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The Organic Grill

123 First Ave, New York City, NY 10003 (East Village)
(212) 477-7177
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Ranked #2,880 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Healthy
East Village
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 7th Ave
Transit: F, 6, N, Q, L train are all close
Description: “You want to eat healthy, but you’re allergic to “health food.” Not a problem at this East Village café where locally grown produce and artisan ingredients make up dishes like black-bean-and-corn quesadilla with a cherry-tomato salsa. Even the coffee is organic and shade-grown.” —NY Magazine
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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Highly recommended if you enjoy delicious, fresh, seasonal organic food! We visited in December and the best seasonal offering was the most amazing mulled wine in a fresh cored apple! My new favourite cafe in New York!

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Bayside, New York
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I've been wanting to go to this place for the past 5 years and I finally got to come with a friend last week! yay! I love this little restaurant. It has a nice ambiance and food was good. I ordered the famous 'Green Machine Burger' which came with a choice of soup or salad. I had the beet soup... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

One of my favorite NYC vegan eateries. Great tasting with lots of variety and good prices. The staff is very personable and knowledgeable about the what's available. We go as often as we can when in NY.

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Hamilton, Bermuda
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Small, great find on the lower east side. The slider sampler was good, the buns appear to have been homemade, and the greens were garlicky and delicious. The tempeh bacon (side) and the peanut pie were just so so.

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Top Contributor
394 reviews 394 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I came here with a friend for a quick dinner bite to eat. everything is vegan or vegetarian - whatever it really wasn't my kind of spot. I must say though that it really was tasty. They used fresh ingredients to make pretty unique dishes which kept me satisfied as we continued our adventure. I might not be back again... More 

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New Jersey
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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

My daughter just moved to the neighborhood and we were looking for a place for dinner that was vegan friendly. This restaurant was recommended to us by a couple of people we asked on the street. Being the vegan diner in the group, I loved it! Although they do offer fish on the menu, my husband and daughter also chose... More 

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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85 reviews 85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Great sunday bunch for veggies and vegans. Most everything you could order with organic eggs or tofu scramble. They have fresh juices as well that you can make your own combination. They had GF items as well. Super small place, but very friendly and laid back. We booked in for brunch, which was a good thing as they were full... More 

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New York City
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We had read mixed reviews about this restaurant that a friend recommended recently. We enjoyed it very much..lots of vegan choices..funky,cosy atmosphere. The buns and breads were excellent and not white and commerical and the Green Machine burger was amazing..the waiter was helpful and energetic. We are looking forward to going back there soon

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San Francisco, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We had a quick, late lunch here and appreciated the selection of veggie and vegan choices. The decor and presentation is all pretty laid-back, which is nice. It was very quiet, so we got the full attention of the only staff member. We would definitely go back.

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Long Island, NY
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90 reviews 90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Visited with my mom, my baby and my friend, all of us being vegans. We were excited by the brunch options on the weekend. The place is also NYC small, meaning we had a hard time fitting our baby stroller in, even folded up. I never feel comfortable leaving it outside like many do. They do have a high chair... More 

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Additional Information about The Organic Grill

Address: 123 First Ave, New York City, NY 10003
Phone Number: (212) 477-7177
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Healthy

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