This blog was originally published in 2013; we have since updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible. 

Preparing to check out a New York Mets game at Citi Field?

Although there are many wonderful treats to enjoy at the ballpark, you may want to grab a bite to eat before or after the game,

There are plenty of places near the field that offer great food and drinks:



12301 Roosevelt Avenue, Corona, NY

For traditional American fare at its best, Shake Shack represents an outstanding choice that diners of all ages can enjoy.

Shake Shack serves hamburgers, French fries and, of course, milkshakes, all of which are prepared to order and of the highest quality.

Plus, this restaurant is only minutes from Citi Field.

Enjoy a hunger-satisfying meal before or after any Mets game at Shake Shack – you’ll be happy you did!



At Citi Field

Blue Smoke raises the bar for restaurants near Citi Field, and for good reason. It celebrates the American South and its culinary traditions, providing a wide range of Southern cuisine that is sure to leave you breathless.

At Blue Smoke, you can enjoy everything from Alabama white wings to baby back ribs. You can also get sweet, awe-inspiring desserts such as chocolate cake and key lime pie.

Treat yourself to a superior meal prior to or following a Mets contest at Blue Smoke, an outstanding restaurant that ranks among the best dining venues near Citi Field.



37-10 114th Street, Corona, NY

Located within the Holiday Inn LaGuardia Airport Hotel, Pine Bar & Restaurant provides an amazing choice for those who want to dine in a comfortable, stylish setting.

Pine specializes in family-style Italian cuisine and offers a large array of tasty dishes. It also provides complimentary finger foods during weekend happy hours, hosts karaoke on Friday nights and boasts a sophisticated cocktail lounge.



133-42 39th Avenue, Queens, NY

Less than a mile from Citi Field, Presso Coffee serves unbelievable waffles, toast, sandwiches and much more, ensuring that you can sample a vast array of top-notch cuisine any time you choose.

In addition, Presso offers superior coffee and a comfortable setting, enabling you to hang out with friends at a relaxing dining venue before or after any Mets contest.

No trip to Presso would be complete without some of its famous mason jar pudding or gelato, either.



104-5 47th Avenue, Corona, NY

Sample superb Mexican cuisine during your trip to or from a Mets game at Tortilleria Nixtamal.

This restaurant serves tacos, tamales and other Mexican favorites, making it easy to enjoy your very own fiesta.

Tortilleria Nixtamal also produces 100 percent fresh corn tortillas consistently. Therefore, you can try fresh tortillas and other high-quality Mexican eats whenever you visit.



Getting to a Mets game or any of the top restaurants near Citi Field can be extremely challenging, particularly for those who choose to drive into the city.

On a Mets game day, a typical driver will encounter a lot of traffic around Citi Field. The costs to park near the stadium can be expensive, and there are no guarantees that you’ll be able to find parking close to the stadium as well.

Instead, you can simplify your ground transportation plans by hiring one of the area’s top chauffeured car services – Executive Limousine.

At Executive, our team boasts extensive industry experience and will do whatever it can to ensure that you can reach Citi Field on time for any Mets game.

We even supply a large selection of luxury vehicles that includes:

Luxury Sedans – Ideal for up to three passengers, our luxury sedans are both sleek and comfortable.

  • SUVs – Our SUVs offer plenty of leg room and luggage space and will enable you to enjoy a comfortable ride at any time.
  • Limousines – Travel like a VIP to a Mets game by booking a trip in one of our dazzling limos.

Executive is dedicated to its clientele, and as such, we will do everything we can to transform an ordinary Mets game day into an unforgettable experience.

Contact Executive Transportation to learn more about our services or to make your game-day reservation!

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