If the Theater District were a high school, Nizza would be the prom queen. But let’s be clear: the Theater District would not be a very cool high school. We’re talking maybe 75 students, and no one’s heard of The Clash. Still, Nizza’s got a lot going for it: good atmosphere, above-average Italian food, and even some outdoor seating. If you’re looking for a downtown restaurant in Midtown, this is the place for you.
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Hardware is a gay bar in Hell’s Kitchen with a large dance floor and excellent drag performers.
Chef’s Table At Brooklyn Fare
Chef’s Table At Brooklyn Fare in Hell’s Kitchen serves a tasting menu that’s unlike anything else you’ll eat in NYC.
This location of Seamore’s in Gotham West Market in Hell’s Kitchen is best for a quick lunch or drinks at the bar during Happy Hour.
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Though the food at Bacaro is pretty good, it’s the kind of place you come to for the atmosphere.
If you want to sit down and eat a good pizza on the Upper West Side, go to Pizzeria Sirenetta. And try to get there before Happy Hour ends.
Dante is the rebirth of a beloved 100-year-old Greenwich Village restaurant. It’s ideal for a first date over drinks and small plates.
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Five years after it opened, the original location of Totto Ramen is still packed pretty much all of the time. That's because it's still awesome.
Sushi of Gari 46
A Midtown West/Times Square location of this classic New York sushi restaurant. Sushi of Gari is a solid option for the area.
44 & X
44 & X is an expensive pre-theater restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen with steaks and Broadway-themed cocktails.
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