We’re not short on celebrities here in the city. Eager to invest their millions in projects outside of their passion for music/film many of these über-influencers have tried their luck as restaurateurs. The list below represents the cream of the glitterati-crop when it comes to celeb owned restaurants.
375 Greenwich St., 212-941-3900 – www.TribecaGrill.com
Robert De Niro, along with restaurateur Drew Nieporent, has as stake in the Tribeca Grill steakhouse operated by Myriad Restaurant Group.
Nobu New York
105 Hudson St., 212-219-0500 – www.noburestaurants.com
Robert De Niro’s love for sushi is clear his other NYC restaurant, Nobu.
55 Carmine St., 212-414-1224 – www.dohwanyc.com
Quentin Tarantino co-owns Do Wah, ain intimate Korean spot in the West Village.
Mermaid Oyster Bar
79 Macdougal St., 212-260-0100, – www.themermaidnyc.com
Zach Braff is a co-owner of this seafood spot, started by his childhood friend Laurence Edelman.
645 9th Ave., 212-265-1000 – www.southernhospitalitybbq.com
Justin Timberlake is one of three owners at this amazing Hell’s Kitchen barbecue Grill.
48 E. 23rd St., 212-982-8802 – www.wearespin.com
Susan Sarandon is part owner of SPiN, part Ping-Pong club, part farm-to-table restaurant and bar.
The 40/40 Club
Jay-Z, or as we know him, Beyonce’s husband, is a part-owner in this Flatiron bar and sports lounge.
The Cutting Room
44 E. 32nd St., 212-691-1900 – www.thecuttingroomnyc.com
Chris Noth, or Mr. Big, is a silent partner in The Cutting Room, a music venue and bar.