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GustOrganics Restaurant & Bar

519 Avenue of the Americas @ 14th St, New York City, NY 10011 (Manhattan)
212.242.5800
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Ranked #4,108 of 11,588 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: International
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 14th Street
Transit: 1, 2, 3, F & L trains to 14th Street/6th Avenue, PATH train to 14th Street, and A, C, E trains to 14th Street/8th Avenue.
Description: GustOrganics is New York City's first & only USDA certified organic restaurant and first in the world to use 100% certified organic ingredients. Frequented by progressive & hip dinners of all ages GustOrganics serves mid-priced tasty, organic, Latin-inspired cuisine, with vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and meat options. The menu changes daily, and all food is made on premises using local products as much as possible. GustOrganics is also one of the most progressive restaurants, using wind power only, sunlight, recycling, composting, energy efficient kitchen equipment, biodegradable packaging, and other environmentally sensitive practices. The bar is the first certified organic one on the planet. The decor is simple and rustic, the ambiance light and airy. In warm weather, diners may choose indoor open-air dining or sidewalk cafe seating. GustOrganics is Changing the world one meal at a time 365 days a year for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner, take out, delivery & catering.
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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75 reviews 75 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The food was very healthy but it was not really exciting taste. I went with 5 other friends and they did not seem to enjoy it much either. I would say Average..

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London
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107 reviews 107 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I had the special - fruit salad, huevos rancheros and a tea. The fruit salad was fresh and very enjoyable. The huevos rancheros were lukewarm, good quacamole but the 'rustic potatoes' were a bit mushy. Service left a lot to be desired - had to chase my bill, then got the wrong change and had to wait a long time... More

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Bronx, New York
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105 reviews 105 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food is good here, however, the portion sizes have been declining since me and my bf have been coming here the last few years. Quality seems to still be good but I got a turkey burger and it looked like a preformed patty which makes me wonder if it was frozen or not. it tasted good but had me... More

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We discovered this place after we saw the movie Fed Up, about the increasing obesity epidemic in the US. We are always looking for a "clean", farm to table type of restaurant to go to in the city. This place is awesome! I love the menu's and the the service is impeccable, they also have organic wine without sulfites which... More

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews 130 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I was very impressed by the amazing meal I ate at this restaurant (go for the veggie burger!) but the service was VERY slow. It actually took close to an extra half an hour to get dessert. The restaurant wasn't busy, so we were quite confused as to why it was so slow. But if you have all the time... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I really like this restaurant. The food is great, it's casual enough with no pretense, and sometimes there is good live music. I eat here when visiting NYC with my mother as I need gluten free and she is elderly. The staff treat us very well. I drive her car there from Philadelphia and always (so far) have found a... More

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New York City, New York
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347 reviews 347 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This place is terrible. First, it looks so dirty and worn. The food is OK but way overpriced. They have a sign outside saying happy hour 4 to 7 pm but when you get inside the server says not on weekends. I just stepped foot in G-O for the last time.

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nyc
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Every time i've dined here, the experience with the waitstaff has been memorable…in a good way. Servers are knowledgeable and pleasant and willing to give advice on what to try and what to avoid. I like that. On occasion, the beef here has been chewy and tough, but one doesn't really come to Gustorganics for the beef. Or the desserts.... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Overall review (Bad, OK, Good): Food = Good; Service = Good; Ambience = Good Food: For apps we shared the hummus and pita plate. It was standard hummus and pita. For the entree I ordered the Argentinian stew and it had good flavor. It also was a good portion and enough to fill you. The one negative was that it... More

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

How wonderful it was to meet owners Kiki & Paul upon enjoying my second top-notch, FANtastic dining experience here! I ate very slowly, as to enjoy and savor every last bit of every ultra-healthily-delicious bite! Loved it!!!

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