In mybookFood Collection (edit)
Added to your food collection.
Removed From mybook!

We took this business out of your food collection.

Dirt Candy

(8)
$$
Add to mybook

This listing has been
added to mybook.

This listing has been
removed from mybook.

Book a Table

Date

Time

Party Size

Book a Table

Business Details

7

years

in Business

Hours:

Regular Hours

Payment method:
all major credit cards, visa, amex, master card
Neighborhoods:
Downtown Manhattan, East Village
Categories:
Vegetarian Restaurants, Restaurants

More »

Less »

Gallery

Dirt Candy

Reviews

Click to rate
Please give the business a star rating

Thanks!
Success! Thanks for posting your review of Dirt Candy. You’ve done the world some good today.

KimBar
05/28/2010
The Customer is Always Wrong Here

Was excited to go to this restaurant based on friends' reviews and celebrating a birthday with a vegan friend. It's a tiny place and they sat us at the end right next to the kitchen and bathroom and wouldn't change our seat. Personally, I don't want to be in the path of oncoming servers when I dine. I really hate getting my chair kicked all evening and then when the bathroom door opened and I realized I was 4 feet fr... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
hotnaut
01/09/2010
Clean, Crisp Atmosphere & Attitude FTW

Having been a vegetarian and raw vegan for several years throughout my life, I was super-excited to discover this restaurant last year. Far too often, vegetarians have to suffer through well-intentioned ""healthful"" but bland salad and rice bowls while being lectured about the dangers of sugar and fat. No wonder Michael Ruhlman calls vegetarianism an eating disorder. DirtCandy puts an end to that notion. Flavor ... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
nycfoodie74
12/05/2009
Cold atmosphere, bland vegetarian food

I went to Dirt Candy the other day with a couple of friends and we were all excited at the prospect of a new kind of vegetarian restaurant in the east village. The food lacked flavor, the space was very cramped, and the staff was quick to rush us out when we said we didn't want dessert. It wasn't a relaxing dining experience and the woman who I spoke to on the phone to confirm our reservation was downright rude. No... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
brooklynkitties
03/21/2009
we should have gone to counter

I was very excited about the concepts behind Dirt Candy for months and genuinely anticipating our visit all week. I am a life-long vegetarian, and, although I have lived in NY for a while, I am used to being catered to on the West Coast and I fully support more vegan/vegetarian option in NY, especially options that emphasize seasonal vegetables rather than fake meat, which I think is lacking in general in NY. As ... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
RaisinToast
02/08/2009
Delicious & Decadent

I've been a vegetarian for ten years, and I too am tired of ""faux meats."" There's nothing like that at Dirt Candy, and despite chef Cohen being from Pure Food & Wine (healthy, chic raw food), she has decided to make intentionally ""unhealthy"" cuisine; that is butter-drenched, deep-fried, veggie decadence!\r \r Definitely get the hush puppies with maple butter, they are crunchy, spicy and sweet. We also liked the... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
pinkberrygirl
01/23/2009
Loved it!

The service was great, food was tasty and the environment quaint and comfortable. Cant wait to go back.

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
eap13
12/14/2008
AMAZING MEAL!!!

This was an amazing meal from start to finish. The space is beautiful--very clean, simple lines, with an attention to detail. We started with the hush puppies, the mousse and a grapefruit pop salad. Everything is so gorgeously arranged and colorful, you just marvel at the presentation. I wasn't crazy about the salad, but the hush puppies and mousse were amazing. My friend had the grits, which were fabulous, and I had... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
hollygo
12/10/2008
Extraordinarily inventive!

This is the most innovative vegetarian food I have ever had, but beyond mere innovation the meal was delicious! The portobello mousse combined the luscious savory and sweet flavors of a fois gras (obviously vegetarian) with pear. The carrot risotto, well, it has to be tasted to be believed because the description of carrot dumplings with carrot rice with carrot crisps sounds like overkill but it is an unexpected del... view more

Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
Sponsored Links
Map & Directions
More Like This
Send to Phone
Dirt Candy

430 E 9th StNew YorkNY 10009

(212) 228-7732

Send this business listing as a text message to a mobile phone.

Cancel

Your text message was sent.

To opt out at anytime, send the word STOP to YP411.

To get a help message, send the word HELP to YP411.

There was an error sending your text.

Please try again.

Terms: The recipient of this text message may incur charges depending on their wireless carrier. Not all carriers are currently supported.

Message Business

What would you like to know?

Cancel

Sorry!

We were unable to send your message. Please try again later.

Add a Photo
Dirt Candy

430 E 9th StNew YorkNY 10009

(212) 228-7732

  • Photos should be clear and in focus
  • Photos should be of the business, product or service, not an illustration or clip art
  • Photos should not be an advertisment or include contact information.
Add a New Collection
Oops! There was a problem saving the new custom collection.
Please try again.
Collection Name cannot be empty
Upload a Photo
(optional)

Remaining Characters: 100

Remaining Characters: 500

Cancel
Save
We just redesigned yp.com! Do you like it?
× Not a Fan

× Thank You!

Feedback