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1919 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, USA

great mexican vegan food

29 Jul 2010

I am originally from Texas so I grew up surrounded by Mexican restaurants, but never had I been to one that served vegan dishes complete with vegan sour cream. My girlfriend and I tried the vegan wings, the seitan enchilada, and the vegan Mexican pizza and all three were absolutely terrific. Our server was very friendly and personable, but it our wings (which were an appetizer) ended up coming out with the rest of our food. Fortunately we had some chips with some guacamole and salsa, which was all great, to hold us. This place is a little pricey so you're probably going to pay over ten dollars for an entrée, but the food is excellent and will fill you up. Overall, everything was wonderful and I encourage anyone who likes Mexican food, and who doesn't, to give this place a shot.

507 S 6th St, Philadelphia, USA


05 Jun 2011

I have to agree with supervegan that the cubano and bbq mushroom are amazing, really delicious sandwiches. It doesn't stop there though, I have tried all of the sandwiches and they are all first rate, the cheese steak is the new standard in Philly. Contrary to what the reviewer bellow me said, I found it very tasty, especially with hot sauce drizzled on top. As other people have pointed out, the crust is fantastic, though sometimes it can seem like there is a bit much of it relative to the other ingredients. However, this is a minor issue, as the pizza tastes great and the creative combinations are delightful. I must say that the first few times I went here the guy who took my order seemed apathetic and was not at all pleasant, but lately there have been new people behind the counter and they have been outstanding. If you ever find yourself in the Philly area, you owe it to yourself to go here. Really, you have to.

154 East 79th St, New York City, USA

Candle 79

05 Jun 2011

My friends and I ate lunch here on a recent trip to New York. I left with a severe case of buyer's remorse, and feeling like I had just been conned. While the food was good, it was certainly not worth the price. I find the inflated prices unforgivable. I understand that it's New York, and that for some reason businesses there get away with charging ridiculously high prices for average food and drinks, but 15 dollars for a bland black bean burger is shameful. Seriously, there is a better burger at the bar down there street from my apartment, do not order it. I had the Pealla, which was good, but nowhere near worth 23 dollars. Yes, 23 dollars for a small portion of rice, veggies, and a few strips of seitan. [edit by staff - see ToS] I don't care if it's a vegan restaurant, I just think of it as another overpriced eatery that uses its undeserved reputation to take advantage of its customers.

51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, USA

best vegan steak in philly

29 Jul 2010

I have tried vegan cheese steaks at Gianna's, Govinda's and Mi Lah, and while they are all decent (Mi Lah's being the best of the three) this one tops them all at an equal if not lower price. I have never had bad service here, though I haven't been while it's crowded. In fact the lady behind the counter has always been very courteous and helpful. If you want to try a veg cheese steak in philly then this is the place you must visit.

348 7th Ave, New York City, USA

great affordable vegan food

29 Jul 2010

I ate here twice on my visit to New York a few weeks ago and loved it. The girl that was working was extremely friendly and patient with my indecisive companions and me. After growing up in Texas, a full vegan menu can be a bit overwhelming. Between the three of us we had the vegan fried rice (my favorite after adding a bit of hot sauce) protein quesadilla, loving hut sandwich and the loving hut burger. Everything was delicious; the quesadilla was by far the best one that I have ever had. My girlfriend's brother, who is a devout meat eater, ordered the sandwich both times and loved it. In fact, I saw him recently and he's still talking about it. To make things even better the prices are excellent, especially for New York. The only drawback is the limited seating, maybe four or five small tables, but luckily it was never a problem for us. If you need an affordable vegan meal this is an ideal place to go.

3513 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, USA


05 Jun 2011

Ed's is fantastic. The vegan pizza crust is nice and crispy and topped with just the right amount of melted cheese and delicious sauce. The owner is incredibly friendly and accommodating, and says that he will be expanding his vegan menu in the future. Do yourself a favor and check this place out, it's great.

19 Cleveland Place, New York City, USA

great veg mexican food in NYC

05 Jun 2011

My girlfriend and I (both vegan) ate here last Thursday with a couple of friends (non-veg) while visiting New York. The nice portions, delicious vegan options, and great staff made for an excellent night. The prices are steep, but unlike Candle 79 which I have also reviewed, I felt that they could be justified. That is, except for the guacamole, which was $9 and disappointingly ordinary. The salsa, priced at $3 was great and is a much better option. My girlfriend and I had one enchilada with peppers and onions, vegan cheese and vegan creme and another with seitan, vegan cheese and vegan creme and they were simply fantastic. The beans, both black and pinto, and rice are all vegan and tasty. The atmosphere is wonderful, and honestly we all left with big smiles on our faces. If you are vegan and craving Mexican food in NYC, this should be your destination.

601 N 21st St, Philadelphia, USA

vegan beer lovers rejoice

29 Jul 2010

This is one of my favorite places to go for a drink and some food. In my opinion the wings are incredible; I crave them all the time especially when dipped in their vegan aioli (which is spectacular). Everyone that I have brought with me, meat eaters and veggies alike, have loved them. The veggie burger is very tasty, and a friend of mine tried the reuben and thought it was great. The atmosphere is usually quiet and laid back, and the staff is unbelievable friendly and knowledgeable about both the food and the beer. Speaking of beer, this might be the best beer bar that I have ever been to, and I have been to plenty. Between the good vegan fair and the world class selection of brew, this place should be a frequent destination for any vegan beer geek living in or visiting the philly area.

364 Duckworth St, St Johns, Canada

amazing place

29 Jul 2010

I ate here on my recent trip to Saint John's and was truly impressed. I was surprised to find a vegetarian restaurant of such quality nestled in the heart of a small centuries old fishing town. I had the veggie delight I think, which was a relatively simple dish comprised of roasted potatoes, mushroom gravy, and beet and carrot strings. I added baby spinach to it as well for a small additional charge. It was fantastic, and hardy enough to sate me after a couple of hours of hiking around the coast. This place is not completely vegan, but it does clearly label its vegan options with a heart which makes them easy to identify and limits questions to a minimum. The price for most entrees is around 10 Canadian, which isn't bad for quality veg food, but isn't necessarily cheap either, not for me anyway. The interior seemed nice and cozy but we opted for the outdoor seating because it was such a beautiful today. The patio is a bit small so you might have to wait for a table to open up, but in my opinion it is definitely worth it. The staff was friendly and helpful, but sometimes the service seems to lag a little bit. This is more of an observation than a criticism; overall I had a fantastic experience. I was with my girlfriend's family most of the time, all locals and none of which are vegetarian or vegan and they love the food there. This isn't just a must visit for vegetarians and vegans, it's a must for anyone visiting Saint John's.

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