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255 W 43rd St, New York City, NY 10036-3917
+1 212-391-4747
Sun 10:00 - 18:30
Mon - Fri 07:15 - 20:30
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 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.

Thank gsilver792
Escazu, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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!

Thank JuanitaDon
Northern Virginia
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 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 

Thank MUSICMAN20190
Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 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 

1 Thank Kevin L
Houston, Texas
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589 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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 

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
Reviewed 16 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.

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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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 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!

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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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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.

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
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 

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 

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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134 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

This little vegan friendly place has plenty of organic options. They have sandwiches and wraps as well as a small cold/hot buffet in the back. The labels clearly designate what is and isn't vegan and the staff is very knowledgeable about what is in the food. Don't miss the huge variety of vegan deserts at the counter!

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

We want every guest to feel knowledgeable about their food choices, and it's awesome to see that you're a fan of our clear labeling, Melody! It sounds like you've gotten to try a variety of our eats, and I'm glad you've enjoyed 'em all. See you back next time! Jae, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:30
07:15 - 20:30
07:15 - 20:30
07:15 - 20:30
07:15 - 20:30
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
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?

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