IMPACTS ROUNDUP: A Whataburger, a new downtown bar and several restaurants to open in Chandler

Seven new businesses are coming soon to Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Seven new businesses are coming soon to Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Seven new businesses are coming soon to Chandler. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Here are seven business coming soon to Chandler:

  • Signage for K-38 Beach Mex Cantina has gone up at 1155 W. Ocotillo Road, Ste. 1, in Chandler—a spot that has been vacant since Coconut’s Fish Cafe left in the fall of 2020. It is not yet known when the restaurant will open. Contact information and a website were not immediately available for the business.

  • Construction is underway for a Neighborhood Goodwill on the northwest corner of Cooper Road and Chandler Boulevard. It is not yet known when the business will open. www.goodwill.org

  • Pork on a Fork, a barbecue restaurant, is expected to open its Chandler location in early November. This marks the second location for the business, with the first opening in Deer Valley 10 years ago. The restaurant is located at 1972 N. Alma School Road, Chandler. 602-884-8227. www.porkonafork.com

  • Dog Haus, a gourmet hot dog shop based out of California, is expected to open a Chandler location in early 2022. The Chandler location will mark the third East Valley location for the company. The restaurant will be located at 2780 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler. https://doghaus.com

  • 85°C Bakery & Café will open its first Chandler location in the same plaza as the 99 Ranch Market. The business offers a variety of coffee, bubble teas, breads and cakes. It is not yet known when the business will open. It will be located at the Chandler Ranch shopping center at the corner of Chandler Boulevard and Dobson Road. www.85cbakerycafe.com

  • Somisomi Soft Serve & Taiyaki is expected to open at Chandler Ranch shopping center in early 2022. The business will take over the space previously occupied by Tao Healing at 1840 W. Chandler Blvd., Ste. D7, Chandler. www.somisomi.com

  • Lola’s Liquors, a new bar concept, is coming soon to downtown Chandler. Signage has gone up at the space located at 64 S. San Marcos St., Chandler, although an opening date has not yet been announced. The business comes from Liquid Sunshine Projects and marks the company’s fourth concept. www.facebook.com/lolasliquors

  • A new Whataburger location is coming to south Chandler. Construction has started at 3077 E. Queen Creek Road, Chandler, and signage on the fence indicates the space will be a Whataburger. It is not yet known when the fast-food burger chain will open in this location. https://whataburger.com/



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