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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
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
6,346 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Amazing food, great service and beautiful decor. A+++++
88% recommended
Most Booked in New York / Tri-State Area
95 people mentioned the Calamari
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$$$$·Peruvian·
Pearl District
6,826 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
For years this has been a favorite for excellent food and exceptional service. It never disappoints and the fresh flavors and wonderful atmosphere remain top notch.
95% recommended
Most Booked in Portland / Oregon
102 people mentioned the Pisco Sour
$$$$·Vegan·
Downtown
334 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Great place to go before the theater! Delicious food and really good service.
91% recommended
Healthy in Los Angeles
6 people mentioned the Burritos
$$$$·Vegan·
Center City
623 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Bar Bombon was a great introduction to vegan cuisine for a friend that I brought. The speed of the meal was perfect and the restaurant itself was flexible in taking my reservation Read more
93% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
20 people mentioned the Cuban Sandwich
$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
2,840 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Healthy
Best pancakes I’ve ever had. Great service. Now I need to go back for lunch and dinner.
95% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
104 people mentioned the Caramel Pie
$$$$·Afghan·
Palisades Northwest
593 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
I love the food here, really interesting flavors. It has a cozy seeming atmosphere and is generally NOT loud. The people who own and manage the restaurant are friendly, helpfulRead more
99% recommended
Best Food in Washington, D.C. Area
22 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·American·
The Strip
594 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
  • Creative Cuisine
Awesome place with awesome food. Dining in complete darkness makes you focus on your other senses and sit back and enjoy the taste of your food. Our waitress Niki was fabulous and Read more
91% recommended
Healthy in Las Vegas
1 people mentioned the Celery Salad
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Evanston
767 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
As always, good food, excellent service and a quiet atmosphere.
95% recommended
Healthy in Chicago / Illinois
16 people mentioned the Thai Peanut
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$$$$·Vegan·
Upper West Side
609 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Multiple locations recognized, including: Blossom on Columbus, Blossom on Chelsea
96% recommended
Healthy in New York / Tri-State Area
10 people mentioned the Mushroom Ravioli
$$$$·Brewery·
Raleigh
1,349 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great Beer
  • Creative Cuisine
Very good food beer and service. I would go back. I'm a vegetarian. I am able to find appetizers and also main dishes
96% recommended
Best Overall in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
141 people mentioned the Dumplings
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$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Little Italy
486 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
We enjoyed the Whole and Evolve bowls. Delicious and very fresh ingredients. Excellent service, comfortable booth, and we were able to store our luggage with the host during our meRead more
92% recommended
Healthy in San Diego
6 people mentioned the Kombucha
$$$$·Organic·
Upper East Side
4,049 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Candle 79 is hands down my favorite vegan restaurant EVER! The creative dishes, cocktails and fresh drinks never disappoint. I am the only vegan in my family but have brought my huRead more
95% recommended
Healthy in New York / Tri-State Area
49 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Seafood·
West Hollywood
3,326 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Glad we checked Catch LA out while in town. Very impressed with the food selection and knowledge of the staff.
87% recommended
Most Booked in Los Angeles
26 people mentioned the Lobster Mac Cheese
$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Center City
952 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
My main objective when choosing a restaurant is always food first. This was my first time at a completely vegan restaurant. We had a friend in from out of town and wanted to accommRead more
96% recommended
Healthy in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
28 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Indian·
Downtown
1,923 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Everything was phenomenal. The food , the service, the restaurant itself. I'm gluten free and the server was so sweet to get the chef to indi on my menu what was safe and what dishRead more
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Nashville
93 people mentioned the Masala
$$$$·Vegan·
West Village
405 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
In one word: AMAZING. I have been a vegan for two years, and even I was a little skeptical of vegan French cuisine. But D&S is just exquisite. The menu has so many options, and is Read more
92% recommended
13 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
3,094 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Staff was attentive, shared a bit about each dish as it was served, and checked back at comfortable intervals. Very professional. Will definitely return!
89% recommended
Hot Spot in Portland / Oregon
37 people mentioned the Crispy Pork Belly
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lower East Side
2,259 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Special Occasion
Amazing food and service. Great experience. Highly recommended.
94% recommended
140 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
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$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
East Village
343 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Wonderful meal in a lovely, quiet setting. The meals are very large though so there's plenty for leftovers or to share.
98% recommended
Healthy in New York / Tri-State Area
10 people mentioned the Vegetable Curry
$$$$·Italian·
East Village
399 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
I loved it. My very carnivorous friend LOVED it. Enough said.
97% recommended
42 people mentioned the Vegan Pizza
$$$$·Mediterranean·
River North (Chicago)
1,528 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
The food here is excellent!! The service was great! I'll be back for sure.
94% recommended
Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois
39 people mentioned the Falafel
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
2,337 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies
Sisters birthday
95% recommended
Healthy in Washington, D.C. Area
37 people mentioned the Fritters
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Boca Raton
2,996 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Organic
We sat outside, which was nice (other than the occasional plane landing nearby). We had a great server; very attentive and knowledgeable. Not a huge menu, but a good variety and Read more
93% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida
85 people mentioned the Short Rib
$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon Square
3,519 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for Groups
Great for brunch on Saturdays/Sundays. The restaurant is part of the Founding Farmers family of restaurants. The decor is very welcoming. The fresh homemade doughnuts are a big pluRead more
92% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area
118 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·American·
Georgetown
7,074 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
Great food service and atmosphere. Really something for everyone here .
87% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area
157 people mentioned the Crab Dip
$$$$·American·
Corona del Mar
2,299 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Wonderful dinner. Fantastic ambiance, great food and the grounds are beautiful. Highly recommend this place.
95% recommended
Best Ambiance in Orange County
29 people mentioned the Short Rib
$$$$·American·
Foggy Bottom
24,670 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Local Ingredients
Multiple locations recognized, including: Washington DC, Tysons Corner, VA
87% recommended
Most Booked in Washington, D.C. Area
644 people mentioned the Beignets
$$$$·Mexican·
Mission
713 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
Great flavors, friendly neighborhood spot with communal dining. Should be on every vegan / vegetarian to do list!
87% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area
13 people mentioned the Pozole
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
8,323 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Scenic View
  • Healthy
New furnishings enhance the experience, especially the chairs. Food is creative and satisfying as always. Service seems to have gotten more personable and attentive. Most importantRead more
92% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area
47 people mentioned the Grilled Peach
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Wallingford
457 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Local Ingredients
  • Healthy
My husband and I have been to Harvest Beat many times. Every time, our experience is amazing. It's hard to believe that it's vegan. It all tastes so good!
99% recommended
Best Overall in Seattle / Eastern Washington
3 people mentioned the Cashew Cheese
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$$$$·Afghan·
Mt. Vernon
1,786 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
Helmand NEVER disappoints for ambiance, excellent service and outstanding food. We recommend it to EVERY one of our friends
100% recommended
Best Value in Baltimore / Maryland
151 people mentioned the Pumpkin Appetizer
$$$$·Contemporary American·
Raleigh
3,273 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Live Music
  • Vegan
Super food and great jazz entertainment. The steak frites and the crab cakes are a must.
93% recommended
Healthy in Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill
52 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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$$$$·Contemporary American·
Sarasota
462 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Local Ingredients
Amazing restraunt with outstanding food and incredible service. So glad my family and I were able to enjoy this wonderful restraunt!
94% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Tampa / Central Florida West
13 people mentioned the Buddha Bowl
$$$$·International·
Highlands
4,613 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Fun atmosphere and the dishes were interesting and tasty. Our waiter, Joe, was attentive and friendly. Enjoyed the evening.
96% recommended
Hot Spot in Denver / Colorado
79 people mentioned the Duck Buns
$$$$·American·
Gramercy / Flatiron
1,048 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Gluten Free Options
Great lunch spot with wonderful ingredients. Great ambiance too!
94% recommended
36 people mentioned the Sweet Potatoes
$$$$·Vegan·
Midtown
1,226 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies
Multiple locations recognized, including: Brooklyn, NY; Omaha, NE
96% recommended
Best Food in Nebraska
25 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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$$$$·Vegetarian·
Greenwich Village
1,279 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
The was the first time visiting NIX, and I was thoroughly pleased and satisfied. The menu options are excellent, and the taste was superb. I will recommend to friends that like Read more
92% recommended
39 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Vegan·
Montecito
348 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Healthy
A wonderful meal from beginning to end.
97% recommended
Best Service in California Central Coast
14 people mentioned the Pad Thai
$$$$·Vegan·
Venice
509 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Very cute, quality vegan food (and I'm not vegan). Server recommended a great wine, and good ambiance on the patio.
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Los Angeles
12 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Vegan·
Miami Beach / South Beach
320 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Fantastic decor, ambience, service, and of course the food. This is my favourite restaurant in Toronto and was very excited and pleased to experience the Miami interpretation of myRead more
93% recommended
Healthy in Miami / Southeast Florida
10 people mentioned the Dumplings
$$$$·Indian·
Penn Quarter
8,283 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Multiple locations recognized, including: Peen Quarter; West End
95% recommended
Indian in Washington, D.C. Area
591 people mentioned the Chaat
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$$$$·American·
Highlands
5,877 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Local Ingredients
Great flat iron steak & red rice risotto. Pears in the pear cranberry crisp were slightly undercooked and I didn’t prefer the skins in them. Otherwise, great meal and cool place. WRead more
94% recommended
Healthy in Denver / Colorado
97 people mentioned the Gnocchi
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Culver City
504 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
We love this place for our vegan friends and it’s amazing menu. I had the veggie plantains black bean burrito which is deliciously sweet and wholesome and the avocado adds umami.
97% recommended
Healthy in Los Angeles
14 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli
$$$$·Israeli·
Uptown
2,027 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
We loved our meal. The food was carefully, and well-prepared. The pita was amazing! Hot and pillowy from the oven. If you finished one, another appeared as if by magic. Great serviRead more
97% recommended
Best Food in New Orleans / Louisiana
240 people mentioned the Pita
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$$$$·American·
Buckhead
819 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Multiple locations recognized, including: Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Bethesda, MD; Boca Raton, FL; Denver, CO; Chicago, IL; Fairfax VA; Houston, TX; King of Prussia, PA; Naples, FL; Read more
97% recommended
Healthy in Atlanta / Georgia
14 people mentioned the Quinoa Burger
$$$$·American·
Tampa
5,361 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
Always a great time at Ulele. Good service, food on point. Love the atmosphere inside out out.
95% recommended
American in Tampa / Central Florida West
117 people mentioned the Okra Fries
$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
West Village
426 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Comfort Food
Food was amazing! Ambiance and setting was awesome
97% recommended
Healthy in New York / Tri-State Area
11 people mentioned the Mac Cheese
$$$$·Vegan·
Gramercy / Flatiron
204 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Best vegan restaurant we have been to in a long time.
91% recommended
12 people mentioned the Falafel
$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Old City
6,627 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu
  • Creative Cuisine
Fabulous service and high quality food. Exceptional experience
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Philadelphia / New Jersey Suburbs
202 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder
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$$$$·Mediterranean·
Penn Quarter
13,434 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Love this restaurant! Great service, terrific food, lots of interesting options!
94% recommended
Mediterranean in Washington, D.C. Area
477 people mentioned the Mezze