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.

Little Collins

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 828 Reviews.

Little Collins
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Price: $$

Category: Coffee & Tea Breakfast & Brunch Sandwiches

Address:
708 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10022

Phone: (212) 308-1969

5 Star Rating Great little cafe with friendly staff! Just had the scrambled eggs on toast with an ice coffee. They are social distancing but have a few tables outside to... Read More

Jenny H. Jul-09-2020

5 Star Rating I looooove Australian breakfast. And thus, I love Little Collins. Each brekkie, sandwich and salad is a unique and scrumptious savory or sweet delight. The... Read More

Julian M. Jan-04-2021

3 Star Rating Good coffee, bad service. Staff was a bit on the nasty side. I ordered an iced soy latte without any ice because I don't like my drinks watered down/too... Read More

Jackie S. Sep-12-2020

Benjamin Prime

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 322 Reviews.

Benjamin Prime
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Price: $$$$

Category: Seafood Steakhouses Salad

Address:
23 E 40th St
New York, NY 10016

Phone: (212) 338-0818

5 Star Rating This was a birthday celebration for three turns around the sun, 20, 64 and 70. We too were COVID apprehensive about an outdoor expensive dinner. It is... Read More

Nancy B. Sep-06-2020

5 Star Rating Really nice set up for outdoor dining during covid. Heaters on the patio outside with ample room between people. Good was top notch. Looking for an outdoor... Read More

Jeremy T. Jan-12-2021

5 Star Rating One sunny winter afternoon in the times of COVID-19 finding this charming restaurant with a simple but classic fantastic food was like a dream come true. I... Read More

Nezihe H. Nov-17-2020

Benjamin Steakhouse

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1208 Reviews.

Benjamin Steakhouse
Benjamin Steakhouse map

Price: $$$$

Category: Steakhouses Seafood Sandwiches

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

Phone: (212) 297-9177

5 Star Rating Just had dinner here tonight. Given high ceilings, attentive staff and spacing, felt very covid safe for being indoor. We had the jumbo shrimp and oysters... Read More

Jordan W. Nov-20-2020

5 Star Rating Excellent experience. Went there before the pandemic. We got Caesar Salad, Crab Cakes and Porterhouse Steak. Everything was very good, cooked just how I... Read More

Javier M. Nov-29-2020

5 Star Rating My boyfriend surprised me for our 10 year anniversary. We had the jumbo shrimp cocktail and the lobster cocktail which were both amazing. Then we moved onto... Read More

Fifi M. Nov-22-2020

Mysttik Masaala

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

Mysttik Masaala
Mysttik Masaala map

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

Sushi Yasuda

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 2126 Reviews.

Sushi Yasuda
Sushi Yasuda map

Price: $$$

Category: Japanese

Address:
204 E 43rd St
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 972-1001

5 Star Rating We came for an early Saturday night dinner and were seated quickly. The outdoor space is simple but cozy, 4-5 compartments separated by plastic with 2... Read More

Jennifer D. Jan-10-2021

5 Star Rating Would give this 4.5 stars if I could for outstanding sushi takeout! Our friends picked up food for us and drove it 2 hours. Yasuda was great about packing... Read More

Caryn M. Jan-19-2021

5 Star Rating Was very happy about the take out Omakase order. The selection of sushi was great. They were put in the container with the color order as well. Fresh, good... Read More

Yulu H. Nov-15-2020

JoJu

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 132 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 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

5 Star Rating I met a friend for a long overdue catch up lunch here. There is not alot open in midtown right now and this was a great find! The place is very clean and... Read More

Sharon S. Sep-14-2020

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

Tonkatsu Matsunoya

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 419 Reviews.

Tonkatsu Matsunoya
Tonkatsu Matsunoya map

Price: $$

Category: Japanese

Address:
131 E 45th St
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (646) 692-8143

5 Star Rating Who does not love tonkatsu! I wish I can go back to Japan to try again their tonkatsu, but this restaurant is so close to it! Location: It is located in E... Read More

Mark Nowell M. Nov-21-2020

5 Star Rating Located a block away from Grand Central station is Tonkatsu Matsunoya (AKA my curry pork katsu go to place). You can confirm the authenticity of the food... Read More

Jackson Y. May-30-2020

5 Star Rating Ordered bento for delivery for a couple times, and I was pleasantly surprised by the generous amount and freshness! Food is also packed carefully with their... Read More

Jack T. Aug-21-2020

Urbanspace

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 661 Reviews.

Urbanspace
Urbanspace map

Price: $$

Category: Food Court

Address:
230 Park Ave
New York, NY 10169

Phone: (646) 747-0810

5 Star Rating I'm suddenly craving the quesadillas from La Palapa Taco Bar so I thought I'd write a review instead. First, the industrial decor of Urbanspace gives off a... Read More

Melody C. Oct-25-2020

3 Star Rating Urbanspace is a fancy food court. They have 3 locations in the city. There are some good food options and lots of seating. Very clean. It's very close to... Read More

Saira K. Nov-29-2020

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

The Capital Grille

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 817 Reviews.

The Capital Grille
The Capital Grille map

Price: $$$

Category: Steakhouses Seafood Wine Bars

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

Phone: (212) 953-2000

5 Star Rating Fantastic experience and so glad I stopped here this week. I have been very averse to indoor dining and we had a reservation for weeks for outdoor, and then... Read More

Lindsey O. Dec-03-2020

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 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

Num Pang Kitchen

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1120 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

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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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Our tour is led by a native New Yorker to some of the best Craft Beer Bars in the historic and beautiful district of the Greenwich Village. Travelers gain insights about the neighborhood and the city, as well as the culture of drinking in NY and America.

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East Village Craft Beer Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $49.24 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Our activity takes customer on a unique experience of Craft Beer Culture in New York City. We take guests to the Craft Beer bars that Local New Yorker's go to in the historic district of the East Village where many episodes in American and New York history have played out. This rich experience brings together the fun of going a bar with your friends and the excitement about this history of drinking culture in New York City and America.

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NYC West Village Pub Crawl

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $27.43 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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