Restaurants:

821 Cafe

Great brunch spot, vegan Breakfast Burrito, mimosas and BlackHand coffee! (lunch and dinner too) – vegan desserts by Blackbird Bakery.

821caferva.com

825 West Cary Street near VCU

(804) 649-1042

Aladdin’s

Your late night, gotta have it falafel.

aladdinseatery.com

801 West Broad Street near VCU

(804) 359-8500

The Alamo

Try the BBQ Portabello Sandwich with a side of texas caviar and an Arnold Palmer, you’ll be glad you did.

www.alamobbqva.com

2202 Jefferson Ave. in Churchill

(804) 592-3138

Bellytimber

Restaurant and bar, get the brick oven pizza with Daiya cheese.

1401 Main Street in the Fan

(804) 592-5592

Bev’s Ice Cream

Delicious dairy-free sorbet option.

2911 West Cary Street in Carytown

(804) 204-2387

Black Sheep

Severalvegan sandwiches, try the USS WYOMING – it’s not a sub, it’s a battleship!

www.blacksheeprva.com

901 W Marshall St in Carver near VCU

(804) 648-1300

Bottoms Up Pizza

A family-friendly pizza joint with fluffy crust, fresh veggies, and now offering Daiya cheese!

9031 West Broad St in Shockoe Bottom

(804) 592-5592

Carytown Burgers and Fries

The place to go when you crave a deep fried veggie burger like there’s no tomorrow. Top with tater tots and and Texas Pete for the “Hot Tot.”

carytownburgersandfries.com

3500 West Cary Street in Carytown

(804) 358-5225

Carytown Cupcakes

They always have two vegan options, you might have to try both!

carytown-cupcakes.com

3111 West Cary Street in Carytown

(804) 355-2253

The Cask

Just one vegan option, the Tempeh Reuben (hold the cheese), but it’s worth the stop combined with a delicious cold draft beer.

www.thecaskrva.com 

206 S. Robinson St. in the Fan

(804) 355-2402

Charm School Ice Cream Shop

Vegan options guaranteed! They even have vegan magic shell (what?!) and homemade cones!

311 West Broad Street Downtown

Call for hours

(804) 482-8830

Chef MaMuSu

Veggie/ vegan friendly Africanne food. Definitely try the collard greens!

www.africannechefmamusu.com

200 East Main Street Downtown

China Panda

Full mock meat menu, pick up and delivery.

www.chinapandafan.com

616 North Sheppard Street in the Fan

(804) 355-6888

Chow House

The Health Nut sandwich is a delicious version of the Bahn mi with a peanut sauce served with raw kale salad.  Occasional vegan specials too!

1201 W. Main St in the Fan

(804) 355-2469

City Dogs

Veggie dogs with veggie chili-see how many you can eat.

1309 West Main Street in the Fan near VCU

(804) 359-3647

The Citizen

Get the amazing seared plantain torta with delicious thai slaw.  Then get some BBQ tofu spring rolls and herb quinoa salad for later.

www.citizenrva.com/menus/1 

909 E. Main St Downtown

(804) 780-9038

Crossroads

Several vegan breakfast options (TOFUTTI cream cheese), lunch and desserts too.  Local draft beer on tap.

crossroadsrva.com

3600 Forest Hill Avenue in Southside

(804) 231-2030

 

The Daily Kitchen and Bar

Try buckwheat pancakes for brunch. The fried vegan “calamari” is amazing. Also the tofu lettuce wraps, carrot ginger soup, and kale salad!

thedailykitchenandbar.com

2934 W Cary St. in Carytown

(804) 342-8990

DeLuca Gelato 

Delicious sorbetto with 13 delicious and amazing vegan flavors (the cones are vegan too)

delucagelato.com  

1362 Gaskins Rd far West End

(804) 741-3202

Doner Kabob

Fava bean falafel with fresh pita and pickles!

3459 W. Cary St. in Carytown

(804) 308-2611

 

Edo’s Squid

Lentil soup, broccoletti, and the eggplant penne make an amazing full meal.

411 N Harrison St. in the Fan near VCU

(804) 864-5488

Ellwood Thompson’s

Natural grocery with deli case, bakery, hot bar and salad bar.

ellwoodthompsons.com

4 North Thompson Street in Carytown

(804) 359-7525

Extreme Pizza

Soy cheese, yes! Try Pandora’s Box vegan style.

extremepizza.com

941 West Broad Street in the Fan near VCU

(804) 359-2030

Fresca

All vegetarian and delicious! get the BBQ on the homemade pita bread.

www.frescaonaddison.com

22 South Addison Street in the Fan

(804) 359-8638

Food Not Bombs

Free vegan meal every Sunday at 4pm.

Monroe Park (Belvidere and Main)

Gwarbar

Vegan kool ranch chips, buffalo cauliflower and a hail seitan sandwich and you’re all set!

www.gwarbar.com 

217 W. Clay St. in Jackson Ward

(804) 918-9352

Harrison Street Coffee Shop

Best BBQ tofu and lentil burger in town, in addition to brunch and sandwiches.

www.harrisonstcafe.com

402 North Harrison Street in the Fan near VCU

(804) 359-8060

Heritage

Go for Sunday brunch to get the Big Hot Vegan Mess and a Teetotaler ginger beer. 

www.heritagerva.com

1627 W. Main St. in the Fan

(804) 353-4060

Ipanema

So many options, so little time. Start with the Tofu Ceasar Salad.

ipanemaveg.com

917 West Grace Street in the Fan near VCU

(804) 213-0190

Kuba Kuba

Veggie paella, black bean soup and tostones to die for.

kubakuba.info

1601 Park Avenue in the Fan

(804) 355-8817

Lamplighter

Great breakfast options, veggie sandwiches, sides and coffee. Try the Vandenbergheimer Sandwich with hippie greens!

lamplightercoffee.com

-116 S. Addison St in the Fan

(804) 728-2292

-26 N. Morris St. in the Fan near VCU

Full food and coffee menu.

(804) 308-1102

-1719 Summit Ave Roastery  Scott’s Addition.

(804) 447-2648 – get your pour-over and a grab and go sandwich.

Mellow Mushroom

Mellow Mushroom

Get the Mega Veggie without the cheese or sub Daiya vegan cheese, it’s loaded with all the veggie goodies and tofu!

mellowmushroom.com/store/richmond-carytown

3012 W Cary St in Carytown

(804) 370-8210

The Mill

MEATLESS MONDAYS!

4023 MacArthur Avenue on Northside

themillrva.com

(804) 716-1196

Mojo’s

Try the Seitan Philly Cheesesteak for lunch or dinner.

mojotogo.com/welcome

733 West Cary Street in the Fan near VCU

(804) 644-6676

Pearl’s Cupcake Shoppe

Worth the drive to the West End for their delicious vegan options.

pearlsbakeshoppe.com

5812 Grove Avenue in the far West End

(804) 285-2253

Pelon’s Baja Grill

Delicious breakfast and lunch burritos with Gardein, soy chorizo, or cajun friend tofu as well as Daiya cheese and tofutti sour cream!

www.pelonsbajagrill.com

2231 Dabney Road in the West End

(804) 562-4187

Perk! Coffee and Lunchbox

Locally sourced coffee and tea, vegan desserts and the Lillian tofu sandwich.

www.perkbonair.com

2620 Buford Road Southside

(804) 320-7375

Phoenix Garden

All vegetarian Vietnamese food. The most amazing pho and bahn mi, you’ve gotta to go at least once. Closed Mondays.

phoenixgarden.net

7103 Brook Road Northside

(804) 266-8100

Proper Pie Company

Sweet and savory pies with a promise for a delicious vegan option and the soup is always vegan!

2505 East Broad Street

(804)343-7437

Quickness RVA

Delivery by bike to several places on this list!

quicknessrva.com/menus

(804) 938-5021

Relay Foods

Online local markets, artisans, and farmers’ products. Multiple pick up sites.

relayfoods.com

Sen Organic Small Plate

“Bridging French and Vietnamese cuisine” this little place has several great vegan options including a lemongrass tofu Bahn Mi and vegan Pho.

www.senorganicsmallplate.com

2901 West Cary St. in Carytown

(804) 355-0736

 

Sticky Rice

Great tofu bowls, veggie sushi and a bucket of tots.

ilovestickyrice.com

2232 West Main Street in the Fan

(804) 358-7870

Sugar & Twine Coffee Shop

Vegan sandwiches, vegan desserts, VEGAN BOMBS!

2928 West Cary Street in Carytown

(804) 204-1755

 Strange Matter

Restaurant and arcade by day, music venue by night. Dedicated to serving the vegan with many breakfast, sandwich and appetizer options. Try the vegan buffalo wings or challenge yourself to the Revenge.

www.strangematterrva.com

929 W. Grace Street in the Fan by VCU

(804)447-4763

Shoredog Cafe

Tofu scramble or tofu “egg” patty and Lamplighter coffee for breakfast but no vegan lunch or dinner options.

435 Ridge Road far West End

(804) 716-0999

Sweet Frog

Always a soy based peanut butter option for the vegans.

3137 West Cary St in Carytown or 815 West Cary St. near VCU

(804) 717-9107

Union Market

Harvest tofu or a TLT sandwich, fresh salads, and house pickled local veggies.

www.unionmarketrva.com

2306 Jefferson Ave in Church Hill

(804) 716-7233

WPA Bakery

Vegan donuts every Sunday and many vegan cakes and pies available.

The Southside location serves a vegan breakfast sandwich you need to try.

2707 East Marshall St in Church Hill or 3414 Semmes Ave Southside

(804) 716-9797 or (804) 477-6449

ZZaamm!

Spicy tofu bowl with your choice of Korean fixins.

3300 West Cary St. in Carytown

(804) 447-3818

FOOD CARTS:

foodtruckcourt.com

Boka Tako Truck —Asian tofu (hold the kimchee) and grilled eggplant tacos are amazing.

Goatacado — All vegetarian with wonderful vegan options.  The Athena quinoa bowl (hold the cheese) is amazing! Now has a permanent PopUp inside Carytown Bicycle Company in Carytown.

King of Pops — All natural, fresh fruit frozen pops. Several vegan options.

Mean Bird – Veggie Bird fried chick’n, crispy brussels sprouts, and Cajun fries are the favorites!

Pizza Tonight — Get your own fresh brick oven baked personal pizza with no cheese. Try the potato and fig.

Thai Cabin — Tofu drunken noodle and veggie pad thai lettuce wraps are so delicious.

Sammich – Try the ginger marinated tofu sandwich

FARMER’S MARKETS:

Carytown Farmers Market

Sundays 11 am – 3 pm, July through mid Nov.

3201 W. Cary Street in Carytown (Wells Fargo Parking Lot)

Richmond, VA 23221

carytownmarket.com

St. Stephen’s Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, May 4 through Oct. 26.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove Ave.

saintstephensrichmond.net

Hardywood Farmers Market

Wednesdays, 4-8 p.m., May 8 through Dec. 4.

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2408 Ownby Lane

growrva.com.

17th Street Farmers Market

Saturdays and Sundays, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m

17th and East Main streets

17thstreetfarmersmarket.com

South of the James

Saturdays 8am-12pm, May 4 through Dec. 7

Forest Hill Park

Forest Hill Ave & 42nd Street

Richmond, VA 23225

growrva.com

Byrdhouse Market

Tuesdays3:00 – 6:30, May – October

Behind the Randolph Community Center swimming pool at 1507 Grayland Ave.

Richmond, VA 23220

byrdhousemarket.blogspot.com
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