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Escape Games NYC x Taiyaki



While dinner and drinks for date night are great, we love switching it up. And that’s exactly what we’re doing tonight. Start at Escape Games NYC. Escape rooms are everywhere nowadays, but this well-reviewed location stands apart. You and your love are guaranteed a private experience—you’ll solve the puzzle just the two of you, so be prepared for some serious teamwork. The theatrics and effects here are truly top notch—you’ll feel like you’re really trapped in a film noir crime scene or a mad scientist’s lab.

After your game, celebrate (or console yourselves) with a sweet treat at Taiyaki; home of the original fish-shaped ice cream cone. Taiyaki serves the Instagram-friendly treats in a variety of traditional and wackier flavors, like matcha and black sesame. There may be a bit of a line, but Taiyaki is definitely worth the wait!

Little Italy
Escape Room, Dessert
Offbeat, Fun

Escape Games NYC

79 Leonard Street, Manhattan

idk tip: If you’re not into small spaces, book the Detective Story or the Experiment games to have a little more breathing room.

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Credit: Escape Games NYC


119 Baxter Street, Manhattan

idk tip: Bonus: In Japanese tradition, Taiyaki is said to invite good luck and prosperity. Can’t hurt!

taiyaki nyc
Credit: Taiyaki NYC