Dining in Midtown: A Guide

Looking for restaurants to near serviced apartments in Midtown Manhattan but want to stay away from the chains or the tourist traps? The options are endless and any taste can be accommodated.


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Whether you’re in New York City for business or pleasure, the amount of options available for dining can be overwhelming. If you’re staying in serviced apartment in Midtown Manhattan with Bridgestreet, luckily you have plenty of time to try out a wide variety of culinary experiences. Whether you’re in the mood for calm and casual, formal and high-end, or even foreign and off-the-wall, Midtown Manhattan has it all.

  1. PJ Clarke’s, 915 3rd Avenue

    Absolutely take advantage of your prime midtown location and visit the original PJ Clarke’s. A staple destination since its 1868 origin, this classic and timeless restaurant and pub has seen decades of Hollywood faces and legendary musical icons. With a bacon cheeseburger coined as “the Cadillac of burgers” by Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra’s legacy in the air, PJ Clarke’s is a must-visit.

  2. The Smith, 956 2nd Avenue

    This is another must-try if you’re in Midtown Manhattan and looking to stay away from tourist traps. A local’s favorite for lunch and dinner, The Smith offers a wide range of trending culinary options, including avocado toast, gnocchi, pork chops, and burger varieties. Be sure to pop in early and allow enough time for getting a table, as this is a lunch hotspot for professionals and a popular spot for first dates and family dinners.

  3. Dos Caminos, 825 3rd Avenue
    Hard to miss on the corner of Third Avenue and 50th Street, this Mexican culinary hotspot is known for its signature margaritas and their hand-made guacamole, and its atmosphere is open and lively. Come here for a quick lunch, a happy hour, or a special dinner. If you’re in the area during the summer, be sure to check out the outdoor seating area, which caters to dozens due to its rare and convenient corner location.

During your short-stay at one of Bridgestreet’s Midtown Manhattan serviced apartments, make sure you check out all the dining options that the neighborhood has to offer!