New York City is back! Want to know what you missed? Check out our guide to experiencing everything NEW in Times Square, including just-opened restaurants, attractions, and experiences. Over the past two years, the Theater District has welcomed a slew of bold new businesses, from local shops and bustling restaurants, to al fresco bars and world-class attractions. Now’s your chance to experience it all — don’t miss a thing in Times Square.

NEW Restaurants

  • Jasmine’s Caribbean Cuisine: Escape to the Caribbean from the middle of Restaurant Row on 46th Street with delicious cuisine hailing from Dominica, Antigua, St. Thomas, Trinidad, and Jamaica. Just opened in the early months of the pandemic, this minority and female owned restaurant boasts authentic recipes cultivated through generations of Jasmine’s family.
  • All’Antico Vinaio: This up-scale sandwich shop on Eighth Avenue looks like something right out of Italy, and their ingredients actually are. Build your own epic sandwich with authentic Italian meats, and don’t be surprised if it becomes your new go-to lunch spot.
  • Prime Catch: Times Square’s hottest new steak and seafood bar is Prime Catch, who recently opened on 46th Street. Go for the surf n’ turf, but stay for the white tablecloth atmosphere and craft cocktails.
  • Bacall’s Steakhouse: This unique family style steakhouse features large portions and home cooked foods with Jewish and Romanian flair. Their family platters, priced per person, are perfect for sharing, and you don’t want to miss nightly entertainment by New York personality Dani Luv.

NEW Bars

  • Nothing Really Matters: We love a secret-entrance-underground-themed-bar. Don’t you? This brand new cocktail bar is located inside the 50th Street downtown 1 subway station. Sip hand-crafted drinks using fresh ingredients and be proud that you’re “in” on one of Times Square’s secret spots.
  • Nebula: Times Square just opened a massive new place to party. Nebula is one of Manhattan’s only mega-clubs, featuring dance floors on multiple levels, oversized LED panels adorning the ceiling, and space for over 700 guests.

NEW Shops

  • Krispy Kreme: Get lost in Times Square’s sweetest store. Krispy Kreme’s flagship location is a doughnut wonderland on Broadway and 47th Street. The whimsical conveyor belts can churn out over 400 dozen doughnuts per hour, each one passing through their enormous glaze waterfall.
  • JD Sports: Check out Times Square’s best one-stop shop for fresh sneakers and sportswear. Stop in to shop the latest footwear, clothing, and accessories to level up your streetwear look.

NEW Attractions

  • RiseNY: Part museum, part rollercoaster ride, all New York! RiseNY is Times Square’s newest attraction that immerses visitors in the history of NYC’s architecture, fashion, film, music, and theater, and ends with a virtual ride soaring over the city.
  • M Social: This new hotel on 52nd Street is so much more than a place to stay. Check out their rooftop bar Beast & Butterflies for hand-crafted cocktails paired with unmatched views of the Great White Way, and experience rotating programs like an Iceless Curling Rink or live jazz performances.
  • Bisbee’s: Grab a beer and a bite right in the middle of the hustle and bustle! This outdoor beer garden is centrally located on the Broadway Plaza between 43rd and 44th Streets, perfect for a people-watching happy hour in al fresco seating.