When someone mentions the word “Dallas” in conversation, “green eating”probably isn’t the first word that’s associated with it. Though the southern state is most famous for football, BBQ and rodeos, a burgeoning vegan scene has been steadily gaining a foothold over the past few years.
- Andalous Mediterranean Grill
Tuck into a home-style meal of delicious hummus, fresh out of the oven breads or build your own salad at this cafeteria-style restaurant. They also have a selection of desserts including their signature pistachio baklava and a traditional semolina cake (namoura) not to be missed! Fortunately, they’ve opened another outlet in Arlington with sister restaurant Fadi to cater to their ardent following.
- Bread Zeppelin
Address: 260 N Kimball Ave Southlake, TX 76092
Phone: (817) 251- 1856
Opening Hours: Daily 11am – 9pm
True to its moniker, this cafe specializes in salads that — wait for it — are cocooned by a zeppelin-shaped, crusty baguette. Founded by a pair of high school friends looking to reinvigorate the sleepy salad/sandwich industry, their zeppelins were a huge hit and allowed them to launch a second location in Plano, TX. Each order can either be chosen off their expansive menu, or custom-crafted to the customer’s liking.
- Seasons 52
Address: North Dallas 8687 N Central Expy Dallas, TX 75225
Phone: (214) 361- 5252
Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday 11am – 10pm, Friday & Saturday 11am – 11pm, Sunday 10am – 9pm
The wide-ranging menu changes with seasonal produce, giving it a fresh take each visit. The cozy ambiance of the restaurant makes for intimate meals and ranks high for new favorite haunts. Portions are daintier although they more than make up for it in amazing flavors and taste profiles . To complement the meals, their platter of signature desserts is the icing on the cake.
- Modern Market
Address: 7949 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 101 Dallas, TX 75230
Phone: (469) 532- 0206
Opening Hours: Daily 8am – 9 pm
Modern Market now has several branches around Dallas including South lake, Irving, Plano and Richardson. Enjoy hearty meals done right in t heir open kitchen with food nutritional value outlined in the receipt amidst a modern , contemporary layout. The go-to place when you’re looking for something quick, healthy and nutritious. Don’t forget to try their amazing, homemade root beer and kombucha!
Address: 9780 Walnut St Ste 360 E Dallas, TX 75243
Phone: (972) 437- 3939
Opening Hours: Mon – Sat 10 am – 8 pm Sunday 11am – 8pm Closed Tuesday
Tucked inside a tiny mall strip and located inside a food court, this unassuming restaurant is a hidden gem and well worth the effort of a food adventure. This family-run restaurant has tasty soups, crispy spring rolls and vegetarian noodles guaranteed to hit the spot ‘pho’ a quick fix that ’ s easy on the wallet!Budget: $
- Gopal Vegetarian Restaurant
Address: 125 S Central Expy Richardson, TX 75080
Phone number: (214) 716- 0651
Opening Hours: Wednesday – Monday 11.30am – 8.30pm Closed Tuesday
Perk up your taste buds with some authentic Gujarati flavors here! Slightly sweeter than their spicier Southern counterparts, enjoy simple home made vegetarian food at great prices. Don’t forget to order their flatbread thali and puri, a crispy thin fried flatbread to be eaten with chickpea curry, delicious!Budget: $
Address: 5430 Gurley Ave Dallas, TX 75223
Phone: (214) 821- 1048
Opening Hours: Tues – Friday 11 .30 am – 2 pm 5.30pm – 9pm Sat & Sun 12pm-3pm 5.30pm-9pm Closed Mondays
The façade of Kalachandji’s resembles a huge temple. Inside, you’re instantly transported to another time, another place with it’s serene surroundings and calming water features. The open courtyard and lavish detailing while feasting on decadent curries like the black bean is truly quite an experience for the senses!
- Kemet Kitchen
Address: 2933 Commerce St Dallas, TX 75226 Deep Ellum
Phone: (469) 899- 7139
Opening Hours: Wednesday – Friday 5pm – 12am, Saturday & Sunday 12pm – 7pm, Closed Monday & Tuesday
This comforting, family-owned restaurant serving 100% organic dishes tucked away in Deep Elum is a novel treat . A homage to Egyptian cuisine, don’t forget to try the tropical jackfruit salad and their signature Queen Tausert made of delicious roasted yam, sautéed onions & kale in a vibrant, orange balsamic dressing!
- Cosmic Café
Address: 2912 Oak Lawn Dallas, Texas 75219
Phone: (214) 521-6157
Opening Hours: Monday – Thursday 11:00am – 10:30pm, Friday & Saturday 11:00am – 11:00pm, Sunday 12:00 – 10:00pm
Beloved by visitors for its eclectic colors and unique decor, Cosmic Cafe delights the senses with fragrantly spiced curries, exotic pizzas and tweaked Mexican dishes. Free yoga classes can also be had in the upstairs studio, if you’re feeling adventurous!
- True Food Kitchen
Address: 8383 Preston Center Plaza Suite 100 | Dallas, Texas 75225
Phone: (214) 377-3333
Opening hours: Mon – Thurs: 11am – 9pm, Fri: 11am – 10pm, Sat: 10am – 10pm, Sun: 10am – 9pm
With multiple locations throughout the USA, healthy food lovers can indulge their tummies with pad thai, poke bowls, sandwiches and salads. Their drinks are all freshly made onsite, and brunch is available every weekend. There’s even a nutritionally-sound kids menu for the wee ones!
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