Culinary Dropout, Beard Papa, Hyatt

Despite the pandemic, many businesses have opened since 2020, providing communities across metro Phoenix with new places to eat, drink, staycation and have fun.

North Scottsdale, specifically, has seen a number of new openings north of Camelback Road since fall 2020.

In June, we looked at what has recently opened in south Scottsdale, including a Hilton hotel and new Scottsdale Fashion Square shops. And in north Scottsdale, there are several other new hotels and locations for local-favorite chain restaurants as well as nationwide chains making their Arizona debuts.

Here are 18 new places that have opened in north Scottsdale and Kierland recently.

New in south Scottsdale:10 restaurants, bars, stores and a hotel to check out

Beard Papa’s

Japanese cream puff chain Beard Papa’s opened its first Arizona location at Scottsdale Quarter. The menu consists of a variety of shells and fillings you can combine to create your own customized cream puff.