June 2017 Restaurant Openings and Closings in Metro Phoenix
Courtesy of Aloha Poki
June brought more shuffling around in the Metro Phoenix restaurant scene, with half a dozen closings and nearly 20 openings. We were thrilled to see new outposts of favorites like The Vig and Carolina's, and devastated to bid farewell to innovative dining venues like Posh Restaurant, but perhaps most surprising of all, was the restaurant that closed before it even opened its doors.
The Vig, North Scottsdale
The popular local chain added a fifth location on Bell Road (and sold its Fillmore location). Fans can expect to find the same casual fare, including burgers, fish tacos, and a wide assortment of appetizers, that are found at the other Vig locations, but this branch will also feature views of McDowell Mountain from a massive patio with outdoor games, fire
Carolina’s Mexican Food, Mesa
The beloved family-run micro chain added a spot off U.S. 60, offering Mesa residents a great new spot to satisfy their burrito, chimichanga, and tostada cravings.
Courtesy of MAS Peruvian Restaurant & Bar
Courtesy of When in Rome
When in Rome, Scottsdale
Tomaso Maggiore's newest concept is a Roman-style trattoria on Scottsdale Road. The 5,000-square-foot space is serving up spaghetti
Pita Jungle, Queen Creek
The local favorite added a new location on Rittenhouse Road with an outdoor patio and a full bar. Fans can expect their favorite dishes, including hummus plates and Mediterranean-style wraps.
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