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Anna Deans

Juanita’s Tex-Mex Cantina Brings Flavor and Festivities to Century Square

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May 16, 2022

(BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, TX) –Houston-based Midway, a privately owned, fully integrated real estate investment and development firm, is pleased to announce Juanita’s Tex-Mex Cantina is now open at Century Square in College Station. Joining Porters Dining + Butcher as Midway’s second concept in Century Square, Juanita’s overlooks the central lawn in the heart of the vibrant mixed-use development. The restaurant showcases elevated Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine inspired by recipes passed down through years of family traditions, craft cocktails, a unique interior design highlighted by custom art and murals, and exemplary hospitality and service.


“We are excited to welcome the Brazos Valley community to come as you are, take a seat, have a drink, and enjoy the taste of proud tradition,” said Keisha Jones, Marketing and Events Manager, Juanita’s. “We offer an array of delicious, chef-crafted dishes and from-scratch margaritas made with fresh-squeezed juice you won't want to miss.”

 

Rooted in family tradition, Juanita’s menu features classic dishes such as Traditional Empanadas (beef and cheese with chimichurri or chicken tinga with serrano crème and chimichurri), Blackened Red Snapper Tacos (red snapper, avocado, pico, and serrano crème), and Fajitas a la Brasa (beef, chicken, or shrimp) as well as unique offerings like Aguachile del Mar (lime-cured red snapper and third coast shrimp, serrano cucumber agua fresca, red onion, avocado oil, micro cilantro, and chili dusted tostadas) and Juanita’s Spectacular Salad (hydro romaine, chilled mangoes, shaved red onions, blistered heirloom cherry tomatoes, lardons, avocado, toasted pepitas, crispy tortillas, mango-Caesar dressing).

 

Juanita’s talented bar staff has created an engaging list featuring classic recipes along with modern takes on old favorites. These include the Oaxacan Old Fashioned (mezcal, Luxardo, Blue Weber agave, orange bitters), the El Camino (Flor de Cana Gold, Lazaronni Maraschino, grapefruit juice, and lime juice), and the El Don Signature Margarita (Hornitos Anejo, Cointreau, Grand Marnier, Blue Weber agave, and lime juice).

 

Weekends at Juanita’s is when brunch takes center stage. A dedicated Saturday/Sunday menu features all the Mexican and Tex-Mex classics needed to satisfy any brunch craving. Guests can enjoy Huevos Rancheros (crispy flour tortillas, ranchero sauce, poached eggs, Mexican crema, avocado, cotija cheese), Chilaquiles (crispy tortilla strips, poached eggs, red onion, fresh jalapeño, avocado, serrano crema, ranchero sauce), Migas (eggs, tortilla chips, caramelized onions and peppers, spinach, Mexican cheeses, bacon, avocado, red onion, blistered cherry tomatoes, Mexican crema, cilantro, cotija cheese, ranchero sauce), and of course, Breakfast Tacos. In addition, the creative kitchen team developed new specials certain to become classic favorites such as the Signature Pan Perdido (Mexican style “French toast” with caramelized bananas, cinnamon and sugar, brandy glazed cherries, agave syrup, whipped butter) and the Mexican Avocado Toast (caramelized sweet bread, house guacamole, poached eggs, Mexican crema).

 

Not to be outdone, the mixology team created specialty cocktails for brunch like the Verde Maria (Hornitos silver, green chili liqueur, tomatillos, avocado puree, smoked sea salt rim), Manzano Prensa (green apple and honeydew, Tito’s vodka, agave nectar, soda, Sprite, cranberry pearls), and the Sandia Burro (watermelon, Don Julio Blanco, agave, ginger beer, mint). With these dishes and drinks, Juanita’s certainly will be the place to be every weekend.

 

“Midway is extremely pleased to add Juanita’s to the fantastic group of tenants in Century Square, bringing a modern, elevated Tex-Mex dining experience to the broader Bryan-College Station area,” said Jonathan Horowitz, Midway’s Senior Vice President, Hospitality Development. “Juanita’s talented staff are always excited to create memorable experiences for new guests and regulars alike. There’s no better place in the Brazos Valley to have authentic Tex-Mex for lunch, dinner, or weekend brunch!”

 

Juanita’s Tex-Mex Cantina will be open Mondays–Thursdays from 11 a.m.  – 9 p.m., Fridays from 11a.m. – 11 p.m., Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 11 p.m., and Sundays from 11 a.m. – 9p.m.

 

To explore the mouthwatering menu and learn more about Juanita’s, visit juanitas-texmex.com.

 

 

ABOUT CENTURY SQUARE

Century Square is an exciting mixed-use destination adjacent to Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Redefining the Brazos Valley, the 60-acre development creates a dynamic community center where people congregate from across the region to experience a walkable, urban destination. The Midway leadership team is heavily comprised of former students of Texas A&M who are deeply engaged in the University’s culture and its vision for the growth of the Brazos Valley. The project features premier retail and restaurant establishments, entertainment venues,60,000 SF of Class-A office, two full-service hotels: The George and Cavalry Court, luxury apartment homes: 100 Park, and an activated central gathering space. For more details, visit century-square.com.

 

ABOUT MIDWAY

Houston-based Midway is a privately owned, fully integrated real estate investment and

development firm that has provided the highest level of quality, service and value to clients and investors for over 50 years. Midway’s portfolio of projects completed and/or underway consists of more than 45 million square feet of properties ranges from mixed-use destinations to office, industrial facilities, and master-planned residential communities. Midway continues to develop projects of distinction, aesthetic relevance and enduring value for investors, clients, and the people who live, work, and thrive in the environment they create.