If you really feel like getting scared this Halloween, we have some of the best Halloween-themed restaurants that you shouldn’t miss, all complete with the pumpkin, the witch, cobwebs and all the creepy stuffs you don’t usually see in any other restaurants. We’ve scoured all over the world to bring you the best, so if you’re lucky to be in one of these places when October 31 strikes, don’t miss a dinner date here:
1. Monsterland Bar & Grill, Mesa, Arizona.
This restaurant is ever-scary year round and it opened one, creepy Friday 13th not only to feed guests with some of the best food in Mesa, but also to give everyone the thrill and excitement of having to dine at a bona-fide horror-themed resto. Thanks to the restaurant’s rich collection of horror memorabilia, more and more people are drawn in to this place every year to a take peek at some of the not-so-scary stuffs here, as well as to enjoy the specialties of the house, including Dr. Jekyll Chicken Sandwich, The Monsterland Burger, and The Mummy tortilla.
2. Mars 2112, New York City
If you feel like going out of space on Halloween, Mars 2112, located at 1663 Broadway (51st Street), will make you feel like one of those creepy Martians landing on earth during Halloween. Ideal for young and old alike, this restaurant boasts of everything about Martians and UFOs that never fail to amaze patrons. Not to be outdone of course are the culinary offerings. The dining area, named Crystal Crater, stands three stories high and is filled with everything that’s out of this world and will leave everyone feeling like their on some Martian terrain. The food and drinks are all outerspace-themed, all named outlandishly to make you want it more. Waiters wear Back to the Future-like costumes, while meals are served by a “teleporter” that will leave you wide eyed in amazement.
3. Dans Le Noir, London
There’s no better place to spend a scary Halloween night in London than dining at Dans Le Noir. This world-class restaurant turns all-out black for the October 31 affair. But beyond the darkness, a pleasant surprise awaits you: excellent tasting cuisines like you have never tasted before! Diners are required to wear their most stunning Halloween costumes, with the best-dressed of course, winning a special award. Don’t wait until you’re just a week away from your Halloween date. Dans Le Noir is jam-packed this season, so it’s best to reserve a table for you and your date now.
4. Pitch Black, Beijing
This Beijing restaurant offers some of the creepiest experience any diner would love to experience. It’s totally dark in here because the owners believe that when one senses is out, the other senses will stay alert. And that’s what the restaurant wants diners to feel. No cellphones and flashlights are allowed and waiters wear special goggles to get a clear vision of their patrons.
5. Eternity, Ukraine
This restaurant, located in Ukraine, was opened by a group of wanna-be undertakers, with all the deathlike experience blending perfectly well with the delectable cuisines that this creepy restaurant offers. Perhaps, no other restaurant will make you feel like this: it has no windows, it’s shaped like coffin, the interiors are all in black, and everywhere, funeral wreaths hang. Truly, a near death experience for the brave heart.
6. Luna Park, Los Angeles
Halloweens are always highly anticipated by Luna Park patrons. Guests will head to this restaurant on La Lea Avenue dressed in fancy outfits, welcomed by a free Design-Your-Own Caramel Apple dessert. They will be given a place with bite-size apples on Popsicle sticks and roasted nuts and a bowl of caramel sauce. The special, once-a-year Halloween dessert is also offered: the do-it-yourself pumpkin cookies complete with frostings, sprinkles and candies. You can munch this at the resto, or bring it home. The buffet table is stuffed with Halloween-inspired cuisines, drinks and cocktails that will surely complete your October 31 dining experience.
7. One If by Land, Two If by Sea, New York City
Get a taste of spiritual encounter with the other world at the One if by Land, Two if by Sea restaurant in New York City. Once the carriage house of Vice President Aaron Burr, the restaurant is legendary for the ghostly haunt of the vice presidential daughter, Theodosia, famed for stealing earrings of lady guests and for making ghostly sightings in the area.
This year, make your Halloween extra scary and super scrumptious with a date at one of these restaurants. Wait until you’ve tasted their culinary offerings and you will be surprised that these places are also home to some of the most delectable food you could munch on. So wear your best Halloween costumes and head to our top dining destinations this season.
About the Author – Manilyn Moreno wrote this article on behalf of Better Cater. They aim to help caterers and business owners by providing easy to use software for catering.