Viator Exclusive: Empire State Building Experience - Top Deck Express Pass & STATE Grill And Bar Dinner - New York City

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Printed Voucher Required
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Departure Time :
    Monday - Saturday, Empire State Building: 8:00am-2:00am, Last elevators to the top are at 1:15am, STATE Grill and Bar: 5:00pm-10:00pm, Closed on Sunday. Blackout dates may apply.  Reservations stron.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Empire State Building
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable


Experience one of New York City's top sights without the lines, with this exclusive offer, available only through Viator. Ditch the crowds with an express, skip-the-line pass for the Empire State Buildings Main and Top Observatory decks. On your ride up, listen to stories from the elevator operator, who controls your ascent in the manually operated Otis lift don't miss a photo with the old-school operator after your ride. Experience expansive views of the Manhattan skyline, neighboring boroughs, and 80 miles into the distance. Cap off your night with a 3-course dinner at STATE Grill and Bar (ranked 4.5 stars by TripAdvisor users), located on the Empire State Buildings first floor.


  • Dinner included
  • Editor's Pick
  • Enjoy a romantic night including dinner
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Exclusive to Viator

Know More about this tour

This Express Pass lets you skip the lines on your way to the Main and Top Decks of the Empire State Building. From the renovated Art Deco lobby through the sustainability and historical exhibits, you'll experience one of the most iconic observatories in the world. See for yourself what makes the Empire State Building Experience a must-see on your next NYC visit. An old-school elevator operator will take you to the observatories and share stories about the building and its history.

Following your trip to the observatories, sit down for dinner at STATE Grill and Bar. Your three-course dinner includes an appetizer, an entree and a dessert, plus unlimited fountain soda, and coffee or tea. Guests 21 years of age or older may enjoy a complimentary glass of wine or beer.

See the Itinerary section for a sample menu.

This Viator Exclusive Tour is onlybookableon


Monday - Saturday
(Sample Menu)

Prix Fixe Menu
Includes fountain soda, coffee or tea and choice of one from each section


  • Seafood Chowder -  bacon | torn croutons
  • Classic Caesar - romaine hearts | parmigiano reggiano
  • Chef's Soup - daily vegetarian selection
  • Asparagus Salad - butter lettuce | english peas | apple | avocado vinaigrette
  • Crispy Crab Cake - green mango salad | lemon-coriander aïoli
  • Burrata - roasted baby beets | heirloom tomato, arugula


  • Housemade Cavatelli - confit tomatoes | basil
  • Skuna Bay Salmon - spaghetti squash | roasted tomato | saffron chermoula
  • Roasted Farm Chicken - free-range local chicken | fingerling potatoes | spring onions | salsa verde
  • Braised Boneless Short Rib - baby carrot | cipollini onion | parsnip-potato purée
  • Quinoa Risotto - curried chickpea | roasted eggplant |tomato | zucchini | feta
  • Linguini - asparagus | gorgonzola | house-cured pancetta
  • State Beef Burger - cabot cheddar cheese | housemade pickles | served with housemade fries


  • Ice Cream & Sorbets - chef's assorted | seasonal flavors
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Cake - devil’s food cake | housemade hazelnut praline | bittersweet ganache | milk gelato
  • Vanilla Creme Caramel - passion fruit | candied cacao nibs | passion fruit–pineapple sorbet
  • Cinnamon-Sugar Doughnuts - rhubarb compote | lemon mousse | rhubarb sorbet

*menu offerings subject to change


  • Skip-the line-access to Main Deck (86th Floor Observatory)
  • Skip-the-line access to Top Deck (102nd Floor)
  • 3 Course Prix fixe dinner at STATE Grill and Bar
  • Complimentary glass of beer or wine at STATE Grill and Bar (restaurants selection based on current menus)


  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Voucher is non-refundable

Adult pricing applies to all packages

Minimum drinking age is 21

STATE Grill and Bar voucher valid for dinner from 5:00pm-10:00pm, Monday-Saturday. Blackout dates may apply.  Reservations strongly encouraged