Amazing things are happening with vegetables today in the culinary world! Below you will find a roundup of the best vegan, vegetarian, and vegetarian friendly restaurants in NYC (notated accordingly).



Place for modern vegetarian & vegan dishes accompanied by cocktails & boutique wines.

72 University Pl, New York, NY 10003



Contemporary Mexican spot with a colorful, all-vegan menu, plus tequila cocktails.

162 E Broadway, New York, NY 10002


black flamingo  

Retro haunt with Latin-inspired small plates & creative cocktails, plus a dance floor & happy hours.

168 Borinquen Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11211

photo:  TripAdvisor

photo: TripAdvisor


Fresh produce & locally sourced meats lead the list of ingredients at this popular American spot.

246 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

photo:  Well+Good

photo: Well+Good

dirt candy  

Inventive vegetarian dishes & classic cocktails presented in stylish, airy surrounds.

86 Allen St, New York, NY 10002


by chloe  

Vegan counter-serve pit stop with creative fare, juices & baked goods in funky digs.

185 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012

photo:  Grub Street

photo: Grub Street

superiority burger  

Compact, all-vegetarian fast-food spot serving up popular burgers

430 E 9th St, New York, NY 10009



Vegan spot by Jean-Georges Vongerichten for seasonal plates, tonics & cocktails inside ABC Carpet.

38 E 19th St, New York, NY 10003

photo: eater 

photo: eater 

beyond sushi

Fish-free sushi & other bites with seasonal veggies & fruit.

229 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003



Light-filled cafe with reclaimed accents & global-accented comfort food morning-early evening.

 544 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211



Creative Lebanese small plates ideal for sharing in a trendy space that also serves cocktails.

236 5th Ave, New York, NY 10001

Photo:  Tasting Table

The Butcher's Daughter  

Bright, bleached-wood outpost offering vegetarian (mostly vegan) fare in a relaxed space.

19 Kenmare St, New York, NY 10012

photo:  Vegan Chao

photo: Vegan Chao

champs diner

Vegan baked goods & comfort-food items served in a retro diner setting

197 Meserole St, Brooklyn, NY 11206


the little beet Table

Modern restaurant offering organic, vegetarian-focused & gluten-free menu.

333 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10010


orchard grocer 

All-vegan deli and food market 

78 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002


souvlaki gr

Tiny taverna with Aegean-island decor, offering a small menu (salads, pitas) & a Greek wine list.

116 Stanton St, New York, NY 10002


urban vegan kitchen

Organic vegan dishes & wine in a casual, intimate West Village setting.

41 Carmine St, New York, NY 10014

photo:  Gotham Magazine


Tranquil, minimalist Japanese restaurant serving upscale, fixed-price vegetarian meals.

125 E 39th St, New York, NY 10016

avant garden 

Refined vegan dishes served in a snug, brick-walled eatery 

130 E 7th St, New York, NY 10009


modern love  

Elegant plates of vegan comfort food served in a charming cafe with retro decor.

317 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

photo:  Ecorazzi

photo: Ecorazzi

Dun-Well Doughnuts

All-vegan donut shop with a rotating list of 200 varieties, plus ice cream 

222 Montrose Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206