THEATER DISTRICT+ HELL’S KITCHEN
GUY’S AMERICAN KITCHEN & BAR
American. The big and bold flavors of television personality Guy Fieri are on a menu that includes such dishes as buttermilk-brined chicken tenders coated in crunchy, crushed pretzels and creamy mac ‘n’ cheese. L& D (daily). $$ 220 W. 44th St., btw Seventh & Eighth aves., 646.532.4897.
HB BURGER American.
Diners enjoy specialty burgers, housemade sodas, milk shakes, egg creams and “the world’s smallest hot fudge sundae.” L& D (daily). $$
127 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 212.575.5848.
HEARTLAND BREWERY & CHOPHOUSE
American. Handcrafted beers, housemade sodas and a hearty steakhouse menu,
including free-range bison
burgers. L& D (daily). $$ 127 W. 43rd St., btw Broadway & Sixth Ave., 646.366.0235; 350 Fifth Ave., at 34th St., 212.563.3433; 625 Eighth Ave., at W. 41st St., 646.214.1000.
Contemporary American. It’s not just about the eats at this casual national chain—it’s about the high-spirited staff. Hooters Girls, who serve up comfort food (several varieties of chicken wings, ribs and burgers), in a wood-paneled space. L& D (daily). $$ 155 W. 33rd St., btw Sixth and Seventh aves., 212.695.9580.
PATSY’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
Italian. This friendly family-run restaurant, a favorite of the late Frank Sinatra, specializes in authentic Neapolitan cuisine. An all- day menu includes linguine puttanesca and a trio of ravioli. L & D (daily). $$ 236 W. 56th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.247.3491.
UTSAV INDIAN BAR & GRILL
Indian. There is a cozy bar and outdoor seating on the lower level and, on the upper level, elegant decor and floor-toceiling windows, where you can enjoy savory traditional Indian flavors. L& D (daily). $$$ 1185 Sixth Ave., entrance on W. 46th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.575.2525.
Cuban. Island classics—ropa vieja (shredded Black Angus in tomato sauce, salted with pepper and onions), adobo-marinated prime beef tenderloin over fire-roasted pepper and Creole jumbo shrimp—in a colorful dining room with palm trees. L& D (daily), Brunch (Sa & Su). $$$ 236 W. 52nd St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.586.7714.