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NYC Restaurants That Are Still Closed Because of Sandy

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12_1232008_10_hasmaps%20%281%29%20%281%29.jpgAlthough a lot of Manhattan and Brooklyn restaurants sprung back to life after Hurricane Sandy, there are still many, many businesses that are shuttered because of the storm. Immediately after the storm, Eater started a list of the restaurants that were open. And for the last seven weeks, Eater has kept a frequently updated map of the restaurants that are still closed.

One restaurant reopened since we last updated this map nine days ago: Footprints, a Caribbean place in Coney Island. It has been removed from this map. Goodburger on Maiden Lane has also been dropped, because another restaurant is moving into the space.

The map below has been updated with the latest information about the closed restaurants. Please help us subtract from this list by sending information to the tipline.

January 15, 2013:
Footprints in Coney Island is back in business, and the restaurant is offering a "reopening special" until January 20.
Goodburger on Maiden Lane will become a location of Clarke's Standard sometime later this year. It has been removed from this list.

January 3, 2013:
According to a post on Facebook, Sequoia NY is now closed for good. The post notes: "After the damage from Hurricane Sandy and our lease coming to an end, the decision has been made to close Sequoia a little earlier than intended."
The Good Fork returned on New Year's Eve, and the restaurant is now open during its regular hours.
Home/Made opened for a special New Year's Eve dinner, but it remains closed. The owners hope to reopen in full by the end of the month.
The downtown location of Dig Inn Seasonal Market reopened today.
The Water Club is open now for private events, though a full reopening date is not set.
Cabana in the Seaport reopened before Christmas.
Tatania Restaurant reopened a few weeks ago.
Nunzio's Pizzeria and Restaurant reopened before the holidays.
Flea Market Cafe hopes to reopen in February.
The owners of Luke's Lobster hope to reopen by Valentine's Day.
Jack's Stir Brew Coffee remains closed, but the Jack's team is selling coffee from a table outside the still-closed storefront, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The owners of Barbarini Alimentari have parted ways and they are not going to reopen in this location. The restaurant has been removed from this list.
SUteiShi is still closed, but the restaurant has begun offering a limited menu for dinner delivery, Monday through Saturday, 5 to 10:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Bridge Wine Bar will be open in the fall, according to the restaurant's website.
The River Cafe is closed until further notice. The restaurant's site notes: " We hope you had a wonderful New Year. The River Cafe is still closed and we are without an approximate reopening date."
Almondine owner Hervé Poussot just put his Park Slope bakery up for rent while he rebuilds the Dumbo space.
The owners of Marina Cafe hope to reopen this spring.
Colonnade reopened at the end of November according to the Staten Island Advance.
MP Taverna is back in action.
Red Hat reopened on December 18.

November and December 2012:
Fort Defiance won't be back to its normal state for months, but they are now open and serving drinks and food.
· Gargiulo's tweets a photo of their holiday decorations? they reopened on December 1.
· Mark Joseph Steakhouse on Water Street reopened on December 3.
Much of the South Street Seaport is still hurting. Eater hears that power is back on in Pier 17 but that business owners are still waiting as the building gets checked out.
· Vetro in Howard Beach has reopened.
· The Porterhouse at Fraunces Tavern reopened on November 30.
· Lyon has been taken off the list. Although it never reopened after Sandy, Eater hears that storm damage was not the main reason for its closure.
· Lucky Strike reopened on December 6.
· Acqua reopened on December 8. From the restaurant's Facebook page: "YES! We are finally OPEN after superstorm Sandy hit us hard! Every day Lunch and Dinner with full menu and full bar!!!"
· On Maiden Lane in the Financial District, Yushi, Chipotle, and Just Salad have reopened, but several other chains remain closed, including Goodburger, Potbelly, and Pret A Manger.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Water Club

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The East River btwn 29th & 32nd St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 683-3333
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The Water Club is open now for private events, but the most recent update on the restaurant's website notes: "The Water Club is still closed and does not have an approximate reopening date."

2. Perry Street

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176 Perry St.
New York, NY 10014
(212) 352-1900
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Jean-Georges's Perry St. is still closed, but it should reopen soon. Cedric Vongerichten was firing up the stoves earlier this week.

3. Antica Venezia

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396 West St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 229-0606
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Antica Venezia, located right on West St. near the Hudson River, is still closed. The number has been disconnected.

4. Capsouto Freres Bistro Restaurant

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451 Washington St.
New York, NY 10013
(212) 966-4900
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This family-owned Tribeca classic is still closed. A message on the restaurant's site notes: "We are still unable to open while we are repairing the damages due to 'Sandy.' Please, check back soon."

5. Flea Market Cafe

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131 Avenue A
New York, NY 10009
(212) 358-9280
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The owners of Flea Market Cafe hope to reopen in February 2013. [Photo Credit]

6. Harbor Lights

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89 South St
New York, NY 10002
212-227-2800
Although Pier 17 is back open, this seafood restaurant remains closed.

7. Zigolini's

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66 Pearl St.
New York, NY 10004
(212) 425-7171
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Zigolini's is still closed. Nobody's picking up the phone.

8. Chop't

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80 Pine St.
New York, NY 10005
(917) 338-4803
The Pine Street location of Chop't remains closed. The chain's official website notes: "Temporarily closed due to Hurricane Sandy flood damage. We hope to start serving the Financial District again soon. Please check back for updates."

9. Luke's Lobster FiDi

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26 S William St
New York, NY 10004
(212) 747-1700
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The people behind Luke's Lobster hope to reopen by Valentine's Day.

10. Pret A Manger

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101 Maiden Ln.
New York, NY 10038
This location of Pret A Manger is still closed.

11. Hot Clay Oven

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101 Maiden Ln
New York, NY 10038
(212) 269-2103
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Like the other fast food joints at 101 Maiden Ln, this takeout Indian restaurant remains closed. Nobody's picking up the phone.

12. Potbelly Sandwich Shop

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101 Maiden Ln.
New York, NY 10038
(646) 289-4201
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A message from the general manager: "We’re all ok, and we hope you are too! But our shop got a bit damaged during the storm, so please bear with us while we fix things up. We’re working hard to turn the ovens back on. Thanks for being such great fans, and we look forward to seeing you soon!"

13. FIKA Espresso Bar

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66 Pearl St.
New York, NY 10004
The flagship location for this NYC chain remains closed after taking on significant flooding.

14. Harry's Italian Pizza Bar

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2 Gold St.
New York, NY 10038
(212) 747-0797
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The 2 Gold Street location is out of commission at the moment, but the 225 Murray Street branch is handling all the deliveries.

15. Demi Monde

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90 Broad St.
New York, NY 10004
Demi Monde was, in the words of a worker at the building, "obliterated." It is unclear whether the bar will reopen.

16. Quiznos

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80 N Broad St.
New York, NY 10004
(212) 785-7827
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From the official Quizno's homepage: "We apologize but this location is no longer available."

17. Potbelly Sandwich Shop

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90 Broad St.
New York, NY 10038
(646) 289-4211
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Located on the ground floor of the building that also contained Demi Monde, Potbelly remains closed.

18. Red

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19 Fulton St
New York, NY 10038
(212) 571-5900
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Red is still closed for business.

19. Merchants NY Café

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90 Washington Street
New York, NY 10006
(212) 363-6000
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Merchants NY Cafe on Washington Street in the Financial District remains closed. The message on the answering machine: “Due to super storm Sandy, we are currently closed and will be undergoing necessary repairs. We are working hard to reopen the restaurant, but at this time we do not have a reopening date.”

20. Bin No. 220

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220 Front St
New York, NY 10038
(212) 374-9463
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Bin 220 and its sister establishment Keg 229 will be closed for four to six months.

21. Bridge Cafe

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279 Water St.
New York, NY 10038
(212) 227-3344
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The owners hope to reopen in the spring.

22. Paris Café

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119 South St
New York, NY 10038
(212) 240-9797
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Paris Cafe is still boarded up. Per a tipster, "Word in our neighborhood is Paris has tentatively announced a re-open in March 2013."

23. Grandma's House

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27 Peck Slip
New York, NY 10038
Grandma's House is still closed. The phone line has been disconnected.

24. SamSara

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277 Water Street
NY, NY 10038
A note on the website reads: "Like many of our neighbors we are in the process recovering from the storm and unfortunately will have to remain closed until further notice for cleanup and renovation."

25. Keg No. 229

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229 Front St
New York, NY 10038
(212) 566-2337
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Keg 229 and its sister establishment Bin 220 will be closed for the next four to six months.

26. Jack's Stir Brew Coffee

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222 Front St.
New York, NY 10038
(212) 929-0821
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Closed, but the Jack's team is selling coffee from a table outside the still-closed storefront, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Friday.

27. Nelson Blue

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233 Front St.
New York, NY 10038
(212) 346-9090
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Nelson Blue reportedly took on about seven feet of water. It is still closed. Still closed. The note on the website: "Please be advised due to Hurricane Sandy, Nelson Blue will be closed till further notice . We are working diligently to get up and running as soon as possible and hope to have those great NZ lamb chops and green lipped mussels available to you again."

28. Stella Manhattan Bistro

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213 Front St
New York, NY 10038-2008
(213) 233-2417
This Seaport Italian restaurant has not yet returned from the storm (the sign above the Stella's banner is for Jeremy's Ale House).

29. SUteiShi

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24 Peck Slip
New York, NY 10038
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SUteiShi: Still closed, but the restaurant has begun offering a limited menu for dinner delivery, Monday-Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

30. home/made

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293 Van Brunt St.
New York, NY 11231
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Home/Made opened for a special New Year's Eve dinner, but it remains closed. The owners hope to reopen in full by the end of the month.

31. Kevin's Bistro

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277 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
718-596-8335
Kevin's, a restaurant and catering co., remains shuttered after the storm. From Kevin's site: To all our customers, we will be closed for the next few weeks in the wake of the storm. Many people have been asking how they can support the rebuilding of Kevin's and have sent checks to our mailing address. THANK YOU! Kevin's, 277 Van Brunt St. Brooklyn, NY 11231 Also, many thanks to those able to give to the LUCKYANT funding page. We more than doubled the goal! The restaurant is pretty demolished and rebuilding is taking time, but we're also working with our neighbors in a community effort. For those of you that are able to donate to these restaurants and bars that have banded together, please go to: RESTOREREDHOOK.ORG

32. Stumptown Coffee Roasters

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219 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
The Stumptown roaster in Red Hook was severely damaged. From the official Stumptown site: "As many of you know, the Red Hook neighborhood in Brooklyn, home to our NYC roasting operations, was among the hardest hit in New York. The roastery was indeed impacted, but everyone on our NYC staff is hard at work, doing everything possible to support all of our wholesale customers that are currently open, and helping others to resume coffee service as soon as possible. In addition, the Manhattan Cafe at the Ace Hotel is open for business, currently operating at limited 9-5 hours. The Red Hook community and the many amazing businesses that call it home are banding together, supporting each other in every way possible. Without this, efforts in the neighborhood would not be happening as quickly as they currently are. Our Stumptown family in Portland has been indispensable in offering much-needed roasting and production support from the west coast. The level of teamwork happening right now is truly awesome! We will know a lot more over the coming week and promise to be in touch. In the meantime, warmest wishes and best regards." [Photo credit]

33. Sunny's

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Brooklyn, NY 11231
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Local favorite Sunny's was badly damaged from the storm and needs to raise a good deal of money before reopening. The message from Sunny's: "Sunny's is still closed from Sandy. We are working diligently to get everything fixed up (though not so fixed up that you won't recognize the place) and will reopen as soon as we can in the new year. Keep checking back, it'll be one hell of a party when we do finally open and we hope you'll come enjoy it with us, as well as for years to come. A Million Thanks to all the volunteers that helped us with their sweat and hard work and to all the amazingly generous people who opened their wallets along with their hearts and helped us raise a bunch of money that will help us to get back on our feet. In the meantime, have a Happy New Year! We wish you all the best in the coming year (hopefully a less floody one than the one we are leaving) Thanks and Love, Sunny, Tone, Izzy, Francis and the two Chrises."

34. Red Hook Lobster Pound

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284 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
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The Red Hook Lobster Pound needs to build their lobster tanks, walk in, kitchen, and store. The message on the homepage: "We are raising this money through a special gift certificate program. For every gift certificate that you buy now, 75% of the purchase price will be yours to use at any of our locations and 25% will go directly to the rebuild. Buy now, lobstericiousness later....Oh, and when we reopen the picnic room (bigger, expanded, A/C Heat and the all important W.C.) we will have a special party to thank all of our helpers and contributors."

35. Governor

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15 Main St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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This two-star Dumbo restaurant remains closed after five feet of water flooded the dining room. The message on the restaurant's site: "We’re going to be shuttered for a while as we rebuild, we hope to be up and running as soon as humanly possible. Meanwhile, our hearts go out to the communities, homes, and local businesses who suffered as well. Enormous thanks to all of our neighbors, friends, fans, and colleagues who have shown their support so thoughtfully and generously."

36. Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory

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Old Fulton St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 246-3963
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Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory -- like its sister businesses River Cafe and Water Club -- suffered damage from the storm. The message on the official website: "Due to the storm, this location will reopen at a later date. Our Greenpoint location is open and operating as usual."

37. Brooklyn Bridge Wine Bar

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Pier 1
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Brooklyn Bridge Wine Bar will be open in the fall, according to the restaurant's website.

38. The River Café

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1 Water St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 522-5200
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The restaurant's site notes: "The River Cafe is still closed and we are without an approximate reopening date."

39. Almondine Bakery

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85 Water St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Almondine owner Hervé Poussot just put his Park Slope bakery up for rent while he rebuilds the Dumbo space.

40. Nathan's Famous

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Brooklyn, NY 11224
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Nathan's iconic hot dog stand on Surf Avenue sustained "significant damage," per company officials. They hope to reopen this spring. The post-Sandy statement from Nathan’s: “Right now, the Alliance is focused on helping Coney Island recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy. We are accepting cash contributions to help residents, businesses, and community groups in their time of need. 100 percent of these funds will go to storm relief and recover efforts. “ Head to Coneyrecovers.org to find out how you can help.

41. Cha Cha's Surf Bar & Grll

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This Coney Island bar is now closed. John "Cha Cha" Ciarcia recently told the Brooklyn Paper, "right now I can't answer the question of when we'll be back." The phone line has been disconnected.

42. Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano

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1524 Neptune Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11224
(718) 372-8606
This legendary pizzeria remains closed in the aftermath of Sandy. The phone message currently notes: "The Totonno Family wishes you a happy new year It’s been really tough getting back in business. It looks like now we’re looking at towards the end of January. " Right now, the reopening hinges entirely on whether or not the family can get enough loan money.

43. Puglia By the Sea

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750 Barclay Ave
Staten Island, NY 10312
718.605.6009
Puglia by the Sea was badly damaged in the storm. The owners plan to rebuild, but for now the restaurant is closed.

44. Marina Cafe

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154 Mansion Ave
Staten Island, NY 10308
(718) 967-3077
Marina Cafe: The owners hope to reopen in Spring of 2013.

45. Coral Bay Cafe

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722 Rockaway St
Staten Island, NY
(718) 356-3531
Coral Bay Cafe remains closed. The phone line is still dead.

46. Salud Restaurant & Bar

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142 Beekman St.
New York, NY 10038
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Salud suffered 15 feet of flooding, from the basement to the main dining room. From the restaurant's Go Fund Me page: "Salud would like to send our sincere well wishes for those of you who have been affected by this storm. Salud was 15 feet underwater from the basement up to the main dining room and the entire business infrastructure of Historic Front Street was decimated by this catastrophic event. With no guarantee of an insurance flood coverage, we are faced with a long rebuilding financial road ahead. We would like to thank everyone for their moral support throughout these difficult times. Your donations will be greatly appreciated. Hope to be back soon!"

47. Anderson's Annex Tavern

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83 Purdy Pl.
Staten Island, NY
(718) 948-9410
Located by the Staten Island University Hospital, Anderson's Annex Tavern's building was moved about 15 feet by the storm surge.

48. DiSara

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121 Roma Ave
Staten Island, NY 10306
(718) 979-2290
Looking relatively fine structurally, the interior of this red sauce spot is gutted. The number has been disconnected.