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What’s new and coming soon to Richmond

As Richmond continues to grow, we’re keeping an eye on upcoming developments and recently opened businesses.

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See what’s coming and what’s already here in the River City.

The below list of new businesses has been updated as of March 2024.

🗓️ Coming soon

Every time we look around, it seems like something new is popping up in Richmond. Whether you’re looking for your next go-to brunch destination or a new public park to stretch your legs, we’re rounding up a few things coming soon to the River City.


The Mantu Express, 11636 W. Broad St. | Opening TBA | The owner of the Carytown Afghan restaurant The Mantu announced the expansion to the former Two Guys Pizza location.

Texas Inn, 2901 Park Ave. | Opening TBA | The iconic Lynchburg diner is coming to the Museum District.

Shoreline Seafood Market, 10614 Patterson Ave. | Opening TBA | This new project from David Whitby, former owner of Yellow Umbrella Provisions, will offer fresh and tinned seafood as well as a small menu for lunch and dinner.

Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls, 14213 Winterview Pkwy. | Opening TBA | The Maryland-based fast-casual chain is bringing lobster rolls, lobster bisque, seafood salads, and more to Midlothian.

Interior of restaurant with tables set and a mural that says "The Mantu"

The Mantu will be expanding to Short Pump in the coming months.

Photo via @themanturva

Abi’s Books+Brews, 1212½ W. Cary St. | Opening June 1 | This combination bookstore-coffeehouse will offer coffee, breakfast and lunch offerings, and thousands of books to read in-store before purchasing to take home.

Ballast, 1320 Summit Ave. | Opening TBA | This new spot from the team behind Yellow Umbrella will include a market space, Cirrus Vodka tasting room, and full-service restaurant.

Academy Sports + Outdoors, 10400 Midlothian Turnpike | Opening TBA | The sporting goods store plans to open a second location in the 63,000-sqft space at the Pocono Crossing shopping center in Midlothian.

Wilton Crossing, 11000 Tustin Ridge Ln. | Opening TBA | The next stage in the ongoing Avery Point development, this West Creek retirement community will open with 103 apartments sometime in the summer.


Cosentino, 1324 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd. | Opening TBA | The longtime Mowbray Paint Co. building is becoming a showroom for the high-end building materials company.

7 Brew Coffee, 11 Le Gordon Dr. | Opening TBA | Developers in Chesterfield have purchased a lot with the intention of building the area’s first 7 Brew Coffee.

Chef’Store, 7821 Shrader Rd. | Opening TBA | A wholesale grocery and kitchen supply store, Chef’Store aims to serve restaurants and home cooks alike.

Sheetz, 7500 Staples Mill Rd. | Opening TBA | Now that zoning has been approved, Staples Mill will soon have a 24/7 drive-thru Sheetz across from the Amtrak station.

✅Now open

If there’s one thing we love even more than looking ahead to the future, it’s enjoying the present at one of Richmond’s newest spots. Check out this list of recently opened establishments.

RIC perry's steakhouse

Perry’s Steakhouse’s location in Short Pump is the Texas chain’s first Virginia restaurant.

Image courtesy of Perry’s Steakhouse

Yellow Umbrella Provisions, 5001 Libbie Mill E. Blvd., Suite 135 | The local market’s new Libbie Mill store has opened for business, offering prepared foods, seafood, baked goods, sushi, drinks, and more.

Farm + Oak, 3601 Cox Rd. | The latest offering from Lindsey Food Group, Farm + Oak serves Southern fare for brunch, lunch, and dinner.

ML Steakhouse, 328 E Broad St. | The restaurant’s second location, ML Steak’s Chesterfield Towne Center spot opened in March.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille, 11788 W Broad St. | This is the Texas-based restaurant’s first outpost in Virginia.

Performance Pickleball RVA, 8641 Quioccasin Rd. | This Tuckahoe pickleball haven has 12 indoor courts and plans to add six more courts outdoors.

Virginia Sleep Center, online | The Scott’s Addition-based sleep therapy firm specializing in chronic insomnia launched in March.

You Matter, 4040 MacArthur Ave. | The Bellevue juice bar serve juices, smoothies, bowls, and grab-and-go salads.

Satellite, 1626 Ownby Ln. | Kindred Spirit Brewing’s new location in the city took over the former site of Castleburg Brewing.

Moving Mountains Tattoo Collective, 20 E. Broad St. | The new Arts District tattoo parlor is open for business.

Neighborhood Laundromat, 10724 Hull Street Rd. | This is the local laundromat chain’s fourth location.

Lost Office Collaborative, 5000 Old Main St. | This new “rentable workplace” opened in Rocketts Landing in January. It’s available for companies to rent for events like workshops and team-building exercises.

Larry’s, 6786 Forest Hill Ave. | The brand-new boutique market features products from several local vendors.

Workbench RVA, 3310 Rosedale Ave. | After closing last year, the River City wood-working shop has reopened in a new space near the Diamond.

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