New Phoenix restaurants: 16 restaurants opened their doors in Phoenix in November

PHOENIX - Whether you crave Italian food, crunchy tacos, Asian cuisine or a Double-Double, there is a new restaurant menu in the Valley that will cure that hankering.

That's because 16 restaurants opened their doors in November. New restaurants opened in Avondale, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe!

Scroll below to find your next lunch or dinner spot.

Know of a new restaurant opening up? Send an email to Josh.Frigerio@abc15.com and I'll look into it!

FAT OX

Chef Matthew Carter, known for Zinc Bistro, The Mission and The House Brasserie in Old Town Scottsdale, launched a new restaurant in November, alongside restaurateurs Mark Drinkwater and Brian Raab. Fat Ox serves house-made pastas, mesquite-roasted seafood, steaks and salads made tableside.

IF YOU GO:
6319 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale AZ 85253
www.ILoveFatOx.com

CRUJIENTE TACOS

Crujiente Tacos, which translates to "crunchy" in Spanish, serves -- yup, you guessed it -- crunchy street tacos. Chef Rich Hinojosa and business partner Jason Morris opened Crujiente in the spot formerly occupied by now-closed The Grind near 40th Street and Camelback. They serve a variety of tacos, including Poke, beef, duck and pork.

IF YOU GO:
3961 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85018
www.crutacos.com

 

MY PIE

My Pie opened its third Valley location in Gilbert in November. The fast-casual restaurant offers New York-style pizza that is baked for two minutes in an 800-degree oven. Guests can choose from their menu or customize their entire pizza.

IF YOU GO:
3765 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert AZ 85297
www.pizzayourway.com

 

ZEN CULINARY

Zen Culinary is a new restaurant that combines Asian and American cuisine and uses local ingredients. It is led by Chef Daniel Chong.

IF YOU GO:
15544 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale AZ 85260
www.zenculinary.com

BLAZE PIZZA

Blaze Pizza is a fast-casual, design-your-own pizza joint that cooks in minutes. Avondale is its second Valley location, although others are planned for Phoenix and Glendale.

IF YOU GO:
10155 W. McDowell Road, Avondale AZ 85392
www.blazepizza.com

 

MARCOS PIZZA

Marco's Pizza opened its fourth Arizona location in November. 

IF YOU GO:
5350 W. Bell Road, Glendale AZ 85308

ANGRY CRAB SHACK

Craving crab, shrimp or barbecue? Angry Crab Shack opened its sixth Valley location in east Mesa last month. This location serves BBQ, too! They have 20 beers on tap and an 110-foot video wall.

IF YOU GO:
8253 E. Guadalupe Road, Mesa AZ 85212
www.angrycrabshack.com

PERFECT PEAR BISTRO

The family-owned restaurant opened its second location in Tempe and third in the Valley in November. It took over the building previously occupied by now-closed Mexican restaurant, Mucho Gusto. Perfect Pear features American cuisine with a twist. They have salads, sandwiches, tacos and flatbreads.

IF YOU GO:
603 W. University Drive, Tempe AZ 85281
www.PerfectPearBistro.com
 

CLEVER KOI

Clever Koi opened its second Valley location in Gilbert's Heritage Marketplace. The Asian-inspired restaurant serves build-your-own noodle bowls and small plates. It is led by Chef Jared Porter, general manager Nick Campisano, and bar manager Joshua James. It opened its first location in Phoenix.

IF YOU GO:
384 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert AZ 85234
www.thecleverkoi.com

 

 

SUSHI BROKERS

Hungry for sushi? Sushi Brokers opened its third Valley location in Gilbert's Heritage Marketplace in November. Besides sushi, they also have burgers, sandwiches, and non-raw dishes if raw fish isn't necessarily your thing.

IF YOU GO:
350 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert AZ 85234
www.sushibrokers.com

IN-N-OUT

Beloved fast-food chain (especially here in Arizona), In-N-Out opened a new location in Central Phoenix. Now you can get a Double-Double or animal-style fries near 20th Street and Camelback Road.

IF YOU GO:
4840 N. 20th Street, Phoenix AZ 85016
www.in-n-out.com

JAMIE'S WINE BAR

Jamie's Wine Bar opened Nov. 1 inside the Wrigley Mansion. The intimate wine bar will offer its guests to 25 premium by-the-glass wines. It will also serve shareable plates.

IF YOU GO:
2501 E. Telawa Trail, Phoenix AZ 85016
www.WrigleyMansion.com
 

 

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BARNONE

Barnone is located within Gilbert's Agritopia neighborhood and houses various local craftsmen. While it is not a stand-alone eatery it does have a few eateries and a brewery. Fire and Brimstone serves local ingredients over a wood fire or wood-burning oven, The Uprooted Kitchen has a plant-based menu and 12 West Brewing Co serves beer.

IF YOU GO:
3000 E. Ray Road, Gilbert AZ 85296
www.barnoneaz.com

ROTT N' GRAPES WINE & BEER BAR

Rott N' Grapes is a new wine and beer bar that opened in Central Phoenix close to Hula's Modern Tiki. They currently serve appetizers and are hoping to launch a tapas menu soon. 

IF YOU GO:
4750 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85012
http://rottngrapes.com

SONATA'S RESTAURANT

Technically, Sonata's opened in October -- the end of October. However, we didn't know about them to include in our last list, so we're including them in our November list. Sonata's offers modern European cuisine.

IF YOU GO:
10050 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale AZ 85253
www.sonatasrestaurant.com

NAMASTE VEG KITCHEN

Namaste Veg Kitchen serve Indian vegetarian dishes without meat or eggs. They opened near Bell Road and Tatum Blvd. in the middle of the month.

IF YOU GO:
4727 E. Bell Road, Phoenix AZ 85032
www.namastevegkitchen.com
 

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