Restaurant Preview: What’s Coming to NYC This Fall

September 6, 2016 11:43 pm Last Updated: March 8, 2018 5:23 pm

Lower Manhattan

123 Nassau St. (at Beekman Street)
Keith McNally will open a brasserie-style restaurant inside The Beekman hotel that embraces French classics as well as lighter dishes. Opens in early October.

Blue Ribbon Federal Grill
84 William St. (between Maiden Lane & Platt Street)
The first non-Japanese project by Blue Ribbon in the Financial District will be located on the ground level of AKA Wall Street, a residential luxury hotel. Opens in November or December.

Chinese Tuxedo
5 Doyers St. (between Bowery & Pell Street)
Modern Cantonese restaurant Chinese Tuxedo, from Eddy Buckingham and Jeff Lam, is set in a former opera house; chef Paul Donnelly will prepare contemporary Chinese dishes. Opens in November.

CUT by Wolfgang Puck
27 Barclay St. (between Church Street & Broadway)
Located at the Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown in the Financial District, the restaurant will feature fancy steaks such as Japanese wagyu beef. Opens on Sept. 17.

Fish Cheeks
55 Bond St. (between Lafayette Street and Bowery)
Seafood-focused Fish Cheeks is coming to NoHo, from brothers and co-chefs Chat Suansilphong of Bangkok’s Nahm and Ohm Suansilphong of Colicchio & Sons and Chace Restaurant Group. The name alludes to what Asians often consider the tastiest part of a fish. Opens in September.

Fowler & Wells
5 Beekman St. (near Nassau Street)
Located in The Beekman hotel and residence, Fowler & Wells from chef Tom Colicchio and Crafted Hospitality will serve modern takes on classic dishes from the 19th and 20th centuries. Opens in early fall.

Harold’s Meat + Three
2 Renwick St. (at Canal Street)
Chef Harold Moore’s new restaurant will take a contemporary approach to the usual meat-and-three-sides dining, hence the name. Located on the ground floor of the Arlo Hudson Square hotel, it opens on Sept. 19.

111 N. 12th St. (between Wythe Avenue & Berry Street)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Chef Andrew Carmellini’s new restaurant, Leuca, will be located at The William Vale, a boutique hotel in Williamsburg. It will serve wood-fired southern Italian coastal fare. Opens in early fall.

Make Sandwich
135 Fourth Ave. (between 13th & 14th streets)
Spencer Rubin, the man behind Melt Shop, will open this new sandwich shop, which features a top 10 updated “classics” list and a make-your-own sandwich option. Opens in early fall.

matte bento
516 Hudson St. (at West 10th Street)
Japanese and Asian-inspired dishes with high quality ingredients—and that, as the name befits, come in a box—will be the focus of this new casual, quick service restaurant. Opens in September.

Mimi Cheng’s
380 Broome St. (between Mulberry & Mott streets)
Hannah and Marian Cheng will bring their mom’s secret family recipe for dumplings to a second location, this time in Nolita. Opens in September.

Nobletree Cafe
4 World Trade Center
The flagship location of Nobletree will be the first coffee shop in Manhattan with on-site coffee roasting. Opens on Oct. 3.

Oro Di Napoli
77 Fulton St. (at Gold Street)
Father and daughter team Roberto and Giorgia Caporuscio are opening a third restaurant, this time in the Financial District. Twenty types of pizza will be offered, celebrating Italy’s different regions. A pizza school will be housed on the premises. Opens in October.

Pig Bleecker
55 Bleecker St. (at Thompson Street)
From the team behind Pig Beach, the outdoor barbecue spot in Gowanus, comes Pig Bleecker. Chef Matt Abdoo, an eight-year alum of Del Posto, will helm the kitchen, focusing on smoked-centric comfort food. Date to be announced.

Sweets by CHLOE
185 Bleecker St. (at Macdougal Street)
260 Lafayette St. (near Prince Street)
By CHLOE will open a bakery concept next to its flagship Bleecker Street location on Sept. 13, followed in November by the third Manhattan location in SoHo.

615 Hudson St. (between West 12th & Jane streets)
Chef Julieta Ballesteros has partnered with Francisco Decrescenzo for a restaurant that will show off their love of exotic flavors and cuisines explored through their travels. Opens in October.

Tim Ho Wan
85 Fourth Ave. (between East 10th & East 11th streets)
Dim sum master and renowned Hong Kong chef Mak Kwai Pui is bringing his popular dim sum chain Tim Ho Wan to the East Village. The new location will feature the iconic dishes that helped the restaurants win a Michelin star, including prawn dumplings and rice stuffed with Chinese sausage and wrapped in lotus leaf. Opens in October.

Unnamed Dan Kluger Project
21 W. 8th St. (between Fifth & Sixth avenues)
Chef Dan Kluger’s first solo venture will be housed in an as-yet-unnamed Greenwich Village location. Expect seasonal fare with a focus on the farms and farmers that Kluger has gotten to know through his 20 years of visiting the Union Square Greenmarket. Opens in October.


38 E. 19 St. (at Park Avenue)
Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Paulette Cole, CEO and creative director of ABC Carpet & Home, are collaborating on their third restaurant together, abcV, focused on vegan and vegetarian dishes. Opens at the end of September.

Black Tap at The Blakely New York
136 W. 55th St. (between Sixth & Seventh avenues)
Black Tap’s newest expansion will take its burgers and “crazy shakes” to The Blakely New York. The opening will be followed by the release of the chain’s first cookbook, “Craft Burgers & Crazy Shakes From Black Tap.” Opens in October.

Bob’s Steak & Chop House
21 E. 52nd St. (between Fifth & Madison avenues)
Bob’s Steak & Chop House, originally a concept born in Texas (the original Bob’s opened in Dallas in 1993), will open at Omni Berkshire Place, serving large cuts of prime steak, chops, and seafood in a lively atmosphere. Opens in September.

Daily Provisions
103 E. 19th St. (between Irving Place & Park Avenue South)
Daily Provisions is the latest eatery from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group. Located next to Union Square Cafe, it will transition from serving coffee and sandwiches during the day to a set menu that changes nightly for dinner. Opens in October.

510 Madison Ave. (at 53rd Street)
Alex Stupak’s Empellón is heading to Midtown. It will be the largest of his restaurants, taking over two floors. Opens in November.

19 W. 24th St. (between Sixth Avenue & Broadway)
Chef Jared Sippel and general manager James King’s Italienne will feature cuisine from northern Italy and southern France, with a focus on Provence. Opens in mid-October.

Made Nice
8 W. 28th St. (between Fifth Avenue & Broadway)
Made Nice, a project from chef Daniel Humm and restaurateur Will Guidara, will open next door to The NoMad Bar. The menu will consists of eight to ten dishes, priced between $12 and $15. Beer and wine will be available alongside an ambitious non-alcoholic beverage program featuring housemade sodas. Date to be announced.

Maxwell’s Chophouse
1184 Broadway (between 28th & 29th streets)
Mother and daughter team Babette Haddad and Melissa Haddad Malaga will open a classic steakhouse with USDA Prime beef—dry-aged in-house—and a wine list featuring 1,000 bottles. Date to be announced.

May Kaidee NYC
126 E. 28th St. (between Park Avenue South & Lexington Avenue)
Chef May Kaidee will serve vegan and vegetarian versions of traditional Thai dishes. Kaidee owns restaurants and cooking schools in Thailand and Cambodia. Opens on the weekend of Oct. 7.

31 Union Square West (at East 16th Street)
The intimate new oyster room and cocktail will be located beneath Blue Water Grill. Chef Adam Raksin (who most recently was opening chef de cuisine at Gunter Seeger) will create the raw bar specials and modern seafood dishes; Richard Breitkreutz, formerly of Eleven Madison Park and Craft, will oversee the cocktail menu. Opens at the end of September.

120 W. 41st St. (between Sixth Avenue & Broadway)
Chef Jose Garces will open Spanish Basque-inspired Orzi at the new LUMA Hotel Times Square. Date to be announced.

303 Park Ave. South (between East 23rd & East 24th streets)
A second location of “fast-fine” American restaurant ReViVer will open in Gramercy, with healthy dishes and a scoring system to enable customers to keep track of the nutrients in each meal. Opens in September.

Sen Sakana
28 W. 44th St. (between Fifth & Sixth avenues)
The 190-seat Sen Sakana blends the cuisines of Peru and Japan. Chefs Mina Newman and Taku Nagai will prepare dishes like fried chicken coated in toasted quinoa. Opens in October.

Shay & Ivy
39 W. 24th St. (between Sixth Avenue & Broadway)
Shay & Ivy, serving progressive American cuisine with a well-curated cocktail program, is the second restaurant for entrepreneurs Evan Rosenberg and Daniel Rieger, after Atwood Kitchen & Bar Room. Opens in October.

555 Sixth Ave. (between 15th & 16th streets)
Fast-casual Teremok, which has over 300 locations in Russia, will open its second New York (and United States) location in mid-October.

The Meatball Shop
798 Ninth Ave. (at West 53rd Street)
The Meatball Shop will open its seventh location in Hell’s Kitchen this fall, with its mix-and-match meatball menu, sauces, and seasonal sides. Date to be announced.

Two Forks
119 W. 40th St. (between Sixth Avenue & Broadway)
“Cooked Slow, Pulled Fast” is the slogan that sums up Two Forks, a fast-casual restaurant opening in Bryant Park. Slow-cooked meats, rather than smoked, find their way into dishes with vegetables, sides, and globally inspired dressings and sauces. Opens in November.

Union Square Cafe
235 Park Ave. South (at East 19th Street)
The awaited new location of Union Square Cafe is due in October. The restaurant will feature two bars, private dining rooms, and a full production bakery.

210 Fifth Ave. (between 25th & 26th streets)
Hailing from the United Kingdom, wagamama will serve Asian-inspired food, from donburi to ramen to curries, near Madison Square Park. Opens in October.

Upper Manhattan

Blake Lane
1429 Third Ave. (at East 81st Street)
Blake Lane, a seasonal California-style eatery led by executive chef Diego Moya of Casa Mono, will showcase healthy dishes and local, organic ingredients. Opens in October.

Sant Ambroeus Coffee Bar
1136 Third Ave. (at East 66th Street)
Located at the luxury residence building Hanley New York, the coffee bar by SA Hospitality Group will offer grab-and-go Italian fare as well as desserts, pastries, and croissants.


Phil & Anne’s Good Time Lounge
196 Smith St. (between Baltic & Warren streets)
Anne Burrell and Phil Casaceli are collaborating on this funky neighborhood restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine with Italian influences. Opens in September.

Gotham Market at The Ashland
590 Fulton St. (at Ashland Place)
Seven dining and drinking venues, plus a pop-up space, will take up 16,000 square feet in the new luxury residential building The Ashland. Vendors include Mu Ramen, Flip Bird (rotisserie), Mason Jar (southern-inspired fare), and Apizza Regionale (wood-fired pizzas and southern Italian-inspired salads and sandwiches). Opens in October.

Guadalupe Inn
1 Knickerbocker Ave. (at Johnson Avenue)
The team behind popular Mexican restaurants Mesa Coyoacan and Zona Rosa in Williamsburg will open Guadalupe Inn in Bushwick. Chef Ivan Garcia, who was born and raised in Mexico City, will make authentic Mexican recipes. The dining room will also serve as an entertainment venue. Opens in October.

374 Johnson Ave. (between Bogart Street & Morgan Avenue)
The 68-seat Japanese ramen restaurant, whose original location opened 60 years ago in Fukuoka, Japan, is bringing “the world’s most beloved tonkotsu ramen” to Bushwick. The noodles are fresh and topped with a secret-recipe red pepper sauce mixed with 30 different spices. Opening in the fall.

The Gumbo Bros
224 Atlantic Ave. (between Court Street & Boerum Place)
Authentic Cajun and Creole gumbos by The Gumbo Bros are coming to Brooklyn. Beignets, chicory coffee, and po boy sandwiches, served on Leidenheimer French bread shipped in fresh from New Orleans, are also on the menu. The pop-up was started by friends Adam Lathan and Clay Boulware, who couldn’t find the gumbo they were used to in Louisiana, and now they are settling into a brick and mortar. Opens last week of October.

And in Chocolate News…

Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate
43 W. 42nd St. (between Fifth & Sixth avenues)
Located next door to the Gabriel Kreuther restaurant inside The Grace Building, Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate will overlook Bryant Park. Pastry chef Marc Aumont will prepare European-inspired pastries, all made on-site.

L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates
156 Prince St. (at West Broadway)
The new location of L.A. Burdick will offer drinking chocolate, European pastries, and chocolate mice (or penguins or turkeys, depending on the season). Opens September.