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Franchia Vegan Cafe

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 60 reviews
12 Park Ave (at Midtown, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10016
212-213-1001
Now Open: Mon-Fri 12:00pm-10:00pm, Sat 1:00pm-10:00pm, Sun 5:30pm-9:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Take-out, Asian, Korean

Sister-restaurant to the venerable Hangawi (also a vegan restaurant in Manhattan), Franchia offers a casual take on refined Asian fusion cuisine. Decor is traditional Korean architecture contrasts with elements of modernism. On the menu are dishes like vegetable sushi, Korean dumplings, and a selection of noodles, rice dishes, and main entrees. Teas and gifts available for purchase. Moderate.

HanGawi

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 47 reviews
12 E 32nd St (at Midtown East, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10016
212-213-0077
Now Open: Mon-Fri 12:00pm-2:30pm, 5:00pm-10:30pm, Sat 1:00pm-10:30pm, Sun 5:00pm-9:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Take-out, Korean, Gourmet

One of the popular vegetarian restaurants in New York City, HanGawi's all vegan menu is based on mountain roots, greens, and grains that have comprised the staple diet of ancient Koreans. Enjoy vegetarian dumplings, tofu clay pot in ginger sauce, vermicelli delight, multi-grain rice, bean curd with kimchi and vegetables. Traditional teas, folk and zen music, decor filled with antiques and artifacts, a relaxed atmosphere of peace and refuge. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

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Terri - Chelsea

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 52 reviews
60 W 23rd St (at Chelsea, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10010
212-647-8810
Now Open: Mon-Fri 6:00am-11:00pm, Sat-Sun 8:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Fast food, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Bakery, Kosher

NYC vegan organic fast food restaurant offering sandwiches, wraps, fresh baked goods, fresh juices, and smoothies. Try the vegan apple cider donuts. Certified Kosher. Casual and light atmosphere, a block west of Madison Square Park. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Terri - Financial District

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 21 reviews
100 Maiden Ln (at Financial District), New York City, New York 10038
212-742-7901
Now Open: Mon-Fri 7:00am-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Fast food, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Kosher

Terri's 2nd Manhattan location, opened March 2013. Enter on Pearl. Offers sandwiches, wraps, fresh baked goods, fresh juices, and smoothies. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

VLife

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 21 reviews
348 7th Ave (at Penn Station, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10001
212-760-1900
Now Open: Mon-Fri 10:00am-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Kosher

Opened in July 2014, this little shop and juice bar offers primarily takeaway with a couple seats for eating-in. Menu features veggie burgers and faux meat wraps, salads, sandwiches, bubble tea, smoothies, and fresh juices. Inexpensive.

Village Natural

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
46 Greenwich Ave (at 6th Ave, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10011
212-727-0968
Now Open: Mon-Sat 10:00am-11:00pm, Sun 10:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Organic, Non-veg

Serves fish, veg options available. NYC health food restaurant offering extensive vegetarian and vegan food selection. Features items like oil-free vegan soup, sweet yam tempura, chic'n crisp Caesar salad, Mexican platter, veggie burgers, plus a variety of hot main entrees. Makes both dairy and vegan pies. Cozy, well-lit atmosphere with comfortable booths and 2 window tables. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Angelica Kitchen

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 51 reviews
300 E 12th St (at East Village, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10003
212-228-2909
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:30am-10:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Macrobiotic, Organic, Take-out, Asian, Fusion

Trendy Manhattan vegan restaurant. Menu features a wide range including starters, sandwiches, main entrees, sea veggies, noodle bowls, juices, tea, and desserts without refined sugar. Casual, bright space. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Beyond Sushi - Midtown West

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 11 reviews
62 W 56th S (at Midtown West, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10019
646-964-5097
Now Open: Mon-Fri 11:00am-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Fast food, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Fusion

Vegan sushi store with a few outlets, primarily grab-n-go with few seats. Offers choice of nori or soy bean paper for rolls plus freshly squeeze juice and side salad. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Beyond Sushi - Union Square

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 30 reviews
229 E 14th St (at Union Square, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10003
646-861-2889
Now Open: Mon-Wed 11:30am-9:30pm, Thu-Sat 11:30am-10:30pm, Sun 11:30am-9:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Fast food, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Fusion

Vegan sushi store with a few outlets, primarily grab-n-go with few seats. Offers choice of nori or soy bean paper for rolls plus freshly squeeze juice and side salad. Sister restaurant to The Green Roll in Chelsea Market. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Blossom Du Jour - Chelsea

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 30 reviews
259 W 23rd St (at Chelsea, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10011
212-229-2595
Now Open: Mon-Fri 7:30am-10:00pm, Sat 9:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Catering, Kosher

Billed as "shrewd fast food," it's a fast food version of Blossom Restaurant and is the flagship locatio. Offers wraps, burgers, salads, raw pizza, raw burrito, soups, fresh juices, smoothies, and sweets. Operating since Oct 2010; previously 174 Ninth Ave, Midtown/Chelsea, next door to Cocoa V. Inexpensive.

Blossom Du Jour - Midtown

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 24 reviews
617 Ninth Ave (at Midtown West, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10036
646-998-3535
Now Open: Mon-Fri 7:30am-10:00pm, Sat 10:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Catering, Kosher

This Blossom Du Jour outlet opened in 2012. Billed as "shrewd fast food," it's a fast food version of Blossom Restaurant. Offers wraps, burgers, salads, comfort food, raw pizza, raw burrito, soups, fresh juices, smoothies, and sweets. Inexpensive.

Blossom Du Jour II

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 10 reviews
165 Amsterdam Ave (at Upper West Side, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10023
212-799-9010
Now Open: Mon-Fri 7:30am-10:00pm, Sat 10:00am-10:00pm, Sun 10:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Catering, Kosher

This Blossom Du Jour outlet opened in 2012. Billed as "shrewd fast food," it's a fast food version of Blossom Restaurant. Offers wraps, burgers, salads, soups, fresh juices, smoothies, and sweets. Inexpensive.

Blossom on Carmine

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 15 reviews
41 Carmine St (at West Village, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10014
646-438-9939
Now Open: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-3:30pm, Mon-Sat 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sun 5:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, International, Organic, Beer/Wine, Fusion

Part of the Blossom Restaurant family, this location was established in March 2012. Features creative organic vegan cuisine and extensive wine list in a chic, intimate setting. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Blossom Restaurant

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 85 reviews
187 9th Ave (at Midtown/Chelsea, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10011
212-627-1144
Now Open: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-2:30pm, Mon-Thu 5:00pm-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sun 5:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, International, Organic, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Fusion, Gourmet

New York vegan restaurant in the neighborhood of Chelsea. Fine dining with menu featuring blossom pouch and black eyed pea cake, porcini crusted seitan filet, and pumpkin gnocci, and other gourmet vegan cuisine. Brunch is served on weekends. Chic elegant interior with a fireplace and antique-style banquette. Reservations recommended. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

By Chloe

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 24 reviews
185 Bleecker St (at Washington Square Park, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10012
212-290-8000
Now Open: Mon-Tue 11:00am-10:00pm, Wed-Sat 11:00am-12:00am, Sun 11:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Western, Take-out

Opened July 2015 a vegan cafe offering salads, burgers and fries, mac and cheese as well as a variety of ice cream and baked goods plus cold pressed juices. Has outdoor seating. Inexpensive.

Cafe Blossom - Upper West Side

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 51 reviews
507 Columbus, New York City, New York 10024
212-875-2600
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Cuisine: Vegan, American, International, Organic, Delivery, Take-out, Fusion

Re-open Sept 2014 at this large space; previously at 466 Columbus Ave. Casual chic, certified vegan and parve cafe. Features the Norwalk juicing system. Call for hours - tell us. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Candle 79

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 84 reviews
154 East 79th St (at Lexington, Upper East Side, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10021
212-537-7179
Now Open: Mon-Sat 12:00pm-3:30pm, 5:30pm-10:30pm, Sun 12:00pm-4:00pm, 5:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Catering, Gourmet

Upscale sister restaurant to Candle Café. All vegan, organic cuisine presented in a two-floor dining oasis with an organic wine and sake bar. Brunch on Sunday. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

Candle Cafe

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 76 reviews
1307 3rd Ave (at 75th St, Upper East Side, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10021
212-472-0970
Now Open: Mon-Sat 11:30am-10:30pm, Sun 11:30am-9:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, International, Organic, Delivery, Catering, Fusion

NYC vegan cafe, sister cafe to Candle 79. Offers farm-to-table dining, daily specials, and uses Daiya vegan cheese. Moderate.

Caravan of Dreams

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 42 reviews
405 E 6th St (at Avenue A, East Village, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10009
212-254-1613
Now Open: Mon-Fri 11:00am-11:00pm, Sat 11:00am-12:00am, Sun 11:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, International, Organic, Raw, Take-out, Catering, Fusion, Kosher

New York vegan restaurant serving organic food, cooked and raw, also raw desserts. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Gingersnaps Organic

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 5 reviews
113 W 10th St (at West Village, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10011
212-533-9939
Mon-Thu 8:30am-8:00pm, Fri 8:30am-6:00pm, Sat 10:00am-6:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out

Combines house-made cuisine with the convenience of on-the-go. Fresh salads, juices, mezze plate, and primarily raw food (burger, wrap, pizza). Jan 2015 relocated from 130 E 7th St, East Village. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

JivamukTea Cafe

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 12 reviews
841 Broadway (at 13th, on the 2nd floor, downtown Manhattan), New York City, New York 10003
212-353-0214
Now Open: Mon-Fri 11:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 11:00am-6:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out

Cafe located inside the Jivamukti Yoga School is open to the public. Counter service with seating for over 50. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Kajitsu

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 18 reviews
125 E 39th St (at Murray Hill, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10016
212-228-4873
Now Open: Tue-Sat 11:30am-10:00pm, Sun 5:30pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Gourmet

Makes Shojin cuisine, a Japanese vegetarian kaiseki, which originates in the zen monks' diet. Traditional Japanese decor interior. Reservations may be required (call ahead). Previously at 9th St. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

Peacefood Cafe - Downtown

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 16 reviews
41 E 11th St (at Broadway), New York City, New York 10003
212-979-2288
Now Open: Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, International, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out, Bakery

Sister to the uptown Manhattan location, this one opened in March 2013 and provides a more relaxed atmosphere. Serves all vegan fare inspired by international cuisines, and pastries are baked in-house. An all day dining menu and nightly dinner specials, including raw, juices, smoothies, coffee, and tea. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Peacefood Cafe - Uptown

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 53 reviews
460 Amsterdam Ave (at W 82nd St, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10024
212-362-2266
Now Open: Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, International, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out, Bakery

Its flagship Manhattan location, a relaxed cafe with vegan bakery on premise. Offers various pastries, cookies, cakes, juice, smoothies, salads, live food, sandwiches, vegan entrees, and daily specials. Moderate.

Rockin' Raw

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 13 reviews
171 Sullivan St (at Greenwich Village, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10012
212-477-3777
Now Open: Mon-Fri 4:00pm-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Raw, Take-out, Peruvian, Creole

Relocated from Brooklyn in 2012, this Peruvian Creole cafe offers mostly raw food with a few lightly cooked dishes. Food is vegan (no longer using honey as of 2014). Moderate.

Sacred Chow

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 34 reviews
227 Sullivan St (at between Bleecker & W 3rd, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10012
212-337-0863
Now Open: Mon-Thu 11:00am-10:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm, Sun 11:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out

New york vegan restaurant. Small sit-down lounge like intimate environment. Offers: hero sandwiches, pastries including wheat & gluten-free, salads, tapas style vegan proteins, smoothies, and more. Moderate.

Seasoned Vegan

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 20 reviews
55 St. Nicholas Ave (at Harlem, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10026
212-222-0092
Now Open: Tue-Sat 11:00am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Caribbean, Catering, Southern American

Vegan eatery providing a healthy menu with changing themed specials. The meats are made from blends of soy, bean curd, tarot root, mushroom, yam, and vegetableS. Re-opened at this location Mar 2014; previously was inside Karrot health food on W 117th St in 2012. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

The Cinnamon Snail

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 17 reviews
2 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York City, New York 10121
862-246-6431
Now Open: Mon-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm, Sun 11:00am-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Take-out, Bakery

Vegan food truck turned brick and mortar, now a counter in Pennsy Food Hall in Midtown Manhattan, Dec 2015. Offers sandwiches, burgers, and an an assortment of vegan doughnuts. Moderate.

The V Spot

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 5 reviews
12 St. Marks Place (at East Village Manhattan), New York City, New York 10003
212-254-3693
Now Open: Mon 5:00pm-11:00pm, Tue-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Latin American, Kosher

The quick service version of The V Spot Cafe in Brooklyn; this opened Jun 2015. Offers Latin food with empanadas, tostadas, and other take away. Makes desserts and dairy-free ice cream. Inexpensive.

Uptown Vegetarian Juice Bar

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 10 reviews
52 E 125th (at Harlem, Manhanttan), New York City, New York 10035
212-987-2660
Now Open: Mon-Sun 8:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Juice bar, Take-out, Caribbean, Catering, Jamaican

Vegetarian eatery offering soul food, pastries, soup, salads, sandwiches, veggie burgers, soy cheese pizza, and juices. In 2015 relocated from 14 E 125th St. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Wild Ginger

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 29 reviews
380 Broome St (at Little Italy, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10013
212-966-1883
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Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese, Thai, Delivery, Take-out, Pan Asian

Pan Asian vegan, based on Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Thai, and South Asian appetizers, main entrees, and beverages. Uses many sauces made in-house, fresh local produce, tofu, and a varied selection of seitan and soy protein. Casual eastern atmosphere with Pan-Asian decor. Open daily. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

5C Cafe and Cultural Center

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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68 Ave C (at 5th St, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10009
212-477-5993
Now Open: Wed 5:00pm-12:00am, Thu-Sat 5:00pm-1:00am, Sun 5:00pm-12:00am
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Organic, Beer/Wine, Take-out

Community cafe & arts space that promotes organic vegetarian food, live music, and art. Location is hidden with no signage and dim lights. Check webpage for event schedule. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Moderate.

Ayurveda Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 8 reviews
706 Amsterdam Ave (at Upper West Side, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10025
212-932-2400
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:30am-10:30pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Delivery, Take-out

Vegetarian Indian cafe. Offers a pre-set menu every day for lunch and dinner which includes an appetizer, 2 vegetable entrees, bread, lentils, basmati or brown rice, salad, raita, dessert, assorted chutneys. Vegans to specify. Feb 2013 reported still open by happycow member. Inexpensive.

Blossom du Jour - Union Square

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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15 E 13th St (at Union Square), New York City, New York 10003
212-645-9800
Now Open: Mon-Fri 7:30am-10:00pm, Sat 9:00am-9:00pm, Sun 10:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Catering

A fast food version of Blossom Restaurant with multiple NYC outlets; this one opened fall-2015. Offers vegan food and drinks: wraps, burgers, salads, raw pizza, raw burrito, soups, fresh juices, smoothies, and sweets. Quick service style with some seating, no bathroom. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Bombay Sandwich Co.

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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48 W 27 St (at Chelsea, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10001
646-801-7448
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Indian, Fast food, Take-out

Quick serve restaurant serving mostly vegan sandwiches, salads, wraps, and smoothies. Opened fall of 2013. Food is spiced with Ayurvedic herbs and spices. Also operates at various events - check website. Inexpensive.

Buddha Bodai

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 24 reviews
5 Mott St, New York City, New York 10013
212-566-8388
Now Open: Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Take-out, Asian, Cantonese, Kosher

Established since 2004 a kosher Chinese vegetarian restaurant; not affiliated with the newcomer Buddha Bodai on Mulberry St. Offers vegan dim sum and a wide range of faux meat dishes. Reported uses egg in a few dishes (Oct 2015). Kitchen stops 9:30pm. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Dil-E Punjab Deli

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
170 9th Ave (at 20th St, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10011
212-647-9428
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Take-out only

Punjabi Indian food take away shop since 1992. Offers lunch and dinner boxes and has a vegan platter. Food is placed out on a steamtable. Also sells packaged Indian snack foods, music CDs, and DVDs. Open Mon-Sun 24 hours. Inexpensive.

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