OpenTable's 20 Best New Restaurants of 2019

According to OpenTable Diners

New restaurants or concepts on the OpenTable network that opened in 2019 and met a minimum number of reviews qualified for consideration. Those restaurants were then sorted according to their overall rating, generating OpenTable's list of the 20 Best New Restaurants of 2019.

Restaurants:Alpen Rose, Alta Via, Ambrosia BYOB
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse, Italian
Neighborhoods:Center City, Fox Chapel, Rittenhouse Square

Alpen Rose

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Center City
369 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Loved the cauliflower steak and avocado salad. (Ribeye was great too.)
90% recommended
Best Ambiance in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Alta Via

$$$$·Italian·
Fox Chapel
536 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food.
93% recommended
Italian in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Ambrosia BYOB

$$$$·Italian·
Rittenhouse Square
318 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Hands down one of the best dining experiences I’ve had in this city. The staff was not only tentative but knowledgeable about the items on the menu. The food is incredible and i alRead more
98% recommended
Italian in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

auburn

$$$$·American·
West Hollywood
289 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Overall experience was very good.
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in West Hollywood / Beverly Hills / Mid-Wilshire

Automatic Seafood and Oysters

$$$$·Seafood·
Birmingham
653 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Food was phenomenal. Service was excellent. Really enjoyed the overall atmosphere of Automatic Seafood and Oysters. It was beautiful.
95% recommended
Best Food in Alabama

Cabra

$$$$·Peruvian·
West Loop
685 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Scenic View
  • Creative Cuisine
Food, drinks and service were all amazing!
96% recommended

Del Mar

$$$$·Californian·
Columbus
635 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Went for my birthday dinner with my mom. Gorgeous interior and very unique menu with a great variety of options at different prices.
92% recommended
Hot Spot in Columbus

Epping's on Eastside

$$$$·American·
Lexington
384 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
As always, superb service accompanies incredible food and is enjoyed in a comfortable, beautiful environment.
89% recommended
Notable Wine List in Lexington

Fort Oak

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Mission Hills
397 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Love this restaurant. Was our first time in but we will definitely be back!
92% recommended
Contemporary American in San Diego

Gravity Heights

$$$$·American·
Sorrento Mesa
297 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Great Beer
Great ambiance and service is good.
96% recommended
American in San Diego

Hendrix

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Columbia
357 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Steak Tartar was delicious. Gnocchi was wonderful. Beet salad and apple salad were very good.
100% recommended
Late Night Find in South Carolina

HOM Italian Eatery

$$$$·Italian·
Woodland Hills
318 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
Amazing service through and through! Going back again for a birthday later this week. The meat balls are to die for.
95% recommended

Jeong

$$$$·Contemporary Korean·
West Town
241 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Wow! This was one of the best dining experiences we’ve had in a long while.
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Chicago / Illinois

Joe's Imports

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
West Loop
225 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
Food and drinks were good. Waitress was great! Definitely would come back!
94% recommended

La Strega

$$$$·Italian·
Spring Valley
458 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Beautiful space and amazing food and cocktails! Loved it all and can’t wait to go back!
91% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Las Vegas

Peppervine

$$$$·American·
SouthPark
576 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
We decided to have a special dinner to celebrate the New Year. The meal was outstanding. The best I have had in Charlotte. The chef did a special menu for the night. It is the pretRead more
92% recommended
Best Overall in Charlotte

Punjab Grill

$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
552 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Overall incredible experience. Our server was standout exceptional. Thank you!
93% recommended
Indian in Washington, D.C. Area

The Select

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Sandy Springs
394 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
We love The Select - what a find! Excellent French concept restaurant in a great walkable area of Sandy Springs - very driveable for in-towners as well.
90% recommended

Steak & Bourbon

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Westport Rd - Lyndon
482 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Food and service - outstanding. From the steaks and salads, to the crab cakes and cocktails - everything was delicious.
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Central Kentucky

Vernick Fish

$$$$·Seafood·
Center City
610 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Everything was very delicious.
94% recommended
Seafood in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs