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AKA Sutton Place

Discover Things to Do in Midtown East

Entertainment, Shopping, Dining and More

Manhattan’s Sutton Place is a quiet, upscale neighborhood that puts you within easy reach of New York City’s most iconic landmarks, shopping, dining, cultural attractions, and renowned medical centers. You’ll be adjacent to the commercial hub of Midtown, perfect for those coming to the city on business. Some of the city’s most famous sights, including Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Station, and the United Nations headquarters, are within strolling distance. The Empire State Building, Times Square, Central Park, Broadway theaters, and the renowned galleries of Museum Mile are also just minutes away.

Where to Eat in Sutton Place

Mr. Chow has been serving Chinese food in its elegant Sutton Place setting since 1979. After all these years, it’s still considered a place to see and be seen. A few blocks to the south, Smith & Wollensky has also been open since the 1970s, serving their famous steaks, surf and turf, and wine.

Mr. Chow

324 E 57th Street

Smith & Wollensky

797 3rd Avenue

AVRA Estiatorio

141 E 48th Street


66 E 55th Street

Bistro Vendome

405 East 58th Street

Crumbly Cafe & Bakery

997 1st Avenue

Socorrat Paella Bar

953 2nd Ave

The Shadmoor

1066 2nd Ave


209 E 56th St

Shopping near Sutton Place

For more than 150 years, Bloomingdale's on 59th Street has been one of New York City’s most iconic department stores. The upscale department store carries everything from apparel to accessories and cosmetics, and even features an outpost of New York’s famous Magnolia Bakery. Another legendary shopping destination in the area is Saks Fifth Avenue, carrying luxury apparel, shoes, accessories, home goods, and more. For furnishings, we recommend Design Within Reach and the D&D Building (Decoration & Design), while Argosy Book Store, founded in 1925, is a must-visit for literary buffs.

Bloomingdale’s 1000 3rd. Ave.

Saks Fifth Ave. 611 5th Ave.

Design Within Reach957 3rd Ave.

D&D Building 979 3rd Ave #333

Argosy Book Store 116 E 59th St.

Sutton Place Museums and Art Galleries

There’s nothing quite like Sotheby’s — it is one of the world’s largest brokers of fine and decorative art, as well as jewelry and collectibles, and it’s located just north of Sutton Place on the Upper East Side. Art lovers are always welcome to visit the numerous presale exhibitions and gallery shows, which are free and open to the public. Stay for coffee, pastries, or lunch at the in-house branch of Sant Ambroeus, and be sure to visit the Sotheby’s Wine Store, with a selection of bottles ranging from $15 to $15,000. For museums, it doesn't get much better than MoMa (The Museum of Modern Art), housing works by Van Gogh, Rothko, Warhol, and others, while fans of Asian art will want to save time for the Japan Society, which hosts art exhibitions, dance, theater, film, sake tastings, and more.

Sotheby’s 1334 York Ave.

MoMa 11 W 53rd

St. Japan Society 333 E 47th St.

Outdoor Activities in Sutton Place

Located less than two blocks from the East River, AKA Sutton Place provides easy access to Sutton Place Park and the riverfront promenade. Stroll along the water, relax on one of the many benches, and take in the spectacular views. For a different perspective, hop on the Roosevelt Island Tramway and gaze back at the Manhattan skyline.

Roosevelt Island Tramway E 59th St. & 2nd Ave.

Greenacre Park 217 E 51st St.

Central Park E 59th and 5th Ave.

East River Esplanade — E 62nd Street

Medical Centers

AKA Sutton Place is located near many of New York City’s most renowned medical centers and care facilities, including Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, Hospital for Special Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Mount Sinai. Our elegantly designed, spacious suites are perfect for outpatient procedures, with comfortable king-sized beds, separate bedroom and living areas, full kitchens, and spa-style bathrooms.

Memorial Sloan Kettering — 1275 York Ave.

Weill Cornell Medical College — 1300 York Ave.

New York-Presbyterian Hospital — 525 68th St. 

Hospital for Special Surgery — 535 E 70th St.

Lenox Hill Hospital — 100 E 77th St.

Mount Sinai — 445 E 77th St.

Local Activities and Points of Interest

AKA Sutton Place
330 East 56th Street, New York, 10022, USA
Phone: 212.752.8888