America Gardens, Small Bouquet of Other Upstate Restaurants To Be Planted in Midtown

The Dallas-based real estate and restaurant developers at Syn Hospitality Group are hoping to have a Houston branch of flag-slathered bar and restaurant America Gardens open later this year (as rendered above), part of their in-the-works Midtown Common development over on Caroline St. just north of McGowen. The group went after some early city approvals earlier this year to bundle together a handful of property parcels on the block into the edgy unreserved shape shown above. That footprint, mostly sticking along Caroline but stretching across to claim a bit of frontage on Austin St. as well, leaves out the buildings occupied by Core Church Midtown, which is squeezed between the auto and auto accessory pairing of Fast Traffic Auto Work and Austin Radio and Speedometer. 

The group has released a few renderings of the first planned restaurant’s red-white-and-blue-bedecked interior, as well as its large outdoor patio:


Also on the docket for the development are Houston versions of 2 of the company’s other budding Dallas-Fort-Worth brands: self-aggrandizing Tex-Mex spot Don Chingon and clear-in-purpose gastropub The Social House. A fourth spot called Wishful Drinking is also in the planning mix.

Images: Syn Hospitality Group (renderings); Houston Planning Commission via Urbannizer (plat)

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3 Comment

  • Wow! Incredible renderings for the America Gardens restaurant. But, what such a bland restaurant; basic metal building with exposed structure, and a patio of generic picnic tables with lights above. The restaurant will be let down after this incredible concert art. Anyone know which software they used?

  • What an ugly building and facade. It’s like a park pavilion that’s been upscaled with an American flag theme. Kind of icky. Is the food any good?

  • If they didnt make it look so country it wouldve been better