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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

Next 30 Days

  • Res Ipsa

    Stock’s Tyler and Nicole Akin join up with Mark Capriotti and Mark Corpus of ReAnimator Coffee to open all-day cafe in Center City. (Fall)

  • Brewery ARS

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

  • Rooster Soup Company

    The Federal Donuts backed soup and sandwich restaurant which donates all of its profits is coming to Sansom Street. (2016)

  • 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)

  • Banh Mi and Bottles

    Vietnamese bar from family behind Pho Ha comes to South Street. (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. (2016)

  • 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. (January)

  • Maison 208

    Sylva Senat opens a French restaurant in Midtown Village. (2017)

  • Cheu Fishtown

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

  • Halal Guys

    Gyros and falafel in Chinatown? Yep, that’s where the New York based Halal Guys is setting up shop. In the Chinatown Square market to be precise. (2016)

  • 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)

  • Love and Honey Fried Chicken

    Todd and Laura Lyons, two professional chefs and residents of Northern Liberties are going with a fried chicken and pies restaurant. (2017)

  • 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. (2017)

  • Rival Bros – Touraine

    Rival Bros. Coffee takes space at the restored Touraine at 1528 Spruce Street. (2017)

  • Wissahickon Brewing Co.

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

  • Poi Dog

    Hawaiian food cart gets a brick-and-mortar location. (2017)

  • Philadelphia Distilling

    The craft distillery is moving in next to the Fillmore and it’s bringing its Bluecoat Gin with it. (2017)

  • 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)

  • 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)

Coming Soon

  • Grace & Proper

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

  • 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)

  • 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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