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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.

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  • A Mano

    Townsend Wentz is opening an Italian BYOB in Fairmount. (Fall)

  • Cake Life Bake Shop

    The winner of the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” opens a shop in Fishtown. (2015)

  • Plenty Cafe – Queen Village

    Biggest Plenty Cafe yet comes to Queen Village. (2015)

  • Tredici Enoteca

    The Zavino team opens a a Mediterranean enoteca across Sansom Street from the original Zavino. (Fall)

  • Double Knot

    Michael Schulson and Kevin Yanaga are opening a coffee shop, sushi bar and Japanese restaurant on 13th Street. (2015)

  • Revolution Taco

    A trio of Philadelphia food truckers are opening a brick and mortar taco shop near Rittenhouse Square. (2015)

  • The Little Lion

    The former Haru at 3rd and Chestnut gets new life as a new American restaurant. (Fall)

  • Bar Hygge

    Tom Baker and Peggy Zwerver opening a brewpub at 1720 Fairmount Avenue. The pub will be branded as Bar Hygge, and the brewing operation will be Brewery Techne. (November)

  • Hungry Pigeon

    Scott Schroeder and friend/pastry chef Pat O’Malley are opening a cafe/restaurant on Fabric Row. (Fall)

  • Keystone

    The old Ugly American is being reborn as a bar serving Pennsylvania brews. (2015)

  • Fishtown Social

    Wine bar coming to Fishtown’s booming Frankford Avenue. (November)

  • SpOT Burger

    Joshua Kim sets up a storefront in Brewerytown. (Fall)

  • Banh Street

    Barbecue chef Chad Rosenthal is opening a Vietnamese hoagie shop in Roslyn. (November)

  • Clarkville

    Leigh Maida and Brendan Hartranft is taking over Best House Pizzeria across from Clark Park. (December)

  • Malbec Agentine Steakhouse

    A neighborhood steakhouse opens at 2nd and Pine. (December)

  • Yard House – Moorestown

    Giant bar with more than 100 beers on draft opens at the Moorestown Mall. (December 5)

  • Herban Quality Eats

    Nutritious meals that go beyond the salad. (2015)

  • Craftsman Row Saloon

    George and Vasiliki Tsiouris who own Opa are taking over the former Coco’s on Jewelers Row. (November)

  • Townhouse Restaurant & Wine Bar

    Commerce Square gets a new restaurant. (2015)

  • Medusa

    The 140-seat pizzeria will feature a brick oven and one of the co-operators will be the owner of Joe’s Pizza at 16th and Sansom. (2015)

  • Keen

    Randall Hoppmann, a Le Bec Fin alum and Restaurant School at Walnut Hill instructor is taking over the longtime home of Astral Plane. (2015)

  • SuGa

    Susanna Foo returns to Center City Philadelphia, look for Llang Pan, a traditional take on Chinese style small dishes. (2015)

  • Garces Group Cafe

    The Garces Group has moved to 2401 Walnut Street, next up is a cafe. (2015)

  • Restaurant Ambra

    The new owners of Southwark, Chris D’Ambro and Marina De Oliveira are opening a wine bar next to Southwark. (2015)

  • Philly Style Bagels

    After more than a year of pop-up bagels at Pizzeria Beddia, Philly Style Bagels gets a storefront. (Winter)

  • Wahlburgers

    The Wahlberg’s burger chain comes to Philadelphia and Northern Liberties in particular. (2015)

  • Saté Kampar

    A new cuisine for East Passyunk, Malaysian saté. (2015)

Coming Soon

  • Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House

    Chicago restaurant group opens steak and seafood restaurant at SugarHouse Casino. (2015)

  • Beefsteak

    Jose Andres brings his fast-casual, veggie-focused concept to Philadelphia. (2016)

  • Mercadito

    Chicago restaurateur Alfredo Sandoval is bringing a Mexican restaurant to 2116 Chestnut Street. (2015)

  • Iron Hill Brewery – Huntingdon Valley

    The 12th Iron Hill Brewery will open in Huntingdon Valley. (2016)

  • Spread Bagelry – University City

    The second location of Spread Bagelry will offer bagel sandwiches, a bar and much more. (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)

  • Schmear It

    The bagel truck gets a storefront on Market Street in University City. (2016)

  • The James

    The Mac’s Tavern crew is opening a bigger spot at 19th and Arch, in the shadow of the new Comcast tower. (2016)

  • The Rarest

    Anthony Marini was a winner of CNBC’s Restaurant Startup and is now opening his The Rarest inside the Franklin at 9th and Chestnut. (2016)

  • Gus’s Fried Chicken

    The famous Memphis fried chicken joint is looking to open on Washington Avenue. (2016)

  • Rooster Soup Company

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

  • Perla

    Filipino food comes to booming East Passyunk. (2016)

  • Grace & Proper

    Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiarico are opening their fourth business together. This one at 8th and Carpenter. (2016)

  • Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar – Radnor

    Dave Magrogan puts his farm-to-table concept in the former Susanna Foo Gourmet Kitchen location. (Spring)

  • P.Y.T.

    Tommy Up is gone from the Piazza but promises to resurface across from the Fillmore. (Spring)

  • Garage – North

    Fishtown gets a version of Passyunk Avenue’s Garage to call its own. (Spring)

  • Tremé

    John Mims is opening a live music venue and restaurant on North Broad Street. (2016)

  • Amis – Devon

    Marc Vetri will open a second Amis, this one as part of the Devon Yard project on the Main Line. (2016)

  • Pizzeria Vetri – Devon

    This Pizzeria Vetri location will be part of Urban Outfitters’ part Devon Yard project on the Main Line. (2016)

  • SLS International

    The SLS International will have a corner restaurant when it opens. Who will operate it? Well it could be Jose Andres. (2016)

  • 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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Closings is Foobooz's list of restaurants, bars and clubs that have come and gone from Philadelphia's dining scene. We remember you fondly.

Recent Closings

  • Guild Hall Brewing

    Brewpub in a former antique store in Jenkintown lasts under 5 months.

  • Grace & Pat’s

    Grace & Pat’s was the sibling to Gennaro’s. Now it is home to Gennaro’s itself.

  • Good Stuff Eatery

    Spike Mendelsohn closes his burger concept in Philadelphia.

  • Osteria – Moorestown

    Marc Vetri’s second Osteria paved the way for liquor licenses in Moorestown. Now he’s focusing on more casual concepts.

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