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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
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
6,715 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Amazing food, great service and beautiful decor. A+++++
89% recommended
95 people mentioned the Calamari
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$$$$·Peruvian·
Pearl District
7,108 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Fantastic food and service as always. Love the place. Thanks for the little sweet treat for my wife’s birthday!
95% recommended
Most Booked in Portland / Oregon
102 people mentioned the Pisco Sour
$$$$·Vegan·
Downtown
413 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Great - thank you!
91% recommended
Healthy in Los Angeles
6 people mentioned the Burritos
$$$$·Vegan·
Center City
707 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Bar Bombon was a great introduction to vegan cuisine for a friend that I brought. The speed of the meal was perfect and the restaurant itself was flexible in taking my reservation Read more
93% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
20 people mentioned the Cuban Sandwich
$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
3,112 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Healthy
Good was great and the baked goods look and tasted delicious. The restaurant ambiance is great. The food menu for breakfast was pretty small with options, but everything we got wasRead more
94% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
104 people mentioned the Caramel Pie
$$$$·Afghan·
Palisades Northwest
853 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Simply amazing on every level. We will return. Afghan cuisine done exquisitely.
98% recommended
Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area
22 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·American·
The Strip
808 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Vegan
Awesome place with awesome food. Dining in complete darkness makes you focus on your other senses and sit back and enjoy the taste of your food. Our waitress Niki was fabulous and Read more
91% recommended
Healthy in Las Vegas
1 people mentioned the Celery Salad
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Evanston
823 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Very nice host and waiter and water man etc! Food was tasty and filling and fresh! Enjoyed our experience and lunch very much ! Thank you.
96% recommended
Healthy in Chicago / Illinois
16 people mentioned the Thai Peanut
$$$$·Vegan·
Upper West Side
716 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Multiple locations recognized, including: Blossom on Columbus, Blossom on Chelsea
96% recommended
10 people mentioned the Mushroom Ravioli
$$$$·Brewery·
Raleigh
1,646 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great Beer
  • Creative Cuisine
One of the best spots in Raleigh
98% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
141 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Little Italy
527 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
We enjoyed the Whole and Evolve bowls. Delicious and very fresh ingredients. Excellent service, comfortable booth, and we were able to store our luggage with the host during our meRead more
88% recommended
Healthy in San Diego
6 people mentioned the Kombucha
$$$$·Organic·
Upper East Side
4,233 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
Candle 79 is hands down my favorite vegan restaurant EVER! The creative dishes, cocktails and fresh drinks never disappoint. I am the only vegan in my family but have brought my huRead more
93% recommended
Healthy in Manhattan
49 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
3,933 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
The wait time was 30 mins after check in and there was seating available. It seemed they held off on purpose from seating us after the entire party was already there.
87% recommended
Seafood in Los Angeles
26 people mentioned the Lobster Mac Cheese
$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Center City
1,072 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good for a Date
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Lovely! Great service excellent food
96% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia
28 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Indian·
Downtown
2,124 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Spicy
Everything was phenomenal. The food , the service, the restaurant itself. I'm gluten free and the server was so sweet to get the chef to indi on my menu what was safe and what dishRead more
95% recommended
93 people mentioned the Masala
$$$$·Vegan·
West Village
526 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
In one word: AMAZING. I have been a vegan for two years, and even I was a little skeptical of vegan French cuisine. But D&S is just exquisite. The menu has so many options, and is Read more
93% recommended
Healthy in New York / Tri-State Area
13 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
3,264 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Went here for Dining Out Minth. Vegan options were delightful! I’ll be back!
89% recommended
Hot Spot in Portland / Oregon
37 people mentioned the Crispy Pork Belly
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lower East Side
2,437 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Creative Cuisine
Fun, creative, beautiful and delicious meal! The larger prix Fire is a lot of food without realizing it! We just loved the chefs creative combinations—- a couple were a little funRead more
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Manhattan
140 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
East Village
404 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
Delicious food! Took a long time to be served though
96% recommended
Healthy in New York / Tri-State Area
10 people mentioned the Vegetable Curry
$$$$·Italian·
East Village
457 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Great restaurant. My boyfriend didn’t even know it was vegan.
89% recommended
42 people mentioned the Vegan Pizza
$$$$·Mediterranean·
River North (Chicago)
1,830 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Wonderful service, great restaurant.
94% recommended
Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois
39 people mentioned the Falafel
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,473 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent D.C. dining experience. One of the best!
89% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
37 people mentioned the Fritters
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Boca Raton
3,498 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Local Ingredients
Meal was delicious. Friend had pork chops,another short ribs and I had tuna poke. Drinks were also excellent as was our waiter. Totally non rushef
91% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida
85 people mentioned the Short Rib
$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
4,245 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Great for brunch on Saturdays/Sundays. The restaurant is part of the Founding Farmers family of restaurants. The decor is very welcoming. The fresh homemade doughnuts are a big pluRead more
89% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area
118 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·American·
Georgetown
7,586 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Casual
  • Scenic View
Great food service and atmosphere. Really something for everyone here .
86% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area
157 people mentioned the Crab Dip
$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
2,671 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
The special was delicious! Matthew our waiter was fantastic! Highly recommend Farmhouse!
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Orange County
29 people mentioned the Short Rib
$$$$·American·
Foggy Bottom
25,838 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Local Ingredients
Multiple locations recognized, including: Washington DC, Tysons Corner, VA
88% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area
644 people mentioned the Beignets
$$$$·Mexican·
Mission
827 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Great flavors, friendly neighborhood spot with communal dining. Should be on every vegan / vegetarian to do list!
86% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area
13 people mentioned the Pozole
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
8,629 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
First time and great as others have said. Loved the room, ambiance, location, drinks, pasta & arugula ... all great.
94% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area
47 people mentioned the Grilled Peach
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Wallingford
512 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
The evening began with a gratitude ceremony and explanation of each course and where the food was sourced. Clearly, Joe and his staff are proud of that they have created, and they Read more
99% recommended
Best Overall in Seattle / Eastern Washington
3 people mentioned the Cashew Cheese
$$$$·Afghan·
Mt. Vernon
1,899 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Helmand NEVER disappoints for ambiance, excellent service and outstanding food. We recommend it to EVERY one of our friends
96% recommended
Best Value in Baltimore
151 people mentioned the Pumpkin Appetizer
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
3,483 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Live Music
  • Vegan
Food was great. Timing in delivery of food was to perfection. Great experience, good flavors, wonderful evening.
96% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
52 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Sarasota
545 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
Wonderful concept, great culinary sensibility.
89% recommended
Healthy in Tampa / Central Florida West
13 people mentioned the Buddha Bowl
$$$$·International·
Highlands
4,891 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Amazing in every way. You will not be disappointed.
93% recommended
Most Booked in Denver / Colorado
79 people mentioned the Duck Buns
$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,193 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Gluten Free Options
Great all around experience, as always. Our go-to, gluten-free restaurant in Midtown.
95% recommended
Healthy in Manhattan
36 people mentioned the Sweet Potatoes
$$$$·Vegan·
Midtown
1,378 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Multiple locations recognized, including: Brooklyn, NY; Omaha, NE
96% recommended
Best Overall in Nebraska
25 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Vegetarian·
Greenwich Village
1,525 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
Delicious interesting vegetarian food. Beautiful presentation.
94% recommended
39 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Vegan·
Montecito
443 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
What a wonderful find in Montecito! We ate outside on the patio, which was just lovely in the setting sun. The staff was attentive, friendly and professional. The food was outstRead more
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in California Central Coast
14 people mentioned the Pad Thai
$$$$·Vegan·
Venice
609 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Unbelievably delicious meal. I could eat vegan for every single meal if I was eating here.
90% recommended
Healthy in Los Angeles
12 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Vegan·
Miami Beach / South Beach
469 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
It was great! Would come back anytime, meal was delicious and the server very attentive and professional. Manager was great as well, helping around and making things happen. Great Read more
90% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida
10 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
8,505 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Multiple locations recognized, including: Peen Quarter; West End
95% recommended
591 people mentioned the Chaat
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$$$$·American·
Highlands
6,102 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Great food!
96% recommended
Healthy in Denver / Colorado
97 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Culver City
569 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
We love this place for our vegan friends and it’s amazing menu. I had the veggie plantains black bean burrito which is deliciously sweet and wholesome and the avocado adds umami.
90% recommended
Healthy in Los Angeles
14 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli
$$$$·Israeli·
Uptown
2,351 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Our server was very attentive and most importantly, made sure we were always supplied with hot pita bread. Every dish we had was phenomenal and melted in your mouth.
97% recommended
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
240 people mentioned the Pita
$$$$·American·
Buckhead
1,013 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
Multiple locations recognized, including: Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Bethesda, MD; Boca Raton, FL; Denver, CO; Chicago, IL; Fairfax VA; Houston, TX; King of Prussia, PA; Naples, FL; Read more
95% recommended
Healthy in Atlanta / Georgia
14 people mentioned the Quinoa Burger
$$$$·American·
Tampa
6,067 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
Food was relatively average and our waiter was not very attentive. I would certainly come back to sit outside for cocktails. Beautiful property and interesting interior.
97% recommended
American in Tampa / Central Florida West
117 people mentioned the Okra Fries
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
West Village
467 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
Visited from London, best vegan food we have had in a very long time!
97% recommended
11 people mentioned the Mac Cheese
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$$$$·Vegan·
Gramercy / Flatiron
264 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Best vegan restaurant we have been to in a long time.
83% recommended
12 people mentioned the Falafel
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$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Old City
6,889 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for a Date
This restaurant is absolutely my favorite place in the whole world!!! The food and service is exceptional! Really this place is a well oiled machine and all the workers work togethRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
202 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder
$$$$·Mediterranean·
Penn Quarter
14,022 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Got stood up.
94% recommended
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
477 people mentioned the Mezze