Campfire Dining in New York | Collective Governors Island

Dining at Collective

Honoring our island locale, our chefs curate each menu with the cultural context of New York in mind.  Seasonally focused menus, highlighting family farms and local purveyors, are injected with global influences.  Add-in our wood-fire grill and this is the most inspired outdoor dining destination in The City.  An 8-minute ferry ride from downtown – open all day daily for beverage service, serving food at 3p for overnight and day guests.

Reserve a Spot
Happy Hour on the Sunset Terrace

Overlooking the retreat’s great lawn, the elevated deck offers shaded seating areas with unobstructed cinematic views of Lady Liberty and the illuminated skyline. Guests can pair bites and snacks with signature cocktails and wines by the glass.

Wood-Fire Grill

Our globally influenced menu highlights local purveyors and farms and is prepared on our outdoor Argentine Grill with Lady Liberty as the backdrop.

Dinner À La Carte

Our a la carte menu features contemporary seafood dishes grilled over a wood flame. Inspired by our natural harbor setting, the farm-to-island cuisine is perfect for al fresco dining. Available at Three Peaks Lodge from 5:30 – 8:30pm.

Chef Aura’s Sweets

Born in Southern France, Chef Aura was in the kitchen cooking and baking with her dad and godmother. Her cuisine is a reflection of her childhood, a playful reinterpretation of unforgettable connections with family and culture.

Collective Brews

Our unique craft beer program showcases a rotating seasonal selection from the best local breweries.

Collective Spirits

Enjoy Collective’s selection of your favorite spirits and classic cocktails with the best view of the sunset in NYC.

Collective Wines

Sample our selection of carefully curated, thoughtful wines – a red, white, rose, or sparkling for everyone!

Collective S’mores and Bonfires

End the day with one more ritual, s’mores roasted to your liking over the fire. As the cityscape transforms into a cascade of lights, we invite you to visit our Collective Gourmet S’mores Pantry. 


All Day Drinks

Available daily, 8:00am – 5:30pm.

3:30pm – 5:30pm daily, guests may also enjoy snacks and discounted beverages for Retreat happy hour. Take a look at the happy hour menu here.

Dinner Food & Beverage Menu

Available daily, 5:30 – 8:30pm.

Late Night Drinks Menu

Available daily, 8:30pm – 10:00pm.

Please note:
9:30pm, last call for beverage service
10:00pm, last call for takeaway cans & bottles

Our constantly evolving menu takes advantage of the magic of cooking in one of the largest outdoor kitchens in New York City.
Chef Ezra Lewis
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Reflective of our New York Harbor setting, Collective Governors Island offers a contemporary farm-to-island menu celebrating global influences. Guests will start the morning with a complimentary breakfast basket delivered to your tent.

Both Overnight and non-overnight guests are invited to enjoy our Wood-Fire Grill menu and a la carte menus in addition to an extensive selection of specialty cocktails and wine offerings.

At the end of the night, we invite you to our Campfire and the complimentary gourmet S’more cart.


No advanced reservations are required for the following dining options. They will be reservable at the Reception Desk at Check-In.

  • Complimentary Breakfast Basket
  • A La Carte Menu


We do kindly ask for a 24-hour advanced reservation for our Wood-Fire Grill Menu.  Confirm a reservation through the Collective Concierge or via phone or text at (917) 994- 6167


We can accommodate most dietary restrictions, including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diets, however, we are not a kosher establishment.

Please let us know in your reservation request of any dietary restrictions so our chefs can prepare to accommodate and deliver you an exceptional dining experience. Without advanced notice, substitutions may not be available at the time of your reservation.


Yes. Our island retreat, overlooking the Manhattan skyline and Statue of Liberty, is now open to non-overnight guests. Collective Retreats offers the most memorable outdoor dining experience in New York City.

For dinner, we offer limited opportunities for non-overnight guests to enjoy our A La Carte Menu and Wood-Fire Grill Menu. You will travel to Collective Retreats via ferry and soak in the skyline. We offer limited reservations for non-overnight guests via Tok only.


No outside food, beverage, alcohol, or cooking of any kind is allowed anywhere on the retreat due to health and safety guidelines. We ask that guests do not have an open flame outside of the wood-burning heater that is provided in the tents.


Yes, upon request we have children’s dining options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.