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October Restaurant Openings and Closings: Sup Stoop Child; Goodbye Chzburgr


What you’re about to learn is a prolonged checklist of eating places which have opened within the Phoenix space prior to now 4 weeks. We’re as stunned as you’re on the utter fearlessness and entrepreneurship of the Valley’s restaurant scene — and, in fact, saddened by the persevering with losses.

Nevertheless, recap we should. Let’s go.



13225 North Eagle Ridge Drive, Scottsdale

Adero is a brand new luxurious lodge in Scottsdale and Cielo is the resort’s onsite restaurant. Menu gadgets are made with regionally sourced substances, the craft cocktails are closely on tequila and mezcal, and far of the beer is from Fountain Hills’ Bone Haus Brewing. Cielo, Spanish for sky, additionally presents loads of scenic outside seating.


1051 East Camelback Highway

The identical individuals who introduced us Ocotillo Restaurant, Starlite BBQ, and Sidecar Social Membership have opened a Mexican restaurant referred to as Chantico. Menu gadgets embody Crispy Duck Leg, Chantico Candy Potato-Coconut Soup, Prime Sonoran Ribeye, and Cochinita Pibil, in addition to tacos, tamales, and enchiladas if that helps you get an concept of the place.

Cobre Kitchen + Cocktails

7142 East First Avenue, Scottsdale

Cobre Kitchen + Cocktails is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner day by day. The menu of this “American brasserie impressed by the Southwest” will provide small and shareable dishes. Up high, you may also snag a craft cocktail on the new Outrider Rooftop Lounge.

CoreLife Eatery

1840 East Warner Highway, #108, Tempe

Apparently, former NFL participant Adam Archuleta a franchise associate on the incoming Tempe location of a sequence of healthy-dining eating places referred to as CoreLife Eatery. Menu gadgets embody grain bowls, salads, broths, protein-heavy entrees, and extra.

The Craftsman Cocktails and Kitchen

20469 North Hayden Highway in Scottsdale

The Craftsman Cocktails and Kitchen has opened on the Hayden Peak Crossing procuring space. The kitchen is led by chef Christopher Nicosia, former government chef of the well-loved however now-closed Italian restaurant Sassi. An inductee to the Arizona Culinary Corridor of Fame, Nicosia has constructed a menu that lists gadgets like house-made lamb stomach sausage and bone-in volcano pork. Craft beer and cocktails are additionally on the prepared.

Culinary Dropout is now open at the Scottsdale Quarter.EXPAND

Culinary Dropout is now open on the Scottsdale Quarter.

Culinary Dropout

Culinary Dropout

15125 North Scottsdale Highway, Suite L-120, Scottsdale

Fox Restaurant Ideas has opened the sixth location of its open-air idea. This time, spot Culinary Dropout on the Scottsdale Quarter.

Eatalio Pasta & Wine

6348 South Higley Highway, #106, Gilbert

Eatalio Pasta & Wine is a fast-casual Italian eatery serving pasta, pizza, salads, and appetizers like garlic bread and Mozzerela Corroza. Wine, beers, and specialty cocktails just like the Tuaca Lemon Drop are additionally on deck.

Endgame Bar

1233 South Alma Faculty Highway, Mesa

Gamer-friendly bar Endgame has reopened at its new spot in Mesa, greater than 4 years after closing at Tempe’s Brickyard constructing in 2016. The 2-story, 15,000-square-foot property has a dance flooring, seating areas, area for dwelling consoles and PCs, meals like joysticks (skewers), and cocktails like Tonic the Hedgehog.

Fried Spudz

860 East Warner Highway, #103, Gilbert

Set within the former Shorty & Wags spot, Fried Spudz focuses on loaded fries (a dish of fries smothered in, say, pizza toppings or one thing you’d discover in a taco or burger). Plus there are hen wings and tenders, and state-fair model desserts (suppose fried cheesecake).

Ghett Yo Pizza, Sliders & Extra

4747 East Elliot Highway, #12

Ghett Yo Pizza, Sliders & More in Ahwatukee is the pizza-joint model of its sister eatery, Ghett Yo Tacos, Burritos & Sliders in downtown Chandler. The menu lists specialty pizzas like Ghett Yo Veg On and Ghett Yo Meat On, in addition to sliders, salads, dessert, and appetizers (like that fried avocado served with jalapeño ranch).


1514 North Seventh Avenue

Highball, touted as downtown Phoenix’s latest neighborhood cocktail bar and lounge, opened on the tail finish of October within the former SideBar area. Anticipate eclectic craft cocktails, a copper bar, leather-based couches, and uncovered brick. The idea is overseen by Libby Lingua and Mitch Lyons, previously of Barter and Shake Hospitality.

Jack’s Gastropub

10040 East Glad Valley Highway. Scottsdale

Should you’re a golf fan or simply love Jack Nicklaus’ lemonade, we’ve got nice information. A gastropub referred to as Jack’s has opened contained in the clubhouse on the Desert Highlands golf neighborhood in Scottsdale. One catch — it’s a personal neighborhood.

Jalapeño Inferno has opened its third spot, and first in the west Valley.EXPAND

Jalapeño Inferno has opened its third spot, and first within the west Valley.

Jalapeño Inferno

Jalapeño Inferno

9832 West Northern Avenue, #1660, Peoria

Jalapeño Inferno, a Mexican restaurant recognized for avenue tacos and tequila-heavy cocktails, opened its first west Valley location within the Park West procuring complicated. The 4,736 sq. foot restaurant is the most important of the three places. Facilities embody courtyard seating, an indoor/outside bar, a banquet area for bigger teams, and a firewall (i.e. the inferno) within the lined patio space.

Little O’s

521 West McDowell Highway

Little O’s, a stripped-down model of O.H.S.O. Brewery, has opened within the former Zoe’s Kitchen spot at Seventh Avenue and McDowell Highway. Little O’s presents a condensed menu with flatbread pizzas and common O.H.S.O. menu gadgets like burgers. On faucet can be 16 beers of the O.H.S.O., Arizona-based, and nationwide selection, whereas 12 to 18 canned and bottled beers can be found to-go. And there’s a dog-friendly patio, in fact.

Match Market & Bar

1100 North Central Avenue

Match Market and Bar, a eating, takeout, and market idea, changed Match Restaurant & Lounge on the FOUND:RE Phoenix Resort. Discover an artisan market with to-go meals and wine, pantry staples, and items. Lunch and dinner can be found for dine-in and takeout with curbside service, and there’s a bar space and a large patio.

Messana’s Chicago Scorching Canine

744 West Elliot Highway, Tempe

For Chicago-style canines, try the quick-service Messana’s Chicago Hot Dogs in southern Tempe. The menu right here retains it easy, itemizing scorching canines, fries, and delicate drinks — that’s it.

Reap & Sow Espresso Bar

2303 East Indian Faculty Highway

A Peoria craft espresso store (Driftwood Espresso) and a Phoenix music venue (the Insurgent Lounge) lately merged to create Reap & Sow Coffee Bar. It serves espresso and pastries as early as 7 a.m. Later, the place will swap to bar mode within the evenings, serving specialty cocktails with the identical craft spirit we’ve come to know from Driftwood. Extra particulars here.

Salad and Go

1804 East Elliot Highway, Tempe

Salad and Go, the quick-paced, cheap, native drive-thru chain, has opened its 24th location — this time in southern Tempe.

Stoop Kid is now open inside The Churchill.EXPAND

Stoop Child is now open inside The Churchill.

The Churchill

Stoop Child

901 North First Avenue

The reopening of The Churchill included a brand new child, referred to as Stoop Child, within the former Commander Hamburger area. It’s a New York-style bagel and low store operated by Phoenix restaurateur and barista Steven McMillen.

Candy Republic

410 North Scottsdale Highway, Tempe

Helen Yung and Jan Wichayanuparp have opened their third location of the artisan ice cream store — following the unique in Scottsdale and the second spot in Uptown. The brand new Sweet Republic is situated at The Watermark retail complicated.

Sweetwaters Espresso & Tea

14850 North 87th Avenue, #110, Scottsdale

The primary Arizona location of Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea has opened in north Scottsdale. Anticipate espresso and tea, clearly, in addition to pastries, Italian sodas, and people signature frozen drinks referred to as Ice Dragons.

The Sicilian Butcher / The Sicilian Baker

9780 West Northern Avenue, #1100, Peoria

The Sicilian Butcher (Italian fare) and The Sicilian Baker (Italian treats) have opened on the Park West retail and restaurant complicated close to 99th and Northern avenues in Peoria. These are the third places of Butcher and Baker and the primary west Valley places.

The Stillery

130 South Arizona Avenue, Chandler

A Nashville-based restaurant and bar, a.ok.a. a sophisticated 5,800-square-foot honky-tonk, has opened in downtown Chandler. Anticipate Nashville scorching hen, double-stacked burgers, and wood-fired pizzas, in addition to Mason jar cocktails, native beers, and moonshine on the massive horseshoe-shaped bar inside The Stillery.

Tacos Tijuana

51 South McQueen Highway, Gilbert

Tacos Tijuana — final 12 months’s Best of Phoenix winner for high tacos — has opened a fifth bodily location. Anticipate the identical menu gadgets, embody flour tacos, mulitas, and vampiros.

Tombstone Brewing Firm

3935 East Thomas Highway

Tombstone Brewing Company has taken over the Helio Basin Brewing Firm area to create the second location for the Arizona brewery. There are 12 Tombstone beers on faucet, and the workforce has already begun brewing onsite. Extra particulars on how this all went down here.

Chzburgr in Glendale is now closed.EXPAND

Chzburgr in Glendale is now closed.

Chucky Guzman



Chzburgr, a burger joint close to Arizona State College’s west campus, has completely closed. The west Valley restaurant was overseen by Kelly Fletcher, the previous government chef of Home of Methods in Tempe. It opened in summer season 2019. COVID was cited because the wrongdoer.

Helio Basin Brewing Firm

Helio Basin had occupied a brewery and restaurant area at 40th Avenue and Thomas Highway for 4 years. The native brewing firm closed due to COVID, however the aforementioned Tombstone Brewing Firm instantly took over the brewery area.

The Ivy Mediterranean Lounge

This Chandler Mediterranean restaurant and wine bar has closed due to COVID. It has been open since spring 2015.

La Piazza PHX and La Piazza Romana are now closed.EXPAND

La Piazza PHX and La Piazza Romana at the moment are closed.

Jacob Tyler Dunn

La Piazza PHX / La Piazza Romana

Justin Piazza has closed two of his Italian and pizza joints — La Piazza PHX in downtown Phoenix (technically closed since March) and La Piazza Romana in Avondale. COVID has been cited as the reason for the closures. Nevertheless, La Piazza Al Forno in Outdated Towne Glendale has now grow to be the native pizzaiolo’s important focus.

The Pizza Expertise

This Gilbert pizza restaurant opened and closed seemingly throughout the month of October 2020. The Pizza Expertise had ingenious specialty pizzas, in addition to subs, pasta dishes, salads, wings, and calamari.

YC’s Mongolian Grill

The situation of YC’s Mongolian Grill at Speaking Stick Buying Heart in Scottsdale has closed. “As lots of , it has been robust for small companies and this contains YC’s,” reads the closure announcement on social media.