The following list highlights the restaurants I’ve experienced as a vegan:


  • Cafe Bombay (North Druid Hills, Indian)
  • Cafe Sunflower (Buckhead, Vegetarian)
  • No. 246 (Decatur, American)
  • Taverna Plaka (North Druid Hills, Greek)
  • Desi Spice (Midtown, Indian)
  • YEAH Burger! (Virginia Highlands,Burger joint)
  • Uncle Maddio’s (Toco Hills, Pizza)
  • Bhojanic (Toco Hills, Indian)
  • Raging Burrito & Taco (Decatur, Mexican)
  • Pazole Restaurant (Virginia Highlands, Mexican)
  • Double Zero (Sandy Springs, Italian)
  • Zoe’s Kitchen (Buckhead, Greek)
  • Pura Vida (Virginia Highlands, Mexican Tapas)
  • Zyka (Decatur, Indian)
  • The Vortex (Little 5 Points, Burger joint)
  • Falafel King (Emory Village, Middle Eastern)
  • Rosebud (Virginia Highland, American)
  • Divan Restaurant & Hookah Lounge (Buckhead, Mediterranean)
  • Atlanta Fish Market (Buckhead, American)
  • Quattro (Midtown/Piedmont Park, Pizza/American)
  • Top Flr (Midtown, New American)
  • Thai Chili (North Druid Hills, Thai)
  • Mellow Mushroom (North Druid Hills, Pizza)
  • Saba (Emory Village, Italian)
  • R. Thomas Deluxe Grill (Buckhead,American/Vegetarian)
  • The Grape (Buckhead, Wine Bar/American)
  • Little Thai Cuisine (Sandy Springs, Thai)
  • Rumi’s Kitchen (Sandy Springs, Persian)
  • Paul’s Restaurant (Buckhead, Global/International)
  • Melton’s App & Tap (Decatur, American)
  • Circle Sushi (Sandy Springs, Japanese)


  • White Horse Tavern (Allston, American)
  • ArtBar Restaurant (Cambridge, American)
  • Market by Jean-Georges (Boston Theater District, American)
  • Peace o’ Pie Gourmet Vegan Pizza (Allston, Pizza)
  • The Other Side Cafe (Back Bay, American/Vegetarian)
  • Cactus Club Restaurant & Bar (Back Bay, Mexican)
  • American Craft (Brookline, American)
  • Rubin’s Kosher Restaurant (Brookline, Kosher Deli)
  • Fin’s Japanese Sushi + Grill (Brighton, Sushi)
  • Grasshopper Vegetarian Restaurant (Brighton, Vegan Chinese)
  • FuGaKyu Japanese Cuisine (Brookline, Japanese)
  • Rebecca’s Cafe (Back Bay, Sandwich/Salad)
  • Vlora (Back Bay, Mediterranean)
  • Noche (South End, American)
  • Trident Booksellers & Cafe (Back Bay, American)
  • Pho Pasteur (Chinatown, Vietnamese)
  • Pho Lemongrass (Brookline, Vietnamese)
  • My Thai Vegan Cafe (Chinatown, Thai)
  • Steve’s Greek Restaurant (Back Bay, Greek)
  • Deep Ellum (Allston, American)
  • The Elephant Walk (Brookline, Cambodian and French)
  • Eastern Standard (Fenway, American)
  • Rafiki Bistro (Camridge, Organic)
  • Regal Beagle (Brookline, American)
  • Haru Sushi (Back Bay, Sushi)
  • Rami Indian Bistro (Brookline, Indian)
  • Chef Chow’s (Brookline, Chinese)
  • Golden Temple (Brookline, Chinese)
  • 29 Newbury (Back Bay, American)


  • Cuba Libre (Old City, Cuban)
  • Fork Restaurant (Old City, American)
  • SKY Asian Bistro, PHL Terminal C (South Philly, Asian)
  • Maoz Vegetarian (Rittenhouse, International quick service vegetarian)
  • SliCE (Rittenhouse, Pizza)
  • Vetri Ristorante (Center City, Italian)
  • Byblos Restaurant & Bar (Rittenhouse, Mediterranean)
  • Mediterranean Grill (Bryn Mawr, Mediterranean)
  • Nudy’s Cafe (Wayne, American)
  • Monk’s Cafe (Rittenhouse, Belgian Pub)
  • National Mechanics Bar & Restaurant (Old City, American)
  • Govinda’s Vegetarian (Center City, Vegetarian)
  • Estia (Center City, Greek)

New York City

  • 7A Cafe (East Village, American)
  • Matilda Restaurant (East Village, Tuscan & Mexican)
  • The Diner (Meatpacking District, American)
  • Maoz Vegetarian (Times Square, International quick service vegetarian)
  • Cafe Mogador (East Village, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern)
  • Ozu Japanese Cuisine & Lounge (Brooklyn Heights, Japanese)
  • Sun in Bloom (Park Slope, Vegan)
  • NAYA Mezze & Grill (Midtown East, Lebanese)
  • Pinnacle Deli &  Bagels (Midtown East, Deli)
  • Open Door (Downtown, Bar)
  • Le Pain Quotidien (Central Park, French)
  • Westville East (East Village, Organic)
  • The Bourgeois Pig (East Village, French)
  • Rue 57 (Central Park, French Brasserie)
  • SuteiShi (Financial District, Japanese)
  • Blossom (Chelsea, Vegan)
  • Matsuri (Chelsea, Japanese)
  • Congee (Chinatown, Chinese)
  • Angelica’s Kitchen (East Village, Vegan)


  • The Grove Restaurant & Bar (Downtown, American)
  • Piatto Ristorante (Galleria, Italian)
  • QBAR at the Four Seasons (Downtown, Sushi)
  • Ziggy’s Bar and Grill (Montrose, American)
  • Barnaby’s Cafe (River Oaks, American)
  • Guadalajara (Downtown, Mexican)
  • Farrago World Cuisine (Midtown, American)
  • The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation (Downtown, Mexican)
  • Ruggles Green (River Oaks, Organic American)
  • Bombay Pizza (Downtown, Pizza)
  • Field of Green’s Healthy Cuisine (River Oaks, Vegetarian/Vegan)
  • Loving Hut (Westchase, Vegan)
  • Yao Restaurant & Bar (Downtown, Chinese)
  • Achille Italian Restaurant and Pizza (Mission Bend, Italian)
  • Jenni’s Noodle House (Heights, Asian)
  • Cyclone Anaya Midtown (Midtown, Mexican)
  • Andalucia Restaurant & Bar (Downtown, Spanish Tapas)
  • Cafe Layal (Midtown, Lebanese)
  • t’afia (Midtown, Organic American)


  • The Juicery (Vegan Juice Bar)
  • Portsmouth Brewing Company (American)
  • The Golden Egg (American)

Ithaca Area

  • Bandwagon Brew Pub (Ithaca, American)
  • Food for the Planet (Ithaca, Vegan)
  • The Stonecat Cafe (Hector, American)
  • Mate Factor (Ithaca, American/Organic)

San Francisco

  • The Plant Cafe (The Embarcadero, Organic)
  • Yoshi’s Jazz Club and Japanese Restaurant (San Fran, Japanese)
  • Pomelo (Noe Valley, Asian Fusion)

Kansas City / Lawrence, KS

  • Kona Bar & Grill (Plaza, Asian)
  • First Watch (Fairway, American)
  • Avenues Bistro (Brookside, European)
  • Wa Restaurant (Lawrence, Japanese)
  • The Classic Cup (Plaza, American)

Colorado Springs / Rockies

  • Kenosha Steakhouse (Breckenridge, American)
  • Everest Nepal Restaurant (Colorado Springs, Indian)

Feel free to ask me about my experiences at any of these restaurants if I haven’t already written about it in a blog post!



  1. Good Article

  2. I’m staying on 12th street at the marriott tonight. What’s the best within walking distance for a vegan and his carnivorous flying buddy?

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