University Pita

21 E. 12th St.
New York, NY 10003


  • Sunday - Thursday 10am-10pm Friday 10am-afternoon, 3 hours before sundown for the Shabbat Closed Saturday
  • $
  • Catering, Delivery, Kosher, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
This narrow glatt kosher stall might have been transported from Tel Aviv, and the list of toppings for your perfect falafel sandwich is more comprehensive than anything found at the pita parlors of MacDougal Street, including three sauces, pristine greenery, ripe tomatoes, purple onions, and lots of pickled salads. The yellow Yemenite hot sauce is particularly addictive. But while the falafel is a steal, the chicken shawarma pita is pricier than it ought to be, despite the greasy cumin-laced excellence of its fragrant fragmented poultry.


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