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

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Bellevue

Thai Chef

1645 140th Ave., NE, Bellevue, WA 98005

(425) 562-7955

Thai. A wide selection of Thai foods including vegetarian appetizer, soup, and entrée specialties.

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

Thai Kitchen

14115 NE 20th St., Bellevue, WA 98007

(425) 641-9166

Thai. The Thai Kitchen has a separate vegetarian menu with such items as Spring Rolls, Corn Patties, Coconut Soup with Tofu and Mushrooms, Hot and Sour Vegetable Soup, Eggplant with Ginger and Black Bean Sauce, and Veggie Curry. Be sure to request for them to omit the oyster sauce. Reservations are accepted.

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

·Udupi Café

14625 NE 24th St., Bellevue, WA 98007

(425) 401-2009

Vegetarian/Indian. Udupi Café offers the best of traditional South Indian vegetarian cuisine, assuring the freshest quality ingredients and aromatic foods. Some of their vegan entrées include Dhal Curry, Vegetable Vindaloo, and Masala Dosa. Don't miss their lunch buffet!

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

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Bellingham

Casa Que Pasa

1415 Railroad Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 756-8226

Mexican. Casa Que Pasa's menu features fresh, creative and largely vegan or vegetarian burritos wrapped in vegan flour tortillas. It also offers combination plates, quesadillas, tacos, and chimichangas, and more than 77 choices of tequila.

Open daily for lunch and dinner through late night
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC, $

Cordata Co-op Deli

315 Westerly Rd., Bellingham, WA 98226

(360) 734-8158

Natural foods deli. The Cordata Co-op Deli serves flavorful, fresh food with daily vegetarian and vegan options. They have a rotating selection of menu items, including more than 300 salads. As a participant of Meatless Monday, their hot specials and at least one soup are vegetarian or vegan on Mondays. They offer plenty of other options (gluten-free, wheat-free, low carb, low fat, and low sodium). Local organic foods are used whenever available. Sample Beets with Orange and Tarragon, Roasted Asparagus with Almond Salad, or Mean Greens with Garlic and Lemon, followed by vegan German chocolate brownies. The Deli is located inside the Community Food Co-op, near the Cordata Transit Center. Everyone is welcome to shop at the Co-op, not just members.

Open daily for three meals
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, espresso/cappuccino, smoothies, soymilk, special beverages
VISA/MC/DISC, $

Downtown Co-op Deli

1220 N. Forest St., Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 734-8158

Natural foods deli. The Downtown Co-op Deli serves flavorful, fresh food with daily vegetarian and vegan options. They have a rotating selection of menu items, including more than 300 salads. As a participant of Meatless Monday, their hot specials and at least one soup are vegetarian or vegan on Mondays. They offer plenty of other options (gluten-free, wheat-free, low carb, low fat, and low sodium). Local organic foods are used whenever available. Menu selections include Garlic Smashed Potatoes, Braised Baby Bok Choy, Wild Rice and Kale with Lemon, and vegan German chocolate brownies. The Deli is located inside the Community Food Co-op. Everyone is welcome to shop at the Co-op, not just members.

Open daily for three meals
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, espresso/cappuccino, smoothies, soymilk, special beverages
VISA/MC/DISC, $

The Old Town Café

316 W. Holly St., Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 671-4431

Natural foods. The Old Town Café has a special philosphy regarding its staff: "The people who work here are a team. All jobs are equally important and all tips are shared equally by the cooks, dishwashers, and waitpersons." This social consciousness extends to recycling everything posssible, reducing use of non-recyclables, and supporting local food suppliers. Sandwiches, salads, soups, and daily vegetarian lunch specials are offered.

Open daily for breakfast and lunch
Full service
vegan options
espresso
$

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Ellensburg

Valley Café

105 W. 3rd Ave., Ellensburg, WA 98926

(509) 925-3050

American. This original Art Deco facility offers fresh Pacific Northwestern cuisine, including some vegetarian options. The Valley Café is located half a block east of Main Street. They are closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours. Reservations are accepted.

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

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Everett

The Sisters Restaurant

2804 Grand Ave., Everett, WA 98201

(425) 252-0480

Natural foods. This funky, family-owned and operated restaurant offers hotcakes, salads, their own nut burger, hummus and pita bread, plus more in an environment decorated with local artwork.

Open Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Counter service
take-out, espresso, smoothies
VISA/MC, $

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Federal Way

Marlene's Market & Deli

2565 Gateway Center Blvd. S., Federal Way, WA 98003

(253) 839-0933

Natural foods. This inviting deli/restaurant has an adjoining espresso bar serving only organic coffee. Marlene's is easily accessible to Interstate 5.

Open daily
Limited service
take-out, fresh juices, espresso
VISA, $

locations

Issaquah

·Pabla Veggie Cuisine

1420 NW Gilman Blvd., Ste. N3, Issaquah, WA 98027

(425) 392-4725

Vegetarian/Indian/Kosher. Pabla Veggie Cuisine offers freshly-prepared Indian dishes and special tandoori breads made with natural ingredients. This all-vegetarian restaurant does not use eggs, and foods can be prepared without dairy products. Entrées include Eggplant Bhartha, Mushroom Masala, Mattar Paneer, and Daal Channa Wali. Several rice specialties are also offered. Traditional Indian décor and music make the atmosphere warm and inviting. Their daily lunch buffet is a terrific value and includes more than 20 items that vary from day-to-day. Pabla is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours. The Issaquah location has a full bar. The Renton location serves no alcohol but has a grocery store with diverse Indian pastries and spices.

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

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Kent

·Punjab Sweets

23617 104th Ave. SE Ste. C, Kent, WA 98031

(253) 859-3236

Vegetarian/Indian/bakery. Located in the heart of downtown Kent, Punjab Sweets contains both a bakery and a sit-down restaurant offering traditional Indian food and sweets from the Punjab region of India. This family-run establishment offers some vegan options such as Pani Puri (lightly toasted flour balls filled with a spicy water filling and Bhindi (spicy sauteed okra, onions, and tomatoes). Punjab Sweets bakery features traditional sweets such as Ladoo (sweet round balls made of flour). A variety of sweets and snacks can also be ordered for delivery.

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

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Kirkland

·Café Happy

102 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland, WA 98033

(425) 822-9696

Vegetarian/Chinese. This tiny Taiwanese-style restaurant has pictures of all the dishes to help you order. Dishes are made fresh and light, with more than 40 menu items to choose from. Seating is limited at Café Happy.

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

Shamiana

10724 68th St., NE, Kirkland, WA 98033

(206) 827-4902

Indian. Shamiana's vegetarian specialties include vegetable curry, eggplant dishes, and more.

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

Thai Kitchen

11701 124th Ave., NE, Kirkland, WA 98034

(425) 820-5630

Thai. See description under Bellevue, WA.

locations

Olga

Doe Bay Café

Star Rte. 86, Olga, WA 98279

(360) 376-2291

Natural foods. Doe Bay Café is in a turn-of-the-century building that overlooks Otter Cove at the historic Doe Bay Village Resort and Retreat on Orcas Island. Serving dishes with an international flavor, Doe Bay has a casual and social setting. Mineral spring hot tubs, cedar sauna, massage, and a daily guided kayak-trip help build appetites worthy of the meals there. Indoor and outdoor seating is available.

Open daily in summer. Open only for weekends and holidays after September
Full service
wine/beer
$$

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Olympia

·Blue Heron Bakery

4935 Mud Bay Rd. NW, Olympia, WA 98502

(360) 866-2253

Vegetarian bakery. Blue Heron Bakery offers many vegan treats such as cookies, granola, and breads. They clearly label what is vegan, egg-free, and dairy-free. Online ordering is available so if you aren’t in Olympia, you can still get your favorite sweets.

Open daily
Take-out
vegan options
VISA/MC, $-$$$

Le Voyeur Café & Lounge

404 E. 4th Ave., Olympia, WA 98501

(360) 943-5710

Natural foods/organic/lounge. Le Voyeur Café & Lounge offers soups, sandwiches, and salads. Their soups, dressings, sauces and breadcrumbs are homemade and vegan. Try their "Chicken" Fried Tofu, Stuffed Avocado, Buckwheat Noodle Salad, or Tofu Broccoli Dance. They feature live music most nights.

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

Oly Juice and Java

2125 Caton Way SW, Olympia, WA 98502

(310) 321-8915

Juice bar. Oly's 1st little outdoor drive or walk up (bike or skateboard too) organic, raw, vegan, juice and fair trade java bar offering organically grown local wheatgrass, organic plant based juices, smoothies, nut milks, vegan protein shakes, fair trade organic coffee & tea, hot elixirs such as organic Chai, organic raw vegan hot cocoa, organic cider and other exquisite tonics, raw vegan milkshakes, sorbets and soups.Take-out only.

Open daily
Take-out
vegan options
fresh juices, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC/DC, $

Olympia Food Co-op

3111 Pacific Ave. SE, Olympia, WA 98501

(360) 956-3870

921 Rogers St. NW, Olympia, WA 98502

(360) 754-7666

Natural foods store. Olympia Food Co-op uses organic foods whenever possible and offers vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. They carry tofu "meats" and "burgers" in their deli case and soy, rice & nut milk ice cream in the frozen section. Their larger store on the Eastside (Pacific Avenue) has a salad bar that always has vegan options and both locations offer freshly made sandwiches with vegetarian/vegan options. Cash only but both locations have fee-free ATMs on-site.

Open daily
Take-out
vegan options
fresh juices, soymilk
$$

··Peace, Love & Raw

111 Legion Way SW, Olympia, WA 98501

(360) 753-5683

Vegan/raw foods/juice bar. Located in downtown Olympia, Peace, Love & Raw focuses on serving fresh juices, smoothies, and raw foods. They have many different raw desserts and specialty vegan café foods. Try tasty selections like Savory Mushroom Keesh or Raw-Mimosa. Cash only.

Open Wednesday through Sunday for lunch. Closed Monday and Tuesday
Limited service
take-out, fresh juices, smoothies, special beverages
$

Saigon Rendezvous

117 W. 5th Ave., Olympia, WA 98501

(360) 352-1989

Asian. While not completely vegetarian, Saigon Rendezvous has an extensive vegetarian menu. Choose from appetizers, soups, and main dishes at this Vietnamese and Chinese restaurant. They are closed between lunch and dinner so please call ahead for hours.

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

The Flaming Eggplant Café

2700 Evergreen Pkwy., NW, Olympia, WA 98505

(360) 867-5092

American. Located on the campus of Evergreen State College, The Flaming Eggplant is a student-run café with a focus on environmental and social responsibility. The café works to provide locally-sourced and organic food to Evergreen students and the surrounding community. Be sure to check out their specials and events. Cash only.

Open Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, special beverages
$$

The Urban Onion Restaurant & Lounge

116 Legion Way SE, Olympia, WA 98501

(360) 943-9242

American. The Urban Onion Restaurant & Lounge is in the historic Olympian Hotel in downtown Olympia, across from Sylvester Park. They offer vegetarian items such as Boca Burgers, Hummus Plate, Vegetarian Club Sandwich, and Spinach & Black Bean Salsa Wrap. The menu indicates that "tofu makes a great substitute for any of our meat products." According to the restaurant, the chefs are "used to adjusting dishes to make them completely vegan." The Urban Onion is also a lounge featuring a large selection of domestic, imported, and microbrewed wines and beer along with a daily Happy Hour.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday and Sunday for three meals
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, espresso, wine/beer/alcohol
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$-$$$

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Port Angeles

Café Garden Restaurant

1506 E. 1st St., Port Angeles, WA 98362

(360) 457-4611

Natural foods. Breakfast items are served all day, and there are creative salads, pasta, and Szechuan stir-fries offered for other meals.

Open Monday for breakfast and lunch. Open Tuesday through Saturday for three meals. Open Sunday for breakfast
Full service
vegan options
wine/beer
VISA/MC, $-$$

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Port Townsend

Khu Larb Thai

225 Adams St., Port Townsend, WA 98368

(360) 385-5023

Thai. More than 15 vegetarian items are offered at Khu Larb Thai restaurant, including Broccoli with Garlic, Spicy Tofu, Sweet and Sour Vegetables, Tofu with Cashew Nuts, and curry dishes. Be sure to request that fish sauce is not used.

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

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Redmond

··Flying Apron

16541 Redmond Way, Ste. E, Redmond, WA 98052

(206) 442-1115

Vegan/bakery/café/organic. The Flying Apron is a vegan bakery, offering delicious organic, gluten-free, and wheat-free treats. Enjoy items like berry maple muffins, pumpkin cookies, and curried vegetable pockets. The bakery also specializes in varied types of bread (buckwheat seed, quinoa), pies (berry, pecan, pumpkin) and cakes (cardamon chai, apricot bliss, chocolate mint). The Flying Apron is happy to take special orders for all occasions. Their treats can be found at many local cafés, restaurants, and natural foods stores; check their website for locations.

Open daily for three meals
Limited service
take-out, catering
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

··Teapot Vegetarian House

15230 NE 24th St., Redmond, WA 98052

(425) 747-8881

Vegan/Asian. All of the food at Teapot Vegetarian House is vegan and certified kosher. They specialize in delicious fake mock chicken, seafood, duck, and beef dishes and offer amazing vegan desserts.

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

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Renton

·Pabla Indian Cuisine

364 Renton Center Way SW, Ste. C60, Renton, WA 98057

(425) 228-4625

Vegetarian/Indian/Kosher. See description under Pabla Veggie Cuisine in Issaquah, WA.

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

locations

Rockport

Cascadian Farm Organic Market

5375 Hwy. 20, Rockport, WA 98283

(360) 853-8629

Juice bar. This organic farm offers juices, espresso, freshly baked goods, and sorbet. There's a picnic area, and self-guided tours are permitted.

Open until dusk from May until October
Counter service
fresh juices, espresso
VISA/MC, $

locations

Seattle

(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Bellevue, Everett, Federal Way, Kirkland, Redmond, Renton, and Tacoma.)

··Araya's Place

5240 University Way NE Ste. A, Seattle, WA 98105

(206) 524-4332

2808 E. Madison St., Seattle, WA 98112

(206) 402-6634

Vegan/Thai. See description under Bellevue, WA.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for lunch

·Bamboo Garden Vegetarian Cuisine

364 Roy St., Seattle, WA 98109

(206) 282-6616

Vegetarian/Chinese/kosher. Bamboo Garden's extensive menu features delicious vegan Chinese cuisine in the Buddhist tradition. All 'meat,' 'poultry,' and 'seafood' are made from vegetable protein products. Only the fortune cookies contain eggs. Reservations are recommended.

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

§·Café Flora

2901 E. Madison St., Seattle, WA 98112

(206) 325-9100

Vegetarian/international. Café Flora lets you savor fine international vegetarian cuisine featuring the flavors of Mexico, Japan, and India. The many creative dishes include Portobello Wellington, Grilled Nutburger, Oaxaca Tacos, and Indian Chickpea Stew. Café Flora is closed on weekends between brunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

Open Monday through Friday for three meals. Open Saturday and Sunday for brunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk, wine/beer/alcohol, special beverages
VISA/MC, $$-$$$

··Chaco Canyon Organic Café

4757 12th Ave., NE, Seattle, WA 98105

(206) 522-6966

3770 SW Alaska St., Seattle, WA 98126

(206) 937-8732

Vegan/organic/café/juice bar. Chaco Canyon Organic Café is an all-vegan and mostly organic café and juice bar. Menu items include the Thai Peanut Bowl, Lentil Burger, Orange Fennel Salad, and Tuna-less Sandwich. They also offer raw foods and monthly specials. Choose from their selection of fresh juices and smoothies or build your own! With a lively Southwestern décor, the café is a fun spot to relax, eat, and surf the web. And to top it all off, Chaco Canyon is a place you can feel good about visiting; the eatery recycles and composts more than 90% of its total waste and doesn't even offer plastic utensils. The University District location is at the corner of 50th and 12th and near the University of Washington campus. The West Seattle location is at the corner of Alaska and 38th. Please note that the West Seattle location is only open for brunch on Sundays.

Open Monday through Friday for three meals. Open Saturday and Sunday for brunch, lunch, and dinner
Limited service
take-out, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino, beer/wine, special beverages
VISA/MC, $-$$

·Cyber-Dogs

909 Pike St., Seattle, WA 98101

(206) 405-3647

Vegetarian/eclectic. Cyber-Dogs: Internet Café and Vegetarian Oasis offers gourmet hot dogs that are completely vegetarian! Selections of 'dogs' include Spudnik (mushrooms, potatoes, spices), DoggiLama (house spinach sauce, potatoes, veggies), Coney Island (chili, onions), and the Wiener Dog Schnitzel on a Bratwurst (sauerkraut, onions). For good cheap eats and a cool vibe, Cyber-Dogs can't be beat. They are located on the corner of 9th and Pike, near Seattle's Capitol Hill.

Open daily for lunch and dinner through late night
Limited service
vegan options
take-out, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk, beer/wine
VISA/MC, $-$$

Dog In The Park

1520 4th Ave., Ste. 100, Seattle, WA 98101

(206) 254-0943

Hot Dog Food Stand. Dog In The Park is a gourmet hot dog kiosk in the middle of Westlake Park in downtown Seattle. A welcome place for vegetarians, they offer several tofu dogs, veggie dogs, and veggie sausages. Enjoy your veggie dog to-go or at one of their picnic tables with umbrellas. The food stand is located between Pike Street & Westlake Avenue. Cash only.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Take-out
vegan options
catering, fresh juices, espresso/cappuccino
$

Flowers Bar & Restaurant

4247 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

(206) 633-1903

Lebanese. Flowers Bar & Restaurant will have you filled up in no time with its all-you-can-eat vegetarian buffet and assortment of salads and sandwiches. Flowers is located on the corner of NE 42nd Street & University Way NE in the University District, near the University of Washington.

Open daily for lunch
Buffet
vegan options
take-out, smoothies, espresso/cappuccino, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

··Flying Apron

3510 Fremont Ave N., Seattle, WA 98103

(206) 442-1115

Vegan/bakery/café/organic. See description under Redmond, WA.

·Georgetown Liquor Company

5501 Airport Way S., Ste. B, Seattle, WA 98108

(206) 763-6764

Vegetarian/bar. Georgetown Liquor Company, or GLC, calls itself a 'retro-gaming bar." Menu items have cool names like R2 Pita, Obi-Won-Ton-Plate, and Darth Reuben. GLC is completely vegetarian and most items either are or can be made vegan. They are located in Georgetown at the intersection of Lucile and Airport Way South behind Art Core Studios.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner through late night. Open Saturday and Sunday for brunch and dinner through late night
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC, $$

Hi-Spot Café

1410 34th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122

(206) 325-7905

Natural foods. Located inside a Victorian house, Hi-Spot Café offers a menu of various sandwiches, soups, salads, and beverages for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. It also has a bakery featuring low-salt, low-sugar, and whole-grain pastries. No smoking and no cellular phones are allowed inside!

Open Wednesday through Monday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Tuesday
Full service
vegan options
wine/beer, take-out
VISA/MC, $

··Highline

210 Broadway E., Seattle, WA 98102

(206) 328-7837

Vegan/American/bar/venue. Highline serves an all vegan menu, over 25 different types of beer, and over 10 housemade booze infusions, while having a calendar full of live music and local bands to dance to. Their vegan menu includes choices like Seamonster Linguine, a soy fish with cashew sauce, and The Tempesto, tempeh with vegan pesto and an assortment of vegetables.

Open Monday through Friday for dinner through late night service. Open Saturday and Sunday for lunch and dinner through late night service
Full service
beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $$

·In The Bowl: Vegetarian Noodle Bistro

1554 E. Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98102

(206) 568-2343

Vegetarian/Thai. In The Bowl: Vegetarian Noodle Bistro features an extensive menu of Thai delights. Enjoy dishes such as Spicy Coconut Milk Noodle, Pineapple Curry and Soy Protein Prawn, Chili Paste and Cashew Nut Stir-Fry, Spicy Roasted Soy Protein Duck Salad, and Garlic Mania Noodle. In the Bowl is located between Denny Way & Summit Avenue in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle.

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

·Jhanjay Vegetarian Thai Cuisine

1718 N. 45th St., Seattle, WA 98103

(206) 632-1484

Vegetarian/Thai. If you want to enjoy a delicious vegetarian meal in a peaceful atmosphere featuring beautiful artwork, then Jhanjay is the place for you. Their menu is extensive and includes curries, salads, noodles, stir-fries, and soups. Try the Mango Tofu or Snow Pea Delight. Their weekday lunch specials can't be beat -- great food, good value. Jhanjay Vegetarian Thai Cuisine is located in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle.

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

··Loving Hut

1228 S. Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98144

(206) 726-8669

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. Formerly Vegan Garden, Loving Hut is in Seattle's International District.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
take-out, delivery, catering, smoothies, fresh juices, soymilk, special beverages
VISA/MC, $$

·Lucky Palate Vegetarian Meal Service

307 W. McGraw St., Seattle, WA 98119

(206) 352-2583

Vegetarian. Primarily provides a home delivery service of delicious vegetarian or vegan meals through the Seattle area on a weekly basis. The storefront is open Mondays, Tuesdays, and occasionally at other times for grab-and-go meals and a selection of homemade groceries. They sell last week's menu items for $1 every Monday.

Call for hours
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering
VISA/MC, $$

··Mighty O Donuts

2110 N 55th St., Seattle, WA 98103

(206) 547-0335

Vegan/donuts. You must try these delicious vegan made-from-scratch donuts! Some of the favorites include Lots O' Chocolate, Naked Cake (plain vanilla), Lemon Poppy, French Toast (maple glaze on spice), Chocolate Raspberry, Grasshopper (mint glaze on chocolate), Blueberry, and Good old Glazed. Ingredients are certified organic. Besides taste, the other great thing about these donuts is that they have no trans fat.

Open daily for breakfast and lunch. Open Wednesday through Sunday for dinner also
Limited service
take-out, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino
VISA/MC, $

··Pizza Pi Vegan Pizzeria

5500 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

(206) 343-1415

Vegan/pizzeria. Pizza Pi Vegan Pizzeria offers pizza, pastas, sandwiches, salads, desserts, and more on their extensive and completely vegan menu! All faux meats are made from wheat gluten and soy. Gluten-free dough is available on select items. Pizza Pi is located in the University District of Seattle.

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

··Plum Bistro

1429 12th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122

(206) 838-5333

Vegan/organic/gourmet. Plum Bistro serves organic, gourmet vegan cuisine with a touch of soul. Enjoy Gilled Teriyaki Tofu Kebabs, BBQ Po' Boy. Smoked Northwest Portobello & Tempeh Crepes, or the Cajun-Fried Seitan Steak Burger. Make sure to try their popular garlicky yam fries! From the owners of Hillside Quickie Café, Plum Bistro is in the Pike Pine Triangle on Seattle's Capitol Hill.

Open Sunday through Wednesday for three meals. Open Thursday through Saturday for three meals through late night
Full service
take-out, catering, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk, beer/wine/alcohol
VISA/MC, $$-$$$

Razzis Pizzeria

8523 Greenwood Ave., N., Seattle, WA 98103

(206) 782-9005

Pizzeria. Razzis Pizzeria offers an awesome and endless separate vegan menu! They have several different vegan grinders, Greek gyros, paninis, salads, pastas, pizzas, soups, calzones, and desserts! The atmosphere is upbeat and often crowded. The workers are very kind and the managers often visit the tables where people ordered all vegan items to ask how they liked the vegan menu. Reservations are accepted.

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

·Silence-Heart-Nest Vegetarian Restaurant

3508 Fremont Pl. N., Seattle, WA 98103

(206) 633-5169

Vegetarian/diner. Fresh and delicious international cuisine featuring items such as Indian light meal (soup, salad, and warm chappati), curry platter, black bean enchilada bake, and the original "neat loaf," a savory blend of wheat cereals, eggs, tofu, rice, and herbs topped with a tangy sauce. Vegan items are noted on the menu. Daily specials, salads, and sandwiches are also offered.

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

Sound View Café

1501 Pike Pl., #501, Seattle, WA 98101

(206) 623-5700

Natural foods. This health-minded restaurant has an unusual variety of vegetarian specialities.

Open daily
Cafeteria
take-out, wine/beer
$

·St. Dames

4525 MLK Way S., Seattle, WA 98118

(206) 725-8879

Vegetarian/café. St. Dames is a neighborhood spot for good food and drink. Their all-vegetarian menu offers all kinds of cuisines -- from Mediterranean to South American. Many of their dishes are vegan, and almost all of them can be made vegan upon request.

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

·Sunlight Café

6403 Roosevelt Way, NE, Seattle, WA 98115

(206) 522-9060

Vegetarian/café. The Sunlight Café must be doing something right; it claims to be Seattle's longest standing vegetarian restaurant! Known for its eggless waffles and pastries, the café prepares most dishes on the premises and uses many organic ingredients. With a relaxed atmosphere, great prices, and vegan options, it's no wonder Sunlight is still going strong after all these years! The café is located in the heart of Seattle's Roosevelt district.

Open Monday through Friday for three meals. Open Saturday and Sunday for brunch and dinner
Full service
vegan options
take-out, fresh juices, espresso, wine/beer
VISA/MC, $-$$

·Sutra

1605 N. 45th St., Seattle, WA 98103

(206) 547-1348

Vegetarian/natural foods/organic. Sutra offers inspired and creative vegetarian cuisine with a new menu every few days. The format of the restaurant is fashioned more like a supper club than a conventional restaurant with specific seating times so everyone starts at the same time. The menu is a pre-set 4-course dinner. Their belief in sustainable agriculture and community investment is reflected in their use of local, organic, and seasonal ingredients. Sutra strives to lessen its environmental impact with such steps as using eco-friendly paint, composting food scraps, and even having the coffee they use walked over to them to avoid transportation waste! Reservations are not required, but strongly recommended.

Open Wednesday through Sunday for dinner. Closed Monday and Tuesday
Full service
vegan options
catering, fresh juices, beer/wine
VISA/MC/AMEX, $$$

··Teapot Vegetarian House

345 15th Ave E., Seattle, WA 98112

(206) 325-1010

Vegan/Asian. See description under Redmond, WA.

··The Urban Buggy

308 22nd Ave S, Ste.102, Seattle, WA 98144

(206) 538-0771

Vegan/deli. The Urban Buggy is not only a 100% vegan deli but also an urban farm by the same name. This restaurant serves simple, yet tasty, lunch dishes with a menu that changes daily. Try the Gyro with mock "chicken,'"tzatiki sauce, tomato, lettuce, cucumber in a pita wrap or BBQ Pulled "Pork" Sandwich with BBQ'd jackfruit , red onion and coleslaw.

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

··Thrive

1026 NE 65th St., #A-102, Seattle, WA 98115

(206) 525-0300

Vegan/raw foods. Thrive offers minimally-processed, raw food that will have your body begging for more. The 'Coconutty’ smoothie, a customer favorite, is prepared using fresh young coconut, cashews, and agave syrup. For lunch or dinner, enjoy a warm grain bowl, soup, salad, or their zucchini pasta dish, Oh Pastadoro. Thrive is located between N. Roosevelt Way & N. 12th Avenue.

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

§··Vegan Haven

5270 B University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

(206) 523-9060

Vegan/general store. This vegan general store is owned by Pigs Peace Sanctuary and all profits benefit the animals! You can find so many great items here including fresh sandwiches, raw foods, frozen treats, soy cheeses, and chocolates. They also carry personal care items, cookbooks, non-leather goods, and art. If you go to Vegan Haven, you will not only get delicious vegan food, you will make a difference in the lives of sanctuary animals. Vegan Haven, formerly called Sidecar for Pigs Peace, is located in Seattle's University District, on the corner of 55th and University Way.

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

··Veggie Grill

446 Terry Ave., N., Seattle, WA 98109

(206) 623-0336

2681 NE University Village St., Seattle, WA 98105

(206) 523-1961

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 eatery on Terry Avenue is located in the South Lake Union neighborhood while the other location in the University Village area.

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

··Violet Sweet Shoppe

3612 NE 45th St., Seattle, WA 98105

(206) 523-3711

Vegan/bakery. Proudly declared as "100% vegan," this bakery has a great selection of sweets. For cakes, you can order the Opera, an espresso-soaked vanilla cake with espresso frosting and dark chocolate ganache or try the Coconut Raspberry, a vanilla cake with layers of raspberry jam, coconut frosting, and fresh fruit. You can also enjoy vegan cupcakes, cookies, shortbreads, and milkshakes! Violet Sweet Shoppe is located in the Laurelhurst/University neighborhood, just east of University Village.

Open daily
Counter service
take-out, catering
VISA/MC, $$

··Wayward Vegan Café

5253 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

(206) 524-0204

Vegan/American. Wayward Vegan Café serves vegan comfort foods with breakfast being available all day. Enjoy Biscuits and Gravy, Scrambled Tofu, Tempeh Bacon, Country-Fried 'Steak' (made with seitan), or the Very Veggie Omelet. Other choices include wraps, sandwiches, burgers, BBQ Ribz, and even filet mignon! As they say, "At Wayward, vegan is our middle name." The café is located in the University District of Seattle.

Open daily for three meals
Counter service
take-out, soymilk
VISA/MC/DISC, $-$$

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Snohomish

Grilla Bites

1020 1st St., Ste. 104, Snohomish, WA 98290

(360) 568-7333

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

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Spokane

··Boots Bakery & Lounge

24 W. Main Ave., Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 703-7223

Vegan/bakery/café/lounge. Boots Bakery & Lounge features vegan bistro fare in an eclectic environment. Try the Barbecue Tofu, 'Tuno' Casserole, or Tofu Scramble. Their baked goods are delicious, especially the hugely popular, vegan Carrot Cake. Their Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffin is a crowd favorite. Boots features local art. Wi-Fi and outdoor seating are available.

Open Sunday through Tuesday for breakfast, lunch, and early dinner. Open Wednesday through Saturday for three meals
Limited service
take-out, catering, espresso, alcohol
VISA/MC/AMEX/DISC, $

··Method Juice Café

718 W. Riverside Ave., Ste. 101, Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 473-9579

Vegan/organic/café/juice bar. Method Juice Café offers a wide variety of natural and organic juices and smoothies. They have salads, rice bowls, chia pudding, and tasty soups and snacks as well. Method's juices are out of this world and are made from natural ingredients like beets, pears, apples, pineapples, ginger, and cucumber.

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

Mizuna

214 N. Howard St., Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 747-2004

Natural foods/organic/wine bar. Mizuna Restaurant & Wine Bar serves an ever-changing seasonal menu featuring organic and local ingredients. Some of their vegan dishes include Pan Seared Marinated Tempeh, Almond and Herb Crusted Small Planet Tofu, and Vegan Meatloaf Sandwich. Please note that all meat products are prepared on separate surfaces and cooked on a separate grill. Also, most items can be prepared vegan so make sure to ask. Patio seating is available May through September.

Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for dinner
Full service
vegan options
catering, wine/beer/alcohol
VISA/MC, $$-$$$

Stella's Café

917 W. Broadway Ave., Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 326-6475

American. Stella's Café offers many vegetarian and vegan items. Enjoy the popular Tempeh Reuben Sandwich. Stella's is located off Broadway and Monroe.

Open Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch. Closed Saturday and Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, delivery, catering, beer/wine
VISA/MC/AMEX, $

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Tacoma

Marlene's Market & Deli

2951 S. 38th St., Tacoma, WA 98049

(253) 472-4080

Natural foods. See description under Federal Way, WA.

··Quickie Too

1324 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405

(253) 572-4549

Vegan sandwich shop. Quickie Too serves an all-vegan menu of subs, wraps, soups, sandwiches, and burgers. Try the Jamaican Spice Tempeh Sub or Tofu Steak Sandwich. Quickie Too is a sister restaurant to Hillside Quickie's Vegan Sandwich Shop and Sage Café, both in Seattle.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
take-out, catering, soymilk
VISA/MC, $$

··Viva Tacoma

2602 N Proctor St., Tacoma, WA 98407

(253) 503-6498

Vegan/raw foods. Viva Tacoma’s menu is full of raw and cooked vegan options alike. Breakfast options include Fruit Crepes and various scrambles served with sweet potato home fries. Be sure to check out the Raw Enchiladas and the Portobella and Tofu Tacos. Viva Tacoma also has a selection of fresh juices. Outdoor seating available.

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

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Vancouver

Thai Orchid Restaurant

213 W. 11th St., Vancouver, WA 98660

(360) 695-7786

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, $$

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