3 restaurants opening and 1 closing in Gilbert

Mr. Mesquite
Mr. Mesquite Taqueria will celebrate its grand opening Dec. 12. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Mr. Mesquite Taqueria will celebrate its grand opening Dec. 12. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Two restaurants have opened in the past week in Gilbert. This weekend, one more stands to open, and another is set to close.

Now Open

Jersey Mike’s opened Dec. 9 at 835 S. Gilbert Road, Ste. 103, Gilbert, in the Gilbert Warner development. It is part of a national submarine sandwich chain. 480-307-6300. www.jerseymikes.com/9058/gilbert-az

Little Caesars opened a location at 4049 E. Williams Field Road, Ste. 103, Gilbert, on Dec. 4. The national chain offers low-cost pizza for takeout or delivery. 480-988-7441. https://littlecaesars.com/en-us/store/8868

Coming Soon


Mr. Mesquite Taqueria is scheduled to open Dec. 12 at 2425 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert. The Mexican street food restaurant has seven locations in the Valley. 480-687-3303. https://eatmrmesquite.com

Closings

Buddyz A Chicago Pizzeria is closing Dec. 13 at 3611 E. Baseline Road, Ste. 102, Gilbert, and moving to Mesa. The deep-dish pizza restaurant in Gilbert was one of four locations in Arizona, but the owners have plans to open another Gilbert restaurant in spring. 480-503-4444. https://buddyzpizza.hungerrush.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.