11 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Designated a "foodie destination" in Alaska, Homer is also deemed the "Halibut Fishing Capital of the World". Seafood dominates cuisine in Homer, and even the cafe that self-describes as vegetarian serves salmon. Many restaurants are knowledgeable of and accommodating for the needs of a plant-based diet, and will be able to prepare creative meals to meet vegan dining standards. Be sure to browse the HappyCow listings for ideas of places to eat out and to buy groceries. Some restaurants that serve predominately fish or meat offer filling dinner salads with some sort of vegan protein and a satisfying mix of toppings; be sure to ask for specifics if directed to a restaurant for its salad. The summer outdoor farmer's market and winter indoor farmer's market often host vendors that sell vegan prepared foods and baked goods. Any of the Russian Old Believer vendors will be versed in vegan options, and some sell exclusively vegan products.
510 E Pioneer Ave, Homer, Alaska
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Casual place with quick service. Has several vegetarian choices like lunch gardenburger and falafel sandwich - vegans to specify(no cheese, yogurt, etc.).
127 E Pioneer Ave, Homer, Alaska
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Local restaurant chain offering mostly Mexican food. This outlet also makes pasta. The regular menu is meat-based but ask for the "healthy menu" which has choices of quinoa and brown rice for entrees. Could request to make the vegetarian items vegan.
Homer Spit Rd (at Cannery Rd Boardwalk), Homer, Alaska
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Organic, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Organic woodfired pizza and more. Pies are custom made and can request for one without cheese - ask for a clean slicing wheel.
378 E Pioneer Ave, Homer, Alaska
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Organic, Western, Take-out, Bakery, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Coffee joint and cafe offering vegetarian and vegan food except for fish. New breakfast and lunch menu introduced May 2017. Has wraps, soups and salads. Space for art and performance.
3858 Lake St, Ste 22, Homer, Alaska
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Western, Fast food, Take-out, Asian, European, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Breakfast and lunch cafe that can veganize sandwiches, salads, and wraps with house-smoked tofu. Breakfast oatmeal, coffee, and non-dairy milks available.
1213 Ocean Drv, opp. Washboard, Homer, Alaska
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Fast food, Fusion, Take-out only, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Seasonal food truck parked at Ocean Drive, May 2017. Vegan options usually labeled, staff are knowledgeable about vegan requirements and are willing to accommodate anything on the menu.
4246 Homer Spit Rd, Homer, Alaska
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Pizza, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Small bustling restaurant on the spit. Has a vegan falafel sandwich, a seaweed salad, and occasional specials that might be vegan suitable.
233 E Bunnell Ave, Homer, Alaska
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Typically each day you'll find one vegan choice each in muffin, sandwich, and a dessert. Good atmosphere, busy.
Main St, Homer, Alaska
Cuisine: Ovo, Thai, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai food restaurant offering some vegetable and tofu dishes, and has brown rice. Moved here in 2015 from 3585 E End Rd. Menu denotes items that can be made vegetarian. Reported not using fish sauce in the vegetarian curry. Most curries can be made using coconut milk.
59217 E End Rd, Homer, Alaska
Cuisine: Ovo, Japanese, Western, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Busy, somewhat higher end Japanese restaurant a few miles out East End Rd. Offers vegetarian and vegan options upon request. Some menu items are veganizable. Tofu is usually available, though not on the menu. Dine with view of Kachemak Bay.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
Ocean Drive (at The Washboard), Homer, Alaska
Seasonal market welcoming all growers of farm, garden, and greenhouse produce to participate. Has produce vendors, fresh salsa, jams, kombucha, baked goods, and prepared foods. Many vendors sell vegan baked and raw goods, including an all-vegan Russian bakery vendor with cupcakes, breads, cookies, and cinnamon rolls. Credit cards accepted for market coins, useable at most booths. SNAP, WIC, and Senior Benefits accepted. No pets.
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