New York is the hub of life. It is the city where everything happens at the same time. However, the interesting thing about this city is that regardless of the hustle and bustle, her style and the perceived prevalent culture, which is fast and junk food gastronomy, there are so many sustainable restaurants. You cannot go wrong if you know your onions and get your facts right; this article highlights the top eight sustainable restaurants in New York. Read on to find out more.

1. Le Botaniste New York, New York, United States -

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Le Botaniste food and wine bar is a plant-based organic restaurant with a couple of branches around New York. Inspired by nature and the desire to provide pure and plant-powered organic meals that do your body and the planet good, dishes from Le Botaniste are gluten-free.

his restaurant also offers a unique opportunity to enjoy vegetables and natural wines in various ways and helps you discover new flavours. At the same time, you take in a breath of fresh air in the reinvented, beautiful light-filled spaces of a pharmacy setting.

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Address:127 Grand St, New York, NY 10013, USA
Phone: +1 646-870-7770
Website: http://lebotaniste.us/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/LeBotanisteNY
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/le_botaniste/

2. Villanelle, New York, United States -

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Located in the Greenwich Village neighbourhood, Villanelle brings the bounty of the countryside to the city. With skilled hands and a very creative head chef, elevated and delicious new American dishes are created using seasonal, local, and sustainably sourced ingredients of the highest quality. Complimenting their menu is a thoughtfully curated wine list and cocktails, all served in a casually elegant space.

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Address:15 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
Phone: +1 212-989-2474
Website: https://www.villanellenyc.com/home.html
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/villanellenyc
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/villanellenyc/

3. Clay Nyc, New York, United States -

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Located at Manhattan Ave, this sustainable restaurant can be summarized as local, seasonal and community-minded. This takes significance in the name 'clay' as it is humble, of the earth. With everything you eat coming directly from the farm to your table, nothing is mass-produced or served out of season. Wines and spirits also sourced from small innovative producers who also care about the planet.

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Address:553 Manhattan Ave, New York, NY 10027, USA
Phone: +1 212-729-1850
Website: https://www.claynyc.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/claynyc
Instagram: https://instagram.com/clayrestaurantnyc

4. North Fork Restaurant, New York, United States -

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Home to local, fresh and sustainable dishes, North Fork offers American accented comfort food in a rustic setting. Located on the corner of Christopher and Bedford Streets in historic West Village, this restaurant is borne out of love for the planet, community and affinity for history.

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Address:122 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014, USA
Phone: +1 212-537-5847
Website: http://www.northforknyc.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/northforknyc/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/northforknyc/

5. Candle Cafe, New York, United States -

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Situated in 3 locations that are marked by outstanding decorations, Candle Cafe gives you an opportunity to enjoy an ​east side chic, ​​light, airy oasis or ​chill cafe-style ambience. Not only is the ambience great, but the food and cocktails are also amazing.

All locally sourced, with compassion and sustainability, they naturally process these ingredients into 100% plant-based vegan and seasonal cuisines which are featured accordingly in four menus that run at different times of the year. This helps as it provides both an interesting variety in their offerings and maintains quality, freshness, and innovation. 

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Address:1307 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
Phone: +1 212-472-0970
Website: http://www.candlecafe.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/candlecafe/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/candle_cafe_/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CandleCafe

6. Mulberry & Vine, New York, United States -

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With over five restaurants in Newyork city, Mulberry & Vine believes in eating clean. You will find simple and healthy foods to nourish your body.

While taking into consideration your restrictions and indulgences, the restaurant works with small, local farms to transparently source whole and fresh seasonal ingredients which are used in making the sumptuous dishes that make up their menu. They also offer catering services for your events and celebrations.

Address:73 Warren St, New York, NY 10007, USA
Phone: +1 212-791-6300
Website: https://www.mulberryandvine.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mulberryandvinenyc/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mulberryandvine/

7. Grape and Grain, New York, United States -

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With mouthwatering dishes like beet and grain salad, pan-roasted chicken, roasted oysters and so much more, your palate is getting excited like never before. All dishes are sustainably made and complemented with a great selection of wine.

Address:620 E 6th St, New York, NY 10009, USA
Phone: +1 646-490-4029
Website: https://www.grapeandgrainnyc.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grapeandgrainnyc/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/grapeandgrainnyc/

8. Bell Book & Candle, New York, United States -

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Known for its indoor and outdoor dining experience like most sustainable restaurants, Bell Book & Candle has a 'from the garden to the table policy'. Besides the beautiful interiors, the restaurant is all about making available local and organic dishes, the sustainable way.

Address:141 W 10th St # A, New York, NY 10014, USA
Phone: +1 212-414-2355
Website: https://www.bbandcnyc.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BBCNYC/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bellbookandcandlenyc/


All of the restaurants discussed above do not just offer you sumptuous and healthy meals, but more importantly, they do so with consciousness and care for the ecosystem. Through their choices (like packaging) and activities (like reducing their carbon footprint), they constantly contribute to the healing of our planet.