The Cinnamon Snail

  • Vegan Vegan
    ( 58 reviews )
Contact
862-246-6431
Find

2 Pennsylvania Plaza, Pennsy Local Food Hall, New York City, New York, USA, 10121

Vegan food truck turned brick and mortar, now a counter in Pennsy Food Hall in Midtown Manhattan, since 2015. Offers sandwiches, burgers, and vegan doughnuts. NOTE: operating again as a food truck during Summer 2017 due to renovations in the food hall. Open Mon-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm.

Category: Vegan, American, Fast food, Take-out, Bakery, Fusion

Reviews (58)

First Review by Yvette Rigby

YUM! - Edit

When I tried out Cinnamon Snail they had the food truck because the food hall was under construction. I ordered the famous beast mode burger and it was so satisfying. Vegan spicy seitan patty with arugula, vegan Mac and cheese (yes on a burger!!!) on a pretzel bun. YUM. nothing else to add. just really good.

Also cool guys work there. I wonder about the following as a German: usually Americans call their pastry cinnamon roll or bun and not cinnamon snail, which is how you would call it, if you would translate it literally German to English because we call it "Zimtschnecke" = Cinnamon (Zimt) snail (Schnecke). So was that the inspiration for the name?

Pros: vegan delicious, entrees and desserts and snacks, fair price

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

the bomb - Edit

Stopped by to check out this famed spot. The Pennsy is under renovations so the cinnamon snail food cart is sitting on the sidewalk outside serving up their delicacies! So many great choices but I had to have the original snail for my first taste. It was exceptional! A rival to any non cinnamon bun. What a delight! Can't wait to come back to try the sandwiches and breaks offerings.

Pros: food truck vibe outside penn station, delicious!!!

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

If I could marry this place I absolutely would. - Edit

BEST EVER JUST GO. STOP READING THIS REVIEW AND GO. The staff is really nice and the food is AMAZING AS HELL. The dessert is out of this world too. I love this place so much.

Pros: delicious, a ton of options, friendly staff

Cons: ABSOLUTELY NONE

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

pretty gooood - Edit

I got the beast mode burger. It didn't look as good as I wanted it to but it tasted pretty good! However for how pricey they are I'm surprised they don't give chips or something with their sandwiches. Maybe it's just me.

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

very yummy burgers - Edit

we went there twice for burgers and a beer. really really good burgers. price is high but i think its normal for this area. directly at madison square garden. all thumbs up! 👍🏻

Pros: well located, nice outdoor seatings

Cons: high prices

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Blew Me Away! - Edit

Wowza! I had heard great things about the Cinnamon Snail, but even my high expectations had underestimated the deliciousness! The flavor packed food is prepared quickly but with quality ingredients and I really can't begin to explain how great it tastes. The Thanksgiving Sandoo was possibly the best meal I ate within 6 days of eating vegan food across NYC!!! (So messy though!)

I brought non-vegans here and they loved it, too!

Updated from previous review on 2017-05-21

Pros: Amazing, amazing food!, Fast, Great setting inside the Pennsy

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Disappointed - Edit

I HATE to leave a bad review on this place as I ogle at every photo they post on Facebook and have been DYING to try their food. But I feel the pictures are better than the result... I got the thanksgiving sandoo and the beastmode delux and both were disappointing. The sandoo was mostly baguette and very little filling and was very messy. The beastmode' seitan filling was mush, very soft. The jalapeño Mac and cheese was flavorless and the coconut bacon was very sweet and reminiscent of almond joy coconut. I hate to leave this review because I really respect what they do and am glad they are doing well and exsposing vegan food. I just feel that I've had much better at Terri, vlife, and others. Their donuts are on point though.

Pros: Fast, Easy access

Cons: Not as good as looks, Food seems mushy

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

great food in great location - Edit

This place is a real gem if in NYC. A massive selection of burgers and other options plus a wide range of cakes and pastries including vegan donuts!! Had the peanut butter and strawberry jelly one plus a burger in a pretzel bun topped with vegan mac and cheese - all delicious!!

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

vegan street food ! - Edit

Nice service
I really liked the sage burger (HAS MACARONI AND CHEESE IN IT :O )
I definitely recommend it

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

AMAZING DONUTS - Edit

LOVE LOVE LOVE this place!!!!! All of their donuts were incredible, but the strawberry and the fig ones were my absolute favorite! I went right before they closed, and they gave me 6 free donuts!!!! Such nice people and awesome food! I hope to try the rest of their menu!

Pros: YUM, Staff, Donuts, duh

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Best burger I had in NYC - Edit

Quick service. Nice and helpful staff. The smoked sage saitan burger is the best burger I had in New York

Pros: Good food, Helpful staff, Quick service

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

I could eat here EVERY DAY! - Edit

The cinnamon snail has delicious vegan "street food" creations and they always have something new on special. No matter how many times I eat here I never regret it. The seitan burger is made so well and all of their ingredients are so flavorful and delicious. My absolute favorite is the BEASTMODE BURGER or the Sage Burger on their incredible pretzel buns. You really cannot go wrong with anything you order. The "cinnamon snails" and the donut creations are always unique and so yummy! I highly recommend this any day and it is easy to grab and go!

Pros: Delicious Creations, Reasonably Priced , Fun donuts and desserts!

Cons: Sometimes they run out!

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

One of my faves - Edit

This is one of my favourite places to visit when I go to NYC. I've been to both the FT and the Pennsy and I can't get enough. I'm always telling friends to stop by.

Updated from previous review on 2017-04-11

Pros: You can go with non vegan and they will enjoy., Food and dessert.

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

YUM - Edit

One of my absolute favorite vegan restaurants in the city. The beast mode burger is amazing!

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Do not miss! - Edit

Amazing food! Housemade kimchi is spicy and delicious. Bakery case is a vegan dream.

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Great vegan fast food! - Edit

Cinnamon Snail is perfect when you want something fast, savory, and flavorful. Their sandwiches are ginormous, usually a bit spicy, but always creative and good! Also known for their donuts, you cannot leave Snail without trying the Creme Brulee donut! I'm also a huge fan of their cake donuts... for some reason vegans chefs usually can't seem to make a good cake donut, but Snail's are delicious! Definitely a must try when in NYC.

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Love, love. It - Edit

I love this place and the food is delicious. Love the Teriyaki sandwich and the Hulk Hogan brownie is to die for.

Pros: Great food - fast, Incredible desserts

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

FINALLY - Edit

A dream come true: great vegan lunch near Penn Station.

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

I literally have dreams of their food truck - Edit

True story: I have actually dreamt that I entered some contest for a band to perform nearby because the deal came with their food truck, and in the dream, I won the contest, and the band came to talk to me and I was like, you're in the way of the food truck.
Their donuts are the best.
Their savory food is good, too.
But really, their donuts.

Pros: Donuts, Donuts, Savory food

Cons: I have dreams about them and I live far away

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Beastmode! - Edit

First time eating at Cinnamon Snail. I take the train in and out of Penn Station frequently and am going to make this a go-to spot for a quick bite when time is short. The cashier recommended the Beastmode Burger Deluxe: ancho chili seitan burger grilled in maple hickory bbq sauce with jalapeno mac n cheese, arugula, smoked chili coconut bacon, and chipotle mayo on a grilled pretzel bun. It was very flavorful -- spicy but not too spicy. Next time I try the sweets. When I was there mid-day there was no line and seats to be found. A good, quick place for vegan food.

Pros: right across from Penn Station, quick service , Pennsy has clean bathrooms

Cons: smelly lobster counter right next to it, Poor lobsters

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Donuts! - Edit

The cinnamon snail is very well located in Madison Square Garden. They offer amazing vegan donuts and a few burgers. I took the Deluxe one. It was good but I expected more: the steak was a bit dry and the burger is relatively small. I liked it but it was not my favorite in NYC. I hope they will develop more burgers and keep doing their tasty donuts. The staff is friendly and the service is quick. You should try it at least once!

Pros: vegan donuts, decent burgers, friendly staff, perfectly located

Cons: limited burger choice, steaks are a bit dry

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Can't go wrong at cinnamon snail. - Edit

I had the beast mode burger, and was not disappointed. Cinnamon snail has some of the best vegan doughnuts I've ever tried. I kept coming back for the doughnuts alone, location is perfect right next to Madison Square Garden.

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

enjoyed - Edit

great location next to madison square gardens. we had red curry grilled tofu burger and tortilla wrap with korean bbq seitan and kale. was lovely. finished with two donuts (choc and raspberry)

Pros: all vegan and great location next to madison squar

Cons: little expensive and could have more drink options

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Donuts!! ? - Edit

Made this a stop a point in my travel itinerary! I was not disappointed. The donuts and the cinnamon snail was amazing!!!

Updated from previous review on 2016-10-27

Pros: Amazing!!

Cons: Open during certain hours.

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

amazing vegan junk food - Edit

I visited here twice and it was amazing! My friend and I tried various burgers/sandwiches and both tried different baked goods and had nothing but good things to say. Will definitely visit here again and again and again

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Fantastic! - Edit

We unfortunately only had time for a quick snack, so we grabbed a seitan tart and two donuts. Wow! Everything was delicious, and the tart was especially memorable - flaky crust, savory filling, creamy cashew cheese. Will definitely go out of my way to eat here again next time I'm in NYC.

Pros: Deliciuous, Nice variety of menu items, Savory and sweet treats

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

amazing - Edit

Very good burgers and dougnuts. Watch out if you don't like spicy food though, one of their burger is.

Cons:

Read More

By submitting this post you agree to HappyCow Terms

Link to this page from your site. .
Return to New York City Vegetarian Restaurants & Health Food Store Listings
Business Owners, if you see an unfair review, read this.
Why was my review removed? - details / Review guidelines
Reviews are not endorsed by HappyCow - review terms
Has The Cinnamon Snail closed, shut down, moved, or changed? Please use the Update Form.
This page has been viewed 9552 times.

Keep HappyCow Growing Strong!

I would like to support