we’re pretty sure they’re the best anywhere, we’ll still take the ranking as a compliment worthy of a Texas-sized (donut) celebration! Here’s what they had to say about our little slice of hometown sweet tooth heaven: “Featured on the Food Network show “Man vs. Food”, Round Rock Donuts are famous in the Austin…

Pinthouse Pizza announces plans to expand into Round Rock

Slice, slice baby! The locally famous Austin craft brewpub, Pinthouse Pizza, has announced plans to open their third location right here in Round Rock and we couldn’t be more excited! After all, who doesn’t need a family-friendly brewpub that sells pizza and craft beer right around the corner from their humble abode? Answer? No one. Because really, anyone worth their weight in deliciously melty cheese and perfectly piping hot pizza dough would know that anytime is a…

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