49 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. Find waffles, raw cakes, baked cookies, acai, juices, smoothies, grab-n-go. Items containing gluten are labelled; many gluten-free dishes or options are available. Bakery goods and cakes are always gluten-free. Free lot parking. Hosts yoga and healthy cooking classes, cleanses, and health coaching - see website for schedule. Est. since 2011.
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 (at Rock Hill area), St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out
Juice and smoothie franchise. Offers also acai, soup, and a small fridge with prepared vegan foods. All vegan except for bee products.
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.
9 S Vandeventer Ave, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: American, Japanese, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Asian, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Makes to-order sushi burritos, bowls, and salads, assembly-line style. Can customize. The holy shiitake roll is vegan and can be made a burrito, bowl, or salad. Fried tofu bites with dipping sauce is vegan. Limited seating.
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.
4507 Manchester Ave, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: American, International, Fusion, Gluten-free, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Previously vegan restaurant, added one fish dish to the menu in 2017. Food is influenced by traditional preservation, pickling and fermentation methods. Offers kombucha on tap.
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.
1405 Washington Ave, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Ovo, Japanese, Asian, Malaysian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Asian cuisine in downtown Saint Louis by the City Museum. Veggie dishes are marked on the menu. Vegans be sure to specify and say no egg. At lunch there is steamed veggie salad with peanut sauce, Korean tofu rice bowl, tofu ramen, veggie soup, Malaysian curry with vegetables, teriyaki tofu rice bowl. At dinner there are sides/appetizers like coconut-turmeric rice, baby bok-choy, house pickles, tofu goreng, steamed buns with seitan; mains like tofu claypot, Malaysian tofu curry, tofu ramen, kimchi fried rice.
2301 Cherokee St, St Louis, Missouri
Cuisine: Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Asian, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Self-described as "Asian food with a Mexican twist.” Has sautéed tofu and sweet & spicy jackfruit in place of meat for tacos, burritos, rice bowls, and bahn mi. A house-made aioli is vegan. Boba tea can be with non-dairy milk.
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.
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