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Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant

  • 42nd St. and Vanderbilt Ave. Map It
  • Midtown East
  • Seafood

Known for

  • All things oyster
  • Straightforward seafood options
  • Gleaming, tiled subterranean space

Published 04/20/2023

Fodor's Review

Deep in the belly of Grand Central Terminal, the vast, multiroom Oyster Bar has been a worthy seafood destination since 1913. Sit at the counter for the fried oyster po'boy or to slurp an astounding menu of fresh oysters before a steaming bowl of clam chowder, washed down with an ice-cold beer. This is also the place to experience the pleasure of fresh, unadorned seafood, such as lobster with drawn butter or grilled herring in season—generally better options than anything that sounds too complicated, like a cream-smothered seafood pan roast.

Restaurant Information


Grand Central Terminal, dining concourse, 42nd St. and Vanderbilt Ave., New York, New York, 10017, USA

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun.

Published 04/20/2023


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