Heading to Phoenix, AZ and looking for some delicious, plant-based eats to fill up on? From creamy ice cream and decadent cakes to nutritious Buddha bowls and yummy wraps bursting with flavor, Phoenix is an awesome city for veggies or those looking to eat some plant-based goodness. Here are the best vegan restaurants in Phoenix, Arizona, you can’t miss out on!
UPDATED MAY 2023
There’s nothing better than visiting a city and realizing it has a plethora of restaurants offering vegan dishes. And no doubt, vegan restaurants in Phoenix are abundant!
All serving up amazing options like breakfast burritos, burgers, comfort food, and tasty treats. And most pride themselves of locally sourcing ingredients and/or being organic! It’s a win-win.
Yet, that’s just a small sliver of what the great city of Phoenix has to offer!
There’s a multitude of things to do, like exciting hikes, historic centers, beautiful gardens, and more. All in addition to the great selection of plant-based options at restaurants!
So, if you’re looking for some awesome vegan eats while in the sunshine-filled city, check out these 10 vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Phoenix, Arizona!
10 VEGAN & VEGETARIAN RESTAURANTS IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA
1. Desert Roots Kitchen
Located in downtown Tempe, this cute little cafe is hidden away in a small square, full of delicious vegan eats.
With a ever-changing menu, based on what ingredients they’ve locally sourced that week, the Desert Roots Kitchen is a great place to grab breakfast or lunch.
Some examples of the menu items they regularly serve up are bagels, hummus plates, wraps, salads, and treats like brownies, cakes, or cookies.
One morning before exploring the area, we grabbed a couple breakfast burritos from here. Perfectly spiced tofu scramble, roasted potatoes, and more packed into a soft tortilla; it was delicious!
A perfect start to the day and one of my favorite vegan restaurants in Phoenix.
Check out their Facebook page here.
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2. Vegan & Vine Co.
Vegan & Vine is a cozy cafe, market and wine bar that serves up a wide range of sweet and savory vegan breakfast options (hello, biscuits and gravy!), pizzas, sharing plates, salads, sandwiches and sides.
If you’re looking for some delicious vegan food in Phoenix, definitely try Vegan & Vine’s vegan breakfast burrito, supreme pizza (comes with house-made vegan cheese!), chilaquiles or the buffalo cauliflower! You won’t be disappointed.
Take a look at Vegan & Vine’s online menu here.
3. Ruchi Vegetarian Indian Cuisine
There would be a picture for this place buuut… sadly, I ate my vegan meal too fast! It was just so good! I cannot rave about this place enough. The owners and workers are all superb and the food is outta this world.
The menu is filled with tons of vegan options and most of what they make can be modified vegan anyhow.
Strictly a vegetarian and vegan place only, the menu is extensive and everyone who eats here will no doubt be satisfied! The food is filled with flavor and the people are filled with happiness. It’s an all around great place to have a delicious meal.
One of my favorite vegan Indian meals I’ve eaten yet and a fantastic vegan restaurant in Phoenix!
Take a look at their website here.
4. Vegan House
A vegan Thai restaurant offering numerous Asian-inspired dishes like pot stickers, curry, orange soy “chicken,” wraps, and sandwiches, as well as noodle and rice dishes.
For the veggie-lovers out there, the Vegan House offers numerous dishes with tons and tons of fresh vegetables. And for the carnivorous ones out there, this place is serving up a multitude of fake “meats.”
It a great place to sit down and have a tasty meal, with options for that’ll satisfy both vegans and carnivores!
Check out their website and online menu here.
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5. The Nile Coffee Shop
Who else loves little coffee shops that are cozy and serve up both delicious food and quality coffee? Raise your hands! 🙋🏼♀️
At The Nile Coffee Shop, you’ll find a vegan version of the McMuffin (YUM!), egg and cheese sammies, breakfast burritos, upleveled avocado toast (it comes with nutritious sprouts!), and more. How tasty do that vegan food sound?
If you’re looking for a vegan restaurant in Phoenix that offers good food and good caffeinated drinks, definitely hit up The Nile.
You can take a look at their vegan menu here.
6. Urban Beans
Urban Beans is an eclectic, 24/7, 100% vegan cafe serving up breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and coffee! For all those late-nighters who love their coffee and cake at odd hours in the morning, this place is for you.
Although this place is filled with fantastic art and good coffee, they really stand out when it comes to desserts! And comfort food.
The cafe and kitchen is filled with new items every day, ranging from vegan lasagna (um, YUM!) and fresh cakes like Oreo chocolate and carrot cake!
BUT WAIT… there’s more!
This cute little cafe also focuses on being more environmentally-friendly by only providing straws that are 100% compostable! Cool, right? Just another reason for you to stop by here!
Take a look at their website here.
7. The Coronado PHX
Located in the historic Coronado neighborhood in Phoenix, the Coronado Cafe is an amazing fully vegan restaurant.
Offering a full veggie-filled menu, new brunch specials every weekend, and a full bar with locally-sourced beer, wine, and liquor (woohoo!).
And even better?
Their taste bud-tantalizing vegan breakfast is served allllll damn day. Like biscuits and gravy (my personal favorite!), farmyard scramble, and breakfast burritos.
For lunch and dinner, the Coronado offers menu items like burgers, tasty tacos, and even jackfruit flautas! Also, their happy is hour is from 4-6pm. 😉
Click here to check out their full menu.
8. Green New American Vegetarian
A 100% vegan restaurant located in both Tempe and Phoenix, focusing on celebrating our love for vegetables!
“My grandfather and great grandfather built a house next to a lake. This was the house where I learned to cook. I was seven years old when my grandmother told me to go into the woods to pick fresh dandelion greens for her salad.
This was where my hands first smelled of fresh garlic. Where the scent of baking bread intoxicated my senses and the hand rolled pasta made my mouth water. This is where I took the tomato off the vine and placed it into the pot and where we picked the cherries from the tree for the cherry pies that made the neighbors swoon to my grandparents’ house. This is where I fell in love with the asparagus and the artichoke and the arugula. This is where I learned to celebrate food. This is why I cook for you.
And this is why I am Green.”
— Chef Damon Brasch
A few of my favorite menu items include the buffalo wings appetizer, ranchero burrito, and the Chicago cheesesteak – ALL vegan! It’s the perfect vegan junk-food joint in Phoenix.
Take a look at their menu here.
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9. Early Bird Vegan
Searching for a ridiculously healthy vegan breakfast in Phoenix? Head to Early Bird Vegan!
With delicious and nutritious menu items like superfood smoothies, antioxidant-packed health shots, stupendous salads, this is your place to fill up on healthy vegan eats.
However, while that may not tickle your taste buds, Early Bird Vegan also has an awesome food truck called Trash Panda and rotating specials that are not-so-healthy (but amazing).
These vegan dishes include things like savory shrimp and grits with herbed focaccia, breakfast sammies, vegan hot dogs, and more.
View their full menu by clicking here.
I came to this place for one thing and one thing only… to test out their infamous tSoynami. And Nami didn’t disappoint!
It all starts with vegan soy soft serve ice cream.
Then the goodies get mixed in; cake, cookies, sprinkles, chocolate, peanut butter… you name it! This place is one of the best stops for both great coffee and a delicious treat.
In fact, I was so into my ice cream that I completely forgot to take a picture of it. It was that good!
The delicious tSoynami held all my attention. I say, “Darn you tasty treats!”, whilst throwing my arms up in a fit. You are my weakness! I also got an amazing oatmeal cream pie here… just sayin’.
Even better, they’ve now started serving mouthwatering vegan breakfast foods in Phoenix! Like stuffed croissants, donuts, biscuits and gravy, tofu scramble, and breakfast burritos. Yesss!
Take a look at their website here.
Here’s a handy Google Map of my favorite vegan restaurants to try in Phoenix.
With these 10 awesome places, you’ll no doubt have an easy breezy time finding delicious vegan food in Phoenix!
Have you ever visited Phoenix before? What place on this list are you planning on trying first? Let me know in the comments below!
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DixonNovember 29, 2022 3:16 am
I am living proof that Phoenix is an ideal and perfect place for those following a vegan diet. Vegan restaurants in Phoenix are plentiful. A lot of the vegan restaurants I’ve tried so far are serving great options like vegan burgers, breakfast burritos, tasty treats, and comfort food. During my stay in one restaurant, I talked to one of the chefs, and he told me that all their ingredients are locally sourced and 100% organic.