With the thousands of dining establishments and traveling frequently, it can be hard to decide where to have your next meal. Some people plan their trips around restaurants, making routes that hit specific places just for the food. So how are you to know which ones to pick from? We have talked about why winter RVing should be on your bucket list, now we are going to add restaurants you have to try before you die. Okay, so maybe that is a little over-the-top, but you get the point. Try these restaurant-themed RV trip ideas:
Harvey Washburgers – College Station, TX
If you haven’t heard of Harvey Washburgers, then you need to give this place a chance. Where else can you do laundry and eat award-winning food? Located in College Station, TX, this establishment boasts 80 washers and dryers to take care of those dirty clothes, perfect for a family on the road in an RV. You can keep track of your load on their fancy washboard while you taste test one of their craft beers. Their food is delicious, their beer is cold, and the clothes are clean. It’s one of a kind experience.
Ninja – New York, New York
If you find yourself in New York, there are a couple of different places you must get to. First is Ninja, located at 25 Hudson Street. This is more than just dining, this is a whole ninja experience. Award-winning Japanese cuisine is served up by staff dressed as ninjas that entertain and amaze with tricks during the meal. The restaurant is decorated like an old ninja village. Upon entry, you have to choose between a dangerous and straightforward path. Good luck!
Daniel – New York, New York
Daniel in New York is another must-see for your list of RV trip ideas. It may not have ninjas, but it is world-renowned for its French cuisine, ranked 20th in the world. The price tag is higher, but the service and food are fantastic. The servers heat the foie gras and prepare the sauce tableside. If you are going to try French cuisine, this is the place to have a genuine experience.
Pane & Vino – Miami, FL
Located in Miami Beach, Florida is an Italian restaurant rated as one of the best in the country. Pane & Vino is known for its Tiramisu, so be sure to save room for dessert. It may be hard to do, though, for this place is also famous for it’s freshly made pasta. It’s reasonably priced, the wait staff is friendly, and there are plenty of vegetarian and gluten-free options to cater to all diners.
SafeHouse – Milwaukee, WI
If you are out in the Midwest, give the SafeHouse in Milwaukee ago. This is a spy-themed restaurant so you can try out your super-sleuth skills. Just as a heads up, you will have to know the password to even get in. In operation since 1966, it is both family-friendly and offers fun for those 21 and up after 8pm. It’s wall to wall spy decor, secret entrances, and one of the nation’s best-kept secrets.
Bors Hede Inne – Carnation, WA
If you are looking for RV trip ideas out in the Northwest, stop in at the Bors Hede Inne, which is styled after a 14th-century village in rural England. The medieval menu is paired with an authentic theatre show. For just over an hour, music and stories will accompany this one-of-a-kind dining experience. Reservations are needed at this establishment located in Carnation, WA.
Opaque – Los Angeles, CA
For a completely unique dining experience, you need to try Opaque in Los Angeles. This restaurant only employs visually challenged and blind wait staff. Diners are blindfolded, and the rooms are dark. The food is served, and patrons are allowed to use their other senses to taste and enjoy the food. P.S. There is no menu.
Tonga Room – San Francisco, CA
Head up the coast after Opaque and check out the Tonga Room and Hurricane Bar, established in 1945 this restaurant has a Polynesian infused menu and eye-pleasing tropical decor. There is a floating stage, made of an old thatch-covered barge, where a band plays the top 40 hits. The epic dance floor there is made from a Schooner that used to travel to the South Sea Islands. The band even plays throughout intermittent tropical rainstorms complete with thunder and lightning. It has been named as one of the world’s hottest bars.
Dinner in the Sky – Belgium
Dinner in the Sky and was created in Belgium. It is one of those places you may not want to try if you are afraid of heights, or maybe you want to overcome that fear and float above the city while you dine on gourmet food created by world-renowned chefs. A dinner table is suspended from a crane, and your food is cooked and served while you are hanging in midair. They are a traveling restaurant, serving destinations all over the world, so you have to check their website to book a table. They currently have tables in Malaysia, Mexico, and Dubai. Hopefully, they’ll come to the United States soon, so we can RV there!
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Whether you rate a restaurant based on food, experience, or a combination of both, we hope you get to see at least one of these unique and incredible dining experiences. Did your favorite restaurant make the cut? Let us know the restaurants that you always have to visit when you’re on the road! At Recreation RV, your fun is our business! Whether you’re looking for a used RV for sale, need an RV inspection, or need new RV trip ideas, we’ve got you covered! Call us today at 888-958-7848!