July’s 40 Openings, 15 Closings: A (More or Less) Comprehensive List


The shark-infested waters of New York City’s restaurant industry are not for the faint of heart. In case you’re into keeping tabs, here is a list of those who took the leap and opened new establishments and those who were forced to bow out this month.


BaoHaus 2: 238 East 14th Street, East Village
Bare Burger: 170 Seventh Avenue, Park Slope, 718-768-2273
Bathtub Gin: 132 Ninth Avenue, Chelsea
The Bearded Lady: 686A Washington Avenue, Prospect Heights
High Horse Saloon: 103 Havemeyer Street, Williamsburg
Parm: Yankee Stadium, East 161st Street, Bronx
Potbelly Sandwich Works: 150 East 44th Street, Midtown, 646-289-4202
Silver Lining: 75 Murray Street, Tribeca, 212-513-1234
Amaru: 84-13 Northern Boulevard, Jackson Heights, 718-205-5577
East End Kitchen: 539 East 81st Street, Upper East Side, 212-879-0450
Shachi’s Arepas To Go: 317 West 35th Street, Midtown, 212-695-8884
Upstate: 95 First Avenue, East Village
Calle Ocho: 5 West 81st Street, Upper West Side, 212-873-5025
Hotel Chantelle: 92 Ludlow Street, Lower East Side, 212-254-9100
Beer Table Pantry: Grand Central Terminal, Graybar Passage, 212-922-0008
SoCo: 509 Myrtle Avenue, Clinton Hill, 718-0783-1936
Chuko: 552 Vanderbilt Avenue, Prospect Heights
Maharlika: 111 First Avenue, East Village
Vin Sur Vingt: 201 West 11th Street, West Village
Sausage Inc.: 106 University Place, Union Square, 212-414-4344
Betto: 138 North 8th Street, Williamsburg, 718-384-1904
Masten Lake, 285 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg, 718-599-5565
Caravelli’s: Three World Financial Center, 220 Vesey Street, 212-323-6920
Ellabess: Nolitan Hotel, 153 Elizabeth Street, 212-925-5559
Left Bank: 117 Perry Street, West Village, 212-727-1170
Jane’s Sweet Buns: 102 St. Marks Place, East Village, 212-777-6707
Dekalb Market: 332 Flatbush Avenue, Downtown Brooklyn
The Meatball Shop: 170 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg, 718-551-0520
Couleur Café: 35 Seventh Avenue, Park Slope, 718-788-6600
Beecher’s: 900 Broadway, Flatiron District
Sa Aming Nayon: 201 First Avenue, East Village, 212-388-0152
Copacabana: 268 West 47th Street, 212-239-2672
Swissmaker: 732 Seventh Avenue, 212-265-2706
Mexicue: 345 Seventh Avenue
Ha’chi: 185 Orchard Street, Lower East Side
​Kulushkät: 446C Dean Street, Park Slope, 347-799-1972
KalBQ: 36 Lexington Avenue, Kips Bay, 212-432-5252
William Hallett: 36-10 30th Avenue, Astoria, 718-269-3443
Neely’s Barbecue Parlor: 1125 First Avenue, Upper East Side, 212-832-1551
Bitter & Esters: 700 Washington Avenue, Prospect Heights, 917-596-7261


Leske’s: 7612 Fifth Avenue, Bay Ridge, 718-680-2323
Pasita, 47 Eighth Avenue, West Village, 212-255-3900
Oak Room: 10 Central Park South, Upper West Side, 212-758-7777
South Houston: 331 West Broadway, Soho, 212-431-0131
Pick-a-Pita: 601 Eighth Avenue, Midtown, 212-730-7482
Tre Scalini: 130 St. Mark’s Place, East Village, 212-979-2221
Moran’s: 103 Washington Street, Tribeca, 212-732-2020
5 Burro Café: 127 Columbia Street, Carroll Gardens, 718-875-5515
Bowery Wine Co.: 13 East 1st Street, East Village, 212-614-0800
Rockography: 504 Sixth Avenue, West Village, 646-360-4143
Bravo Gianni: 230 East 63rd Street, Midtown, 212-752-7272
Cosmos Diner: 395 Second Avenue, Kips Bay, 212-679-1290
Paris Commune: 99 Bank Street, West Village, 212-929-0509
Wall Street Burger Shoppe: 30 Water Street, Financial District, 212-425-1000
Counter: 105 First Avenue, East Village, 212-982-5870

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 29, 2011

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