Living on the Veg

Vegetarian (mostly vegan) deli and juice bar
Smoke-free; casual; cash only

2613 Long Beach Blvd
Long Beach Township, NJ 08008
(609) 492-4066

Beach Haven, DINING GUIDE, New Jersey, Ocean County, Vegetarian Restaurants



Monday April 6, 6pm
1 High St, Mt Holly NJ 08060
Join VSSJ for a special dinner, prepared by BCCCC culinary students!
Diners will have a choice of 5 appetizers, 5 entrees, and 2 or 3 desserts (all vegan).
Seating from 6pm to 6:45pm (please note that arrivals after 7pm may not be served).
Please contact us by 3/29 regarding gluten-free and other options.
Pre-payment is required by Sunday March 29.
VSSJ members:  $22; Non-members:  $25.  Please register at
For more info, please contact us at or 609-848-VEG1 (8341). Tentative menu:

1st course-pick one

  • Carrot curry soup with tarragon oil
  • Gazpacho
  • Bibb and endive salad with tomato and green apple dressing
  • Wedge salad with pickled cucumbers and carrots; white balsamic vinaigrette
  • White bean dip with homemade pita

2nd course-pick one

  • Smoked portobello with quinoa and asparagus
  • Deep fried tofu with soba noodles and vegetables
  • Curried vegetables with basmati rice
  • Barley risotto with black beans, cilantro, jalapeno, lemon zest
  • 3 bean chili with vegan corn bread

3rd course-pick one

  • Fresh Berries with mint, vanilla simple syrup, lemon zest
  • Coffee granita
  • Canteloupe soup with lime zest

There are plenty of gluten free options!

Burlington County College Culinary Center, Intro

From Seed to Sprout

Vegan, organic eatery, juice & smoothie bar
Smoke-free, casual, credit cards; catering

410 Main St.
Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ 07717
732-774-SEED (7333)

Tues-Sun: 10 am-3 pm
Thurs: 6 pm-9 pm RSVP

Avon-by-the-Sea, DINING GUIDE, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Vegan Restaurants

The Treehouse Coffee Shop

Coffeehouse, sandwiches, homemade pastries
Several veg and vegan options
Serves breakfast
Smoke-free; casual

120 W. Merchant St.
Audubon, NJ 08106        
(856) 547-3270

Mon-Wed: 6 am-9 pm;
Thurs-Fri: 6 am-10 pm
Sat: 7am – 4pm
Sun: 8am – 4pm

Audubon, Camden County, DINING GUIDE, New Jersey, Restaurants with some veg options, Veg Level

Twisted Tree Cafe

Mostly veg with many vegan options
Sandwiches, salads, soups, smoothies, fish
Homemade vegan baked goods, dressings, spreads; organic, gluten-free items

609 Cookman Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(732) 775-2633

Mon & Tue: Closed
Wed & Thurs:  10 am-4 pm
Sat:  10 am-9 pm
Sun:  10 am-4 pm

Asbury Park, DINING GUIDE, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Veg Level, Veg-friendly Restaurants


Eclectic vegan cuisine
Smokefree; wine & beer available

550 Cookman Ave, #101
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(732) 774-5575

Thurs & Fri: 4 pm-close
Sat: 12 pm-close
Sun: 11 am-close

Asbury Park, DINING GUIDE, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Veg Level, Vegan Restaurants

Crust and Crumble

Pizza & bakery
Separate vegan menu with pizza, sandwiches & pasta
Smoke-free; casual; entertainment

633 Lake Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
(We also have an entrance at 658 Cookman Ave; just come downstairs!)
(732) 776-7767
(732) 776-7722

Sunday: 12 pm-9 pm
Mon, Wed, Thurs: 11 am-9 pm
Tuesday: CLOSED
Fri & Sat: 11 am-10 pm

Asbury Park, DINING GUIDE, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Veg Level, Veg-friendly Restaurants

Zaru Soba (Buckwheat Noodles) ざるそば

For 4 servings


14 oz. dried soba

Hot water for boiling

<For hand made dipping sauce>

4-5 cups boiling water

1 soy sauce

1/4 mirin

3-inch piece of kombu (kelp)* soak in water overnight.

4 dried shitake mushrooms*soak in water overnight.

<For toppings:>

wasabi paste, finely chopped green onion, and dried seaweed sliced


Add hot water in a sauce pan.Add soy sauce and mirin in the same sauce pan and heat and boil with kombu and shiitake for 1 hour. (Remove kombu and shiitake when you serve.) * For dipping sauce

Add dried soba noodles in the boiling water, gently stirring noodles with chopsticks. Turn down the heat to medium. (Following the package instructions)

Drain and cool the noodles in cold water. Gently wash noodles with hands and drain well. Divide soba among four serving plates.

Divide dipping sauce among four small cups. Put toppings on small plates and serve them on the side of soba.

*Some people may have Buckwheat allergies. It is rare in the U.S. but please be careful.




Asian Food Recipes

Yudofu 湯豆腐 (Japanese Simmered Tofu)


Hot Water

1 pack Tofu

1 sheet Konbu (kelp)


1 sliced spring onions

20~30g ginger

[For dipping sauce]

Soy sauce


1 sliced yuzu (small citrus fruit)


Make several slits in the kombu (cutting one direction only). Cut the tofu into small pieces, and finely slice the spring onions. Grate the ginger.

Pour the soy sauce in the individual small dipping bowl and add some spring onion and ginger to taste.

Place the kombu in a pot of water, just over half full, and bring it to the boil. Add the tofu, and leave to simmer. Remove the tofu just before the pot returns to the boil. Dip in the sauce before eating.

Cooking Video

Asian Food Recipes

Kinpira Gobo (Japanese style sauteed Root Vegetables )


1/2 lb gobo (burdock root)

1/4 lb carrot, peeled and cut into short and thin strips

1 1/2 Tbsp mirin

1 Tbsp sugar

1/2 Tbsp sake

1 Tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp sesame seeds

2 tsps vegetable oil


Lightly shave the gobo skin and shred gobo into very thin strips. Soak the gobo strips in water for a while and drain well. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan, and fry gobo for a couple minutes. Add carrot strips in the pan and stir-fry them. Add sake, mirin, and sugar and stir-fry until the liquid is gone. Season with soy sauce and stir-fry well. Turn off the heat. Sprinkle sesame seeds.




Asian Food Recipes

Masala Grill

Indian Restaurant

19 Chambers St.
Princeton, NJ 08542
(609) 921-0500

Mon-Sat: 11 am-10 pm
Sun: 11 am-9 pm

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Black Forest Acres

Natural foods; Health Food Store; Restaurant

1100 Route 33
Hamilton Square, NJ 08690
(609) 586-6187

Mon-Fri: 9:30 am-7:30 pm
Sat: 9:30 am-6 pm
Sun: 11 am-4 pm

DINING GUIDE, Hamilton Square, Mercer County, New Jersey, Veg Level, Veg-friendly Restaurants

Moe’s Southwest Grill

Vegetarian selections/Fast food Mexican style where you can substitute tofu for the meat
(Beans and guacamole are vegan).

1692 Clements Bridge Rd.
Deptford Township, NJ 08096
(856) 845-4200

Sun-Wed: 11 am-9 pm
Thurs-Sat: 11 am-10 pm

Deptford, DINING GUIDE, Gloucester County, New Jersey, Restaurants with some veg options, Veg Level

Tortilla Press

Open seven days a week for Lunch and Dinner
Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays

703 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ 08108
(856) 869-3345

Mon-Thurs: 11 am-9 pm
Fri: 11 am-10 pm
Sat: (brunch) 10 am-2:30 pm, 2:30 pm-10 pm
Sun: (brunch) 10 am-2:30 pm, 2:30 pm-9 pm

Camden County, Collingswood, DINING GUIDE, New Jersey

Sagami Japanese Restaurant

37 W Crescent Blvd
Collingswood, NJ 08108
(856) 854-9773

Monday: Closed
Tues, Wed, Thurs: 12 pm–2 pm, 5 pm–9:30 pm
Fri: 12 pm–2 pm, 5:30–10 pm
Sat & Sun: 5:30 pm–10 pm

Camden County, Collingswood, DINING GUIDE, New Jersey, Restaurants with some veg options, Veg Level