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FRIDAY ONLY: How to score a free bucket of meatballs!

Posted: 7:54 AM, Nov 30, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-30 16:41:21Z

A new restaurant is having a grand opening tomorrow, and they're celebrating with a freebie for you!

The Sicilian Butcher is a modern-casual meatball and butchery-inspired concept, the first of its kind to launch in Phoenix. With a casual dine-in and to-go services, The Sicilian Butcher is centered around a build-your-own meal experience with gourmet meatballs and Italian-cured meats for charcuterie boards. Plus, they have family recipes to introduce 15 craft meatball varieties, including dry-aged steak, lamb, ahi tuna, lump crab and a Tomaso's Sicilian version, made with ground veal, prime beef, pork, pine nuts, raisins, and pecorino cheese. There are also meatless/vegetarian choices as well, such as lentil and eggplant parmigiana.


The restaurant is opening tomorrow, December 1st, at 3 p.m. The first 150 people will get a free bucket of meatballs! The regular price ranges from $15 to $18! So, eat up!


The choose-your-own meatball also allows you to select one of eight sauce options, like garlic-basil marinara, pesto trapanese, parmigiano cream sauce, truffle mushroom, and spicy arrabbiata. Guests can also mix or match their meatballs with a Caesar salad, house-extruded pasta, bread for sandwiches, polenta or risotto. 


The menu extends from salads and flatbreads, to assemble-your-own charcuterie boards where guests can select from a range of Italian meats such as salami, prosciutto, and porchetta, artisanal cheeses, house-cured olives, pickled vegetables, and sweet and savory jams. There are over 10 signature bruschetta and charcuterie boards featured on the menu, including a polenta board, mozzarella board, and a five-foot-long Sicilian Butcher's board with gourmet meatballs, cured meats and bruschetta.


The Sicilian Butcher enlisted a master mixologist, cocktail consultant and Guinness World Record holder, Sheldon Wiley, from New York City to collaborate on the cocktail design and beverage experience. There will be specialty cocktails like house Negroni, cotton candy Manhattans, a wide selection of fine wines at approachable price points and Italian sodas.


Inside, you'll find a modern spaced inspired by an old school butcher shop with timeless craftsmanship, consisting of brick walls, rustic wood tables, butcher block-topped barstools and industrial lighting. The layout will also include a charcuterie station with floor-to-ceiling meat lockers and a Ferrari red meat slicer.


15530 N. Tatum Blvd. Suite 160

Phoenix, AZ

Open daily for dinner at 3 p.m. Lunch begins on December 8th at 11 a.m.

Instagram and Facebook: @TheSicilianButcher