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255 W 43rd St, New York City, NY 10036-3917
+1 212-391-4747
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07:15 - 20:30
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was a wonderful experience from beginning to end. The staff was very friendly and the restaurant was easy to find. I had one of their noodle bowls and it was very flavorful. It can be hard to find good vegan food in the area and this one was certainly not a disappointment for my friends in town. They... More 

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Thank Nate_N668
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

A little hole-in-the-wall place to get a delicious, quick and inexpensive meal before or after a show. Buffet is part of store. Only drawback is very few tables.

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

With so many great restaurants to choose from in the Times Square/Theatre District, it says a lot that I went back to Green Symphony several times in 3 days for a variety of convenient healthy foods. Staff was great!

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Thank JuanitaDon
Northern Virginia
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had an early lunch here on Sunday morning. It is a small place with a few tables. It is a bit run down and when we first walk in there is so much stuff packed into this store, I wasnt sure that I wanted to buy anything. The man behind the counter saw me and then handed me a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This was our first stop on the iphone maps search for "vegan" and "vegetarian." Coming in from the street we were a little worried, but just walk back to the rear of the small store and you'll see the buffet. This is not a vegan restaurant but they have vegetarian / vegan options including delicious hummus (which is always my... More 

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Houston, Texas
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573 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Super small place. Staff was not very helpful at first, kind of rude. Smoothies were great. The gluten-free vegan brownie was ok. My friend hated it. I would not ask a a non-vegan to try this brownie! I've had better and it would give veganism a bad rap. I got the avacado fiesta smoothie and my my friend got some... More 

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1 Thank survivor5804
Jae S, Owner at Green Symphony, responded to this review

Every guest should be welcomed into our shop with warmth and kindness, and if that wasn't the case, then you haven't had our best. That being said, I'm glad you enjoyed your smoothie, and since we have a ton of vegan options, we look forward to having you back to try some more on your next visit. All the best,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This is a terrific little cafe/grocery store with tasty options for those of us who are paleo, primal, or gluten free. This place is the perfect prelude to a show and a healthy night on the town.

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1 Thank Hayden H
Jae S, Owner at Green Symphony, responded to this review

We'd never want dietary needs to stop someone from having a great meal, so I'm glad your picks at our place could hit the spot, Hayden! Thanks for giving our eats a big thumbs up. We'll see you back next time! All the best, Jae, Owner More 

Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Smorgasbord of healthy hot and cold options, including tasty homemade treats. Wish we had discovered this earlier in our stay. We will definitely return on our next trip!

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1 Thank thefourheads
Jae S, Owner at Green Symphony, responded to this review

I'm glad you could find our little place while you were visiting NYC! You sure have a lot of options around here. It's great to know that our hot/cold bar options and homemade treats could hit all the right notes. We'll see you back for some more next time you're in the area! All the best, Jae, Owner More 

Waynesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I order from Green Symphony for lunch and the food is always fresh and delicious. They have an amazing array of juices, smoothies, and vegan brown rice dishes.

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2 Thank Roadto13
Jae S, Owner at Green Symphony, responded to this review

You've got a lot of lunch options here in the city, so it's humbling to know that our place is one of your favorites! I'm glad our juices, smoothies, and rice dishes can always hit the spot and look forward to having you back for some more soon. All the best, Jae, Owner More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

The food here is pretty decent - for both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. There are quite a lot of options to choose too. Price is also pretty standard by NYC standard. However, please note that the pricing is based on WEIGHT. So, if you choose meat and pastas vs vegetables - as the former are heavier, it'll cost more. My only... More 

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Thank Stay_Strong_Thailand
Jae S, Owner at Green Symphony, responded to this review

Thanks for giving our eats a big thumbs up! We take great care to ensure that our vegetarian items don't cross paths with our non-vegetarian dishes, but I appreciate your concern about the sectioning-off dishes. It sounds like you've gotten to try a few of our offerings already, and I'm glad each item you've picked up have hit the spot!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:30
Monday
07:15 - 20:30
Tuesday
07:15 - 20:30
Wednesday
07:15 - 20:30
Thursday
07:15 - 20:30
Friday
07:15 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 W 43rd St, New York City, NY 10036-3917
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-391-4747
Description
Green Symphony serves fresh, healthy food and drinks in New York City. Visit us in Times Square and walk away feeling good about your food choices!

At Green Symphony, we provide an oasis for vegetarians and anyone who wants to eat healthy in a quick and friendly atmosphere. Located just steps away from Times Square, we provide a variety of food choices for people of all food persuasions. Vegetarians, vegans, meat eaters alike can all find superb options at our smoothie bar, juice bar, salad bar, and sandwich station!

We feature hot and cold buffets for you to mix and match the food items you want. We also have a wide selection of menu items that we have designed just for you! Try one of our sensible salads, creative wraps, vegetable rice bowls, soups, or homemade desserts. We are especially proud of our mandoo bowls, made with Korean-style homemade dumplings with sesame-ginger tamari sauce.

We understand that in the hustle and bustle of city life, it can be hard to make quick, healthy food decisions. We are here to provide you with the best healthy food options at the pace that you expect for your busy lifestyle.

Stop by or order delivery and enjoy a cold-pressed juice, veggie rice bowl, or sandwich today!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Midtown

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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