The restaurants of New York City are springing back to life now that the power has been restored to many parts of Lower Manhattan. Here's an updated guide to the eating and drinking establishments that are open in New York City right now. A huge thanks to all the readers, chefs, and restaurateurs that sent in tips over the last seven days.
4:30 p.m. Sunday:
Meatball Shop: All three locations of The Meatball Shop are back up and running.
Porsena and Porchetta: Both are open tonight. Extra Bar will reopen on Tuesday.
Blue Ribbon: Reopened yesterday. From the Twitter account: "Full and rocking at 1am just like it has been for the last 1,040 Saturday nights!!"
Mr. Chow: Reopened yesterday. Tell your celebrity friends.
Rosemary's and Bobo: Both of Carlos Suarez's restaurants are now open.
Del Posto: Back in business, but with a slightly modified menu tonight.
The Rusty Knot: Check it out:
We're back in full force!Regular hours, regular food, cold mutha effin beer!— The Rusty Knot (@therustyknot) November 4, 2012
Salinas: Chef Luis Bollo sends word that Salinas is once again OPEN for business.
Red Farm: Open with a limited menu tonight. The full menu will return tomorrow.
Minetta Tavern: Very much open. The LaFrieda truck made a delivery this morning.
Nothern Spy Food Co.: Open, and serving Sunday supper.
Sammy's Roumanian Steakhouse: Back, business as usual:
ABC Kitchen: Opened this morning for brunch, will stay open for dinner.
Craftbar NYC: Open for dinner tonight at 5 p.m.
Aureole: Opening for dinner tonight.
Colonie: Open during regular hours.
SL: Back with its "SLUNDAY" party tonight.
Union Square Cafe: Back in action.
The Little Owl: Meatball sliders for everyone:
little owl is closed for brunch today. we'll re-open for dinner at 5pm & serve 'til 9pm.— little owl (@littleowlnyc) November 4, 2012
Goat Town: Reopened today for brunch. Open for dinner tonight.
Kutsher's: Reopening tonight with a post-Sandy menu.
Gotham Bar and Grill: Reopens tonight at 5 p.m.
Craft: Opening tonight at 5 p.m.
Miss Lily's and Melvin's Juice Bar: OPEN.
Sunday night and we have the full menu!! Prime tables available;call 2123538064 to reserve. The power's back and so is our staff! EAT! #BBHG— Babbo Ristorante (@BabboRistorante) November 4, 2012
Jo's: Open for dinner tonight.
Acme: Ready to rock and roll.
Takashi: Grill your own meat here tonight.
Hearth: Now serving pasta and a lot of other delicious food.
Keens: Reopening tonight at 5 p.m.
6:30 p.m., Saturday:
Wallse: From Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner: Great news! We will be open for dinner this evening with a limited menu! We hope that you will join us."
Bouley: A special message from Mr. David Bouley:
City Hall: Tribeca Citizen sends word that the restaurant will be open for "bar, burgers, and football" tonight and tomorrow, with the full menu returning on Monday.
Empellon: An employee writes in: "Back in the swing of service tonight on the west side! We're donating $1 from each margarita ordered at Empellon Taqueria to Hurricane Sandy relief."
Macao Trading Co. and Employees Only: Both open with limited menus.
Jo's: Open. Read about proprietor Jim Chu's Hurricane Sandy experience here.
Mission Chinese Food: Now open.
Georgia's East Side BBQ: Open. The owner sends along this picture:
Cookshop, Five Points and Hundred Acres: All open with limited menus.
Dos Caminos, Atlantic Grill, Blue Fin, Strip House, Bill's Bar and Burger, Ocean Grill, Wildwood, Isabella's, Blue Water Grill: All of Steve Hanson's NYC restaurants are now open.
Galli Restaurant: Open with half-price drinks.
Morandi: McNally's Italian charmer is OPEN for business.
Eataly: The retail section of Eataly is open, business as usual. The restaurants will return soon.
Arturo's: Open with a limited menu.
Extra Place: Open for dinner.
Mesa Grill: Bobby Flay's Southwestern restaurant is back in action.
Hill County Chicken: Open with a limited menu (you can absolutely get fried chicken tonight).
August: Open. An employee notes: "The phones aren't working, but the wood burning oven is hot and the drinks are cold."
Freemans: At last, Freemans is open once again. William Tigertt writes in: "We just opened back up for cocktails tonight. We will start brunch tomorrow at noon followed by normal dinner hours."
Blue Smoke: Open. Make sure to order a Porch Swing.
Meade's: Open for drinks.
Lavagna: Open with the full menu.
The Mermaid Inn: From Twitter: "We're celebrating power with happy hour drinks all night at oyster bar. East Village - swim in, we've missed you!"
Lure, B & B, El Toro Blanco: Open, open, open.
Baohaus: Eddie Huang's bun shack is open.
Esca: Eat as much linguine with clams as you can. Esca is OPEN.
David Burke Kitchen: The lights are back on and Davie Burke Kitchen is ready to serve you.
Alison Eighteen: Open with a special "recovery prix fixe." :
Catch: This MePa seafood restaurant and club is ready to rock and roll.
The Smile: OPEN.
EN Japanese Brasserie: Open and serving homemade tofu.
JoeDoe and JoeDough: Both restaurants are now open.
'Ino: Open with a Sandy menu.
Sons of Essex: Open. An employee at the restaurant writes in: "We're opening tonight at 6 p.m. with a limited menu of grilled cheese and mac and cheese. However we have a full bar, we are doing 2 for 1 drink specials, and we have AndrewAndrew DJing as well."
Warren 77 and Tiny's: Open with limited menus.
Frankies 570: Check it out:
11 a.m., Saturday:
Balthazar: New York is complete again. Chef Shane McBride shares this pic:
"Balthazar is open y'all."
wd~50: An employee from the restaurant sends word: "wd~50 is opening tonight but only as a bar maybe with some bar snacks."
The Dutch, Locanda Verde, and The Library: Andrew Carmellini's restaurants are back, big time. Locanda Verde and The Dutch are now open for brunch, and both restaurants will serve dinner tonight starting at 6 p.m. The Library will open for dinner at 5:30 p.m.
The Spotted Pig: A dispatch from West 11th Street: "The Pig is open!! Come in, eat, drink & be merry with us. We're offering a post-hurricane menu. Regular menu to resume as soon as possible."
Scarpetta: Opening tonight at 4 p.m. with a limited menu, which will include Scott's beloved spaghetti.
Bario 47: Opening for brunch at noon.
Perla: Dinner service starts at 5:30 p.m. Remember this place?
Mile End: The Boerum Hill deli is open for brunch, but the Noho sandwich shop remains closed. Hopefully, Mile End Sandwich will open on Monday.
Shake Shack: From Shackburger HQ: "And...all Shacks are back! Power is on at Madison Square Park, NYC. We're working to open this afternoon. Stay tuned for time."
Momofuku Noodle Bar, Milk Bar, Ssam, and Ma Peche: David Chang offers an update:
Ssam Bar is also open, business as usual.
Joe: At last, the Waverly Place location is back in business. Currently, all of the Joe coffee shops are open except for the 13th Street location.
Russ & Daughters: Open for bagels, lox, coffee, etc.
Recette: Opening tonight at 5:30 p.m..
Maialino: Now open for brunch, lunch, and dinner.
Osteria Morini: Opening tonight at 5 p.m.
Perilla and Kin Shop: From Mr. Harold Dieterle:
The Lion: The general manager writes in: "We are so excited to announce The Lion is finally open today for business at 5 p.m."
Seersucker: Open today, business as usual, but the restaurant is accepting cash only (the credit card machine is offline).
Nom Wah Tea Parlor: Open with a limited menu.
Aldea: Opening for dinner tonight.
Commerce: Opening again for dinner tonight. Harold Moore is unstoppable.
Eleven Madison Park: Not open just yet, but the vital signs are looking good:
Sister restaurant The Nomad is open all day.
Tipsy Parson: Open for brunch right this very second.
Num Pang: Both stores are back and open during normal hours.
Gramercy Tavern: The Tavern Room will open for dinner tonight.
BLT Fish, BLT Burger, and BLT Prime: Open, open, open.
Nicoletta: Michael White's pizza parlor is back: "We're excited to announce that we've regained power & are opening tomorrow (Saturday) for lunch and dinner, with a modified menu!"
The Meatball Shop: The Williamsburg location is open for business as usual, and the Stanton Street location will open around noon.
Yaffa Cafe: From the Yaffa Twitter account: "We're back in business, folks! We look forward to welcoming back our friends and neighbors. Stop by today and have a bite!"
7 p.m., Friday:
Commerce: Chef Harold Moore writes in: "We will be grilling LaFrieda burgers tonight beginning at 6 p.m."
Edi & the Wolf: This Avenue C Austrian restaurant has been serving free meals to the neighborhood all day. The restaurant will stay open tonight with a menu that includes goulash, brats, German home fries, and cheese plates.
Ditch Plains UWS: Open and showing the relief concert on TV.
Luke's Lobster: Check it out:
North End Grill: Open till 9 p.m.
Motorino: Open, with proceeds going to the Red Cross.
Public: From Twitter: "LET THERE THE LIGHT! Power is back & so is our gin den @ 7 tonight! Lots of beers, shots & Sandy-storytelling to be had!"
Brucie: Back, baby.
The Spotted Pig: Tonight's menu, per Ken Friedman:
Peels: From the official Twitter account: "We are #openinnyc. Full bar, burgers, pastries. Will stay open until food is gone tonight. Limited brunch tmw." The lights are on and the credit card machine is working.
Barrio 47: Open once again for dinner and drinks. Perhaps with the lights on tonight.
Traif: Open for business.
Arthur on Smith: Open with lots of pasta for you to eat.
La Marina: Open and serving the full menu, with music by R&B artist Stacia Hobdy & Free.
Whitmans: Open with a limited menu. No word yet on whether that menu includes the cheese-stuffed Juicy Lucy burger.
Barraca: Open for dinner, and handing our free hot chocolate to the West Village. Also, the owners will project movies onto the side of a white truck parked in front of the restaurant, for diners and passersby. Here's the truck:
Casa Nonna: Open with a charging station, plus free wifi.
Betto: OPEN. And a rep sends word: "On Saturday, Betto will be featuring a 'pig for two' dinner for $50 with market vegetables."
Evelyn Drinkery: Open for imbibing on Avenue C.
Pierre Loti: Open with a limited menu, a Bose iPod dock, and board games.
Thursday, 7 p.m.:
Indie Food & Wine and Betto: These two Jason Denton restaurants are OPEN, OPEN, OPEN. 'inoteca, Corsino, and 'ino remain closed, but the team hopes to get a generator for 'ino tomorrow.
Le Rivage: This French gem on Restaurant Row is back in full effect. Open for dinner.
Gwynnett St.: Open, and celebrating its first anniversary tonight. Stop by and say hello to owner Carl McCoy and maitre d' Phil Johnson :
Jack Horse Tavern: A tipster writes in: "Jack the Horse Tavern in Brooklyn Heights is up and running its full menu."
Oceana, Molyvos, and Abboccato: The Livanos Group's restaurants have been back in action since last night. Open.
Barrio 47: Open with candlelight, and serving rib-eye and a half-roasted chicken made in a wood-fired oven. A vegetarian pasta is also available.
Tertulia: The paella train is about to leave the station. Better hop on board:
Haru: All four of this Sushi chain's uptown locations are open and serving limited menus.
Marea: At last, Marea is back and the world is a better place because of it:
Eat as much fusilli with octopus and bone marrow as you possibly can. Hard times call for drastic measures, but there is no judgement here.
Elmo: One of the employees of this Chelsea restaurant sends word that Elmo is open for "candlelit cocktails" this evening.
Rare Bar & Grill NYC: The Chelsea location is open, with $4 beers.
Nick & Toni's Cafe: Open for business as usual.
Northeast Kingdom: This Bushwick restaurant is open till 11 p.m.
The Cannibal: Proprietor Christian Pappanicholas tweets: "The neighborhood maybe shut down but we're open tonight! Come see us!"
Gran Electrica: From the official Twitter account: "Come celebrate El Dia de Los Muertos tonight! Open for dinner at 6, party starts at 9. DJs, banging drinks, mariachi, si!" Now, this place has a cool-looking dining room:
Peels: Open till at least 9 p.m.
Carmine's: Both locations are open for you and your hungry family.
Littleneck: Open, with chowder.
Tony's di Napoli: Both locations are open.
Hospoda: Most definitely OPEN. Try one of those all-foam beers.
Thursday, 2:15 p.m.:
Left Bank: This West Village restaurant has been open the past two nights, and will continue service tonight. Chef/owner Laurence Edelman is alone in the kitchen, his wife is manning the bar along with co-owner Micheline Gaulin, and one of their busboys is taking care of the rest. The menu for tonight will include: wild striped bass, grassfed ribeye, fiorentine with kid goat ragu, house-made sausage, and some vegetables.
Num Pang: The original, Union Square location is open and giving away FREE SANDWICHES while supplies last.
Russ & Daughters: Open till 5 p.m. today. One of the managers writes in: "We have a generator, and all of the fish was protected/saved."
4Food: Reopened this morning at 11 a.m., and will stay open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sunday. Important note: All 86 seats have electrical outlets and the restaurant has free iPads for you to use, plus wifi.
Co. and Sullivan Street Bakery: Jim Lahey's pizzeria and both of his bakeries are OPEN for business.
Il Buco Alimentari: Grilling meat out on Great Jones Street:
The menu includes pork sausage, porchetta, roasted chicken, and ocotopus, plus bean salad and grilled polenta. Il Buco Alimentari will be out on the street till 6 p.m. tonight.
Seoul Garden: A tipster writes in: "Seoul Garden is open on 32nd between 5th and 6th. Perfect kimchee pancakes and outlets under every table."
The Guilty Goose: Open in Chelsea with a limited menu, plus beer and wine.
508 Gastrobrewery: Opening tonight with candlelight and a limited menu.
Hungry Ghost: Open, with coffee and Balthazar pastries.
Luzzo's: Get your pizza pies here, tonight.
Joe: From the official Twitter account: "We are halfway there: gct, uws, ues and Columbia are open. The 4 downtown shops should be open soon-ish."
The John Dory Oyster Bar and the Breslin: Both of these restaurants in the Ace Hotel are open for diners-only. The JDOB is open from noon till 10 p.m., and the Breslin is open from 7 a.m. till midnight.
Nitehawk Cinema: The movie theater and the restaurant are now open.
Zengo and Pampano: These Richard Sandoval restaurants are now open, business as usual.
Crown: John DeLucie's swanky UES restaurant is OPEN.
Casellula: Get your cheese and wine here from 5 p.m. till 2 a.m.
Corner Bistro: The Long Island City location is open and offering delivery. Call 718-606-6500 to have a Bistro Burger brought to your door.
Arthur on Smith: Open for lunch today and tomorrow, brunch on the weekends, and dinner seven nights a week. One of the employees at the restaurant notes: "We will stay open on our regular schedule as long as we get product in the doors!"
Barrio 47: Dinner by candlelight tonight.
The Spotted Pig: Opened for drinks last night, and open again today for drinks, coffee, and whatever food the kitchen can prepare from now till 10 p.m. A rep notes: "They are still without power, but want to provide a neighborhood gathering spot for people to enjoy the company of others." As we know, Ken Friedman does not fuck around with hurricanes. Here's what the Spotted Pig looked like right before Hurricane Irene:
Glaze Teriyaki Grill: The Midtown location is open with limited delivery service.
Boqueria Soho: Open for sandwiches and drinks this afternoon (while supplies last). Tonight, the restaurant will also serve a limited menu of tapas, by candlelight. Here's a picture of the kitchen from last night:
Alobar: Open for dinner tonight in Long Island City.
5:20 p.m., Wednesday:
Boqueria: An employee writes in: "Boqueria's Soho location (171 Spring Street) will be opening this evening in the wake of the storm to offer guests dinner by candlelight beginning at 6 p.m. A limited tapas menu will be available as well as cocktails and house made sangria."
Buttermilk Channel: From owner Doug Crowell:
Pork Slope: Open late with food and drinks, plus a costume contest. Show up in costume and mention the contest to the bartender. They'll take your photo and contact info and if you win "best overall," you'll get two tickets to this weekend's Nets Game. If you win "kookiest costume," you'll score a free bar tab.
Armani Ristorante: Open for dinner.
Crave Fishbar: Back in action at 5:30 p.m.
Vinegar Hill House and Hillside: From owner Sam Buffa: "Vinegar Hill House and Hillside are open for all services with our entire menu! Powered up and ready to go!"
Terroir Park Slope: Open for business as usual.
Frank, 'Lil Frankies, and Supper: These three Frank Prisinzano restaurants are open tonight (Sauce is closed).
Thistle Hill Tavern: Open from 1 p.m. till 10 p.m. the rest of the week.
Noir: Open with a "Sandy special": 20 percent off wine and Champagne bottles all night.
ESquared Hospitality: Casa Nonna, BLT STeak, Go Burger Upper East Side, and Humphrey are all open tonight.
Pounds & Ounces: Hosting a "bring your own flashlight" party. Food, cocktails, candles, but no electricity just yet.
The John Dory and The Breslin: Both are open for dinners-only tonight.
Benares: The downtown location is still closed, but the Midtown branch is open for lunch and dinner as usual.
Barbuto: Get that roasted chicken TONIGHT.
Le Bernardin: Le open. (For both dinner and lunch tomorrow.)
Littleneck: Yeah, buddy: "OPEN! • TONIGHT'S SPECIALS: Arctic char tartare • pan roasted cod+celery root purée,Nduja • DESSERT: Narragansett ricotta+arrope • oysters!"
Melt Shop Chelsea: Open for dinner tonight and breakfast tomorrow starting at 7 a.m.
Nomadness: These guys got you covered:
The Nomad is open for business as usual from now on. Eleven Madison Park will stay closed until Friday dinner service (fingers crossed).
Benoit: Open with the full menu.
Ed's Chowder House: A rep writes in: "We were open at 8 a.m. for breakfast and open lunch with a limited menu. We will be open for dinner until 9:45 p.m. tonight."
Center Bar: Open for dinner and drinks, plus live music starting at 6 p.m.
Forcella: Pizzaiolo Giulio Adriani sends word: "We gonna be open in our Bowery and Park Ave locations with limited menu, starting at 5 p.m. tonight. Tomorrow as well from noon to midnight."
Kefi and Fishtag: Both of Michael Psilakis's restaurants are now open during their regular hours.
Resto/The Cannibal: Chef Preston Clark will serve a "Fucking Sandy" menu tonight at The Cannibal:
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que: Now open for dinner.
Haru 43rd Street: Open for sushi and sake till 8 p.m.
Dovetail: John Fraser's fine dining restaurant opens tonight at 5:30 p.m.
Bar Americain: Bobby Flay's American restaurant is open, business as usual.
Pie Face: Get your Australian meat pies 24 HOURS A DAY at the 53rd Street location.
A Voce Columbus: Open with a limited menu tonight.
Commerce: Chef Harold Moore writes in: "We are serving a lights out menu today. Grilled chicken, crushed potatoes, green salad & flatbread."
Chez Josephine: Serving French food starting at 5 p.m.
North End Grill: From Sir Danny Meyer:
Hakkasan: Are you hungry for fancy-pants Chinese food? Got some cash to burn? Yes? You're in luck. Hakkasan is open for dinner.
Porter House: Open with the full menu.
The Windsor: Opening for breakfast tomorrow.
1:45 p.m., Wednesday:
Pulino's: At last, one of Keith McNally's restaurants is back in action:
Guy's American Kitchen & Bar: Open, with Donkey Sauce to spare, till 8 p.m.
Rock Center Cafe Open from 12:30 p.m. till 10 p.m.
Cucina & Co.: Open till 6 p.m.
PizzArte: Open, business as usual.
Maison Premiere: Opening for cocktails and oysters tonight starting at 4 p.m.
The Sea Grill: Now open for lunch till 3 p.m.
Arthur on Smith: Will open again for dinner tonight.
Marco Polo: This Carroll Gardens classic is open for lunch and dinner, with somewhat limited hours.
Seersucker: Open and offering fried chicken breakfast sandwiches to-go.
'Wichcraft: The Midtown, Midtown East, and Rock Center locations are open during regular hours and offering delivery. The kiosks in Herald Square and Greeley Square are open during regular hours, and so is the Bryant Park coffee kiosk. Also: free wifi.
Peels: Restaurateur William Tigertt sends word: "We are open today and going forward for coffee, pasties, bar, and sandwiches made at Isa, which still has power. We will be open tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m."
Cafe Sabarsky: Open all day with the full menu.
Hill Country Barbecue: Open, with plenty of smoked meat.
FireBird: Open for dinner from 5 to 9 p.m.
Tuffet: Opening all this week at noon, with Gimmee coffee, sandwiches, and cheese plates. Laptops welcome.
Peter Luger: Glory, glory, hallelujah, Peter Luger is now open for lunch and dinner. Check out Daniel Krieger's photo essay from last year:
LeChurro: This new UES churro shop is open, and it will be offering free treats for the kiddos from 4 to 5 p.m.
No 7.: Tyler Kord writes in: "No. 7 in Ft. Greene will be open for dinner tonight and No. 7 Sub in Greenpoint and at the Plaza are open today. The Ace should be open tomorrow."
Kyotofu: Open with an all-day 50 percent-off sake deal. Free wifi till 5 p.m.
The Meatball Shop: The Williamsburg location is open till 2 a.m.
Glaze Teriyaki Grill: Midtown location is open with limited deliver; Union Square location is still closed.
The Rink at Rockefeller Center Open till 10 p.m.
Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.:
Joe: Vital coffee update:
Mile End Deli: From the official Mile End Twitter account this morning: "The deli will be open for breakfast shortly. No MTA & heavy traffic delays slowing us down."
Bubby's: An employee from the Tribeca location notes: "Bubby's reopens at 8 a.m. with pancakes and coffee. Limited menu for the rest of the day!"
The Cannibal: Team Cannibal sends word: "The Cannibal will be open today from 11 a.m.!"
Ma Peche: Last night, the official Momo Twitter account tweeted: "nyc, má pêche will reopen for breakfast tomorrow morning at 7 a.m. noodle, ssäm + bdx will remain closed. #sandy." The phone line at Ma Peche has been busy since 9:30 a.m.
Gorilla Coffee: Open and caffeinating the masses:
Luke's Lobster: The Uptown locations will be open today: "Mobstas, regular hours at UES, UWS, Gtown, Penn Quarter, Bethesda. Plaza open 11-6, Nauti open for lunch. EV and FiDi closed :("
Momofuku Milk Bar:
Triple breaking: "#sandy, glad to see you go! CG, W'burg, Midtown and UWS are all open with normal store hours tomorrow!"
Reynard: Open for business as usual.
Hot Bread Kitchen: Open for business at La Marqueta.
Nougatine: Open for business as usual.
Van Leeuwen: Bergen St. location is open with wifi.
The Breslin: Open for Ace hotel guests only.
Nomadness: EMP is still closed (no power), but Will Guidara sends word:
5:30 p.m., Tuesday:
Becco and Felidia: Joe Bastianich sends word that both restaurants are open for business tonight.
Red Rooster: From Twitter: "Bye bye Sandy! Our Chefs are here and ready for service. Serving lunch & dinner today & please ask for our Hurricane Cocktail Special!!"
Frankies 457: Back in action, baby.
Joe: The locations at 514 Columbus Ave and 1045 Lexington Ave opened this afternoon, and will also open tomorrow morning.
Talde: This just in:
Sundaes and Cones: Open and offering FREE ICE CREAM. It's going to melt anyway, so the shop is giving it away for free.
Peacewood Cafe: This vegan cafe on the UWS is open for business.
Bareburger: A tipster writes in: "The Bareburger on 73rd and 1st is open and PACKED."
The Wallace: This Clinton Hill restaurant will open tonight with a limited staff.
Claw NY: This Hell's Kitchen lobster roll joint is OPEN.
Aquavit: Open tonight with a limited menu.
DB Bistro Moderne, Epicerie Boulud, Cafe Boulud, Boulud Sud: These four Daniel Boulud restaurants will be open tonight with limited menus.
Maison Premiere: Proprietor Maxwell Britten tells Eater that Maison Premiere will be open again tonight with its special hurricane cocktail menu.
Lulu & Po: Open for business as usual with the full menu.
Sakagura: Opening tonight at 6:30 p.m.
Palo Santo & Fort Reno: Both Park Slope restaurants are open for dinner tonight.
Littleneck: Yeah, buddy:
Gwynnett St.: Any employee at the restaurant sends word: "We have opened the bar for whiskey bread and drinks already. We open for full dinner service at 6 p.m."
Arthur on Smith: Open, and serving buccatini.
Tony's di Napoli: Both locations are ready to roll.
Amali: Owner James Mallios writes in: "Amali is open tonight for dinner at 5:30 p.m. and open until later than usual. The crews from Cantinori, Periyali and Bar Six are either in attendance as diners or helping us at the door."
Bond 45: A tipster notes: "Bond 45 is open in Times Square for all stranded tourists, or anyone in the area."
Nights & Weekends: This sister restaurant to Five Leaves is open for business tonight.
Wild Rise: Open in Dumbo.
Barraca: Chef Jesus Nunez writes in: "Barraca is open for dinner tonight (Tuesday), and we have a very romantic ambience in the kitchen. :) Full bar and full menu will be available. I think we're the only restaurant open in the West Village."
Tacombi: One of the owners of this Nolita taqueria sends word: "Tacombi is currently giving away free tacos this evening to the folks in Nolita. Will keep serving them until we run out."
Egg and Parish Hall: George Weld tells Eater: " We're open at Parish Hall for regular service tonight. Egg reopens in the morning for normal hours and service too!"
Jones Wood Foundry: Open, but cash only.
2:45 p.m., Tuesday:
Shake Shack: The Upper West Side, Theater District, Upper East Side, and Brooklyn locations are open for business. The Theater District location is serving a limited menu of burgers, fries, and sodas.
Kyotofu: Owner Michael Berl writes in: "Kyotofu is opening at 4 p.m. and is offering 50 percent off sake all night until midnight!"
Rattle N Hum: The bar is open, and the kitchen will start taking orders within the next half hour.
Buttermilk Channel: Doug Crowell writes in: "Just dropping a line to say that Buttermilk Channel will be open for business tonight at 5 p.m. I may need to drive all the staff here myself but we will be open!"
Northern Spy Food Co.: The restaurant is not fully operational, but management notes:
Circo: Open for dinner tonight. Mauro Maacioni notes, "Mrs. Maccioni is manning the pasta station!!!" Incredible.
Pok Pok NY: The front room will be open tonight, and the back yard will be closed.
Landmarc: The Time Warner Center location will open at 4 p.m.
Hillstone: A rep notes: "Although the Flatiron counterpart is temporarily closed due to the power outage, Hillstone in Midtown is open for lunch and dinner today."
JoJo: Jean-Georges's East Side restaurant will open tonight at 5:30 p.m.
Battersby: This Brooklyn hot spot will reopen tonight at 5:30 p.m.
Barney Greengrass: A tipster reports that the deli and cafe are open.
Little Town: Open. Probably the only place to get a garbage plate tonight.
Ardesia: Mandy Oser writes in: "For any and all stir crazy and thirsty Hell's Kitchen residents we will open the bar today at 5 p.m.. Kitchen remains closed until tomorrow."
5 Napkin Burger: The Hell's Kitchen and Astoria locations are open for business.
Prime Meats: Open tonight at 5 p.m. for this:
There are some seats open for the dinner.
Nice Matin: Serving from now till 10 p.m.
Silver Moon: This bakery and cafe reopened this morning.
P.J. Clarke's: The Third Avenue location has been open since 11 a.m. today.
The Modern: Reopening tonight at 5 p.m. Tarte flambees for everyone.
Gran Electrica and Colonie: Both restaurants will open for dinner tonight at 6 p.m. UPDATE: A tipster reports that, as of 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Colonie was not open.
Reunion Bar: Open from 5:30 p.m. till midnight, with $6 hurricanes all night long.
Le Comptoir: Open for dinner tonight.
Roebling Tea Room: From Twitter:
Luke's Lobster: The Upper East Side and Upper West Side locations are now open, and both will serve food till 9 p.m.
Allswell: Opening for dinner tonight at 5:30 p.m.
James: One of the owners writes in: "Thankfully, we made through Sandy in one piece and will be opening for dinner at 5:30 p.m."
Mermaid Inn UWS: Open for business (and extremely crowded).
Four and Twenty Blackbirds: Now open for pie and coffee.
Brooklyn Star: This Williamsburg favorite will be offering fried chicken dinners tonight.
The Bedford: Open for lunch, and will stay open till 11 p.m. tonight.
Nitehawk: The restaurant and the movie theater are open today.
Maison Premiere: This Williamsburg cocktail den will open tonight at 4 p.m.
Paulie Gee: Mr. Paulie writes in: "Although Greenpoint was inundated with water from the Newtown Creek as well as the East River, the restaurant was completely spared. Never even lost power. Thanks to Paulie Gee's Taxi Service, we will be able to open tonight and provide the locals with perhaps the only dining available in the neighborhood."
Fourth Wall Restaurants: Quality Meats, Park Avenue Autumn, Smith & Wollensky, Maloney & Porcelli, and The Post House will all be open for dinner tonight. Anyone who lost power during the storm will receive a free glass of prosecco, and each restaurant will donate the majority of their proceeds (or $10,000) to the American Red Cross.
10:30 a.m., Tuesday:
The Nomad: Hurricane Sandy cannot and will not stop NODMANESS. The restaurant is
open for business as usual today. A tipster reports: "The Nomad is only taking hotel guests since restaurant supplies are low. Turning away a steady stream of people."
Five Leaves: Open for coffee, breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Reynard, Diner, Marlow & Sons: Andrew Tarlow's restaurant in the Wythe Hotel is currently open for breakfast, and will stay open through the day. A rep from the restaurant group writes in: "Marlow and Sons is open. Marlow & Daughters and Diner will be open at 11 a.m. All the restaurants will have normal business hours today."
Cucina & Co.: A rep sends word: "Cucina & Co. is open right now for breakfast and will be open through lunch until 4 p.m."
Sahadi's: From the restaurant's official Twitter account: "Thankful everything is OK at Sahadis. We will be open today."
Cafe Grumpy: The cafe Tweets: "Greenpoint & Park Slope both opening at 10 a.m. today."
Mile End Deli: The Bond Street sandwich shop is closed, but the Boerum Hill deli is open for breakfast and lunch.
Cowboy Pizza: The Lo Down reports that this LES pizzeria is now open and serving warm scones and cookies.
Schnipper's Quality Kitchen: The Times Square location will be open for lunch and dinner today, business as usual.
Hill Country: Sarah Abell shares this photo:
Gorilla Coffee: Open and caffeinating the masses of Park Slope.
Sirio: The Maccioni family's new restaurant in the Pierre hotel is currently serving breakfast, and will stay open all day.
Upright Coffee: This tiny Greenpoint espresso bar has been open all morning. The owners live above the shop.
Blue Fin: Steve Hanson's restaurant in the W Hotel is open for lunch and dinner, but it will close at 9 p.m. tonight.
5:30 p.m., Monday:
Dean's: A tipster writes in: "Dean's on the Upper West Side is open (as of 3 p.m.) We got pizza delivered."
The Bedford: This Williamsburg restaurant has been open all day, and it will serve dinner till 11 p.m. Happy hour runs all night.
Fort Reno and Palo Santo: Both restaurants will stay open this evening.
Corner Bistro: The original location was open this afternoon, and it will most likely stay open all night.
Maison Premiere: Open, and serving special hurricane cocktails. Here's the menu:
Hurricane Sandy Menu
13th Step: This frat-tastic bar will stay open through the night with half price drinks till 8 p.m., and $4 "You Call It" from 8 p.m. till close. The kitchen's open.
Doc Watson's: Open through the storm this evening. The bar will serve till 4 a.m., and the kitchen will be open till 12 a.m.
A.G. Kitchen: Chef Alex Garcia's new restaurant is open for business.
Bin 71: A reader writes that this UWS restaurant is currently serving food.
Il Bagatto to Go: Open, and offering delivery all night. Sister establishment Il Posto Accanto is also open for business.
Sojourn: Serving food and drinks all night.
Kaia Wine Bar: A tipster sends in this photo:
Commerce: Chef Harold Moore tells Eater, "Commerce is open tonight, business as usual."
The Americano: OPEN.
Harry's Italian: From a reader: "Harry's Italian on Gold St. in FiDi serving basic cheese pizza and simple salads! (Plus wine and beer!) It was huge to dispel cabin fever downtown!"
Rogue: Open till 11 p.m. tonight.
Serving food all night, and check out this nifty flier:
Update: Several tipster note that Tacombi closed up shop early. Jo's is still open across the street.
La Villette: This brand new Downing Street French restaurant will be open all night.
KTCHN: The restaurant in the Out hotel will stay open till 11 p.m., and it will serve breakfast tomorrow.
The Hog Pit: The owner told a reader that, "As long as we have power, you have happy hour."
Jo's: This Nolita restaurant will serve its full menu all night.
2:15 p.m. Monday:
Edi & the Wolf: Open, big time. A rep notes: "Edi & the Wolf will be open today starting at 4 p.m. The restaurant will host a Goulasch party, inviting diners to 'drink now and drown later!'"
Rucola: Owner Julian Brizzi writes in: "I'm the only employee working at Rucola right now, but I'll be making coffee, drinks, dogs, burgers, and tacos later. If anyone wants to stop by, we'll be going late!!!
Isola Trattoria: The restaurant in the Mondrian is open. Remember when it was Imperial No. 9 LOL?
Mile End Deli: The Bond Street sandwich shop is closed, but Brookyln is still rolling:
Rock Center Cafe and Cucina & Co.: Both open.
Trattoria Dell'Arte: The owners plan to stay open all night, and to open during regular hours tomorrow.
Sushi Samba: Both the Gramercy and West Village locations are open for business today.
Bien Cuit: OPEN.
The Meatball Shop: The LES and Wiliamsburg locations are open for business tonight (West Village is closed). Daniel Holzman is working the line tonight at the Bedford Ave location. The Stanton Street restaurant is packed:
Katz's: EV Grieve sends word that Katz's is open.
5 Napkin Burger: The UWS, Union Square, and Hell's Kitchen locations will be open tonight.
Zesty's: Essential UES pizza info: "Zesty's pizza on 96th at 3rd will be open until 10."
The London Candy Co: Open with STUMPTOWN COFFEE.
Moonstruck Diner: A reader writes in, "Moonstruck Diner on 2nd ave and 5th st. is open, and reportedly, packed!"
Tavern on Jane: Open, like a champ.
Co-Op Food & Drink: An employee at the Hotel on Rivington sends word: "CO-OP Food & Drink will be open for breakfast, lunch & dinner for everyone during Sandy." In case you forgot, the dining room looks like this:
12 p.m., Monday:
Joseph Leonard: Gabe Stulman writes in: "Joseph Leonard is open right now and will be all day long."
Num Pang: The original 12th Street location is serving sandwiches all day.
Guy's American Kitchen and Bar: Open for lunch, closing for dinner. Donkey sauce for everyone.
Vin Sur Vingt: Open till 2 a.m. tonight. The owners plan to stay open all day tomorrow.
Silver Spurs: If you absolutely must have waffle fries, Silver Spurs can help you out.
Waverly Diner: Business as usual.
Diner, Roman's, Marlow & Sons: A manager at Andrew Tarlow's restaurants notes: "Marlow & Sons is open until 1 p.m. today. Marlow & Sons and Roman's are closed for dinner service. We will try to open Diner for dinner and bar service at 6pm if we feel its safe for our staff."
Here's a map of coffee shops that are open right now. Eater will add more shops to tis list as the tips roll in.
10 a.m., Monday:
Blue Collar, Variety, Miller's Tavern: Williamsburg restaurateur Gavin Compton sends word that Miller's Tavern, Blue Collar, and both locations of Variety will be open today during their normal hours of operation. Miller's Tavern will be offering dollar oysters till midnight. Important Note: If everything goes according to plan, Blue Collar will offer DELIVERY.
Palo Santo and Fort Reno: Chef Jacques Gautier tells Eater that both of his restaurants will stay open tonight.
Red Rooster: Vital uptown dining update:
MaccioniWire: Sirio Ristorante will stay open all day today, because that's how Mr. Maccioni likes it. The restaurant is open for breakfast right now, actually. Le Cirque and Circo will be closed for lunch, but the team hopes to open those restaurants for dinner.
Rare Bar and Grill: This Midtown restaurant is open all day.
Les Halles: Want to eat a steak at an Anthony Bourdain-affiliated French restaurant? Yes? You're in luck: Both locations of Les Halles are open all day with half-price bottles of wine.
Tuck Shop: The St. Marks location of this meat pie shop will be open for lunch and dinner today.
Oliver's City Tavern: Open all day today and tomorrow.
Also, a crucial Nomadness update: Will Guidara tweets, "Nomad mission control- reconfirming guests and staff- gonna be a fun day," along with this photo:
If the Nomad does open today, that means that you'll be able to eat the chicken for two in a hurricane. Just think about that for a second.
9:15 p.m., Sunday:
Maison Premiere: This Williamsburg cocktail den is open tonight, and it will be serving those super-smooth drinks tomorrow, too.
The Wayland: One of the owners writes in: "Some of our local staff will be keeping the Wayland open as long as they and we think it's safe. Definitely tonight and probably tomorrow for a storm party. Updates are on our Facebook and voicemail. Thanks and stay safe."
Aldea: George Mendes's modern Portuguese restaurant plans to be open tomorrow for both lunch and dinner. And if you haven't been to Aldea, you owe yourself a visit — it's fantastic.
UVA: From the owner: "Uva is open tonight and we plan on being open for business as usual tomorrow."
Harley's Smokeshack and BBQ: The Harley's team notes: "Harley's Smokeshack and BBQ is open all through the hurricane! Both locations are open 11 a.m., located at 44th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues and our uptown location on 116th Street between 1st and 2nd avenues."
The Queens Kickshaw: From the owners: "Open till 1 a.m. tonight. Open at 9 a.m. monday all day unless it gets real nasty, and no one is coming out."
Lavagna: Open till 11 p.m. tonight. Also, the team hopes to be open from 5 p.m. tomorrow till 10 p.m. "unless there is a power outage."
7:00 p.m., Sunday:
The Breslin: Ken Friedman and April Bloomfield's gastropub in the Ace Hotel is open tonight, and it will be open for business as usual tomorrow, too.
HansonLand: Several of Steve Hanson's restaurants will stay open through the storm. A rep sends word that Atlantic Grill UES, Bill's Bar & Burger on Ninth Avenue, Blue Fin, Blue Water Grill, and Isabella's will be open tomorrow. All other restaurants in the group will be closed.
Joseph Leonard: Open tonight, will most likely stay open through the storm.
Mile End Delicatessen: From the official Mile End Twitter account: "The deli is totally, 100% open."
Diner, Marlow & Sons, and Roman's: All open tonight. A rep from Andrew Tarlow's restaurants notes: "Marlow & Daughters is open until 8 p.m. for supplies. We plan to have regular business hours tomorrow barring any major power outages. And in that case we'll just have a big sleepover and seance."
Prospect: A tipster reports that this Fort Greene restaurant is open for dinner tonight, with a "hurricane menu."
The Lion: John DeLucie's Greenwich Village restaurant is open tonight.
The Michael White Empire: Marea is open tonight, the dining room at Nicoletta is closed, but the restaurant is offering delivery; Osteria Morini and Ai Fiori are closed for the evening.
Bubby's: A Twitter dispatch from this Tribeca favorite: "Bubby's will be open as long as weather permits giving comfort from the storm with delicious food & even a cocktail to calm your nerves."
Saul: Open for dinner. A tipster notes: "Had reservations for our anniversary dinner at Saul in Brooklyn and luckily they are staying open!"
Sauce: OPEN tonight, with plans to stay open "until further notice."
Nom Wah Tea Parlor: A vital dim sum update: "We will be open tomorrow at 10:30AM! #sandy #dimsum #nyc #restaurants."
Fort Reno and Palo Santo: A commenter confirms that both Park Slope restaurants are open for dinner tonight.
Starbucks: The Wall Street Journal reports that ALL NEW YORK STARBUCKS LOCATIONS ARE CLOSED, AND WILL STAY CLOSED TOMORROW.
5:45 p.m. Sunday:
Locanda Verde and The Dutch: Both of Carmellini's restaurants are open for dinner tonight, but they will be closed tomorrow. Also, a crucial update on Trufflepalooza, which was scheduled for tomorrow night: "Those wishing to re-book their existing Trufflepalooza reservation on Monday should call Locanda Verde for reservations to Franken-Palooza on Wednesday, October 31. The show must go on. Truffles to the People!"
City Crab, Duke's, and Big Daddy's: All of the Branded restaurants will stay open tonight, tomorrow, and Tuesday. City Crab will offer half-price beer, wine, and cocktails on Monday and Tuesday. Big Daddy's will offer a half-price happy hour both days. Duke's will serve $5 Hurricanes.
NOTE: The Sandy dining guide began at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. Some of the earlier updates were lost because of technical issues related to the length of this post.