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Candle Cafe

1307 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-3301
+1 212-472-7169
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1307 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-3301
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed a delightful lunch after my morning visit to The Frick Collection. The service was friendly and efficient, and my meal was absolutely delicious. I enjoyed the atmosphere and am so glad I chose Candle Cafe.

Thank Dlswoboda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to this cafe for it's healthy vegan food for over ten years. The decor has always been casual and the space is small, yet it is always busy both at lunch and dinner. They recently redid the interior of the restaurant...More

Thank Sarathema
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fellow traveler was vegan and we sought after vegan deserts. Candle serves great coffee and great deserts. The service is friendly and the place is welcoming.

Thank Ladybugger25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fully enjoyed the menu and the vibe of the cafe. Service was super and staff were very engaged. The food was amazing.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in to check out Candle Cafe based on good reviews. The place is charming and clean and the servers are helpful and friendly regarding the menu. Everything was fresh and delicious. My husband and son both ordered the avocado BLT (they used tempeh...More

Thank atlfoodie2016
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I stopped for lunch at the Candle Café on third Avenue last month and had a very good meal. Service was very friendly and quite prompt at the bar. Cleanliness was also very good and clothing in the men's room. The Decor of the restaurant...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I was dining alone and ate at the bar, which seemed quite common. The service staff was friendly and accomodating. I went to Candle Cafe because I was looking for a gluten-free meal and I had decided from the Yelp menu that I had wanted...More

Thank glutenfreewanderlust
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I like my meat but a group of us were going there so I tagged along‼️. There was really nothing on the menu that I fancied but the place was packed and it is very popular. I had baked cauliflower with garlic as an appetiser...More

Thank sdee101
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Good food. A little pricey. The staff is nice, especially the bartender with glasses. He was so polite and made sure I was fine and he was like that with everyone.

Thank aminasuha
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great vegetarian restaurant. It's casual and pretty busy. It's up there in the best vegetation restaurants in New York.

Thank Walkman007
Upper East Side
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1307 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10021-3301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-472-7169
  • E-mail
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