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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Shoebox Cafe

42nd St. (Lexington & Vanderbilt Aves.) Send to Phone
212-986-5959

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Lunch & Dinner daily
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Shoebox Cafe Restaurant Review

: Located in the corner of Grand Central Terminal’s expansive food court, this little Southern cafĂ© has about as much room as a shoebox, but is, in fact, named for the Southern tradition of packing food in them. There is a menu of tempting sandwiches like a bourbon-praline ham sandwich and a fried oyster and green tomato lowboy roll as well as a roster of traditional shoebox lunches like Southern-fried chicken and mustard barbecued shrimp accompanied by delectable sides like crispy okra and Creole-style potato salad. At night, when the takeout biz dies down, the space is transformed into a cozy, intimate spot with a full bar.
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