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Thalia Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.restaurantthalia.com
  • Phone: (212) 399-4444
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday thru Friday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday 5:00pm - 11:30pm Tuesday thru Saturday: 5:00pm - 12am; Sunday: 4:30pm - 11:30pm; Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Late Night and Lounge: Monday thru Thursday: 2:30pm - 12:00am; Friday & Saturday: 2:30pm - 12:30am;
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, European
  • Executive Chef: Paul Nelson
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Various business and private arrangements are possible through the Director of Private Dining.
  • Private Party Facilities: Customized menus are available to suit the guest's needs.
  • Private Party Contact: Helah kehati (212) 399-4625

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 50th St.
  • Public Transit: C, E, 1 (exit on 50th St); N, R (exit on 49th and 7th Ave)
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Discounted parking available at 350 W. 50th St (Mercury Parking located at the World Wide Plaza Building).
A word from Thalia
American cuisine with European accents, served in a spacious room with soaring ceilings, gorgeous theatrical vintage posters.
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Diner Reviews
  • "While in NYC, we went to a Sat evening performance of Motown. We booked Thalia's for dinner post theatre, with dinner reservations at 10:45P, because it was nearby & reviews were positive. One of the best meals during our trip, service was attentive & the interior was unique & theatre oriented. When in NYC again, would definitely dine here again."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We found this restaurant last year on our annual trip to the theater and were blown away. We decided to come back again to see if Thalia could back it up! They nailed it. The food is creative with each dish executed with ranges of flavors and textures that delight the eyes and the taste buds. The service is top notch, knowledgeable and attentive. With as many restaurants that there are to try, I am surprised and pleased to say that I think Thalia will be in our rotation for years to come. Also, the restaurant is very convenient to the Theater District which is important to us. We like to eat before the show and Thalia is within easy walking distance of the theaters, making the transit from restaurant to theater a very predictable walk."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Great quick lunch spot. Service was incredible. Right in the middle of lunch time and we didn't feel rushed. Food presentation was beautiful."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "One of the best fish meals I have had. I ordered their seafood special."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Great ambience, Very friendly and accommodating wait staff and hostess, tasty food and reasonable prices"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We researched restaurants in the theater district, and after mulling over a few, decided on Thalia. We were not disappointed. The waiter, Alex, was very pleasant. The ambiance was wonderful. There is a two-course special lunch that was quite reasonable. The first course iceberg lettuce salad with walnut dressing was superb! My husband's burger was very good. My frittata was fresh, but admittedly, a tad bland. Our companions' salads were also fresh and well-prepared. All in all, we'd definitely put Thalia on our go-back-to list."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Always enjoy eating at Thalia. The food is always good and the menu has something for everyone. Very good happy hour and attentive and knowledgeable wait staff. Definitely will return."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "I have had brunch and dinner here many times over many years. It is always good, sometimes better than good but always good. The creamy polenta appetizer has been on the menu forever and I hope it never leaves. My salmon was well cooked, but it was swimming in a near soup-like mixture of too many things. My friend's prawns were perfect. The waitress asked if we were pre-theater, and service was excellent. The place was packed and very noisy, not surprising for pre-theater, but less than relaxing. Nevertheless, we enjoyed our meal (house made sorbet was fruity and just a little icy) and I will go happily return next time I am in that area."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Excellent choice for pre-theater. Super pleasant staff. Food choices diverse and well presented. Fresh, delicious and healthy options. Will definitely return!"
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "You would be surprised to find such a fabulous restaurant in the heart of the theater district in New York City. But it truly is awesome in every way -- food and service and atmosphere !!!!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "My experience at Thalia was wonderful. The people who work there are friendly, the service was excellent, and they were very accommodating. The presentation of the food was great and the food was delicious. I would highly recommend tell you anyone who wants to experience a wonderful meal and the ambianve is gorgeous.My friend and I went there for both brunch and dinner. That is how much we enjoyed this restaurant."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Thalia has been a regular "go-to" for us for about 12 years. The weekend brunch, in particular, is reasonable, tasty and has a variety of offerings to suit every taste. This past Sunday's visit was not my favorite. I would go earlier if possible, As you approach matinee time it gets crowded and hectic."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Went to NYC over the weekend with my 9 yr old son. Discovered Thalia on line and was not dissappointed! The menu, not overwhelming in legnth, has something for everyone from Sushi to burgers to pasta! My son loved his pasta! I had oysters and sweet potato gnochhi and both were wonderful! Can't wait to try it again!!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The four of us had a great time, relaxed no rushing though Thalia was a hopping restaurant, food was good, our wine was excellent. Our server did a great job. We would recommend and probably go again"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Small plates, good food for the theater bound. They were mindful of our curtain time."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "I ordered crab cake sandwich without the spicy oil but tho the crab cakes were delicious it was too spicy for my taste. I did not send it back but believe they used the spicy oil. I did not want french fries that came with the meal and requested tomatoes instead. They gave me a generous amount of tomatoes that were perfectly ripe and delicious."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We were there for pre-theater and it was a perfect fit. They have a two course lunch which was great. Food was indeed very good. Noisy restaurant. Bunny"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "We discovered Thalia when we had theater tickets in the neighborhood; this is the second time we had lunch here, and we look forward to returning. Both my husband and I had salads ( arugula ) which were fresh and delicious with a light lemon dressing. We also splurged on desserts: my husband , who loves cheesecake, said this was one of the best he's eaten. I had a fabulous tarte tatin. The bread served tasted home made and the coffee was good. The staff was friendly and helpful, from the waitress to the busboys and the hostess. 3 cheers for Thalia!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Reserved lunch for a nice meal before a Sat show. We arrived 30 minute prior to our planned time and were quickly seated. While a lunch menu was not available, the reasonably priced brunch menu offered a nice variety of breakfast and lunch choices. Our food arrived hot, cooked to our requests and appealing in presentation. Portion size was more than adequate. We would return again and recommend to others."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We were in town for my daughter's 21st birthday. Food and ambiance was great. Hostess' were very pleasant. Waitress, not so much. Not very attentive, couldn't answer questions and I overheard her bad-mouthing another patron to another waitress. Other than that, it was a good experience and the guy assigned to help her was very attentive and nice. Again, the food was very good and I would definitely recommend the place to others."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "located just around the corner from where Book of Mormon is playing, staff was extremely helpful in making sure we got out on time. Food presentation is lovely, decor is fresh and lively, if a bit dark, and the overall vibe is just what you'd want before a show."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The food was great, the service fine,but the noise level did not allow for conversation."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "lunch was delicious. Being gluten free, I had options to choose from. We'll be back."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Thalia was a fantastic find. The food was fantastic, I had the lobster bisque and tuna for dinner my boyfriend had the pork and he said it was the best he's ever had. Really great atmosphere in the restaurant as well."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "I was at Thalia two times in one week and it's just the best!! I have recommended it several times and will definitely return when I am in the area. I cannot think of how it can be improved upon. The menu is great; very imaginative and certainly, generous portions. I understand the chef has been there for 9 years. I hope he/she never leaves. We were celebrating a 10th birthday and the wait staff couldn't have been nicer to Bianca!! Even the bus boy did an exceptional job and we told the manager who came over to our table and also told him as well. Gina was our waitperson and she was just delightful."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Angry ebi roll was awesome. oysters were fresh but service was incredible from the greeter through the bus boy. great place cant wait to go back"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Neat clean friendly atmosphere. Food was fresh & nicely presented. Have been many times before & will return for another good meal. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Took in bottomless brunch at Thalia. Had a great time. Service was outstanding. Food was delicious. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "I would say this resturant was good to fair overall. My ahi tuna was dry so my entree was not good. Had to ask for the bread (which was also a little dray/stale) but the service was generally pretty good. They need to work on the food. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "always get a good meal here with very pleasant service..."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "This was our second time at Thalia and we were not disappointed. The service could not have been any better and the food was excellent. The wait staff is attentive without being overbearing. We will return to Thalia; it is a wonderful evening."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Good food and service. Great theater location for both before and after shows."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "Always happy to dine here before theater (and after). The food's very good, service is friendly and efficient and I love the decor--large, beautiful posters. I would have given Thalia 5 stars except for the noise level which can occasionally be too "vibrant" when dining."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "I have been to the restaurant a number of times for a pre-show diner and it was excellent. This time I recommended it for a group of 5 for pre-show matinee--and it was not a good experience. "
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "Great place to meet friends for brunch prior to Sunday matinee. Reasonable prices and excellent Bloody Mary's. The shrimp and avocado omelet was yummy as was my friend's Creme Brulee French Toast and my other friend's Smoked Salmon eggs Benedict. Can get crowded at peak brunch hours."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "The restaurant has absolutely delicious food with a great variety, wonderful service and is beautifully decorated! I loved the innovative use of 4 separate individual restrooms. The only thing that I wish it was better able to control was the noise level. We had a party of 5 and it was difficult for conversation as the restaurant filled up. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Extremely friendly staff and delicious food. We had a great time."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "I've been a fan for years but took my friend for Brunch who has lived on 57th and 8th for 40 years and had never been there! She loved it! She said that it was the best huevos rancheros she ever had! She must have mentioned that she's definitely coming back like 10 times! They have $1 Oysters every night! Cheese manu! Great atmosphere!"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "I picked Thalia because it was close to the theater for a pre-show dinner. As noted elsewhere, it was bustling in both the bar area and the restaurant, and is a fairly large space for NY. The food was not memorable (polenta, Cornish hen) but the staff was attentive and one of their advertised specialties seems to be an oyster happy hour (which I didnt try). All in all, I would have to say that you can do better elsewhere in the theater/Hells Kitchen area with something perhaps more quiet/intimate. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We had lunch/brunch before theatre. We were a party of three with one child, 8 years old. The menu was perfect and servings large. The ambience of the restaurant is lovely."
    Dined on 5/10/2014