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New restaurants, retail and grocery store coming soon to Surprise


Featured in AZ Central on May 18, 2022.

Northwest Valley residents are getting a slew of their shopping wishes granted.


Hobby Lobby, Total Wine & More and T.J. Maxx & HomeGoods are three of

Surprise residents' 10 most wanted retailers that will open at the Village at Prasada,

a 700,000 square foot outdoor shopping mall at Loop 303 and Waddell Road.


None of the top 10 restaurants that 5,700 residents voted for as part of Surprise's

annual retail survey has plans to locate in the suburb yet, according to city



The northwest Valley suburb is approaching nearly 150,000 residents as new

houses and retailers continue to open.


Shops at the Village at Prasada are expected to open this fall, according to developer



The Village at Prasada will include high-end dining and local restaurants —

something respondents to the city's annual survey have long said they wanted.


Surprise officials say the survey helps grab businesses' attention. They point to past

successes, like when residents asked for and received an In-n-Out Burger, State 48,

Texas Roadhouse and Costco.


The city went to creative lengths to court Costco, including throwing the company a

birthday party.


Trader Joe's used to frequently top the list before it opened on Grand Avenue in



So what are Surprise residents asking for in 2022, and what's coming? Here's a list.


Most wanted retailers for 2022


  1. Hobby Lobby (coming)
  2. HomeGoods/TJ Maxx/Marshalls (coming)
  3. Whole Foods Market
  4. JOANN Fabric & Crafts
  5. Old Navy
  6. Dick's Sporting Goods
  7. IKEA
  8. Total Wine & More (coming)
  9. Nordstrom Rack
  10. AJ's Fine Foods


Most wanted restaurants for 2022

  1. The Cheesecake Factory
  2. El Pollo Loco
  3. Cracker Barrel
  4. Portillo’s
  5. P.F. Chang’s
  6. BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse
  7. Postino
  8. Pita Jungle
  9. Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen
  10. Yard House


What's coming to Surprise


Beyond the survey, here's a look at businesses that have announced plans to locate

in the city and have received permits to begin construction.



  1. The Habit Burger Grill, 16553 W. Waddell Road
  2. Kentucky Fried Chicken, 15154 N. Cotton Lane
  3. Firebirds, at the Village at Prasada
  4. Cooper’s Hawk, at the Village at Prasada
  5. Barrio Queen, at the Village at Prasada
  6. O.H.S.O. Brewery, at the Village at Prasada
  7. Dutch Bros Coffee, 16989 W. Waddell Road



  1. Hobby Lobby, at the Village at Prasada
  2. Total Wine & More, at the Village at Prasada
  3. Ross, at the Village at Prasada
  4. T.J. Maxx/HomeGoods, at the Village at Prasada
  5. Marshalls, at the Village at Prasada
  6. Ulta, at the Village at Prasada
  7. Burlington Coat Factory, at the Village at Prasada



  1. Sprouts, at the Village at Prasada



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