What New Restaurants You Should Try Have Hit the Valley in 2022

Every year, there’s more in the Valley to explore, and that sentiment includes the grub. Local eateries pop up regularly, and chains from other parts of the U.S. make their way into the Phoenix area just as often. If you’re intrigued by such new developments, you might be glad to know that there’s a list of the can’t-miss new restaurants in the Valley that have popped up this year so far. Have a look below and get to exploring as soon as possible!

Flaming Pig

1534 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85015

Everything is cooked from scratch in this Filipino barbecue joint. Whether it’s a juicy, spicy roasted pork belly or a crispy fried pig leg, there’s something for every hungry person that walks through the door. If you’re trying to satisfy a sweet tooth instead, look no further than their Ube Sticky Rice Dessert!

Bourbon & Bones Cocktail Lounge

4200 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

The chophouse that shares its name has been around a few years already (sporting two locations previous to this year), but Bourbon & Bones unveiled their cocktail lounge in Old Town Scottsdale just this year. Here, you can enjoy a raw bar, sushi, and shareable appetizers like steak frites and charcuteries. If you’re here for mostly drinks and small bites, feel free to check out the new expansion of their already successful concept!

Freshly Laid

15689 N Hayden Rd L129, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

It might just be a burger with a fried egg on top, like the Afternoon Delight, or it might be the Truffle Hash Browns, their overlarge cinnamon buns, or their Botanicals (juice beverages). Whatever draws you to Freshly Laid, just know you’re in good hands. Not only are the meals delicious, but they’re designed to be healthy — and to make you come back for more. This place is proud of its passion and skill in the realm of breakfast foods, and you won’t find a better spot for it!

Belly Kitchen and Bar

4971 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013

Belly Kitchen is a proud marriage of numerous cuisine traditions — bringing flavorful Thai, Japanese, and Vietnamese ideas to fruition on the plate. Whether it’s the street food concept of Vietnamese pizza made with griddle rice paper, or a dish of succulent shaking beef, you’ll find a bunch of new favorites to choose from when you visit Belly. This is one of or favorite new restaurants in the Valley!

Dark Hall Coffee

2243 N 12th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006

A plant-based coffee staple of Phoenix for several years now, Dark Hall didn’t show up just this year — but they did move to a brand new location in 2022, giving them room to really serve the great number of people that love what they do. From vegan pastries to homemade seasonal lattes and cold brews, Dark Hall has captured the hearts of Phoenicians everywhere, so it’s only right that we point out their new stomping grounds and encourage you to go!

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