Hey, hungry vegans! Its no secret that your diet can be exciting and varied, even while maintaining a vegan-friendly diet. Here’s the scoop on 11 great eateries in the Big Apple where you can get your nosh on. Whether you’re hankering for brunch, dinner, drinks or dessert, these vegan-friendly establishments help you keep your commitment to healthy, animal-free food while dining out or ordering in!
Blossom is a fancy option for a high-quality meal out on the town. Blossom dishes up such tantalizing treats as “Tofu in Brandy Cream”, “Phyllo Roulade”, and “Lavender Coconut Creme Brulee”!
2. Candle 79
Another high-end vegan restaurant in NYC is Candle 79. They make their name by serving up organic fare fit for royalty and have even built a gluten-free menu.
3. Dirt Candy
Choosing a relatively risky title for a restaurant, “Dirt Candy” really points to the fresh, delicious vegetables for their menu – the entirety of which can be prepared vegan upon request.
Gobo has two locations, one on the Upper East Side and one in the West Village. You can stay to dine, have the food delivered, or grab it and go from their market. They offer a range of bento meals, small plates, full entrees and desserts for every appetite.
5. Josie’s Express
Josies offers a diverse menu incorporating wholesome ingredients to build their American-style dishes. Enjoy their “All-Veggie Meatloaf” and “Three Grain Vegetable Burger” without guilt!
Attention juicers: You and your vegan friends now have a place to enjoy a meal together – in liquid or solid form! Liquiteria offers a range of cold-pressed juice options as well as vegan, vegetarian, and omnivore dishes.
7. Pure Food and Wine
If you’ve never tested the boundaries of what chefs are creating with raw ingredients these days, prepare to be amazed at Pure Food and Wine with intricate meals like “Sweet Corn and Cashew Tamales with Chili Spiced Portabella” and “Curried Vegetables with Sprouted Quinoa Poppadom”.
8. Quantum Leap
A great place to pop into for lunch or dinner, Quantum Leap has an extensive menu with lots of tasty vegan options in a range of styles from American to Vietnamese.
9. Red Bamboo
Asian food is one of the great equalizers and provides for many a delish vegan dish. Red Bamboo is one of the best in town and also offers vegan desserts!
10. Teany Cafe
In the mood for rich comfort food? Did someone say “Tempeh Bacon BLT”? How about “3 Lentil Chili with Vegan Cheddar”? Need we say more?
Last but certainly not least, V-Note is an organic wine bar that also serves tapas and is available for lunch, dinner, and brunch. Want to host a classy vegan evening? Head to V-Note or order it in!