B & B Cocktail Lounge
The folks at Bourbon & Bones Chophouse have opened a cocktail lounge adjacent to the mother ship with a tidy menu of sushi, salads, shared plates and desserts.
4222 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, bourbonandbones.com
Café Balkan Authentic European Kitchen
This new restaurant features “home-cooked meals,” including goulash, stuffed cabbage rolls and lamb shanks.
21043 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, cafebalkanaz.com
California Fish Grill
A second location of the California-based seafood chain has opened in the former IHOP space in Camelback Colonnade.
1743 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, cafishgrill.com
Local, woman-owned Caribbean café that specializes in coffee drinks, cold brew and smoothies has opened in Buckeye.
824 N. First St., Buckeye, 602-607-8010
Look for artisan pizzas, sandwiches, salads and a handful of entrees at the newest Downtown Phoenix Italian bistro and bar.
1 N. First St., Phoenix, thedesmondaz.com
Feringhee Modern Indian Cuisine
A fine dining, modern Indian restaurant that uses the “finest produce, exquisite ingredients and humble Indian spices” has landed in Chandler.
3491 W. Frye Rd., Chandler, feringhee.com
Guy Fieri’s DTPHX Kitchen + Bar
The Food Network’s Guy Fieri has opened a restaurant in the new Caesar’s Sportsbook Chase Field location in partnership with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
201 S. Fourth St., Phoenix
A new sushi restaurant takes over the former Blu Sushi space in North Scottsdale.
23233 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, hashiscottsdale.com
Hi 5 Sushi
This sushi restaurant, which also features a full menu of appetizers, entrees, salad, soup and omakase, is located next door to Hi 5 Tea.
225 W. Warner Rd., Chandler, 480-534-4269
Gilbert is now home to a second location of Humble Bistro, a casual spot for pizza, pasta and wine.
1524 E. Williams Field Rd., Gilbert, humblebistro.com
Komodo Asian Fusion
Swing by this neighborhood eatery for a good selection of Thai and Vietnamese food.
7810 N. 12th St., Phoenix, 602-943-0255
Macayo’s opens its ninth Valley outlet at Las Tiendas Village in Chandler.
2815 S. Alma School Rd., Chandler, macayo.com
Mici Handcrafted Italian
This Colorado-based Italian restaurant serves up pasta, pizza and salad at its second Valley location.
5498 S. Power Rd., Gilbert, miciitalian.com
Moto Moto Sushi & Izakaya
Food, cocktails and sake await at Moto Moto in Downtown Phoenix, a restaurant that encourages “sharing in spirit of Japan’s dining culture.”
15 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, motomotocentral.com
Mr. Zeke’s Restaurant
A favorite eatery in Lakeside, Mr. Zeke’s has branched out to Gilbert and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Look for a variety of omelets, salads, sandwiches and pasta dishes.
1422 W. Warner Rd., Gilbert, mrzekesrestaurant.com
National poke bowl and poke burrito chain sets up an outpost in Tempe.
209 E. Seventh St., Tempe, pokeworks.com
Locally owned Press Coffee has opened its 10th Valley location in the Axis Raintree office building in Scottsdale Airpark.
8605 E. Raintree Dr., Scottsdale, presscoffee.com
The Rabbit Hole
If you’re 21 and over, a 90-minute tailored cocktail experience awaits you at The Rabbit Hole in Gilbert. Reservations only.
207 N. Gilbert Rd., Gilbert, rabbit-hole.bar
Rio Rico Mexican Grill
Longtime Mexican restaurant moves into more spacious digs in the same center, in the space that was once Casanova Bros. Pizza & Pasta.
929 N. Val Vista, Gilbert, rioricomexicangrill.com
Sir Ozzy’s Tacos Y Mariscos
Glendale is the second location for this restaurant, which features traditional Mexican menu items as well as sushi.
5140 W. Peoria Ave., Glendale, srozzys.com
Quesabirrias, freshly made tortillas and micheladas are the main attractions at this new fast-casual Mexican restaurant.
55 E. Ray Rd., Chandler, taqueriafactory.com
Neighborhood Italian restaurant Times Square has added a third location in Glendale and serves everything from breakfast dishes to plates of pasta.
5775 W. Bell Rd., Glendale, timessquareaz.com
National brand Torchy’s Tacos has opened its first Arizona location at Camelback Colonnade in Phoenix. Lots of interesting taco options here, including smoked beef brisket and blackened salmon.
1935 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, torchystacos.com
Venezia’s New York Style Pizzeria
Tempe-based Venezia’s New York Style Pizzeria has opened a sixth location in Chandler. The restaurant also offers pastas, sandwiches, wings and more.
1245 S. Price Rd., Chandler, venezias.com
Vero Chicago Pizza
Home of the “True Chicago Pizza” as well as a smattering of wings, sandwiches, pastas and salads.
5070 S. Gilbert Rd., Chandler, verochicagopizza.com
The Wine Collective of Scottsdale
Wine maven Zoya Vora-Shah has opened a tasting room/wine bar/retail shop in downtown Scottsdale featuring Arizona wines and charcuterie boards.
4020 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, the-wine-collective.com
If you’re looking for a coffee spot that has an abundance of sweet coffee drinks as well as smoothies, teas, Red Bull infusions and Italian sodas, Ziggi’s is the place for you.
7645 E. Guadalupe Rd., Mesa, ziggiscoffee.com
Open since 2019, Cherish Farm Fresh Eatery at Downtown Ocotillo in Chandler has closed.
The Golden Margarita on Roosevelt Row has shuttered following a liquor license dispute and neighborhood complaints.
Tempe’s beloved House of Tricks has closed after a successful 34-year run.
Ladera Taverna Cocina calls it quits after five years and will be replaced by sister concept The Vig North Central in the fall.
The Refuge Café has closed its doors in the Melrose District to make way for affordable housing.
Six-year-old Restaurant Progress and Montecito Bottle Shop have closed temporarily, but will be rebranded and opened as Progress, a restaurant and market experience.
After 15 years, Roy’s Restaurant in Chandler has closed, leaving the Valley with only one Roy’s, which is located at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort.
The Spicery in Our 1895 Home, a quaint teahouse and lunch eatery in Glendale, has closed for lunch and will shut its doors permanently on July 31.
Twisted Grove, a Scottsdale restaurant in the Common Ground Culinary family, has closed briefly to make room for a new concept, Collins Bros. Chophouse
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June 2022 Restaurant Openings and Closings – PHOENIX magazine
B & B Cocktail Lounge