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Heartwood

184 Eighth Ave., New York, NY 10011 40.742953 -73.999833
nr. W. 19th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
646-476-5458 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: American Nouveau
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Official Website

heartwoodnyc.com

Hours

Mon-Thu, 11:30am-midnight; Fri, 11:30am-1am; Sat, 10am-1am; Sun, 10am-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at 18th St.; A, C, E at 14th St.

Prices

$13-$25

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Notable Chef
  • Take-Out
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

This new 70-seat restaurant on Eighth Avenue seems like a classic, low-key neighborhood spot: smoked meats, pizzas, seasonally driven small plates — not to mention a fairly generic name — but keep an eye on it, as there's an all-star team behind Heartwood. The chef, Bradford Thompson, is a James Beard Award winner ("Best Chef Southwest" in 2006, for Mary Elaine's in Scottsdale). And Thompson is joined by Mark Fiorentino, Daniel Boulud's former chief bread baker, plus restaurateur Nick Mautone, a Gramercy Tavern alum. The restaurant specializes in exotic pizzas like pulled Amish chicken with aged gouda; pickled green-apple and jalapeño; an "Everything Brooklyn Bagel" pie with gin-cured salmon; and "When Peter Luger Goes Out for Pizza," with braised short ribs, creamed spinach, and horseradish.

Megan Fahey, previously of Daniel and Sullivan Street Bakery, is in charge of dessert: Look out for banana-butterscotch trifle with pecan cake, rhubarb-and-berry cobbler with celery sorbet, and a lemon-buttermilk chess tart.

Recommended Dishes

"Everything Brooklyn Bagel" pizza; tempura skate fingers; stout-braised beef short rib

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