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Torchy’s to open Mueller location in 2014

Matthew Odam
modam@statesman.com

Torchy’s Tacos will open its 11th Austin-area location next summer at the corner of 51st Street and Berkman Drive in the Mueller Market District which is home to the new H-E-B.

The restaurant will a full bar and a deck overlooking Bartholomew Park. Taking a page from the neighboring H-E-B, the most sustainable in the grocer’s chain, Torchy’s management says the new location will be the greenest location among the company’s 20 restaurants and a pilot for future locations.

“Torchy’s has quickly become an Austin icon and we’re eager for them to open here at Mueller,” Greg Weaver, executive vice president of Catellus Development Corporation, the master developer of Mueller, said. “Adding local favorites like Torchy’s at Mueller continues to build a strong destination with a new mix of great shopping and eating experiences for this part of town.”

Torchy’s at Mueller plans to be open Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.