Best Summit One Vanderbilt restaurants


Summit One Vanderbilt offers the most scenic views of NYC and the best fine dining opportunity. 

If you want the best culinary experience in NYC, the Summit One Vanderbilt has you covered. 

Visiting the Summit One Vanderbilt is incomplete without tasting the scrumptious cuisine. 

Since the restaurant is a part of Summit One Vanderbilt, visitors need a Summit entry ticket to enter the restaurant.

Know more about the restaurants in and near Summit One Vanderbilt. 

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Apres is Summit One Vanderbilt‘s signature bar and cafe, perched 1063 feet from the ground. 

This Michelin-starred chef-run cafe serves authentic New York cuisine and classic cocktails paired with picturesque city skyline views. 

Visit Apres to try international flavors at the indoor cafe and outdoor terrace.

The must-try includes the NYC-inspired Griddled Hot Dogs and Pretzelsaults, stuffed or sweet pretzels and signature savory pinwheel. 

They also offer one of the best beverage programs with more than 70 varieties of handpicked wines and spirits. 

  • Location: Summit Terrace, Vanderbilt building.
  • Opening hours: 9 am to 12 am

Le Pavillon 

Le Pavillon

One Vanderbilt houses a grand restaurant on the second floor for all the visitors looking for a more elaborate dining experience. 

Le Pavillon, a Michelin Star restaurant run by renowned chef Daniel Boulud, serves traditional French cuisine with a New York touch. 

The restaurant also features a wine program with more than 650 French selections overseen by wine director and connoisseur Daniel Johnnes. 

Le Pavillon is a fascinating restaurant with a minimalist aesthetic, glass chandeliers and Chrysler Building and Grand Central Terminal framing the massive windows. 

  • Location: 2nd floor, One Vanderbilt (Enter on the south side of One Vanderbilt Plaza)
  • Opening hours:
    Lunch: Monday to Friday – 11.45 am to 2 pm (Bar and Lounge: 11.45 am to 2 pm)
    Dinner: Monday to Saturday – 5 pm to 10 pm (Bar and Lounge: 4.30 pm to 11.30 pm)

Top 5 Restaurants near Summit One Vanderbilt 

When touring around the Summit One Vanderbilt, there are many dining options. 

Some of the best restaurants near Summit One Vanderbilt are listed below.

1. Shake Shack 

Shake Shack is the perfect place to try the NYC burgers, fries and Milkshake. 

When visiting Shake Shack, try their signature Shake Shack X hot ones spicy burger, chicken bacon cheese fries and holiday shakes. 

  • Hours: Sunday to Saturday from 10 am to 11 pm 
  • Address: 89 E 42nd Street, New York. Get Direction.
  • Distance from Summit: 0.4 miles (10-minute walk)

2. Pershing Square

Located across the Grand Central Terminal, Pershing Square is a restaurant, bistro and cocktail bar. 

Serving classic American Cuisine, this restaurant is known for its legendary pancakes. 

  • Hours: Monday to Friday from 7 am to 9 pm, Saturday to Sunday from 8 am to 9 pm.
  • Address: 90 E 42nd Street at Park Avenue, near Grand Central Station, New York. Get Direction.
  • Distance from Summit: 400 feet (2-minute walk)

3. The Campbell 

The Campbell is the go-to option to enjoy NYC pizzas, charcuterie boards, and mouth-watering appetizers with your family. 

This restaurant near Summit One Vanderbilt offers various areas like the Campbell Bar, Campbell Palm Court and the Campbell Terrace, along with live Jazz performances. 

  • Hours: Monday to Thursday from 3 pm to 1 am, Friday to Sunday from 12 pm to 1 am. 
  • Address: 15 Vanderbilt Avenue (between 42nd and 43rd Street), New York. Get Direction.
  • Distance from Summit: 0.1 mile (3-minute walk)

4. Benjamin Steakhouse Prime

Serving the best steaks, offering scenic views and an amazing outdoor area, Benjamin Steakhouse Prime is the local’s favorite. 

This restaurant offers the best traditional steakhouse classics and seafood dishes. 

  • Hours:
    Monday to Friday from 11.30 am to 10.30 pm
    Saturday from 4 pm to 10.30 pm
    Sunday from 4 pm to 10 pm 
  • Address: 23 E, 40th Street, New York. Get Direction.
  • Distance from Summit: 0.2 miles (4-minute walk)

5. Madison and Vine 

Madison and Vine is an American bistro and international wine bar in Liberty Hotel that serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. 

It is a popular spot to grab a quick bite, wine, or an exquisite meal near Summit One Vanderbilt.

  • Hours: 
    Breakfast: 7 am to 10 am every day
    Lunch: Monday to Friday from 11.30 am to 4 pm 
    Brunch: Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm 
    Dinner: Monday to Friday from 4 pm to 11 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 4.30 pm to 11 pm
  • Address: 299 Madison Avenue East, 41st Street, New York. Get Directions.
  • Distance from Summit: 0.2 miles (2-minute walk)

Some of the best Summit One Vanderbilt tickets are as follows:

Entry ticket: This ticket provides priority entry to Summit One Vanderbiltobservatory deck.

Summit One Vanderbilt + Museum of Modern Art: Combo ticket to visit the observation deck and museum.

Summit One Vanderbilt + Empire State Building:  Visit the top observatory decks in New York City with one ticket.

Summit One Vanderbilt + Central Park: Tour the observatory deck and the iconic park of NYC.

Summit One Vanderbilt + Madame Tussauds: Pay a visit to the wax statue museum and observatory deck with the same ticket.

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