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Countdown to 2015: Openings and Closings in August 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 August.

Openings in August 2014

Bellaire
Reginelli’s Pizzeria - 5301 Bissonnet, 77401

Cypress
The Cupcake Cowgirls - 10750 Barker Cypress Rd, Ste 112, 77433

Fulshear
The Growler Spot - 29615 FM 1093 Rd, Ste 4, 77441

Houston
7Spice Cajun Kitchen - 11013 Fuqua, 77089
addicTEA Cafe - 8588 Westheimer Rd, 77063
Aji Peruvian Cafe - 2825 S Kirkwood Rd, Ste 800, 77082
Alli’s Pizzeria - 350 W 19th St, 77008
BAMBU Desserts & Drinks -10613 Bellaire Blvd, Ste A-168, 77072
Beet Box Blend Bar - 1909 W Gray St, Ste B, 77019
Black’s Market Table - 11550 Louetta Rd, Ste 1000, 77070
Bourbon on Bagby - 2708 Bagby, 77006
Calhoun’s Rooftop Bar & Grill - 4701 Calhoun Rd, Ste 200, 77004
Chili’s Grill & Bar - 12131 Katy Fwy, 77079
Cristobal Mexican Grill & Bar - 11031 Northwest Fwy, 77092
Dunkin’ Donuts - 10220 Louetta Rd, 77070
El Emiliano Asador - 1519 Gessner Rd, 77080
El Tiempo Cantina - 2605 S Gessner Rd, 77063
Fat Wagon - Food Truck
GAGE Lounge - 2600 Travis, Ste 104, 77006
Golden Panda - 9889 Bellaire Blvd, Ste C-309, 77036
Greenspace - 3530 Scott St, Ste C, 77004
Hugo Caliente - 790 W Sam Houston Pkwy N, Ste 112, 77024
Kawa Sushi - 8050 N Sam Houston Pkwy W, Ste 350, 77064
Kim’s Tea House - 11201 Bellaire Blvd, Ste A-13, 77072
Mascalzone - 12126 Westhiemer, Ste 98, 77077
Nara Thai Dining Express - 2111 Fannin St, Ste 109, 77002
Paradise on a Bun - Food Truck
Pax Americana - 4319 Montrose Blvd, 77006
Ruggles Black - 3939 Kirby Dr, 77098
Skinny Rita’s Grille - 4002 N Main St, 77009
Stone’s Throw - 1417 Westheimer Rd, 77006
Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen - 1140 Eldridge Pkwy, Ste 100, 77077
The Giulietta Sociale Localita - 5110 Washington Ave, 77007
Verts Kebap - 11700 Westheimer Rd, Ste H, 77077
Yuca Latin Grill - 3640 Hillcroft Ave, 77057

Kingwood
Maine-ly Sandwiches - 20669 W Lake Houston Pkwy, Ste G, 77346

League City
The Drink Station - 6555 South Shore Blvd, Ste E, 77573

Montgomery
Taste of Montgomery - 209 McCowan St,  77356

Pearland
Iguanas Ranas Cantina - 6200 W Broadway St, Ste 102, 77581
La Madeleine Country French Café - 11200 Broadway St, 77584
Niko Niko’s Market Cafe - 2805 Business Center Dr, 77584

Shenandoah
Central Taco - 19075 Interstate 45 S, Ste 752, 77385

Spring
Eva’s Mexican Restaurant - 2111 Spring Cypress Rd, Ste 130, 77388
Incanto Italian Cafe - 3910 Louetta Rd, 77388

Stafford
Pavani Express Vegetarian Restaurant - 209 Murphy Rd, 77477

Sugar Land
Chuy’s - 320 State Hwy 6, 77478
DDK Kabab & Grill - 11797 Highway 6 S, 77498

The Woodlands
Chick-fil-A - 3425 College Park Dr, 77384
Grub Burger Bar - 2417 Research Forest Dr, Ste A, 77381
La Bikina - 4223 Research Forest Dr, Ste 100, 77381

Webster
Luby’s-Fuddruckers - 20001 Gulf Fwy, 77598

Closings in August 2014

Houston
Amy's Burger Bar - 313 Rankin Rd, Ste D
Barringer Bar & Lounge - 410 Main St, Ste B
Burlap Barrel Pub - 909 Town and Country Blvd
Capellini's Italian Restaurant - 4721 N. Main St, Ste A (relocated)
Cherry Pizza - 7620 Cherry Park Dr
El Gallo Rojo - 917 Franklin St
Goro & Gun - 306 Main St
League of Extraordinary Brewers - 907 Franklin St
Macondo Latin Bistro - 208 Travis St (relocating to 917 Franklin St)
Mugsy's on Richmond - 2239 Richmond Ave.
Otilia's Mexican Restaurant - 7710 Long Point Rd
Sandy Witch Sandwich Company - 1010 Banks St
The Brewery Incubator - 907 Franklin St
Tutti Frutti - 8057 Kirby Dr, Ste B

Missouri City
Chocolate Drop Café - 9029 Hwy 6 S, Ste 190

Spring
La Cevicheria - 2616 Fm 2920 Rd, Ste A

The Woodlands
French Fry Heaven - 1201 Lake Woodlands Dr, Ste 6515
Sweet Bella - 202 Sawdust Rd, Ste 110

Tomball
Nate's Place - 22526 Hufsmith Kohrville Rd

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