Published on May 31, 2017

Who’s New on Reserve? May 2017 Roundup

There’s something about the start of summer that makes us want to dine out — all the time. You too? Here’s a list of top restaurants available to book exclusively on or the restaurant’s website just in time for summer in your cities — Asheville, Boston / New England, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco. Plus, find our list of the best places to dine in Nantucket for when you’re beach bound at the bottom.

Check out the whole list:




Photo provided by Jargon in West Asheville.

Jargon - West Asheville
New & Notable Eateries, May/June 2017 - WNC Magazine
Jargon offers continental small plates, influenced by Asian, European, and American cuisines, as well as specialty cocktails. | Grab your table at Jargon now.


Photo provided by The Automatic in Cambridge, MA.

The Automatic - Cambridge
The 20 most exciting restaurants opening around Boston Fall 2016 - Boston Globe
The Automatic serves up bar snacks, burgers, and sandwiches to pair with classic cocktails, beer, and wine. | Grab your table at The Automatic now.

Les Sablons - Boston, MA
Boston's 18 Most Anticipated Spring Restaurant Openings - Zagat
From the team behind Island Creek Oyster Bar and Row 34, Les Sablons lives somewhere in the bustle between London and Paris, revealing a culinary worldview both bold and familiar in the iconic Conductor’s Building in Harvard Square. | Grab your table at Les Sablons now.


Photo provided by La Josie in West Loop.

Cafe Marie-Jeanne - Humboldt Park
11 Hits of the 2016 Year in Chicago - Zagat
A cozy cafe and wine bar, Cafe Marie-Jeanne dishes out classic French cuisine and wines to pair for brunch, lunch, and dinner. | Grab your table at Cafe Marie-Jeanne now.

La Josie - West Loop
The most notable restaurant openings around town May 2017 - Zagat
From the team behind El Solazo, La Josie offers traditional Mexican flavors and signature cocktails amidst a private rooftop setting. | Grab your table at La Josie now.

Daisies - Logan Square
65 exciting openings in Chicago in June - Time Out Chicago
Daisies offers a pasta-focused menu with locally grown vegetables from Frillman Farms, plus vinegar-based, lighter cocktails called shrubs and shims. | Grab your table at Daisies now.


Photo provided by P.J. Clarke’s in Lincoln Square.

P.J. Clarke's - Lincoln Square
The Vatican of Saloons - The New York Times
An iconic restaurant since 1884, P.J. Clarke’s - Lincoln Square dishes out classic American fare — think raw bar selections, salads, renowned burgers, lobster rolls, and steaks. | Grab your table at P.J. Clarke's now.


Photo provided by DanDan - Mainline.

DanDan - Mainline
Philadelphia’s Most Anticipated Openings, Spring 2017 - Eater
DanDan - Mainline offers Sichuan and Taiwanese cooking, including its signature DanDan noodles. | Grab your table at DanDan - Mainline now.

Junto - Chadds Ford
The 19 Best New Restaurants in Philadelphia - Thrillist
Showcasing food and produce from the Tri-State Area, Junto is a BYOB spot that delivers American farmhouse fare using Native American preservation and pickling techniques passed down through chef MacGregor Mann’s roots. | Grab your table at Junto now.

The Social - West Chester
5 Best Bars in West Chester According to Yelp - The Patch
The Social offers Cajun-inspired Southern fare, including classic appetizers, burgers, and fried chicken, plus live entertainment. | Grab your table at The Social now.

San Francisco

Photo provided by Marla Bakery in Outer Sunset.

Hitachino Beer & Wagyu - Nob Hill
Hottest Restaurants in San Francisco May 2017 - Zagat
Hitachino SF is a kappo-style spot, delivering a fully-balanced Japanese meal using the five primary cooking techniques (grilling, steaming, frying, simmering, and raw preparations). | Grab your table at Hitachino Beer & Wagyu now.

Alta at Minnesota Street Project - Potrero Hill
Michelin-starred Chef
An outpost of Daniel Patterson’s Alta CA within the Minnesota Street Project, Alta offers casual California cuisine, matching the creative cuisine with the space’s vibrant aesthetic. | Grab your table at Alta at Minnesota Street Project now.

Marla Bakery - Outer Sunset
The Best Brunches in SF, According to Chefs - Thrillist
Open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, Marla Bakery delivers delicious New American fare, plus fresh breads and pastries, wine, and cocktails. | Grab your table at Marla Bakery now.

The Brass Rabbit - Healdsburg
Best Bay Area Openings Fall 2016 - Tasting Table
From chef Shane McAnelly of nearby Chalkboard, The Brass Rabbit offers a meaty American menu, including fresh seafood and prime cuts cooked on its wood-burning grill, rotisserie, or plancha. | Grab your table at The Brass Rabbit now.

Kingfish - San Mateo
Largest collection of authentic, Southern-Louisiana folk art in the country
Kingfish offers a seafood-focused menu, including raw bar selections and fresh catches, plus steaks, flatbreads, and cocktails. | Grab your table at Kingfish now.


The weather Gods have apologized for the Memorial Day chill and promised warm sunshine is coming soon! You know what that means? If you plan to be beach bound to Nantucket this summer, grab your reservations at these island spots now for fresh seafood and crisp white wine all summer long.

Photo provided by Proprietors Bar & Table in Nantucket.

The Proprietors Bar & Table
Best of Boston: Best Restaurant in Nantucket 2015 - Boston Magazine
An ode to the well-traveled original 1650’s landowners of Nantucket, Proprietors Bar & Table speaks to the island’s history, offering adventurous seafood and vegetable dishes with international inspiration. | Grab your table at The Proprietors Bar & Table now.

The Chanticleer
The Best of Nantucket in Just Three Days - The Wall Street Journal
In a former tea room, The Chanticleer offers sophisticated American cuisine using seasonal ingredients, as well as acclaimed wines.| Grab your table at The Chanticleer now.

Nantucket Prime
5 Romantic Bed-and-Breakfasts to Visit this Year - U.S. News Travel
Located at the historic Jared Coffin House, Nantucket Prime is a sophisticated island steakhouse, delivering prime meats, grilled fish, and raw bar selections. | Grab your table at Nantucket Prime now.

Straight Wharf
Three Stars - Frommer’s Travel Guide
Straight Wharf dishes out classic, seafood-focused cuisine for brunch, lunch and dinner to pair with an extensive wine list and beachy vibe. | Grab your table at Straight Wharf now.

Best of Boston: Best Bar in Nantucket 2016 - Boston Magazine
Ventuno dishes out Italian-inspired fare, including cured meats, crostini, homemade pasta and fresh seafood, plus regional wines. | Grab your table at Ventuno now.

15 Best Romantic Restaurants on Nantucket - Vacation Idea
Dune serves seasonal New American fare, craft cocktails and wines for lunch and dinner. | Grab your table at Dune now.

Nantucket's Best Bites 2016 - Yesterday’s Island, Today’s Nantucket
Atlas delivers Asian and Mediterranean-inspired fare — think grilled and smoked seafood, meat and vegetable dishes — using fresh ingredients made from scratch daily. | Grab your table at Atlas now.

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