Business Beat: Chuy’s starts Longview allowing Business beat

Chuy’s Tex-Mex restaurant is preparing to begin renovating a building for its location in Longview.

The company has applied to the city of Longview for the redevelopment of the former, now vacant Red Robin Gourmet Burgers at 208 E. Loop 281. Parkway C&A, with multiple offices across the country, is a contractor. The application for a building permit states a construction value for the renovation of $ 1.2 million.

The company did not immediately answer a question about the opening deadlines.

Tia Juanita is looking for a solution







Tia Juanita Fishing Camp will take on the former location of Johnny Cace’s Seafood & Steak House on East Marshall Avenue in Longview.




Tia Juanita’s Fish Camp, a popular Mexican restaurant that is expanding in Longview, is seeking a building permit to renovate the building of the former Johnny Cace restaurant at 1501 E. Marshall Ave. in Longview.

A building permit application said the plans were to “update the existing building envelope of Johnny Case’s old building. Spray foam insulation, toilets and roofs, ADA compliant. The work is valued at $ 725,000. The contractor is listed as based on Longview Priddy Design & Construction.

East Texas-born Ricky Martinez opened his first Tia Juanita’s in 2014 in Beaumont. Since then, it has expanded to locations in many cities, including Henderson. The Longview restaurant is expected to open next year.

Pizza King to-go opens







Pizza King

Pizza King’s new travel spot opened on Tuesday afternoon in Longview.




Pizza King’s new venue opened on Tuesday in Longview.

The restaurant serves popular Pizza King dishes by serving or baking. There are no seats in his house on Fourth Street, where he and Wendy’s are in front of Walmart. The temporary working hours are from 3 pm to 9 pm for about the first week, the restaurant announced in a post on Facebook.

“We are really excited about this location and appreciate your patience as we have worked hard to bring PIZZA KING to the north of the city,” the statement said.

Rob Springer and his brother Mark bought Pizza King from the Inman family, who opened the original Longview restaurant in 1965. Pizza King started in Tyler and expanded into Longview in a building built by Eddie Earlene Williams in 1954 on East Marshall Avenue and Stuckey Karai.

The current building was opened on January 22, 1999, and the Pizza King trademark is still in place. The Inmans ran it until January 20, 2020, at his home on Marshall Avenue, when the Springs bought it.

Get to the travel spot at (903) 230-1965.

The new Starbucks continues







Estes Starbucks

Starbucks location at Estes Pkwy, Friday, June 3, 2022 (Les Hassell / News-Journal Photo)




Starbucks has applied to the city of Longview to complete the interior of its new location, which is being built on Estes Parkway.

Developer Woodmont began work on the 1,400-square-foot store in April with an expected completion date of seven weeks. At this point, Starbucks took over to complete the building’s interior. The 3620 Estes Parkway store south of Interstate 20 will have one lane, patio seating and indoor orders.

The internal construction work is estimated at $ 300,000.

Sunbird lands in a new place

Sunbird Barbecue moved its food truck to Scotties on 401 W. Hawkins Parkway in Longview over the next few weeks.

The team of husband and wife Brian and Kimi Bingham and David Segovia opened their food truck about a year ago at the Market at Green top in US 259. They recently announced on Facebook that they have decided to move to a new location this week. they announced their relocation would take place in a few weeks.

“We are extremely excited to share with you that our new location will be in Scotties, 401 W. Hawkins Pkwy …. We will be located just behind the building in our big red trailer!”, Said in a statement on Facebook.

Previously, the Bingham and Segovia families ran a barbecue at Mobberly Avenue Bodacious Bar-BQ before launching their food truck.

– Business Beat appears on Sunday. If you have items for the column, send an email to [email protected]; Mail to Business Section, Longview News-Journal, Mailbox 1792, Longview, TX 75606; or call (903) 237-7744.

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