One of the vegan restaurants in NYC, Caravan of Dreams

It’s no secret that vegan diets are becoming more and more common as they are beneficial to animal welfare, the planet, and our bodies. The amount of vegan restaurants all over the world has grown immensely in recent years, and there is a rapidly rising number of vegan restaurants in NYC. While there are many popular and well-known plant-based restaurants in the city, read below to discover some vegan restaurants in NYC that are a bit more “off the beaten path!”

1. Healthy as a Motha Vegan Kitchen in Queens

Healthy as a Motha Vegan Kitchen in Queens, one of the vegan restaurants in NYC
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Located in Queens, Healthy as a Motha Vegan Kitchen is a plant-based eatery that primarily serves Trinidadian and Dominican cuisine. While the kitchen is open seven days a week, the restaurant currently offers only to-go options, including online pickup or food delivery services such as DoorDash, Grubhub, or Uber Eats.

Bringing a vegan twist to traditional Caribbean dishes, Healthy as a Motha offers a variety of unique savory flavors to try. From empanadas filled with dairy-free cheese and guava to curry chicken tacos and Jamaican beef patties, they have options to fill your every craving. The restaurant even offers vegan desserts like arroz con leche and their version of plant-based cheesecake.