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New York Central

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109 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-8500 (Park Avenue at Grand Central)
+1 646-213-6865
06:30 - 23:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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138 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I stayed at the Grand Hyatt and ate at several locations before having breakfast here prior to departure from NYC. The service was excellent. My companion had the salmon benedict and I had the traditional bacon, eggs, and coffee. Everything was very fresh and my coffee was superb quality. The total for these two breakfasts was $79 which was expected... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

A varied brunch menu, including lobster eggs benedict, is available in modern, comfortable surroundings with only light music in the background. What a relief to be able to converse without shouting.

Thank DonaldLeB
New Rochelle, New York
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Had lunch at this restaurant in the Grand Hyatt. It is a glass-enclosed place overlooking 42nd Street. Has limited menu and can be expensive - but it is worth the trip. Had the soup/sandwich special - beef lentil and a turkey BLT on grain bread.

Thank robertQ4369AI
Chantilly, Virginia
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Since I've eaten at various Hyatt's many times, I expect good food and good service and was not disappointed. Breakfast was excellent, service was friendly, tables are well-spaced here, and even though the restaurant is just off the busy lobby, the restaurant was quiet. I would recommend this spot for any time of the day.

Thank M Q
Torrance, California
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155 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Excellent service with very good food. Convenient location set in the midst of some very interesting architecture.

Thank Denise O
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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396 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 526 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

The New York Central is a modern glass and stainless bar and restaurant in the Grand Hyatt Hotel. As one might expect in a large hotel, it is busy and noisy. However, it is also convenient, especially if you are waiting for a meeting with colleagues staying in the hotel. The service was responsive and courteous. The prices what you... More 

Thank Lynn1950
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

That's what my 12-year-old said when he's finished his meal. The portions were plenty big he just loved his steak so much he was sad when it was gone! At first I was worried that the menu was a bit unusual and extravagant for their taste. But on closer inspection and consultation with the very knowledgeable waiter, we found several... More 

Thank Tayloredfit
Middleton, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

While staying at the Grand Hyatt in freezing New York weather, I decided to try the hotel's restaurant for my meals. It did not matter whether it was breakfast, lunch or dinner. I was never disappointed. Our Irish server seemed to read our mind and anticipated what we needed. At dinner, I had one of the best red snapper dishes... More 

Thank Steve K
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942 reviews
579 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

New York Central is in the Grand Hyatt. It has a nice airy feel, made better if you get a seat by the windows. The food is very good, and the service is too.

Thank Mark P
Bengaluru, India
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Housed in the Grand Hyatt, this eatery serves quite nice food. I have had the opportunity of having only breakfast here, but going by the quality of the food I can say that their lunch and dinner would be good too. Love their orange juice.

Thank BodhiDG

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-8500
    (Park Avenue at Grand Central)
  • Public Transportation: Take subway to 42nd Street - Grand Central Station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 646-213-6865

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Staying in Midtown

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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 affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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