Most famously known for Wall Street, the Financial District has much more to offer than business deals. It is a lively neighborhood for visitors to enjoy with many restaurants, shops and bars around the neighborhood to check out. Despite what the movies make of it, the Financial District can be a relaxing spot in New York with lots of space for relaxation. 


When planning your stay, picking your hotel is the ultimate decision for a restful and fun time in a new city. 

33 Seaport

33 Seaport is a luxury hotel, where you can have intimate elevated dining experiences and book wellness services for a more relaxing stay in New York. With views of the Brooklyn Bridge, 33 Seaport is the perfect place to pick if you are looking to celebrate a bachelor party or a birthday to capture aesthetic photographs with your friends, while making memories you won’t forget.

The Beekman

With their vintage balconies and rustic walls, The Beekman offers a personalized experience at every floor during your stay. A historical location for New York, many famously known names have graced the halls from Mark Twain to Edgar Allan Poe. An inspirational hotel with a great cocktail bar and restaurant for guests to enjoy. 

The Wall Street Hotel 

A historical building, initially used for commerce, opened its doors for guests in 2021. With great lounges for drinks and a delicious in-room dining menu, The Wall Street Hotel has provided guests with a luxurious time while maintaining its timeless aura throughout the building from their decorations to their furniture.


With luxurious dining options, the Financial District and Seaport are the places to be.

Le Gratin

A French restaurant modeled after bistros in Lyon, France, Le Gratin is most famous for its escargots. Additionally, people will travel for their Quenelle de Brochet au Gratin, which is pike fish dumpling with cheese and mushroom bechamel,  Coquille St. Jacques au Buerre d’Algues, which are scallops in seaweed butter, and Pâté-Croûte Gourmand. They encourage you to try their champagne and wine menu to accompany these dishes.


Located on the 60th floor, Manhatta, is a high-end American cuisine restaurant with breathtaking views of the city. They offer a dynamic and interesting ten-course meal that can take up to 3 hours. The small and intimate atmosphere of the restaurant with just twelve seating options, provides guests a personalized eating experience.


One of the most talked about Italian restaurants in New York, Cipriani has been feeding many visitors and locals since 1931. They are known for their Carpaccios, crepes and their made-to-order vanilla ice cream, which can take up to 10 minutes to prepare. It is the ultimate Italian dining experience 

Fish Market

Fish Market serves a mixture of Chinese and Malaysian food. Their big menu offers small plated foods that resemble Italian and American-style starters. It is recommended to try their ginger chicken wings and pork belly pot. With its local bar feeling, the Fish Market is the place to socialize and laugh over jokes with friends and family.


The Financial District and Seaport have it all in terms of bars. You have the option of going to a luxurious elegant bar or a more casual but warmly lit ambiance bar depending on your choice for the night.

Cedar Local

Cedar Local is a bar with moody lighting with an intricate cocktail list with Perro Del Diablo, a creamy passion fruit drink, and Cactus League, a botanical essence pear-based cocktail with black salt. For anyone who likes to stick to what they know, Cedar Local provides an extensive wine and craft beer list to choose from.

Le Bar

Le Bar with their combination of casual and elegant in their ambiance, makes it the perfect spot for a drink no matter what the night has to offer. They have a menu with Liberty Kitchen, an extensive wine list and a crafted cocktail list. Le Bar is the place for a date or a night out with friends.

The Little Shop

What looks like a small eatery, actually has a secret door hidden to the bar called The Little Shop. The ambiance is dimly lit and their menu is full of innovative cocktails to choose from drinks like Carrot, a mezcal-based drink, and Sour Candy, a Japanese whisky-based drink. They also offer the classic espresso martini if you are not looking to be adventurous with your choices.

Fraunces Tavern

This rustic-looking bar is a renovated historic bar that offers live music. Fraunces Tavern is the oldest bar in the city, initially a waterhole for many historic figures, including the founding fathers and George Washington, where they saluted the British Army at the end of the Revolutionary War. Now it is a place for locals to stop by and enjoy some beer, while taking in the historical significance of Fraunces Tavern.


McNall Jackson Books Seaport

For book lovers, McNall Jackson Books Seaport is the place to browse for hours. They have books ranging from romance to books written in French. Once you find the book you are looking for head on over to their cafe section to read your new book and grab one of the creamiest espressos you will ever have to accompany your book.

Westfield World Trade Center

Westfield can cover all your shopping needs. Located in the World Trade Center, Westfield has a variety of shops ranging from Apple to Aesop. Seasonally they provide events for their visitors. Currently, they have a roller rink for customers to enjoy.

Le Labo

A perfumery filled with endless scents is located in the Financial District. Le Labo provides candles, hair and body products and most importantly perfumes and house scents for your apartment. They are better known for their most famous scent Santal 33. If you are unsure of committing to one try their discovery kits and pick some up for your loved ones to try this season. 

Health & Beauty

After all the walking around, traveling, eating and drinking it is time to wind down in the Financial District and Seaport with some health and wellness.

Pretty Well Beauty

Pretty Well is a clean beauty store with endless options to choose from. Their products range from candles to 24K gold face masks. All their products are sustainable and organic, making sure they give you the best quality for your skin.

Sacred Skincare

Sacred Skincare is a boutique spa that focuses on helping the customer understand how they can be consistent with their own skincare routine. They do anything from anti-aging facials to radiance trio dermaplaning to PCA peels to promote healthy skin for their customer.

The Seaport 

Pier 17

With breathtaking views, rooftop concerts and mouth-watering restaurants, Pier 17 looks towards the Brooklyn Bridge, making it the perfect romantic spot to visit on the East River. Seating readily available, Pier 17 makes it possible to watch the sunset before heading inside for food and drinks in restaurants like Carne Mare and Malibu Farm. 

Carne Mare

The night must start with a granita accompanied by oysters followed by a prime steak, Spanish octopus or spicy lobster spaghetti. Alongside the food, this Italian restaurant brings you the best views of the river. 

Malibu Farm

For a healthier option, Malibu Farm is the ideal location. Grabbing a drink from their sunset menu accompanied by a starter of tuna tartar and followed by p.e.i mussels. With great accommodation for large parties, Malibu Farm is the perfect place to dine.

Pier 16

The perfect place for tourists to visit, Pier 16 houses The Seaport Museum. They showcase over 28,000 works of art and artifacts and over 55,000 historic records. An educational experience, visitors are able to learn more about the rise of New York as a port city and its contributions to the development of the United States economy. 

Pier 15

Pier 15 sits on the East River with views of the Brooklyn Bridge. It is a communal spot for people to enjoy during lunch breaks and the prime spot for tourists to enjoy a picnic along the waterfront. Designed sustainably, visitors can feel connected to the natural elements around them.


The Ferry

The NYC Ferry and New York Water Way are by far the most efficient and fun ways to make your way around the city. It creates opportunities to view the historical Statue of Liberty and observe the famous New York City skyline. Both ferries stop at Pier 11.


If you are looking to make your way around the city, the subway is the most efficient form of transportation. The Seaport and Financial districts are accessible to many trains starting from A, C, 2, 3, J, Z, 4 and 5. The A train being the most popular subway, it can take you anywhere you hope to go in New York, including the airport at the end of your stay.


No questions asked, New York is a very walkable city. With great architecture, it is the best way to observe the variation in different buildings and see how each neighborhood has its own unique architectural style. 

Reach out to Platinum Properties to learn more about the available rental or sales listings in the Financial District and Seaport area. We would love to help you find your next home.