The Best Places to Dine and Drink During NYFW

New York Fashion Week is fast approaching, hitting New York City from September 7th- September 13th, 2023. Fashion enthusiasts from around the world will be gathering in NYC to view the spring/summer 2024 collections, and we have the best places to dine and drink during NYFW- Check them all out here: 


Sant Ambroeus Soho 

This elegant Italian fashion staple has been frequented by Prabal Gurung, Sarah Jessica Parker, Karolína Kurková, Linda Evangelista, Zac Posen, Lauren Santo Domingo, Diane Kruger, André Leon Talley and Olivia Palermo. The space was designed by New York-based designer Robert McKinley, and featured relaxed yet sophisticated indoor and outdoor dining spaces.  Sant Ambroeus Soho,  265 Lafayette St, NY, NY 


Momoya SoHo

After the Soho shows, guests can head to the new Momoya Soho, complete with floor-to-ceiling windows and a perfect view of Prince and Mulberry streets and the street style fashion walking by. Don’t forget to grab one of Chef Norie Uematsu’s fashionable seasonal parfaits, with 18 exotic components that will be sure to delight your taste buds. Momoya Soho, 47 Prince St, NY, NY

Holiday Bar 

The latest from concept from Grand Tour Hospitality and Kyle Hotchkiss Carone, Holiday Bar is bringing back the 80’s with a mirrored back bar, retro banquettes and colorful accents. Chefs Marc Howard (Tertulia, Betony) and Dina Fan (Racines, Four Horsemen) created a coastal menu with favorites like Hamachi Crudo, Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice and Salmon Tiradito. Bar Director Simon Sebbah flipped the menu for fall just in time for Fashion Week, so don’t miss all of the fashion-forward cocktails on the new menu, like Eva Longoria’s Casa Del Sol in the Holiday Bar Highball or the Doce Mezcal Tropical Rain.  Holiday Bar, 10 Downing Street, NY NY


For a sophisticated escape, head to NYC classic Gotham in Greenwich Village. Since its opening in 1984, this New York institution has been a cult favorite.  The post-pandemic newly revamped space features a rotating series of contemporary artists curated by Emily Santangelo, sophisticated cocktails, carefully curated wine list and classic American cuisine by Chef Ron Paprocki in a stylish yet relaxed setting. Gotham, 12 E. 12th St. NY, NY 

Sake No Hana 

The sultry new modern Japanese restaurant from TAO Group Hospitality offers whimsical cocktails inspired by Japanese fashion and streetwear, perfect for #nyfw. Don’t miss the Kusama Full Happiness inspired by artist Yayoi Kusama, or the Harajuku Icon named for the Harajuku district and served in a gold ceramic Buddha and Gyaru Girl inspired by the Japanese fashion subculture. Sake No Hana, 145 Bowery, NY, NY 


Spring Place

Fashion show attendees as well as Spring Place members can grab a bite at Spring Place Restaurant, which will be offering a special limited edition NYFW menu featuring light hors d’oeuvres including Tuna Tartare, Insalata Caprese, Gluten Free Buffalo Cauliflower, Ponzu and Sesame Young Greens Salad, and specialty pick-me-ups such as,Egg Coffee and Coconut Coffee. Spring Place, 6 St Johns Ln, NY, NY 


For those looking for a fine dining experience, Michelin-Starred Australian-born Chef Shaun Hergatt creates an upscale seasonal menu using the best produce from world’s top harvesters, injected with Japanese flavors. Located in The Dominick, the black marble bar is the perfect place to grab a drink and people watch, and don’t skip the caviar service. Vestry, 246 Spring St, NY, NY 

The ROOF at PUBLIC Hotel

The ROOF is the perfect place to sip cocktails while watching the sunset after a long day of shows. Enjoy city views from the chic Ian Schrager hotel while sipping spritzes and feasting on small bites (think lobster rolls and caviar) from the summer menu. For other dining options, PUBLIC is also home to POPULAR (globally inspired Peruvian cuisine by Chef Diego Munoz) or Cantina & Pisco Bar. Public Hotel ,215 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002

Basquiat Pop-Up at Great Jones Distilling Co.

Lovers of art, culture and style will appreciate the iconic artwork of Basquiat at the “Basquiat’s New York” tasting room and specialty pop-up “The Basquiat Bar,” at the Great Jones Distillery, located down the block from Basquiat’s apartment and art studio in Noho. After drinks at the bar, don’t forget to take home a bottle for yourself. The collection includes the release of three exclusive bottles- Great Jones x Jean Michel Basquiat Dinosaur Edition, Great Jones x Jean Michel Basquiat Skull Edition (4-year-old Great Jones Straight Bourbon) and  Great Jones x Jean Michel Basquiat Pineau de Charentes Wine Cask-Finished Bourbon Distillery Exclusive  (7-year-old Pineau de Charentes Wine Cask-Finished Bourbon bottled at 91 proof ).  available exclusively at the Great Jones Distillery in Noho.  Great Jones Distilling Co., 686 Broadway, New York, NY 10012

Credit: Hugo Boss

A Pasta Bar

Trendy Soho spot A Pasta Bar launched a  full-on takeover partnership with Hugo Boss, marrying fashion and food just in time for NYFW.  The APastaBar x BOSS activation brings classic style and Italian cuisine together. Guests will find a specialty drink and co-branding throughout the space with napkins, pergolas, aprons, and awnings fully transforming the restaurant. A Pasta Bar, 330 West Broadway, NY NY 

The Seville 

Located under Scarpetta is nightlife staple The Seville, perfect for those looking for a cozy subterranean space, live music, bespoke cocktails with a true New York experience. The Seville, 22 E. 29th Street, NY NY


Join the ranks of Timothee Chalamet, Hailey Beiber and Justin Bieber and stop by Asian-inspired KYU in trendy Noho. The always stylish crowd can be found dining on woodfired cuisine like Mongolian Pork Belly and Stone Pot Fried Rice, Crispy Tuna, and the most decadent caviar sandwich. Don’t miss the bespoke cocktails or sake offerings. KYU, 324 Lafayette, NY NY 

Philippe Chow has been a mainstay for celebrity sightings, with a clientele that includes celebrities such as Rihanna, Cardi B, Nicki Minaj, Jay Z & Beyonce. Guest are fans of the decor, as well as the sharable Asian-fusion dishes like Chef Chow’s famous satays, honey glazed spare ribs, chicken lettuce wraps and lobster noodles. Philippe Chow, 355 W. 16th Street, NY NY 


This brand new rooftop space embodies the raw authenticity of New York City, and is the Lower East Side newest indoor/outdoor rooftop lounge.  Officially opened on July 26th, The 11th floor rooftop located inside UNTITLED Hotel at 3 Freeman Alley celebrates Lower East Side nostalgia, street art, and music paired with modern cocktail culture. You can’t beat the 360-degree views from every corner and the soft, colorful velvety furniture in hues of green, pink, and mustard yellow juxtaposed with industrial surfaces under a sparkling disco ball.  Unlisted, 3 Freeman Alley, NY NY

Hotel Barrière Fouquet’s New York

Hotel Barrière Fouquet’s New York

For NYFW Hotel Barrière Fouquet’s New York has created an exclusive healthy Express Menu, including Tuna Nicoise salad, a Smoked Brie and caramelized onion tartine, and Beef carpaccio. Located near Spring Studios, this is the perfect place to glamorously unwind with a quick bite in sophisticated ambiance.

Music and fashion lovers will love the aesthetics of this husband and wife owned steakhouse. With 2,000 records lining the walls, a Chef-Driven menu as well as the four in-house sommeliers who will pair wines from all around the world with Vinyl Steakhouses’ extensive vinyl collection, this is a unique experience you won’t want to miss. Vinyl Steakhouse, 35 W 19th Street, NY, NY


Located under relaxed Baja California-inspired cocktail bar and restaurant seeyamañana, is the newly opened seeyabajo. The subterranean music venue is serving up intricate tropical-inspired drinks like the Vamos a la Playa (reposado tequila, sotol, grapefruit, cocoa, mole and soda highball on ice with with grapefruit chocolate garnish) and raw bar dishes (like Coconut Ceviche,  Baja Oysters and Yellowtail Crudo). The perfect hideaway to finish the evening. seeyabajo, 49 W 27th Street, NY NY 




If you need a shopping break while at Saks New York, head to the jewelry floor of the department store to hidden Omakase restaurant Hoseki. The perfect oasis for fashion-lovers who need to recharge between shows, dine on Sea Bream w/ Truffle Salt, Bluefin Lean Tuna, Bluefin Fatty Tuna w/ Pickled Wasabi, Wagyu Beef and more. Hoseki, 611 5th Ave, NY, NY 



If you have clients to impress or just want a sophisticated Korean food experience head to Anto Korean Steakhouse. The Tasting Menu includes decadent options of Wagyu & Sevruga, Scallop & Ossetra, Truffle Egg Soufflé, and an American Wagyu Platter with options of Filet mignon, striploin, ribeye and galbi. Anto, 243 E 58th St, NY, NY


After the shows near Bryant Park or Sony Hall, head to Monterey to sip on stylish drinks, like the create your own martini by choosing from gin or vodka, vermouth, type of  bitters, as well as a garnish.  The vast interior space highlights modern touches with classic elements with modern touches. Monterey, 37 E 50th St, New York, NY 

The Lambs Club

After the Runway 7 or Art Hearts Show at Sony Hall, head to the sultry art deco The Lambs Club, where you can join the ranks of fashion icons Michael Kors and Nicole Miller. The timeless elegance of the interior is heightened with a new menu of modern American cuisine by Chef Jack Logue, and an updated take on classic cocktails by Chris Miller. The Lambs Club, 132 W 44th St, NY, NY

The Terrace and Outdoor Gardens

Located in the heart of Times Square, The Terrace and Outdoor Gardens by Chef John Fraser is a hidden garden oasis. The modern brasserie features a seasonal with locally sourced ingredients, and don’t miss the extensive wine list and cocktails curated by Amy Racine. The Terrace and Outdoor Gardens, The Times Square EDITION, 701 7th Ave., NY NY 


Gitano Island

If you need a total change of scenery from fashion week, head across the water on a 5 minute ferry ride from downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn to the palm tree lined, tropical oasis of Gitano, founded by the fashionable James Gardner.  The 600 capacity Restaurant and Beach Club includes elements from the former SoHo location like the iconic black Bedouin Dining Tent with 360 marble bar, the Twin Dining Pergolas and Open Fired Kitchen with the addition of a bespoke Beach Club complete with Sunbeds and Tipis, a new CLUB GITANO members lounge centered around a 40’ water feature and a giant disco ball.  Gitano Island, 125 Carder Road, NY, NY 10004


The Red Pavilion

The first of its kind, head to Brooklyn to experience a Chinese teahouse & apothecary by day, Asian neo-noir nightclub by night in the eclectic Bushwick neighborhood. The Red Pavilion was founded by creative director, Shien Lee and TCM chef and author, Zoey Xinyi Gong, along with cocktail shaman, Orson Salicetti and offers immersive theater and cabaret showcases, wellness workshops, alchemical sound journeys, live music, intimate dance parties, jazz fridays, weekend brunch and more. The Red Pavilion, 1241 Flushing Ave., Bushwick, NY