Fare: Vegan, Gluten-Free
Price: Moderate - Expensive
Food Quality: 3 Stars
Service: 2 Stars
Decor: 2 Stars
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
One of the top sit down Vegan restaurants in Northern Jersey
Uses fresh, locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.
Noise Level: Moderate
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy a seasonaly changing menu using, fresh, local, vegan food ingredients
Not Recommended For: Diners who prefer traditional American omnivore food.
Recommended dishes: When available, The Organic Lasagna (Gluten free) with Organic house made cashew and tofu ricotta with homemade sauce served with organic vegetable roast and avocado; The Organic Raw Zucchini (Gluten free, Soy Free) with cold zucchini noodles tossed with tomatoes and house made pesto (has almonds and lemon juice); and for dessert, The Organic Brownie *nut free & soy free* made with gf flours, avocado oil and flaxseed with added chocolate chips
Mundo Vegan in Montclair, NJ, one of the top vegan restaurants in Northern NJ, is popular with diners who enjoy a good vegan sit-down restaurant.
Mundo Vegan (translated means vegan world), is co-owned and operated by Fanny Fuentes-Phalon and Tracey Phalon.
Fanny Fuentes-Phalon is a graduate of William Paterson University, and received her formal culinary training at the County College of Morris for Restaurant Management and Culinary Studies. Tracey Phalon, prior to opening Mundo Vegan, worked in and managed a variety of food service establishments.
They are committed to using organic, non-GMO, palm oil free foods, and other low carbon footprint ingredients.
Most of the ingredients are sourced locally from the Purple Dragon Co-Op.
They serve a seasonally changing menu driven by the availability of local, fresh farm to table ingredients.
The interior has a clean, cozy feel to it with an open kitchen visible from the dining area.
Outside, sidewalk seating is available during the warmer months. During the evenings it has a romantic vibe.
Mundo Vegan is open with seasonal hours. For the Fall, the hours are:
Tuesday - Thursday: 11:30-4:00pm; Friday: 11:30-9:00pm & Saturday: Noon - 9:00pm
(updated: October, 2016)
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