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New restaurant opening at Nyberg Rivers in Tualatin

A California-based chain of Mexican eateries is expanding to Tualatin next month.

Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill will open at 7715 S.W. Nyberg St., at the Nyberg Rivers shopping center, according to an announcement Monday.

The Tualatin restaurant will be Sharky's first location outside Southern California, where it has 23 restaurants. More locations “in and outside California” are “coming soon,” the announcement added.

Sharky's is now hiring for up to 40 full- and part-time positions. Anyone interested in applying can do so at the restaurant's website or by emailing their resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

“At Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill, our mission is to serve Mexican-inspired food that people will feel good about eating,” said Charise Sargent, a Portland-area resident who will be the new restaurant's operator, as quoted in the announcement. “We are looking for Team Members, who will help us introduce Sharky’s to Tualatin, and who share our passion for offering a menu featuring original, made-to-order recipes with natural, organic or locally sourced ingredients.”

Menu items at Sharky's include tacos, burritos, salads and pizzas. The restaurant also serves beverages, including craft beer and sangria.