The 5 Most Exciting Plant-Based Restaurants in Phoenix


Whether you’re a strict vegan or someone simply looking to add more vegetables to their diet, Phoenix has no shortage of restaurants for you. Many of the menus feature gluten-free options, meat substitutes and organic fare. You won’t be disappointed in the wide variety of options to choose from!

Desert Roots Kitchen

Desert Roots Kitchen serves meals for vegans, vegetarians, those who require gluten-free options, and those allergic to soy. The exciting thing about Desert Roots Kitchen is that there’s a new menu every day! You can expect wraps, fresh veggies, baked vegan treats, smoothies and more. The items are mostly made from locally sourced, organic ingredients.

Veggie Village

Even though you may now be a vegan or vegetarian, that doesn’t mean that you don’t get nostalgic for classic meat dishes now and then. Not to worry, though; Veggie Village has you covered. They offer delicious vegan and vegetarian alternatives to some popular meat dishes, including Orange Chicken, Sweet and Sour Fish and burgers. The menu is Asian inspired, so you can also expect Cream Cheese Wontons and Hakka Rolls.

The Coronado

Coronado is a vegetarian and vegan restaurant that offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. The breakfast menu boasts (meat-free) Breakfast Burritos, Chilaquiles, and Chia Pudding. The lunch and dinner menu includes a Beet and Quinoa Burger, Cauliflower Tacos and a Smokey Eggplant Sandwich. There’s even a dessert menu with a S’mores Cup and a Rosemary Chocolate Chip Cookie!

Fresh Mint Restaurant

Fresh Mint Restaurant offers 100% vegetarian dishes with a Vietnamese spin. Each dish is made when ordered to guarantee freshness, too. They also offer a gluten-free menu, with items such as Golden Curry Vegetables and Five Spice Noodle Soup.
Some of the regular lunch menu items include Kung Pao Soy Chicken, Spicy Lemongrass Tofu and Veggie Kabobs.

Giving Tree Cafe

Giving Tree Cafe has a full menu of organic, gluten-free, and vegetarian dishes for any meal of the day. Everything on their menu is super healthy and packed with nutrients to give you energy all day long. Some of the delicious menu items include the Banana Bread, Original Krunch Rap, Caesar Salad, and Mushroom Mole Tacos.

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