Econo Lodge Times Square
302 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 246-1991
Fax: (212) 246-0263
Carve Unique Sandwiches is an all out sandwich house in the Theatre District of New York, happily serving everyone who walks right in! Other than the regular fare, also up for grabs are soups, salads, wraps, rolls and rotisserie meats. For those who watch their weight all the time, this place serves up low-carb food. If you are in a rush, simply order one for the road and go on your way. Its nice, simple, filling and inexpensive.
Take a gastronomical tour to the Brazilian locales, without having to step on an airplane. Conveniently located in the theatre district, Brazil Grill at 8th Avenue serves up some delectable dishes in a Brazilian setting. The menu features chicken, steak and fresh seafood items, prepared using time-honored recipes. From Tuesdays to Sundays, avail of the All You Can Eat' menu at the BBQ Skewers and Buffet Salad Bar. If you're on a diet, you can forego the desserts without regret, as they aren't quite popular anyway. Another downside is the service, which can be quite inefficient.
Come dine where steak is king. This townhouse restaurant is located in the Theatre District's Restaurant Row and is a favorite with the celebrities. Be sure to view the 20-foot Wall of Fame, covered with over 150 notable famous faces. The lively restaurant features four large dining rooms and a cedar wood bar in the lounge, but the real star here is the prime aged steak. Pasta dishes and seafood are also good. Try the famous Caesar salad and leave room for the magnificent New York cheesecake.
This elegant restaurant, opened in 1906, and makes a perfect place for that special occasion with a loved one. It is romantic, luxurious and spacious, and serves superb Italian cuisine. A garden is open in summer, providing a beautiful spot for alfresco dining. A huge wine list offers plenty of choices, mostly Italian, to complement your meal. Dinner may be costly, but it is worth an unforgettable night out.
Tucked away in the Theater District of New York, Sombrero makes for a very convenient eating destination for all theatre-goers. An eclectic range of Mexican food is on offer. Feast on a variety of tacos, enchiladas, tostadas and burritos individually, or if you're of the adventurous kind, then create your own combinations. If you aren't able to decide on what to go for, stick to the prix fixe menu, which goes easy on the wallet.
A pretty French cafe is how Brasserie Athenee can be best defined. With a good view of the street, it provides an enjoyable alfresco meal with lots of opportunity for people watching. The food is good, sensible and simple, with wine and beer from the bar. The interior is decorated with mahogany and metal. Go for the Steak Frites, Onion Soup Gratinee and Seared Tuna Nicoise. Though a bit highly priced for the meal, yet it is a good bet for a pre or post theater meal or a quick bite during the day. At night the venue comes alive in typical French style.
Owner Barbara Smith personally sees to the satisfaction of her guests and the exquisite taste of her Southern dishes. As a result, both the food and the service in this upscale Theater District spot are consistently good. Piano music is frequently provided, and jazz bands perform upstairs in a charming rooftop setting. Pork chops with Fried Green Apples, Marinated Hanger Steak with Seasoned Mashed Potatoes, and Seared Tuna in Coconut-Curry Sauce are popular, as is the Sweet Potato Pecan Pie. Check website for timings.
The most important part of a literary agent's day is lunch, and this is the place many of them go to. It is also a favorite of New York's theater set, making it a place to see minor celebrities. Close to Broadway, Orso is a cheerful, well-lit spot with an open kitchen and a boisterous crowd, and it is especially buzzing at lunch. The Italian menu ranges from pizza to such dishes as Carpaccio Con Parmigiano, and Grilled Tuna with Orzo Pasta Salad.
The Trattoria Trecolori in New York is a family-run restaurant that assures you will love them after dining here just once. This is their flagship eatery. Whether it is a pre-show dinner or a family meal, their Italian fare has garnered a lot of fans in the neighborhood. Dig into dishes like Frutto di Mare, Trecolori, Chicken Fettucine Alfredo and Linguine Nere alla Monsignore. Round it off with a homemade Tiramisu or Caramel Custard. Complement your meal with a wine from their extensive wine list.
A comparative new comer in Restaurant Row's eating scene, Brazil Brazil has already made its mark as a neighborhood hangout. It is located very close to the Broadway and Times Square. The interiors are done up in bright colors, creating a vibrant and casual ambiance. While feasting on the delectable South American cuisine, you can groove to some great music playing in the background. A favorite among theater-goers, this place also offers alfresco dining. So bask in the summer sun, while dining at the restaurant's garden or bring your date along and sit by the little water fountain. If you are planning to host a party, look no further, Brazil Brazil is the perfect venue for private events.
There are numerous noodle dishes at Pongsri Thai, including Pad Kee Mao broad noodles and your choice of several meats made fiery with a spicy chili paste. Other entrees include rice with chicken, fish, frog legs, lamb, beef, squid, shrimp, pork or vegetables compounded with hot peppers, ginger and peanuts. In addition to the relatively tame Pad Thai noodle dish, there is Pad Kee Mao and Pad Tou Kak, two dishes hot enough to bring tears to your eyes. The simple setting here is graced by a casually chic crowd. Only cash accepted.
Get social at this bar of the same name that brings in after-work patrons looking to unwind with a drink and American bar food favorites. The DJ sets the tone of the night with a playlist representing popular chart-busters that keep the crowd entertained. Take a seat in the Irish-pub-style ambiance of leather furnishings and elegant accents. The menu features an impressive selection of domestic and international beers. Complement a draft with bacon wrapped jalapeno chicken, mozzarella sticks, Colombian style arepas, mac and cheese, Shepard's pie, Jack Daniels burgers, and more. In addition, catch the occasional live sporting action showcased on cutting-edge flat screens.