SoundPrint users unearth a Quiet restaurant in Midtown NYC

by SoundPrint Team

SoundPrint users have discovered a very quiet restaurant in Midtown East called Radiance which serves Asian fusion and also operates as a tea room.

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There are two locations: Midtown East 208 E. 50th and Midtown West 158 W. 55th.


Caitlin T, a big user of SoundPrint, has made Radiance her go-to spot for business meetings over a lunch or dinner because it is consistently Quiet and soothing – a rarity in the bustling Midtown area of Manhattan. And Greg, the SoundPrint founder, personally vouches for this spot as he conducted two business meetings there recently – there is no background music.

Yelp Review

Sound level data verdict:  QUIET 65 – 68 dBA! 

Radiance offers one of the quietest venues in the database. The Midtown East location averages a whopping-quiet 65 dBA over 8 user submissions and the Midtown West location averages a very quiet 68 dBA over 7 user submissions.

Decibel Guidelines 

  • Quiet = 70 dBA or below      (safe for hearing health, conducive to conversation)
  • Moderate = 71 – 75 dBA      (safe for hearing health, manageable for conversation)
  • Loud = 76 – 80 dBA             (likely safe for hearing health, conversation is difficult)


Disclaimer: SoundPrint measures the approximate decibel level and is not a replacement for a professional sound level measuring device. The dBA numbers displayed on the iPhone app and the website are averages of all the historical SoundChecks measured and submitted to the database. These SoundCheck dBA numbers are historical and thus are a reasonable guess as to what the specific venue’s sound level are and will be in the future. There is no guarantee that the average dBA displayed is or will be the actual noise level in the future.

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