Spend a night on the town with your girlfriends in the New York Theater District. Full of hidden gems, spend an evening enjoying drinks, dinner, dessert, and more! These are the perfect spots to stop by before or after a great play or musical. Going to dinner in the theater district does not mean you have to have a show in mind, find last minute Broadway tickets on your phone while you sip a drink. Here are a few of our favorite spots to frequent in Midtown:
Drink – The Lambs Club
132 West 44th St.
Treat yourself to a pre- or post-show drink at this bar and restaurant. This lavish two-floor tribute to Manhattan luxury is owned by Food Network’s Geoffrey Zakarian. Order a craft cocktail or glass of wine at the upstairs bar for an experience you and your friends will not forget. With hand cut ice, custom glassware, and meticulously crafted beverages made with fresh pressed juices; prepare to be amazed at this Midtown haven.
Tip: On Tuesdays through Thursdays, The Lambs Club features a rotating selection of DJs from 6pm-11pm.
Drink – Lillie’s Victorian Establishment
249 W 49th St.
Named after the famous British actress, socialite Lillie Langtry, this restaurant pays homage to her legacy with ornate decorations and an eclectic menu. Enjoy a seasonal cocktail while soaking up the atmosphere with friends. From their antique marble bar and furnishings, to a fine selection of whiskeys, scotches and wines, this establishment will certainly get you in the mood for a Broadway show.
Tip: Do not go to Lillie’s without trying their “Famous Shameless” cocktail.
Eat – Lucy’s Cantina Royale
1 Pennsylvania Plaza
If you are craving Tex-Mex, head over to Lucy’s Cantina Royale for frozen margaritas and guacamole. Grab your burrito fix before or after your show, or order some tacos and chips to share with your friends. You will not want to miss out on their happy hour from 4-7PM, so you can get your margarita on.
Tip: Their rooftop is open all year long with heaters for the cooler months.
Dessert – The Little Pie Company
424 West 43rd St.
Looking for something sweet? You are in for a treat with this homemade-pie haven. Discover a delicious spread of desserts sourced from all local ingredients at The Little Pie Company. The baked goods make a perfect quick treat or order a full pie or cake for a celebration. Try a seasonal fall favorite such as their Pumpkin Pie or a classic Old-Fashioned Apple Pie. Satisfy your sweet tooth at NYC’s best kept secret.
Tip: Share a Little Pie Fall Sampler with your friends to try several flavors.
Relax – Lincoln Center Plaza
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
Find an escape from the hustle and bustle of Midtown at the Lincoln Center Plaza. Walk by the Paul Milstein Pool and Terrace with friends on your way to a show at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Buy a cup of gelato, sit down, and take in the space. You will feel serene in no time.
Tip: Discover all of the performances that the Lincoln Center Plaza has to offer throughout the year.