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Candle 79

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  • Healthy, Local/Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
  • 154 E 79th St, New York 10075 40.774728 -73.958722
  • (Btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave)
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  • (212) 537-7179
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User Ratings (Based on 57 reviews)

avg-come back to15
Food 4_5 Value 3_5
Service 4 Atmosphere 4_5

Other Restaurant Info

(212) 537-7179
Visa, MC, AmEx, Disc
Mon-Fri: 12pm-3:30pm+5:30pm-10:30pm Sat: 12pm-3:30pm+5:30pm-10:30pm Sun: 12pm-4pm-5pm-10pm
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Accepts Credit Cards, Catering, Gluten-Free, Good for Groups, Online Reservations, Private Parties, Prix Fix Menus, Take Out

User Reviews

  • Candle 79

    Posted by Happy muncher on 2014-05-27

    You have got to be kidding me!

    The reviews for Candle 79 are 4 stars? So when my wife and I ventured there we had high hopes for excellent vegan fare. Wrong! The food seems universally bland. As if prepared at a school training for sous chefs. The cauliflower soup tasteless. Was cau

  • Candle 79

    Posted by Artemisia on 2013-05-15

    Good food, but service a problem

    Great place for flavorful vegetables -- if you like kale (I do), this is definitely your place. Even meat-eaters will find food they like here.. Seitan dishes particularly good. Seasonings a strength! Here's the minus -- service, which used to be goo

  • Candle 79

    Posted by Vic of NYC on 2013-02-15

    Even Vegans Can Get Fat....

    The reasons why people become vegitarian are as many as are vegitarians. One fact that's undeniable is that being vegitarian doesn't keep people from getting fat or having heart attacks. As for me, I'm an avid cyclist (1,300 MPY) and strong advocate of

  • Candle 79

    Posted by Swithin on 2013-01-28

    A relatively posh option for Vegans/Vegetarians

    I'm not vegetarian or vegan, but I do like to eat that way on occasion. Candle 79 is a comfortable restaurant serving pretty good, though overpriced, food. I enjoyed my three courses. I had the artichoke salad special appetizer and the spaghetti with whe

  • Candle 79

    Posted by Katie on 2012-06-21

    Delicious vegan staple

    The nuevos rancheros for brunch rocked my vegan dining world. Several solid lunch and dinner options.

  • Candle 79

    Posted by Anonymous on 2012-02-06

    Incredible food and table service; shame about the hostesses!

    The food and table service is truly outstanding at Candle 79, and keeps me going; even though the hostesses (at least the two I see there regularly) at the front are unpleasant. Couldn't be more contradictory to the attentive care from all the waiters (in

  • Candle 79

    Posted by CLARE on 2011-10-31

    Excellent for vegans and omnivores

    Great atmosphere and lighting. Cocktails (with and without alcohol) and wine list impressive. Food was inventive and delicious and impressed my very non-vegan guests so much they said they would go back again! I am not a fan of seitan (Satan according

  • Candle 79

    Posted by Anonymous on 2011-09-07

    Great food but poor service

    This place was a great choice on paper. Arrived last Sunday right on time for dinner with a couple of friends but had to wait for 10 mins. So we ordered cocktails and the drinks never arrived even after we were seated fo 25 mins !! The food was tasty but

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