Things to Do in Tribeca
Explore New York Like a Local
Tribeca is famous the world over for its Tribeca Film Festival, but the neighborhood has been drawing in visitors and locals alike for decades with its trendy bars, restaurants, and nightlife spots. One of the most popular neighborhoods in downtown Manhattan, Tribeca has it all – and AKA Smyth Tribeca is at the heart of it.
WHERE TO EAT IN TRIBECA
Dine at The Odeon, an iconic restaurant known for celebrity sightings. During the warmer months, head to the Hudson River waterfront for a cocktail at Grand Banks, a celebrated oyster bar located on a historic wooden schooner.
At the exceptional food hall in Brookfield Place, sample the city’s finest: hand-rolled Black Seed bagels, fine sushi at Blue Ribbon, and artisanal open-faced sandwiches from Tartinery. For a more historic affair, travel back in time at Tiny's & The Bar Upstairs, which serves American fare in a historic 1810 townhouse.
SHOPPING IN TRIBECA
A few blocks south of AKA Smyth Tribeca, the World Trade Center is becoming much more than a finance hub. Visit for luxury shopping Westfield World Trade Center – known for its magnificent Oculus structure by acclaimed architect Santiago Calatrava, or spend an afternoon browsing through Brookfield Place, featuring high-end brand stores and fine, local dining on the waterfront. Fashion-minded guests can explore the chic, designer boutiques at NYC's famous SoHo District, located mere blocks from AKA Smyth Tribeca.
MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES NEAR TRIBECA
Head up to the Whitney Museum of American Art where the trendy Meatpacking District meets the long-established, gallery-dotted Chelsea neighborhood. American art is on display, along with city views from every floor.
Nearby, Bortolami exhibits European and American contemporary artists, while hpgrp gallery showcases established and emerging contemporary artists blending Western ideas and Japanese culture.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN TRIBECA
Seasonal kayaking, dog runs, and more are just a short walk away at Pier 26 on the Hudson River. Washington Market Park, home to the Tribeca Greenmarket, is flanked by the neighborhood's sought-after loft apartments, with the skyscrapers of the Financial District in the distance.