Mexican chain Chuy's planning Noblesville location

September 10, 2013
Back to TopCommentsE-mailPrintBookmark and Share

Growing Texas-based restaurant chain Chuy’s plans to open its second Indiana location next summer in a new building at Hamilton Town Center.

Chuy’s, which serves up made-from-scratch Tex-Mex dishes, is expected to employ about 30 and have a capacity of 300.

It wasn’t immediately clear where the building will be located. The construction now under way at the Noblesville lifestyle mall will add about 80 parking spaces near Campus Parkway; that project is expected to be complete next month.

Founded in Austin more than three decades ago, Chuy’s owns and operates 46 full-service restaurants in 13 states. Its southern Indiana location in Clarksville opened in 2011.

The company prides itself on creating a fun, eclectic atmosphere. Its motto: “If you’ve seen one Chuy’s, you’ve seen one Chuy’s.”

Signature dishes such as “Big As Yo Face” burritos  and “Chicka-Chicka-Boom-Boom” enchiladas feature fresh flour and corn tortillas, hand-rolled daily in the dining room.
 
Parent company Chuy’s Holdings Inc., which went public last year, opened eight restaurants last year and plans about the same number of new eateries this year. The eatery debuted in Ohio last month with the addition of a suburban Cincinnati outpost.

In other area retail news:

— A former hair salon on 126th Street near State Road 37 in Fishers is being transformed into New York Pizza Garden. Expected to open this year, the 1,500-square-foot restaurant will have a small dining room along with carry-out and delivery service. In addition to pizza, the eatery will feature salads, “monster” subs, burgers, pasta and other entrees—all available for delivery from 10 a.m. to 3 a.m. (and 4 a.m. on weekends), owner Malek Smadi said.   

— Chef Suzanne Rockwell is working to open a 1,900-square-foot catering facility at 12550 Promise Creek Lane in Fishers. The first floor will include a commercial kitchen, space for customers to order and pick up chef-prepared meals, and room for small cooking classes. Rockwell said a mezzanine planned for the second floor will be able to accommodate special events. She expects to move in by Nov. 15. In the meantime, Rockwell is running Chef Suzanne’s Catering out of Geist Christian Church. She started the business in 2010 and previously operated from a base at Indian Lake Country Club in Lawrence.

— South of Chicago Pizza and Italian Beef expects to open its Fishers location in November at 13578 E. 131st St., just west of Olio Road. The restaurant got its start on Virginia Avenue near downtown Indianapolis.

Did I miss something new in Fishers or Noblesville? Drop me a line.

(And stay tuned for a roundup of news from Carmel, Westfield and Zionsville.)

ADVERTISEMENT
  • Great news!
    Great place! I live downtown and I'll be driving up to Noblesville for Mexican food now.
  • Chuy's
    I would much rather see a Cheddar's go into Noblesville. I ate at a Chuy' s in Northern Kentucky and was not impressed. All style, no substance. Don Pablo's or Abuelos is way better.
    • bj's
      Wasn't there supposed to be a BJs Brewpub at Hamilton Town Center?
    • Happy!!!
      I was very happy to hear we are getting a Chuys here ! I am from Texas and have been to Chuys, great food! I just wish it was opening up sooner!:-)

    Post a comment to this blog

    COMMENTS POLICY
    We reserve the right to remove any post that we feel is obscene, profane, vulgar, racist, sexually explicit, abusive, or hateful.
     
    You are legally responsible for what you post and your anonymity is not guaranteed.
     
    Posts that insult, defame, threaten, harass or abuse other readers or people mentioned in IBJ editorial content are also subject to removal. Please respect the privacy of individuals and refrain from posting personal information.
     
    No solicitations, spamming or advertisements are allowed. Readers may post links to other informational websites that are relevant to the topic at hand, but please do not link to objectionable material.
     
    We may remove messages that are unrelated to the topic, encourage illegal activity, use all capital letters or are unreadable.
     

    Messages that are flagged by readers as objectionable will be reviewed and may or may not be removed. Please do not flag a post simply because you disagree with it.

    Sponsored by
    ADVERTISEMENT
    1. So much for Eric Holder's conversation about race. If white people have got something to say, they get sued over it. Bottom line: white people have un-freer speech than others as a consequence of the misnamed "Civil rights laws."

    2. I agree, having seen three shows, that I was less than wowed. Disappointing!!

    3. Start drilling, start fracking, and start using our own energy. Other states have enriched their citizens and nearly elminated unemployment by using these resources that are on private land. If you are against the 'low prices' of discount stores, the best way to allow shoppers more choice is to empower them with better earnings. NOT through manipulated gov mandated min wage hikes, but better jobs and higher competitive pay. This would be direct result of using our own energy resources, yet Obama knows that Americans who arent dependent of gov welfare are much less likely to vote Dem, so he looks for ways to ensure America's decline and keep its citizens dependent of gov.

    4. Say It Loud, I'm Black and Ashamed: It's too bad that with certain "black" entertainment events, it seems violence and thuggery follows and the collateral damage that it leaves behinds continues to be a strain on the city in terms of people getting hurt, killed or becoming victims of crimes and/or stretching city resources. I remember shopping in the Meadows area years ago until violence and crime ended make most of the business pack you and leave as did with Lafayette Square and Washington Square. Over the past 10 to 12 years, I remember going to the Indiana Black Expo Soul Picnic in Washington Park. Violence, gang fights and homicides ended that. My great grandmother still bears the scares on her leg from when she was trampled by a group of thugs running from gun fire from a rival gang. With hundreds of police offices downtown still multiple shootings, people getting shot downtown during Black Expo. A number of people getting shots or murdered at black clubs around the city like Club Six on the west side, The Industry downtown, Jamal Tinsley's shot out in front of the Conrad, multiple fights and shootings at the skating rinks, shootings at Circle Center Mall and shooting and robberies and car jackings at Lafayette Mall. Shootings and gang violence and the State Fair. I can go on and on and on. Now Broad Ripple. (Shaking head side to side) Say It Loud, I'm Black and I'm Ashamed.

    5. Ballard Administration. Too funny. This is the least fiscally responsive administration I have ever seen. One thing this article failed to mention, is that the Hoosier State line delivers rail cars to the Amtrak Beech Grove maintenance facility for refurbishment. That's an economic development issue. And the jobs there are high-paying. That alone is worth the City's investment.

    ADVERTISEMENT