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Franchia Vegan Cafe

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Midtown
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12 Park Ave, between 34th and 35th Streets, New York City, NY 10016-4307
+1 212-213-1001
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 13:00 - 22:00
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank jaawaa
San Antonio, Texas
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157 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank JamesBeswick
birmingham
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Franchia , having booked on line which was a very easy process with a prompt response. We requested a corner table ehich we recieved. The food was excellent and service was ok up until 9.30pm which was the time for last orders. Our check was presented to us when we had just finished our main course and didn't... More 

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Thank pat m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most amazing find in the centre of New York!! The variety of food to choose from is amazing and the food itself is so tasty (I especially recommend the Peking buns for starter)! We ended up going to franchia two nights in a row due to the great ambiance and kind staff. Was packed when we went in for... More 

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Tangier-Tetouan Region, Morocco
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This place we found by chance, it is on Park Avenue at about 33rd street. I am not vegetarian by the way , but the food here is unusual and tasty and the restaurant interior and staff are wonderful. The food is Korean , so there is a good variety of soups, stews , and noodle dishes.....there are non alcoholic... More 

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Northwood, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Although we heard good reviews about Franchia we never expected the food would be this great! Both my wife and I are vegetarian foodies and experienced some of the best dishes we've ever tried. Apart from the highly recommended food, the service was nice and the restaurant was well presented. We cannot wait to visit again!

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Thank Yogi D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate there during our visit to NYC. It was delightful and delicious. A large variety of vegan dishes, which suits us perfectly. $$. If you arevegan you eill like the restaurant.

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Thank Yoramshap
Paris, France
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118 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Before I get to the point of my review - let me start by saying that this is an excellent restaurant. its just atypical for a vegan place and a very welcome addition let me tell you, and everything you think about when you hear "vegan" is instantly challenged from the moment you walk in. I mean everything including the... More 

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Thank Hatolim
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Amazing! It was my first meal in the city and I couldn't have asked for a better place to eat. I got the vegan lunch box special and I loved it. I wasn't super fussy of the fake shrimp, but I didn't like shrimp when I did eat meat so that's not a criticism of the restaurant or chef, it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Sushi, Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
13:00 - 22:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-213-1001

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

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