The Queens Vegan Dining Guide

By Alicia Kennedy / Photography By Megan Martin | Last Updated September 06, 2017
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The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Dining Spots Around the Borough.

We have 16 suggestions that should leave you full and happy, with no animals harmed in the process.


The Astoria-born organic burger chain now needs no introduction; however, any list of vegan options must pay homage to this joint that...
|71-49 Austin St, Forest Hills, NY, us
|42-38 Bell Blvd, Bayside, NY, us

District Saigon

For pho, an essential meal throughout the year, or excellently acidic pickled mango summer rolls, head to this family-owned and family...
|37-15 Broadway, Astoria, NY, us


It’s another Astoria burger joint, yet it’s become an essential. From the owners of Queens Comfort, this wacky, colorful restaurant also...
|33-06 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria, NY, us

Xi’an Famous Foods

This now-super-famous northwestern Chinese chain has spread into Manhattan and Brooklyn, bringing the cuisine of its namesake city to...
|41-10 Main St, Flushing, NY, us

King of Falafel & Shawarma

A list of vegan recommendations can’t leave out falafel, and Astoria has one of the best around in King of Falafel. The brick-and-mortar...
|30-15 Broadway, Astoria, NY, us

Ayada Thai

Do you like your veggies and tofu spicy? You’re in luck! Ayada Thai in Elmhurst can make things very, very hot while maintaining a ton of...
|7708 Woodside Ave, Flushing, NY, us

Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao

On your next trip to Flushing (perhaps after you’ve digested the noodles and dumplings from Xi’an Famous Foods), you must visit this staple...
|38-12 Prince St, Flushing, NY, us

Jujube Tree

At Jujube Tree, everything is vegan. The Astoria staple goes pan-Asian in style, with a lot of mock meat in their expansive main entrees (...
|35-02 30th Ave, Astoria, NY, us


“For standard North Indian dishes, Seva is a Manhattan-beater,” says Greer, “with amazing aromas and my favorite coriander chutney.” Every...
|30-07 34th St, Astoria, NY, us

De Mole

At this Mexican spot in Woodside (which also has a location in Sunnyside), you can order a seitan burrito with tofu cream cheese. “They...
|4502 48th St, Woodside, NY, us


This is the most vegan-friendly of pizza kitchens, with tons of vegetables available to top your brick-oven-baked marinara pie that comes...
|36-08 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria, NY, us

Natural Tofu & Noodles

This cozy Korean kitchen specializes in tofu stew, and Sohn loves the vegetarian one. “The tofu is made in house,” she adds. And if you...
|40-6 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside, NY, us

William Hallet

A gastropub doesn’t necessarily scream “vegan!” but Roth says it’s become one of her go-tos. “Surprisingly, they offer numerous vegan...
|36-10 30th Ave, Astoria, NY, us

Monika’s Cafe Bar

Do you want vegan calamari? Of course you do! This place serves it up with oyster mushrooms for that same chewy, meaty texture you once...
|32-90 36th St, Astoria, NY, us

Dosa Delight

There is no list of vegan eats in Queens without dosa, and Dosa Delight in Jackson Heights delivers some of the best. You should also go...
|35-66 73rd St, Jackson Heights, NY, us

Mama’s Empanadas

Much of the menu uses veggie stock in the filling, so you can enjoy these veggie empanadas when you’re in the mood for something fried and...
|85-05 Northern Blvd, Jackson Heights, NY, us

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