Dinner Theatres in New York City
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Dinner Theatres in New York City
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- Go see this show. If you like good food, Shakespeare, or having a good time, you need to see this show. Your ticket price includes food and alcohol, which the actors serve you throughout the production. I’m vegan; there were able to make all my food vegan. Everything was super yummy. Most importantly, the acting is amazing, funny, and really brings life to the text. Do yourself a favor and buy a ticket.Written 30 December 2018This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Being married to an English and drama teacher I've seen a fair amount of Shakespeare and have seen Midsummer several times recently but I was so impressed with this unique production and evening. Not only was the delivery of the play passionate, funny and professional by a limited cast they multi tasked by hosting too!!! Food served was fresh and filling accompanied by decent wine at very reasonable prices for America all slickly and skillfully delivered to our table. OK the play was edited a little but I cannot praise these very very talented crew enough . All of them were 1st class.Written 16 September 2019This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Fun night and we enjoyed meeting all of the magic people. It was nice and personal as magicians came to your individual table to interact along with overall show. A little pricey but definitely fun and something different to do in the city.Written 1 January 2020This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- The one show I watched wasn't amazing but the place has a good vibe and friendly staff. I came with my wheelchair hoping the place will be accessible and found it reasonably accessible for a short visit (don't think the bathroom was accessible).Written 5 June 2019This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- My girlfriend and I enjoyed this quite a bit more than Sleep No More. Once you make it into the theater, you are invited to explore. There are many secret rooms, and aside from a few clearly-roped off sections, it was unclear what was off-limits. I opened a door only to find myself in the kitchen, where an actor was taking a break. He gave me an annoyed look and pointed toward the door. Not sure if it was the actor or the character getting exasperated. :-)
Later, another actor invited me to join him in a secret room. The ceilings were only 3 feet high, so we crawled in. The floors were fluffy shag carpet. There was a window overlooking the main room. He asked me my deepest darkest secret. It took me forever to think of something to say, and I could tell he was getting impatient, so I eventually just quickly recalled a story from my youth.
There are plenty of other secret rooms I did not get to see. I'm told in one a knife thrower pins you against a wall. (Though she doesn't throw knives at you.) Behind the stage is a room with wax-coated walls. A nude woman sits in a bath full of what appears to be milk.
A friend on the staff told me that during every show, one person gets a very special treat. Weeks before the show, a staff members finds one ticket-buyer's contact information. They call a relative and instruct them to write a special message. Then at the show, an actor pulls you into a room and reads you your family member's message. So at least one mind is blown per show.
The stage is in the center of the room. You are seated at one of five or six banquet style tables. Each table is given just one main entree (ours was pig on a spit) -- all some form of meat except for one veggie option, a giant roasted cauliflower -- and then you must barter with other tables to get what they got. My girlfriend and I were both vegetarians, so we put some pig on a plate and strolled over to the veggie table to trade for cauliflower. It wasn't really a fun experience. Neither was carving the pig. Our waiter handed me the knife and assigned me as the designated carver.
The show itself is sort of a hipster Medieval Times crossed with Cirque du Soleil. You'll be treated to various acrobatics, dances, and aerial work. Although the acrobatics are not on par with Cirque du Soleil, you're much closer to the action. Overall, we had a great time.
Sadly, Queen of the Night is currently closed, but I hear the producers will be opening a new version in a different location later this year.Written 10 April 2016This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- After seeing an ad for this show I purchased tickets to have a different eating experience. It is located in the garment district in a restaurant called "Arno". It is in the downstairs section where all the action happens.
Along with the fun entertainment we were served pasta a la vodka as an appetizer and because we didn't eat chicken we had the pasta primavera for a main instead of chicken parmigiana. Food was very good and the show was extremely entertaining. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting a different experience.Written 10 May 2015This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- The place itself needs some updating. The performers/wait staff were all very friendly and fun. The show itself was a bit more provocative than I thought, but as long as I was not the one they pulled on stage to join them, I had a lot of laughs. The food was not so good - not even really sure what it was. All in all I would say if you have a relaxed group with you, it can be fun - but be prepared to get fondled if you get called up on stage.Written 7 December 2015This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- This was a surprise gift/dinner date for my birthday. I had no idea where we were going. This is a small place but very clean and organized. Drinks were slightly pricey. Minimum $15. The first one was great. The second wasnt even made right. That's why I gave them 4 stars. The dinner was good. I had the chicken, mash and veggies. DELICIOUS! The performance was pretty cool. I happen to be a suspect. LOL I had no clue. It was an awesome dinner. I really enjoyed myself. Would have given more info but you gotta see who is the murderer for yourself. LOLWritten 22 February 2019This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Its a good time if you go for something different - a little bit of audience interactions - and actors who are earnest and clearly having a good time and their enthusiasm is infectous. There are some fun twists and opportunities for interaction. The "truffle tasting" was a bit underwhelming - potato chips (yes potato chips) and crackers sprinkled with truffle oil, a few pieces of truffle shavings and slices of truffled cheese. There was a beef, chicken, fish and veggy option (no truffles here) and dessert was candied pecans piled on chocolate syrup with two pieces of chocolate truffles. So the food was a "2"...but definitely fun times. The current version of the show is on Restaurant Row..And with the dinner and show in the the 5:00 to 7:00 window we were still able to go to a Broadway show from our conveniently located location...so all-in-all it was a campy good time.Written 23 December 2016This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- WOW. Stay away. Came for a show and dinner... well, what show. If you are sitting at a table you can't see a thing, the stand crowd is right in front of you blocking the view.
The burlesque dancers are not worth your time and $$$$ amateurs. There is a complete disconnect between what is being advertised and what it actually going on
After a 5 min dance you get an intermission...
It's pretty clear that they are falsely advertising this place just to get you in the door and then just not responding when they don't deliver. But they are very prompt responding to Credit Card disputes.
Not worth the time and $$$. Save it and go somewhere else.Written 31 May 2018This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Frequently Asked Questions about New York City
- These places are best for dinner theatres in New York City:
- Queen of the Night
- The Lantern Comedy Club
- Shake & Bake: Love's Labour's Lost
- Midsummer: A Banquet
- These are the best places for couples seeking dinner theatres in New York City:See more dinner theatres for couples in New York City on Tripadvisor