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Grand Central Indoor Food Tour

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New York, United States

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Overview

Many visitors don’t know that Grand Central Station is a foodie’s paradise, but it is. During this Grand Central Station indoor food tour, a guide shows you the way to hidden gems and architectural highlights on your way to a series of gourmet stops. Sample New York City treats as you taste your way through on the of the world’s largest train terminals.
  • Go on a Grand Central Station food tour
  • Lunch included with vegetarian tasting options available
  • A small group limited to eight people keeps a personal atmosphere
  • Indoor tour allows for it to operate in any weather
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Professional guide
Food tastings (There is lots of food so please come hungry!
Bottled water
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Alcoholic drinks

Departure Point

90 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA

Departure Time

12:30 PM

Return Details

Grand Central Terminal, 89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA
Make your way to Pershing Square, a landmark café that’s just across from Grand Central Station. This tour begins with a bit of history, as you explore the elegant exterior of the station building, and hear the story of Grand Central Station’s construction and refurbishment.

Inside the building, visit a series of gourmet stops, where you taste local foods that are hand-picked for you. This is a lunchtime tour, so bring an appetite along: you’re able to make a meal of all the snacks along the way. Trace a route to the ‘must-see’ spots inside Grand Central, like the Kissing Room, the Whispering Gallery, and the Station Master’s Office. Learn some of the station’s many secrets, including one that’s hidden in the Zodiac ceiling that arcs over the Main Concourse.

This tour concludes at Grand Central Station, and take home a parting gift of a coupon book that’s good for post-tour shopping at one of the station’s 68 vendors.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Manhattan Walking Tour
This is an indoor food tour! Neither snow, or rain, or heat will affect you on this tour. With over 30 food vendors in Grand Central Terminal, it was easy to find great food for our tour! Eat your way through the most famous train terminal in the world while learning about the amazing history of this beautiful beaux arts building. Hailed at its opening in 1913 as one of the great engineering achievements of its day, and holding the distinction of being the world's largest train terminal, Grand Central is still one of NYC's architectural marvels and historic attractions. As one of NYC's most popular destinations, It’s a “must see” on your NY visit. On the tour you will visit one of the most famous rendezvous spots in NY, learn the secret of the Main Concourse's famous Zodiac ceiling. Visit the Kissing Room, Whispering Gallery, Station Master's Office and more. With the coupon book we will give you you’ll be able to go shopping at this completely indoor mall in one of the world’s most famous buildings after your tour.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Indoor Food Tour
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required. Any other dietary needs cannot be accommodated on this tour (no vegan, kosher, nut allergies, dairy free or gluten-free diets)
  • Please advise your contact information (i.e. email and phone number) at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately as we will be outside for the first few minutes
  • Confirmation and exact meeting address will be received in an email at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour is not a great option for people who have a shellfish allergy or avoid seafood (No substitutions available)
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Manhattan Walking Tour

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the maximum group size during Grand Central Indoor Food Tour?
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This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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Fantastic food - and fascinating historical - tour of Grand Central Terminal!
hmaysmith2
, Feb 2020
We (13yo daughter and I) had a wonderful tour with Annabel this weekend! We were her only two guests. We began outside Grand Central and learned its history (the history and contextual lessons continued throughout our tour). The tour was more background (and fascinating facts) than we expected but we left with a greater appreciation of Grand Central Terminal! We lingered over the last sit-down course at GC Oyster Bar a little longer than planned, so the last two food "bites" were given to us to go - our tour ran 2.5 hours. I highly recommend Annabel and the stops she showed us - and the inside tips about the building! She even texted us afterwards to offer any tips about present/future trips to NYC (things to do on a 2, 3, 4 day trip, etc) as she runs many tours around the city. Wonderful experience!
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We're glad to hear you and your daughter had a wonderful time! Annabel truly goes above and beyond with her guests to ensure they have a remarkable time!
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mephillips001
, Dec 2019
Very interesting tour of Grand Central Terminal. Our tour guide, Nancy was great and it was really nice sampling treats along the way.
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It's was our pleasure to have you with us. Nancy is one of the best!
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Incredible Day at Grand Central
sandrahatchett
, Dec 2019
My sister and I had an exceptional tour guide in Kevin. He was very knowledgeable about the history of Grand Central Station and had some wonderful photos of days gone by. We would highly recommend this tour be added to anyone's outing in New York!
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Exceptional is what we like to hear! Kevin's knowledge of this fine city is hard to surpass. Thank you for joining us as our guests!
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Imj0003
, Dec 2019
What a great NYC experience! Our guide Kevin was extremely knowledgeable and so entertaining. We are looking forward to touring Chinatown next.
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Friendly and professional...Annabelle was a delight. We would not hesitate to do it again.
Sherpa32422966248
, Apr 2019
We loved the tour..so much information and delicious food! We will definitely recommend this tour to our friends.
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Must do in NYC!
Go03162720741
, Nov 2018
Our tour guide Annabel was absolutely lovely and gave us a great tour of Grand Central Station’s history and architecture with several stops for amazing food! Come hungry - the portions are excellent!! Would definitely recommend for anyone local or visiting!
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Adventurer766196
, Oct 2018
Annabelle was a fabulous guide. She was so knowledgeable and had wonderful acnecdotes. She was very friendly and accommodating. We hope to tour with her again.
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We took this tour last Wednesday...
kuhlhiggins
, Jun 2018
We took this tour last Wednesday. It was very interesting and we enjoyed the samples. Nancy was a good tour guide.
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This was the best! Annabel was...
suzanne s
, Mar 2018
This was the best! Annabel was excellent. learned so much and had such a great time.
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This tour is wonderful because the...
Libby R
, Feb 2018
This tour is wonderful because the guide, Annabelle was extremely knowledgeable about the architecture and history of the building. The food was just average.
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