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 vegan or vegetarian.Read More
16 Vegan and Vegetarian Off-Strip Restaurants in Las Vegas
Where to find off-Strip vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Las Vegas
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.
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 roster of dishes such as sushi, vegan entrees, pressed juices, and smoothies. Daikon’s menu ranges from miso soup and stuffed jalapeño peppers to tempura-fried king oyster mushrooms in lieu of calamari. 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.
Created in 2014 by vegan chef Donald Lemperle, this eco-friendly restaurant with two locations serves 100 percent vegan 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.
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.
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 plates of vegan General Tso’s chicken and spicy crispy beef plus vegan cheesecake for dessert. Online ordering available.
Saffron, The Vegetarian Eatery
There are tons of options for casual vegan dining in Vegas, but for those looking for a more special occasion-appropriate spot, head to Saffron to eat East Asian food made with seasonal, local ingredients, drink natural wine and enjoy the restaurant’s beautiful surroundings. Try the pumpkin coconut soup, bang bang cauliflower, and claypot rice.
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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.
Chef Kenny's Vegan Dim Sum
It’s pretty rare to find vegan — or even vegetarian — versions of dim sum classics, so when chef Kenny Chye decided to take a foray into these Cantonese classics, he filled a real void for plant-based eaters in the Vegas area. You’ll find vegan takes on dishes like shrimp siu mai, egg tarts and barbecue pork buns, as well as some Chinese favorites from his other spot.
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Cinnaholic customers choose their preferred frosting and toppings before the cinnamon rolls are individually prepared at this vegan bakery with four Las Vegas locations. Keep it classic with a frosted cinnamon rool, or try a gourmet flavor like the Cookie Monster with cream cheese frosting, cookie dough pieces and chocolate sauce. Online ordering available.
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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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.
Boasting 14 different vegan tacos, this southwest Las Vegas restaurant is home to vegan 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 and Henderson. Online ordering available.
This fully vegan 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.
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.
Chikyu Vegan Sushi Bar & Izakaya
This 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 karaage 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.
Chef 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.