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What’s new and coming soon to Chattanooga

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

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

Coming soon

Every time we look around, it seems like something new is popping up in Chattanooga. 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 Scenic City this quarter.


Verre Noir, 36 Frazier Ave. | Opening March 2024 | This sister store to Joli Jardin will feature houseplants, art, and apothecary items.

MINISO, Hamilton Place Mall | Opening spring 2024 | This shop will offer a variety of “design-led” lifestyle products.

Home2 Suites, 495 Camp Jordan Pkwy. | Opening summer 2024 | A 101-room, four-level hotel at the Camp Jordan Entrance (Jordan Crossing development).

Drury Hotels, 7301 Shallowford Rd. | Opening TBD | Construction is set for a 210-room hotel on Shallowford Road — the hotel chain also recently purchased the former Sportsbarn location on 301 Market St.

Vintage Stock, Hamilton Place Mall | Opening TBD | Folks will be able to shop new and used video games, movies, video games, and other accessories.

Crunch Fitness, Hamilton Place | Opening TBD | This fitness gym will occupy a 35,000-sqft space on the upper level of the former Sears location.

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Get ready to sip on drinks at this new cocktail lounge.

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Dining + beverage

Broads, 124 E. 10th St. | Opening March 2024 | This female-forward bar will offer spirits that are women-owned or distilled. Bonus: Get a sneak peek before its opening.

HOME Bar & Restaurant, 409 Market St. | Opening March 2024 | Headed by local artist Genesis The Greykid + art curator Kreneshia Riellé, this space will aim to be a downtown “hideaway” with elevated dining.

Pelican’s SnoBalls, 6801 Shallowford Rd. | Opening March 2024 | This shaved ice spot will offer over 100 flavors.

Big Chicken, 410 Broad St. + 5118 Hixson Pk. | Opening spring 2024 | Former professional basketball player Shaquille O’Neal will bring his Big Chicken restaurant to Chattanooga — the first location in Tennessee.

Lost in Transit, 43 Station St. | Opening TBD | Brought to you by the folks behind The Bitter Alibi, The Daily Ration, Civil Provisions and Bar, and Clever Alehouse, keep an eye out for this new restaurant and bar to open in the former Blue Light location. Bonus: The group also has plans to open another spot called Bad Motive.

Xozio Coffee and Provisions, 1819 Broad St. | Opening TBD | This family-owned artisan roastery will open its doors for retail soon. Pro tip: Folks can shop wholesale items on its website.

Taco Mamacita, 2031 Hamilton Pl. Blvd. | Opening TBD | This Mexican taqueria + bar will open its second Chattanooga location in the Hamilton Place area.

The Hot Chocolatier, 1423 Market St. | Opening TBD | This beloved chocolate shop is moving to its downtown location. Note: Folks can visit the St. Elmo location during the transition.

The Black Sheep, 101 Market St. | Opening TBD | This spot is set to offer “good food, good drink, and good Craic.”

Parlor Doughnuts, TBD | Opening TBD | Craft donut and coffee shop announced Chattanooga is on its list of expansion cities.


Performing Arts Center at Boyd Buchanan School, 4650 Buccaneer Tr. | Opening spring 2024 | Boyd Buchanan will soon open its new center for weekly chapels, ceremonies, plays, and various other performances.

Chattanooga Preparatory School, 1849 Union Ave. | Opening TBD | This school will add a new facility to house a cafeteria and additional classroom space.

Tyner Middle High Academy, 6836 Tyler Rd. | Opening January 2025 | The rebuild of the academy will combine and replace Tyner Middle and High Schools.

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This cozy shop is located in NorthShore.

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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 Chattanooga’s newest spots. Check out this list of the Scenic City’s recently opened establishments.


Mosaic Home & Market, 516 Cherokee Blvd. | This NorthShore spot opened its doors in late November with the goal of helping others reconnect around the table. Bonus: Take a look inside the space.

The Back Nine, 6429 Lee Hwy. | This premier indoor golfing space offers three bays featuring industry-leading technology to play in a variety of different game modes. Bonus: Check out our visit to the new space.

Electric Crocodile Vintage, 607 Cherokee Blvd. | This NorthShore vintage clothing + collectibles shop that features over 30 vendors opened its doors in mid-December.

The Urban Magnolia Studio, 3001 S. Broad St. | This tattoo shop just opened in South Broad and offers an “elevated tattoo experience.”

FORTECH, 1421 Market St. | This business that specializes in a diverse range of technology services recently opened its showroom on Market Street.

Skyline Lofts, 17 S. Scenic Hwy. | Ruby Falls debuted its new event venue in mid-January. Bonus: See what the space offers.

The Dragon, 508 Broad St. | Brought to you by the Snapdragon Cannabis Co. folks, this infused drink and dab bar opened its doors in early February.

The Knot and Needle, 3803 Dayton Blvd., Red Bank | This art supply store recently opened its doors in Red Bank and offers all kinds of classes appropriate for all skill levels. Bonus: Hear from the sisters who started the business.

Asheville Dispensary, 202 Manufacturers Rd. | This cannabis store recently opened in NorthShore and features an herbal elixir lounge.

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Sip on a drink while taking in those mountain views at Little Coyote.

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Dining + beverage

Little Coyote, 3950 Tennessee Ave. | This St. Elmo spot has been serving up smoked meats, fresh tortillas, and agave spirits for three months now. Bonus: See what Editors Haley + Kristen tried (and loved).

Elsie’s Daughter, 92 Choo Choo Ave. | This Appalachian + French bistro opened on the grounds of The Hotel Chalet at The Choo Choo in early November. Bonus: Read more about the inspiration behind the spot.

Ernest Chinese, 55 Johnson St. | Formerly the Flying Squirrel, this space transformed into an American-Chinese restaurant in early December. Bonus: See what Editor Haley loved from the menu.

Outpost Bar and Restaurant, 342 E. Main St. | This cocktail bar serving up Appalachian fare opened its doors in late November. Fun fact: This is the sister restaurant to NorthShore restaurant Basecamp.

Bless Yer Heart, 233 E. MLK Blvd. | This “retro hangout” spot on MLK Boulevard has been serving up tropical drinks and cold beer since late November.

The Bohemian Village, 2511 N. Chamberlin Ave. | This local smoothie + juice bar opened its doors in November and additionally offers herbal teas and other plant-based items.

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Give pickleball a try at the newest court in town.

Photo by Five Wits Brewing Co.


The Pickleball Project, 1501 Long St. | Folks can now play pickleball at Five Wits Brewing Co. + Barrelhouse Ballroom. Bonus: See Editors Haley and Kristen try out the sport for the first time.

Songbirds Guitar & Pop Culture Museum, 206 W. Main St. | This event space + museum recently started hosting events in its new location on West Main Street.

Hamilton County Health Department’s Dental Clinic, 921 E. 3rd St. | The department’s dental office is now open and offering services again after a hiatus.

The Harrison Center, 8098 Ferdinand Piech Way | Hamilton County recently held a ribbon cutting for its first senior + community center that’s housed in the former Harrison Elementary School building.


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