5 new local restaurants that are set to make their debuts this year

Several restaurants are set to make their debut in Butler and Warren counties this year, offering everything from burgers, wings and sub sandwiches to chicken salad, ribeye and paella.

Here’s a sample of five of the new dining options and when they plan to open.


California-based fast-casual franchise Burgerim plans to open this month at Bridgewater Falls in Fairfield Twp.

The gourmet concept lets guests select an uno, duo, trio, or 16-count party box of its 2.8-ounce patties.

Guests then choose from 11 patty types including Beef, Dry Aged Beef, Wagyu Beef, Merguez (spicy beef), Turkey, Lamb, Chicken, Salmon, Veggie, Spanish Beef and Falafel.

That can be topped with anything from grilled onions, sauteed mushrooms, bacon, lettuce, avocado and fried egg to Swiss cheese, cheddar cheese, bleu cheese, pepper jack cheese, jalapeños and mixed greens.

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Tano Bistro & Catering

Tano Bistro & Catering is working to open this year at a high-profile spot at the corner of Dayton Street and Riverfront Plaza in Hamilton.

Located in the first floor of The Marcum, a mixed residential, retail and dining development, the restaurant will feature a seasonally changing tapas-style menu with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Tano Bistro opened its first location in a historic building in Loveland in 2009.

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Chicken Salad Chick

Chicken Salad Chick is bringing its Southern inspired, fast-casual chicken salad restaurant concept to Mason.

Chicken Salad Chick's menu features more than a dozen varieties of chicken salads along with pimento cheese or egg salad, served by the scoop, sandwich or bowl. There's also a host of side dishes, soups,and desserts in addition to the scoops of chicken salad that started it all.

A location and approximate opening date have not yet been identified.

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Bone Brothers Wings

Bones Brothers Wings, which operates a food truck throughout the region, is set to join Hamilton’s growing dining scene with its first brick-and-mortar location.

Bones Brothers Wings will open a 2,000-square-foot fast casual restaurant, at The Marcum this spring. The restaurant will start off with several dishes featured at the food truck: grilled chicken wings, boneless grilled chicken breast strips on skewers, burritos and a grilled cheese sandwich stuffed with pulled chicken and Bones Brothers signature sauce.

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Also on the menu will be fried red potatoes in a Parmesan sauce and award-winning Chicken Bomb Nachos.

Added to the menu will be dishes the business has offered as specials, including Pig Wings, which is a pork skewer, as well as shrimp skewers and salmon-and-lemon skewers. Also coming over to the restaurant aree Bones Brothers’ six signature sauces.

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Jersey Mike’s Subs

Jersey Mike's Subs is set to open a new location early this year along Yankee Road between Wing Eye Care and Han's White Tiger Tae Kwon Do.

The fast-casual sub sandwich franchise serves meats and cheese sliced upon order with bread baked in-store and fresh condiments.

Headquartered in Manasquan, N.J., the Jersey Mike’s franchise has nearly 1,500 locations nationwide and about 70 more in development. It was named the country’s fastest-growing Limited Service Chain and fastest-growing sandwich chain in the 2018 Nation’s Restaurant News Top 100.

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