Let’s go Mets! Citi Field, home to Queen’s favorite baseball team is proudly serving some of the best ballpark food in professional baseball. Along with being named the best MLB stadium for vegan eaters earlier this year, we’re excited to share the endless food options the stadium has to offer. We’re talking everything from sushi to fried chicken sandwiches to signature milkshakes. Next time you’re at the ballpark, be sure to grab food from one of these awesome vendors.
New Food Options for 2023
Let’s start with the brand new offerings Citi Field has this year, ranging from sushi hand rolls to pizza bagels.
Beyond Nightlife Sushi (Delta & Field Levels)
Grab some hand rolled sushi at this new spot this season, where options like the Garlic Edamame, All Star Roll (Creamy Salmon, Cucumber topped with Avocado), Nigiri Sampler, and Sushi Burrito (picy Salmon, Masago, Spicy Tuna, Avocado, Cucumber wrapped in Soy Paper) all await you.
Chef Marc Murphy’s Porchetta Sandwich Shop (Section 106 & Delta Sky360° Club)
Try the former Chopped judge’s Italian sandwiches at Citi Field…with your options being the Classic Porchetta (Sea Salt, Wild Fennel served with Homemade Chips) or Italian Salsa Verde Porchetta (Fresh Basil, Parsley, Minced Garlic, Capers, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Chili Flakes served with Homemade Chips).
Chiddy’s Cheese Steaks (Excelsior Level)
Try out the Citi Fielder (steak, onions, whiz) and thank us later.
Emma’s Torch (Promenade Level)
This Brooklyn restaurant, which offers culinary training to refugees is serving sliders, hummus wraps, and tamarind barbecue wings.
Empanada Mama (Promenade Level)
NYC’s well known Empanada Mama are serving their delicious stuffed specialities, including Buffalo Chicken, Cheeseburger, and Mac N’ Cheese empanada options.
Taste of Queens Community Portable (Taste of the City)
Featuring a highlight of 4 local Queens businesses throughout the season, currently The Nourish Spot is active, selling menu items like a Grilled Chicken Goddess Wrap and Cool Breeze Cucumber Limeade…among more items.
Returning Vendors & Food Options
Now let’s reminisce and celebrate the vendors who are still serving deliciousness at Citi Field this year.
Amazin’ Chicken Co. (Taste of the City)
For all of your chicken needs! We’re talking Chicken Tenders, Chipotle Ranch Chicken Tenders, Chicken Nugs, and Cheesy Tater Kegs.
Amazin’ Deli Chopped Cheese (Section 131)
This spot serves the NYC classic with a ballpark twist! The chopped cheese includes Pat LaFrieda’s Beef Patty, American Cheese Fondue, Lettuce, Tomato, Ballpark Sauce, Served on a Hero.
Arancini Bros (Section 102 & 410)
Known for their signature flavored risotto balls, you can try their options like The Classic Ragu (Saffron Risotto w/ Tomate Meat Sauce, Peas & Mozzarella) or Shepard’s Pie Ball (Potato, Minced Beef, Carrots, Onion, Celery, Tomato & Worcestershire Sauce), plus more.
Bases Loaded Lemonade (Section 114 & 418)
Satisfy your hard lemonade craving with an original, strawberry, or blackberry lemonade with a choice of vodka, Hudson Bright Lights Big Bourbon, or tequila.
Cookie Crumz (Section 119 & 337)
This artisanal bakery is serving up those most delicious cookies in the stadium, including the Chunky Dunk (classic chocolate chip cookie is packed with milk & dark chocolate chips) in Section 337 and The Fun “Met” I (white chocolate chip cookie packed with blue and orange sprinkles) in Section 119.
Dole Whip (Section 135, 417 & Piazza 31 Club)
Enjoy delicious pineapple and strawberry soft serve, courtesy of Dole Whip.
FUKU (Section 130 & Delta Level)
Serving their fried chicken that’s risen to extreme heights lately, David Chang’s FUKU is selling a Spicy Fried Chicken Sando (Crispy Habanero Brined Chicken Breast, Pickles, Fuku Mayo, on a Martin’s Potato Roll)…one of the best in the park in our opinion.
Gluten Free Stand (World’s Fare Market)
For all our gluten-free eaters, dive into classic ballpark options served up the gluten-free way. Highlights in particular include the Godfather Burger (Crispy Porchetta, Iceberg Lettuce, Tomato, Banana Peppers, Secret Sauce, American Cheese) and Buffalo Chicken Quesadilla, plus more.
Hot or Sweet Sausage (Multiple Sections)
Taste a hot or sweet Premio sausage.
Hot Pastrami on Rye (Section 119, 126, 337, 417, & Piazza 31 Club)
Bite into a classic NYC deli pastrami sandwich here, hand carved and piled high on rye bread with deli mustard, served with a kosher dill pickle.
Jacob’s Pickles (Delta & Promenade Levels)
The Upper West Side staple brings all of their Southern specialities to Citi Field, including chicken sandwiches (regular or spicy) served on donuts, fried pickles, and fried oreos.
Lobster Shack (Section 105)
Get your lobster fix in at Lobster Shack, where they serve two variations of lobster rolls, loaded lobster fries, and lobster bisque.
Metropolitan Fry Factory (Taste of the City)
French fry lovers rejoice, this may just be your heaven. Grab a variation of their fries (plain, North Shore, garlic) or opt for their speciality offering, the Disco Fries (Sea Salt, Cheddar Cheese, Pepper Jack Cheese & Brown Gravy) or
Mister Softee (Multiple Sections)
This go-to ice cream stand has all of your dairy needs, like a classic scoop in a hat bowl or a milkshake.
Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors (Promenade Level)
One of America’s most celebrated butchers is serving up all kinds of juicy meats at the Mets home. Choose between delicious options like the Pat LaFrieda’s Original Steak Sandwich, Pat LaFrieda’s Sliced Rib Eye, load fries, double cheeseburger, and more.
Patsy’s Pizzeria (Field, Delta, Excelsior & Promenade Levels)
Enjoy personal size cheese or pepperoni pizzas from one of NYC’s most beloved shops.
Pig Beach BBQ (Section 135)
Pig Beach’s award-winning BBQ food finds a home at Citi Field, where highlights like the Chef Jeff Brisket Sando (Smoked Beef Brisket, Pickles, Crispy Onions & Classic Red BBQ Sauce on a Potato Roll) and Pulled Pork Sandwich (Smoked Pork, Tangy Vinegar Sauce & Purple Coleslaw) steal the show.
The Pizza Cupcake (Section 119 & 337)
Chef Andrea Meggiato creates a playful Margherita Cupcake that combines classic Italian flavors and fresh ingredients to create a delicious, shareable snack.
Prime Kosher Sports (Taste of the City & Section 408)
Grab all of your kosher-style ballpark favorites like hot dogs, burgers, pulled brisket, knish, and more.
Shake Shack (Taste of the City)
Popular chain Shake Shack serves up all of their beefy goodness in the outfield of the stadium. We suggest their Citi Field exclusives, the Bases Loaded BBQ Burger (cheeseburger topped with crispy sweet onions and Shake BBQ sauce) with a Mets MVP Shake® (vanilla custard blended with chocolate, chocolate chip and vanilla cookies, topped with cookie crumble and sprinkles) for dessert.
Sundae Donuts (Hudson Whiskey NY Club)
To every sweet tooth’s delight, Sundae Donuts combines those two very things to create eye-catching desserts. Try options like the Oreo Donut and Caramel Popcorn Donut, or combine them with ice cream flavors like Cookies & Cream and Birthday Cake to make milkshakes.
Sunny’s All-American Kitchen (Section 102 & Delta Level)
Celebrity chef Sunny Anderson is serving up all of her signature comfort foods like Sunny’s Loaded Fries (Waffle Fries Topped with Sunny’s Shredded Chicken, Black Beans, Bacon, Scallions, Sour Cream, Cheese Sauce and Pickled Jalapeño Slices), Sunny’s Street Corn Cup (Charred Corn Tossed in Sunny’s Elote Mayo, Topped with Cotija Cheese), and more.
Sweet Chick (Section 102)
The popular NYC chain Sweet Chick is serving their “New American Comfort” food like the ever popular Chicken & Waffles, as well as chicken sandwiches, waffles fries, and a waffle ice cream sandwich.
Takumi Taco (Hudson Whiskey NY Club)
You can devour Japanese inspired Mexican food here, including the Spicy Tuna Taco (Sushi Grade Tuna, Jicama, Cucumber, Avocado, Spicy Mayo, Radish, Sesame Seeds, Crispy Gyoza Shell) and Chicken Tinga Taco (Slow Braised Chicken Breast, Tomato-Chipotle Sauce, Cilantro & Onion, Cotija Cheese, Crispy Gyoza Shell).
The Twist (Section 417 & Piazza 31 Club)
Dig your teeth into a delicious house made pretzel with The Classic Twist or more exotic The Twisted Baker (pretzel with cinnamon sugar and vanilla icing).
Vegan City (Section 105)
Citi Field is the most vegan stadium in the MLB and this vendor is a one-stop-shop. Their vegan options include Vegan City Nachos, Vegan City Dog, Beyond Sausage and Peppers, Mushroom Cheesesteak, and the Vegan City Burger!
Wowfulls (Section 121 & 415)
Known for their amazing waffles with ice cream that debuted at Smorgasburg years ago, you can choose between their options of Rainbow World, Chocolate Overload, or Sweet N’ Salty.