Cecconi’s has opened in Dumbo at 55 Water Street in a spectacular location with views of the Manhattan skyline and bridges. The restaurant from Nick Jones of Soho House & Co. landed in Brooklyn precisely because of this perch.
The restaurant that started in Venice now includes locations in Mayfair, West Hollywood, Miami Beach, Berlin, Barcelona, and Istanbul, among others — plus another one opening in London at The Ned hotel.
Trieste-native Riccardo Bilotta is the chef, who comes by way of Geoffrey Zakarian’s Lamb’s Club. Before that, he was the the executive chef of A Voce Columbus Circle. He works under LA-based Andrea Cavaliere, who oversees the Cecconi kitchens. In addition to a an all-day menu with cicchetti, carpaccio and tartare, wood-fired dishes, pasta, and risotto. There’s also an aperitivo menu from 4 to 7 p.m. with drinks and dishes between $4, $7, and $9. Brunch is Saturday and Sunday, with Sunday supper from 4 to 7 p.m. That menu includes a choice of appetizer, entrée, and dessert served family style for $50 per person for up to four diners.
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