Church & Dey

55 Church St
Located on the third floor of the Millenium Hilton Hotel in the Financial District, with a commanding view of the 9/11 Memorial, Church + Dey brings an eclectic take on contemporary American food to the table, with a specific eye towards fresh, local... more
Located on the third floor of the Millenium Hilton Hotel in the Financial District, with a commanding view of the 9/11 Memorial, Church + Dey brings an eclectic take on contemporary American food to the table, with a specific eye towards fresh, local ingredients from produce to seafood, allowing them the latitude to create delicious regional dishes. Daily prix fix menus make the restaurant ideal for business lunches in Lower Manhattan, and an extensive wine list makes it a fine place to unwind at the end of the day.

Drag the street view to look around 360°.
Use the arrow buttons to navigate down the street and around the neighborhood!

Financial District Description

Church & Dey is located in the Financial District neighborhood of Manhattan. The financial hub of the United States, the seat of New York City government, and home to some of New York's oldest buildings, the Financial District has an illustrious history. 17th century settlers began building here, and given the many seafarers of the time, boats could be conveniently docked at one of the slips right near the settlements of wooden homes. Right nearby, in the heart of the district is Federal Hall, where George Washington was inaugurated as the first President of the United States in 1789, also the meeting site for the First Congress. New York City was both the capital of the United States and New York State at the time.

The street names reflect the district's fascinating history: Fulton Street, named after Robert Fulton, the inventor of the steamboat; Maiden Lane, originally called Magde Platje in Dutch; Beaver Street, recalling the once-significant beaver pelt trade, etc.

The area today houses some great economic powerhouses, including the headquarters of major banks, the New York Stock Exchange, in addition to the World Financial Center. Contrasts are extraordinary, from old two- and three-story old brick buildings near South Street Seaport to the nearby modern mega-skyscrapers. Some of the numerous other attractions include Fraunces Tavern, where George Washington bid farewell to his troops (also, they have a museum!); the newly-landscaped City Hall Park; the Museum of the American Indian and the US Custom House at Bowling Green; Trinity Church, the first parish church in New York City and the resting place of Alexander Hamilton and Robert Fulton, among others; War Of 1812 strong hold Castle Clinton; the Staten Island-bound South Ferry; Battery Park; and the Federal Reserve Bank. Sadly, the biggest attraction since 9/11 has been the former World Trade Center site, although, thankfully, construction has finally filled the long-standing gouge in Lower Manhattan's face, and the stunning 9/11 Memorial and its attendant museum are welcome signs of a healing city. And, of course, soaring a symbolic 1,776 feet over the memorial is the new 1 World Trade Center!

Info

55 Church St
New York, NY 10007
(212) 312-2000
Website

Editorial Rating

Category

American (New)

Price

$$$$$

Ambience

Casual

Payment

All Major

This Week's Hours

BREAKFAST
Mon-Fri: 7:00pm-11:00am
Sat-Sun: 7:00am-11:30am

LUNCH
Daily: 11:00am-5:00pm

DINNER
Daily: 5:00pm-11:00pm

Other American (New) Restaurants

William Hallet

Located in the heart of Astoria’s 30th Avenue stands William Hallet, an all Amer... view

Grand Ferry

Traditional—re: vaguely spooky, possibly haunted—tavern in Williamsburg's develo... view

Bar Toto

Bar Toto is a relaxed, kid friendly, Italian restaurant, offering reasonably pri... view

 

The Farm on Adderley

A charmingly original restaurant in a neighborhood starved for good fare. Contem... view

57 Belle House

Quality comfort food set in an old-time atmosphere with a modern twist. view

Wicked Monk

Brazenly Irish pub, with decor of stone walls and stained glass windows transpor... view

Seven

The most sophisticated and elegant restaurant in the MSG and Penn station area. ... view