Ellen's Stardust Diner is a retro 1950s theme restaurant located at 1650 Broadway on the southeast corner of 51st Street in Theater District, Manhattan, New York City. The Diner is regarded as one of the best theme restaurants in New York owing to its singing waitstaff. The diner also contains retro-themed memorabilia such as photos of many past Miss Subways on the walls, an indoor train, a 1956 Predicta television and a “drive-in theater” screen that showcases performances of the 1950s. It is popular among children and adults.HistoryEllen's Stardust Diner was opened in 1987 after Ellen's Cafe was closed down. It was the first 1950s theme restaurant in New York City and had waitresses in poodle skirts. In the late 1990s, a sister restaurant operated near Times Square under the name Stardust Dine-O-Mat.Labor DisputesIn August of 2016, servers at Ellen's Stardust Diner formed a union called Stardust Family United, a branch of the Industrial Workers of the World. The servers, also known as 'Stardusters', organized to contest newly instituted employment policies and the firing of 30 employees, as well as to fight for pay parity between tipped and non-tipped workers.In popular cultureEllen's Stardust Diner was the site in the movie New Year's Eve where Sarah Jessica Parker’s character and her 15-year-old daughter’s friends stopped for a bite after the ball dropped. It was also featured in American Idol when a former employee, Devyn Rush became a contestant on the show. Reports subsequently followed regarding Devyn's employment status at Ellen's Stardust Diner. Ellen's Diner was also featured on a Today Show episode.
Times Square, Midtown Manhattan, New York City, the home to Broadways theatres and the biggest New Years Eve party in the world, is also home to the future stars of stage and screen.
Our retro 1950s theme diner is filled with nostalgic memorabilia including our gallery of your favorite “Miss Subways” - honoring the beauty queens of a bygone era.
Our unique diner with our world famous singing waitstaff and variety shows gives you a chance to sit back and relax as you are taken back in time to an unforgotten era as you enjoy the best in classic American diner cuisine, complemented with updated food items for today.
At Vynl, our music theme, decor, and friendly service set us apart from the rest. The atmosphere is as eclectic as our menu which boasts traditional, American favorites as well as Thai dishes and your favorite breakfast fare.
Enjoy amazing drinks like the Britney Spears or the Sir Elton John while watching your favorite music videos. There's always something for everyone at Vynl.
Let the good music (and times!) roll at Vynl! Welcome!
If you are visiting New York for the day, or if you've lived here for years, come and join us for a hearty lunch, dinner or maybe a cold pint after work. We provide an inviting experience, offering Irish, American and continental cuisine. Daily specials and prix – fixe available daily with brunch available on Saturday and Sunday. Live traditional Irish American Folk Music every night.
This is a place where you can relax – where the atmosphere is warm, the people lively and the food appetizing. A true Irish American bar and restaurant.
Serving New York since 1995 we are a regular stop off for theater goers before and after a Broadway show. Conveniently located in the heart of the Theater District, just minutes from Rockefeller Centre and St. Patrick's Cathedral.
Our dining room is situated on the second floor and is richly decorated with wood paneling and a large selection of Irish playwrights and Broadway memorabilia. Windows overlook 7th Avenue and provide a people watching experience – Its New York you can see it all.
Stop in – you won't be disappointed.
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Mother says make sure you get all 4 food groups:
Burger, Hot Dog, Fries, Beer!
Mother’s burgers are a special blend of beef provided by award-winning Main Street Meats of Long Island. We make our own Hand cut skin-on fries, delicious veggie burgers, salads, sandwiches and more. Wash it all down with a selection of $3 beers or a $4 frozen margarita from the bar. Dine-in under the watchful eye of our life-size cow, or sit outside in park-like Worldwide Plaza.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House specializes in serving aged USDA Prime steaks, broiled in a trademark 1800-degree oven and served on a plate heated to 500 degrees to ensure the steak stays “sizzling” hot. To experience fine dining at its best … Just follow the sizzle to Ruth's Chris Steak House located in Manhattan, New York City!
One of NYC finest & oldest drinking & dining establishments on 48th Street between 8th Avenue & Broadway. Great sports bar for football, UFC and everything in between.
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The House of Brews has two conventionally located Midtown Manhattan locations offering over 100 beers from around the world with rotating draft specials & a collection of your favorite food offerings! Come by any time on 46th or 51st Street & see what's on tap!
A, C, E, 7, 1, 2, 3, R, Q, N Subway Lines. All Port Authority Buses and Penn Station Railways. Close to Everything.
Benash Delicatessen has been a family-owned NYC favorite since 1990. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or late night drinks -- there’s never a bad time to come to Benash.
We’re famous for our mouthwatering corned beef and rich cheesecake. Our team of cooks and servers are highly trained with years of experience, so you can always be sure you’re in great hands. Everything on the menu and at the counter is prepared in our kitchen from fresh, high-quality ingredients. Customers are welcome to dine in, take out, or request delivery within a four block radius ($20 minimum). If late night eats are what you’re looking for, let our bartender pour you a drink and spend the evening with us.
The August Wilson Theatre, located at 245 West 52nd Street in midtown Manhattan is a Broadway theatre.OverviewDesigned by architects C. Howard Crane and Kenneth Franzheim and constructed by the Theatre Guild, it opened as the Guild Theatre in 1925 with a revival of George Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra.In 1943, the building was leased to WOR-Mutual Radio as a studio. The American National Theater and Academy purchased it in 1950 and renamed it the ANTA Theatre. In 1981, the theatre was purchased by Jujamcyn Theaters and named the Virginia Theatre for owner and Jujamcyn Board member Virginia McKnight Binger.After her husband James H. Binger's death in 2004, producer and president of Jujamcyn Rocco Landesman announced that he planned to buy Jujamcyn. He told the New York Times he had a long-standing understanding with Binger that he would buy the corporation's five playhouses. The theatres had an estimated net asset value of $30 million.On October 16, 2005, fourteen days after American playwright August Wilson's death, the theatre was renamed in his honor.
The Neil Simon Theatre, formerly the Alvin Theatre, is a Broadway venue built in 1927 and located at 250 West 52nd Street in midtown-Manhattan.As of 2011, the record for its longest running show is held by the musical Hairspray, which opened August 15, 2002, and ran for 2,642 performances before closing on January 4, 2009.On October 19, 2010, RAIN – A Tribute to The Beatles opened at the Neil Simon Theatre and ran through January 15, 2011, when it moved to the Brooks Atkinson Theater. The new musical Catch Me If You Can began performances at the theatre in spring 2011.
The Gershwin Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 222 West 51st Street in midtown-Manhattan in the Paramount Plaza building. The theatre is named after brothers George Gershwin, a composer, and Ira Gershwin, a lyricist. It has the largest seating capacity of any Broadway theatre, with 1,933 seats.Designed in an Art Nouveau style by set designer Ralph Alswang, it is situated on the lower levels of a towering office complex built at an estimated cost of $12.5 million on the site of the historical Capitol Theatre. It opened as the Uris Theatre on November 28, 1972 (named for the building developer Uris Brothers) with the musical Via Galactica starring Raul Julia. It proved to be an inauspicious start for the venue, with the first show to lose a million dollars closing after only seven performances. From 1974-76 it served as a concert hall for limited engagements by a number of legendary pop music and jazz performers.
IPPUDO started in 1985 with a seating of only ten in the city of Fukuoka. It revolutionized the ramen world with its balance of fashionable décor, hospitable service, and delicious bowls of ramen. It appealed to the young and old alike, kick-starting a ramen craze that has lasted over three decades.
With over 70 branded outlet in Japan, and 50 Internationally, IPPUDO has established itself as the market leader in Japan, with more than 65 outlets under the brand.
Making ramen a universal food, and educating customers about Japanese food culture throughout the world, remains IPPUDO’s continuous mission.
The Broadway Theatre is a Broadway theatre located in midtown Manhattan. It has a large seating capacity of 1,761, and unlike most Broadway theaters, it is actually located on Broadway, at number 1681.Designed by architect Eugene De Rosa for Benjamin S. Moss, it opened as B.S. Moss's Colony Theatre on Christmas Day 1924 as a venue for vaudeville shows and motion pictures. The theater has operated under many names and owners. It was renamed Universal's Colony Theatre, B.S. Moss' Broadway Theatre, and Earl Carroll's Broadway Theatre before becoming a legitimate theater house simply called Broadway Theatre on December 8, 1930. In 1937, known as Ciné Roma, it showed Italian films. For a short time during the 1950s it showed Cinerama films.On November 18, 1928 the first Mickey Mouse cartoon released to the public, Steamboat Willie, debuted at the Colony. Producer Walt Disney returned on November 13, 1940 to debut the feature film Fantasia in Fantasound, an early stereo system.