Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada

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Idaho

Boise

Addie's

501 W. Main St., Boise, ID 83702

(208) 388-1198

American. This casual restaurant offers vegetarian options like salads, veggie burgers, and veggie sausage. They serve breakfast at all times. Outdoor seating is available.

Open daily for breakfast and lunch
Full service
take-out
VISA/MC/AMEX, $

Chiang Mai House

4898 W. Emerald St., Boise, ID 83706

(208) 342-4051

Thai. Chiang Mai House has vegetarian and vegan substitutes for virtually all of their dishes along with a separate vegetarian menu. Their entrées and noodle dishes can be made with tofu. Some to try include Almond Tofu, Sesame Tofu, Moo Shu Tofu, Cashew Nut Tofu, and Snow Pea Tofu. Chiang Mai House is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, beer/wine, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Jenny's Lunch Line

106 N. 6th St., Boise, ID 83702

(208) 433-0092

Natural foods. Jenny's Lunch Line is perfect for busy people who want wholesome and inexpensive food in a hurry. Enjoy homemade soups, salads, and sandwiches made from scratch and often using locally-sourced ingredients. Jenny's usually offers a daily vegan option, clearly labeled as such, such as their Chilled Gazpacho Soup or Thai Coconut Curry Soup with Tofu. Eat in the restaurant or order online for take-out or delivery. Jenny's is located behind Moxie Java on Main.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering
$-$$

Kind Cuisine Café

4628 W State St., Boise, ID 83703

(208) 367-9000

Natural foods. The Kind Cuisine Cafe is a casual cafe with outdoor seating. Offering organic, local, plant-based fare with raw, vegan and gluten-free choices, the Kind Cuisine Cafe has extensive fresh Breakfast and Lunch menus. Breakfast Menu includes vegan favorites such as the Veg Head Sunshine Skillet which is a skillet fried vegetable and herb medley served with mashed avocado toast. Patrons also enjoy the Vegan lunch menu with treats like the Hindi Bindi Wrap consisting of curried veggies, basmati rice, spinach, cilantro, tofu, and cashews with a side of chutney.

Open daily for breakfast and lunch
Full service
fresh juices, smoothies, beer/wine, take-out
VISA/MC/DISC, $$

Mazzah

1772 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702

(208) 333-2566

404 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise, ID 83706

(208) 333-2223

Mediterranean. Mazzah offers Lebanese-inspired Mediterranean cuisine at a very affordable price. Some tasty appetizers include grape leaves stuffed with veggies, pita triangles with hummus, and rice and lentils cooked with olive oil and topped with glazed onions. The veggie kabobs are an excellent meal choice as it includes two skewers of fresh grilled mushrooms, zucchini, tomatoes, and onion.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Natural Grocers

1195 N. Milwaukee St., Boise, ID 83704

(208) 378-7323

Natural foods store/deli. Natural Grocers is a well-stocked, clean, and friendly market with a deli offering freshly-prepared meals to-go. They have a fresh produce section, bakery, a wide variety of nuts and bulk foods, weekly deals and bargains, vegan protein supplements, and specialty items as well as staples.

Open daily
Counter service
vegan options
take-out
VISA/MC, $-$$

·Shangri-La Tea Room & Café

1800 W. Overland Rd., Boise, ID 83705

(208) 424-0273

Vegetarian/café/teahouse. Enjoy an all-vegetarian menu along with specialty teas and herbal remedies at Shangri-La Tea Room & Café. Vegan items are noted on the menu and include Mock Toona Sandwich, Curry Wrap, Corn Chowder, Tuscan Kale Caesar Salad, Tabouli, and Grilled Tofu Skewers with Seasonal Veggies.

Open Monday through Saturday for three meals. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
fresh juices, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX, $$

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Pocatello

Taste of India & Nepal

330 N. Main St., Pocatello, ID 83204

(208) 478-0172

Indian. Taste of India & Nepal offers authentic "Cuisine of the Himalaya" in the historic old town of Pocatello. Among their traditional dishes are vegetarian choices. Enjoy dining in their elegant and beautiful restaurant. Taste of India & Nepal is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, special beverages
VISA/MC, $$

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Sandpoint

·Common Knowledge Organic Café

823 Main St., Sandpoint, ID 83864

(208) 263-0509

Vegetarian/organic/café/teahouse. You can find this cozy bookstore and café located in the heart of downtown Sandpoint. The kind and energetic staff strives to obtain the freshest organic ingredients for their vegetarian creations. Come and get a good book, take a seat, and try their Vegan Taco with a spot of tea. Don't forget to leave room for their homemade vegan baked sweets! Visit their website for more information on special weekend dinners and live entertainment events.

Open Monday through Thursday for breakfast and lunch. Open Friday for three meals. Open Saturday for dinner. Closed Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk, wine/beer
VISA/MC, $-$$

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls Sandwich Company

128 Main Ave., N., Twin Falls, ID 83301

(208) 734-8372

Sandwich shop. The Twin Falls Sandwich Company offers gourmet sandwiches in a fun and friendly atmosphere. This eatery offers veggie items like the Veg Delight Sandwich, housemade Hummus Plate, and Bunny Burger (hold the mayo to make vegan). The restaurant is located in downtown Twin Falls. Outdoor seating is available.

Open Monday through Saturday for three meals. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, espresso/cappuccino, beer/wine
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

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