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Time Square Restaurants...

My mom and I are going to NYC in the beginning of Aug. for a few days and I was wondering what some really great restaurants are in and around the Time Square area. Thanks so much!

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1. Re: Time Square Restaurants...

Your best bet is to leave Times Square to eat, since the restaurants there are primarily chains and tourist traps. That said, there are a few restaurants in the Theater District that are worth checking out, and they're all listed on this page on Theater District dining from the FAQ:

tripadvisor.com/Travel-g60763-c62725/New-Yor…

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2. Re: Time Square Restaurants...

Thank you so much. I really appreciate your help. I'll look into the list!

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3. Re: Time Square Restaurants...

Also note that the newspaper, and the square named for it, is not the "New York Time"; it is the "New York Times", with an "S" on the end.

You will get better results on Google and other search engines if you take that into account when writing the name of TIMES Square.

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4. Re: Time Square Restaurants...

Virgil's Bar-b-que and Carmine's are good choices.

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5. Re: Time Square Restaurants...

If you have to eat in Times Square, Ruby Foo's is decent.

Otherwise, I agree with the other posters - head elsewhere.

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6. Re: Time Square Restaurants...

The only place in TS I would recommend is Osteria Al Doge on 44th. I was there this past wknd and loved it. Nice ambiance and the food was outstanding.

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7. Re: Time Square Restaurants...

I was in NYC a couple of weeks ago with my adult daughter and my trip report may give you some dining ideas (we stayed in Times Square):

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g60763-i5-k2088938…

I wouldn't go back to Virgil's next time.

Have a great time!

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8. Re: Time Square Restaurants...

Thanks so much everyone!

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9. Re: Time Square Restaurants...

We loved Bubba Gumps

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10. Re: Time Square Restaurants...

I like Carmine's and we also enjoy Sardi's (even though it's probably a tourist trap :)