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 833 Reviews.

Little Collins
Little Collins map

Price: $$

Category: Coffee & Tea Breakfast & Brunch Sandwiches

Address:
708 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 308-1969

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

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

3 Star Rating Updated: 5/23 We tried it once more. We ordered uncle Fred- it was good but too much but that's okay, can be shared. Chocolate croissant - it's not good.... Read More

Surupa B. May-22-2021

Benjamin Steakhouse Prime

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 335 Reviews.

Benjamin Steakhouse Prime
Benjamin Steakhouse Prime map

Price: $$$$

Category: Seafood Steakhouses Bars

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

Phone: (212) 338-0818

5 Star Rating Back again and it is the same but better. Very comfortable setting with socially distanced tables and attentive masked staff It's been over a year and the... Read More

Marios D. May-22-2021

5 Star Rating During the pandemic, there are few joys. I stay at home and work when there's work and watch the world in covid try to right itself either with communities... Read More

kay b. Feb-14-2021

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

Benjamin Steakhouse

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1216 Reviews.

Benjamin Steakhouse
Benjamin Steakhouse map

Price: $$$$

Category: Steakhouses Seafood Bars

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

Phone: (212) 297-9177

5 Star Rating I was looking for a good steakhouse to take my meat-eating other half for her birthday. After reading reviews, I settled on Benjamin steakhouse. The... Read More

Alp P. May-08-2021

5 Star Rating This location reopened recently. The hostess greeted us warmly and promptly took our temperature before we were seated by G. High ceilings give an air of... Read More

Christian V. Nov-02-2020

5 Star Rating had dinner at benjamins for new years eve and it was by far the best/my favorite meal in nyc. everything was so fresh & delicious, the service was quick &... Read More

Jordan G. Jan-26-2021

Mysttik Masaala

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 112 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 Some of the best Indian food I've had in NYC!! The owner is also so nice and friendly! Had a great experience here today :) Read More

Priya K. May-21-2021

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

JoJu

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 149 Reviews.

JoJu
JoJu map

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 I was finally able to try Joju during their BOGO event and was not disappointed! If you're looking for authentic Vietnamese food I would direct you towards... Read More

Angela Z. Feb-16-2021

5 Star Rating A quick, affordable, delicious meal! Serval vegetarian options, though vegan might be more limited. Why my drink cost more than my sandwich, I'm not sure,... Read More

Aleesha D. Jun-14-2021

5 Star Rating I'm obsessed with this adorable sandwich shop with creative, tasty banh mis. Don't get me wrong - I love the classic $5 banh mi, but these are not much more... Read More

Liana L. Jan-05-2021

Sushi Yasuda

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 2140 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 Prior to this review (in my pre-Yelp days) I visited Sushi Yasuda several times in connection with my former job at a Japanese company and always enjoyed... Read More

Linda K. Jun-13-2021

2 Star Rating Underwhelming and overpriced. Good fish, terrible experience. Service was horrible. We had the market priced omakase and we ended up with a total bill of... Read More

Leopold H. Jun-10-2021

5 Star Rating One of the must-try Omakase in NYC! Quite hard to make a reservation (Resy App)but you can try calling them (for Omakase bar). All the fish is fresh... Read More

Silver W. Apr-19-2021

Urbanspace

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 662 Reviews.

Urbanspace
Urbanspace map

Price: $$

Category: Food Court

Address:
230 Park Ave
New York, NY 10169

Phone: (646) 747-0810

5 Star Rating This is a great spot to sample foods from all around the world! Great quality as well and there is something for everyone! Read More

Steve C. May-07-2021

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

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

The Capital Grille

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 825 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 *Flawless check-in and adhering to the covid protocol - always a good place to celebrate life's blessings and today was one of my favorite Human birthdays-... Read More

Jackson K. May-03-2021

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 Just had dinner for Valentine's Day 2021. I booked a table the day NYC restaurants were announced to reopen for V-Day. It was easy and super simple. I... Read More

I S. Feb-15-2021

Le Botaniste

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 68 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 new go to for vegetarian food! Idk if this is why they're called Le botaniste, but it definitely feels like they picked a bunch of plants from the garden... Read More

Monica N. May-23-2021

5 Star Rating To be honest I was not expecting to like this place as much as I did, as I don't often stumble upon great lunch spots. I came here for lunch with a couple... Read More

Leemor Y. Jan-28-2021

5 Star Rating This restaurant looks like an old apothecary and their food is your medicine. This place is a bit pricey but for the quality and quantity it was perfect. If... Read More

Drew M. Jun-10-2021

Tommy Bahama Restaurant | Bar | Store - New York

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 598 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 This is one of my favorite spots in the middle of Manhattan. It has not reopened yet, but they are planning to towards the end of the summer. When you walk... Read More

Lara R. May-31-2021

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

New York City Culinary Tours

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Greenwich Village Italian Heritage Food Tour

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $81.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This is a fun-filled interactive walking tour of Greenwich Village's Italian neighborhood. See St. Anthony's Church, Raffetto's Pasta Store and then stroll MacDougal Street's Caffe Reggio. This 2-hour tour is led by a local, licensed NYC tour guide with Italian family roots in the neighborhood for over 125 years. Your food tour guide gives you an insider's perspective into local history with music, serenades and family tales.   Greg Walks NYC employees, are released/discharged, from and against any/all liability from participation in Greg Walks NYC Tours, and is legally binding on participant, heirs, successors assigns and legal reps. Tour participants assume all travel risks. Gregory Marro and Greg Walks NYC are released from all/any liabilities and penalties to the legal maximum permitted by law. Tourists MUST inform tour guide of any/all food allergies. Greg Walks NYC tour pics/videos may be used on social media.Samples and sights subject to change.

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NYC Chelsea and West Village Dessert Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $75.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Get off the beaten path in Chelsea and the West Village while tastings some of the best desserts and sweets in the area. You'll learn about the city’s culinary past, all while trying fresh hot doughnuts, half pound cookies, artisan chocolates from the city's oldest chocolate house, create a mini cupcake, try unique ice cream flavors in the summer months or enjoy a toasty hot chocolate in the winter, with a total of 6 tastings altogether. Mosey through the quaint Chelsea neighborhood, into Chelsea Market, down the High Line, and into the Meatpacking District and end your culinary adventure in the West Village.

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Greenwich Village Literary Pub Crawl

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $45.29 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

A fascinating tour of the historic pubs and haunts of the the greatest literary minds of the United States, in one of the most influential and progressive neighborhoods in the world.

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Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $99.38 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Explore the tastes and history of two ethnic NYC neighborhoods, Chinatown and Little Italy. Animated and friendly guides allow their guests to learn these neighborhoods through fascinating historical stories and culinary delights. The delicious food tastings range from homemade mozzarella to a sit-down authentic Chinese meal experience. One leaves this tour fully satisfied, along with a new found confidence in navigating the neighborhoods with a provided recommendation list in hand. This tour is a must if you're a local or visitor looking to get off-the-beaten path and taste amazing foods.

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NYC West Village Pub Crawl

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $25.88 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience the best of New York City’s wildly famous Greenwich Village in one night. Visit 4 of the Village’s hottest drinking establishments, featuring beer pong, karaoke, live bands, and DJ’s & dancing. You will receive free shots and admission fees at all locations.

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New York City Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Tour

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $45.29 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Did you know there is a hidden tennis court inside Grand Central? Or that the ceiling is backwards? Discover many more secrets on this tour and learn about the surprising history of this New York City icon! This tour is led by a native New Yorker who is a licensed New York City Tour guide.

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