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

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Kansas

Lawrence

Community Mercantile Co-op

901 Iowa St., Lawrence, KS 66044

(785) 843-8544

Deli. Vegetarian options include veggie burgers, a salad bar, organic fruits and vegetables, breads, and more.

Open Monday though Saturday. Closed Sunday
Full service
take-out, fresh juices, espresso/cappuccino
$-$$

Natural Grocers

1301 W. 23rd St., Lawrence, KS 66046

(785) 830-8500

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, $-$$

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Manhattan

People's Grocery

1620 Fort Riley Blvd., Ste. 101, Manhattan, KS 66502

(785) 539-4811

Natural foods store/deli/organic. People's Grocery is a local, organic market that includes a deli. The market offers organic produce, bulk foods, and health, beauty, and household products. Their deli features fresh salads, soups, and juices. Among their wide variety of vegan options are vegan French onion soup, tofu, and local corn on the cob!

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Deli-style
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC, $-$$

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Overland Park

Chilli N Spice

8562 W 133rd St., Overland Park, KS 66213

(913) 681-3663

Indo-Chinese Fusion. This buffet offers a wide variety of cuisine. Chilli N Spice has Indian and Chinese influences and offers many vegetarian options such as Dal Currry with lentils, tomatoes, spinach and aromatic spices and Schezwan Fried Rice with fresh veggies. Don’t want to dine in? They offer different catering options like boxed lunches and vegetarian take-out.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Buffet
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering
VISA/MC/DISC, $$

India Palace

9918 W. 87th St., Overland Park, KS 66212

(913) 381-1680

Indian. Feast on appetizers such as Aloo Takki (fried potato patties); main dishes such as Vegetarian Thali, Chana Masala (chick peas with tomatoes, onions, and spices), and Bhindi Masala (okra with onions, garlic, ginger, and spices); and a wide range of fresh-baked Indian breads.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

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Shawnee Mission

Natural Grocers

9108 Metcalf Ave., Shawnee Mission, KS 66212

(913) 385-2000

Natural foods store/deli. See description under Lawrence, KS.

Shawnee Mission Medical Center

9100 W. 74th St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66201

(913) 676-2496

Hospital cafeteria. Many vegetarian entrées and side dishes are available everyday at this cafeteria.

Open daily
Cafeteria
take-out
$

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Topeka

Natural Grocers

5836 SW 21st St., Topeka, KS 66604

(785) 228-9100

Natural foods store/deli. See description under Lawrence, KS.

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Wichita

GreenAcres Market

8141 E. 21st, Wichita, KS 67206

(316) 634-1088

Natural foods store/deli/bakery. GreenAcres Market is a natural foods store with a small deli that boasts big flavors! Try the Tofu No-Egg Salad or the Sunflower Seed Butter Sandwich (made with bananas, preserves, and sunflower seed butter on whole wheat bread). Save room for Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes! Eat in their café or take your food to-go. At GreenAcres, they keep whole foods a priority. Menu items may vary by location.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX, $-$$

Lotus Leaf Café & Creperie

251 N. Washington St., Wichita, KS 67202

(316) 295-4133

French. Lotus Leaf Café & Creperie is a French restaurant with many vegan options (noted as such on the menu). Some of the vegan selections include Raw Pea & Almond Dip, Rubbed Kale Salad, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, and Quinoa Tabbouleh. They also offer vegan raw cheesecake with flavors changing daily. Reservations are accepted.

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

Oh Yeah! China Bistro

3101 N. Rock Rd., Wichita, KS 67226

(316) 425-7700

Chinese. Oh Yeah! China Bistro offers many veggie selections like Buddha’s Delight, General Tso's, and Love & Compassion (Sweet & Sour). They also feature a fabulous selection of teas. The restaurant is closed on weekdays between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

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

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