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Franchia Vegan Cafe

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 54 reviews
12 Park Ave (at 34th St, 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, Korean, Asian, Take-out

Sister-restaurant to the venerable Hangawi (also a vegan restaurant in New York City), Franchia is cafe style in traditional Korean architecture contrasts with elements of modernism. Food offerings include vegetarian sushi, dumplings, a wide selection of noodle and rice dishes plus main entrees. Teas and gifts available for purchase. Moderate.

HanGawi

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 41 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, Korean, Gourmet, Take-out

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 - Financial District

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 15 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, Organic, Juice bar, Fast food, Kosher, American, Take-out, Delivery

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 9 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, Juice bar, Kosher, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery

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.

Terri - Chelsea

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 51 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-friendly, Organic, American, Juice bar, Fast food, Kosher, Bakery, Take-out, Delivery

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. 2015 reported all vegan except for 1 item. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. 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, Organic, American, 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 48 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, Macrobiotic, Asian, American, Fusion, Organic, Take-out

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. Cash only. Moderate.

Beyond Sushi - Midtown West

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 2 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, Fusion, Macrobiotic, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery

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 23 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, Fusion, Macrobiotic, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery

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
4.0 stars 24 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, Kosher, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Delivery, Catering

Billed as "shrewd fast food," this is a fast food version of Blossom Restaurant and is the flagship location. Offers wraps, burgers, salads, comfort food, 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 16 reviews
617 Ninth Ave (at Midtown West, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10036
646-998-3535
Now Open: Mon-Fri 9:00am-10:00pm, Sat 10:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Kosher, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Delivery, Catering

The 3rd Blossom Du Jour, opened in 2012. Billed as "shrewd fast food," this is 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 5 reviews
165 Amsterdam Ave (at Upper West Side, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10023
212-799-9010
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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Kosher, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Delivery, Catering

Nov 2013 reopened after renovations. Billed as "shrewd fast food," this is a fast food version of Blossom Restaurant. Second location, opened in 2011. Offers wraps, burgers, salads, comfort food, soups, fresh juices, smoothies, and sweets. Inexpensive.

Blossom on Carmine

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 12 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, Organic, American, International, Fusion, Beer/Wine

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 80 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, Organic, Gourmet, American, International, Fusion, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery

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.

Buddha Bodai

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 27 reviews
5 Mott St, New York City, New York 10013
212-566-8388
Now Open: Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese, Cantonese, Asian, Kosher, Take-out

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

Cafe Blossom - Upper West Side

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 49 reviews
507 Columbus, New York City, New York 10024
212-875-2600
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Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, American, International, Fusion, Take-out, Delivery

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 75 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, Organic, Gourmet, American, Beer/Wine, Catering, Take-out

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 70 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, Fusion, Organic, Delivery, Catering

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 41 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, Organic, Kosher, American, International, Fusion, Raw, Take-out, Catering

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

Gingersnaps Organic

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 3 reviews
113 W 10th St (at West Village, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10009
212-533-9939
Now Open: Mon-Tue 11:00am-7:00pm, Mon-Fri 9:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Raw, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Delivery

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.

GustOrganics

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 4 reviews
519 Ave of America (at 14th St, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10011
212-242-5800
Now Open: Mon-Fri 12:30pm-11:00pm, Sat-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, American, Raw, Fusion, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out

This organic restaurant opened in 2014 and transitioned to become fully vegan as of March 2015. Offers many raw and gluten-free dishes. Large selection of juices, smoothies, and alcoholic beverages. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. 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 15 reviews
125 E 39th St (at Murray Hill, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10016
212-228-4873
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Cuisine: Vegan, Gourmet, Japanese

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 9 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, Bakery, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out

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
4.0 stars 44 reviews
460 Amsterdam Ave (at W 82nd St), New York City, New York 10024
212-362-2266
Now Open: Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, American, International, Bakery, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out

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.

Pure Food

  • Vegan Restaurant
3.5 stars 5 reviews
1396 Madison Ave (at E 96th, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10029
212-996-7500
Now Open: Mon-Fri 8:00am-8:00pm, Sat-Sun 8:00am-7:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Juice bar, Salad bar, Raw, American, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery

A health-oriented cafe offers pre-made salads and soups plus made-to-order sandwiches, juices, and smoothies. Some seating but primarily geared towards take-out. Menu is around one-third raw. Opened in January 2012. Moderate.

Rockin' Raw

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 11 reviews
171 Sullivan St (at Greenwich Village, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10012
212-477-3777
Mon-Fri 4:00pm-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Raw, Organic, Peruvian, Creole, Take-out

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 31 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, Beer/Wine, Juice bar, Take-out, Delivery

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 17 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, Southern American, Soul food, Caribbean, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Catering

Vegan eatery providing a healthy menu with changing daily 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 Green Roll

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 6 reviews
75 9th Ave (at 16th St), New York City, New York 10011
212-929-2889
Now Open: Mon-Sat 10:00am-8:00pm, Sun 10:00am-7:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Sushi, Japanese, Take-out, Delivery

A 100% vegan sushi place inside Chelsea Market. Also serves desserts and drinks. The sister restaurant to Beyond Sushi. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

The V Spot

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
12 St. Marks Place (at East Village Manhattan), New York City, New York 10003
n/a
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Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Latin American, Mexican, American, Fast food, Take-out

The quick service version of The V Spot Cafe in Brooklyn; this open opened Jun 2015. Offers Latin food with empanadas, tostadas, and other take away. Inexpensive.

Uptown Vegetarian Juice Bar

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 9 reviews
14 E 125th St (at Madison Ave in Harlem, Manhanttan), New York City, New York 10035
212-987-2660
Now Open: Mon-Sun 8:00am-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Caribbean, Jamaican, American, Soul Food, Juice bar, Take-out, Catering

Counter service vegetarian eatery offering hot food, pastries, soup, salads, sandwiches, veggie burgers, soy cheese pizza, and juices. Previously located on 54 W 125th St. Nov 2013 reported to be all vegan. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

V Note

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 37 reviews
1522 1st Ave (at Upper East Side, Manhattan), New York City, New York 10021
212-249-5009
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Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, American, Fusion, Beer/Wine, Delivery

Opened in October 2010, V Note is an intimate organic wine bar and vegan bistro. Serving vegan tapas, organic wine and beer, full menus, and brunch on weekends. Seats up to 40 guests. Live classical Spanish guitar every first Friday evening of the month from 7:30pm. Founded by the owner of Blossom and Cafe Blossom in NYC. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

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, Pan Asian, Take-out, Delivery

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
Wed 5:00pm-12:00am, Thu-Sat 5:00pm-1:00am, Sun 5:00pm-12:00am
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, 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.

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