A dinerette and coffee shop in the Passyunk Avenue neighborhood. Fully vegan since early-2017. Menu offers breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, scrambles, waffles, donuts as well as a variety of other lunch entrees and sandwiches. Various plant milks available for coffee drinks. Confirmed open May 2020. Open Wed-Sun 8:00am-2:00pm.

99 Reviews

First Review by BostonVegan


Points +128

13 Sep 2023

Perfect vegan breakfasts!

I've been here so many times and it never disappoints! They have my favorite biscuits and gravy (three different varieties to choose from) and incredible pancakes and waffles. Their lunch food is great too, like their chicken parm sandwich, but I go here for breakfast.

Great diner experience, only a handful of seats. Coffee is also very good. If you're looking for a breakfast spot, this is it!



Points +38

13 Sep 2023

Blandest vegan food I’ve had

Cute atmosphere, great coffee drinks, but ordered three different breakfast entrees and was definitely disappointed. Tofu scramble and tots were bland, which isn’t great sign when that’s the base of your dishes. I’m not picky whatsoever: this is the first vegan restaurant I’ve been to of probably 30 that I didn’t like, and it didn’t come close to living up to the hype it gets.


Points +24

06 Sep 2023


The food was amazing and the people where so friendly. Highly recommend.


Points +439

05 Aug 2023

Classic diner experience and even better that it's all vegan

Food was well prepared, large portions, and staff was friendly. Stopping by again next time I'm in Philly

Pros: Great staff , Large portions , Wallet friendly


Points +462

09 Jun 2023

wanted to love it, missed the mark for me

i wanted to love it to support an authentic local vegan place and my experience fell a bit short:(i got the omelette and i found it to be a fairly bland flavor and it didn’t taste like an omelette or an omelette replacement at all, so it just wasn’t what i expected it to be. i would definitely go back to try other things on the menu though

Updated from previous review on 2023-06-09


Points +139

04 Jun 2023


We ordered the Greek tofu scramble (spinach, tomato, tofu) which was very flavorful and tasty (get it?)! It also came with a side of home fries or tator tots or waffle fries. We also ordered the weekend special tres leches tropical pancakes (pinapple, mango, banana, strawberry, and cantaloupe, with coconut cream and maple syrup), which was outstanding! Definitely will return!

Space is somewhat small; we came on Sunday morning and waited 20m for a table. We paid $34.83 for our meal plus coffee, minus tip.

Updated from previous review on 2023-06-04

Pros: Very delicious, Reasonable price, Good service


Points +907

04 Jun 2023

Authentic Diner

Superior service, extremely clean, and variety among dishes make this an excellent choice for all vegan meals.

Pros: Reasonably priced, Interesting art decor

Cons: Challenging parking


Points +38

20 May 2023

Great food and friendly staff

I had a waffle with “chicken” and it was absolutely delicious. Ice coffee was also quite good. Definitely recommend this place.

Pros: Great food, Lots of options , Friendly staff


Points +17

17 May 2023

great biscuits !

i get the same thing everytime because its so good- the biscuits with bacon gravy! cant speak for anything else on their menu besides that and their lattes, but would def rec both of those! i've never had a problem getting seated on a weekday after 10am, too.


Points +1017

13 May 2023

Food meh 🫤

I was fully prepared to love it, but unfortunately, The Tasty fell flat for me. We ordered an omelet, monte cristo, and bayou biscuits and gravy, and all were extremely under seasoned and bland. The omelet was more like a savory pancake folded over the filling. The “feta” was diced tofu that had been marinated and cooked. Okay, but definitely not feta. The gravy was very thick and tasted like chalky raw flour and not much else. Everything had to be generously seasoned with salt and pepper to be made edible.
I was so surprised because of all the rave reviews I’d read. Maybe they were having an off day?

Pros: Good espresso ☕️ , Friendly service

Cons: Food was not good :/


Points +19

16 Apr 2023

Excellent Breakfast Place

Great food and excellent espresso drinks. Try the deluxe burrito as a tater tot bowl! Was suggested for a GF option and I can’t wait to get it again!

Pros: GF options clearly explained by staff


Points +102

15 Apr 2023

Excellent vegan diner

Lots of delicious options. The type of place where you want to order many different things. Very gluten-free friendly.

Updated from previous review on 2023-04-15


Points +245

09 Apr 2023

berries and cream

This place was packed when we went and I can see why! The interior was so cute, wide selection of pastries and breakfast foods, and all vegan😄the danish I got was not very good 😭 but I loved my French toast w berries and cream


Points +660

08 Apr 2023

Great tofu scramble

Great tofu scramble burritos, but a little small for the price.


Points +1141

08 Mar 2023

Cozy corner Vegan

1st time here. Street parking was challenging to find and a tight squeeze. This location is in a corner. Currently only pick up - no dine in option. They have you pick up and order from outside. Service was cold, unfriendly, and inefficient. She was not helpful with suggestions. She also did not write anything down and ultimately missed an entire entree from my order. I had their special of the day - a honey mustard chicken wrap with tater tots. Wrap was good. Good serving size and good flavor. Nothing special about the tots. Could have been an off day for service. I would come back and try again.

Pros: Multiple options available, Reasonably priced, Good serving size


Points +136

21 Feb 2023

Didn't love diners, until now!

I never enjoyed going to diners because the vegan options were so limited. I have yet to find another 'vegan diner' out there, but even if I did I'm sure they couldn't compare to The Tasty. Everything we have had here has been incredible and has left us craving more for weeks after.


Points +1038

28 Oct 2022

Lives up to the reviews!

This place was delicious! They have a great selection of breakfast/brunch options and we were so satisfied with what we got—. Breakfast burrito and chicken and waffles with the whipped cream and berries. They are only doing take out right now so we took the food across the street and ate in the sun at a picnic table in the park.
I hope to come back someday when we can enjoy the indoor dining experience!😄

Updated from previous review on 2022-10-28

Pros: Very tasty!, Park nearby

Cons: Not doing dine jn (yet?) (oct 2022)


Points +272

02 Oct 2022

One of my fav breakfasts

I absolutely adore their breakfast sandwiches and omelettes, but if you’re lucky enough to get there at a time when they’ve got their carrot cake pancake special it is to die for. They still don’t have indoor seating as of October 2022, but the park across the street has some nice picnic tables that make for a lovely breakfast.

Pros: Full, varied breakfast options, Great coffee, Cute park to sit and eat nearby.


Points +16

21 Sep 2022

Dependable and filling

Quick stop for vegan diner fare. It's good, no-frills eating for your vegan about town. All take-out as of 9/6/22 (COVID).

Pros: All vegan breakfast and lunch, Great breakfast burritos , Vegan versions of standards


Points +98

23 Jun 2022

Try everything if you can

A must in south Philly if you’re around in the morning. Tasty coffee with the accompaniment of a great donut! Dessert first then onto any one of their wonderful breakfast meals.

Updated from previous review on 2022-02-16


Points +18

22 Jun 2022

Really good

Had the chicken and waffles and have to say it was the closest in texture and taste to real chicken.

Pros: Full Vegan menu, Customer service , Good food.


Points +564

19 May 2022

Great Breakfast!

We ordered breakfast from The Tasty one morning and it was great! I had a tofu omelette with veggies and coconut bacon with home fries. The potatoes were delicious and the omelette had great flavor and plenty of veggies! The coconut bacon was small crispy pieces with no smoke flavor which is my favorite kind of bacon but if you like the more typical smokey or flavored strips of tempeh then this bacon probably isn't for you lol


Points +34

27 Apr 2022

Amazing food great prices!

The food is absolutely amazing however we were sad to see that they are still not allowing indoor dining. Having said that we picked up our food and ate it on the car. It was absolute magic! Best breakfast burrito ever!!! You must try this place!

Pros: All vegan, Large portions , Flavor off the hook!

Cons: Still on the COVID restriction


Points +26

27 Apr 2022

Look no further!

This place tastes so good, it's as if Vegan Jesus himself individually kissed all of your tastebuds. My favorite French toast ever is here. Breakfast burrito is bangin and has delicious non-violent cheese. Why would anyone take baby cows away from their mothers and kill them when vegan cheese is this good? Why would anyone grind up baby male chicks alive when this tofu scramble is seasoned with such a delicate whisper of love and affection? I very much hope they open for in person dining again soon because that greatly enhances the experience.

Pros: BANGIN! , Fully non-violent menu , Why abuse animals when vegan food is this good?


Points +392

17 Apr 2022

No indoor or outside seating, plus “ok” food

Improve the ordering system and the omelet scramble left me a little disappointed because it wasn’t as tasty as I had hoped it would be


Points +16

26 Jan 2022

Fantastic breakfast spot

Incredible vegan breakfast. Tofu scramble is my favorite. Everything is fresh and the whole menu is vegan, which is nice.


Points +122

06 Dec 2021

Diner breakfast for vegans!

Best vegan pancake stack in the US.

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