Salsarita's Fresh Mexican Grill To Open Third Location in Louisville Market
Picture left to right: Salsarita’s Fresh Mexican Grill CEO Phil Friedman with Pam and Steve Stallings

SuperStar Franchisees Steve and Pam Stallings Just Keep on Growing Their Popular Restaurants in Louisville

Salsarita's Fresh Mexican Grill To Open Third Location in Louisville MarketShepherdsville, KY  (RestaurantNews.comSalsarita’s Fresh Mexican Grill, the fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain, is pleased to announce the opening of its third location in the Louisville market, located at 285 Keystone Crossroads, Shepherdsville, KY. The new restaurant is owned and operated by Steve & Pam Stallings, who have been Salsarita’s franchisees since 2005.

The Stallings are no strangers to the Louisville community, having opened their first Salsarita’s in St. Matthews in 2005, and their second in Middletown in 2012. They have been actively involved in various local events and causes, such as sponsoring Make A Wish, donating food to Norton’s Hospital Foundation, and supporting the Kentucky Humane Society.

The Stallings also run some of the most successful restaurants in the Salsarita’s system, the highest AUV out of any location in the system.

“We are thrilled to open our third Salsarita’s in the Louisville market, and to bring our fresh and flavorful Mexican food to the Shepherdsville community,” said Steve Stallings. “We are grateful for the support and loyalty of our customers, and we look forward to serving them for many years to come.”

The new Shepherdsville location features a drive-thru, a spacious dining area, and a salsa bar with a variety of homemade salsas. The menu offers customizable burritos, tacos, nachos, salads, and more, made with high-quality ingredients and prepared fresh daily. The restaurant also offers online ordering, delivery, and catering services for any occasion.

Company CEO Phil Friedman offered, “The Stallings are stars in all that they take on and make everything work better than the way they found it. They did a super job growing out their first location. Pam took on the catering aspect of the business and turned that into a huge revenue winner. When they added the system’s 3rd drive-thru to their Shelbyville Rd. restaurant, sales increased exponentially. The Stallings are the type of multi-unit franchise owners we want to continue to grow the brand and they have set a very high bar.”

The Shepherdsville Salsarita’s is expected to open on March 15, 2024, and will operate from 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.

About Salsarita’s Fresh Mexican Grill

 A fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain that offers a fun, fresh, and customizable dining experience. Founded in 2000 in Charlotte, NC, Salsarita’s has grown to over 80 locations in 19 states, including 13 locations in Kentucky. Salsarita’s prides itself on serving delicious Mexican food made with the freshest ingredients and providing exceptional customer service. For more information, visit

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Rhonda Sanderson
Sanderson & Associates