Lobster, pizza, tacos, brunch, craft beer
Metro Phoenix’s ever-evolving lineup of eating places continued to develop in October with the opening of quite a lot of new cafes, bakeries, bars and sit-down eating places serving Italian, Mexican and Mediterranean cuisines.
The eating scene is heating up in Gilbert, which gained 4 new eating places simply this month starting from artistic brunch to pizza, plus the highly-anticipated second location of Barrio Bread from James Beard Award-winning baker Don Guerra, whose bakery is initially primarily based in Tucson.
Different thrilling new openings included Bar Cena and Poppy’s Workplace in Scottsdale and the West Valley’s first location of The Craftsman Cocktails & Kitchen.
This is a take a look at 23 new eating places that opened in metro Phoenix in October.
Angie’s Prime Grill
Angie’s Prime Grill, the most recent enterprise from the founders of Salad & Go and Angie’s Lobster, debuted in north Phoenix on Oct. 16. The premise of the restaurant is “fantastic eating at quick meals costs.” Menu objects embrace USDA prime sirloin steak, natural rooster and Maine lobster tail meals for beneath $11.
Particulars: 880 E. Lone Cactus Dr., Phoenix. angiesprimegrill.com.
Bar Cena opened on Oct. 26 in Scottsdale proper subsequent door to Hush Public Home. The bar gives small plates corresponding to baked camembert, muffuletta croquettes and crispy potato pave.
“We’re trying ahead to increasing our attain and presenting one more alternative for company to expertise elevated ingesting and eating in an off-the-cuff and welcoming ambiance with a neighborhood really feel,” stated proprietor and chef Dom Ruggiero in a press launch.
Particulars: 14202 N. Scottsdale Street, Scottsdale. 480-597-6526, barcenascottsdale.com.
Tucson-based bakery Barrio Bread from James Beard Award-winning baker Don Guerra has opened a highly-anticipated second location in Gilbert at Hayden Flour Mills. The Gilbert location is open for walk-in prospects or on-line supply pickup on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or till all of the bread is gone.
Particulars: 932 N. Colorado St., Gilbert. barriobread.com.
Huge Nate’s Household BBQ
A second location of Huge Nate’s Household BBQ has opened in east Mesa. The family-owned and operated enterprise started as a meals truck earlier than debuting its first brick-and-mortar location in Mesa three years in the past. They promote plates, sandwiches and smoked meats by the pound.
Particulars: 6750 E. Important St., Mesa. 480-525-7291, bnfbbq.com.
The second location of Brunch Snob is now open in uptown Phoenix. The restaurant first debuted in Ahwatukee final yr and gives an infinite menu of breakfast and lunch objects like pancakes, benedicts and burgers.
Particulars: 5555 N. Seventh St., Phoenix. 480-590-7034, brunchsnobrestaurant.com.
Coconut Jelly King
Coconut Jelly King is the latest restaurant at Mekong Plaza, Mesa’s Asian market. The California-based restaurant serves desserts made with coconut jelly and different actual fruits, plus egg waffles, crepe desserts and boba tea.
Particulars: 66 S. Dobson Street, Suite 104, Mesa. 602-516-0511, coconutjellyking.com.
The Craftsman Cocktails & Kitchen
The third location of The Craftsman Cocktails & Kitchen opened in Buckeye in October, the restaurant’s first West Valley location. Along with the restaurant’s signature menu of upscale fare like artisan pasta, cowboy caviar, charcuterie boards and craft cocktails, the Buckeye location additionally features a speakeasy known as The Westward.
Particulars: 19580 W. Indian Faculty Street, Litchfield Park. 602-429-0505, thecraftsmanaz.com.
Craft Kitchen Specific
Craft Kitchen Specific is now open contained in the Highland Meals Hub in Phoenix. The small, simple menu features a Philly cheesesteak, craft burger, nacho fries and home salad.
Particulars: 720 W. Highland Ave., Phoenix. craftkitchenexpress.com.
A brand new location of Fox Restaurant Ideas’ Doughbird opened in Phoenix this month, providing home made pizzas and rotisserie rooster. The restaurant contains a retractable storage door and huge outside patio, making it an excellent place to look at a sport or have a cheerful hour.
Particulars: 5600 N. Seventh St., Suite 100, Phoenix. 480-744-2803, eatdoughbird.com.
A brand-new DraftKings Sportsbook is now open in Scottsdale, in partnership with the PGA tour. The sports activities betting website additionally contains a big central bar with cocktails and scratch-made meals. The restaurant facet is family-friendly and features as a spot to look at a sport or hang around.
Particulars: 8129 E. Bell Street, Scottsdale. 480-866-8476, draftkingssportsbook.tpc.com/scottsdale.
Fleet Espresso & Cocktails
Fleet Espresso & Cocktails is now open close to Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix. The Texas-based cafe’s new Arizona location is exclusive in that it serves beer, wine and cocktails along with the espresso and sandwiches the cafe is understood for.
Particulars: 811 N. Third St., Phoenix. fleetcoffee.com.
Nice Greek Mediterranean Grill
The Nice Greek Mediterranean Grill made its Arizona debut in Scottsdale, the place the brand new restaurant serves trendy interpretations of Mediterranean dishes corresponding to gyro, souvlaki plates and Greek salad with home made dips.
Particulars: 9280 E. By way of De Ventura, Suite 103, Scottsdale. 480-476-7260, thegreatgreekgrill.com.
Hello 5 Tea and Claw
Hello 5 Tea is a brand new claw machine arcade that additionally serves boba tea and ice cream in Chandler. Beforehand only a tea store, the enterprise’ rebrand to a claw machine arcade makes it an excellent spot to take a date.
Particulars: 225 West Warner Street, Suite 102, Chandler. 480-534-4262, hi5tea.com.
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Excessive Stakes Pizza
A brand new pizzeria providing solely supply and takeout is now open in Mesa. Excessive Stakes Pizza gives New York type pizza and wings. Signature pies embrace “Loopy Pineapple” topped with pineapple, bacon, jalapeno and cinnamon sprinkle, or “Double or Nothing” topped with hatch inexperienced chili, mushroom, pepperoni and contemporary garlic.
Particulars: 6625 E. Southern Ave., Mesa. 623-320-7745, highstakespizza.com.
Laffa and Co.
Laffa and Co. is a brand new Mediterranean-Persian restaurant on the Tempe Meals Court docket. Menu choices embrace falafel, a brisket beef shawarma wrap, pistachio burma and a kebab bowl.
Particulars: 1900 E. fifth St., Tempe. 480-331-1818, laffatempe.com.
A brand new location of Ohio-based Marco’s Pizza opened in Gilbert in October. The chain expects to open 46 extra Valley areas within the subsequent six years, targeted on carryout pizzas.
Particulars: 709 W. Ray Street, Suite C-1, Gilbert. 480-746-4440, marcos.com.
Mr. Fries Man
Mr. Fries Man is again in Arizona, after its debut Valley location closed in Tempe earlier this yr. The restaurant serves a big collection of loaded fries, together with BBQ bacon ranch rooster, honey garlic shrimp, steak and chili cheese, or you possibly can construct your personal.
Particulars: 8272 W. Lake Nice Pkwy., Suite 207, Peoria. 623-248-1733, mrfriesman.com.
PHX Grind Espresso
After a brief closure, PHX Grind Espresso is again open beneath new possession. The cell espresso trailer commonly makes appearances all around the Valley, serving drinks corresponding to macchiatos, iced horchata and their signature lotus vitality drinks.
Particulars: phxgrindcoffee.com. @phxgrindcoffee on Instagram.
The brand new speakeasy from the house owners of Liberty Station Tavern, Poppy’s Workplace, is now open in Scottsdale. The speakeasy is a tribute to the late Paul Keeler of Keeler Hospitality Group and contains a duplicate of his private workplace instantly upon getting into the speakeasy. The bar gives cocktails impressed by “Poppy-isms” plus tacos and chips and salsa.
Particulars: 34422 N. Scottsdale Street, Suite 160, Scottsdale. 480-602-2906, poppysoffice.com.
Mr. Taco Specific
Señor Taco has opened a second categorical location, this time in Gilbert. The categorical restaurant is nearly the identical as Señor Taco, however with a give attention to takeout and supply. Menu choices embrace birria, burritos, tender or laborious shell tacos and quesadillas.
Particulars: 2505 S. Val Vista Dr., Gilbert. 480-702-0997, senortacoexpress.com.
Spencer’s Place espresso store opened a second location in Shock, serving espresso, tea, lemonade and pastries. Spencer’s Place was created in partnership with the Employed and Overjoyed Basis to supply employment alternatives for folks with mental disabilities.
Particulars: 15116 N. Cotton Ln., Shock. 623-473-8899, spencersplaceaz.com.
Thanks A Brunch
A small, family-owned brunch restaurant is now open in Gilbert. Thanks A Brunch menu highlights embrace prickly pear cheesecake French toast, a crimson onion jam feta burger and an elote breakfast burrito.
Particulars: 734 N. McQueen Street, Suite 101, Gilbert. 801-564-2174, thanksabrunchaz.com.
Toasted Owl Cafe
Beloved Flagstaff brunch restaurant The Toasted Owl Café opened its first Phoenix location in October subsequent to Altering Fingers Bookstore. The menu contains omelets, pancakes, breakfast burritos and tamales, salads and sandwiches. Many vegan choices can be found.
Particulars: 300 W. Camelback Street, Phoenix. 928- 774-5326, thetoastedowl.com.
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