The Ultimate Vegan Guide to Brooklyn

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The world of vegan dining has certainly grown. If you're living a meat and dairy-free life, you'll find plenty of options in Brooklyn. From a trendy vegan doughnut shop to Ethiopian food in Bushwick, there are tons of options. Enjoy dining at these vegan-friendly restaurants in Brooklyn.

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Dun-Well Doughnuts

Three glazed doughnuts (chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla) with sprinkles arranged in a traingle on a tree stump plate

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222 Montrose Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11206-2848, USA
Phone +1 347-294-0871

A vegan doughnut shop in East Williamsburg—what more is there to say? Since 2011 Dun-Well has been a hit with locals and visitors. The shop has over two hundred flavors, and they make a limited batch of various flavors each day. They also bake doughnuts twice daily, so you don’t have to wake up at the crack of dawn to get your doughnut fix. Flavors include Earl Grey Tea, The Elvis, Pecan Pie, and many others. 

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Toad Style

Vegan burger from Toad Style topped with onion rings, cashew nacho cheese, bbq sauce, pickles, romaine, tomato & aioli sauce

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93 Ralph Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221, USA
Phone +1 347-789-1589

If you've been craving a cheeseburger (made of lentils) or a Casino Dog (veggie hot dog), stop in Toad Style. Located in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn's increasingly hip neighborhood, Toad Hall's food is packed with flavor. Order the BBQ Pulled Jackfruit sandwich and a side of fried pickles, and devour this meat-free fantastic food. 

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Two vegan empanadas on a plate

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156 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, USA
Phone +1 718-928-8778

Enjoy a taco breakfast and a mimosa at this Park Slope Latin-vegan restaurant. Dinner choices include arepas, kale tostadas, avocado fries and other vegan treats at this beloved local restaurant, which also has locations in the East Village and Gramercy. Located in North Slope on bustling Fifth Avenue, VSPOT t is a short walk from Barclays Center. 

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Bunna Cafe

Large white plate with ethiopian injera bread on it and topped with 17 sauces and or vegetables.

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1084 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, USA
Phone +1 347-295-2227

Toss your good manners aside as you eat with your hands at this Ethiopian restaurant in hyper trendy Bushwick/East Williamsburg. Before you spend the afternoon checking out the noted street art in this area, head to Bunna Cafe for tasty and filling vegan brunch. Or bring some friends and order a "feast" for dinner.

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Jungle Cafe

Two vegan mushroom tacos on corn tortillas topped with vegan sour cream, avocado, pico de gallo and alfalfa sprouts.

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131 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222-6578, USA
Phone +1 347-987-4981

Order a beet burger, tempeh reuben, and other vegan entrees at the Jungle Cafe in Greenpoint. Juice fans should peruse the jungle juice menu. which includes the Amazon Sunrise (Carrot & orange juice), Cool Breeze (Apple, Cucumber, Celery, Pineapple, Mint, and Lemon) or Smiling Sloth (Pineapple, Apple, Orange juice), among other inventive juice combos.

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Luanne's Wild Ginger All-Asian

Glazed soy protein on top of green vegetables with a pink flower as a garnish

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112 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-7738, USA
Phone +1 718-858-3880

Although vegans have many options while dining at Asian restaurants, Luanne's Wild Ginger All-Asian on Smith Street, just a few blocks from downtown Brooklyn, has an entire menu of vegan-friendly eats. Whatever you do, please don't leave without ordering dumplings, they're exceptional. 

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Wild Ginger Cafe

Cash register with tables infront of it at Wild Ginger cafe in Williamsburg

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182 N 10th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Phone +1 718-218-8828

Wild Ginger is a Williamsburg favorite. For years, this Pan-Asian vegan cafe has been serving folks some of the tastiest Asian food in the borough. This is truly one of those rare veggie restaurants that will please both carnivores and veggies because the food is flavorful and filling. Don't forget to order a vegan Thai iced tea. 

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The Ultimate Vegan Guide to Brooklyn