Central Park Restaurants

Restaurants in Central Park

Full Service Dining.

Le Pain Quotidien Central Park

Le Pain Quotidien: offers breakfast, brunch and lunch. Their seasonal menus feature soups, salads, tartines, quiches, desserts.  The reclaimed wood communal table, serve as the centerpiece in every Le Pain Quotidien. This location is in the building known as the Mineral Springs. It offers table service in its 30-seat dining room and 100-seat terrace. They have a take out and to go window as well.  

Bathrooms are located next door to this building.

West Side mid-Park at 69th Street, overlooking the Sheep Meadow.


Tavern on the Green

Tavern On The Green: A modern tavern nestled in a bucolic Central Park setting, Tavern on the Green is an iconic, landmark restaurant unlike any other. Centered around a hearty, rustic menu shaped by local, seasonal ingredients, Tavern on the Green invites patrons into a warm, celebratory gathering space that captures the spirit of Central Park and the energy of New York City. Originally designed by Calvert Vaux and built in 1870 to house the sheep that grazed in Central Park's Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green has proudly served locals, presidents, royalty, artists, actors, and first-time visitors since 1934. They also offer Tavern To Go, which has its own side patio.  Uring the summer their outside dining patio turns into a beer garden, as well as offering live entertainment.

Bathrooms are located by the outside patio.

West Side between 66th and 67th Streets


The Loeb Boathouse

The Loeb Boathouse: Located on the area known as the lake, where one has been able to rent rowboats since for 150 years, there is a formal dining room, which is a haven for romantics, tourists and nature lovers. There is also a popular and less formal cafeteria that has a welcoming fireplace in winter. For a quick pick me me up they have to go windows, and an outside patio.  The restaurant hosts many weddings, sweet 16’s, Bar/Bat Mitzvah and other celebratory events throughout the year. Open daily for lunch and dinner, they serve brunch on the weekends.

Bathrooms are located outside next door to this building.

East Side between 74th and 75th Streets


For a quick snack, visit one of these concession stands with outdoor seating:

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Central Park Zoo: Leaping Frog Cafe

East 64th Street inside at Fifth Avenue


Model Boat Pond

Central Park Model Boat Pond: Le Pain Quotidien

East Side at 74th Street.


public fare

Delacorte Theatre: Public Fare: Open from Memorial Day to Mid August

Adjacent to Central Park's Delacorte Theater, this seasonal cafe offers quick bites, wine & beer.



ballfield cafe

Ballfields: Ballplayers' House Refreshments

Mid-Park north of the Heckscher Ballfields at 65th Street


Maoz Vegetarian

Harlem Meer: Maoz Vegetarian

106th & 5th Ave., inside Central Park


There are concession stands inside these buildings:

Wollman Rink - food available for purchase with paid admission

East Side between 62nd and 63rd Streets

Lasker Rink - food available for purchase with paid admission

Mid-Park between 106th and 108th Streets

North Meadow Recreation Center

Mid-Park at 97th Street


Concession carts selling snacks and treats are scattered around Central Park.

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Picnic in the Park

Set up a picnic blanket on the grass and dine al fresco in the beautiful nature of Central Park. You can bring your own food or we can deliver a picnic to you. Click here to let us know if you would like us to deliver a custom picnic for you and a few friends!


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