Musket Room at 265 Elizabeth

Posted on: May 8th, 2012 at 6:46 am by

One of the applicants appearing before Community Board 2 tonight will be Jennifer Vitagliano, who hopes to open a restaurant at 265 Elizabeth Street. Pasted to the shuttered gates is an appeal for community support, stating that the new entity – The Musket Room – “will operate a casual fine dining establishment, offering brunch, lunch, and dinner.”

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More from the letter:

We understand there are concerns regarding the over-saturation of drinking establishments in the area. We are serious about our intentions, and assure you our goal is to create a neighborhood-friendly restaurant.

We are hearing that Kiwi Matt Lambert, currently involved in the kitchen at newcomer Saxon + Parole, has a hand in the New Zealand-esque menu at Musket Room. The space reportedly seats sixty-five and hopes to open sometime in early summer.

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265 Elizabeth Street sits beside the popular Fonda Nolita, and was last home to Elizabeth, which shuttered in January 2011 after two-and-a-half years in business.

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