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 338 Reviews.

Dig
Dig map

Price: $$

Category: American (New)

Address:
2884 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (212) 776-4047

5 Star Rating I went here for lunch today and had a great experience. Paying $12 for a bowl with farro, cauliflower, very flavorful mushrooms, and tofu felt like a very... Read More

Jackie L. May-26-2021

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

5 Star Rating I ordered from this location through Doordash several times during this pandemic and never had a problem with it. I always ordered the Charred Chicken... Read More

Judy L. May-15-2020

Junzi Kitchen

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 195 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 I can't believe it took quarantine for me to finally write a review of Junzi Kitchen! This spot has been my go-to lunch spot for the past two years, ever... Read More

Wendy H. May-13-2020

5 Star Rating Great food, which you partially assemble yourself. Great healthy options, which change over time. They prepare the food quickly and place it on a table just... Read More

Brett W. Aug-19-2020

5 Star Rating BOMB.COM , even during COVID this restaurant has been able to keep up with the great food and most importantly great customer service!! These are some of my... Read More

Raymundo G. Nov-02-2020

Community Food & Juice

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 901 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 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

5 Star Rating This is a gem. It's obvious that the chefs really care about the food and know what they are doing. The waiters and other workers are outstanding. Yes,... Read More

Donald D. Apr-01-2021

4 Star Rating I believe Community Food & Juice is temporarily closed for now. I just checked its Instagram and it says the restaurant is closed for renovation.. I... Read More

Ami Y. Jan-27-2021

Milano Market

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 238 Reviews.

Milano Market
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Price: $$

Category: Grocery Delis

Address:
2892 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (212) 665-9500

5 Star Rating Massive.. and I mean MASSIVE sandwiches here that are super delicious from the deli section. I come here for the H17 breaded chicken cutlet sandwich which... Read More

Stephanie C. Feb-01-2021

5 Star Rating I live on the east side and so don't have much opportunity to come here. My niece has recently come to Columbia and we visited her and she suggested this... Read More

Latha P. May-19-2021

5 Star Rating I'm always on the hunt for the best Italian sub that delivers to my apartment. I think I've found it! Sadly, I can't recall the name of this sandwich but... Read More

Becca R. Nov-30-2020

Symposium Greek Restaurant

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 190 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 I got takeout from here, so I don't know what the service would be like, but the food was great! I had the lamb exohiko, which I was a bit wary of initially... Read More

Tiffany Z. Mar-08-2021

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

5 Star Rating I have dined in here in the past, and I have ordered takeout many times. This is such a cute little place near Columbia University. It gives off a great... Read More

Marco L. Feb-18-2021

Shaking Crab

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 339 Reviews.

Shaking Crab
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Price: $$$

Category: Cajun/Creole Seafood

Address:
2869 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (646) 861-2152

5 Star Rating I ordered food for pick up. That process was seamless and the food was ready early. I love this place the food is fantastic and they have continued to keep... Read More

Muhammed S. Sep-10-2020

4 Star Rating I have a love/hate with crab boils but I really enjoyed my takeout last night from the shaking crab. Bought enough leftovers for another day of peel and eat... Read More

Katherine S. Nov-29-2020

5 Star Rating Amazing seafood! The best crab legs I've ever had! I ordered over the phone and it was pretty easy and clear. When I got there the food was ready to pick... Read More

Andrea B. Nov-15-2020

The Heights Bar & Grill

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 357 Reviews.

The Heights Bar & Grill
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Price: $$

Category: Bars Burgers American (Traditional)

Address:
2867 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (212) 866-7035

5 Star Rating Stopped here for my first outdoor dining experience! Their amazing roof is open and it feels hidden compared to all the street dining! We started with... Read More

Elizabeth W. Jun-24-2020

5 Star Rating This restaurant offers indoor seating during COVID-19. Food and drinks are amazing and affordable! They include a 20% tip automatically when you stay longer... Read More

Manpreet K. Mar-02-2021

5 Star Rating Did a Takeout order during COVID-19! Food was ready quickly and delicious! Made margaritas in front of us upon arrival that way they weren't getting... Read More

Allie P. Jun-20-2020

Shake Shack

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 102 Reviews.

Shake Shack
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Price: $$

Category: Hot Dogs Burgers Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

Address:
2957 Broadway
New York, NY 10025

Phone: (646) 383-5506

5 Star Rating Love it! Such a wonderful place right across Columbia University. It's always crowded before the Covid, even now it's always surrounded by deliverymen. I... Read More

Daisy V. Jan-18-2021

5 Star Rating We've been getting delivery from here about once a week since quarantine started--always yummy, on time, and correct. Thanks Shake Shack for the best burgers! Read More

Audrey S. Jul-17-2020

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

Miracle Thai

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 20 Reviews.

Miracle Thai
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Price: $

Category: Street Vendors Thai

Address:
117ST And Broadway Ave
Columbia university
New York, NY 10027

5 Star Rating My one true love, Miracle Thai. It's cheap, fast, filling, and delicious. I've fallen into a groove of only ordering the drunken noodles, but the pad... Read More

Eilene Y. Apr-11-2019

4 Star Rating I often shy away from anything food truck. However, my co-worker and classmate kept raving about Miracle Thai. So, one day I went and got the tofu drunken... Read More

Danielle L. Feb-18-2020

3 Star Rating The biggest problem with this place is that the hours are not consistent. They weren't here during the regular semester (I'm attending summer school at the... Read More

Matt L. Jul-16-2019

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Greenwich Village Italian Heritage Food Tour

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $81.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This is a fun-filled interactive walking tour of Greenwich Village's Italian neighborhood. See St. Anthony's Church, Raffetto's Pasta Store and then stroll MacDougal Street's Caffe Reggio. This 2-hour tour is led by a local, licensed NYC tour guide with Italian family roots in the neighborhood for over 125 years. Your food tour guide gives you an insider's perspective into local history with music, serenades and family tales.   Greg Walks NYC employees, are released/discharged, from and against any/all liability from participation in Greg Walks NYC Tours, and is legally binding on participant, heirs, successors assigns and legal reps. Tour participants assume all travel risks. Gregory Marro and Greg Walks NYC are released from all/any liabilities and penalties to the legal maximum permitted by law. Tourists MUST inform tour guide of any/all food allergies. Greg Walks NYC tour pics/videos may be used on social media.Samples and sights subject to change.

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NYC Chelsea and West Village Dessert Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $75.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Get off the beaten path in Chelsea and the West Village while tastings some of the best desserts and sweets in the area. You'll learn about the city’s culinary past, all while trying fresh hot doughnuts, half pound cookies, artisan chocolates from the city's oldest chocolate house, create a mini cupcake, try unique ice cream flavors in the summer months or enjoy a toasty hot chocolate in the winter, with a total of 6 tastings altogether. Mosey through the quaint Chelsea neighborhood, into Chelsea Market, down the High Line, and into the Meatpacking District and end your culinary adventure in the West Village.

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Greenwich Village Literary Pub Crawl

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $45.29 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

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Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $99.38 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Explore the tastes and history of two ethnic NYC neighborhoods, Chinatown and Little Italy. Animated and friendly guides allow their guests to learn these neighborhoods through fascinating historical stories and culinary delights. The delicious food tastings range from homemade mozzarella to a sit-down authentic Chinese meal experience. One leaves this tour fully satisfied, along with a new found confidence in navigating the neighborhoods with a provided recommendation list in hand. This tour is a must if you're a local or visitor looking to get off-the-beaten path and taste amazing foods.

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NYC West Village Pub Crawl

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $25.88 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience the best of New York City’s wildly famous Greenwich Village in one night. Visit 4 of the Village’s hottest drinking establishments, featuring beer pong, karaoke, live bands, and DJ’s & dancing. You will receive free shots and admission fees at all locations.

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New York City Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Tour

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $45.29 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Did you know there is a hidden tennis court inside Grand Central? Or that the ceiling is backwards? Discover many more secrets on this tour and learn about the surprising history of this New York City icon! This tour is led by a native New Yorker who is a licensed New York City Tour guide.

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