NYC Restaurant, Historic Restaurants in New York

NYC Restaurants | 7 Historic Restaurants in New York

Park Lane Hotel is located near many top NYC Restaurants including some Historic Restaurants in New York. Visit one of these 7 historic spots during your next stay at our Central Park Hotel.

Date Published: 
July 15th, 2014
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NYC Restaurants are world-famous for offering some of the finest food on the planet. Guests at our Central Park Hotel sometimes come just for the food. Others marvel when they realize the number of dining options that are available nearby.  Some of the restaurants near Park Lane Hotel have more than great food. They also have a story and a history that make a visit to these spots special and memorable.

The Palm
837 2nd Avenue New York, NY 10017
Tel: 212-687-2953
Year Opened: 1926
The iconic look of this NYC Restaurant includes hand-painted drawings of valued guests and celebrities. This Historic Restaurant in New York has expanded to other locations, but there is nothing like the original.

56 Beaver Street New York, NY 10004
Tel: 212-509-1144
Year Opened: 1837
Teddy Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and Napoleon III enjoyed a fabulous steak and this NYC Restaurant, and so can you! It’s not the only steakhouse in town, but many say it’s one of the best.

Keen’s Steakhouse
72 West 36th Street New York, NY 10018
Tel: 212-947-3636
Year Opened: 1865
Another entry for the steakhouse lovers, Keen’s Steakhouse once had a pipe check where guests could leave their pipes while they feasted. Today, the Restaurant is home to the largest collection of churchwarden pipes in the world.

Peter Luger
178 Broadway Brooklyn, NY 11211
Tel: 718-387-7400
Year Opened: 1887
It can take months to get a table for dinner at this iconic NYC Restaurant, but stop by for lunch and you’ll have no problem getting a seat. Even after all these years, Peter Luger still earns spots on many “best of New York” lists.

Katz’s Deli
205 East Houston Street New York, NY 10002
Tel: 212-254-2246
Year Opened: 1888
Katz’s Deli has been serving up some of the city’s best deli since 1888. Made famous by appearances in movies such as When Harry Met Sally, Katz’s Deli is on the must-visit list of many first-time visitors to New York.

PJ Clarke’s
915 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10022
Tel: 212-317-1616
Year Opened: 1884
This is one of the oldest bars in the city. It’s also the NYC Restaurant where Jackie Kennedy brought her kids for lunch on Saturdays. It’s not difficult to imagine the history that took place here as it remains largely unchanged. The staff at PJ Clarke’s takes pride in offering the same friendly service that has always been par for the course for 130 years.

Fraunces Tavern
54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004
Tel: 212-968-1776
Year Opened: 1762
George Washington delivered a speech here. The Sons of Liberty met here. This building is a New York City Landmark. Oh, and you can get 18 craft beers on tap while listening to live music on the weekends. This Historic Restaurant in New York is the oldest on the list. Part of the building has been converted to a museum. Visitors can see the long room where Washington delivered a speech on December 4, 1783 or view some of the fascinating exhibits such as the one featuring maps from the 18th and 19th centuries. And don’t forget the beer.            

Read about other NYC Restaurants near our Central Park Hotel by viewing our New York Dining Guide.

About The Park Lane Hotel - A Central Park Hotel:
The Park Lane Hotel - A Central Park Hotel, is a Luxury 46-story NYC Hotel offering spectacular views of Central Park and the New York skyline from its 628 Guest Rooms and Guest Suites. The Park Lane Hotel - A Central Park Hotel, opened on May 1, 1971 on Central Park South (59th Street) nestled between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue, where the Eastside meets the Westside in one of New York’s most prestigious neighborhoods.

The Park Lane Hotel features luxury NYC Accommodations with European decor and oversized picture windows with panoramic views of Central Park and City Skylines. 

The Park Lane Hotel, provides Guests with a memorable dining experience with The Park Room, an iconic NYC Restaurant.  When you're ready for a relaxing cocktail at the end of a day of meetings or sightseeing, stop into Harry's New York Bar - an New York institution among residents and visitor's in the know.

New York City is the Shopping Capital of the World and The Park Lane Hotel is at the center. A mere 5 minute walk will bring you to a NYC Shopping paradise on 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue which includes such names as; Tiffany’, Van Clef and Arpels, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Bloomingdale’s, Gucci, Barney’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and many more.  You can almost hear the sounds of voices streaming from Lincoln Center, with the Metropolitan Opera House, New York State Theatre (home of the NYC Opera, NYC Ballet, and the seasonal classic, Balanchine’s Nutcracker Suite), Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and The Juilliard School.

You can enjoy an avant garde production at City Center or visit the Oratorio Society of New York at their Carnegie Hall home. The Broadway Theatre District is close by and has been the creative hub of musicals and dramatic productions for over 100 years.

There are many cultural institutions to visit close to our Central Park Hotel, including; MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) and the Fifth Avenue “Museum Mile” which includes Metropolitan Museum, Guggenheim, Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design, Museum of the City of New York, National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, Jewish Museum, Goethe House German Cultural Center and El Museo del Barrio.

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