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An enlarged rendering of the Mercado Place food hall.
An enlarged rendering of the Mercado Place food hall.

Mercado Place food hall to open at Fashion Outlets

Mon, Dec 17th 2018 02:45 pm

Chef inspired food hall expected to open in spring 2019

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, and Mercado Development have announced plans to develop a “chef inspired” food hall at the Fashion Outlets. The food hall, named Mercado Place, is expected to open in the spring of 2019.

At 16,000 square feet, the food hall has capacity to feature up to 16 merchants.

The space will be located along Military Road, with floor to ceiling glass and patio-style seating around the building’s perimeter. There will also be an area in the space dedicated to live entertainment, cooking classes, wine tastings, and more.

Dan Vecchies, president of Mercado Development, said the company plans to include a mix of local and regional chefs.

“Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA is proud to see this food hall vision, championed by Dan Vecchies, become a reality. It’s a really unique concept – and a destination in itself – that will attract shoppers, locals, tourists, and more. Plus, with the array of food and drink options, there’s truly something for everyone. We couldn’t be happier to see this moving forward at our property,” said John Doran, senior manager, Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA.

Current plans for merchants include:

•Tesla 1900- Beers, Wines, Spirits – Named after the inventions of Nikola Tesla in the Niagara region, the bar will feature craft beers, small batch whiskey, bourbon, gin, and vodka, along with a menu of local flavors. Tesla’s will be the anchor tenant of Mercado Place Food Hall.

•8020 Grill – Gourmet burgers.

•Vecchia Pizza & Pasta – Wood-fired Neapolitan and Roman pizza, fresh pasta.

•Mother Clucker’s – Peri Peri chicken.

•Ray Woody’s Chippery – Fresh, made-to-order potato and root vegetable chips.

•Tortuga – Tacos and tortas.

•Poke – Hawaiian sushi.

•Roastrs Coffee – Fresh roasted coffee and mini donuts.

•Brothers Maine Lobster - Lobster and shrimp rolls.

•Flip Dog – Gourmet hot dogs.

•Granpa’s Garden – Chopped salads and grain bowls.

•Aunt Ida’s Fried Chicken – Southern fried chicken.

•321Juice – Fresh juice and smoothies.

For more information on the mall, visit http://www.fashionoutletsniagara.com/

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