Restaurant Row

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

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

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

Mamma Leone's Ashtray

$95.00

Best known of the early Italian enterprises in New York, Mamma Leone's was founded by Luisa Leone on West 34th Street in 1906. Her recipe for success was "Give them good food and plenty of it. They'll come back." CLICK HERE for more information


Manny Wolf's Ashtray

$95.00

The corner of Third Avenue and 49th Street in Manhattan is the site of the flagship Smith & Wollensky. But the space once belonged to Manny Wolf's Chop House, one of the first great New York steak joints. Own an artifact of red meat culture. CLICK HERE for more information

Manny Wolf's Chop House Ashtray

$95.00

Offered is a rare, 1940s-era ashtray from the legendary Manny Wolf's, one of the first great New York steak joints. CLICK HERE for more information


McSorley's Old Ale House Ashtray & Matches

$145.00

The oldest "Irish" tavern in New York City, McSorley's was one of the last of the "Men Only" pubs, only admitting women after legally being forced to do so in 1970. In 2003, New York City amended its smoke-free law to include all restaurants and bars, including McSorley's. Offered is one of the last surviving ashtrays. CLICK HERE for more information

McSorley's Old Ale House Mugs

$29.00
Now $24.00

Everyone from Abe Lincoln to John Lennon have indulged in mugs of ale at McSorley's Wonderful Saloon. The authentic 8-ounce, heavy-handle glass mugs, served two-at-a-time across McSorley's bar, are sold two-at-a-time to serious beer drinkers. Forget about buying just one. CLICK HERE for more information


Michael's Pub Ashtray

$185.00

Michael's Pub was an East Side institution where Woody Allen played clarinet with his Dixieland band every Monday night for 25 years. Offering an authentic artifact, swiped from a table of the legendary club. CLICK HERE for more information

Moskowitz & Lupowitz Restaurant Ashtray

$169.00

The Romanian-Jewish restaurant that stood on the corner of 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue, Moskowitz & Lupowitz became a favorite of Yiddish actors and many celebrities of the time. Offered is a memento of a visit to Moskowitz & Lupowitz, a genuine "bakelite" ashtray. CLICK HERE for more information