Gilbert Whataburger to open in May; La Fonda Mexican restaurant moves to Chandler and more area business news

A Whataburger is being constructed south of SanTan Village mall. (Jason M. Gutierrez/Community Impact Newspaper)
A Whataburger is being constructed south of SanTan Village mall. (Jason M. Gutierrez/Community Impact Newspaper)

A Whataburger is being constructed south of SanTan Village mall. (Jason M. Gutierrez/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the top business stories from the past week from the Gilbert and Chandler areas.

Gilbert

Whataburger anticipating May opening in Gilbert


A Whataburger is anticipated to open at the southwest corner of Market and Boston streets in May.

Another Jersey Mike's coming to Gilbert



Another location of Jersey Mike’s will open at 3076 E. Chandler Heights Road, Ste. 103, Gilbert, in late March or April, but no opening date has been announced.

SanTan Village bucking national mall trends

Gilbert’s outdoor shopping mall, SanTan Village, is surviving, even thriving, mall officials said, during what experts have termed the “Retail Apocalypse” of the past decade.

Chandler

Family-owned Mexican restaurant La Fonda moves from Tempe to Chandler


La Fonda Mexican Restaurant, formerly located at McClintock and Baseline in Tempe, had a soft opening March 18.

ToScany's Coal Oven Pizza prioritizes freshness, quality and customer service

The restaurant’s menu features Italian staples such as bruschetta, lasagna and a variety of specialty pizzas.

Tom Blodgett and Katelyn Reinhart contributed to this report.