New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Vegan Friendly Restaurants

Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just searching for plant-based dining options, it's nice to have personal recommendations. That's why HappyCow has created this list, featuring the ten best vegan restaurants in New Orleans, LA, as determined by the highest scores calculated from HappyCow community member reviews.

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.
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1330 Prytania St, New Orleans, Louisiana



Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Fusion

Vegan cafe est. 2014 making sandwiches, gumbo, New Orleans style entrees, salads, juices, smoothies, and more. Offers a brunch menu.

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2940 Canal St, New Orleans, Louisiana



Cuisine: Vegan, American, Indian, International, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Fusion

Vegan cafe located on the first floor of Swan River Yoga, since Dec 2014. Offers a mix of cuisines: upma with coconut chutney (a traditional South Indian savory dish made of cream of wheat), Malaysian curry, salads, sandwiches, wraps, teas and coffee.

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4113 Magazine St, New Orleans, Louisiana



Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out

Gluten-free vegan cafe offering both cooked food as well as raw food. Has smoothies, wraps, salad, fresh juices, and snacks.

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527 Julia St, New Orleans, Louisiana



Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Organic, Beer/Wine, Caribbean, Fusion, Latin, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Tropical restaurant making traditionally-inspired dishes with international inspirations. Vegan and vegetarian selections including changing specials and the Carmo salad which is a plate composed of rice, vegan smoked ham, raisins, avocado, cashews, almonds, pineapple, cucumbers, and scallions all covered with citrus mango vinaigrette. Warm, casual atmosphere.

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8640 Oak St, New Orleans, Louisiana



Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. European boulangerie atmosphere bakery and cafe. Makes artisan bread of which many are vegan. All of the muffins, brownies, cookies, and cakes are vegan and mostly organic. The breakfast and lunch items that are vegan suitable are marked with (V). During Mardi Gras season it offers vegan king cakes which are available for shipping. As of Jan 2016 it is offering vegan beer and organic wine. Connected to the cafe is a house & studio apartment for rent (inquire for details).

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1100 N Peters St Bay 13 (at French Market), New Orleans, Louisiana



Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Open air cafe in New Orleans Historic French Market. The concept is heart-healthy, offering food that have low sodium, cholesterol, and no tran fat. Sample items include grits, oatmeal, whole wheat pasta and bread, vegan blueberry pancake, brown rice, fruit salad, black bean burger, portobello mushroom sandwich, grill vegetables, brown rice plate, smoothies with non-dairy milk. There is a small counter for eating there, plus tables dotted around the market.

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1212 Royal St, New Orleans, Louisiana



Cuisine: African, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Cameroonian and Gambia cuisine in a homey setting. Most dishes can be adapted to be vegetarian. Offers a ginger drink, several veggie dishes. BYO.

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4017 St. Claude St (at 9th Ward), New Orleans, Louisiana



Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Opened Feb 2014, this restaurant offers a concise menu that changes weekly depending on what produce is in-season. Food is vegetarian/vegan except for one or two meat dish (cooked separately).Vegan choices in ice cream, cookies, creamy pasta, specials daily. Makes food in-house including the flatbread and the sauces.

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2018 Magazine St, New Orleans, Louisiana



Cuisine: Lacto, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Semi-fast burrito restaurant with a few outlets. Cooks beans without lard, rice without chicken stock. Kitchen cooks food to-order, so let your server know if you're veg/vegan. Veg items include the super green burrito (roasted veggies and chilies), veggie punk burrito (potato and chili based), sweet potato quesadilla, veggie enchilada, mardi gras Indians tacos. Funky atmosphere with a punk rock vibe. Has local beer.

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517 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, Louisiana



Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers sandwiches, breakfast items, and pizza. Has a few vegetarian options like a BBQ tofu sandwich. Limited vegan options, now has vegan mayonaise.

So, there you have it - our list of the very best vegan food that New Orleans, LA has to offer. We hope that you enjoy your dining experience.

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