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New Restaurants in Spokane

 Here is a look at some new restaurants that have either recently opened or are opening soon in the Spokane area. It is not a comprehensive list but is a report of what we know about and may not be 100% up to date. If you have a question, something you'd like to add, etc. email me

Emrys Fermentations

Status- Under construction

Location- Corner of Harvard Rd & Wildrye St, Liberty Lake

A unique new restaurant that is coming soon to Liberty Lake and joining the new River District development. The restaurant is going into a new building which they are building now at 21850 E. Wellington , off of Harvard Rd. It is described as Spokane's historical-modern fusion meadery-brewery-restaurant.


Status-Under Construction

Location- 908 N. Howard Spokane

Described as a contemporary social club & French inspired restaurant, the establishment will be located in the basement level of the Papillion Building at 908 N. Howard. 

New Love Coffee

Status- Under Construction

Location- 1102 W. Summit Pkwy Spokane (Kendall Yards) and 1212 W. Francis in North Spokane

New Love Coffee roasts their own beans and have a menu of coffee and some pastries,etc. . They already have one location open in the NoLL development in Liberty Lake but are now looking to open a second located in Kendall Yards with a third location coming up after that on Francis in North Spokane.

Mac Daddy's

Status-Under Construction (delayed but looks to be moving forward again)

Location- River Park Square in Downtown Spokane

A Mac & Cheese driven restaurant with a full bar will open in the former Rock City Grill space on the ground floor of River Park Square in Downtown Spokane. They also have a quick service restaurant in the food court at RPS.

Hungree Bee

Status- Planned

Location- 14411 E. Trent Spokane Valley

Mentioned in a building permit and a business license, appears to be a new sandwich shop coming soon.

Chipotle Airway Heights

Status- Planned

Location- Corner of US 2 and Deer Heights Rd Airway Heights

The Spokane area's fourth Chipotle Mexican Grill location. Planned to be part of a new construction building planned out front of the North 40 Outfitters store in Airway Heights

Popeyes Airway Heights

Status- planned

Location- 9558 W. Us Hwy 2 Airway Heights

A new franchise location of Popeyes Lousiana Kitchen is in the works just a bit to the east of the new North 40 store in Airway Heights. 

Popeyes North Spokane

Status- planned

Location- 9252 N. Newport Hwy Spokane

A new franchise location of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is planned on the former site of a Burger King restaurant nearby The Y in North Spokane.

Tamale Box


Location- Summit Pkwy in Kendall Yards

Popular Tamale vendor who frequents area farmers markets current has a building permit for a new brick and mortar restaurant in the new buildings in Kendall Yards, north of Downtown Spokane.


Status- planned

Location- Summit Pkwy in Kendall Yards

Not much is known about this planned locally owned new restaurant coming soon to Kendall Yards. The name sounds like it might be Italian influenced, but who knows. Watching this one closely and it will also be in the new buildings in Kendall Yards, north of Downtown Spokane.

Domino's Pizza Spokane Valley

Status- Under Construction

Location- 16017 E. Trent Spokane Valley

A new Pacific Pie,Inc. owned Domino's Pizza franchise is shown as applying for a building permit on the north side of Spokane Valley at 16017 E. Trent. This would be near the junction of Trent and Sullivan.



Location- 4241 S. Cheney-Spokane Rd. Spokane

Latah Bistro owners have applied for a building permit for a new restaurant coming to another suite within the same building as the bistro. It's shown the space would be a burger restaurant called Shelby's.

California Mexican Food

Status- Under construction

Location- Sprague & Thierman in Spokane Valley

24-hour quick service Mexican restaurant, one recently opened in North Spokane.

Habit Burger Grill

Status- planned

Location- 6335 N. Division Spokane

California based burger chain planned to be in a new building.

Porter's Real BBQ

Status- Under Construction

Location- 9420 N. Newport Hwy. Spokane

A small chain of BBQ restaurants from the Tri-Cities with a good following down there is coming to Spokane. Permits are in for a new location in North Spokane at 9420 N. Newport Hwy. and is planned to open in the fall or winter of this year and has even been featured of the Diners, Drive In's and Dives Food Network show.

Off the Wall

Status- Under Construction

Location- 121 N. Wall Downtown Spokane

Exciting new "indoor food truck" concept.


Status- Under Construction

Location- Market & Queen in Hillyard

From the same people as The Grain Shed, Locos is to be a blend of Texas chili parlor and BBQ joint. 

Jones Smokehouse and Cantina

Status- Under Construction

Location- 5209 N. Market in Hillyard

New BBQ restaurant from the same people who used to operate the Rolling Coal BBQ food truck.

Original Pancake House

Status- Under Construction

Location- 245 W. Main in Downtown Spokane (former Luigi's building)

Chain restaurant coming to the now close Luigi's building in Downtown Spokane.

Shiki Sushi Bar & Japanese Grill

Status- Under Construction

Location- River Park Square in Downtown Spokane

Walla Walla based Japanese restaurant who will soon take over the former Sushi Maru space on the ground floor of the Downtown mall.

Dos Gordos

Status- Under Construction

Location- 12519 N. US 395 in Wandermere

New Mexican restaurant affiliated in some way with One Tree Cider. Watching for more...

Zozo's Sandwich House

Status- Under Construction

Location- 2501 N. Monroe

Exciting new sandwich joint with smash burgers also included. Coming soon to the former Azar's restaurant space on N. Monroe.

Ottimo Sandwich Shop

Status- Under Construction

Location- 912 E. Francis in North Spokane

Working on getting more info as of 1/14. New sandwich shop, judging be the permitting is likely owned by the same people as Uncle Rusty's Diner Downtown.

The Wobbly Goblin Tavern

Status- Under Construction

Location- 1403 W. Broadway Suite 201 in West Central Spokane

Affiliated with the Gamers Haven, which is also in the same building. Waiting to hear more as of 1/14.

Beard Papa's

Status- Under Construction

Location- 4808 E. Sprague Suite 204 in Spokane Valley

Japanese inspired cream puff bake shop coming soon.


Status- Under construction

Location- 1602 N. Ash

Breakfast and lunch sandwich drive up coming soon.

House of Brunch

Status- Under Construction

Location- 818 W. Riverside in Downtown Spokane

A new brunch forward restaurant with full bar.

The Mango Tree

Status- Under Construction

Location-14208 E. Sprague in Spokane Valley and 2912 E. Palouse Hwy on the South Hill

The small Mango Tree brand of Indian restaurants is adding two more local locations in the Spokane Valley and on the South Hill.