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

Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (34 Listings)

Earth Friends Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 11 reviews
829 E Market St (at Campbell), Louisville, Kentucky 40206
502-749-8911
Open Mon-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 9am-3pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, American, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Focus is on plant-based cuisine, with the option of poultry. Everything is vegan at the core - all soups, dressings, desserts. Uses vegan butter, plant-based milks, and veganaise for all recipes requiring dairy. In addition to ample vegan breakfast, lunch and dinner specials (such as vegan biscuits & gravy and pancakes, black bean burger, or chimichangas), the cafe offers a full espresso bar featuring Rocky Mountain roasted Bongo Billy's organic/fair trade coffee; made-to-order healthy smoothies, vegan and gluten-free desserts. Has parking lot and free wi-fi. At this location since Jan 2013. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Heart and Soy

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 10 reviews
1216 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40204
502-452-6678
Open Mon-Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 11am-3pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Vietnamese, Fusion, Fast food, Take-out

Sells street-food style Chinese and Asian offerings in a quick setting. Makes tofu, soy milk, and soy pudding from local soy beans. Next door to more upscale Roots restaurant. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Life Bar

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 4 reviews
3738 Lexington Rd (at Frankfort Ave), Louisville, Kentucky 40207
502-417-6332
Open Mon-Sat 10am-6pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, American, Macrobiotic, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out, Delivery

Located inside Rainbow Blossom in the heart of St Matthews. The juice bar and retail space offers organic and vegetarian products. Smoothies, tonics, juices, superfood, bulk items, raw vegan chocolate, and other health foods. Community fellowship in a health-conscious bar atmosphere. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

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Zen Garden

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 17 reviews
2240 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, Kentucky 40206
502-895-9114
Open Mon-Thur 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Vietnamese, Chinese, Asian, Take-out

Serving Asian cuisine including udon, orange tofu, crispy shiitake mushroom, salads, soups, and more. Relaxing Zen atmosphere. Moderate.

Abyssinia

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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554 S 5th St, Louisville, Kentucky 40203
502-384-8347
Open Mon-Fri 11am-10pm, Sat 12-11pm, Sun 4-11pm.
Cuisine: Ethiopian, African, Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Authentic Ethiopian cuisine dining. Offers smoothies and a vegetarian combo platter that feeds 2+. Generous portions. Lunch time is buffet. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Addis Grill

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
109 S 4th St (at Main St ), Louisville, Kentucky 40204
502-581-1011
Open Mon-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 2-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Ethiopian, Mediterranean, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Typical Mediterranean menu (hummus, falafel, pita) with full vegetarian/vegan Ethiopian menu that includes dishes served in injera bread. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Against the Grain

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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401 E Main St, Louisville, Kentucky 40202
502-515-0174
Open Mon-Thur 11am-12am, Fri-Sat 11am-2am, Sun 10am-10pm.
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Busy, local brewery offering burgers and bar food that's mostly meat stuff but tries to cater to vegans. Vegans could get vegan wings (specify no honey dipping sauce), seitan tacos, nachos substitute seitan (hold the cheese), and a vegan chili (say no meat). Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Annie Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
308 W Woodlawn Ave, Louisville, Kentucky 40214
502-363-4847
Open Tue-Sun 11am-8pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Vietnamese, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Vietnamese food restaurant with the usual meat dishes but also a separate vegetarian menu listing around 16 items. Quiet, relaxed atmosphere. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Bluegrass Brewing Company

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 4 reviews
660 S 4th St, 2 Theater Sq, Louisville, Kentucky 40202
502-568-2224
Open Mon-Thur 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Pub style, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Bar/pub with many vegan options, including seitan wings, flatbread, salads, sandwiches, tofu stir fry, and pizza. Specify vegan and they will accommodate. Also a location at 3rd St and Main St with same menu. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Bombay Grill

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
216 N Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, Kentucky 40222
502-425-8892
Open Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm, 5-9:30pm, Sat-Sun 12-3pm, 5-9:30pm.
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Indo-Chinese, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Indian food restaurant offering some vegetarian entrees and dosas and will try to accommodate requests. Uses dairy. Daily lunch buffet (not veg). Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Chipotle

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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315 S 4th St, Louisville, Kentucky 40202
502-584-8606
Open daily.
Cuisine: Lacto, Mexican, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Fast food chain where you could customize your order (tacos, burritos, bowls) and request no cheese/dairy. Some of its locations offer a soyfrito filling that's made from soy protein. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Dakshin

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 4 reviews
4742 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40218
502-491-7412
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Indian, Indo-Chinese, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Vegetarian and vegan options are labeled on the menu. Large menu featuring food from all different regions of India, including Indo-Chinese food. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

El Mundo

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
2345 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, Kentucky 40206
502-899-9930
Open Tue-Sat 11:30am-10pm, closed Sun-Mon.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Mexican, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A sauteed vegetable mix can be ordered in most of the menu items, making them vegan, including burritos, enchiladas, chili rellenos, tamales and more. Other vegan choices are the beans, rice and most of the sauces. The first floor is counter service. Upstairs (not wheelchair accessible) has table service. All menu items are available upstairs as well as downstairs. Wait staff is knowledgeable about veganism. A small, fun, local place with clean, fresh food. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Funmi's Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
3028 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40205
502-454-5009
Open Tue-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 12:30-9pm, closed Mon.
Cuisine: Nigerian, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Their vegan lunch and dinner menu offers seven dishes. Try the collard greens and plantains. Previously located on Bardstown Rd. Moderate.

Hillbilly Tea

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
120 S 1st St (at E Market St ), Louisville, Kentucky 40202
502-587-7350
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Local cafe that has vegan choices including bbq tofu and pancakes plus some that can be made vegan. Most food is made from scratch in-house using local ingredients. Vast tea selection with a farmhouse motif inside. Reservations accepted, but not required. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

J.Gumbo's

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 2 reviews
2109 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, Kentucky 40206
502-896-4046
Cuisine: Cajun, Creole, Southern American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Previously Gumbo A-Go-Go, now part of this chain with locations across states. Menu is primarily meat except for 2 marked vegan entrees: white chili and bumblebee stew. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

La Que

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
1019 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40204
502-238-3981
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Thai, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Lá Quê has many vegan options available. Dishes include mock chicken and tofu. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Mellow Mushroom - Blankenbaker Pkwy

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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805 Blankenbaker Pkwy Unit 105, Louisville, Kentucky 40243
502-244-6112
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Pizza, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Part of hippie-themed pizza chain. Has veggie pizzas, calzones, hoagies, plus hummus and pita. Options for pizzas and calzones include vegan cheese, tofu, tempeh, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, peppers, sundried tomatoes, and more. Vegans need to be specific. Moderate.

Mellow Mushroom - Shelbyville Rd

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
3922 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40207
502-409-6874
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Pizza, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Part of hippie-themed pizza chain. Has veggie pizzas, calzones, hoagies, plus hummus and pita. Options for pizzas and calzones include vegan cheese, tofu, tempeh, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, peppers, sundried tomatoes, and more. Vegans need to be specific. Moderate.

Meridian Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 5 reviews
112 Meridian Ave (at Shelbyville Rd), Louisville, Kentucky 40206
502-897-9703
Open Mon-Sat 8am-3pm.
Cuisine: Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Cozy restaurant is the heart of St. Matthews. Menu features a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches, and luncheon-style items. Has many vegetarian and vegan options including vegan milkshakes. Knowledgeable staff. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Ramsi's Cafe on the World

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 22 reviews
1293 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40204
502-451-0700
Open Mon-Thur 11am-1am, Fri-Sat 11am-2am, Sun 10am-11pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Offer vegetarian dishes, some which can be made vegan upon request. Half of the menu is vegetarian or vegetarian optional and approx. 30% is vegan or vegan optional. Has vegan desserts and gluten free menu. Smoke-free. The Sunday brunch includes many vegan options, 10am-2:30pm. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.

Shiraz

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
2011 Frankfurt Ave, Louisville, Kentucky 40206
502-891-8854
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has a few vegetarian options, and will alter recipes from vegetarian to vegan upon request, such as falafel with hummus instead of tziki sauce. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Shiraz - Poplar Level

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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3501 Poplar Level Rd (at Quarry Hill Rd), Louisville, Kentucky 40213-1009
502-632-2232
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Take-out, Delivery, Mediterranean, Persian, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. The newest location in Louisville. Menu includes a sampler plate of all vegan options (quinoa, tabouli, hummus, eggplant), a vegan kabob combo, and lots of vegan sides. Will make vegetarian selections vegan including falafel served with hummus instead of tziki sauce. Vegan energy bars and other goodies available for dessert. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

The Grape Leaf

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
2217 Frankfort Ave (at Clifton area), Louisville, Kentucky 40206
502-897-1774
Open Mon-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 10am-9pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, American, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Locally owned restaurant offering primarily Pan-Mediterranean cuisine with some vegetarian and vegan choices marked on the menu. Sunday is brunch. Staff is happy to accommodate requests - just ask. Plenty of seating. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

The Ville Grill - Wild Mushroom

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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300 W Brandeis Ave (at University of Louisville campus), Louisville, Kentucky 40292
502-852-5687
Open Mon-Thur 7am-9pm, Fri 7am-8pm, Sat-Sun 11am-3pm, 5-8pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Italian, Salad bar, Buffet, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Wild Mushroom is a station in the Ville Grill specifically for vegetarians and vegans. Vegans need to ask to omit cheese on vegetarian items. Salad bar contains mixed herbs, spinach, or romaine for your base and copious amounts of toppings. Also has a potato bar and a dessert area, vegan smoothies made with soy milk and vegan sorbet. Brunch on weekends. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

ZAD Modern Mediterranean

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
1616 Grinstead Dr, Louisville, Kentucky 40204
502-569-1122
Open Mon-Sun 11:30am-9pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Mediterranean, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Menu has vegan and vegetarian items labeled. Serves organic brown rice and lentils, freshly squeezed pomegranate mint lemonade, falafel with chia seeds and other vegan items. Gluten free available. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Zoe's Kitchen

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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4126 Summit Drive Plaza, Louisville, Kentucky 40241
502-329-8963
Cuisine: Ovo, Lacto, American, Greek, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern,Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Chain restaurant offering Mediterranean-influenced food. Has some veggie choices, including veggie kabobs, hummus and pita, salad, braised white bean, potato salad, roasted vegetable, and fresh fruit. Vegans to specify. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (12 Listings)

Rainbow Blossom - Middletown Plaza

  • Health Food Store
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12232 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, Kentucky 40243
502-244-2022
Open Mon-Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 11am-7pm.

Locally owned and operated natural foods market and deli with several locations. Since 1977. Offers grab 'n go deli, natural vitamins, nutritional supplements, health & beauty products, and grocery. Current location since fall 2012; previously at 12401 Shelbyville Rd in Middletown. Accepts credit cards.

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