Illustration by Paulina Ho


Amex® Gold Card Pop-up Diner


Diner favorites, reimagined by Resy restaurants.

This fall, American Express® Gold Card and Resy are hitting the road with one very special pop-up dinerAt each stop on the diner tour, a local restaurant will cook up their own twist on iconic diner dishes.

Ticket Details

Pre-Sale for American Express Gold Card Members: August 10, 2021, at 10:00 a.m EST

General On-Sale: August 12, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. EST

The Diner Tour

The Amex Gold Card Pop-up Diner will make stops in Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York. In each city, a local restaurant will serve up inventive riffs on classic diner cuisine. Plus, enjoy special on-site treats, like menu puzzles and crayons, custom soft-serve ice cream in a variety of flavors, and more. Note: Amex Gold Card Pop-Up Diner is an outdoor experience.

Chicago — Buy Tickets

  • Timing: September 10-12, 2021
  • Location: Fulton Market in West Loop: 1010 W Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60607
  • Featuring special menus by: Andros Taverna (including baklava pancakes, fluffy spanakopita omelettes, lamb gyros with lemon Greek yogurt, and more)

Philadelphia — Buy Tickets

  • Timing: September 17-19, 2021
  • Location: Other Half Brewery in Fishtown: 1002 Canal Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
  • Featuring special menus by: Osteria (including chicken parmigiana, Mama Pina’s meatballs, Italian bread baskets, and more)

Washington, D.C. — Buy Tickets

  • Timing: September 24-26, 2021
  • Location: Chinatown: 900 9th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
  • Featuring special menus by: ANJU (including galbi burgers with ssamjang aioli and furikake tots, “steak & eggs” — sliced galbi, furikake butter rice, fried egg, and more)

New York — Buy Tickets

  • Timing: October 1-3, 2021
  • Location: Domino Park in Williamsburg: 15 River Street (at S. 1st Street), Brooklyn, NY 11249
  • Featuring special menus by: Rezdôra (including doppio stuffed tortelli “Pastrami on Rye”-style, chocolate nutella pie, and more)

Beverages will be provided by Other Half Brewing Company, HOXIE Spritzer and BRANDS WITHIN REACH (BWR) with Volvic Water.

Event locations were secured in partnership with REEF, which transforms urban spaces into gathering places.

How it Works

There are two ways to experience Amex Gold Card Pop-up Diner:

  • Dine-in, exclusively for American Express Gold Card Members: On-site dining in a dedicated outdoor seating area, featuring a four-course, prix fixe menu.
  • The Counter, open to the general public: Featured menu items for pickup that can be reserved via Resy.

The Amex Gold Card Pop-Up Diner will serve dinner on Fridays and Saturdays, and brunch on Sundays.

American Express Gold Card Member Benefits

Gold Card Members receive special benefits, including:

Exclusive pre-sale access to tickets.

On August 10, 2021, at 10 a.m. EST,* Gold Card Members will receive exclusive, 48-hour pre-sale access to tickets. Gold Card must be on file to unlock access.* If you have an eligible Card, you can add it to your Resy profile here.

Exclusive access to on-site seating and prix fixe menus.

Gold Card Members have exclusive access to a dedicated outdoor dining area, where they can enjoy four-course, prix fixe menus.

Exclusive access to The Goldball Machine.

American Express Gold Card Members – diner guests or passersby – can play The Goldball Machine, a 6 foot 5 inch tall machine filled with gold balls instead of gumballs. Inside each ball will be a ticket denoting a prize, ranging from diner merchandise to a $1,000 Delta gift card. Playing The Goldball Machine is complimentary, while prizes last.

Goldball Machine prizes include:

  • Delta Gift Card for $1,000
  • Hilton Hotel Gift Card for $800
  • Emily and Ashley Gift Card for $500
  • American Express Gift Card for $300
  • The Cheesecake Factory Gift Card for $120
  • Grubhub Gift Card for $120
  • Goldbelly Gift Card for $100
  • Glosslab Gift Card for $100
  • Something Navy Gift Cards, ranging from $75 to $150
  • Saks Gift Card for $50
  • SoulCycle Gift Card for one free class
  • Supergoop! 2.4oz PLAY Everyday Sunscreen
  • Amex Gold Card Pop-up Diner merchandise (key chain, baseball hat, mug) and Resy merchandise (tote bag)
  • Free soft-serve ice cream at the Pop-up Diner
  • Golden Checks at participating Pop-up Diner restaurants
  • Tickets to Hamilton (at the New York Pop-up Diner only)

No purchase or ticket necessary. Official Rules and Terms apply. See below for complete details.

Not a Gold Card Member? Learn more here.

Terms & Conditions

American Express® Gold Card Members who have linked their Cards to their Resy profiles will have exclusive access to bookings for the specified sales window. Simply pay with your American Express® Gold Card. The event is subject to the rules, terms & conditions, and fees set by Resy. Offer is fulfilled by Resy, subject to availability and may be changed or revoked at any time. All sales final. No refunds. No exchanges.


Goldball Machine Giveaway Official Rules:

NO PURCHASE OR TICKET NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR TICKET WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. The Goldball Machine Giveaway (“Giveaway”) will be available during the Amex Gold Card® Pop-Up Diner (“Event”) hours or until all prizes have been exhausted, whichever is sooner (“Giveaway Period”). The Event will take place in the following cities: Chicago on September 10 – 12, 2021, in Philadelphia on September 17 – 19, 2021, in Washington, D.C. on September 24 – 26, 2021 and in New York City on October 1 – 3, 2021 (each, a “City”).

Who may play: Giveaway open only to American Express® Gold Card Members as of August 10, 2021 who are legal U.S. residents and at least 18 years of age at time of entry. Employees, officers and directors, their immediate family members (spouse, siblings, children and parents, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of Resy Network, Inc. (“Sponsor”), American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, printers, advertising and promotion agencies and those associated with the development, implementation or execution of this Giveaway are not eligible to participate. Individuals who are employed by any local, state or federal government office or agency, elected officials and individuals listed on the OFAC Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) List are also not eligible.

How to Play: To participate in the Giveaway, either (i) purchase a ticket to the Event at taking place in one of the Cities and attend the Event, or (ii) to participate without buying a ticket, visit the Event in the applicable City during the Giveaway Period. Limit one (1) game play per person per City during the Giveaway Period. Eligible individuals will be permitted to play on a first come, first served basis.

How to Win: A Sponsor-representative will give you a token. Put the token in the Goldball Machine to receive a plastic ball. When you open the plastic ball, the paper inside will indicate you have won a prize, and you will be the potential winner of the prize indicated. Every player will win a prize. Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to not award all prizes if it does not receive a sufficient number of game plays during the Giveaway Period.

Winner Requirements: Potential winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within seven (7) days of date of notification in order to claim prize. If a potential winner fails to sign and return all required documents within the required time period or is not in compliance with these Official Rules, potential winner may be disqualified and forfeits the prize. Potential winners of certain prizes may be required to complete an Internal Revenue Service Form W-9. Any potential winner that fails to complete Form W-9 upon request by a Sponsor-representative forfeits the prize.

Prizes Per City: Keychain: 170 available, approximate retail value (“ARV”): $3.50 each. Baseball hat: 120 available, ARV: $6.50 each. Coffee mug: 84 available, ARV: $7.50 each. Softserve: 70 available, ARV: $6.00 each. Tote bag: 50 available, ARV: $5.00 each. Resy Restaurant Golden Check: 6 available, ARV: $100 and $250 each. American Express Gift Card: 3 available, ARV: $300 each. Emily & Ashley Gift Card: 3 available, ARV: $500 each. Soul Cycle Gift Card: 20 available, ARV: $34 each. Glosslab Gift Card: 3 available (New York and Washington D.C. only), ARV: $100 each. Saks Fifth Avenue Gift Card: 3 available per city, valued at $50 per prize. Delta Gift Card: 1 available, ARV: $1000. Hilton Hotel Gift Card: 1 available, ARV: $800. Marriott Gift Card: 1 available, ARV: $800. Two (2) tickets to Hamilton in New York City for 2021 1 prize (New York City only), ARV: $900. Gift card terms apply, which may include an expiration date. Prizes are provided “as-is” without any warranties or guarantees. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions except in the sole discretion of the Sponsor.  Each winner is responsible for any applicable fees, federal, state and/or local taxes, and any other unspecified expenses associated with acceptance or use of prize. Sponsor may report the value of the prize to the Internal Revenue Service on Form 1099. Maximum value of all prizes: $8,365.00 each for Chicago and Philadelphia, $8,635.00 for Washington, D.C., and $9,565 for New York City. Limit one (1) prize per person per City. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.  Any trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners, who are not participants in or a sponsor of this Sweepstakes nor do they endorse or support this Sweepstakes in any way, and their names and logos are registered trademarks of each.

Publicity Grant: By entering and claiming prize, each winner (except where prohibited) consents to use by Sponsor and its designees of his/her name, city and state of residence and likeness in advertising and promotional materials in any and all media now or hereafter devised, in any manner, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice, permission or additional compensation.

General: By participating, participants (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects; and (ii) hereby waive and release, and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc., and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, media partners, printers, prize suppliers, and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that they may have, or which may arise, against any of them for any liability for any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, including but not limited to any injury, loss, damage, whether direct, compensatory, incidental or consequential, to person, including death, and /or property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or their participation in this Giveaway. Released Parties are not responsible for errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Giveaway, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Giveaway, the processing of game plays, the operation of the Goldball Machine, the announcement of the prizes, the cancellation of the Event in one or more Cities, or in any Giveaway-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person found or suspected of tampering with the operation of the Giveaway, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person and void all game plays. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or cancel the Giveaway if, it determines that the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which Sponsor deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of this Giveaway. Sponsor shall post notice of any such action on the Event website. For the list of winners of prizes valued at $25 or higher (first name, last initial, and state of residence), email Sponsor: Resy Network, Inc., 222 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York 10038.


Covid-19 Disclaimer:

Guests acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present, and that COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. Guests acknowledge and agree, that by attending the event, you voluntarily assume any and all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 during the event, and they will not hold American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. liable for any illness or injury they may suffer by attending the event, including, without limitation, any illness due to COVID-19.

In line with CDC guidelines, we recommend that you wear a mask (especially in-doors) if you are not fully vaccinated. If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, or have been recently exposed to Covid-19, please do not attend the event. Each guest understands that they will be required to comply with COVID-19 guidelines, rules, regulations, and health and safety protocols.


4x Restaurants:
You will earn one point for each dollar charged for an eligible purchase in each billing period on The American Express Gold Card. You will earn: 3 additional points (for a total of 4 points) for each dollar charged at restaurants worldwide; 3 additional points (for a total of 4 points) on the first $25,000 of eligible purchases per calendar year at supermarkets located in the U.S. (superstores and warehouse clubs are not considered supermarkets); and 2 additional points (for a total of 3 points) for airfare on a scheduled flight charged directly with passenger airlines (charter flights and private jet flights are excluded) and airfare charged directly with You may not earn additional points for purchases at a restaurant located within another establishment (e.g. a restaurant inside a hotel, casino, or event venue). For example, purchases made at a restaurant located within a hotel may be recognized as a purchase at a hotel, not a restaurant. You also will NOT earn additional points for purchases at bars, nightclubs, cafeterias, and convenience stores. Eligible purchases are purchases for goods and services minus returns and other credits. Eligible purchases do NOT include fees or interest charges, cash advances, person to person payments, purchases of gift cards, purchases of travelers checks, purchases or reloading of prepaid cards, or purchases of other cash equivalents. Additional terms and restrictions apply. Merchants are assigned codes based on what they primarily sell. A purchase will not qualify for additional points if the merchant’s code is not eligible or if we do not receive information that identifies your purchase as qualifying for additional points. Purchases made through a third-party payment account or on an online marketplace (with multiple retailers) will not qualify for additional points. A purchase may not qualify for additional points if the merchant submits the purchase using a mobile or wireless card reader or if you use a mobile or digital wallet.