In this creative city, dining restrictions inspire unique eating experiences. Some favorite family-friendly destinations; see what else is open to NYC for more adventures plus over-the-top dessert destinations.
Choose from doughnuts, tacos, hand-pulled noodles, lobster rolls, gelato and many more delicious options at this indoor market housed in a former factory. Covered outdoor tables available along 15th and 16th Streets.
Shopping options include books, chocolate and fun Chinese merchandise & snacks at Pearl River Mart.
Look for art installations among twinkling lights and cool decor at this always happening historic market.
The narrow walkways can get very crowded, so best to visit earlier in the day and/or on weekdays. Hours vary by vendor.
Bathrooms available on both floors, but the line can be quite long.
See our guide to Chelsea/Meatpacking.
Enjoy festive food and drinks in personal heated igloos, just steps from the iconic ice skating, surrounded by midtown skyscrapers. Family Packages ($215/up to 4 guests, $430/up to 8 guests) include a carafe of hot chocolate or salted caramel hot apple cider, chicken fingers or hot dogs or Bavarian pretzel, crispy French Fries with dipping sauces.
Adult Packages with wine beer & charcuterie board also available ($240-$460). Additional food and beverage can be ordered a la carte. Children under 2 years old do not count toward the food and drink package, but as an individual, they count toward the capacity of the igloo (maximum number is 8).
See our guide to Winter Village.
Eat thin-crust square pies (plus classic round pies, salads, pastas and more) on indoor and outdoor seating overlooking historic, cobbled Stone Street at this casual yet classy pizzeria.
Hunker down in private alpine yurts, or outside (with heaters) among the twinkling evergreens. The cozy menu includes raclette burgers, fresh oysters, orange blossom waffles, spiked hot cider, gooey fondue, freshly baked beignets and more.
Sat-Sun brunch: 11 am – 1:30 pm (no minimum)
Dinner: 4 – 7:30 pm ($100 pp minimum)
From Korean comfort food to an avocado-focused cafe, Industry City hosts a huge range of Brooklyn-based purveyors. BBQ, pizza, bao buns, French pastries, artisanal ice cream, tacos, Mediterranean mezzes – whatever you’re craving you’ll probably find it here. Most of the vendors or in a central Food Hall but other shops can be found…
Sample some of the best NYC food: fluffy pancakes from the venerable Clinton Street Baking Co., thin-crust pizza from Patsy Grimaldi’s Juliana’s, Middle Eastern bites from Miss Ada, fried chicken from Jacob’s Pickles, Japanese comfort food from Bessou, cookie dough scoops from DŌ and more amazing eateries—all cherry-picked by Time Out New York. 21,000 delicious…