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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. Check back for updates!  The following list was updated on May 30, 2014.

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: unknown) 

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!

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!

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. (ETA: Summer 2014)

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

District 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. (ETA: unknown).

Dulci Gelati (1420 8th Street, NW) - New retail location for popular artisanal Italian gelato and sorbetto maker based in Takoma Park, MD (ETA: Summer 2014)

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 top restaurants and have a DC location at Union Market. NOW OPEN!

El Centro DC (1547 7th Street, NW) - The city's third modern Mexican conceopt 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!

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. (ETA: unknown) 

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!

Mandalay (1501 9th Street, NW) - New Asian concept with 1920s bar program wil replace DC branch of Silver Spring Burmese restaurant, which closed due to chef/owner having to relocate to Burma to take over a family business. (ETA: Summer 2014)

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!

Right Proper Brewing Company (624 T Street, NW) - A new mciro brew pub featuring artisanal beers brewed on the premises and the barbeque that made Rockland's famous. Rockland's BBQ owner John Snedden and Thor Cheston, former operations director for Brasserie Beck are bringing 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 noted food truck of the same name. (ETA: Spring 2014)

SiTea (1847 7th Street, NW) - Sunyatta Amen will bring her successful Takoma eclectic tea emporium to Shaw, with Vegan food and teas from around the word. (ETA Summer 2014)

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. (ETA Spring 2014)

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

To Be Named (801 O Street, NW) - New casual restaurant concept from Cedric Mapullier of Mintwood Place fame. (ETA: 2015)

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. (ETA Spring 2014)


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