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Hungry? 14 new restaurants that opened in Phoenix in October

Posted: 7:18 AM, Nov 01, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-01 15:58:10Z
Hungry? 14 new PHX eateries that opened in Oct.
Hungry? 14 new PHX eateries that opened in Oct.
Hungry? 14 new PHX eateries that opened in Oct.
Hungry? 14 new PHX eateries that opened in Oct.

Whether you're looking for a new spot to grab a drink after work or dinner during the week, more than a dozen new restaurants opened their doors last month.

Scroll down to find your next lunch or dinner date.

 

AIOLI GOURMET BURGERS

Aioli Gourmet Burgers was founded 2 1/2 years ago when three friends decided to open a food truck. They've since expanded to three Aioli food trucks (a fourth truck is Modern Tortilla, a taco truck). In October, they opened their first brick-and-mortar location near 32nd Street and Shea. View menu .

IF YOU GO:
10652 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix AZ 85028

LINCOLN AND BAR 1936

Lincoln and Bar 1936 replaced BLT Steak at Scottsdale's Camelback Inn. Lincoln features modern American cuisine with a southern influence, while Bar 1936 offers whiskey-focused craft cocktails. They offer whiskey/scotch/bourbon flights, too. The kitchen is led by Chef Chris Neff. His favorite dish on the menu is the Country Fried Mary's Chicken. Read more here .

IF YOU GO:
5402 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85253

PEDAL HAUS BREWERY

Pedal Haus is not necessarily new to Mill Avenue. However, in October, it reopened after three months of extensive renovations. Owner Julian Wright said he wanted the place to feel less like a restaurant and more like a brewery that served food. He expanded the brewery, adding outdoor bungalows and expanded the outdoor seating and game area. On the inside, the dining room became more intimate. Read more .

IF YOU GO:
730 S. Mill Avenue, Tempe AZ 85281
 

THE CREPE CLUB

Who doesn't enjoy a butter, sugar and cinnamon filled crepe? Now you can enjoy this French cuisine at the Arizona Biltmore. They have 15 sweet and savory crepes, from Caprese to Chicken Florentine to S'Mores Nutella and Strawberry "shortcrepe" (or strawberry shortcake).

IF YOU GO:
2502 E. Camelback Road, suite 130, Phoenix AZ 850106

HAND CUT BURGERS AND CHOPHOUSE

Hand Cut is the latest concept from Riot Hospitality Group. During the day, it's a fast-casual burger bar, but at night it turns into a chophouse -- steaks, pork chops and other meats. The meats are said to be non-processed and non-hormone.

IF YOU GO:
7135 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85251

MARIGOLD MAISON INDIAN CUISINE

Marigold Maison first opened in Phoenix in September 2014. A second location opened in Chicago in May 2015. This year, the Phoenix location closed for renovations and updates and reopened last month. During construction, a full-service indoor and outdoor bar was added, the dining was made larger and new cocktails and Indian-inspired dishes were added to the menu.

IF YOU GO:
4720 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix AZ 85032

OHYA SUSHI KOREAN KITCHEN AND BAR

Ohya Sushi who has a location in Glendale opened a second location in Scottsdale in October. They serve sushi, Korean BBQ, stir-fry and Tofu dishes.

IF YOU GO:
7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix AZ 85054

 

SMASHBURGER

Smashburger opened its 21st Valley location last month. True to its name, Smashburger is known for smashing their burgers to lock in flavor. This latest location is in Mesa.

IF YOU GO:
6807 E. Baseline Road, Mesa AZ 85209

 

SAUCE

In October, Sauce, the fast-casual Italian restaurant chain, opened its first location in Gilbert. There are nine Sauce locations in the Valley, 13 total in the state.

IF YOU GO:
75 E. Rivulon Blvd., Gilbert AZ 85297

 

RA SUSHI SCOTTSDALE

In late September, RA Sushi relocated from Kierland Commons to the Scottsdale Town Square. In October, it celebrated its grand opening. RA has six locations in Arizona and others nationwide.

IF YOU GO:
Scottsdale Towne Square, 13820 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale AZ 85254
 

RUBIO'S COASTAL GRILL

Rubio's opened a new location in Chandler. They have over 20 locations in the Valley alone.

IF YOU GO:
3885 S. Arizona Avenue, Chandler AZ 85248
 

BOBBY Q'S BBQ

It took 11 years, but in October, Bobby Q's founder Bob Sikora brought a second location to Mesa. Unlike the Phoenix location, the Mesa location will not turn into a nightclub. Instead, it has a large patio and indoor cocktail room.

IF YOU GO:
1610 S. Stapley Drive, Mesa AZ 85204

 

WASTED GRAIN

When "World of Beer" closed in Tempe, Wasted Grain, moved in. Wasted Grain features over 30 beers on draft, TVs to catch the game and cocktails. It will also have arcade games, such as Golden Tee, Big Buck Hunter, and darts.

IF YOU GO:
526 S. Mill Avenue, Tempe AZ 85281

 

MATCH (INSIDE FOUND:RE PHOENIX HOTEL)

Found:Re is one of the newest hotels to Phoenix. It celebrated its grand opening at the end of October. MATCH is its cocktail bar and restaurant.

IF YOU GO:
1100 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85003

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