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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Tourist Attraction
“The best place to take a picture with the biggest christmas tree in the city. It's one of the most iconic places in NYC during the christmas holiday. The ice skating rink is very popular. Go up top of the rock to get amazing views of NYC. If you get hungry, no worries, the ground floor has many places to eat at. Across the street from Saks Fifth Avenue, which offers the most amazing christmas light show. ”
  • 229 locals recommend
Plaza
“Not only is this the location of the NBC building, but in the wintertime its the main square for Ice Skating! and just around the corner is the Rockefeller Center where the Tony's are hosted as well as where the Rockettes perform!”
  • 68 locals recommend
Church
“The brick and marble Roman Catholic church, which opened in 1879. Many celebs got married here, one that comes to mind for me is the Latin actress TALIA.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Route
“Famous complex that's home to TV studios, plus a seasonal ice rink & giant Christmas tree.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Plaza
“In the heart of Midtown, this is an iconic spot that is easily recognizable in films and tv.”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“For those who left their little girls at home. My sister's daughter loves this place.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Upscale former speakeasy serving classic American fare in an old New York setting.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Plaza
“Tree Lighting Ceremony The 2018 tree will be lit for the first time on Wednesday, November 28 at Rockefeller Plaza. The tree will remain lit and on display on the plaza between West 48th and 51st Streets and Fifth and Sixth Avenues until 9pm on January 7. Each year, thousands crowd the sidewalks for the event and millions watch the live broadcast.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Plaza
“You've seen the show "30 Rock"... Fans of the show will recognize many locations. It's only a block away! It's essentially a shopping mall... Visit the NBC gift shop, take a tour, or visit "the top of the rock" for a good view of the city. Go ice skating, marvel at the Christmas tree or visit the Lego store to keep the kids entertained.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“ Rockefeller Center is a large complex consisting of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres between 48th Street and 51st Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Official site of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.”
  • 1 local recommends
Hotel
“Very chic, expensive drinks but worth visiting. May encounter a celebrity if you’re lucky. Strict dress code.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Toy / Game Store
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“This place can get packed, but it's so fun! Kids can play with the Legos too in an open play space. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Seasonal ice skating rink with a golden statue, in a famed complex with upscale shops & restaurants.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Museum housing a permanent collection of nearly 150,00 tv/radio programs advertisements. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“For those who left their little girls at home. My sister's daughter loves this place.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Upscale former speakeasy serving classic American fare in an old New York setting.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Big, bustling burger spot also known for disco fries (with gravy & cheese), beer & alcoholic shakes. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Drinks and American bar food near Radio City Music Hall. Mechanical bull to ride for the adventurous.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“An international menu in a simple space overlooking Rockefeller Center's skating rink. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“If you're looking for an incredible steakhouse, this is it! Very upscale and fancy, delicious steaks.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
“Fancy seafood eatery with an elegant setting overlooking the rink at Rockefeller Center. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“A Madrid classic, with a new branch in Soho.. it's a chain but it's good for a quick snack and glass of wine.”
  • 1 local recommends

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