Round Rock gems make Yelp’s top restaurants list

Round Rock is at the top of its food game! Three exceptional restaurants from the City have been recognized on Yelp’s prestigious “Top 100 Places to Eat in Texas 2023” list. Yelp, the popular user-generated review platform, unveiled its annual compilation of the best eateries in Texas, and Round Rock has a seat at the table.

11. Arepitas leads the Round Rock contingent, a haven for food enthusiasts seeking a blend of innovation and tradition. With a focus on traditional Venezuelan ingredients, the restaurant has carved a niche with its fusion of global flavors. Whether it’s the flavorful arepas or the vegan and vegetarian options, the menu caters to diverse tastes. The ambiance exudes vibrance, providing an ideal setting for casual lunch and family outings.

14. Celebrating the rich tapestry of Round Rock’s cultural diversity is Da’s Thai Cuisine, securing a spot on the coveted list. This food truck is a treasure trove of flavors, offering a culinary journey through authentic Thai dishes that have influenced the area over time. From the aromatic pad thai to the mango sticky rice, each entree is a testament to the meticulous care taken to preserve the essence of tradition.

84. Adding a touch of nostalgia to the Top 100 list is Hoody’s Sub Shop, a hometown hero to the Round Rock community. Located just a few feet from Round Rock High School, the sandwich shop has served the City since 1989. Every creation is a labor of love, from Philly cheesesteaks to Italian meatball subs. The shop’s humble and cozy atmosphere invites patrons to savor their selections leisurely, with a gallery of memories from Round Rock High School Alumni covering the walls.

Yelp’s annual list reflects the culinary excellence of Round Rock’s restaurants and highlights the City’s commitment to embracing innovation while staying rooted in its heritage. These three establishments exemplify the City’s diverse culinary landscape, showcasing flavors that resonate with locals and visitors alike.



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