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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 December 26, 2013.

All Souls (725 T Street, NW) - All Souls will be a tavern featuring a variety of craft (and mainstream) beers and wine. 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) 

Bank of America ATM (1845 7th Street, NW) - Automatic teller machine. (ETA Winter 2013-14)

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.  (ETA Spring 2014)

Coffee Roaster and Cafe (Name TBA, 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: Spring 2014)

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).

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: Fall 2014)

El Roy (919 U Street, NW) -German beer garden from the owners of The Brixton, Marvin, etc., set up on a vacant lot with shipping containers. (ETA: Wnter 2013-14).

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. (ETA WInter 2013-14)

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!

Hot Shoppes (900 block of 9th Street, NW) - Marriott will resurrect its legendary brand in the new Marriott Marquis hotel rising across from the convention center.  (ETA May 2014)

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 sports bar from the team behind Kangaroo Boxing Club. (ETA January 1, 2014)

La Colombe (924 N Street, NW, rear:  Blagden Alley) - DC outpost of Chicago, NY and Philadelphia coffee house features food, retail goods and a unique blend of farm direct specialty coffees (ETA January 2014)

Mandalay (1501 9th Street, NW) - DC branch of Silver Spring Burmese restaurant featuring dishes not available anywhere in the U.S.. 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. (ETA May 1, 2014)

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 Winter 2013-14)

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!

SwatchRoom (1527 9th Srreet, NW) - Commercial art gallery and art studio. (ETA Winter 2013-14)

Thai-Ger (2020 9th Street, NW) - A Thai restaurant from Taw Vigsittaboot of Thai X-ing (ETA unknown)

Uprising Muffin Company (1817 7th Street, NW) - Bakery cafe specializing in a large assortment of freshly prepared muffins, coffee, espresso drinks, sandwiches and salads. (ETA Winter 2013-14)

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 Winter 2013-14)


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