The Best Restaurants with Vegan Options in Austin

The OpenTable Team

Austin may be known for a history and love for all things meat, but diners shouldn’t be surprised to find some incredible vegan options in this hippie Texas town. From Chinese to Indian, there’s a whole world of flavor for vegans to bite into. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to our Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Whether it's for an intimate dinner for two or a wild night out with friends, some of the best restaurants with vegan options in Texas resides right here in Austin. So, book a table for tonight, these restaurants won't disappoint.

Restaurants:True Food Kitchen - Austin, Uchi Austin, Uchiko
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Sushi
Neighborhoods:Downtown, Central Austin

True Food Kitchen - Austin

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,564 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Healthy
Owner and founder Dr. Andrew Weil has created a place where good food and a comfortable atmosphere greet diners of all kinds. The True Food Kitchen menu rotates frequently to take Read more
92% recommended
Healthy in Austin

Uchi Austin

$$$$·Sushi·
Downtown
3,858 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Uchi translates to “house” and you'll find this restaurant literally in a converted house, which provides a comfortable dining experience. Known for their fresh fish sushi and otheRead more
95% recommended
Best Food in Austin
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Uchiko

$$$$·Sushi·
Central Austin
4,240 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
The “little brother” to Uchi and owned by the same award-winning chef, Tyson Cole, it offers Japanese farmhouse dining with a focus on sushi and sashimi. With their evolving menu bRead more
97% recommended
Best Food in Austin
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wink

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,237 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion
Wink's menu changes daily and you'll find a variety of options to satisfy any group of eaters. From meat-based entrees to a special pescatarian and vegetarian tasting menu, they haRead more
91% recommended
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Wu Chow

$$$$·Chinese·
Downtown
1,191 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
While not strictly a vegetarian restaurant, Wu Chow does offer many veggie-only options on their menu. Known for their farm-fresh take on Chinese food, Wu Chow has a love affair wiRead more
95% recommended
Most Booked in Austin

Saffron - South

$$$$·Indian·
West Austin / Westlake
23 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Authentic
  • Creative Cuisine
Known for their wide selection of both vegan and vegetarian menu options, Saffron brings the flavors of Nepal, India, and China to Austin. They source their produce from local farmRead more
100% recommended
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Tillery Kitchen and Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
East Austin
283 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
This is not strictly a vegetarian or vegan restaurant but they have lots of options for every preference, making Tillery Kitchen and Bar a great spot for a mixed group of eaters. TRead more
92% recommended
Best Ambiance in Austin
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Manuel's Downtown

$$$$·Mexican·
Downtown
756 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Authentic
Got a taste for some Mexican food? Manuels is the place to go. You can even go with a group of non-vegetarian friends and all have something great to eat. It has been serving some Read more
100% recommended
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Manuel's Great Hills

$$$$·Mexican·
Northwest
564 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
If once is good, twice is nice. That's right, Manuel's has two locations to make its vegetarian and meat-loving fans happy, this time in the Northwest neighborhood of Austin. It feRead more
98% recommended
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Caroline Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Downtown
500 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Hot Spot
  • Casual
Located in Downtown Austin, Caroline offers something for everyone. It's a coffeehouse, restaurant and bar all wrapped up in one popular location. While not strictly a vegetarian rRead more
82% recommended
Great for Brunch in Austin
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L'Oca d'Oro

$$$$·Italian·
North Central
800 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
L'Oca d'Oro, which is Italian for “The Golden Goose,” is truly golden when it comes to great Italian food. The menu changes quite frequently because they use only the freshest locaRead more
84% recommended
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Veggie Heaven - Austin

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Downtown
3 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
Third-generation chef Stacy Chen opened Veggie Heaven at the age of 17 with the help of her parents in 1997. Since then it has become known as one of the best vegan restaurants in Read more
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