Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants
Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we're sure that you'll find the very best veggie dining experiences using our Top 10 list as your guide.
1020 20th St S, Birmingham, Alabama
Cuisine: Ovo, Chinese, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chinese restaurant in Five Points South. Has vegetarian menu selections including sesame tofu, mongolian tofu, broccoli with garlic sauce, vegetarian hot and sour soup, veg spring rolls and veg dumplings. Specializes in tofu dishes.
940 20th St S (at 10th Ave S ), Birmingham, Alabama
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Juice bar, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers many vegan menu items including falafel, mojadara, hummus, ghallaba. Vegetarian options clearly marked on menu with most being vegan. Wait staff is knowledgable in veganism.
4673 Highway 280 E, Birmingham, Alabama
Cuisine: Ovo, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Catering, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Family owned and uses Israeli recipes. Offers a vegetarian plate that has hummus, falafel, pita bread, baba ghanoush, tabouli salad, red cabbage salad, and choice of rice or couscous. Carrot salad can be substituted for the red cabbage salad to make vegan. Also offer a roasted pepper salad, lentil soup, french fries, baklava, knafeh, and a beet salad. Each of the items can also be ordered a la carte. Items on menu are labeled vegetarian or gluten-free -- specify if vegan when ordering.
1580 Montgomery Hwy Ste 12, Birmingham, Alabama
Cuisine: American, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Grocery store with lunch cafe and juice bar. Sells a wide range of natural and organic food, and nutritional supplements including organic produce, books, bulk staples, organic and sulfite-free wine.
3719 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, Alabama
Cuisine: Take-out, Asian, Vietnamese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Extensive Vietnamese food menu. Includes a number of vegetarian suitable items like spring rolls, soups, a few entrees. Could ask to substitute tofu for any meat, veggie broth for chicken broth, and peanut sauce for fish sauce.
4719 Hwy 280 S, Birmingham, Alabama
Cuisine: Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Fast food chain where you could customize your tacos, burritos, and bowls and request no cheese/dairy. Some of its locations offer a soyfrito filling that's made from soy protein. Be sure to ask for plant based protein.
1918 11th Ave S, Birmingham, Alabama
Cuisine: Thai, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Will accommodate vegetarians and vegans upon request. Tofu is available as protein option in most dishes. Try the tofu cashew nut and tofu spicy basil.
1200 20th St S Ste 100, Birmingham, Alabama
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Pizza, Italian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Part of hippie-themed pizza chain. Has veggie pizzas, calzones, hoagies, plus hummus and pita. Options for pizzas and calzones include tofu, tempeh, artichoke hearts, veggies, and vegan cheese.
245 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, Alabama
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. More upscale chain restaurant offering lighter food that's lower in calories. Menu is predominately non-veg but will modify its vegetarian items to be vegan when you request to omit cheese/dairy - ask for the separate vegan menu. Reportedly the vegan items are prepared at a separate cooking station at this location to avoid cross contamination.
1318 Cobb Ln, Birmingham, Alabama
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Catering, Gluten-free, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Vegan options: Hummus, fried pickles, black bean tamale plates (Delta classic, holy chipotle, bama q), house salad with comeback, ranch or chipotle lime dressings, sweet potato & black bean, and hummus tacos, sweet potato mash, tangy slaw and cucumber/tomato salads.
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