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Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

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In celebration of World Vegetarian Day and Vegetarian Awareness Month, OpenTable unveiled the 52 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America. Vegan restaurants represent 21 spots on the list, as do vegetarian-friendly eateries; vegetarian restaurants account for the remaining ten. A significant percentage of honorees easily accommodate diners with gluten allergies or sensitivities.

More than half of the award winners were founded in the last five years, with seven winners opening their doors in 2015 alone, such as Plant Food and Wine in Venice, California, and Encantada Restaurant in Baltimore. Landmark vegetarian restaurants also dot the list, with some having been in business since the seventies, including Blind Faith Cafe in Evanston, Illinois, and Irregardless Cafe in Raleigh, North Carolina. Standout restaurants skew heavily toward providing an upscale casual dining experience as opposed to fine dining, though several winners cater to this affinity.

These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable diners for more than 20,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

2015 52 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America

A Single Pebble-Burlington, Vermont 
Agrodolce-Seattle, Washington 
Al's Place-San Francisco, California 
Blind Faith Cafe-Evanston, Illinois 
Blossom-Chelsea-New York, New York 
Blossom onColumbus-New York, New York 
Cafe Clover-New York, New York 
Cafe Gratitude-San Diego, California 
Cafe Manna-Brookfield, Wisconsin 
Candle 79-New York, New York 
CandleCafe West-New York, New York 
Charlie Was a Sinner-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Civico 1845-San Diego, California 
Crossroads-Los Angeles, California 
Departure Restaurant and Lounge-Portland, Oregon 
Dirt Candy-New York, New York 
Dovetail-New York, New York 
Encantada Restaurant-Baltimore, Maryland 
Equinox-Washington, D.C. 
FARMiCiA-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Firefly Restaurant-San Francisco, California 
Flora-Jenkintown, Pennsylvania 
French Meadow Cafe & Bluestem Bar-Minneapolis, Minnesota 
The Gadarene Swine-Studio City, California 
Gather-Berkeley, California 
Gracias Madre-West Hollywood, California 
Green Zebra-Chicago, Illinois 
Greens Restaurant-San Francisco, California 
The Helmand-Baltimore, Maryland 
The Herb Box-Old Town-Scottsdale, Arizona 
Irregardless Cafe-Raleigh, North Carolina 
Kajtisu,New York, New York 
Mi Lah Vegetarian-Ambler, Pennsylvania 
Mizuna Restaurant and Wine Bar-Spokane, Washington 
Modern Love-Omaha, Nebraska 
Moosewood-Ithaca, New York 
Natural Selection-Portland, Oregon 
Pala-New York, New York 
Plant Food and Wine-Venice, California 
Ravens Restaurant-Stanford Inn by the Sea-Mendocino, California 
Sage-A Plant Based Bistro-Culver City, California 
Saha-San Francisco,New York 
The Springs-Los Angeles, California 
Sticky Rice-Baltimore, Maryland 
Sublime-Fort Lauderdale,Florida 
SunCafe-Studio City, California 
Sweet 27 Bar and Restaurant-Baltimore, Maryland 
V-Note Organic Wine Bar & Vegan Bistro-New York, New York 
V Street-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Vatan Indian Restaurant-New York, New York 
Vedge-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Wassail-New York, New York

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