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
412 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Loved the cauliflower steak and avocado salad. (Ribeye was great too.)
96% recommended

Alta Via

$$$$·Italian·
Fox Chapel
652 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food.
94% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Ambrosia BYOB

$$$$·Italian·
Rittenhouse Square
523 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • 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

Automatic Seafood and Oysters

$$$$·Seafood·
Birmingham
724 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Food was phenomenal. Service was excellent. Really enjoyed the overall atmosphere of Automatic Seafood and Oysters. It was beautiful.
97% recommended
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Cabra

$$$$·Peruvian·
West Loop
1,021 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Food, drinks and service were all amazing!
94% recommended

Del Mar

$$$$·Californian·
Columbus
848 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.
94% recommended
Hot Spot in Columbus

Epping's on Eastside

$$$$·American·
Lexington
605 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
As always, superb service accompanies incredible food and is enjoyed in a comfortable, beautiful environment.
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Lexington

Fort Oak

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Mission Hills
412 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Love this restaurant. Was our first time in but we will definitely be back!
85% recommended
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Gravity Heights

$$$$·American·
Sorrento Mesa
431 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
Great ambiance and service is good.
96% recommended
Good for Groups in San Diego

Hendrix

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Columbia
414 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Steak Tartar was delicious. Gnocchi was wonderful. Beet salad and apple salad were very good.
98% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in South Carolina

HOM Italian Eatery

$$$$·Italian·
Woodland Hills
381 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Amazing service through and through! Going back again for a birthday later this week. The meat balls are to die for.
92% recommended

Jeong

$$$$·Contemporary Korean·
West Town
276 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
Wow! This was one of the best dining experiences we’ve had in a long while.
100% recommended
Best Overall in Chicago / Illinois

Joe's Imports

$$$$·Wine Bar·
West Loop
385 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
Food and drinks were good. Waitress was great! Definitely would come back!
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Chicago

La Strega

$$$$·Italian·
Spring Valley
669 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Beautiful space and amazing food and cocktails! Loved it all and can’t wait to go back!
99% recommended
Best Service in Las Vegas

Peppervine

$$$$·American·
SouthPark
856 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
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
96% recommended
Best Food in Charlotte

Punjab Grill

$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
670 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Overall incredible experience. Our server was standout exceptional. Thank you!
100% recommended
Special Occasion in Washington, D.C. Area

The Select

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Sandy Springs
699 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
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.
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Atlanta

Steak & Bourbon

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Westport Rd - Lyndon
906 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food and service - outstanding. From the steaks and salads, to the crab cakes and cocktails - everything was delicious.
95% recommended
Special Occasion in Central Kentucky

Vernick Fish

$$$$·Seafood·
Center City
709 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Everything was very delicious.
95% recommended
Best Overall in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

auburn

$$$$·American·
West Hollywood
314 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Overall experience was very good.
92% recommended
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