78° Good Evening
78° Good Evening
Eat and Drink

NYC restaurants opening this fall: Salt Bae's steakhouse, Pasta Flyer, Brooklyn Cider House and more

A Japanese restaurant where you can fish for your own dinner. A fast-casual pasta concept from an acclaimed chef. A club from a Broadway icon. A meadery from a former child star. These are just some of New York City’s most anticipated openings this fall.

amNewYork offers a look at all the places that will be wining and dining you over the next few months.


Camillo This new pizzeria, from the team behind
Photo Credit: Liz Clayman


This new pizzeria, from the team behind Locanda Vini e Olii in Clinton Hill, focuses on pinsa, a traditional Roman pizza. Get it in classic margherita, or topped with ingredients like mushrooms, black truffles and prosciutto cotto. The eatery takes its name from Count Camillo Negroni -- considered by some to be the creator of the negroni cocktail -- and you can bet the Italian aperitif is on the menu, too. Slated to open Sept. 19; 1146 Nostrand Ave., Prospect-Lefferts Gardens;

Sorbillo NYC

It's been a busy year for famed Italian pizza maker Gino Sorbillo. After the Naples pizzaiolo make his New York debut with Zia Esterina Sorbillo in Little Italy earlier this year, specializing in pizza fritta, or fried calzones, he's at it again. The 60-seat pizzeria Sorbillo NYC will focus on Neapolitan pizza (pictured), with a large bar planned as well. Slated to open in late September; 334 Bowery, East Village;

Rosemary's Pizza

The Casa Nela team behind such eateries as Claudette, Rosemary's and Bobo is expanding in the West Village. The latest restaurant from Carlos Suarez is all about pizza, with a menu of wood-fired pies utilizing ingredients picked from Rosemary's farm in the Hudson Valley. Chef Wade Moises (Rosemary's) helms the kitchen of the 50-seat restaurant. Slated to open in November; 1 Perry St., West Village

Seppe Pizza Bar

One of several eateries coming to the mixed-used development Urby Staten Island in Stapleton, Seppe will churn out artisanal pizzas, as well as pasta, crostini, homemade sausage and more, with produce from Urby's on-site farm wherever possible. Slated to open in November; 3 Navy Pier Court, Staten Island

Notable launches from big-name chefs

Nusr-Et Steakhouse The first New York restaurant from
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Eamonn McCormack

Nusr-Et Steakhouse

The first New York restaurant from the salt-sprinkling meme known as Salt Bae, Turkish chef Nusret Gokce (pictured), will open at the former site of China Grill. There will be an open kitchen at this location of the Istanbul-based Nusr-Et chain, and we hope Gokce will visit to show off the meat-slicing skills he showcases on his Instagram account. Slated to open in November; 60 W. 53rd St., Midtown West;


Chef David Laris, who has made a name for himself in Hong Kong, Shanghai and London, lands in Manhattan with what he's said will be a simple and elegant restaurant. Eden, which will open in the Cachet Boutique Hotel, promises to use locally and ethically sourced and prepared ingredients. Slated to open in September; 510 W. 42nd St., Midtown West


This 100-seat restaurant from chefs Lee Hanson and Riad Nasr, who helped owner Keith McNally open Balthazar and Minetta Tavern, will be an updated French bistro. The vintage space with modern details will feature a rotisserie, Japanese charcoal grill and basement aging room. Slated to open in October; 241 W. Broadway, TriBeCa

Pasta Flyer

Former Del Posto executive chef Mark Ladner will be charging between $6 and $8 for his fast-food pasta plates at a former Chipotle location in Greenwich Village. To complement your plate of spaghetti and meatballs, order a tricolore salad, garlic "dots" made from choux pastry, or a breaded, deep-fried "lasagna bar." You'll find beer and wine here, too. Slated to open in October; 510 Sixth Ave., Greenwich Village

L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon New York

Michelin-starred French chef Joël Robuchon is bringing back his signature tasting counter concept to New York City, after it closed in the former Four Seasons in 2012. The Atelier chain has at least 11 other locations in cities across the globe; all feature sushi bar-like seating that allows diners to watch chefs prepare dishes like scallop carpaccio with sea urchin and chilled duck foie gras. Slated to open in November; 85 10th Ave., Meatpacking District


An upscale Chinese restaurant chain that specializes in roast duck, a classic Beijing dish, DaDong is set to open its first U.S. location in a two-level, more than 400-seat space near Bryant Park. Chef Dong Zhenxiang, a celebrity in China, will be sourcing his ducks from Indiana. His new eatery, in the same building as a Whole Foods, will offer outdoor seating in addition to two main dining rooms. Slated to open in October; Three Bryant Park;

Breweries, and beyond

Brooklyn Cider House After being delayed for more
Photo Credit: Brooklyn Cider House

Brooklyn Cider House

After being delayed for more than a year, this new cidery, bar and restaurant looks like it's finally opening in Bushwick. Cider maker Peter Yi (pictured) will showcase ciders inspired by Basque cider that are produced at his farm, Twin Star Orchards, in New Paltz, New York. Slated to open in October/November; 1100 Flushing Ave., Bushwick,

Randolph Beer DUMBO

The Randolph Group's third location marks its first time brewing its own beer. A highlight of the seven-barrel brewhouse will be a 24-tap self-serve beer wall, with at least half a dozen house-brewed selections on offer. Customers can pair their beer with items from the raw bar, or the comfort food-driven menu with dishes like pulled chicken empanadas and pretzels with beer cheese dip. Entertainment also includes pinball and shuffleboard. Slated to open late September; 77 Sands St., DUMBO,

All-Wise Meadery

Brooklyn's mead scene grows. Joining the ranks of Bushwick's Enlightenment Wines, this new meadery is opening adjacent to the William Vale Hotel in Williamsburg. It's helmed by master brewers Doug Brochu and Dylan Sprouse (who, depending on your generation, is of "Big Daddy" or "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" fame). The bar, brewery and tasting room will serve all-natural meads brewed in-house, as well as local craft beer, spirits and snacks. Slated to open mid-to-late October; 55 Wythe St., Williamsburg,

Fifth Hammer Brewing Co.

Long Island City's beer trail is getting another stop with this 15-barrel brewery and taproom, which will be a mere block-and-a-half from Rockaway Brewing Company and near three other local breweries. Slated to open this fall; 10-28 46th Ave., Long Island City;

Bars and lounges

Tokyo Record Bar This subterranean spot from Ariel
Photo Credit: Grand Republic Cocktail Club

Tokyo Record Bar

This subterranean spot from Ariel Arce pays homage to the tiny record bars you'd find in Tokyo. At the 16-seat space, there will be two "Vinyl Jukebox" seatings a night (6:30 and 8:30 p.m., $50), during which guests can create a vinyl playlist while enjoying a seven-item izakaya menu as well as sip on sake, beer or cocktails. After 10, it's open seating with a la carte food and drink and a DJ supplying the tunes. The bar is opening downstairs from Arce's 2-month-old sparkling wine shrine, Air's Champagne Parlor. Slated to open Aug. 31; 127 Macdougal St., Greenwich Village

Aviary NYC

The New York branch of the Chicago cocktail bar will have a bird's-eye view of Central Park from the 35th floor of the Mandarin Oriental. Chef Grant Achatz and his partner Nick Kokonas' lounge will apply molecular gastronomy techniques to cocktails, so expect smoke, fizz and other fireworks in your glass. Aviary NYC will also offer tasting menus of three, five and seven courses. Slated to open in September; 80 Columbus Circle, Upper West Side;

Grand Republic Cocktail Lounge

Hop off the Greenpoint ferry dock and into this new bar, which takes its name from a 19th-century wooden ship that once called the dock home. Co-owner Johnny Swet (of Jimmy at The James) has crafted a menu of 24 classic and creative cocktails (pictured: Admiral Schley's Punch), including one that uses Mast Brothers chocolate and another that's made with chicken-and-waffle-infused syrup. Slated to open in early September; 19 Greenpoint Ave., Greenpoint

Club Cumming

Broadway star Alan Cumming has teamed up with Eastern Bloc to reboot the East Village gay bar into a new club. Expect DJ nights, performances, themed parties and, of course, sightings of Cumming himself. Slated to open in mid-September; 505 E. Sixth St., East Village,

2nd Floor at 2nd Ave Deli

If you ever thought the kosher deli could be improved with some craft cocktails, you're in luck. The Lebewohl family is opening a cocktail den above its Upper East Side deli, complete with a menu of updated takes on Jewish deli classics like fried gefilte fish and corned beef sliders. Slated to open in November; 1442 First Ave., second floor, Upper East Side

Playboy Club NYC

Opening in the midtown hotel Cachet Boutique, this venue will feature a lounge area, a game room, a full-service dining room (eventually), and the Playboy Bunny hostesses, waitresses and cocktail servers of yore. Slated to open in November; 510 W. 42nd St., Midtown West

Japanese imports

Wokuni Tokyo Ichiban Foods, which owns and operates
Photo Credit: Okuda


Tokyo Ichiban Foods, which owns and operates 50 restaurants in Japan, is putting its stamp on the U.S. with its first American outpost. The company will fly seafood directly from its aquafarm in Nagasaki to Wokuni, where it will be fried, grilled, or prepared as sushi or sashimi. Slated to open in September; 325 Lexington Ave., Midtown East


A spinoff of a ramen shop founded in Tokyo in 1992, Tonchin will serve Tokyo-style tonkotsu ramen, nambutekkiyakki dishes (prepared in a 17th-century-style iron griddle), fried chicken, sake and shochu cocktails. The sons of founder Katsuhiro Sugeno, Toui and Anan, will be running the chain's first New York City location. Slated to open in late September; 13 W. 36th St., midtown

The Lobster Club

Michelin-starred chef Tasuku Murakami, of TriBeCa's Sushi Azabu, will helm this Japanese-style brasserie in the former Four Seasons building, where The Grill has already set up shop. Slated to open in October; 98 E. 53rd St., Midtown East


This upscale eatery from Michelin-starred Japanese chef Toru Okuda will serve kaiseki meals, the Japanese version of a multi-course tasting menu showcasing seasonal ingredients (pictured: one course of a fall menu). Quarters will be tight at its location near the High Line, with only seven seats at a counter and a private room for six. Slated to open in November; 458 W. 17th St., Chelsea


Patrons can fish for their own dinner -- from tanks in the dining room -- at this Japanese chain's first U.S. location. Chefs will then prepare the haul in any style from fried to sashimi. Those who don't want to hook their own meal can order off an a la carte menu of sushi, tempura, soups and salads. Slated to open in December; 152 W. 24th St., Chelsea;


Aunt Jake's The Mulberry Project spinoff expands from
Photo Credit: Wagamama

Aunt Jake's

The Mulberry Project spinoff expands from Little Italy's Mulberry Street, bringing its handmade pasta to Greenwich Village, as well as brunch and a new cocktail program. Opens Sept. 6; 47 W. Eighth St., Greenwich Village

Young Street Poke

The Queens poke spot opens its first Manhattan location at 1 Penn Plaza, on the north side of the pedestrian corridor on West 33rd Street, between Seventh and Eighth avenues. Get the raw fish bowls topped with ingredients like wasabi octopus and chili bamboo shoots. Slated to open Sept. 13; 1 Penn Plaza, midtown


After opening in Flatiron earlier this summer, the D.C.-based pizza shop is already expanding, bringing its oval-shaped pies to Astor Place. And per usual, the first 23 customers in line on opening day can get a free ampersand tattoo. Slated to open in early October; 740 Broadway, NoHo

La Pecora Bianca

Restaurateur Mark Barak's latest opening will be nearly twice the size as the original, popular NoMad location, with 150 seats where you can dig in to its pasta dishes and shareable plates. Or get something to go at the panini and espresso bar. Slated to open in October; 950 Second Ave., midtown


The Japanese-inspired UK chain, which opened its first NYC location in NoMad last fall, is bringing its ramen, donburi (pictured) and curries to the East Village. Slated to open in October; 55 Third Ave., East Village


We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

Eat and Drink photos & videos