Savoring the City: A Vegan's Guide to New York's Best Brunch Spots

Savoring the City: A Vegan's Guide to New York's Best Brunch Spots

A Vegan's Guide to New York's Best Brunch Spots

New York City, often referred to as the "Big Apple," is a bustling metropolis that boasts a diverse culinary scene. Amidst the towering skyscrapers and busy streets, you'll find a treasure trove of vegan-friendly restaurants waiting to tantalize your taste buds. If you're a vegan food enthusiast or simply looking to explore the city's plant-based brunch options, you're in for a treat. In this comprehensive guide, we'll take you on a journey through the vibrant world of New York City's vegan brunch offerings. From savory scrambles to mouthwatering pancakes, the city that never sleeps has something for everyone, even the most discerning vegan palate.

AbcV Kitchen - Flatiron District

AbcV Kitchen

AbcV Kitchen sells plant based, non GMO, sustainable, artisanal and organic whenever possible food. All the menu items are sourced locally and globally from small & family farms. AbcV is here to serve, inform and inspire a cultural shift towards plant based intelligence, through creativity and deliciousness. Offering high vibration foods, embracing balance with beauty, wellness, wisdom & love to nurture our personal and planetary ecosystems. AbcV now offers their holiday menu for the season and you can book your reservation for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Eve. To learn more go to their website or visit them at one of their many locations.

NEW: Try AbcV's newest location in the Seaport District of NYC inside the Tin-Building.  Delicious plant-based options await you that are perfectly decorated on each plate.


abcV at Tin Building

Blossom at Columbus - Upper West Side

Blossom on Columbus is our newest restaurant that always serves a delicious brunch. This beautiful location features a large, open dining area, as well as a full bar, complete with organic and local wines and beers. Blossom on Columbus is certified Kosher by the International Kosher Council under the supervision of Rabbi Zev Schwarcz. (Blossom on Columbus is also fully wheelchair accessible.) For Covid-19 precautions Blossom has outdoor seating with a tent and is wind protected. Go to their website or visit them at 507 Columbus Ave, New York, NY.

Blossom On Columbus Brunch


Cadance East Village

Cadance is the Vegan Soul Food Cuisine from Award-Winning Chef Shenarri Freeman, Cadence features an assortment of Southern Classics and New-School creations, all made 100% vegan. It looks like the perfect brunch spot for us. Go try them out at 111 E 7th St, New York, NY 10009. Their kitchen closes every day at 10pm.


Caravan Of Dreams - East Village

Caravan of Dreams was founded by Angel Moreno in 1991 as the place where the Spanish expat could combine his passions for food, health, music, arts, and community. Since then it has served the East Village in particular -- and New York City in general -- with all organic, all vegan, kosher verified, and extensive live food options, plus a fully stocked bar, nightly entertainment, and occasional educational seminars and events. The menu promises an all day brunch for only $19 per person from 11am to 5pm. To learn more visit their website or visit them at 405 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10009.



Delice & Sarrasin (French) - moved to Houston Street

Delice & Sarrasin (translation “delicious” and Sarrasin, the name of the buckwheat flour used in preparing the savory crepe, called “galette” in french) is a family owned and operated restaurant that specializes in vegan French homemade cooking and specifically in authentic french dishes along with crepes and galettes.The main goal is to bring the authenticity and unique flavor as you can easily find it back in France, thanks to Yvette’s homemade cooking, with the finest ingredient, without animal cruelty. To learn more go to their website or visit them at 178 W Houston St, New York, NY 10014.

Delice & Sarrasin NYC


Ja ja ja (Mexican) - Lower East Side

Jajaja is where south of the border flavor meets Lower East Side flair to create global experiences rooted in local heritage. Opened Cinco de Mayo 2017, Jajaja is the latest venture for Raise Hospitality Group, owned and operated by old friends and business partners Koorosh Bakhtiar and Nima Garos. The venues feature a playfully curated Tequila and Mezcal program, Mexican beers on tap, Mexican-style lagers and pilsners from local microbreweries, fresh pressed juices, and plant-based street food with options for both comfort and health. Serving lunch, dinner and brunch on the weekends. There is outdoor dining available with heat and wind protection. Outdoor dining is from 11am for delivery and take out, it ends at 11pm. Delivery is available on Seamless delivery apps. To learn more go to their website or visit them at one of their many locations.

JaJaJa Mexican NYC


Urban Vegan Kitchen - West Village

Urban Vegan Kitchen is a restaurant with an intimate cozy feeling. The food options are southern vegan that includes spicy buffalo wings, nachos, chicken caesar salads, and even mac and cheese. They currently do take out and delivery on Seamless delivery apps. Part of their take out options include drinks, wine and beer. Urban Vegan Kitchen Covid-19 precautions include outdoor dining with heaters, tables six feet apart, and NYC regulation plastic plexi. The current hours are Monday through Friday from 12pm to 10pm, weekend are 10am to 10pm. To learn more go to their website or visit them at 41 Carmine Street New York, NY 10014.


New York City's vegan brunch scene is a testament to the city's culinary diversity and creativity. Whether you're a local or just visiting, exploring these vegan brunch spots is a delicious way to experience the city's vibrant food culture while staying true to your plant-based lifestyle. So, venture out into the city that never sleeps, and let your taste buds savor the magic of vegan brunch in the heart of the Big Apple. Your culinary adventure awaits!