Every New York restaurant that Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte have visited in “SATC”
Sex and the city made their highly anticipated comeback this week, 16 years after the season finale aired.
The reboot of the HBO Max series And just like that … features major changes, from the release of Mr. Big to new characters. But one thing remains the same and it is none other than New York, which forms the heart and soul of the series.
Among the franchise’s many iconic locations are some of the Big Apple’s greatest restaurants. In case you couldn’t help but wonder where to find these places, here we bring together some of the most famous restaurants featured in the Sex and the city series and films that you can visit.
the Sex and the city The reboot kicks off with the trio meeting Bitsy von Muffling at the Whitney Museum cafe in Manhattan’s trendy Meatpacking District.
The cafe is located on the ground floor of the award-winning Andrea and James Gordon restaurant, offering views of the Hudson River and the High Line, the famous Elevated Walkway and the City Park.
Designed by Renzo Piano, the Italian architect who designed The Shard in London (one of the tallest buildings in Europe), the Museum of Contemporary Art features a striking angular-level exterior, with outdoor terraces that serve also outdoor exhibition spaces.
The chic two-Michelin-starred restaurant in the Big Apple Museum of Modern Art is where Carrie tells Miranda and Charlotte that she and Mr. Big are getting married in the first Sex and the city movie. The news sees Charlotte screaming and breaking the big news to the rest of the restaurant’s guests.
The contemporary American restaurant overlooks the museum’s magnificent sculpture garden. Known the world over as MoMA, the glass-fronted museum designed by Yoshio Taniguchi in Midtown Manhattan is home to one of the most influential modern art collections in the world, showcasing the works of Van Gogh, Cézanne, Matisse, Magritte, Picasso, Pollock and Warhol.
Carrie brings Ray King, the musician she met at a jazz club with Mr. Big, to the opening night of this Asian-themed restaurant.
The upscale underground venue in the heart of Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood lends a historic feel, with a long hallway with a dragon-scale patterned screen and Chinese calligraphy murals and other artwork on floors. faded exposed brick walls.
This chic restaurant also in the Meatpacking District is where “Asian serenity” meets 16th century Paris. This is where Carrie and Mr. Big host their wedding rehearsal dinner in the first. Sex and the city movie.
Adorned with dramatic chandeliers and otherworldly artwork, the swanky restaurant is also where Miranda tells Mr. Big, “You’re crazy to get married. Marriage ruins everything.” Following this meeting, Mr. Big leaves Carrie at the altar the next day.
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Fast forward several months after Carrie’s big wedding disaster and this classic French bistro is where she and Miranda meet to spend Valentine’s Day together in the first film.
Surrounded by a host of extravagant Valentine’s Day decorations, this is also where Miranda confesses to Carrie about the aforementioned meeting with Mr. Big on the eve of the wedding.
Manhattan’s historic staple in the SoHo district was founded by two brothers from Alsace, France, who turned their cooking skills into fine steak and fish.
Eleven Madison Park
Eleven Madison Park is where Carrie and Mr. Big meet for lunch as friends for the first time, and Mr. Big raves over the cobb salad, nervous about recounting his engagement to Natasha.
The fine dining restaurant is located on the corner of the Flatiron Building, New York’s remarkable triangular steel-framed tower.
Not far from the Flatiron Building is also the Cafeteria, Chelsea’s iconic restaurant where the four women have often been seen chatting about everything from men to sex over brunch.
The New York institution serves comforting American cuisine with a twist in a modern and intimate setting.
Cipriani city center
This glitzy Italian restaurant in Lower Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood is where Charlotte finds The New York Times announcement announcing the wedding of Mr. Big and Natasha.
Cipriani Downtown is a more casual take on Harry Cipriani, the stylish Fifth Avenue restaurant that’s almost identical to the historic Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy, which dates back to 1931.
Among the other Italian haunts featured in the series is Il Cantinori, the intimate restaurant specializing in Tuscan cuisine where Carrie ends up celebrating her 35th birthday on her own, after Miranda, Samantha and Charlotte are unable to book the. time.
In the same episode, the four women meet later at a cafe that night, where Charlotte says, “Maybe we could be a soul mate,” as Carrie expresses her sadness at being 35 and to have no “special man” in his life.
This beautiful Central Park property overlooking the lake is where Carrie meets Mr. Big. Trying to listen to Miranda’s advice to Carrie warning her not to kiss Mr. Big, Carrie tries to dodge Mr. Big who leans in to greet her with a kiss, who sees the couple fall into the lake.
The historic restaurant is the only place in Manhattan located on a lake. The romantic location also offers access to rowboats, which have been drifting along the lake for 150 years, according to the restaurant, and can be hired by visitors.
The Grand Bar & Salon
This luxurious lounge in the Soho Grand Hotel is where a pregnant Miranda reveals she has a baby boy during a charity fundraiser hosted by Richard Wright, Samantha’s hotel mogul lover. This is also where Samantha finds out that Richard is sleeping with other people.
This Midtown restaurant and piano bar is where Carrie has her first date with artist Aleksandr Petrovsky – also known as “The Russian” among the Four Women – at 1 a.m.
Originally owned by Jilly Rizzo, a friend of Frank Sinatra’s, this Midtown restaurant was the hotspot of Sinatra and the Rat Pack.
Today he presents daily live music from a grand piano donated by “The Russian” himself (Mikhail Baryshnikov, the actor who plays Petrovsky in the series).
The Mercer kitchen
This chic restaurant located in the Mercer Hotel in Manhattan is where Miranda unboxes her plan to move (after finding out that Steve cheated on her).
The sleek SoHo fixture has become a celebrity haunt since it first opened in the late 1990s.
While not a restaurant, this cupcake shop has been an iconic location since appearing on the show, which sees Carrie first revealing to Miranda that she has a crush on Aidan while eating. cupcakes on a park bench outside the store.
Its now famous cameo saw the venue offer “Carrie Cupcakes” as a staple on its menu.