Casual dining and an experienced wait staff await you at the Heartland Brewery and Chophouse. The food reflects the down-to-earth qualities that define the eclectic and hearty nature of great American food.

Appetizers include the specially flavored Chop House Tortilla Chips with Spinach Dip and spicy Buffalo Chicken Spring Roll. Their Crispy Fried Calamari with spicy Marinara is tender and nicely herbed.

The entrées are exceptional and include tender Skirt Steak and succulent Romanian Tenderloin. The signature St. Lewis Smoked Ribs with Heartland’s Famous BBQ Sauce are as good as it gets. For those interested in a truly innovative entrée, make the amazing Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Asparagus in a tomato herb sauce among your group’s selections. The generous sides include selections of various types of potato, spinach and mushroom dishes. For dessert, there’s New York cheesecake or key lime pie. Every dinner is served with fresh baked bread and creamy butter.

The Heartland Brewery and Chophouse welcomes groups and is perfectly situated in Times Square to serve the theatre crowd. Good food and a setting that is both welcoming and comfortable—a perfect combination!


Hurley’s has a century-long history of being a bastion for New York’s hungry theatergoers. Beautiful, dark hardwoods, richly upholstered furniture and elegantly detailed wall coverings define this establishment’s tasteful interior. Groups are welcome at this restaurant that has a long-standing tradition of ensuring patrons make their curtain time.

Lunch and dinner menus are diverse and satisfying. Appetizers include French Onion Soup, Lobster Bisque and Beefsteak Tomato with Fresh Mozzarella and Basil. If you’re in the mood for Thai food, you won’t be disappointed by the beautifully prepared entrée of Thai Chicken with spicy sesame noodles, field greens and Thai peanut dressing. The Beer Battered Cod Sandwich is sweetly fresh and tender, and the restaurant’s Sirloin Steak Sandwich with mushrooms, onions and cheese on French bread with fries is a true signature favorite. The dinner menu includes three exceptional dishes: Grilled Red Snapper, Chicken Marsala and Shrimp Scampi with garlic sauce. At meal’s end, indulge one of three rich desserts: Midnight Chocolate Mousse Cake, Tollhouse Cookie Pie or New York Cheesecake.

This NYC historical landmark, in the heart of the Theatre District, has been serving food to theatre goers and visitors to New York since 1892. Hurley’s is steeped in the type of tradition that defines great New York restaurants.


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.


Celebrating 35 years in business, this Irishthemed restaurant is a favorite with groups. O’Casey’s Irish Bar and Restaurant immediately welcomes guests with its green and white awning. The interior features dark woods, deep green walls and tablecloths and white linen napkins. The setting is warm and welcoming.

The food is hearty and varied. Your group can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at this bar and restaurant. Eggs, bagels, fresh fruit and more await you in the morning.

For lunch or dinner, groups have two different menus from which to choose. Menu 1’s selections include their Corned Beef Sandwich and the signature O’Casey’s Hamburger. All the lunch or dinner choices on Menu 1 include fries, coleslaw and pickle along with a dessert and beverage.

Menu 2 offers three different dinners. Enjoy their tasty Broiled Filet of Salmon with sun-dried tomato and capers or a perfectly prepared Grilled Sirloin Steak. There’s also O’Casey’s finely Sautéed Chicken Breast with julienne vegetables. The soup of the day or garden salad plus dessert and beverage come with all items on Menu 2.

The atmosphere is always convivial at O’Casey’s and the service always grand. You’re sure to feel at home.


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.