Father’s Day around Penn Station, NYC

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Father’s Day around Penn Station, NYC

Penn Station. At this dynamic hub of New York City and all of its action, there seems to be nothing you can’t find nearby. The events and activities don’t stop year-round, with so much to do and see. So whether you’re a visiting tourist, staying with family for a while or a curious local, read on for some of our favorite ways to enjoy Father’s Day here around Penn Station.

Dining around Penn Station

Of course, no Father’s Day is complete without delicious food, thankfully, with the selection of talented chefs, kitchens, eateries and restaurants here around Penn Station, dads of every palate and taste will find themselves truly spoiled for options. Friedman’s is a great midtown establishment for laid-back, family friendly dining heavy on the portions and fruit, while Hole In The Wall is a delicious tour of the Australian-inspired cafe taking New York City by storm, with carefully assembled toast, burgers and impressive latte art. However, it is the imaginative menu at The Wilson that is our highlight of the area, serving up local favorites such as Manhattan clam chowder and juicy hanger steak.

That being said, Father’s Day doesn’t have to stop at lunch, as there is also an envious roster of restaurants to choose from for looking at Father’s Day dinner, whether with the whole family or just for Mom and Dad. Keens Steakhouse will delight Dad with an enviable selection of mutton chops and lovingly crafted steaks, while Ichiran is a different twist on the traditional idea of brunch, where the whole family can enjoy savory bowls of tonkotsu ramen. Finally, there are the fusion offerings at Piggyback, with delicious and innovative twists on Southeast Asian cuisine such as fried pho, lemongrass branzino and lamb rendang.


Rangers Home Game

Staying so close to one of the world’s most iconic venues, sports-going Dads and families who just want to see and do it all here in New York will love the thrill and spectacle of a National Hockey League game! Visitors who arrive earlier to Penn Station before Father’s Day can grab seats to see the New York Rangers defend their home ice against the fearsome Tampa Bay Lightning, in one of the Big Apple’s most electrifying sports rivalries. Whether for the energetic atmosphere, photo opportunities or just to satisfy the Hockey Fan in Dad, all visitors who get the chance to attend a New York Rangers game will surely enjoy the experience. 


All You Can Eat Korean Barbecue

If your dad is a simpler man, and just wants to relax and eat lots of delicious cuts of steak, pork belly, sirloin and more, a trip to neighboring Koreatown is a great idea. If fine dining is not your type of experience, visitors will be pleased to find the variety of Korean steakhouses and Korean barbecues served up in New York’s strong Korean-American community, a tasty and satisfying way to spend an evening over a grill. 


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