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All-Vegetarian Restaurants

Happily, nearly every D.C.-area restaurant offers at least some animal-free options. The listings on this page include local favorites specifically catering to the vegetarian demand. If you're looking for a listing of all-vegetarian restaurants or establishments that offer vegan cheese pizza or have Meatless Monday specials, click on one of the links below.

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Restaurants Offering
Meatless Monday Specials

Restaurants Serving
Vegan Cheese Pizza

District of Columbia

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Amsterdam Falafel ShopV
2425 18th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
All-vegetarian restaurant specializing in falafel, with an almost all-vegan toppings bar to create your own sandwich. Open late-night and inexpensive. A local favorite.
Pleasant PopsV
1781 Florida Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Aside from the delicious Mexican-style ice pops, this all-vegetarian cafe also features delicious salads, soups, and sandwiches that are mostly vegan (or can be made vegan). The menu changes with the season because these original recipes are made from locally sourced, sustainable ingredients. They also have a small grocery section.
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Sticky Fingers Sweets & EatsV
1370 Park Rd., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
In addition to mouthwatering vegan sweets like sticky buns, cupcakes and cookies this award-winning vegan bakery offers an expanded all-vegan savory menu! Treat yourself to a flavorful "egg and sausage" sandwich, chili-cheese dog, mac n’ cheese, or biscuits and gravy. Free wifi on weekdays. Located one block north of the Columbia Heights Metro station.
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Elizabeth’s Gone RawV
1341 L St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Gourmet restaurant serving an entirely raw, all-vegan menu full of flavorful meals, delicious desserts, and organic wines on Friday nights only. Please note that reservations are required.
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Indian DelightV
1100 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Inexpensive all-vegetarian, fast-food, Indian restaurant located in a food court located in the Old Post Office Pavilion food court near the Federal Triangle Metro Station.
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Science ClubV
1136 19th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
All vegetarian restaurant and lounge with a stylish atmosphere, delicious vegan options, and a weekday happy hour. Grab a drink and a late night snack — their homemade vegan burger is a favorite. Located near the Dupont Circle Metro station.
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v FalafelV
2157 P St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
All-vegetarian restaurant specializing in falafel, with a free cold salad bar with a variety of toppings.
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Khepra’s Raw Food Juice Bar (in Dynamic Wellness)V
402 H St. NE
Washington, D.C.
All-vegan raw food restaurant and juice bar inside of Dynamic Wellness. Open daily with a rotating menu and food and juices made fresh each day. Try the ’fried’ plantain or the Almond Hemp Burger.
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Woodlands Vegan BistroV
2928 Georgia Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Delicious all-vegan cafe offering soul food, raw food dishes and a variety of smoothies. Formerly known as Everlasting Life (from the same group that ran Soul Vegetarian) A 10-minute walk from the Columbia Heights Metro station. A local favorite.
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New York Ave.-Florida Ave.-Galludet Univ. map
1309 5th St., N.E.
Washington, D.C.
This vegan raw food booth at Union Market serves entrees, appetizers, juice, and dessert Wed-Sun 11a-8p.
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Everlasting Life Vegan RestaurantV
at Cedar Crossing
341 Cedar St. NW
Washington, D.C.
The second location of this all vegan restaurant, serving soul food, raw foods, and beer, wine, and cocktails.
Senbeb CaféV
6224 3rd St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
All-vegan cafe featuring "meat" sandwiches, raw options, and daily specials. A 15-minute walk from the Takoma Metro station.
6902 4th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
This 100% vegetarian exotic tea and spice boutique has everything from almond milk chai and pastries, to soups and samosas.
314 Carroll St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
All-vegan soups made with fresh ingredients from local farms. Choose from a variety of soups each day. Also pick up salads and a wider selection of to go soups in the refrigerated case. Favorites include Party Starting Black Eyed Pea and Funky Greens, Marrakech Express Harira. Add whole wheat croutons or a slice of vegan cornbread. Vegan brownies and cookies are sometimes available too.

Starting in February 2014, the first Tuesday of each month is a Compassion Over Killing benefit day. A portion of the day’s proceeds will be donated to support our work to protect animals!
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Supports Meatless Monday – be sure to ask about their special/s


Amsterdam FalafelshopV
25 Market Space
Annapolis, Md.
All-vegetarian restaurant specializing in falafel, with an almost all-vegan toppings bar to create your own sandwich.
Capitol Heights
Everlasting Life Vegan RestaurantV
at Kingdom Square
9185 Central Ave.
Capitol Heights, Md.
All-vegan restaurant serving soul food, raw foods, juices and smoothies, and dessert. Also serves Sunday brunch.
Great SageV
5809 Clarksville Square Dr.
Clarksville, Md.
All-vegan, organic restaurant. Menu changes seasonally with vegan brunch on Sundays until 3pm. Gluten-free and soy-free menu items are noted. Right next to Roots Market, a vegan-friendly grocery store. A local favorite.
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College Park
Ovo - Simply VeggieV
7313 Baltimore Ave. Ste. E
College Park, Md.
Vegan asian-fusion restaurant. Committed to sustainable practices, they use non-GMO soy and compostable packaging. Try the wonton soup, mushroom-based enoki fries or "oyster" crisps, or build your own entree from a variety of veggie proteins, sauces, and vegetables.
Mango GroveV
8865 Stanford Blvd
Columbia, Md.
Fantastic all-vegetarian Indian restaurant. Every vegan option on the menu is clearly marked with a big green V next to it.
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Madras PalaceV
74 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, Md.
All-vegetarian Indian food with a great lunch buffet daily.
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Langley Park
8046 New Hampshire Ave.
Langley Park, Md.
All-vegetarian Indian restaurant. Offers a lunch buffet and a full menu, including curries, soups, rice specialties, dosas, and a few Chinese-style dishes. Some items contain dairy.
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Mount Airy
Superfoods on MainV
106 South Main St.
Mount Airy, Md.
This organic health food store specializes in raw organic superfoods, as well as most of Natural Zing’s product line. They also have an organic vegetarian cafe serving light fare.
Mt. Rainier
Sweet and NaturalV
4009 34th St.
Mt. Rainier, Md.
All-vegan bakery and cafe, serving a variety of vegan baked goods and a rotating food menu, plus Sunday brunch. Sweet and Natural also supplies vegan desserts to a variety of retail stores in the area.
Yuan FuV
798 Rockville Pike
Rockville, Md.
All-vegan Chinese restaurant with a wide selection of vegetarian meats, along with delicious vegetable, noodle, soup and tofu dishes.
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Silver Spring
Vegetable GardenV
3830 International Drive
Silver Spring, Md.
This popular all-vegan Asian restaurant that closed in 2012 has reopened in a new location. The owners generously hold a benefit day for Compassion Over Killing on the second Wednesday of each month. Lunch, dinner, or takeout - 10% of your bill will be donated to COK!


Saran CuisineV
5157 Lee Hwy
Arlington, Va.
All-vegetarian Indian fare. Weekday lunch buffet for $7.99, $8.99 weekends; $5.99 per pound for carry-out. Ask which dishes have dairy.
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Swagath Veg Indian RestaurantV
43761 Parkhurst Plz., Ste. 132
Ashburn, Va.
All-vegetarian Indian Restaurant with an extensive menu. Also offers a lunch buffet on Fri., Sat., and Sun.
Lotus Vegetarian RestaurantV
13872 Metrotech Dr.
Chantilly, Va.
This all-vegetarian eatery offers a variety of delicious dishes including burgers, sandwiches, salads, and Asian-inspired dishes, such as General Tso’s Surprise. Vegan items are clearly marked. Located in Sully Place shopping center.
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Saravana PalaceV
11725 Lee Hwy., Ste. A15
Fairfax, Va.
Delicious and inexpensive all-vegetarian Indian restaurant. Lunch buffet offered every day. For vegan offerings just sure to ask which items do not have cream or ghee.
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4078 Jermantown Rd.
Fairfax, Va.
All-vegetarian Indian restaurant. Offers a lunch buffet and a full menu, including curries, soups, rice specialties, dosas, and a few Chinese-style dishes. Some items contain dairy.
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Falls Church
Loving HutV
2842 Rogers Dr.
Falls Church, Va.
All-vegan restaurant chain offering a variety of tasty & affordable Asian-inspired vegan cuisine and desserts. They specialize in mock-meat versions of traditional Vietnamese favorites. They also always have vegan doughnuts available!
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Sunflower Vegetarian RestaurantV
6304 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, Va.
All-vegan restaurant specializing in creative Asian cuisine. The homemade daikon radish cake and fried ʺchickenʺ appetizers are local favorites. Also serves a variety of noodles, soups, macrobiotic and soy dishes, as well as delicious vegan desserts. This location also has indoor and outdoor seating.
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Thanh Van RestaurantV
6795 Wilson Blvd.
Falls Church, Va.
This vegan Vietnamese restaurant located in the Eden Center has everything from traditional vegetarian dishes to mock meat versions of Pho. Try the jackfruit shake for dessert.
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Amma Indian Vegetarian V
600 Carlisle Dr
Herndon , Va.
This cafe is located inside a grocery store (Aditi Spice Depot). They offer a similar all-vegetarian South Indian menu to the Amma restaurant in Vienna.
Chutney’s VegetarianV
2415-B5 Centreville Rd.
Herndon, Va.
A small, all-vegetarian South Indian restaurant serving mostly inexpensive appetizer-type foods such as dosas, utappam, and vada. Some dishes are made with yogurt or butter, so be sure to ask.
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Amma Vegetarian KitchenV
344-A Maple Ave., E. (Rte. 123)
Vienna, Va.
All-vegetarian, Indian restaurant offering inexpensive meals. The house special includes three curries, rice, bread, and dessert.
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Sunflower Vegetarian RestaurantV
2531 Chain Bridge Rd.
Vienna, Va.
All-vegan restaurant specializing in creative Asian cuisine. The homemade daikon radish cake and fried ʺchickenʺ appetizers are local favorites. Also serves a variety of noodles, soups, macrobiotic and soy dishes, as well as delicious vegan desserts.
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Food Trucks and Carts
Chatpat TruckV
Washington, D.C.
Every dish at this all-vegetarian Indian food truck is either vegan or can be made vegan (except for the Palak Paneer). Try the pau bhaji or masala dosa!
Everlasting Life Food TruckV
Washington, D.C.
Everlasting Life Vegan Restaurant’s food truck, serving soul food and raw food.

Follow them on Twitter! @ELifeRestaurant

Woodland’s Vegan Bistro... To GoV
Washington, D.C.
An entirely vegan food truck created by the owners of Woodland’s Vegan Bistro, this truck serves delicious dishes that change weekly, such as a vegan fried "chik’n" sandwich, macaroni and cheese with kale, and fresh fruit and vegetable juices! Large portions at a very reasonable price.

Find them on Twitter! @WoodlandsVB

The Randy RadishV
Loudon, Va.
NOVA’s first vegan food truck, The Randy Radish offers a creative 100% plant-based menu, prepared by artisan vegan chefs. Menu items rotate weekly with an emphasis on organic and locally grown ingredients.

Follow them on Twitter! @TheRandyRadish

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