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Soy & Sake Village Vegetarian Cafe

47-49 Seventh Ave. South, New York, NY 10014 40.731253 -74.004178
nr. Morton St  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-255-2848 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese/Sushi, Thai, Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

soyandsake.com

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at Christopher St.-Sheridan Sq.

Prices

$7.50-$14

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Dine at the Bar
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Delivery after 10pm
  • Catering

Alcohol

  • Sake and Soju
  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Profile

This venue is closed.

At first glance, the menu at Soy and Sake is standard pan-Asian; Thai, Japanese, and Chinese staples share space with the occasional oddball like spaghetti and meatballs or Buffalo wings. The catch is that here, everything is vegetarian, made using compressed soy of all varieties. Ambitious fakes like “fish” sushi are lost in the protein translation, with odd textures playing against strongly flavored sauces. In other cases, though, the illusion works: the texture and taste of the “rock shrimp” tempura is spot-on. Not all dishes rely on fake meats, with tofu-oriented classics like pad thai handled well. The décor, however, relies on kitsch: a vaguely nautical semi-circular bar is accented by earth-tone tiles and a lighted aquarium in which various types of (non-soy) fish swim.

Recommended Dishes

Rock shrimp tempura, $8; pad see you, $10

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