Headed out to see a Broadway play or musical? Here are a few restaurants near Times Square that New Yorkers and food critics love.
5 Spots near Times Square New Yorkers Love
1. KingsideAt Kingside, Chef Marc Murphy crafts a New American menu inspired by his French and Italian roots. A selection of regional craft brews, small-batch spirits and liquors, and an ever-changing selection of classic, modern and market-driven cocktails are all served up at the bar, while the globally inspired wine program features a diverse selection of almost 100 bottles. Located inside Midtown's Viceroy Hotel, the airy, subway tile-lined space boasts leather banquettes, soaring ceilings and a stylish bar.
2. Quality Italian
The neighbor restaurant to ABC Cocina, ABC Kitchen is Michelin-starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's New American farm-fresh eatery, complete with a GMO-free menu and locally sourced ingredients. Frequently changing offerings are always free of preservatives and spotlight a vast array of fare. The commitment to sustainability is reflected in the minimal, bucolic-inspired space –– a dimly lit, romantic place to enjoy an imaginative cocktail or glass of wine.
3. Landmarc Time Warner Center
Despite its 300-seat capacity and its home at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle, this Upper West Side outpost of Landmarc TriBeCa has gained a reputation as a neighborhood favorite. Chef/Owner Marc Murphy prepares French and Italian-inspired fare, complemented by an international wine list. With breakfast, lunch and dinner menus available, diners can enjoy the restaurant's modern dining room at any time of the day.
4. DB Bistro Moderne
Located in the Theater District, Chef Daniel Boulud's DB Bistro Moderne serves modern French bistro classics along with market-driven and seasonally inspired French-American cuisine. Filling the wine cellar are regional French bottles, along with classics and a small collection of exceptional American vintages. Upstairs, the modern and sleek dining room is outfitted with a cocktail bar and classic bistro lighting.
5. STK Midtown
STK Midtown is an offshoot of the downtown flagship location, bringing a fresh approach to a New York dining classic. A chic, energetic take on the traditional steakhouse, this popular spot features smart decor and a live DJ in its dining room and outdoor patio. The beverage program offers an array of wines and handcrafted cocktails.