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Franchia Vegan Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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12 Park Ave, between 34th and 35th Streets, New York City, NY 10016-4307
+1 212-213-1001
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here following a recommendation from a friend. He said it was his favourite. Interesting layout with multiple levels and pretty decor. We enjoyed a most memorable and delicious meal. I had lentil and tofu cakes and dumplings. Really worth a visit.

1 Thank Sosij
Herzogenaurach, Germany
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not really too much in vegan food but why not - actually I did not really miss anything at this place. We went here for a very casual business dinner before meeting with a customer the next day. One of us was vegetarian that's why we ended up in this place. Actually I was here the second time after... More 

Thank Frank_aus_H
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding! We started with a couple of sushi rolls which were great but the corn pancakes were amazing. The entrees were terrific as well. We will certainly be back.

Thank Jason C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food and service were spot on, I am not Vegan but after seeing the menu I booked as my daughter is, I was looking forward to going as the menu looked so good, it didn't disappoint and would have gone to eat there more but wanted to experience different places to eat.

Thank auds828
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice interior, friendly staff, good food. It was crowded when we popped by, but they found us a place anyway! You can place your order fast and the food is just around the corner. We liked it a lot.

Thank Felix W
New Delhi, India
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57 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Low lighting, fairly quiet place on several levels is a great choice for mid town eating! Tables are close together, so it is a little hard to have quiet conversation, but for really good vegan dishes this is the place. Fried foods are crisp and not greasy! Sushi choices are plenty and beautifully served with very fresh wasabi and ginger.

Thank 810wanderwoman
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

This restaurant is reasonably priced, has good service, with delicious spicy food. Next time however I will definitely try the Peking buns, and would not recommend the wontons as the texture of the 'fake meat' inside was a bit claggy. The main meals however were fantastic.

Thank Kerry H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Perfectly located on Park Avenue this Corean restaurant it was a pleasant surprise Vegan Bibimbap served on hot cast iron pot was absolutely delicious, also the corean green tea was amazing, one of my favorite place in NY

Thank Medu Z
Philadelphia, USA
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36 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Had dinner here on a Fri night with my sister, who is a strict vegan (I eat anything). What a fantastic place! First, the space is cool -- 3 open floors, like a loft. Modern, asian vibe. It was crowded (glad we made a reservation) but service was good. And the food -- oh my! I've eaten at vegan restaurants... More 

Thank jaawaa
San Antonio, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

We tried the trio tapas plate and Singapore noodles - there were no stand-out dishes and everything tasted "like vegan" food in that there were rubbery pieces of protein and flat, tough parts creating an odd texture. The noodles were slightly overcooked and has nothing beyond some Indian curry powder (the "lobster" was nowhere to be seen). The plum tea... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Sushi, Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Park Ave, between 34th and 35th Streets, New York City, NY 10016-4307
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-213-1001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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