Seamless Addicts, Unite! 7 Healthy (& Delish!) Takeout Lunches

If you’re like most New Yorkers, you probably don’t have time to leave the office for lunch. But, even if that’s the case, you can take the “sad” out of “sad desk lunch” with these eight healthy, delicious spots offering takeout and delivery. Each one will make your midday just a little bit happier.
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Wander along the foot of the Manhattan Bridge to find this quirky, cozy, wellness-focused spot. Owners Sabrina De Sousa and Alissa Wagner jump from Japan to Greece on the menu, with dishes such as a scrambled egg sandwich with avocado and pickled cherry peppers. Bonus: Breakfast is served all day.

143 Division St., Lower East Side/Chinatown; 212-240-9410.
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The Little Beet
Takeout and delivery
One reason to be happy you work in Midtown: this spacious, seasonally inspired veg mecca. Fresh salads, like the namesake beet, goat cheese, and arugula one, as well as an array of hot and cold sides, like roasted butternut squash with apples and Parmesan, are on rotation.

135 W. 50th St., Midtown West; 212-459-2338.

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The Butcher’s Daughter
Takeout and delivery
You won’t miss the meat in this Nolita café’s mushroom and walnut pâté. Heather Tierney and Joya Carlton craft hearty soups and sandwiches, as well as invigorating juices and smoothies, like the bee pollen-packed mango lassi.

19 Kenmare St., Nolita; 212-219-3434.
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Nourish Kitchen + Table
Takeout and delivery for 5 or more
Marissa Lipert’s a nutritionist to get behind. She’s serving equally healthful and flavorful dishes at her jewel box-like spot in the West Village. Order the currant whole-wheat scones or the signature Moroccan-spiced roast chicken for your next team lunch or meeting.

95 Greenwich Ave., West Village; 212-242-6115.
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Somtum Der
Takeout and delivery
Kale is so two years ago. Get with the green papaya program at the East Village outlet of a Bangkok shop. Try a salad where the fruit is tossed with tomatoes, chiles, fish sauce and lime in a wooden mortar and pestle. Add a salted egg if you’re feeling daring.

85 Avenue A, East Village; 212-260-8570.

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Speed plus salads doesn’t always equal deliciousness. But, it does at the first New York location of popular D.C. chain Sweetgreen. Zip through the line for a quick but satisfying array of gingery soba noodle and avocado salads or warm, filling grain bowls.

1164 Broadway, Flatiron; 646-449-8884.
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Whole Foods Gowanus
Takeout and delivery
Where can you get Roberta’s frozen pizza, Yuji Ramen, and Blue Hill Farm’s parsnip yogurt in one place? Build your perfect lunch at the Brooklyn location of Whole Foods. Getting lunch and shopping done in one trip? It’s never a bad idea.

214 3rd St., Gowanus, 718-907-3622.