Beneath the tall modern buildings, and around the corner of all the hustle and bustle that exists within New York City lays a place with old world charm that any traveler should visit- Stone Street. Stone Street in Manhattan’s Financial District is near the New York Stock Exchange, and is an active part of the city. Stone Street received its name for its cobblestone pavement; it has been around since the 1600′s which was first settled by the Dutch.
There is a sense of privacy when you travel to Stone Street. It is enclosed to automobile traffic; and along the several blocks of Stone Street you will find various places to eat, drink, and lounge around. Many people who have visited said they like to relax, sit on the patio tables and chairs, and just people watch.
Stone Street offers many international places to eat, and has some of the best restaurants in Manhattan. You can enjoy a nice drink and a steak sandwich at the Dubliner, or maybe savor some old world Italian food at Adrienne’s Pizza Bar. Maybe you’re into sushi and thai food then head down to Asian Fusion on Stone. Afterwards, grab a cup of coffee and some cheesecake at the Financier Pastry Shop (Financier Patisserie). Some of the items can be a bit pricey, but you may want to check out the menus online before going to one of these places.
Stone Street is a great place to meet people. Being near the Financial District, it is a hot spot for many people wanting to wind down after work, have a drink and enjoy a nice meal. It is bustling with many single people wanting to meet others.
If you are looking for a bar on Stone street there are plenty them within this historic district. Some people have noted that the bars are interchangeable, and very similar to one another, but it is their food offerings that make each one stand out from one another.
So, after a long day of walking around New York City. Rest your feet. and hurry down to Stone Street.
Notable Stone Street Places
Feature Image from Flickr, Phillip Capper