61-63 Chrystie Street, New York, NY, US, 10002
- Phone: (212) 925-1212
- Fax: (212) 925-5655
This fusion restaurant speaks with an Asian accent. There are great views, thanks to its location on the 21st floor of the Hilton Times Square hotel. The dining room is decorated in a minimalist fashion, so as not to compete with Central Park just outside the window. Appetizers include Spicy Soups, Carpaccio and Fried Ipswich Clams. The entree list features Tea Smoked Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Salsa, Sesame-Crusted Yellow Fin Tuna with Ponzu Sauce, Crab Tempura, and Asian Tacos with Barbecued Duck and Ginger Plum Sauce.
Haru is the stuff that legends are made of. A chain of sushi restaurants in New York, it is one of the best places in the city to taste authentic Japanese cuisine. Its interiors rich with bamboos provides a feel of the East, while the food actually does take one there! Try the various types of sushi and sashimi that are offered in their expansive menu, for each one is a delight for the senses. The most popular dishes though, are the Super Dynamite Roll and the Grammercy Park Roll. Delivery and take-away orders are taken too, however, to actually experience the magic of the food, one must dine here. The sake list is adequate and has quite a few good choices.
On a block where many imitators have come and gone, this old theme-chain standby still draws busloads of teenagers and Midwestern tourists. There are good reasons for its staying power-the only slightly over-priced American food is better than what is served by its competition, the line moves quickly and the rock and roll memorabilia is still downright fun. They added a veggie burger a few years ago that is actually worth trying.
Tony's offers some of the best Italian dishes. Fresh and garlicky food is offered in huge family style platters; the servings are quite generous. Try the Tony's Shrimp for appetizers and the Eggplant Parmigiana, it is a specialty here. The special authentic Italian recipes were inherited by Dinapoli's children who continue to keep the family tradition alive. End your meal with a fine selection of exquisite wines. Check website for further details.
B.B. King Blues serves native New York fare with a hint of the South. Savor delicacies like southern style grits, chicken jambalaya, Louisiana Cajun spiced popcorn shrimp and Beale Street linguini. This place is dedicated to Blues and its fans. Past performers include Erykah Badu, B.B. King and Etta James. The ambiance is akin to the constant thrum and hubbub of the very lively, fast paced New York City. Be warned, you're likely to get hooked to the eclectic music and mouthwatering cuisine.
Housed in the popular B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill, the Lucille's Bar & Grill is a restaurant-cum-live music venue. This space is always abuzz with action and patrons head here to enjoy and relax in a friendly atmosphere. You can choose from savories like BBQ Salmon, Marinated Hangar Steak or simply order salads. Apart from that, Lucille's also serves a variety of libations that perfectly complement the fun mood. However, highlight of the place being the events hosted here that include concerts, salsa dancing lessons, theme parties, dance parties and much more. You can also hire this venue for private events and receptions. For details, call ahead.
Jack's Restaurant & Bar is a casual dining place that offers a global cuisine consisting of treats from around the world. There is Crispy Thai Chicken Spring Rolls, sashimi, Shepherd's Pie and a full Tapas style menu too. The bar supplies cocktails and beers, completing the party experience. Jack's is a local hangout place which sees people from all backgrounds- office-goers and youngsters grab some food and beverages. It is very reasonably priced and gives good value for money. The staff is polite and friendly, ensuring a good time for the diners.
A Theatre District favorite, Carmine's features large servings of good Southern Italian food. Portions are family style (meaning huge), and sharing is recommended. The food comes with plenty of garlic and red sauce, including chicken cacciatore, fried calamari and linguine with clam sauce. With a busy, noisy atmosphere, this is definitely a fun place to eat with the family or a group of friends.
There is nothing upscale or snooty about this big, bi-level down-home eatery located in Times Square. Tourists and business crowds chow down on fairly authentic, old-fashioned barbecue favorites like pork ribs and Georgia Chicken-Fried Steak. The prices are not bad either, especially considering the massive portions served. While those looking for quiet conversation would be better off going elsewhere, it is ideal for rowdy groups looking to have a good time.
A liveliy and upbeat sports bar and restaurant, Boomer Esiason's Stadium Grill offers delectable wings and sliders along with quick bites and snacks that can be relished on the move. Featuring 29 TV screens for uninterrupted match viewing, it is a sports fan's delight, and unsurprisingly jam-packed during match days. The irresistible happy hours prices are another factor for the immense crowd though. At Stadium Grill, it is an evening of fun and partying till the late hours with young crowds. A good place to bring one's friends along and go with the music, it is the perfect recreation place. Children under 12 are not permitted here.
Osteria Al Doge, located in the Theater District, specializes in North Italian cuisine, with an emphasis on the memorable food of Venice. Both the before- and after-theater crowd have discovered that this convenient restaurant offers consistently good food and service in a very attractive and romantic setting. Massive tables lie beneath iron chandeliers in a high-ceilinged dining room, which allows for discreet conversation. They serve popular entrees of seafood, pasta and pizzas, as well as veal and other meat dishes. Call for details.