From Friends to The Devil Wears Prada and everything in between, NYC has been the go-to backdrop for loads of TV shows and movies. Iconic scenes for the big screen and the small screen have been filmed at classic landmarks all around the city, attracting tourists everywhere...including restaurants. Renzell Restaurants have been the place for some historic scenes—check out the list of Renzell Restaurants featured in some of our favorite TV shows and movies.
1. Craft — The Devil Wears Prada
While Andy (Anne Hathaway) is trying to get a break from her crazy work schedule—and her (even crazier) boss Miranda (Meryl Streep)—she grabs dinner at this classic Tom Colicchio restaurant with her dad.
2. Carbone — Master of None
Dev (Aziz Ansari) meets celebrity chef Jeff Pastore (Bobby Cannavale) at this high-end restaurant sampling dishes from fresh mozzarella to beef carpaccio.
3. The Modern — Sex and the City
Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) reveals her engagement to the rest of the girls at this Michelin-star restaurant inside the Museum of Modern Art.
4. Mission Chinese — Master of None
While dissecting the Eminem film 8 Mile, Dev (Aziz Ansari), Arnold (Eric Wareheim), and Denise (Lena Waithe) dine at this popular Chinese restaurant by Danny Bowien.
5. Eleven Madison Park — Sex and the City
Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) takes Big (Chris Noth) to—arguably—New York's most famous restaurant (also, currently ranked as the World's Best Restaurant).
6. Minetta Tavern — Mad Men
Abe (Charlie Hofheimer) takes Peggy (Elizabeth Moss) to this long-time establishment, which has been a MacDougal Street institution since 1937.
7. Del Posto — It’s Complicated
Jane (Meryl Streep) and Jake (Alec Baldwin) grab a drink at their 'hotel' bar, which is actually filmed inside this high-end Italian restaurant from Mario Batali.
8. Blue Hill — Chef’s Table
The hit first season of Chef's Table features an episode following Dan Barber—of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns—who has become known as a pioneer in the farm-to-table movement.
9. The Little Owl — No Reservations
This film ends with Nick (Aaron Eckhart), Kate (Catherine Zeta Jones), and Zoe (Abigail Breslin) opening their own bistro in what is actually home to The Little Owl.