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AKA Times Square

Times Square Neighborhood Guide

Iconic Entertainment, Shopping, and Dining

The bright lights of the big city shine brightest in Times Square, where historic theaters, towering skyscrapers, and massive billboards come together to create the crossroads of the world. Set among the city’s famous theaters, AKA Times Square is located just off Broadway, the beating heart of New York’s world-renowned Theater District. Let us introduce you to some of the best things to do around Times Square.

Broadway Shows

Celebrate all things Broadway by catching a show or two at one of the area's iconic theatres. From classic favorites to award-winning new productions, get ready to be amazed. Learn everything you need to know about getting the best tickets during your stay.

Where to Eat in Times Square

Hunt & Fish Club, one of the best steakhouse and seafood restaurants in New York is located next door to AKA Times Square, serving delicious dishes in three vibrant settings. Café Un Deux Trois is also at your doorstep, serving delectable French fare three meals a day. Sushi Seki Times Square is a two-story specialist in omakase sushi, with tatami rooms and a bar for cocktails and small plates.

Barbetta was founded in 1906, making it the oldest restaurant in the city. Northern Italian classics are served in an elegant setting on Restaurant Row, the name given to 46th Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues in 1973. It houses 16 of the best restaurants in Manhattan.

Hunt & Fish Club

125 W 44th St

Café Un Deux Trois

123 W 44th St

Gatbsy's Landing

120 W 44th Street

Sushi Seki Times Square

365 W 46th St

Osteria al Doge

1180 Avenue of the Americas


321 W 46th St


Corner of, 1271 Ave of the Americas, W 50th St

The Lambs Club

132 W 44th St

Urban Hawker

135 W 50 St


1 Rockefeller Plaza

Times Square Arts, Culture, and Attractions

Beyond the historic Broadway theaters sits the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue. The Beaux Arts building flanked by iconic stone lions has been a fixture in the neighborhood since 1911. Don’t miss the Rose Main Reading Room and the library's exhibitions.

New York Public Library

476 5th Ave

The Morgan Library & Museum

225 Madison Ave

Museum of Modern Art

11 W 53rd St

The Museum at FIT

227 W 27th St

SUMMIT One Vanderbilt

45 E 42nd St

Grand Central Terminal

89 E 42nd St

Intrepid Museum

Pier 86, W 46th St

Edge Observation Deck at Hudson Yards

30 Hudson Yards

Outdoor Activities Near Times Square

Bryant Park offers a bucolic refuge in the heart of Manhattan. Surrounded by towering skyscrapers, the small green space just steps from Times Square offers locals and visitors alike a quiet, laid-back spot to enjoy a coffee, lunch, or outdoor activities like yoga and ping pong.

Bryant Park

Entrance at 42nd St and 6th Ave

Empire State Building Observation Deck

20 W 34th St

Ferry Tours at Hudson River Park

455 12th Ave


Discover the perfect mix of iconic department stores, luxury shops, boutique shops, and fast fashion in the heart of Manhattan. Explore the unique, high-fashion curations at Dover Street Market or venture to the Shops at Hudson Yards for New York City's futuristic take on the mall. Don’t miss Fifth Avenue for a mix of legendary retailers both luxury and fast fashion.

Dover Street Market

160 Lexington Ave

The Shops at Hudson Yards

20 Hudson Yards

Chelsea Market

75 9th Ave


620 8th Ave


1565 Broadway


If you’re traveling to New York City for business, companies including Deloitte, Grant Thornton, Accenture, and Bain and Company have headquarters in the Times Square neighborhood. After a day at the office, the area’s many restaurants and attractions make it easy to unwind and absorb the best of New York's culture.

Local Activities and Points of Interest

AKA Times Square
123 West 44th Street, New York, 10036, USA
Phone: 212.764.5700