2022 will be a busy year for restaurant openings for Conshohocken, Plymouth Meeting, and Lafayette Hill. Below is everything we know.
Unnamed Brazilian Pastry Shop | 801 East Hector Street
The owner of ‘feine, a coffee shop in Conshohocken, is opening a Brazilian pastry shop at the former location of Pete’s Deli. Look for a spring opening.
The Couch Tomato Cafe | 2 Harry Street
The Couch Tomato announced in May of 2021 that it had signed a lease for The Outbound Station building in Conshohocken. The last we spoke they planned to open in the winter of 2022.
1874 Social | West Elm Street and Fayette Street (within SORA West)
Between the hotel under construction at the corner of West Elm Street and the historic firehouse will be first-floor dining experience with an outdoor terrace that will physically connect the two buildings. The restaurant will be known as 1874 Social, honoring the year the fire company formed on the site. A projected opening date has not been released.
Hook & Ladder Skybar | West Elm Street and Fayette Street (within SORA West)
The firehouse, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, will also be home to a second-floor gastropub experience, the Hook & Ladder Skybar. A projected opening date has not been released.
Our Daily Bagel | 301 Fayette Street
Our Daily Bagel is filling the space that was the longtime home of Fayette Street Grille. This is likely the first new restaurant to open in 2022. The projected opening date is mid-January.
Unnamed Replacement of The Lucky Dog | 16 East 1st Avenue
In late November it was announced that the owner of The Lucky Dog had sold the business to an unnamed buyer who will open a new restaurant under a new name. No opening date has been announced.
Unnamed Replacement of the Old Mansion House | 641 Old Elm Street
Evan Lambert, one of the people behind Savona in Gulph Mills, plans to renovate the Old Mansion House building and open a more upscale restaurant. A deck is currently going through the approval process. No opening date has been announced.
WingStop | Plymouth Square Shopping Center
An outpost of WingStop is coming to the Plymouth Square Shopping Center. An opening date has not been announced.
Mezah | Whitemarsh Shopping Center
Mezah, a fast-casual Mediterranean grill, was approved for a location within the Whitemarsh Shopping Center in 2021. An opening date has not been announced.
Osaka Hibachi | 551 Germantown Pike
In 2021, Osaka Hibachi was approved to open within the Shoppers World Shopping Center in Lafayette Hill. It has a “coming soon” banner on the window.
In addition to places that are scheduled to open within 2022, there are several restaurant spaces available for sale or lease.
The former Tierra Caliente | 126 Fayette Street
Tierra Caliente closed in January of 2021 and the space is for lease (view listing).
The former General Lafayette Inn | 646 East Germantown Pike
The historic General Lafayette Inn that was most recently a restaurant named The General has been for sale since October of 2020. You can view the listing here.
The former Whitemarsh Valley Inn | 474 Germantown Pike
In August, MoreThanTheCurve.com reported that the Whitemarsh Valley Inn building at 474 Germantown Pike in Lafayette Hill had been purchased by the owners of the nearby Persian Grill. At the time, the new owners had planned to open a second restaurant, but now they are seeking to lease the building (view listing).
The Plymouth Meeting Mall | 500 West Germantown Pike
There are a few restaurant spaces available within and along the exterior of the Plymouth Meeting Mall. The most notable are the former Elevation Burger and King Buffet, along with a pad site next to Shake Shack.
The former Jimmy John’s | 101 Fayette Street
Jimmy John’s closed early in the pandemic and has been for lease since (view listing).