The arrival of fall means new restaurants opening citywide, and a number are already popping up in Brooklyn. If you’re looking for a hot new spot to check out, here’s a rundown of six recently opened restaurants that caught our eye:
156 Knickerbocker Ave, Bushwick
A Bushwick branch of legendary Princeton eatery, Ajihei offers sushi, Japanese tapas and ever-popular ramen selections.
Open Tuesday through Thursday 6:30 – 10:30pm, Friday 6:30 – 11:30pm, Saturday 12:00 – 3:00pm & 6:30 – 11:00pm, and Sunday 12:00 – 3:00pm, 6:30-9:30pm
504 Franklin Ave, Bed-Stuy
A cute all-day cafe open for breakfast and lunch, offers snacks, salads and plates in a “healthy-ish” New-American-via-the-Middle-East mode.
Open Monday through Friday 6:30am – 5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:30am-5:00pm
407 Smith Street, Carroll Gardens
This new Thai spot from the chef behind Kao Soy promises spicy, authentic food served with plenty of raw vegetables to cool down your palate.
Open Monday through Friday 5:00pm – 10:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm – 4:00pm & 5:00pm – 10:30pm
284 Third Ave, Gowanus
An Oaxan restaurant serving up delicacies with an attention to detail—like in-house nixtamalization of imported Mexican corn for their tortillas.
Open Sunday through Thursday, 5:00pm– 10:30pm, Friday and Saturday, 5:00pm – 12:00am
Nargis Bar and Grill
155 Fifth Ave, Park Slope
This Uzbek expansion from Sheepshead Bay will bring popular lamb, beef and chicken kebabs, grilled over wood coals, up to the people of Park Slope.
Open for limited dinner hours
127 Columbia Street, Cobble Hill
With a combination of traditional Italian fare and American South comfort, plus a lot of wine, check out this spot for one thing: handmade pastas.
Open Wednesday through Saturday 5:30 – 11:00pm, Sunday 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Have you eaten at one of these restaurants? Or is there a new spot you’d like to see featured? Drop us a line in the comments—we’d love to hear from you!