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 863 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 Brunch for this trip to NYC was at Little Collins on 3rd Avenue. It was nice that it was only a few blocks from the hotel and we were able to walk there. We... Read More

Michael R. Aug-03-2021

4 Star Rating Came to this cute cafe for breakfast before heading to MoMA on Sunday around 10am and it was so busy!! I definitely didn't expect there to be that many... Read More

Laurina Y. Sep-19-2021

4 Star Rating Lively, modern, and affordable Australian brunch spot with a great mix of sweet and savory options perfect for meet ups with smaller groups.   I came to... Read More

Sam Y. Sep-18-2021

Benjamin Steakhouse Prime

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 357 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 Came here to try the restaurant week dinner menu and was impressed that they served a three course meal for just $39! Most places this time didn't have... Read More

Aishwarya S. Aug-17-2021

3 Star Rating Came here during restaurant week in need of a nice piece of steak. The restaurant itself has a small bar in the front with a larger dining area that was... Read More

Dawn Q. Aug-02-2021

5 Star Rating Certainly more intimate and comfortable than Benjamin's 41st Street location. The bar provides a very relaxed atmosphere where one can catch up with... Read More

R. K. Jul-31-2021

Benjamin Steakhouse

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 1240 Reviews.

Benjamin Steakhouse
Benjamin Steakhouse map

Price: $$$$

Category: Steakhouses Seafood Bars

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

Phone: (212) 297-9177

5 Star Rating Had dinner here with friends a month ago and had to write a review. The food is excellent. Service is great. What I also enjoyed was that there was spacing... Read More

Wilma V. Aug-28-2021

5 Star Rating It's been a couple of years since I was at Benjamin's. I was curious to see how they were doing since Covid hit. Good news! Same great Benjamin's. On a... Read More

Tony W. Aug-21-2021

4 Star Rating Great steakhouse with excellent service. My boyfriend and I shared: + Caesar salad - this was actually my favorite thing that we ate, perfect + Rib eye... Read More

Gab G. Aug-13-2021

Mysttik Masaala

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 113 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 Fantastic. Authentic taste and spices. I should know being from Bombay and sampling several different wada paavs Has the local restaurants beat! Read More

Rohan S. Sep-15-2021

4 Star Rating This location is in Midtown, but I went to the one in S Williamsburg on Bedford Ave. I came to a nearby truck once, and the aroma of this Indian food truck... Read More

Hari K. Sep-22-2021

3 Star Rating I love Indian food so decided to try Mysttik Masaala. Many five star reviews, unfortunately I must have ordered on the wrong day. The food was ok but it was... Read More

Marie S. Jul-07-2021

JoJu

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 174 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 WOW - this place is an absolute gem and a total unexpected find. I was looking for a quick lunch stop in Midtown and just so happened to come across Joju... Read More

Allison Z. Sep-10-2021

3 Star Rating The employees were very nice and extremely fast to get my order ready, but unfortunately the food was not really my jam. Could be a good lunch option if... Read More

Turandot Y. Aug-21-2021

4 Star Rating As a Vietnamese, I think I am qualified to judge this place. I came in expecting modern Vietnamese sandwiches, which is their slogan, but it turned out to... Read More

Tony P. Jul-29-2021

Sushi Yasuda

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 2153 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 Nigiri Sushi Sushi Yasuda embodies the most classical and traditional methods of preparation but is approachable and very family friendly The omakase... Read More

Randy F. Aug-14-2021

3 Star Rating I'm sorry to say that Sushi Yasuda did not meet my expectations at all. I expect my mind to be blown if the dinner costs upwards of $100 per person. We had... Read More

Esther T. Sep-21-2021

3 Star Rating I had been looking forward to this meal even before my arrival in the city. When I still lived here, I've already heard from my sushi-snob friends about... Read More

Jing C. Aug-24-2021

Urbanspace

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 660 Reviews.

Urbanspace
Urbanspace map

Price: $$

Category: Food Court

Address:
230 Park Ave
New York, NY 10169

Phone: (646) 747-0810

5 Star Rating Awesome spot for lunch. I walked over with a coworker one day, we work on 5th ave and this place is so convenient. Warm and welcoming feeling as soon as... Read More

Destiny H. Feb-07-2020

3 Star Rating It's like a fancy food court. Kinda hip looking and shxt. Still, with so many vendors I didn't find something I wanted on this visit. It looks super... Read More

Freeyah-Knycky C. Feb-26-2020

5 Star Rating Visited this food hall twice during my last trip to the city this month. I've been to the Urbanspace Vanderbuilt before near grand central and I did like... Read More

Kent V. Dec-23-2019

The Capital Grille

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 828 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

4 Star Rating Great midtown steakhouse. The staff is top notch. The host and hostess at the door, the waiter (Tony) and his assistant (Bennett) were all friendly. The... Read More

Susan F. Sep-20-2021

4 Star Rating My late arriving date suggested this place. I was nervous and forgot about this gem. I've walked by here for 10 plus years and am glad I finally dined here.... Read More

Joseph G. May-16-2021

Los Tacos No. 1

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 54 Reviews.

Los Tacos No. 1
Los Tacos No. 1 map

Price: $

Category: Tacos

Address:
125 Park Ave
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (646) 970-1955

5 Star Rating Really great tacos! Tried The grilled cactus, chicken and pork. Pork was the best out of the three and the grilled cactus did not have a ton of flavor... Read More

Scott K. Jul-31-2021

5 Star Rating Super delicious tacos! I ordered the carne asada, adobaba (if I remember correctly), and the pollo tacos. One of them was on the greasier side (can't... Read More

Karen C. Aug-31-2021

5 Star Rating Wow!! I walked by this place and there was a beautiful smell in the street. I wondered what was going on here? I turned to Yelp and my fellow Yelpers did... Read More

Ellis S. Aug-01-2021

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 love the island vibe! the coconut shrimp and the crab cakes are to die for! Read More

Nikki R. Jun-29-2021

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

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

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NYC Greenwich Village Italian Food Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $90.73 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.   Samples and sights subject to change.

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Williamsburg Brooklyn Food Tasting and Walking Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $89.42 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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NYC Chelsea and West Village Dessert Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

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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

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Good Vibes on the Lower East Side: Art & Food Walk

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $52.60 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Spend a morning or afternoon delighting all five of your senses during a curated art & food walk with local art expert and event curator, Alexandra Harper. You will take in the unique sights, sounds and tastes that make the Lower East Side such a rich and amazing neighborhood, with a focus on female-owned & run businesses. You will see some of the best visual art in the city, both indoors and out (weather dependent), munch on unique savory snacks and end with some sweet treats sure to satisfy your sugar cravings. The walk focuses on the themes of change, creativity and diversity that make this neighborhood (and city) the unique place that it is. I will introduce you to 6-7 hidden and unique LES spots, including 2-3 off-the-beaten-path galleries, 1 coffee shop and 2 snack stops (at least 1 savory and 1 sweet), meeting the proprietors at each.

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NYC West Village Pub Crawl

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $26.96 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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