Where to Eat and Drink Near Lincoln Center

What Should We Do?!'s favorite restaurants, bars, and cafes for before or after a Lincoln Center performance.

Round out your Lincoln Center evening of incredible culture with coffee, cocktails, or world-class dining right in the neighborhood. Our experience advisers can arrange a table for you at one of these Upper West Side restaurants, secure tickets for performances and films at Lincoln Center, and provide additional recommendations for your special night out.

Jing Fong Restaurant
380 Amsterdam Avenue (at 78th Street)
Grab some of the best dim sum in the city (before the cart rolls past your table!) at this Upper West Side location of a Chinatown institution.

White Gold Butchers
375 Amsterdam Avenue (at 78th Street)
April Bloomfield’s full-service butchery doubles as an ambitious eatery catering to meat lovers of all ages.

Boulud Sud
20 West 64th Street (between Broadway and Central Park West)
Inspired and refined Mediterranean fare from the inimitable Daniel Boulud.

Le Pif
2058 Broadway (between West 70th and 71st Streets)
Choose from over 40 glasses (and 60 bottles) of French wine and pair your vintage with a cheese and charcuterie plate.

Cafe Lalo
201 West 83rd Street (between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway)
Split a double-decker slice of raspberry chocolate cake with your S.O. while admiring the twinkle-lit trees from this European-inspired charmer (and You’ve Got Mail star).

Manhattan Cricket Club
226 West 79th Street (between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway)
Settle in for a cocktail at this luxe lounge…if you can find the secret door hidden in the back of Burke & Wills restaurant.

Mille-Feuille Bakery and Cafe
2175 Broadway (at West 77th Street)
Pick up a box of perfect macarons (we love the matcha green tea flavor) and a cappuccino at this family-run French patisserie.

Get in touch with our experience advisers if you would like assistance securing a table at any of these restaurants.