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
604 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Healthy
It was a great spot to celebrate our anniversary very near the Ahmanson theatre.
93% recommended
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Bar Bombon

$$$$·Vegan·
Center City
949 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
The food was Amazing, Excellent plant based choices. Highly Recommend!
92% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Bistro Aracosia

$$$$·Afghan·
Palisades Northwest
1,440 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Reliably fabulous food with delightful service and great prices.
100% recommended
Best Overall in Washington, D.C. Area

BLACKOUT - Dining in the Dark

$$$$·American·
The Strip
1,680 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
Amazing experience. Interesting to be in total darkness.
90% recommended
Healthy in Las Vegas

Blossom on Columbus

$$$$·Vegan·
Upper West Side
981 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Service here is always friendly and efficient.
98% recommended

Blossom- Chelsea

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Chelsea
1,825 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Romantic
Great food. Very creative.
94% recommended

Brewery Bhavana

$$$$·Brewery·
Raleigh
2,367 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great Beer
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.
98% recommended
Best Food in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

Catch LA

$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
6,018 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Hot Spot
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.
81% recommended
Seafood in Los Angeles

Chaatable

$$$$·Indian·
Nashville
640 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
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
98% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Nashville

Charlie was a sinner.

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Center City
1,573 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Fit for Foodies
Fantastic - great service, very knowledgeable staff and amazing cocktails! Out of the box vegan menu that was delicious.
95% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Delice & Sarrasin

$$$$·Vegan·
West Village
819 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
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
96% recommended

Departure Restaurant and Lounge

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
3,813 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Always a great place to bring a guest for great food and great view.
93% recommended
Healthy in Portland

Dirt Candy

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lower East Side
2,884 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
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
98% recommended
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Divya's Kitchen

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
East Village
642 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Gluten Free Options
Fantastic experience. Food, service, and atmosphere were wonderful. If you would like to eat vegetarian/vegan out, this place is can’t miss.
100% recommended

Double Zero

$$$$·Italian·
East Village
629 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Yummy - we really enjoyed everything we ate.
90% recommended

Ema

$$$$·Mediterranean·
River North (Chicago)
2,575 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
Great birthday celebration! Ema was amazing.
91% recommended
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Equinox - DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,874 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies
Fantastic vegan buffet brunch. Everything was superb from the salads thru the entrees to desert. We especially liked the stuffed french toast.
95% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area

Farmer's Table

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Boca Raton
4,569 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Excellent food and service!
92% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida

Farmers & Distillers

$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
6,133 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for Groups
Really good food with great service.
85% recommended
Most Booked in District of Columbia

Farmers Fishers Bakers

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
9,633 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Brunch
Delicious brunch!
81% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
4,839 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Beautiful place, friendly staff and awesome waiter and delicious food!
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Orange County

Founding Farmers - DC

$$$$·American·
Foggy Bottom
29,513 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Comfort Food
Great food and great. I support farm to table restaurants which is what Founding Farmers accomplishes. Love the bark wallpaper!
89% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

Founding Farmers - Tysons

$$$$·American·
Tysons Corner / McLean
9,105 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Comfort Food
Food was delicious, portions perfect.
83% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

Founding Farmers - King of Prussia

$$$$·American·
King of Prussia
5,557 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Comfort Food
Waiter was nothing short of Exceptional!! Hostess very polite!
88% recommended
Most Booked in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Gracias Madre - West Hollywood

$$$$·Mexican·
West Hollywood
4,414 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
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
1,062 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
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
91% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area

Greens Restaurant

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
9,502 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
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
93% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area

Harvest Beat

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Wallingford
754 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Vegan
  • Good for a Date
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
94% recommended
Healthy in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar - Lancaster

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Lancaster
1,140 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Outstanding! Great food. Awesome 15th anniversary dinner.
95% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar – Newtown

$$$$·American·
Yardley
1,669 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Healthy
Absolutely a wonderful experience from service and food quality. Ambiance is wonderful and staff over the top!
97% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Bucks County

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar – Glen Mills

$$$$·American·
Glen Mills
4,549 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Healthy
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
96% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar - North Wales

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
North Wales
2,157 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Always love that there are vegan options on the menu and I can add tofu as a protein.
94% recommended
Healthy in Western Suburbs

Hell's Kitchen - Caesars Palace Las Vegas

$$$$·American·
Caesars Palace
19,839 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!
89% recommended
Most Booked in Las Vegas

Irregardless Cafe

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Raleigh
4,071 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
  • Live Music
Great food, music and service. Vegan selections are outstanding.
94% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

Jaleo DC

$$$$·Spanish·
Penn Quarter
9,011 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
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
96% recommended

Linger

$$$$·International·
Highlands
5,913 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Hot Spot
Spectacular from start to finish!
94% recommended
Scenic View in Denver

The Little Beet Table

$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,566 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian 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!
94% recommended
American in Manhattan

Little Goat

$$$$·American·
West Loop
4,732 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Lunch
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
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in Chicago / Illinois

Modern Love - Omaha

$$$$·Vegan·
Midtown
1,787 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Fantastic food, service was wonderful! Great experience and definitely going back!
99% recommended

Modern Love Brooklyn

$$$$·Vegan·
Williamsburg
1,295 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
93% recommended

Oliver's

$$$$·Vegan·
Montecito
856 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
Wonderful experience to finally have a fancy dining experience as a vegan after 2.5 years <3
98% recommended
Best Overall in California Central Coast

Oyamel

$$$$·Mexican·
Penn Quarter
8,902 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
Great for dates, special events, parties and work lunches.
91% recommended
Mexican in Washington, D.C. Area

P.S. & Co.

$$$$·Vegan·
Center City
357 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Gluten Free Options
Absolutely favorite vegan (or otherwise) restaurant in Philly. Brunch is mind-blowing. Can’t wait to go again...and again...
100% recommended

Plant Food + Wine Venice

$$$$·Vegan·
Venice
884 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Vegan
  • Romantic
Our anniversary dinner at PFW was very special. The food, service and ambiance was all exceptional.
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in Los Angeles

Plant Miami

$$$$·Vegan·
Wynwood / Edgewater
627 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Organic
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
91% recommended

Planta

$$$$·Vegan·
Miami Beach / South Beach
766 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
So so good! Shocked it was all vegan - best vegan food I’ve ever had.
94% recommended
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Root Down

$$$$·American·
Highlands
7,028 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great food and service. Will be back.
96% recommended
Healthy in Denver

Sage - A Plant Based Bistro

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Culver City
714 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Fantastic lunch on the patio. Such a pretty setting, and the food was delicious, and the service was great.
100% recommended

Slanted Door

$$$$·Vietnamese·
Financial District / Embarcadero
11,723 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

Tamarind - Tribeca

$$$$·Indian·
TriBeCa - Downtown
3,526 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Vinay was an excellent server! The meal was delicious. Really enjoy this place!
97% recommended
Indian in New York / Tri-State Area

Terrain Cafe – Glen Mills

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Glen Mills
4,697 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
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
Best Ambiance in Western Suburbs

True Food Kitchen - Atlanta

$$$$·American·
Buckhead
1,629 reviews
  • Organic
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
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
92% recommended
Healthy in Atlanta / Georgia

True Food Kitchen - Austin

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,564 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Healthy
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
92% recommended
Healthy in Austin

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda

$$$$·American·
Bethesda / Chevy Chase
1,574 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
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
1,905 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Butternut squash soup is phenomenal!!! Great service.
94% recommended
Healthy in Denver / Colorado

True Food Kitchen - Chicago

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
1,687 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Organic
Nice place, always feel welcome.
99% recommended
Healthy in Chicago / Illinois

True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,041 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Great for Lunch
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
93% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area

True Food Kitchen - Jacksonville

$$$$·American·
Jacksonville
650 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Great for Lunch
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
94% recommended
Healthy in Jacksonville / Northeast Florida

True Food Kitchen - King of Prussia

$$$$·American·
King of Prussia
1,683 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
Always fresh, healthy and delicious.
96% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

True Food Kitchen - Naples

$$$$·American·
Naples
2,281 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
My favorite place for healthy and fabulous food with a beautiful atmosphere and great people!
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in Southwest Florida

True Food Kitchen - Nashville

$$$$·American·
Nashville
1,000 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
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.
97% recommended
Healthy in Nashville

True Food Kitchen - Newport

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
1,706 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
Food was fresh, service was excellent and restaurant ambiance was strong.
92% recommended
Healthy in Orange County

True Food Kitchen - Palo Alto

$$$$·American·
Palo Alto
2,152 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
Great people, great food, great service!
92% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area

True Food Kitchen - Pasadena

$$$$·American·
Pasadena
1,675 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Love the food and our female server! Took my daughter-in-law and her Mom for lunch. We had a lovely time!
92% recommended
Most Booked in Los Angeles

True Food Kitchen - Plano

$$$$·American·
Plano
1,249 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
We love this place & the food is so good! Was very enjoyable!
93% recommended
Healthy in Dallas - Fort Worth

True Food Kitchen - Scottsdale

$$$$·American·
Scottsdale Quarter/Kierland Commons
1,991 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
One of the best meals I’ve ever had. Everything was delicious and fresh. Will be returning soon.
97% recommended
Healthy in Phoenix / Arizona

True Food Kitchen - Walnut Creek

$$$$·American·
Walnut Creek
2,138 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
I've been there many times with friends & always enjoy the food!
89% recommended
Great for Brunch in East Bay

True Food Kitchen - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Uptown
1,192 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Delicious food.
94% recommended
Healthy in Dallas - Fort Worth

True Food Kitchen - Houston

$$$$·American·
Galleria / Uptown
1,050 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Great great food. You always feel good after a meal. Love the original ginger drink.
97% recommended
Healthy in Houston

True Food Kitchen - Santa Monica

$$$$·American·
Santa Monica
1,011 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Great food! Patio seating is the way to go when the weather is welcoming. Great happy hour too!
93% recommended
Healthy in Los Angeles

True Food Kitchen - Boca Raton

$$$$·American·
Boca Raton
944 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
Excellent food, drinks and service.
100% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida

True Food Kitchen - San Diego FV

$$$$·American·
Mission Valley
936 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Healthy
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
95% recommended
Healthy in San Diego

True Food Kitchen - Kansas City

$$$$·American·
Plaza / Brookside
572 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
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!
96% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Kansas City / Kansas

Wild Ginger Downtown Seattle

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
5,066 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Creative Cuisine
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
90% recommended

Zaytinya

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Penn Quarter
15,911 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
Great food, waiter provided nice recommendations, and had a great overall experience.
96% recommended
Most Booked in District of Columbia

Candle 79 - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Organic·
Upper East Side
4,603 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!
96% recommended
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Fig + Farro

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Uptown
451 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
86% recommended
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Nix

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Greenwich Village
2,023 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Excellent vegetarian fare with elegant details. Particularly enjoyed the dips and Tandoor oven made fresh bread.
92% recommended
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