Round Rock Bucket List.

A lot of people grab a quick bite from places that are familiar without venturing out to try new things.  And then you have the rest of us, who plan entire trips around what we’re going to eat.  We look for new places to celebrate a special occasion or to experience our next great meal.  Here are picks for my Round Rock Bucket List. One great meal is worth the price of an entire celebration. Here they are, in alphabetical order.

Round Rock Bucket List
“Round Rock Bucket List”


1. Ajo’s Restaurant

Bringing fresh farm ingredients to your table while emphasizing on quality and flavor. Trying to bring a downtown Austin feel up north where it is quickly growing. 121 E Main St, Round Rock, TX 78664 (American-New)


2. Green House Craft Food

They offer a fixed menu of familiar Texas comfort food favorites alongside a weekly rotating menu featuring chef specials made with the best sustainably grown and raised Texas ingredients free of harmful pesticides and antibiotics. They source from the best Texas purveyors as often as possible, giving you the choice to feed yourself and your families real good and delicious food. They also offer a rotating list of 6 local brews on tap as well as in bottles and local wine. 400 E Old Settlers Blvd, Ste 110, Round Rock, TX 78664 (Cafes, Diners, American-new)


3. Hoodys Sandwich Shop

“2014” voted best sandwich shop by Austin A List. Whether you’re craving a hot sandwich fresh off the grill, or a refreshing cold sub to beat the heat, Hoody’s is the place where you’ll find only the finest Boar’s Head meats and cheeses, with fresh veggies prepared daily.  1205 Round Rock Ave Round Rock, TX 78681 (Sandwiches)


4. Jack Allen’s Kitchen

At Jack Allen’s Kitchen every night they feature locally sourced dishes to our menu, which are always fresh and delicious. 2500 Hoppe Trail, Round Rock, TX 78681 (American-New) – Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 3-7pm: 1/2 off appetizers and drink specials


5. Juarez Mexican Restaurant and Bakery

“Como pan Caliente” (Like Hot Bread), is the expression used in Mexico to show something that is popular, best-selling, or in demand. Going for hot bread is one of the daily routines in household throughout the country. Pan dulce (sweet bread) is not just for breakfast. Unlike doughnut shops that close early, panaderies are open early and often stay open late. In Mexico eating pan dulce for breakfast or late supper, also know as merienda, is a tradition that dates back to centuries. 1701 S Mays, Round Rock, TX 78664  (Bakeries, Tex-Mex)


6. Mambo House

Welcome to Mambo House restaurant, a little corner of Cuba right in your neighborhood. At Mambo House their passion for Cuban cuisine, music and culture give a warm atmosphere to delight every guest and make them feel at home with our authentic homemade Cuban and Cuban fusion cuisine’s. 206 N Mays St, Round Rock, TX 78664 (Cuban)


7. Scarlet Rabbit

THE SCARLET RABBIT is a whimsical Texas bistro serving creative, regionally inspired cuisine located in Downtown Round Rock, TX. Helmed by co-executive chefs Rob Snow (Greenhouse Craft Food) and Rich Taylor (formerly of Quality Seafood), THE SCARLET RABBIT offers “an immersive trip down a culinary rabbit hole” and an adventurous experience unlike anything Central Texas has enjoyed to date. 410 W. Main St, Round Rock, TX 78664 (American-New, Seafood)


8. The Blind Squirrel

Texas featuring eclectic fusion cuisine, from a scratch-made kitchen. They pride themselves on using only the freshest ingredients from local sources when available. The preparation and care from harvest to table impacts the flavor food imparts. To make sure the very best quality of our sandwiches they roast, smoke, grill, and season all our meats in-house. All sauces, stocks, soups, and sides are created from scratch too. 1105 S Mays, Round Rock, TX  78664 (Sandwiches)


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“Best Eats 2016 AFBA City Guide Round Rock-Pflugerville by Dine with Shayda”


And if you have any places that you’d like to add to my Round Rock Bucket List send them to me at Dine with Shayda.


Shayda Torabi