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New Vegan Restaurants Around the U.S./Canada

Posted on March 19, 2012 by The VRG Blog Editor

These vegan restaurants were recently added to our online restaurant guide. To find restaurants in your area, visit:

Chomp Vegan Eatery

201 Morrissey Rd., Ste. 7, Port Moody, BC V3H 0E5
(604) 917-0201

Vegan/organic/gluten-free. Chomp Vegan Eatery is a 100% vegan and gluten-free restaurant featuring organic and local foods. Selections at this cozy spot include Mac ‘n Cheesy, Fiery Thai Tofu Bowl, Poutine, Full-afel Sandwich, and Grilled Cheese Madness, along with sweets and specialty coffees. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Full service, take-out, catering, espresso/cappuccino, soymilk, VISA/MC, $-$$.


8020 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach, FL 33405
(561) 586-2622

Vegan/natural foods/organic. Darbster offers innovative, vegan cuisine that will appeal to all tastes. The atmosphere is elegant and relaxed with an incredible view on the waterside deck. Try the Tempeh Reuben, Chikn’ Apple Wrap, Rawvioli Beet ‘Pasta,’ or Palm Cakes. Make your reservations for Sunday brunch where a special menu is offered along with live music. Darbster is named in honor of the owners’ beloved poodle, Darby, so it’s no surprise that the restaurant is dog-friendly! In fact, Sundays are Dog-Night; bring your pooch during certain hours and get a discount! Darbster is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours. Open Wednesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Open Sunday for brunch and dinner. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Full service, take-out, special beverages, beer/wine, 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, $-$$$.

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