THEATER DISTRICT+ HELL’S KITCHEN
HB BURGER Contemporary American. Diners enjoy specialty burgers, housemade sodas, milkshakes, egg creams and “the world’s smallest hot fudge sundae.” L& D (daily). $$
127 W. 43rd St., btw Sixth Ave. & Broadway, 212.575.5848. HEARTLAND BREWERY American.
Handcrafted beers, housemade sodas and a hearty steakhouse menu, including free-range bison burgers. L& D (daily). $$
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. PATSY’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT Italian.
Open since 1944, 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). $$
236 W. 56th St., btw Broadway & Eighth Ave., 212.247.3491. UTSAV INDIAN BAR & GRILL Indian.
There is a cozy bar and outdoor seating on the lower level and, on the upper level, elegant decor and floorto- ceiling windows, where diners can enjoy savory tra- ditional Indian specialties like lasuni gobi (crispy cauliflower, sriracha garlic sauce) while dining before a night at the theater. L& D (daily). $$$
1185 Sixth Ave., entrance on W. 46th St., btw Sixth & Seventh aves., 212.575.2525. VICTOR’S CAFÉ Cuban.
Island classics—ropa vieja (shredded Black Angus steak in a bed of plantains), 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.