One of the coolest things about New York City is there are thousands of places to eat. It’s super fun to find places that no one knows about and make them your NYC secret restaurant, but sometimes, especially if you’re with a group, you don’t necessarily have the time, energy, or resources to do so. In the right circumstances, a theme restaurant can be a great option. Here are three of some of the coolest theme restaurants in NYC.
Hard Rock Café
Nearly every major city in the United States has a Hard Rock Café, but the NYC Hard Rock Café is undoubtedly the best. Like everything else in NYC, the NYC Hard Rock Café is unique, amazing, and a bit overwhelming. You simply can’t find another rock-themed restaurant with more memorabilia, including records, stage costumes, instruments, and much more. Highlights of the Café include the following:
- A 708-seat dining area
- An 1,800-square-foot merchandise and memorabilia shop
- An outdoor space above the building
The café’s amazing location in Times Square makes it really easy to find. It also puts you in the middle of all the NYC action. You won’t miss a beat. Popular menu items include specialty starters, burgers, barbecue, fish, shakes, and more. The menu is large enough and has enough variety so everyone if your group will be able to eat something great.
Dave & Buster’s
Dave & Buster’s isn’t only one of the most fun restaurants to go to in Times Square, it’s also one of the best places. After you enter the front door, you ride an escalator up to the arcade area and can’t help but feel really excited. The area is packed with any and every type of game you can imagine. Many games offer you the opportunity to win tickets which you can exchange for prizes or souvenirs. The restaurant is very large and is known for its friendly staff and fast service, making it an ideal location for groups. The menu has food of all types and cuisines, and many people rave about the unique combination platters, fried food, and steaks. They also offer beer and yummy cocktails. Dave & Busters truly is a place where you and your group can do it all.
Ellen’s Stardust Diner
Ellen’s Stardust Diner is a concept like no other. The singing wait staff puts on a performance for the entire restaurant. Everyone is lively, friendly, and fun. It’s a great place for a group to hang out and enjoy entertainment and food. An all-day breakfast is available and super popular. The burgers, homestyle plates, and pasta are also popular choices, with options for everyone in your group. The diner is one of the most affordable restaurants in Times Square, so if your group is looking to save some money, Ellen’s Stardust Diner is a great choice.
Bringing your group to a theme restaurant in NYC is a great idea. And with these three options all located in the heart of Times Square, surrounded by countless other activities, your group is assured a fun time.
These tips will allow you and your group to enjoy NYC like a native. Following these tips and advice will ensure you get the most out of your trip. If you need or would like any help, please don’t hesitate to contact our office to speak to one of our NYC travel experts. Call us at 800-999-8160.