15 Vegan and Vegetarian Options in NYC in Celebration of National Veggie Burger Day

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Treadwell Park - Craft Beer Hall, Restaurant & Bar Upper East Side, NY
Treadwell Park's veggie burger is made with a green pea and beet patty, smashed avocado, Asian slaw, and mixed greens on a butter toasted potato roll.
JaJaJa is a plant-based joint where south of the border flavor meets Williamsburg flair.
Evan Sung
Scampi's grilled beets with sheep's milk ricotta, pistachios, and dill make for a delicious vegetarian option.
City Tamales' tamales are made from gluten-free corn mesa and offer a variety of vegan and vegetarian options including the cheesy jalapeno tamale made with jalapeño, tomatoes, onions and Mexican queso fresco; the spicy mushroom tamale made with salsa verde, mushrooms, and queso fresco; and the black bean tamale (vegan) made with frijoles de olla and epazote.
Dun-Well Doughnuts started as a food craving when Christopher Hollowell called up his buddy Dan Dunbar after having watched a Simpsons anniversary episode that featured Homer's favorite round confections rather prominently. Having been unable to find a good vegan doughnut in NYC, Christopher and Dan agreed to create that doughnut and open NYC's first all-vegan doughnut shop.
Quality Eats' veggie double double is made with two house veggie burger patties (eggplant, mushrooms, quinoa, farro, cheese, pine nuts) and topped with American cheese and their “secret sauce.”
Evan Sung
Lilia offers their vegetarian ricotta gnocchi with broccoli pesto, basil, and pistachios.
Coco Pazzo Kitchen's schiacciate cicoria make for a great vegetarian option with braised dandelion chicory, garlic, olive oil, pecorino romano, and chilis.
Mikey Boyle
VANDAL's vegan pistachio orange doughnuts make for a yummy dessert option.
Paul Wagtouicz
Tiny’s Superfood Pancake includes a handful of fresh kale, roughly chopped handful of broccoli and celery, finely sliced small ginger root, a handful of arugula, and a pinch of sunflower seeds, topped with two poached eggs.
A.G. Kitchen's meatless burger is made of fresh seasonal veggies, grains, beans, raisins, mango slaw, and A.G. sauce on a whole grain bun.
Melt Shop’s first-ever vegan burger features a quinoa, beets, black beans and brown rice burger with tomato-cayenne vegan cheese, roasted tomatoes, caramelized onions and arugula on multi-grain bread.
Dirt Candy's mission is to push vegetables further and do things with them no one's ever seen before. Dishes including eggplant foster, portobello mousse, peking peas, and tiny carrot sliders. It's like a candyland where everything is made of vegetables."
Dina Joanna Coloma
and Sweets by Chloe have combined forces to create a limited-edition trio of vegan, edible cookie dough. best-selling desserts. Flavors include cinnamon espresso cookie, old fashioned chocolate chip cookie and chocolate matcha babka.
Happiest Hour's the happiest veggie burger consists of a black bean, corn and mushroom patty, bound with a masa flour. The burger is topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, crispy onions, pickles, and their "special sauce."
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