Greenacre Park

Plaza, Park
217 E 51st St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave)
New York, NY 10022
8:00am - 7:45pm
8:00am - 7:45pm
8:00am - 7:45pm
8:00am - 7:45pm
8:00am - 7:45pm
8:00am - 7:45pm
8:00am - 7:45pm


  • We love this perfect and secluded oasis - bring your lunch, enjoy an afternoon read or soak up some sun next to the beautiful waterfall.
  • lunch in the secret garden
  • Find a time when there aren't many people around and check out the base of the waterfall. I found 8 dollars and 75 cents worth of change AND an earring!
  • Come here when you are looking for a place to escape the craziness of the office and take time to regroup. Also an excellent spot for lunch
  • With its 25-ft-high waterfall cascading over the rear wall and artfully landscaped trees and plantings, this is truly an oasis of serenity for residents and those who work in the area. Built in 1970.
  • Catch some rays here during your lunch break!
  • Go to Greenacre park and have lunch in the secret garden!Neighborhood: Manhattan/Midtown East217 E 51st StNew York, NY 10022
  • Amazing little hidden park. Go down the right side, to the lower level by the waterfall, and find a peaceful spot away from the sounds of the city.
  • Amazing and relaxing place to have lunch and chat with friends! No pics allowed!
  • Absolutely no photos allowed. Bring food and drinks though, and watch the water falls.
  • The park rangers are Nazi's. No pictures, no touching the water!
  • No photos allowed--so if you want a photo do it low key
  • Peaceful spot to take a lunch break
  • bring lunch. leave everything else behind.
  • waterfall!!!
  • A hidden park with a waterfall, get some lunch and eat it here. Lovely place
  • One of my favorite outdoor places to eat your to-go lunch in this neighborhood. Surprisingly peaceful. Feels like an escape... which, it probably is if you're in midtown ;)
  • iconic water feature and plentiful seating. byo anything
  • Waterfall, birds like you're in nature
  • Peaceful and pleasant. Good escape from the noise of the city.

Nearby places

155 E 52nd St (btwn 3rd & Lexington Ave)
956 2nd Ave (at E 51st St)
831 3rd Ave (btwn 50th & 51st St.)