Nyack Gourmet Changes Locations; Adds Salads and Latino Dishes


Nyack Gourmet, the takeout and catering shop that used to be in the historic Woolworth’s building on Main Street, has moved to the former San Juan Cafe location on North Broadway.


Owner Cris Spezial will continue his popular breakfasts, lunches and dinners to-go, including full breakfasts, soups, sandwiches and prepared foods, but he’s added two new concepts. Info, after the jump.

Nyack Gourmet Chopp’d: A gourmet salad bar with all the greens, proteins, mix-ins and dressings on display for you to choose among. Spezial says he can make you “the salad of your dreams.”


Nyack Gourmet Ole: In honor of the former San Juan Cafe, Spezial is serving rice and beans, Cuban pork and Spanish roast chicken. You can have them as a platter or in burritos.


One other cool thing: Spezial has a cookbook lending library with hundreds of titles. Sign out a cookbook, take it home, peruse, cook, and bring it back. Now that’s a novel idea!

Nyack Gourmet, 21 N. Broadway, Nyack. 845-358-8855. Facebook page here.


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Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.


  1. phyllis segura on

    I’m shocked about the San Juan Cafe. It was a favorite place but I guess I didn’t go there very often so didn’t even know it closed. It must have gone downhill after it changed hands. I’m not such a fan of Nyack ‘Gourmet’.

  2. We LOVE the New Nyack Gourmet! It is beautiful and the food is outstanding. Had the rice and beans and pulled pork – delicious! Nyack Gourmet Ole’!! Perhaps a bit of jealousy at work from Ms. Chef Segura??

  3. Oh thank God. When I saw the empty store in the old Woolworth building I was devastated!
    So glad you are just around the corner. Best coffee in Nyack, and great take out alternative. The food is gourmet, and the prices are near fast food once you feed my family of four.

  4. I don´t bellieve it!! finally I found a pic of my favorite pace in USA, I use to live in Nyack.. I spend a really good time there, and of course.. I used to eat every day in that restaurat.. I niss them a lot.. Now Im Back in Chile.. 🙂

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