NIOS
NIOS

NIOS

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.niosrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 2124852999x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 10:30am, Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am



    Lunch: Wednesday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

    Dinner: Sunday-Monday 3:00pm - 10:00pm Tuesday-Saturday 3:00pm-11:00pm ***Bar opens at 3pm every day.



    Bar: Monday - Saturday 3:00pm - 1:00am; Sunday 3:00pm to 1:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Jarett Brodie
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We can easily accommodate all types of meetings, business functions, social events and wedding celebrations.
  • Special Events: It's not just the space... all touch points of the experience are special. Whatever the request, we're quick, nimble, and attentive so each custom event is worth repeating. Your guests will enjoy a true culinary experience every time.

    From unexpected, locally inspired cocktails to thoughtfully presented food, and green-friendly standards, we're happy to perk up your event as usual.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: between 6th and 7th Ave
  • Public Transit: 1,2,3,N,R,A,C,E,B,D,F,M and 9 train
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking Garage located on 47th Street between 6th and 7th avenues.
A word from NIOS
New York’s new favorite wine bar is nestled just off Broadway and ideal for any time of day. With a delectable small and large plates menu of regional American, coupled with creative cocktails, and a wine program by Master Sommelier Emily Wines, NIOS is a destination not to be missed. Whether you’re going to the theater or looking to lounge and socialize over great wines in a warm and inviting environment, NIOS has something for everyone.
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NIOS reviews from OpenTable diners
27 reviews since May 24, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food3.8
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (9)romantic (7)fit for foodies (7)notable wine list (6)good for groups (5)great for lunch (4)special occasion (3)vibrant bar scene (3)great for brunch (2)late-night find (2)hot spot (1)Show More
  • Disappointing
    jack
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Wow what a disappointment. When we entered there were only two other customers. The server sat us all in a cluster. He than set another couple next to us that were very loud. After we ordered the waiter brought empty wine bottles and places them in a bin next to our table that was very annoying. The loud couple next to us were not happy with a desert selection and the waiter proceeded to argue with them over the selection. The customer may not have been right but this was a down and out disagreement. It was clear he did not want the customer to win. We were rushed all night, and felt like it was not the nice relaxing dinner we look forward to having after a 2 hour train ride. Never again at NIOS.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great find anytime and pretheatre
    joycerey
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    went before theatre and had a delicious small-plate dinner,... with each dish very flavorful and notably different...staff very aware of theatre timing demands and made excellent suggestions. we will definitely be back when we return to NYC.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great pre/post theater option
    mbvis
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Good food, reasonably priced (for Manhattan theater district) in a convenient Times Square/theater district area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    wonderful find pre-theatre;appreciated special treatment for parents; attentive server;
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great value lunch special
    Bloomfieldgal
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    A colleague of mine and I ate here this week. It was the 1st time for the both of us and was a surprise. The interior is quite nice and the service was excellent. NIOS has a $35 lunch special - three substantial appetizers of your choice, all of which were excellent. We had the lobster sliders, crab cake and tuna tataki. I would return here again for lunch, drinks with friends or dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cozy winter spot
    raphNdVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I arrived at 9:30 and the place was empty, which I love. It filled up shortly after with business men standing at the bar and tourists at the tables. The food was all excellent. Service seemed a little out of practice, which I can forgive. I ordered two bottles of wine. They each took a considerable amount of time to make it to the table. I wasn't in a rush, but my wine arrived after I completed my meal. We were the only ones dining at the time.
    Special Features:
    romantic, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Horrible bartender horrible food
    theirfanVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Bartender has a terrible attitude .. Impossible to get his attention.. And when we did.. He wasnt hapoy being distracted from his conversation with the staff
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • MKEdinerVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Nios is the in-house restaurant at the Hotel Muse. We dined there before the theater and had a very nice meal. They have a reasonable fixed price menu option that has interesting selections. We opted for that and enjoyed some special treats like octopus starter and bread pudding dessert. The entrees of scallops and NY strip were nicely prepared. Noted wine list, as well. Service was well done.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A new favorite
    eatandrun
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Went to NIOS after reading good reviews, and was very pleased with the food, atmosphere and service. Its location near the theatre district was great, and the street it is on (46th) was nice and calm, compared to other streets nearby. We had rack of lamb, fried brussel sprouts, lobster sliders and crab cakes - - all very good. Will definitely go back.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice place
    GumbyVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    We were staying at the Muse and this was a pleasant find. Most Kimpton hotels have good restaurants attached. This one is no exception. If i lived in the area I would go back a nice restraint with very good food. close to but out of the hustle and bustle of Times Square.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • MaddyVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    I had an early dinner at Nios. The food was good as was the service. It's a small restaurant/bar off the hotel lobby that is more appropriate for those seeking a dark, upbeat place than for someone like me looking for a meal before a show. (It was almost impossible to read the menu, it was so dark.)
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dining!
    DniceVIP
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Went for dinner with friends. Decided on the 3-course pre-fixe. Food was wonderful and first rate. The space is beautiful and the service was great.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Good appetizers and food. Not too many choices to pick from though. Would go again!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Subpar Lunch
    LittleladyAVIP
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    The lunch was unfavorable and not delicious. I wish they had more variation. My salad was soaked in dressing and super disgusting. I originally ordered their Turkey Club but it was cold and tasteless. They really need to upgrade the menu with more options and flavor.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 13 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 24, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food3.9
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The following 606 reviews are from the NIOS reviews archive.
  • Great food, other aspects less so
    Pete
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    When we first entered, the bar area raised some concerns--only drapes separate the hotel lobby from the entrance, bar furniture is nothing special, and no real organization. However, the back room, where we ate, was nice, quiet and inviting. Food was amazing and well-presented. Wine list is somewhat limited in choices and the options were not attractive to us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, lacking service
    Allie1282
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Food was inventive, fresh and delightful. Server was unattentive and borderline rude.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • every detail was perfect
    JeffVIP
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    My wife's crab cake was the best she ever had. My ravioli and scallop dish was wonderful. This is not some midtown deepfryer tourist dump...its a real restaurant and a fine choice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Power Lunch
    BirdVIP
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    Met a colleague for lunch and this restaurant was the perfect pick....great food, attentive service and reasonable prices
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • pleasant, relaxing & accommodating
    mhenders5
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    Service was attentive and accommodating. This was a pre-theater lunch and we had no worries about finishing on time. The food was very good but not exceptional. There were not many other diners, so the room was quiet and a good spot for conversation.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Review Nios
    Maureen
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Based on past dinners on Open table, I tried Nios, the food was good, not great and the service absolutely sucked! Definitely a disappointment
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  • Great pre-theater spot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    We had lunch here before a matinee performance. Very good food, attentive service, not noisy, and reasonably priced. So good that we tried to go back the next Saturday but restaurant was fully booked. Reserve early!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Tasty, relaxing lunch
    locavore
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    A friend and I met for lunch before Wednesday matinee of Motown the Musical. We had a lot to discuss, and a quiet, pleasant ambiance was key along with good food. NIOS delivered both! The service was excellent, the food delicious and well-prepared, and it was quiet. The decor is relaxing and tasteful, the location excellent and the complementary chocolate chip cookies we received were divine!
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eclectic elegance
    MomofMaynard
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    We travelled to New York from Cleveland. After attending the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in Brooklyn, we transitioned to Muse to see Motown. Our dinner at Nios was an impeccable highlight of our weekend. The appetizers and entrees were innovative and delicious. They reserved the dessert portion of the price fixe menu for us until after the show. Paired with a nightcap, it was the polish on a perfect evening. Wonderful is an understatement for the entire Nios experience. We can't wait to return the next time we travel to The Big Apple!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Neighborhood Hot Spot
    suefoodieVIP
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    If you want dinner before a Broadway show, and are tired of eating on restaurant row,just across Broadway tucked into the Muse Hotel is Nios, a great place to go. Great drinks, (try the Eleanor Roosevelt),great food, ( Lobster sliders), or just order a cheese plate and olives, Nothing disappoints
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice small restaurant - good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/7/2014
    Nice small restaurant - good food, great service! Liked the personal attention - which you dont always get at large restaurants. Great Theater Menu! A bit on the dark side but overall nice ambience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A nice find in midtown
    pittstown
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    The menu allows either 3-course prix fixe or ala carte. They allowed us to have 2 appetizers and then split an entree. The bass was quite good! I'd go back, but there are soooo many great choices in midtown, who knows.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • enjoyable lunch before a matinee
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/2/2014
    Had a very pleasant "power lunch" before a matinee at the Pells theater across the street. The servers were professional and friendly. Started off with a pumpkin bisque topped with fresh apple and toasted seeds. Followed this with the Mediterranean flat bread pizza -also fresh ingredients and tasty. This was accompanied by a glass of the house pinot grigio. At $25 was a bargain. The room is comfortable and quiet. This would also be a great place to just stop in for a glass of wine and small plates.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • playmom
    fromtheisland1
    Dined on 4/1/2014
    Again, I wanted a good meal before I and my 2 daughters went to a play. I picked this restaurant because of it's location to the theater and was not disappointed. The food was excellent! We all had a different entrée. We had no problem choosing from the varied dishes on the menu and we each concurred our dish was deleicious. Without rushing (we had dinner reservations for 6:30p.m.), we enjoyed our meal and got to the theater around the block in plenty of time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Could be good pre theatre
    BettyCVIP
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    Could be good pre theatre based on location. Food was very good. Service was erratic & inattentive
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    The octopus and scallop appy was sandy. Unfortunately I had scallops as an entree also and they were sandy too. They did take the appy off the bill. I have gone here in the past and it was very good. I will try it one more time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • not great
    donnyVIP
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    For starters, as a wine bar, it was surprising a bottle of white I ordered wasn't chilled, but they did offer a couple of glasses in the house while they out a bottle in ice. The food was mediocre. Cheese plate was nice, actually. But the other items we ordered were uninspiring, not hot (temperature) enough. And the salad was not very fresh. Interesting interior design, however.
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  • just ok
    DinDin76
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    This spot had a nice atmosphere but the entrance was a bit hidden and there is no hostess stand.we went on a Thursday evening and it was not busy at all but service was very slow.our side dishes came before our entrees by a good 15 mins. and the food was just warm. Overall, I won't be back considering all of the other great places to eat around NYC.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pre-Theatre Fare!
    LisaSez
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Great for real food in the Theatre District; food is interesting, varied, and really delicious! The bathrooms are a riot, too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent location near theater
    bjt602
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    excellent location near theater district and good food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it
    Foodluv
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    We had the prix fixe menu - amazing . Would return again.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Theater District Treat
    PhDTigressVIP
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    My husband and I had a thoroughly enjoyable meal at NIOS prior to a concert at Carnegie Hall. The modern decor is quite attractive, the $48 prix-fixe menu is a true bargain, and the staff is courteous and efficient. The menu selections are varied and tempting -- it was almost difficult to make choices. We both enjoyed an appetizer of smoked duck that was beautifully presented, a main course of delicious sliced strip steak that was perfectly cooked and accompanied by interesting ingredients, and a sizable portion of tasty apple tarte tatin with ice cream for desert. The wine list had many good offerings by the bottle or glass. There are many restaurants in this part of midtown Manhattan, but NIOS is surely one of the best.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • timing is key
    NYCNativeVIP
    Dined on 2/26/2014
    I've had two pre-theater dinners at Nios and always enjoy the food; but both times, we never made it to the pre-fixe dessert as a result of timing. 10 minutes before the curtain is too late to bring another course. Great foo, however and perfect Roundabout location.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Warm, not hot
    MMoonVIP
    Dined on 2/23/2014
    The food would have been excellent, but both of our appetizers and entrees arrived at room temperature. The server never smiled or in any way made us feel welcome. The quality is good for the price, but the management really needs to work on the details that make all the difference. the restuarant has potential, but I don't think we'll be back until they make an effort to appear that they want us there.
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  • Nice Night
    JoePVIP
    Dined on 2/18/2014
    We stuck with the small plates. Our food was generally good. The brussel sprouts needed a bit more seasoning and the "disco" fries were so salty I couldn't eat them. The mini burgers were simply amazing. One of the best I have had. The wine list had a good selection. Some were priced well while others were way overpriced. So overall I guess this was hit and miss.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Went for pre Theater dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/11/2014
    Went for pre Theater dining and really liked it. We got the fixed price menu and it did not disappoint. Food was great and the waitress was very attentive.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.