11 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
1614 Main St, Columbia, South Carolina
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Catering, Fusion, All Raw
Raw food cafe specializing in raw, vegan, and organic food with gluten-free and nut-free options. Previously at Leaphart Rd, West Columbia.
2338 Main St, Columbia, South Carolina
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Caribbean, Soul Food
Serving Caribbean influenced soul food in a colorful African art atmosphere. Sample menu items might include tempeh reuben sandwich, curried potatoes, marinated eggplant, teriyaki mushroom, and raisin-sweet potato. Offers a combo meal platter.
8502 Two Notch Rd Ste I, Columbia, South Carolina
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Raw, Take-out
Vegan and raw food deli and culinary academy, moved here in 2015 from 6729 Two Notch Rd. Each main dish is 80% raw to 20% cooked and can be made fully raw when requested. Specializes in a variety of familiar foods made in a raw/vegan format: pizza, lasagna, burgers, salads and wraps.
701 Gervais St, Columbia, South Carolina
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Organic, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Billed as an "energy food" and health food restaurant, this company has several locations in SC. Offers breakfast pastries and coffee, various wraps, gyros, and salads.
2002 Greene St Ste H, Columbia, South Carolina
Cuisine: American, Korean, Tex-Mex, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Cozy cafe offering slow food menu. Vegetarian items are marked.
619 Gervais St, Columbia, South Carolina
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.
900 Main St, Columbia, South Carolina
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Brews traditional English-style ales since 1995. Menu has a black bean burger (patty is vegan) and a tofu marsala (contains dairy).
2013 Greene St (at Five Points), Columbia, South Carolina
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Mexican, Asian, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Offering fusion tacos, burritos, burgers, bowls, and draft beer selection. The fried tofu is vegan and can be substituted for any meat on the menu. Vegan choices include a kale & quinoa salad, two grain bowls, and side such as edamame, black beans, and plantain when you ask to omit the aioli.
6024 Saint Andrews Rd, Columbia, South Carolina
Cuisine: Ovo, Thai, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai food restaurant. Ask for tofu in place of meat.
709 Gervais St, Columbia, South Carolina
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Take-out, Bakery, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Coffee roaster and cafe. Makes in-house bakery goods and has soy and coconut milk, and a house-made almond milk. Try avocado on multigrain toast.
921 Sumter St (at Mid-town), Columbia, South Carolina
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. This cafe and bar has vegan cheese, and the phrase 'vegan-friendly' is displayed on the front window, so let your server know if you're vegan. Makes Mexican food and American sandwiches.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
3312-B Devine St, Columbia, South Carolina
"The healthy supermarket." Market chain offering choices in fresh local and organic produce, salad and hot food bar, bulk staple, vegan-friendly items, and other natural grocery.
2803 Rosewood Dr, Columbia, South Carolina
Natural food store and deli. Small but well-stocked. The deli offers a monthly changing menu for lunch and dinner, with vegetarian options.
4516 Forest Dr, Columbia, South Carolina
Part of a mid-size specialty food market chain. Has vegetarian and vegan food, some organic, natural personal hygiene products, household cleaners, vitamins, pet food, and more.
702 Cross Hill Rd Ste 300, Columbia, South Carolina
Part of large natural foods supermarket chain. Stocks fresh fruit and vegetable including organic produce, deli food, coffee bar, bakery, vitamins and nutritional supplements, personal care and eco-friendly household cleaning products, natural groceries, and much more.
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