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Are you headed to New York City with your family for the holidays? Or even better, maybe your family is coming up to the Big Apple to visit you? Whatever is the case, here are some of the best places to take the family for a great meal that they won’t complain about. Check out these family friendly restaurants in Midtown next time you’re in the city.
Location: 630 9th Avenue
At 5 Napkin Burger in Hell’s Kitchen, you will find a modern bistro atmosphere with a chic and welcoming dining experience centered around their classic burger. While they also serve chicken burgers and veggie burgers for the more health conscious, you won’t regret trying of their gourmet options like the Korean BBQ or truffle burger. Their burgers are made big with care, and they strive to elevate the burger experience to its top shelf. At 5 Napkin Burger, a knife and fork are optional, but 5 napkins are required.
Location: 147 West 43rd Street
With plenty of seating and generous portion sizes, Tony’s Di Napoli is located close to both the Theater District and the Rockefeller Center. They serve up traditional Italian fare at affordable prices for the entire family. Their generous portion sizes make this a great spot to bring the family. Serving some of the best Old New York Italian since 1959, their cooking comes from Southern Neapolitan traditions with recipes that have been handed down through generations. You can’t go wrong with any of their dishes for lunch or dinner.
Location: 1515 Broadway
Situated in Shubert Alley, Junior’s is famous for its classic American menu and beloved cheesecake selection. Open late so you can even stop in for a post-show midnight snack, your family will love the easygoing spacious atmosphere and selection of sandwiches, burgers, soups and salads. This NYC staple has been around since the 1950s, and has become a famous spot for great food, fun service, and of course, the best cheesecake. Their restaurant is located in the heart of the theater district, so if see a Broadway show with the family, this is a great spot to by before or after the show.
Location: 259 West 42nd Street
This may be a chain restaurant, but the food at this informal Mexican style eatery is both fresh and delicious. From their fresh guacamole they make in front of you and house-made tortillas, Chevy’s Fresh Mex is a convenient, reasonably priced option in the heart of Times Square. And the grown-ups in your family will love happy hour and the large margarita variety.
Location: 662 9th Avenue
The most recent addition to the Yum Yum family, this restaurant serves fusion cuisine enticing to both Eastern and Western developed palates. They strive for excellent service, friendly atmosphere and high-quality Thai food at prices that won’t kill your wallet. Take your family to happy hour from 4-6pm and enjoy the unique Thai fusion dishes that Yum Yum Too offers.
Now that you have restaurants covered, it’s time to find some entertainment while you’re visiting, or your family is visiting you in NYC. We suggest finding a Broadway show to see after dinner, as many of these restaurants are close to the theater district. Find Broadway shows that the entire family will love at prices that won’t break the bank. After all, you can’t spend time in NYC without seeing a hit on Broadway.
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Do you have family friendly restaurants in Midtown that are a must on your list? I’d love to hear. Comment below with your suggestions.
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