Five new dining and nightlife destinations from TAO Group
TAO Group’s new dining concepts feature striking design and menus that appeal to all senses. Seize the sunset and savor a cocktail at Magic Hour, the largest all-season indoor /outdoor hotel rooftop lounge in NYC. Indulge in fresh fish and chips at Legasea, then lean in or kick back at Bar Moxy. Grab a healthy meal on the go from The Pickup, or indulge in breakfast at any hour from Egghead.
Whatever you’re craving, get away with it at Moxy Times Square.
Rooftop Bar & Lounge
New York City’s largest indoor/outdoor hotel rooftop bar and lounge features an “urban amusement park” with adult sensibilities, epic Empire State Building views, a rotating carousel, an oversized topiary garden, and Foreplay—a putt-putt golf course populated by flirty animal sculptures. A menu inspired by state fairs offers shareable light bites including Sausage & Peppers, Maine Lobster Roll, Duck Carnitas Tacos, and the Carnival Burger.
Nightly live DJs and a decadent beverage list add to the sense of indulgence and amusement.
4pm – Late, Daily
Taking a modern approach to seafood, this playful brasserie serves up local, sustainable dishes in a vivacious atmosphere unique to NYC. Helmed by chefs Ralph Scamardella (TAO, LAVO) and Jason Hall (formerly of Craft, Gotham Bar & Grill), this seafood restaurant menu includes fun, shareable twists on classic seafood, including an impressive 7th Ave Seafood Tower, the Clam Bake, large market-driven salads, and entrées such as Prime Rib and Crispy Chatham Cod, an updated fish & chips. The elegant private dining room has a woven cane ceiling, painted lacquered wall panels, and embossed leather chairs.
An egg-centric sandwich shop featuring new spins on the quintessential New York City breakfast staple. Reflecting an almost fanatical approach to the ideal egg sandwich, the signature dish is made with fresh-baked potato bread and eggs and cheese from upstate New York farms. Bolstered by an all-day menu of contemporary comfort food, and conveniently located on 7th Avenue between 36th & 37th Streets, Egghead appeals equally to hotel guests and neighborhood locals.
Flooded with natural light thanks to a dramatic, triple-height atrium, the second-floor Bar Moxy is the social heart of the hotel, featuring an inviting all-day menu of small bites and cocktails. entered around a magnificent copper-wrapped bar, its flexible seating areas make collaborative workspaces during the day, then transition into a buzzing lounge as the sun goes down.
6:30am – Midnight, Daily
Located on the second floor, adjacent to Bar Moxy, The Pickup upgrades the typical blasé grab-and-go café with easy, appealing, and wholesome quick bites. Freshly prepared signature salads—dressed and tossed upon request—hearty sandwiches, fresh fruit, and ice cream sandwiches from local purveyors are ideal for busy travelers or locals looking to satisfy a sweet tooth.
6:30am – Midnight, Daily
When Tao opens a rooftop, it doesn’t do it quietly
Even more elaborate is the Magic Hour Rooftop Bar and Lounge, a 10,000-square-foot “urban amusement park
Legasea is a seafood brasserie serving up simple but flawlessly cooked grilled fish like American snapper and Scottish salmon.
Mr. Hall’s menu employs seafood from across the globe, with stops in Italy, Japan, New England and Spain along the way.