follow us on twitter    Get ActiveDiner on the iPhone


All Restaurants
New American
American Traditional

Nearby Cities

Staten Island

Dining Specials

Giorgio's Of Gramercy
- American, Contemporary, Organic, Casual/Family
Gina La Fornarina
- Italian, Organic, Casual/Family, Bar

4.2 stars (1 ratings)


(646) 654-1823
263 E 10th St., New York, NY 10009 | MAP | WEBSITE
  | Share |
Raw/Live Foods, Vegan, Organic, Casual/Family, Kosher, Delivery, Take Out/Carry Out, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch


Restaurant Description

Quintessence is the most established raw food restaurant in the United States. With three locations throughout Manhattan, it continues to expand its offering of organic, raw, cuisine. And with gourmet snacks and new services designed to deliver vegan and organic produce directly to you, Quintessence is making it easier and tastier to live a healthier, more balanced life. Quintessence is an oasis - a gourmet, dining retreat that relaxes and rejuvenates beyond belief. Our food is comprised of some of the most rare and exotic ingredients found on earth, and combine to form the elegant, innovative dishes that have been celebrated as some of the very best found in New York City. But more than just great tasting food, everything served at Quintessence is 100% organic, vegan and raw. We understand you seek more from your food than is offered at most restaurants, and our commitment to both flavor and health has created an unparalleled dining experience that will not only satisfy your appetite, but energize, revitalize and refresh from the inside out. So join us. Take a break from the city to enjoy our spa-like environment and experience the essence of food with Quintessence.

Recent Quintessence Reviews

A diner from New York, NY gave an overall rating of 5  out of 5 stars on April 9, 2011 @ 7:42 PM

 Don't walk too fast or you'll past this little place up. They offer an excellent array of raw and organic entrées. An oasis from much of the dead foods you find in New York City! There is also an organic juice bar right next door for you to feed your body at the cellular level!

50% Off Certificates at these locations...
Aleo Restaurant
Italian, Mediterranean, Organic, Banquet/Party Room
Greek, Mediterranean, Organic, Casual/Family
French, Organic, Casual/Family, Bar
  » See All New York Restaurant Coupons & Deals


Reviews of Similar Restaurants

Quantum Leap  4  out of 5 stars
Vegan, Health, Vegetarian
 Quantum Leap has a good menu, with some great lunch specials, and is a welcome sight in the Washington Square Pk/NYU area. The service can be a bit slow but it is a small, homey establishment with a limited staff. There are vegan as well as light sea ...
The Candle Café  4  out of 5 stars
Vegan, Health, Vegetarian
 The food at Candle is good. It is, I think, rather overpriced and as a vegetarian, a good portion of my meal is salad! Their salads and many other dishes can be a little skimpy and border on an attempt at a "nouveau" style to the presentation (meanin ...
Angelica Kitchen  4  out of 5 stars
Vegan, Health, Vegetarian
 Angelica's is one of my favorite restaurants in the city. Delicious, inventive veggie cuisine, friendly, hip staff and a great overall vibe. My only complaint is that the wait can sometimes be excruciating--but then again, it's the coziness of the pl ...

  » Read More: New York Restaurant Reviews