Having dinner or drinks near Penn station or Madison Square Garden? You don’t have to settle for a slice of pizza or a sandwich. Here is a list of a few great choices to in the area to help you find the perfect place:
Lugo Caffe – 1 Penn Plaza (on 33rd St., bet. 8th & 7th Aves.) Meet here for a glass of wine and stay for more. Offering classic Italian dishes with a modern twist. Try the pizza, meatballs or the seafood.
AYZA Wine & Chocolate Bar -11 W 31st St (Btwn 5th Ave & Broadway) – A fabulous place to meet for drinks and even better for a date. They have small plates you can share and full entrees as well, or just stop in for one of their delicious desserts or a selection from the exquisite chocolate menu.
Keens Steakhouse– 72 W 36th St – Keen’s opened in 1885 and they are still one of the best steakhouses in Manhattan. You can’t go wrong with the crab cakes, the Prime Porterhouse, or any of the steaks since they are all USDA Prime Grade. Don’t forget to order a side of creamed spinach – you won’t regret it.
Delmonico’s Kitchen – 207 West 36th Street (near 7th Avenue) – The famed Delmonico’s has a new location just a couple of blocks away from Penn Station. The menu serves updated classics including Cod Cassoulet, Lobster Newburgh and Crab Cake “Egg Benedict.”
The Breslin – 16 West 29th Street (Between Broadway & 5th Avenue) – located at the Ace Hotel, this gastropub serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner in addition to brunch on weekends from 7am – 12am, with a short break from 4-5:30pm. The restaurant has a modern pub vibe with an inventive menu that has something for everyone.
Nick and Steph’s – 9 Penn Plaza (between 31st St & Fashion Ave) From Steak to Seafood you can’t miss, and with an award-winning wine list there is sure to be something for everyone. Try the Lobster Bisque, tuna tartar, Porterhouse Steak or seafood.