Las Vegas may not always be associated with healthy choices, but the city’s culinary scene deserves praise for offering a wealth of plant-based options to vegan and vegetarian diners. Vegan and vegetarian menus can also be found off-Strip. But from the famously vegan-friendly Wynn and Encore hotels on the north end of the Strip all the way to Mandalay Bay on the south end of the Strip, every one of these restaurants offers a dedicated vegetarian or vegan menu in addition to its omnivore offerings.Read More
Where to Find Vegetarian and Vegan Menus on the Las Vegas Strip
Find dedicated vegetarian and vegan dishes on the Las Vegas Strip at these 20 restaurants
Crossroads Kitchen Las Vegas
This fully vegan restaurant at Resorts World Las Vegas serves all manner of seasonally-changing pizza, house-made pasta, salad, and dessert. Chef Tal Ronnen, who co-created the Kite Hill brand of vegan dips and spreads, incorporates vegan alternatives to butter and cheeses in each dish. Some popular eats from the winter menu are a poached pear and feta appetizer, wedge salad with vegan blue cheese dressing and chunks, spaghetti carbonara with a runny “egg” that really runs, and eggplant short rib served with mashed potatoes and mushrooms. Dessert includes pineapple baked Alaska and a brownie sundae. If you are having a hard time deciding, visitors can experience a seven-course tasting menu for $175 or five courses for $75, with optional wine pairing for both.
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Sinatra at Encore offers Italian food fit for the man the restaurant is named after. The vegan menu includes salad with mint and watermelon, agnolotti with almond ricotta and mushroom, and a twist on chicken parmigiana made with Gardein chick’n.
Set against the backdrop of a 27-foot white dragon composed of 90,000 individual crystals, Wazuzu at Wynn offers vegan sushi including an eel-less unagi roll made with roasted mushrooms and vegan eel sauce. Also on the vegan/vegetarian menu are edamame dumplings, vegan black pepper steak, and drunken noodles.
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Allegro at the Wynn is chef Enzo Febbraro’s celebration of Naples. The rotating vegan menu includes organic penne with basil, zucchini, and asparagus; pasta alla vodka with creamy vodka sauce and pine nut ricotta; and baked vegan bolognese with almond ricotta cheese, and Impossible meatballs.
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway
Somehow, the immensely popular La Cave still feels like a hidden gem. Diners love the restaurant’s extensive wine list and charcuterie boards at Wynn Las Vegas. La Cave also has the distinction of offering both vegan and vegetarian menus, which include dishes such as heart of palm crab cakes, Impossible tacos, beet and burrata salad, and eggplant parmesan flatbread. A weekend brunch menu also features a lengthy vegetarian menu with butler-passed trays of truffle mushroom grits, baked potato tater tots, cream cheese pancakes with ube jam, and more.
Outfitted in its namesake color scheme, Red 8 at Wynn is the perfect choice for dim sum fans who prefer mushrooms to har gow. A vegan dim sum menu includes options made with Gardein chick’n. There are also vegetarian entrees like vegan tofu shitake and vegetable fried rice.
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This poolside restaurant at the Wynn serves breakfast (complimentary for Tower Suites guests), brunch, and lunch in an airy setting. Vegetarian menus are available for both breakfast and lunch. For breakfast, plant-based items include a vegan Benedict with tofu and balsamic roasted tomato hollandaise and apple pancakes with maple butter. Lunch features chilled green pea soup and an Impossible burger topped with vegan cheese and chimichurri aioli.
SushiSamba at the Grand Canal Shoppes has a roster of vegan and vegetarian dishes such as vegetable sushi ranging from the Amazonia roll with collard greens, portobello, mushroom, and takuwan to cucumber, asparagus, or avocado sushi, and robata dishes such as cherry tomatoes, mixed wild mushrooms, or eggplant.
Truth & Tonic
This fully vegan restaurant at the Venetian Resort serves breakfast and lunch dishes like Just Egg frittatas, sweet and savory toasts, coconut milk french toast, and tacos with a choice of mushrooms, soyrizo, chicken, or shrimp.
Nobu Restaurant & Lounge
Nobu Restaurant & Lounge at Caesars Palace features a multi-course vegetarian omakase menu for $100, with courses such as vegetable ceviche; a chef’s selection of sushi such as tofu skin, myoga, shiitake; avocado tartar; mushroom soup; and more. The menu changes seasonally.
Gordon Ramsay Hell's Kitchen
Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen in front of Caesars Palace has individual vegetarian and vegan menus. Vegan offerings include pan-seared tofu scallops made with celery root, micro arugula, and lemon oil; vegan risotto made with truffle risotto, tofu puree, and crispy onion; a dish called “white bean in purgatory” made with spicy tomato sauce, cashew cream cheese, and herb salad; and for something sweet, “Coconut 3-Ways,” which is coconut sorbet, passion fruit caramel, and coconut cake.
The menu at Giada at the Cromwell features a number of vegetarian and vegan dishes, including cacio e pepe bucatini for two, served in a warm pecorino toscano wheel; the vegan eggplant stack, made with vegan Pomodoro, avocado and balsamic glaze; a Margherita pizzette, topped with roasted Campari tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella cheese; a mushroom pizzette, prepared with roasted garlic, taleggio, and wild arugula; rigatoni pasta with vegetable Bolognese; an artichoke, served with sweet pea aioli toasted orange, and gremolata; vegan marinated olives, served alongside fresh herbs and citrus; and baby sweet peppers, paired with goat cheese and olive tapenade.
In October 2022, Picasso at the Bellagio, named for the Picasso originals that adorn its walls, added a vegan tasting menu that includes Spanish potato salad, roasted onion and truffle tart, vegan risotto with cauliflower, and a seasonal dessert. It also serves vegetarian dishes such as cauliflower soup with Maitake mushrooms, plancha Chinese eggplant, sautéed asparagus and mushrooms, and quinoa with roasted vegetables and sofrito.
Le Cirque at the Bellagio has added an opulent, eight-course vegan menu that will run you $425 for the full experience, including a produce-forward selection of creamy Vichyssoise soup; ruby red beets with grilled chicory, rye croutons, and bronze fennel; and grilled pineapple to finish everything off. The vegetarian menu at Le Cirque goes for $115. Diners get a baby artichoke salad, a seasonal risotto, sun choke raviolo, a ratatouille, and a chocolate ball.
Harvest is farm-to-table American fare in the Bellagio, with a seasonally changing menu including a healthy number of vegan choices. Start with some Jerusalem artichoke soup, followed by some roasted Tandoori vegetables with a side of crushed potatoes or Brussels sprouts with hazelnuts; end with a pear cobbler with vanilla ice cream.
The Cosmopolitan’s China Poblano is a Chinese-Mexican fusion restaurant with an extensive allergy-friendly menu, including a vegan tasting menu. For $45 per person, diners can order coconut ceviche, wok-roasted vegetables with arbol chile, mushroom avocado tacos, fried rice with 20 seasonal vegetables, and optional cocktail pairings. Most of the dishes on the menu can be made vegetarian or vegan as well.
Small Las Vegas chain Nacho Daddy’s infamous scorpion shot, which is served with an actual scorpion chaser, is definitely not vegan, but a large part of the menu is. Located in the Miracle Mile shops and with four other locations in the Las Vegas Valley, vegan options here include crispy avocado tacos with wild rice, nachos loaded with vegan queso, sour cream, and pico de gallo, and quesadillas stuffed with vegan chicken. Worth noting: tequila is inherently vegan, and Nacho Daddy serves plenty of it.
Javier’s at Aria has vegetarian and vegan dishes such as enchiladas stuffed with zucchini, corn, onions, and pasilla pepper; enchiladas stuffed with sautéed spinach, corn, tomato, and onions covered in pasilla cream sauce; tacos with potato, lettuce, onions, cream, cotija cheese, and salsa verde; sopes with black beans, lettuce, salsa, queso cotija, and crema; and tacos with zucchini, corn, pasilla pepper, onions, guacamole, and salsa verde, or with mushrooms, pasilla pepper, onions, corn, guacamole, and topped with salsa quemada.
Hakkasan at the MGM Grand has a signature vegetarian menu for $78 per person, and plenty of clearly-marked vegan options. Diners start with a vegan steamed dim sum platter and pan-seared vegetable Shanghai dumpling, followed by tofu, aubergine, and shiitake mushroom clay pot in a black bean sauce; a mushroom stir fry with gai lan stalks and macadamia nut; pan choi with garlic sauce; Hakka noodle with mushrooms and Chinese chive; and pak choi with garlic sauce. Mango sticky rice and macarons end the meal.
The Strip location of Hussong’s Cantina at Mandalay Place serves Baja cuisine and margaritas made with the original recipe from the original Hussong’s Cantina in Ensenada, Mexico. A lengthy vegan menu includes mango habanero guacamole, quesadillas with Gardein chick’n, enchiladas with Gardein vegan beef, and breakfast selections include chilaquiles with vegan chorizo and breakfast quesadillas with Daiya plant-based cheese.