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Rockwall's New Businesses


Explore new businesses in Rockwall County. This guide is made by Yocaal and it's split up into multiple categories including Dining, Retail and Services.

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Dining & Drinks

Opening Soon

Einstein Bros. Bagels

Einstein Bros. Bagels is coming to town in 2024 right next to Dutch Bros on Ridge rd! The exact date of opening is not yet known but you'll receive an update as soon as we know if you subscribe to this guide.

The Finch

The Finch is a modern American grill and raw bar with a casual, cozy, and trendy atmosphere. Some say the dining is super chic and has an open concept.


Coming in March, a Superfoods place offering organic and no sugar added snacks including Bowls, Mix-ins, Smoothies, Overnight oats, salads and much more!

Qdoba Mexican Eats

Qdoba Mexican Eats is opening right next to Einstein's Bagels and Dutch Bros, offering a delectable selection of Mexican-inspired dishes. Get ready to savor customizable burritos, bowls, tacos, and more, all made with fresh ingredients and bold flavors.

Zalat Pizza

Opening Jan 31st. At Zalat most everything is made from scratch (even the dough) to fresh sauce with oven-roasted Roma tomatoes and fresh basil. Zalat uses 100% beef pepperoni and the most delicious cheese they can get their hands on. In fact, the concept pays more for cheese than they do in rent every month!

Vidorra (Mexican)

Coming to the harbor area, Vidorra 'Cocina de Mexico' is a modern Mexican restaurant that celebrates culture through authentic dishes, bold cocktails and a highly energized environment. The name translates to “the good life” which is embodied in the heart and soul of any Vidorra experience.


A Texas-based tea bar that offers iced tea. The company was founded in 2018 and it offers 27 flavors of iced tea, including sweet and unsweetened options. HTeaO uses all-natural flavors and cane sugar as a sweetener.

December 2023

Sugar Llamas

We know everyone has their favorite local donut shop, coffee house and ice cream parlor, but what if you could have all three in one spot? give this new place a try and let us know what you think!

Dunkin' Donuts

If you're a Dunkin's fan, you're in a for a treat. This place looks fresh, clean and modern! Give it a try the next time you're by RaceTrac on Goliad.



Discover YUZU, The Harbor's new gem for contemporary Japanese dining and inventive drinks. Step in for a soft opening taste of their modern cuisine and curated sake.

Texas Cafe Diner

Get ready, Royse City! The Texas Cafe Diner is rolling into town, bringing with it a taste of classic Americana. Step into a world where hearty meals, warm smiles, and a cozy atmosphere come together to create the perfect dining experience. Prepare to make some delicious memories at the Texas Cafe Diner!


Dark Ritual Coffee

Dark Ritual Coffee Roasters in Fate, Texas, offers a premium coffee experience with their in-house roasted organic beans. Focused on quality, their baristas serve a variety of exquisite hot and cold brews. Emphasizing traditional roasting for unforgettable flavor, Dark Ritual is the town's go-to for a top-notch cup of joe.

Locally Owned

Heart of Texas Tea

An exciting new tea RV stop. This is where you need to stop if you're craving delicious tea made from organic ingredients. They use the best ingredients to make awesome drinks including hot chocolate, lattes, wraps and tea. Enjoy the outdoors with a cozy warm beverage!

Locally Owned

Adios Fajitas

Rockwall's latest culinary delight, where the age-old quest for exceptional fajitas finally meets its match. Nestled in the former premises of "Xtreme Salads," this fast-casual restaurant brings a fresh wave of top-end Tex-Mex to the area, surpassing the usual fare with its outstanding quality. Owned by Richard and Heather Torres, Rockwall locals.

Locally Owned

The Downing Bottles & Bites (Re-Opened)

Rockwall native, Chef David Hoffman, and his wife, restaurant and wine industry veteran Jenni Hoffman, opened The Downing Bottles & Bites to bring their experience and expertise home to Downtown Rockwall. When you stop in, you'll be greeted by our retail and tasting area, where you can purchase wine and craft beer by the bottle to enjoy at home.

Locally Owned

Culpepper Cattle Co. (Re-Opened)

Culpepper Cattle Co., a Rockwall favorite since 1982, reopens on September 29 under UNCO hospitality (known for Leela’s and HG SPLY CO.). Led by Rockwall's Elias Pope, UNCO co-CEO, this revival maintains the original steakhouse's river rock lodge feel, while adding fresh Tex-Mex and USDA prime steaks to the classic Texas menu for a modern twist.

Milos Tacos

Taste the authenticity at Milo's Tacos, Rockwall's food truck for Mexican and Salvadorian cuisine. A family venture, they're dishing out the true flavors of their heritage in every bite.

Locally Owned

JULY 2023

Los Marquez Tacos

Savor the essence of Veracruz at Los Marquez Tacos, Rockwall's own taco destination since July. Founded by food aficionado Luis, this spot promises fresh, memorable flavors crafted with traditional flair. Come for the tacos, stay for the experience.

Locally Owned

Chiloso (Royce City)

Chiloso Mexican Bistro is favorite for many offering a counter service buffet style experience.

Locally Owned

JUNE 2023

Speak Rockwall

A fine dining restaurant located right in the heart of Rockwall's historic downtown. The atmosphere will transport you to a different era.

Locally Owned

Dutch Bros Coffee

Dutch Bros speeds into Rockwall with a drive-thru blast of custom coffees, Rebel energy drinks, and more for the Texas caffeine scene.

MAY 2023

The Northside Rockwall

The Northside Rockwall, created by Scott Mullen & Chase Myrick, is North Rockwall's latest destination for live entertainment, diverse cuisine, and unique drinks. It emerges from their previous ventures, Scale & Change Construction Staffing & S&C Executive Transport, providing a relaxed setting for sports, music, and great food and drinks, ideal for family fun and memorable weekends.

Locally Owned

Pei Wei

Exciting news for food lovers! Pei Wei is in town, bringing a burst of Asian-inspired flavors to your doorstep. Get ready for some good counter service asian food.

5013 Coffee

50 stars and 13 stripes - what a beautiful name referencing our American flag. This coffee shop bridges patriotism and Coffee. The inside is rustic and cozy waiting for you to experience it with a hot cup of high quality coffee.

Locally Owned


Great news for dessert lovers! Swany's, serving gourmet shaved ice that's irresistibly delicious, has just opened in Royse City. Each bite is a burst of flavor that'll have you coming back for more. Get ready to indulge in a refreshingly sweet experience like no other!

MARCH 2023

Pablo's Restaurant and Cantina

You might know Pablo's from fate! This place is a hidden gem and should be on your list of Mexican restaurants to try.

Salad and Go

A fast-casual drive-thru restaurant chain that offers a chef-curated menu of fresh and affordable food. Salad and Go's menu includes: Salads, Wraps, Soups, Breakfast burritos, Bowls, Cold brew coffee, Lemonades.

The Anchor

Set sail for The Anchor, Heath's latest seafood haven and bar, where premium ingredients and a dynamic atmosphere promise smooth sailing for every diner in search of a great catch.

Velvet Taco

Velvet Taco brings a culinary revolution to town with its unique, globally-inspired gourmet tacos. A delight for food lovers, this eatery offers a bold, imaginative menu, transforming meal times into an adventurous flavor journey. It's more than a dining destination; it's a thrilling taste experience.


Sear Steakhouse

A culinary gem in Rockwall, Texas, offers an unparalleled dining experience with its breathtaking lakeside views and elegant ambiance. Located at The Harbor, this new steakhouse occupies the space of the former Blue Canyon, known for having the best vista in Rockwall. Patrons can indulge in exquisite steakhouse fare while enjoying the 360-degree bar, making Sear Steakhouse a must-visit destination for both locals and visitors alike.

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Retail & Groceries



H.E.B, a game-changing supermarket, is coming to town! Set to open in 2025, this chain is known for its quality products, stellar service, and community focus. Catering to food enthusiasts, busy parents, and anyone seeking a great shopping experience, H.E.B promises to be more than just a store, but a community cornerstone. Stay tuned for its grand opening!


Sprouts is coming to town in 2024 bringing fresh, affordable, and healthy groceries right to our doorstep. Get ready to explore a wide selection of organic produce, delicious natural foods, and a variety of wellness products, all under one roof.

Dollar Tree

Dollar tree is a great place to find good deals. There you can find things like household decorations, craft supplies, party supplies, costumes and candy

October 2023

Trudy's Hallmark

Known for its wide variety of high-quality products, it offers items for birthdays, holidays, and everyday celebrations, often featuring heartfelt and personalized content. Hallmark stores are a go-to destination for those looking to express sentiments and celebrate relationships with cards and thoughtful gifts.

MAY 2023

Restoration Marketplace

Welcome to Restoration Marketplace, the brainchild of Missy Points, a seasoned interior decorator with a 30-year journey in transforming visions into reality. This unique marketplace is more than just a store; it's a vibrant community hub where Missy and her close-knit team of vendors offer an eclectic mix of services and products. From custom furniture and personalized design consultations to hands-on painting and woodworking classes, the marketplace is a haven for creativity and style. Explore a wide array of items including refurbished furniture, antiques, home decor, and much more, all selected to inspire and invigorate your living spaces. Restoration Marketplace is not just a shopping destination; it's an experience where every item has a story and every visit sparks imagination.

Locally Owned

MARCH 2023

Rockwall Artisan Home

A new hidden gem for anything home decor. They offer custom built furniture, home decor that is rich in texture, wild botanicals and a thoughtful selection of gifts.

Locally Owned

Mills Mercantile

Specializing in women's clothing and home goods, offering a variety of products including apparel, accessories, and decor items

Locally Owned

Services & Other



A brand new building is under construction for PetDoctor right behind Cracker Barrel.

Bespoke Health & Beauty

Opening in May, this is a special health and beauty place offering: aesthetic injectables, skin health services, iv therapy, hocatt (infrared ozone sauna), red light therapy bed, cold plunge with sauna.

Locally Owned

Seema & Co.

Opening in February, a jewelry place offering unique engagement rings, timeless wedding bands, and personalized fine jewelry.


Chapa's Boxing Gym

We finally get a dedicated boxing gym in town. Give this place a try if you're into boxing or martial arts.


Athletic Republic

A leader in sports performance enhancement in our town. They specialize in elevating athletes' abilities, utilizing advanced testing tools and synchronized video to track and enhance progress. Their training programs are scientifically designed to boost performance and confidence, focusing on both strengths and weaknesses. Whether improving a vertical jump or reducing time on a 40-yard dash, Athletic Republic is committed to giving athletes of all levels a competitive edge.

511 Fitness

Exciting news for fitness enthusiasts! A brand-new, women-owned personal training gym has just opened in our town. Get ready to achieve your fitness goals with personalized guidance and empowering workouts in a vibrant and supportive environment. Time to sweat, strengthen, and celebrate women in fitness!

Locally Owned

Troubadour Barbershop

A new barbershop to keep you looking sharp.

Locally Owned

Keep In Touch Massage

Whats better than getting a message at the end of long day?

Locally Owned

September 2023

Dream Floors

A Rockwall-based home remodeling company is dedicated to transforming spaces and delivering stunning renovations. Their showroom showcases the latest styles, and their in-house designers are ready to turn your vision into reality.

JUNE 2023

Renovation Sells

Renovation Sells offers top-notch presale home makeovers, specializing in cosmetic enhancements that boost market appeal.

Locally Owned


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