High 10 new Staten Island eating places for 2022, and three Honorable Mentions


STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — This yr’s recent eating places are a blended bag of full-blown, sit down institutions and an amazing variety of informal counterparts. The accompanying listing pays thoughts to this diverse vary of genres we’ve seeing in 2022.

Honorable point out goes to 3 ideas. The primary is Whiskey Hideaway — 2645 Forest Ave., Mariners Harbor; 718-524-4662 or [email protected] It’s obtained to be admired for its funky choices, from the tricked out pub grub of Chef Rob Nilsen to the craft cocktail program of mixologist Billy Manos, with somewhat Joe “Broadway” Polemini tossed into the combo with professional billiards.

Props additionally go to ChickNBurger — 302 New Dorp Lane, New Dorp, 718-979-8999; ChickNBurgerSI.com. Owned by locals Nicole Li and Frank Lin, the hand-dipped fried hen for sandwiches, finger meals and Hong Kong consolation fare is the primary of its sort for the borough.

Kudos needs to be prolonged to Beans ‘n’ Leaves, which twinned itself on the South Shore — 4916 Arthur Kill Rd., Richmond Valley; 718-448-0276 (Possibility 4), Beansandleavescafe.com. This location affords competitively priced breakfasts and lunches (in comparison with dinners), regularly innovates and can quickly roll out a pancake program.

10.) Anthony’s Paninoteca — 3994 Amboy Rd., Nice Kills, 914-458-5645; Anthonyspaninoteca.com

Anthony’s Instagram-able creations come on lovely bread and he will get down with day by day particular traditions. (Go, Meatball Mondays! Rock on, Potato-n-Egg, Fridays!) Costs are an enchantment, too, at $14 a median for a superior sandwich.

9.) Brooklyn Dumpling Store — 646 Forest Ave., West Brighton; 718-273-2028, Brooklyndumplingshop.com/areas.

Extremely anticipated, the “automat” format lastly landed on Forest Avenue, it’s first Staten Island location. Primarily take-out, a counter indoors and yard seating afford friends a spot to dig dumplings and crack a can of beer. It serves day by day til midnight and a couple of a.m. on the weekends.

8.) New China Hibachi & Sushi Buffet — 2636 Hylan Blvd., New Dorp; 718-987-3388; NewChinaBuffets.web.

With a number of new restaurant neighbors in The Boulevard complicated, this glossy new buffet spot is the most effective worth of the lot — and perhaps on Staten Island, dollar-wise. No booze on the beverage menu however comfortable drinks, juices and bubble tea as a substitute. Meals could be taken to-go and is priced out by the pound.

7.) DeLuca’s Trattoria — 616 Forest Ave, West Brighton; 718-442-7204, Delucasitalian.com/delucas-trattoria

Upscale Italian hit Forest Avenue with from-scratch fare that features pizza and hand-formed pastas. Chandeliers, a glossy bar and good-looking aesthetic make it very best for date evening, enterprise lunches and personal events. A second location for proprietor Rob DeLuca, the brand new digs provide sidewalk-style eating in a year-round enclosed extension of the facade.

6.) Mello Bistro — 1233 Bay St., Rosebank, 718-285-4574; Mello Bistro on Fb;

Father and son chef staff Romulo and Christopher Mello partnered with Queens residents Lilian and Oscar Quintero to create French and Italian meals with a Brazilian aptitude. The restaurant acquired its liquor license on Dec. 21.

5.) Delmas 48 — 809 Castleton Ave., West Brighton, 347-825-8741; Delmas48.com.

The primary sit-down Haitian institution on Staten Island has garnered the eye of gourmands from across the area. Blondine Deprinvil named the enterprise after a hometown hamlet within the Port-au-Prince Arrondissement. Smooth drinks are served.

4.) Trattoria Oliveta — 1642 Hylan Blvd., Dongan Hills, 347-466-5556; Instagram @Oiveto_NYC

This overhauled constructing’s eating room and bar are a welcome addition to East Shore choices. Chef/co-owner Reggie Hadzi returned after a short retirement to current colourful, Previous Faculty Italian and Mediterranean creations impressed, partly, from a visit again to his hometown Ulcinj, Montenegro.

3.) Don Cheech — 1271 Bay St., Rosebank, 718-285-4401; Doncheechnyc.com

With a retractable roof over the out of doors part and plush inside digs, the linen-cloth restaurant was designed by the proprietor, Chef Massimo Felici. Wines and high-end brown booze spherical out his latest idea, which features a stable lineup of house-made every little thing, desserts included.


The charming eating room of Sandwich and Pickle in Bulls Head (Staten Island Advance/Pamela Silvestri)

2.) Sandwich and Pickle — 1949 Richmond Ave., Bulls Head, 718-971-1570; Sandwichandpickle.com

Firstly, it has an important title. What a refreshing, blissful little restaurant Staten Island has with this pretty Japanese European-influenced breakfast-on-lunch and brunch-on-diner-on-delicatessen. Patrons can sit down within the charming, compact eating room or take the meals to go. Because the title suggests, pickles weave via a menu that delivers with the kitchen’s advantageous knife abilities and liberal use of herbs, fastidiously curated dishes and, usually talking, evident love proven with every plated meal. When the liquor license arrives, it ought to convey the place to a different degree.

1. ) La Botteglia — 293 Port Richmond Ave., Port Richmond; 929-364-0505, LaBottigliarestaurant.com

To the credit score of neighborhood affiliation Port Richmond North Shore Alliance (previously Port Richmond Sturdy) there’s a recent spirit on Port Richmond Avenue with this upscale Italian eatery. Within the midst of a vibrant (and extraordinary) Mexican meals scene with mainstays like Ralph’s and Denino’s, the sit-down spot affords an interesting wine (and cocktail) part that helps it reside as much as its title (translated as “the bottle.”) Spherical that out with constant meals, house-made focaccia within the bread basket plus panacotta and cassatelle (fried dough with cannoli cream) and now we have ourselves a profitable vacation spot.

Pamela Silvestri is Advance Meals Editor. She could be reached at [email protected].