Our Neighborhood Picks
Tony Di Napoli’s1081 3rd Ave.
This spacious, beautiful restaurant offers classic Italian cuisine, and is ideal for families or large groups.
Lilli and Loo792 Lexington Ave.
An Asian fusion restaurant a few blocks away from the Gardens NYC, Lilli and Loo has an extensive menu with something for everyone—and even caters to dietary restrictions with one of the biggest gluten-free Asian menus in the city.
Silver Star Diner1236 2nd Ave.
Silver Star is a prime example of classic American food. In true diner form, it never closes and offers everything you’d expect on a diner menu, from breakfast favorites to dinner entrees.
Daniel60 E 65th St.
This French restaurant received a 3-star rating from the Michelin Guide—one of only seven with the rating in New York City and one of 12 in the entire country. A can’t-miss for any food lover visiting New York.
Fishtail by David Burke135 E 62nd St.
Celebrity Chef David Burke recently opened Fishtail with a goal to make it the first sustainable-seafood restaurant. All its fresh fish is locally sourced, caught only in the New York area.
Tao42 E 58th St.
Located just south of Central Park, Tao is an exemplary Asian fusion restaurant with a 16-foot tall Buddha statue in the center. Its acclaimed Dim Sum menu is a go-to for Dim Sum fanatics.
Serendipity 3225 E 60th St.
Serendipity 3 is known for its delectable desserts – and rightly so. The extensive dessert menu includes an incredible banana split and internationally famed frozen hot chocolate.
Felice 641166 1st Ave.
Felice reflects the soul of Italy, inspired by the sophisticated streets of Florence and the rustic warmth of the Tuscan countryside. This NYC newcomer pours drinks to be sipped in a cozy ambiance.
Merchant’s NY Cigar Bar1125 1st Ave.
Merchant’s NY Cigar Bar delivers on exactly what it promises – a whiskey bar with the scent of cigars in the air. Its long list of whiskeys pairs perfectly with its cigar offerings, which patrons can light in its intimate lounge.
Uncorked Wine & Tapas344 E 59th St.
Uncorked Wine & Tapas boasts incredible wines by the bottle and glass, along with authentic, savory Spanish tapas—a citywide dining sensation.
The Bar Room117 E 60th St.
This classic cocktail bar provides the perfect mix of perfected standards and experimental mixology. Either way, the drinks are exemplary.
Bloom’s Tavern208 E 58th St.
This Irish pub takes its heritage seriously. Complete with a menu of Irish beers and whiskeys, Bloom’s Tavern is a memorably cultural experience.
Brinkley's Station153 E 60th St.
Brinkley’s is a gastropub, where quality beer meets pub fare in a laid-back setting. A great spot for a quick pint or two with some friends.
Central Parkfrom 110th St. to 59th St.
Often considered one of the greatest parks in the United States, Central Park is not to be missed. Designed in 1858 by the famous Frederick Law Olmsted, the extensive Central Park has something for everyone. It’s located in the heart of Manhattan and provides much-needed fresh air after a day traversing city streets.
*Distance from hotel: .8 miles
Central Park Zoo5th Ave. between 63rd and 66th Streets
Located in Central Park, the zoo is a great destination for kids and parents alike. The exotic animals are from all over the world and live in environments that reflect their natural habitats.
*Distance from hotel: 1.9 miles
The United Nations405 E. 42nd St.
See the world-famous diplomatic collective in action at the UN. Tours are available of this historic location, where nations have convened to discuss world issues for decades.
*Distance from hotel: 1.6 miles
MoMA11 West 53rd St.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is home to the largest collection of modern paintings and sculptures in the world, housing Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” and Monet’s breathtaking 14-foot wide “Water Lilies” among other important works.
*Distance from hotel: 1.3 miles
Museum of Natural HistoryCentral Park West and 79th St.
The internationally-acclaimed Museum of Natural history is across from Central Park and exhibits everything from ancient rock formations to wildcats and insects. The dinosaur exhibits are not to be missed.
*Distance from hotel: 2 miles
Bloomingdale's1000 3rd Ave.
The flagship store of this famous upscale department store is where it all started, and is the perfect place to get some New York City shopping in.
*Distance from hotel: .3 miles
Apple Store767 5th Ave.
Embrace the future when you make a visit to the Apple store. The glass architecture right on 5th Ave is home to a wide range of innovative Apple products to browse and shop around for. Tech lovers, this is not one to miss.
*Distance from hotel: .9 miles
The Metropolitan Museum of Art1000 5th Ave.
Known as the largest art museum in the US, The Met houses art from the 1800’s to present, with over two million works divided among seventeen curatorial departments.
*Distance from hotel: 1.7 miles
92nd Street Y1395 Lexington Ave
92nd Street Y is a world-class cultural and community center where people all over the world connect through culture, arts, entertainment and conversation. Events at 92Y range from literary readings, concerts, lectures, single mixers, family events, film screenings and many more. Guests of Gardens NYC are welcome to 15% off events at 92Y by using code GARDENS15.
*Distance from hotel: 2 miles
The Guggenheim Museum1071 5th Ave.
Designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, The Guggenheim is known for its massive collection of impressionist, post-impressionist and early modern art.
*Distance from hotel: 2 miles
Gardens NYC, 215 E. 64th Street (between 2nd & 3rd Ave.), NEW YORK, NY 10065
Discover New York’s Upper East Side at the Gardens NYC and see why it is considered the perfect place for a tranquil retreat in the middle of it all. Located at 64th between 2nd and 3rd Ave. in the heart of Upper East side New York, the Central Park hotel offers a luxurious escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, yet a convenient Upper East Side location for guests looking to explore NYC. This vibrant New York residential neighborhood is ideal for art lovers looking to stroll down Museum Mile and visit the Metropolitan and Guggenheim Museums. If you’re looking for a hotel that offers relaxation and tranquility in addition to a convenient New York neighborhood, then you have found what you’re searching for in our Upper East Side New York hotel near Central Park.