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Pershing Square

) #224 of 9,158 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe, Gastropub
90 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5409
+1 212-286-9600
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (77 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (82 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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90 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5409
Neighbourhood: Midtown
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Reviewed yesterday

The biggest diner I've ever seen. Wonderful menu, good prices for mid-town Manhattan; service is friendly but lackadaisical. Definitely a good place to talk since it is huge but relatively quiet.

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed brunch at this perfect location across from Grand Central after our ride in from Westchester and looking to spend time in the city. Lots of business lunch gatherings but casual, courteous , quaint and excellent food. Good idea to make a reservation.

Thank Pencilart
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant is always busy, but you'd never know it. The service is fast and friendly, the menu big and varied And gluten free bread is available upon request. I had a wonderful Veggie Burger on gluten free bread Came with a nice salad. I...More

Thank emmybee68
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you've been to Grand Central Station, you've seen this place. I had walked by it 50 times before I finally went in for a drink. The place is huge, with the bar along the west side towards the back. It is well lit and...More

Thank benwack
Reviewed 4 days ago

Pershing Square is just across the street from Grand Central, which makes it a great choice for travelers as well as an easy, centrally located place to meet up with friends in the city. My friend and I enjoyed a weekend breakfast here. Good coffee,...More

Thank rachelcoker
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the real deal. Great restaurant/diner with full bar. Breakfast was delicious and was served fast. Had corn beef hash which was homemade and fresh, not from a can. Lovely atmosphere. Place to meet for quick business meeting over a cup of their delicious...More

Thank ginapalmbeach
Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously the location could not be better- this is right across the street form Grand Central making it extremely convenient. From the outside, it looks small and unimpressive but the interior is actually quite large and airy - even sunny! I like the architecture. There...More

Thank Rebekah P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast twice while in New York and it was wonderful both times. I have the pancakes which were great but the other food was excellent too. Staff were really good and attended to everything we needed. The location is great straight outside...More

Thank MB1987_03
Reviewed 1 week ago

we informed about this place and went for a steak after a long walking distance.the food was ok.i will focus on the decoration.the wood prevails and gives you the feeling that you are few decades back .

Thank doit776951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I had breakfast in Pershing a few times every time was amazing. Absolutely loved the pancakes don't think you will find any where better

Thank Robert G
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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Caroline R
Do they have an IPA, in bottle or on tap?
29 April 2017|
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Response from JohnnyVito | Reviewed this property |
Lagunitas IPA...on tap if I recall. Enjoy, Big Johnny.
Is this good for dinner with small children? Room for pushchairs?
9 September 2016|
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Response from j0ahnak | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. It's not roomy per se, but I know they accommodate!
Are they open thanksgiving day with a holiday menu?
21 August 2015|
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 50
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
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
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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.