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Rainbow Room

2 Hours

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Place Type

Bar

Phone

+1 212-632-5000

Website

http://www.rainbowroom.com/

Opening hours

  • Monday 17:00 - 24:00
  • Tuesday 17:00 - 24:00
  • Wednesday 17:00 - 24:00
  • Thursday 17:00 - 24:00
  • Friday 17:00 - 24:00

Description

The Rainbow Room is a private event space on the 65th floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Rockefeller Center, Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Run by Tishman Speyer, it is among the highest venues in New York City. The Rainbow Room serves classic and contemporary American, and Zagat Surveys has ranked the Rainbow Room as very expensive. Opened in 1934, it was a focal point for the city's elite as well as one of the United States' highest restaurants above ground. Due to World War II, the Rainbow Room was closed from 1942 to 1950. The restaurant received renovations in 1965 and 1985–1987, both of which sought to restore its original 1930 decor. Suffering from a decline in business following the financial crisis of 2007–08, the Rainbow Room closed in 2009. In 2012, it was declared a landmark by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. The restaurant reopened in 2014.