With restaurants across five continents, restaurateur, cookbook author, and celebrity chef Matthew Kenney has built a formidable fleet of vegan restaurants.

Kenney’s signature style emphasizes the use of whole food, plant-based ingredients, such as seasonal fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds, and grains to craft high-end dishes. His signature raw vegan lasagna, which features zucchini noodles, heirloom tomatoes, and housemade cashew cheese, is a shining example of this. Other specialties of Kenney restaurants include artisan vegan cheeses and an extensive organic wine list. But Kenney isn’t just about fine-dining and small plates: you can also find classic American fare like burgers and fries amongst his eateries, too. 

A guide to Matthew Kenney restaurants across the world

Below, you’ll find our guide to Kenney’s restaurants, plus some of his upcoming ventures.

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1 Adesse

In late 2021, Kenney opened Adesse, located on the second floor of the high-end department store Selfridges in London. The menu features plant-based caviar, a cashew cheese plate, eggless pavlova, and an extensive list of cocktails, mocktails, and organic wine.
Location: London, England

2 Alibi

Kenney’s first (and currently only) location in Australia, Alibi has a colorful menu with stand-out dishes such as kimchi dumplings, watermelon poke, cashew ricotta-stuffed squash blossoms, and pavlova for dessert.
Location: Sydney, Australia

3 Althea

Located on the seventh floor of Saks Fifth Avenue in Chicago, Althea offers a panoramic view of the city and a menu of chef-crafted dishes like baked vegan mac and cheese, curried risotto, and classic Kenney dishes like raw lasagna and kelp noodle cacio e pepe. 
Location: Chicago, IL

4 Besina

Found in Plant City, Kenney’s all-vegan food hall, Besina’s menu is centered around the chef’s interpretation of Mexican and Latin cuisines. Choose from plant-based burritos, croquettes, enchiladas, quesadillas, and more. 
Location: Providence, RI (inside Plant City food hall)

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5 Casse-Cou Chocolate

Created in collaboration with chocolatier and chef Sebastian Brecht, Casse-Cou Chocolate has an array of artisan vegan chocolates such as truffles, caramels, and bars. Expect to find bold flavors like citrusy yuzu, tropical passion fruit, and earthy matcha.
Location: New York, NY

6 Botanica

Described as a garden-to-table restaurant, the high-end resort restaurant Botanica highlights ingredients that were grown in the on-site garden. The menu includes smoky tempeh kebabs with zhoug, artichokes braised with curry leaves and roasted tomatoes, cashew mozzarella, and fresh herb salad.
Location: One&Only Reethi Rah resort, Maldives

7 Casa Planta

Found minutes from the beach at the upscale Igloo Beach Lodge in Costa Rica, Casa Planta uplifts tropical ingredients such as papaya, hearts of palm, plantains, and more. Selections include plant-based empanadas, tacos, burgers, and veggie bowls with maduros.
Location: Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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8 Double Zero

A fancy vegan pizza establishment with a killer organic wine selection. The menu features small plates, wood-fired pizza (we recommend the classic Margherita with housemade cashew mozzarella or the wild mushroom-topped Truffle Cashew Cream), and desserts like dairy-free seasonal cheesecake and ice cream.
Locations: Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Providence, RI (inside Plant City food hall); Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; and Tel Aviv, Israel (coming soon)

9 Folia

Back in 2018, Kenney partnered with Saudi Arabian vegan prince, Khaled bin Alwaleed, founder and CEO of the venture capital fund KBW Ventures, to open the first Folia location in Los Angeles at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Years later, the fine dining establishment has locations across the Middle East. The rotating menu offers dishes made with seasonal produce that differ by location, but you can expect Kenney’s signature brand of vegan fine dining.
Locations: Los Angeles, CA; Manama, Bahrain; Doha, Qatar; Dubai, UAE; Kuwait City, Kuwait; and Riyadah, Saudi Arabia

10 Ladurée By MK

The famed French pâtisserie and Kenney collaborated on a plant-based menu that represents some of French cuisine’s most iconic dishes, including mushroom pâté, croque monsieur, vol-au-vent, macarons, and croissants.
Location: Beverly Hills, CA; New York, NY; Luxembourg, Luxembourg; and Paris, France

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11 Hungry Angelina

Kenney opened the first Hungry Angelina location back in December 2019. The spacious eatery specializes in plant-based comfort foods like fried pickles, Buffalo fried chicken, pizza, weekly sandwich specials, and brunch cocktails.
Locations: Long Beach, CA; New York, NY; and Philadelphia, PA (coming soon)

12 Make Out

This casual eatery with three locations across the US has an extensive menu of cold-pressed juices, smoothies, café drinks, salads, rice bowls, and raw desserts. 
Locations: Culver City, CA; Miami, FL; and Providence, RI (inside Plant City food hall)

13 Marketplace

Shop goods such as fermented nut cheeses, artisan pantry goods, cookbooks, and takeaway foods at this cozy boutique vegan market.
Location: Providence, RI (inside Plant City food hall)

14 Mudrá

Kenney brings his best-loved dishes to Argentina and Spain with Mudrá, which features elevated versions of plant-based pizza and burgers as well as decadent desserts like dairy-free cheesecake and flan de calabaza—aka pumpkin flan.
Locations: Buenos Aires, Argentina and Madrid, Spain

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15 Liora

Located just a stone’s throw away from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Liora serves classic Kenney fare like raw vegan lasagne with zucchini and heirloom tomatoes as well as dishes inspired by Maryland’s famous dishes, including plant-based crab cakes and Maryland vegetable soup.
Location: Baltimore, MD

16 New.Burger

A family-friendly casual eatery made to appeal to a wide range of palates, New.Burger’s comfort food-focused menu includes plant-based burgers, mac and cheese, salads, and decadent desserts like caramel apple cobbler and a banana split sundae.
Location: Providence, RI (inside Plant City food hall)

17 Oleada Cocina

Inspired by the flavors of Mexico, Oleada Cocina offers interpretations of tacos, burritos, and ceviches. The word “oleada” means “wave” in Spanish.
Locations: Beverly Hills, CA (summer 2022); Buenos Aires, Argentina

18 Plant City X

This vegan drive-thru serves fast-food classics like burgers, fries, and shakes alongside unique sweet treats like dairy-free fro-yo parfaits. 
Locations: Middletown and Warwick, RI

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19 PlantPub

Boston is known for its pubs, so it’s fitting that Kenney’s two restaurants in the city’s metropolitan area pay homage to that. The menu, crafted by New Englander and celebrity chef Mary Dumont, features pub fare like fries, nachos, cauliflower wings, and burgers as well as several kinds of pizza. In true pub fashion, it has a craft beer menu.
Locations: Cambridge and Fenway, MA

20 Plant Food + Wine

The iconic Plant Food + Wine is the epitome of Kenney’s plant-based fine dining. The menu offers a blend of dishes made with locally-sourced, in-season produce as well as stalwarts such as chanterelle mushroom-topped toast, artisanal cheese plates, and the ever-reliable raw lasagna, plus an extensive organic and biodynamic wine list.
Locations: Los Angeles, CA; Lima, Peru

21 Scen

Fast-casual meets farm-to-table at this upscale eatery. The build-your-own-bowl-focused menu spotlights a blend of flavors from Middle Eastern, Japanese, and Nordic cuisines, such as falafel, orange-glazed tofu, and golden beets.
Location: New York, NY

22 Sutra

Find Sutra, which serves Japanese-inspired cuisine, on the rooftop of Alo Yoga in Manhattan’s Flatiron neighborhood. You’ll find crispy tempeh katsu, cold soba, smoked yuba lettuce wraps, macro bowls, spicy carrot rolls, and matcha-cream tiramisu on the menu.
Location: New York, NY

23 Veg’d

A fast-food restaurant through the lens of vegan fine-dining. Veg’d is coming in strong with bodega-inspired breakfast sandwiches like egg and cheese, vegan fried chicken sandwiches, and tater tots. Vegetable-lovers aren’t left out: there’s also an extensive menu of grain bowls.
Location: Costa Mesa, CA

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24 Sestina

Inspired by the rustic elegance of homemade pasta, Sestina dishes up familiar Italian flavors, including rigatoni arrabiata, pasta puttanesca, ravioli alfredo, and more. Stop by for brunch to try the limoncello waffles and caprese sandwich and order a side of garlic bread for the table.
Locations: New York, NY; Culver City and Century City, CA (summer 2022)

Coming in 2023

In winter 2023, Kenney will add two more restaurants to his growing fleet: Floraison in New York City and Avivar in San José del Cabo, Mexico. The menus and additional details have yet to be released. 

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