It can be hard to find a good, reliable Vegan or Vegetarian restaurant. Whether you live in Vegas or are just visiting, getting off the strip and exploring other parts of the city is a must. Suppose you are a vegetarian looking for a new favorite lunch spot or a curious carnivore looking to add more plants into your diet. In that case, you’ll be happy to know that there are vegan and vegetarian restaurants in the area that will satisfy your cravings. These local favorites offer plant-based menus in various cuisines from around the world. See how creative Vegas chefs are with meatless ingredients and dishes that avoid animal products.
This organic, vegan eatery sources local ingredients and focuses on making delicious vegan food from scratch. It’s the brainchild of professional poker player Cyndy Violette. At Violette’s Vegan, you’ll find all-day eats, a juice bar, and a brunch menu. The menu includes vegan recreations of comfort-food classics like loaded potato skins, wings made from their house-made seitan and signature sauce, and a Philly cheesesteak made with grilled seitan, peppers, onions, mushrooms, and plant-based cheese on toasted ciabatta bread. Meat substitutes are tofu, tempeh, textured vegetable protein, or seitan. Violette’s Vegan is located at 8560 W. Desert Inn Road.
VegeNation is a community-based restaurant that works with small, local businesses to source many ingredients. All menu items are 100% plant-based, and many dishes are also gluten-free. The cuisine is a mix of several styles, offering a wide variety of dishes that will appeal to all of your dining companions. Don’t miss the Ramen Time, which is a hearty bowl of miso broth, noodles, vegan egg, tofu, corn, and bok choy. In the mood for tacos? Try the tempura avocado tacos featuring crispy avocado topped with tomato slaw and guacamole. On weekends from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., a brunch menu is available. Remember to take a peek at the dessert menu, too. Lava cake, apple cobbler, and cheesecake are just a few of the delicious sweets on offer. VegeNation is located at 616 E. Carson Ave, Suite 120.
Daikon Vegan Sushi and More
All your sushi favorites are available at Daikon Vegan Sushi and More, and no fish were harmed in the process of creating your rolls. With a 100% vegan menu, this sushi bar offers favorites like spring rolls, edamame, and miso soup. The rolls look almost identical to traditional sushi but don’t worry, meat substitutes like jackfruit and tofu give you a delicious fish-free sushi experience. Plant-based ramen, fried rice, and teriyaki “chicken” entrees are also worth trying. Daikon Vegan Sushi and More is located at 7210 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
Veggie House Vegetarian Restaurant
This Chinese restaurant brings you all your favorite flavors while only using vegetarian ingredients. Veggie House, which has been in business since 2012, offers traditional dishes with soy-based meat substitutes to satisfy your cravings without the meat. Try the Spicy Veggie Mongolian Beef made with soy beef, bell peppers, celery, and special sauce. If you aren’t in the mood for meat substitutes, check out the tofu and vegetable section of the menu, which features dishes like Chef Kenny’s Crispy Spicy Eggplant or order of curry vegetables with tamarind sauce. Ordering takeout here is quick and easy with an online order form, and Vegas residents and visitors continue to be delighted by the quality of the food here. Veggie House is located at 5115 Spring Mountain Rd, Suite 203.
Deli food is no longer off-limits to vegetarians and vegans, thanks to NoButcher. This 100% plant-based restaurant recreates classic deli sandwiches like Italian cold cuts, tuna salad, pastrami, and pulled pork. You can also get vegan egg salad, meatless ribs, and more. If you’d like to take cold cuts to go, this deli offers “no-meat” options ready for slicing, plus plant-based cheese balls and frozen NoCrab Cakes that come in orders of four. They also offer ice cream cookie sandwiches and rum-butter chocolate chip cookies to satisfy your sweet tooth. NoButcher is located at 3565 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Plant-based Mexican restaurant Tacotarian has 16 vegan taco offerings. Familiar favorites with meat substitutes like carne asada (featuring seitan) and barbacoa (with jackfruit) are on the menu alongside delicious veggie options like the mushroom asada and the dorado (with mashed potato). Other staples are on the menu, too, like enchiladas, burritos, tortilla soup, and taco salad. With three locations in different parts of the city, Tacotarian is uniquely Vegas. Plus, it offers a weekend brunch menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with items like omelets and breakfast burritos containing egg substitutes, and brunch cocktails like hibiscus mimosas and micheladas.
Bringing authentic Egyptian food to Las Vegas, Pots is a plant-based restaurant run by an Egyptian chef. Traditional Egyptian street-cooking methods combine with fresh ingredients to offer you a unique eating experience. You’ll recognize a few of the menu items like falafel and hummus, but here they’ll be made the Egyptian way. Check out the koshari which consists of rice, black lentils, pasta, regular or spicy tomato sauce, chickpeas, and topped with fried onions. Dessert options include Egyptian-style baklava and halawa brownies (complete with soy ice cream!) Don’t leave without trying one one of their beverages, like oahwa which is their version of Turkish coffee or karkadeh made with fresh hibiscus. Pots is located at 1745 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite A.
With two of its three locations off-strip, Veggy Street offers a 100% plant-based menu to limit its environmental impact. Burger lovers should not miss a stop here as the menu features many meat substitutes, like Beyond Meat, house-made plant patties, and falafel patties. The burgers are complete as pretzel buns, alternative cheeses, fresh veggies, and delicious sauces. Sandwiches, hot dogs, and wraps are also available, and again, expect to find favorites like Philly cheesesteaks and chili dogs. Try a smoothie or a milkshake for a portable treat if you’re on the go.
Family-owned Tarantino’s Vegan is Vegas’s first vegan Italian restaurant, offering their twist on Italian classics without animal products. One of the highlights of this restaurant is their pasta bar, featuring different types of pasta, including gluten-free spaghetti and zucchini noodles. You can choose from plant-based sauces like spicy tomato, Pomodoro, lemon garlic butter, bolognese, and pesto. Lighter options like flatbreads, salads, and sandwiches are offered, or go for a traditional classic entree like Chicken Parmesan made with pan-fried meatless chick’n, plant-based mozzarella, basil, and marinara served alongside angel hair pasta. Tarantino’s is located at 7960 S. Rainbow Blvd, Suite 8000G.
We hope you enjoy visiting these great Vegan and vegetarian restaurant options located off the Las Vegas Strip. Did the De Castroverde Personal Injury & Accident Lawyer staff list your favorite restaurant? Which of these places are you most excited to try next? If we missed an excellent plant-based spot, please drop us a line and let us know to add it to our list.