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Pret A Manger

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Fast Food, Delicatessen
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Union Square, New York City, NY 10005
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout

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    4 of 5 stars
Great On-the-Run Food, Great Value

We grabbed sandwiches and wraps here twice this past Friday on a day trip to Manhattan. They use top ingredients and everything was very tasty.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2015
Auburn, California
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Auburn, California
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We grabbed sandwiches and wraps here twice this past Friday on a day trip to Manhattan. They use top ingredients and everything was very tasty.

Thank Floydslips
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this place. We recently stayed in Midtown and passed a Pret-a Manger on arrival at out hotel at 9:30 at night. We wandered in to find gorgeous soups and portions of hot mac n cheese that satisfied us fully. They're open from early until very late. The food is healthy, fresh, and fantastic when travelling. We... More 

Thank Proffc123
West Hartford, Connecticut
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Great mac and cheese, very tasty. Sandwiches also very good. Nice break for lunch and quick. Glad we stopped

Tel Aviv, Israel
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Discovered this place by chance and was really happy to have lunch there! The food was fresh, the service was fast and there was a sweet little corner to sit and eat. The only downsides were the price - which was relatively high -and the ice tea - which was tasteless. So, go try it out!

Thank 778moni
Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Our first trip to NY included a bunch of stops at the many Pret A Manger's around the city!! Great place to duck into for a delicious hot chocolate or mocha and snack, especially when it is cold out!!

Thank Rick-and-Leah
New York, New York, United States
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

LOVE this place for lunch! Their line system is not figured out and sometimes the confusion around it can cause a dispute between customers. The daily soups are always on point and the BANG BANG CHICKEN WRAP is my #1 wrap! :)

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Brooklyn, New York
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I love it here. I love what they offer, a little pricy sometimes but worth it. I always get a seat and I always enjoy the selection. HOWEVER, Customer service means a lot to me. In all the times I have been there I never had an issue. The other day 9/28 I went there solely for a coffee and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We quickly came in to Pret A Manger for an afternoon snack. We were able to get a nice hot bowl of lentil soup, a warm chicken burrito and a baguette sandwich very quickly. All of the food was excellent, especially the soup and the burrito. When we finished eating the food, we were sad that it was over. I... More 

Thank ebtram
Portland, Maine
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We went looking for a morning cup of coffee and fresh bagels or breakfast food. The coffee was okay, nothing special. There was very little fresh breakfast food and we were disappointed

Thank pondmom
Melbourne, Australia
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284 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We've had lunch here several times with my husband and have enjoyed their fresh salads and sandwiches etc....however my beef is with the fresh fruit. They charge .75 cents per apple and they are rotten floury and awful! The bananas are exactly the same, old and bruised black. Please get fresh fruit!!! We can tell the difference between good and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Union Square, New York City, NY 10005
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Fast Food, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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