OpenTable's 20 Best New Restaurants of 2019

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.

According to OpenTable Diners
Restaurants:Alta Via, Ambrosia BYOB, Cabra - Chicago
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Peruvian
Neighborhoods:Fox Chapel, Rittenhouse Square, West Loop

Alta Via

$$$$·Italian·
Fox Chapel
978 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic

Great food.

Best Service in Pittsburgh / Western PA

Ambrosia BYOB

$$$$·Italian·
Rittenhouse Square
921 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 already have been reco...

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Outdoor Dining in Philadelphia

Cabra - Chicago

$$$$·Peruvian·
West Loop
1,515 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Scenic View
  • Hot Spot

Food, drinks and service were all amazing!

Del Mar SoCal Kitchen

$$$$·Californian·
Columbus
1,328 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

Went for my birthday dinner with my mom. Gorgeous interior and very unique menu with a great variety of options at different prices.

Hot Spot in Columbus

Epping's on Eastside

$$$$·Unspecified·
Lexington
942 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion

As always, superb service accompanies incredible food and is enjoyed in a comfortable, beautiful environment.

Great for Brunch in Lexington

Gravity Heights

$$$$·American·
Sorrento Mesa
720 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch

Great ambiance and service is good.

American in San Diego

Hendrix

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Columbia
588 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Fit for Foodies

Steak Tartar was delicious. Gnocchi was wonderful. Beet salad and apple salad were very good.

Best Overall in Columbia

HOM Italian Eatery

$$$$·Italian·
Woodland Hills
600 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies

Amazing service through and through! Going back again for a birthday later this week. The meat balls are to die for.

Jeong

$$$$·Contemporary Korean·
West Town
447 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

Wow! This was one of the best dining experiences we’ve had in a long while.

Best Overall in Chicago / Illinois

La Strega

$$$$·Italian·
Spring Valley
1,080 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion

Beautiful space and amazing food and cocktails! Loved it all and can’t wait to go back!

Italian in Las Vegas

Peppervine

$$$$·American·
SouthPark
1,232 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic

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 prettiest restaurant in ...

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Best Service in Charlotte

Punjab Grill

$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
834 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies

Overall incredible experience. Our server was standout exceptional. Thank you!

Fit for Foodies in District of Columbia

The Select

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Sandy Springs
1,799 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Vibrant Bar Scene

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.

Most Booked in Atlanta / Georgia

Steak & Bourbon

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Westport Rd - Lyndon
1,691 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Romantic

Food and service - outstanding. From the steaks and salads, to the crab cakes and cocktails - everything was delicious.

Best Service in Central Kentucky

Vernick Fish

$$$$·Seafood·
Center City
1,035 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot

Everything was very delicious.

Seafood in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs