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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (17 Listings)

Green Elephant Vegetarian Bistro

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 42 reviews
608 Congress St, Portland, Maine 04101
207-347-3111
Mon-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, 5:00pm-9:30pm, Sun 5:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Asian, Pan Asian

Pan Asian cuisine restaurant established 2007. Offers a concise lunch menu and a more expanded dinner menu. Sample items such as crispy wonton, spicy green leaves salad, tofu and vegetable teriyaki, watercress veggie-duck. Uses vegetarian soy meats. Opened another location in Portsmouth in 2015. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

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Asmara

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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51 Oak St, Portland, Maine 04101
207-253-5122
Now Open: Tue-Thu 11:30am-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-11:30pm, Sun 3:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Beer/Wine, Eritrean, Ethiopian, African, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Eritrean cuisine, like Ethiopian, includes spiced vegetable, potato, and lentil dishes. Here no dairy or egg is used in the dishes. Meal is served on a communal teff bread, so it may be advised to have separate breads for vegan/non-vegan diners. Monday is by reservation only. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

b.good

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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15 Exchange St, Portland, Maine 04074
207-747-5355
Mon-Thu 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Franchise eatery offering healthier fast food with sandwiches, salads, kale & quinoa bowls, smoothies. Has a vegan veggie burger. Also sells smoothies with almond milk. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Bayside American Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
98 Portland St (at Forest Ave), Portland, Maine 04101
207-774-0005
Mon-Sun 7:00am-2:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has two clearly labeled vegan wraps, all waffles are vegan and tempeh is available as a side dish. Formerly called Bintliff's American Cafe. Located very close to Deering Oaks Park. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Boda

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
671 Congress St, Portland, Maine 04101
207-347-7557
Now Open: Tue-Sun 5:00pm-1:00am
Cuisine: Thai, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Thai kitchen and street vendor inspired tapas and skewer bar. Menu marks vegan and gluten free dishes. Also has a full bar. Rustic ambiance. Associated with the nearby Green Elephant Vegetarian Bistro. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Dobra Tea

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 3 reviews
89 Exchange St, Portland, Maine 04101
207-210-6566
Mon-Thu 10:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 10:00am-10:00pm, Sun 10:00am-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Fish and vegetarian. Tea house offering a light food menu with small plates such as pita with hummus, seaweed salad, nuts and seeds, cake and chocolate. Large selection of loose-leaf teas. Note that the takadasan rice contains bonito flakes (fish). Oct 2014 re-open here; previously at 151 Middle St. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Empire Chinese Kitchen

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
575 Congress St, Portland, Maine 04101
207-747-5063
Mon 11:30am-9:00pm, Wed-Sat 11:30am-10:00pm, Sun 11:30am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Chinese, Beer/Wine, Asian, Fusion, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Modern style Asian fusion and dim sum restaurant. Could get vegan dumplings, vegetable stir-fry, a few of the appetizers, plus noodle dish without the meat - be sure to specify. Prices are moderate to slightly expensive. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Leonardo's Pizza

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 2 reviews
415 Forest Ave (at Baxter Blvd), Portland, Maine 04101
207-775-4444
Now Open: Mon-Thu 11:00am-12:00am, Fri-Sat 11:00am-1:00am, Sun 11:00am-12:00am
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Pizza, Delivery, Take-out only, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Take-out only, no dine-in. Vegans could get olive oil garlic sauce and Salvation pizza. Or make your own pizza with soy cheese, organic wheat crust, and vegetables. Note that the zesty tomato sauce has traces of cheese in it. Has a gluten free crust. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

LFK

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
188A State St (at Congress and Pine), Portland, Maine 04101
207-899-3277
Now Open: Mon-Sat 11:30am-1:00am, Sun 10:00am-1:00am
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, New American, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A bar and burger restaurant with a relaxed, hip atmosphere; seat yourself. A few vegan choices are on the menu. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Local Sprouts Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 15 reviews
649 Congress St, Portland, Maine 04101
207-899-3529
Now Open: Mon 8:00am-3:00pm, Tue-Sat 8:00am-10:00pm, Sun 9:00am-3:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Organic, Catering, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Organic cafe established 2007. Offers veg menu items as well as some vegan baked goods. Has Wi-Fi. Wheelchair accessible. Moderate.

Mi Sen

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
630 Congress St, Portland, Maine 04101
207-747-4838
Mon-Thu 11:00am-9:30pm, Fri 11:00am-10:00pm, Sat 12:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Thai, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Extensive menu of Thai soups plus a number of standard Thai noodle and rice dishes. Veg options are labeled on the menu. Let your server know if veg/vegan. Moderate.

Pom's Thai Taste Restaurant and Noodle House

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
571 Congress St, Portland, Maine 04101
207-772-7999
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Thai, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. With the Thai noodle bowl, you could choose your own ingredients: noodles, broth, veggies. There is one full page of vegetarian items, not just appetizers but main entrees as well, with veg chicken option. Open Mon-Sun lunch and dinner. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Red Sea

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
30 Washington Ave, Portland, Maine 04101-2622
207-805-1488
Tue-Sun 11:30am-9:30pm
Cuisine: Take-out, Eritrean, Ethiopian, African, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. In Ethiopian/Eritrean cuisine you will be able to find spiced vegetable, lentil, and potato dishes. This restaurant opened in Mar 2014. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Silly's Restaurant

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 16 reviews
40 Washington Ave, Portland, Maine 04101
207-772-0360
Tue-Fri 11:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 9:00am-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Eclectic place with varied menu that includes wraps, sandwiches, pizza, falafel, stir frys, pasta, burgers, and milkshake. Has a vegan section on menu with items like tempeh, tofu; dedicated vegan fryer. Gluten free options. Casual atmosphere, tables stocked with playing cards. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.

Yosaku

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
1 Danforth St, Portland, Maine 04101
207-780-0880
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Cuisine: Japanese, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Elegant interior. Fryer uses "clean" oil so fried tofu comes out tasting only of tofu, not of fish. Try the seaweed salads, vegetarian sushi, and fried tofu served with veggies. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (10 Listings)

Portland Food Co-op

  • Health Food Store
5.0 stars 1 review
290 Congress St, Portland, Maine 04101
207-805-1599
Mon-Sun 8:00am-8:00pm

Cooperative grocery store offers a number of vegan prepared foods, including tofu salad, sandwiches and wraps, veggie bento boxes, and stew. Also features many local and organic products. Cooperative ownership, but non-members are also welcome.

Rosemont Market

  • Health Food Store
4.0 stars 1 review
88 Congress St, Portland, Maine 04101
207-773-7888
Mon-Sat 8:00am-7:00pm, Sun 9:00am-6:00pm

A small neighborhood market with several locations. Offer a number of veg*n prepared foods (e.g., dips and spreads, noodles) and boxed goods (e.g., crackers, chips). Also sells organic produce, locally baked breads, and beer and wine.

Whole Foods Market

  • Health Food Store
4.0 stars 5 reviews
2 Somerset St (at Franklin), Portland, Maine 04101
207-774-7711
Now Open: Mon-Sun 8:00am-10:00pm

Part of large natural foods supermarket chain. Stocks everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to household cleaning products, snack foods, vitamins and supplements, deli, grocery, and more. Open daily. Accepts credit cards.

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