Restaurants in Midtown West
Chef Jorge Pareja elevates classic Mexican dishes to new heights at his popular Hell’s Kitchen restaurant. Standout Nouvelle Mexican dishes include lobster and avocado tacos, pomegranate braised skirt steak, and poached artichoke quesadillas.
"It's a temple of chicken in midtown Manhattan, the real deal and a long-time chefs' favorite. Head up the stairs and give them your name and telephone number-then have a drink next door at the karaoke joint until they call you.
In 2005, Robert De Niro convinced famous Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa to bring his unique style of Asian fusion to midtown New York (De Niro is now a co-owner).
Dress smartly if heading to Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, an elegant dining room helmed by Ramsay protégé Markus Glocker and installed within Midtown West's high-dollar London NYC Hotel.
At Norma’s inside Le Parker Meridian hotel in Midtown, meals start with a shot of fruit smoothie before glasses of freshly squeezed orange juice (with complimentary refills) are offered.
If you ask someone where they want to go out to eat, few consider a museum. The proprietors of Modern, located inside the Museum of Modern Art, aim to change that.
Born in Bangkok, chef Pam Panyasiri now brings the flavors of her homeland to Hell’s Kitchen at this no-frills, cash-only café.
Spanning three stories in the heart of Times Square, this lively Midtown destination for the pre- and post-theater crowds is a great spot for celebrity watching.
"For a taste of after-dark Tokyo-style eating in New York, I often find myself at Hagi. Not only is it hidden down a set of stairs just off Times Square (and a couple of blocks from my restaurant Insieme) but it's also crowded with Japanese diners, which is always a good sign.
Iron Chef Bobby Flay brings his adventurous style of American nouveau cuisine to Bar Americain, located in midtown west.
Styling itself as the "home of Cuban cuisine" in New York, Margon is a neighborhood favorite for its authentic fare and unpretentious atmosphere.
This slick cafeteria is the brainchild of celebrity chef and Top Chef judge, Tom Colicchio. The sandwich-centric menu includes fresh renditions of familiar American fare with gourmet twists.