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Need the ambience says "Wow! We're not in Kansas anymore!"

want2go | Feb 4, 201208:57 AM

Going with teens & adults from rural US, that have never been to NYC. Please help us plan, by giving names of restaurants that will cause us to say, "Wow! We're not in Kansas anymore!"

Food type & quality is not as important as ambience. Most of these kids are pizza, chicken finger type… so I'm not worried about the food bring back memories as much as the ambience leaving a lasting impression.

Lower price would mean we could do more of them… so that would be great! Not looking for ultra fancy, they will not be impressed by that. Not looking for Mars either, they've been to Rainforest type.

I've tried to search… Tao, Ellen's Stardust Diner, Charthouse Weehawken nj, seem like places I'm looking for. Maybe would like one with awesome view, one with cool decor, one with off the wall fun, one for China town experience… ???? (FYI we are also going to try to go to places that will hit their palate, like Shake Shack, Katz deli, John's pizzeria or another pizza place or two or three. Right now I seem to be able to find those in searching… just need help on the "Wow" ambience type)

Thanks for helping me out. I'm hoping to pack in memories for a lifetime in 5 days.

Katz's Delicatessen
205 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002

Shake Shack
Madison Ave and E 23rd St, New York, NY 10010

Ellen's Stardust Diner
1650 Broadway, New York, NY 10019

John's Pizzeria
260 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

42 East 58th Street, New York, NY 10022

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