The Most Anticipated Openings of 2023

If you’re looking for a change to your routine in the new year, you’ve come to the right place. The Colony is growing fast, and we cannot wait for these new locales to open their doors. There’s even more to see, eat and do in the city throughout 2023. Let’s give a warm welcome to some of our top picks to discover in the new year.

Renowned Restaurants

Grab a table for you and your buddies! Even more one-of-a-kind culinary experiences are on the way. Multiple mouthwatering restaurants are set to open within Grandscape, a 400+ acre development filled with retail, attractions, and entertainment. Grandscape features innovative concepts never seen before in the state or country!

You won’t have to wait much longer to experience the taste of a true Chicago-dog here in Texas. Portillo’s is welcoming its first lone-star location in early 2023, featuring unrivaled Chicago street food. Of course, this means hot dogs, but you can also expect beef and sausage sandwiches, traditional desserts and shakes, and a selection of Barnelli’s secret pasta recipes. Check out the classic garage-style themed interior including a vintage Toyota when they open soon!

Travel the globe through a tasting flight at World of Beer. Get expert food pairings from the knowledgeable bar staff, so you always know what pairs best with altbiers from Alaska and lagers from Japan. The well-known tavern chain is ideal for a night out with friends in a casual, yet refined atmosphere. With hundreds of international brews, there is something new to explore every time you visit.

Quartino Pizzeria & Wine Bar brings authentic, regional specialties and small plates to Texas. This two-story eatery, located in The Grotto inside Grandscape, will feature a wide variety of artisanal salumi, house-made cheeses, Neapolitan pizzas and hand-made pasta crafted in the restaurant’s dedicated pasta kitchen. Quartino will highlight an array of family-owned, small-production Italian wineries with an extensive wine list available by the quartino (quarter-liter), half-liter, carafe and bottle. Skip the trip to Italy and sample the authentic dishes that uphold the traditions of Italian culture named in the “70 Best Restaurants with A Pizzeria” by Ristorazione Italiana Magazine.

I think we just heard your stomach growl – check out our Eat Page for restaurants now open in The Colony.

Vivid Nightlife

Enjoy a night out in The City by The Lake with these brand new entertainment locations coming soon to Grandscape and The Colony! Whether you’re looking for drinks and dancing or a chance to escape, we’ve got you covered.

The Escape Game The Colony will feature five unique themes including The Depths, a new underwater adventure, and one of the most challenging escape rooms, Prison Break. Each game includes multiple rooms to explore, is completely family-friendly, and extremely immersive. Choose from a variety of themes and difficulties. Ask your Game Guide for as many hints as you want! No penalties, no judgement. You might escape. You will have fun.

Get transported to the 1920s with a prohibition-style experience at Red Phone Booth. Enter through the signature phone booth, inputting a secret password to reveal a speakeasy within the walls of The Grotto inside Grandscape. Relax in the luxurious lounge with a craft cocktail in hand and a cigar from the walk-in humidor. Enjoy unforgettable service, a distinctive atmosphere, and extremely rare spirits when this one-of-a-kind bar opens in 2023.

Be part of the moment at Cosm, the leading experiential media and technology company redefining the way the world experiences content. Watch as the state-of the-art venue seamlessly bridges the gap between virtual and physical realities, expanding the realm of what’s possible. Immerse yourself in what you love and explore the world’s most evocative places and events. The company’s second public-facing venue will be located at Grandscape.

Texans know how to party. Coming in 2023 is our very own Mavericks Dance Hall. Mavericks will be a two-story, dancing and live entertainment venue with an indoor and outdoor area for dancing and socializing. The dance hall will offer live music, light fare, and alcohol for patrons. Dust off your cowboy boots because our Dance Hall is the perfect place to let loose and show your moves.

Discover your next adventure. Visit our Anticipate Page for a full list of restaurants, attractions, hotels and retailers opening soon in The Colony.