18 New Bars and Restaurants Opening in NYC this Fall

Whether it is an expansions of an old favorite or a brand new take on the New York restaurant scene, here are 18 bars and restaurants to keep your eye on when they open their doors this fall.

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Opening this September, Treadwell Park West will mark the third location of the modern craft beer hall. Set to be on 42nd Street off 10th Avenue, the 200-seat space will feature communal tables, outdoor seating, games and a photobooth along with a rotating craft and international beer selection curated by Beverage Director and Cicerone Anne Becerra.
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Brothers Bruce and Eric Bromberg are bringing their UWS hit, The Ribbon, to a new neighborhood this Fall. The Ribbon is set to open soon in the old New York Times Annex on West 44th Street. This location of The Ribbon will pay homage to the area’s original identity, Longacre Square, while introducing the bustling Times Square neighborhood to the Bromberg Brothers’ renowned hospitality, extensive whiskey collection, and menu of spit-roasted meats, seafood and Blue Ribbon classics.
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Chef Philippe Chow is expanding his cooking to a second NYC location with his new restaurant Philippe Downtown. Set to open early this fall in the Meatpacking District, the restaurant will serve the same menu as the original location on the Upper East Side.
Moxy NYC Downtown
From the mind of restaurateur Jon Neidich, Recreation will serve as a communal co-working space by day and a bar by night. Opening this September in the new Moxy NYC Downtown hotel in the Financial District, Recreation will play into a retro theme both with its selection of reimagined cocktails and old-school arcade machines. A Twister Board painted on the floor and a half court-sized basketball court will add to the fun of the space.
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Ayada, a family-owned Thai restaurant based in Queens, will open its second location at Chelsea Market this fall. The restaurant prides itself on serving dishes not found on an average Thai food menu, including duck Penang curry, crispy catfish salad, chive dumplings, and mango sticky rice.
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Coming to Nassau Street in the Financial District this fall, Brooklyn Chop House will serve Dim Sum & Chops, giving diners everything from Homemade Dumplings and Noodles to 50 - 60 day dry-aged Prime Steaks and Double Thick Cut Chops. The dumplings will come in creative flavors such as Pastrami, Bacon Cheeseburger, Philly Cheesesteak, Reuben, French Onion Soup, and Salt & Pepper Crispy Lobster.
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Partners Harris Salat and Chef Rick Horiike are opening Bigeye Sushi, a new affordable sushi spot, early this September. The fast-casual eatery will be located in Downtown Brooklyn's Jay Street Metrotech area and will offer classic sushi, rolls, bowls and salads available for takeout, delivery or to dine in.
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Set to open in October, Le Cave is designed to bring a Parisian-inspired evening to New Yorkers beneath the Bistro Pierre Lapin on Bank Street. The candlelit subterranean lounge space will serve authentic wines along with hors d'oeuvres and bite-sized desserts.
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Austin Texas-inspired BBQ is heading to New York City! Hill County Food Park is set to open this fall in Downtown Brooklyn. The reimagined 10,000 square foot dining space that used to be home to Hill Country Barbecue Market will now feature six down-home food stalls overseen by Michelin-starred chef Steven Ferdinand. Coffee, breakfast tacos and homemade donuts will be served in the morning, followed by barbecue, fried chicken, specialty burgers, tacos and more in the afternoon.
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Eléa, set to open in October 2018 by Reno Christou & partners, will transport an airy, Greek island ambiance to Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The two-story space will have a welcoming neighborhood feel with wood and white-washed design elements throughout the main-level bar and lounge, lower-level dining room, and striking wine room. In addition to approachable dishes primed to please local diners time and time again, Eléa’s menu will also draw elements from the best of its downtown sister restaurant Kyma Flatiron.
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A new seafood-focused restaurant is coming to the Upper West Side this September. The Flying Fisherman on Columbus Avenue will serve internationally seasoned classic and contemporary fish dishes. In addition to the main restaurant, there will also be an individual quick service and to-go area named Fish on the Fly that will serve more casual options such as lobster rolls and fried fish sandwiches.
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A new Japanese-themed experiential food destination that includes a food hall, izakaya, sake store, and specialty grocery store is coming to Brooklyn. The 20,000 square-foot space—named Japan Village—is projected to open its doors this October in Industry City, a 16-building manufacturing and innovation hub spanning 35-acres along the Brooklyn waterfront in Sunset Park. The space is designed to make visitors feel as if they have just stepped foot in a Japanese village marketplace.
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Lilia’s award-winning Chef Missy Robbins, who was named “Best Chef New York City” by the James Beard Foundation this year, will open Misi, her second Williamsburg restaurant, this September at 329 Kent Avenue. The new eatery will feature Robbins' signature Italian cooking style with seasonal vegetable dishes and a variety of brand new handcrafted pasta dishes.
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Homegrown Astoria brand Gossip has returned with a new focus on cocktails and modern American comfort cuisine in addition to an expanded coffee menu. For Five Coffee Roasters will provide the coffee from their micro-roasting facility based in Queens and baked goods will come from local Astoria bakeries Duchess Cookies and Bakehouse.
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Opening in September, Adda is the next restaurant from critically acclaimed artisanal Indian restaurant Rahi owner Roni Mazumdar and Executive Chef Chintan Pandya. The new restaurant in Long Island City will showcase vibrant flavors in traditional Indian dishes amidst a bright, casual atmosphere.
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New coffee concept and brand Felix Roasting Co. will open early this fall on 30th and Park Ave. The artisan coffee menu will include a Graham-Cracker Hickory Smoked Latte that patrons can enjoy along with custom menu items from Supermoon Bakehouse.
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Taqueria, another project from the partnership of Harris Salat and Rick Horiike, will feature a menu of classic Mexico City-style tacos and traditional plates. A full-service bar will offer small-batch artisanal mezcal and tequila, Mexican craft beer and house-made aguas frescas. Taqueria will open in early September on Bond Street in Brooklyn, replacing Salat's former Ganso Ramen.
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Opening at the Gansevoort Hotel in late September/early October, Lelie will provide New Yorkers a new spot to take in views of Manhattan while sipping on seasonal cocktails. The rooftop bar will have a retractable roof, allowing it to remain open year round. A 6-ft. neon sign of a girl diving onto the south side of the rooftop will live as a staple attraction at the pool and will be visible from lower Manhattan.
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