Fun Restaurants in NYC


by Sylvia Stanley

Liven up your dining experience by going to restaurants where you get more than just cuisine. Enjoy live shows, dance all night long, and experience food in ways you never thought possible.

Fun and unique restaurants in New York will take you on the ride of your life. After visiting the following restaurants, others will seem tame in comparison.

Famous Sammy’s Roumanian Steakhouse

157 Chrystie Street

Famous Sammy's Roumanian Steakhouse

As soon as you walk into Famous Sammy’s Roumanian Steakhouse you will experience food and entertainment like no other. As you dine on Jewish veal, a sudden blast of music will have you up in no time dancing with people you just met.

Entertainment is provided by comedian and singer Dani Luv whose show-stopping DJ skills will have you dancing through the night. The title of the only Jewish disco in town belongs to Famous Sammy’s Roumanian Steakhouse.

The fun will last through the night as you eat and dance to your heart’s content.

Golden Unicorn

18 East Broadway

Golden Unicorn

An authentic Cantonese-style dining experience can be had at Golden Unicorn which is one of the largest in the city. Arriving early is a good idea to ensure you get a seat for dinner. Patrons flock to Golden Unicorn because of its authenticity and traditional cuisine.

Trademark red and gold décor is used to adorn the walls, tables, and chairs. The dim sum, steamed bite-sized portions of food, is high-quality and worth taking the time to enjoy. Filled with vegetables, beef, or shrimp, the dim sum is the best in town.

Siu Mai with Shrimp or Steamed Ribs can be dined on and brings with them a heavenly taste. Eating at Golden Unicorn will bring an original Chinese experience.

Brooklyn Fare

200 Schermerhorn Street

Brooklyn Fare

Brooklyn Fare provides you with an eating experience that must be booked six weeks in advance. The Chef’s Table is unlike anything you have ever had the pleasure to partake in. A kitchen counter featuring 18 seats allows you have a close up experience with your food and others.

Chef Cesar Ramirez’s cuisine is one of the best in town featuring a seafood centered menu and courses that are served Omakase-style. The tasting menu changes to reflect the produce in season. The tasting lasts two hours and features over 15 courses. Taking the time to make reservations six weeks in advance is worth it.


39 East 58th Street


Bringing an authentic Italian bistro atmosphere and jazzing it up with a walk through the Riviera, Lavo has a Sunday evening you will never forget. Captivated by the Italian Riviera that encompassed the 1950’s; Rocco Ancarola crafted Riviera Sundays to bring to life experiences long forgotten.

Dinner theatre is not enough to describe what you will experience and enjoy on Riviera Sundays. As you dine on exquisite cuisine, let your eyes drift to the magicians, ballerinas, stilt-walkers, and jugglers. A night of laughter and dancing is soon to be enjoyed. Go ahead, dance on the table. You know you want to.

Camaje Bistro

85 MacDougal Street

Cameje Bistro

Are you afraid of the dark? Let Camaje Bistro soften your fears as you experience cuisine in a way you never have before.

Dinners in the Dark at Cameje Bistro take you through a food journey as you wear a blindfold throughout the evening. The blindfold is worn during each course of meal to heighten your other senses. Smell, texture, and tastes are more potent and enjoying the meals becomes an interesting time. After the meal, the menus are revealed and you learn about the cuisine you just dined on.

La Caverna

122-124 Rivington Street

La Caverna

The décor at La Caverna will have you thinking you are in a cave as dim lights adorn the stone walls. Cave drawings are spread throughout the restaurant and with no cell service; you will take a trip back in time.

A drink menu that will make anyone smile is on hand and then to top it off, a hookah list is available. You and your friends will forget your worries as you dance the night away on the spacious dance floor.

Interesting restaurants can be found throughout the streets of New York City. Dancing, singing, and food make for a memorable night. A fun time is had by all at the most unique restaurants in New York.