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Openings is Foobooz's comprehensive list of restaurants, bars and clubs that are coming soon to Philadelphia and its environs. If a restaurant opening is on the horizon or even a bit beyond, that opening should be on the list. Of course we rely on tips as to what restaurants are opening and when. So if you know of something new, don't be stingy, Tip! For more information, check out the Opening Soon section.

Map of Restaurant Openings

Now Open

  • Urban Village Brewing Co.

    Dave Goldman, who helped found Landmark Americana 13 years ago steps up to be the brewer at this Schmidt’s Commons project. (2017)

  • Rione

    Roman-style pizza al taglio by the slice.

Next 30 Days

  • Brewery ARS

    Brothers Sean and Andrew Arsenault pick West Passyunk for their brewery. (December 17)

  • City Diner

    Diner family joins up with big-room vet Peter Mooradian (Chima, Serafina, Four Seasons) for a diner at Broad and South Streets. (Fall)

  • Keen

    Randall Hoppmann, a Le Bec Fin alum and Restaurant School at Walnut Hill instructor is taking over the longtime home of Astral Plane. (2016)

  • Danlu

    An Asian inspired bar and restaurant from Berwyn’s Nectar is at the base of a new apartment building in University City. (2016)

  • Keystone

    The old Ugly American is being reborn as a bar serving Pennsylvania brews. (2016)

  • Saige Cafe – Center City

    Coffee and wine bar offers tapas on first floor of 2116 Chestnut Street. (2016)

  • Toasted Walnut

    Denise Cohen, a former manager of Sisters, is opening a bar serving the LGBTQ community. (2016)

  • P. J. Clarke’s

    New York landmark comes to Washington Square. (2016)

  • Shoo Fry – Fishtown

    Poutine spot replaces East Girard Gastropub in Fishtown. (2016)

  • Wiz Kid

    Rich Landau opens a fast-casual vegan eatery featuring sandwiches, salads, fries and more.

  • Veda

    Modern Indian bistro comes to Chestnut Street. (2016)

  • City Works Eatery and Pour House – King of Prussia

    9,000 square foot “eatery and pour house” comes to the King of Prussia Town Center development. There will be 90+ craft beers on tap and 14 TVs in the building. (December 10)

  • Manatawny Still Works Tasting Room

    Manatawny Still Works out of Pottstown is opening a tasting room on East Passyunk. (Winter)

  • Otis & Pickles Speakeasy

    The Institute’s Charlie Collazo is opening a pretense-free bar in deep South Philadelphia.

  • Maison 208

    Sylva Senat opens a French restaurant in Midtown Village.

  • Cheu Fishtown

    A second and much bigger Cheu Noodle Bar takes over a former police horse stable on Frankford Avenue. (2017)

  • Original 13 Ciderworks

    A cidery and tasting room comes to Kensington. Original 13 produces hard cider, perry, and apple wine. (2017)

  • Philly Poké

    The Chinatown Square food court is getting a taste of Hawaii with Philly Poké. (Winter)

  • Buena Onda – Rittenhouse

    Jose Garces brings his fish tacos restaurant to Rittenhouse Square. [2017]

  • Yeeroh

    A modern Greek grill comes to a long abandoned building on South Street West.

  • Wissahickon Brewing Co.

    East Falls gets a brewery to call its own. (Winter)

  • Blue Duck – Center City

    Kris Serviss comes to Center City after killing it in the Northeast. (2017)

  • Rival Bros. Coffee Bar – East Passyunk

    The second brick-and-mortar location of Rival Bros. Coffee lands on East Passyunk. (Spring)

  • Grace & Proper

    Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiarico are opening their fourth business together. This one at 8th and Carpenter. (2017)

  • Sweet Charlie’s

    Philadelphia’s first hand-rolled ice cream shop. Ice cream and frozen yogurt are made to order on a super cold surface that is below 20 degrees. Also notable are Sweet Charlie’s elaborate creations such as the “Tall Charlie” — your choice of rolled ice cream on a signature glazed donut.

  • SLS Lux

    The SLS Lux will have a corner restaurant when it opens. Who will operate it? Well it could be Jose Andres. (2017)

  • Elwood

    Johnny Brenda’s chef Adam Diltz looks to open his own BYOB restaurant on Frankford Avenue. (2017)

  • Rosa’s Fresh Pizza – University City

    Pay-it-forward pizza shop with dollar slices. Every dollar goes towards a fresh and hot slice of pizza for homeless visitors.

  • Hearthside

    Hearthside is currently being built from the ground up and plans to open in early July. Dominic Piperno (Zeppoli) and Aaron Gottesman (The Fat Ham, Sbraga), began working together at Vernick and will take on the kitchen as co-chefs.

Coming Soon

  • Four Seasons Philadelphia at Comcast Innovation and Technology Center

    When the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center opens in 2017, it will feature a new Four Seasons hotel located on the top 16 stories of the 1,121 foot tall building. A restaurant will be located on the top floor of the building, offering a spectacular 360 degree view of the city. (2018)

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