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Dine Out

Not in the mood for cooking at home? Why not head out to try one of these new spots in Chandler.

Gadzooks Enchiladas & Soup 

Popular fast-casual Mexican restaurant Gadzooks Enchiladas & Soup brings its award-winning build your own tacos, enchiladas and soups—all fully customizable with Modelo braised bison, sweet and spicy cornbread, honey vinegar slaw, pickled onions, hand-hacked guacamole and more—to Chandler.

“When I was developing the menu for Gadzooks, I benchmarked every item with what I thought was ‘best in its class.’ This creates the special Gadzooks' moments, when you layer these different flavors, colors and textures together and have a unique experience. Think, ‘I don’t think I’ve ever had that before,’” says owner Aaron Pool.

290 S. Arizona Ave.;

The Sicilian Butcher & The Sicilian Baker

“The Sicilian Butcher was the first concept of its kind to launch in the Valley with its build-your-own meatball meal experience,” explains Joey Maggiore, executive chef and co-owner of The Maggiore Group. “The restaurant also has a group-friendly atmosphere with an expansive patio and one-of-a-kind items like our shareable Sicilian in Strada 5-foot long charcuterie board.”

The menu was inspired by Maggiore’s Sicilian heritage. It features authentic Italian fare that's equal parts classic and progressive.

“With the create-your-own experiences for meatballs and cannoli at The Sicilian Butcher and The Sicilian Baker alike, these concepts will continue to expand with the fun and unparalleled spirit that they bring and we're excited to share that fun with Chandler,” he says.

3151 W. Frye Road;


“Eggstasy is a cheerful breakfast and lunch family restaurant which offers a boisterous, family-friendly atmosphere featuring an updated take on classic American breakfast food with notably large portions,” explains Peter Verros, owner. “We offer something for every taste, from traditional breakfast and lunch favorites to more unique dishes. The menu is extensive and diverse with a mix of sweet and savory options, as well as healthy, vegetarian and gluten-free offerings, including breakfast quinoa and lemon ricotta blueberry pancakes.”

The restaurant, which has three other Valley locations, aims to take breakfast to the next level. Everything is made-to-order and baked fresh daily.

2430 S. Gilbert Road;

  • Photo by Debby Wolvos
  • Photo by Debby Wolvos