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

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South Dakota

Sioux Falls

Sanaa's Gourmet Restaurant

401 E 8th St., Ste. 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57103

(605) 275-2516

Middle Eastern. Sanaa’s Gourmet Restaurant is not a vegetarain restaurant; however, the menus are clearly labeled to indicate the vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options. They offer a wide variety of vegan options including a quinoa salad, falafel, and vegetarian kibbeh, which is bulgur, wheat, onion, and potato pureed into patties and seasoned. Sanaa’s is the perfect place to try affordable, fresh, and delicious Middle Eastern meals!

Open Monday through Thursday for lunch. Open Friday through Sunday for lunch and dinner.
vegan options

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
vegan options