Taking your partner out for a romantic meal this Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to mean looking through page after page of steaks and seafood. Vegans in have a wealth of eating options open to them this Valentine’s Day, from intimate spots with menus full of comfort food to trendy eateries boasting a wealth of botanical fare. If you want to impress your date this Valentine’s Day while maintaining your vegan diet, take a trip to one of these vegan restaurants in New York City:

 

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Blossom | 187 9th Avenue

At Blossom on Ninth Avenue, vegans can enjoy an entire Valentine’s Day menu without a single animal product on it. Start your meal with a gluten-free chestnut soup with green apple and diced fennel, enjoy a main dish of creamy wild mushroom risotto, and indulge your sweet tooth with a gluten-free cheesecake with a chocolate-covered strawberry on top.

Top 5 New York City Vegan Restaurants for Valentine’s Day With Your Partner

Candle 79 | 154 East 79th Street

This Upper East Side vegetarian eatery is a perfectly-intimate spot for a Valentine’s Day date. On the Valentine’s Day menu this year, you can enjoy vegan options like cornmeal crusted cauliflower with truffled almond cheese, vegetable lasagna with cauliflower sausage and tofu-vegetable cheese, and chocolate ancho dumplings with blood orange sauce and coconut ice cream for dessert.

Top 5 New York City Vegan Restaurants for Valentine’s Day With Your Partner

Dirt Candy | 86 Allen Street

This hipster hotspot now eschews à la carte offerings at dinner, with just two multi-course menus taking their place. Choose from the five-course Vegetable Patch menu or the nine- to ten-course Vegetable Garden menu, each full of healthy, delicious vegan ingredients.

Top 5 New York City Vegan Restaurants for Valentine’s Day With Your Partner

Avant Garden | 130 East 7th Street

This East Village eatery is home to some of the most creative vegan cuisine you’ll find anywhere in America. Luckily, its intimate, semi-rustic décor makes it an ideal place to spend Valentine’s Day, and its menu will have you eager to come back time and time again. Enjoy offerings like cremini mushroom toast with onion marmalade, walnut puree, grapes, and herbs de provence, scorched cauliflower, or roasted carrots with faro, ramp chimichurri, cucumber tzatziki, and pita chips.

Top 5 New York City Vegan Restaurants for Valentine’s Day With Your Partner

Urban Vegan Kitchen | 41 Carmine Street

This West Village restaurant is an ideal date spot any night of the year, but on Valentine’s Day, Urban Vegan Kitchen really goes all out. From 5 to 11 PM, the restaurant will be serving a Valentine’s Day prix fixe menu while playing what they describe as “old school love jams” sure to set the mood.

Top 5 New York City Vegan Restaurants for Valentine’s Day With Your Partner

Maintaining your ethical eating habits and indulging in a great meal don’t have to be mutually exclusive. This Valentine’s Day, head to one of these incredible NYC vegan restaurants and you’ll enjoy an enviable meal without an animal product in sight. Now, that’s the kind of cuisine anyone could fall in love with.

 

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 | 41 Carmine Street

 | 130 East 7th Street

 | 86 Allen Street

 | 154 East 79th Street

 | 187 9th Avenue

 

Guest post by Candice Schaffer

 

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