Albany, New York, USA Vegan Friendly Restaurants


Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just searching for plant-based dining options, it's nice to have personal recommendations. That's why HappyCow has created this list, featuring the ten best vegan restaurants in Albany, NY, as determined by the highest scores calculated from HappyCow community member reviews.

Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we're sure that you'll find the very best veggie dining experiences using our Top 10 list as your guide.
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227 Lark St, Albany, New York

518-599-5306

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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Take-out

Open May 2016. Vegan delicatessen offering sandwiches, salads, and baked goods. Sells vegan meats. Has seating.

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274 Lark St, Albany, New York

518-650-7755

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Juice bar, Take-out, Catering

Vegetarian cafe focused on farm to table food. Owner is a certified health coach and a long time vegetarian. Offers chickpea and black bean burgers, rice and bean bowls with veggie of the day, soba noodle specials, fresh juices, smoothies and organic tea. Seating for up to 20. Gluten free bread available.

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1095 Central Ave, Albany, New York

518-459-5959

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Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Pizza and sandwiches. Has Daiya vegan cheese.

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300 Delaware Ave, Albany, New York

518-694-0520

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Non-veg

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

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79 N Pearl St, Albany, New York

518-426-8550

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Vegan choices are marked and include a veggie reuben with option to veganize using vegan cheese, a french dip, buffalo wings, 2 or so salads. There are also appetizers like hummus and olives; sides like coconut rice, fingerling potatoes, grilled asparagus. Kitchen is open to requests to modify food.

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258 Lark St, Albany, New York

518-463-9636

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Cuisine: Lacto, American, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Reported offering a vegan Italian sausage with pepper and onions, tofu fries, and faux nuggets in a burrito or a la carte.

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465 Madison Ave, Albany, New York

518-436-1855

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Cuisine: Lacto, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Tex-Mex, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Has a veggie chili, many sauces are vegetarian, and some main entrees can be made vegetarian upon request.

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206 Washington Ave, Albany, New York

518-434-3901

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Cuisine: Mediterranean, Catering, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan 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.

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307 Central Ave, Albany, New York

518-436-1868

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Cuisine: Beer/Wine, Take-out, Vietnamese, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan 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.

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182 Washington Ave, Albany, New York

518-445-3555

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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. American breakfast and lunch spot in a sandstone mansion with garden setting. Vegan options include veggie burger, seitan sandwich, and tofu scramble.

So, there you have it - our list of the very best vegan food that Albany, NY has to offer. We hope that you enjoy your dining experience.

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