Best NYC restaurants located within a 5 minute walk of Grand Central Terminal – 42 Street Station | Ratings, Reviews & Maps

The following New York City restaurants are all conveniently located within a 5 minute walk of the Grand Central Terminal – 42 Street Subway Station. They are sorted according to their overall rating on Yelp. When you are looking for a great place to eat near Grand Central Terminal – 42 Street Station in NYC, any of the following restaurants should prove to be a good choice.

Benjamin Steakhouse

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1200 Reviews.

Benjamin Steakhouse
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Price: $$$$

Category: Steakhouses Seafood Sandwiches

Address:
52 E 41st St
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 297-9177

5 Star Rating This place was amazing! The steak was so delicious as well as all the food that we were served. The key lime pie and cheesecake were delicious. And our... Read More

Irene S. Sep-19-2020

5 Star Rating My wife and I had a phenomenal experience at Benjamin's House. It started with them quickly agreeing we could move our reservation up an hour. To be fair,... Read More

Kenny D. Mar-14-2020

5 Star Rating Steve was our server today. Terrific service as always and got to see my old friend Victor. Loved the steaks and lamb and tuna...crusted in peppercorn... Read More

Marios D. Dec-09-2019

Mysttik Masaala

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 111 Reviews.

Mysttik Masaala
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Category: Indian Food Trucks

Address:
250 Park Ave
New York, NY 10172

Phone: (917) 306-3128

5 Star Rating Very thankful for this food truck in LIC. We are seriously missing good Indian on Vernon so it's great to be able to pick up some right around the corner.... Read More

Kenny H. Jun-17-2020

5 Star Rating I happened to pass by this cart by accident and the owner was so kind to stop me to sample his food. His mannerisms and the food had me sold. He changes the... Read More

Maram A. Aug-13-2020

5 Star Rating Who knew LIC had an Indian restaurant? Mystik Masaala is the neighborhood's best kept secret. The food at this cart is as good as any of the top Indian... Read More

Ashok P. Aug-11-2020

JoJu

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 123 Reviews.

JoJu
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Price: $$

Category: Sandwiches Vietnamese Asian Fusion

Address:
555 5th Ave
46th St. Entrance, Between 5th & Madison Ave
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (332) 204-2278

5 Star Rating Love this place! Customize either a bowl with salad or rice, OR bahn mi. I love that they give you options of what toppings to pick. Normally I would think... Read More

Susie W. Oct-17-2020

5 Star Rating I've ordered their Bahn Mi for delivery a few times during covid. Always flavorful and delicious. Looking forward to having it again some time. Read More

Enrique T. Oct-16-2020

5 Star Rating Breakfast banh mi with Vietnamese coffee. It really doesn't get much better than that. The customization of their take out menu in sandwich options and... Read More

Andrew G. Jul-19-2020

Urbanspace

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 659 Reviews.

Urbanspace
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Price: $$

Category: Food Court

Address:
230 Park Ave
New York, NY 10169

Phone: (646) 747-0810

5 Star Rating One has to love Urbanspace as it gives you a bit of everything that NYC has to offer under a single roof. If you are hungry, you will definitely find... Read More

Marc L. Mar-01-2020

4 Star Rating I like the Urbanspaces around NYC, it's basically a food court, not the ones I grew up on with an Orange Julius, but I could go for one right now. This... Read More

Willy M. Dec-19-2019

3 Star Rating Nice choices.... very crowded during lunch hours. I don't know why the prices of the dishes at every outlet is bumped around +$2 as compared to what you... Read More

Anushka J. Feb-02-2020

The Capital Grille

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 814 Reviews.

The Capital Grille
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Price: $$$

Category: Steakhouses Seafood Wine Bars

Address:
155 E 42nd St
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 953-2000

5 Star Rating Capital Grill on 42nd Street is great. Shelby helped me with a take-out order for my husband's birthday - and she was phenomenal. Couldn't have been more... Read More

EL L. Oct-07-2020

5 Star Rating Ordered from here during the quarantine period and let me start off my saying, "Wow!" The mere fact that this restaurant is able to provide the same... Read More

Christina S. May-28-2020

5 Star Rating The food is absolutely amazing. Truly had a great time at this restaurant.. the service is exceptional. Read More

Grenada B. Oct-09-2020

Num Pang Kitchen

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1121 Reviews.

Num Pang Kitchen
Num Pang Kitchen map

Price: $$

Category: Cambodian Sandwiches

Address:
140 E 41st St
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 867-8889

5 Star Rating Wow, had the pork belly sandwich. The bread is warm and toasty, the pork belly is flavorful and soft with most of the fat rendered off. Read More

Ed L. Oct-18-2020

5 Star Rating Ricky Martin did a weird song called SHE BANG And I used to get frisky every time HE RANG But lately he's been iffy when it comes to letting ME HANG Maybe... Read More

Fox E. Jan-25-2020

3 Star Rating I was walking by Num Pang and saw this sign with 'Grilled Peaches and Bacon'. What you say, HaHa that's ridiculous it's so absurd who would eat that ? Duh,... Read More

Tom G. Aug-20-2019

Momosan Ramen & Sake

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1642 Reviews.

Momosan Ramen & Sake
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Price: $$

Category: Ramen Tapas/Small Plates

Address:
342 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10016

Phone: (646) 201-5529

5 Star Rating Momosan -- where do I start? There's so many ramen places in the city but I think about you often. Haven't had it since Pre COVID but I do miss it a lot.... Read More

Khanh N. Sep-10-2020

5 Star Rating Line was long but it was lunch time on a weekday. Well worth the wait. Had a combo meal can't remember which as this was precovid but i will say that not... Read More

Paul P. Aug-04-2020

5 Star Rating It's always been my dream to come here, not only because it's a ramen restaurant, but because it's an iron-chef owned and worthy restaurant. I came here... Read More

Jessica D. Jul-06-2020

Tommy Bahama Restaurant | Bar | Store - New York

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 596 Reviews.

Tommy Bahama Restaurant | Bar | Store - New York
Tommy Bahama Restaurant | Bar | Store - New York map

Price: $$$

Category: American (New) Seafood Cocktail Bars

Address:
551 5th Ave
New York, NY 10176

Phone: (212) 537-0960

5 Star Rating Great, relaxed atmosphere here in the heart of midtown NYC. Our Baja Margaritas were on point, as were our appetizers and meals. Decent portions and... Read More

Daniel B. Jan-05-2020

4 Star Rating The Summary: Atmosphere - 5/5 Neighborhood - 4/5 Food - 3/5 Drinks - 3/5 Inclusivity - 5/5 Experience - 4/5 The Story: Found myself stuck in Midtown and... Read More

Maya W. Jan-18-2020

4 Star Rating Amid the bustle of Fifth Avenue we welcomed a great, relaxing meal. We didn't even know the clothing store Tommy Bahama's has a restaurant. It's on the... Read More

Mia K. Feb-14-2020

Le Botaniste

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 58 Reviews.

Le Botaniste
Le Botaniste map

Price: $$

Category: Vegan Vegetarian Wine Bars

Address:
666 Third Ave
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (917) 261-6728

5 Star Rating My son and I ordered lunch today at the location at 666 3rd Ave and the gentleman who helped us was so nice and very knowledgeable about all the ingredients... Read More

Steve A. Jul-23-2020

5 Star Rating Delicious and healthy! The flavors are amazing and everything is so fresh. They have such a huge variety of options that it makes it hard to choose. I got... Read More

Ian R. Oct-21-2020

5 Star Rating This is the best place in the world. Seriously my happy place!! From the food, to the staff, to the atmosphere, this is one of my favorite places to eat... Read More

Eunice K. Jan-30-2020

Joe Coffee

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 244 Reviews.

Joe Coffee
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Price: $$

Category: Coffee & Tea Sandwiches

Address:
44 Grand Central Terminal
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 661-8580

5 Star Rating My expectations were low for this Grand Central coffee shop. However, I was blown away by one of the best coffees I've had in Manhattan thus far. I finished... Read More

Nicole D. Dec-10-2019

4 Star Rating I really liked this coffee located in the GC area. The service was fast and the coffee tasted fresh. The price was reasonable too. I didn't get anything... Read More

Melissa L. Oct-25-2019

4 Star Rating Went to the Joes stand in Bryant Park and ordered a small black coffee. Super quick service with piping hot coffee. Pretty decent dark roast that doesn't... Read More

Ceraye C. Jul-06-2019

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Greenwich Village Italian Heritage Food Tour

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $86.32 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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NYC Chelsea and West Village Dessert Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $79.96 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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Greenwich Village Literary Pub Crawl

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

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Craft Beer Tour in Greenwich Village

Rating 5 Star Rating

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East Village Craft Beer Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

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Rating 4 Star Rating

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