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Beginning October 1st, 2014 the Garden Terrace will be open for dining on weekends only. For weekday dining, accommodations can be made in our Belmont Room located on the second floor of the clubhouse. Please call 888-516-NYRA (6972) for reservations.

The Garden Terrace Dining Room

The Garden Terrace Dining Room is located on the fourth floor of the Clubhouse. It has an excellent view of the entire racetrack.

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An a la carte dining menu is available on Live Racing days Wednesday through Saturday. A Brunch buffet will be served on Sundays: $35 per person, $19.00 per child.

A Special Buffet will be served on Saturday, September 27th for Jockey Gold Cup Day: $35 per person, $19.00 per child.

Dates and pricing subject to change. Please call to confirm.


Dress Code:
Neat Casual Attire
Gentlemen: Collared shirts required.
Suits or sports jacket optional.
No abbreviated wear permitted.

Belmont Stakes Day – Gentlemen: Suits or sports jackets required; Ladies: Dress, skirts or pant suits.

No jeans or shorts permitted.

Elegant attire has long been a tradition at Belmont Park.  Ladies and Gentlemen who honor this tradition are always appreciated.

Heritage Club Food Court - Third Floor Clubhouse and Grandstand

The Heritage Club, a food court centrally located on the 3rd floor, offers a full-service bar with four 42-inch flat screen televisions and three self-service teller machines. 

The Club offers fans a spot to grab a quick bite to eat in
air-conditioned comfort.  Menu items include burgers, paninis, and
fresh on the go sandwiches and salads.



Backyard Picnic Area

The Backyard Picnic area is a fan favorite because of its space and accommodations for children. Several concession stands offer burgers, hot dogs, French fries, ice cream and more. No barbecues are permitted.

No canopies/tents permitted anywhere.

Fans may bring coolers into the backyard of the grandstand at Belmont Park, and they are also permitted at our trackside Top of the Stretch Picnic area. Coolers will not be allowed in any other area at the track. Glass containers are not allowed anywhere in the park. As in the past, fans can bring in coolers containing cans or plastic bottles.  All glass containers are prohibited. 

All coolers will be subject to search by NYRA security.

No coolers of any kind will be permitted in the buildings, including all seating areas, or on the apron of the track.

Fans with coolers should enter the track at either the paddock or west end admission gates. Coolers will not be allowed through the clubhouse gate.

NOTE: On Belmont Stakes Day, no alcoholic beverages of any kind will be permitted to be brought into the facility. The restriction regarding alcohol has been enacted in the interest of patron safety and in an attempt to make sure that people drink responsibly.


Beer, wine and liquor is available at bars throughout the facility.

Concession Stands

Pizza, bagels, frankfurters, hamburgers, sandwiches and more are available at concession stands throughout the facility.


Breakfast at Belmont

Breakfast at Belmont is a program that enables families to enjoy good food at very reasonable prices while watching Thoroughbreds train in the morning. The program is every weekend and holiday during the 2014 Belmont Spring/Summer meeting (May 1 to July 13) and every weekend in September during the Fall Championship meet that opens on Friday, September 5. After breakfast, fans are invited to take a free tram ride (weather permitting) through the stable area, enjoy a free Paddock Show and participate in a free Starting Gate demonstration.

Schedule Note: No Breakfast at Belmont on Belmont Stakes Day - June 7. No tram ride Memorial Day, Monday May 26, May 31 or July 12 & 13.

The optional quick-service breakfast buffet for $8.95 (price subject to change) including coffee, tea & juices  is available through 9:30 a.m in the trackside Belmont Cafe located on the 1st floor of Clubhouse.

Breakfast Admission & Parking: Free
Hours: 7 a. m. to 9:30 a.m.

Belmont Park is cleared at the conclusion of the Breakfast at Belmont Program. Patrons who wish to attend the afternoon's races are charged admission upon re-entering when the gates open at 11:00 am.