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Plainfield Business Briefs: Chipotle Gets Route 59 Location; New Opening Date for Nevin’s Brewing

New restaurants slated to open soon in Plainfield.

What's happening on the local business scene? 

Here's a look at what's coming, what's going and what recently opened its doors in Plainfield.

Coming soon

Chipotle

Village Planner Michael Garrigan said the Mexican restaurant chain will open up shop next year in the Kensington South shopping center at 127th Street and Route 59.

According to Garrigan, the franchisee has submitted remodeling plans to the village’s building department for the site, which formerly housed a mattress store.

Nevin’s Brewing

The American-themed brewery, 12337 S. Route 59, was originally slated to open by Labor Day before pushing back the date to just before Thanksgiving.

Now, according to the company, a grand opening is scheduled for sometime in December.

The Plainfield location, part of the Tommy Nevin’s chain, held a hiring open house for bartenders, servers and kitchen staff earlier this month, and has reportedly hired a master brewer, according to its Facebook page.

New arrivals

Here are a few of the new businesses that have opened in Plainfield in recent months:

  • Just Ducky, 24103 W. Lockport St.
  • Rod Baker Ford Quick Lane, located on Route 59 in front of Meijer
  • Tailwinds Distillery, 14912 S. Eastern Ave.
  • Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt, 12720 S. Route 59
  • Ukai Sushi and Chinese, 13610 S. Route 59
  • Fat Ricky’s, 13717 S. Route 30
  • Delicia Mexican Grill, 12337 S. Route 59
  • Earth Mama Esthetics, 24103 W. Lockport St.
  • Durbin’s, 16031 S. Lincoln Highway
  • Wild West BBQ, 15420 S. Route 59
Linda November 26, 2012 at 04:11 PM
So excited. I was just saying that we need a Chipotle. Location couldn't be better either cause it is right by my house. Awesome!
Ron November 26, 2012 at 04:24 PM
A chipotle fast food burrito place. Wow! Plainfield is really moving forward with bringing business to the Village. Every other town that surrounds Plainfield seems to bring in many more businesses. Why is it so hard for Plainfield to do the same?
JoAnn November 26, 2012 at 04:33 PM
We love Chipotle eat there once a week and usually drive to Bolingbrook or Oswego! Can't wait!
Brandon November 26, 2012 at 08:08 PM
Chipotle opened a new location in Joliet right by the mall about two months ago. Its in the plaza with GameStop, American Mattress, and the Currency Exchange right in front of Bed, Bath, & Beyond.. Great alternative to traditional fast food. Everything is fresh and you watch them make it so it is done the way you want it.
Logansdad November 26, 2012 at 10:16 PM
We need another Qdoba Mexican restaurant in the area. I love the food variety there a lot more than Chipotle.
T-Bone November 26, 2012 at 10:47 PM
Believe it or not, Chipotle is well respected by the High End Consumer and is a good thing for Plainfield. If it was a Taco Bell then I would agree but this could be the start of better things to come.
Melissa November 27, 2012 at 02:55 AM
Can't say that I've ever eaten at a Chipotle. But it sounds like it's pretty good. Hmmm, but then I never eaten at Chic-fil-A either. Guess I'm not much for that fast food. But it's a good sign for Plainfield that more store fronts are being rented. Either that or there aren't anymore to rent in Naperville!
Ron November 27, 2012 at 03:48 AM
Plainfield seems to live in a bubble and any development that comes to this town is given a hard time. Perhaps the Plainfield elected officials need to look at some of their own next door neighbors.
Sheila Raddatz November 27, 2012 at 09:56 PM
I love the idea of getting a Chipotle up at the North end of town but there are already parking issues there. I am not sure how they will attract new business if you can't park near the store....the mall at 119&59 is wide open for new business and with the new medical offices coming in, there will be customers near by.
Sue Z March 09, 2013 at 09:19 AM
OMG, so excited. Finally a Chipotle closer to home!
joe March 09, 2013 at 01:01 PM
Ahh, another food establishment serving the three major food groups. Fat, sodium, and cholesterol. Yum, keep it up America, we lead the world in obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. "We're #1, we're #1, we're #1. Way to go team USA.

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