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New Vegan Restaurants in The U.S. & Canada

Posted on May 15, 2012 by The VRG Blog Editor

These vegan restaurants were recently added to our online restaurant guide. To find restaurants in your area, visit:

Café Elite
1501 Preston Rd., Ste. 800, Plano, TX 75093
(469) 828-0607
Vegan/organic/natural foods. Enjoy the completely vegan menu at Café Elite. Selections include Chik’n Parmesan, Homemade Sloppy Joes, Tofu Wrap, Raw Pizza, and Classic Vegan Burger. Feel free to call to find out the Daily Special and Soup of the Day. Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. Closed Monday. Full service, take-out, delivery, catering, smoothies, soymilk, VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$.

Padmanadi Vegetarian Restaurant
10740 – 101 St., Edmonton, AB T5H 2S3
(780) 428-8899
Vegan/Indonesian. The food at Padmanadi is a blend of Indonesian, Chinese, Thai, and Indian cuisines and is all-vegan. The menu contains a variety of options including rice and noodle dishes, mockmeats, and wheat-free selections. Try such dishes as Chili Tofu, Spicy Coconut Eggplant, BBQ ‘Pork,’ or Ginger ‘Beef.’ Padmanadi is closed between lunch/brunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours. Reservations are strongly recommended. Open Tuesday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday and Sunday for brunch and dinner. Closed Monday. Full service, take-out, delivery, soymilk, espresso, special beverages, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$.

Pura Vida Bakery & Bystro
1236 Western Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 722-0108
Vegan/organic/bistro/bakery. Pura Vida Bakery & Bystro is an all-vegan restaurant and bakery in Sin City! Featuring a fusion of Caribbean and Southwest cuisines, the menu is created using fresh, organic, and locally-sourced ingredients. Surprise lunch specials are frequently offered. Leave room for a sweet treat from their full-service bakery. Custom vegan cakes are available for weddings and other special occasions. Open Saturday and Sunday for brunch. Open Monday through Wednesday and Friday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Thursday. Full service, take-out, delivery, catering, smoothies, VISA/MC/DISC, $$.

307 Belt Ave., St. Louis, MO 63112
(314) 282-5834
Vegan/raw foods/café/juice bar. PuraVegan offers 100% vegan, raw, and gluten-free foods. They serve creative dishes including different burgers, pizzas, pastas, soups, and more — all made from organic produce. Come for the delicious food or their yoga and African dance classes. Outdoor patio seating is available in nice weather. Open Tuesday through Friday for dinner. Open Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday and Monday. Full service, take-out, catering, fresh juices, VISA/MC/AMEX, $-$$.

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