At Museum Hack, we believe that museums are f***ing awesome. We’re also firm believers that adding in a great meal before or after your tour can make your day at the museum even more f***ing awesome.
Whether you’re a night owl or an early bird, a fan of dive bars or a sucker for a dinner splurge, we have you covered. We’ve scoured the city in order to find the very best dive bars, high-end dining experiences and brunch spots, all within a reasonable distance of the Fraunces Tavern Museum.
Check out our top recommendations below.
The GoGo Grill – 1 Broadway, New York, NY 10004
Do you want an incredible food truck experience, complete with fresh salads and unique sandwiches? If so, try The GoGo Grill. This food truck has options for everyone, and even serves a special Porzingis sandwich for the New York Knicks fan in your party.
Melt Shop – 111 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038
If you’re looking for one of the best grilled cheese sandwiches you’ll ever eat, you’ve come to the right place. The Melt Shop not only does the classics well, it also adds quite a few twists to traditional recipes, like their fried chicken grilled cheese.
Dig Inn – 80 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004
Dig Inn is the perfect marriage of a convenient lunch option and a healthy, farm-to-table dining experience. Just looking to grab a drink? Give the mint cold tea a try!
Bang For Your Buck
Shorty’s – 62 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10004
If you want an affordable meal that is tall on value, Shorty’s is the place to go. Offering authentic philly steaks and sandwiches, Shorty’s brings Philadelphia to the heart of New York City, while also appealing to anyone in search of a hearty meal.
Pranzo Pizza & Pasta – 34 Water Street, New York, NY 10004
No New York food list is complete without recommending a slice of pizza. Pranzo Pizza & Pasta not only has incredible pizza, it also has many delicious pasta and vegetarian options on the menu.
The Cinnamon Snail – 70 Pine Street, New York, NY 10270
Vegan food has taken several leaps into the mainstream in the last few years, and The Cinnamon Snail shows that vegan options are not only here to stay, but to be enjoyed by all. Offering sandwiches, tofu and even donuts, there is something at The Cinnamon Snail for everyone.
Broadstone Bar & Kitchen – 88 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004
If you’re looking to discuss your museum experience over shared plates, beers, and cocktails, then Broadstone Bar & Kitchen is for you. Open until 2am, this eatery is perfect for tours of any hour.
The Growler Bites & Brews – 55 Stone Street, New York, NY 10004
With an incredible atmosphere and friendly staff, The Growler is a hit even before you taste the food. Our drink recommendation? Give the Mexican Egg Cream cocktail a try.
Terrace Fish and Chips – 77 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10004
As you can gather from the name, Terrace Fish and Chips serves fish and chips, but the taste goes far beyond what you could hope or expect from that classic dish. Want something a little more adventurous? Try the grilled salmon and shrimp.
Vegan & Juice
Terri – 100 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
Terri offers a large variety of vegan and vegetarian options, and each one is as delicious as the last. If you’re a little hesitant, try the southwest chicken sandwich: it may not have actual meat in it, but it sure tastes like it does.
Magic Mix Juicery – 102 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038
If you want to get your juice fix in on the way to your tour, Magic Mix is the place to go. Stop by 4-6pm Monday-Friday or 3-5pm on the weekends to experience their happy hour.
Juice Generation – 101 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
If you want something less filling than the traditional smoothie, Juice Generation is the place to go. Offering a wide variety of fresh juices, Juice Generation is the perfect place to stop in and refresh yourself. Just make sure you’re willing to take it to go: seating is limited.
Brunch & Coffee
Hole In The Wall – 15 Cliff Street, New York, NY 10038
An Australian-style breakfast eatery, Hole In The Wall offers a wide variety of vegan and gluten-free options. Just a note: the seating is communal, so be prepared to meet new friends as you break your fast.
The Malt House – 9 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038
Bottomless brunch. Do we need to say more? Actually, we’re going to add three more words: bottomless brunch cocktails.
The Dead Rabbit – 30 Water Street, New York, NY 10004
A cocktail bar with delicious sliders, The Dead Rabbit is perfect for a quick drink or a more substantial meal. If you’re a bourbon drinker, give the Old Mule Skinner a try next time you stop in.
Fraunces Tavern – 54 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10004
Don’t want to go far after your tour of the Fraunces Tavern Museum? You’re in luck. The Fraunces Tavern is a full-service bar with delicious options, including a two-page whiskey menu.
Stone Street Tavern – 52 Stone Street, New York, NY 10004
A cozy and comfortable atmosphere, the Stone Street Tavern exists to help you forget about the worries of your life and reflect on the good times. The beer selection is incredible, and the lobster rolls are to die for.
The Tuck Room – 11 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038
The Tuck Room strives to create a new twist on American soul food by serving up delicious dishes as small plates. The decor and ambiance make a dinner at The Tuck Room a night to remember.
Antica Ristorante – 8 Stone Street, New York, NY 10004
Antica is Italian food made from scratch, just the way it should be. From the very first bread plate to the very last ounce of dessert, you will be transported to Europe on a trip that you are not soon to forget.
Sound off on your favorite places to eat near the Fraunces Tavern Museum, and we’ll see you on a tour real soon!
Looking for other great museum eats in cities we tour in? We’ve got you covered:
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- Where To Eat Near The Philadelphia Museum of Art
- Where To Eat Near The Art Institute of Chicago
- Where To Eat Near The de Young Museum in San Francisco
- Where To Eat Near The Getty
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