Steak 'n Shake, the diner-style restaurant chain located primarily in the Midwest and South and known for its Original Steakburger and hand-dipped milkshakes, is making its first foray into Arizona -- by way of Tempe's Mill Avenue.
Founded in Illinois in 1934 by Gus Belt, Steak 'n Shake will open its Tempe location at 699 South Mill Avenue (on the northeast corner of Mill and Seventh Street in the front of the former Borders) in the next few months.
Beloved by the late movie critic Roger Ebert, who said, "If I were on Death Row, my last meal would be from Steak 'n Shake," the restaurant chain has nearly 500 franchised and company-owned locations in 22 states.
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