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The Organic Grill

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123 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2904 (7th Ave)
+1 212-477-7177
12:00 - 22:00
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Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Very good selection of vegetarian and vegan options. Food is seasoned properly and not overly greasy, which is a flaw at many vegan places. Great service. Place is small, seats around 26 people and largest group setting is probably 6-7 and very close together. If you need lots of personal space, the place might not be for you as it... More 

Thank Lujosalgo
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I went with my wife for a brunch. We were so full after the meal that we ate nothing else that day. The food was delicious and we loved everything we ordered (vegan waffle burger, vegan shakshuka and vegan cheese cake). My wife, who is not vegan, loved the food and wants to go again, which is very rare for... More 

Thank JoeyAv
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101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

OG has a wide selection of really yummy AND healthy vegan and vegetarian fare. For the non-vegan in your group, there are organic dairy and fish options. Great for breakfast/brunch lunch and dinner. The coffee is worth the price [the cold brew is REALLY good] and there is also a wide selection of teas, organic/vegan beer, wine and yummy mimosas.... More 

Thank ygNYC
OG2013, Owner at The Organic Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this great review! Glad you enjoyed our brunch options. Thank you for mentioning all that we offer! We hope to see you at the OG soon! More 

New York City, New York
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150 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I was in the East Village looking for buckwheat pancakes for my birthday brunch and, while many restaurants in the EV have them on thier online menus, the Organic Grill actually serves them! I got mine with pineapple while my companion got cherries. She also had tempeh bacon, soy sausage and a tofu scramble while I had sweet potato home... More 

Thank StephS910
OG2013, Owner at The Organic Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such great things. So happy you had a great birthday brunch with our slamecakes! We are debuting our new fall menu tomorrow please come by this weekend we will be having pumpkin spice buckwheat pancakes! More 

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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I was early for an appointment so rambled a way past all the delis and pizza places I saw a bright sign for this place. I went with the waitress's suggestion and had their mushroom burger and mango ginger smoothie. Both excellent.

Thank tripjoe
OG2013, Owner at The Organic Grill, responded to this review

Thank you! We will be having a gluten free pizza on the menu full time & a new pizza special every Friday as well! Come check out our new Fall Menu launches Friday! Gluten free pizza crust with your choice of pesto or marinara sauce, topped with butternut squash, caramelized onions, fennel veggie sausage, & cheese! More 

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Found on our last day in NYC and really regret not finding it sooner - one of the best meals we ate during our stay (and one of the reasons we go to NYC is to eat!). Go try it - vegetarian or not.

Thank SallyW24
OG2013, Owner at The Organic Grill, responded to this review

Thank you! so happy to hear hope to have you back in NYC soon! More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

It came to my attention that the owner Julie, feels that if you become indecisive about a meal or found it displeasing and /or under cooked or unsure about the accompanying bun for the burger as preference your labeled and stereotyped as said to me by said waitress. It was appalling, humiliating as well as embarrassing. I ALWAYS TIP the... More 

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

A great little restaurant in the City where most of the fare is dairy free. Added bonuses are that the service was fast and friendly, the food is organic, and there are lots of vegan options for both meals and desserts. Plus the food is just beautiful to look at! Will be making this a regular stop when in that... More 

Thank SLTraveler67
OG2013, Owner at The Organic Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Honored about what you said in your review. We are launching our new fall menu and we hope to see you at The OG soon! Fall menu debuts this Friday! 10/7/16! come by for happy hour 5-8 1/2 price drinks. More 

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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch and for takeout the next night. Wonderful food and great portion size for the price. There juices and smoothies were very good. My girlfriend says it is true, they have the best vegan burger. I'm a carnivore and was able to eat here easily. Will be back!

Thank William S
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113 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

I love the idea of eating organic, more veggies and less meat. try doing all this Gluten Free and the food doesn't resemble or taste anything like great Diner fare such Eggs Benny,Burgers Chocolate cake. But this is the first place that has great filling tasting food that I assume doesn't want to shorten your life or give you indigestion.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10003-2904
    (7th Ave)
  • Public Transportation: F, 6, N, Q, L train are all close
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-477-7177
We are proud that 99.9% of our foods, drinks, pastries, and desserts have been prepared using clean, sustainably raised materials. We are committed to promoting organic agriculture, and supporting local growers and artisanal food producers whenever possible

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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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