16 restaurants winning at industrial design
restaurants with the best industrial interior design.
Published Feb 12, 2016 4:00 AM
From exposed pipes and overhead beams to Edison bulbs and steel furniture, more and more restaurants are showcasing their inventive menus in spaces that channel a sleek, warehouse vibe. See industrial-inspired interiors from some of the coolest dining rooms across the country.
51 Lincoln – Boston
A blackboard menu and hanging silver light fixtures set the scene for the artfully presented New American plates at 51 Lincoln.
Alden & Harlow – Boston
The subterranean, tile- and wood-lined space — with exposed pipes and a large sweeping bar — creates the ideal setting for Chef Michael Scelfo’s thoughtfully sourced, honest American food.
Tuome – NYC
Exposed brick, Edison bulbs and cherry red high chairs at Tuome are the perfect backdrop for Chef Thomas Chen’s expertly executed contemporary American cuisine.
25 Lusk – SF
The design of award-winning, multi-story American restaurant 25 Lusk was inspired by the building’s 1917 use as a smokehouse and meat-processing facility.
sycamore. – Boston
A brick interior with industrial beams gives neighborhood bistro sycamore a homey feel fit for American cuisine.
Adoro Lei – NYC
Adoro Lei offers up live music and traditional Italian fare in a space lined with exposed brick, wood frames and bold wall art.
Mussel Bar & Grille – DC
Housed in a former a car dealership with expansive windows, steel light fixtures and retrofitted cargo containers, Mussel Bar & Grille serves Belgian-inspired fare.
Pearl & Ash – NYC
The minimalist dining room at Pearl & Ash — with geometric lighting fixtures and accents — make it an ideal downtown destination for small plates and cocktails.
Row 34 – Boston
Industrial-inspired light fixtures hang from the high ceiling of brick-and-wood eatery Row 34, where Chef Jeremy Sewall dishes out fresh seafood entrees and oysters.
Lers Ros 16th Street – SF
Chic metal chairs, exposed support beams, and orange accents create a modern vibe at Lers Ros 16th Street, complementing the hot spot’s exotic Thai fare.
République – LA
Sitting in the iconic Paris-inspired Campanile space — with high ceilings, brick walls, an open kitchen and communal tables — République crafts fantastic French cuisine and pastries.
Hearth – NYC
Wood, brick and metal fill the interior of Hearth, brightened up by fresh floral centerpieces to complement its seasonal farm-to-table menu.
nebo – Boston
Original structural beams and brick vaulted ceilings surround waterfront eatery Nebo, which serves up delicious Italian comfort food.
Lo Spiedo – Philly
Located inside a former military base gatehouse and home to an award-winning custom-made rotisserie, Lo Spiedo turns out adventurous Italian cuisine.
Plan Check Sawtelle – LA
A gastropub with steel black stools and minimalist wood booths, Plan Check Sawtelle offers awesome New American comfort food and a great gourmet burger list.
Locanda – SF
In a dining room with dark raised walnut tables and high ceilings, Locanda delivers Roman-inspired classics.