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

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South Dakota

Rapid City

Hunan Chinese Restaurant

1720 Mount Rushmore Rd., Rapid City, SD 57701

(605) 341-3888

Chinese. Hunan Chinese Restaurant serves traditional Chinese cuisine. They offer vegetarian appetizers, soups, and entrées on their extensive menu. The restaurant is located among the picturesque Black Hills.

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


Sioux Falls

Shahi Palace

2527 S. Shirley Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57106

(605) 361-5050

Indian. Shahi Palace has an impressive veggie section on their menu. They use ingredients like chickpeas, potatoes, and lentils to create a delicious, vegetarian Indian meal. Chana Palak is a chickpea based dish with spinach, onions, ginger, garlic, and freshly ground spices. Every meal comes with basmati rice and their menu also includes traditional Indian breads.

Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering



Bay Leaf Café

126 W. Hudson St., Spearfish, SD 57783

(605) 642-5462

Multiethnic. Wow! Another restaurant in South Dakota with great vegetarian options. Try the Garden Burger, Black Bean Burger, Vegetable Turnover, Tempeh with Sautéed Veggies, or one of the other vegetarian selections.

Open Monday through Saturday for three meals. Open for dinner in summer only
Full service
vegan options
delivery, catering, espresso/cappuccino



Body Guard

2101 Broadway Mall, Yankton, SD 57078

(605) 665-3482

Natural foods. Experience a natural foods bakery with a lot of specialty and non-allergenic baked goods in a quaint atmosphere.

Open daily
Limited service