New Retail Openings in Center City, April 2024

Warm weather and blooming flowers make exploring in Center City even more exciting this spring! Check out 18 recently opened retailers and restaurants you won’t want to miss, and don’t miss our previous update for another 18 places to visit

New Openings (In Alphabetical Order) 

Architeqt Color Bar  
📍 1501 Walnut Street, 5th floor 
🔗 Website 
Architeqt’s group of inspired stylists approach hair with an artistic eye and technical discipline. The salon specializes in dry cutting, balayage color, keratin treatments and extensions, while also saving your color formula for follow-up visits. 

📍 1625 Sansom Street 
🔗 Website 
Chef Michael Solomonov’s modern Israeli restaurant returns to Sansom Street in a big way. The newly expanded Dizengoff has full lunch, takeout, and dinner menus plus beer, wine, and cocktails.


The Ground CPG 
📍 120 S. 18th Street 
🔗 Website 
Shop for a plant for your office as you sip on a Pistachio Rose Latte in this Parisian-style café open in Rittenhouse Square. 

 Insomnia Cookies  
📍 1 South Broad Street 
🔗 Website 
Indulge in a cookie pizza with candy toppings at Insomnia’s largest store yet! This location is open until 3am on the weekends so you can nosh on cookie nachos after a night out in town. 

  Jimmy John's  
📍 44 South 17th Street 
🔗 Website 
Need a lunch idea? Try a Jimmy John’s favorite like the #11 Country Club with a side of Jimmy Pickles. CCD Tip: if you need a Tuesday pick-me-up, try their new Lemon Berry Cobbler Cookie!  

little hotdog wagon


Jonesy's Accessories  
📍 1931 Chestnut Street 
🔗 Website 
Shop for summer straw hats, printed blouses, statement earrings, and much more at the newest Black-owned accessory store in Center City.  

  Kook Burger's Beach  
📍 2102 Market Street 
🔗 Website 
Kook Burger & Bar has brought a little of their Jersey Shore outpost to their Center City spot, including an indoor “beach” to dip your toes in along with picnic tables to enjoy boardwalk staples. 


  The Little Hot Dog Wagon  
📍 The Concourse at The Fashion District 
🔗 Website 
This new woman-owned, Black-owned restaurant in The Fashion District specializes in traditional and vegan varieties of hot dogs topped with Dawn Demry’s famous sauerkraut, alongside specialty sandwiches and fries.   

📍 1720 Chestnut Street 
🔗 Website 
Inspired by Old City staple Lucy’s Hat Shop, this lively bar has swapped the fedora for a jersey and is a perfect place to watch the Phillies with an order of Nashville Hot Chicken Sliders. 

 NaBrasa Brazilian Steakhouse 
📍 1901 John F. Kennedy Boulevard 
🔗 Website 
Center City’s new Brazilian steakhouse is also a Wine Spectator Award winner. Experience a rodizio style dinner and watch as 14 selections of meat and fish are carved from the skewer, directly onto your plate. 

The Narrative  
📍124 South 16th Street 
🔗 Instagram 
Shop for home décor, women’s clothing, men’s accessories, and even gifts for children at this new boutique in Center City! 

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The Pierogie Place  
📍Food Court at The Shops at Liberty Place  
🔗 Website 
This family-run franchise has brought the comfort of pierogies to Center City. After a day of shopping, enjoy pierogies like Potato & Sauerkraut or Sweet Cheese topped with Applesauce.  



📍 The Shops at Liberty Place  
🔗 Website 
Located in The Shops at Liberty Place, this tech-infused mini golf destination offers four separate courses, a full food and drink menu, and a DJ on the weekends for after-work or night-on-the-town plans!   

 Shay's Steaks 
📍 200 North 16th Street 
🔗 Website 
Find next-level steak sandwiches made with prime rib, New York strip, and event filet mignon in this West Market office district destination, perfect for your next lunch gathering. 

SideQuest Theater 
📍 2030 Sansom Street 
🔗 Website 
After renovating the historic Adrienne Mainstage, SideQuest Theater combines adventurous unscripted theater with collaborative storytelling to create one-of-a-kind performances.  

SPACE KTV | Bar | Lounge  
📍 1025 Arch Street 
🔗 Website 
Advanced LED screens, lighting, and sound systems transform SPACE into Center City’s newest nightlife destination! This bar and lounge is made for birthday parties, corporate events, or a weekend evening out in town. 

Teazzi Tea Shop  
📍 1026 Arch Street 
🔗 Website 
Keep Calm and Drink Tea at this international tea shop that brings artisanal fruit and milk teas to Center City. 

📍 1705 Walnut Street 
🔗 Website 
Inspired by the coastal California lifestyle, Vuori brings a new kind of performance apparel to Center City.  


Did we miss any new openings or are you opening soon within Center City District’s boundaries? Please email us at with more information. 

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