Openings & Closings:

Luke’s Lobster prepares its first Vegas shack; Goodwill debuts another store


Seafood soup at Hong Kong Cafe, opening at Palazzo Nov. 25.

New dining and shopping spots, including an East Coast lobster eatery, are heading to the Las Vegas Valley.

Goodwill has debuted another location, and a shop for athletes and sports lovers plans its debut.

An Asian-Western fusion restaurant aims to bring the Hong Kong cafe vibe to the Strip, and a Mexican eatery settled into Downtown Summerlin last month.

    • Asics opens at the Las Vegas South Premium Outlets the week of Nov. 23, 2015.


      Athletics store Asics opens late this month at the Las Vegas South Premium Outlets.

      The 2,600-square-foot business will debut the week of Nov. 23 at the outlet mall, at 7400 Las Vegas Blvd. South, near West Warm Springs Road, according to a spokeswoman.

      The exact opening date was not immediately available.

      The Japanese company targets active-lifestyle enthusiasts with its footwear and sports equipment.

      Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

    • Hong Kong Café is scheduled to officially open to the public Nov. 25, 2015.

      Hong Kong Cafe

      An Asian-Western fusion restaurant is coming to the Palazzo.

      The 5,651-square-foot Hong Kong Cafe is scheduled to open Nov. 25.

      Menu items will include a Macau-style crispy pork chop sandwich, Hong Kong-style French toast and oven-baked spaghetti with black truffle and chicken.

      The restaurant also will offer more traditional Asian fare and menu items from Zine Noodles Dim Sum, which it is replacing.

      Hours will be 11 a.m. through 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

    • Pancho's Mexican restaurant opened Oct. 7, 215, at 11020 Lavender Hill Drive, near West Sahara Avenue and the 215 Beltway. It is part of Downtown Summerlin.


      Mexican restaurant Pancho's debuted last month at Downtown Summerlin.

      The 10,500-square-foot building with two stories and a patio opened Oct. 7 at 11020 Lavender Hill Drive, near West Sahara Avenue and the 215 Beltway.

      The restaurant offers seafood dishes, carnitas and other menu items.

      It is open 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

    • Goodwill expanded in North Las Vegas by opening a new store Nov. 6, 2015 at 2509 E. Lake Mead Blvd., near Civic Center Drive

      Goodwill of Southern Nevada

      Goodwill of Southern Nevada held the grand opening for its newest North Las Vegas retail store and drive-through donation center Friday.

      The store, at 2575 E. Lake Mead Blvd., near Civic Center Drive, includes 13,000 square feet of sales floor space as well as a drive-through donation center. Its total square footage is 17,000.

      Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

      Goodwill of Southern Nevada operates 17 retail locations, including a 28,000-square-foot facility that debuted at the Boulevard Mall last month.

    • Luke’s Lobster opens its first Las Vegas location on the plaza outside Fashion Show mall Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, on the Las Vegas Strip.

      Luke’s Lobster

      Seafood chain Luke’s Lobster will open its first Las Vegas location Thursday on the plaza outside the Fashion Show mall.

      The 300-square-foot eatery decorated with "reclaimed Maine barn wood and salvaged nautical gear" will offer rolls full of lobster, shrimp and crab, according to a company news release.

      Guests can wash down the restaurant's rolls, chowders and bisques with sodas from Maine.

      The business will be open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.

      Luke's Lobster launched in 2009 in New York City, inspired by the founder's home state of Maine.

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    CORRECTION: This story has been updated to reflect the correct address of the new Goodwill of Southern Nevada store in North Las Vegas. | (November 12, 2015)