Velvet Taco and Shake Shack construction begins in Round Rock

Exciting news for food lovers in Round Rock, Texas! Two popular restaurant chains, Shake Shack and Velvet Taco, will soon open their doors in the city. Both restaurants are known for their delicious and innovative menus, and their arrival in Round Rock will surely delight local foodies. No opening dates have been set as of yet; however, the construction sites are active.

Shake Shack is a fast-casual restaurant that started in New York City in 2004. It has since become a beloved chain nationwide, known for its juicy burgers, crinkle-cut fries, and hand-spun shakes. Shake Shack uses high-quality ingredients and makes everything from scratch, which sets it apart from other fast-food chains. Its commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility has also made it a favorite among environmentally conscious diners.

The Round Rock Shake Shack location will be at 1402 N. I-35, expected to offer indoor and outdoor seating, making it an excellent spot for a quick lunch or a leisurely dinner with friends and family.

On the other hand, Velvet Taco is a fast-casual restaurant specializing in gourmet tacos with unique flavors and ingredients. The chain was founded in Dallas in 2011 and has since expanded to multiple locations nationwide. Velvet Taco’s menu includes a variety of tacos, from the traditional to the unconventional. For example, their “Spicy Tikka Chicken” taco features tikka-marinated chicken, buttered cilantro basmati rice, raita crema, and Thai basil. Velvet Taco also offers a range of sides and desserts to complement its delicious tacos.

The Round Rock Velvet Taco location will open in the Rock Creek Plaza shopping center. This location is expected to offer indoor and outdoor seating and a variety of boozy libations, including its house margaritas. It will be a great place to stop in for a quick bite or to enjoy drinks with friends.

Shake Shack and Velvet Taco are known for their commitment to quality ingredients and innovative menus. Their arrival in Round Rock will surely be a hit, with local foodies always looking for exciting new dining options. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic burger, cheesy fries, or a gourmet taco with a twist, these two new restaurants will surely deliver. Keep an eye out for their grand openings, and be sure to stop by to try their delicious offerings!



Want better roads? How about better parks? All you have to do is Shop the Rock. Seriously, head over to the outlets and buy those shoes, or venture downtown for lunch. It doesn’t matter if you are shopping, dining or getting a haircut your dollars are helping to pay it forward and build our community. What makes this possible? Sales tax. Though it may be the least sexy tax, it is the hardest working one. So next time you see a shirt you love, buy it. Your city will thank you.