NoMad Neighborhood: Exploring Midtown's Hidden Gem Neighborhood for Food, Fun & Flair


The NoMad neighborhood in Midtown is quickly gaining popularity as its central location and unique personality get more attention. Stroll tree-lined streets and lounge in pedestrian-only plazas. You will find pre-war-era buildings intermixed with modern high rises. This eclectic combination is a perfect example of the old meets new personality of NoMad. Located only blocks from The Marmara Park Avenue, it is the perfect place to spend the day.

things to see and do

Madison Square Park

One of the city's most beautiful parks, Madison Square Park, is a must-visit when exploring NoMad. It is a ten-minute walk from The Marmara Park Avenue. The park has two acres of green space in the middle of Manhattan. Inside the park, there is a public garden, food court, playground, dog park, and exhibition space.


There is plentiful shopping in NoMad, with small boutiques and high-end designer shops. From weekend markets to custom-tailored luxury shopping, the unique blend makes the NoMad neighborhood special.

NoMad Piazza

This pop-up market is located on the north side of Madison Square Park. It is a seasonal pedestrian-only plaza as a part of the Open Streets initiative. For two full city blocks, you can find places to relax, socialize, and spend time outdoors. Enjoy creative feasts from the best restaurants all over the city. Shop the latest fashions at the small pop-up boutiques. Explore vintage and antique treasures.

Dover Street Market

You will find the Dover Street Market one block over from The Marmara Park Avenue and a less than two-minute walk. This market is a collective of retail shops from high fashion brands, all Comme des Garçons brands, and streetwear brands like Golf Wang, Stüssy, and Supreme. This is a must-visit market for those who love fashion and wearing pieces that no one else has.

the culinary scene

Gramercy Tavern

It may have Tavern in its name but do not be fooled. This is a Michelin-starred fine-dining restaurant. There is a homey and comfortable ambiance with natural wood flooring, dark wood ceiling beams, a large bar, and an open grill. The menu features roasted oysters, duck liver mouse, and beef tartare starters. For your main course, dishes include duck meatloaf, arctic char, and sweet potato pappardelle. Finish your meal with a selection of the dessert menu that includes maple custard, pear upsidedown cake, and apple cider doughnuts. There is also an extensive wine list for creating the perfect pairing for your meal.

Eleven Madison Park

This fine dining experience is a half-mile or a ten-minute walk and a five-minute taxi ride from The Marmara Park Avenue. Located at the base of the Art Deco building, you can enjoy views of Madison Square Park. This three-star Michelin restaurant offers three tasting menus. Dining here isn’t just “grabbing dinner”; it is an experience. 


The thriving nightlife in NoMad features unique cocktail bars and lounges. Often hidden away, these intimate spaces are a feast for the senses with delicious cocktails and artful decor.

Oscar Wilde Bar

Easily one of the most famous bars in NoMad, the Oscar Wild Bar is a half mile from The Marmara Park Avenue. It will take you a ten-minute walk or a five-minute taxi ride. Named after the famous Irish playwright, it embodies the complex blend of extravagance, glamour, and debauchery Mr. Wilde is known for. Inside, you will find French fireplaces, 26 antique clocks, an original porcelain tile floor, the longest bar in New York City, stained glass from Milan, and a two-tiered Victorian Gothic lamp from Paris. There are several menus that include dinner, dessert, cocktails, beer, wine, and mocktails.

Patent Pending

Patent Pending is a discreet bar located inside the Radio Wave building, where Nikola Tesla lived and performed his experiments. It is a half mile from The Marmara Park Avenue. Although it is easily missed outside, inside, you will find an intimate space with a spectacular cocktail and small-bite menu.

explore the Nomad neighborhood

The best way to explore the NoMad neighborhood is to stay at a nearby hotel in Midtown Manhattan. The Marmara Park Avenue offers a luxury experience with elegantly appointed rooms and sophisticated dining at the on-site restaurant, Tuti lounge and bar. Its central location in Midtown makes it the perfect hotel for exploring the best that New York City has to offer.

Book your stay at The Marmara Park Avenue, and you can be a few minutes' walk away from exploring the NoMad Neighborhood.

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