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Governors Island has a variety of food options available for visitors to enjoy. Visitors can also bring their own food and drink to the Island. Please note visitors are not permitted to bring alcohol on the Island; however alcohol can be purchased and consumed at the Governors Beach Club and Little Eva’s.

King Avenue Food Court

Pyramid Coffee: Pyramid sells a variety of fresh sandwiches, salads, drinks, chips, snacks and ice cream.

Perfect Picnic: Perfect Picnic offers a take away picnic of bread, various cheeses, charcuterie and beverages. You can pick from a ‘Classic’, ‘American’ or ‘Kid’ picnics!

Veronica’s Kitchen: Veronica’s Kitchen, a former Vendy award winner, cooks up West Indian favorites such as Jerk Chicken and Curry Goat. Veronica’s has a variety of homemade beverages and delicious sides.

Diamond Vending: Pete offers a wide variety of hot sandwiches, beverages and delicious snacks.

Mr. Softee: Mr. Softee offers the classic ice cream essentials of the summer, along with beverages and novelties.

Little Eva’s: Little Eva’s offers a beer garden serving beer and wine. In addition, Little Eva’s specializes in seafood dishes including salads and sandwiches, as well as having soft drinks available.

Fauzia’s Heavenly Delight: Fauzia’s returns to Governors Island again this year with her unique Caribbean-Neuvou and multi-ethnic cuisine. Fauzia has Caribbean chicken and lamb dishes, as well as a variety of vegetarian and vegan options.

Nolan Park

Le Gamin:

Visitors are also welcome to bring their own food and picnics to the Island. Visitors are not permitted to bring alcohol to the Island; however alcohol is available for purchase at the Governors Beach Club and Little Eva's.

The location of food vendors is noted on the Governors Island map.


Indoor bathrooms and port-a-sans are available for visitors to use once they arrive on Governors Island.

Indoor bathrooms are located on the upper and lower level of Building 110, adjacent to the ferry landing. Port-a-sans are located throughout the Island. Bathrooms and certain port-a-sans are wheelchair accessible.

Governors Island currently has no potable water so water fountains are not available. Water is available from purchase from Island vendors and from vending machines. Visitors may also wish to fill re-usable water bottles in the Governors Island Ferry Waiting Room at the Battery Maritime Building.