New Retail Openings in Center City, January 2024

With the new year comes new restaurants, shops, and service providers to explore in Center City! Check out 18 recently opened retailers and restaurants to visit, and don’t miss our previous update for another 28 places you won’t want to miss!  

New Openings (In Alphabetical Order) 

📍 1636 Chancellor Street 
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From the team that brought Estia and Pietro’s Pizza to Center City comes Almyra, a new modern Greek restaurant named after the Greek goddess of the sea breeze. 

Alo Yoga 
📍 1608 Walnut Street
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Athleisure and yoga apparel shop Alo Yoga has now opened on West Walnut Street, continuing the trend of digitally-native brands expanding to brick-and-mortar locations in Rittenhouse Row. 

📍 1326 Chestnut Street 
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Your favorite bar meets arcade has opened a second Philadelphia location. The new Center City spot has over 70 vintage arcade games, a full menu, and two dozen craft beers on tap. 

Bar Lesieur 
📍 1523 Sansom Street 
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The Schulson Collective’s latest spot—located right above Rittenhouse Row staple Giuseppe & Sons—features a French bistro-inspired menu and expertly crafted cocktails. 

📍 117 South 13th Street 
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Known for their Eagles collaboration, the second location of BOTLD brings their work with innovative distillers around the country to Midtown Village. 

Café Square One 
📍 1225 Walnut Street 
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Now located in Center City, Café Square One offers breakfast and lunchtime meals including breakfast sandwiches, wraps, salads, and banh mi.  

Chubby Cuppa Tea 
📍 922 Arch Street 
Enjoy bubble tea, smoothies, wings and more at the newest late night bubble tea spot right in Chinatown! 

Ding Feng Tang 
📍 1021 Arch Street 
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Watch while Taiwanese and Beijing favorites like Shanghai soup dumplings are prepared in front of your very eyes at this new Chinese restaurant. 

Hi-Lo Taco Co. 
📍 1109 Walnut Street 
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Homemade flour tortillas elevate the specialty tacos found at Center City’s new taco spot.  

Jiang Nan 
📍 927 Arch Street 
Established in Flushing, New York, this upscale chain celebrates Chinese cuisine with fresh ingredients and extravagant food and beverage presentations. 

Kwench Juice Cafe  
📍 1500 Market Street 
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With more than 20 locations across the country, quench your thirst with fresh fruit smoothies, raw juice, or açai bowl before heading into the office or as a midday treat. 

📍 1503 Walnut Street 
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A leading aesthetic dermatology provider of laser hair removal, laser tattoo removal, and other dermatological services is now open in Rittenhouse Row. 

Midnight & The Wicked 
📍 1524 Moravian Street, 1500 Sansom Street 
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Four bold spaces in this new underground jazz lounge and nightclub transport you back to the roaring (19)20s.  

Miss Saigon 
📍 1316 Walnut Street 
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Center City’s new Vietnamese restaurant features creative cocktails, a street food-inspired menu, immersive nightlife, and artistic murals. 

📍 2121 Walnut Street 
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Inspired by the Amalfi Coast, Townsend Wentz Restaurant Group brings Mediterranean flavors and seafood with dishes like octopus and grilled swordfish. 


Sporting Club at the Bellevue 
📍 224 South Broad Street, Floor 8 
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The Sporting Club at the Bellevue returns as Center City’s luxury wellness destination with amenities including golf simulators, an indoor track, a sauna, and more. 

📍 1818 Market Street 
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WSFS Bank is now open at their Philadelphia corporate headquarters. In addition, their new Wiss Fiss Lounge provides a new space for tenants to meet and host events.  

W.O.L.F. Fitness 
📍 1 South Broad Street 
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Join the wolfpack and get your strength training on at this brand-new lifting gym, which offers classes for HIIT, spin, bootcamp, and more. 



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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