5 businesses that have closed in Gilbert

Dean's Hermanos Mexican Food
Dean's Hermanos Mexican Food restaurant is among the businesses that have closed this summer in Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Dean's Hermanos Mexican Food restaurant is among the businesses that have closed this summer in Gilbert. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are five businesses that have recently closed in Gilbert:

  • Dean’s Hermanos Mexican Food Restaurant announced its closure July 29 on its website and social media. The restaurant was at 3373 E. Queen Creek Road. The post indicated COVID-19 was responsible. 480-219-5901. http://www.deanshermanos.com

  • La Calabria Ristorante announced Sept. 1 on social media it had closed. The restaurant at 2540 S. Val Vista Drive, Ste. 107, Gilbert, served Italian cuisine. www.facebook.com/lacalabriarestaurant

  • Local Eats at 6348 S. Higley Road, Ste. 106, Gilbert, closed July 19. It specialized in artisan pizzas, salads, and sandwiches prepared on house-made ciabatta bread. www.facebook.com/localeatspizza

  • Modern Milk closed its location at 3244 E. Guadalupe Road, Ste. 106, Gilbert, in May. The mothers wellness center had a breastfeeding clinic, prenatal/postnatal educational center, fitness facility, and mom and baby boutique. It maintains a location at 13802 N Scottsdale Road, Ste. 162, Scottsdale. 480-999-1585. www.modernmilk.com

  • Shorty and Wags Original Chicken Wings closed Aug. 9. The restaurant at 860 E. Warner Road cited COVID-19 as the reason on social media. 480-507-0910. https://shortywagswings.com

By Tom Blodgett

Editor, Gilbert

Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent more than 30 years in journalism in Arizona and joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2018 to launch the Gilbert edition. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he served as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from 2005-19 and remains editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.