Retail Roundup: Ranch at Brushy Creek Area Shopping, Dining and Entertainment

As the town of Cedar Park has grown, so have the shopping and dining opportunities nearby that locals at the Ranch at Brushy Creek enjoy with their families and neighbors.

For starters, keeping the refrigerator and pantry stocked is easy with HEB just a few minutes’ drive away. When it’s time for a more extensive shopping spree, 1890 Ranch is a popular destination. Less than 10 minutes away, the center is home to more than 80 shops and restaurants, including SuperTarget, Bealls, Academy Sports and Outdoors, Famous Footwear, Natural Grocers, PetSmart, Office Max, Ross Dress for Less, Bikram Yoga, Claire’s Boutique, Hemispheres, Mardel’s and Hobby Lobby, to name a few.

Local parents often drop off the kids at the mall to have fun at Adventure Kids Playcare and then enjoy a movie at the Cinemark Movie Theater, followed by a family dinner at one of the several locally owned or popular restaurants such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Longhorn Steakhouse, Which Wich sandwich shop, Naanfull Indian Grill, Mighty Fine Burgers, Takara Sushi or Rosie’s Pho Asian Noodles. For dessert, there are plenty of choices to satisfy even the most demanding sweet tooth at Baskin-Robbins, YoYo’s Frozen Yogurt, Nothing Bundt Cake or Gigi’s Cupcakes.

World-Class Outlet Mall and More Nearby Restaurants

More shopping is found just ten minutes east of the community at the Round Rock Premium Outlets, a mall featuring 125 retailers including Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, BCBG Max Azria, Brooks Brothers, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Coach, Converse, Gap Outlet, J.Crew, Michael Kors, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Levi’s Outlet Store, and many more. Shoppers can also get a bite to eat at Church’s Chicken, Phil’s Philly Grill and Asian, and Too restaurant, among others.

Local foodies have plenty of other options as well. Featuring Texas-Tuscan cuisine, Bellini’s Texas Grill is just 5 minutes outside the neighborhood. Also nearby, Brooklyn Heights Pizzeria Ristorante serves wings, sandwiches and pasta in addition to its famous pizza pies. Couples planning a special night out go to Z’Tejas, an Austin favorite known for its devilishly spicy Diablo Pasta and Grilled Cilantro Pesto-Rubbed Ruby Trout.