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Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford, to close...

by gutreactions 12 months ago

The Westchester Broadway Dinner-Theatre in Elmsford has announced it is closing after a 45-year run. A victim of the pandemic. Have you been? Anyone have any memories to share? (Was not sure what...

Solo dinners near theater district

by TPK 1 year ago

Where would you go for dinner solo before a show? I'm from San Francisco and will be seeing 3 evening shows mid-March (MRouge, Virginia Woolf, Six) and would like to walk-in (no res) and sit at th...

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

by gutreactions 3 years 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...

Casual tasty near Radio City

by JonPi 1 year ago

Looking for a good dinner spot between 45th and Radio City give or take a few blocks. No need for impressive names, just great food.

Pre Concert Meal near Madison Square Garden

by khalnon 2 years ago

my husband and I have an 8pm concert in January in a saturday night at Madison Square garden. Restaurant ideas. We aren’t heavy eaters. Love seafood and enjoy sitting at a bar. Thanks!

Restaurant/bars near Music Hall of Williamsburg?

by ugacook 2 years ago

Hi all - we are coming to visit NYC this weekend and have tickets to a show at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Can you suggest restaurants/bars nearby for before/after the show? Thank you!

Best French Restaurant for Brunch in/near Theater District

by jrgkittredge 2 years ago

Looking for a place that's walking distance from AA Theater, nice atmosphere, varied brunch menu. Any thoughts on Saju, Le Rivage, Chez Josephine, or Marseille? Other places you'd recommend? Thanks.

Dim Sum Recs and Advice...

by wonderwoman 2 years ago

a friend and i are going to see 'american moor' at the paramount center for a sunday matinee. we would like to go for dim sum beforehand. i've never been, so would appreciate recommendations. a...

Dinner Reccs Near Palace Theater Downtown

by jdhemeco 2 years ago

Hi, I'm headed to a show at the Palace theater in downtown Columbus. Any good restaurant recommendations for an early dinner? Looking for something nice/hip not necessarily nice/white table cloth. ...

Quiet Restaurant Theater District

by Noanker 3 years 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 3 years 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,...

NYC Planning for December

by Miss Andi 3 years 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 6 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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. 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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?