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28 Pretty in Pink Spots to Visit in NYC

With the recent hype surrounding the Barbie movie, New York City  as well as the country has seen to be swept up in a pink bonanza. From chic cafes to elegant eateries, the Big Apple boasts a plethora of restaurants that would undoubtedly earn Barbie’s stamp of approval. So, if you’re looking to indulge in a charming dining experience surrounded by shades of blush and rose, we’ve got you covered with our curated list of 28 pretty in pink restaurants in NYC.

If you’re looking for even more pink in your life, you can check out our complete list, here.

1. Malibu Barbie Cafe

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How could we kick this pink list off with anything other than the pop-up Barbie Cafe? Step into a nostalgic time warp and embark on a dreamy journey to 1970s Malibu. Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of poptimistic Barbie colors, exuding the laid-back beachy motifs of the era, and oozing with retro glam at every turn. This immersive space, inspired by the iconic Malibu Barbie, is designed to whisk you away to a world of wonder, complete with a life-size Barbie Box perfect for capturing Insta-worthy poses with your pals.

2. Blend Williamsburg

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Located in Williamsburg, Blend exudes an enchanting allure, filled with Cherry Blossom trees both inside and out. The ambiance is an eclectic mix of Tropical Vibes and House Music. The outside patio includes a retractable ceiling so you don’t have to worry about your reservation getting canceled for a rainy day. Guests can indulge in the tantalizing Latin Fusion menu, meticulously curated by the talented Executive Chef Steven Londono.

3. Titsou Bar

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Titsou Bar is located inside the newly opened Fouquet’s Hotel in Tribeca. With its candlelit tables, exclusive ambience, and dazzling interiors, Titsou Bar evokes Paris in the 1920s and ‘30s. The bar draws inspiration from Bar Marta, the famed speakeasy at Hôtel Barrière Fouquet’s Paris. The gorgeous space includes a marble-topped bar, lit by Art Deco–style lamps, a pink velvet carpet, and plush vintage-inspired chairs and sofas.

4. Sel Rrose


Inspired by the lively artist salons of early 20th century Paris, Sel Rrose captures the essence of a Parisian-inspired oyster bar, enticing patrons with its natural wine, craft cocktails, and fresh seafood. The name itself, “Sel Rrose,” playfully pays homage to Marcel Duchamp’s female alter-ego, Rrose Sélavy, setting the tone for spirited conversations and conviviality. The space draws inspiration from the area’s vibrant history, once adorned with spirited saloons, florists, and oyster houses. The exterior façade includes a welcoming pink door adorned with flowers, while the interior charm is rustic and made to look like the early 1900s.

5. Chapel Bar

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Pretty in pink, but oh so exclusive. Chapel Bar is a members only lounge, tucked away inside the Fotografiska museum. The bar is constructed inside a former 19th-century chapel, and includes unique service such as getting your drink from a confessional box. The bar is occasionally available to the public so keep an eye out for reservations.

6. Pietro Nolita

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In the heart of Nolita lies Pietro Nolita, a jewel box in the color of pink. Inspired by the pastel colors of the Italian Riviera and the Memphis group, this healthy Italian eatery is entirely adorned with pink from top to bottom. The restaurant serves fresh plates, cocktails and handmade saucy pasta with a must-try heart-shaped ravioli. You’ll definitely be experiencing everything through rose-colored glasses.

7. Sweet Cats Cafe

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Sweet Cats Café & Arcade offers a wide variety of sweet treats and drinks, including their famous Boba Tea, which can be customized with a variety of flavors and toppings. The café also features a pink themed arcade where customers can play a selection of games while sipping on their drinks.

8. Panorama Room

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The Panorama Room is a sophisticated rooftop lounge located on the 18th floor of the Graduate Hotel on Roosevelt Island. With its chic design and upscale atmosphere, this lounge is the perfect place to relax and unwind with friends, or to celebrate a special occasion. The wraparound terrace offers stunning 360-degree views of Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx, and Queens. The lounge features plush pink velvet seating, a marble-topped bar, and a menu that includes seasonal craft cocktails, an upscale raw bar, and delicious small plates.

9. M Tea Flushing

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At M Tea in Flushing, Queens, boba tea is served in the cutest café in all of NYC. The entire space is a shade of pink, from the cloud-like walls to the pastel pink couches and mini pink and white hot air balloons hanging from the ceiling. For an Instagram-worthy experience, visitors can sit on a giant hot air balloon couch and savor their drink. The café has two floors, with the cuteness continuing upstairs. There are pink alcoves with private seating, including one with swings, and a light-up table top for capturing the perfect tea photo.

10. Magic Hour Rooftop Bar & Lounge

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Magic Hour Rooftop is a one-of-a-kind dining experience with a playful and lively atmosphere, that’s perfect for both brunch with friends or a nightlife scene. The rooftop offers breathtaking views of the Empire State Building and a unique, urban amusement park setting. Most of the year, you can find stunning floral displays throughout the space that give you infinite photo opportunities.

11. Aunts et Uncles

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Aunts et Uncles is a unique and innovative plant-based restaurant, café, bar, and concept shoppe located in East Flatbush Brooklyn. With a focus on beautiful design, nutritious and delicious plant-based food, elevated home goods, clothing, and a passionate and supportive customer base, Aunts et Uncles creates a creative and nurturing experience for its guests. The entirely plant-based menu stands out from many of the food scenes in Flatbush, prioritizing taste, nutrition, and ecological impact.

12. Museum of Ice Cream

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The Museum of Ice Cream in Soho is a unique and interactive experience that allows visitors to immerse themselves in a playful, colorful world inspired by ice cream. With various rooms and installations that feature imaginative and Instagram-worthy design elements, visitors can take part in a variety of sensory experiences that range from jumping into a pool filled with sprinkles to tasting different flavors of ice cream.

13. Wagamama Nomad

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Wagamama is a modern Asian restaurant located in Nomad, renowned for its innovative approach to Japanese cuisine and its unique atmosphere. The cherry blossom interior décor provides an inviting and lively ambiance, perfectly complementing the restaurant’s social and equalitarian approach to dining. The menu features a range of craft cocktails and signature ramen bowls, created with a modern and nourishing twist that feeds both the body and soul.

14. Daintree

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Daintree Rooftop & Lounge is a luxurious and stylish rooftop bar located in Midtown. The bar boasts breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline. The cocktail menu is as creative as the Australian rainforest that shares its name, and the space is packed with lush greenery, including leafy potted plants, tumbling vines, and walls of windows. The flora, color scheme, and vistas all bring the outside in, while a rooftop terrace provides a perfect escape from the bustling city.

15. Nine Orchard Lounge

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The Nine Orchard Lounge inside the new Nine Orchard Hotel in New York City is a luxurious and elegant bar located in the former bank teller room. With its stunning vaulted ceiling, plush booths, and beautiful pink Tennessee marble walls, the Swan Room creates an opulent and old-world atmosphere that is perfect for a sophisticated evening of martinis and small plates. Visitors to the Nine Orchard Lounge will be transported to a bygone era as they relax in the lavish surroundings and enjoy expertly crafted cocktails.

16. Tiki Chick

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Tiki Chick, located on the Upper West Side, is the perfect destination for those seeking a tropical escape from the city. The restaurant offers an immersive getaway, with slowly spinning fans, colored lights set into an upside-down garden on the ceiling, bamboo accents, and a treasure chest of tropical cocktails both classic and creative. With a focus on delicious fried chicken sammys and an array of tiki cocktails, Tiki Chick creates an island atmosphere that is perfect for a night out with friends or a fun date.

17. Da Andrea

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Da Andrea is a charming and elegant Italian restaurant located near Union Square. The restaurant is renowned for its delicious cuisine, expertly crafted by its skilled chefs using only the freshest and highest-quality ingredients. But Da Andrea isn’t just known for its delicious food. The restaurant is also known for its beautiful florals that decorate the sidewalk outside, bringing a touch of nature and beauty to the bustling city streets.

18. Glass Ceiling Nomad

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The Glass Ceiling Rooftop is a chic lounge located in NoMad. With its stunning retractable glass ceiling, the rooftop lounge offers breathtaking views of the city skyline and the iconic Empire State Building. The design of the lounge is multi-dimensional, with a marble bar, concrete surfaces, and rattan accents, creating a botanical theme with a touch of glamour. During the day, the Glass Ceiling serves as a communal workspace, but as the day turns into night, the space transforms into a lounge with light bites and cocktails. The rooftop lounge also features both indoor and outdoor seating.

19. The Chai Spot

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The Chai Spot in NYC is a charming and vibrant café located in the heart of Little Italy. As its name suggests, the café is known for its authentic and delicious chai tea, which is made using traditional Pakistani recipes passed down through generations. In addition to its warm and inviting atmosphere, the Chai Spot is also notable for its vivid and eclectic decor, which adds to the café’s charm and character.

20. Tiny’s & The Bar Upstairs

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Tiny’s & the Bar Upstairs is a distinctive three-story pink townhouse in the heart of Tribeca. The building dates back to 1810, with much of its original materials having been restored and enhanced with charming American design details. Siblings Matt, Jack, and Ana Abramcyk envisioned a space where visitors can come for a meal, a drink, or simply to chat over a glass of wine. The sibling trio adds to the warm and welcoming atmosphere of Tiny’s, making it a true family-run neighborhood establishment.

21. While We Were Young

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With a focus on healthy and contemporary American cuisine, While We Were Young is a standout restaurant. The chic and fun atmosphere is inspired by the owners’ love of surfing, with a front bar designed to resemble a wave and a back bar featuring cutout surfboards in walnut. The restaurant also incorporates touches of the beautiful pink sand beaches of the Bahamas, including a dusty pink banquette that adds a pop of color to the space.

22. Short Stories

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At Short Stories, once a hidden gem known for its late-night revelry in the Bowery, now proves its versatility. Managing partner and beverage director Joey Hayes curates an eclectic cocktail program that is a highlight. Whether you’re stopping by solo to peruse the infamous cocktail menu while chatting with one of the personable bartenders, planning a weekly date night with your significant other, or gathering with friends to share a large format cocktail, you’re sure to leave with a memorable story.

23. Fiat Café

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Transport yourself to Italy with a visit to Fiat Cafe, a warm and welcoming restaurant in the heart of Nolita. The cafe is cozy and features a colorful and pink atmosphere with fiat 500 cars of various types fixed on the walls, emphasizing its simple yet original theme. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner with options for indoor, or outdoor seating complete with heaters and dividers.

24. Make Believe

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Nestled on the 7th floor of the Sixty LES Hotel, the rooftop social club “Make Believe” offers sweeping panoramic views, a curious cocktail selection, and a passion for eccentric tunes. Conceived by nightlife connoisseurs Jack Mulqueen and Thatcher Shultz, this capricious lounge features iconic pink booths and two outdoor terraces flanking either side of the bar. Savor a robust selection of Sakes and Suntory Whiskey, paired with exclusive bites from Blue Ribbon Sushi & Izakaya, as you revel amidst the unique ambiance of Make Believe.

25. Carthage Must Be Destroyed

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Located in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Carthage Must Be Destroyed is an all-pink restaurant that features an open concept kitchen. The pretty-in-pink dinnerware sets, consisting of plates, bowls, and mugs, are a highlight of the restaurant. The long picnic table-style tables add to the family-style dining experience, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.

26. Jue Lan Kitchen

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Jue Lan Club is a stylish Asian-Fusion restaurant across multiple levels, including a stunning 100-seat outdoor garden courtyard. The name is derived from a club that a bunch of avant garde artists opened in Shanghai back in the 1930s. The menu, by renowned chef Oscar Toro, is a mix of classic and modern Chinese cuisine. The outdoor courtyard is sure to stop onlookers with its pink umbrellas, string lights, and beautiful backdrop against NYC buildings.

27. Bellocq Tea Atelier

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At Bellocq Tea Atelier, a world of luxury tea awaits. As a temple devoted to the senses, visitors are encouraged to explore the collection of loose leaf teas and blends, rare Japanese incense, and artisan-sourced gifts from around the world. The atmosphere, surrounded by teas and botanicals, inspires the creation of beautiful products to support the sanctuaries within oneself and one’s home.

28. 1803

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1803, located in Tribeca, is a premier Cajun restaurant that brings the vibrant cuisine of New Orleans to downtown Manhattan. With menu items such as seafood, gumbo, and jambalaya, 1803 offers a true taste of Louisiana. In addition, 1803 is home to Bon Courage, an on-site speakeasy that regularly hosts live jazz music shows, as well as special events for Mardi Gras, Halloween, and New Year’s Eve.

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