Quality Inn Convention Center
442 W. 36th Street
New York, NY 10018
Phone: (212) 714-6699
Fax: (212) 714-6681
Bars & Cafes
El Ranchito Del Agave is a cute Mexican themed restaurant which serves its guests, mostly the working class with piping hot delicacies. Guacamole, Flautas, Fajita Burrito, Quesadilla and Tacos- every popular Mexican dish is available here. The prices are decent too making a guilt-free dining experience. The bar serves Mexican Margaritas and cocktails and has half-price deals during happy hours. The daily specials and the prixe-fixe dinner offer great value for money too.
Paying homage to the oldest train station of the state of New York, Hudson Station is a perfect spot to enjoy scrumptious food and great brews. The bar is quite spacious and it is adorned with large windows which give wonderful views of the busy streets and the city's skyline. Exposed-brick walls, hard-wood flooring and yellow lights give this place an old-school look, but modernity in the form of high-definition television screens and WiFi service keeps you connected to the outside world. Come here with your after-work gang for a good game, dig into generous portions of salads, sandwiches and sliders, and stay put till wee hours of the night. And if you wonder, how the old Hudson Station inspires this place? Try the 16-ounce 'Freight Train' sandwich, and you will get the point!
The Scallywags is a place you can explore for breakfast, dinner and for catching a good game in the company of like minded people. The place has the look and feel of a quaint living room; it's furnished with simple yet elegant, wooden seating spaces and has exposed-brick walls all around giving this place a rustic charm. Another section of the pub lets you enjoy your drinks in the company of interesting books. The place offers a seperate brunch and dinner menus which dictate Irish specials created with American nuances, and everything on offer complements perfectly with the brews on tap.
McGarry's Pub & Restaurant is a casual place to hang out and eat some light meals. The food consists of traditional American burgers, wraps and pasta. The Fettucini Alfredo is filling, so is the Irish Breakfast. The venue is a delight to the tired diner as it welcomes each guest warmly, instantly taking care of everything, leaving one free to enjoy the meal. The staff is very cooperative. The best part of the place is the beer garden that is huge. It is a much coveted venue for private functions, given the ample space and the ambience outside with sun umbrellas, fresh breeze and lots of shade. Do try to grab a seat here for a novel experience. Try the Sunday Brunch which is quite popular.
This well-known takeout bakery lives up to its stellar reputation. It is a cupcake and dessert heaven, set in a gritty neighborhood near the Lincoln Tunnel. The cakes are considered masterpieces of pastry art, beautifully decorated with sumptuous butter cream icing in the shape of blooming flowers. The café also serves daily lunch specials, and one of their cupcakes makes an excellent finale to a meal. Although it may seem a little out of the way, your taste buds will thank you.
Comprising of two fully-stocked bars, a VIP private section as well as bottle service, a DJ booth, a well-equipped stage and green rooms, Club 39 is one of Manhattan’s hippest nightspots. The white sofas in this spacious club glow in the radiance of the blue neon lights. Even though it gets pretty crowded here on the weekends, there’s enough space for patrons to move around freely without bumping into each other. Apart from the usual music played at the club, there are events held here on a regular basis. For further information, visit the website.
Modeled on a typical English gastropub, the Houndstooth Pub has gained favor as an after-work drink location for the folk who live and work in the area around Hell's Kitchen and the Fashion District. The pub has three main lounging areas, all equipped with full bars that toss up a wide range of spirits and beers. Houndstooth serves traditional English pub grub, and its menu includes British staples like shepherd's pie and fish and chips, as well as a variety of salads, burgers and sandwiches. It also has a bar menu that features popular finger foods like popcorn shrimp and fried calamariperfect accompaniments to an after-work tipple.
This restaurant, across from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, has splendid Irish dishes and live Irish music. Prices are fair, the atmosphere is casual and decor is masculine; think animal heads on the wall. Appetizers include the Irish Oak Smoked Salmon, Roasted Black Pudding, and jumbo lump crab cakes. Favorite entrées are the charcoal grilled double cut pork chop with garlic mashed potatoes, herb roasted free range chicken with Irish sausage and the heralded shepherd's pie. The bar has 24 beers and ales on draft.
With branches across eminent neighborhoods of the city, Shorty's has managed to introduce a new trend in the city. A trend that replaces typical pub fare with Philly Cheesesteaks and perfectly-made sandwiches. This branch of the restaurant chain entertains locals and travelers alike, they come here to enjoy generous portions of Honey Chipotle Steak, Chicken Cheesesteak, Chicken Pizza Steak, Buffalo Chicken Steak, Roast Pork & Cheese Sandwich, Italian Hoagie and much more. The beer list is extensive, and the Yuengling Lager and the Coors Light pair perfectly with the signature Cheesesteaks. If you wish to eat within your budget, enjoy a good game and leave feeling ecstatic then Shorty's is the place for you.
The Ramini Espresso Bar is a hipster coffeehouse on the 37th, near the 34 Street - Penn Station. Featuring, partly exposed-brick walls, funky light elements and an industrial-chic look, it brings in quite a busy crowd. The cafe functions mainly as a quick caffeine fix for the Midtowners going about their business and daily commute. There's a small selection of nom-nom, that includes pastries and baked items. The prices are quite low and service is quick and nice, as well.
Starbucks is a popular choice with office goers and tourists alike. Located in the Garment District, Starbucks offers a variety of choices for that early morning caffeine fix. Whether you're looking for a basic espresso or a non-fat no-foam double-shot soy latte; Starbucks has you covered. With Wifi and a selection of quick bites and pastries, it's a convenient place to get some work done or just relax with a cup of coffee.
Escuelita is a spacious dance club hidden among the anonymous warehouses of Manhattan. It draws a huge crowd for its spicy Latin club nights. Latin drag queens camp it up for the crowd. It is all so fun that Escuelita also attracts people from all walks of life, including some celebrities.