Who knew that Atlanta was home to so many amazing, veg-friendly restaurants? Check out this list of the 11 best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Atlanta for the next time you visit this southern city!
1. Soul Vegetarian No. 2
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Soul Vegetarian No. 2 is serving up some of the best vegan soul-food in Atlanta. Popular menu items include the Barbecue Kalebone Twists, Vegetable Plate, Eggless Bowl, and the Tofu Sandwich. They also have desserts, so feel free to order a Dream Kream Shake, a scoop or two of ice cream, or a slice of cake or pie. If you can’t make it to Soul Vegetarian, try out this recipe for Barbecue Baked Seitan Strips.
Soul Vegetarian No. 2 is located at 652 North Highland Avenue, Northeast Atlanta, Georgia 30306.
2. Viva La Vegan
Another popular veg-friendly eatery in Atlanta is Viva la Vegan! Popular items on the menu include Collard Green Spring Rolls, Strawberry Cheesecake, Pizza Burrito, Buffalo Cauliflower Sandwich, Meat Loaf, Philly Sub, and the Fried Lasagna. If you can’t make it to Viva La Vegan, try out this recipe for Country ‘Meatloaf’ With Gravy.
Viva La Vegan is located at 1265 Lee Street, Southwest Atlanta, Georgia.
3. Green Sprout Vegetarian
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If you love Asian cuisine, head over to Green Sprout Vegetarian, which is a 100 percent vegan restaurant dishing out some of the most popular plant-based Asian fare in Atlanta. The menu includes General Tso’s tofu, which is crispy fried tofu, broccoli and bell pepper, and even a Soy Seafood Casserole, that consists of soy shrimp, soy scallop, soy salmon filet, soy squid, crispy fried tofu and mixed vegetables. You could always try out this recipe for Spicy Black Pepper Tofu.
Green Sprout Vegetarian is located at 1529 Piedmont Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30324.
4. Cafe Sunflower
Cafe Sunflower is an award winning vegan and vegetarian eatery in Atlanta, that you don’t want to miss. Their menu includes options like Steamed or Pan Fried Dumplings, Banh Mi Tofu Salad, BBQ Seitan Sandwich, Sunflower Burger, Thai Green Curry Bowl, and much more. There is so much variety on the menu! For dinner, try the Handmade Ravioli, which is stuffed with kabocha squash and tofu ricotta, and topped with grilled mushrooms, spinach, tomatoes, green beans, and slow-roasted shallot marinara. You could always try making this Pesto and Tofu Ricotta Ravioli.
Cafe Sunflower is located at 2140 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, and at 5975 Roswell Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30328.
5. Dulce Vegan Bakery and Cafe
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Craving something sweet? Dulce Vegan Bakery and Cafe is here to satisfy all of our sweet tooth needs! This 100 perfect vegan bakery’s menu has options that sound amazing! Try one of the specialty cakes, in flavors like German Chocolate, Hummingbird, Carrot, Cookies N’ Cream, Banana, and more. If you feel like getting creative in the kitchen, try making this Raw Triple-Layer German Chocolate Cake.
Dulce Vegan Bakery and Cafe is located at 1994 Hosea L. Williams Drive. Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30317.
6. Healthful Essence
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If you love Caribbean cuisine, try Healthful Essence, which is a casual spot serving up vegan versions of Caribbean favorites with plenty of raw food dishes, too! The menu has dishes like Sweet Potato Cornbread, Curry Vegetables, Collard Greens, vegan Goat Curry, and more. They offer burgers too and make a Large Vegan Jamaican Patty. If you can’t make it to Healthful Essence, try making this Caribbean Cou Cou instead.
Healthful Essence is located at 875 York Avenue Southwest, Atlanta, Georgia 30310.
7. Herban Fix Vegan Kitchen
Herban Fix Kitchen is serving plant-based pan-Asian cuisine in a contemporary setting. The menu has appetizers, entrees, and desserts. For an appetizer, order the Crispy Eggplant with Mashed Pumpkins or the Vegetable Spring Roll. For entrees, chose between the Pan Seared Spicy Lemongrass Tofu or the Pan Seared Soy Fish with curry broth. For dessert, there is flan with mixed berries and ice cream — yum! If you can’t make it to this lovely restaurant, try out this recipe for Coconut Flan with Caramel Sauce.
Herban Fix Kitchen is located at 565-A Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30308
If you want something healthy, try out Juiceheads, which is a popular plant-based juice and smoothie shop. Their menu has juices like Spicy Rabbit, Sunrise, and Mama’s Favorite. Try the Rabbit Snack, which is made with apple, carrot, ginger, beet, and kale. They offer an abundance of smoothies, too, like the Grandpa’s Buddies, which is made with peanut butter, banana, and spinach! If you can’t make it to Juiceheads, try making your own juice, like this Green Juice Detox.
Juiceheads is located at 2591 Piedmont Road Northeast #1110 Atlanta, Georgia, 30324.
9. Tassili’s Raw Reality
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If you love raw foods, you won’t want to skip out on Tassili’s Raw Reality, a vegan eatery serving up a variety of raw entrees. The menu contains items like the Curried Plantains, which are plantains marinated in yellow curry, and accented with bell peppers, red onion, and agave. You could also try the Kale Wrap, or the South Of The Boarder Wrap. Make this Kale, Red Cabbage, and Lentil Salad Wrap if you can’t make it to Atlanta.
Tassili’s Raw Reality is located at 1059 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia, 30310;
10. Govinda’s Cafe
Govinda’s Cafe in Atlanta is dishing out delicious plant-based subs, burgers, salads, burritos, and wraps. The menu has options like the Tsunami Salad Wrap, which is a wrap filled with soy fish and shrimp with lettuce, tomatoes and soy mayo and a Bahn Mi Sub, which has fresh cucumber, carrots, cilantro, vegan mayo and marinated ginger tofu. If you can’t make it to Govinda’s, there is always this Tofu Bahn Mi Sandwich.
Govinda’s Cafe is located at 1146 A Euclid Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30307.
11. KarbonStar Vitality Vegan Cafe and Juice Bar
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KarbonStar Vitality Vegan Cafe and Juice Bar is a plant-based cafe, serving up an abundance of healthy vegan options, as well as raw options. Try the Alkaline Kale Ra’nut Salad, which has kale, ra’nut, cashew uncheese, mushrooms, avocado, tomatoes, sweet peppers, and red onions. There is also the Sizzla Ranut, which has a flax seed crust, ra’nut, cashew un-cheese, mushrooms, avocado, tomatoes, sweet peppers, and red onions. If you can’t make it to this lovely eatery, try out this recipe for Pumpkin Salad with Black Lentils, Kale, and Cherry Tomatoes.
KarbonStar Vitality Vegan Cafe and Juice Bar is located at 1542 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia 30310.
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