If you've been driving by the intersection of Central Avenue and Camelback roads wondering, "When is Shake Shack going to open so I can get my hands on one of those famous, hormone-free burgers?!" then we have an answer for you.
That's right, as of 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 9, Shake Shack is officially open at the Uptown Plaza shopping center in Central Phoenix. This is the second Shake Shack restaurant to open in metro Phoenix, the first being at Scottsdale Fashion Square. It opened in late February.
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Shake Shack, described as a "modern day 'roadside' burger stand," serves a menu of burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, fries, and custard-based shakes and concretes. The restaurant also offers beer and wine, including local brews from Grand Canyon Brewing Company, SanTan Brewing Company, and Phoenix Ale Brewery.
The Uptown location will also offer three Arizona-exclusive desserts including the Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunchcrete (chocolate custard, peanut butter sauce, chocolate toffee, and chocolate sprinkles), the CamelShack (vanilla custard, salted caramel sauce, and a slice of banana cream pie from local purveyor The Bakery Phx), and the ‘Mallow Monsoon (chocolate and vanilla custard, marshmallow sauce, chocolate truffle cookie dough, and crumbled sugar cone cookie).
A third metro Phoenix Shake Shack location in scheduled to open later this year at Kierland Commons in Scottsdale.