Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada
§ Reviewer's choice
1202 Brookview Dr., Ardmore, OK 73401
Vegan/natural foods. Veggies offers fresh wraps, sandwiches, soups, salads, and crepes. Delicious smoothies include Kiwi Kiss, Berry Berries, and Strawberry Banana. Try the 'Save the Chicken Sandwich' which is the owner's secret recipe for "chicken" salad on a homemade roll. Open Monday through Friday for lunch. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Limited service, take-out, catering, smoothies, soymilk, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $.
117 S. 7th St., Jenks, OK 74037
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, $-$$.
132 W. Main St., Norman, OK 73069
Natural foods store. Native Roots Market is a grocery store featuring local and organic food. One of the highlights of Native Roots is its huge spice bar, featuring spices from all around the world. Their coffee and chocolates are fair-trade, and they will make customized gift baskets for special occasions. Native Roots Market is located in historic downtown Norman, on the SE Corner of Main & Santa Fe. Open daily. Take-out, vegan options, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$.
(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Norman.)
4559 NW 23rd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73127
Indian. This restaurant serves both northern and southern Indian cuisine. They offer many selections for vegans daily and feature a vegetarian buffet every night. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Full service, vegan options, take-out, catering, non-alcoholic beer, wine/beer/alcohol, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC/DC, $-$$.
211 N. Perkins Rd., Ste. 24, Stillwater, OK 74075
Natural foods store. Nature's Supply is a grocery and health food store specializing in organic and natural foods. They offer many vegetarian and vegan items including seitan, tofu, tempeh, and soy & rice ice cream. They also have a variety of organic fruits and vegetables as well as gluten-free selections. Open Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday. Take-out, vegan options, VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$.
Rt. 1, Goddard Youth Camp Rd., Sulphur, OK 73086
Vegan. Located amidst 1,700 acres of native forest and the picturesque lake of the Arbuckles, the world-class Lifestyle Center of America and restaurant is dedicated to ensuring a healthy life through the power of diet, exercise, and stress management. There are center tours every day at 2 p.m. Open Sunday through Friday for three meals. Closed Saturday. Cafeteria, reservations required, non-smoking, special beverages, VISA/MC, $$.
3313 E. 32nd Pl., Tulsa, OK 74135
Thai. Try the Pad Thai Pak, made with oriental vegetables, ground peanuts, and egg, or the Ghang Ped Pak, made with red curry paste, oriental vegetables, and coconut milk. Any entrée on the menu can be prepared without meat. Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday. Full service, vegan options, VISA/MC/AMEX/DC, $$.
3807-F S. Peoria Ave., Tulsa, OK 74105
Natural foods café. Enjoy soups and sandwiches at this veggie-friendly café in Brookside. Many vegan items are available along with gluten-free selections. Café Samana is proud of its commitment to the environment and calls itself a "conscious café." They use organic and local ingredients as much as possible and recycle and compost. Open Monday through Thursday for lunch. Open Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday for lunch. Closed Sunday. Full service, vegan options, take-out, catering, VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$.
2606 S. Sheridan Rd., Tulsa, OK 74105
Deli. Try the Lentil & Celery Soup, Falafel, Veggie Cabbage Roll Dinner, or Sampler Veggie Dinner at Cedar's. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Limited service, vegan options, catering, $.