Times Square is the crossroads of the world and W. 47th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue in particular has become one of the coolest blocks in Manhattan, with the new The Edition Hotel with their Terrace Restaurant and The Paradise Club. Two additional hotel chic restaurants to check out include Sushi Lab and Tender Steak and Sushi inside The Sanctuary Hotel providing unbelievably affordable options like omakase and a pre-theatre dinner menu on top of Utsav, an Indian mainstay which has the highest volume buffet lunch in Times Square!
Here's a rundown of five can't miss spots on a can't miss block.
Sushi Lab (132 W 47th St) at The Sanctuary Hotel offers guests a creative spin on traditional sushi. In addition to serving Nigiri, Sashimi, Maki and other Japanese delights for lunch and dinner, a signature 10 piece, $50 omakase is daily by Executive Chef Frankie Chen utilizing the freshest seasonal ingredients, served creatively starting with a signature smoky miso soup served in a beaker. More information can be found here.
Tender Steak and Sushi
Tender Steak and Sushi (132 W 47th St) inside The Sanctuary Hotel is a steakhouse with a can't miss three course pre-theatre menu for $49 per person if looking for a meal before a show. Options include choices like spicy tuna crispy rice and caesar salad to start, atlantic salmon and rigatoni bolognese for entrees and a melt in your mouth chocolate mousse cheesecake or creme brulee for dessert.
The Edition Hotel
The Edition Hotel (701 7th Ave on the corner of W. 47th Street) offers new a luxurious home away from home atmosphere in the heart of Times Square. Soak in the city views from floor-to-ceiling windows in stylish rooms that offer a residential feel through modern design and timeless style. Here, urban energy fuels an enchanting escape as sweeping views of the midtown skyline transport you to an oasis above the bustle. Featuring 452 guest rooms and six unique dining experiences developed by Michelin-starred Chef John Fraser, The Times Square EDITION punctuates the area as the city’s epicenter and crossroads of the world.
Utsav, (1185 Avenue of the Americas - Entrance can be found on W. 47th Street) a word with origins in Sanskrit, means festival. India is a land of many regions and cultures with an abundance of festivals to celebrate. Utsav features an explosion of sights and sounds paired with a sumptuous feast that highlights the conclusion of that festival each night. Utsav serves up traditional Indian cuisine in a festive environment and also boasts a lunch buffet that has locals and tourists alike packing the restaurant daily. The restaurant will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2020.
Haven Rooftop (132 W 47th St) situated on top of The Sanctuary Hotel is a year round rooftop oasis. Haven offers guests delicious food and craft cocktails. Share bar favorites like sliders, tuna tartare, or buffalo wings, or dine on steak au poivre with peppercorn sauce and branzino. Whether you’re in the mood to frolic in the sun with a cold cocktail or you want to party with a bunch of friends in the city that never sleeps, Haven Rooftop is a chic and festive restaurant and bar for a night to remember.
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