Here are some Black Owned Vegan Restaurants in NYC
New York City is known for its diversity and the variety of cuisine available to try. For the most part, you can't go wrong with "picking a spot" it's all about the mood that you're going for. It might be Black Restaurant Month in Boston, but that does not stop me from sharing with you some Black Owned Vegan Restaurants based in the five boroughs of New York.
For a national directory of black owned vegan restaurants in NYC please visit https://vegoutmag.com/nationwide/food-and-drink-article.php?id=384
I wanted to start with the Bronx because a number of blogs or influencers are not sharing them - so lets change that! I grew up in The Bronx, and have eaten at all the restaurants listed below. All of them are buffet style, with an employee serving you.
Sunlife Total Health and Juice Bar | 4060 White Plains Rd
Vegan's Delight | 3565 Boston Rd
H.I.M. Ital Health Food Market | 4374 White Plains Rd
Juices for Life | MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
Manhattan owns the majority of Vegan restaurants in NYC. And when it comes to Black owned vegan restaurants, you have options. Seasoned Vegan and Uptown Veg are both based in Harlem whereas Urban Vegan Kitchen is based in Lower Manhattan.
Seasoned Vegan | 55 St Nicholas Ave
Uptown Veg | 52 E 125th
Urban Vegan Kitchen | 41 Carmine Street
Queens is the largest borough in NYC. The black population is roughly 21% based on the 2010 census. Black owned vegan restaurants are few and far between but they make up for it with Veggie Castle II alone. Of all the restaurants on this list, Veggie Castle II has the most reviews on Google - 1,299 reviews with a 4.6-star rating. Will you make it 1,300?
Veggie Castle II | 132-09 Liberty Ave
A Live Kitchen | 227-16 Merrick Blvd
Though the below list looks short, do realize that Natural Blend Vegan Cafe and Greedi Vegan have multiple locations around the borough. That's what I call building an empire. Residents of the Bronx and Harlem groan when they have to make their way to Brooklyn and vice versa, so I must confess and say I have not made my way down to these restaurants - Sol Sips has been on my list since their opening.
Sol Sips | 203 Wilson Ave
Natural Blend Vegan Cafe & Juice Bar | MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
The Greedi Vegan | MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
Do not sleep on Staten Island! I was amazed to find that there was a Black owned vegan restaurant on the far off borough. I'll be sure to add Tri Lounge & Cafe as a destination the next time I visit Staten Island.
TRI Lounge & Cafe | 1938 Clove Rd
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