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Mudhouse Coffee setting up shop in Richmond

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Posted at 8:10 AM, May 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-15 08:13:55-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A mainstay of Charlottesville’s downtown mall is heading to Jackson Ward. Mudhouse Coffee Roasters is preparing to open a cafe at 418 W. Broad St.

The company, which was started by couple Lynelle and John Lawrence in the early 1990s, has three locations in Charlottesville and one in Crozet. Co-owner Louis Dragas bought into the business with the Lawrences about a year and a half ago.

“We started looking at a development plan of where we wanted to go and (Richmond) seemed like a natural transition,” Dragas said, noting they’re also planning a Charleston, South Carolina location. Continue reading on Richmond BizSense.

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