Dining Concourse

Status of the Dining Concourse

The following Dining Concourse stores are open: Central Market New York, Frankies on the Go, Hale & Hearty, Joe Coffee Company, Magnolia Bakery, Prova Pizzabar, Shake Shack, and Zaro’s Family Bakery. For information about individual stores and opening hours please click here.


No matter what your taste, budget, or diet, if you crave it, you’ll find it in our Dining Concourse. From sweet treats to burgers and salad, and everything in between, it’s a one-stop diner’s paradise. All you have to do is make up your mind.

Eat Local

The Lower Level Dining Concourse may boast some big names—Shake Shack, Magnolia Bakery, Hale & Hearty Soups—but did you know that all of the restaurants are local? Quality matters to us, and we hope you’ll notice the difference when you choose to grab breakfast, lunch, dinner, or just a snack for the train at one of our 20 fast-casual restaurants. A wide range of beer and wine is also available for sale to pair with any craving.

There are many ways to enter the Dining Concourse!

  • From the grand staircases in the Main Concourse, on the East and West sides
  • Via the Oyster Bar Ramp accessible via the entrances at 105 E. 42 St and 87 E. 42 St (at Vanderbilt Ave)
  • Take the elevators located at Track 30 and Track 23 to level L (lower level)
  • Via the staircase in the Graybar Passage across from Track 11
Employee of the Local Bakery

Grand Central Terminal Map

Dining Concourse

Lower Level (Dining Concourse)