There’s a slew of new openings in Williamsburg these days. Below, a round-up of the best of the best. Highlights of the openings include: Mexican tacos in a garden at Cafe Esquina, A Brooklyn outpost from the founders of Peels & Freemans, American Comfort food at a cozy tavern, and an Italian eatery from the owners of ‘ino, ‘inoteca, & Corsino.
Cafe De La Esquina: A SoHo favorite comes to Williamsburg in the old Relish space. This Brooklyn outpost is divided into two parts: a takeout taqueria in front, an outdoor garden and a classic diner with brown booths, and a candle-lit backroom for a more traditional dining experience. Over 100 sipping tequilas and mescals are offered. See the full listing here: http://www.freewilliamsburg.com/listings/cafe-de-la-esquina
Cafe De La Esquina: 225 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211.
Isa: Taavo Somer’s downtown Manhattan’s Peels and Freemans are well known in the city. He’s now opening his first Brooklyn eatery: Isa. Isa’s decor is warm and rustic, with plenty of exposed wood beams. The food is eclectic American and for now they’re BYOB. See the full listing here: http://www.freewilliamsburg.com/listings/isa
Isa: 348 Wythe St., Brooklyn, NY 11211.
Two Door Tavern: This new comfort food spot has finally opened in Williamsburg. The tavern serves brunch, lunch, and dinner, in additional to a large selection of craft beers. The decor is cozy and was sourced from salvage yards in the Tri-state area. See the full listing here: http://www.freewilliamsburg.com/listings/two-door-tavern
Two Door Tavern: 116 N 5th St., Brooklyn, NY 11211.
Betto: Betto is a bi-level Italian restaurant from restaurateur James Denton (‘ino, ‘inoteca, Corsino) called Betto. Featuring a Greenmarket-heavy seasonal menu that, that focuses on Italian, Spanish, and French flavors. Both small and large plates are served. See the full listing here: http://www.freewilliamsburg.com/listings/betto-2
Betto: 138 N 8th St., Brooklyn, NY 11211.