Fisher Architecture project in the works. Get ready for a Chipotle and Five Guys on the North side of town!

Posted on - September 2, 2015

Jeremy Cox originally wrote this story here for DelmarvaNow on September 2, 2015.

Construction has begun on two of the three big-name chain restaurants proposed for the north side of Salisbury.

Orange construction fencing and heavy equipment rolled out recently on the site of the former Zia’s Italian Grill on North Salisbury Boulevard, where plans call for a Chipotle Mexican Grill and Five Guys Burgers and Fries to rise.

A Chipotle representative confirmed Sept. 1 that the fast-casual restaurant plans to open a second Salisbury location in early 2016. The other is on South Salisbury Boulevard in the Clairmont Shopping Center near Salisbury University.

Representatives for Five Guys didn’t return messages seeking comment. At a Salisbury planning and zoning board meeting last February, Five Guys and Chipotle received a nod to go forward with building a 5,400-square-foot building in front of Gander Mountain.