Finally, Vegans Have Options for NYC Restaurant Week

Vegans no longer have to miss out on NYC Restaurant Week. So grab a friend and stop by one of the Vegan friendly restaurants this week.
Vegan NYC Restaurant Week

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As a vegan for the past three years, I am beyond excited to participate in NYC Restaurant Week and indulge in some truly delicious plant-based food. I am excited that one of my favorite restaurants, HanGawi, is one of the vegan options for NYC restaurant week

What is restaurant week?

For those who may not be familiar, restaurant week is a special event that takes place in cities across the country, during which participating restaurants offer special fixed-price menus at a discounted rate. It’s a fantastic opportunity to try new restaurants and diverse types of cuisine without breaking the bank.

As a vegan, I am always on the lookout for new and exciting plant-based options. While I have certainly found some amazing vegan dishes at various restaurants over the past three years, I am particularly excited about the opportunity to experience the creative and delicious vegan options for NYC restaurant week.

Many restaurants have been expanding their vegan options, and during restaurant week, they are showcasing their best. From mouth-watering appetizers to decadent desserts, I can’t wait to try it all. I am looking forward to trying out some new and exciting flavors, as well as experiencing the artistry and skill of some of the best chefs in the city.

Top vegan restaurants participating in NYC Restaurant Week

If you’re a vegan living in or visiting New York City during restaurant week, you’re in luck! There are a number of fantastic vegan restaurants participating in this year’s event, offering a wide variety of delicious plant-based options.

One of the best vegan restaurants participating in NYC restaurant week is HanGawi, the premier vegan Korean restaurant in New York City.


HanGawi specializes in traditional Korean dishes made entirely from plants. From savory bulgogi made with marinated mushrooms, to bibimbap made with a variety of fresh vegetables and a spicy chili paste, the menu is sure to please even the most discerning palates.

But HanGawi is more than just a restaurant, it’s an experience. The serene, traditional Korean decor and zen-inspired atmosphere provide the perfect setting for a truly immersive dining experience. It also offers traditional Korean seating on the floor (known as ondol) for a more authentic experience.

And for those with dietary restrictions, HaGawi is happy to accommodate. All dishes are vegan, gluten-free and HanGawi also offer several options for those who are soy-free.

Osteria 57

Osteria 57, the premier Italian restaurant also offers many Vegan options. Our menu features a wide variety of traditional Italian dishes made with the freshest, locally sourced ingredients.

Osteria 57 prides itself on hand-made pasta, made daily in-house with only the ingredients. It’s menu features a range of pasta options, from classic spaghetti Marinara to more adventurous options like squid ink fettuccine.

The menu goes beyond just pasta, and offers a wide range of dishes, all cooked to perfection. Our menu also features vegetarian and vegan options, such as eggplant parmigiana, risotto with mushrooms and truffle oil.

But Osteria 57 is more than just a restaurant, it’s an experience. Our cozy and rustic atmosphere, combined with friendly and attentive service, make for a truly memorable dining experience.

Seeds & Weeds at Tin Building

Finally, Seeds & Weeds at Tin Building by Jean-Georges is another great destination for healthy and delicious plant-based food in New York City.

Seeds & Weeds believes that eating healthy should be delicious and satisfying. The menu is carefully crafted to provide a wide range of plant-based options that are not only nutritious but also delicious. From hearty bowls to refreshing salads, there’s something for everyone.

The menu features a variety of dishes made with locally sourced and organic ingredients, including a selection of raw and cooked options. The menu also caters to different dietary needs, including gluten-free, soy-free and nut-free options.

But it does not just stop at food, Seeds & Weeds also offers a wide range of organic and natural drinks, including cold-pressed juices, smoothies, and kombucha on tap.

Seeds & Weeds believes that eating healthy should be accessible and affordable, that’s why they offer a wide range of options at an affordable price, and a reward program for our regular customers.

The cozy and modern atmosphere, combined with friendly and attentive service, makes for an enjoyable dining experience.

These are just a few examples of the many fantastic vegan options NYC restaurant week. With so many delicious plant-based options to choose from, it’s the perfect opportunity to indulge in some truly amazing food.

Finally, vegans can enjoy NYC restaurant week like everyone else

I’m also excited to share my experiences with my friends and family, and to show them that being vegan doesn’t mean missing great food. With so many delicious options available, there’s never been a better time to be a vegan.

So, if you’re in the same boat as me, a vegan looking to indulge in some amazing food during restaurant week, I highly recommend you take advantage of this opportunity. You won’t be disappointed!

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Bradford Buonasera

3rd Generation New Yorker. Born and raised in midtown Manhattan where I grew up in the building my mother was born in, and my grandmother lived in. I consider myself a townie. With that said I love enjoying and sharing all the remarkable things that Manhattan has to offer. Unless you know the ins and outs of NYC it can be expensive. Therefore, I am here to offer all that I have learned over the past few decades on how to do New York City like a New Yorker.

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