The Best vegan restaurants in New York City!

The Best vegan restaurants in New York City!

You know I am always exploring different vegan spots in the city and sharing my favorite ones on instagram  but since information disappears on social media, I decided to write a blog post so all my favorite places can live here forever! I can probably make a TOP 30 Vegan restaurants in NYC and this list might get longer with time, so keep coming back for more! If you are looking for vegan-friendly places, click HERE!  For more vegan restaurants, make sure to check on the vegan tag HERE!

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Urban Vegan Kitchen

Looking for a delicious vegan Mac and cheese, brunch or everything in between, head to Urban Vegan Kitchen! 41 Carmine Street, New York, NY. Website.

Foto: Urban Vegan Kitchen

Screamers Pizzeria

I wish Williamsburg wasn’t so far from me cuz I need a few more trips to be able to try a small percentage of all the pizza flavors they have at Screamers! Delicious food, good price! 620 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY! Website.

Foto: Screamers Pizzeria


Delicious latin food, from burritos to Empanadas and even dessert, go for it! 12 St. Marks Place, New York, NY! Website.

Red Bamboo

A large menu, with many dishes made with “fake meat”. I love the food and the prices are very reasonable! 140 West 4th Street. Website.

Dun Well Doughnuts

Mojito, pineapple, banana and peanut butter….these are only a few of the flavors you will find at Dun Well Doughnuts. My favorite vegan doughnuts in NY! 1222 Montrose Ave, Brooklyn, NY. Website.

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream

They serve dairy and non-dairy ice cream. Some flavors are too sweet for my taste, so sample a few before you choose one. This my favorite vegan spot for ice cream!

Willow New York

This vegan bistro is located in Chelsea and it is a must visit. I enjoyed the food but the desserts shouldn’t be missed! We ordered the Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet with ice cream and the Banana Foster Cake – with ice cream as well! I’ve heard great things about their sandwiches as well but we really wanted to try something different – that we don’t find in most vegan spots so and had the seitan steaks and fries! And Ryu has the chicken masala. They were good but the dessert is still my favorite part!

Champs Diner

Burgers, pancakes, hot dogs, milkshakes… Champs has a large menu that will impress all your non-vegan friends as well. It is in Brooklyn and it is worth the trip!  197 Meserole St, Brooklyn, NY! Website.

Foto: Champs Diner

Riverdel Cheese

Cheese, cheese and cheese! My favorite grilled cheese sandwich in NYC. Riverdel sells all different brands of dairy products as well as a mini mart for all your vegan needs! Check my blog post about Riverdel HERE! 88 Essex St (inside Essex Market), New York, NY. Website. 

Franchia Vegan Cafe

This is one of my favorite vegan restaurants in Manhattan. They serve refined asian fusion vegan food and this is my go-to spot for any occasion. 12 Park Ave (between 34th and 35th). Website.


Peacefood Cafe

From pastries, sweets, pasta, to shangai-style dumplings! I love Peacefood Cafe and there are two locations in Manhattan! My favorite is the one located at 41 east 11th street, New York.Website.



Former By Chloe. Vegan fast food chain that is taking the world by storm also offers a variety of gluten-free options. There are several locations in the city. My favorite one is located at 185 Bleecker Street, New York, NY. Website.



Get the fondue, get the fondue! Lady bird uses vegetables to their full potential and you will be impressed by how so delicious everything tastes! 111 E 7th St, New York, NY. Website.

Avant Garden

From the same group  as lady Bird, Avant Garden is a great option for a date nights, to catch up with friends or to celebrate a special and casual occasion! The food is delicious and everything  is made right in front of you if you sit but the bar! Check the blog post about it HERE. 130 East 7th Street, New York. Website.

JaJaJa Plantas Mexicanas

If you are craving authentic Mexican food, this is the place! This new must-go restaurant is located in downtown and in Brooklyn. Gluten-free options available and get ready to wait in line if you are going for dinner, it gets busy in the evening, but it is worth it! If you are sensitive to spicy food make sure you make yourself clear about this so they recommend the options that are truly mild. Check their official website HERE! 162 East Broadway, New York, NY

Little Choc Apothecary

The first fully vegan and gluten-free crêperie in NY! With a great selection of sweet and savory crepes, açaí bowls and all the good stuff you see below, this is the perfect spot for an afternoon tea or a nice meal! They also offer wine and beer and everything is as whenever possible organic and from local sources, free from chemical binders, overly processed sugars and flours, artificial flavors, gums, etc. It is located at 141 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, NY. Click HERE to visit the website!


Bareburger is not a vegan spot but they serve delicious vegan options that will impress you (and your non-vegan friends!). They serve both the Beyond Meat and The Impossible Burger. There are several locations in New York. Website.

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