Restaurants Near Diamond District

Forget Wall Street bulls, the real power players of 47th Street deal in carats. 

New York City's Diamond District isn't just a neighbourhood; it's a glittering epicentre of the global diamond trade. Here, on this stretch between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, fortunes are made and trends are set. Not too far away, other trends are set, this kind is the culinary kind at none other than Burger & Lobster. 

Plenty to do at Diamond District

New York City's Diamond District is more than just a collection of stores, it’s a must visit experience for any New York tourists looking to enjoy a touch of inner city dazzle. This historic neighbourhood throbs with the energy of international trade, high-end craftsmanship, and the timeless allure of precious gems, providing the perfect location to enjoy some window shopping, or simply some regular shopping…

For anyone who appreciates exquisite craftsmanship and the sparkle of a perfectly cut diamond, the Diamond District is a must. Whether you're a seasoned collector or simply have a fascination with fine jewellery, the District offers a window into a world of gorgeous stones and timeless design. Many hopeful romantics seeking the perfect engagement ring visit this magical area of the city, in the hopes that they will find the perfect ring for their lover, and while the Diamond District caters to luxury, negotiation is an essential part of the experience. Those with an eye for a deal and the knowledge to navigate the market can find excellent value in loose diamonds or estate jewellery.

The District's origins date back to the early 20th century, when diamond dealers migrated from Lower Manhattan. Today, it remains a vital centre of the global diamond trade, with generations of expertise concentrated on this vibrant stretch of Midtown, offering a glimpse into exceptional luxury. 

Where is The Diamond District in New York?

New York City's Diamond District isn't just a treasure trove of gems; it boasts a prime location in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, with plenty of restaurants near Diamond District. The Diamond District occupies a central stretch of 47th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. This puts it within walking distance of many famous landmarks.

The dazzling lights and energetic crowds of Times Square are just a short stroll north on Broadway, roughly 15-20 minutes by foot. The Rockefeller Center: home to the iconic skating rink and towering skyscrapers is a 20-minute walk east on 49th Street. Then, if you're a museum enthusiast, the world-renowned museums lining Fifth Avenue north of the District (The Met, MoMA, Guggenheim) are easily accessible by cab or subway ride. Alternatively, if you’re looking for a bite to eat, there are some great restaurants near the Diamond District. 

For those craving something extraordinary within the city, Burger & Lobster Bryant Park is conveniently close! Located at 132 W 43rd St, it's just a 7-minute walk southwest from the centre of the Diamond District (around 47th & Fifth Ave). So you can satisfy your hunger for both juicy burgers and sparkling diamonds. A combination that is not often put together, but one that certainly deserves more attention!

The best place to eat near The Diamond District

Located just a 7 minute walk away is one of the finest restaurants near the Diamond District, the iconic Burger & Lobster. This popular spot offers the ideal post-shopping indulgence, specialising in exactly what its name suggests – incredible lobster and juicy burgers. Whether you crave a hearty burger or a taste of luxurious seafood, Burger & Lobster caters to both desires. The menu boasts a delicious selection, ensuring something to satisfy every appetite.
Should you be feeling like a true royal after your shopping success, treat yourself to the decadent Beast Burger. This masterpiece features a succulent Nebraskan beef patty generously topped with succulent lobster meat, melted Swiss cheese, and a touch of sophistication with truffle tarragon mayo. All this is sandwiched between a fresh bun and served with your choice of fries or salad for a truly satisfying bite. However, sometimes, you just can't go wrong with a classic. Burger & Lobster's Original Burger is a rainbow of familiar flavours – a perfectly cooked Nebraskan beef patty layered with crisp bacon, melted cheese, fresh lettuce, tomato, tangy pickles, and their signature burger sauce. Just like the Beast Burger, it's accompanied by your choice of fries or salad for a perfectly balanced meal.
For those with a pure love for lobster, Burger & Lobster offers a taste of pure indulgence. The Classic Lobster Roll features chilled, succulent lobster bathed in a touch of lemon mayo and chives, all nestled in a toasted brioche roll. It's a simple yet perfect expression of fresh, delicious seafood. However, if you’re craving something a little more adventurous, the Lobster Grill Salad combines succulent grilled lobster with a vibrant array of roasted vegetables – warm eggplant, zucchini, and purple potatoes – creating a delightful plate of textures and flavours.

Of course, with a name like Burger, & Lobster, it’s hard to just pick one. So why not have both? The B&L Combo is the ultimate feast, featuring their popular London burger alongside your choice of a half or whole lobster. Fries and salad round out this decadent spread, all accompanied by your choice of clarified butter or lemon garlic butter sauce for dipping your lobster. Additionally, no trip to Burger & Lobster is complete without a visit to their fresh oyster bar. Burger & Lobster confidently serve up a selection of fresh oysters daily, perfect for those who appreciate an extra taste of the ocean.
Then, to pair, you’re going to want something spectacular to sip on. Burger & Lobster Bryant Park goes beyond incredible food, offering a fantastic selection of beverages to quench your thirst. For those seeking a refreshing beer, Burger & Lobster boast a selection of popular taps, including Sixpoint Crisp, Blue Moon, Stella Artois, and Brooklyn IPA. However, beer isn’t for everyone, but cocktails are! The Lobster Martini, with its vibrant blend of vodka, pineapple juice, passion fruit, and prosecco, is a delightful nod to their signature dish. But that isn’t all. For a taste of the unexpected, try the Apple Garden, a Calamity Gin concoction, with a delightful mix of apple puree, Sauvignon Blanc, and a touch of soda, or the Exotico, a tequila-based drink bursting with fresh fruit flavours.

Margarita lovers, you won’t miss out either, Burger & Lobster don't forget the classics. Choose from their classic margarita or a fruitier version like mango, strawberry, or passion fruit, all guaranteed to hit the spot.

Whatever it is that truly hits the spot for you, we can almost guarantee it’s something like a big juicy burger and a delicious, flavourful lobster. So, next time you’re in the Diamond District, take the short walk over to Burger & Lobster Bryant Park and try for yourself the exceptional menu. 

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