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NIOS

4.2
875 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Quick Bite
  • Casual
You can’t get closer to the heart of Manhattan than NIOS, nestled between the Theater District and Fifth Avenue. With a native New Yorker running the kitchen, NIOS serves up seasonal small plates inspired by American classics with a global flair, plus hand-crafted cocktails and a brilliant wine list, just steps from Broadway yet comfortably removed from the bustle of Times Square. Before the show or after, find yourself at NIOS.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Contemporary American, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
BREAKFAST
Daily, 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
DINNER
Tue-Sat, 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
BAR HOURS
Tue-Sat, 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Phone number
(212) 485-2999
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Nicholas Restivo
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Catering
We can easily accommodate all types of meetings, business functions, social events and wedding celebrations.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
between 6th and 7th Ave
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Parking details
Parking Garage located on 47th Street between 6th and 7th avenues.
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Public transit
1,2,3,N,R,A,C,E,B,D,F,M and 9 train
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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.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Centered in Manhattan's Theater District, NIOS and the adjacent Muse Hotel New York offer over 1,350 square feet of flexible meeting space to accommodate groups of up to 120 people. Attentive service, state-of-the-art amenities and customizable menus unite for extraordinary receptions and events.

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What 875 People Are Saying
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4.3
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4.4
service
4.3
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3.9
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined 5 days ago

Sent my sliders back 3 times until they came out without being bloody and raw; seemed excessive just to get medium-well
But the espresso martini was fabulous!

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4.0Dined on June 8, 2018

Great food! Enjoyed it!

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4.0Dined on June 1, 2018

Interesting menu with good variety..and well prepared and presented. Four of us all enjoyed and shared the flatbread which was terrific.

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5.0Dined on May 29, 2018

returned to NIOS for a quick pre theatre bite- very nice drinks and flatbread- quiet time before dinner - very nice atmosphere and staff

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4.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Went to the city for my sons birthday. Took him to breakfast in the morning after our hotel stay at the Muse. The food was fantastic and the service friendly and fast! The host was excellent and got us seated quickly. I would return next time we are in NYC.

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3.0Dined on May 23, 2018

Friendly wait staff. Brussel sprouts were tasty but greasier than hoped for. Risotto was very over salted. In and out quickly.

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5.0Dined on May 22, 2018

what a find on 46th street! great atmosphere and service and the food was delicious - highly recommend and will return

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Our waiter was VERY attentive and the food was very good... perfect place to eat before a show

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4.0Dined on May 18, 2018

I was very pleased with this dining experience.

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5.0Dined on May 17, 2018

Great place to have a quick bite. Staff was engaged. The Manger (bald dude)was very helpful with the menu.
Refreshing to see the chef doing his rounds im the restaurant. Show he cares.

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5.0Dined on May 16, 2018

Amazing drinks and good atmosphere over all!!!

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

Great venue, recommend for an easy dining option with friends

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3.0Dined on May 5, 2018

It was quiet for the most part for a bite to eat before a show. We ordered 3 flatbreads and none were very impressive. Dull flavor and small for the price ($20 a piece). I think it’s overpriced for the quality since it’s close to Times Square. If they invest more in what their food tastes like it’ll be a better spot.

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1.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Food is expensive given the quality...$10 for a side (small cup) of frozen waffle fries. When other restaurants around the city are putting quality of ingredients and food they put out for customers I don’t know why anyone would go back a second time to this restaurant. Also, this is my first restaurant review EVER! Do not go here!!...(even though it is listed under good theater district restaurants)...Chick Fil A waffle fries are way better...and you can get a sandwich and drink with it for less than $10.

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3.0Dined on April 17, 2018

The food choices are sparse and both specials last night were anchored by asparagus. We go there because it is convenient to Roundabout but I wish there was more of a small plate choice. Staff is very nice.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Nice restaurant inside of the hotel, service was good and prompt

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Quiet, spacious, and not crowded on a Friday night. Great food, drinks, service, and quick bite before a show or uninterrupted conversation/meeting.

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

NIOS is located in the Muse Hotel (A Kimpton property) in the Theatre District. It is a very elegant, small restaurant with a good wine list, and small plates (mostly). I had steak and potatoes, which was a good choice. Given its location, NIOS works well with theatre plans.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Although I had dinner reservations I decided to check in and sit at the bar instead. We were chatting with the bartender and I told him make me something good with bourbon. He mixed me up a “New York State of mind”. Bourbon, butters and egg white and a few other ingredients. Believe me it tasted way better than it sounds
We ordered bison sliders, fish tacos, Brussel sprouts and fries. All high end pub food.
Another off menu drink a Golden something, I can’t remember the name. Bourbon, grapefruit, bitters , honey, lemon and basil.
It was great. If your in the area stop by

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Incredible service accompanied incredible food. Will definitely be coming back again

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Nios provided a good venue for a meet-up of a variety of friends who all happened to be in NYC on the same night. The reserved table was comfortable, and the service team were very helpful and good at suggestions for menu items that were good to share. The food itself was nicely presented. We were happy to find that it was lively, but not so noisy that we couldn't talk. We would return.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

I picked this spot for a pre-theater dinner - Wow!!! I was pleasantly surprised at how lovely the restaurant was in terms of atmosphere and how nicely spaced the tables were. Everything here is meant to be shared. We had the pear and blue cheese flatbread, fish tacos, and yuca fries - delicious and prepared to perfection. Service was very good too. I will definitely be back and I highly recommend it.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

We enjoyed a light dinner of small plates after a Saturday theater matinee. The food and drinks were great and the service top notch. Our order included an asparagus appetizer special, Moroccan octopus, as well as the surf and turf sliders. The vibe is very relaxed and modern. Definitely worth a visit.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Manager and bartender were wonderful. Food was amazing and ambiance was dark and classy. Will come back anytime we visit New York.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines menu was delicious and the services was spot on!!!

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4.0Dined on February 13, 2018

My Mother, girlfriend, and I went to this restaurant since it was right across the street from our hotel during vacation. If it is convenient to get here for dinner or an early drink, then do so! The wine was quite good, the food as well. A bit more expensive (even for NYC) than I believe, but for what we came for, but it was great!

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4.0Dined on February 13, 2018

We've been here five or six times. They've reduced the variety and size of foods to reflect bar-style dining instead of traditional meals. All in all very tasty, and good portion sizes. The fish tacos are very filling. The only disappointment was the plantains, which were dry and pretty restless. Otherwise happy to come here again. The tip is added to the bill automatically. Enjoy the friendly staff too. Dress nice, it's part of a hotel.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

It was wonderful, great food.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Fast seating. Friendly waiter. Compact but eclectic menu. Had wild salmon; good. Companion Margherita Flatbread; a little dry. Had cookies and cream dessert. OK, bit overpriced for cookies.

One thing I didn't like: Added 18% gratuity without asking. Don't usually see that in a restaurant, especially for just two people. It was probably in the fine print, but when a restaurant does that I expect the waiter to point that out when he gives me the check, which he didn't. I caught it so no big deal, but annoying.

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3.0Dined on January 18, 2018

Miss the old menu. Menu choices more limited and not as appealing. They made an already dark room even darker. It’s a joke to see everyone using the lights on their cell phones to see. Not the same Nios by a long shot.

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2.0Dined on January 11, 2018

I have been to NIOS at least a dozen times. It used to be a favorite go-to for pre-theater dinner. The menu has changed and it was just awful. It also is so dark that you cannot read the menu and the chairs are so low you feel your chin is on the table. I will not go back. Dinner for my husband who is a vegan was a green salad and a piece of bread. That after I told the restaurant of his dietary needs. The flat bread was a cracker with scattered pear and arugula. Nasty. Do not go here. Server was great but there was a snarky host at the door, even when I told him I had a reservation he did not ask my name or reference my reservation. I am so disappointed as I had had many lovely meals in the past

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5.0Dined on December 28, 2017

Wait staff was very friendly and attentive. Recommended the special, a paella, which was very nice but significantly higher priced than the regular menu. Beware of specials...wine was also a lot. But in spite of the cost, we did enjoy our experience.

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5.0Dined on December 22, 2017

Excellent location. The service was awesome and the food was delicious. Interesting menu that did not disappoint.

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4.0Dined on December 11, 2017

We ate breakfast here. The egg white frittata was excellent and the coffee was great. Be prepared for an automatic 18% gratuity added to your bill. Not a fan of that!

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

This is a great local place. Wonderful service, and food. Perfect for pre-theater. We go here all the time. Enjoy!

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

wonderful service and food making my breakfast meeting very pleasurable. Was staying at the hotel so going to a meeting in slippers was especially nice:)

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5.0Dined on December 6, 2017

Love Nios! Great location .. great menu .. quick & friendly service.

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5.0Dined on November 18, 2017

Dinner and a show with friends.

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4.0Dined on November 15, 2017

Wonderful service, limited menu, delicious food, attractive surroundings...tends to be noisy. Perfectly situated for Laura Pels Theatre.

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1.0Dined on November 7, 2017

Second time at Nios. The price of wine went up 2 people 3 glasses total 45$. Food menu changed. Asian pear flatbread good. Morrocan octopus good but small portion. No longer has deal of 3 plates for $50 so very expensive but goid tasting tapas

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