Openings: What’s New On The East End

We’ve gathered a list of the latest openings on the East End this season, including boutiques, restaurants, galleries, and fitness studios.

Village Bistro has opened the location formerly occupied by Rowdy Hall in East Hampton Village. The cozy bistro aims to be a year-round hangout for locals and visitors alike. The menu will celebrate bistro classics. Diners can enjoy items like French onion soup, the Village Burger, steak frites, and daily specials.

The Seven

Matriark, a multimedia and retail brand dedicated to showcasing women’s and LGBTQI+-owned brands, will launch its summer pop-up in Sag Harbor, which will be open from May 20 to September 20. Matriark will feature a collection of luxury fashion, accessory, and design brands — all hand-selected by founder Patricia Assui Reed. This summer, Matriark will be joined by Another Tomorrow, Marfa Stance, The Seven, and Rebecca Taylor.

180 The Store Amagansett will open in an airy gallery space that will offer an unfussy edit of the Tribeca location’s most-loved brands and makers, including Sophie D’Hoore, Album Di Famiglia, Chez Vidalenc, and Chimala. For the home, 180 The Store will offer R+D Lab Glassware, Frama Furniture & Apothecary, hand-made Japanese lanterns, and Vogel Vases. The Amagansett location will open at 303 Main Street on May 23.

Get hooked at N’AMO Seafood & Raw Bar, opening in Montauk on West Lake Drive. The restaurant is inspired by the allure of the sea and the hook that draws in the freshest catch, symbolizing its commitment to the ocean’s bounty and sustainable culinary practices. 

Wayan & Ma•dé

Wayan & Ma•dé will host a takeover in East Hampton this summer at Dopo Buttero, from May 24 until September 1. Cedric and Ochi Vongerichten, the couple behind the two New York City restaurants, will be serving their unique Indonesian cuisine in the Hamptons for a second summer in a row, following their successful two-week takeover at Rosie’s last year in Amagansett. The summer-long pop-up is in partnership with full-time Hamptons resident Erik Stern, the founder and operator of Tiny Seed.

Claire Florence

Artist Claire Florence will display her collaboration with Fierce Grace at their East Hampton studio at 3 Railroad Avenue from Friday, May 24, until June 15. Claire is at the cutting edge of developing AI-based art expressed physically using precious metals. Claire depicts the energy of balancing yin and yang amidst chaos. Visit

Billy Durney, the owner of Red Hook Tavern in Brooklyn, will open Sag Harbor Tavern at 26 Bay Street. “I’ve dreamt of having an opportunity to create another Tavern and could not be more thrilled that it will be in Sag,” Durney wrote on Instagram. 


Grey/Ven, a lifestyle brand known for its “quiet luxury” essentials, is opening a store in East Hampton. The store will feature an array of contemporary fashion pieces. It will have a soft launch this Memorial Day weekend and a formal grand opening July 4th weekend. 

Courtesy Rushmeyer’s Hotel

El Grupo SN, the hospitality group behind Somewhere Nowhere and 9 Jones, is venturing into hotel management at Ruschmeyer’s Hotel in Montauk. Co-founders Nathan Leong and Sameer Qureshi are reimagining the spaces with new food and beverage concepts, including Placebo, a Puerto Rican New American fusion restaurant, and Don Jaguar’s as the new backroom lounge.

Courtesy Little Charli East Hampton

Little Charli East Hampton is bringing its Roman-style pizzas and a unique culinary experience with pizza-making classes to East Hampton. The restaurant is opened by DAE Crew founder Chris Reda. Pizzaiolo Salvatore Olivella, who has roots in Naples, will bring his authentic pizza-making to the Hamptons with various Roman styles. Late-night hours will be available on the weekends, and a pizza-making class will be available on Sundays and Thursdays.

The Wine Room in Hampton Bays is entering its first summer season. The cozy wine bar and bistro offers continental cuisine, wines, and craft beer in a relaxed setting reminiscent of a European cafe.

Photo by James Katsipis

Renowned fine art photographer James Katsipis will open his namesake gallery, James Katsipis Photography, in Montauk on Thursday, May 23, at 742 Montauk Highway, attached to the Montauk Chamber of Commerce. Born and raised in Montauk, Katsipis is celebrated for his exceptional ocean photography and stunning visual art.

The Maidstone Hotel in East Hampton reopens this season on June 17 under the vision of John Meadow and the team from LDV Hospitality. They plan to bring “La Dolce Vita” and a taste of Italian luxury to the space.

The owners of Reform Club in Amagansett are bringing back Meeting House Restaurant, reopening after its closure in 2017 following a 12-year run. A beloved culinary icon, Meeting House will return to Amagansett Square, its original home.

Motorino Pizzeria Napoletana. Photos by Danielle Daly / Daly House Photography

Motorino Pizzeria Napoletana is expanding to the Hamptons with a new custom-built wood-fired pizza trailer that is available for on-demand pizza parties. Motorino was founded in 2008 by Chef Mathieu Palombino and has since expanded to 15 locations worldwide.

Chef Joe Isidori opens Arthur & Sons in the Hamptons. The restaurant pays homage in both menu and design to Chef Isidori’s experience growing up in New York’s restaurant industry. It features a rustic vibe with a ’90s hip-hop edge and a menu that transports guests back in time with “old school” Italian American red sauce classics.

Kyky Conille is opening Il Pellicano and Bijoux in Southampton. The restaurant and nightclub combination opened in New York City this past fall, and its outpost will open this Memorial Day weekend, taking over the former Blu Mar/Nello’s space.

The Montauk Beach House Bar & Grill

Montauk Beach House will transform its food and beverage experience for the 2024 season. The Montauk Beach House Bar & Grill will open as a Greek restaurant this summer.

Amanda Duckstein, the founder of ShadowBox Pilates, has taught fully comprehensive Pilates for over 13 years across various locations, including Baltimore, Manhattan, Nashville, Westchester, and the Hamptons. She recently opened a studio in Water Mill.

Elements Fitness

Elements Barre Fit has opened a new flagship location in Sag Harbor on May 1, bringing high-energy workout classes to the area. The new 2,000-square-foot studio at 11 Bridge Street in Sag Harbor features Elements’ custom design, a sprawling lobby and retail area, two studio rooms, a dedicated private training studio, and an outdoor space. 

Pilates teacher and accountability coach Kevyn Zeller is opening an East Hampton studio. Kevyn is known as the leading provider of personalized Pilates instruction focused on holistic well-being and transformative experiences.

Sage & Madison in Sag Harbor offers a unique setting for designers to display their latest creations. The space will host fashion partnerships, including Libertine, Morphew, and others to be announced. 

Aryan Rashed. Courtesy photo

Tremble is coming to The Barn in Bridgehampton this summer from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Tremble is a high-intensity, low-impact, heart-pumping, full-body workout founded by Aryan Rashed that combines strength training, cardio, and Pilates-inspired movements on reformer machines — focused on full-body movements all centered around the core. 


Håndværk, known for its elevated casual wear and high-quality craftsmanship, will open its first physical retail store at 30 Main Street, Southampton — nestled next to the bustling Sant Ambroeus. This location holds sentimental value as it is steps away from where the founders, a husband-and-wife team, first met.

Fashion designer Diego Binetti has opened his LoveBinetti shop at 17 Washington Street in Sag Harbor. The chic concept shop is a curated haven where luxury finds are handpicked to resonate with Hamptons shoppers, infusing the store with endless inspiration.

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