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The best pre-theater dinner near Times Square and the Theater District

New York City has one of the great theater districts in the world. If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. You've researched all the best plays and musicals, found your hotel, and learned how to walk in midtown.

Now, there's only one left thing to decide: what's the best pre-theater restaurant near Times Square and the Theater District?

That is an easy one - The Distillery.  Many of your fellow fans will hit restaurants near Broadway — lines, chain restaurants, high prices. But, clearly, you are doing your research, so you know better. Come check us out at The Distillery, at 785 9th Avenue, near 52nd St. We are just a 5-minute walk from Times Square and the Theater District.

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 with the rest of the tourist crowds on Broadway! Our dinner menu offers something for everyone: a delightful mix of mouthwatering entrees and sophisticated pub fare. 

We'll have you in and out much quicker than the Times Square restaurants will, and then it's a leisurely five-minute stroll over to your show - just the right length to digest your meal!

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."

We are also a rare upscale, family-friendly restaurant near Times Square, with a kids menu and a comfortable atmosphere.