Top 9 Vegetarian Restaurants in Dallas You Need to Try

October 25, 2021
Food & Drink
jason wolfe
Yelp

Following a vegetarian diet has grown increasingly popular over the years. Whether you want to lead a more eco-friendly lifestyle or you want to pursue a healthy, plant-based diet, it’s become a lot easier to find restaurants that accommodate such a diet. In Dallas, you can find dozens of top-rated vegetarian restaurants that are suitable for any taste and budget. Need help getting started? We’ve got your back. Check out our list of the top 9 vegetarian restaurants in Dallas now!

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1. Reverie Bakeshop

Charming vegetarian bakery offering a wide selection of treats that will satisfy your sweet tooth

980 N Coit Rd | North Dallas | reveriebakeshop.com

Think vegetarians and vegans can’t enjoy sweets? Think again! Reverie Bakeshop, located in North Dallas, serves delicious cakes and pastries that are 100% vegan. That’s right. Everything on the menu is dairy and animal byproduct free. Fried donuts, cinnamon rolls, cookies, and more sweet treats can be ordered for a nice morning pick-me-up. Not all of the pastries are gluten-free. However, there is a special gluten-free section included on the menu. 

Reverie Bakeshop also offers custom pastry orders and cakes. Whether you want a gorgeous vegan cake for your wedding or you want to surprise your co-workers with some cupcakes, just call up Reverie to get started. 

“The owner is the sweetest and Amanda has helped me twice! The cake balls, pop tarts, and kolaches will not disappoint! I can't wait to continue going in regularly to try a little bit of everything!” - Yelp Review

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2. D'Vegan

100% vegan restaurant known for its savory and creative Asian dishes

Try the Bun Cao Lau the next time you stop in. Image courtesy of Yelp.

9780 Walnut St, Ste 360 E | Dallas | d-vegan.com

D’Vegan is a 100% vegan restaurant that specializes in Asian dishes. At D’Vegan, the chefs curate flavorful dishes that are both healthy and light on the stomach. The restaurant itself is gorgeous. Inside, you’ll find wooden tables accentuated by black overhanging lights. It’s the perfect spot for a first date or special dinner celebration. 

The restaurant is dinner-only, but you’ll quickly find that the wait is worth it once you get that first bite in. The menu features an array of Asian appetizers, soups, rice dishes, and more. Some of our favorite meals include the Lucky Chowmein, Kung Pao Rice, and Golden Noodle Soup. But you really can’t go wrong with anything here. 

“Truly a hole in the wall type spot. It feels authentic and the building reminds me of my visit to China a few years back. The workers are also very accommodating. I really can't think of any place like this that I've been to. Also, your non-vegan friends will still love it; however, if you're vegan or vegan-curious, you gotta go. It'll change you!” - Yelp Review

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3. True Food Kitchen

Health-focused restaurant known for its seasonal dishes made from fresh, high-quality ingredients

Share some Butternut Squash Pizza with friends! This vegan pizza is sure to fill you up. Image courtesy of Yelp.

8383 Preston Center Plz | Dallas | truefoodkitchen.com

Are you trying to eat more healthy meals that are sourced from sustainable vendors? You’ll want to add this spot to your restaurant bucket list. True Food Kitchen is dedicated to providing savory, consciously-sourced dishes to all of its guests. Every ingredient on the menu is carefully selected and prepared so that it can offer the most flavor to your taste buds while also providing a healthy dose of nutrients. 

The menu features a variety of classic, year-round entrees and seasonal specials. Pizzas, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and more savory meals are available and ready for your enjoyment. It’s important to note that True Food Kitchen does serve dishes with meat in them. However, it has an extensive selection of vegetarian and vegan dishes like the Butternut Squash Pizza and Vegan Double Cheeseburger. 

“My Common Bond drink was so tasty and refreshing - bourbon, pressed apple, chai spice, lemon. I usually don't do bourbon, but this one was FRESH. For food, we got the brussels sprouts, Korean noodle bowl, squash soup, shrimp tacos. For dessert, we got squash pie! ALL OF IT WAS SO GOOD.” - Yelp Review

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4. Cosmic Cafe

Top-rated vegetarian restaurant that offers on-site yoga classes

Make sure you come hungry! Image courtesy of Yelp.

2912 Oak Lawn Ave | Oak Lawn | cosmiccafedallas.com

Cosmic Cafe is probably the most unique restaurant on this list. For instance, Cosmic Cafe offers on-site yoga classes. Yogis of all levels are welcome! Their savory and authentic Indian dishes are also a hit among guests. There’s no better way to reward yourself after a tough yoga class than with a savory vegetarian dish. Yoga and vegetarian Indian food truly make a great pair. 

On the menu, you’ll find a variety of mouthwatering dishes like the Herban Renewal and No Bull Burger. Libations like the Banana Smoothie and Mango Lassie are sure to quench your thirst. A small selection of beer and wine are also available if you’re looking to unwind a little. 

“First off, the decor in this restaurant is genuinely neat. I would not be surprised if "influencers" wanted to do a photoshoot in here. Second, the food is delicious and fresh. What's neat is you receive a variety of different foods so it's basically a mini buffet on a plate!” - Yelp Review

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5. Sundown at Granada

Charming cafe and beer garden specializing in farm-to-table fare

3520 Greenville Ave | Lower Greenville | sundownatgranada.com

Since 2011, Sundown at Granada has welcomed thousands of locals and out-of-town visitors to its stunning restaurant and entertainment complex. Inside, you’ll find an expansive dining room with a bar and built-in stage. Sundown at Granada hosts live music acts on the stage on a regular basis. Want to enjoy some fresh air while you eat? Ask for a table on either the downstairs patio or rooftop dining room. 

Sundown at Granada offers dishes that cater to a wide variety of appetites and tastes including vegetarians, vegans, and gluten-free dishes. You can pair your dish with one of the restaurant’s 60 craft beers or a fun cocktail. 

“Well, I can't wait to come back here! I heard they have good specials and brunch on the roof.

You will definitely what to bookmark this restaurant. The ambiance is nice, the staff is great and the gluten-free options are nice.” - Yelp Review

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6. Sheba’s Ethiopian Kitchen

A vegetarian-friendly restaurant that has something for everyone

Sample a taste of Ethiopia. Image courtesy of Yelp.

8989 Forest Ln | Northeast Dallas | shebasethiopiankitchen.com

Sheba’s Ethiopian Kitchen is not strictly vegetarian. However, it is a popular vegetarian spot for its exciting array of meat-free dishes. It’s a great spot if you’re going out with a group of people with varying diets and preferences. 

Located in Northeastern Dallas, Sheba’s offers a fun and laid back environment where you can relax and enjoy the company of your dinner guests. The Vegetable Combo, which features a selection of traditional vegetable dishes will fill you right up. Small vegetarian dishes like the Misir Wot stew and Gomen Wot greens work as great side dishes to your entree. Enjoy!

“I come here as often as I can. The veggie platter is my favorite meal of all time out of any culture. The lentils and cabbage and all the vegetables have such a unique and delicious flavor it makes me close my eyes and feel like I'm levitating. So delicious!” - Yelp Review

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7. Spiral Diner & Bakery

Cozy diner serving up hearty vegan comfort food

1101 N Beckley Ave | Oak Cliff | spiraldiner.com

Spiral Diner & Bakery is a top-rated spot for vegan comfort food. Spiral actually has several locations around Texas. But the one we’re focusing on right now is the Dallas location. 

While you might be surprised at seeing “vegan” and “comfort food” next to each other in the same sentence, you’ll quickly find that they can — and do — belong together. From the Nacho Dog to the Philly Mac sandwich, Spiral Diner & Bakery’s vegan comfort dishes will quickly help you forget about all your worries. 

“My favorite vegan restaurant and a true gem in Dallas. Love the cool diner vibe and all their great variety of plant-based dishes. Lots of comfort food options including blue plate specials and LOVE their burgers that can be made from scratch with cashew ingredients or with Beyond Meat patties.” - Yelp Review

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8. Jeff’s Vegan

Laidback Asian restaurant offering healthy and delicious vegan meals

Pictured above is the Hawaiian Burger. Image courtesy of Yelp.

3580 Preston Rd, Suite 107 | Frisco | jeffs-vegan.com

Located in nearby Frisco, Jeff’s Vegan is another popular vegan and vegetarian spot among locals. This Asian restaurant serves a variety of savory dishes such as the Crispy Spicy Chacha and Spicy Golden Noodle Soup. Not only are all menu items completely vegan, but they are also free of MSG and GMOs. 

Along with an extensive food menu, Jeff’s Vegan also offers tasty drinks like the Lime Cucumber Mint Lemonade and the Amazing Berry Smoothie. Soft drinks, tea, juice, and water are also available to pair with your main dish. 

“My favorite vegan restaurant! I drive 40 minutes to go to this place because it's just that good. I love their orange passion balls. The portion size is really big and I always find myself extremely stuffed after eating here. I also love how they always have so many flavors of ramune here.” - Yelp Review

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9. Kalachandji's

Vegetarian Indian buffet with spacious courtyard seating

Photo of Kalachandji's - Dallas, TX, United States. Tamarind Tea, Dal Soup, and a variety from the hot buffet
Take your pick from the restaurant’s extensive hot buffet. Image courtesy of Yelp.

5430 Gurley Ave | Dallas | kalachandjis.com

Kalachandji's is one of the oldest vegetarian buffets in Dallas. For years, locals have flocked to Kalachandji's for its extensive vegetarian Indian dishes featured in its hot buffet. Basmati rice, loki squash, enchiladas, and more savory foods await you. Got a sweet tooth that won’t stop bothering you? Kalachandji's also serves a small dessert selection. We recommend trying the vegan brownie!

The buffet is open for lunch and dinner, so feel free to come in whenever you start to feel your stomach starting to rumble. Most items are 100% vegan. Any items that contain dairy are marked for your convenience. Dishes containing gluten are also labeled. 

“Kalachandji's is phenomenal! As my former colleague once put it, "it tastes like it's made with love." That it does - it reminds me of my beloved mom's home-cooked food. Indian food is my fav cuisine and this place reinforces that love big time, in a VEGAN way though?! Hard to fathom cuz I love my meat I really do.” - Yelp Review

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Are you a strict vegan? Have you thought about trying out Meatless Mondays? Maybe you just want to mix things up. Luckily for you, finding a top-rated vegan or vegetarian restaurant in Dallas is easier than ever. Reserve a spot at one of these top restaurants on our list today!

Are there any vegetarian restaurants that you think we should have included on the list? Let us know!

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