The Best Restaurants with Vegan Options in New York City

There is no doubt that NYC is one of the top culinary capitals of the world. This pulsing, hectic concrete jungle has an endless variety of restaurants in nearly every cuisine possible. The city also has a huge selection of eateries that cater to people with special dietary preferences, especially vegans. There are many restaurants in New York that serve up high-quality, animal-free fare. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to our Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the best restaurants with vegan options among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Impress your friends and family and score a table; we wish we could join you.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Tamarind - Tribeca, ilili, EN Japanese Brasserie
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Indian, Lebanese, Japanese
Neighborhoods:TriBeCa - Downtown, Gramercy / Flatiron, West Village
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Tamarind - Tribeca

$$$$·Indian·
TriBeCa - Downtown
3,829 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good Vegetarian Options

Vegan diners who like Indian food should head to Tamarind Tribeca. This gorgeous restaurant's menu has plenty of vegan options to satisfy your craving. Tamarind was once Tamarind Restaurant, located i...

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ilili

$$$$·Lebanese·
Gramercy / Flatiron
6,616 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups

Head to the Flatiron District in NYC to et at ilili, which serves some of the best vegan in New York. The restaurant is Lebanese-fusion, and they feature dishes that combine elements of Lebanese, Leva...

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EN Japanese Brasserie

$$$$·Japanese·
West Village
2,438 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic

Head downtown to EN Japanese Brasserie for a take on Japanese food that's vegan-friendly. The chef of the restaurant is Abe Hiroki, and he cooks up a fresh, inventive menu that changes with the season...

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Masseria dei Vini

$$$$·Italian·
Midtown West
2,011 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion

For diners that love authentic Italian food, there's no better spot than Masseria Dei Vini. This gorgeous Italian restaurant offers delicacies made vegan-style, like eggplant cakes with a hint of toma...

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Santina

$$$$·Italian·
Meatpacking District
1,433 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Another great Italian option for vegans in NYC is Santina. Located downtown on Washington Street, Fantina features more coastal Italian food instead of traditional pizzas and plates of pasta. Not only...

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Lincoln Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Upper West Side
5,647 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Neighborhood Gem

Lincoln Ristorante is a restaurant in Lincoln Center, and it has excellent, artfully-prepared vegan options. Tables at Lincoln offer great views of the surrounding entertainment complex. Many items on...

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Freds Madison at Barneys New York

$$$$·American·
Upper East Side
1,840 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Hot Spot
  • Great for Brunch

Shopping in NYC can be exhausting. So, browse all of the racks at Saks, Bloomie's, and Bergdorf, then head to Barneys on Madison Avenue to shop and grab lunch at Freds. Enjoy vegan delights like the k...

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Casa Enrique

$$$$·Mexican·
Long Island City
915 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies

Looking for vegan Mexican food in NYC? Then look no further than Casa Enrique, a standout Mexican restaurant that is lively, bright, fun—and delicious! The menu at the restaurant is inventive, with un...

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