We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 35.00*
and up
NYC Walking Tour: Broadway History and Culture
More Info
USD 150.00*
and up
Private Guided 42nd Street Architecture Tour
More Info
USD 360.00*
and up
Private Walking Tour of New York City Architecture
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bryant park” (13 reviews)
“times square” (30 reviews)
“great street” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
42nd Street, New York City, NY
Midtown
Write a Review
Reviews (300)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

So much has been written about 42nd st. There is SO much to see and do there. So many shops (from small ones to the large brand name ones), coffe shops, restuarants etc.Simply take your time and walk alll along this street!

Thank Dr_Iris_B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hub centre with always lots going on. There are many museums and restaurants along this street especially between 7th and 8th Ave.

Thank Holiday-Lady25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the very busy streets in New York. Lots to see on this street like Rockefeller center, Times Square, Bryant Park and musical theaters. The side walk is very safe for walking.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much hustle and bustle about this quaint area of electricity... Would love to come back here and watch the ball drop...new years eve

Thank Jake W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

42nd Street, having Times Square as part of it, automatically becomes one of the most busiest streets in New York City. It is full of shops, restaurants and plenty of interesting characters

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't do too much exploring on this street, but we visited Bryant park one morning which was nice and quaint

Thank JasonDoz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This street is vivid and full of people going to the theater or enjoying one of the many restaurants of the neighborhood. It is very crowded so be prepared to feel like a fish in a box. Classic New York though.

Thank Nathalie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything that fits in human imagination and more that can happen and you can look at it is in 42St. Tourists coming from everywhere to do their crazy and eccentricities actually thinking that in New York they can do it all. The street lights impress,...More

Thank josefhine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made famous by the Mayor's effort it has lot of fun and entertainment always busy and overcrowded along with shops and restaurants.

2  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Spend the day and take it all in . This is New Your at its best and oh the theater near buy and fun things to see and do and explore the streets. Take a bus tour if you must. Have street food and walk...More

Thank k123-foodie
Nearby
Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Da Marino Restaurant
1,658 reviews
.08 km away
Emmett O'Lunney's Irish Pub
737 reviews
.06 km away
Junior’s
96 reviews
.04 km away
Dunkin' Donuts
403 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Broadway Theatre
394 reviews
.12 km away
Times Square Church
152 reviews
.15 km away
Circle In The Square Theatre
136 reviews
.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from 42nd Street staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit