12 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
929 Franklin Ave, Waco, Texas
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Mediterranean, Bakery, Middle Eastern, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A grill and bakery. Vegans could have veggie gyro (without tzatziki), dolma, chickpea balls, hummus spread, baba ganoush, olive spread, Greek salad (without cheese); could add chickpea balls to the veggie gyro or the Greek salad.
1115 N Valley Mills Dr, Waco, Texas
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.
920 S Jack Kultgen Expwy, Waco, Texas
Cuisine: Beer/Wine, Take-out, Vietnamese, Asian Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Vietnamese and Asian fusion restaurant decorated in Buddhist icons and Vietnamese art. Has veg-suitable appetizers, curries, noodle and fried rice, and traditional clay pot rice bakes.
1503 Colcord Ave, Waco, Texas
Cuisine: Lacto, Mediterranean, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Greek, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Greek Mediterranean and Middle Eastern style food menu. Lots of meat but also the usual veg choices: falafel gyros, tabbouleh, Lebanese salad, baba ghanoush, etc. Vegans should specify.
703 N Valley Mills Dr, Waco, Texas
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Pizza restaurant open since 1969. Has section on printed menu with healthy pizza options including vegan cheese, whole wheat crust and low sodium sauce. Plenty of veggie topping options including mushrooms, olives, peppers, HOT jalapenos, onions and fresh diced tomatoes. Also has side salads that can be made veggie. The vegan cheese option is not shown online but it is on their printed menu.
4300A W Waco Dr Ste 1, Waco, Texas
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Chinese, Thai, Take-out, Asian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chain restaurant offering Asian style dishes. Choose your own protein. Vegans could have edamame, vegetable spring rolls, teriyaki bowl (with veggies and tofu), spicy Korean (with veggies and tofu), sweet & sour (with veggies and tofu), Thai blazing noodles (with veggies and tofu), Thai dynamite (with veggies and tofu).
5000 W Waco Dr, Waco, Texas
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Buffet, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Part of a large nationwide soup and salad bar chain. All-you-can-eat buffet salad bar, plus special of the day, fruits, breads and soups. Ingredients are not organic. Online menu denotes all vegan items: soupersalad.com/Special%20Diets.pdf
1121 Speight Ave, Waco, Texas
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Burritos, nachos, pizza, smoothies, and sandwiches. Some are lacto-vegetarian and could be made vegan by requesting no cheese, dairy, etc.
801 S 5th St, Waco, Texas
Cuisine: Lacto, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Texas chain of fast-casual Mexican fusion restaurant. Has several vegetarian tacos and appetizers, marked on the menu. Rice and beans are vegan suitable. Soda fountain serves fair-trade certified drinks.
801 S 2nd St, Waco, Texas
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Texas chain of burger and bar restaurants, this one is operating out of an old playhouse. Vegans could have the vegabond burger, fries, fried onion strings, fried pickles, sweet potato chips, flash fried veggies, build your Own burger (with black bean veggie patty), Greek salad (omit cheese, with veggie patty), house salad (with veggie patty, omit cheese and bacon). Specify vegan to be sure.
202 S University Parks Dr, Waco, Texas
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Fast food, Greek, Take-out only, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Food truck serving Greek food with s gre veggie choices: falafel gyros, hummus, salads - ask to omit cheese in salad.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
2056 N Valley Mills Dr (at inside Gourmet Gallery), Waco, Texas
Chef Junita makes prepared food packaged for takeaway, inside the Gourmet Gallery kitchen store. Not all-veg but weekly menus feature many vegan items, with gluten-free and soy-free choices. Free samples Wednesday 11-2pm. She also offers cooking classes.
5900 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
Pharmacy and vitamins store that stocks some produce like a soy based ice cream, tofu, veganaise, Earth Balance vegan butter, vegan cheese, and almond milk in addition to vitamins. Please check stock and let happycow know. Confirmed open Sept 2013.
400 S University Parks Dr, Waco, Texas
Year-round farmers market on the banks of the Brazos River. Vendors sell fresh produce plus wine, juice, coffee, baked goods, olive oil and balsamic vinegar, handmade soaps, prepared food, and more. Live music.