New York Meal Ticket

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There’s no question that eating out in New York City can be expensive, but this tourist pass helps you keep your vacation on budget. The New York MealTicket from VisiTicket lets you prepay for three meals a day for 1, 2, 3, or 5 days. A one-day ticket costs less than $60, and there are 10 popular restaurants to choose from. No reservations required.

NOTE: The NY Meal Ticket is no longer available. We suggest either the New York Pass or the NY Explorer Pass as they include some discounts to shops and restaurants.

Top Included Attractions

Planet Hollywood New York City | Times Square
Ellen’s Stardust Diner | New York City Breakfast
Mars 2112 | New York City Restaurant
Johnny Rockets Restaurant and Sports Lounge | NYC
Jack Demsey’s Pub
Cycle Cafe | New York City Internet Cafe
Route 66 Cafe New York City
Gossip Bar and Restaurant | New York
Salmon River Restaurant and Bar
Florio’s Grill | Little Italy NY

See the complete list of attractions and tours in the sidebar.

What’s Good?

The New York MealTicket is an excellent way to stick to a vacation budget.

You’ll save time and hassle by not needing to make reservations.

What Could get better?

With only 10 participating restaurants, you may tire of your options on the 3 or 5-day passes.

Restaurants are entitled to limit the hours during which they’ll honor MealTickets, or offer a limited menu to MealTicket holders. Check your brochure for details, or call ahead to confirm.

Get Your Money’s Worth

Plan your sightseeing itinerary so you’ll be sure to be near a participating restaurant by mealtime. A tired and hungry family isn’t always worth the bargain.

Insider Tips

Tips are not included with the MealTicket—remember to tip your server! According to TripAdvisor, 15–20% is common for good service, more for exceptional service.

Coupon Codes

There are no current coupons for New York Meal Ticket. Check back again as we are constantly updating the site with new coupons.

Where to Buy It

The card is available at many outlets. You can buy it at Expedia, Orbitz or Travelocity or you can buy it once you get to but these are not great options as you may pay more. The best place the buy the card is at the VisiTicket website. The 2 day passes frequently go on sale. They also have a great return policy and 24/7 customer service. If you are pressed for time, or just want to save on shipping, use the free voucher option.