Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada
§ Reviewer's choice
6602 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, AZ 85331
Vegan/raw foods/organic. Chef Sara's Raw Vegan Academy and Café is an all-vegan, raw, and organic eatery with no gluten or soy. In addtion to the café, they offer a vegan chef certification program and store.
4929 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, AZ 85226
Vegetarian/Indian. Khanna Khazana features dishes from a number of different regions in India, as well as Indo-Chinese fare. Their extensive menu includes Stuffed Tava Eggplant and Aloo Gobi Masala. Per the menu, please ask for their vegan food options. Reservations are accepted.
1949 W. Ray Rd., Chandler, AZ 85224
Mediterranean. Pita Jungle is a fresh and fun eatery offering Mediterranean foods with many vegetarian and vegan options. They have a terrific downloadable vegan chart on their website that indicates what items are vegan and if not, the reason (example: Artichoke Pasta Salad is not vegan as it has cheese). Menu items include pita sandwiches, pita wraps, falafel, hummus, salads, veggie burgers, and wood-fired pizzas. Tofu can be substituted for most chicken, meat, and fish dishes. Smoothies can be made with soy and no yogurt to become vegan. They can do applicable substitutions to make any dish vegan. Each location has its own unique vibe and features cool art, but please note that menu items, services offered, and hours may vary as well.
N/A, Chandler, AZ 85286
Vegetarian/food truck/organic. The Uprooted Kitchen is an all-vegetarian food truck run by a husband-and-wife team. All meals served are vegan or can easily be made vegan. The menu changes regularly, but you'll always find staples like the Tempeh Spinach Salad or Veggie Sushi. Check out the rotating selection of soups and veggie burgers as well. Be sure to save room for their delicious baked goods including vegan scones. The food truck is silver with a red overhang, making it easy to spot. The truck is usually in the towns of Chandler or Gilbert; check their website to find their current location.
4980 W. Ray Rd., Ste. 10, Chandler, AZ 85226
Vegetarian/Indian. Woodlands Vegetarian South Indian Kitchen offers authentic South Indian cuisine that is completely vegetarian. Most dishes are vegan and are noted as such on the menu. Enjoy vegan selections such as Tofu Curry, Woodlands Spring Dosai, Tamarind Rice, or Tomato Onion Uthappam. Woodlands is closed on weekdays between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.
(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Sedona.)
14 S. Beaver St., Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Vegetarian bakery/coffeehouse. Macy's European Coffeehouse, Bakery & Vegetarian Restaurant is located in downtown Flagstaff and offers fresh pastas and sauces made from scratch, as well as soups, salads, and sandwiches.
115 S. San Francisco St., Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Vegetarian/American. Morning Glory Café is an eclectic and cozy eatery offering vegetarian and vegan sandwiches, soups, and salads. Try the Hemp Burger, their specialty. Cash only.
11 E. Aspen Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86001
International. Flagstaff is a major stop on the way to the southern rim of the Grand Canyon and Mountain Oasis is located in its historic downtown. Specializing in international cuisine, natural foods are used to prepare items such as garden scrambler with tofu & seasoned veggies, grilled portobello mushroom sandwiches, organic tempeh burgers, falafel sandwiches, and Japanese-style nori rolls. A juice bar is also available. Reservations are recommended for dinner,
320 S. Regent St., Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Mediterranean. This location is next to New Frontiers. See description under Chandler, AZ.
10 N. San Francisco St., Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Vegan/Thai. Nice, quiet, intimate restaurant with very reasonable pricing for a full meal. Appetizers include Fresh Roll, Kale Salad, Quinoa Arugula Salad, and more. Soups such as Seaweed Soup, Coconut Soup, and Spicy Lemongrass Noodle Soup are offered. Also enjoy a wide variety of curry dishes, Orange Soy Chicken, Pad Thai, etc.
101 S. San Francisco St., Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Vegan/bakery/coffeehouse. The Whyld Ass Coffee Shop features many breakfast options like biscuits and gravy, pastries, and quinoa oatmeal. Stop in for lunch for a wide selection of soup, salads, and sandwiches. They have a variety of coffees, teas, smoothies, and juices. Every Saturday, the coffee shop features an open mic night.
1430 W. Warner, Ste. 148, Gilbert, AZ 85233
Vegetarian juice bar. Juicebar/café serving organic fare including acai and pitaya bowls, smoothies, juices, and more. Honey used in some items.
1431 E. Williams Field Rd., Ste. 101, Gilbert, AZ 85295
Mediterranean. See description under Chandler, AZ.
3515 W. Union Hills Dr., Ste. 123, Glendale, AZ 85308
Vegan/Asian/American. Loving Hut is an international vegan restaurant chain with the slogan, "Be Veg. Go Green. Save the Planet." They offer gourmet vegan cuisine "for those making the noble transition to a plant-based diet." Although the menu varies by location, it typically includes appetizers, soups, salads, entrées, desserts, and special beverages. Both Asian and American meals are served including mock meat and vegetable dishes. Loving Hut was created with a vision that all beings could live in peace, love, and harmony with each other and the planet. This location of Loving Hut in the North Phoenix area is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.
7530 W. Bell Rd., Ste. 106, Glendale, AZ 85308
Mediterranean. See description under Chandler, AZ.
1315 S. Gilbert Rd., Mesa, AZ 85204
Indian. India Oven offers authentic Indian cuisine with many vegetarian and vegan items. Order off the menu or try their daily lunch and dinner buffets. The restaurant is located half a block north of the 60 Freeway and Gilbert Road. India Oven is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.
1941 W. Guadalupe Rd., Ste. 118, Mesa, AZ 85202
Vegan/American. Iss' Magic Mixes are specialty oatmeal mixes that are produced right in the cafe. Choose from a variety of unique oatmeal mixes served in some interesting ways. They serve the mixes in coconut oil, in almond or soy milk, or in apple sauce, etc. They also serve an all vegan menu of smoothies, pancakes, muffins, cookies, and scones all made with Iss' Magic Mixes oatmeal's. Handcrafted oatmeal/bean or lentil burgers are sold for lunch and they also have salads. Local herbal teas are served along with coffee alternatives and vegan hot chocolate. This cafe has indoor and outdoor seating and all food is made to-go.This company is dedicated to sustainability and composts and recycles all of their cups, plates, spoons and food scraps. They also sell pet treats and welcome pets on their patio seating area. Outdoor seating is available.
1850 W. Southern Ave,, Mesa, AZ 85202
1652 S. Val Vista Dr., Ste. 128, Mesa, AZ 85204
Mediterranean. See description under Chandler, AZ.
2235 S. Power Rd., Ste. 116, Mesa, AZ 85209
Vegetarian/organic. The Cutting Board Bakery & Café serves vegetarian, organic, and local foods. Try menu items like their Black Bean Burger, Cheesy Mac, or the Lentil Cabbage Wrap. Enjoy a fresh juice or smoothie such as the Red Head - made of strawberries, raspberries, pomegranate juice, dates, chia seed, and agave syrup. Breakfast is available all day on Sunday. Check out their daily specials online. The Cutting Board is community-oriented and frequently hosts speakers, seminars, and other educational events. The restaurant is located just south of Baseline Road in the East Valley. Outdoor seating is available.
(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Tempe.)
901 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Vegan/natural foods/eclectic. Aside of Heart is a vegan eatery, event venue, and art gallery located in downtown Phoenix. Offering an extensive menu of fresh vegan world cuisine, enjoy vegan tostadas and pita pizza with Daiya cheese or savor a vegan donut. Breakfast is available all day. Check out one of the many paintings that line the walls or browse the Internet (they offer free Wi-Fi). Aside of Heart is known for its positive energy, creative environment, and occasional late night live music. Reservations are accepted.
2022 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Vegan/American. Green is an all-vegan restaurant offering delicious comfort foods. Starters include Spicy Buffalo 'Wings,' Egglessrolls, and Green Hummus. Enjoy Flatbread Pizzas, Asian Bowls, Sandwiches, Burgers, and Po-boys. Don't forget to save room for vegan soft serve ice cream!
2941 W. Bell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85053
Indian. India Palace offers a variety of vegetarian options.
5104 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85008
Indian. Indian Delhi Palace offers many vegetarian dishes, including Roasted Eggplant, Garbanzo Beans with Ginger, Fresh Okra with Onions, Cauliflower and Potatoes, Samosas, and fresh breads.
3239 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018
Vegan/Asian/American. Loving Hut is an international vegan restaurant chain with the slogan, "Be Veg. Go Green. Save the Planet." They offer gourmet vegan cuisine "for those making the noble transition to a plant-based diet." Although the menu varies by location, it typically includes appetizers, soups, salads, entrées, desserts, and special beverages. Both Asian and American meals are served including mock meat and vegetable dishes. Loving Hut was created with a vision that all beings could live in peace, love, and harmony with each other and the planet. This location of Loving Hut in Central Phoenix is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours. Also please note that they are closed the last Sunday of each month.
2014 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85006
Vegan/bakery/coffeehouse/ice cream. Nami is a fun vegan bakery and coffee bar with a wide variety of soy soft-serve ice creams. A different selection of vegan baked goods is offered each day. They can also cater events, including custom wedding cakes.
4030 E. Bell Rd., Ste. 112, Phoenix, AZ 85032
Vegetarian/raw foods/organic/juice bar. All organic, mostly raw restaurant serving dishes that feature cuisines from around the world. Try the spaghetti, the burrito supreme, or the 7-layer salad. They also serve decadent desserts like fruit tarts, brownies, cheesecakes, cinnamon rolls, mud pies, and much more. Outdoor seating is available.
1335 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013
Persian. Though not vegetarian, this restaurant serves a wide range of vegetable-based soups, vegetable stir-fries, tofu dishes, eggplant dishes, hummus, and Middle Eastern specialties. You may want to try the Spinach Herb or Spud Burger for lunch and the Vegetable Stew Eggplant for dinner. Be sure to leave room for some homemade vegan desserts, like carrot cake, cheesecake, and Persian Saffron Rice Pudding. Near Veterans Convention Center and the State Fair Grounds.
4340 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018
20910 N. Tatum Blvd., Ste. 140, Phoenix, AZ 85050
2530 W. Happy Valley Rd., Ste. 1261, Phoenix, AZ 85085
1001 N. 3rd Ave., Ste. 4, Phoenix, AZ 85003
4921 E. Ray Rd., Ste. B2, Phoenix, AZ 85044
Mediterranean. Pita Jungle on 3rd Avenue is located in the Gold Spot Marketing Center in downtown Phoenix. Pita Jungle on Happy Valley Road is located in the Norterra Mall. See description under Chandler, AZ.
4025 E. Chandler Blvd., Ste. 28, Phoenix, AZ 85048
Vegetarian/café/organic. Pomegranate Café offers natural foods that are vegetarian and organic. Enjoy salads, wraps, sandwiches, bowls, and soups, along with breakfast fare. The menu changes depending on what is fresh and in-season.
4773 N. 20th St., Phoenix, AZ 85016
Vegetarian/organic. Sage Kitchen offers organic, vegetarian foods with many raw foods selections. Vegan selections are clearly labeled. Try one of the wraps or pizzas. Also enjoy a wide range of main dishes including a burrito and enchiladas. Sage Kitchen is located at 20th Street and Camelback Road in the Town & Country Shopping Center behind Trader Joe's.
2201 N 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85006
Vegetarian. In the morning, enjoy biscuits and gravy, Market Vegetable Scramble, and Jalapeno waffles. Later in the day, dine on Calabacitas Burritos, Potato Tacos, Jackfruit Sliders, and much more. They also have outdoor seating and music sometimes.
1348 W. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ 85007
Vegan/bakery/organic. At Treehouse Bakery, you can find hand-crafted, artisan, and all-vegan cupcakes, cookies, muffins, pies, uncheesecakes, and tons of other treats! The bakery uses only all-natural and organic ingredients that are always egg and dairy free (with many gluten-free options, too). Treehouse is located in central Phoenix and caters to birthdays, graduations, weddings, and other celebrations. Stop by today for some mouth-watering desserts that will leave you wanting more!
20 W. Adams St., Phoenix, AZ 85003
Vegan. With a menu that boasts dozens of different dishes to try, picking one is difficult. Regardless of whether you try the vegan shrimp or green curry, you will leave Vegan House feeling that you’ve spent your time and money well! Staying for dessert will only make you happier; your sweet tooth cravings are sure to be cured by their unique sweet purple rice with mango.
15236 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85032
Middle Eastern. This combination grocery, restaurant, and deli serves vegetarian dishes, including falafel, vegetarian grape leaves, and tabbouleh salad.
142 North Cortez, Prescott, AZ 86301
Café/eclectic. Although The Raven Café is not a vegetarian restaurant, there are certainly many options for vegetarians and even vegans to enjoy. Cozy up on the rooftop bar and enjoy the ambiance with a beer from their long list of drafts and some paprika fries. For dinner, try the fresh veggie and tofu sandwich or their “bodacious burrito”! Outdoor seating is available.
2613 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Natural foods/organic/coffeehouse. D'Lish Drive Thru wants to provide a healthy alternative to fast food. Enjoy soups, salads, wraps, sandwiches, and specialty coffee drinks with vegetarian items noted on the menu. They use organic and locally-sourced ingredients as much as possible along with recyclable packaging and eco-conscious products. Eat at D'Lish or use the convenient drive-thru.
13802 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Vegan/Asian. The food at Fresh Mint might not taste minty, but it is sure to be fresh and delicious. This all-vegan Thai-style restaurant offers meals that will please herbivores and carnivores alike. To start, try the Fried Imperial Rolls (Julienne taro root, carrots, bean thread, shiitake mushrooms, tofu, onion and yellow bean all rolled in a crispy shell and served with vegetarian dipping sauce). Yum!
7366 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260
7014 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251
14858 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Mediterranean. See description under Chandler, AZ.
1595 West Hwy 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336
Vegetarian/raw foods/organic. ChocolaTree serves mostly vegan food (the only exception is honey used in some dishes). The food is fresh, organic, processed sugar-free, mostly raw, and mostly homemade. Ingredients are often locally-grown; in fact, ChocolaTree grows many herbs and root vegetables in its own garden. They also make their own raw chocolates, some of which are vegan. Relish the Loaded Mushroom Magic (a large homemade pancake stuffed with vegan butter, spinach, and crimini mushroom gravy), the Falafel Platter (homemade falafel, fresh tomato, cucumber, red onion ringlets, creamy garlic dill dip, veggie hummus, and onion flat bread), or the Kale Quinoa Salad (hearty quinoa grain tossed with leafy kale in an almond chili sauce topped with shredded carrots, red onion, sprouts, and red bell pepper). ChocolaTree hosts lots of fun events in its garden, including live music, poetry readings, raw food classes, community dinners, gardening forums, movie nights, and yoga classes. They also sell a wide selection of foods online. The restaurant is across the street and one block away from New Frontiers.
321 N. Hwy. 89A, Sedona, AZ 86339
Mexican. Oaxaca offers regional and Sourthwestern entrées, featuring blue-corn and whole-wheat tortillas. Heart-healthy dishes and vegetarian meals are planned by a registered dietitian. All food is prepared fresh daily without additives or animal fat.
2050 Yavapai Dr., Sedona, AZ 86336
Hot dogs. Simon's offers Colombian-style gourmet hot dogs with most selections available as vegetarian and vegan. Items that can be vegan include Bratwurst (with sauerkraut & spicy mustard), Sonoran Cousin (with refried beans, onions, & peppers), and Hola Amigo (with creamy avocado, tahini, & jalapenos). They offer vegan cheese and are generous with toppings. The most popular hot dog is the Colombian with Sweet Pineapple, Crushed Potato Chips, and their own Simon's Spread. The eatery is located in the entrance of the Oak Creek Brewery Co. in West Sedona. Outdoor seating is available.
2611 W. Highway 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336
Thai. Vegetarians can dine on Pad Thai (a rice noodle, vegetable, and tofu dish), Thai Fried Rice, vegetable curry, organic brown rice, and other dishes at Thai Spices. The restaurant is located across from Circle K Market. Thai Spices is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.
2151 S. Hwy. 92, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
Chinese. This friendly traditional Chinese restaurant offers vegans a lot to choose from, with vegetable and bean curd dishes getting their own menu section. Also available are the standard vegetable lo mein, chow mein, and ho fan.
1081 E. Fry Blvd., Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
International. My Place offers something for everyone with offerings of American, Mexican, and Asian cuisines. Their extensive menus have many vegetarian items; vegan options include sandwiches, salads, and Vietnamese entrées.
305 S. Main St., Snowflake, AZ 85937
Natural foods store/café/organic. Amelia's Garden is a natural foods store and café in the White Mountains of Arizona. Menu items include sandwiches, soups, and salads along with daily specials. The focus is on organic and locally-sourced ingredients. Vegan substitutes for cheese (rice & almond cheeses) and mayo are available.
1701 E. Guadalupe Rd., Tempe, AZ 85283
Vegetarian/raw foods/juice bar. 24 Carrots is a natural foods café and juice bar. They use organic and local ingredients as often as possible. Enjoy thirst-quenching smoothies, vegan pastries, and raw vegan sandwiches. Try the 'Daily Ra'wich' - a delicious compilation of raw Daisuki bread, almond cheese, stacked vegetables, homemade dressing, salad, and organic carrots. 24 Carrots is located in the Tempe Square Shopping Center.
3332 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85282
Middle Eastern. Dine on delicious Middle Eastern cuisine, including hummus, tabbouleh, falafel, stuffed grape leaves, and more.
1135 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, AZ 85281
Natural foods/organic/coffeehouse. The Tempe location is on the southwest corner of Apache and Terrace, between McClintock and Rural. See description under Scottsdale, AZ.
933 E. University Dr., Ste. 103, Tempe, AZ 85281
Indian. Delhi Palace offers many vegetarian options. The restaurant is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.
414 S. Mill Ave., Ste. 111, Tempe, AZ 85281
Vegan/international. Desert Roots Kitchen offers an ever-changing vegan menu of global cuisine. Using as many local ingredients as possible, the restaurant caters to all allergens including gluten-free, soy-free, and nut-free. They are a great place for a quiet lunch. Outdoor patio seating is available. Desert Roots is located in the Mill Avenue Shops Courtyard in downtown Tempe.
2240 N. Scottsdale Rd., #8, Tempe, AZ 85281
Vegan/American. See description under Phoenix, AZ.
4 East University Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281
Mediterranean. See description under Chandler, AZ.
1804 E. Southern Ave., Ste. 1, Tempe, AZ 85282
Mediterranean/Middle Eastern. The family-run restaurant offers several vegetarian dishes, including hummus, baba ghanouj, tabbouleh, salads, stuffed grape leaves, falafel, and more. Sahara is located on the NE corner of Southern and McClintock, easily accessible from Loop 101 and the 60.
7510 S. Priest Dr., # 104, Tempe, AZ 85283
Mediterranean/Greek. Tzikii Pita Grill offers veggie foods including falafel and pita sandwiches. Don't miss their vegan Koshari bowl, a classic Egyptian street food made of rice, pasta, and legumes, crowned with a spicy-sweet tomato sauce and creamy caramelized onions.
1636 N. Scottsdale Rd., Tempe, AZ 85281
Vegetarian/Indian. Udupi is a vegetarian restaurant specializing in South Indian cuisine. They are happy to guide you through the menu which is 80% vegan. Their extensive selections include curries, Pulavs, Dosai, Indian breads, and Uthappam. Popular dishes include Gobi Manchurian and Vegetable Manchurian. Udupi is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.
6502 E. Tanque Verde, Tucson, AZ 85715
Chinese/Thai. China-Thai Cuisine serves about eight vegetable dishes, as well as tofu vegetable soup, in a totally non-smoking environment.
330 E. 7th St., Tucson, AZ 85705
Vegetarian/organic. Food For Ascension offers a fresh menu of seasonal vegetarian and vegan dishes. They consider themselves to be a vegetable forward, plant-based, seed-to-table, community supporting restaurant. Enjoy Lettuce Lentil Soup, Baked Polenta, or Roasted Beet Salad. The café is located in the Pie Allen area of Tucson. Outdoor seating is available.
3011 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85716
Pizza/Italian. Fresco Pizzeria & Pastaria offers a vegan soy cheese topping. Try the Very Veggie Pizza or create your own pie.
874 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719
American. English pub atmosphere with a large outdoor patio, located close to the University of Arizona. Menu items include veggie and vegan pizzas.
711 E. Blacklidge Dr., Tucson, AZ 85719
Vegetarian. Govinda's offers a natural foods buffet featuring international dishes, fresh juices, and a salad bar. Most of the dishes are vegan, including items like Veggie Croquettes in Spinach Sauce, Mock Fish Fillet with Almond Tartar Sauce, and Vegetarian Lasagna. They serve only vegan food on Thursdays.
3250 E. Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85716
Chinese. Guilin Restaurant features separate vegetarian and vegan menus.
622 N. 4th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85705
Mexican. "La Indita," an affectionate term for a little female Indian in Spanish, features the unique recipes of its own "little Indian woman," Maria Garcia, a Tarascan Indian from Michoacan, Mexico. The restaurant offers a mixture of traditional Mexican food, popular Indian fry breads, and Maria Garcia's own family recipes. No lard is used, and vegetarian items are indicated on the menu. Patio dining is available.
5975 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85712
Chinese. Specializes in Cantonese and Szechwan cuisine. Menu items are made to order and can be adjusted to special needs. Contemporary décor with new age music and patio.
2990 N. Campbell Ave., Ste. 120, Tucson, AZ 85719
Vegan/international. Lovin' Spoonfuls boasts 'delicious, healthful dining in a gracious atmosphere.' Although the environment is upscale, you don't need to dress up to visit. Dinner options include several different burgers, pastas like Old Country Lasagna, Stroganoff Supreme, Thai Vegetable Curry, salads, and more. This restaurant has something to please every palate!
605 N. 4th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85705
7315 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ 85704
105 S. Houghton Rd., Tucson, AZ 85748
Pizza/Italian. Magpies Gourmet Pizza offers toasted subs, salads, calzones, and gourmet pizzas. They are happy to use soy alternative cheese or no cheese upon request. Create your own pizza with toppings like artichokes, green olives, sun-dried tomatoes, and zucchini.
429 N. 4th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85705
Guatemalan. Maya Quetzal's vegetarian options include tamales made with corn and rice, masa stuffed with spinach and red bell pepper sauce, and chiles releños stuffed with spinach and walnuts.
6751 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85710
Indian. This restaurant offers several Northern Indian-style vegetarian dishes.
The Plaza at Williams Centre, 5340 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85711
7090 N. Oracle Rd., Ste. 128, Tucson, AZ 85704
Mediterranean. See description under Chandler, AZ.
5855 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85711
Middle Eastern. Enjoy authentic homecooking from Grandma's recipes in an informal atmosphere. Reservations are recommended.
245 E. Congress St., Tucson, AZ 85701
Vegetarian/coffeehouse/café. Located on the bustling corner of 5th and Congress in downtown Tucson, this hipster-chic coffeehouse and café is entirely vegetarian. Sparkroot offers an elegantly modern coffee bar featuring organic and fair trade Blue Bottle coffee, unbeatable artisanal pressed sandwiches on ciabatta, as well as a variety of micro beers and wines. Try the frittata or vegan cheddar, spinach and tomatoes on pressed ciabatta for something light yet satisfying. Most items can be ordered vegan and/or gluten-free.
3502 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, AZ 85716
Middle Eastern. Tork's Café offers many vegetarian options.
73 E. Pennington St., Tucson, AZ 85701
Vegan. Drop into Urban Fresh if you’re looking for a place to dine with a casual, laid-back atmosphere. The menu encourages healthy eating as it specifically has fresh juices and nourishing smoothies. Even their salads promote all raw energy, like with the Vibe Alive option that has kale, mixed greens, goji berries, hemp seeds, pea shoots, cucumbers, sprouts, beets, carrots, daikon, and cherry tomatoes, topped off with walnuts and acai and chia dressing. Don’t miss out on this healthful food!
2905 S. 4th Ave., Yuma, AZ 85364
Vegan/natural foods/organic. Nature's Express offers fast food that is vegan! Enjoy burgers, fries, wraps, soups, and salads, along with various dinner specials, all at great prices. They show their commitment to sustainability and their community by sourcing local products, using organic ingredients as much as possible, recycling their cooking oil into bio-fuel, and using biodegradable packaging. Eat inside or use their convenient drive-thru for vegan food to-go!