114 "Keeping It Kind Of Healthy" restaurants in New York.
When you’re sick of pizza, but not quite ready for a 10-day juice cleanse, the happy medium is a restaurant that’s “kind of healthy.” It’s a place where you can have a nice piece of fish, but with a side of something fried.
Popular is a restaurant in the Public Hotel on the LES that serves great Peruvian food including a tangy, refreshing ceviche.
Makana is a Hawaiian restaurant that’s great for a casual solo lunch or dinner with a friend near West 106th Street.
Rosella in the East Village is a sushi spot that’s dedicated to using sustainably-farmed fish.
Fjord Fish Market in Park Slope is a combination fish market/sushi spot with a small sushi case.
Yun Cafe & Asian Mart is a takeout stall in the Roosevelt Avenue subway station serving fantastic Burmese cold salads, noodle dishes, and soups.
Rolo’s is a restaurant and grocery store in Ridgewood that serves excellent sandwiches, dinner kits, and baked goods.
Yemen Cafe has been serving great Yemeni food on Atlantic Ave since 1986. Make sure to try the roast chicken.
Awash is an excellent Ethiopian restaurant in the East Village that works for everything from dates to solo meals and takeout.
Nostrand Avenue Health Food Store has been serving Brooklyn’s Little Caribbean for 26 years with a $7 lunch veggie burger and fresh juice special.
Ital Fusion is a Little Caribbean favorite and go-to spot for plant-based patties, juices, and seamoss cocktails.
Baba Cool is an all-day cafe in Fort Greene that’s an ideal lunch option for vegetarians.
Atla serves excellent Mexican food in a bright, all-day space in Noho. It’s great for a casual lunch or an upscale dinner.
The East Pole is a restaurant where you should meet a friend for a martini in the east 60s.
Divya’s Kitchen is a vegan spot in the East Village that proves meatless lasagna can be a beautiful thing.
Everything on the vegan menu at P.S. Kitchen is pretty good, which means this Midtown spot is a solid option near Times Square.