176 Metropolitan Opera House Tips
Public transportation is very convenient. I prefer to walk up from Penn Station, and even later at night, if you can endure all else that Times Square entails, the activity ensures it not being desolate for a walk back. That said, due to the length of performance, the LIRR schedule was not accommodating on my return, even having expedited by subway.
I wore Dress to your own taste and comfort. All can be seen from the most elegant to very casual. Regardless of weather, it is good to have layers as simple as a scarf or shawl that you can use to make yourself comfortable in any theater, but I have always found Lincoln Center venues to be well adjusted..
Fiorello's is always a great place to get a satisfying meal before any Lincoln Center event. Right across the street, so you can relax. Food is good, selection broad, and service superior.
The #1 local subway line has easy access from beneath the building.
The weather was sunny and warm. I wore dress pants and a sparkly top with a sweater vest..
We have tried various places near Lincoln Center and have not been disappointed. Last night we had fried oysters and blackberry martinis Faboulous
Or, add your own...
The weather was rainy. I wore a sundress, with a pair of fun pumps.
The weather was hot. I wore a shift dress. But carry a shawl or sweater - the air conditioning inside is cold..
Love the Grand Tier, make a reservation and dine in style
Boulud Bar or Epicerie or Pain Quotidien are near by also
I don't care what people wear as long as they are clean/bathed and neat
Fountains strategically located in the Met Opera House, cute little cone cups too!
After 7 pm free parking behind lincoln center from 62 street to 65 street
American Ballet Theatre 2012 Season at the Met
We ateoff site at Gastroarte and loved it.
People were nicely dressed but definitely more casual. Some however dressed as for the opera.
If you need a drink, a snack, and have the money, why not?