44 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
St. Louis has a growing number of vegetarian and vegan restaurants, making it easier all the time to get a great meal out. Some are health focused, others dish out comfort food, and some celebrate boozy pairings, there is really something for everyone. St. Louis also offers a wide array of global cuisine that can often be a haven for veg diners, with a notable number of Vietnamese, Thai, Indian, and Lebanese places to dine. Whether you live in St. Louis, or are just visiting, please check out the places on this list and be sure to leave a review to share your experience with others.
307 Belt Ave (at DeBaliviere neighborhood), St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out, Catering
Saint Louis vegan cafe and juice bar. Offers many raw food dishes as well some cooked food. Has waffles, raw cakes, baked cookies, acai, juices, smoothies and grab-n-go items. Items containing gluten are labelled, and many gluten-free dishes or options are available. Bakery cake/dessert items are always gluten-free. Free lot parking. Also offers yoga and healthy cooking classes, cleanses, and health coaching - see website for schedule. Est. 2011 and under current ownership since 2012.
3201 S Grand Blvd, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out
Saint Louis area vegan food truck operator, opened this brick and mortar location in May 2014. The food truck continues to caters at events - check its webpage for latest times. The restaurant offers a more extensive vegan menu with items like sweet potato burger, sweet potato falafel wrap, buffalo cauliflower wrap, kale salad, and stuffed avocado boats. Street parking only.
6344 S Rosebury, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out
Vegan and organic cafe with a bright atmosphere, est. 2014. Has daily specials. Cooked and raw food menu items range from raw pad thai to cooked veggie burger. Can accommodate special requests for gluten free and others.
9849 Manchester Rd, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Fusion, Gluten-free, Kosher
Juice and smoothies bar franchise. Offers also soup, acai, and prepared vegan food such as a gluten-free pad thai and spring rolls. Everything is vegan except for honey.
3196 S Grand Blvd, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Delivery, Take-out
Punk rock atmosphere vegetarian pizza restaurant serving New York style pizza. Has vegan cheese, vegan pepperoni and sausage. Same owner as Pizzeoli in Saint Louis.
1928 S 12th St, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Take-out
Neapolitan pizzeria est. 2014 in Soulard neighborhood. Pizzas are baked in a Naples style 900 degree oven taking 60-90 seconds. Has vegan sausage and pepperoni. Menu pizzas are made with dairy cheese but you could ask to substitute house-made cashew cheese or carrot-cauliflower cheese. Local craft beer on tap. Same owner as Pizza Head.
3177 S Grand Blvd, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Beer/Wine
Vegetarian restaurant with a trendy atmosphere and full bar, opened Jun 2013. Menu is seasonal and small, consisting of snacks, small plates, and large plates. Most items are vegan (all desserts) or have a vegan option.
602 Westgate Ave (at Delmar), St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Deli, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Family owned and operated for 15 years. Traditional Lebanese - Middle Eastern Deli. Walk in, order at counter, take a seat (limited). Has vegan options.
3200 S Grand Blvd, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Take-out, Catering, Middle Eastern, Persian, Iranian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Persian cuisine restaurant. Offers a separate vegetarian menu with choices for appetizers, main entrees and pita wraps; vegan items are labeled. Sample dishes such as veggie koubideh combo platter, rice and curry veggie platter, stuffed pepper and tomato, vegan falafel platter, shami platter (veggie patties). Has gluten-free.
11485 Olive Blvd, St Louis, Missouri
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. Some of its locations offer a soyfrito filling that's made from soy protein. Be sure to ask for plant based protein.
4145 Manchester Ave, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Indian, Buffet, Nepalese, Korean, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Predominately meat restaurant with a section of vegetarian dishes which are cooked separately from the meat dishes (ask). New location since 2008.
2754 Chippewa St, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Pizza, Buffet, Fast food, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Casual restaurant serving breakfast all day plus a variety of snacks, and buffet options throughout the week. Often has specials and always includes a vegan option. Monday nights are sometimes pizza and salad buffet and a movie, with a vegan pizza option. Saturday brunch offerings include vegan pancakes. Regular menu has BBQ tofu, fried tofu strips, and tofu "fish" sticks as well as vegan-suitable sides and sauces.
9720 Page Ave, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Indian cuisine restaurant. Menu labels a vegetarian section as well a vegan one with several dishes. Casual. Dinner buffet is on Tuesday and Sunday only from 5:30pm.
3155 Grand Ave, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Ovo, Thai, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai cuisine menu with a section dedicated to vegetarian entrees; has vegan choices like fried tofu, fresh rolls, curry with veggies/tofu, and dessert sweet mango & sticky rice.
3811 S Lindbergh Blvd, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Pizza, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Part of hippie themed pizzeria chain with choices for vegans, including tofu, tempeh, and fresh veggie toppings for pizza plus large salads, has calzone and sandwiches.
3210 S Grand Blvd, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ethiopian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Ethiopian food is served atop of a large sourdough flatbread called injera. Traditionally, no silverware is used and the bread is used to pick up bites of the entrees and side dishes. The dishes also commonly consist of spicy vegetables and meat. There are many vegetarian dishes available, and most vegetarian dishes are vegan. A variety of dishes are made with lentils, peas, and other vegetables.
3606 Aresenal (at Grand), St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with choices for vegetarians. Also offers a Sunday brunch with vegetarian and vegan food.
3195 S Grand Blvd, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Vietnamese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Family that runs restaurant are vegetarians. Has many vegan options, including a variety of mock meat. Uses fresh ingredients. Online menu not as extensive as menu at location.
6144 Delmar Blvd (at Del Mar Loop), St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Could get vegan cheese and faux meat for your pizza. Pizza crusts can be made vegan (6 hour advance notice is required for deep dish). Has gluten-free thin crust.