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Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants in the Capital Region

Looking for restaurants that offer vegan and vegetarian fare? From cafes specializing in high-quality vegetarian and vegan options to sit-down restaurants that regularly include meatless options on their menus, you can find a wide variety of cuisines catering to vegetarians (and pescatarians) in Albany and the Capital Region.

a shrimp stir-fry
The Pearl Street Pub
Albany, NY
The Pearl Street Pub is the place to go in downtown Albany if you're craving the ideal nightlife experience with an inviting atmosphere, an amazing music scene, and delicious food. This Albany hotspot will quickly become your go-to place!
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The Hollow Bar + Kitchen
Albany, NY
Established in 2013, The Hollow Bar + Kitchen is located in historic Downtown Albany at 79 N Pearl St. Coined a 'triple threat' by The Alt Weekly, The Hollow is a notable foodie destination, craft beer/cocktail bar and lauded live music venue.
a basket with a burrito wrapped in foil and split in half and fries
Bombers Burrito Bar - Albany
Albany, NY
Bombers Burrito Bar on historic Lark Street in Albany serves authentic burritos, rad quesadillas, and more mouthwatering Mexican food along with a wide variety margaritas and beers.
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Lark Street Poke Bar
Albany, NY
Lark Street Poke Bar is the first poke bar in Albany! This fast and casual eatery focuses on fresh, healthy, raw fish and vegetables in the traditional Hawaiian-style poke bowl. Choose from one of their options or build your own bowl of freshness!
New World Bistro Bar
New World Bistro Bar
Albany, NY
Cozy bistro featuring Chef Ric Orlando's global neighborhood cuisine. "Chopped" Champion Chef Ric's menu features sustainable seafood, free range meats, gluten free and vegetarian options. Dinner 7 nights and Sunday Brunch. LOCAL FOOD - LOCAL FUN!
El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant - Hamilton Street
El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant - Hamilton Street
Albany, NY
Conveniently located on Hamilton Street, El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant began serving traditional delicious Mexican and Spanish cuisine in the Capital Region over 14 years ago.
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Angelo's 677 Prime
Albany, NY
With a menu consisting of items of only the highest quality, including the freshest sustainable seafood, Kobe beef, Prime grade steaks, extensive bar selections, and a wine list of more than 400 varieties, the restaurant exemplifies premier dining.
Healthy On Lark
Healthy On Lark
Albany, NY
Enjoy locally-sourced vegetarian & vegan cuisine for lunch and dinner. Breakfast all day. Fresh pressed juices and smoothies vegetarian and dairy free. Try our chickpea burger or vegan BLT. Call ahead for catering and custom juice plans.
Crisp
Latham, NY
Crisp offers customizable salads, vegetarian options, and delicious wraps. This is a healthy dinner alternative and a relaxing brunch spot.
Yono's
Albany, NY
Enjoy a blend of contemporary American cuisine and Indonesian influence at Yono's in Albany. In addition to serving dinner Monday through Saturday, Yono's is also available for weddings and private events.
City Line Bar and Grill, Inc.
Albany, NY
Enjoy the fusion of “pub fare” and international cuisines at City Line! Expect the look, feel and expectations of the big city in terms of food and atmosphere!
Cafe Madison
Albany, NY
Indulge in delicious brunch and lunch at Cafe Madison. Whether you're sitting inside taking in the cozy atmosphere or enjoying the hustle and bustle of Madison Avenue from the patio, you'll be glad you stopped in.
Iron Gate Cafe
Albany, NY
Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or brunch at the charming Iron Gate Cafe, which features dining on their garden patio or in one of their indoor dining rooms. All dishes are created with quality ingredients with Vegan options available.
Bombers Burrito Bar
Schenectady, NY
Founded in 1997 by Matt Baumgartner on $15,000 on a hand of poker, Bombers Burrito Bar of Schenectady is best known for our famous giant burritos and award-winning wings.
Mamoun's Restaurant
Albany, NY
Enjoy the comfortable atmosphere at Mamoun's and indulge in delicious pita, falafel and other Mediterranean and Middle Eastern favorites.
Sunhee's Farm and Kitchen
Sunhee's Farm & Kitchen in Troy serves delicious and authentic Korean food and is dedicated to preserving a positive food culture, community engagement, and immigrant/refugee empowerment.
Little Anthony's Pizza
Albany, NY
Little Anthony's Pizza offers dine-in, take-out, and free delivery for a number of delicious items ranging from pizza to calzones to pasta to subs, with wings and various appetizers available as well. You'll find a number of vegan options!
Berben and Wolff
Albany, NY
Berben & Wolff's on Lark Street was created by Joey Berben and Max Wolff who are dedicated to bringing creative and delicious vegan options to the area. And, many of their items on their ever-evolving menu can be made gluten-free!
Athos Restaurant
Albany, NY
Athos is home to authentic, classic and delicious Greek Cuisine in the Capital Region area. Relax in the Taverna Bar, enjoy the comfort of our main dinning room, at Athos you experience the warmth of Greek hospitality.
The Waters Edge Lighthouse Restaurant & Inn
Glenville, NY
Enjoy the waterfront ambiance year round for lunch and dinner at this award winning restaurant and inn, located just across the Mohawk River from Schenectady. The Waters Edge Lighthouse is the perfect setting for any occasion!
Celadon Thai Restaurant
Latham, NY
Celadon Thai Restaurant serves up Latham's best Thai cuisine with a unique selection of traditional dishes, side dishes, seafood, and more. Most dishes can accommodate vegan, vegetarian, or gluten-free diets.
La Fiesta
Albany, NY
You can find an extensive menu of delicious Mexican food at La Fiesta, including a number of vegetarian options. Only the finest meats and vegetables make their way to this kitchen!
The Shop Troy (at Rare Form Brewery)
Troy, NY
You'll find small plates, sandwiches, and more from The Shop in Troy, which offers up a number of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.
El Loco Cafe
Albany, NY
Located just outside of historic Washington Park, El Loco provides a warm atmosphere and authentic Mexican food.