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Pax Wholesome Foods

202 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5808
+1 212-972-5600
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wraps” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (20 reviews)
“salad” (39 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
202 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5808
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a no-nonsense kind of place that serves unexpectedly good food. Had we had more time I would have tried the pizza, but we had a curtain in ten minutes and so bought sandwiches, wraps and coffee. The food is very good; the prices...More

1  Thank operalover939
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by an hotel employee, Pax is very easy to find. Located on 42ND street, Pax offers inexpensive grab and go lunches and breakfast. I ordered the breakfast muffin with sausage and a cup of coffee and ate it in the dining room. It was...More

Thank singinggigi
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We have our breakfast routine, when visiting New York City: Bagel with cream cheese and a coffee. Always delicious at Pax! The salads are great too.

Thank christpost
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We stopped for food before getting on the bus to head home. The food is fresh and tasty. My friends have been here before and enjoyed it.

Thank UpstateNYer_10
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

After we’d been to Empire State Building, we’re looking for a restaurant to sit and get warm at the same time, most of chain restaurants are full. This restaurant was empty, which is really good for me and my fiancé, I’ve ordered Linguini Alfredo, he...More

Thank laylaneir
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Wandering about and looking for a quick and simple breakfast, Pax looked clean and the foods on display appeared fresh and appetizing. It's counter service, with food served in disposable containers, even when you eat in, but the coffee was decent enough (not always the...More

Thank SisPerth
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for a light snack. They have a large variety of sandwiches, wraps, salads, and pizza. We decided on pizza and sat at one of their tables to wait on them to warm it up. One of the employees from the salad...More

Thank Robbin V
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the choice of fresh sandwiches, wraps, salads and pizza varieties. The food was tasty and we enjoyed a quick dinner late in the evening after a long day visiting New York.

Thank Ina_31
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a simply a great place to eat. Has a wide array of sandwiches, soups and pasta to satisfy any and all palates. Service was good and the prices very reasonable.

Thank dwathompson
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by after seeing "Aladdin" (great show, by the way), it was nearby and quick. Very large selections of pizza, sandwiches, soup and salads. Two of us got a pizza slice (typically large NY size) and one got a sandwich. Steak and cheese pressata (sandwich)...More

Thank cnanrw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5808
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-972-5600
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