Miss Lily's & Melvin's Juice Box

Miss Lily's & Melvin's Juice Box

Caribbean Restaurant and Juice Bar
130-132 W Houston St (btwn Sullivan & MacDougal St), New York, NY 10012, United States
Hours:
Open until 1:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Wed
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
  • Thu–Sat
    • 6:00 AM–1:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
    • 6:00 PM–Midnight
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.4/10

Based on 713 votes

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    Dina R.
    The jerk corn is incredible but leave room for jerk chicken too.(12 Tips)
    Tian X.
    Get the jerk chicken and pour on the extra jerk sauce.(57 Tips)
    Pedro A.
    Love the roti chicken and vegetable one also the coconut cake(9 Tips)
    Martha
    get the corn, jerk wings, chicken, short ribs, oxtail.(16 Tips)
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  • Natasha M.

    You get a lot of food for your money and they make all their own juices.

    Natasha Morini · 2 days ago
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  • CCnyc

    Jerk grilled corn, Jamaican sampler

    CCnyc · 5 days ago
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  • Nyagaka O.

    Conflicted. Food is awesome. Service sucks! Waitress had 2 responses 1) It'll take me 5-10min to determine what's in the vegetable stew, 2) Let me take a stab at what's in the stew. Do not come here f

    Nyagaka Ongeri · 1 week ago
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  • Eric A.

    Very good Caribbean food.

    Eric Andrews · 1 week ago
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  • Gabriela G.

    The best part was the corn!

    Gabriela Grossmann · 2 weeks ago
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  • Gabriela G.

    Jerk grilled corn, jerk chicken, slow roasted pimento short rib, mac and cheese, callaloo

    Gabriela Grossmann · 2 weeks ago
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  • Maria R.

    Jerk chicken all the way 👌

    Maria Riabtchenko · 2 weeks ago
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  • Marcus

    Good vibes, excellent food.

    Marcus · April 26
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  • Seline J.

    A truly diverse restaurant crowd in Manhattan is much appreciated!! Delicious Jamaican food in a fun environment.

    Seline Jung · April 22
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  • Josh M.

    Stop messing around. Get the Jerk Chicken Sandwich ya ninny.

    Josh Mateo · April 19
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  • Rory P.

    Melvin's Juice Box is actually open for lunch. The well spiced jerk chicken platter is a 1/2 chicken so plenty to share

    Rory Parness · April 15
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  • Caroline C.

    Shared menu for two people is fast and tasty!

    Caroline Chung · April 11
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  • Sam B.

    Try the Ting A Ling beer cocktail, grapefruit juice and Red Stripe over ice. Yummm!

    Sam Brown · April 3
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  • Melissa M.

    The food is great, really cool crowd, and the chillest vibe ever.

    Melissa Monsalve · April 2
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  • Jeff W.

    I've been here 4 times & have tried 6 dishes. LOVED: 1) Oxtail Stew Platter 2) Jerk Chicken Platter. See Top 10 dishes on Foodmento: Read more

    Jeff Woo · April 1
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  • Audrey O.

    Beef/chicken patties FTW. The platter options give a generous helping.

    Audrey O · March 30
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  • Theresa R.

    Awkward service (she asked us how much we planned to tip) but great food! Jerk sandwich

    Theresa Roldan · March 30
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  • Gér B.

    Oxtail stew is delicious (better than the chicken, which is still very good)!!

    Gér Bouckaert · March 19
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  • Judith O.

    Currently smashing a jerk chicken (spicy as hell, but not in a needless way) roti. Food is still fusion-y Caribbean but was better & more authentic than I've ever had here before. Also: great coffee.

    Judith O. · March 13
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  • Rob S.

    Rass hot jerk sauce on everything!

    Rob S · March 12
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  • Amanda T.

    for a quick and cheap meal, grab one of the rotis for $9-12

    Amanda Theiler · March 9
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  • Hartej S.

    Jerk chicken. Roti if they have it. Jerk corn. Ableton Jamaican rum. Short ribs.

    Hartej Singh · February 27
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  • Kimmie O.

    Order the Jamaican sampler. It is a feast that includes Curry goat, oxtail stew jerk chicken & callaloo. Get the grilled jerk corn too!

    Kimmie Ohh · February 18
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  • Martha

    excellent food, ambience and staff. a must visit place for everyone. get the corn, jerk wings, chicken, short ribs, oxtail. yummy!

    Martha · February 14
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  • Francine L.

    The coconut water with the coconut meat blended in is amazing

    Francine Li · February 4
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  • Guillo ..

    Great smoothies

    Guillo ... · January 31
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  • walter h.

    That pepper I ate was wayyyy too hot!

    walter henry · January 31
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  • Elevine B.

    Love to come around right before closing time when it's not busy; custom fried fish roti and the reggae 💛

    Elevine Berge · January 16
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  • JYOTI S.

    The sorrel is great. Nice and gingery.

    JYOTI SINGH · January 16
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  • Emilie F.

    You literally can't go wrong. Everything is delicious. Go on your birthday and request a birthday song.

    Emilie Futterman · January 13
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  • Luis S.

    Sucos naturais, comida caribenha e música jamaicana, você acha aqui!!!

    Luis Shimabukuro · January 6
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  • aisha b.

    The partied are soooo good! The juice is fresh and the shop is so cool!! B

    aisha baiocchi · January 4
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  • Dina R.

    The jerk corn is incredible but leave room for jerk chicken too.

    Dina Ragab · December 31, 2014
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  • Frank S.

    Best Coffee in NY !!!!

    Frank S · December 21, 2014
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  • Danyel S.

    best to get the oxtails, and a Ting. + a side of creamy mac 'n' cheese.

    Danyel Smith · December 21, 2014
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  • Sonia G.

    No hard alcohol

    Sonia Grobman · December 19, 2014
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  • Ronak D.

    Melvin makes some great juices but $7 can be steep for a juice. Definitely get the Jerk Chicken Roti!

    Ronak Daya · December 18, 2014
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  • lanamaniac

    Amazing food. Get the corn and jerk chicken.

    lanamaniac · December 16, 2014
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  • Vanessa R.

    in case you're wondering what's Ackee: Jamaican avocado or the best fucking dip you ever got.

    Vanessa Rueda · December 13, 2014
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  • Sofrito i.

    Miss Liliy's roasted potatoes, chicken sausage and grilled jerk corn! #jamaicanfood #goodfood

    Sofrito inmySoul · December 7, 2014
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  • Meaghan S.

    Great, great food. The coconut shrimp are delicious. The drinks are refreshing. Great atmosphere!

    Meaghan Smith · November 23, 2014
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  • Meg M.

    Great brunch. A funky twist on a Sunday morning.

    Meg McNamara · November 21, 2014
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  • Francis U.

    Such a cool vibe. Great music great food. Had the curry chicken roti - good, huge portion, heart.

    Francis Udler · November 19, 2014
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  • Mark H.

    Jerk. Chicken.

    Mark Hendrickson · November 17, 2014
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  • Jo O.

    Great cocktails, tasty dishes. Try the burger or the jerk chicken.

    Jo O'Neill · November 9, 2014
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  • Yasmin

    Justin timberlake came by for dinner, apparently he likes this joint...... I don't blame him

    Yasmin · November 4, 2014
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  • Nicolette R.

    Jerk chicken. That's all you need to know.

    Nicolette Romero · November 2, 2014
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  • Ece B.

    JERK CORN! Madly deeply in love with this corn. $5.

    Ece Bildiren · October 27, 2014
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  • Marc E.

    Jerk Chicken, fresh juice

    Marc Epstein · October 16, 2014
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  • Elias W.

    Love greens? Have you tried their callaloo?

    Elias Wehbe · October 15, 2014
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