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Good Karma Cafe

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17 E Front St, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1822
+1 732-450-8344
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Wall Township, New Jersey
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent and creative vegan dishes. I could eat every meal here and never get bored. The only problem is that the space is sooooo small and in all the years I've been visiting this restaurant, I've never had efficient or friendly service. Highly recommend in any event.

Thank MonCtyCate
Raritan, New Jersey
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149 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Small spot. Many options for vegans. Started with the carrot ginger soup. Pass that one up next time ... didn't tickle my tongue. I tried the southwest bowl. Really tasty. I would have appreciated a little bit of a larger portion size ... but it was good. Looking forward to coming back and trying some more dishes.

Thank jalva1012
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Good Karma is a quaint, small health food restaurant in Red Bank near the Navesink River. The menu is very interesting with a wide variety of interesting salads, sandwiches and entres. I had the Tempeh Reuben sandwich today. A substantial alternative to meat. Seating is tight and limited as its small place. Especially on weekends. But you can take out... More 

Thank Robert G
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I am not a vegan or vegetarian, but I enjoy good food and Good Karma Cafe does an outstanding job, all around. The Kimchi Bowl is wonderful, spicy and filling with layers of Kimchi, greens, beans and rice. The cheesecake here is delicious, two people can share a portion and have a great dessert. The waitstaff are attentive and helpful,... More 

Thank KilgoreTrout53
New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great food! Great service! Great price! This is one of the best vegan restaurants around. Try all of the dishes. :)

Thank TheWagBand
new joisy
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good Karma is an intimate small café that serves unique creative vegan dishes. The menu is diverse & creative using only vegan ingredients. The café itself is small with only a few tables so it can get crowded very quickly. The staff is friendly & knowledgeable. The food tastes incredibly good. The desserts are surprisingly refreshing. They now serve breakfast.

Thank mmarco18
Red Bank, New Jersey
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Great menu with diverse offerings and regular specials to take it up a notch. The serving staff is very friendly and everyone makes sure you have what you need. The place is tiny, so large groups are tough. But I hear they are trying to expand into the space next door which would be a huge win for Red Bank.... More 

Thank Melanie O
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I'm not vegetarian or vegan... full on Carnivore here... and if this is the vegan food I was going to have everyday to give up meat, well count me in as a Vegan. The food here is some of the most delicious food I've ever had... as a Carnivore, you won't even miss the meat. Really tastes like food cooked... More 

Thank Krys D
Brooklyn, New York
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

As a vegan what an incredible delight it was to go somewhere and have pages of options open to me! Good Karma Cafe is a cute little all vegan cafe in the historic section of Red Bank. I had the Pad Thai and the kitchen added seitan strips for me even though it wasn't on the menu. It was amazing!... More 

Thank Brooklynite718
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

With new vegan options popping up around the area with their little flair on vegan food, Good Karma Cafe is still on my list of preferences no matter what. I love the consistency in their menu and their food, and the specials they come up with are fit for the season and always something creative. Their big bonus that other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 E Front St, Red Bank, NJ 07701-1822
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Red Bank
  • Phone Number: +1 732-450-8344

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?