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Quiet Restaurant Theater District

by Noanker 2 months ago

Looking for a quiet restaurant for dinner near the Eugene O'Neill theater, or on the way back to Grand Central Terminal--good food, able to talk. We love Mexican, saw Toloache on the map but yelp ...

Messed up and forgot to reserve

by lmacdoug 4 months ago

I’m going to NYC with my mom and 11 yo daughter next week. I checked some dining options earlier but now I can’t get a reservation. Everything booked up. We’re staying in Times Square for 2 nights,...

Boon to restos: cinemas in Larchmont & Mamaroneck reopening...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

Local media has been reporting the sale and pending reopening of two shuttered movie theaters: Larchmont Playhouse (next year) and Playhouse Theater in Mamaroneck (later this year). This could be a...

NYC Planning for December

by Miss Andi 5 months ago

Hi there! I am going to NYC in late December with my mother and sister for a four days. We plan to spend some time in the theater district, some time at the Met, and go to the Statue of Liberty. I ...

Dinner suggestions near King's Theatre in Brooklyn

by JunieB 3 years ago

Would like to catch an early-ish dinner before a concert on Saturday. Would be nice to be within walking distance of the theatre so that we only have to park once. 1027 Flatbush Ave. http://www...


by bxgirl 6 months ago

I did a search on this board, for reviews of Bond 45, but could not find anything post 2011. We are a group of 5, one of whom is a vegetarian, and are looking for a casual spot in the theater di...

Pre-Wiltern Dinner Ideas?

by yozen 6 months ago

Catching a show at the Wiltern, doing the LACMA just prior --- would love some convenient restaurant suggestions. I love all food.

Dinner Recommendation near The Beacon Theater

by pkaizer 7 months ago

Looking for recommendations for a good place to eat dinner near The Beacon Theater at 2124 Broadway

NYC Restaurant Recommendations to Celebrate BIG Birthday

by yumyumcanuck 8 months ago

I’m from Montreal so I’m familiar with excellent food. Staying in Soho in August need a special restaurant to celebrate a BIG birthday. love Italian, Mediterranean, or anything else, no French fo...

DC Pre-Theater Menus?

by Deborah R. 9 months ago

Last discussion I'm seeing of restaurants that offer prix-fixe early evening dining is four years old. Any updated recommendations? It seems a lot of the places that used to do this have stopped.

Recos by Vic Theater

by Francis 9 months ago

Want to impress some out-of-towners (probably 10 people) and show there is more to Chicago than great pizza and hot dogs. We have a late (9:30) show at the Vic and need dinner recommendations that...

Special occasion restaurant for early dinner near Beacon Theatre?

by rightcoastsurf 10 months ago

doesn't really matter the cuisine but seems like the only decently reviewed restaurants in the area are Dovetail, Tessa and Sushi Yasaka. any advice on any others?

Pre-Opera Dinner for Elderly Picky Eaters

by sasicka 10 months ago

I'm looking for dinner options for 3 people in their 70's who cannot walk far or fast. Moreover, one of them doesn't eat anything else than chicken or red meat and that only in the standard Euro-At...

Costa Mesa recs for Sunday dinner?

by Michelle 1 year ago

Hello, We will be in Costa Mesa for a 7 PM show performance on a Sunday evening, and would like to have dinner beforehand. Taco Maria (a favorite) doesn't serve dinner on Sundays. Any other re...

Restaurant recommendation requested for pre theatre dinner

by pamelag35 1 year ago

Going to the Wintergarden Theatre in Yonge & Dundas area this Friday and looking for a recommendation for dinner. Nothing too ethnic. Thanks

Lunch near Symphony Hall

by BostonTparty 1 year ago

Looking for recommendations for lunch near Symphony Hall when we attend the Xmas POPs

Dinner Before Come From Away

by burgeoningfoodie 1 year ago

A group of four looking for good dining options before seeing Come From Away at the Schoenfeld Theater on a Thursday evening. I would guess that dinner would be in the early time slot of 5:30 so t...

Dinner in Downtown Raleigh (by the opera theater)

by mcfreid 1 year ago

Hello Chowhounders, 'long time lurker here and with the decline of foodies (https://www.tastingtable.com/dine/national/instagram-viral-food-harming-businesses) I felt the need to finally sign up...

Lunch before Book of Mormon?

by JillSchorr 1 year ago

Heading to the matinee of Book of a Mormon tomorrow and looking for lunch suggestions before the show. Not looking for fancy but not wanting a slice of pizza beforehand either. We would also ...

Nice pre-theater dinner?

by jclackey 1 year ago

Any recommendations for a good pre-theater dinner? Doesn't have to be the fanciest..perhaps Italian or French?