Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada
§ Reviewer's choice
901 Iowa St., Lawrence, KS 66044
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, $-$$.
9918 W. 87th St., Overland Park, KS 66212
Indian. Feast on appetizers such as Aloo Takki (fried potato patties); main dishes such as Vegetarian Thali, Chana Masala (chick peas with tomatoes, onions, and spices), and Bhindi Masala (okra with onions, garlic, ginger, and spices); and a wide range of fresh-baked Indian breads. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Full service, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$.
6010 Niemon Rd., Shawnee, KS 66203
Indian. Taste of India is a one-of-a-kind restaurant in the Kansas City area. They offer a daily lunch buffet. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Limited service, take-out, catering, reservations recommended, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$.
9100 W. 74th St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66201
Hospital cafeteria. Many vegetarian entrées and side dishes are available every day at this cafeteria. Open daily. Cafeteria, take-out, $.
2929 E. Central Ave., Wichita, KS 67214
Natural foods. Try the "Tempeh-tation" or the totally non-dairy Tex-Mex Lasagna at this deli located inside a natural foods store. Open Monday through Friday for lunch. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Full service, vegan options, fresh juices, take-out, VISA/MC, $.
300 N. Main St., Wichita, KS 67202
Vegan/French/gourmet. The entire menu at Garden Grill Café is vegan! They offer a delicious variety of salads, sandwiches, pizzas, and mock meat dishes, all for a quite affordable price. Enjoy Chipotle Bean Burritos, Mediterranean Grilled Portabello, or the Barbecue 'Beef' Sandwich. Cooking classes are available. Garden Grill is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours. Open Sunday for brunch. Open Monday and Tuesday for lunch. Open Wednesday and Thursday for lunch and dinner. Open Friday for lunch. Closed Saturday. Full service, take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, VISA/MC, $-$$.
1551 N. Rock Rd., Wichita, KS 67206
Natural foods/organic. The focus at O'Naturals is on natural foods and organic ingredients. There are many vegetarian selections as well as some vegan options. Wi-Fi Internet access is available. O'Naturals is located in the Genesis Health Club at Rock Road and is open to the public. Open Monday through Friday for three meals. Open Saturday and Sunday for breakfast and lunch. Counter service, vegan options, take-out, catering, VISA/MC, $.
6254 E. 37th St., N. Ste. 180, Wichita, KS 67220
Asian Fusion. Tsunami Teriyaki is an Asian eatery with very inexpensive food. Their vegan options include Salad Rolls with Tofu, Thai Basil Pepper, and Teriyaki Tofu Bowl. They even have a drive-thru window! Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday. Counter service, vegan options, take-out, special beverages, VISA/MC, $.