Restaurant Row

Hotel Manhattan Ashtray (Birthplace of Manhattan Cocktail)

$95.00

The Hotel Manhattan was one of the great American skyscraper hotels of the nineteenth century, inspiration for the Manhattan cocktail. Offered is a handsome ashtray rescued from the legendary hotel. CLICK HERE for more information

Hotel New Yorker Ashtray

$189.00

Built in 1929, the New Yorker Hotel largely resembles that of the Empire State Building, which lies just a couple blocks due east on 34th Street. Offering a vintage guestroom ashtray. CLICK HERE for more information


Hotel Piccadilly Ashtray

$125.00

From the 1930s to the 1950s, the Hotel Piccadilly was a hot place to book a room or meet for a drink. Although it was orn down in 1982 to make way for the Marriott.Marquis, we've managed to rescue a guest room ashtray, desirable for its connection to the culture of New York City. CLICK HERE for more information

Hotel Roosevelt Ashtray

$129.00

Named in honor of Theodore Roosevelt and designed by George B. Post & Son, the stately Hotel Roosevelt was at one time linked with Grand Central Terminal. Offered is a venerable relic from the legendary Roosevelt. CLICK HERE for more information


Hotel St. Moritz Ashtray

$149.00

Gone is the grand dowager of Central Park, Hotel St. Moritz, designed by Emery Roth in 1929. At the corner of Central Park South and Avenue of the Americas now stands the Ritz-Carlton. CLICK HERE for more information

Hotel Taft Ashtray

$89.00

The Taft was once the third-largest hotel in Manhattan, with 20 stories, 1750 rooms, where Vincent Lopez led his famous big band in the hotel's Grill Room, beginning in the 1940s. CLICK HERE for more information


Hotel Times Square Ashtray

$129.00

At the "Crossroads of the World," the 15-story, 1,000-room Hotel Times Square was completed in 1924 at the northeast corner of Eighth Avenue and 43rd Street. Offering an ashtray from the golden age of glamorous smoking. CLICK HERE for more information

House of Chan Ashtray

$145.00

Sou Chan came to America in 1929 and found his first job as a dishwasher in a New York City Chinese restaurant. Twenty years later, his famous House of Chan was legendary for its authentic Chinese food. CLICK HERE for more information


Italian Restaurant "Chianti Bottle" Ashtray

$169.00

Romeo Salta was a passionate cook, a noted raconteur, and one of the greatest of New York's legendary restaurateurs. His namesake establishment, Romeo Salta, inspired a collectible ashtray. CLICK HERE for more information

Jack Silverman's International Ashtray

$145.00

Originally a 75-seat restaurant on Allen Street featuring a 75-cent dinner and an itinerant accordion player, Jack Silverman's expanded to a 500-seat affair on Broadway featuring performers Julius La Rosa, Alan Dale, Ted Lewis, Joey Adams, Lennie Kent, Jackie Miles, Sid Gould and Myron Cohen. CLICK HERE for more information


Jilly's Ashtray

$165.00

Frank Sinatra frequented Jilly's whenever he was in New York, and a dinner table anchored with a "Reserved for Sinatra" sign defined the rear room. Offering an ashtray desirable for its connection to "The Chairman of the Board." CLICK HERE for more information

Joe's Pier 52 Ashtray

$95.00

Joe Kipness, a Damon Runyon kind of guy, immigrated from Russia, began his career on Coney Island as a barker and hot dog vendor, became involved in producing Broadway musicals and ran a popular seafood restaurant called Joe's Pier 52. Offered is a souvenir from the real Broadway Joe. CLICK HERE for more information


Junior's of Brooklyn Ashtray

$165.00

Founded by Harry Rosen in 1950 and named after his two sons, Walter and Marvin, Junior's is known as the home of New York's best cheesecake. Offering a souvenir from "Cheesecake Heaven." CLICK HERE for more information

Keen's Chop House Ashtray/Matchstriker

$175.00

In an age which tears down so much of the past it is comforting to find one that survives. Offering an ashtray with match striker once used by the producers, playwrights, and publishers who frequented Keens. CLICK HERE for more information


Kutsher's Ashtray

$145.00

A souvenir of the ancient Kutscher's Hotel and Resort, one of the last big Borscht Belt resorts in New York's Catskill Mountains. Home of the fabled Starlight Room where Dirty Dancing was inspired and filmed. CLICK HERE for more information

L'Escargot French Restaurant Ashtray

$149.00

Snails were the specialty of the house, of course, at L'Escargot on Manhattan's West 55th Street. You could even order a dozen plump snails as a main course. Offered is a souvenir ashtray from this wonderful French restaurant, gone but not forgotten. CLICK HERE for more information


Longchamps "Art Deco" Ashtray

$195.00

A number of design elements for Longchamps were drawn up by architect Ely Jacques Kahn, including an Art Deco-inspired "Bakelite" ashtray, now out of use along with cigarettes, but desirable for its connection to the culture of New York City in the twentieth century. CLICK HERE for more information

Lou G. Siegel "Bakelite" Ashtray

$95.00

For 79 years, Lou G. Siegel was the Rick's Cafe Americain of the kosher set, an old-fashioned Jewish restaurant with the refinement of white tablecloths. Offering an early "bakelite" ashtray from legendary restaurant. CLICK HERE for more information


Lou G. Siegel Ashtray

$95.00

A fabled Old-World-style kosher restaurant, Lou G. Siegel's served its garment district customers bowls of schmaltz (chicken fat) on the table, which everybody smeared on onion rolls. CLICK HERE for more information

Luchow's Ashtray

$195.00

Surviving artifacts from this legendary eating place are a limited number of original Luchow's Ashtrays with a German beer stein at the center. Epitomizing the distinctive Germanic spirit "Gemutlichkeit." CLICK HERE for more information