There are constantly new restaurants opening up in New York City every month. Some of these restaurants stand ahead of the crowd, offering up a truly unique experience with a delicious dish to match. If you are looking to try out a new restaurant in the Big Apple, check out Eater and the 5 restaurants below.


The creators of the Thai hit Uncle Boons have done it again, with a quirky new American lunch counter located in SoHo. The menu offers rotisserie chicken, roast beef, chicken fried pork cheeks, and Swedish American meatballs. The sides pair well, with your choice of onions strings, pepperoni bread, or egg drop soup. This tiny space has a lot of character, and even more to offer.


The latest ‘clubstaurant’ from the nightlife-heavy hitters at Tao and chef Chris Santos (Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex) has just arrived in the Lower East Side. The restaurant is filled with street art from artists such as Shepard Fairey and Hush. The menu offers a selection of the best comfort foods from all over the world. You fill find anything from Korean rice cakes to chicken mole to bacon ramen. Vandal packs a lot of energy inside, making it the perfect place for anyone who does not take themselves too seriously.


Vienna-born chef Eduard Frauneder is serving up market-driven riffs on Austrian classics at this new Greenwich Village restaurant. The menu includes dark rye spätzle, braised pork neck with bacon, albacore tuna crudo with pumpkin seeds, and even an elaborate burger topped with crispy fennel and farmhouse cheddar. If you are familiar with his other restaurant, Edi & the Wolf, then you are likely familiar with the wiener schnitzel. This can now be found at Freud as well.


Located in Le Parker Meridien hotel, you will find Indian Accent, a restaurant created by Rohit Khattar and Chef Manish Mehrotra. This New Delhi fine dining establishment offers two-three, and four-course menus, as well as a chef’s tasting. You will be treated to such dishes as sweet pickled ribs with sun-dried mangos and kulchas stuffed with butter chicken and saag paneer. Two courses dinners are available for $55 while the chef’s tasting is $110.


David Chang and the Momofuku team have teamed up at this new Chelsea restaurant. Momofuku Nishi offers a creative mix of Korean and Italian dishes, with additional influences from Cantonese barbecue. Joshua Pinsky, the Momofuku Ko veteran, is running the kitchen alongside chef Carey Hynes. You will find chicken & dumplings, sweet potatoes with hoisin sauce, and cacio e pepe with fermented chickpea. Momofuku Nishi can only be enjoyed at night, as it is only open for dinner.