"A vegetarian diner specializing in the simple joy of breakfast and lunch."

Popular menu items include our Mediterranean Omlette, our Steakburger, our Huevos Rancheros, our Breakfast Special and, of course, our Fresh-Squeezed Juices and Made-to-Order Smoothies.

Breakfast Menu

The Smile of the Beyond is NYC’s first vegetarian diner (est. 1972)! Check out our new breakfast and lunch menus.

Sri Chinmoy


Sri Chinmoy, the noted spiritual leader, philosopher and fitness advocate, gave the name and the inspiration for this restaurant when it was opened in 1972.