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.

Pershing Square

90 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5409
+1 212-286-9600
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (85 reviews)
“pancakes” (208 reviews)
“french toast” (49 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
American, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
90 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5409
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (1,960)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,567 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Busy classic breakfast location right across from grand central station. A mix of tourists and locals make this a busy place with a hectic environment. Food is good and of a reasonable price for the location. In central NY. Worth a stop if in the...More

Thank roavingrover
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of those classic nyc must see spots (next to Grand Central). Whether looking for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can always stop by for a bite. If you aren’t looking to make that level of a commitment, enjoying happy hour would be...More

Thank flatfootfoodie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate here one afternoon after a long day sightseeing. Food was great, service was exceptional. We ate here a few years back on a previous visit & remembered it was a good place. It was busy but it didn’t detract from the service or...More

Thank anniefNorth
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had breakfast there twice on an all too short visit to New York last week. Our first breakfast on the Monday,I was too greedy and had 2 different things whereas my partner just had the one. The orange juice was the best ever. Pretty expensive,but...More

Thank Mick C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was second time I've been here. Both times was because of the convenience of being across the street from Grand Central. Breakfast is on the pricey side but restaurant is very nice and also seems quiet even when it's busy so I find it...More

Thank Skeets37
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked in a party of 13. They were able to accommodate us with no problem. We informed them we had a train to catch at a certain time. No worries. The food was great and the service was good too!! Would recommend this if...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to go to a diner style cafe this the best there is. The location brings locals and travelers alike. It busy, loud and the food is great. Businessmen, students, socialites, all there to see. The portions are large, full bar and great...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we travel we tend to always find a good diner for breakfast. We found this on tripadvisor for our first morning and we were completely bowled over by the food. The service once seated is really good but we did find that the waiters...More

Thank MakemycakePenny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right across street from main Grand Central Restaurant. You can get just as good a meal here for about 2/3 of price of restaurants within Grand Central.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just wanted a quick stop off for food before continuing our exploring. 17$ for an Omelet if better be amazing....it was the same as any other one you would get anywhere else for much less. Soup, a side and Omelet put it over $40 for...More

Thank pasj739
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
Nearby Restaurants
Benjamin Steakhouse
1,991 reviews
.09 km away
Magnolia Bakery
950 reviews
.09 km away
Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant
3,912 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Grand Central Terminal
34,308 reviews
.12 km away
Chrysler Building
2,617 reviews
.19 km away
Gotham Bicycle Tours
19 reviews
.14 km away
Grand Central Market
557 reviews
.17 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Caroline R
29 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from shottieman | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I only went for breakfast!
9 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from j0ahnak | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. It's not roomy per se, but I know they accommodate!
21 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jeff F | Reviewed this property |
I would concur with the previous answer. The Pershing Square Cafe will likely serve dinner on Thanskgiving, but if you are visiting a city like NY on Thanksgiving then your list of options should be as long as Manhattan... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5409
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-286-9600
  • E-mail
Pershing Square is a full-service restaurant located under the landmarked Park Avenue Viaduct. Serving American Cuisine, Pershing Square is a bustling and iconic New York City experience which attracts a mix of locals and tourists. While most famous for our breakfast, Pershing Square is open for lunch, dinner, happy hour and we serve high-end comfort food until 10:30 PM. ***Please be advised that at Pershing Square we do have a dress code policy. Men are not permitted to wear tank tops in the restaurant.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing