Area Attractions

Explore the eclectic vibes and urban sophistication of New York’s Lower East Side from the ideally situated Hotel 50 Bowery near Manhattan Bridge and Pier 36 NYC. Hip restaurants, nightlife, renowned art galleries and trendy shopping co-exist with the open-air nirvana of scenic parks and vibrant neighborhoods. Chinatown and Little Italy are just a short walk away—adventure awaits when you stay at our hotel near NYC’s SoHo district.

Hotel 50 Bowery

50 Bowery
New York, New York, United States, 10013-4801



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Food & Drink

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Joe’s Shanghai

Owner-chef Joe Si, who specializes in Shanghainese cuisine, gained fame for his meat-filled Xiao Long Bao, aka “soup dumplings,” in a flavorful broth. Their popularity remains, but the menu of this Chinatown restaurant is expansive and worth exploring.

Les Enfants de Bohème

This Lower East Side corner bistro delivers the flavors of Paris with a menu that hews to seasonality (especially the soups and vegetarian dishes). Classic bistro entrees such as duck confit and steak frites are here, with signature touches from the chef.


Kono presents the craft of Japanese yakitori at his namesake restaurant, KONO. Guests will be treated to a special evening of smoke and fire as they watch Chef Kono prepare a multi-course dining room that blends both Japanese and urban design aesthetics anchored by an intimate 14-seat chef's counter.

Chinese Tuxedo

The bi-level space Chinese Tuxedo in a former Chinese opera house, reimagines an important social gathering space as a modern Chinese restaurant and offers a menu of traditional and contemporary Chinese dishes & stylish touches.

Osteria Morini

Northern Italy spirit to Manhattan’s vibrant SoHo neighborhood. Located on Petrosino Square, Osteria Morini offers dinner and weekend brunch.

Tin Building by Jean-Georges

The Tin Building by Jean-Georges is a sprawling food emporium located inside one of New York’s most historic landmarks. 53,000 Square foot marketplace offers favors to delight and engage.

Gelso & Grand

Situated at the iconic corner of Mulberry & Grand Street Gelso & Grand boasts the marriage of modern and classic New York dining.


New Museum

0.8 MILES AWAYles 
Championing the newest movements in visual and performing arts, the New Museum celebrates artistic pioneers in a wide variety of exhibitions and productions. The sleek seven-story building is an architectural work of art, too.

La MaMa E.T.C. (Experimental Theatre Club)

This off-off-Broadway theater showcases avant-garde drama and performance art created by a multicultural hub of actors, writers, and directors. Thought-provoking productions underscore its mission of employing art as a force for change.

South Street Seaport Museum

The South Street Seaport Museum, located in the heart of the historic Seaport District, preserves and interprets the history of New York as a world port.

National Museum of the American Indian

The NMAI cares for one of the world's most expansive collections of Native artifacts, including objects, photographs, archives, and media covering the entire Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del

Tenement Museum

863 preserved tenement building shares stories of the immigrant and migrant experience through guided tours of two tenement buildings on Orchard Street and the surrounding neighborhood on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. to

Tourist Attractions

Brooklyn Bridge

Hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City, spanning the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Opened on May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was the first fixed crossing of the East River.

Charging Bull

Symbolizing New York's financial industry 3-ton bronze iconic sculpture of bulls is located near Wall Street just 1.3 miles away from 50 Bowery.

Governor’s Island

Governors Island is a 172-acre island in the heart of New York Harbor. Just minutes from Lower Manhattan and the Brooklyn waterfront by ferry, the Island is a popular and unique destination with award-winning park complemented by dozens of historic buildings, year-round educational, and cultural facilities.


Manhattan Bridge Pedestrian Walkway

2.7 MI / 4.28 KM AWAY
Enjoy a workout run or leisurely stroll like no other on the pedestrians-only walkway on the Manhattan Bridge, easily accessible from our SoHo hotel. The walkway is on the bridge’s south side, and about 1.3 miles long.

John V. Lindsay East River Park

Walk along the beautiful waterfront pathway at this popular, 57.5-acre Lower East Side Park with views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges and New York Harbor. There’s a running track, tennis complex, baseball diamonds and more.



This elegant, understated bar has garnered many “best of” honors for its creative, Japanese-inspired cocktail menu. Case in point: the Bar GOTO Martini, with vodka and aged sake. Sake, wine, beer and Japanese whiskeys are poured here, too. A small snack menu addresses nibbling.


Bowery Ballroom

Soak in the music and the electric atmosphere at this Lower East Side music venue. Great acoustics and sightlines make this 575-capacity hall a top draw, with a music lineup that embraces a wide variety of genres, including indie, rock, pop and R&B.

Comedy Cellar

Need a good laugh? Considered one of the top comedy clubs in the country, Comedy Cellar attracts some of the most famous stand-up comics in the country. The adjacent Fat Black Pussycat Lounge hosts shows, too. Two-item (food or drink) minimum and a 21-and-older age limit.

Pier 36

Hotel 50 Bowery is conveniently located near this 70,000-square-foot venue on the East River, which hosts major cultural, entertainment, sports and business conferences year-round. Adding to its appeal is the massive deck with views of downtown Manhattan and Statue of Liberty.

Pier 17

New York City’s dynamic open-air entertainment venue, is set against panoramic views of the Lower Manhattan skyline with acres of space and waterfront views.


Henrik Vibskov Boutique NYC

Fashion meets art in the flagship store of Danish designer and visual artist Henrik Vibskov. Women’s and men’s apparel and accessories get a modern interpretation from Vibskov and a host of contemporary designers.

Housing Works Bookstore

This nonprofit bookstore sells secondhand books and is staffed by volunteers, with all profits funding services for those impacted by AIDS and/or homelessness. There’s a café, as well as special literary events year-round.

Assembly New York

Shop contemporary designer collections and curated vintage clothing at Assembly. In addition to its own label, the store showcases international and independent designers, with a variety of women’s, men’s and unisex fashions.