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.
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- $$ 65 2nd Ave
One of Chef Matthew Kenney's originals- a modern wood fired pizza bar. Sit outside on the corner with a glass of wine and slice of pizza
What we recommend: Potato pizza & baked meatballs
Urban Vegan Kitchen- $$ 41 Carmine St
Vegan comfort food with a spin. Best vegan breakfast food around
What we recommend: Tofu scramble & Chick-un & Waffles
Delice & Sarrasin: $$ 20 Christopher St
Charming & cozy- the perfect place to take your vegan date
What we recommend: "Steal" Frites & the Cheese Board
Red Bamboo: $ 140 W 4th St
Fully vegan menu- A true Asian & Southern style comfort food restaurant with one of the largest vegan menus in the city
What we recommend: Spicy "chicken" with broccoli & Barbeque ribs
Peacefood Cafe: $$ 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