Sometimes we want to eat out but eat light at the same time. We’re going to avoid the obvious “salad places”, and put the focus on Upper West Side restaurants with great starter or entree salads on their menu.
Protein-packed kale salad at Peacefood Cafe
On their special menu, served daily from 11am to 5pm. Kale leaves, diced seasonal tofu, tempeh bacon, pumpkin seeds and raisins tossed with the chef’s secret dressing. $14.50. 460 Amsterdam Ave, between 82nd and 83rd Streets.
Kefi Salad at Kefi
Shredded lettuce and fennel, tomato, cucumber, olive, pepper, onion and feta. $12.25. 222 West 79th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam.
Farmer’s Chop Salad with Chicken at Community Food and Juice
Romaine hearts, green apples, kirby cukes, radishes, carrots, mizuna, chives, tarragon, celery, lynnhaven local feta, sunflower seeds, champagne-cider vinaigrette. $10 without chicken, $16 with chicken. 2893 Broadway, between 112th and 113th Streets.
Pickled crudites at Maison Pickle
Seasonal Pickled Vegetables, Herb Aioli. $11. 2315 Broadway, between 83rd and 84th Streets.
Country salad at Cafe Luxembourg
This appetizer salad is made with Frisée, fourme d’ambert, bacon lardons, poached egg, croutons, bacon vinaigrette. $18. 200 West 70th Street, between Amsterdam and West End.
Poached Organic Salmon Nicoise Salad at Spring Natural Kitchen
Organic mesclun, chickpeas, black olives, baby artichokes, haricot verts, cherry tomatoes, herb-lemon dressing. gluten free. $18. 474 Columbus Ave, between 82nd and 83rd Streets.
Som Tum at Thai Market
This spicy salad comes with Green papaya, bird’s eye chili, long bean, tomato, peanut. $6. 960 Amsterdam Ave, between 107th and 108th Streets.