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The 2016 season begins on April 29. 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 with an excellent view of the entire racetrack. The restaurant opens at 11:30 a.m., the buffet opens at 12:45 p.m. and the last replenish of the buffet is at 3:30 p.m. It closes at 4 p.m., with desserts until 4:30 p.m.

*On Kentucky Derby Day, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day service will start at 12 p.m. and go until 3:30 p.m. with desserts until 4 p.m.

There is a $3.50 seat charge for each person.

Live Racing Weekdays we offer an a la carte menu:

  • Saturday and Sunday: Buffet for $35/adult, $18/child (3-12 years old)
  • Kentucky Derby Day (May 7) - Buffet for adults $45/adult, $18 child (3-12 years old)
  • Mother’s Day (May 8) - Lunch Buffet for $55/adult, $18 per child (3-12 yrs old)
  • Preakness Day (May 21) - Buffet for $35/adults, $18 per child (3-12 years old)
  • Father’s Day (June 19) - Lunch Buffet for $55/adult, $18 per child (3-12 yrs old)”
Space is limited. Please call 1-888-516-NYRA for Dining reservations or email usElegant 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 fun for the whole family.  Enjoy great buffet selection of all your breakfast favorites and watch the stars of our sport train throughout the morning on the Big Sandy.
After breakfast, fans are invited to take a free tram ride (weather permitting) through the stable area, free Paddock Show and Starting Gate demonstration.
The optional quick-service breakfast buffet includes coffee, tea, and juices and is available through 9:30 a.m in the trackside Belmont Cafe located on the 1st floor of Clubhouse.

Breakfast Admission & Parking: Free
Hours: 8 am to 9:30 am

  *   Saturday May 7 and Sunday, May 8 (Mother's Day CANCELLED)
  *   Saturday, May 28, Sunday, May 29 & Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day weekend & Big Apple Showcase Day)
  *   Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 (Father’s Day weekend)
  *   Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10 (Stars & Stripes Festival)

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 11:30 am.
The price for the buffet is $12.00 per person