New Restaurant Alert

Which Restaurants Are Opening at Desert Ridge Marketplace This Summer?

An artist's rendering of the new Barrio Queen restaurant, expected to open at Desert Ridge Marketplace this summer.
An artist's rendering of the new Barrio Queen restaurant, expected to open at Desert Ridge Marketplace this summer. Courtesy of Evolve
An artist's rendering of the new Barrio Queen restaurant, expected to open at Desert Ridge Marketplace this summer. - COURTESY OF EVOLVE
An artist's rendering of the new Barrio Queen restaurant, expected to open at Desert Ridge Marketplace this summer.
Courtesy of Evolve
Desert Ridge Marketplace is getting a handful of new tenants this summer, thanks in part to an ongoing $15 million renovation.

Barrio Queen is among the larger additions to Desert Ridge. Expected to open later this summer, BQ will be bringing Mexican cuisine to a brand-new, 5,700-square-foot space, complete with shaded outdoor patio, private tequila tasting room, and open kitchen.

Also making its way to Desert Ridge this is summer is the Valley’s first MidiCi the Neapolitan Pizza Company, which dishes out fresh pizza, salads, and desserts. MidiCi is expected to open in July.

Other recently added tenants include Nekter Juice Bar, Chipotle, and Sizzle Korean BBQ.


For a complete list of stores, visit the Desert Ridge Marketplace website.
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