Off the eatin’ path


Let us just get this out of the way: Fullylove’s has the ideal tunes on University Boulevard. 

When you wander in, you will likely be handled to a mix of previous and new-faculty R&B, soul, funk, and hip-hop. Sometimes it is loud and occasionally the quantity is small, but either way, the likes of Mary J. Blige, Roots, Fugees, Beyonce, Dre, Snoop, and much more are your partners in crime as you buy and eat some incredible ease and comfort food items. 

Within the dining room at Fullylove’s (Photo by Mark Whittaker)

From Fourth Avenue to Major Gate Sq.

Fullylove’s has been all over for pretty a even though. If you remember, they had been on Fourth Avenue for a limited operate just a couple of several years back. House owners Jason Rios and Rosaleen Ochoa wanted their place to be a spot to come and chill, but the stress amongst leasing disagreements and the occasional vandalism was not well worth the complications. 

Obtaining received these a reliable adhering to in this sort of a short time, Fullylove’s turned a pop-up of kinds, cooking and serving out of Prep & Pastry on Campbell Avenue, put up-Fourth Avenue. In December 2021, Fullylove’s uncovered a fully sweet spot on the corner of College and Park Avenue, virtually right throughout from the principal gate of the University of Arizona. This intended a transform in clientele. 

Jason Rios of Fullylove’s (Photo by Mark Whittaker)

On Fourth Avenue, Rios and Ochoa catered additional toward the night time crowd of hipsters and pupils seeking for a excellent time. In their present-day area, the day crowd of hipsters and college students seeking for a superior time fill the eating home. 

It’s all about ease and comfort

“Our plan coming into proudly owning a cafe was genuinely to just continue to keep it simple and relatable, possessing some thing for most people,” reported Rios. “We are now appropriate by the college, there is a substantial faculty and center faculty close by, but we are also near a neighborhood. So, we just concentration on the consolation foods, burgers, shakes, salads, and wings. But like the finest burgers, salads, wings, and shakes.”

Wings at Fullylove’s (Photograph by Mark Whittaker)

Named just after their son, Anthony Rios-Fullylove, the foodstuff at Fullylove’s is indeed meant for all people. This suggests you way too, vegans! Yes, nestled among beefy burgers and milky milkshakes, you can uncover vegan-pleasant sandwiches, Chick’un Strips, and shakes designed with almond milk and Oreos. 

No, you heard correctly. Oreos are without a doubt vegan and have been considering that their dawn in 1912. 

Milkshake at Fullylove’s (Photo courtesy of Fullylove’s)

Ochoa has a background in business marketing and advertising and images whilst Rios labored in behavioral health and fitness — continue to does, basically. He stated he’s likely back again into the area at the time things at the new-ish area have settled in and settled down a tad. While their son may possibly be a chef, each Ochoa and Rios have had very minimal to do with cooking and doing the job in the foods business when they opened their cafe. Now, look at them. 

Fullylove’s delivers critical burgers, be them beast or plant-based mostly.

The Outlaw Burger is a conquest of some delighted dance-motivating yum. As a large supporter of the onion ring, this a single is a provider in so numerous proportions. The addition of muenster cheese and a residence aioli infused with chipotles give it that desperado solution, manically oozing with devilish flavor. 

The Outlaw Burger at Fullylove’s (Image by Mark Whittaker)

A single point that I am vastly joyful about that is taking more than is vegan know-how. It’s supplying herbivores and omnivores extra options to sit at the exact desk collectively in food items bliss harmony. So, contacting all vegans that want a burger devoid of the murder! Fullylove’s has your back again. 

Biting into the V-Licious Vegan Burger’s patty, together with the oven-roasted tomatoes, truffle oil, and vegan cheese, the tempting tongue deception fancies into some mind online games. After that initial bite, I saved inquiring myself, “How is this not meat?” 

V-Licious Vegan Burger at Fullylove’s (Image by Mark Whittaker)

You will be inquiring your self the very same issue with the included reward of not sensation guilty about its fact. 

Football may be more than but there are plenty of other sportsings to be had. As you gaze upon athletics earning purpose units, you are going to want a gaggle of wings.  Do you a favor and grab some from Fullylove’s. Nibbling on their really citrus forward lemon pepper seasoned wings will make the individuals close to you briefly forget that they are viewing the Wildcats participate in a aggressive ball match.

In simple fact, all of the sauces for the wings are housemade and scrumptious in their personal accord. 

The moment yet again, getting vegan does not suggest remaining left out. The vegan “chicken” strips will make any fan of munchies and merriment stand up and proclaim “score!” They’re just super delicious and you entirely will not skip the meat. 

Beer, brunch & more

Fullylove’s now offers an usually accompaniment to viewing games with good friends (or alone if that is your jam): beer. It’s a festive and frothy range of domestics and regional brews — a fine accent to their presently heady jostle of fare.

Wings at Fullylove’s (Photograph by Mark Whittaker) 

If it is a Saturday and you need anything to soak up stated suds from the night time before, they serve breakfast from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Eggs and bacon, biscuits and gravy with vegan noshes of avocado toast, and even French toast that can go animal-free of charge for a slight payment. 

Fullylove’s is preparing on increasing its consume checklist to cocktails in the upcoming but just like the obstructions they had to offer with though on Fourth Avenue, obtaining a liquor license is not the simplest of feats. Ochoa and Rios would fairly remain targeted on the fast endeavor at hand, which is maintaining the relatives company managing effortlessly and keeping the shoppers smiling and coming again for more. 

“We do have a large amount of regulars,” stated Rios, with a smile. “In simple fact, there is this one guy that arrives in all the time and he had to reveal to his spouse that Fullylove’s was a restaurant. She considered it was a little something of a, well, adult nature when she saw the credit rating card receipts. Yeah, I can see exactly where anyone that doesn’t know about us can get that effect. While, I will say our food items is rather alluring.”

Jason Rios of Fullylove’s (Photograph by Mark Whittaker)

With a cold beer in your hand, a fantastic feast in entrance of you, and an aged-faculty slow jam bumping on the method, Fullylove’s deliciously lives up to its identify. 

Fullylove’s is positioned at 994 E. University Blvd., and open up from midday – 7 p.m. on Sunday – Monday and 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Tuesday – Saturday. For more details, visit fullyloves.com and stick to Fullylove’s on Instagram and Facebook

By Taba