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Coming Soon to Shaw

Here’s our running/working list of businesses planning to open in Shaw Main Streets’ service area and those that have already opened. Check back for updates!  The following list was updated on January 4, 2015.

All Souls (725 T Street, NW) - All Souls is a neighborhood tavern featuring a limited selection of craft (and mainstream) beers and wines, plus snacks. NOW OPEN!

The American (1209-13 10th Street, NW, Rear [Blagden Alley]) - Former Capitol Hill serial restaurateur Xavier Cevera (Chesapeake Room, Hawk & Dove) set his sights on Shaw with a 70 seater wilth a 75-seat summer garden. (ETA: 2015) 

Angel Nails (1118 9th Street, NW) - Salon offering manicures, massage, and other services. NOW OPEN!

Anthem (901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW) - Casual American restaurant featuring items from menu of Hot Shoppes, frist Marriott family venture in Washington, DC. NOW OPEN!

Appioo African Restaurant, Bar & Grill (1924 9th Street, NW, Lower Level) - West African/Ghanaian restaurant with full bar, replacing Rahama Restaurant. NOW OPEN!

Bank of America ATM (1845 7th Street, NW) - Automatic teller machine. NOW OPEN!

Beau Thai (1550 7th Street, NW) - New, larger location of award-winning Thai restaurant at R Street and New Jersey Avneue, NW. (NOW OPEN!

Calabash Tea & Tonic (1847 7th Street, NW) - Sunyatta Amen brings her Takoma tea emporium's celebated infusions and Vegan treats to Shaw. (ETA: 2015)

Cambria Suites (1401 9th Street, NW) - As part of the catalytic CityMarket at O Project, Cambria Suites will be a 182 room limited service hotel with restaurant, Urban Kitchen. NOW OPEN!

Chaplin's Retaurant & Bar (1501 9th Street, NW) - New bar/restaurant with Asian cuisine (dumplings, ramen noodles) and creative cocktails from the Wilder Brothers, in a 1920s themed space. NOW OPEN!

Compass Cofee (1535 7th Street, NW) - A new place to pick up or stay and enjoy coffee made from beans roasted on the premises, plus a variety of pastries. NOW OPEN!

Convivial (801 O Street, NW) -  New casual restuarant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, from Mintwood Place chef Cedric Maupillier. (ETA: 2015)

The Dabney (1200 Block of 9th street, NW/Bladen Alley) - New regional American restuarant from former chef at Charleston, SC's McReady's. (ETA: 2015)

The Dignitary (901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW) - Whiskey bar offering smal plates at Marriott Marquis Washington DC. NOW OPEN!

Dino's Grotto (1914 9th Street, NW) - Award-winning Italian cuisine from chef Dean Gold, whose Dino restaurant was in Cleveland Park for eight years. NOW OPEN!

Dulci Gelati (1420 8th Street, NW) - New retail location for popular artisanal Italian gelato and sorbetto maker based in Takoma Park, MD NOW OPEN!

Dunya (801 Florida Avenue, NW) - Modern American/Mediterranean restaurant with outdoor roof deck from the former owner of Shaw's Tavern. NOW OPEN!

Eat the Rich (1839 7th Street, NW) - An oyster bar from Derek Brown and Rappahannock Oyster Company's Travis Croxton. Rappahannock is one of the top providers of Chesapeake Bay and Rappahannock River oysters to DC's best restaurants and has a DC location at Union Market. NOW OPEN!

El Centro DC (1547 7th Street, NW) - The city's third modern Mexican concept from chef/restaurateur Richard Sandoval. (ETA: 2015)

El Rey (919 U Street, NW) - Tacos and margaritas with a retractable roof, from the owners of The Brixton, Marvin, etc., built using  shipping containers. NOW OPEN!

Kinship + Name TBA (1013 7th Street, NW) - New restaurants from Eric Ziebold, noted chef of CityZen at Mandarin Oriental Hotel. (ETA: Fall 2015)

FishNet (1819 7th Street, NW) - A fast casual restaurant from Ferhat Yalcin (former general manager at Corduroy) offering fish sandwiches, fish tacos, lobster rolls, anf fresh sides. FishNet has a resturant in College Park, MD and has been featured in Washingtonian magazine's 50 Best Cheap Eats. NOW OPEN!

Giant Food Store (1400 7th Street, NW) - As part of the catalytic CityMarket at O Project, a new, 71,000 squarefoot Giant grocery store will replace the former store on the site.  A 54 seat cafe serving beer and wine is included. NOW OPEN!

High Velocity (901 Massachusetts Avnue, NW) - Sports bar at Marriott Marquis Washington, DC. NOW OPEN!

I Ching (639 Florida Avenue, NW) - Tavern serving Thai and Aisan cuisine, with a summer garden. NOW OPEN! 

Ivy and Coney (1537 7th Street, NW) - New neighborhood Chicago/Detroit themed sports bar from the team behind Kangaroo Boxing Club. NOW OPEN!

La Colombe (924 N Street, NW, rear:  Blagden Alley) - DC outpost of Chicago, NY and Philadelphia coffee house features food, baked goods, and unique farm direct specialty coffees. NOW OPEN!

Lost and Found (1240 9th Street, NW) - 90 seat pub from team behind Nanny O'Brien's in Cleveland Park, with emphasis on craft beers, snacks, and live music. NOW OPEN!

Marriott Marquis Convention Center Hotel (901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW) - 1,175 room, 49 suite hotel will provide an additional 100,000 square feet of meeting and ballroom space for the DC convention Center, to which it will be connected by an underground concourse. It will include additional retail, including a sports bar. NOW OPEN!

Mercadito (901 Massachusetts Avneue, NW - First DC outpost of Chicago Mexican chain, at Marriott Marquis Washington, DC. (ETA: 2015)

PetCo Unleashed (1550 7th Street, NW) - Pet grooming and retail urban concept from national chain. (ETA: 2015)

Right Proper Brewing Company (624 T Street, NW) - A new mciro brew pub featuring artisanal beers brewed on the premises and Southern inspired cuisine. Rockland's BBQ owner John Snedden and Thor Cheston, former operations director for Brasserie Beck brought this casual venue to Ellington Plaza, across the alley from the Howard Theatre.  NOW OPEN!

Rito Loco (606 Florida Avenue, NW) - Take out burritos (and 20 seats for dine in) from award-winning food truck of the same name. (ETA: 2015)

SolidCore (1821 7th Street, NW) - Second DC location for intense total body workout (Lagree Fitness Method) gym founded by Anne Mahlum. NOW OPEN!

Southern Efficiency (1841 7th street, NW) - Southern cuisine classics paired with whskey, from Derek Brown of The Passenger/Columbia Room fame. NOW OPEN!

Sprint Mobile (1835-37 7th Street, NW) - Mobile phone and accessories store. NOW OPEN!

Starbucks (815 O Street, NW) - Outpost of popular Seattle-based coffee chain, at City Market at O. NOW OPEN!

Starbucks (901 Massachusetts Avenue, NW) - Outpost of popular Seattle-based coffee chain at Marriott Marquis Washington, DC. NOW OPEN!

SwatchRoom (1527 9th Srreet, NW) - Commercial art gallery and art studio. NOW OPEN!

Thai Crossing (2020 9th Street, NW) - A Thai restaurant from Taw Vigsittaboot of Thai X-ing on Florida Avenue in Le Droit Park. NOW OPEN!

Uprising Muffin Company (1817 7th Street, NW) - Bakery cafe specializing in a large assortment of freshly prepared muffins, coffee, espresso drinks, sandwiches and salads. NOW OPEN!

Wanda's on 7th (1849-51 7th Street, NW) - Wanda Henderson returns to 7th Street with a new salon offering expanded services in the same space she occupied before Progression Place's development. NOW OPEN!


The site of Tom Power's Baby Wale had a
playful "Astro Boy" themed mural announcing "Good Food Coming Soon" before construction began.