There are still places in the world where vegans and vegetarians must subsist on salad alone when going out to eat. Not in Las Vegas. The city’s growing number of vegan and vegetarian options offer everything from sushi prepared without fish to meatballs made without meat. While the majority of menus in Las Vegas offer at least a few plant-based options, these off-Strip restaurants are exclusively vegan or vegetarian.Read More
20 Restaurants Specializing in Vegan and Vegetarian Dishes Off the Strip in Las Vegas
Where to find off-Strip vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Las Vegas
1. Garden Grill
A longtime mobile vendor on the First Friday culinary circuit, Garden Grill now offers a brick and mortar restaurant on the westside at the Summerlin Gateway Plaza. Diners will find crispy chick’n sandwiches, beer-battered avocado tacos, plant-based carne asada fries, plus a kids’ menu with vegan cheese quesadillas and chicken strips. Online ordering available.
2. Daikon Vegan Sushi & More
A restaurant specializing in 100 percent vegan sushi and entrees on the westside features Colorado chef Mindy Lim’s fare. Consider the menu plant-based Asian fusion fast-food, with a rooster of dishes such as sushi, vegan entrees, pressed juices, and smoothies. Daikon’s menu ranges from miso soup and stuffed jalapeño peppers to tempura-fired king oyster mushrooms substituting for calamari among the appetizers. Sushi choices include pickled vegetables, spicy tofu, and avocado, roasted yellow bell pepper nigiri, roe “pockets” made from carrot juice and algae, while the entrees include tempura fried gluten chunks prepared as sesame chicken and a tonkatsu dish of panko-fried tofu skin. Online ordering available.
3. Simply Pure
Located in the Downtown Container Park, chef Stacey Dougan is an expert vegan chef whose restaurant also offers a boxed meal delivery service as well as catering. Among Dougan’s most requested vegan and vegetarian menu choices are the nachos grande with fresh corn chips topped with vegan beef, vegan cheddar cheese, pico de gallo, and sliced avocado. The raw angel hair zucchini pasta is also a popular choice. Online ordering available.
Created in 2014 by vegan chef Donald Lemperle, this eco-friendly restaurant with two locations serves 100 percent plant-based global cuisine. Diners love the vegan sushi prepared with forbidden rice and the chicken pot pie gnocchi topped with pie crust crumbles. A weekend brunch pairs elote tamales, chicken and waffles, and stuffed french toast with mimosas and CBD-infused tea. Also at 10075 S. Eastern Avenue in Henderson. Online ordering available.
Iman Haggag’s Egyptian street food restaurant offers mazza, koshari, falafel samosas, and so much more, all vegan. Cauliflower shawarma and her Egyptian fries are among the most popular dishes. Order online.
6. MeDiet Cafe
Plant-based and vegetarian items make the menu at MeDiet Cafe. Cold-pressed juices, smoothies, soups, salads, bakery items, acai bowls, and chicken, fish, and protein options come from breakfast to dinner. Online ordering available.
7. Violette’s Vegan
Created by professional poker player Cyndy Violette, Violette’s Vegan organic eatery and juice bar provides an assortment of fresh, vegan food. Order the Red Rock nachos with oven-baked blue and yellow corn tortilla chips layered with black beans and pico de gallo, topped with melted cheddar cheese, guacamole, vegan sour cream, and salsa. The menu also offers salads and soups plus vegan entrees including burgers, pad Thai, and fried chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy. Order online.
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8. Chef Kenny’s Asian Vegan Restaurant
A popular Chinatown dining choice among vegans and meat-eaters alike, Chef Kenny’s Asian Vegan Restaurant is known for vegan sushi rolls that rival versions made with fish. There’s also vegan Mongolian beef and vegan curry duck plus an array of bean curd dishes, veggie soups, and even vegan ginger soy Chilean sea bass.
9. Cafe No Fur
This intimate Chinatown cafe offers plant-based comfort food including burgers, cheesesteaks, chicken fingers, and corn dogs. Cafe No Fur also has a breakfast menu with vegan breakfast sandwiches and loco moco made with Impossible meat.
10. Veggie House Vegetarian Restaurant
Established in 2012, this vegetarian and vegan Chinese restaurant imitates the taste and texture of meat using pressed tofu. Plant-based diners craving Chinese food favorites will be satisfied with sumptuous plates of vegan General Tso’s chicken and spicy crispy beef plus vegan cheesecake for dessert. Online ordering available.
11. Pancho’s Vegan Tacos
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos offers three locations including two in Las Vegas and one in Henderson. The mission here is pretty simple: tasty Mexican cuisine made vegan. Diners can choose from a variety of vegan proteins including nopales (cactus), vegan chicken, al pastor, asada, and more. The menu includes tamales, nachos, huaraches, and of course, a wide selection of tacos. Online ordering available.
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Locals NoButcher launched the first 100 percent plant-based version of a traditional deli. Patrons can order vegan meat and cheese alternatives to go, or eat the house-created sandwiches, sides, and salads, available in combo deals. Choices include a pulled NoPork sandwich with barbecue sauce and maple mustard coleslaw, the Aloha NoRib served on a ciabatta roll, Mediterranean roasted vegetables, and their version of an Italian cold cut sandwich prepared with NoTurkey and NoPepperoni. Drive-thru and online ordering available.
Cinnaholic customers choose their preferred frosting and toppings before the cinnamon rolls are individually prepared at this vegan bakery with four Las Vegas locations. Online ordering available.
14. The Modern Vegan
A popular option among UNLV students, this trendy vegan restaurant does brunch right with vegan poutine, plant-based mac and cheese balls, and potato skins topped with tofu scrambled with peppers and cheddar. There are also vegan milkshakes plus pineapple mimosas, wellness shots, and lemon mint kombucha.
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15. Veggy Street
For burgers, wraps, and chili cheese fries, casual dining destination Veggy Street is the place to go. The plant-based restaurant offers falafel cheeseburgers, vegan hot dogs, smoothies, and more. Order online for takeout.
16. Go Vegan Cafe & Juice Bar
This Spring Valley establishment features a complete vegan menu, with breakfast fare available to order all day as well as a full juice and smoothie bar. Some of the most ordered menu items include the pesto pizza, the house salad, and the jackfruit tacos. There are also raw wraps, desserts, and ample gluten-free items. Order online.
Boasting 14 different vegan tacos, this Rhodes Ranch restaurant is home to plant-based Mexican food in a lively setting. Taco selections include plantain con mole, bean and cheese, mushroom asada, and pineapple with hibiscus. Tacotarian also offers enchiladas, burritos, and a brunch menu that includes chilaquiles and breakfast tacos. Also in the Arts District. Online ordering available.
18. Tarantino’s Vegan
This 100 percent plant-based Italian restaurant in the southwest offers many gluten-free options as well. Eggplant Parmesan, flatbreads, and a pasta bar that includes zucchini noodles and sauce choices including pesto, spicy tomato, and lemon garlic make the menu. Order online.
19. Govinda’s Vegan Restaurant
A true hidden gem tucked away inside the Radha Govinda Hare Krishna Temple, Govinda’s Vegan Restaurant is an all-you-can-eat buffet. For a $9.95 donation, diners can load up on dhal soup, curry with tofu and beans, chutney, pasta salad, and semolina pudding for dessert. The menu is subject to change.
20. Chikyu Vegan Sushi Bar & Izakaya
This plant-based Japanese restaurant features vegan and mostly gluten-free dishes that use classic Japanese culinary techniques with vegetables, fruit, mushrooms, and flowers. Flash-fried eggplant with sweet soy and ito togarashi, sauteed mushroom tozazu, robata dishes such as bean curd and miso tofu, and tempura dishes including shizen shiitake mushrooms or cauliflower karage make the menu. Nigiri options include avocado with smoked beet aioli, yuba with wasabi and truffle soy, and okra with truffle salt and yuzu soy. Order at 725-777-3787 or deliverme.com/chikyu-vegan.