What is the latest on new restaurants in Conshohocken, Plymouth Meeting, and Lafayette Hill? Below is an update on openings, where restaurants are likely to open, and a rumor we consistently hear.
Soon to Open (Likely Before Labor Day)
Merenda Box| 801 East Hector Street, Conshohocken
The owner of ‘feine, a coffee shop in Conshohocken, is opening a Brazilian pastry shop at the former location of Pete’s Deli. It was initially to open earlier, however, a mid-August opening is now the target.
The Couch Tomato Cafe | 2 Harry Street, Conshohocken
The Couch Tomato announced in May of 2021 that it had signed a lease for The Outbound Station building in Conshohocken. This opening has been delayed a few times, but it will now likely happen in August.
Conshohocken Pizza | 1642 Butler Pike, Conshohocken
In late May, Conshohocken Pizza announced that it was taking over the former La Cucina spot. It is from the people behind Blue Bell Pizza. No set opening date yet, but sooner than later.
Unknown Opening Date
Mochi Ring Donuts | 101 Fayette Street, Conshohocken
Mochi Ring Donuts, which is a regional chain, is opening within the former Jimmy John’s. In addition to donuts, Korean corn dogs, and bubble tea.
Cafe du Couer | 35 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill
This cafe is going through the process in Whitemarsh Township to be approved to open within the Shoppers World shopping center.
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, but it is listed as “coming soon” on its website.
Former Baggataway Tavern | 31 Front Street, West Conshohocken
The owners of Jasper’s Backyard recently purchased Baggataway Tavern. Their plan for the property/restaurant is not yet known.
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 a 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.
Unnamed Replacement of the Old Mansion House | 641 Old Elm Street
Evan Lambert, one of the people originally behind Savona in Gulph Mills, plans to renovate the Old Mansion House building and open a more upscale restaurant.
Chipotle | 550 West Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting
This is really a move from inside the mall to an out parcel that use to be home to a bank. It will take orders online and have a pickup window.
Morning Talk Cafe | 108 1\/2 Fayette Street, Conshohocken
The owner of neighboring Chiangmai and a couple of partners have opened a cafe in the former candy shop. Find the menu here.
Our Daily Bagel | 301 Fayette Street, Conshohocken
Our Daily Bagel opened recently. It features bagels from Kismet Bagels, which are all the rage in the city right now, and coffee from Rival Bros.
Fayette Street Oyster House & Grill | 128 Fayette Street, Conshohocken
The man behind Pinefish in Philadelphia has opened a seafood and steak restaurant in the former Tierra Caliente space in Conshohocken. It is currently open for dinner on Wednesday through Sunday. Find the website here.
Daniel’s| 16 East 1st Avenue, Conshohocken
Daniel’s recently opened in the former Lucky Dog space. It is currently open Wednesday through Sunday for dinner and Thursday through Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for lunch. Find the website here.
Osaka Hibachi | 551 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill
Osaka Hibachi opened in March and is mainly a takeout spot. Find the menu here.
Perks Coffee Shop | 1 West First Avenue (entrance is on Fayette Street)
This coffee shop is part of SORA West. It serves La Colombe coffee. We can’t find a website or social media pages for it.
WingStop | Plymouth Square Shopping Center, Conshohocken
An outpost of WingStop has opened at the Plymouth Square Shopping Center.
Restaurants Spaces Available For Buy/Rent
The former Byrn & Dane’s/Fudi | 15 Plymouth Road, #1, Plymouth Meeting
Fudi officially closed in 2022 and the space is now for lease.
The former Papa John’s/Bites & Slice | 1002 W Ridge Pike, Conshohocken
This space is available for rent.
Spring Mill Campus (former Spring Mill Corporate Center) | 1100 East Hector Street, Conshohocken
There is a plan for a new restaurant to fill what used to be a pizza shop/cafe that mainly served the corporate tenants on the campus. Note that this plan mainly shows what is possible and does not show an actual tenant.
Plymouth Square Shopping Center | Ridge Pike at Butler Pike, Conshohocken
There are several spaces available within the shopping center.
The former Whitemarsh Valley Inn | 474 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill
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, Plymouth Meeting
There are a few restaurant spaces available within and along the exterior of the Plymouth Meeting Mall. The most notable spots are the former Elevation Burger, along with a pad site next to Shake Shack.