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

Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (29 Listings)

Green Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 11 reviews
8900 W Broad St Ste A, Richmond, Virginia 23294
804-527-2268
Open Tue-Thur, Sun 11:30am-2:30pm, 4:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-2:30pm, 4:30-9:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Vietnamese, American, Take-out

Opened in March 2013, this family-run vegetarian restaurant specializes in Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine and also offers a few western style sandwiches. Bargain lunch special is available Tue-Thur. Casual dining setup with free wi-fi. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Cafe Verde - temporarily closed

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 4 reviews
1810 E Main St, Richmond, Virginia 23219
804-787-4340
Cuisine: Vegan, Fast food, Mexican, Bakery, Take-out

Quick service take-out vegan cafe serving dinner and the late night crowd, opened Nov 2013. Menu features tacos, tamales, cerviche, papusa, cupcakes, whoopie pies, cinnamon rolls. Around 80% of food is gluten-free. JUN 2014 TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS, to re-open in August/September -- please update happycow when it re-opens. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Phoenix Garden

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 13 reviews
7103 Brook Rd (at Hilliard), Richmond, Virginia 23227
804-266-8100
Open Mon-Thur 11:30am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Vietnamese, Beer/Wine, Take-out

Vietnamese noodle house where all food is vegan. The pho is house made without added MSG. Desserts include a traditional corn and sweet rice with coconut cream topping and vegan funnel cakes. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Fresca on Addison

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 13 reviews
22 S Addison St (at corner of Cary St), Richmond, Virginia 23220
804-359-8638
Open Mon-Sat 11am-9pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Italian, Pizza, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery

Vegetarian bistro making pizzas from stone oven, sandwiches, hearty soups, stews on brown rice (curry, ratatouille, cabbage and chorizo-ish) on brown rice, grits, quinoa, baked goods, coffee. Focus is on local, organic, and healthy. Many dishes are available as vegan with modification request. Has wi-fi. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Harrison Street Coffee Shop

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 16 reviews
402 N Harrison St, Richmond, Virginia 23220
804-359-8060
Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Sat-Su 10am-5pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, American, Take-out

Vegetarian breakfast and lunch cafe. Funky atmosphere with eclectic selection of books to read. Brunch on Saturday with an expanded breakfast. Local college hangout near Virginia Commonwealth University. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

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Africanne on Main

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 3 reviews
200 E Main St, Richmond, Virginia 23219
804-343-1233
Open Mon-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat lunch.
Cuisine: African, Liberian, Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Downtown Liberian cafe serving West African cuisine and beverages. Soy chicken is made from scratch. Owner keeps Halal meat/meat stocks separate from vegetarian food. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Bellytimber Tavern

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
1501 W Main St, Richmond, Virginia 23220
804-592-5592
Open Mon-Sun 11am-2am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Pizza, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Pub that offers some veg food like a kale salad, pizza (has vegan cheese), tempeh, and tofu. Marks the vegan ones. Sometimes has vegan specials and desserts. Has wifi. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Bottoms Up Pizza

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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1700 Dock St (at 17th), Richmond, Virginia 23223
804-644-4400
Open Mon-Wed 11am-10pm, Thur, Sun 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-12am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Pizza, American, Italian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Opened in 1991 in historic Shockoe Bottom. Offer Daiya vegan cheese and all crusts are vegan (with the exception of the gluten free crust, which is made with egg). Try the portabella pizza which is baked on two portabella caps. Many of the signature pizzas are vegetarian, such as the goat in the garden and the maggie malay, which can be made vegan. Offers a wide selection of craft beers, including many local bottles and drafts. Free wi-fi and two large patios for outdoor seating. Every Sunday night features live jazz from the Butterbean Jazz Quartet, the house band for over 20 years. Every Monday night is stand up comedy, presented by the 9:55 Club Comedy. A large private dining room is available to reserve. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Cafe 821

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 5 reviews
825 W Cary St (at Cherry St), Richmond, Virginia 23230
804-649-1042
Open Tue-Fri 8am-10pm, Sat-Sun 9am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Eclectic, homey atmosphere. Veg choices include fried artichoke sub, vegan chili, and buffalo tofu sandwich. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

China Panda

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 3 reviews
616 N Sheppard St (at Park Ave), Richmond, Virginia 23221
804-355-6888
Cuisine: Chinese, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Features a separate vegetarian (vegan) menu. Be sure to clearly ask chef to leave out any fish oil, and non-vegetarian sauces. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Citizen

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
909 E Main St (at 9th St), Richmond, Virginia 23219
804-780-9038
Open Mon-Fri 7am-3pm, closed Sat-Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, International, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Uses fresh seasonal food featuring an abundance of local produce, local pastries and vegan and vegetarian items. Breakfast served all day. Lower level. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Edo's Squid

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
2.5 stars 7 reviews
411 N Harrison St, Richmond, Virginia 23220
804-864- 5488
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Italian, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Will accommodate vegans upon request. Pasta and bread are vegan. Cozy, old world ambience. Expect a wait on weekends nights if without a reservation. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Ipanema

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 20 reviews
917 W Grace St, Richmond, Virginia 23220
804-213-0190
Open Mon-Fri 11-11, Sat-Sun 5:30-11.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Small menu, usually one fish dish but all else vegetarian and vegan. Located below stairs, full bar in the evening and booths. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Lamplighter - Morris St

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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26 N Morris St, Richmond, Virginia 23220
n/a
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A coffee shop that also offers breakfast food. Has hemp milk and soy milk, locally made tempeh and tofu items on the menu. Roasts its own beans. Free wi-fi. Bicycle delivery service. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Lehja

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
11800 W Broad St, Ste 910, Richmond, Virginia 23233
804-364-1111
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Indian food that's primarily meat-based with limited veg. Modern decor. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Little Asia

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
3991 Glenside Dr, Richmond, Virginia 23228
804-303-9563
Open Mon-Thur 11:30am-3pm, 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 11:30am-3pm, 5-10pm, Sun 4-9pm.
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Thai, Vietamese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Asian fusion restaurant, opened Mar 2014. Menu includes several vegetable and tofu dishes that are vegan suitable, like ma po tofu, beancurd homestyle, thai curry with tofu veggies. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Mobile Munchies - Food Truck

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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W Main St and Linden St (at Virginia Commonwealth University), Richmond, Virginia USA
n/a
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Long-time running food truck, on the main (Monroe Park) campus of Virginia Commonwealth University. Offers smoothies, juices, and a few veg choices. Open hours are subject to the weather, so check ahead. Inexpensive.

Nosh Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
1.0 stars 1 review
5403 Monument Ave (at btwn Libbie and WIllow Lawn), Richmond, Virginia 23226
804-285-6500
Open Mon-Fri 8-5, closed Sat and Jewish holidays.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Kosher, Israeli, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Kosher eatery located in JCC, open to public. Has veg, fish, eggs, and dairy. No red meat or poultry or derivatives. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Panda Garden

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 12 reviews
948 W Grace St (at Harrison), Richmond, Virginia 23220
804-359-6688
Open Mon-Thur 11:30am-10:30pm, Fri-Sun 11:30am-11pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Formerly all veg but no longer, as reported to HC. Still caters to vegetarians and offers some veg food in their weekday lunch buffet, plus a vegan dinner buffet on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings. Moderate.

Pelon's Baja Grill

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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2231 Dabney Rd (at W Broad St), Richmond, Virginia 23230
804-562-4187
Open Mon-Sat 7am-9pm, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. California style Mexican food. Burritos, tacos, quesadillas, nachos, tortilla soup, taco salads, and fish tacos can all be made vegan. Has vegan chicken, steak, cheese, sour cream, and guacamole. All items are freshly made-in-house. Casual, surf-inspired atmosphere with margaritas and beer selection as well. Online menu clearly shows vegan choices. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Postbellum

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
1323 W Main St, Richmond, Virginia 23220
804-353-7678
Open Mon-Sun 3:30pm-2am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Offers separate vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free menus; ask the host. Choices include peppered cashew cheese appetizer, tofu bahn mi, bbq tofu entree, kale salad with smoked king mushrooms and cashew cheese, romaine salad with vegan blue cheese, brussels and fingerling potatoes. Seasonal menu. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Sticky Rice

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 4 reviews
2232 W Main St (at Strawberry), Richmond, Virginia 23220
804-358-7870
Cuisine: International, Beer/Wine, Japanese, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has vegetarian and vegan options, including veggie sushi. Busy and noisy on weekend evenings. Across the street is their to-go restaurant offering curbside pickup. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Strange Matter

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 6 reviews
929 W Grace St (at Harrison), Richmond, Virginia 23220
804-447-4763
Open Mon-Sun 10am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Casual restaurant, venue, and arcade. Menu is 70% vegan with dishes using jackfruit and mock meats. Daily specials, vegan breakfast biscuits and gravy, and more. Vegan cheese always offered. The arcade features old school games (like Mario Brothers). Live music, hip college atmosphere. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

The Daily Kitchen and Bar

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
2934 W Cary St, Richmond, Virginia 23231
804-342-8990
Open Mon-Sun 4pm-2am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Pizza, Organic, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Extensive selection veg and gluten free items. Has vegan Daiya cheese pizzas, bbq tofu sandwich, tofu stir fry, lentil bowls, and pesto pasta. Uses organic, local, and sustainable ingredients as much as possible. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

The Urban Farmhouse Market and Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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1217 E Cary St (at 12th), Richmond, Virginia 23219
804-325-3988
Open 6:30am-8pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has several vegan dishes plus others that can be made vegan. Serves a variety of coffee drinks. Also sells local and eco-friendly products. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

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