New Haven, Connecticut, 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 New Haven, CT, 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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89 George St, New Haven, Connecticut

203-787-9703

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Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Caribbean, Jamaican

Jamaican food joint with a dedicated vegan food bar with choices such as mac n cheeze, jerk tofu, curried soy curls, etc. Sep 2017 reported fully vegan.

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1000 Chapel St (at College St), New Haven, Connecticut

203-562-3888

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Italian, Organic, Take-out, Mexican, Kosher

A funky cafeteria-style place where you bus-your-own table. Offers specials of the day, soups, burritos, breads, and desserts. Vegan food options are marked "V" and sometimes include sheperd's pie, lemon cake, "meatloaf," falafel, and salads. Wholegrain pancakes are served on weekends. NOTE: maybe serves fish on occasion, please verify and let HappyCow know.

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68 Howe St, New Haven, Connecticut

203-777-9760

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Cuisine: Ovo, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers vegetarian items, including sushi made with vegetables. Try the buddist delight spicy curry roll, kiss the smiling pig tempura sweet potato roll, the Kubl Kahn tempura artichoke hearts with roasted garlic and black bean, and the home brew green tea ginger lemon grass beer.

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858 State St, New Haven, Connecticut

203-495-9999

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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Italian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Full vegan menu with vegan cheese, vegan meat substitutes (bacon, meatball, chicken, tofu, sausage), and vegan appetizers. Restaurant also has a full bar. Plenty of seating, street parking. Lots of craft beer choices and cocktails.

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85 Howe St, New Haven, Connecticut

203-562-8444

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Cuisine: Lacto, Mediterranean, Fast food, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Several locations. One side of their menu is vegan with menu items that include hummus, falafels, and tabouleh; but there is a lot meat.

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135 Orange St, New Haven, Connecticut

203-532-1299

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Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. A fast casual Indian restaurant that can cater to vegans with all items clearly marked. You design your meal (roti, rice or salad).

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1140 Chapel St (at downtown), New Haven, Connecticut

203-787-6147

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

Serves meat, vegan options available. Charming cafe offerings sandwiches, coffee, and used books. Has one vegan roasted sandwich and a couple vegan baked goods.

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15 Dixwell Ave, New Haven, Connecticut

203-691-5428

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

Serves meat, vegan options available. Franchise chain cafe offering sandwiches, wraps, salads, and smoothies. Items containing chicken can be made with faux chicken; cheese & ranch can be omitted.

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148 York St, New Haven, Connecticut

203-776-8644

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Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Catering, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Although there is no special vegan section of the menu, if you ask for Ram, he will guide your selection of vegan items or specially prepare for you if necessary. Accommodating staff, pleasant atmosphere on upper level.

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898 Whalley Ave, New Haven, Connecticut

203-389-6624

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Cuisine: Chinese, Take-out, Asian, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Chinese restaurant offering a large array of veg dishes with multiple preparation styles of tofu and seitan. Also has brown rice. Try the general tso's tofu or the kung pao tofu.

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

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