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.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 Church Hill
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
Bev’s Ice Cream
Delicious dairy-free sorbet option.
2911 West Cary Street in Carytown
Bingo Beer Co.
Craft beer, old school pinball and video games and a few great vegan options like the Vegan “Chicken” Sandwich and Vegan nuggets!
2900 West Broad Street in Scott’s Additionwww.bingorva.com/food/
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
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
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
Carytown Burgers and Fries
Has the Impossible Burger! Top with tater tots 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
Fast-casual Mediterranean bowls, salads, and pitas. Falafel or roasted vegetables are the vegan protein options and they’re amazing!https://cava.com/
810 W. Grace St. in Downtown VCU area
Charm School Social Club
Vegan options guaranteed! They even have vegan magic shell (what?!) and homemade cones!
311 West Broad Street Downtown
Charm School 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
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
Veggie dogs with veggie chili-see how many you can eat.
1309 West Main Street in the Fan near VCU
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
Comfort bar food with several vegan options. Definitely grab the Tofu Hen Shot First sandwich with a side of vegan Strange Mac and Cheez!www.cobracabanarva.square.site/
901 W. Marshall St. in Carver Ward near VCU
Several vegan breakfast options (TOFUTTI cream cheese), lunch and desserts too. Local draft beer on tap.crossroadsrva.com
3600 Forest Hill Avenue in Southside
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!thedailykitchenandbar.com
2934 W Cary St. in Carytown
Delicious sorbetto with 9 delicious and amazing vegan flavors (the cones are vegan too).delucagelato.com
1362 Gaskins Rd far West End
Don’t Look Back
Taco restaurant with vegan taco options including black bean, textured vegetable protein (TVP), and potato. Order “traditional” style to make it vegan.
3306 W. Broad St. in Downtown
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
All vegetarian and delicious! Get the BBQ on homemade pita bread.www.frescaonaddison.com
22 South Addison Street in the Fan
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)
Rock n’ Roll bar. Several awesome vegan options!www.fuzzycactusrva.com
221 W. Brookland Park Blvd. in Northside
Cold pressed juice bar with juices, smoothies, salad, soup, avocado toast, and smoothie bowls.www.gingerjuiceco.com
7021 Three Chopt Rd. in the West End
Bowls, wraps, and ramen. Plant-based options for all! Add tofu to any option.www.goatocado.com/
1823 W. Main St. in The Fan
Get the Vegan Gwaesar Salad, Fried Cauliflower and a Hail Seitan Sandwich and you’re all set!www.gwarbar.com
217 W. Clay St. in Jackson Ward
Richmond's own vegan cafe and take out restaurant featuring the amazing food from Tracy of Yummvees and April of GoGoVeganGo. Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
8002 Buford Court in Bon Airhttps://hangspacerva.com/
Harrison Street Coffee Shop
Best BBQ Tofu in town, in addition to brunch and sandwiches. Check their hours!www.harrisonstcafe.com
402 North Harrison Street in the Fan near VCU
The Hop Craft Pizza and Beer
All the craft beer and vegan pizzas or calzones with delicious vegan cheese. Eat in or delivery.
1600 West Cary Street in the Fanhttps://hopcraftrva.com/
Hot For Pizza
Punk rock pizza spot with vegan pizza, baked spaghetti with vegan meatballs, and select vegan sandwiches. Dine in or delivery.https://hotforpizza.square.site/
1301 W. Leigh St. in Carver
Idle Hands Bread Company
Oh me, oh my – vegan pastries and fresh bread galore! Make sure to check their hours on Instagram @idlehandsbakery.https://www.idlehandsbreadcompany.com/
407 Strawberry Street in The Fan
Fast, casual takeout only eatery with a few vegan entrée options, including the Curry In a Hurry Bowl and several great appetizers.www.instabowlrva.com/
2601 W. Cary St. in The Fan
So many options, so little time. Start with the Tofu Caesar Salad and be sure to try a vegan dessert!ipanemaveg.com
917 West Grace Street in the Fan near VCU
Kregger's At Hand
Smoked Jack-fruit Tacos, the Beyond burger, or potachos veganized!
2614 W Cary Street in the Fanwww.kreggersrva.com/cary-st
Veggie paella, black bean soup and tostones to die for.kubakuba.info
1601 Park Avenue in the Fan
Great breakfast options, baked goods and coffee. Try The Slammer!lamplightercoffee.com
116 S. Addison St in the Fan
Indian cuisine featuring several vegan dishes that are labeled as such.http://www.lemoncuisineofindia.com/
3215 W. Broad St.
Asian cuisine featuring Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese dishes. Veganized versions of classic dishes including General Tso’s Tofu and Ma Po Tofu.www.littleasiava.com
3991 Glenside Dr.
Picadillo Stuffed Poblano Pepper and Build your own Beyond Burger!orderlittlenickel.com
4702 Forest Hill Ave in Southside
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.https://www.lutherburger.com/
1931 Huguenot Rd. in North Chesterfield
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
Thai restaurant where many of the vegetarian dishes can be made vegan. Add tofu!www.momsiam.com/
2811 W. Cary St. in Carytown
Ms. Bee’s Juice Bar
Cold press juices, smoothies, and a juice cleanse.
114 W. Brookland Park Blvd. in Northside
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
Several vegan options at this little Northside deli including a Veggie Philly, fish sandwich, and Oyster Mushroom Poboy.www.nomaddelicc.com
207 W. Brookland Park in Northside
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.
www.northendjuiceco.com | https://www.northendjuiceco.com/gelato
718 N Cleveland St. in the Museum District
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.https://www.ilovenuvegan.com/
417 W. Grace in the Downtown area near VCU
Hawaiian-inspired health-conscious food including vegan wraps, a veggie burger, and a breakfast burrito.
401 Libbie Ave in the West End
PBR - Pizza & Beer of Richmond
Brick oven pizza with vegan cheese!
2553 West Cary Street in the Fanhttps://www.pbrva.com/
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
Can we say vegan crab cakes?https://www.perchrva.com/
2918 West Broad Street in Scott’s Addition
Perk! Coffee and Lunchbox
Locally sourced coffee and tea, vegan desserts and the Buford Vegan Wrap.www.perkbonair.com
2620 Buford Road in Southside
All vegan Philly cheesesteaks, delicious milkshakes, and fries. What more could you want?!www.phillyvegan9.com/
1126 Hull Street in Manchester
We’re beyond thrilled to have another pizza spot with a vegan option in town. Substitute cashew-based Unmoo cheese on any pizza.www.pizzabonesrva.com
2314 Jefferson Ave in Church Hill
Adorable gift shop and coffee shop serving coffee drinks and a Tofu Bahn Mi Hoagie, Beet Hummus and Vegetable Hoagie, and a few other vegan options, some that change with the seasons.www.pomona-shop.com
2025 Venable Street in Union Hill
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
Delivery by bike to several places on this list!quicknessrva.com/menus
Red Goat Pizza
Brought to you by the folks at Goatocado, enjoy vegan pizza with vegan cheese.www.redgoatpizza.com/
2930 C West Broad St. in Scott’s Addition
Do not sleep on the amazing jalapeño cheddar biscuits for a snack or breakfast. For lunch, try the Not-So Bahn Mi Sandwich or Vegan Grilled Cheez. Full coffee and non-coffee drink and pastry menu.www.roastologycoffee.com
2701 W. Cary St. in the Fan
Roots Natural Kitchen
Fast casual eatery with nutritious bowls. Tofu and veggie are protein options.www.rootsnaturalkitchen.com/
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!http://www.rubyscoops.com/
120 W. Brookland Park Blvd in Northside
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.www.saadiasjuicebox.com/ourmenu
402 1/2 North 2nd Stree in Jackson Ward
Thai restaurant with a tropical vibe. Several vegetarian dishes with the option of tofu for protein.sabairva.com
2727 W. Broad St.
Make sure to get the Toasted Coconut ice cream with vegan hot fudge. The cones aren’t vegan so opt for a cup!www.scooprva.com/
403 Strawberry St. in the Fan
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.www.senorganicsmallplate.com
2901 West Cary St. in Carytown
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 Hillhttps://www.soulnvinegar.com/
Latin American flavors meet Southern food. Try the Sweet Potato & Black-eyed Peas taco minus the crema and cotija cheese.www.soultacorva.com
Jackson Ward – 804,308-1010
321 N. 2nd Street
Shockoe Slip – 804-562-5763
1215 East Main Street
Old firehouse turned restaurant serving burgers and other American fare. Beyond Burger or vegan black bean burger.www.station2richmond.com
2016 East Main St. near Church Hill
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
Vegan doughnuts. Need we say more!?www.sugarshackdonuts.com
1001 N. Lombardy St. near VCU
1931 Huguenot Rd. in North Chesterfield
Always a soy-based option for the vegans.
3137 West Cary St in Carytown
Sweet Spot Ice Cream Cafe
Coconut and soy-based ice cream, sorbet, and vegan cones!www.sweetspoticecream.com
6 N. 18th St. in Shockoe Bottom
True's Cultural Kitchen
Caribbean and soul food with a handful of vegan options including veggie tacos and African fried spinach.www.truesculturalkitchen.com/
415 West Grace Street in Downtown near VCU
Vegan Club or a TLT sandwich, fresh salads, and house-pickled local veggies.www.unionmarketrva.com
2306 Jefferson Ave in Church Hill
Many vegan cakes and pies available. They also serve a vegan breakfast sandwich you need to try.
3414 Semmes Ave in Southside
All vegan menu with made from scratch items like ribs, fresh pasta, and crab cakes. Round out your meal with a cocktail and dessert.www.yummvees.com
3511 Courthouse Road in Midlothian
Grab a vegan slice with pepperoni or a full pie at their brick and mortar shop. Check their website for operation hours.www.zorchpizza.com/
2923 West Cary St. in Carytown
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.
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.
Sweeter Days — Amazing vegan bakery that does pop ups at the BIG Market on Saturdays. Try their funfetti cookies or cupcakes.
Zorch — Vegan slices!
Carytown Farmers Market
Sundays 11 am – 3 pm, July through mid Nov.
Richmond Stadium 3201 Maplewood Ave. near Carytowncarytownmarket.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
RVA Big Market
Saturdays, 8 a,m.- 12 p.m.
Bryan Park, 4308 Hermitage Rd in Northsidegrowrva.com
South of the James
Thursdays 4- 7 p.m., May through October.
Sundays – 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., November through April
Forest Hill Park, Forest Hill Ave & 42nd Street in Southsidegrowrva.com
Tuesdays 3:00 – 6:30, May – October
Behind the Randolph Community Center swimming pool at 1507 Grayland Ave. in Randolphbyrdhousemarket.blogspot.com
Lakeside Farmers Market
Saturdays, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m., Year-Round
6110 Lakeside Avenue in Northsidehttp://www.lakesidefarmersmarket.net/