59  Halsey  Street,  Newark,  New Jersey  07102

Under Vaad Hakashrus
of Flatbush


What are the health benefits of chickpeas?  

Chickpeas are our number one ingredient. They are a super healthy legume, packed with plenty of proteins, minerals and vitamin B. They are also a great source of cholesterol-lowering fiber, antioxidants, iron, phosphorus, folate and zinc. To top that, the high fiber content in chickpeas helps maintain blood sugar levels after eating. Learn more... about chickpeas nutrition facts.
So, what is a falafel?
Falafel is made out of chickpeas ground with fresh herbs and a special blend of spices. The Green Chicpea has created its own spice blend. The falafel mixture is then shaped into a sphere shape and cooked to perfection in zero trans-canola oil.
What's the secret behind The Green Chicpea’s salads?
All of the signature salads and sauces are prepared according to authentic recipes, which have been perfected over the years. Our salads are prepared fresh daily, preserving the taste and health benefits. We make every effort to buy our produce from local purveyors, carefully handpicking only superior quality and fresh products. Our salad bar is an appetizing display of colors, spices and zesty flavors of the Middle East!
What makes eating at The Green Chicpea so different?
The Green Chicpea understands that people have different tastes and preferences when it comes to eating. That's why at The Green Chicpea we believe in letting our customers choose what they want and how they want it; we make it their way. Our unique concept allows people to create their own meals by selecting a protein and a variety of homemade salads, toppings and sauces. The combination possibilities are endless and new combinations can be created daily!
What is Shawarma?
Shawarma can be made from different meat sources. The Green Chicpea’s Shawarma is made from chicken thigh. The staff prepares fresh thigh daily, preserving the taste and health benefits. We buy our poultry from purveyors that have free-range farms. We carefully handpick product for their quality and freshness. The Shawarma at The Green Chicpea is filled with amazing spices and zesty flavors of the Middle East!
Do you cater for meetings & events?
YES, We sure do cater! The Green Chicpea is the perfect solution for your next business meeting, office gathering and social events or for home. The food we provide brings the unique pick-and-choose concept, matching that of our in-store concept, offering your guests a fun and engaging way to enjoy a nutritious meal together. You can't go wrong with fresh vegetarian combo options, or our chicken combo options anytime, anywhere and for any size crowd.
How can I learn more?
We would love to answer all your questions. Please feel free to contact us through the site's CONTACT US page. You can always contact the manager at The Green Chicpea restaurant.
What is a Sabeich Sandwich?
The Sabeich Sandwich, is a freshly baked pita bread pocket (whole-wheat or white) filled with homemade hummus, fried eggplant salads, diced cucumbers and tomato salad topped with a sliced hard boiled egg and Tahini sauces. (Hot sauce optional) This sandwich is guaranteed to leave you with a long lasting feeling of joy and satisfaction.
Where did the name Green Chicpea come from?
Chickpeas grow in pods. The chickpeas original color is green. The Green Chicpea keeps its recipes original too. Our ingredients are all from the Middle East. We believe your experience should be original, fun and satisfying. Quick serve food should be quality, filled with flavor and be a rejuvenating source of strength. Giving everyone who's eats at The Green Chicpea the sense of satisfaction. Once you've tried it, you'll know what we mean.
What's the story behind The Green Chicpea restaurant?
The first restaurant opened in Manhattan in the summer of 1997. With our falafel and fresh salad bar, the store drew locals and travelers alike, and thereafter, became the go to place for travelers from the Middle East. Since then, our name is recognized for our falafel & hummus. We are dedicated to offering the freshest, heartiest, and most nutritious meal to our customers.
Now, we continued that same concept in Newark, NJ.
We have the perfect combination of nutritious and delicious. But don’t take our word for it.
Once you’ve tasted the food at The Green Chicpea
, you’ll get it. You’ll want to come back for more!


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