Have Fun at 6 New York Restaurants

When you’re having a fun night out with family or friends, why should the amusement and entertainment stop at dinner? New York is home to a host of eclectic eateries that put the fun in food and keep the laughs and good times rolling all night long. The six most fun restaurants New York has to offer cook a good meal with unforgettable memories.

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RESOBOX, Various Locations

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Resobox is billed as a collaborative space for Japanese culture. Not only can one observe art in the gallery, but guests can create their own art through Japanese flower arranging classes and cooking classes. As for the food, a piping hot bowl of Ramen and matcha green tea is a perfect meal for a cooler evening. Click to go

Jekyll & Hyde Club, NYC

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Known as “New York’s only haunted restaurant and bar,” the Jekyll & Hyde Club is not for the faint of heart. The ideal place for horror movie buffs and Halloween enthusiasts, the restaurant offers playful food with a side of scares. Guests recommend the create-your-own-monster burgers, which go nicely with the establishment’s signature cocktail, The Transformation (the perfect frozen concoction of strawberry and orange juices, blackberry brandy and rum).  Address: 91 7th Ave S | Phone: 212-989-7701 Click to go

The McKittrick Hotel, NYC

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Famous for offering Sleep No More, a unique and immersive theatre experience, the pseudo hotel also offers an array of bars and restaurants to enjoy after the show. The Heath is a full-service dining room that transforms into a late-night speakeasy with live music and Gallow Green is a rooftop bar and restaurant with a garden party feel. Finally, Manderley Bar is the hotel’s jazz-inspired concert hall and cocktail bar, offering fun drinks like the Tuxedo (Beefeater 24, Luxardo Marachino Liqueur, Noilly Prat Original Dry, Reagan’s Orange Bitters and Pernod Absinthe Rinse). Address: 530 W 27th St | Phone: 212-904-1883 Click to go

Jerry & The Mermaid Clam Bar & Grill, Riverhead

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Looking to stay on Long Island? Drift to the Jerry & The Mermaid Clam Bar & Grill. Patrons come for the late-night comfort food, but they stay for the karaoke and happy hour. It’s a favorite spot to unwind with a cold beer, dig into some appetizers and sing your heart out with some buddies (there’s more than 10,000 songs to choose from). Address: 469 E Main St | Phone: 631-727-8489 Click to go

Ellen’s Stardust Diner, NYC

Tell friends to give your regards to Broadway because Ellen’s Stardust Diner is the prime example of dinner and a show. Between incredibly talented singing waitstaff belting out Broadway classics and the latest pop hits, Ellen’s has become a Times Square staple. Lines form out the door and down the block. Calling ahead for a reservation is encouraged. Address: 1650 Broadway | Phone: 212-956-5151 Click to go

Rumba, Hampton Bays

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Rumba is a Long Island gem that offers island-inspired cuisine and scenic waterfront views. Choose from a selection of Caribbean-themed sandwiches, tacos and salads to be paired with signature margaritas and mojitos. Address: 43 Canoe Place Rd | Phone: 631-594-3544 Click to go