Best NYC restaurants located within a 5 minute walk of Columbia University Station | Ratings, Reviews & Maps

The following New York City restaurants are all conveniently located within a 5 minute walk of the Columbia University Subway Station. They are sorted according to their overall rating on Yelp. When you are looking for a great place to eat near Columbia University Station in NYC, any of the following restaurants should prove to be a good choice.

Dig

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 344 Reviews.

Dig
Dig map

Price: $$

Category: American (New)

Address:
2884 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (212) 776-4047

5 Star Rating Delicious and healthy fast-casual salads and bowls. Super quick and east lunch or dinner on the go! Great portion size and the salmon was perfectly cooked Read More

Chloe L. Jul-18-2021

3 Star Rating Good food, but not when you order delivery. They always forget half the order, no one answers the phone or responds via email, and the portions or... Read More

Dalila S. Sep-21-2021

5 Star Rating I love that Dig offers the ultimate comfort food and has so much variety you can choose from. My go to has always been the charred chicken bowl with brown... Read More

Stephanie C. Feb-01-2021

Junzi Kitchen

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 200 Reviews.

Junzi Kitchen
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Price: $$

Category: Chinese Noodles Salad

Address:
2896 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (917) 261-2497

5 Star Rating Ordered the knife cut noodles with fury sesame sauce, tofu and a whole bunch of veggie toppings-- Delicious! The braised tofu is soft, saucy, and flavorful,... Read More

Vivian S. Sep-13-2021

4 Star Rating Fresh ingredients and interesting flavors Definitely reco the tofu & the knife noodles The chili oil is divine Read More

Rach R. Jul-04-2021

4 Star Rating Came to Morningside campus to get some work done visited Junzi Kitchen for some takeout lunch. I love that they've adapted a build your own style to some... Read More

Vivian C. Jun-21-2021

Milano Market Westside

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 250 Reviews.

Milano Market Westside
Milano Market Westside map

Price: $$

Category: Grocery Delis

Address:
2892 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (212) 665-9500

5 Star Rating This place is SO amazing! It's a whole Italian store in addition to a food counter/Italian deli! I made my boyfriend walk a mile and a half with me to here... Read More

Matt T. Sep-18-2021

5 Star Rating In a short synopsis: GO AND ORDER HERE!! Now in a detailed précis: If you truly want to experience an exquisite true to taste bread, imported cheese, and... Read More

Mustafa A. Aug-27-2021

5 Star Rating My sister took us here for sandwiches and let me tell you, their sandwiches are HUGE. You definitely cannot finish one sandwich by yourself, unless you... Read More

Krista S. Jul-03-2021

Community Food & Juice

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 914 Reviews.

Community Food & Juice
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Price: $$

Category: American (New) Breakfast & Brunch Bars

Address:
2893 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (212) 665-2800

5 Star Rating Good food for a good price. My only qualm is that the bathrooms aren't marked and are a little confusing. Read More

Yeager E. Aug-23-2021

5 Star Rating We came here on a Sunday around 12:30-1pm. We drove up and were able to find parking pretty quickly which was nice. The restaurant was busy and said it... Read More

Julia Y. May-04-2021

3 Star Rating Since this is a popular lunch spot for the Columbia University community (no pun), I have never bothered with Community Food & Juice because the wait times... Read More

Kwame S. Sep-21-2021

Symposium Greek Restaurant

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 192 Reviews.

Symposium Greek Restaurant
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Price: $$

Category: Greek Mediterranean

Address:
544 W 113th St
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (212) 865-1011

5 Star Rating This is a small hidden gem. The service was excellent! They were on top of everything! The interior is beautiful filled with art work like painting even the... Read More

Angelina R. Sep-11-2021

1 Star Rating I called in for a pickup order. When I entered, the waiter yelled and told me to sit down and served me a 'to-stay' meal. It gets better, I asked if there's... Read More

Noeman S. Sep-01-2021

5 Star Rating True philanthropy is when someone does a good deed and you may never know who they are. Well funk that. I did some digging and found out that Symposium... Read More

Karen S. Jun-18-2020

Shaking Crab

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 341 Reviews.

Shaking Crab
Shaking Crab map

Price: $$$

Category: Cajun/Creole Seafood

Address:
2869 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (646) 861-2152

5 Star Rating I had to write a review for this place. This place definitely deserves a write up. This place is the same concept as captain boil but just a 100 times... Read More

Greentea M. Sep-20-2021

5 Star Rating Wow I'm honestly a bit confused about the stars discrepancy between Shaking Crab (3.5) and Aqua Boil (4.5) which is just up the street. Did a quick scan and... Read More

Myung C. Mar-08-2021

1 Star Rating I ordered delivery and received the wrong food. Called the restaurant and they said they would give me something next time. I asked if they could resend the... Read More

William Y. Jun-19-2021

The Heights Bar & Grill

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 359 Reviews.

The Heights Bar & Grill
The Heights Bar & Grill map

Price: $$

Category: Bars Burgers American (Traditional)

Address:
2867 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (212) 866-7035

5 Star Rating I come here alllllllllll the time. As you can see from my check ins. Anywho, I decided to take my dad out for taco Tuesday yesterday. Everything was... Read More

Ja'Ashley C. May-19-2021

2 Star Rating Came here for the rooftop with some friends, but we didn't know that you often have to reserve, or else there's no room, so we ended up dining in. The food,... Read More

Erika W. Sep-12-2021

3 Star Rating This place has so much potential, however they lack in attention. They took forever to bring our drinks after being seated and ordered for 10 minutes, the... Read More

Pilar A. Apr-17-2021

Wu & Nussbaum

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 58 Reviews.

Wu & Nussbaum
Wu & Nussbaum map

Price: $$

Category: Chinese Noodles Bagels

Address:
2897 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (212) 222-0040

4 Star Rating Chanced upon this bagel and dumpling place while accompanying daughter to Columbia. Vegetable and pork xiaolongbao and special dumplings were good, so were... Read More

Isabel E. Aug-30-2021

3 Star Rating IMO it's a little overpriced for a standard bagel. You can pretty much go to any random NY bagel shop/bodega and get something comparable for half the... Read More

Valerie C. Jun-09-2021

3 Star Rating The Wu&Nussbaum vegetarian xiao long bao was a dream I never expected to come true! Dishes my party ordered ranged from extremely good to below average, but... Read More

Ferrell A. Sep-20-2021

Shake Shack

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 107 Reviews.

Shake Shack
Shake Shack map

Price: $$

Category: Hot Dogs Burgers Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

Address:
2957 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (646) 383-5506

4 Star Rating This Shake Shack is always solid and consistent. I've tried a lot of the items off their menu, from special burgers to the chicken sandwiches and generally... Read More

Angela K. Aug-03-2021

1 Star Rating There is an obvious problem with this particular shake shack store. The 3.5 star here speaks for itself. There are various customers feeling very... Read More

Suk H. Sep-05-2021

1 Star Rating Okay, this is Shake Shack. I know that one bad review from nobody like me would not really affect business. But this particular branch does not really know... Read More

Joon L. Mar-13-2021

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NYC Greenwich Village Italian Food Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $90.73 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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Williamsburg Brooklyn Food Tasting and Walking Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $89.42 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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NYC Chelsea and West Village Dessert Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $76.66 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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Greenwich Village Literary Pub Crawl

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $46.02 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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Good Vibes on the Lower East Side: Art & Food Walk

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $52.60 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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NYC West Village Pub Crawl

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $26.96 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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