Hot Shotz takes over Bennigan's

October 7, 2008
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Bennigan’sA closed Bennigan's restaurant in Fishers is now home to Hot Shotz. The local restaurant's previous location, near 96th Street and Gray Road, was destroyed in a fire on June 28. The new location is attached to the Holiday Inn Fishers hotel and is larger, at 2,600 square feet. The restaurant already is serving customers, but a grand opening is scheduled for Oct. 18.
In other restaurant news: Allen Commercial has begun construction on a 10,000-square-foot retail strip at the corner of U.S. 31 and Smith Valley Road in Greenwood that will include Dunkin Donuts.
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  • Hot Shotz: Part Deux?
  • Que the Dunkin Donuts fat/ignorant comments...
  • In still other restaurant news, O'Charley's at Glendale appears to have closed in the past couple of months.
  • Exciting stuff...
  • Hot Shotz: Part Deux?

    I have to admit, I LOL'd at that!
  • ocharleys was open yesserday.
  • O'Charley's was also open on Sassurday.
  • I eat at the O'Charlies at Glendale all the time. It's still alive and kicking.
    As for Hot Shotz: Part Deux... too funny!
    I'm still trying to envision where it was on 96th and Gray road where it was destroyed by Fire? There are the 2 strip centers on the South side of that intersection. Was it in one of those? Just strange that I don't remember there being a fire up there recently. Then again, I haven't been down that way too often to notice over the past couple of months.
  • I am scratching my head as to a fire with Hot Shotz. A2Z one of my favorite resturants is right next door and there appears no evidence of fire damage.
  • They have the exterior cleaned up now, but I belive the windows next to A2Z are still boarded up. Every store in the strip smelled like smoked wings for at least two weeks folloiwng the fire.
  • Siam Square (Thai Food) opened in Fountain Square a couple of days ago.

    It's good!
  • RJ Wingers on the eastside has closed. Number disconnected.
  • # Ablerock Says:
    October 8th, 2008 at 12:48 pm

    Siam Square (Thai Food) opened in Fountain Square a couple of days ago.

    It’s good!

    So incredibly excited to have a Thai place in my 'hood! I can't believe IBJ is reporting on a Fishers chain when actual restaurants are opening in Indianapolis. COME ON! :)
  • Fishers is more important that Indy, just ask the Star!!!
  • Thanks for pointing out Siam Square. Keep it up with the tips!
  • Yeah, Siam Square is really good. We just ate there last night and had the leftovers for lunch today. Very tasty. And they've got a cool beer list to boot!

    http://www.siamsquareindy.com

    Our waiter said they just opened on Monday.
  • Um, Benjamin, Hot Shotz isn't a chain as far as I can tell. And it technically used to be in Indy, it just moved a little northeast to its spacious new digs.
  • Hot Shotz is not a chain Fishers gal. It started out as a Dick's Bodacious Barbecue but the former owner wanted to try his own thing. He has since sold the restaurant and it is a unique entity.

    After their fire, they opted to reopen in a location with more capacity. They're open for business now but I think the technical Grand Reopening is November 1 or something.
  • I went to Hot Shotz for their best wings in Indy. They were sub-par at best but the wait stuff was very servicable and friendly in their efforts.

    If you want wings, go to Ale Emporium, there is no better place in Indy.

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