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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 the return of Broadway by catching a show or two at one of the area's iconic theatres. From classic favorites to award-winning new productions, it's all back and ready to amaze you. 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, serves delicious dishes in three vibrant settings. 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 New York still owned by the family that started it, and the oldest Italian 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.

In leafy Bryant Park, just east of Times Square, Bryant Park Grill is an American restaurant with indoor and year-round garden seating, heated in the winter.

Hunt & Fish Club

125 W 44th St

Sushi Seki Times Square

365 W 46th St

Barbetta

321 W 46th St

Bryant Park Grill

25 W 40th St

Times Square Museums and Culture

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

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

Shopping

Discover the perfect mix of iconic department stores, 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

Muji

620 8th Ave

Swarovski

1565 Broadway

Local Activities and Points of Interest

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

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