Restaurants, hotel, and auto services make up the many new businesses that are now open or soon to be launched in Round Rock.
Besos Cucina and Canteen(A) was scheduled to open at the end of June, after the press deadline for this issue, at 3107 S. I-35, Round Rock. The Mexican restaurant will occupy a building that was formerly home to Tortuga Flats Restaurant, which closed in 2018. www.facebook.com/besosrr
Embassy Suites by Hilton It opened May 3 at 270 Bass Pro Drive, Round Rock. The grand opening took place on May 24th. Among other amenities, the Embassy Suites offers pet-friendly rooms, free Wi-Fi, and a business center. 512-308-3883. www.hilton.com/en/embassy
Long Island Daily It opened May 24 in the former Little Red Wagon building at 1207 E. Palm Valley Blvd. , Round Rock. The deli is locally owned and serves cakes, sandwiches, black and white cakes, cheesecakes and various sides.
polo project It opened April 7 in the University Commons Shopping Center at 200 University Blvd., Ste. 600, Round Rock. The National Vegetarian Chain Restaurant serves sandwiches and burgers made with vegan meat alternatives to beef and chicken; sides, including macaroni and cheese, French fries, and loaded potatoes; And sweets such as cookies and oat milkshakes in different flavors. 4085-843-512. www.projectpollo.com
Red Lotus Asian Grill It opened May 28 at Round Rock Boardwalk Shopping Center at 2601 S. I-35, Ste. A500, round rock. The menu features entrees, including fried calamari, egg rolls, and Vietnamese spring rolls, as well as desserts and kids’ options. Main dishes include pho, General Tso’s and Pad thai. 5442-366-512. www.redlotusasiangrilleroundrock.com
Strickland Bros 10 Minute Oil Change It opened in mid-May at 2001 SAW Grimes Blvd. , Round Rock. MG Spanial owns the Round Rock site, and services include on-the-fly oil change, emissions checks and inspections, and fleet vehicle maintenance. 833-787-2767. www.sboilchange.com
nene sushi It reopens June 1 at 117 Louis Henna Blvd., Ste. 160, Round Rock. The restaurant closed in June 2021 due to a fire, and repairs to the restaurant were recently completed. Sushi Nene is a sushi and sports bar that serves a variety of sushi and sashimi. 6464-671-512. www.sushinini.com
a Tesla The service center opened in early March at 3520 Wadley Place, Round Rock. The collision center performs body work and other services for Tesla vehicles, and appointments can be made through the Tesla app. 5714-800-737. www.tesla.com
Texas Top Team Jiu Jitsu It officially opened June 1 at 602 E. McNeil Road, Ste. 108, rock tour. Classes at the Jiu-Jitsu School include amazing martial arts for kids and senior Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. 512-717-3562. www.texastopteam.com
Third, rhubarb Whataburger The site opened in early May at 281 University Blvd. The regional burger chain began renovating a building formerly occupied by Steak N’ Shake in late 2021, adding new signage and adding the company’s signature orange coloration to the interior. 512-351-3356. www.whataburger.com
The next level of urgent care A new location will open in August at 3200 Greenlawn Blvd., Ste. 160, Round Rock. Next Level Urgent Care features an online waiting list, allowing patients to wait for appointments at home instead of in the waiting room. www.nextlevelurgentcare.com
representatives Velvet Taco He confirmed that a new location is coming to the area soon, but no opening date or target location has been given. Velvet Taco is a national chain with multiple locations in Texas. The restaurant serves a variety of specialty tacos and margaritas. www.velvettaco.com