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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Valhalla is almost like a noisy beer bar you’d find the East Village, except it’s a little more grown up and in Hell’s Kitchen.
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Bocca di Bacco
Midtown wine bars are pretty high up there on the list of places you won't find us hanging out. Read away for the many reasons why. But thanks to good food and a good crowd, Bocca Di Bacco is the exception.
Il Bambino is a casual restaurant in Astoria with giant ciabatta sandwiches and a nice backyard.
Kingsbridge Social Club
Kingsbridge Social Club is a pizza place with really good pies and a nice backyard area.
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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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