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Tuesday, June 27, 2023

The new restaurant page update is complete!

 Several of you have asked for it, so today I finally updated the New Restaurants in Spokane page. I sincerely apologize for letting it fall behind and still feel like I missed a place or two, so feel free to reach out and let me know.

I'm posting below what was added to make these places easier to find. I cleaned up the older now open places off of the page but kept the ones that appear to still be coming, so if you'd like to see the whole list check out

But, here's what's new-


Status- Under Construction

Location- 10220 N. Newport Hwy in North Spokane

Chain hot dog restaurant continues slowly to prepare a franchise location on Newport Hwy out front of Safeway. They have been hit with many delays but are still coming.

TT's Old Iron Brewery & BBQ

Status- Under Construction

Location- 1950 N Harvest Pkwy in Liberty Lake

Popular brewery / BBQ restaurant from Chef Chad White is planning a second location in the former Hello Sugar storefront in Liberty Lake .

Dutch Bros Spokane Valley

Status- Under Construction

Location- 1204 N. Barker and the corner of Sullivan & Broadway 

Chain coffee stand Dutch Bros is planning to add 2 more locations to Spokane Valley.


Status- Under Construction

Location-14017 N Newport Hwy and 4416 S Regal 

Locally based chain of cheesesteaks and subs is planning two more locations. One under construction in North Spokane / Mead and another planned to be coming on the South Hill.

Taqueria El Rinconsito 

Status- Under construction

Location- 11519 E. Sprague in Spokane Valley

Western Washington based chain of Mexican restaurants that's planning to remodel the former Amy's Donuts building and open a new restaurant there.

Birdie's Pie Shop

Status- Under Construction

Location- 715 N. Monroe, by Kendall Yards

Popular Post Falls Based pie shop is planning a new location on Monroe by Kendall Yards.

Insomnia Cookies

Status- Under Construction

Location- Cataldo & Division, just north of Downtown Spokane

Chain cookie shop known for late night hours and delivery is planning a new location by BECU here.

Humble Abode Brewing

Status- Under Construction

Location- 926 W Sprague in Downtown Spokane

Established brewery Humble Abode Brewing is planning a new Downtown tap room on the ground floor of the Chronicle Building.

Good Dilla

Status- Under Construction

Location- 808 W. Main in River Park Square's food court

Quesidilla food truck Good 'Dilla is planning a more permanent location soon in the River Park Square food court.

Indaba Coffee

Status- Under Construction

Location- 2020 N. Monroe

Local coffee shop / roaster Indaba is planning a new HQ / production facility with coffee shop in the new Millenium Monroe development on N. Monroe.

Ballard Pizza 

Status- Planned

Location- 2020 N. Monroe

Western Washington based pizza business Ballard Pizza will also be joining the Millenium Monroe development.

The Milkshake Parlor

Status- Under Construction

Location-9021 N. Indian Trail Rd

Planned as a unique milkshake business coming soon to the Indian Trail neighborhood.

Crave Cookies

Status- Under Construction

Location- 513 E. Hastings Rd

Franchise of the Crave Cookies chain is planned to go in next door to Optic One Eye Care here.

Brickwest Brewing

Status- Planned

Location- 1624 S. Spotted Rd and 4301 E. Day - Mt. Spokane Rd

Brickwest Brewing which is one of the larger breweries in Downtown Spokane is planning to expand. Currently they're planning a production facilty with tap room at 1624 S. Spotted Rd near Spokane International Airport. A tap room that we're told will also include some sort of market will also be coming on Day-Mt. Spokane Rd in North Spokane.

India House

Status- Under Construction

Location- 4410 S. Regal 

With locations in Post Falls and Wenatchee, India House Resturant is planning a new location on the South Hill at 4410 S. Regal.

Boba Cafe

Status- Under Construction

Location- 12924 W. Sunset Hwy Suite 1 in Airway Heights

New local purveyor or boba, milk teas, coffee and smoothies planned to be coming soon in Airway Heights.

Bangkok Thai

Status- Under Construction

Location- 1310 Whitman Ln in Liberty Lake

Bangkok Thai, a chain of Thai restaurants is planned to be the tenant of a new building now under construction at County Vista Dr. & Whitman Ln by Home Depot in Liberty Lake.

Hot Pot & Pho

Status- Under Construction

Location- 11100 E. Sprague in Spokane Valley, former Peking Palace

The name implys this will be a new hot pot & pho restaurant coming soon. Working on getting details but work is underway and signs are up.

Rex & Relax

Status- Planned

Location- 1711 N. Division, north of Downtown Spokane

Seems a bit delayed but planned to be a indoor dog park with beer, wine and snacks.

Lion's Lair / Icon Nightclub

Status- Under Construction

Location- 230 W. Boone, near Spokane Arena

Moving from Downtown Spokane to this stand alone building a few blocks east of the Spokane Arena.

Cafe Coco

Status- Under Construction

Location- 24 W. Main in Downtown Spokane

New coffee shop from a well-known local restaurant owner.

Boots Bakery

Status- Planned

Location- 19 W. Main in Downtown Spokane

Vegan bakery that was formerly in 24 W. Main and plans now to move to the Saranac Commons building soon at 19 W. Main. , unsure of when however.

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