The Citiblog

7 Stylish New Restaurants in New York City to Try
August 11, 2023, 5:58.39 pm ET


Photo: Liz Clayman

l'abeille à côté has arrived in Tribeca. It is a more casual version of its sibling, Michelin-starred l’abeille, with some playful twists. Bites like Kyung’s fried chicken are equally as playful.

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Say bonjour to Café Chelsea at the iconic Chelsea Hotel. The restaurant and bar boasts lots of glam and classic French cuisine. Think seafood towers, steak frites and more.

Photo: Chef Paramjeet Bombra

Gulaabo in the Theater District continues to grab lots of attention. The restaurant, led by chef Paramjeet Bombra, is celebrating the flavors of the Punjab region of Northern India in a space that reflects the Indian spirit.

Photo: Rockefeller Center

Sweets by day and a sweet spot for drinks at night. The Tipsy Baker has just arrived at Rockefeller Center where you can grab a croissant on your way to work and an elevated cocktail or two on the way home.


Port Sa'id, Chef Eyal Shani’s new restaurant in Hudson Square, continues to draw a crowd. Shani, the force behind Miznon and HaSalon is serving up Israeli street foods in a massive new space, which also includes a hidden bar.


Fried alligator bites anyone? Alligator Pear in the Garment District is offering diners a true taste of New Orleans led by Rising Star Chef Dominick Lee. Be sure to check out the blue crab beignets.

Photo: Lala's Brooklyn Apizza

New Haven Pizza is the latest craze. Husband and wife team, Lauren and Joe Grimm, are serving up the free-form pies at their new rooftop restaurant, Lala’s Brooklyn Apizza, in East Williamsburg.