Rafaella Italian And Vegan Restaurant

Rafaella Italian And Vegan Restaurant

"Delicious Vegan - Italian Fare at the Heart of Chelsea"

178 9th Ave, New York, NY
(212) 741-3230 serving: Chelsea, Midtown
open:Daily 10am-12am

Sidewalk Score: 7 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Mastercard Accepted, Discover Accepted, Italian, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Cafes, Vegan,

The Low Down


The Extras: Much of the restaurant's artwork is supplied by neighborhood artists.

Breakfast: Served weekdays until 5pm, morning-friendly fare includes egg dishes and pancakes with blueberry butter.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

On a calm corner in Chelsea, this sweet cafe comforts locals with quiche, crepes, pasta and panini.
by Contributor at Citysearch

In Short
This cute cafe imbues its corner of Ninth Avenue with an inviting homeyness worthy of an antique shop. The carb-heavy breakfast, lunch and dinner menus elevate humble quiches, crepes, pasta, and pizza with interesting…
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vicious waitress
By Jen Krouse at Citysearch

I took my daughter and a friend of hers from France to lunch there. When I was in the bathroom, my daughter's friend went to the bar and paid the b... Read More

The world's best chocolate blackout cake
By Jinnie S at Insider Pages

There was another Cafe Rafaella in the Village, which was my husband and my favorite place to get coffee, cake and talk about a movie we just saw! ... Read More

Incompetent waitress and hit/miss food
By SomeRandomGuy at Citysearch

I have walked past this restaurant many times, but finally stepped in for a late brunch today. They frowned a bit upon hearing I was a party of one... Read More

Had brunch here. The place was cute. The...
By JanetHan at Menuism

Had brunch here. The place was cute. The furniture all mismatched. The food was all right... Read More

Cosy neighborhood restaurant. Go for dessert, coffee and a good conversation
By pickyb at Citysearch

Rafaella's decor is very cosy with couches and mismatched furniture. The quality of the food depends on what you order. I've had very good steak th... Read More