821 Cafe

Great brunch spot, Vegan Breakfast Burrito, Mimosas and BlackHand coffee! (lunch and dinner too) – vegan desserts by Buttermilk Bakery. Also now featuring the Impossible Burger.

825 West Cary Street near VCU

(804) 649-1042


Your late night, gotta have it falafel.

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.

2202 Jefferson Ave. in Church Hill

(804) 592-3138


Taqueria with Buffalo Cauliflower Tacos and Fried Avocado Tacos plus a Vegan Seven Layer Burrito! For an added bonus, have a Soft Serve Margarita for dessert (they’re vegan!)

2229 W. Main Street in The Fan

(804) 353-2424

Bev’s Ice Cream

Delicious ice cream flavor and dairy-free sorbet options.

2911 West Cary Street in Carytown

(804) 204-2387

Bingo Beer Co.

Craft beer, old school pinball and video games and a few great vegan options like a loaded vegan Impossible burger.

2900 West Broad Street in Scott’s Addition

Blue Atlas

Globally inspired small plate dishes with several vegan options. Be on the lookout for their Vegan Takeover Nights promoted on their social media (@blueatlasrva).

1000 Carlisle Avenue, Suite 200 in Fulton Hill

(804) 554-0258

Bottoms Up Pizza

A family-friendly pizza joint with fluffy crust, fresh veggies, Daiya cheese, and a slew of vegan meat toppings including “chicken” and “beef”.

9031 West Broad St in Shockoe Bottom

(804) 592-5592

Boulevard Burger and Brew

Eatery serving vegan burger options, Faux Fish & Chips, craft beer, and vegan milkshakes! Indoor and outdoor seating.

1300 North Boulevard in Scott’s Addition

(804) 367-3838

Carytown Burgers and Fries

Has the Impossible Burger! Top with tater tots and Texas Pete for the “Hot Tot.”

3500 West Cary Street in Carytown

(804) 358-5225

Carytown Cupcakes

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

3111 West Cary Street in Carytown

(804) 355-2253


Fast-casual Mediterranean bowls, salads, and pitas. Falafel or roasted vegetables are the vegan protein options and they’re amazing!

810 W. Grace St. in Downtown VCU area

(804) 214-3850

Study Hall

Vegan soft serve option and delicious vegan toppings galore!

4930 Forest Hill Ave Suite D in Forest Hill

Call for hours for both locations

(804) 482-8830

Chef MaMuSu

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

1102 West Main Street by VCU campus

China Panda

Full mock meat menu, pick up and delivery.

616 North Sheppard Street in the Fan

(804) 355-6888

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

Cobra Burger

Burger spot with house-made deep-fried grit and chickpea patty topped with smoked tomato jam, shiitake bacon, pickled red onion, lettuce, and vegan cheddah from Rooted Delights (optional). It comes in a nugget form, too!

400 N. 27th St. in Church Hill

(804) 643-8824

Cobra Cabana

Comfort bar food with several vegan options. Definitely grab the Tofu Hen Shot First sandwich with a side of vegan Strange Mac and Cheez!

901 W. Marshall St. in Carver Ward near VCU

(804) 303-3577


Several vegan breakfast options (TOFUTTI cream cheese), lunch and desserts too. Local draft beer on tap. Outdoor seating only at this time.

3600 Forest Hill Avenue in Southside

(804) 231-2030

The Daily Kitchen and Bar

Try the Avocado Toast for brunch. The Vegan “Calamari” is amazing. Also the Tomato Bisque, Teriyaki Bowl and Buddha Bowl!

2934 W Cary St. in Carytown

(804) 342-8990

DeLuca Gelato

Delicious sorbetto with 9 delicious and amazing vegan flavors (the cones are vegan too).

1362 Gaskins Rd far West End

(804) 741-3202

Devil's Lettuce

All vegan joint serving up comfort food including Sloppy Mac Wrap, Dank Nuggs, burgers, and more!

4028 Cox Rd J near Innsbrook

(844) 834-2626

Don’t Look Back

Taco restaurant with vegan taco options including black bean, tofu, and potato. Order “traditional” style to make it vegan.

3306 W. Broad St. in Downtown

(804) 655-2770

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

Elegant Cuizines

Upscale dairy-free restaurant with plenty of well-marked vegan options. Try their brunch or dinner menus.

415 West Grace St. near VCU

(804) 409-5803

Ellwood Thompson’s

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

4 North Thompson Street in Carytown

(804) 359-7525

Fresca on Addison

Vegan and vegetarian options. Get the BBQ seitan sandwich and the brick oven pizza..

22 South Addison Street in the Fan

(804) 359-8638

Food Not Bombs

Free vegan meal every Sunday and Monday at 4pm.

Abner Clay Park (corner of Brook Rd. and West Clay St. in Jackson Ward)

Fuzzy Cactus

Rock n’ Roll bar. Several awesome vegan options!

221 W. Brookland Park Blvd. in Northside

(804) 716-6213

Ginger Juice

Cold pressed juice bar with juices, smoothies, salad, soup, avocado toast, and smoothie bowls.

7021 Three Chopt Rd. in the West End

(804) 918-9352


Bowls, wraps, and ramen. Plant-based options for all! Add tofu to any option.

1823 W. Main St. in The Fan

(804) 464-8226


Get the Vegan Gwaesar Salad, Fried Cauliflower and a Hail Seitan Sandwich and you’re all set!

217 W. Clay St. in Jackson Ward

(804) 918-9352

Harrison Street Coffee Shop

Best BBQ Tofu in town, in addition to brunch and sandwiches. Check their hours!

402 North Harrison Street in the Fan near VCU

(804) 359-8060

The Hop Craft Pizza and Beer

All the craft beer and vegan pizzas or calzones with delicious vegan cheese. They make their own cheese! Eat in or delivery.

1600 West Cary Street in the Fan

Hot For Pizza

Punk rock pizza spot with vegan pizza, baked spaghetti with vegan meatballs, and select vegan sandwiches. Dine in or delivery.

1301 W. Leigh St. in Carver

(804) 447-0757

Idle Hands Bread Company

Oh me, oh my – vegan pastries and fresh bread galore! Make sure to check their hours on Instagram @idlehandsbakery.

407 Strawberry Street in The Fan

(804) 409-5540


So many options, so little time. Start with the Tofu Caesar Salad and be sure to try a vegan dessert!

917 West Grace Street in the Fan near VCU

(804) 213-0190

Kuba Kuba

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

1601 Park Avenue in the Fan

(804) 355-8817


Great breakfast options, baked goods and coffee. Try The Slammer!

116 S. Addison St in the Fan

(804) 728-2292


Indian cuisine featuring several vegan dishes that are labeled as such.

3215 W. Broad St.

(804) 204-1800

Little Nickel

Picadillo Stuffed Poblano Pepper and Build Your Own Beyond Burger!

4702 Forest Hill Ave in Southside

(804) 230-8743


Burger spot with vegan option, vegan chicken sandwiches, waffle fries, and vegan shakes. Oh, and did we mention you can get a burger in between two vegan glazed doughnuts? Yup.

1931 Huguenot Rd. in North Chesterfield

Mellow Mushroom

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

3012 W Cary St in Carytown

(804) 370-8210

Minglewood Bake Shop

All vegan bakery. Need we say more? Okay, we will. Delicious cupcakes, full cakes, cheddar biscuits, milkshakes, deli items and more!

3337 W. Cary St. in Carytown

(804) 206-3181

Mom’s Siam

Thai restaurant where many of the vegetarian dishes can be made vegan. Add tofu! *Be sure to confirm no fish sauce in your dish!

2811 W. Cary St. in Carytown

(804) 359-7606

Ms. Bee’s Juice Bar

Cold press juices, smoothies, and a juice cleanse.

114 W. Brookland Park Blvd. in Northside

(804) 562-2693

Nate's Bagels

Finally a New York style bagel in RVA! Featuring a house-made cashew spread, vegan lox and vegan sausage!

21 South Allen Ave in the Fan

(804) 939-5311

North End Juice

Enjoy fresh-pressed juices and smoothies. Most smoothies are vegan or can be made vegan. Plus try their vegan poke bowl. |

718 N Cleveland St. in the Museum District

(804) 729-7340

NuVegan Cafe Richmond

All vegan soul food with so many options you won't know what to choose but be sure to get the drummies.

417 W. Grace in the Downtown area near VCU

(804) 658-4322

Palani Drive

Hawaiian-inspired health-conscious food including vegan wraps, a veggie burger, and a breakfast burrito.

401 Libbie Ave in the West End

(804) 285-3200

PBR - Pizza & Beer of Richmond

Brick oven pizza with vegan cheese!

2553 West Cary Street in the Fan

Pearl’s Cupcake Shoppe

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

5812 Grove Avenue in the far West End

(804) 285-2253

Perk! Coffee and Lunchbox

Locally sourced coffee and tea, vegan desserts and the Buford Vegan Wrap.

2620 Buford Road in Southside

(804) 320-7375

Philly Vegan

All vegan Philly cheesesteaks, delicious milkshakes, and fries. What more could you want?!

1126 Hull Street in Manchester

(804) 332-9157


We’re beyond thrilled to have another pizza spot with a vegan option in town. Substitute vegan cheese on any pizza.

2314 Jefferson Ave in Church Hill

(804) 499-3090

Proper Pie Company

Sweet and savory pies with a promise for a delicious vegan option and the soup is always vegan! (closed Monday and Tuesday)

2505 East Broad Street in Church Hill


Quickness RVA

Delivery by bike to several places on this list!

(804) 938-5021

Roots Natural Kitchen

Fast casual eatery with nutritious bowls. Tofu and veggie are protein options.

939 W Grace St. near VCU

6602 W. Broad St. in West End

Ruby’s Scoops Ice Cream & Sweets

Guaranteed vegan ice cream and sorbet flavors daily. Try one in a milkshake!

120 W. Brookland Park Blvd in Northside

(804) 912-1320


Thai restaurant with a tropical vibe. Several vegetarian dishes with the option of tofu for protein.

2727 W. Broad St.

(804) 367-4992


Make sure to get the Toasted Coconut ice cream with vegan hot fudge. The cones aren’t vegan so opt for a cup!

403 Strawberry St. in the Fan

(804) 918-4455

Sen Organic Small Plate

“Bridging French and Vietnamese cuisine” this little place has many a lot of vegan options including a lemongrass tofu Bahn Mi and Vegan Pho.

2901 West Cary St. in Carytown

(804) 355-0736

Soul N' Vinegar

"A small neighborhood food shop offering diverse foods for diverse peoples. Focused on selling healthy, affordable, packaged meals for everyone in the neighborhood."

2832 R Street in Church Hill

Soul Taco

Latin American flavors meet Southern food. Try the Sweet Potato & Black-eyed Peas taco minus the crema and cotija cheese.

Jackson Ward – 804,308-1010

321 N. 2nd Street

Shockoe Slip – 804-562-5763

1215 East Main Street

Station 2

Old firehouse turned restaurant serving burgers and other American fare. Beyond Burger or vegan black bean burger.

2016 East Main St. near Church Hill

(804) 249-4702

Sticky Rice

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

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

Sugar Shack

Vegan doughnuts. Need we say more!? Now also serving vegan burgers.

1001 N. Lombardy St. near VCU

1931 Huguenot Rd. in North Chesterfield

Sunflower Gardenz 

All vegan and all delicious! Known for their amazing desserts but there are incredible savory options as well. Currently operating as a ghost kitchen.

Sweet Frog

Always a soy-based option for the vegans.

3137 West Cary St in Carytown

(804) 717-9107

Sweet Spot Ice Cream Cafe

Coconut and soy-based ice cream, sorbet, and vegan cones!

6 N. 18th St. in Shockoe Bottom

(804) 735-0710

Union Market

Vegan Club or a TLT sandwich, fresh salads, and house-pickled local veggies.

2306 Jefferson Ave in Church Hill

(804) 716-7233

WPA Bakery

Many vegan cakes and pies available. They also serve a vegan breakfast sandwich you need to try.

3414 Semmes Ave in Southside

(804) 477-6449

Zorch Pizza

Grab a vegan slice with pepperoni or a full pie at their brick and mortar shop. Check their website for operation hours.

2923 West Cary St. in Carytown

(804) 562-0279


1115 Mobile Kitchen — Crispy vegan chicken sandwiches and cheez homies (home fries) made with Rooted Delights Cheddar. Make sure to get a side of their vegan hush puppies, too! 

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

Davvero Gelato  Authentic dairy-free gelato and sorbet with alternating flavors.

Goatacado — A few great, fresh vegan options. 

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

River City Wood Fire Pizza Truck - Vegan cheese and plant-based meat toppings including sausage, bacon, and pepperoni. Visit their website for locations.

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.

Richmond Stadium 3201 Maplewood Ave. near Carytown

St. Stephen’s Farmers Market

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

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

Bryan Park Market

Sundays – 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., November through April

Bryan Park 4308 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23227

Byrdhouse Market

Tuesdays 3:00 – 6:30, May – October

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

Lakeside Farmers Market

Saturdays, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m., Year-Round

6110 Lakeside Avenue in Northside


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