Shake Shack Opens at Uptown Plaza in Central Phoenix Today

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

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.

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

For more information, check the Shake Shack website or Facebook

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.