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Aug 9, 2010 01:32 PM

Good Karma Cafe, Red Bank

So fresh, so good! Excellent lunch date consisted of (quoting from menu for detail) Indian Plate- An Indian inspired tasty plate of curried tofu, jasmine rice, chana masala and sautéed seasonal vegetables. Served with our banana ginger chutney and toasted garlic herb pita. $14 and the Sweet Chili Tofu- Grilled tofu topped with a sweet and spicy chili sauce. Served with sautéed cabbage, seasonal vegetable mix and jasmine rice. $13


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  1. Sounds really good! I just looked at the menu and feel the same. Maybe I will try today. I will be in that area around lunch time. Where is it near on Front Street? Thanks, HillJ!

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    1. re: Angelina

      My pleasure, Angelina. They are across the street from New Corner but before Riverview Med Center on your left.

    2. My wife and I ate here last weekend.
      We had the nachos appetizer with Blue corn chips -- it was good.
      Our meals were well prepared and everything was fresh. My wife had the veggie burger and that was quite flavorful. I had the gyro and that was also very good.
      We also ordered smoothies, and I would not recommend them unless you are into the whole macrobiotic shake thing. I'm not saying there was anything wrong, they just didn't go with our meal.
      Finally we came to dessert. I had a piece of chocolate cake that was absolutely marvelous. The coffee was marginal, though I have been accused of being a bit of a coffee snob.
      Service was fair to decent. They only brought me a 1/2 cup of coffee, and said they were making more. I never got a refill.

      All in all, if you are looking for tasty vegan cuisine, this is a good bet. As my wife is now vegan, and I severely lactose intolerant+egg intolerant, it was nice to go to a place and 'go nuts' without having to worry about any of that.

      1. My husband and I enjoyed dinner at Good Karma Cafe earlier this evening. We enjoyed our drinks (spirulina for him, immunity for me), our entrees (we both had Pad Thai), and dessert (raw bliss and the key lime pie). A lovely, fresh, delicious meal. Two very minor complaints: no caffeine-free herb tea available (I forgot to bring my own) and I'd rethink live Radiohead over the speakers during dinner. Servers are friendly and seem to enjoy being there. Definitely a good vibes place we'll return to again and again.