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One of the best restaurants near the Ed Sullivan Theater

Do you have tickets to see Late Night with Stephen Colbert? You're in for a treat - not just the funniest man on TV, but also the historic theater itself. Enjoy this look at the Theater and its history through the eyes of Stephen himself.  Here is information for ticket holders.

The show usually begins taping at 4:30 pm and finishes by 6 pm.

You'll exit the theater full of joy, wondering "what are the best restaurants near the Ed Sullivan Theater?

The answer is easy: The Distillery.  Many of your fellow fans will hit restaurants near Broadway — long lines, chain restaurants, high prices, average food. You're too smart for that. Walk 1 1/2 avenues west and one block south to 52nd and 9th. When you enter The Distillery, shout "Stephen sent me," show us your show tickets and we'll give you 10% off your check. 

You’ll impress your date or friends, and won’t waste time or money fighting the tourist crowds on Broadway! Our dinner menu offers something for everyone: a delightful mix of mouthwatering entrees and sophisticated pub fare. We also are the best gin bar in NYC, and offer 24 craft beers on tap. 

Soon, you’ll share the view of those who wrote the stellar reviews of The Distillery on Open Table, with phrases such as "great experience pre-theatre," "Service was efficient but not rushed," "a fabulous vegetarian option!," and "cocktail menu is amazing," "shareable appetizers" "the Chicken and Waffles sandwich hit the spot!" and "Service was excellent and the back room for dining allowed our group to have a conversation. I would absolutely recommend this place for a pre- theater restaurant.."


The Distillery is one of the best restaurants near The Late Show with Stephen Colbert!