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Blossom Restaurant

  • Vegan Vegan
    ( 97 reviews )
Contact 212-627-1144

187 9th Ave (at Midtown/Chelsea, Manhattan), New York City, New York, USA, 10011

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. Open Mon-Sun 12:00pm-2:30pm, Mon-Thu 5:00pm-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sun 5:00pm-9:00pm.

Category: Vegan, American, International, Organic, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Fusion, Gourmet

Reviews (97)

First Review by cassius

Happy birthday to me! - Edit

My family (non-vegans) let me pick the restaurant while we are visiting NYC. After looking at many sites and reviews I picked Blossom. So happy I did!
They had fried pickles, salads, and sides. I had the lasagna. So yummy!!
We each had a different dessert to share. Favorites were the apple cobbler and chocolate ganache. They brought mine with a candle and the whole restaurant joined in as my daughters sang "Happy Birthday!"
I left very happy!

Pros: lasagna , chocolate ganache

Cons: no kids menu

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Simply the best vegan restaurant in NYC - Edit

We've tried them all in NYC: Candle 79, Dirt Candy, Modern Love, Eats by Chloe, Champs Diner, V Note, etc. But year and after year, we come back to Blossom Restaurant. That's always where we have the best experience, the best food and the best memories. Check it out next time you are in NYC. Everything on the menu is fantastic.

Pros: relaxed atmosphere, high quality refined food without pretention, great friendly service

Cons: none

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Nice food - Edit

I came here as a birthday treat. We had an entree, main and dessert. The service was quick and the waiter was helpful.
I enjoyed all of the options but I didn't think that any were incredible and I've had nicer vegan meals in NYC for half the price. I thought the servings were small too although dessert was fine.

Cons: expensive

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Elegant restaurant with delicious food - Edit

Had lunch on a Tuesday and got the last table, so probably good to book in advance. The place serves delicious food - try the Cashew Cream Ravioli, it's amazing! The lasagna and quiona salad were also really good. A bit pricy but higly recommend this place.

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Really enjoyed it - Edit

The place is not so big and the atmosphere is great. Very cozy and gave me a positive feeling. The staff was very nice, the portions were very big so it was worth the price.

Pros: Big portions, Good atmosphere, Friendly staff

Cons: Expensive

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One of the things I like to come to New York for - Edit

Blossom Vegan Restaurant (9th Avenue Chelsea) is among the best vegan restaurants in the world. I like traveling to big cities, and one of the things I like to do is try different vegan and vegetarian restaurants. I don't think any city in the world has the choice of quality vegan restaurants that New York City does (I don't mean falafel joints, fast food places, juice bars, and the like, or those health places that serve you a bowl of grain and beans or stewed vegetables - I mean creative attractive cooking). And in New York City, there are several excellent vegan restaurants, Blossom being among them. Given that I have to restrict the carbohydrates I eat, I am, nevertheless challenged to find what to select from the menu, but I ended up choosing two first courses, rather than a main, and enjoyed them very much, and I got to try different dishes that way. One of them was the raw zucchini rolatini, which was tasty and served beautifully. The service was excellent, as well.

Pros: Upscale chef-quality food, All vegan, Excellent service

Cons: Somewhat expensive, Would like more low carbohydrate choices

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Pretty Good Lasagna - Edit

I finally got the chance to have lunch at what I was told was one of the top vegan restaurants in New York City.My waitress was very kind and helpful.After carefully looking at the menu, I decided on the lasagna. The portion size was perfect for me, as I was hungry. I thought it was good, but I have had better vegan lasagnas. I felt it was a bit too heavy and I think it would have been much better had they put tomato sauce all over the dish. I did enjoy the taste.I'll have to try the other dishes when I go back.

Pros: nice atmosphere

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nice atmosphere, but the food..... - Edit

Nice atmosphere, good service, but the food is not at the level of the cost. We had a autumn tower with tempeh well balanced but the cauliflower au poivre (suggested by waiter because daily fresh) was totally untaste with cauliflower not cooked at all (I love not too cooked vegetables but when is not cuttable with a knife becomes umbarassing) and out of sense (heavy oiled) french fries; cost = $25! Last but not least berries with cream with berries more cooked (because not fresh) than cauliflower. it's lost opportunity. Pitty.

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Fake meat... - Edit

I treated myself to a meal here last summer, it was a bit pricey for me but I did enjoy most of my meal, but again the menu is very heavy on the seitan/ soy side for me, I couldn't really find a dish without it and I don't really enjoy the meaty texture to my food so that was a tad disappointing. I really enjoyed the kale and mash potato, which were very heavy due to the truffle oil, but I enjoyed the slightly unhealthy treat and they most definitely delivered on the flavour side for me, but I didn't really touch the seitan part of the meal, gave it a try, but it's really not for me, really enjoyed the starter and dessert I had though! I'd recommend it for a evening out and the atmosphere was just right.. Especially for a date night! ☺

Pros: Lovely atmosphere, Date night written all over it

Cons: Too much fake meat for me, Bit pricey

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Vegan but not the healthiest - Edit

I wanted to love this place, as I'm always supportive of vegan restaurants. I'm a Happy Cow ambassador, so whenever I'm in a different city, I love trying different vegan/vegetarian places. Blossom has a nice atmosphere, though tables are a little tight. I follow a low fat, plant-based diet and was hoping that the chef might be able to make me something without oil. However, the server was very clear that all their main dishes have a lot of oil in them. They even put oil in their mashed potatoes! They steamed me some bland greens, and I ordered the potatoes anyway because I was really craving them, but they were so full of "truffle oil" that they were inedible (why ruin mashed potatoes by putting oil in them?) From the dishes I observed being served, this is the equivalent of a vegan greasy spoon diner - fatty and fried comfort foods made meatless. If you just want to have a meatless meal, it'll probably be fine for you. But if you're looking for something healthier, better go elsewhere. It's disappointing because one would hope that vegan/vegetarian restaurants would offer healthier, low fat options.

Pros: Vegan , Nice Atmosphere, Good service

Cons: Unhealthy food, Expensive

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worth a night out - Edit

We had the appetizer plate which is suggested for 2 but in fact was enough for 4, plus a main each and a drink. With tip it came to about $50 a head so that's the range you are looking at for what is a good quality restaurant. I think some of the main course dishes could be a little more adventurous but frankly there is plenty here to keep just about anyone interested. Not the kind of place I'd eat at every week but certainly worth it for a night out.

Pros: pleasant atmosphere, good range of starters

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Very disappointed - Edit

I've been here today for New Year Eve with my 2 kids. Our table was booked for 7pm. Before going I checked their website and the menu looked nice even if too rich in soya and seitan. Once there I had the surprise of a only prix fixe menu very expensive: $ 60 for a starter, an entree and a dessert (???) No way to have any choice from the normal menu - as the prix fixe menu was too 'sofisticated' for the children. This was not mentioned on the website, as many other restaurants do, and I wish it was because I wouldn't have gone. I asked to share the menu and so we did. I was charged with extra $10 for the kids just to be seated + tax + gratuity 20%. In total I paid more than $90 for one 3-course menu which is ridiculous. Not only it is very expensive, portions were small!
As a chef and a person who visits quite a lot of vegan restaurants I was not impressed by the food and really cannot understand why this place is so expensive. Will not go back.
Updated from previous review on Thursday December 31, 2015

Pros: Romantic

Cons: Very expensive, Small portions , Food was nothing special

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Very soy and gluten based adorable place. - Edit

I was going for vegan, gluten free and soy free and my options were limited to curried lentils and sweet potato gnocchi. Both okay, but not calling me back. Berries with cream had an amazing subtle flavor mixed in. I'm giving it a four because the couple next to me really seemed to be enjoying all of their dishes and the restaurant is tiny and adorable.

Pros: their menu is labeled, so you always know what pot

Cons: wish they expanded their menu beyond soy and glute

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good lunch! - Edit

Stopped in for a late lunch with 2 non-vegan family members. They both had the Soy Bacon Cheeseburger and fries - and said it was very good. I had the Tofu BLT which was delicious. A little pricey lunch but it was good food.
Waiter was very nice

Pros: Good Food, Cute atmosphere

Cons: pricey for lunch

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great staff, average food - Edit

Waitress was fantastic, but the food was not as great. We ordered the eggplant parmigiana which was delicious however we had to send it back because it was ice cold in the middle. They made another but it was still cold in the middle :-; not sure why. Also ordered a sampler of four sides that were only average (curried sweet potato, truffle mashed potato, escarole and beans and garlic tofu.

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great place for dinner - Edit

Dinner was delicious... We started with the zucchini rollatini which was to die for! I had the special of the night which was a lobster and trumpet mushroom risotto and my husband got the lasagna... Would def recommend the latter. To finish we had the lemon cheesecake which was nice and plenty to share.... Overall very good but a bit on the pricey side.

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Wonderful! - Edit

The food was absolutely wonderful! I had the
southern seitan sandwich. Great atmosphere and friendly staff as well - I highly recommend it.

Pros: Excellent food, Friendly staff, Nice vibe

Cons: Pricey

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We all enjoyed that meal big time - Edit

It would be difficult to say anything negative about this eating experience. There were four of us and we all ordered something different and there were many choices. One of us has a nut allergy and it was good to see the nut free items marked. Despite the large bill, we left feeling it was all worth the great food adventure.

Pros: Great food, Great service

Cons: A touch loud

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Best vegan restaurant in NYC - Edit

I have eaten at quite a few vegan restaurants on my NYC trip, Blossom was the best. I took a meat eater who was skeptical about vegan food here and he absolutely loved the food. I will definitely return!

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Pricey but great - Edit

We were on holiday and had so much great vegan food in NYC, but Blossom was the best. Yes it was pricey, but we had 3 courses and beer and port, and we just don't have that choice or quality locally. The food reminded me of French style cuisine. Everything vegan, everything tasted exceptional and I can't tell you how many years it's been since I had Tiramisu.

Pros: everything vegan, Really high end style food

Cons: Expensive, Small restaurant

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Vegan Fine Dining at its Best - Edit

Blossom is an upscale restaurant with beautiful ambiance and great service. The best table is the one in the secluded alcove by the window. My husband and I have been here for brunch and dinner and both were outstanding. The pasta and picatta are both excellent. For brunch we loved the French toast and country breakfast of tofu scramble and soy sausage. The prices at Blossom are high, so my husband and I go to Blossom on special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries. Blossom should definitely be on your bucket list.

Pros: Food, Ambiance, Service

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Hands Down One of My Favorite Vegan Restaurants - Edit

I have been vegan for eighteen years and have been to a lot of vegan and vegetarian restaurants, and I consider this to be one of the top five vegan in the country, and one of the top ten in the world.

However, I don't think every dish is a 10 out of 10. As with any restaurant, even the best ones, certain dishes will appeal to some and not others. My wife had the Feijoadinha With Smokey Tempeh, which was quite good, but for me, not nearly as good as the outstanding Port WIne Seitan dish. Having said that, Blossom's worst dishes, are much better than most restaurant's best.

Their salads are excellent: fresh, perfectly balanced, the desserts are excellent as well. All in all, one of the best vegan restaurants in the United States, and in the world.

Pros: Exquisite Food, Nice Ambience

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Tip top! - Edit

I think if I could only eat in one NY restaurant on my visits, it would probably be Blossom.

The food is truly delicious.

Pros: Excellent, varied menu, Fantastic sauces

Cons: Not cheap but worth it, Busy, best to book

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NYE prix fixe - very $$ but nice - Edit

I found myself with a group of 6 in NYC on January 30th with no plans for New Years Eve, and I was thinking I'd end up eating from a falafel cart, freezing in the street, or watching the TV broadcast from the hotel. Amazingly, Blossom saved the day by accepting our reservation for the following evening, where we languished over wine and the 3-course prix fixe, celebrating in the warmth of their romantic, welcoming little restaurant.

Service was attentive and accommodating, from the afternoon call to confirm our evening reservation to the kind atmosphere in the restaurant. Inside was a formal yet welcoming vibe with deep colors. The one drawback was despite a curtain separating the hallway from the dining room, drafts of the cold winter night kept coming in -- I noticed they had a heater near the door but that didn't stop us from getting chills! Perhaps a solid door at the hallway would be a good idea. I noticed when I went upstairs to use the restroom they had a few more tables tucked away there, out of the main dining room -- possibly a good place to host a group in relative privacy during a normal meal service.

I can't comment on the normal food menu since we chose from prix fixe for the holiday, but the wine selection was good. The food we had was interesting and worthy of a trip there, since I wouldn't make gourmet vegan dishes like that at home or find in other restaurants. They used Daiya and seitan along with nut creams to feature some "imitation" dishes like cordon bleu and cheesecake, as well as offering more traditionally vegan fare such as risotto.

It was expensive so Blossom wouldn't be in my budget for an everyday meal, but it was a wonderful choice for a special occasion and I'd go back.

Pros: Very nice service, Able to make last-minute reservation, Creative vegan food

Cons: Expensive, Door was drafty in the winter

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Vegan gourmet done right! - Edit

I ate way too much here because, well, it was that good. The seitan scaloppine served atop truffle mashed potatoes and kale was a delectable mix of flavors that made me want to come back and try everything. The tiramisu was amazing- hints of coconut, melt in your mouth creaminess- perfect! And the chocolate ganache was blissful- rich, bitter, and subtly sweet. How did they get the texture so perfect? Overall great experience though the seating was a bit tight, making it awkward for intimate conversation. Professional, polite staff more than made up for it though!

Pros: Amazing desserts , Polite staff

Cons: Tight seating

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Solidly Good - Edit

I went here for brunch on April 27th (sorry, late review) with my partner and sister and we enjoyed it.

I had a vegan bacon cheeseburger which was enjoyable, but I didn't find my food exceptional. The menu was rather typical (for Americana style vegan places) - nothing really grabbed me & made me excited to try it, but no real complaints. The service and decor were nice.

Whatever kind of ice cream they had was fantastic, however (small portion, but perfect after a big meal). Black Rasberry (which I have seldom had done write in vegan version) and Maple Bourbon Walnut (which I can also get locally in Boston, but quite good here too).

Pros: Nice Decor, Good Service

Cons: Limited/mundane menu

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It was ok - Edit

I've been wanting to try Blossom in NYC forever after seeing all the good reviews on happycow. On my list, my bf and I finally went on our vacation to NYC. It was ok. The dining experience was nice, though the pasta was a little plain, and his vegan lasagna was ok.

Pros: Nice atmosphere

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Blossom Restaurant - Chelsea - Edit

I went here for lunch earlier this week with my parents. It wasn't crowded at the time we went (around 2) and we were seated right away. We got the soup of the day, eggplant and tomato soup, which was delicious. Also got the tofu florentine, soy bacon cheeseburger, and the tofu BLT all of which were good. I would have liked a few more GF options, but they do have more choices for dinner so I will have to go back then.

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Two Great Dinners - Edit

I was looking for a place to have dinner last weekend before heading home from New York City. I had been to Blossom before and enjoyed it. I was in the vicinity so decided to go back. I was able to walk in and get a table early on a Sunday night. The place filled up while I was eating and there was a wait for a table. I ordered the Cape Cod Cakes for an appetizer and got four nice sized cakes. I took two of them home. I had the seitan special for my entree and it was delicious. I tried the lemon cheesecake for dessert and that was the only disappointment. It looked wonderful, but was just ok. I have had better vegan cheesecake elsewhere. The best was at Horizons in Philadelphia which closed a couple of years ago. The owners have since opened Vedge. The waiter recommended different desserts and I should have gone with one of his suggestions. I had a lovely conversation with the couple sitting next to me and it was a great experience. It is a small, intimate restaurant, but not romantic. The staff was great. They held my backpack for me so it would not be in the way. It turned out to be a great choice. I had been there once before with my cousin to celebrate my birthday. At that time I had the cashew cream ravioli which was recommended by the waiter. It was a great suggestion. I had the seitan scaloppini for my entree at that time. It was also very good. So I have been very happy with Blossom on two visits for dinner.

Pros: Helpful staff, Friendly atmosphere, All vegan

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Amazing food - Edit

We went to Blossom on our first night in NYC as we were staying in Chelsea. We had 8pm reservations and the atmosphere was already dimmed for the evening. We were seated by the front windows. The service was attentive and we started with a beer each. We proceeded to appetizers of porcini cigars and ravioli. Amazing! Such delicate and subtle layered flavors. For entrees, we shared the hickory BBQ tempeh and the special of pecan Dijon crusted seitan. Both were delicious. For dessert, we had the lavender crème brulee. Overall, we had a lovely dinner and look forward to returning on our next trip to NYC.

Pros: lovely food, nice atmosphere, good service

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Too cold inside - Edit

My husband and I went to this restaurant to celebrate an early Valentine's Day. Based on the upscale restaurant standards of the South, we were anticipating a really nice restaurant - the place looked like it was someone's apartment. The food was delicious but very limited especially for the prices they charge. The place had no central heating, and we were freezing our pants off - so much so that I had to put my big coat on throughout my dining experience.

Pros: Good Food and presentation

Cons: Too cold inside

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Vegan Fine Dining - Edit

I went to Blossom on a Saturday night in November. We called around 7 pm hoping they were not too busy - and they said they could seat us (a group of 3) at 8pm.

The restaurant has a nice ambience at dinner time. The menu is varied and eclectic, with nut-free and gluten-free options identified.

Among the three of us we ordered a lemon seitan scaloppini that was delightful (and I generally don't enjoy seitan very much), a risotto, and a platter consisting of various samplings, like quinoa, brussel sprouts, etc. Some dishes on the menu were very unusual and fancy-sounding (like pistachio dusted tofu, whipped parsnip and "calamari").

I almost got the lasagna, it looked really good and the person beside me eating it said that it was delicious (he and his date also raved about everything else they were eating).

Overall, the food was pretty good and the service was very friendly.

The real stand-out item, however, was the dessert. We ordered the ice cream trio (made by Lola's - which I will review under that name but it was, in short, unbelievable), and the tiramisu. Blossom is worth a visit just for the vegan tiramisu. It is heavenly. There is a layer that tastes just like whipped cream and I honestly liked it better than the non-vegan tiramisu I had in Italy several years ago.

If you are traveling to NYC, Blossom is worth a trip. FYI I paired it with going to the Upright Citizens Brigade, which is a comedy show just up the street in Chelsea.

Pros: Unique dishes, Tiramisu, Great service

Cons: Wheelchair accessibility, A little pricey

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Lunch Bra lunch - Edit

Bra lunch Vi åt flera rätter och de vara alla OK. Kanske inte så fantastisk som jag hade förväntat mig

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Take a non-Veg person - Edit

I think they try to make fancy dishes out of vegan and vegetarian ingredients. Blossom is a restaurant where I can go with non-vegans and non vegetarian foodies and know that they will find something interesting to eat, and will probably be quite surprised that they liked it. It is though quite expensive.

Pros: Imaginative, You can go with non vegans

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been several years - Edit

Went for the first time in several years, and it was expensive. Their seitan used to be amazing; in both of our dishes it was plain. The hickory smoke sauce in one dish was poured on like gravy. The greens and fries and mash were pretty decent - but at over $20 a plate. The place was heaving on a Monday night, we had to wait 40 minutes for a table. Service was friendly and efficient. But we left $90 lighter with only a tale of never-again to show for it. Pity, since Blossom Du Jour in Hells Kitchen is outstanding.

Pros: good service

Cons: busy

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Decent. Room For Improvement. - Edit

Food was quite good and interesting, but a bit pricy . Not a fan of the automatic gratuity for 5+, I usually tip well and thought this should reserved for larger groups like most restaurants do. Also, bathroom upstairs and narrow entrance way, definitely not cool for those disabilities. Service was okay not great, he did wait for our last person to arrive before ordering, but seemed to be short with us.

Pros: Good Food

Cons: Automatic Gratuity , Ehh Service, Pricy

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Mandatory gratuity = horrible service - Edit

We are often in the Chelsea neighborhood on Sunday afternoons and frequently my children beg to eat here. They like the burgers and I am partial to the chickn caesar. My husband is usually on the fence since the food is a bit rich and sometimes he gets a stomach ache after a meal here.

We are a family of five and the gratuity is automatically added to our bill. I am not sure if that is the prime reason for why we are ignored by the server most of the time, but that is pretty much what happens. We've eaten here many times--we even came for Thanksgiving last year--and more often than not my blood is boiling by the end of the meal.

After my last visit, I swore them off, especially since they took the apple cigars off the lunch dessert menu. Unfortunately, the Candles are a bit of a trek for us and frequently booked up. So we'll probably return at some point.

Pros: vegan, food is usually well-prepared, convenient Chelsea location

Cons: terrible service at lunch, really, the service is terrible, expensive

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A lovely winter warmer - Edit

We had one night in New York and wanted somewhere special for dinner to meet an old friend. Blossom did not disappoint!

It was a Friday night and the restaurant downstairs was a hive of activity - we'd made a reservation in advance, which was definitely a good idea.

The food here is sensational! In many respects the cuisine is down-to-earth, good quality, hearty fare and just what we needed on a bitterly cold February evening. The food is well-presented, bursting with flavour and creativity but without any of the pretension of other restaurants in this price bracket. I had the port wine seitan, which was incredibly delicious and flavoursome. Others in our party had the seitan scaloppini and tofu in brandy cream. Unsurprisingly, there were clean plates all round!

Although at the higher end in terms of price, the portion size and quality still renders Blossom relatively good value for money. The service was also friendly and patient.

Highly recommended!

Pros: Creative menu, The food!, The service

Cons: Quite expensive, Small dining room

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Finally veganism is being treated like any other business. i find many vegan establishments across europe are a little weird, often cold, not designed to be comfortable, & with no sense of aesthetic. However, this restaurant is a nice place to be as well as serving the food i wanted. The manager engages with you, and the waiter - the 2 times i went - was efficient, really fast, and dead cute. Afterwards, I went to the bakery across the road ran by same people, and had the only sugar free desert on offer. I'd liked to have had more choice. yet, saying that, it was absolutely delicious! H I G H L Y R E C O M M E N D E D. & i'd a fussy bugger. x

Pros: friendly, tasty, cozy

Cons: nothing really, but they could serve, more suger free deserts, wish it was in Cheslea, london

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Superb!!! - Edit

My husband and I dined at Blossom last Saturday night. We were late because of traffic, but they couldn't have been more accommodating. We had a small romantic table by the window which afforded us a view of all the content diners inside and the hustle and bustle of the street outside.
Our waiter was friendly, knowledgable and efficient. We ordered the Cod Cakes based on how appetizing they looked at a adjoining table. They were perfect with the right amount of flavor. I ordered the entree special that night and my husband order the BBQ Tempeh. Both were outstanding, but we both agreed mine was better. Our dessert of Apple and Caramel was not up to par. The pastry was doughy and bland. The ice cream brought it out of the doldrums though. We will go back when we are in NYC again. Definitely worth a trip!
Updated from previous review on Sunday September 23, 2012

Pros: Inventive, Friendly, Flavorful

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Blossom - Edit

I had a spectacular dinner at Blossom Du Jour in August. The wines were good and the black-eyed pea cake appetizer was excellent. The Caesar salad was tasty, but small, and could have been bigger. The seitan scaloppini was expertly crafted and well flavored. I'm pleased with my experience, Blossom Du Jour is now a go-to place for me in NYC.

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Excellent NYC choice - Edit

Had a wonderful meal here. If you can only have one expensive vegan meal in NYC though, I would recommend Candle 79. However, this place is fantastic.

Pros: atmosphere, large menu, taste

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Outstanding - Edit

I am used to Vege and Vegan restaurants in Europe. i.e often pathetic, second rate, religion based, amateur management, etc.
So it was so fantastic to dine at a restaurant which is vege and high quality too. Ate there 3 times in a row! I would have eaten there every night for a month to try everything, I loved it so much.
We also enjoyed Candle 79, which cost a bit more.
Updated from previous review on Tuesday June 19, 2012
Updated from previous review on Tuesday June 19, 2012

Pros: Good prices, Varied menu, Vegan too

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Vegan bliss on a plate - Edit

I wish I'd had a big party of friends with me so we could have ordered everything from the menu and tried a bit of it all. What I had was superb and specially the desserts, of which I greedily had 2. How anyone can make vegan food taste SO good I do not know. You genuinely couldn't tell that it wasn't so-called "normal" ingredients. Everything was served so prettily on the plate. A true fine dining experience. I am sure more non-vegans would eat vegan food if they knew it could be this tasty. And the venue was perfect too. Really excellent little restaurant, helpful staff. All in all a 10 out of 10 experience

Pros: brilliant food, friendly staff, nice surroundings

Cons: none!

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Still wonderful and romantic - Edit

Visited late 2009 for first time and had an amazing meal. Back in June 2012 and were keen to revisit, not disappointed. We managed to book a table easily through their online reservations for the same day. We had the special which was a seitan steak with peppercorn sauce and the port wine seitan mains. Both were stunning but of particular note was the cauliflower mash which was heaven!! Dessert was the lavender crime brulée which was nice but would have liked a different crime brulée to be on the menu as this was on back in 2009. Also has the choc chip cookie ice cream which was from lulas sweet apothecary (see separate review) which was ok but not amazing, was a bit too crystalline. Overall stunning and very highly recommended as is BLossom du jour which we had San.dwiches from a couple of days later. Original post below

Updated from previous review on Friday June 08, 2012Went here on our first night in NYC after a long flight and we didn't have a reservation but were lucky to get a table cancellation. It was excellent! The rose wine was amazing (Californian Zinfandel) and the atmosphere was very romantic with lots of candles and an intimate space (not much bigger than someone's living room). Service was excellent with the server being really helpful in pointing out things on the menu. Didn't have starters because we saw how big the mains were and wanted to leave room for dessert. Had the bolognaise fettucine and the port wine seitan and both were massive and tasted fantastic. Desserts ordered were lavender and coconut creme brulee and the chocolate cake. The creme brulee was nothing special, nice but I've had better, but as my husband is vegan he'd never tasted a creme brulee before and he enjoyed it. The chocolate cake was rich and decadent, with a lovely peanut butter drizzle over it. Expensive but completely worth it for a romantic dinner - just because we're vegan doesn't mean we're cheap and we're happy to pay fine dining prices if that's what we receive. Reservation is recommended though!
Updated from previous review on Sunday January 10, 2010

Pros: amazing food, gorgeous atmosphere, great friendly staff

Cons: need more wine choices on the menu, could give smaller portions

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Amazing! - Edit

We had a party of 7 (with reservation) for a celebratory dinner and Blossom did not disappoint! The food was superb and the service and atmosphere were great. Favorites included the ravioli with cashew cream, porcini cigars, and the port wine seitan. They are very accommodating to gluten-free as well. Don't miss the creme brulee for dessert!!

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Yummy food! - Edit

The food here was good albeit expensive. The service and atmosphere was also good. I had a chestnut soup, the seitan scallopini and cheesecake for dessert. I absolutely loved the soup and cheesecake, but I thought the seitan was too soft and mushy. Which was a shame because the sauce it was in was delicious. While I'd happily eat here again but I probably wouldn't get any of their seitan dishes. Overall tho, it was pretty great and I'll be back next time I'm visiting NYC.

Pros: good food, good service

Cons: mushy seitan, expensive

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amazing food - Edit

The food here was amazing! I've been trying in vain to find a restaurant the comes close to Millenium (San Fran) and finally I found it. Too bad it isn't in my home town!

Pros: excellent food, excellent wine, great service

Cons: smallish , bathroom is upstairs

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Amazing!! - Edit

Visited this restaurant on 9th Dec, forgot to book ahead but called on the day and managed to get a late table. The food was amazing, I had the eggplant rolatini followed by the port wine seitan, both were fantastic, beautiful flavours & presentation, some of the best vegan food I have ever eaten. Service and drinks menu were good and I will definately return when I am in New York again. Fantastic!!!

Pros: amazing food, great vegan choices, good service

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Delicious - Edit

We had dinner at Blossom just after arriving in NYC - we had booked a table for 8.30 pm and by the time we got there the jetlag was seriously kicking in. Also, the lighting here was so dim we feared we would fall asleep, plus we couldn't even see our dishes properly, which was a bit annoying. Fortunately the food was very good, particularly the mains: portobello osso-bucco, which was made to look like the real thing and with the dark lighting was a bit scary... and port wine seitan with garlic mashed potatoes. Both very good! Not so much, in our opinion, the seitan empanadas we had for starters, which were a bit dry. We visited on a Friday night and it was packed, people kept coming in and being turned away so make sure you make a reservation!

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What a gem! - Edit

We went to Blossom twice during our stay in NYC. The first day we had lunch here, where I had the soy bacon cheeseburger and my partner had the Tuscan portobello sandwich. I was a bit disappointed that they didn't have the Philly Cheese steak that was on their menu online, but we were both happy with our meal. We shared the chocolate ganache with soy ice cream for dessert, and it was absolutely divine - but I do recommend sharing it, as it is quite a bite.. but ooh so good. Our waiter was really nice, and the restaurant itself is just lovely.

The day after we went back for dinner, and this was such a lovely experience. We had a different waiter, equally nice as the guy the day before, and enjoyed an amazing three course meal. After reading the recommendations here, we had the Porcini cigars for starter, and they are just to die for. This must be one of the best starters I have ever had, and if you ever come there, do not miss them. We also had today's soup (tomato and chick peas) which was quite bland.

As an entree, I had the port wine seitan which was very good, but didn't quite live up to my expectations after reading so much about it here. My partner had the rigatoni in porcini cream, and he did not so much eat his meal than inhale it - apparently it was one of the best pastas he has ever had (he is very much an omnivore). For dessert we shared a lavender and coconut creme brulee. I can swear that I would have never in a million years known this was vegan if it was served to me in a regular restaurant. It was absolutely exquisite. Coming from Norway, the prices are not high at all, and it is so worth it. Great in every way.

Pros: Amazing food, Great service, Great ambience

Cons: Bland soup

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great food, couldn't hear myself think - Edit

came here for my dad's birthday (who is not vegan or even vegetarian but enjoys vegan food). all the food was really great. didn't have anything we didn't like. the only issue was that we couldn't really hear each other because it was so loud. but i mean, it's nyc. most places are like that. and the fact that it was completely packed on a mon night really says a lot. the friendly service and yummy food more than made up for the loud noise.

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Great food, but not amazing. - Edit

Blossom was great, the food I had was great and the food my friend had was great, but it was just missing that certain little something that would have made it truly amazing. It is very swanky and expensive and the presentation was beautiful, but for that price the food should have been knock you over the head amazing and it just wasn't. Again I cannot stress enough that the food was really good and I love that it was all vegan, I just wish I had been blown away.

Pros: Great Food, Beautiful Presentation

Cons: Expensive

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100% Delicious - You HAVE to Go! - Edit

This is the first 100% vegan restaurant I have ever been to, so I was very excited. The seating was a little too close to the next table and the dining area was very loud, but this is just something you come to expect in NYC. Once the wine and food came out, any shortcomings were forgotten. We had the Cape Cod Cakes (a blend of seaweed, tofu, herbs and spices, served with a vegan tartar sauce). I literally do not have words to describe these: delectable, heavenly, scrumptious? Words don't do them justice. My friend (a meat-eater) said it was the best tartar sauce she'd ever had! My main course was the Pistachio and Pepper-Dusted Tofu. This was served over a roasted root vegetable crepe with a lemon truffle sauce; a mixed greens salad tossed in red beet vinaigrette finished the dish. $20 is much more than a vegan typically pays for an entrée, but this was worth every penny (and then some)! I have never tasted anything so blissfully luscious. I am still sad I didn't have room for dessert, but that will have to wait for my next visit!

Pros: Fantastic Food, Friendly Service, Beautiful Dishes

Cons: Loud, Crowded

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one of the best veg restos in NYC - Edit

One of the best veg restaurants we went to during our week in NYC. A bit pricy, but well worth it. Excellent food, nicely presented. Cosy atmosphere, although tables a bit cramped/small.
We were there on Saturday for lunch (at noon), no reservation, and still had plenty of tables available.
Dessert was excellent, although would be a great idea to have dessert in Cocoa V (vegan chocolate and wine bar) just on the opposite side of the street.

Restrooms are - bit steep - upstairs.

Pros: atmosphere, gourmet food, friendly

Cons: small tables

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Great Place - Edit

We went here for the first time tonight. What a great place! The food was amazing and wait staff was so helpful. We didn't have a reservation but they found a spot for us anyway. Our appetizer was sweet potato rolls and they were great, especially the dipping sauce! We over heard the couple behind us saying he could eat that everyday for the rest of his life and die happy. My only complain about the whole meal was coffee, it really wasn't strong enough for me. Definitely a great vegan place in the city.

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Lovely place - Edit

Very cute place, nice food, beautiful organic wine. Ambiance is nice for a romantic dinner out. Would recommend trying this place.

Pros: Ambiance, Good food

Cons: Dont do pre-dinner cocktails

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Elegant and delicious - Edit

I was excited to eat at Blossom, but forgot to make reservations for a Friday night dinner. The host was incredibly nice and squeezed us in, and even though we knew we couldn't have a lingering dinner because someone had the table reserved in a little over an hour, the staff never made us feel like we had to rush our meal. We had the porcini cigars for an app and loved them. Beautiful presentation. My brother had the lasagna and declared it the best he'd had (and he's not veg.) I had the pistachio and pepper crusted tofu with lemon reduction served over a sweet potato-filled crepe. The presentation for the mains was also gorgeous, and both tasted incredible. The serving sizes were just right; I felt satisfied but not overly stuffed. We didn't have room for dessert, but, from the looks of the dessert on other patrons' tables, they seemed guaranteed to be delicious. This is definitely a place to celebrate a special occasion and treat yourself to some fine vegan cuisine.

Pros: elegant space/presentation, delicious , vegan gourmet

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good good - Edit

blossom has been around for several years now but i have only gone a few times due to my lack of having veggie friends. the few times i have gone it has been quite good. i would like to go more often once i find some fellow veggies.

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Disappointed - Edit

Had dinner here with my boyfriend (omnivore) a few nights ago during our trip to NYC. Unfortunately it turned out to be bit of a disappointment especially after reading all the other great reviews. We ordered the parsnip cappelletti and cape cod cakes for starters. The cappelletti was very salty and just bland; the little cakes (which looked more like balls actually) were OK, not outstanding though. Then for entree I did the phyllo roulade, which was tasty but far from impressive. My boyfriend had the lasagna, which didn't really have any flavor other than salt. He said it was not bad but for sure isn't worth the price.

As an upscale vegan restaurant, they have beautiful decor, nice ambiance, a very innovative menu, and fancy food presentation. But given this food quality, I think we will try somewhere else when we visit the city next time.

Pros: decor, ambiance, food presentation

Cons: salty, bland

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Delicious upscale dining in Chelsea - Edit

My boyfriend and I were in town for the day on our way to Upstate NYC and chose to dine at Blossom. I would come here more often but 1) we don't get to NYC nearly as often as I would like, 2) there is a plethora of options for veg*ans in NYC, and 3) it is kind of expensive. But oh, is it worth it!

We started our most recent visit with the Porcini Cigars. The cashew pesto in which they were served was divine, and I was thrilled when a pomegrante seed popped tartly in my mouth. We both got seitan for dinner; he got the Scaloppine, while I got the Port Wine Seitan. One bite of my entree, and I almost had a foodgasm, it was so good. The flavor was rich and hearty. The mashed potatoes were silky and creamy, and the spinach peeking out from underneath the potato/fried-onion construction was tender and garlicky. I tried a bite of his Scaloppine, and it was nice, but I wanted to concentrate on my dinner. For dessert, we shared the Lavendar Coconut Creme Brulee, and oh, it was heaven. Yes, I'm vegan, but I still love my desserts. I loved how the sugar crust melted on my tongue and the smooth and creamy custard was a perfect ending.

My only complaint is that it is rather dark inside. I like ambiance as much as the next person, but I also want to be able to see the beautiful presentation of the dishes. A little more light on the subject, and I would have given it five stars. Still, whether you're vegan or not, this is a perfect date-night destination if you are looking for a good, romantic meal.

Pros: delicious food, excellent service

Cons: a bit too dark inside, some tables are rather close together

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DC Vegan 13 May 2010 - The location I went to is in Chelsea. 187 9th Avenue is between 21st and 22nd streets.

Nelson 22 Feb 2013 - Blossom is not located in Chelsea -- it's on the Upper West Side.


I love blossom! The food is outstanding, the service is fabulous, and yes it's pricey but it's totally worth every penny!! My husband and I love the crab cakes, ravioli with cashew cream sauce, and the caesar salad....
We compare it to Candle 79- if you love Candle, then you'll love blossom.

Pros: excellent food, great service, cozy atmosphere

Cons: expensive

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Simply the best! - Edit

After arriving in NYC from Boston on a Friday evening we headed to Blossom, but were turned away because we hadn't made reservations. We returned to the area on Sunday evening because we wanted to go to Cocoa V to purchase treats to bring home for Christmas. Blossom was very quiet and we got right in at 8 pm. The food was amazing. Absolutely one of the best meals I've ever eaten. I disagree that it's expensive because I believe you get what you pay for and I felt that the meal was exceptional and well worth the price. My only comment, and one I would make to many of the places I dine is, please, learn how to make a good cup of tea. When I order a pot of green jasmine tea in any restaurant that use loose leaf tea, they almost always leave the leaves in too long resulting in a bitter brew. An exceptional meal with undrinkable tea is just wrong.
If you have the opportunity, don't miss Blossom! Vegan food at it's best!

Pros: excellent food, great ambience, will satisfy non-vegans

Cons: overbrewed tea

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I loved this Place! - Edit

I was in New York for 10 days and I dined at this place twice.

Great food. Great atmosphere and friendly service. I had the port wine Seitan (I think that was the name of the dish). The creamy mash potato which came with the meal was served in a deep fried onion and had a side serving of spinach.

The ravioli is also amazing!

This place is a little pricey though.

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Amazing! - Edit

Went here with a big group to benefit farm sanctuary. It was my first time. The food knocked my socks off. We had the Melbec wine which was so good. I had potato leek soup which was also delicious. Then my entree came... I had gotten hickory smoked tempeh which came with collards greens, fingerling potatoes and a "cream" sauce. It was the best meal I ever had. I was in food heaven. The desert was eh. I had a bite of all of them and the chocolate gnache was probably best. The service was really great.

Pros: service, atmosphere, quality of food

Cons: desert

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Pricey but creative and tasty! - Edit

Three of us went here for a late lunch - which I think they only offer Friday-Sunday. We were the only ones there so we got excellent service. Our waiter was friendly, knowledgeable, and our water glasses were never less than 3/4 full! They have a decent lunch menu with a choice of three starters, three salads, four sandwiches, and around 10 entrees of some italian inspired dishes, burrito, and some breakfast fare. Oh, and some soups, too. Between the three of us, we got the BLT, philly sandwich, and the breakfast tofu scramble. Not a crumb was left on any of the plates. I've had vegan BLT's before, but this was extra special on ciabatta bread and a thin slice of fried tofu that gave it an extra oomf. Best BLT I've ever had. The prices for lunch range from $10 for starters and salads, to $12-21 for sandwiches and entrees. It's a bit pricey, but hey, it's manhattan.

Pros: Good Food, Nice selection

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Over-rated - Edit

This restaurant is good, but not as great as the reviews or the price had led me to expect. I went with a group of six, and the waiters certainly made us feel bad for turning up without a reservation (though it was before peak time), even though it was not as hard as they claimed to find a seat for us. Otherwise, the service was fine. I was the only vegan at the table, and shared the seitan ravioli, which were tasty. My co-diners seemed happy with their salads, although I tried one and found the dressing too strongly flavoured and over-bearing. I was not impressed with my main course (the port wine seitan, which tasted so strongly of wine as to drown out any other flavour, and came with limp cabbage and sickly potato in a deep-fried onion), nor with that of my partner (seitan stroganoff, which was surprisingly bland and stodgy). The desserts were better, with the chocolate ganache and the cheesecake both being very tasty, although the lavender creme brule eaten by a co-diner apparently had no lavender taste at all.
Overall, the food was satisfactory, but certainly not the best in NYC, and not worth the price.

Pros: Desserts, All-vegan

Cons: Price, Main courses, Over-rated

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kindlizard 22 Feb 2013 - Certainly your taking offense to the suggestion for a reservation colored your experience there. Understandably, when often we diners are rubbed the wrong way as we enter the door, sometimes we are over-critical or overly sensitive to our senses. I bet if you tried everything you didn't like again, you might like half of them.

But certainly, a party of 6, especially at a nice place (regardless if you agree, it has a great reputation and is often busy and is well respected) you need a reservation especially in New York City!! I can read you were perturbed by this, but it is very common courtesy to make reservations so the kitchen can plan on accommodating all orders in a timely fashion. That goes in most places, most major cities, but of course in NYC. Though there may have been open tables, you don't know if they were being reserved by those who DID call in a reservation.

Anything to take away from this is to make reservations at nice places, esp w tables of 5 or more, and always in NYC, and to then relax and enjoy the food. You are the one paying for it, you got in, just enjoy it. Just my advice for you next time...

Delicious! - Edit

WOW! This was some of the tastiest food I've ever eaten, vegan or not. We had the pesto-tofu appetizer, port wine seitan, and chocolate ganache for desert. Fantastic! The environment was classy and chic. Pricey, but worth it. Be sure to make reservations.

Pros: amazing vegan food, ambience, service

Cons: expensive

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Wonderful & Romantic Meal - Edit

I finally went to Blossom this past weekend and it was incredible. My husband had the black-eye pea cake and the Crispy Thai Tofu. Our friend had the port wine seitan, I had the phyllo Roulade. Everything was excellent. The service was fantastic and the atmosphere was very romantic and fun. The flavorings and textures were just right and the ingredients seemed very fresh. We splurged and had dessert, which was a bit much after the large portions. (If you are sensitive to oil ask about the dessert ingredients before indulging). It is expensive, but worth it for a special occasion.

Pros: Excellent Food, Menu, Service

Cons: Expense

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Perfect! - Edit

Amazing gourmet cuisine prepared with care. Beautiful modern decor, outstanding service! I had a thoroughly enjoyable experience eating here. The only complaint was that there was too many delicious looking items on the menu- I couldn't make up my mind!

Pros: Perfect, perfect, Perfect

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lucky birthday - Edit

if you are looking for a wonderful food to melt in your mouth, this is the place, from the delicious raviolis with cashew sauce to the lavender dessert, my husband and i we really enjoy his birthday, and the staff was very attentive too in a discrete way.

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Vegan Gourmet! - Edit

My son, a carnivore, and my cousin along with her family, also carnivores, went to this restuarant during our recent visit.

Incredible! How wonderful to be able to ask for anything on the menue and not have to worry about it containing cruelty.

The food was so good that there was not a scrap left on anyone's plate. It is pricey, but that's the price for gourmet. It isn't somewhere that most of us could frequent (sigh) but for an occasional treat-- it is very much worth it.

The desserts were delicate and wonderfully rich.

My son and I snuck back for a second time before our trip was over...

Ambiance good, service good, food amazing!

Unfortunately, they were not able to accomodate my nightshade plant abstinance and I suffered for a couple of months with the arthritis pain-- but it was almost worth it.

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Yummy Delish - Edit

Blossom is classy and tasty. They are a bit pricey for a student's budget but well worth a special occasion. the black eyed pea cake is great as well as their mashed potatoes.

Pros: tasty, classy, intimate

Cons: pricey

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My new favorite restaurant - Edit

I went to Blossom for my birthday, and it was the best meal I've ever had. We started off with the special salad which was a pesto brushed tofu over frisse, peas, corn, and cherry tomatos - delicious. Then my entree was the special that night - seitan marsala, which was AMAZING. The veggies with it were cooked perfectly, and I've never had seitan so good before. My sister had the phyllo roulade which was not bad, but it tasted more Indian than I expected it was. The swiss chard it was served over was great. The desserts were all very good too. We ordered one of each for the table. Here are my rankings for them from best to worst: Vegan cheesecake, Chocolate ganache, Banana Maple Tart, Apple Cinnamon Sticks. The vegan cheesecake was AMAZING;I would highly reccommend it. The place is a bit pricey, but it's completely worth it for the quality of the food. I can't wait to go back :)

Pros: Great food, Comfortable

Cons: Expensive

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black eyed pea cake was sooo good! - Edit

I had the black eyed pea cake and grilled asparagus for my meal and the cheesecake for dessert. The black eyed pea cake was so good! I could of eaten 2 more of them but that would cost too much. It was pricey for the asparagus ($6 for 5 stalks) but it was good. The cheesecake was just average & pricey at $8 a slice)I had better. Definatly would go again but would have to save up for this. the hours are differnt then what the happy cow site state. Lunch fri, sat , sun 12-2:45 and supper-5-10 and to 1030 on weekends,.

Pros: clean, diffent flavors

Cons: toilet unflushed

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Outstanding - Edit

Very meticulous and sensationally prepared cuisine. I think this place is excellent and should be considered in the top echelon in the city and the country for veg food. Wonderfully creatively conceived and powerfully executed. I bring people here and not one has been disappointed. I have been several times and had varying portions size, but when I mentioned it they were very kind and responsive. Expensive as all the fine cuisine is... highly recommended! I actually wrote a thank you to the chef for being so inspired after our meal.

Pros: Creative, phenomenal taste, perfect balance on the plate

Cons: varying portion size, but they will reme

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Good vegan gourmet food... - Edit

I went here recently with a party of four, everyone enjoyed their food and thought that the service was very attentive. We had a very good wine there which was reasonably priced (it was the cheapest on the menu), and they give reasonable portions for their prices.

Pros: cozy, great food, decent value

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excellent vegan fine dining - Edit

Fantanstic menu! For a three course meal, I recommend the black eyed pea pie, savory seitan and cheesecake. The prices may make it necessary to save this one for a special occasion - dinner for two (with tip) cost around $100. For fine dining, the portions are large. My favorite part about this restaurant, besides the delicious food, is that the menu states "caring for animals" is their main priority (as opposed to serving health food). Also, there are no 'animal-flavored' dishes. Highly recommended!

Pros: 100% vegan, organic menu, professional staff, chic atmosphere

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Incredible, inventive, beautiful vegan food! - Edit

Oh. My. Stars. This place doesn't look like much when you enter, but by the time you sit down and look at the expansive menu of meals you'd never dreamed of cooking even with 100 vegan cookbooks on your bookshelf, it doesn't matter. The waitstaff is incredibly friendly which is a plus, because in Manhattan, sometimes waitstaff gets snooty which is a big turnoff. For starters, we had the curried potato appetizer and the ravioli. You've never had anything like this ravioli. It's worth it to go for this alone. My husband had the feijoada. It was so beautiful and delicious I almost wished I'd ordered it, too! Not to say that my seitan scallopine wasn't good. It was awesome... especially the chard and the potatoes on the side. We made room for dessert and had the ganache and the cheesecake. You'd never believe it was vegan. Heaven on a plate. It will be hard to choose a different restaurant once we go into Manhattan again.

Pros: Organic, local grown, Artfully plated food, Cozy ambiance

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Great Food & Celebrities - Edit

Went to Blossom the other night for the first time and was blown away! The food was the best vegan meal I have ever had. Amazing seitan and the dessert (cheesecake) was unbelievable! Only wish they had a more extensive coffee selection. Oh, and did I mention I saw Moby and Mike Meyers there? Couldn't believe it, but the waiter confirmed my eyes weren't deceiving me. Wow what a great night!

Pros: Amazing Food, Cozy & Clean Environment, Star Gazing

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Excellent vegan dining - Edit

Blossom has bumped Counter down to #2 and become my #1 favorite vegan restaurant in NYC. This place rivals Millennium in San Francisco in terms of quality of food and presentation. Yes, it's going to be a little pricey, and you may have to wait on a Friday/Saturday night - but I assure you that it's absolutely worth it.

Pros: Excellent food, Fine dining experience, Knowledgeable staff

Cons: Busy on the weekend

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Amazing! - Edit

My husband and I ate here while visiting from London on June 7. We both really enjoyed the entire experience. The atmosphere was great--chic, yet relaxing. I can't remember which wine we had--just that it was a French white and very nice. For starters we had the black bean cake and the tofu beet salad, both of which were delish. For the main course, he chose the feijoada and I had the Carnival. His was absolutely excellent, very flavorful with sweet potato curls on top. Mine was very good. The kale and yucca croquettes were perfect. The mojo tempeh didn't seem like it had been marinated long enough--it could do with a bit more kick, but I enjoyed it. For dessert, we shared the chocolate ganache and gourmet cheesecake, both of which were very good. The ganache is very rich, and I'm glad I was sharing, cause I couldn't have had any more chocolate. It was expensive, but this is a gourmet dining experience, not fill-you-up grub. Compared to London prices, it didn't shock us, but compared to Denver prices, yes it would. $120 after a 20% tip. Plus, the food was definitely better than anything I've experienced in London. For those concerned the portions may be too small because of what other reviewers said, we didn't find this to be the case at all. Blossom is three course dining, not a Cheesecake Factory take your leftovers home place. I've definitely seen smaller portions at the same price before. We left with full stomachs and big smiles on our faces. :-)

Pros: All vegan and organic!, excellent service, great food

Cons: in New York

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Cozy and Delicious - Edit

Clean, warm, cozy space with mid-size tables, big enough for a romantic date for two or a small group of friends. Service professional and polite without being intrusive. The Moscato Di Asti was delicious - sweet and light. The food was very good and flavorful, portions were perfect to feel full without leaving heavy....though I prefer food that's a bit spicier with a little more bite...but still very good. Bottled water was a nice touch. Fine dining for vegans.

Pros: Really nice atmosphere, Vegan fine dining, Good food & Service

Cons: Food could be spicier, Expensive

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Best in New York - Edit

Blossom is my favorite vegan restaurant in New York. The food was amazing (try their BLT sandwich or their chocolate ganache), the service was friendly and prompt, and the location and ambiance were both superb. The prices are high, but the quality of the food made up for it. Definitely recommended.

Pros: Quality, Taste, Service

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delicious, but pricey - Edit

i recently went there and thought the food was amazing! i had the mojo tempeh, and 2 appetizers were share, the black bean cake and lumpia i think. i also got the chocolate ganache. everything was delicious, but the portions are on the small side (gourmet feel...all about the presentation). for appetizers you got 2 pieces of the lupia for $8. the chocolate ganache was the size of a tiny brownie and had this miniature scoop of ice cream for $8. also my mojo tempeh was 4 tempeh strips, a side of sauteed kale, and 2 small crouquettes for $18. i know it's nyc but you can definitely find cheaper vegan organic in the city. nice atmosphere. i was annoyed that they asked to leave when the next reservation came. i mean we spent a lot of money...2 appetizers, wine, 3 entrees, and 3 desserts and we had to leave. even though they were nice about it, there was an empty table for 4 right next to us!! i would go back maybe for a very special occasion..otherwise save your money.

Pros: great food, nice atmosphere

Cons: small portions, very expensive, need to make reservations

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very disappointing - Edit

Maybe we were there on an off night, but my boyfriend and I had dinner here and it was really quite bad. Most everything was too salty and otherwise the flavors were bland, uninteresting. We had heard good things but were very disappointed and will not be back.

Pros: nice interior

Cons: salty, bland

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