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The Six Best Themed Restaurants in New York City

Themed restaurants can be a fun dining experience and something a bit different from the norm. With that in mind, here is Ahoy New York’s list of the six best themed restaurants in New York City. As you can see the list is quite diverse with monsters, ninjas and 50’s singers.

Jekyll & Hyde Restaurant & Bar – 91 7th Ave S
Live performances, animatronic props, sounds, and special effects combine for a fun, dark spooky vibe and they all are a play on English Gothic horror themes. Another horror theme bar to check out is The Slaughtered Lamb Pub (182 W 4th St).

Ninja – 25 Hudson St
Going down the elevator to Ninja is like being transporting to another world, a world full of ninjas, wonder and astonishment. It is amazing how much attention to detail they put in Ninja, day in and day out. Many dishes are actually performances that we don’t want to spoil but trust us it is fun for the whole family. It is truly a one of the kind experience in New York City.

Ellen’s Stardust Diner – 1650 Broadway
Ellen’s Stardust Diner is a 1950’s theme restaurant and it is probably best known for their singing waiters and waitresses. Fun fact, a number of their singing waiters and waitresses have gone on to have successful careers in American Idol, Broadway plays and the like. It is always a ton of fun. The menu is full of comfort food and American classics like all sorts of burgers, wraps and pastas.

Vynl – 754 9th Ave
Vynl is a Hell’s Kitchen restaurant with a retro pop music theme and they are famous for their décor and their crazy restrooms. They have a diverse menu with dishes ranging from truffle Mac N’ Cheese to pad thai.

Bourbon Street Bar & Grille – 346 West 46th Street
Dining at the Bourbon Street Bar & Grille is like stepping into the French Quarter in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. The menu is practically a list of all the Cajun staples like Po’ Boys and étouffées. Of course, they also have an extensive drink menu.

Camaje Bistro and Lounge – 85 Macdougal St
Unfortunately Dans Le Noir the restaurant famous for their dining in the dark recently closed but you still can have the dining in the dark experience at Camaje Bistro and Lounge so be sure to check their calendar and look out for such events. Honestly we haven’t dined in the dark yet but the whole idea intrigues us.