Daily life can be obnoxiously loud, whether it's bustling traffic, chiming e-mail notifications or nagging spouses, which is why the 'Eat' restaurant in Greenpoint, NY is the perfect getaway. The restaurant, which serves locally sourced ingredients, is completely silent. Yes, that's right: you can enjoy a four course meal without uttering a single syllable.
Nicholas Nauman was inspired by the silent breakfasts he had while at a Buddhist Monastery in India, and implemented the concept into the restaurant. The Silent evenings have been welcomed by restaurant regulars thus far, suggesting that people are embracing some much-needed quiet into their busy lives.
While this restaurant might not be the ideal spot for an first date, it can be the perfect place for solo contemplation or an intimate dinner with your significant other. Turn your phones off, zip your lips and stare into each others eyes for a couple of Zen hours.
Zen-Like Silent Eateries
More Stats +/-
Whimsical Vintage Restaurants
Whimsical Gelato Boutiques
Luxurious Palate-Inspired Getaways
Incandescent Starry-Night Restaurants
Upcycled Plate Menus
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.