50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America for 2019

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.

As Voted by OpenTable Diners
Restaurants:Bar Bombon, Bistro Aracosia, BLACKOUT - Dining in the Dark
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Vegan, Afghan, American
Neighborhoods:Center City, Palisades Northwest, The Strip

Bar Bombon

$$$$·Vegan·
Center City
1,148 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

The food was Amazing, Excellent plant based choices. Highly Recommend!

Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Bistro Aracosia

$$$$·Afghan·
Palisades Northwest
1,668 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic

Reliably fabulous food with delightful service and great prices.

Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area

BLACKOUT - Dining in the Dark

$$$$·American·
The Strip
2,376 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date

Amazing experience. Interesting to be in total darkness.

Healthy in The Strip
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Brewery Bhavana

$$$$·Brewery·
Raleigh
2,609 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic

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.

Most Booked in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

Catch LA

$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
7,092 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
  • Romantic

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.

Seafood in Los Angeles

Chaatable

$$$$·Indian·
Nashville
816 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
  • 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 and refreshing craft c...

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Fit for Foodies in Nashville

Charlie was a sinner.

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Center City
1,892 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Vegan
  • Handcrafted Cocktails

Fantastic - great service, very knowledgeable staff and amazing cocktails! Out of the box vegan menu that was delicious.

Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Delice & Sarrasin

$$$$·Vegan·
West Village
1,016 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options

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. The new seafood menu...

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Departure Restaurant and Lounge

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
3,954 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

Always a great place to bring a guest for great food and great view.

Scenic View in Portland
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Divya's Kitchen

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
East Village
775 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch

Fantastic experience. Food, service, and atmosphere were wonderful. If you would like to eat vegetarian/vegan out, this place is can’t miss.

Double Zero

$$$$·Italian·
East Village
698 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch

Yummy - we really enjoyed everything we ate.

Healthy in Manhattan

Ema

$$$$·Mediterranean·
River North (Chicago)
2,911 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch

Great birthday celebration! Ema was amazing.

Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois

Equinox - DC

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
3,013 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • 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.

Healthy in District of Columbia

Farmer's Table

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Boca Raton
5,032 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies

Excellent food and service!

Healthy in West Palm Beach

Farmers & Distillers

$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
6,957 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups

Really good food with great service.

Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

Farmers Fishers Bakers

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
10,561 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront

Delicious brunch!

Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

Farmhouse at Rogers Gardens

$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
6,267 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion

Beautiful place, friendly staff and awesome waiter and delicious food!

Best Ambiance in Orange County

Founding Farmers - DC

$$$$·American·
Foggy Bottom
30,170 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups

Great food and great. I support farm to table restaurants which is what Founding Farmers accomplishes. Love the bark wallpaper!

Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

Founding Farmers - Tysons

$$$$·American·
Tysons Corner / McLean
9,822 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch

Food was delicious, portions perfect.

Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area

Founding Farmers - King of Prussia

$$$$·American·
King of Prussia
6,733 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch

Waiter was nothing short of Exceptional!! Hostess very polite!

Most Booked in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
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Gracias Madre - West Hollywood

$$$$·Mexican·
West Hollywood
5,078 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies

Some of the best vegan/vegetarian I've had. Very good selection of specialty cocktails, tequila and mezcal.

Most Booked in Los Angeles
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Gracias Madre - SF

$$$$·Mexican·
Mission District
1,172 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy

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 few drinks. The food...

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Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area

Greens Restaurant

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
9,795 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options

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 and intimate with all ...

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Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area

Harvest Beat

$$$$·Vegan·
Wallingford
794 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion

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 an incredibly special ...

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Healthy in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Harvest Seasonal Grill – Lancaster

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Lancaster
1,506 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion

Outstanding! Great food. Awesome 15th anniversary dinner.

Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Harvest Seasonal Grill – Newtown

$$$$·American·
Yardley
2,084 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem

Absolutely a wonderful experience from service and food quality. Ambiance is wonderful and staff over the top!

Fit for Foodies in Bucks County

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar – Glen Mills

$$$$·American·
Glen Mills
4,829 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Seasonal

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 provided excellent descr...

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Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Harvest Seasonal Grill – North Wales

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
North Wales
2,390 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Seasonal
  • Good for a Date

Always love that there are vegan options on the menu and I can add tofu as a protein.

Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

Hell's Kitchen - Caesars Palace Las Vegas

$$$$·American·
Caesars Palace
25,536 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

Service was spot on.... good quality and presentation were excellent... lobster risotto was complex and a medley of textures.... try the Dutchess cocktail!

American in Las Vegas

Irregardless Cafe

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Raleigh
4,373 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options

Great food, music and service. Vegan selections are outstanding.

Great for Brunch in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill

Jaleo DC

$$$$·Spanish·
Penn Quarter
9,408 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Special Occasion

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 best, I ordered one ...

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Spanish in Washington, D.C. Area

Linger

$$$$·International·
Highlands
6,188 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion

Spectacular from start to finish!

Most Booked in Denver / Colorado

The Little Beet Table

$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,694 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Healthy
  • Neighborhood Gem

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!

American in Manhattan
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Little Goat

$$$$·American·
West Loop
5,033 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies

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 be coming back!

Great for Brunch in Chicago / Illinois

Modern Love - Omaha

$$$$·Vegan·
Midtown
1,785 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion

Fantastic food, service was wonderful! Great experience and definitely going back!

Modern Love Brooklyn

$$$$·Vegan·
Williamsburg
1,296 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 Modern Love and we would c...

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Oliver's

$$$$·Vegan·
Montecito
1,129 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies

Wonderful experience to finally have a fancy dining experience as a vegan after 2.5 years <3

Best Overall in California Central Coast

Oyamel

$$$$·Mexican·
Penn Quarter
9,103 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual

Great for dates, special events, parties and work lunches.

Mexican in Washington, D.C. Area

Plant Food + Wine Venice

$$$$·Vegan·
Venice
1,130 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Our anniversary dinner at PFW was very special. The food, service and ambiance was all exceptional.

Best Ambiance in Westside

Root Down

$$$$·American·
Highlands
7,346 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem

Great food and service. Will be back.

Most Booked in Denver / Colorado

Sage Plant Based Bistro & Brewery - Culver City

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Culver City
736 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
  • Creative Cuisine

Fantastic lunch on the patio. Such a pretty setting, and the food was delicious, and the service was great.

Great for Brunch in Westside

Slanted Door

$$$$·Vietnamese·
Financial District / Embarcadero
11,273 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Scenic View
  • Hot Spot

So Good! Second time at the Slanted Door. Business dinner was fantastic and everyone enjoyed sharing the entrees. Great service, wonderful location.

Tamarind - Tribeca

$$$$·Indian·
TriBeCa - Downtown
3,797 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

Vinay was an excellent server! The meal was delicious. Really enjoy this place!

Terrain Cafe – Glen Mills

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Glen Mills
5,349 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • 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.

Best Ambiance in Western Suburbs

True Food Kitchen - Atlanta

$$$$·American·
Buckhead
1,812 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Business Meals

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 disappoints.

Healthy in Atlanta / Georgia

True Food Kitchen - Austin

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,774 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies

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 by the kale! So fres...

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Healthy in Austin

True Food Kitchen - Bethesda

$$$$·American·
Bethesda / Chevy Chase
1,789 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options

The food is delicious!! It’s seasonal and there are so many vegan options!! Love this place. Highly recommended.

Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area

True Food Kitchen - Cherry Creek

$$$$·American·
Cherry Creek
2,353 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Healthy

Butternut squash soup is phenomenal!!! Great service.

Healthy in Denver / Colorado

True Food Kitchen - Chicago

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
1,941 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies

Nice place, always feel welcome.

Healthy in Chicago / Illinois

True Food Kitchen - Fairfax

$$$$·American·
Fairfax
2,366 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

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 recommended by the server was j...

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Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area

True Food Kitchen - Jacksonville

$$$$·American·
Jacksonville
867 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies

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 time and wasn’t disap...

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Healthy in Jacksonville / Northeast Florida

True Food Kitchen - King of Prussia

$$$$·American·
King of Prussia
2,038 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy

Always fresh, healthy and delicious.

Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs

True Food Kitchen - Naples

$$$$·American·
Naples
2,519 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy

My favorite place for healthy and fabulous food with a beautiful atmosphere and great people!

Healthy in Southwest Florida

True Food Kitchen - Nashville

$$$$·American·
Nashville
1,268 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Healthy
  • 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.

Healthy in Nashville

True Food Kitchen - Newport

$$$$·American·
Newport Beach
2,192 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies

Food was fresh, service was excellent and restaurant ambiance was strong.

Healthy in Orange County

True Food Kitchen - Palo Alto

$$$$·American·
Palo Alto
2,451 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy

Great people, great food, great service!

Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area

True Food Kitchen - Pasadena

$$$$·American·
Pasadena
2,096 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy

Love the food and our female server! Took my daughter-in-law and her Mom for lunch. We had a lovely time!

Fit for Foodies in Pasadena / San Gabriel

True Food Kitchen - Plano

$$$$·American·
Plano
1,513 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies

We love this place & the food is so good! Was very enjoyable!

Healthy in Dallas - Fort Worth

True Food Kitchen - Scottsdale

$$$$·American·
Scottsdale Quarter/Kierland Commons
2,361 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Healthy

One of the best meals I’ve ever had. Everything was delicious and fresh. Will be returning soon.

Healthy in Phoenix / Arizona

True Food Kitchen - Walnut Creek

$$$$·American·
Walnut Creek
2,385 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good Vegetarian Options

I've been there many times with friends & always enjoy the food!

Healthy in East Bay

True Food Kitchen - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Uptown
1,408 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options

Delicious food.

Healthy in Dallas - Fort Worth

True Food Kitchen - Houston

$$$$·American·
Galleria / Uptown
1,151 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Healthy

Great great food. You always feel good after a meal. Love the original ginger drink.

Healthy in Houston

True Food Kitchen - Santa Monica

$$$$·American·
Santa Monica
1,154 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options

Great food! Patio seating is the way to go when the weather is welcoming. Great happy hour too!

Healthy in Los Angeles

True Food Kitchen - Boca Raton

$$$$·American·
Boca Raton
1,109 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Gluten Free Options

Excellent food, drinks and service.

Great for Brunch in West Palm Beach

True Food Kitchen - San Diego FV

$$$$·American·
Mission Valley
1,197 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies

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 them prepared by the...

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Healthy in San Diego

True Food Kitchen - Kansas City

$$$$·American·
Plaza / Brookside
750 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch

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!

Fit for Foodies in Kansas City / Kansas

Wild Ginger Downtown Seattle

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
5,036 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups

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 gelato for dessert. Our...

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Zaytinya

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Penn Quarter
16,693 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion

Great food, waiter provided nice recommendations, and had a great overall experience.

Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area