2009 Restaurant Roll-Call


The empty Champagne bottles have been carted away to recycling, but before you forget your new year’s resolutions, we thought we’d remind you of the restaurants that have come and gone in 2009 (and in some cases, both came and went). We’ve compiled the 2009 openings and closings from A–hello, Aamchi Pao–to Z, goodbye, Zona Rosa.


8st Kitchen, 22 West 8th Street

Aamchi Pao, 194 Bleecker Street
Abe & Arthur’s, 409 West 14th Street
Aldea, 31 West 17th Street
Aqualis Grill, 773 Fulton Street
Ardesia, 510 West 52nd Street

Baoguette Café, 37 St Marks Place
Baoguette, 9 Maiden Lane, others
Bar Artisanal, 268 West Broadway
Bar Celona, 104 South 4th Street
Bar Henry, 90 West Houston Street
Bar Luna, 511 Amsterdam Avenue
Bar Pleiades, 20 East 76th Street
Bark Hot Dogs, 474 Bergen Street
Berry Park, 4 Berry Street
Bia Garden, 154 Orchard Street
Bklyn Larder, 228 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue
By the Ounce, 120 West Broadway

Cafe Bagutta, 1241 Amsterdam Avenue
Cafe Gitane, Jane Hotel, 113 Jane Street
Cafe Mei Mei, 231 Court Street
Cafe Regular Du Nord, 158 Berkeley Place
Calexico Carne Asada, 122 Union Street
Cellar 58, 58 Second Avenue
Cello Wine Bar, 229 East 53rd Street
Chocolate Bar, 19 Eighth Avenue
Clerkenwell, 49 Clinton Street
Cowgirl Sea Horse, 259 Front Street
Crosby Connection, 45 Bleecker Street
Crudo, 235 West 35th Street

Der Schwarze Kolner, 710 Fulton Street
Dutch Kills, 27-24 Jackson Avenue
East Dumpling House, 248 W 106th Street
Ed’s Chowder House, 44 West 63rd Street
Eleni’s, 1266 Madison Avenue
Emporio, 231 Mott Street
Entwine, 765 Washington Street

Fatty Fish, 406 East 64th Street
Food Fight, 112 MacDougal Street
Fort Defiance, 365 Van Brunt Street

Golosi, 125 Park Avenue
Gospel Uptown, 2110 Seventh Avenue
Gus and Gabriel, 222 West 79 Street

Hachi Asian Bistro, 631 Grand Street
Highlands, 150 West 10th Street
Hotel Griffou, 21 West 9th Street

Jo’s, 264 Elizabeth Street
Joseph Leonard, 170 Waverly Place

Kajitsu, 414 East 9th Street
Keste Pizza & Vino, 271 Bleecker Street

L.A. Burdick, 5 East 20th Street
La Lucha, 147 Avenue A
Le P’tit Paris, 256 Prospect Park West
Le Souk Harem, 510 Laguardia Place
Locanda Verde, 377 Greenwich Street
Lucy Browne’s, 225 Varick Street
Luke’s Lobster, 93 East 7th Street

Marea, 240 Central Park South
Mercat Negre, 65 Grand Street
Mermaid Oyster Bar, 79 Macdougal Street
Mesa Coyoacan, 372 Graham Avenue
Monkey Bar, 60 East 54th Street

Nios, 130 West 46th Street

Ofrenda, 113 Seventh Avenue South
Organika, 89 Seventh Ave South

Pasta Bar, 11 Stone Street
Pho Sure, 120 Christopher Street
Piccola Cucina, 120 MacDougal Street
Picnick, Smoked, Water Street
Piquant, 259 Flatbush Avenue

Quinto Quarto, 14 Bedford Street

Red Velvet Lounge, 174 Rivington Street
Renaissance, 27-34 21st Street
Robataya NY, 231 East 9th Street
Robert, 536 West 28th Street
Roman’s, 243 DeKalb Avenue

SarahJames, 217 Pulaski Street
Schnitzel Glatt Kosher Express, 1410 Broadway
SD26, 19 East 26th Street 
Sigmund Pretzel Shop, 29 Avenue B
Spina, 175 Avenue B
Standard Grill, 848 Washington Street 
Su Casa, 404 Avenue of the Americas
SuperDog, 111 MacDougal Street
Sushi UO, 151 Rivington Street
Sweet Afton, 3009 34th Street

Tanuki Tavern, 18 Ninth Avenue
Tawa Tandoor, 371 West 34th Street
The Brooklyn Star, 33 Havemeyer Street
The Loading Dock, 170 Tillary Street
The Plump Dumpling, 174 Second Avenue
The Pulp and the Bean, 809 Franklin Avenue
The Upholstery Store, 713 Washington Street
The Wright, 300 East 42nd Street
Tipsy Parson, 156 Ninth Avenue
Tonda, 235 East 4th Street
Trattoria Cinque, 363 Greenwich Street
Travertine, 19 Kenmare Street

Umi Nom, 433 Dekalb Avenue

Vertuccio’s, 232 North 12th Street
Vintry Wine & Whiskey, 57 Stone Street
Vue, 370 Fourth Avenue

Wall Street Burger, 30 Water Street

Xie Xie, 645A Nineth Avenue
Yerba Buena Perry, 1 Perry Street

Zoe, 90 Prince Street

Up next, restaurants that closed…



87 Lounge, 87 Ludlow Street

A Chau Deli, 82 Mulberry Street
Ago, 377 Greenwich Street
Around the Clock, 8 Stuyvesant Street
Atria, 13-15 West 54th Street

Bamn!, 37 St Marks Place
Batch, 150B West 10th Street
Bloomingdale Road, 2398 Broadway
Bonita, 243 Dekalb Avenue
Brio 89, 1725 Second Avenue
Brouwers, 45 Stone Street

Cafe des Artistes, 1 West 67th Street
Cafe Zest, 143 East 47th Street
Caffe Buon Gusto, 236 East 77th Street
Cambodian Cuisine, 1664 Third Avenue
Cattyshack, 249 Fourth Avenue
Cendrillon, 45 Mercer Street
Chicken ‘n’ Beer, 232 Seventh Avenue
Cipriani 23rd Street, 200 Fifth Avenue
Circus, 132 East 61st Street
City Burger, 1410 Broadway
Club Duvet, 45 West 21 Street
Comfort Diner, 214 East 45th Street
Comida Mercado Fresco, 461 Columbus Avenue
Craftsteak, 85 Tenth Avenue

Da Vincenzo, 256 Prospect Park West
Deborah, 43 Carmine Street
Devin Tavern, 363 Greenwich Street
DUB Pies, 193 Columbia Street

Earth, 116A Tenth Avenue
Eet, 75 Varick Street
El Rey Del Sol, 232 West 14th Street
Elvie’s Turo-Turo, 214 First Ave
Espana en Llamas, 369 West 36th Street
Etats-Unis, 247 East 81st Street
Eyili Kabab King, 135-28 Roosevelt Avenue

Fiamma, 206 Spring Street
Frederick’s Madison, 768 Madison Avenue
Frederick’s Downtown, 637 Hudson Street
Fried Dumpling, 99 Allen Street
Fusion Wraps, 52 Cooper Square

Ghenet, 284 Mulberry Street
Giambelli 50th Ristorante, 46 East 50th Street
Gino, 780 Lexington Avenue
Gold St., 2 Gold Street
Good World, 3 Orchard Street
Green Canteen, 106 North 6th Street

Icon, 130 East 39 Street
Isabella’s Oven, 365 Grand Street
Jeeb, 154 Orchard Street
Joanna, 1295 Madison Avenue

Kobe Club, 68 West 58th Street
Korhogo 126, 126 Union Street

La Goulue, 746 Madison Avenue
Lassi, 28 Greenwich Avenue
Le Miu, 107 Avenue A
Le Pere Pinard, 175 Ludlow Street
Le Souk, 47 Avenue B
Level V, 675 Hudson Street
Lomito, 300 Spring Street
L’Ulivo, 184 Spring Street
Lulu, 235 Mulberry Street
Madaleine Mae, 461 Columbus Avenue
Maki Sushi, 212 Wall Street
Mangia, 22 West 23rd Street
Maroon’s, 244 West 16th Street
Mi Cocina, 57 Jane Street
Mr. Jones, 243 East 14th Street

New Southwind, 21 Division Street

Old Brooklyn Parlor, 564 Vanderbilt Avenue
Old Devil Moon, 511 East 12th Street

P*ONG, 150 West 10th Street
Pampa Grill, 372 Graham Ave
Pamplona, 37 East 28th Street
Panifico, 175 Avenue B
PetalBelle, 158 Sullivan Street
Pit Stop, 127 Columbia Street
Pizza Lucca, 535 Hudson Street
Playa, 230 Fifth Avenue
Portofino Grille, 1162 First Avenue
Push Cafe, 294 Third Avenue

QDT, 111 Reade Street

R&L Restaurant, 69 Gansevoort Street
Rainbow Room Grill, 30 Rockefeller Plaza
Rockaway Lobster House, 375 Beach 92nd Street
Ruby Foo’s, 2182 Broadway

Sahara Grill, 558 Fashion Avenue
Sassy’s Sliders, 1530 Third Ave
Secession, 30 Hudson Street
Seoul Station, 81 Saint Marks Place
Silent H, 79 Berry Street
Smith’s, 79 Macdougal Street
Socialista, 505 West Street
Sympathy for the Kettle, 109 Saint Marks Place

T Thai, 102 Hudson Street
Tavern on the Green, Central Park at West 67th Street
Tempo, 256 Fifth Avenue
Tet, 83 Avenue A

The Belgian Room, 121 St. Marks Place
The Diamond Dairy, 4 West 47th Street # 2AA
The E.U., 235 East 4th Street
The Elephant, 58 East 1st Street
The Inn LW12, 7 Ninth Avenue
The Kitchen Club, 30 Prince Street
The Starlite Lounge, 1084 Bergen Street
Totally Baked, 8 West 18th Street
Town, 15 West 56th Street

Uncle Marky’s Organics, 235 East 53rd Street
Urban Lobster, 15 Stone Street

Village, 62 West 9th Street

Waikiki Wally’s, 101 East 2nd Street
Westside Brewing Co., 340 Amsterdam Avenue

Zen Palate, 104 John Street
Zona Rosa, 40 West 56th Street

Up next, restaurants that opened and closed, or closed and opened…

Opened and Closed or Closed and Opened:

Anselmo’s Coal Oven Pizzeria, 354 Van Brunt Street
Harbour, 290 Hudson Street
Palm Court at the Plaza, 768 5th Avenue
Panya, 10 Stuyvesant St
Patois, 177 Mulberry Street
Table 8, 25 Cooper Square
Xunta, 507 Grand Street

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