How to Get to United Palace Theatre
No matter which way you choose to reach the United Palace Theatre, give yourself plenty of time for travel. Located in the Washington Heights area of Manhattan, most prefer to travel by subway, which is a 20 minute ride from Midtown Manhattan.
- By Car: from the South/New Jersey area, take the George Washington Bridge (GWB) and exit at 178th Street and Broadway. From the Connecticut/Bronx area, take Cross Bronx to the Amsterdam exit, two exits before GWB, to 181st Street. Turn left on Amsterdam then right on 177th Street to Broadway. If coming from Queens/Long Island/Brooklyn/East Manhattan area, take the Triborough Bridge to Manhattan to Harlem River Drive North to the last left exit on Amsterdam, turn right on 177th Street to Broadway.
- By Bus: take the M100 to 175th Street & Broadway.
- By Subway: take the "A" train to 175th Street and the venue is one short block East of the station, OR take the "1" train to the 168th Street station and walk seven blocks North to Broadway. Note: if you use the "C" train to get to your destination, this train is not in service late at night.
Parking at United Palace Theatre
Finding a parking spot at the United Palace Theatre is never a problem.
While public transit seems to be the favorite way of travel to the United Palace Theatre, finding a parking spot is never a problem. The United Palace Theatre offers valet parking at the front entrance for all guests attending the event. If you want to skip the cost of valet, there are plenty of parking garages nearby that will provide you service for a smaller fee. The following parking garages are all in walking distance of the venue listed from closest to furthest.
- 4162 Broadway
- 4172 Broadway
- 554 West 174th Street
- 4070 Broadway
- 100 Haven Avenue
- 200 Haven Avenue
- 284 Audubon Avenue
- 506 West 181st Street.
Inside the United Palace Theatre
Patrons continually rave about the spectacular view from every seat inside the United Palace Theatre.
Once you've reached the inside of the United Palace Theatre and experienced the eclectic ambiance and old-world architecture, there are a few things to consider. The venue is complete with a wheelchair accessible setting, coat check-in is available, and there is no smoking allowed anywhere on the premises as there is no outdoor area. Popcorn is sold inside the venue as well as beer and wine for those 21 and older; no liquor is sold on the property. Wine is around $8 per glass and beer is around $7 per glass however, beer prices are reduced to less than half after the show has ended. At some events, no debit/credit cards are accepted so make sure you have cash handy. There are more than enough restrooms to accommodate guests to ensure you don't miss too much of the show. Patrons continually rave about the spectacular view from every seat in the house.
Restaurants Near United Palace Theatre
If you would like to just grab a quick bite or have a fancy dinner before your exciting event, there a few local favorites you have the opportunity to enjoy. El Malecon Restaurant, located directly across from the venue, offers a delicious array of Latin American and Caribbean food averaging $10-$18 a plate. Also located across from the United Palace Theater, El Conde Steakhouse, features Latin American cuisine and delicious steaks ranging from $17-$25. If looking to grab a quick slice of pizza, Tommy's Pizza is located just a few blocks North on Broadway and is a cheap stop for a tasty slice of pizza.
Post-United Palace Theatre
As your event at the United Palace Theatre comes to a final close, that doesn't mean your evening has to. There are tons of places in Washington Heights to keep the partying going post-United Palace Theatre visit. No Parking Bar is a nearby gay bar that's perfect for patrons to grab a quick bite or festive cocktail. Reynolds Café is another pub that caters to an older crowd and is a perfect spot for grabbing a beer with the guys and talking about the game. Coogan's is a neighborhood bar offering American cuisine for lunch, dinner and late-night. Filled with students from nearby by Columbia University, this is a great location for happy hour or karaoke after a fun and exhilarating concert.