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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Curly's Vegetarian Lunch

328 E. 14th St. (First & Second Aves.) Send to Phone
212-598-9998
No-bolognese, the only sham here is quickly eaten by happy veggies and vegans.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Curly's Vegetarian Lunch Restaurant Review

: Fans of Veg City Diner can delight in its reincarnation on East 14th Street following a fire at their former location in Chelsea. While the casual, intimate seating here lacks the sleek diner atmosphere, the sizeable menu still pleases vegetarians and vegans with its meatless offerings. Despite its name, this herbivore Mecca is open daily for lunch and dinner. Try the barbecue tempeh ribs, the faux Philly cheesesteak, the spaghetti no-bolognese, or the vegan pancakes made of organic kamut and flax, with soy margarine, fruit and pancake syrup. Finally, if you're in need of a sugar infusion, the (vegan) peanut butter-chocolate bomb cake is guaranteed to send you sky high---with a smile.
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