We’re not going to lie, summer in Bushwick was freakin’ awesome – outdoor concert venues, stellar watering holes, Michelin-worthy restaurants – but it’s time to welcome in a new season filled with itchy sweaters, gold-hued leaves, and some amazing new restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and juice places in Bushwick.
From cultish ramen to Brazilian juice and pao de queijo, these ten sexy new places are sure to invigorate your start to autumn. We guarantee.
19 Wyckoff Ave. at Troutman
Consider us hooked. With an open kitchen, communal tables, and a mile-long bar, Lorenzo’s is the kind of effortless, airy restaurant/bar you’ve been wanting in Bushwick. The upscale Argentine/Peruvian food (think lots of grilled meat) and inspired cocktails are not too shabby either. Now Open.
207 Starr St.
From our review: Bushwick’s new social temple to healthy living. Smack in the middle of Jefftown’s nightlife expansion area, on Starr St between Irving and Wyckoff Aves, Pitanga represents the perfect place to hang out while NOT beating your liver to a pulp. Now Open.
144 Evergreen Ave. at Jefferson St.
Opening in the former Evergreen Ice Cream, Chuko will be serving delicious bowls of steaming ramen just in time for cooler temps. This will be their third location (the OG and a bar are in Prospect Heights) and there are plans for a beer garden. Opening Oct.
8 Wilson Ave., nr. Flushing Ave.
Bushwick coffee game just got even better. From the folks at Gorilla Coffee comes this new roastery and café dedicated to single-origin espresso and coffee, with menu items as inventive as they can dream. Expect drinks like almond-and-cashew-milk latte and the Swedish-inspired coffee lemonade. YES. Opening Sept.
1215 Myrtle Ave., nr. Bushwick Ave.
Opening in the former Norbert’s Pizza next to Little Skips, Birdy’s comes to Bushwick from the owners of Bushwick faves Old Stanley’s and King Noodle. It’s going to be full on dive bar-chic, complete with cheap mixed drinks and beer, table shuffleboard, and pinball machines. Opening Oct.
1264 Myrtle Ave.
John Barclay of the popular Bossa Nova Civic Club in Bushwick is opening this dreamy bar, drinks in an old-school setting. More info to come. Opening TBA.
1684 Woodbine St., Ridgewood
Expect walls of books, classic cocktails, and a six-tap beer list at this Kickstarter-backed new dive bar in Ridgewood, brought to you by friends and former bartenders at Rockwood Music Hall. Opening Sept.
252 Varet St.
Forget NY-style thin crust pizza. The brains behind Pipsqeak are opening a spot dedicated to Chicago-deep-dish pizza in the same building where Tutu’s is located on Varet Street. Roberta’s, you’ve been officially warned. Opening TBA.
159B Central Ave., entrance at Suydam St.
Rachel Allswang and her Paris chef-restaurateur mother Catherine Allswang are cleaning out an old Bushwick garage and converting it into a neighborhood restaurant thats generating a ton of buzz (for good reason). The setting – Rachel is an interior designer – and the homey-yet-fancy French food promise to be ah-mazing. Opening early Oct.
329 Wycoff Ave.
Sorry… we just can’t NOT include possibly the most talked about opening this fall. And while we here at Bushwick Daily are always on the side of local and independent coffee shops, we can’t deny the sheer force of it. On the bright side…pumpkin spice lattes?? Opening TBA.