What Should Come After Chepe's?

There's vacant restaurant space at Woodlawn Square after the Mexican eatery closed earlier this month.

East Cobb has one less Mexican restaurant with the closing of Chepe's Grill on Johnson Ferry Road earlier this month.

The Canton-based Chepe's chain opened in the Woodlawn Square Shopping Center in early 2011, but the reasons for its closure were due to "overall under-performance."

Chepe's still has four other locations, including a restaurant on Shallowford Road in East Cobb.

So now there is anchor tenant space -- 4,880 square feet -- available in Woodlawn Square. The center is operated by East Cobb-based Retail Planning Corporation.

Located behind the free-standing Starbuck's Coffee location, the former Chepe's space is also near the Fresh Market at the end of one of East Cobb's busiest, and most diverse, retail centers.

What would you like to see move into this location? Another restaurant? If so, what kind? Please tell us in the comments.



carole October 24, 2012 at 03:54 PM
I would love a Carraba's or Maggiano's type of restaurant.......
W October 24, 2012 at 04:28 PM
Hidden from the road now. Starbuck's took away this location's street presence. Going to be a problem for anyone who moves in here.
Mary DeGaetano October 24, 2012 at 05:32 PM
I would like a Mimi's Cafe or Sweet Tomatoes, or Houston's or something that has lots of fresh vegetables.
Chip Jacobs October 24, 2012 at 06:34 PM
Sweet Tomatoes would be great. It's too much to drive to Sandy Springs or brutal Barrett Parkway with an regularity for Sweet Tomatoes, but a location in East Cobb would be an attractive alternative to what we already have.
Gayle Brackin October 24, 2012 at 08:34 PM
Many years ago we had an Athens Pizza in the shopping center where Dunkin Doughnuts is. It was wonderful. Would love to see them return. Sweet Tomatoes would be great, too!


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