Photos courtesy of Desert Ridge Marketplace

The area has recently welcomed two exciting new tenants, Yonutz and Kona Grill, each bringing their unique flavors and dining experiences to locals and visitors.

Yonutz, famed for its innovative approach to donuts and ice cream, has made a splash with its first Arizona location. This dessert haven, known for its appearances and victories on “Dessert Wars” in 2019 and 2020, offers a menu filled with extravagant treats. Highlights include the birthday cake SMASHED donut, cookies n’ cream SMASHED donut, and the tiramisu SMASHED milkshake, alongside a variety of gluten-free options. Located near Fly By to Go and Albertsons, Yonutz invites guests from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily to indulge in extraordinary desserts. For more details, visit

Adding to the marketplace’s culinary diversity, Kona Grill has opened its third Phoenix location there. Known for its “Vibe Dining” concept and elevated menu offerings, Kona Grill at Desert Ridge, reflects the brand’s latest design and offers a range of American classics. The restaurant’s $3, $6, $9 happy hour is a standout, featuring items like macadamia popcorn chicken and the Kona margarita, along with award-winning sushi options like the Picasso roll. Kona Grill’s flexible hours accommodate various schedules, offering lunch, brunch, dinner, and a late-night happy hour, as well as takeout and delivery services. For reservations and more information, visit

With the arrival of Yonutz and Kona Grill, Desert Ridge Marketplace, located at 21001 N. Tatum Blvd., in Phoenix, continues to establish itself as a premier destination for those seeking diverse and quality dining experiences.