Restaurant Row is an authentic Times Square and New York City institution. On two city blocks (46th Street between Broadway and 9th Avenue), you can enjoy cuisine from all over the world, sample the styles of celebrity chefs, and join Broadway stars at some of their favorite haunts. Here you will find the city's best restaurants, a worldwide dining opportunity offering extensive international cuisine and wines from over eleven countries, to satisfy the most demanding palate. There are more than 20 options available on this two-block stretch, where you can experience the diversity, history and innovation of New York's dining scene in the heart of the city, Times Square. Take in a French feast at Le Rivage, a beer at House of Brews, or Spanish favorites at Mason Sevilla. The designation Restaurant Row was made official in 1973 and at the dedication, then Mayor John Lindsay declared "Where else in the world, except possibly Paris, could you get 16 of the best restaurants collected in such a short strip of land?"