Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada
§ Reviewer's choice
237 N. First St., Ashland, OR 97520
Deli. Located in the Historic Railroad District, Ashland's only natural foods co-op is dedicated to providing the highest quality organic produce and whole foods possible. Their deli offers hot soups, hot entrées, a sandwich bar, dips and spreads, grab-and-go foods, and fresh bakery items.
49 N. Main St., Ashland, OR 97520
Italian. Located in the refurbished, old downtown area, the Greenleaf has both a patio and view of the river. Suitable for business entertaining, the menu includes tofu burgers, Greek vegan and veggie chef salads, baked potatoes, pasta, and a vegetarian soup of the day. There is also a wide range of box lunches, fresh baked desserts, breakfast options including Tofu Scramble, and á la carte options.
47 N. Main St., Ashland, OR 97520
Organic/natural foods. Grilla Bites serves organic fare in a relaxed and cozy setting. Enjoy soups, salads, sandwiches, and burgers with the many vegetarian & vegan items clearly noted on the menu.
1634 Ashland St., Ashland, OR 97520
Mexican. Señor Sam's grills delicious Mexican fare with a separate menu available for vegetarians. Try the spicy Veggie Tamale or the Veggie Fajita Burrito stuffed with rice, beans, green, red, and gold bell peppers, onions, and tomatoes.
1493 Duane St., Astoria, OR 97103
Vegetarian/natural foods/organic. The Blue Scorcher is a worker-owned bakery and café with plenty of vegan options (marked by a flower on the menu). They feature local, organic, and seasonal foods on their completely vegetarian menu. Stop by for a vegan dessert and cup of coffee and check your email (they offer free Wi-Fi). They can also bake specially commissioned cakes (including vegan) for weddings and other events. Outdoor seating is available.
1114 Marine Dr., Astoria, OR 97103
Natural foods. Here you'll find lots of delicious vegetarian and vegan food, including rice and veggie dishes, bean burritos, homemade pasta, and other international options. Salsas are made from all types of fruits and vegetables. Crepes are a specialty.
175 Second St. SE, Bandon, OR 97411
Natural foods café. Pacific Blues is a sit down café featuring healthy and organic foods. It features a separate wine bar and unique foods like Hungarian goulash and Italian stuffed red peppers. The “Fat Gandhi Plate” is a favorite of regulars featuring rice, veggies, blackened Tempeh, and a handmade curry sauce.
14601 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton, OR 97006
Organic/natural foods. Café Yumm! is a growing franchise of restaurants offering organic and natural foods. All Yumm! Bowls are vegetarian and can easily be made vegan. Other tasty items include Tempeh Reuben, Ginger-Garlic Veggie Burger, Southwest Tofu Wrap, and Tofu or Tempeh Skewers. Please note that each location varies but most offer catering and some offer breakfast.
4925 SW Angel Street 4925 SW Angel St. #110, Beaverton, OR 97005
Vegetarian/Latin American/juice bar. La Vida Veggie’s mission is to “Promote and Nurture a compassionate and balanced lifestyle in our community.” They Offer an exciting take on healthy eating by offering a rich menu filled with Vegetarian meals, all for under 10 dollars. For vegans, La Vida Veggie offers Vegan substitutions for a small up charge. Try the Vegan Alfredo Pasta or Walnut Meat Tacos for a nutritious take on childhood favorites.
4325 SW 109th Ave., Beaverton, OR 97005
Indian. Swagat offers traditional northern and southern Indian dishes during its lunch buffet and for dinner. Try a Dal Curry (lentils made with spinach and tomatoes), Aloo Saag (spinach and potatoes cooked with mild spices), and Navratan Koorma (nine vegetables in a mild cream sauce). Swagat also hosts tango, swing, and social dance lessons in the evenings. The restaurant is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours. Reservations are recommended.
18070 NW Evergreen Pkwy., Ste. C, Beaverton, OR 97006
16165 SW Regatta Ln., Beaverton, OR 97006
Thai. Thai Orchid offers more than 40 vegetarian dishes, cooked in a traditional Thai manner with no MSG or hydrogenated oil added. Options include Pra Ram stir-fry (with broccoli and topped with peanut sauce), Pad Kai Yad Sai (a Thai Omelette made with ground tofu, onions, tomatoes, and bean sauce, wrapped in scrambled eggs), Evil Jungle Noodles (medium rice noodles on a bed of steamed cabbage with bean sprouts and curry sauce), soups, salads, curries, and more.
3435 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR 97005
Vegan/American/fast food. The Veggie Grill serves classic American fast food that is completely vegan. There are so many delicious items to choose from including All Hail Kale Salad, Santa Fe Crispy Chickin' Sandwich, Papa's Portobello, and "Bean Me Up" Chili. At the Veggie Grill, enjoy hearty fare at inexpensive prices. The Beaverton location is at Cedar Hills Crossing.
325 SW Powerhouse Dr., Ste. 130, Bend, OR 97702
Organic/natural foods. See description under Beaverton, OR.
1110 NW Newport Ave., Bend, OR 97701
Natural foods. CHOW promises to be very accommodating for all kinds of special dietary concerns. Just let your server know if you are ordering vegetarian, vegan, raw, or even gluten-free. They have their own garden and support local farms. The menu is rotating and seasonal - be sure to check out the daily specials. Stop by for breakfast and enjoy items like Polenta or Tofu Hash. Outdoor seating is available.
1004 NW Newport Ave., Bend, OR 97701
Middle Eastern. Kebaba offers Middle Eastern cuisine with plenty of vegan options. Vegan and gluten-free daily specials are frequently offered. They use local ingredients whenever possible. Try the Curried Lentil Soup.
70 SW Century Dr. Ste 120., Bend, OR 97702
Vegan/fast food. This fast food burger joint offers only vegan items including a wide variety of burgers, hot dogs, salads, sandwiches, sides, cold press juices, and shakes. They offer kid's meals as well.
50000 Historic Columbia River Hwy., Bridal Veil, OR 97010
American. This is a standard American restaurant, but the menu does include items such as whole oat grains oatmeal, dinner salads made with spinach, a Boca burger, vegetarian Moroccan Stew, and sweet potato fries.
2001 NW Monroe Ave., #109, Corvallis, OR 97330
Organic/natural foods. See description under Beaverton, OR.
325 NW 2nd St., Corvallis, OR 97330
Chinese. Delight in China Delight's vegetarian specialties like Spicy Sesame Tempeh or Tofu in Mandarin Sauce.
109 NW 15th St., Corvallis, OR 97330
Vegetarian/natural foods. This local restaurant has an extensive and diverse vegetarian menu. Great salads with seasoned tofu and homemade dressings as well as homemade desserts are featured. There are farm-fresh specials in the summertime. All visitors should have a Nearly Normal's experience while in the area!
500 SW 2nd St., Corvallis, OR 97330
2541 NW Monroe St., Corvallis, OR 97330
Coffeehouse/café. The Beanery features vegetarian lasagna, burritos, soups, salads, and desserts.
(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Springfield.)
730 E. Broadway, Eugene, OR 97401
1801 Willamette St. #140, Eugene, OR 97401
130 Oakway Ctr., Eugene, OR 97401
1005 Green Acres Rd., Eugene, OR 97408
Organic/natural foods. See description under Beaverton, OR.
2489 Williamette St., Eugene, OR 97405
Natural foods store/deli. Capella Market is a natural foods store featuring a deli counter that always offers vegetarian options. Try Chinese Tofu Noodle Salad, Tempeh Reuben, Baked Tofu, or Grilled Eggplant. The menu changes frequently but one vegetarian soup is offered daily. Prices are inexpensive, but the deli is for take-out only. Capella is located near Amazon Park and Civic Stadium.
1290 W. 7th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401
Vegan/café. Cornbread Café offers all sorts of vegan comfort food. Come and enjoy dishes like Mac-Un-Cheese or "Phish" Sticks.
1340 Alder St., Eugene, OR 97401
2588 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97405
American. Enjoy a great variety of vegetarian options, including frittatas, waffles, vegetarian sausage, quiche, tofu or black bean burritos, veggie and/or tofu wraps, Garden burgers, pasta dishes, tempeh stir-fry, cabbage rolls, and much more.
1030 River Rd., Eugene, OR 97404
Vegetarian/Indian. Govinda's Vegetarian Buffet offers an all-vegetarian, and mostly vegan, buffet with gluten-free options. Non-vegan items are labeled. Govinda's is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.
395 W. 5th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401
Natural foods/organic. The Keystone Café serves breakfast at all times and this includes many vegan specialties. Enjoy French Toast, Biscuits & Crimini Mushroom Gravy, Tempeh Scramble, or Tofu Greek Scramble! Some lunch items include Vegan Enchiladas, Vegan Soft Tacos, and Vegan Keystone Rancheros. They use organically-produced ingredients as much as possible and make most items from scratch. Outdoor dining is available at this family-owned restaurant. The Keystone Café is located on the corner of 5th and Lawrence Streets.
760 Blair Blvd., Eugene, OR 97402
Natural foods/organic. The Laughing Planet Café offers delicious foods at great prices. Vegan items include Thai-Me-Up Burrito, Chairman Meow Rice Bowl, Black Jack Quesadilla, and their famous Vegan Chili. Customize your meal with organic tofu, organic tempeh, vegan sour cream, or vegan rice cheese.
810 Charnelton St., Eugene, OR 97401
Vegan/Chinese. Step into Lotus Garden for delicious vegan Chinese fare, such as Cashew Vegetable, Wheat Gluten with Ginger Sauce, Sweet & Sour Tofu, Pineapple Soy Slices, or Lotus Pond Delight (Hunan Veggie Fish). Every dish is made to order at this family-friendly restaurant. They have a gluten-free soy sauce which can be used to prepare almost any dish gluten-free. Lotus Garden is closed on weekdays between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.
450 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97401
Vegetarian/natural foods/organic. Morning Glory Café serves breakfast all day. There is a vegan bakery on the premises, organics are used whenever possible, and even the ketchup is homemade. Breakfast items include vegan French toast, vegan biscuits and gravy, and vegan omelets. Lunch offers Zephyr's Marinated Tempeh, Baked Tofu Luna, and Jamaican Jerk Tempeh. On the side you can choose from Tantric Mushroom Gravy, Herbed Tofu Sour Creme, and Tofu Creme Fraiche.
325 Blair Blvd., Eugene, OR 97402
Vegetarian/pizza. At the Pizza Research Institute, they offer, "Tomorrow's Pizza Today." Their 'Periodic Table of Toppings' includes pears, peaches, apples, sweet potatoes, baby corn, asparagus, garlic, artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes, walnuts, vegan pesto, and tofu. They also feature outdoor dining patios, an art gallery, and live music.
992 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97401
Natural Foods/Mediterranean. This restaurant offers a wide variety of Mediterranean vegetarian dishes, including an Eggplant and Chickpea Stew, several curries, soups, and salads.
407 Blair Blvd., Eugene, OR 97402
Café/bar/venue. Located in the Blair Historic District in Eugene, Sam Bond's Garage features live music nightly along with a full bar including local and regional microbrews. Its mostly-vegetarian menu changes daily but usually offers pizza topped with choices like crimini mushrooms, spinach, sundried tomatoes, and tofu. Sandwiches may include their Tempeh Sloppy Joe or Portobello Sandwich.
755 Monroe St., Eugene, OR 97402
Bakery. This establishment offers beautiful cakes and desserts made with the finest quality ingredients, including organic flours, all-natural German chocolate, pure extract flavorings, fresh flowers, and no artificial ingredients. Spelt and rice flour can be used in place of wheat flour.
152 W. 5th St., Eugene, OR 97401
2456 Hilyard St., Eugene, OR 97405
Coffeehouse/café. See description under Corvallis, OR.
268 Madison St., Eugene, OR 97402
Café/coffeehouse. The Wandering Goat Café focuses on organic and locally-grown coffees. All baked goods are vegan. They host community events such as independent film showings and live musical performances. The Goat is located in the Whiteaker neighborhood of Eugene.
128 SW H St., Grants Pass, OR 97526
Natural foods/organic. Enjoy Sunshine's organic salad bar and a buffet Tuesday through Friday.
1340 NE Orenco Station Pkwy., Hillsboro, OR 97124
Indian. See description under Beaverton, OR.
2680 Old Columbia River Dr., Hood River, OR 97031
Chinese. Enjoy authentic Szechuan and Hunan cuisines at China Gorge. Their Bean Curd Homestyle and Vegetarian Moo Shu are delicious, and you can dine while gazing over the Columbia River.
106 Hwy. 35, Hood River, OR 97031
Vegan/natural foods store/deli. Centrally located within a vegan natural foods store, the restaurant offers a wide assortment of appetizers, organic salads, entrées, pizzas, sandwiches, burgers, tamales, and a rotating soup menu. All food is made from scratch including the vegan burgers and cheese!
11 S. State St., Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Vegan/juice bar. Located in the 365 Whole Foods Market, Canteen’s menu mainly consists of fresh juices and smoothies. The Maca and Friends smoothie is made with almond butter, banana, dates, vanilla, almond milk, and maca. You can add plant protein and other fruits to your smoothie. Feeling under the weather? The hot Flu Slayer contains Echinacea, elderberry, ginger, and garlic. The food menu features four items: oatmeal, an almond berry bowl, an acai bowl, and a walnut taco salad.
11 South State St., Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Vegan/fast food. See description under the Bend, OR entry.
46 SW D St., Madras, OR 97741
Natural foods/organic. Great Earth Natural Foods is focused on sustainability. They utilize natural, organic, and local ingredients. The menu changes with the seasons in order to take advantage of the freshest ingredients available. They offer a selection of vegetarian choices, as well as gluten-free options.
298 Laneda Ave., Manzanita, OR 97130
Natural foods café. Mother Nature's Natural Foods features an all-organic café with homemade soups, daily specials, sushi, sandwiches, and salads.
319 N. Baker St., McMinnville, OR 97128
Café. This is a family-owned restaurant specializing in breakfast with a number of lunch options as well. Lunch includes wide range of veggie burgers, veggie melt, and salads. They make their own breads, granola, soups, and salsa.
159 SE 2nd St., Newport, OR 97365
Natural foods store/deli. You'll find homemade soups made without dairy or meat, some vegan sandwiches made daily, and a salad bar with organic ingredients at this self-service co-op.
(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Aloha, Beaverton, Bridal Veil, Gresham, Hillsboro, and West Linn.)
5420 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97215
Vegetarian/American. A.N.D. Café offers a vegetarian menu with vegan and gluten-free items. Try Curry Vegan Egg Salad, Blue Corn Waffle, or Biscuit & Vegan Hazelnut Sausage Gravy. Prices are quite reasonable.
2217 NE Alberta St., Portland, OR 97211
Vegan/bakery/café. Back to Eden Bakery is a 100% plant-based and gluten-free bakery located in Portland, Oregon. They have multiple raw, sugar free, and soy free options on the menu as well. The ingredients they use are all fresh, and they aim to get seasonal, local, and organic ingredients when possible. For breakfast they serve regular, savory, and dessert pastries, which are baked fresh every day. These include a millet bar, a sunflower cheese tart, and a chocolate PB crunch bar, respectively. For lunch you can enjoy various salads, chili with cornbread, daily soups, and more. You can then finish your meal with some delicious dairy-free ice cream. They offer both soft-serve ice cream as well as traditional hard scoop options, which can be served plain, as a shake, a float, or a sundae.
223 NE Russell St., Portland, OR 97212
Vegetarian. This heavy metal themed bar is shaking up the image of vegetarianism. They serve vegetarian food with tons of vegan options. They also have the ability to cater to our gluten-free friends. Their food is “greasy bar food” themed, and is as rockstar as their frequent performers. I got their vegan mozzarella sticks and pimento grilled “cheese”. The combination of the cool atmosphere and great, animal-free food made for a happy camper. I will definitely be returning. Black Water bar is located on the corner of NE Broadway and Schulyer St.
1713 NE 15th Ave., Portland, OR 97212
Vegan/international/organic. Blossoming Lotus serves organic vegan cuisine, including many raw foods dishes. You can start things off with a great appetizer, such as Cashew Hummus, Tempeh Salad, or a Veggie & Toasted Tofu Hand Roll. Their Tempeh Fajitas, Spicy Avocado Sandwiches, and Southwest Bean & Brown Rice Bowls are just a few of the many delicious dishes they have to offer. Enjoy Happy Hour on weekdays. Located in Irvington, Blossoming Lotus is next to Peet's Coffee.
1011 NE Alberta St., Portland, OR 97211
Vegan/bar. Tired of being able to order little else than a beverage at a bar? Bye and Bye’s food menu is fully vegan, so you can unwind while enjoying great food. Try the Chili Pie with Tofutti sour cream, non-dairy cheese, and nutritional yeast. The Meatball Sub comes with veggie meatballs and oat cheese. Other offerings include the Cornmeal Tempeh Sandwich, BBQ Brussel Bowl with tofu, and the Southwest Bowl with collard greens, brown rice, red beans, nutritional yeast tofu, and chipotle ranch sauce. For a small appetizer, order hummus and chips, chips and salsa, edamame, or pretzel knots.
1806 SW 6th Ave., Portland, OR 97201
301 SW Morrison, Portland, OR 97204
Organic/natural foods. See description under Beaverton, OR.
2816 SE Stark St., Portland, OR 97214
Vegan. With a rustic feel and a delicious menu, Canteen if the perfect stop for any meal. Breakfast is served until noon and includes oatmeal with goji berries and cocoa nibs, a cashew cream parfait, and a sunrise bowl filled with blended fruits. The lunch and dinner menu features bowls, salads, and sides. The Walnut Taco Salad has cashew cheese spread, avocado curry sauce, and walnut taco crumbles. The Southern Bowl has BBQ soy curls, cashew ranch, and collard greens. The dessert option is a selection of rotating cheesecakes, which are usually raw. Looking for something lighter? Choose a fresh smoothie or juice from the drink menu.
3566 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214
3000 NE Killingsworth St., Portland, OR 97211
8237 N. Denver Ave., Portland, OR 97214
Diner. Cup and Saucer, in true diner fashion, serves comfort foods at incredible prices. All menu items are available all day including breakfast. Enjoy hefty sandwiches, soups, and salads for lunch and dinner. Veggie items include Corn Meal Pancakes, Veggie Reuben (made with tofu), and the Grilled Veggie Burger. Please note that the locations on Denver Avenue and Killingsworth Street are not open for dinner.
430 SW 3rd Ave., Portland, OR 97204
Vegetarian/food cart/American. This food cart is located in downtown Portland on SW 3rd Avenue between Stark and Washington Streets. It offers tasty breakfast and lunch sandwiches and subs, and items are said to be made with lots of love. Opt for local favorites like the Vegan BLT or Vegan Steak & Cheese Sub (made with their own homemade seitan). All menu items are vegetarian and can be made vegan upon request. With the energetic employees and veganized American favorites, DC Vegetarian is definitely worth a visit!
4262 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR 97215
Vegetarian/food stand. Divine Café is a food stand that serves an all-vegetarian menu. For vegans, they will gladly substitute avocado for cheese or leave the cheese off altogether. Try foods like the BBQ Tofu Sandwich, Tempeh Reuben, or Vegan Chili.
404 NE 28th Ave., Portland, OR 97232
Vegetarian. Come visit Epif, an elegant restaurant with cuisine inspired by the Andes region of South America. A vegetarian restaurant with vegan options, Epif has a unique menu with appetizers like their ceviche made with mushroom, red onion, red pepper, and cilantro in a tropical leche de tigre, served cold with home baked sweet potato chips dusted with rosemary salt. Try their polenta, inspired by Argentina’s Italian influence, made with paper thin eggplant slices folded around a roasted garlic-walnut-tofu filling, served with a grilled polenta cake, and accompanied by arugula, chimichurri, and tomato sauce. Stop by for their daily happy hour in the afternoon.
1414 SE Morrison St., Portland, OR 97202
Vegan. Dinner is by reservation only! This restaurant is one of a kind. Tickets for seats must be purchased months in advance in order to dine at their once an evening meals, 4/7 days a week. This exclusive kind of restaurant supports wild kinds of produce that even the most plant savvy vegan will be awed by. The foods are beautifully plated and interestingly concocted. The decor is light and semi rustic, donned with a huge bar. All of their products are locally purchased and thoughtfully used. It’s located on the corner of SE Morrison St. and SE 14th Ave.
1217 SE Stark St., Portland, OR 97214
Vegan/general store. Food Fight! is an all-vegan grocery store offering pretty much anything a vegan could want. From snacks, sweets, staples, and beverages, to books, clothing, and personal care items, Food Fight! has you covered. They also know what vegan means so you won't find bone-char proecessed sugar or honey here. The good news is that you don't have to live in Portland to shop -- they have an online store!
Portland Adventist Medical Center, 10123 SE Market St., Portland, OR 97216
Vegetarian/natural foods. The Garden Café is a full service cafeteria offering vegetarian entrées, salad bar, fresh fruit bar, and a fast-food grill featuring 15 vegetarian sandwiches. They have an extensive full menu of delicious food prepared fresh daily featuring local and Adventist favorites, chef specials and seasonal selections. They offer a generous variety of whole grains, fresh vegetables and fruits; legumes, nuts, and seeds are commonly used in their recipes. With a rotating menu, each day offers a unique set of choices to entice everyone’s taste buds. Enjoy your meal in their comfortable dining room or outside on the patio. The Garden Café embraces the Adventist position of practicing a vegetarian lifestyle to support the holistic nature of humankind. Their grill service prepares fresh, hot sandwiches, wraps, paninis, and side dishes. Weekend and holiday service hours are limited. Vegetarian meals have been served here for more than 100 years. Enjoy a wide variety of foods in a comfortable dining area with indoor and outdoor seating, just six blocks off Interstate 205.
3632 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214
Vegetarian/juice bar. Harlow’s breakfast and lunch menu features scrambles, breakfast sweets, soups, and salads. Scrambles can be made with either eggs, tempeh, or jackfruit; try the Pesto Garden Scramble with homemade walnut pesto or the Outlaw Scramble with chipotle black bean chili, guacamole, and pepitas. The Strawberry Shortstack includes 3 almond butter and quinoa pancakes layered with house granola and strawberry cashew cream. The dinner menu features enchiladas, a vegetable stir-fry, and a zucchini noodle pasta salad among other items.
3101 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR 97232
Vegan/natural foods. Named for the building in which it is located, Harvest at the Bindery is a vegan take on hearty seasonal foods. Typically the menu features a very American flare, with grilled vegetables and overstuffed sandwiches. The eclectic menu will be sure to please a variety of tastes. Extensive drink menu available. Closed between lunch and dinner, so call ahead for hours.
1628 SW Jefferson St., Portland, OR 97201
Vegan/deli. This unique smokehouse and sub shop is complete with a deli counter stocked with an array of homemade, sliced “Schmeats” which you can purchase by the pound! There’s smoked “Be-If”, smoked salami, smoked pastrami, and maple ginger “H-Yam”. They also have a variety of sides, just as you would find in any deli counter, such as slaw, potato salad, beans, and their own “creamy mac-noncheese”. Sandwiches include standards like the “Philthy Nocheese Stake”, a take on the Philly cheese steak, and originals like the “Macnocheeto Burrito”. In answer to your next question: Yes, it’s a mac and cheese burrito.
2924 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214
Indian. With an eclectic array of Indian delicacies, India Grill also dedicates part of its menu to vegetarian specials, such as Saagalu (spinach cooked with potatoes) and Bengan Ki Sabji (stir-fried eggplant-potato-green herb combination).
6034 SE Milwaukie Ave., Portland, OR 97202
Mexican. Situated near Antique Row in the Sellwood District, Iron Horse provides fresh, festive, and authentic Mexican and Southwestern meals. Feast on dishes like mini tacos filled with beans or vegetables, seven-vegetable tacos, mushroom tamales, and traditional favorites. A vegan menu is available upon request.
832 N Killingsworth, Portland, OR 97271
Vegetarian/bar. Killingsworth Dynasty is a trendy Portland bar/restaurant with plenty of vegan and vegetarian food options as well as an impressive selection of alcoholic drinks. For an awesome meal try their specialty waffles (Fried chicken style Seitan, collard greens, black eyed peas, Dynasty BBQ sauce sound delicious?) or their healthy rice based bowls.
3320 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR 97214
922 NW 21st Ave., Portland, OR 97209
3765 N. Mississippi Ave., Portland, OR 97227
4110 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, OR 97202
4405 SW Vermont St., Portland, OR 97219
721 NW 9th Ave., Ste. 175, Portland, OR 97209
Natural foods/organic. See description under Eugene, OR.
10000 SE Main St., Portland, OR 97216
Vegan/organic. LivingWell Bistro offers an all-vegan menu of organic and sustainable foods. Enjoy the BBQ Tofu Wrap, Soy Curls Soft Taco, Lemon Tempeh Wrap, or Tofu Breakfast Scramble. LivingWell is located in the Pavilion of Adventist Health (near mall 205).
1239 SW Jefferson St., Portland, OR 97201
Vegan/Asian/American. Loving Hut is an international vegan restaurant chain with the slogan, "Be Veg. Go Green. Save the Planet." They offer gourmet vegan cuisine "for those making the noble transition to a plant-based diet." Although the menu varies by location, it typically includes appetizers, soups, salads, entrées, desserts, and special beverages. Both Asian and American meals are served including mock meat and vegetable dishes. Loving Hut was created with a vision that all beings could live in peace, love, and harmony with each other and the planet.
4121 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214
Vegan/fast food. See description under Bend, OR entry.
318 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR 97214
Middle Eastern. Nicholas Restaurant serves Lebanese and Middle Eastern fare with a vast array of vegetarian options. Try the flavorful veggie kebab over rice or the thin-crust pizza topped with oregano, thyme, sumac, olive oil and sesame seeds. Their menu notes which dishes are vegan or can be made vegan. Cash only.
3928 N. Mississppi, Portland, OR 97227
Vegan. No Bones Beach Club is a vegan Tikki Bar serving up bar snacks including eggplant fries and cauliflower wings, soups, salads including buffalo tofu salad and Caesar salad, sandwiches, tacos, tempeh kabobs, lettuce wraps, desserts, and more.
3701 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214
Café. Although it offers an array of sandwiches, soups, salads, focaccia, and desserts, Oasis is known for its pizza. Wild Ride is a popular vegetarian option with artichoke hearts, tomatoes, onions and mushrooms, but it is also possible to design your own pizza with whichever toppings you desire.
2314 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97202
Vegan/deli/organic. Papa G's Vegan Organic Deli uses organic, local, and sustainable ingredients and specializes in offering options for people with food allergies. This all-vegan deli offers made-to-order sandwiches, salads, 'burgers,' and much more! Many items are gluten-free. Papa G's is committed to sustainability which is why they use compostable to-go containers, green renewable power, and compost everything they can. Enjoy dining in their outdoor bamboo garden seating area or grab a bite to go!
3439 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR 97214
Natural foods. This mostly vegetarian/vegan, diner-style café is located in the heart of the trendy Belmont district. All of the breads, sauces and desserts served here are dairy- and egg-free and many of the ingredients used are local and organic. Breakfast is served anytime and can include dishes such as the Breakfast Burrito, Corn Cakes, Scrambled Curry Tofu with Mixed Veggies or Biscuits & Almond Gravy. Lunch and dinner items range from Tacos non Carne or Tofurky Sandwich to Green Curry with Tofu or Fettucini Alfredo. While they do serve hamburgers, the patties are cooked on a skillet separate from other items. Cash only.
610 SW 12th Ave., Portland, OR 97205
Vegan/bakery. Petunia’s Pies and Pastries is a sweet haven for those with dietary restrictions, as everything they make is vegan and gluten-free. With an extensive menu of cakes, pies, cookies, and even ice cream, you can be rest assured your sweet tooth will be satisfied. In the mood for something more savory? They also have a small café menu with a chunky vegetable pot pie and spinach lasagna!
925 NW Davis St., Portland, OR 97209
Vegan/café/juice bar. Located inside Yoga Pearl, Prasad partners with local businesses to bring customers fresh, delicious vegan food. B-Line bikes organic produce to Prasad daily so they can cook up delicious offerings like the Durango Salad made with yam “rice,” avocado ranch, and a mix of colorful vegetables. For a hot dish, try the Dragon Bowl with sea vegetables, cabbage-apple kimichi, hemp and sesame seeds or the Chipotle Black Bean Chili, which is topped with jalapeno cashew cheese and green chili sauce. Don’t forget about breakfast! Prasad offers a Vanilla Coconut Waffle, temph-based scrambles, and classics like granola and oatmeal. Hot drinks include Red Velvet Cocoa, Coconut Cider, and the Tumeric Toddy. The menu also features fresh juices and smoothies. As an added bonus, the menu is 100 percent gluten-free!
21 NE 12th Ave., Portland, OR 97232
Vegan/café/juice bar. Located inside the Portland Rock Gym, Prasad East has a small but diverse menu filled with breakfast items, salads, soups, burritos, and bowls. Try the Yogi Bowl with red lentil dahl, steamed greens, and tomato chutney or the Bliss Salad with currants, roasted beets, and candied pumpkin. Popular hot beverages include Coconut Cider made with fresh apple and ginger juice and the Moondrop Mocha sweetened with cocoa and agave. Prasad East also has a kids menu with a small selection of smoothies, juices, and entrees, including gluten-free Mac & Cheese, Ants on a Log, and a Burrito Junior.
8638 N. Lombard Ave., Portland, OR 97203
Vegetarian/café. Combining a market and café, Proper Eats, emphasizes organic, locally-grown products. The café offers a BBQ Tempeh sandwich, a Pesto & Veggie Wrap, and Raw Fajitas. They feature a spreads and dips section where customers can choose three dips and spreads served with either raw sprouted crackers or bread. The spreads include Spicy Black Bean, Sunflower Seed Avocado, and Miso Tahini Spread. The market has fresh produce and bulk items. Proper Eats is a gathering place for the community; they host events as well as local musicians and artists.
2074 NW Lovejoy St., Portland, OR 97209
Indian. See description under Beaverton, OR.
3326 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR 97214
Vegan/American. Sweet Hereafter is a hip restaurant and bar with a sizable vegan menu. They have a large selection of cocktails (and they are served in mason jars!). Their sprawling covered patio is perfect for Sunday afternoons and warm summer nights. Try the pretzel plate and Rosemary Almonds; they both get rave reviews. They also serve various bowls, Blackened Tempeh Sandwich, Tofu Bahn Mi, and more.
4888 NW Bethany Blvd., K6, Portland, OR 97229
Vegetarian/Asian. Sweet Lemon Vegan Bistro is inspired by spiritual teacher Supreme Master Ching Hai who advocates a compassionate way of living. This restaurant offers deliciously creative Asian and American fusion cuisine that is mostly vegan. They use organic ingredients whenever possible and do not use MSG or eggs. Menu items include wraps, salads, soups, sandwiches, and appetizers. Stop in for the Sweet Lemon Sandwich (vegan ham, veggies & vegan mayo on a baguette) or Zen Noodles (soy protein, noodles & peanuts with Sweet Lemon's own sauce). Enjoy some freshly-squeezed lemonade or choose a dessert from their cake gallery. Sweet Lemon is located in the Bethany Village Centre in Portland and is near many parks and golf courses.
1205 SE Stark St., Portland, OR 97214
Vegan/bakery/café. Sweetpea Baking Company is 100% vegan and 100% delicious! Their mouth-watering sweets include cupcakes, brownies, cakes, cookies, pastries, and cheesecakes. They also offer sandwiches, soups, and bagels. Check the board for daily specials. Fresh doughnuts are available on Saturday mornings, and you don't want to miss their all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch! Sweetpea also specializes in allergen baked goods, such as gluten free, soy free, and nut free. In addition to making vegan wedding and birthday cakes, special orders are welcome.
10075 SW Barbur Blvd., Portland, OR 97219
Thai. See description under Beaverton , OR.
4005 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214
Vietnamese/Thai. Thanh Thao offers a wide selection of tofu, vegetable, eggplant, and mock meat entrées. Appetizers, soup, and noodle dishes are also available.
2333 Northeast Glisan St., Portland, OR 97232
Vegan/Indian/bar. The Sudra is a vegan Indian restaurant with full bar. Enjoy foods including masala dosas, samosas, pakora, and chickpea cutlets. Don't miss their weekday Happy Hour with terrific food specials. The Sudra is located at The Ocean in Kerns, the northeast area of Portland. Outdoor seating is available.
8446 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97266
Vegetarian/Vietnamese. Van Hanh is a non-profit and volunteer-based restaurant whose proceeds go to the operational costs of the restaurant and Thien Quang Buddhist Temple. The menu is extensive with over 90 different vegetarian dishes. Some highlights include Spicy 'Spare Ribs,' Green Papaya Salad, Sweet and Sour Tofu, and many noodle, rice, and vegetable dishes. Make sure to try their Lemon Grass Tofu Sticks, which they say is their most popular dish.
508 SW Taylor St., Portland, OR 97204
Vegan/American/fast food. This location is in downtown Portland. See description under Beaverton, OR.
3023 NE Alberta St., Portland, OR 97211
Natural foods. This mostly vegetarian/vegan café in the Alberta Arts section of town serves a wide range of eclectic dishes, including breakfast items, which are served all day. Try their Vegan Chicken Fried Steak, Tofurkey Sandwich, and Vegan French Toast. Their breads and desserts are also dairy and egg-free, and they have a nice selection of vegan cakes and pies available by the slice.
1628 SW Jefferson St., Portland, OR 97201
Vegan. This vegan cheese shop and deli offers a wide variety of vegan cheeses as well as dishes such as Caprese Salad, Wild Mushroom Pâté, Tempeh Reuben, various panini, and more.
835 Commercial St., SE, Salem, OR 97302
Chinese. At Kwan's Original Cuisine, numerous vegetarian and vegan dishes are offered. Be sure to request vegetable broth be used instead of chicken broth.Try such dinners as Moo Goo Tofu, Snow Peas Fresh Mushrooms, or Fun-See Vegetables. Several mock meat dishes are available including Mongolian Mock Beef, Mock Chicken Broccoli, and Curry Mock Beef. Master Chef Kwan is happy to accommodate special dietary needs including no wheat, gluten, sugar, or salt.
300 Liberty St. SE, Salem, OR 97301
International. Marco Polo Global Restaurant offers a true international menu. From Asian cooking to European cuisine, there’s something for every taste here. Their separate vegetarian menu boasts over 70 items and notes the many vegan offerings. Some dishes to try include Walnut Tofu, Veggie Potstickers, North Atlantic Tofu, or the Veggie Raspberry Pistachio "Chicken." They also have a separate gluten-free menu. Stop in for their terrific weekday lunch specials. Please note that Marco Polo is closed between lunch and dinner on weekdays so call ahead for hours.
Liberty Plaza, 285 Liberty St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
Thai. See description under Beaverton, OR.
1128 Edgewater NW, Salem, OR 97304
Vegan. Chose to relax in the longue, on the patio, or at the deck while enjoying a show, drinks, and a fully vegan menu. Try the loaded nachos with house made queso, guacamole, and salsa. Hummus tacos are topped with pickled onions, slaw, lettuce, and olives. For a quick treat, try a freshly baked snickerdoodle with non-dairy milk. The Space proudly serves prominent West Coast based vegan brands, including Tofurkey, Field Roast, and Follow Your Heart. With sandwiches, bowls, tacos, burritos, and wraps, you can satisfy your hunger and not be too full to dance!
3340 Gateway St., Springfield, OR 97477
3333 RiverBend Dr., Springfield, OR 97477
Organic/natural foods. See description under Beaverton, OR.
7237 SW Bridgeport Rd., Tigard, OR 97224
Vegan/natural foods/organic. Native Foods uses tempeh, seitan, and textured vegetable protein (TVP) to make many of the dishes found at this all-vegan restaurant. Try the Jerk Burger made with spicy grilled seitan, a mock fish sandwich called the Moby Dick, Indonesian tempeh chips, or Japanese buckwheat noodle stir-fry called Yakisoba. Native Foods on Bridgeport Road is located in Bridgeport Village. The other Portland location is in the Clackamas Town Center.
18740 Willamette Dr., West Linn, OR 97068
Thai. See description under Beaverton, OR.