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Vegan Restaurants Around U.S./Canada

Posted on July 05, 2012 by The VRG Blog Editor

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

Grindcore House

1515 S. 4th St., Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 839-3333

Vegan/coffeehouse. Grindcore House is a laid-back café, a place to sit and relax while enjoying their selection of vegan sandwiches, baked goods, and coffee. They have free soy, almond, and coconut milks to add to your drinks and reasonably-priced food. Additionally, there’s an anarchist bookshelf for you to peruse, constant metal music playing, and free Wi-Fi. Grindcore, located in South Philly, has a unique ambiance and is a fun hangout spot. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Counter service, take-out, soymilk, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $.

O! Vegasm

St Roch Tavern, 1200 St Roch Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 302-8344

Vegan/American. O! Vegasm offers delicious comfort foods that are completely vegan! Try Jackfruit Reuben on Rye, Spicy Black Bean Burger, Vegasmic BBQ Sandwich, or “Save the Crab” Cakes. Don’t miss their Sunday brunch. Savor delicious pancakes, pastries, and other brunch treats while you enjoy jukebox music and a fun, friendly vibe. The chef/owner has cooked in some of the finest restaurants in New Orleans. O! Vegasm is located inside St Roch Tavern in the Bywater. Open Tuesday through Saturday for dinner. Open Sunday for brunch. Closed Monday. Full service, take-out, delivery, catering, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$.

Rise Above Bakery

120 St. Paul St., St. Catharines, ON L2R 3M2
(289) 362-2636

Vegan/bakery/café. Rise Above Bakery, located in the heart of downtown St. Catharines, Ontario, is a small and eclectic bakery and café with a specialty for artisan vegan doughnuts. The café offers various soups, salads, and entrées that emphasize vegetables and legumes. Their motto is “Life’s too short to make others’ shorter,” and if you think this is witty, check out their webpage where they have shirts with the logo and motto available for purchase. Reservations are accepted. Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for brunch. Closed Monday. Full service, take-out, catering, espresso, special beverages, VISA/MC, $-$$.

VegaDeli 100% Vegan Café

177 Hilltown Village Center, Chesterfield, MO 63017
(636) 536-6938

Vegan/café/juice bar. VegaDeli is a totally vegan café and juice bar offering cooked and raw foods. Menu items include soups, sandwiches, veggie burgers, and desserts. They offer nutritional and cooking classes as well as free Wi-Fi. Follow them on Facebook or Twitter for daily Soups and Specials. They are closed on Mondays for private events, meetings, and parties. VegaDeli is located on Olive by Chesterfield Parkway in the Schnucks Hilltown Village Center; they are on the left side of the Plaza. Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for lunch and early dinner. Closed Monday. Counter service, take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino, VISA/MC/DISC, $.

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