Five of the Many Local Places that Will Deliver Lunch to Your Office

November 14, 2018

You know how it is. You start the morning with deadlines staring you in the face, and you can’t spare an hour to go out and find lunch. Or you get into a real groove of productivity mid-morning and you don’t want to break the flow. Whatever the reason you feel you can’t leave the office for lunch, you still need your strength to avoid the afternoon slump.

Fortunately, this is New York City, and you’re in NoMad with great restaurants on every block. Many offer delivery through apps like Seamless and Caviar. If you simply can’t get away from the office today, here are five standouts that will bring lunch to you.  Try them and the many more like Fresh & Co., &Pizza, Dr. Smood, Num Pang, The Little Beet.

Dig Inn

1178 Broadway
New York, NY 10001
(212) 335-2010

Delivery platforms: Seamless, Caviar, Grubhub

Monday – Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Dig Inn says it is “changing the food game” and that’s no idle boast. With a deep respect for ingredients, Dig Inn works with 102 farmers and partners to bring recipes to life, planning crops specifically for its menus. Buying from minority-run and small-scale farms, Dig Inn uses its purchasing power to support sustainable growing practices and invest in the future of farming. The result is an incredibly adventurous and delicious menu, so step out of the ordinary without stepping out of your office.


1133 Broadway
New York, NY 10010
(212) 647-8889

Delivery platforms: Seamless, Caviar, Grubhub

Monday – Sunday:  1:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

With a wide variety of healthy grain and veggie bowls (also available with your choice of protein)—and with most bowls priced around $10, Inday feels tailor-made for a nutritious lunch. And for Kew tenants, since Inday is right downstairs, you can feel confident your lunch will arrive fast and fresh.

Luke’s Lobster

5 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10010
(646) 657-0747

Delivery platforms: Seamless, Grubhub

Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 1:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Luke’s Lobster makes some of the best lobster and crab rolls in New York City, and you can get them in a hurry. There is a $20 minimum to have lunch delivered, but it’s worth splurging once in a while. In the ground floor of 1123 Broadway (just around the corner on 25th), Luke’s can deliver in a jiffy.

The Smith

1150 Broadway
New York, NY 10010
(212) 685-4500

Delivery platforms: Seamless, Grubhub

Monday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

The Smith offers an upscale version of café/bistro dining. The restaurant has a fun atmosphere, but if you can’t get there, you can have their terrific burgers, salads, chicken potpie, salmon and even steaks delivered to your desk. There’s a $15 minimum to order, but delivery is free.


210 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10010
(212) 920-6233

Delivery platforms: Seamless, Grubhub

Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Hot, fresh and popular, Wagamama reminds us there’s more to Japanese cuisine besides sushi. Delicious teppanyaki, donburi and curry dishes are available, along with generous portions of ramen and a vegan menu. And on Seamless, there’s no order minimum, so treat yourself to something that will spice up your day.