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Gone are the days where those who choose not to eat meat are relegated to mediocre sides and salads — OpenTable's 2018 list of the 50 Best Vegetarian Restaurants 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 28,000 restaurants across the country—all submitted by verified diners.

Restaurants:ABC Kitchen, Andina, Âu Lạc Plant-Based Food & Drink
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, Peruvian, Vegan
Neighborhoods:Gramercy / Flatiron, Pearl District, Downtown
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
6,735 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Amazing food, great service and beautiful decor. A+++++
89% recommended
95 people mentioned the Calamari
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$$$$·Peruvian·
Pearl District
7,165 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
We had a great meal and service was excellent. We would definitely return in the future.
95% recommended
Most Booked in Portland
102 people mentioned the Pisco Sour
$$$$·Vegan·
Downtown
434 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
I arrived early for my reservation and was glad as it got busy at the time I scheduled. The service is just good it could've been better. Here is why. The server didn't offer a toRead more
92% recommended
Healthy in Downtown / South and East LA
6 people mentioned the Burritos
$$$$·Vegan·
Center City
727 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Bar Bombon was a great introduction to vegan cuisine for a friend that I brought. The speed of the meal was perfect and the restaurant itself was flexible in taking my reservation Read more
94% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
20 people mentioned the Cuban Sandwich
$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
3,155 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Great food & Great service!
96% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
104 people mentioned the Caramel Pie
$$$$·Afghan·
Palisades Northwest
913 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
This is my favorite restaurant in DC! Highly recommended for a special occasion.
99% recommended
Best Value in Washington, D.C. Area
22 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·American·
The Strip
840 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Vegan
Awesome place with awesome food. Dining in complete darkness makes you focus on your other senses and sit back and enjoy the taste of your food. Our waitress Niki was fabulous and Read more
90% recommended
Healthy in Las Vegas
1 people mentioned the Celery Salad
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Evanston
834 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Excellent food. Great, great service. Sunday brunch was excellent.
97% recommended
Healthy in Chicago / Illinois
16 people mentioned the Thai Peanut
$$$$·Vegan·
Upper West Side
736 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Multiple locations recognized, including: Blossom on Columbus, Blossom on Chelsea
94% recommended
10 people mentioned the Mushroom Ravioli
$$$$·Brewery·
Raleigh
1,713 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great Beer
  • Creative Cuisine
Our server Austin was both adorable and very friendly. He walked us through the menu and told us of his his favorites dishes and had bread recommendations for us. We we were veryRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
141 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Little Italy
538 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
We enjoyed the Whole and Evolve bowls. Delicious and very fresh ingredients. Excellent service, comfortable booth, and we were able to store our luggage with the host during our meRead more
89% recommended
Healthy in San Diego
6 people mentioned the Kombucha
$$$$·Organic·
Upper East Side
4,267 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
Candle 79 is hands down my favorite vegan restaurant EVER! The creative dishes, cocktails and fresh drinks never disappoint. I am the only vegan in my family but have brought my huRead more
91% recommended
49 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
4,058 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
Remington our amazing server made my mom’s birthday so much special. We ordered all his recommendations and it was delicious. Thank you Remington for an amazing experience.
85% recommended
Seafood in Los Angeles
26 people mentioned the Lobster Mac Cheese
$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Center City
1,102 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Very cool vibe. Loved the drink selections, excellent service. Can’t believe this is vegan!
95% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia
28 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Indian·
Downtown
2,162 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Spicy
Everything was phenomenal. The food , the service, the restaurant itself. I'm gluten free and the server was so sweet to get the chef to indi on my menu what was safe and what dishRead more
95% recommended
Best Food in Nashville
93 people mentioned the Masala
$$$$·Vegan·
West Village
543 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
In one word: AMAZING. I have been a vegan for two years, and even I was a little skeptical of vegan French cuisine. But D&S is just exquisite. The menu has so many options, and is Read more
93% recommended
Healthy in New York / Tri-State Area
13 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
3,299 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Really great food and a really incredible view! We loved it! Also, I’m vegetarian, so the vegan menu was perfect for me since the waitress said that most of the regular menu items Read more
89% recommended
Hot Spot in Portland / Oregon
37 people mentioned the Crispy Pork Belly
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lower East Side
2,481 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Vegan
I loved the service here. So attentive. The food was fantastic. Need to go back with more time for the 9 course dinner.
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Manhattan
140 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
East Village
425 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
What a treat! So so so SOOO good
98% recommended
Healthy in New York / Tri-State Area
10 people mentioned the Vegetable Curry
$$$$·Italian·
East Village
469 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
It was great! The food was amazing! I’ll definitely be back!
90% recommended
42 people mentioned the Vegan Pizza
$$$$·Mediterranean·
River North (Chicago)
1,903 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
Went for a business dinner for 3. Great food, great service. Everyone loved every dish and dessert . Can’t wait to return.
94% recommended
Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois
39 people mentioned the Falafel
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,497 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Special Occasion
Delicious meal. Excellent service!
88% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
37 people mentioned the Fritters
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Boca Raton
3,599 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Local Ingredients
The dining experience from host to waiter to management food and presentation was wonderful. Clean food. Clean restrooms. Lovely appearance. A bit pricey but I think it’s probablyRead more
91% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida
85 people mentioned the Short Rib
$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
4,416 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Great for brunch on Saturdays/Sundays. The restaurant is part of the Founding Farmers family of restaurants. The decor is very welcoming. The fresh homemade doughnuts are a big pluRead more
88% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area
118 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·American·
Georgetown
7,745 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Casual
  • Scenic View
Great food service and atmosphere. Really something for everyone here .
85% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area
157 people mentioned the Crab Dip
$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
2,762 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Unique setting in the outdoors flowers and trees and succulents Calm and tranquil We loved it
94% recommended
Best Ambiance in Orange County
29 people mentioned the Short Rib
$$$$·American·
Foggy Bottom
26,181 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Local Ingredients
Multiple locations recognized, including: Washington DC, Tysons Corner, VA
86% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area
644 people mentioned the Beignets
$$$$·Mexican·
Mission
844 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Great flavors, friendly neighborhood spot with communal dining. Should be on every vegan / vegetarian to do list!
87% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area
13 people mentioned the Pozole
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
8,707 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
Beautiful sunny day get together with a special friend. Greens never disappoints with excellent food, great views, and perfect service!
93% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area
47 people mentioned the Grilled Peach
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Wallingford
525 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
The best vegan in town
98% recommended
Best Overall in Seattle / Eastern Washington
3 people mentioned the Cashew Cheese
$$$$·Afghan·
Mt. Vernon
1,914 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Helmand NEVER disappoints for ambiance, excellent service and outstanding food. We recommend it to EVERY one of our friends
94% recommended
Best Value in Baltimore / Maryland
151 people mentioned the Pumpkin Appetizer
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
3,524 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Live Music
  • Vegan
Great food as always. Nice atmosphere. Liked the live music as well.
97% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
52 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Sarasota
572 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Love Lila. Healthy, interesting and creative selections. The atmosphere is urban and modern. Always great quality. One of my faves in Sarasota.
90% recommended
Healthy in Tampa / Central Florida West
13 people mentioned the Buddha Bowl
$$$$·International·
Highlands
4,942 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Delicious food - creative menu
92% recommended
Most Booked in Denver / Colorado
79 people mentioned the Duck Buns
$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,232 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Gluten Free Options
Great food! Really creative plant heavy menu. Delicious.
96% recommended
36 people mentioned the Sweet Potatoes
$$$$·Vegan·
Midtown
1,416 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
Multiple locations recognized, including: Brooklyn, NY; Omaha, NE
96% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska
25 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Vegetarian·
Greenwich Village
1,577 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
Great fine dining vegetarian experience.
92% recommended
39 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Vegan·
Montecito
466 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
So good we went 2 nights in a row!!!!
94% recommended
Best Ambiance in California Central Coast
14 people mentioned the Pad Thai
$$$$·Vegan·
Venice
631 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Organic
  • Creative Cuisine
Fabulous location, quality and care of the food, ambiance. Would highly recommend.
86% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Westside
12 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Vegan·
Miami Beach / South Beach
493 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
The nicest plant based food I've ever tasted! Great quality and they even grow some of their own ingredients.
93% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida
10 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
8,511 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Multiple locations recognized, including: Peen Quarter; West End
95% recommended
591 people mentioned the Chaat
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$$$$·American·
Highlands
6,146 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Birthday brunch for two friends. Everything was just excellent
97% recommended
Healthy in Denver / Colorado
97 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Culver City
585 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Gluten Free Options
We love this place for our vegan friends and it’s amazing menu. I had the veggie plantains black bean burrito which is deliciously sweet and wholesome and the avocado adds umami.
93% recommended
Healthy in Los Angeles
14 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli
$$$$·Israeli·
Uptown
2,421 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Really good. Just shy of 5 stars. Broccoli was meh.
95% recommended
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
240 people mentioned the Pita
$$$$·American·
Buckhead
1,061 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
Multiple locations recognized, including: Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Bethesda, MD; Boca Raton, FL; Denver, CO; Chicago, IL; Fairfax VA; Houston, TX; King of Prussia, PA; Naples, FL; Read more
95% recommended
Healthy in Atlanta / Georgia
14 people mentioned the Quinoa Burger
$$$$·American·
Tampa
6,225 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Ulele is a first class operation with consistency in service and menu. They have the bar high! Must try the jalapeno corn cakes!
96% recommended
American in Tampa / Central Florida West
117 people mentioned the Okra Fries
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
West Village
467 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Comfort Food
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Visited from London, best vegan food we have had in a very long time!
95% recommended
11 people mentioned the Mac Cheese
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$$$$·Vegan·
Gramercy / Flatiron
265 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Best vegan restaurant we have been to in a long time.
83% recommended
12 people mentioned the Falafel
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$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Old City
6,937 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for a Date
I can easily say that this is one of, if not the best restaurants in Philadelphia. Every single dish has tons of flavor and it’s genuinely exciting to try something that’s newer toRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
202 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder
$$$$·Mediterranean·
Penn Quarter
14,193 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent food, outstanding service. All staff were professional and friendly.
95% recommended
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
477 people mentioned the Mezze