There’s nothing quite like the holidays in New York City. The hustle and bustle gets stepped up a notch, the waft of roasting chestnuts permeates every street corner, and the city’s landmark department stores show off their magical window best.
Taking in one of the Big Apple's iconic seasonal shows is a surefire way to get into the holiday spirit—but, what to eat beforehand? Whether you’re in the mood for a high-end, multi-course experience, or just a quick and casual bite, know your options. We’ve rounded up a range of eateries in and around some of the most popular entertainment venues so that you’re prepared and avoid the frantic last-minute searching of restaurants on your phone in the middle of a busy N.Y.C. street (um, guilty). This is, after all, New York, where there are no shortage of fantastic dining options!