The memo is steadily being passed around that Harlem is now the place to be for dining. Within the hot summer months, several new restaurants are popping up all over Harlem and current restaurants are switching things up and changing not only the menu items, but also adding additional touches. With new restaurants coming uptown, you can literally eat at a different establishment every night, have a new experience and also have a great time. Whatever you are craving, whether it be Italian, African, Soul Food or a variety of beers, Harlem is continuously growing the food scene. Check out these 5 new places to dine Uptown.
BARAWINES - This brand new wine shop and eatery just opened on 120th street and Lenox Avenue at the very beginning of August. With a great wine selection and food to match, be sure to pair your glass of red wine with the roasted duck on the dinner menu.
BARAWINES 200 Lenox Avenue, at 120th Street, New York, N.Y. 10027 646.756.4154
FLAT TOP BISTRO - Newly located on Amsterdam Avenue, Flat Top Bistro is bringing the creamy bone marrow, burrata and tomato salads Uptown. With a mix of old school and new school touches, this small restaurant with a eye-catching communal table is great for a cozy dinner with friends.
FLAT TOP BISTRO 1241 Amsterdam Ave., at 121st Street, New York, N.Y. 10031 646.820.7735
VINATERIA - Vinateria is a new addition to Frederick Douglas Boulevards "Restaurant Row". Serving dinner and brunch in a modern and chic building, here you can find the classic hand cut beef tartare with cornichons, capers, and a fried quail egg.
VINATERIA 2211 Frederick Douglas Blvd., at 119th Street, New York, N.Y. 10026 212.662.8462
THE GRANGE - This farmers kitchen, bar and neighborhood bistro has been a Harlem go-to since opening recently. A market friendly menu and a variety of beverages available, like seared skate in lemon butter, salads, and a bar bites menu with grilled octopus tacos.
THE GRANGE BAR & EATERY 1635 Amsterdam Ave., at 141st Street, New York, N.Y. 10031 212.491.1635
JADO SUSHI - Jado Sushi is still relatively new on Frederick Douglas Blvd between 114th and 115th Streets on the "Restaurant Row". This sushi restaurant has been a great addition to the neighborhood, providing great Japanese food and now they have started outdoor seating and a brunch menu, taking the classic Eggs Benedict and adding a panko crab cake, lotus root chips and salmon caviar for a Jado touch.
JADO SUSHI 2118 Frederick Douglas Blvd., between 114th & 115th Streets, New York, N.Y. 10026 212.866.2118
What new restaurants in Harlem have you dined at?