Here are the newest businesses to open in Phoenix

Interested in exploring the newest restaurant and retail additions to Phoenix? From an Italian restaurant to a popular coffee chain, read on for a rundown of the newest destinations to debut around town.

Meat The Ball

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Now open at 2502 E. Camelback Road in Camelback East is Meat The Ball, an Italian spot. This fast-casual eatery focuses its menu around meatballs, but also has appetizers such as hummus, calamari and mozzarella balls.

Meatball entrees include the Spicy Sausage with ranch pork, polenta, barbecue sauce, crispy onions and Fresno chili; the short ribs with parmiagana sauce and fries; or the salmon with butter. Individual meatball orders are also available. (Check out the menu here.)

The Sicilian Baker

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Stroll past 15530 N. Tatum Blvd., Suite 140, in Paradise Valley and you'll find The Sicilian Baker, a new bakery and Italian spot, offering sandwiches and more.

Create your own cannoli by first choosing a size (mini, regular, large, Sicilian) before opting for your flavor of shell (while chocolate, chocolate, pistachio, confetti) and cream (Oreo, mint chocolate chip, cinnamon, Nutella and more). Other pastries are also available. 

Thirsty? Grab a caffeinated beverage to pair with your cannoli or baked good. Mochas, Americanos, macchiatos, lattes and cappuccinos are all on offer. (Check out the business's website for more information and a full line of offerings.)


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A North Mountain newcomer, Starbucks is a spot to score coffee and tea and more that's located at 221 E. Dunlap Ave.

This international chain is one of the world's favorites. With a variety of caffeinated coffees and teas, Starbucks, which first started in Seattle, has come to a new location in Phoenix. Hungry? Grab one of a number of baked goods also on offer. 

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