Head to the Liggett Terrace Food Court any day of the week for food at a variety of price and taste points. On Saturdays and Sundays, food is also available on King Avenue.

Picnicking on Governors Island

Visitors to Governors Island are welcome to bring their own food. There are lots of shaded green spaces on the island that are perfect for laying a blanket on the grass or Adirondack chairs and picnic tables for those who would prefer them. Visitors are not permitted to bring alcohol, but it can be purchased and consumed in specific areas. Grilling is not allowed.

Food Courts

King Avenue Food Court
Liggett Terrace

There are two food courts on the Island where visitors can choose from a rotating array of eclectic food vendors. Ligget Terrace Food Court is located at the center of the Island and is open every day. King avenue food court in the historic district and is open on weekends.

Blue Marble says “Yes, please!” to nature, integrity and honest indulgence, and “No, thank you!” to hormones, antibiotics, harmful pesticides and artificial additives. Our dairy is certified organic, sourced from pasture-raised cows. It’s better tasting, of better quality, and better for us. Our flavors are classic, straight-forward and pure. “Elemental,” as we like to call them. Instead of packing our scoops with sugary candies and other preservative-laden mix-ins, we let Mother Nature speak for herself. Come try a scoop and taste the difference today.

*Saturday // Sunday — and Holiday Mondays 11am - 6pm


Liggett Terrace
King Avenue Food Court

Our Menu consists of gourmet Italian sandwiches and our signature dish the “Pastacini”. Our Pastacini’s are a blend of pasta and Italian cheeses, balled, breaded and fried. We serve them with a side of homemade vodka sauce or you can “Parm it Up” with Sauce and Melted Mozzerella on top.

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King Avenue Food Court

Tacos at Kings Avenue Saturdays and Sundays.

King Avenue Food Court

Fauzia’s Heavenly Delights, a family run food vendor, has served Jamaican fusion food to the NYC community for 23 years. Owner Fauzia, prepares every meal fresh daily with flavor, comfort and health in mind. Enjoy dishes ranging from Jerk Chicken, Codfish Fritters to Chickpeas and Spinach. Refresh with Fauzia’s freshly opened coconut for the full Caribbean experience.

*Vegetarian options, Halal

Liggett Terrace

Green Grill offers healthy Turkish cuisine and American fare.

Our first priority is serving high quality food to our customers. We are passionate about using 100% natural wood charcoal on our grill. Our products are all natural with no MSG - no hormones - no antibiotics - no steroids - no preservatives.

*100% Premium lamb chops (unique and amazing tender taste)
*Marinated boneless-skinless smoky grilled chicken with yogurt sauce
*100% grass-fed beef hot dog
*Pork free chicken sausage filled with caramelized onion and 9-months aged white cheddar on a bun

The Half Shell Fish Fry & Clam Bar serves delicious, fresh, and locally sourced seafood freshly prepared and reasonably priced. Enjoy a plate of clams on the half shell or shrimp cocktail or treat yourself to a tasty, perfectly cooked and seasoned fisherman’s platter! We only use wild caught, in-season fish accompanied by original English-style chips and malt vinegar.

Open Thursday - Sunday at 11 AM and closes one hour before the Island.

Liggett Terrace

Food truck serving Jamaican dishes such as jerk chicken, oxtail, curry goat, roti, and escoveitch fish. Each main courses come with a few side dishes. Several types of Jamaican patties fresh from scratch each morning!

Little Eva’s Beer Garden Grill offers fresh grilled plates, grain salads featuring local and Island-grown produce, frozen cocktails as well as house made ice tea and Stumptown coffee. Popular items include Mahi Taco, Classic Bratwurst, Sesame Noodles, Red Hook Cuban, Kimchi Dumplings and Shrimp Avocado Mango Roll. A seasonal Margarita available and Happy Hour Beer Specials every Friday.

A preferred Governors Island caterer, Little Eva’s is scheduling events both on and off-site all season.

Garden Hours: Tuesday to Friday 10am - 5pm, Weekends and Holidays 10am - 6pm. Credit cards accepted.

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Liggett Terrace

Mr. Softee offers the classic ice cream essentials of the summer along with beverages and novelties.

Liggett Terrace
Colonels Row

Lane Li, founder of Noodle Lane, has always been momma’s little helper. After working in the finance industry for many years, she decided to enroll herself in culinary school and graduated from the French Culinary Institute with a degree in the Culinary Arts. Noodle Lane was conceptualized from the love of food and noodles. Lane wants to make Sichuan food mainstream starting with a simple but delicious bowl of Dan Dan noodles. Thanks to the recent import of Sichuan peppercorn, we can enjoy the tongue-numbing flavors of Sichuan cooking. Sichuan style cooking is recognized for its bold sweet, sour, salty and tongue-numbing flavors.

Everything Noodle Lane offers is everything Lane loves to eat. The secret to tasty food is quality ingredients. That’s why Lane is obsessive and compulsive about quality. It’s easy to make food taste good when you have the freshest ingredients.

Pyramid Cafe sells a variety of fresh sandwiches, salads, hot and iced drinks, chips, snacks and ice cream.

Liggett Terrace

Veronica’s Kitchen, a former Vendy award winner, cooks up West Indian favorites such as Jerk Chicken and Curry Goat. Veronica’s has a variety of homemade beverages and delicious sides as well.

King Avenue Food Court

Yankee Doodle Dandy’s is New York City’s own all-American food truck. Their specialty is chicken tenders that can be served on fresh salads, plates, or sandwiches with their infamous ‘Spirit of ‘76 sauce’, they are also well know for their creamy potato salads and Texas Toast. Don’t forget dessert the Strawberry blueberry shortcake is nothing short of amazing

King Avenue Food Court