A Caliente Rumor
Don Julio’s, a local Tex-Mex restaurant voted Best Margaritas by Margarita Texas, is rumored to be taking over the space once occupied by the Vallone's Caffe Bello in Montrose.
Owner Sam Rivera tells Digest This! that they are “leaning in that direction, but no documentation has been signed.” An official announcement is likely sometime in the next two weeks, he says. This would be the first inner city location for the eatery.
Rivera says he's excited to bring his restaurant to Montrose if everything works out, and while the menu is expected to stay the same, he indicated the concept would include an energetic atmosphere, possibly with a live music aspect.
Molina's Confirms new Location
Also on the move, Molina’s Cantina plans to return to the West U area at a new location at the Braes Heights Shopping Center at 3801 Bellaire Blvd, the corner of Bellaire/Auden. Molina's will takeover the site formerly occupied by Terlingua Grill. Seating is anticipated for 180 indoors and 40 on the patio.
Their former long-time home at Buffalo Speedway and Bissonnet was demolished to make room for the H-E-B's Buffalo Market. Molina’s is one of Houston’s oldest family-owned Tex-Mex restaurants, and run by brothers Ricardo, Raul and Roberto.