Applebee’s is a favorite around the country and the one on West 42nd Street is specially equipped to meet your group’s needs and desires. Dine in or order Grab-n-Go Boxes if you are on the run.

Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. The restaurant offers a diverse, always-fresh buffet for each and every meal. You can eat as light or as heavily as you’d like. Try Applebee’s famous Caesar Salad or the lunch buffet with an array of chicken and fish dishes.

Your group also can partake of special lunches and dinners. Choose the Big Apple and select four entrées that include chicken and fish, or go with the Best of Times Square and enjoy chicken, steak and fish. Each special dinner comes with Caesar Salad, beverage and dessert.

If your group is on a tight schedule, Applebee’s certainly can accommodate you.


Dallas BBQ has three great locations for its mouthwatering southern-fare restaurant.One is on the upper West Side while the others are in or near the theatre district.

It’s hard to miss the big red and yellow Dallas BBQ sign in Times Square. It’s an inviting sight for those who savor wonderful barbecue amidst a simple setting. Inside, you’ll discover murals of buffalo and a large, life-size buffalo sculpture.

The servings are big, the food succulent and savory. The combo sirloin steak and ribs platter will more than impress you as will the restaurant’s Super Combo Platter of ribs and shrimp. Corn bread, coleslaw and French fries or baked potato are included.

Dallas BBQ is not fancy but the servings are generous, the service friendly and fast, and the food simply delicious. Conveniently located near Broadway, Dallas BBQ is a dining establishment your entire group will relish.


With a unique ambience that combines popmodern and 50s styles, Ellen’s Stardust Diner features singing waiters and waitresses decked out in clothes that go back to the time when Frankie and Annette were teen icons. There’s a real record hop feel to this restaurant that includes booths and chairs with red upholstery and pepper-grey tables with chrome trim.

Lunch includes burgers, chicken fingers, chicken sandwich and fries. There’s also pasta and salad. The dinner menu provides such diner classics as meatloaf, roast turkey and sirloin steak. Light beverages such as soda, coffee, iced tea and tea are included and for dessert there’s Ellen’s Mini Ice Cream Sundae.

Rock and roll permeates this thoroughly entertaining eating establishment. A perfect venue for theme-based casual dining and photo opportunities, your group will savor the upbeat, nostalgic ambience and traditional American diner favorites. There’s plenty of room in this two-tiered establishment for groups of all sizes. It’s a fun trip down memory lane or a history lesson for some in your group at Ellen’s Stardust Diner.


America loves rock and roll and America loves the Hard Rock Café. This truly special rockthemed restaurant has a diverse group menu that will please both hearty meat eaters and dedicated vegetarians.

Tender veggie burgers, creamy Caesar salads, and flavorful pulled pork are all available. For groups that desire a big dinner, there’s the Hard Rock’s ½ Rack of BBQ Ribs with French fries, coleslaw, or BBQ baked beans. The restaurant’s Grilled Hawaiian Chicken with mashed potatoes and fresh vegetables is an exceptional creation.

Along with group lunch and dinner menus, the restaurant also offers breakfast.

Of course, you’re going to love the rock theme that permeates this American restaurant. Rich in memories and memorabilia, the Hard Rock Café is a real audience pleaser. A visit to the Hard Rock Café is more than a fun dining experience; it’s a front seat tour of our country’s pop music history. Make it casual and light at the Hard Rock Café.

Rosie O’Grady is a Broadway Theatre District fixture New York’s Legendary Steak & Seafood Restaurant was Established 1973, it is centrally located near Times Square, Rockefeller Center, the Jacob Javits Convention Center, Central Park and a short distance from several major museums and renowned hotels. Come in and enjoy the friendly service and delicious cuisine that has made ROSIE O’GRADY’S a Midtown favorite for over 40 years. Also choose to dine al fresco at Rosie O’Grady’s Sidewalk Café. Private Dining available for groups of 25 to 240 guests.


This is a multi-level sports-focused restaurant that embraces its athletic theme thoroughly. Deep wood tones, plenty of big screen TVs and nicely appointed tables and booths are all a part of this casual restaurant’s atmosphere. There’s always some sporting event being broadcast at Legends whether it’s being played in the U.S. or in another part of the world.

Legends offers a Student Tour Lunch Menu that includes mixed green salad and student favorites such as hamburgers and cheeseburgers, fish and chips, and macaroni and cheese. Fries or mashed potatoes are included as is a dessert of vanilla ice cream. Soft drinks are served with lunch.

The dinner menu offers three entrées: Grilled Breast of Chicken with Sautéed Vegetables and Pan Gravy; Broiled Sole Filet with Saffron Rice and Lemon Butter Sauce and Pasta Primavera with Garden Vegetables in a Parmesan Cream Sauce. All include salad, dessert and sodas, coffee or tea.

Legends is a happening sports eatery with lots of room and great service for groups interested in a casual dining experience. There’s a special lunch menu for students and plenty of sportsrelated memorabilia to enhance the atmosphere.


Pete’s Tavern, located near Gramercy Park, was established in 1864 and is the oldest continuously operating bar and restaurant in New York City. A trip to Pete’s Tavern means a trip back in time. This 19th century establishment, which owes part of its legend to the famed author O. Henry, has been seen in innumerable movies and on various TV shows. Its diverse and long history aside, what differentiates Pete’s Tavern from so many other dining establishments is its fine Italian-American cuisine. Many consider it to be the best in Manhattan.

For groups, this restaurant is a real find. The menu has been refined to offer theater and tour groups various choices, among them some of their finest dishes. Appetizers are mouthwatering and include lightly breaded Fried Calamari, finely spiced Clams Oregenata and savory Stuffed Mushrooms.

The dinner menu offers a wonderful Seared Shell Steak with Wine Sauce served with potato and vegetables. The Veal Cutlet Parmigiana served with Pasta is sweetly tender. Groups have numerous choices regarding drinks and desserts.

The service, food and ambiance are all as good and as genuine as they can get. Weather permitting, Pete’s also offers sidewalk seating. Pete’s Tavern is an authentic New York gem.


Planet Hollywood, with its Silver Screen theme, can be described as Tinsel Town comes to the Great White Way. Sit amidst memorabilia, talk about your favorite movies and stars and get down to some star-studded eating before the show.

The Movie Star Classic Menu is designed to please all groups. Grilled chicken, char-grilled burgers and barbecue pulled pork are highlights. Or you may decide you’re in the mood for a Caesar salad laced with creamy Caesar dressing and topped with grilled chicken. The Penne Pasta Pomodoro blends spaghetti with fresh Roma tomato sauce, extra virgin olive oil, basil and aged Parmesan cheese. It’s a delightful concoction.

The bright lights in Planet Hollywood rival those outside on Broadway. The ambiance is worthy of an Oscar and the dishes are perfect for those who want light to medium fare prepared and served in plenty of time to allow your group to easily get to your show. The stars are always out in Planet Hollywood where Tinsel Town comes alive and there’s always a happy ending. Enjoy the show!