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

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!


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 Churchill

(804) 592-3138

Bev’s Ice Cream

Delicious dairy-free sorbet option.

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 the Grilled Tempeh Grinder and vegan chili!

2900 West Broad Street in Scotts Addition

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

Boulevard Burger and Brew

Eatery serving a vegan burger, vegan "fish and chips", craft beer, and vegan milkshakes! Indoor and outdoor seating.

1300 North Boulevard in Scotts Addition

(804) 367-3838

Carytown Burgers and Fries

Also has the Impossible burger! Top with tater tots and 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

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.

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!

200 East Main Street Downtown

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


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

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!

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)

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.

4 North Thompson Street in Carytown

(804) 359-7525


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

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)


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

217 W. Clay St. in Jackson Ward

(804) 918-9352

Hang Space

Richmond's own vegan cafe and take out restaurant featuring the amazing food from Tracy of Yumvees and April of GoGoVeganGo. Closed Sundays and Mondays!

8002 Buford Court in Bon Air

Harrison Street Coffee Shop

Best BBQ tofu and lentil burger in town, inaddition 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 pizza or calzone with non-dairy Teese cheese.  Eat in or delivery.

1600 West Cary Street in the Fan


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

917 West Grace Street in the Fan near VCU

(804) 213-0190

Kregger's At Hand

Smoked jackfruit tacos, the Impossible burger, or potachos veganized! 

2614 W Cary Street in the Fan

Kuba Kuba

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

1601 Park Avenue in the Fan

(804) 355-8817


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

-116 S. Addison St in the Fan

(804) 728-2292

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.

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

The Mill


4023 MacArthur Avenue on Northside

(804) 716-1196

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/North End Gelato

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.

(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 Downtown

(804) 658-4322

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 Lillian tofu sandwich.

2620 Buford Road Southside

(804) 320-7375

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


Quickness RVA

Delivery by bike to several places on this list!

(804) 938-5021

Saadia's Juicebox and Yoga Bar 

 A variety of healthy choices for those stressed from life's constant toxins. On the menu are healthful concoctions like the Minty Swiss, Eye Opener and Raspberry Turmeric in addition to smoothies, salads, acai bowls, chia pudding, baked goods, and wellness shots for those that need the extra kick.

402 1/2 North 2nd Street. in Jackson Ward

(804) 299-0125

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.

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

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

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

(804) 717-9107

True's Cultural Kitchen

Caribbean and soul food with a handful of vegan options including veggie tacos and African fried spinach.

415 West Grace Street

(804) 918-4351

Union Market

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

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


Spicy tofu bowl with your choice of Korean fixins.

3300 West Cary St. in Carytown

(804) 447-3818


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.

GoGoVeganGo All Vegan food truck featuring the Beyond Burger, Pad Thai Fries and specials along the way!

Goatacado — A few great, fresh vegan options.  The Athena quinoa bowl (hold the cheese) is amazing! Now has a brick and mortar location at 1823 West Main St..

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

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

Zorch Vegan slices!


Carytown Farmers Market

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

Richmond Stadium 3201 Maplewood Ave.

Richmond, VA 23221

St. Stephen’s Farmers Market

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

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


Hardywood Farmers Market

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

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, 2408 Ownby Lane


South of the James

Thursdays 4 - 6:50 p.m., May through October.

Forest Hill Park

Forest Hill Ave & 42nd Street

Richmond, VA 23225

Byrdhouse Market

Tuesdays3:00 – 6:30, May – October

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

Richmond, VA 23220

Vegan Pop Ups at Hardywood


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