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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (15 Listings)

The Brakes Coffeehouse and Provisions

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 5 reviews
227 Lark St, Albany, New York 12210
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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Take-out, Bakery

All vegan except dairy milk option for coffee. Casual cafe offering multiple vegan sandwiches, a soup of the day, and a couple of salads along with the obvious coffee and dessert. Located on the second floor above another restaurant with walk-up required. Since winter 2014. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Healthy on Lark

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
274 Lark St, Albany, New York 12201
Now Open: Mon-Tue 11:00am-7:00pm, Wed-Thu 11:00am-5:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-7:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Juice bar, Take-out, Catering

A 100% vegetarian cafe focused on farm to table food. The owner is a Certified Health Coach and a long time vegetarian. Offers made-in-house chickpea and black bean burgers, rice and bean bowls with veggie of the day, soba noodle specials, fresh juices, smoothies and organic teas. Seating for up to 20. Gluten free bread available. Closed Sun. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.


Aashiana Restaurant

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
31 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12210
518-463-4161 ?
Now Open: Mon-Thu 11:30am-10:00pm, Fri-Sat 12:00pm-11:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Middle Eastern, Pakistani, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Pakistani-Indian-Middle Eastern cuisine restaurant established since 1999. While menu is primarily meat-based, the owner is accommodating to vegan requests. All vegetable dishes that do not list dairy ingredients are vegan suitable as are several salads, sides, and sauces. Has bean and vegetable based dishes. The lunch buffet always has vegan rice, sauces, salads, hummus, and 2 vegan hot dishes. Try the hummus. Inexpensive.

Bombers Burrito Bar

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 3 reviews
258 Lark St (at Madison Ave), Albany, New York 12210
Now Open: Mon-Sat 11:00am-1:00am, Sun 11:00am-12:00am
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Bombers has vegan options including Italian sausage with pepper and onions. Try the tofu fries or try the vegan nuggets in a burrito or ala carte. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.


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105 Wolf Rd, Albany, New York 12205
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Fast food chain where you could customize your order (tacos, burritos, bowls) and request no cheese/dairy. Some of its locations offer a soyfrito filling that's made from soy protein. Be sure to ask for plant based protein. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Mamoun's Restaurant

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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206 Washington Ave, Albany, New York 12210
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Cuisine: Mediterranean, Catering, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. One of the Mamoun's family restaurants in NY and Ct, this one is low key and has been serving Mediterranean food since the 1980s. Many many veg choices, including the hummus, falafel, salads with pickled carrots and olives, babaganoush, etc., all made in-house from fresh ingredients. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
544 Delaware Ave, Albany, New York 12203
Now Open: Tue-Thu 11:30am-9:00pm, Fri 11:30am-10:00pm, Sat 5:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: International, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Fusion, Korean, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Restaurant with a lively open floor dining atmosphere and a small bar area. Offers separate menu for gluten-free as well for vegetarian/pescetarian; dishes are labeled - could request to make a vegetarian dish vegan. Vegans could get salads, tofu burger, tacos, chili, jambalaya, and a few Korean dishes whih is the chef's specialty. The hallway gallery and main dining room feature work by local artists. Better to make a reservation. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

New World Bistro Bar

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 6 reviews
300 Delaware Ave, Albany, New York USA
Now Open: Mon-Thu 5:00pm-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:00pm-11:00pm, Sun 5:00pm-9:30pm, 11:00am-3:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Gastro pub has plenty of vegan options; see online summer vegan menu. Located near Spectrum Theatres. Has another location in Saugerties, NY. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.


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238 Washington Ave (at downtown), Albany, New York 12210
Now Open: Mon-Fri 11:30am-9:00pm, Sat 6:00pm-11:00pm, Sun 10:30am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Pizza, International, Mediterranean, Israeli, Non-veg

Serves fish, veg options available. Terra International Cuisine offers pescetarian cuisine menu with vegetarian and vegan as well. Features a wood fire pizza oven, a full bar, and barista bar. Housed in the building with NuWave Cafe. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Van's Vietnamese

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
307 Central Ave, Albany, New York 12202
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Cuisine: Beer/Wine, Take-out, Vietnamese, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Basic atmosphere Vietnamese eatery where you could get dishes with mockmeats, tofu, and veggies. Prices are moderate for lunch and more expensive for dinner, but the portions are large. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (2 Listings)

Honest Weight Food Co-op

  • Health Food Store
4.5 stars 7 reviews
100 Watervliet Ave, Albany, New York 12206
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Open to the public. Selling organic produce, vitamins, and bulk items including herbs, vegan baked goods, and deli foods. As reported to HappyCow, The Honest Weight Food Co-op started out as a buying club in 1976 and was vegetarian but has since changed to a large company and is no longer all vegetarian. Previously located on Central Ave.

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