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Miss Lily’s Café

132 W. Houston Street, New York, NY 10012 40.727741 -74.001325
at Sullivan St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
646-588-5375 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Juice/Smoothie, Caribbean
  • Price Range: $$$

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Daily, 11am-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

C, E at Spring St.; 1 at Houston St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Hot Spot
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Open Kitchens / Watch the Chef
  • Singles Scene
  • Take-Out


  • Beer and Wine Only


Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

Canal St. to 14th St., Bowery to West St.


Most juice bars promote clean living and fresh produce, but not many also stock Jamaican beef patties and banana-cream pudding. The takeout annex of next door’s Jamaican restaurant Miss Lily’s offers much more than juice, however: It’s a hub for all things Jamaican. There’s Melvin’s Juice Box, where Melvin Major (who garnered a loyal following for sixteen years at Greenwich Village’s LifeThyme) presides over concoctions like the Body Good (greens, apple, lemon, and ginger), and you can also order coffee, lunch, or snacks to eat at the Rasta-striped booths or take to go. Down a short flight of stairs lies a record shop whose offerings go way beyond Bob Marley, with a radio station ( broadcasting all day and night. Nighttime parties with visiting Jamaican artists happen frequently, and, as you’d imagine, they’re a pretty good time. Now, how many juice bars can say that?

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