Raleigh, North Carolina, 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 Raleigh, NC, 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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428 S Dawson St, Raleigh, North Carolina



Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Beer/Wine, Fusion

Pop-up turned 50-seat full service vegetarian restaurant in 2013. Colorful space, focus is on local produce. Sunday is brunch. Menu is vegan by default with vegetarian add-ons. Parties of 6 should call ahead.

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555 Fayetteville St Ste 100 (at downtown), Raleigh, North Carolina



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

One of a few locations in NC serving contemporary vegan and mostly raw food cuisine with has smoothie and juice bar, nut and seed milks. Everything is vegan except for bee products (ask). Est. 2016 in Charter Square Building.

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927 W. Morgan St, Raleigh, North Carolina



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

Serves meat, vegan options available. Has a veggie meatball sub, vegan chicken salad, veggie dog, build your own salad, usually a veg daily special, and several other veg items on menu. Relocated from 137 E Hargett St.

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3817 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina



Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Middle Eastern, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Sandwiches, entrees, and baked goods. Plenty of vegan friendly options. Previously named Neomonde Baking Company.

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8201 Brier Creek Pkwy Ste 107, Raleigh, North Carolina



Cuisine: Lacto, Mediterranean, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Has veggie options including soups, rice-bean mixes, pita rolls and more.

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130 E Davie St, Raleigh, North Carolina



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

Serves meat, vegan options available. European coffee shop serving sandwiches and salads made to order using local produce and breads. Fresh soup daily. Free Wi-Fi.

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1811 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, North Carolina



Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. A coffeeshop that serves some food: soup, salads, hearty sandwiches. Coffee drinks with soy milk or rice milk possible. Art displayed on walls.

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9650 Strickland Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina



Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Mediterranean, Take-out, Bakery, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Pay-at-counter Lebanese food with many marked vegan and vegetarian options. Could order off the menu or choose from the hot and cold bars. Several vegan dessert options. Location also includes a small grocery.

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2130 Clark Ave, Raleigh, North Carolina



Cuisine: Lacto, Beer/Wine, Caribbean, Latin, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. Cocina Latina. Upscale restaurant in Cameron Village serving Caribbean, Central & South American cuisines. Ask for the vegan menu which has dishes like churrasco (charred cauliflower steak, grilled sweet potatoes, chimichurri, sweet potato, pickled cabbage), Jamaican callaloo fried rice, as well desserts.

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2109-146 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina



Cuisine: Beer/Wine, Take-out, Ethiopian, African, Non-veg

Serves meat, vegan options available. At Ethiopian restaurants, you can usually find some vegetable and bean dishes that are vegan suitable. This one has a separate vegetarian menu, and the owners are knowledgeable regarding vegan dietary needs.

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

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