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A Guide to Shopping at Grand Central Terminal

May 18, 2015 - by Melanie Baker
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The hub of New York, Grand Central Terminal, is more than an iconic train station. Step inside the historic building's several passageways and find shops of every kind. This complete guide to shopping at Grand Central Terminal in NYC includes top fashion designers, small boutiques, and specialty stores within the terminal. 

Before you go: Check out this map of Grand Central Terminal, so you know exactly where your favorite stores are located. 


Apple Store
East Balcony

At the Grand Central Apple outpost, purchase a brand new iPhone, troubleshoot and get electronic advice at the Genius Bar, and walk away feeling like the tech savvy New Yorker (or tourist) you are.

The Art of Shaving
Lexington Passage

This grooming and men's skincare store features top-of-the-line products, from aromatherapy skin tonics, to shaving brushes for the well-preened man.

Lexington Passage

Stock up on plant-based beauty products, and enjoy complimentary mini-treatments while you shop.

Banana Republic
107 E. 42nd Street

Men's and women's apparel that corners the market on classic American chic style. Tourists, head here as a shopping destination. Commuters, pick up some new duds on your way to the train.

Beer Table to Go
Graybar Passage

A microbrewer's micro-sized beer paradise. Though the storefront may be mini, at Beer Table to Go, choose from 100 bottled beers, including old standbys and seasonal brews, or fill up a 64-ounce growler with one of six rotating local drafts.

Central Watch
45th Street Passage

Have your watch battery replaced with same-day service, or shop for a beautiful, restored vintage timepiece.


Lexington Passage

Explore a world of fine paper, stationery, greeting cards, journals, pens, and unique gifts at the quite charming Cursive New York.

Biltmore Passage and Lower Level

Everything is in bloom at Dahlia! Purchase beautiful, fresh flowers to bring home to your honey, or to liven up your day.

GNC Live Well
Graybar Passage

Keep your body -- and vitamin cabinet -- healthy with GNC's assortment of quality healthcare supplements and products.

Grand Central Optical
Lexington Passage

Keep your eye on the prize with some snazzy new spectacles from Grand Central Optical. You can also get a full eye exam on-site.

Grand Central Racquet
45th Street Passage

Purchase a new racquet for any racquet sport, or have your existing racquet restrung with a fast turnaround time. Oh, and if you're looking to book a court time, the Vanderbilt Tennis and Fitness Club has you covered.

Grande Harvest Wines
Graybar Passage

Snag a bottle of your favorite white or red wine, plus peruse a fine selection of whiskey, tequila, and other spirits.

Lexington Passage

Shop fine gemstone jewelry, including braclets, necklaces, and beautiful rings that make a bold, elegant statement.


Jo Malone
Lexington Passage

Get whisked away by the unique fragrances from London-based Jo Malone's exclusive collection. Shop perfumes, lotions, and products for the bath and home.

Kenneth Cole
107 E. 42nd St.

Head to Kenneth Cole's Grand Central storefront and find the designer's timeless collection for men's and women's classic, yet urban clothing.

Kidding Around Toys
42nd Street Passage

Pick out the perfect toys and gifts for children at this family-owned toy store, right in Grand Central Station.

Lexington Passage

Dress your daughter up in funky, zany patterns that defy complimentary colors and prints. LittleMissMatched is for creative girls who want to have fun with fashion.

Lexington Passage

Fragrant French products for the body and home. L'Occitane's most popular scents include verbena and lavender. Their shea butter collection is also a huge hit.


M.A.C Cosmetics
Lexington Passage

Known for their bold and flashy colors, M.A.C. offers a full line of cosmetics, from bright, red lipsticks, to creamy, foundations for every skin tone.

Graybar Passage

Transport yourself with the authentic Mediterranean flavors of the 23 olive oils O&Co. has ready for you to taste and purchase. You'll also find gourmet vinegars, dips, and finely crafted kitchenware.

Lexington Passage

Organic, plant-based skincare and body products designed through science to give your body the best possible results. For some extra fun, pop a peppermint gumball from their giant gumball machine.

42nd Street Passage

A paper lover's palace, Papyrus sells beautifully crafted stationery and paper goods, so you can send the perfect greeting.

Shuttle Passage

PIQ is the destination for quirky goods, from satirical birthday cards, to funky shaped kitchen gear, and extra large wine glasses.

Lexington Passage

Always be on time with Swatch's fun, innovative watches bursting with color and Swiss personality.

Tia's Place
Lexington Passage

There's no shortage of women's baubles at Tia's Place. This boutique is packed with beautiful scarves, Swarovski-encrusted accessories, and chic fashion to make you feel extra fly.

Lexington Passage

Toto specializes in fine leather goods, from handbags to wallets. If leather isn't your thing, check out their quality scarves and accessories for sale.

Lexington Passage

For the high-class traveler, Tumi offers top-of-the-line travel gear, from suitcases, to luxury briefcases, and everything in between.


Vince Camuto
42nd Street Passage

The Vince Camuto boutique sells haute womenswear, from dresses, to chic casual styles that translate from the runway to the concrete jungle perfectly.


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