Delicious, healthy, small batch vegan food.

Des Moines' first all-vegan restaurant is back as a pop-up, takeout-only business!
Order your favorite dishes and pick them up on Monday evenings to heat up at home!

Buffalo Strips + Ranch

Made from chickpeas, mushrooms, & millet, these strips are coated in a dairy-free buffalo sauce and baked. They're ready for you to take home, crisp up, and enjoy in wraps or sandwiches, or even on a vegetable platter with our vegan ranch as a delicious buffalo wing alternative!  Comes with a 4 oz portion of our creamy sunflower seed ranch dip.

Gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free.

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Jalapeño Cashew Queso

Fresh and rich white queso with a slight kick. Made from cashews, cauliflower, potato, and jalapeño, this is so good as a dip and can also be used as a sauce for pasta, vegetables, quesadillas or burrito bowls, or even mixed into the base for a creamy potato soup!

Contains cashews. Gluten-free, soy-free.

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

A fresh quinoa salad to enjoy as a side, throw over greens, or put in a wrap! Quinoa with chickpeas, cucumber, tomato, kalamata olives, red onion, fresh herbs, and our herbed cheesy cashew crumbles (which make this salad extra delicious!), all in a red wine vinaigrette. 

Gluten-free, soy-free. Contains cashews.

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Mexican Bowl XL

The most popular item from the original New World Café menu returns in an extra large portion for two! Quinoa, black beans, roasted sweet potato, sautéed vegetables, green herb salsa, smoky cashew cheese sauce, guacamole, and pumpkin seed crumble.

Contains cashews. Gluten-free, soy-free.

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New World Burger

Our new signature burger, made from black beans, mushrooms, millet, and ultra burger-y seasonings for a classic burger that's delicious with all your favorite fixings!  

Gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free.

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New World Kitchen T-Shirt

Soft, sweatshop-free, USA-made unisex New World Kitchen logo t-shirt. Printed locally by our friends at The Side Garage in Valley Junction!
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Potato Pepper Jack Soup

We took the recipe for our popular pepper jack-style slices and blended it into a soup!  Potatoes, cauliflower, cashews, bell peppers, jalapeño, & vegetable broth create a filling, dreamy soup.

Gluten-free, soy-free. Contains cashews.

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Summer Cookout Bowl XL

You'll want to plan a date to enjoy this bowl outside on a picnic! Mixed greens, topped with tangy BBQ beans, dill pickle potato salad, creamed corn, creamy sunflower seed coleslaw, watermelon-tomato salad.

Gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free. Contains coconut, corn, and sunflower seeds.

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Tahini Ranch Pasta Salad

Rotini pasta salad with bell peppers, celery, carrots, onion and greens in a tahini-based ranch sauce, topped with smoky roasted chickpeas!

Contains wheat and sesame. Soy-free, nut-free.

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The New Mac Sauce

Creamy sauce made of cashews, butternut squash, and carrots to use on everything at home! Heat it on the stove until thickened, then use as a pasta sauce or to top a baked potato or broccoli. This is also a great choice for scalloped potatoes, mixed into a soup base, or combined with salsa as a queso. Endless deliciousness.

Gluten-free, soy-free. Contains cashews.

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New World Kitchen T-Shirt

Soft, sweatshop-free, USA-made unisex New World Kitchen logo t-shirt. Printed locally by our friends at The Side Garage in Valley Junction!
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Soft, sweatshop-free, USA-made unisex New World Kitchen logo t-shirt. Printed locally by our friends at The Side Garage in Valley Junction! Super limited run! Get one while they last!

Rave Reviews Since 2012

Never tried our food before? See what customers are saying about our plant-based goodness.

This place blows my mind! Vegan, gluten-free, and amazing! I always leave satisfyingly full and feeling great!
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Clair G. (Yelp)

The holy land for those of us who love veggies.
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Brittany S. (Yelp)

I'm not even vegan and this was one of my favorite meals.
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Tiffany N. (Yelp)

This place is in my top 5 favorite vegan/gluten-free restaurants!! If you are vegan or not vegan, try this place! They will not disappoint!!
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Cassidy L. (Yelp)

Amazing vegan food without any processed BS.
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Rob S. (Yelp)

Efforts to mimic dairy-based dishes so often go wrong, but New World knocks it out of the park on the Mac & Cheese.
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Madeleine H. (Yelp)

We are so crazy for this place. We would eat here every day if we could. The food is incredibly flavorful and filling. 
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Sarah A. (Yelp)

The Mexican Bowl is very filling and very tasty. I loved the food, I love the concept, and I love supporting local establishments. I will be back :)
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Jennifer G. (Yelp)

The combination of healthy grains and fresh vegetables, tasty sauces, and other ingredients always leave me feeling full, yet energized.
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Holly H. (Yelp)