The Hit List- Best NYC Vegan Restaurants


New York is ranked #2 for largest vegan city in the world. With over 500 vegan-friendly restaurants in the city- we're here to break it down for you. Keeping the FODPMAP foods in mind, we're listing out the top spots in every neighborhood. 


East Village: 

John's Of 12th- $$      302 E12th St 

     Old school Italian spot with a separate vegan menu

     What we recommend: Seitan Parmigiana With Vegan Cheese 

Lady Bird- $$              111 E 7th St

    Colorful bustling atmosphere- just as good for your Instagram as it is for         your stomach. Fully vegan menu 

    What we recommend: Truffle Mac & Cheese 

Double Zero- $$       65 2nd Ave 

    One of Chef Matthew Kenney's originals- a modern wood fired pizza bar. Sit outside on the corner with a glass of wine and slice of pizza 

    What we recommend: Potato pizza & baked meatballs 


West Village:

 Urban Vegan Kitchen- $$    41 Carmine St 

    Vegan comfort food with a spin. Best vegan breakfast food around

    What we recommend: Tofu scramble & Chick-un & Waffles 

Delice & Sarrasin: $$        20 Christopher St

    Charming & cozy- the perfect place to take your vegan date 

    What we recommend: "Steal" Frites & the Cheese Board

Red Bamboo: $           140 W 4th St

     Fully vegan menu- A true Asian & Southern style comfort food restaurant with one of the largest vegan menus in the city

    What we recommend: Spicy "chicken" with broccoli & Barbeque ribs


Greenwhich Village: 

Peacefood Cafe: $$       41 E 11th St

     All vegan upscale diner/ bakery feel with all types of flavors. They're known for their vegan key lime pie.

     What we recommend: The burger & Raw key lime pie



Jarrell's BETR BRGR: $       117 6th Ave 

    New kid on the block, Jarrell's, is already getting a lot of hype. 

    What we recommend: anything, but also the loaded chili fries 


Chelsea / Flatiron 

Willow: $$          199 8th Ave

    From the creator of Beyond Sushi- Willow is a breath of fresh air. Beautifully decorated and well lit- this is a place where you're going to want to say a while 

    What we recommend: Crab cakes & the Meatball sub

Planta Queen: $$          15 W 27th St

    This place something special. All the way from Miami, Planta has finally arrived in NYC. This is a two story bustling restaurant filled with vegans and non-vegans alike. Make this one your Saturday night reservation. 

    What we recommend: Baked "crab" sushi roll & Sweet corn dumplings 


Upper West Side: 

Blossom: $$           507 Columbus Ave

    Light and airy atmosphere with a friendly vibe. Perfect for brunches or family dinners 

    What we recommend: Savory seitan & Buffalo arancini 

Thyme & Tonic: $$      474 Columbus Ave

    Eclectic menu full of flavors, with cocktails to match. This spot is great for Sunday afternoons or post-work pick me ups.

    What we recommend: Vegetable stir fry bowl & The vegan caesar