Tortuga Flats in Round Rock

2013 - 2018

Photo of Former Location of Tortuga Flats
 — 3107 S IH-35, Round Rock, Texas 78664
© Atomic Moose


3107 S IH-35, Round Rock, Texas 78664

(512) 388-1445

Description — Permanently Closed

The “Mexican Icehouse” of Tortuga Flats served modern Southern and Coastal Mexican-inspired cuisine with a farm-to-table approach. The restaurant also featured an over-sized patio, an active happy hour, Sunday brunch, and live music on Friday nights.

Unfortunately, Tortuga Flats closed its doors in 2018.


  1. Is Tortuga Flats in Round Rock really gone?
    Yes, it really is.
  2. It’s permanently closed?
    Yes. Sorry.
  3. Do you understand my pain right now?
    Just try to remember the good times.


  • 2018

    Dotson, a Round Rock native, is the former owner of Tortuga Flats in Round Rock, a Mexican restaurant that closed in March after five years.
    • “Liberty Barbecue opens in downtown Round Rock”
    • Austin American-Statesman
    • Jan 3, 2019
  • 2014 February 21

    Restaurants: Tortuga Flats
    • “Restaurants: Tortuga Flats”
    • Austin American-Statesman
    • Feb 21, 2014
  • 2013 October 18

    Tortuga Flats Mexican Icehouse opened in early September near the intersection of Interstate 35 and state Highway 45, but recently had its grand opening to show residents and visitors what the interior Mexican-inspired restaurant has to offer.
    • “Round Rock family opens Mexican icehouse”
    • Austin American-Statesman
    • Oct 18, 2013