The 13 Best Restaurants Near Penn Station NYC

You are looking for the best restaurants near Penn Station in NYC? You’re lucky! I have been to New York over 20 times and of course I have tried many restaurants. That’s why I can recommend some great spots to you so you can have a great time in my favorite city. I’m going to show you some of the best places to eat around Penn Station.

No matter if you’re in the mood for some tasty burgers, authentic Italian food or a great steak, I’m sure you’ll find the perfect spot in this area and it is guaranteed that you will find a spot to meet your budget and your taste.

The Top 13 Restaurants Near Penn Station

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    Benjamin Steakhouse

    Steak Restaurant in Murray Hill
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    Located in the heart of Midtown East, Benjamin Prime is a sleek and modern steakhouse that is an excellent choice for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner in New York City. The restaurant features stylish and sophisticated decor, with dark wood accents, leather banquettes, and dim lighting that creates a romantic and intimate atmosphere.

    Regarding NYC Valentine’s Day restaurants 2022, Benjamin Prime typically offers a special menu featuring a variety of high-quality steaks and other meat dishes and a selection of seafood and vegetarian options. The restaurant is known for its excellent wine list, which includes a wide range of red wines that are carefully chosen to pair with the menu.

  2. 02

    Black Iron Burger Midtown

    Burger Spot in Midtown Manhattan
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    Black Iron Burger is a well known burger restaurant that can be found several times in New York.

  3. 03

    Ci Siamo

    Italian Restaurant in Hudson Yards
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    Probably one of the best Italian restaurants in Manhattan is Ci Siamo. With its open kitchen, you can watch the kitchen crew prepare your dishes. Also perfect if you are looking for a romantic restaurant.

  4. 04

    Cipriani Dolci

    Italian Restaurant in Midtown Manhattan
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    Located directly in Grand Central Terminal, Cipriani Dolci is an exceptional Italian restaurant. Opened in March 2002, Cipriani Dolci quickly made a name for itself with great service and an affordable menu. Visually, the restaurant blends in beautifully with the magnificent Grand Central Terminal.

    In addition to delicious meals, you can also enjoy great cocktails here.

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    Jack Doyle's

    Bar in Garment District
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    We went to Jack Doyle’s before the New York Knicks game, because it is only two blocks from Madison Square Garden (and three blocks from the Empire State Building). If you are looking for a wonderful, normal pub with great burgers and nice people, there is hardly a way around them!

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    John Sullivan's

    Irish Restaurant in Garment District
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    John Sullivans is a quaint Irish pub located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan and is a great location to visit after a concert or for a late-night quick bite. This bar is a favorite for after-work drinks, as they offer some of the best happy hour specials in the city. The menu features all of your classic Irish favorites. However, most locals love to order the chicken curry, fried calamari, and buffalo wings with a pint of beer.

  7. 07

    Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong

    Asian Restaurant in Korea Town
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    Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong is another phenomenal restaurant for Korean barbeque. The meat here is very high-quality and is a great option for large group dinners. If you call in advance, you can usually make reservations for groups of 6 or more. We would specifically recommend trying the melon liquor, the galbi grilled beef, and the dosirak lunch box.

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    Mulligan's Pub

    Irish Restaurant in Murray Hill
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    Located in the heart of Murray Hill, only a few steps away from Grand Central Station is Mulligans Authentic Irish pub. This is one of the best places in NYC to enjoy a pint of Guinness and some traditional Irish comfort food. The menu features all of your favorite dishes like shepherd’s pie, fish and chips, bangers and mash, and more. Don’t forget to try their famous Mulligan burger, which comes topped with bacon and cheddar cheese. So, whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a place to watch the game, Mulligans Pub is the perfect spot!

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    Peak Restaurant

    American Restaurant in Hudson Yards
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    Helmed by Executive Chef Rose Noel, Peak at Hudson Yards is a modern American a la carte restaurant with breathtaking views of New York City and beyond. Peak will be located at the summit of the 1,296-foot tall tower. So, the name Peak couldn’t be more accurate, right? Express elevators will take guests from the lounge to the 101st floor in a heartbeat.

    The restaurant Peak sits one floor above the observation deck at Hudson Yards Edge.

    Occupying the entire 101st floor, the restaurant encompasses a 110-seat dining room and a 45-seat cocktail bar which both offer the south-facing view of downtown, the harbor, and sunsets. A private dining room and an event space for up to 300. Perfect for weddings, fancy dinners, your unforgettable night out in New York, or a great place to have a drink after visiting the observation deck Edge at Hudson Yards.

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    Keens Steakhouse

    Steak Restaurant in Lower Manhattan
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    The Keens is a veteran of the New York steak scene. It was opened ready in 1885. The interior of the restaurant – there are two large fireplaces, lots of dark wood & thick red carpet – lets you slip back into times long past. Not to mention the massive “wall decoration”! A curiosity is the collection of historical pipes on the ceiling. Meanwhile it is the largest in the world!

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    The Celtic Rail NYC

    Irish Restaurant in Midtown Manhattan
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    If you want to feel like family, you’ll want to hang out at the Celtic Rail NYC. This Irish pub is located in the heart of midtown and offers a warm and inviting atmosphere. The menu features all of your favorite Irish dishes like shepherd’s pie, corned beef and cabbage, and fish and chips. However, their real specialty is their loaded potatoes- it’s a must-have!

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    The Landing

    Other Restaurants in Chelsea
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    The Landing is a full service bar and restaurant located at PENN 1. This location is perfect for socializing, dining or just enjoying a nice cocktail. The menu offers something for all tastes and preferences. During the weekdays The Landing offers different daily specials.

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    Tír Na Nóg

    Irish Restaurant in Garment District
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    Located right next to Madison Square Garden, Tír na Nóg is the perfect place to go before or after a show. This Irish pub is huge and can easily accommodate large groups. The menu features all of your favorite Irish dishes like shepherd’s pie, corned beef and cabbage, and fish and chips. The atmosphere and menu are more upscale, but the food is worth it! Make sure to try the Potato Leek Soup. It’s delicious!

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About the author

I'm a true New York fan! Not only have I visited the city over 25 times but also have I spent several months here at a time. On my blog I show you the best and most beautiful spots of the city, so that you have a really good time! You can also find lots of insider tips in our New York travel guide. Also check out my hotel finder for New York!

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