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

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Montana

Bozeman

Community Food Co-op

908 W. Main St., Bozeman, MT 59715

(406) 587-4039

44 E. Main St., Bozeman, MT 59715

(406) 922-2667

Natural foods store/deli. The Community Food Co-op is a natural foods store and deli. They feature organic and local foods and promote sustainable practices. They offer extensive vegetarian and vegan items. Indoor and outdoor seating is available at both locations. The store on West Main offers an incredible view of the Bridger Mountains in a park-like setting.

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

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Hamilton

The Spice Of Life

163 S. 2nd St., Hamilton, MT 59840

(406) 363-4433

Eclectic. The Spice of Life offers a variety of sandwiches, entrées, pasta, soups, salads, appetizers, and desserts. Try the Thai Curry Noodles with Vegetables and Tofu. Live music is featured Wednesday evenings. To find this funky café, look for the big blue awning and giant neon chili pepper sign on top. The Spice of Life is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

Open Monday for lunch. Open Tuesday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday for dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, non-alcoholic beer, beer/wine
VISA/MC/AMEX, $-$$

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Helena

Real Food Store Deli

1096 Helena Ave, Helena, MT 59601

(406) 443-5150

Natural foods deli. This natural foods deli offers sandwiches, soups, salads, and a hot food bar. Options at the hot food bar have included fajitas, enchiladas, sweet and sour tofu, and pad Thai.

Open daily for three meals
Limited service
vegan options
VISA/MC, $-$$

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Kalispell

··A Fresh Start

120 Main St., Kalispell, MT 59901

(406) 756-3774

Vegan/natural foods/café. A Fresh Start is an all-vegan natural foods café in Montana! Featuring a salad bar, the café also serves sandwiches, soups, veggie burgers, and wraps. They use organic and local ingredients as often as possible. Check out their daily specials! A Fresh Start hosts wellness education and cooking classes, too.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Limited service
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

Natural Grocers

2395 US Highway 93 N., Kalispell, MT 59901

(406) 755-5300

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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Missoula

China Garden

2100 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801

(406) 721-1795

Chinese. This restaurant uses no MSG in food preparation. Vegetarian options include vegetable sautées, soups, vegetable and noodle dishes, Vegetarian Foo Young, and Vegetable Fried Rice.

Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. Closed Monday
Full service
take-out, catering, beer/wine
VISA/MC/AMEX, $$

Kadena's

2685 1/2 Palmer St., Missoula, MT 59808

(406) 549-3304

Asian Fusion. Kadena's offers Asian-styled cuisine but also Mediterranean and Italian dishes. They have a separate meatless menu with selections such as Thai Curry, Street Vendor's Noodles, Angel Hair Primavera, and Sesame Tofu Tango with Linguini. Outdoor seating is available. Kadena's is located in the Palmer Professional Park.

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

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