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Exciting Changes Coming Soon

Waterford Lakes Town Center is excited to announce Dave’s Hot Chicken, Nike Unite, CrunCheese Korean Hot Dogs, The Paper Store, Barro Tacos + Tequila + Whiskey, PopStroke, and White Rabbit Dessert Experience as the newest addition to the town center’s diverse selection of options for guests to enjoy. 

Dave’s Hot Chicken will open the first of 15 Central Florida locations at Waterford Lakes Town Center in a multi-unit franchise expansion.  Dave’s Hot Chicken, financially backed by rapper Drake, will feature chicken sandwiches and tenders with a variety of different flavors and levels of spice.  The new space is expected to open in March.

Nike Unite will be located at the main entrance.  The new retail store will be designed to serve and celebrate the heart and spirit of the community by featuring locally curated, every-day essentials matched with the newness of select seasonal offerings.  In keeping with the concept, Nike Unite will be hiring people who live locally.  Nike Unite is expected to open late spring / early summer.

CrunCheese Korean Hot Dogs will be opening its first location in Central Florida at Waterford Lakes Town Center.  The popular Las Vegas hidden gem features Korean style hot dogs with a chewy and crunchy twist.  The new dining location will feature various hot dog and cheese selections along with variety of condiments and seasonings.  CrunCheese Korean Hot Dogs is expected to open this summer.   

The Paper Store will open at Waterford Lakes Town Center before Mother’s Day.  The popular retailer is one of the largest family-owned and operated specialty gift businesses in the country.  The new store will include fashion apparel, accessories, spa, home décor, stationery, jewelry from brands like Vera Bradley, Lilly Pulitzer, Jeep, Life is Good, Vineyard Vines, and Pura Vida. 

Barrio Tacos + Tequila + Whiskey, an Ohio based restaurant voted one of the top 10 taco locations in the United States, is expanding to Central Florida.  The new location at Waterford Lakes Town Center will continue their philosophy of great food, service, and vast selection of tequila, whiskey, and beer.  The atmosphere will feature indoor and outdoor space that will represent the energy that's created from the combination of their decor, music, and staff.  The new location will open mid-year. 

PopStroke, owned by Tiger Woods and Greg Bartoli, features two 18-hole putting courses designed by Tiger Woods and TGR Design. The new Orlando location will be host to a bar and restaurant offering food, soft drinks, cocktails, wine, craft beer, and ice cream.  There will also be an outdoor beer garden, outdoor games, and a dedicated event space. The high-tech putting and entertainment experience will open April 2022. 

White Rabbit Dessert Experience believes dessert shouldn’t just be found at the bottom of the menu.  The new sit-down dessert experience concept allows guests to pick from over 100 dessert items including a full espresso bar.  Specialties include made-to-order waffles, crepes, cakes along with homemade ice creams made daily.  The White Rabbit Dessert Experience is planning a fall opening.   

“Waterford Lakes Town Center’s commitment to create a positive shopping, dining, and entertaining town center is a top priority as we look at the future of shopping destination like ours,” says Lynda Glinski, General Manager, Waterford Lakes Town Center.  “The new retailers, restaurants, and entertainment not only align with our long-term goals but also provide a dynamic experience for families and guests of all ages.”

Waterford Lakes Town Center continues to look at opportunities to create a positive town center where everyone, local and travelers, can shop, dine, play, and connect.