Andrew Carmellini’s new Seaport restaurant will be an Italian chophouse
New details are out about the new South Street Seaport restaurant from New York City hitmaker Andrew Carmellini. The chef behind restaurants like Locanda Verde and Bar Primi is planning to bring an Italian chophouse called Carne Mare to Pier 17. The 175-seat, bi-level restaurant and bar is expected to open this May at 89 South Street, between Beekman and Fulton Streets. The menu will riff on Italian classics with dry-aged steak, roasted duck, fish baked in fig leaves, and a limited selection of pastas.
The restaurant from NoHo Hospitality Group — the company that Carmellini runs with partners Luke Ostrom and Josh Pickard — has everything one might expect from a steakhouse located in the heart of a multi-million dollar seaport property: chic banquettes, a central spiral staircase, and a sizable horseshoe bar from which diners can watch chefs bake the restaurant’s housemade rosemary focaccia.
NoHo Hospitality signed a lease for the 11,000-square-foot South Street Seaport space back in February 2018. Although Carmellini has announced plans to expand his restaurant empire in Detroit and Baltimore, he currently has a new project for Nomad in the works and will be bringing a second permanent location of his soft serve burger truck Mister Dips to Pier 17 this spring.
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