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Countdown to 2015: Openings and Closings in April 2014

Restaurants and bars that opened and closed in 2014.

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Houston's restaurant scene is an ever revolving door of openings and closings. This year, the Bayou City welcomed its share of newcomers but nothing lasts forever. While 2014 was a record year for new restaurant openings, the city also saw a slew of closures. As we countdown to our Year in Eater 2014 coverage which includes the most notable closings and openings of 2014 take a look back at restaurants and bars that opened and closed in April.

Openings in April 2014


Friendswood
Lone Star Taco Co. 400 W Parkwood Ave, Ste 124, 77546

Houston
Abuelos Mexican Grill - 8111 N Sam Houston Pkwy W, Ste 100, 77064
Al-Arabi (Food Truck) -  9531 Westheimer Rd, 77063
Barcelona Restaurant and Lounge - 110 Vintage Park Blvd, Bldg J, Ste B, 77070
Boiling Cajun - 3702 Cypress Creek Pkwy, Ste T, 77068
Bon Bon Creperie - Food Truck
Bradley’s Fine Dining  - 191 Heights Blvd, 77007
Buttz Gourmet - Food Truck
Cadillac Coffee - Food Truck
Cafe Layal Westheimer - 12102 Westheimer Rd, 77077
Chuanr - 9889 Bellaire Blvd, Ste C-314, 77036
Crawdaddy Crawfish - 10613 Bellaire Blvd, Ste A-125,  77072
Doughmaker Doughnut - Food Truck
Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins - 10840 Scarsdale Blvd, 77089
El Tacotal - 6211 Cypress Creek Pkwy, Ste A, 77069
Frenchy’s Chicken - 5836 Martin Luther King Blvd, 77021
Frenchy’s Chicken - 6815 S Kirkwood Rd, 77072
Frenchy’s Chicken - 3455 S Dairy Ashford, Ste 100, 77082
Galway Hooker - 5102 Washington Ave, 77007
Georges Bistro - 219 Westheimer, 77006
Gram’s Empanadas - 1410 N Gessner Rd, 77080
House of Pies - 3112 Kirby Dr, 77098
Island Grill - 979 Bunker Hill Rd, Ste N, 77024
O Love Sushi - 4025 Hwy 6 N, Ste 10, 77084
Juice Girl - 238 W 19th St, 77008
Junkyard Bar & Grill - 9607 FM 1960, 77070
M R Mexican Grill - 1001 Fannin St, Ste M162, 77002
Piatto Ristorante -1111 Studewood, Ste B, 77008
Rakuu Restaurant - 5200 FM 2920, Ste 190, 77388
Songkran Thai Kitchen - 1101 Uptown Park Blvd, Ste 8, 77056
Szechuan House - 9252 Bellaire Blvd, Ste C, 77036
The Bubbly Pot - 9889 Bellaire Blvd, Ste C-305, 77036
Top Dog Gourmet Hot Dogs - Food Truck
V’Sao Bar & Restaurant - 6938 Wilcrest Dr, Ste A, 77072
Verts Kebap - 107 Yale, Ste 600, 77007
Verts Kebap - 1572 W Gray, 77019
Viet Food To Go - 10904 Scarsdale Blvd, Ste 215, 77089
Wild Cajun - 13602 Bellaire Blvd, Ste A, 77083
Xin Jiang BBQ - 9260 Bellaire Blvd, 77036

Humble
Bahama Buck’s 5444 Atascocita Rd, Ste 108 Humble 77346

Katy
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse - 20536 Katy Fwy, 77449
Crawfish Cafe - 811 S Mason Rd, Ste 155, 77450
Hyderabad House - 14838 Park Row, 77084

Magnolia
Mikado - 6011 FM 1488 R, Ste A, 77354

Pearland
Marco’s Pizza 536 E Tidwell Pearland 77022

Spring
Nik’s Steak & Seafood Restaurant - 2129 FM 2920, Ste 250, 77388
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers - 520 Rayford Rd, 77386
TopGolf Houston North - 560 Spring Park Center Blvd, 77373
Uncle Wankie’s Restaurant - 4660 Louetta Rd, Ste 130, 70388

The Woodlands
Herreras Mexican Restaurant - 9420 College Park Dr, Ste 300, 77584
Jax Burgers Fries & Shakes - 3091 College Park Dr, 77384


Closings in April 2014

Clear Lake
Mona's Mediterranean Cafe & Grill - 1227 Bay Area Blvd
Rotondo’s Giant Hoagies - 2402 Bay Area Blvd, Ste A

Cypress
EckDaddy’s - 11808 Barker Cypress Rd

Galveston
Hey Mikey's Ice Cream - 902 Post Office (Relocated)

Houston
Big Freeze Ice Cream - 3939 Washington Ave, Ste B
Bonefish Grill - 7877 Willow Chase Blvd
Crawfish 4 You - 13602 Bellaire Blvd, Ste A1
Crescent City Beignets - 3260 Westheimer Rd
Dirk's Coffee - 4005 Montrose Blvd
Double Cross Lounge - 114 Gray St
Ei8ht - 5102 Washington Ave
Formosa Bistro - 9252 Bellaire Blvd, Ste C
Greenz - 1200 McKinney St, Ste 325
Hoang Restaurant - 11360 Bellaire Blvd, Ste 970
Indian Wok - 18351 Hwy 249, Ste D
La Blanca Café - 4420 Almeda Rd
LoCal's Healthy Joint - 7620 Katy Fwy
Mays Ice Cream - 9260 Bellaire Blvd
Mi Cay Tung - 12148 Bellaire Blvd, Ste 111 (Relocated)
Osaka Hibachi - 130 Gulfgate Mall
Pho LN Sushi Bar & Grill - 6608 FM 1960, Ste C
Pho Nguyen - 8200 Wilcrest Dr, Ste 2

Katy
McDaniel's Prime - 2312 S Mason Rd L

Kemah
Red Sushi - 9 Kemah Waterfront St

Sugar Land
Sankalp The Taste of India/ Rachna's Sankalp - 16338 Kensington Dr, Ste 160

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