Finding delicious vegetarian options has never been easier at these vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants in the Phoenix metro area.
Enjoy delicious vegan Mexican and American cuisine at this trendy spot like the Crazy Shrimp Tacos which feature crispy, beer-battered vegan shrimp topped with cabbage, fresh pico de gallo, pickled onions and a secret baja sauce or the BBQ pulled seitan sandwich served on a toasty ciabatta bun.
1325 Grand Ave Suite 7, Phoenix, AZ 85007. earthplantbased.com.
With a cheerful, vibrant environment and soul-satisfying mission, Flower Child offers a menu that caters to all lifestyles and diets. There are plenty of vegetarian options to choose from here such as the Thai Dye wrap and Glow Bowl, while most menu items are also customizable to fit your preferences.
Multiple locations. iamaflowerchild.com.
At Fresh Mint, Chef Mai Ly puts a Vietnamese spin on vegetarian dishes and guarantees fresh made-to-order meals. Try the delicious Spicy Lemongrass Noodle Soup and Golden Curry Vegetables along with the Fried Imperial Rolls appetizer. Fresh Mint also offers a complete gluten-free menu.
13802 N Scottsdale Rd #161, Scottsdale, AZ 85254. myfreshmint.com.
Green New American Vegetarian
Find all your favorite comfort foods made with 100% plant-based ingredients, vegan cheeses and mock meats at Green The vegan-vegetarian restaurant—named one of the best vegetarian restaurants in the country by Thrillist—serves dietary-safe dishes influenced by many different cultures and cooking styles around the world. From hand-held classics to home-made soft serve ice cream, Green offers a complete comfort-food menu.
Multiple locations. greenvegetarian.com.
Celebrating almost three decades in business, Pita Jungle stands as the go to restaurant for healthful but delicious food with 24 locations throughout Arizona. With the mission of helping guests sustain a healthy and balanced lifestyle, the restaurants serve up a diverse menu of tasty, fresh, wholesome foods, including a variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Pita Jungle’s menu is influenced by tastes from around the globe with the benefits of the Mediterranean diet always apparent through the use of healthy lean proteins, veggies, legumes, nuts, grains and fruit.
Multiple locations. pitajungle.com.
Featuring an organic, vegan, vegetarian and locally-sourced menu, Pomegranate Cafe is a popular brunch spot for its green, fluffy, gluten-free pancakes topped with seasonal toppings, pure maple syrup and coconut whip cream. Come for lunch, dinner and dessert too!
4025 E Chandler Blvd #28, Phoenix, AZ 85048. www.pomegranatecafe.com.
Named by Thrillist as one of the best veggie restaurants in the country, The Coronado offers a full menu of vegan fare and a full bar with locally-sourced beer, wine and cocktails. Enjoy fresh pastries baked daily as well as new brunch specials every weekend. Happy hour is Tuesday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
2245 N 12th St. Phoenix, AZ 85006. thecoronadophx.com.
The Herb Box
This unique eatery and market provides extraordinary vegan cuisine, impeccable service and beautiful spaces to make your dining experience memorable. The Herb Box offers brunch, lunch and dinner as well as full-service catering, private dining, and full restaurant and patio buyout for special affairs. Come for happy hour all day every Wednesday, all summer long.
Multiple locations. theherbbox.com.
True Food Kitchen
True Food Kitchen’s carefully crafted menu features big flavor, fresh ingredients and crave-worthy classics as well as vegan and vegetarian options. Enjoy dishes that incorporate nutritious veggies and fruits of the season. This summer’s seasonal highlights include the Watermelon Salad, Spicy Panang Curry and Spinach and Mushroom pizza, which are all great vegetarian options.
Multiple locations, truefoodkitchen.com.
Centered around good food and good music, this plant-based and vinyl-themed eatery serves a full menu with the best house-made dishes that change seasonally. This summer, try their Belgian-style rosemary waffle with seitan chicken or grab the crunchwrap-style supreme burrito packed full of all the essential fillings. Be sure to check out the fun cocktail and wine menu as well.
5555 N 7th St. Suite 108, Phoenix, AZ 85014. verduraphx.com.
Missing from this great list is Persian Garden restaurant on 15th Ave & Thomas.
Green on 7th Street North of McDowell.