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

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Oregon

Ashland

Ashland Food Cooperative

237 N. First St., Ashland, OR 97520

(541) 482-2237

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.

Open daily
Limited service
vegan options
fresh juices, take-out
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

Greenleaf

49 N. Main St., Ashland, OR 97520

(541) 482-2808

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.

Open daily for three meals
Full service
vegan options
non-smoking, espresso, beer/wine, catering
$-$$

Grilla Bites

47 N. Main St., Ashland, OR 97520

(541) 488-0889

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.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for lunch
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino
VISA/MC, $-$$

Señor Sam's Mexican Grill

1634 Ashland St., Ashland, OR 97520

(541) 734-3299

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
take-out, fresh juices, beer/wine/alcohol
$

locations

Astoria

·Blue Scorcher Bakery Café

1493 Duane St., Astoria, OR 97103

(503) 338-7473

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.

Open daily for breakfast and lunch
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, catering, espresso, soymilk
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

The Columbian Café

1114 Marine Dr., Astoria, OR 97103

(503) 325-2233

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.

Open Sunday through Tuesday for breakfast and lunch. Open Wednesday through Saturday for three meals
Full service
vegan options
fresh juices, wine/beer, non-alcoholic beer
$$

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Beaverton

Café Yumm!

14601 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton, OR 97006

(503) 627-9866

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, catering, soymilk, beer/wine
VISA/MC, $

Swagat Indian Cuisine

4325 SW 109th Ave., Beaverton, OR 97005

(503) 626-3000

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.

Open daily for lunch buffet and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, non-alcoholic beer, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Thai Orchid Restaurant

18070 NW Evergreen Pkwy., Ste. C, Beaverton, OR 97006

(503) 439-6683

16165 SW Regatta Ln., Beaverton, OR 97006

(503) 617-4602

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, beer/wine, non-alcoholic beer
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

··Veggie Grill

3435 SW Cedar Hills Blvd., Beaverton, OR 97005

(503) 350-2369

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
take-out, catering, beer/wine
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

locations

Bend

Café Yumm!

325 SW Powerhouse Dr., Ste. 130, Bend, OR 97702

(541) 318-9866

Organic/natural foods. See description under Beaverton, OR.

CHOW

1110 NW Newport Ave., Bend, OR 97701

(541) 728-0256

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.

Open daily for breakfast and lunch
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, espresso/cappuccino, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Kebaba

1004 NW Newport Ave., Bend, OR 97701

(541) 318-6224

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC, $

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Bridal Veil

Multnomah Falls Lodge Restaurant

50000 Historic Columbia River Hwy., Bridal Veil, OR 97010

(503) 695-2376

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.

Open daily for three meals
Full service
non-alcoholic beer, wine/beer/alcohol
VISA/MC/AMEX, $$

locations

Corvallis

Café Yumm!

2001 NW Monroe Ave., #109, Corvallis, OR 97330

(541) 757-9866

Organic/natural foods. See description under Beaverton, OR.

China Delight

325 NW 2nd St., Corvallis, OR 97330

(541) 753-3753

Chinese. Delight in China Delight's vegetarian specialties like Spicy Sesame Tempeh or Tofu in Mandarin Sauce.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
take-out
$$

·Nearly Normal's Gonzo Cuisine

109 NW 15th St., Corvallis, OR 97330

(541) 753-0791

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!

Open Monday through Saturday for three meals. Closed Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, wine/beer/alcohol
$-$$

The Beanery

500 SW 2nd St., Corvallis, OR 97330

(541) 753-7442

2541 NW Monroe St., Corvallis, OR 97330

(541) 757-0828

Coffeehouse/café. The Beanery features vegetarian lasagna, burritos, soups, salads, and desserts.

Open daily
Counter service
take-out, espresso/cappuccino
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

locations

Eugene

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Springfield.)

Café Yumm!

730 E. Broadway, Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 344-9866

1801 Willamette St. #140, Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 686-9866

130 Oakway Ctr., Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 465-9866

1005 Green Acres Rd., Eugene, OR 97408

(541) 684-9866

Organic/natural foods. See description under Beaverton, OR.

Capella Market

2489 Williamette St., Eugene, OR 97405

(541) 345-1014

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.

Open daily for three meals
Take-out
vegan options
catering, soymilk, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

··Cornbread Café

1290 W. 7th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 505-9175

Vegan/café. Cornbread Café offers all sorts of vegan comfort food. Come and enjoy dishes like Mac-Un-Cheese or "Phish" Sticks.

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

Glenwood

1340 Alder St., Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 687-0355

2588 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97405

(541) 687-8201

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.

Open daily for three meals
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, espresso/cappuccino, almond milk, wine/beer, reservations recommended
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

·Govinda's Vegetarian Buffet

1030 River Rd., Eugene, OR 97404

(541) 461-0093

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.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, soymilk
VISA/MC, $

·Holy Cow Café

University of Oregon - EMU, 1222 E. 13th Ave., Eugene, OR 97403

(541) 346-2562

Vegetarian/international/organic. Holy Cow Café offers an extensive menu that is completely vegetarian and mostly vegan. There is truly something for everyone from Tempeh Hot Wings and Classic Falafel to Pad Thai and Tony's Rigatoni. Additionally, they have a salad bar, 2 daily soups, and prepared salads. Holy Cow is located on the Main Level of the Erb Memorial Union (EMU), the University of Oregon's Student Union. Cash and UO Campus Cash are accepted. Please note that hours vary according to school schedule.

Open Monday through Thursday for lunch and dinner. Open Friday for lunch. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, soymilk
$

Keystone Café

395 W. 5th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 342-2075

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.

Open daily for breakfast and lunch
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, soymilk, smoothies, beer
VISA/MC, $-$$

Laughing Planet Café

760 Blair Blvd., Eugene, OR 97402

(541) 868-0668

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, beer
VISA/MC, $-$$

··Lotus Garden Vegetarian Restaurant

810 Charnelton St., Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 344-1928

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.

Open Monday and Wednesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday and Tuesday
Full service
take-out, soymilk, BYOB
VISA/MC/DISC, $$

Mekala's Thai Restaurant

1769 Franklin Blvd., Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 342-4872

Thai. Experience outstanding Thai vegetarian dishes containing no MSG. Only canola oil is used. Located in the 5th Street Public Market, the restaurant has a very nice atmosphere for daily dining.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for dinner only
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, wine/beer
VISA/MC, $-$$

·Morning Glory Café

450 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 687-0709

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.

Open daily for breakfast and lunch
Full service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino, special beverages
VISA/MC, $

·Pizza Research Institute

530 Blair Blvd., Eugene, OR 97402

(541) 343-1307

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, beer/wine, special beverages
VISA/MC, $$

Poppi's Anatolia

992 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 343-9661

Natural Foods/Mediterranean. This restaurant offers a wide variety of Mediterranean vegetarian dishes, including an Eggplant and Chickpea Stew, several curries, soups, and salads.

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

Ring of Fire & Lava Lounge

1099 Chambers St., Eugene, OR 97402

(541) 344-6475

Thai. Enter into the exotic with a variety of Thai noodles, curries, stir-fry, soups, and entrées topped with your choice of tofu or tempeh. For dessert, visit the lounge with its tempting cocktails and mixed drinks.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, beer/wine/alcohol, special beverages
VISA/MC, $$-$$$

Sam Bond's Garage Pub & Café

407 Blair Blvd., Eugene, OR 97402

(541) 431-6603

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.

Open daily for dinner through late evening
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, beer/wine/alcohol, non-alcoholic beer
VISA/MC, $$

Sweet Life Patisserie

755 Monroe St., Eugene, OR 97402

(541) 683-5676

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.

Open daily
Limited service
vegan options
vegan wedding cakes available
VISA/MC, $-$$

The Beanery

152 W. 5th St., Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 342-3378

2456 Hilyard St., Eugene, OR 97405

(541) 344-0221

Coffeehouse/café. See description under Corvallis, OR.

Wandering Goat Café

268 Madison St., Eugene, OR 97402

(541) 344-5161

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.

Open daily for three meals
Full service
vegan options
take-out, espresso/cappuccino, wine/beer, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

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Grants Pass

Sunshine Natural Foods Café

128 SW H St., Grants Pass, OR 97526

(541) 474-5044

Natural foods/organic. Enjoy Sunshine's organic salad bar and a buffet Tuesday through Friday.

Open Monday through Saturday for breakfast, lunch and early dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies
$

locations

Hillsboro

Swagat Indian Cuisine

1340 NE Orenco Station Pkwy., Hillsboro, OR 97124

(503) 844-3838

Indian. See description under Beaverton, OR.

Thai Orchid Restaurant

4550 NE Cornell Rd., Hillsboro, OR 97124

(503) 681-2611

Thai. See description under Beaverton, OR.

··Veggie Grill

2065 NW 185th Ave., Hillsboro, OR 97124

(503) 466-0345

Vegan/American/fast food. This location is in Tanasbourne Village. See description under Beaverton, OR.

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Hood River

China Gorge Restaurant

2680 Old Columbia River Dr., Hood River, OR 97031

(541) 386-5331

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.

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

··Mother's Marketplace

106 Hwy. 35, Hood River, OR 97031

(541) 387-2202

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!

Open Sunday through Friday for three meals. Closed Saturday
Cafeteria
take-out, fresh juices, soymilk, smoothies
VISA/MC, $

locations

Madras

Great Earth Natural Foods

46 SW D St., Madras, OR 97741

(541) 475-1500

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.

Open Monday through Friday for three meals. Open Saturday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, smoothies, espresso, wine/beer
VISA/MC, $-$$

locations

Manzanita

Mother Nature's Natural Foods

298 Laneda Ave., Manzanita, OR 97130

(503) 368-5316

Natural foods café. Mother Nature's Natural Foods features an all-organic café with homemade soups, daily specials, sushi, sandwiches, and salads.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC, $-$$

locations

McMinnville

Wild Wood Café

319 N. Baker St., McMinnville, OR 97128

(503) 435-1454

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.

Open Wednesday through Monday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Tuesday
Full service
VISA/MC/AMEX, $

locations

Newport

Oceana Natural Foods

159 SE 2nd St., Newport, OR 97365

(541) 265-8285

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.

Open daily
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices
VISA/MC, $

locations

Portland

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Aloha, Beaverton, Bridal Veil, Gresham, Hillsboro, and West Linn.)

·A.N.D. Café

5420 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97215

(503) 233-4550

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.

Open Wednesday through Sunday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Monday and Tuesday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk
VISA/MC/DISC, $

··Black Cauldron

16015 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR 97233

(503) 265-8929

Vegan/bar. The Black Cauldron is one of Portland’s completely vegan strip clubs. This bar has gone all-out on its cool witch theme. The menu is full of vegan staples and fun, eclectic dishes. Choose from options like the Diablo Burger, Chimichanga, or Yakisoba. Full service bar with many beers on tap. Reservations available.

Open daily for lunch, dinner, and late night
Full service
vegan options
beer, wine, alcohol
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

··Blossoming Lotus

1713 NE 15th Ave., Portland, OR 97212

(503) 228-0048

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.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for brunch and dinner
Full service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, beer/wine/alcohol, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

Café Yumm!

1806 SW 6th Ave., Portland, OR 97201

(503) 226-9866

301 SW Morrison, Portland, OR 97204

(503) 222-9866

Organic/natural foods. See description under Beaverton, OR.

Cup and Saucer Café

3566 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 236-6001

3000 NE Killingsworth St., Portland, OR 97211

(503) 287-4427

8237 N. Denver Ave., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 247-6011

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.

Open daily for three meals
Full service
vegan options
take-out, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk
VISA/MC, $

·DC Vegetarian

430 SW 3rd Ave., Portland, OR 97204

(503) 317-4448

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!

Open Tuesday through Saturday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Sunday
Take-out
vegan options
catering
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

·Divine Café & Catering

4262 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR 97215

(503) 347-8093

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.

Open Tuesday through Thursday for lunch and early dinner. Open Friday and Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday and Monday
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, catering
VISA/MC, $

··Food Fight! Vegan Grocery

1217 SE Stark St., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 233-3910

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!

Open daily
Take-out
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$$

·Garden Café

Portland Adventist Medical Center, 10123 SE Market St., Portland, OR 97216

(503) 257-2500

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.

Open Monday through Friday for three meals. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Cafeteria
vegan options
take-out, catering, soymilk
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

India Grill

2924 E. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 236-1790

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).

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
take-out, catering
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

Iron Horse Restaurant

6034 SE Milwaukie Ave., Portland, OR 97202

(503) 232-1826

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.

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

Laughing Planet Café

3320 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 235-6472

922 NW 21st Ave., Portland, OR 97209

(503) 445-1319

3765 N. Mississippi Ave., Portland, OR 97227

(503) 467-4146

4110 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, OR 97202

(503) 788-2921

4405 SW Vermont St., Portland, OR 97219

(503) 244-4254

721 NW 9th Ave., Ste. 175, Portland, OR 97209

(503) 505-5020

Natural foods/organic. See description under Eugene, OR.

··LivingWell Bistro

10000 SE Main St., Portland, OR 97216

(503) 261-4422

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).

Open Monday through Friday for three meals. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Limited service
take-out, smoothies, soymilk
VISA/MC, $

··Loving Hut

1239 SW Jefferson St., Portland, OR 97201

(503) 248-6715

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
take-out, soymilk, special beverages
VISA/MC, $

··Native Foods

7237 SW Bridgeport Rd., Portland, OR 97224

(503) 968-9999

12130 SE 82nd Ave., Ste. 3020, Portland, OR 97086

(503) 654-1212

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
take-out, catering, beer/wine
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $-$$

·Natural Selection

3033 NE Alberta St., Portland, OR 97211

(503) 288-5883

Vegetarian/European. Natural Selection's menu combines both rustic and modern cooking techniques while highlighting the flavors of France, Italy, and Spain. They offer a four-course, fixed-price dinner with two choices for each course. Vegan and gluten-free items are noted.

Open Wednesday through Saturday for dinner. Closed Sunday through Tuesday
Full service
vegan options
wine/alcohol
VISA/MC/AMEX, $$$

Nicholas Restaurant

318 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 235-5123

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, special drinks
$-$$

Oasis Café

3701 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 231-0901

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.

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

··Papa G's Vegan Organic Deli

2314 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97202

(503) 235-0244

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!

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
take-out, catering, fresh juices, beer/wine
VISA/MC, $-$$

Paradox Café

3439 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 232-7508

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.

Open daily for three meals
Full service
vegan options
take-out
$-$$

··Portobello Vegan Trattoria

2001 SE 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 754-5993

Vegan/Mediterranean. Portobello Vegan Trattoria is a small vegan Mediterranean-style restaurant. Their food is made from scratch using organic and local produce, with the exception of the artisan breads and pickles, which are made by locals and delivered by bicycle. According to Portland locals, they make a fierce tiramisu. Reservations are recommended.

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

·Proper Eats Market Café

8638 N. Lombard Ave., Portland, OR 97203

(503) 445-2007

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.

Open Monday through Saturday for three meals. Open Sunday for brunch and dinner
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino, beer/wine
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

·Red and Black Café

400 SE 12th Ave., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 231-3899

Vegetarian/natural foods/organic. The Red and Black Café, a worker-owned collective, is 99% vegan. Their food menu is completely vegan; dairy milk is available with some beverages. They use local, organic, and seasonal ingredients whenever possible. Sandwiches include the Tempeh, Lettuce & Pepper, Vegan Reuben, and the Tempeh Tuna. They also offer fresh soup and salad and a daily special. Red & Black features local shows, live music, and artwork by local artists.

Open daily for three meals
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino, beer/wine
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

Swagat Indian Cuisine

2074 NW Lovejoy St., Portland, OR 97209

(503) 227-4300

Indian. See description under Beaverton, OR.

·Sweet Lemon Vegetarian Bistro

4888 NW Bethany Blvd., K6, Portland, OR 97229

(503) 617-1419

Vegetarian/Asian. Sweet Lemon Vegetarian Bistro is inspired by spiritual teacher Supreme Master Ching Hai who advocates a compassionate way of living. This vegetarian 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.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out
VISA/MC, $$

§··Sweetpea Baking Company

1205 SE Stark St., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 477-5916

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.

Open Monday through Saturday for breakfast, lunch, and early dinner. Open Sunday for brunch
Counter service
take-out, catering, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk
VISA/MC, $-$$$

Thai Orchid Restaurant

2231 W. Burnside St., Portland, OR 97210

(503) 226-4542

10075 SW Barbur Blvd., Portland, OR 97219

(503) 452-2544

Thai. See description under Beaverton , OR.

Thanh Thao Restaurant

4005 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 238-6232

Vietnamese/Thai. Thanh Thao offers a wide selection of tofu, vegetable, eggplant, and mock meat entrées. Appetizers, soup, and noodle dishes are also available.

Open Wednesday through Monday for lunch and dinner. Closed Tuesday
Full service
vegan options
take-out
$-$$

··The Sudra

2333 Northeast Glisan St., Portland, OR 97232

(971) 302-6002

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
take-out, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC, $-$$

·Van Hanh Vegetarian Restaurant

8446 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97266

(503) 788-0825

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.

Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. Closed Monday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, soymilk
VISA/MC, $$

·Vege Thai

3272 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214

(503) 234-2171

Vegetarian/Thai. This restaurant offers traditional Thai cuisine made from mock meats, vegetables, and noodles.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
VISA/MC, $$

·Vegetarian House

22 NW 4th Ave., Portland, OR 97209

(503) 274-0160

Vegetarian/Chinese. Located in historic Old Town/China Town, this vegetarian restaurant's menu includes unique items such as Corn & Tofu Soup, Chinese-Style Sesame Flat Bread, Veggie Chicken with Cashew Nuts, and Veggie Shredded Beef with Bell Pepper. Also featured are Veggie Kung Pao Shrimp, Veggie Crab Meat with Baby Bok Choy, Veggie Pork Fried Rice, Veggie Ham Pan-Fried Noodles, and, for dessert, Almond-Flavored Soft Tofu. The staff uses organic produce whenever available. Make sure to stop in for the inexpensive lunch buffet offered on weekdays.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC/DC, $$

··Veggie Grill

508 SW Taylor St., Portland, OR 97204

(503) 841-6647

Vegan/American/fast food. This location is in downtown Portland. See description under Beaverton, OR.

Vita Café

3023 NE Alberta St., Portland, OR 97211

(503) 335-8233

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.

Open daily for three meals
Full service
vegan options
take-out, smoothies, soymilk, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC, $-$$

locations

Salem

Kwan's Original Cuisine

835 Commercial St., SE, Salem, OR 97302

(503) 362-7711

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, non-alcoholic wine/beer, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC/DC, $-$$

Marco Polo Global Restaurant

300 Liberty St. SE, Salem, OR 97301

(503) 364-4833

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.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$-$$$

Thai Orchid Restaurant

Liberty Plaza, 285 Liberty St. NE, Salem, OR 97301

(503) 391-5369

Thai. See description under Beaverton, OR.

locations

Springfield

Café Yumm!

3340 Gateway St., Springfield, OR 97477

(541) 747-9866

3333 RiverBend Dr., Springfield, OR 97477

(541) 736-9866

Organic/natural foods. See description under Beaverton, OR.

Kuraya's Thai Cuisine

1410 Mohawk Blvd., Springfield, OR 97477

(541) 746-2951

Thai. Kuraya's is a full-service traditional Thai restaurant offering many wonderful vegetarian selections.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, wine/beer
VISA/MC, $

locations

West Linn

Thai Orchid Restaurant

18740 Willamette Dr., West Linn, OR 97068

(503) 699-4195

Thai. See description under Beaverton, OR.

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