Guide to New Haven Vegan Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Natural Foods, & Health Food Stores.

Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (12 Listings)

The Coffee Pedaler

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 2 reviews
605 East St (at State St), New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Open Mon-Fri 7am-5pm, Sat-Sun 8am-5pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Take-out

Artisan coffee shop offering pour over and espresso based drinks (no drip coffee), plus a selection of green teas, all-vegan pastries like danishes and croissants, dairy-free yogurt, and plant milks. Does offer dairy milk and cream as well. The owner is passionate about coffee, and the staff pays attention to details. Opened in Sept 2013, just a few blocks off of 91 near 95 and the dog park. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.

Claire's Corner Copia

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 12 reviews
1000 Chapel St (at College St), New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Open Mon-Thur 8am-9pm, Fri 8am-10pm, Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 9am-9pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Kosher, American, Italian, Mexican, Take-out

A funky cafeteria-style place where you bus-your-own table. Offers specials of the day, soups, burritos, breads, and desserts. Vegan food options are marked "V" and sometimes include sheperd's pie, lemon cake, "meatloaf," falafel, and salads. Wholegrain pancakes are served on weekends. NOTE: maybe serves fish on occasion, please verify and let HappyCow know. Moderate.

Thali Too Vegetarian Cuisine

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 2 reviews
65 Broadway, New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Open Mon-Thur 12-10pm, Fri-Sat 12-11pm, Sun 12-9:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Beer/Wine, Take-out

Traditional Indian vegetarian cuisine. Dairy is served in the form of lassi drinks, paneer cheese, and the use of ghee in others (ask your server). Around 1/2 of main entrees and appetizers are vegan and identified on the menu. Spicy dishes are medium hot and can be requested hotter. Note: their other locations are not pure vegetarian. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Book Trader Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
1140 Chapel St (at downtown), New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Open daily.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Charming cafe offerings sandwiches, coffee, and used books. Has one vegan roasted sandwich and a couple vegan baked goods. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.


Da Legna

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
858 State St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Open Mon-Wed 11am-10pm, Thu-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Italian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Full vegan menu with vegan cheese, vegan meat substitutes (bacon, meatball, chicken, tofu, sausage), and vegan appetizers. Restaurant also has a full bar. Plenty of seating, street parking. Lots of craft beer choices and cocktails. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Gourmet Heaven

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
1.0 stars 1 review
15 Broadway (at near Yale University), New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Cuisine: American, International, Buffet, Salad bar, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Hot and cold buffet with some ovo-lacto vegetarian items but limited vegan food. Price around US$7 per pound. Also a deli counter and grocery store selling specialty and international items. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Lalibela Ethiopian Restaurant

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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176 Temple St, New Haven, Connecticut 06510
Cuisine: Ethiopian, African, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. At Ethiopian restaurants you will find spiced vegetable, lentil, and potato based dishes that are vegan suitable. Here there are around 10 dishes under the veg category. Gluten-free injera. Weekday lunch is buffet. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Miya's Sushi

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 4 reviews
68 Howe St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Cuisine: Ovo, Japanese, Beer/Sake, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Offers many vegetarian items, including sushi made with vegetables. Try the buddist delight spicy curry roll, kiss the smiling pig tempura sweet potato roll, the Kubl Kahn tempura artichoke hearts with roasted garlic and black bean, and the home brew green tea ginger lemon grass beer. Moderate.

Tikkaway Grill

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
135 Orange St (at Chapel St), New Haven, Connecticut 06510
Open Mon-Fri 11:30am-9pm, Sat-Sun 12-7pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Indian, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A fast casual Indian restaurant that caters to vegans with all items clearly marked. You design your meal (roti, rice or salad). Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.


  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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148 York St, New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Catering, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Although there is no special vegan section of the menu, if you ask for Ram, he will guide your selection of vegan items or specially prepare for you if necessary. Accommodating staff, pleasant atmosphere on upper level. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (2 Listings)

Edge of the Woods Natural Market

  • Health Food Store
5.0 stars 6 reviews
379 Whalley Ave, New Haven, Connecticut 06511
Open Mon-Fri 8:30am-7:30pm, Sat 8:30am-6:30pm, Sun 9am-6pm.

Family owned all-vegetarian health food market and deli offering an extensive selection of natural groceries. Has an onsite bakery, a sandwich and pizza bar, self-serve hot foods & salad bar, and a fresh juice bar. The buffet bar dishes are clearly labeled. Carries meat only in the dog and cat food. Seating available inside.

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