14 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
3241 W Iles, Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers seasonal menus using locally grown produce. Menu is non-veg but is willing to accommodate veg/vegan requests - call ahead. Large selection of beer and wine.
204 S Sixth St, Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Coffee and food. Has a veggie sandwich, house salad, hummus and bruschetta appetizer, and possibly pizza without cheese by request - ask. Sometimes live music events.
2579 W Wabash Ave, Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Fast food chain where you could customize your order (tacos, burritos, bowls) and request no cheese/dairy. Offers a soyfrito filling that's made from soy protein.
1120 W Lincolnshire Blvd, Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Microbrewery and restaurant has a vegetable curry on the menu. Salads and the portobello melt could be made vegan upon request. Menu items that can be made vegan are clearly marked on menu. Sources locally. Owner open to suggestions from vegans.
3115 Chatham Rd, Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Daily buffet until 2.30pm features many vegetarian dishes. The restaurant has a huge vegan celebration in April that includes a 16 course meal.
846 S Grand Ave E, Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Japanese, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Very small sushi restaurant. A separate part of the menu lists 8+ different vegetable rolls, all reported vegan. There is also a tofu skin sushi. Ask if vegetable tempura if fried in separate fryer or not.
3325 Robbins Rd, Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Ovo, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Japanese restaurant. Veg include miso soup, seaweed salad, edamame, vegetable roll, futo maki roll (can omit egg), avocado roll, cucumber roll, asparagus roll, the vegetable delite dish, vegetable soba and udon noodle. Vegans to specify.
3236 Ginger Creek Dr (at Koke Mill), Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Caribbean, African, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Small African restaurant with a vegetarian section on its menu.
1531 Wabash Ave, Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Thai, Take-out, Vietnamese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. One of few places in Springfield Illinois that offers tofu. Try the curry.
1308 S 2nd (at S Grand Ave E), Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Vietnamese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. All Thai and Vietnamese dishes can be ordered vegan. Vegan-friendly staff.
1665 Wabash Ave, Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Japanese, Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Japanese restaurant where you can sit at the hibachi tables to watch the chefs grill your meal in front of you. Includes a Thai menu, Japanese menu, sushi bar, and martini bar. The Japanese onion soup does not contain animal product. Entrees include a variety of stir-fries, including basil, garlic, ginger, mango, cashew or lemon grass. Be sure to request tofu or vegetables instead of meat, and request no fish or oyster sauces. Also offers various curries, such as red, green, and panang. Sushi bar offers avocado, cucumber and mixed vegetable rolls.
1710 S MacArthur , Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Build your own pizza place. Unlimited toppings and made to order. Has vegan cheese (for a charge).
2636 Stevenson Dr (at Taylor Ave ), Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Tofu or wheat gluten can be substituted in all dishes. Very friendly and professional staff. Ambiance is classic Chinese decor.
330 S Grand Ave E, Springfield, Illinois
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Delivery, Take-out, Bakery, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. On the menu are sandwiches, wraps, flatbreads, soups, and salads. Has a daily vegan soup, and you could ask for a vegan salad or wrap.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
1512 W Wabash Ave, Springfield, Illinois
Store stocks local, natural, and organic products ranging from dry goods, bulk and frozen foods, all organic fruits and vegetables, bakery, body-care and household items, herbs and dietary supplements.
1702 S 6th St, Springfield, Illinois
Drive-thru coffee bar. Has soy milk, almond milk, and vegan cookies available.
2115 S Mac Arthur Blvd, Springfield, Illinois
Chain grocery store, open 24 hours. Stocks some organic produce and has a large vegan-friendly section with brands like Tofurkey, Daiya, and Amy's.
2936 S Macarthur Blvd, Springfield, Illinois
Small Asian grocery store offering products from a variety of cultures, including Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Filipino. Has fresh vegetable and fruit, frozen food (gyoza, spring rolls, potstickers),and canned food.
2700 W Lawrence Ave Unit K, Springfield, Illinois
Carries Indian and Pakistani foods and cooking supplies. There are lentils, flours, rices, canned and boxed goods, fresh produce (non-organic), and lots of spices. Vegan items including frozen vegetarian food and boxed food.
2737 S 6th St, Springfield, Illinois
A small supplement store. Offers several vegan proteins including pea, pumpkin, and brown rice.
4319 Yucan Dr, Springfield, Illinois
Chain smoothie shop. Drinks can be requested without honey, egg protein, and/or dairy. The menu lists as vegan the following: mango kale, dark chocolate banana, and nutty supergrain.
2802 Southwest Plaza Dr, Springfield, Illinois
Nationwide chain health supplements and vitamins store. Stocks some vegan suitable protein powders and products. No fresh produce.
503 S 7th St, Springfield, Illinois
Cozy coffeehouse atmosphere with Wi-Fi. Reported offering vegan baked goods daily, such as baked donuts, cookies, muffins.
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