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50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America for 2019

As Voted by OpenTable Diners

Gone are the days where those who choose not to eat meat are relegated to mediocre sides and salads — OpenTable's 2019 list of the 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America highlights the most popular veg-forward restaurants, all across the country. The menus at these vegetarian, vegetarian-friendly, and vegan restaurants feature vegetables front and center, creatively presented with expert technique and serious attention to flavor. The list of honorees is based on an analysis of 12,000,000+ reviews of more than 30,000 restaurants across the country—all submitted by verified diners.

Restaurants:Âu Lạc Plant-Based Food & Drink, Bar Bombon, Bistro Aracosia
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Vegan, Afghan
Neighborhoods:Downtown, Center City, Palisades Northwest

Âu Lạc Plant-Based Food & Drink

$$$$·Vegan·
Downtown
511 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Healthy
It was a great spot to celebrate our anniversary very near the Ahmanson theatre.
94% recommended
Healthy in Los Angeles

Bar Bombon

$$$$·Vegan·
Center City
824 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
The food was Amazing, Excellent plant based choices. Highly Recommend!
93% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Bistro Aracosia

$$$$·Afghan·
Palisades Northwest
1,164 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Reliably fabulous food with delightful service and great prices.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area

BLACKOUT - Dining in the Dark

$$$$·American·
The Strip
1,177 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Amazing experience. Interesting to be in total darkness.
90% recommended
Healthy in Las Vegas

Blossom on Columbus

$$$$·Vegan·
Upper West Side
881 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Service here is always friendly and efficient.
93% recommended
Healthy in Manhattan

Blossom- Chelsea

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Chelsea
1,671 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Great food. Very creative.
96% recommended

Brewery Bhavana

$$$$·Brewery·
Raleigh
2,096 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great Beer
  • Fit for Foodies
Our server was wonderful and very knowledgeable about the menu. The food was wonderful with delicious and complex flavors. The setting was simple and inviting.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

Candle 79

$$$$·Organic·
Upper East Side
4,476 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Ted was a helpful and great! I had come to celebrate my father’s birthday and he truly enjoyed every dish and drink. Definitely will be returning soon!
92% recommended
Healthy in Manhattan

Catch LA

$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
4,918 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
First time at Catch and it was a great experience! The food and service was excellent and the ambience was second to none. Will definitely return.
85% recommended
Seafood in Los Angeles

Chaatable

$$$$·Indian·
Nashville
456 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
Perfect experience! The atmosphere is pleasant- this is some of the very best food in Nashville. Chaatable definitely has the best samosas I’ve ever had. I also enjoyed creative anRead more
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Nashville

Charlie was a sinner.

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Center City
1,259 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Fantastic - great service, very knowledgeable staff and amazing cocktails! Out of the box vegan menu that was delicious.
96% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Delice & Sarrasin

$$$$·Vegan·
West Village
657 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
The staff is friendly and courteous and the food is delicious. Really glad that French Onion soup became a permanent item on the menu. Always love the French fries in truffle oil. Read more
94% recommended

Departure Restaurant and Lounge

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
3,561 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Always a great place to bring a guest for great food and great view.
90% recommended
Most Booked in Portland / Oregon

Dirt Candy

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lower East Side
2,744 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Creative Cuisine
Food, service and wines by the glass were superb. The variety, complexity and harmony of the dishes was quite surprising and impressive for us. A very memorable dining experience fRead more
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Manhattan

Divya's Kitchen

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
East Village
517 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Fantastic experience. Food, service, and atmosphere were wonderful. If you would like to eat vegetarian/vegan out, this place is can’t miss.
99% recommended

Double Zero

$$$$·Italian·
East Village
552 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Yummy - we really enjoyed everything we ate.
93% recommended
Healthy in Manhattan

Ema

$$$$·Mediterranean·
River North (Chicago)
2,320 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Great birthday celebration! Ema was amazing.
91% recommended
Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois

Equinox - DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,652 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Fantastic vegan buffet brunch. Everything was superb from the salads thru the entrees to desert. We especially liked the stuffed french toast.
84% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area

Farmer's Table

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Boca Raton
3,935 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
Excellent food and service!
95% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida

Farmers & Distillers

$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
5,212 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
Really good food with great service.
88% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

Farmers Fishers Bakers

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
8,553 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
Delicious brunch!
81% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
3,435 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Local Ingredients
Beautiful place, friendly staff and awesome waiter and delicious food!
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Orange County

Fig + Farro

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Uptown
370 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Maddie our server was excellent and had great recommendations! Fun and tasty drinks with an equally delightful food menu. We shared the Jerusalem Plate appetizer, and I could eat tRead more
89% recommended
Healthy in Minneapolis - St. Paul

Founding Farmers - DC

$$$$·American·
Foggy Bottom
27,864 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Local Ingredients
Great food and great. I support farm to table restaurants which is what Founding Farmers accomplishes. Love the bark wallpaper!
84% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

Founding Farmers - Tysons

$$$$·American·
Tysons Corner / McLean
7,989 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
Food was delicious, portions perfect.
91% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

Founding Farmers - King of Prussia

$$$$·American·
King of Prussia
4,191 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
Waiter was nothing short of Exceptional!! Hostess very polite!
88% recommended
Most Booked in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Gracias Madre

$$$$·Mexican·
West Hollywood
3,922 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Some of the best vegan/vegetarian I've had. Very good selection of specialty cocktails, tequila and mezcal.
90% recommended
Mexican in Los Angeles

Gracias Madre - SF

$$$$·Mexican·
Mission
971 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
We found this place while visiting from San Diego, saw it had good reviews. We made the trek and were seated pretty quickly. Ordered some appetizers which were fantastic and had a Read more
87% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area

Greens Restaurant

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
9,131 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
Awesome setting for an anniversary dinner. The food was excellent and the view and sunset were exquisite. The ambiance of the high ceilinged warehouse space is surprisingly warm anRead more
94% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area

Harvest Beat

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Wallingford
634 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good Vegetarian Options
A wonderful way to celebrate my girlfriend’s 30th birthday. The education around the meal, the attention to detail, and the sheer deliciousness of everything served all made for anRead more
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar - Lancaster

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Lancaster
689 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Healthy
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding! Great food. Awesome 15th anniversary dinner.
94% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar – Newtown

$$$$·American·
Yardley
1,118 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Local Ingredients
  • Seasonal
Absolutely a wonderful experience from service and food quality. Ambiance is wonderful and staff over the top!
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Bucks County

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar – Glen Mills

$$$$·American·
Glen Mills
4,093 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Seasonal
  • Local Ingredients
The Fall menu is a favorite. Great items. Blake was exceptional as our server; we have some special food needs/allergies, and he communicated them perfectly to the kitchen. He provRead more
94% recommended
Healthy in Western Suburbs

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar - North Wales

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
North Wales
1,961 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Seasonal
  • Local Ingredients
Always love that there are vegan options on the menu and I can add tofu as a protein.
93% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Hell's Kitchen - Caesars Palace Las Vegas

$$$$·American·
Caesars Palace
14,091 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Service was spot on.... good quality and presentation were excellent... lobster risotto was complex and a medley of textures.... try the Dutchess cocktail!
90% recommended
American in Las Vegas

Irregardless Cafe

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
3,796 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
Great food, music and service. Vegan selections are outstanding.
95% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

Jaleo DC

$$$$·Spanish·
Penn Quarter
8,432 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
This place is so comfortable! It was our anniversary and we love the food, the lighting was great and the set up. The salad which contained walnuts, goat cheese and apples was the Read more
98% recommended
Spanish in Washington, D.C. Area

Linger

$$$$·International·
Highlands
5,306 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Spectacular from start to finish!
90% recommended
Most Booked in Denver / Colorado

The Little Beet Table

$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,411 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Gluten Free Options
Excellent dining experience on all fronts! Great tastes for all, but especially if you have gluten sensitivities. We went back for lunch the next day!
95% recommended
Healthy in Manhattan

Little Goat

$$$$·American·
West Loop
4,383 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch
Came to Little Goat with our group of 17 people which normally is a bit big for this restaurant, but staff accommodated our group, and the service was outstanding! Will definitely Read more
88% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois

Modern Love

$$$$·Vegan·
Midtown
1,663 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Fantastic food, service was wonderful! Great experience and definitely going back!
96% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska

Modern Love Brooklyn

$$$$·Vegan·
Williamsburg
1,176 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
We have one vegetarian in the family and decided to try this restaurant. The entire family loved their meals! We especially loved the “buffalo wings”. Would highly recommend ModernRead more
90% recommended
Healthy in Brooklyn

Nix

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Greenwich Village
1,820 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
Excellent vegetarian fare with elegant details. Particularly enjoyed the dips and Tandoor oven made fresh bread.
91% recommended

Oliver's

$$$$·Vegan·
Montecito
586 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Wonderful experience to finally have a fancy dining experience as a vegan after 2.5 years <3
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in California Central Coast

Oyamel

$$$$·Mexican·
Penn Quarter
8,464 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fun
  • Creative Cuisine
Great for dates, special events, parties and work lunches.
94% recommended
Mexican in Washington, D.C. Area

P.S. & Co.

$$$$·Vegan·
Center City
297 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Absolutely favorite vegan (or otherwise) restaurant in Philly. Brunch is mind-blowing. Can’t wait to go again...and again...
98% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Plant Food + Wine Venice

$$$$·Vegan·
Venice
723 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Our anniversary dinner at PFW was very special. The food, service and ambiance was all exceptional.
91% recommended
Best Ambiance in Westside

Plant Miami

$$$$·Vegan·
Wynwood / Edgewater
472 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Organic
  • Creative Cuisine
The garden courtyard is beautiful, and you're immediately drawn into the calm atmosphere. The food was truly inventive and delicious. We loved the smoked beet tartare for our appetRead more
90% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida

Planta

$$$$·Vegan·
Miami Beach / South Beach
622 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
So so good! Shocked it was all vegan - best vegan food I’ve ever had.
87% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida

Root Down

$$$$·American·
Highlands
6,463 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Great food and service. Will be back.
96% recommended
American in Denver / Colorado

Sage - A Plant Based Bistro

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Culver City
654 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Fantastic lunch on the patio. Such a pretty setting, and the food was delicious, and the service was great.
85% recommended
Great for Brunch in Westside

Slanted Door

$$$$·Vietnamese·
Financial District / Embarcadero
11,332 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies
So Good! Second time at the Slanted Door. Business dinner was fantastic and everyone enjoyed sharing the entrees. Great service, wonderful location.
82% recommended
Most Booked in San Francisco Bay Area

Tamarind - Tribeca

$$$$·Indian·
TriBeCa - Downtown
3,171 reviews
  • Spicy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Vinay was an excellent server! The meal was delicious. Really enjoy this place!
87% recommended
Indian in New York / Tri-State Area

Terrain Garden Cafe

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Glen Mills
4,022 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
One of a small list of favorite places for us. We were celebrating our anniversary. Pleased to say we had a great meal and special time.
98% recommended
Great for Lunch in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

True Food Kitchen - Atlanta

$$$$·American·
Buckhead
1,313 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
Free Food Kitchen always has an inventive, seasonal menu, with many choices to fit most palates. The flavors are always great, and there isn't an item on the menu that disappointsRead more
95% recommended
Healthy in Atlanta / Georgia

True Food Kitchen - Austin

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,336 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
Fabulous fresh food with lots of choices for vegan, vegetarian and pescatarian. We had delicious creative cocktails. Try the kale guacamole, based with avocados so don't be scared Read more
96% recommended
Healthy in Austin

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda

$$$$·American·
Bethesda / Chevy Chase
1,379 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
The food is delicious!! It’s seasonal and there are so many vegan options!! Love this place. Highly recommended.
91% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area

True Food Kitchen - Cherry Creek

$$$$·American·
Cherry Creek
1,490 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
Butternut squash soup is phenomenal!!! Great service.
94% recommended
Healthy in Denver / Colorado

True Food Kitchen - Chicago

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
1,433 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Gluten Free Options
Nice place, always feel welcome.
97% recommended
Healthy in Chicago / Illinois

True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
1,736 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
It was the perfect day to sit outside and there isn’t a nicer place to sit outside than True Food in Mosaic! The food was fresh and delicious as always the ginger drink recommendedRead more
87% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area

True Food Kitchen - Jacksonville

$$$$·American·
Jacksonville
417 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
Delicious meal. Appropriate portions, very helpful and attentive servers. I appreciate that their menu was simple, not overwhelming, yet something for everyone. This was my first tRead more
98% recommended
Great for Brunch in Jacksonville / Northeast Florida

True Food Kitchen - King of Prussia

$$$$·American·
King of Prussia
1,347 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
Always fresh, healthy and delicious.
92% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

True Food Kitchen - Naples

$$$$·American·
Naples
1,825 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Organic
My favorite place for healthy and fabulous food with a beautiful atmosphere and great people!
92% recommended
Healthy in Southwest Florida

True Food Kitchen - Nashville

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Nashville
705 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Great for Lunch
Enjoyed catching up with a friend. Celebrating her recent birthday. Love the seasonal cauliflower polenta and the brussel sprout starter! Server was great and very pleasant.
90% recommended
Healthy in Nashville

True Food Kitchen - Newport

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,340 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
Food was fresh, service was excellent and restaurant ambiance was strong.
93% recommended
Healthy in Orange County

True Food Kitchen - Palo Alto

$$$$·American·
Palo Alto
1,783 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
Great people, great food, great service!
92% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area

True Food Kitchen - Pasadena

$$$$·American·
Pasadena
1,325 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Love the food and our female server! Took my daughter-in-law and her Mom for lunch. We had a lovely time!
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Pasadena / San Gabriel

True Food Kitchen - Plano

$$$$·American·
Plano
977 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
We love this place & the food is so good! Was very enjoyable!
94% recommended
Healthy in Dallas - Fort Worth

True Food Kitchen - Scottsdale

$$$$·American·
Scottsdale Quarter/Kierland Commons
1,540 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
One of the best meals I’ve ever had. Everything was delicious and fresh. Will be returning soon.
94% recommended
Healthy in Phoenix / Arizona

True Food Kitchen - Walnut Creek

$$$$·American·
Walnut Creek
1,926 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Great for Lunch
I've been there many times with friends & always enjoy the food!
92% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area

True Food Kitchen - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Uptown
926 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Delicious food.
88% recommended
Healthy in Dallas - Fort Worth

True Food Kitchen - Houston

$$$$·American·
Galleria / Uptown
903 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
Great great food. You always feel good after a meal. Love the original ginger drink.
91% recommended
Healthy in Houston

True Food Kitchen - Santa Monica

$$$$·American·
Santa Monica
879 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
Great food! Patio seating is the way to go when the weather is welcoming. Great happy hour too!
96% recommended
Healthy in Westside

True Food Kitchen - Boca Raton

$$$$·American·
Boca Raton
747 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Excellent food, drinks and service.
89% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida

True Food Kitchen - San Diego FV

$$$$·American·
Mission Valley
798 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Organic
I went here for a business meal on a Friday with five colleagues. I knew we had to make out lunch meal quick, so I called the restaurant ahead of time to place our orders and have Read more
93% recommended
Healthy in San Diego

True Food Kitchen - Kansas City

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Plaza / Brookside
340 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
True Foods was an excellent choice for my business lunch meeting. The food was wonderful and I appreciate their vast menu of healthy choices. Well done!
93% recommended
Healthy in Kansas City / Kansas

Wild Ginger Downtown Seattle

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
4,723 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
Exceptional food shared by our group of 7. Spring rolls, beef satay, divine mussels, wonderful princess prawns, superb scallops, papaya salad, & chicken pad Thai. Complimentary gelRead more
89% recommended
Most Booked in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Zaytinya

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Penn Quarter
14,974 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Great food, waiter provided nice recommendations, and had a great overall experience.
95% recommended
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area