Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants
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.
274 Lark St, Albany, New York
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.
300 Delaware Ave, Albany, New York
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.
79 N Pearl St, Albany, New York
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.
258 Lark St, Albany, New York
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.
206 Washington Ave, Albany, New York
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.
307 Central Ave, Albany, New York
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.
182 Washington Ave, Albany, New York
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.
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