Here are four businesses coming soon to the Tempe area:

  • Bonfire Craft Kitchen and Tap House is opening a Tempe location this summer. This marks the second location for the restaurant; the first location opened two years ago in Surprise. It serves pizzas, barbecue, burgers and other menu items. The restaurant will be located at 1617 W. Warner Road, Tempe, in the space that formerly housed a Tilted Kilt. 623-295-4567.

  • Cession, a Southern-style bistro, is set to open in 2023 at Watermark Tempe, located at 410 N. Scottsdale Road, Tempe. The restaurant will feature patio space and will be located along with a boardwalk situated next to Tempe Town Lake. Website and contact information were not available as of press time.

  • Fatburger & Buffalo's Express, is expected to open soon at Arizona Mills. The restaurant serves burgers and spicy wings, as well as onion rings, fries and real ice cream milkshakes. The restaurant will be accessible through entrance six or seven in the mall to the food court.

  • Two Hands Corn Dogs is set to open at Arizona Mills. The eatery serves a variety of corn dogs, including the Spicy Dog and the Two Hands Dog. The business will be located in the mall’s food court, according to property ownership group Simon. It is set to open in 2022.