Best Heart-Healthy Restaurants in New York

By Gayot Editors

Healthy Food in NYC

A heart-healthy diet should be low in sodium, cholesterol and saturated fat — but that doesn’t mean the food has to be lacking in flavor. These Best Heart-Healthy Restaurants in New York offer diet-friendly food that will help you to both eat well and live well.

> The restaurants are presented in alphabetical order.

1. abcV

abcV, New York Flatiron District, NYC Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s third restaurant in the ABC Carpet & Home building, abcV presents creativity in vegetable dishes that’s unusual and welcome, and the combination of flavors is intriguing. The bright, airy cafeteria-like setting has an open kitchen and clean white and green décor.

2. Cafe Clover

Cafe Clover, New York Greenwich Village, NYC Cafe CloverReservation OpenTable in Greenwich Village puts an emphasis on simple, health-conscious, seasonal fare with much of the menu geared toward plant-eaters. RESERVE NOW!

3. Candle 79

Candle 79, New York Upper East Side, NYC Reservation OpenTableGourmet vegan cuisine is the mantra at Candle 79 on New York’s Upper East Side. RESERVE NOW!

4. Community Food & Juice

Community Food & Juice, New York Upper West Side, NYC Featuring grass-fed, antibiotic-free beef and free-roaming, corn-fed poultry on its salad-heavy menu, Community Food & Juice is the place to come for healthy eating on the Upper West Side.

5. Dimes

Dimes, New York Lower East Side, NYC Enjoy health-conscious California-inspired food at Dimes, a cozy Lower East Side spot where the vibe is always friendly.

6. Foragers Table

Foragers Table, New York Chelsea, NYC At Foragers Table, the vegetables, eggs and herbs come from the Chelsea restaurant’s own 28-acre farm.

7. Inday

Inday, New York Flatiron District, NYC Inday, which is truncated for the phrase “India every day,” is a Flatiron District spot serving up health-conscious fare with an Indian accent.

8. The Little Beet Table

The Little Beet Table, New York Murray Hill, NYC Reservation OpenTableChef Franklin Becker’s homage to health-conscious fare in Murray Hill is a big hit, particularly with vegetarians. RESERVE NOW!

9. Little Park

Little Park, New York TriBeCa, NYC Reservation OpenTableAndrew Carmellini’s Little Park in TriBeCa offers a market-driven menu that’s dominated by vegetables and loaded with hyper-local products. RESERVE NOW!

10. Loring Place

Loring Place, New York West Village, NYC Chef Dan Kluger offers farm-to-table dining at Loring Place in the West Village. On the menu are seasonal pastas and pizzas crafted with locally sourced ingredients, vegetarian fare and more.

11. Nanoosh Mediterranean Goodness

Nanoosh Mediterranean Goodness, New York Upper West Side, NYC New York’s Nanoosh Mediterranean Goodness offers a menu of meaty and veggie wraps, plus organic quickies like Moroccan lentil soup, salads, hummus bowls and customizable plates.

12. Nix

Nix, New York Union Square, NYC Reservation OpenTableChef John Fraser makes vegetables sing at his all-vegetarian Nix. RESERVE NOW!

13. Suzuki

Suzuki, New York Theater District, NYC SuzukiReservation OpenTable in the Theater District offers elegant Japanese kaiseki dining. Seafood arrives from Japan’s Tsukiji fish market daily and forms part of the kaiseki, the gold standard of cooked food and raw fish dining in Japan. RESERVE NOW!