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Visions for Vacancies: 7778 Gunston Plaza Drive

What kind of restaurant would you want to see here? Take our Patch Poll!

There's an open spot in Lorton at 7778 Gunston Plaza Dr., and according to the poster on the window it looks like a great place for a restaurant.

The 2,240 square foot location used to be a flooring company with a showroom. It is located between Gunston Flowers and the Lorton Barber Shop. 

Susan Gray Chambers July 13, 2012 at 12:49 PM
A good New York Deli !!!! Lorton needs that in the worst way:)
Sharon Smith July 13, 2012 at 03:32 PM
Red Lobster
Elayne July 13, 2012 at 04:26 PM
!st the gunston Plaza needs some TLC. What would be nice would be something on the order of Baja Fresh
carol July 13, 2012 at 05:37 PM
I don't know that we need another restaurant. How about a Hair Cuttery or Great Clips.
Kathleen July 13, 2012 at 05:37 PM
I agree with Susan: a good New York deli or a good coffee place..StarBucks? But definitely after some plastic surgery for the plaza. Long overdue!
Alvaro Bustillos July 13, 2012 at 07:26 PM
I like the idea of a coffee shop since I'm always in them...and definitely agree with some renovation for the entire plaza too
Debbie Thompson Nuckolls July 13, 2012 at 09:45 PM
Dunkin Donuts so we don't have to go all the way to Woodbridge or Springfield for decent coffee.
Kathy Rudnicki July 14, 2012 at 12:30 AM
I think a Bagel place (Chesapeake or Einstein Bagel) for morning breakfast bagels & coffee and lunchtime bagel sandwiches. I also agree that a major clean-up and face-lift are way overdue at that shopping center.
Renee Puterbaugh July 14, 2012 at 01:29 AM
We definitely need a Panera. or a new york deli with wonderful Kosher meats
The White Raven July 14, 2012 at 02:51 AM
Why don't you ask Polo Grill, The Chicken Place and Vinnie's what they would like to see go into the vacant location you have identified. They should have some excellent recommendations. The White Raven
Kenny Head July 14, 2012 at 10:44 AM
I too vote for a deli. But I have one request. The owner must visit Al's Steak House on Mt Vernon Ave in Alexandria and learn how to make a real Steak and Cheese sub!!
terriermom July 14, 2012 at 11:59 AM
A buffet-type restaurant where customers would have a choice of many itemsl. Workers driving home each evening would be encouraged to stop for dinner.
Laura B. July 14, 2012 at 01:19 PM
I vote for Dunkin donuts or a bagel place.
Tish Ash July 14, 2012 at 03:50 PM
Dublin donuts, panera bread, coffee shop
Tish Ash July 14, 2012 at 03:56 PM
Dublin donuts, panera bread
Tish Ash July 14, 2012 at 03:56 PM
Dunkin donuts
Jacquelyn Nunez July 14, 2012 at 06:35 PM
How can Lorton Station Town center get a spot like this? We have two vacancies here as well as plenty of accomplished Real Estate Agents to handle the process!
Enoch July 16, 2012 at 05:38 PM
Pho place, or maybe a nice bakery.
James Cullum July 16, 2012 at 07:24 PM
What about fruit smoothie place - like Robeks?
Melissa U. August 11, 2012 at 04:55 PM
Donut or bagel place. A bakery would be great also
william jackson December 01, 2012 at 03:58 AM
Dunkin Donuts---The plaza needs an upgrade in a big way. Lorton is becoming a community of its own. People are moving here. I hope the mcdonalds is going to be renovated. How about the former sunrise center, what is the plan for that building. Lorton is no longer the dump or the prison. people love it here.

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