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
Your late night, gotta have it falafel.aladdinseatery.com
801 West Broad Street near VCU
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
Restaurant and bar, get the brick oven pizza with Daiya cheese.
1401 Main Street in the Fan
Bev’s Ice Cream
Delicious dairy-free sorbet option.
2911 West Cary Street in Carytown
Several vegan 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
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
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
They always have two vegan options, you might have to try both!carytown-cupcakes.com
3111 West Cary Street in Carytown
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
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
Veggie/ vegan friendly Africanne food. Definitely try the collard greens!www.africannechefmamusu.com
200 East Main Street Downtown
Full mock meat menu, pick up and delivery.www.chinapandafan.com
616 North Sheppard Street in the Fan
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
Veggie dogs with veggie chili-see how many you can eat.
1309 West Main Street in the Fan near VCU
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
Several vegan breakfast options (TOFUTTI cream cheese), lunch and desserts too. Local draft beer on tap.crossroadsrva.com
3600 Forest Hill Avenue in Southside
Delicious Indian cuisine with wonderful vegan entree options!
2915 W. Cary in Carytown
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
Delicious sorbetto with 13 delicious and amazing vegan flavors (the cones are vegan too)delucagelato.com
1362 Gaskins Rd far West End
Fava bean falafel with fresh pita and pickles!
3459 W. Cary St. in Carytown
Don’t Look Back
Cheap and delicious veggie, tofu and black bean tacos-try traditional style or go for the vegan Frito Pie.dontlookbackrva.squarespace.com
2929 West Cary Street in Carytwon
(804) 353-TACO (8226)
Lentil soup, broccoletti, and the eggplant penne make an amazing full meal.
411 N Harrison St. in the Fan near VCU
Natural grocery with deli case, bakery, hot bar and salad bar.ellwoodthompsons.com
4 North Thompson Street in Carytown
Soy cheese, yes! Try Pandora’s Box vegan style.extremepizza.com
941 West Broad Street in the Fan near VCU
All vegetarian and delicious! get the BBQ on the homemade pita bread.www.frescaonaddison.com
22 South Addison Street in the Fan
Food Not Bombs
Free vegan meal every Sunday at 4pm.
Monroe Park (Belvidere and Main)
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
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
Go for Sunday brunch to get the Big Hot Vegan Mess and a Teetotaler ginger beer. Say hello to Patrick!www.heritagerva.com
1627 W. Main St. in the Fan
So many options, so little time. Start with the Tofu Ceasar Salad.ipanemaveg.com
917 West Grace Street in the Fan near VCU
Veggie paella, black bean soup and tostones to die for.kubakuba.info
1601 Park Avenue in the Fan
Great breakfast options, veggie sandwiches, sides and coffee. Try the Vandenbergheimer Sandwich with hippie greens!lamplightercoffee.com
-116 S. Addison St in the Fan
-26 N. Morris St. in the Fan near VCU
Full food and coffee menu.
-1719 Summit Ave Roastery Scott’s Addition.
(804) 447-2648 – get your pour-over and a grab and go sandwich.
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
4023 MacArthur Avenue on Northsidethemillrva.com
Try the Seitan Philly Cheesesteak for lunch or dinner.mojotogo.com/welcome
733 West Cary Street in the Fan near VCU
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
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
Perk! Coffee and Lunchbox
Locally sourced coffee and tea, vegan desserts and the Lillian tofu sandwich.www.perkbonair.com
2620 Buford Road Southside
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
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
Delivery by bike to several places on this list!quicknessrva.com/menus
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
Customize your own veggie broth pho and enjoy the sauce bar!
3131 W. Cary St. in Carytown
Great tofu bowls, veggie sushi and a bucket of tots.ilovestickyrice.com
2232 West Main Street in the Fan
Sugar & Twine Coffee Shop
Vegan sandwiches, vegan desserts, VEGAN BOMBS!
2928 West Cary Street in Carytown
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
Tofu scramble or tofu “egg” patty and Lamplighter coffee for breakfast but no vegan lunch or dinner options.
435 Ridge Road far West End
Quick and delicious Veggie Classic ramen and tofu rice bowl.www.shoryukenramen.com
900 W. Franklin St. in the Fan by VCU
Always a soy based peanut butter option for the vegans.
3137 West Cary St in Carytown or 815 West Cary St. near VCU
Harvest tofu or a TLT sandwich, fresh salads, and house pickled local veggies.www.unionmarketrva.com
2306 Jefferson Ave in Church Hill
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
Spicy tofu bowl with your choice of Korean fixins.
3300 West Cary St. in Carytown
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
Carytown Farmers Market
Sundays 11 am – 3 pm, July through mid Nov.
3201 W. Cary Street in Carytown (Wells Fargo Parking Lot)
Richmond, VA 23221carytownmarket.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
17th Street Farmers Market
Saturdays and Sundays, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m
17th and East Main streets17thstreetfarmersmarket.com
South of the James
Saturdays 8am-12pm, May 4 through Dec. 7
Forest Hill Park
Forest Hill Ave & 42nd Street
Richmond, VA 23225growrva.com
Tuesdays3:00 – 6:30, May – October
Behind the Randolph Community Center swimming pool at 1507 Grayland Ave.
Richmond, VA 23220byrdhousemarket.blogspot.com