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A Running List of New Restaurants That Opened in New York City, November 2022


Since March 16, 2020, when the state first temporarily closed indoor dining, hundreds of new restaurants have opened, including a splashy new Lincoln Center restaurant, a second location of a congee cafe, and another Rockefeller Center heavy-hitter. Here’s a roundup of the restaurants and bars that opened in November. This list will be updated weekly. If there’s an opening in your neighborhood that we’ve missed, let us know at ny@eater.com.

Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.



November 17

Astoria: Figlia is cooking up Neapolitan pies out of this new pizzeria. Pies come with toppings like maitake mushroom, mortadella, or ‘nduja with burrata. 23-02 31st Street, at 23rd Avenue

Chelsea: Chef Marcus Samuelsson has opened the doors on Hav & Mar, his first new restaurant in New York City in roughly a decade. The 125-seat space nods to the celebrity chef’s roots in Sweden and Ethiopia with dishes like berbere-cured salmon and the Ethiopian stew doro wat. 245 11th Avenue, at West 26th Street

Dumbo: A barbecue business that started as a pop-up near John F. Kennedy Airport finds a permanent home at Dumbo’s Time Out Market. Bark Barbecue, from pitmaster Ruben Santana, brings a Dominican twist on the city’s barbecue scene with chicharron, longaniza, and other meats sold from the new space, located on the fifth-floor rooftop of the food hall. 55 Water Street, at Main Street

Greenpoint: Rhythm Zero is a new coffee shop that almost looks too fancy for sitting: The room is filled with vintage furniture, marble pedestals, and oil paintings from the late 1800s, according to Greenpointers. 32 Kent Street, at West Street

Greenwich Village: Said to be influenced by Britain’s social clubs, 9 Jones has brought an exclusive supper club to the West Village. The restaurant comes from a team of “gatekeepers” and “atmosphere curators,” according to a spokesperson, including the NBA’s Carmelo Anthony and nightlife vets connected to 1Oak, Somewhere Nowhere, and other clubs. A food menu lists a $76 lobster pasta and tuna tartare served with caviar and gold leaf. 9 Jones Street, near West Fourth Street

Greenwich Village: Munchiez, a late-night food counter from Chinatown’s decades-old bakery Mei Lai Wah, is the latest to open on MacDougal Street. The small shop sells grilled skewers, cheung fun, fried chicken wings, and other foods. 126 MacDougal Street, near West Third Street

Hell’s Kitchen: The Dickens is a new queer venue with six bars spread across four floors and a a rooftop. 783 Eighth Avenue, near West 48th Street

Lower East Side: Morochas is a new bakery with pies, cakes, and savory bites that opened this week in downtown Manhattan. 153 Ludlow Street, near Stanton Street

Lower East Side: A new cocktail bar called Tenement Bar opened its doors on the Lower East Side back in October with oysters, chicken live mousse, and rabbit pie. 161 Ludlow Street, near Stanton Street

Midtown: The western reaches of Rockefeller Center are now home to a location of Breads Bakery. Unique to the location, the company’s fifth in Manhattan, is a pretzel made from rye sourdough starter. 1230 Sixth Avenue, between West 48th and 49th streets

Midtown: The restauranteur behind Koreatown’s Korean-style Antoya BBQ and Angelina Bakery now has a cocktail bar called Katherine. Cocktails are created by Shigefumi “Shige” Kabashima, an alum of Angel’s Share who also owns the Japanese cocktail bar NR uptown. 41 W. 35th Street, near Sixth Avenue

Midtown: Rosevale Kitchen and Cocktail Room, a new restaurant and bar within Manhattan’s Civilian Hotel, is taking a global approach to its menu with matzoh ball soup, shrimp chips, and steak tartare made with larb seasoning, according to the New York Times. The bar with two outdoor terraces is perched up a spiral staircase. 305 W. 48th Street, near Eighth Avenue

Union Square: A team hailing from Toronto brings the Mediterranean flavors to New York with Reyna. The menu here highlights Lebanese tacos, Manchego and cauliflower croquettes, falafel, and lamb baklava, according to owner Nicki Laborie. Laborie also runs Toronto online magazine, View the Vibe. 11 East 13th Street, between Fifth Avenue and University Place

Upper East Side: Isle of Us, a corner market that seems too cool for the Upper East Side, is now open. The corner space’s shelves are lined with a supply of pantry items with cute labels, while a cafe space offers coffee, “green eggs and jam” sandwiches and hash brown breakfast burritos. 1481 Third Avenue, at East 84th Street

Upper East Side: Brooklyn-based ice cream chain Van Leeuwen heads uptown with its 21st scoop shop in the city. 1270 Third Avenue, at East 73rd Street

Upper West Side: Butter Cup Bake Shop is now open at its fifth Manhattan location, West Side Rag reports. The bakery known for its buttercream cupcakes was started by Magnolia Bakery co-founder Jennifer Appel. 166 W. 72nd Street, between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues

Williamsburg: Fast-casual chain Inday is mixing things up at its first Brooklyn location. The company will serve food around the clock at this new cafe, that’s not quite table service, but is a step up from the assembly line format at its other locations. (Customers order at a counter and food is brought to tables.) Coffee and chai are listed on morning menus, with cocktails at night. 658 Driggs Avenue, between North First Street and Metropolitan Avenue


November 10

Battery Park: Acclaimed West Village sweets shop Mah-Ze-Dahr now has a Brookfield Place operation that opened on October 20, according to a representative. 225 Liberty Street, at West Street

Chelsea: Burmese restaurant Rangoon debuted in Crown Heights back in February 2020, followed by a short-lived ghost kitchen restaurant called Mandalay Club, which opened last December. Now chef Myo Moe has opened another location of Rangoon in Chelsea. 158 Eighth Avenue, near West 18th Street

Clinton Hill: The team behind Brooklyn coffee chain Hungry Ghost opens the doors on Bar Francis this week. The cocktail bar with speakeasy vibes is found behind a wooden door in the company’s newest coffee shop, at the base of a Fulton Street apartment complex. 810 Fulton Street, at Clermont Avenue

Downtown Brooklyn: Hana House is a new pan-Asian food hall, primarily focused on Korean vendors, that opened with several stalls last month. Included in the mix is food stall Bokki Seoul Food, Bindi for gelato, and No Strings Attached, a ramen joint recently relocated from Williamsburg. 11 Willoughby Plaza, at Brooklyn Bridge Boulevard

East Village: Downtown Manhattan is now swimming in coffee shop-bookstores, and the latest is Thayer, according to EV Grieve. 99 Avenue B, between East Sixth and Seventh streets

East Village: Quick-service joint Wild Mirrors is now cooking up burgers, fries, and wings, according to EV Grieve. 95 Second Avenue, between East Fifth and Sixth streets

East Williamsburg: Baby Blues Luncheonette opened last week with modern Greek diner food and charming interior design, dotted with vintage pepper shakers, and a wall of VHS tapes. 97 Montrose, between Leonard Street and Manhattan Avenue

Financial District: Farida, a halal-friendly central Asian Midtown restaurant focusing on Uzbek and Kazakh food, now has a downtown location. It appears to have opened in October, according to its Instagram. 32 Cedar Street, near William Street

Flatiron: Lost Spirits is a new cocktail bar that hopes to evoke feelings of the Prohibition era. In addition to beer and cocktails, find charcuterie boards. 11 W. 17th Street, near Fifth Avenue

Greenpoint: A new aperitivo bar opened at the street level of a landmarked Greenpoint residential building. As the name suggests, the star cocktail at Bar Americano is the Americano and the bar comes from a team with collective experience at Manhattan bars like the tropical Jungle Bird and tavern-style the Gray Mare. The kitchen is operated by Vicent Iborra, from Sauced, and features burrata with lavender, whole artichokes, beans with cockles, and a burger. 180 Franklin Street, at Java Street

Greenwich Village: ChickenHawk, the latest arrival in New York’s hot chicken boom, opened at the end of October. The no-frills spot named after the Looney Tunes character partners with chefs and restaurants across the city to offer different takes on the Nashville favorite. 319 Sixth Avenue, at West Third Street

Hunters Point: Da Yong Li Hot Pot, an international chain that first started in China, now has a second location in NYC for its hot pot, LICTalk.com reports. 42-22 Crescent Street, at 42nd Street

Lower East Side: Manhattan is the latest borough to get a food truck from Birria-Landia, joining the acclaimed taco maker credited with kicking off this city’s birria boom. The truck also has locations in Jackson Heights, Williamsburg, and Fordham Manor. The Lower East Side location stays open daily, from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Corner of Houston Street and First Avenue

Midtown East: The Scandinavia House has relaunched its cafe, now called Bjork, the New York Times reports. The new chef is an alum of the Upper East Side’s Ulrika’s, and will highlight Nordic dishes like gravlax, meatballs, and baked artic char. 58 Park Avenue, at East 38th Street

Park Slope: Electric Beets, a vegan general store with provision items, prepared foods, sandwiches, and salads, opened last week. 58 Seventh Avenue, between Garfield Place and First Street

Tribeca: New York now has its own Fouquet’s, a brasserie inside of the new Art Deco Hotel Barrière Fouquet’s, according to the New York Times. The kitchen is helmed by a disciple of Alain Ducasse. 28 Desbrosses Street, at Washington Street

Upper East Side: Coconut cold brew pop-up the SisterYard launched its first standalone coffee shop inside of the Frick Museum. A museum ticket isn’t required to enter. 1 East 70th Street, at Fifth Avenue

West Village: A new restaurant the Wesley opened its doors this week, in a kitchen led by a Daniel and Le Bernardin alum. The restaurant has chicken with white corn, shitake, and swiss chard; cauliflower gnocchi with fava beans; and stuffed honeynut squash with lentils. 310 W. Fourth Street, at 12th Street

Williamsburg: The food hall space that was once home to North 3rd Street Market gets new life this week with Williamsburg Market. The marketplace opens with 10 vendors today, including a location of Brooklyn’s legendary Di Fara pizza, Italian sandwich shop Alidoro, and Korean corn dog spot Oh-K Dog. The space is anchored by a central cocktail bar with dining room seating. 103 North Third Street, near Berry Street


November 3

Chelsea: Brooklyn-based ice cream chain Van Leeuwen opened its 20th scoop shop in the city in Chelsea on October 28. 258 W. 16th Street, near Eighth Avenue

Clinton Hill: Bed-Stuy general store Maya Congee Cafe now has a second location in Clinton Hill. Currently operating with a slimmer menu, each congee bowl (there’s chicken, pork, or a vegan version with peanuts) features a base of brown rice and quinoa in addition to the traditional white rice. Add-ons include preserved duck eggs, avocado, or white fish. The new spot is owner Layla Chen’s first sit-down establishment that will sell alcohol at night. 1013 Fulton Street, at Grand Avenue

Flatbush: Flatbush Central Caribbean Marketplace opened this summer but new vendors keep pouring in. The latest is Petisco Brazuca, a Brazilian snack shop with a location in Bed-Stuy. 2123 Caton Avenue, at Flatbush Avenue

Flatiron: Tino’s Artisan Pizza Co., a small chain of Italian restaurants with five locations in New Jersey, now opened its first outpost in Manhattan, the New York Times reports. 12 W. 18th Street, near Fifth Avenue

Hell’s Kitchen: After closing earlier this year after 25 years in operation, Greek restaurant Molyvos has resurfaced in Hell’s Kitchen. The restaurant is serving much of the same menu, with some new raw and chilled dishes, from this new 60-seat space. West 43rd Street, at Ninth Avenue

Lower East Side: Taking over the former home of a French bistro from Daniel Boulud, Ixta is now open on Bowery, according to What Now NY. An online menu lists lesser-seen Mexican dishes in this stretch of Manhattan, including enfrijoladas stuffed with duck confit, goat birria, and a vegan version of ceviche made with beet and avocado. 299 Bowery, between East Houston and East First streets

Meatpacking District: New Orleans eyewear brand Krewe has a new “semi-hidden” wine bar called &Holiday in its Manhattan store, according to the New York Times. 67 Gansevoort Street, at Washington Street

Midtown: The team behind Atomix, one of the 13 two-Michelin-starred restaurants in New York City, opened the doors on Naro this week. The new restaurant on the rink level of Rockefeller Center digs into varied aspects of life in Korea: annual ancestral ceremonies, home-cooked dinners, bar snacks, and royal-court cuisine. 610 Fifth Avenue, between West 49th and 50th streets

Midtown East: Lekka Burger, a vegan burger restaurant from the owner of Lower East Side restaurant Dirt Candy, gets a second location at Midtown’s Urbanspace food hall. 570 Lexington Avenue, at East 51st Street

Midtown West: Davey’s, an ice cream maker with locations in the East Village and Greenpoint, has opened a new scoop shop in Penn Station’s Moynihan Train Hall. 350 W. 33rd Street, between Eighth and Ninth avenues

Midtown West: Restaurant Row gained a new post-Broadway contender: Lady Blue. The bar opened in September with 70’s-inspired interiors, according to a spokesperson. Find oysters Rockefeller, stuffed dates, and shrimp cocktails for bites. 363 W. 46th Street, near Ninth Avenue

Park Slope: Honeycomb, a new listening bar fashioned in the style of those in Japan, is now open for business, according to Grub Street. 74 Fifth Avenue, at St. Marks Place

Prospect Lefferts Gardens: A former production space for the decades-old Allan’s Bakery in Flatbush has been repurposed as a late-night restaurant and bar for the neighborhood. Allan’s Bar and Cafe opened in late August serving beef moon pies, Hennessy-flavored hot wings, jerk chicken mac and cheese, and its famed currant rolls, which draw lines at the bakery next door. 1107 Nostrand Avenue, near Maple Street

Soho: A new Ukrainian-owned bar and restaurant with borscht cocktails and bacon, egg, and cheese pierogi opens today. Slava takes over the former home of Pegu Club and comes from the team behind the tropical bar Pineapple Club in the East Village. 77 West Houston Street, near West Broadway

Theater District: Starchild Rooftop Bar and Lounge has opened, the buzzy spot under the stars with bottle service and light bites — including pizza, charcuterie, and caviar, of course. There’s a 100-person capacity and the year-round space with a retractable roof. It is one of three restaurants in the Civilian Hotel from Sean Christie’s Carver Hospitality group out of Las Vegas and its first NYC project. Rosevale Kitchen + Cocktail Room, a restaurant on the ground floor and a “cocktail parlor” on the second floor, will open later this month. A spokesperson confirms DJs and other musical guests Thursday through Saturday nights. With sightings like Leonardo DiCaprio, expect there will be excellent people watching. 305 W. 48th Street, near Eighth Avenue

Upper West Side: Chef Kwame Onwuachi, a Bronx native who made a name for himself as a 25-year-old contestant on Top Chef, has opened Tatiana at Lincoln Center. The restaurant is the chef’s first in New York City, a 70-seat space that comes amid a $550 million overhaul of the center’s David Geffen Hall. 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, near Columbus Avenue





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