Just in time to save us from the current heat wave, a new ice cream shop and market will open today, Monday, June 6 at The Orchard PHX in Phoenix. The two spots will join the already-open Pomelo, a full-service restaurant located onsite.
Luci’s at The Orchard, the marketplace located on property, will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Juices, sandwiches, coffee, and baked bread will be available for sale, and a full bar will offer happy hour specials on drinks and a selection of locally-made goods. Call-in orders for food can be picked up at a pick-up window, while drinks and ready-to-go items can be ordered as you come up to the window.
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A large lawn for picnics will offer a casual dining setting, and dog owners can dine with their pets on a dog-friendly patio located on the market's east side.
Splurge will be an ice cream and candy shop open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. The menu will feature 18 toppings and 12 different flavors of ice cream and gelato including: But First, Coffee (coffee); Killa Vanilla (vanilla bean); Feelin’ So Berry Good (strawberry); and Have Your Cake and Eat it Too (cake batter). Splurge will also sell gelato pops and gelato-infused drinks, and will offer a nondairy sorbet option.
The Orchard PHX is a two-acre venue located at 7100 North 12th Street in Phoenix between Northern and Glendale avenues. The property was an old citrus farm in the early 1900s that owners Ken and Lucia Schnitzer and partner Jerry Mansoor converted into an adaptive-reuse property.
For more information, visit The Orchard PHX website.