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Restaurants



Cave Creek  
Chef Sara's Raw Vegan Cafe
6602 E. Cave Creek Rd.
Cave Creek
480-760-3387
Chef Sara's is a 100% raw, organic, gluten-free vegan Restaurant. Popular dishes are the pad Thai, coconut soup, coconut ravioli, collard green wrap, rawgasmic sandwich with homemade onion bread, and pecan pie. On the expensive side.
Tonto Bar and Grill at Rancho Manana
5736 E. Rancho Manana Blvd.
Cave Creek
480-488-0698
If you're looking for fancier, lighter fare in a nice atmosphere with beautiful views of the mountains, definitely check out Tonto Bar and Grill. Offers a vegan menu that is seasonal as well as vegan versions of holiday fare.

Chandler  
24 Carrots Juice
6140 W. Chandler Blvd.
Chandler
480-753-4411
So much more than juice, this vegetarian cafe features several good veg options with a focus on local and organic produce. Made to order, so it takes a bit longer, but it's well worth it. For lunch, the burgers are immensely popular - the patties are made from scratch from locally-grown ingredients and baked rather than fried for a lighter, more nutritious burger. The raw dishes are pretty tasty as are the vegan egg salad sandwich, daily soups, and lunch specials. As for breakfast, the vegan eggs benedict is incredibly unique and really popular and the breakfast burrito is not to be missed.
C-Fu Gourmet Restaurant
2051 W. Warner Rd.
Chandler
480-899-3888
A dim sum restaurant with vegan options like the Steamed Rice Noodle Roll with Hoisin Sauce (cheong fan), Tofu Skin Roll (fu pei guen), Fried Bean Curd Rolls, and vegan desserts such as Dou Fu Fa (tofu custard with syrup), Coconut Gel Cubes (made with agar), and Mochi. Two or more vegan mock meat selections are available on the weekends. They run out quickly so go early.
Jason's Deli
3491 W. Frye Rd.
Chandler
480-812-2892
Offers several organic options and an extensive salad bar. Vegan options include the Organic Vegetable Soup, veggie sandwiches, and salads. They have menus and allergen information on their website.
Jason's Deli
7230 W. Ray Rd.
Chandler
480-705-9266
Offers several organic options and an extensive salad bar. Vegan options include the Organic Vegetable Soup, veggie sandwiches, and salads. They have menus and allergen information on their website.
PF Chang's
3255 W. Chandler Blvd.
Chandler
480-899-0472
The tofu lettuce wraps appetizer is even better with the custom-prepared sauce spiced to the level of heat you prefer...the wraps will certainly impress omnivores and vegetarians alike! Stand-out vegetarian entrees include: Coconut Curry Vegetables, Stir-Fried Spicy Eggplant, and Ma Po tofu. The staff and managers are knowledgeable and welcome vegan menu requests.
Pita Jungle (Chandler)
1949 W. Ray Rd.
Chandler
480-855-3232
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite!
Swaddee
5055 W. Ray Rd., Ste. B8
Chandler
480-785-1640
Offers several vegetarian and vegan dishes at $10.95.
Whole Foods Market Chandler
2955 West Ray Rd.
Chandler
480-821-9447
Serving made-to-order vegan pizza - the whole pie or by the slice - with Beyond Meat Chicken as a topping for an extra $2. (Beyond Meat Chicken is a fabulous, great tasting vegan chicken that even fooled New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman in a blind taste test). A good food bar, an extensive salad bar, and tasty vegan desserts from the bakery. The vegan peanut butter fudge in the bakery is a must as is the Beyond Meat Chicken in the cold case of the prepared foods section.
Woodlands
4980 W. Ray Rd.
Chandler
480-820-2249
A completely vegetarian restaurant. The vegan options are clearly marked on the menu. Specializes in dosas (rice and lentil crepes) for $7.50 and other south Indian dishes ($7.50-$8.50). Very casual atmosphere. Uses disposable plates & containers.

Gilbert  
Jason's Deli
1065 E. Baseline Rd.
Gilbert
480-813-1358
Offers several organic options and an extensive salad bar. Vegan options include the Organic Vegetable Soup, veggie sandwiches, and salads. They have menus and allergen information on their website.
Johnny Rockets
2270 E. Williams Field Rd., Bldg. B #101
Gilbert
480-722-1848
Vegan burger and vegan fries! Try the StreamLiner: original meatless Boca® burger with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, pickle, and mustard. Or substitute a Boca patty in any other burger.
Pita Jungle (Gilbert)
1431 E. Williams Field Rd., Ste. 101
Gilbert
480-814-2535
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite!
Sub Zero Ice Cream
1065 E. Baseline Rd., #104
Gilbert
480-545-3194
Ice cream is made in front of you with your selection of flavors, toppings, a dose of nitrogen, and soy milk as an option for no extra charge. You can also bring in your own milk preference (costs the same though). Depending on the flavors you pick (syrup vs something like pumpkin puree), your ice cream may not be that sweet so inquire about sweeteners. Although the cup sizes appear small and a bit pricey, they do fill the cups up pretty high.
The Coffee Shop at Agritopia
3000 E. Ray Rd.
Gilbert
480-279-3144
Offers superb vegan cupcakes by Cruelty Free Cupcakes, winner of the Cupcake War's Ace of Cakes' 100th episode! They also serve vegan tofu benedict and vegan sides! Also has vegan muffins on occasion. Delicious rotating flavors include Chocolate w/ Chocolate Buttercream, Vanilla Bean, Almond Joy, Strawberry Cheesecake, Turtle, Mint Chocolate Chip, Pina Colada, and Toffee Nut. Call ahead for availability.
Tina's Ethiopian Cuisine
785 W. Warner Rd.
Gilbert
480 772 2904
[Note: Temporarily Closed] Small Ethiopian restaurant with vegetable menu (all vegan). Great enjera, a large sourdough flatbread, and friendly staff members. BYOB welcome.

Glendale  
Jason's Deli
17275 N. 79th Ave.
Glendale
623-412-7940
Offers several organic options and an extensive salad bar. Vegan options include the Organic Vegetable Soup, veggie sandwiches, and salads. They have menus and allergen information on their website.
Johnny Rockets
7700 W. Arrowhead Center
Glendale
623-487-3524
Vegan burger and vegan fries! Try the StreamLiner: original meatless Boca® burger with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, pickle, and mustard. Or substitute a Boca patty in any other burger.
Johnny Rockets
9390 W. Hanna Dr., Unit B109
Glendale
623-877-2977
Vegan burger and vegan fries! Try the StreamLiner: original meatless Boca® burger with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, pickle, and mustard. Or substitute a Boca patty in any other burger.
Pita Jungle (Arrowhead)
7530 W. Bell Rd., Ste. 106
Glendale
623-486-2615
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite!
Souper Salad
7480 W. Bell Rd., #A1
Glendale
623-412-8321
An extensive buffet bar of salads, soups, entrees, fruits, and dessert. Items are marked vegan/vegetarian and also shown online. Call to inquire about vegan soups as the menu on the website may change.
Yard House
9401 W. Westgate Blvd.
Glendale
623-872-3900
This is an upscale, slightly more expensive bar with a nice atmosphere and tasty food. We recommend the Orange Peel Chicken and the Gardein burgers although a few other items can be veganized. Nice drink selection as well.

Goodyear  
PF Chang's
14681 W. McDowell Rd.
Goodyear
623-536-3222
The tofu lettuce wraps appetizer is even better with the custom-prepared sauce spiced to the level of heat you prefer...the wraps will certainly impress omnivores and vegetarians alike! Stand-out vegetarian entrees include: Coconut Curry Vegetables, Stir-Fried Spicy Eggplant, and Ma Po tofu. The staff and managers are knowledgeable and welcome vegan menu requests.

Mesa  
Amado's Mexican Food
2729 S. Alma School Rd.
Mesa
480-775-6544
Inexpensive 24-hour Mexican restaurant that cooks with 100% vegetable oil (no lard). Great in the middle of the night or if you are in a hurry. Bean burritos are good and can be ordered with extras such as salsa fresca and rice.
Cornish Pasty Company
1941 W. Guadalupe Rd., Ste. 101
Mesa
480-838-3586
Offers at least two vegan pasties daily and a great garden salad with vegan lemon pesto dressing.
Ike's Place
1130 W Grove
Mesa
480-610-6750
The best vegan subs. This chain restaurant is from the San Francisco and has quickly become a favorite in Arizona. You'll also love their air-fries!
Inside the Bungalow
48 N. Robson
Mesa
480-844-2353
Great atmosphere and a supporter of the local veg community. Can host outdoor weddings and receptions for up to 150 people. They offer several vegan-friendly items on their menu including a Thai Peanut Tofu Wrap and a Vegan Curry.
Johnny Rockets
1445 W. Southern Ave.
Mesa
480-844-2408
Vegan burger and vegan fries! Try the StreamLiner: original meatless Boca® burger with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, pickle, and mustard. Or substitute a Boca patty in any other burger.
Mango Thai
1440 S. Country Club Dr.
Mesa
480-964-3944
Offers a wide range of homemade mock meats (veggie ham, chicken, and seafood) in many traditional Thai dishes such as soups (hot and sour, won ton, coconut, pho noodle, etc.) and curries as well as noodle and rice dishes. Check out the com bi` cha (rice dish) and the sticky rice and coconut ice cream desserts. And for lunch, the $5 specials are pretty good.
Oatmeal Cafe
1941 W. Guadalupe Rd
Mesa
480-306-4009
Vegan smoothies, pancakes, muffins, frozen dessert pies! And their unique oatmeal creations.
Papaya Thai
2706 E. University Dr.
Mesa
480-964-3171
Vegan-friendly family-owned restaurant with a vegetarian section on the menu. Most menu items can be prepared vegan upon request (w/ tofu as a meat substitute, no fish sauce, and no eggs). No MSG. The selection of curries is huge, including unique options like pumpkin curry and mango curry. Their delicious Tom Kha (coconut) soup can be made vegan upon request. A section of the restaurant is perfect for a date night.
PF Chang's
6610 E. Superstition Springs Blvd.
Mesa
480-218-4900
The tofu lettuce wraps appetizer is even better with the custom-prepared sauce spiced to the level of heat you prefer...the wraps will certainly impress omnivores and vegetarians alike! Stand-out vegetarian entrees include: Coconut Curry Vegetables, Stir-Fried Spicy Eggplant, and Ma Po tofu. The staff and managers are knowledgeable and welcome vegan menu requests.
Pita Jungle (Mesa)
1850 W. Southern Ave.
Mesa
480-615-7482
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite!
Ra Sushi
1652 S. Val Vista Dr., Ste. 101
Mesa
480-632-9500
Offers some of the best avocado sushi rolls in the Valley as well as a few other vegan appetizers and rolls. Fun atmosphere!
The Street
1116 S. Dobson Rd.
Mesa
480-962-7575
While they have some other items that can be veganized, most people go for the rich and creamy boba (sweet, chewy balls of tapioca starch) tea. Order any number of fabulous flavors, although the Coconut & Taro Boba Tea made with soymilk is particularly good. Don’t want the tapioca addition? Try it sans boba.

Peoria  
PF Chang's
16170 N. 83rd Ave.
Peoria
623-412-3335
The tofu lettuce wraps appetizer is even better with the custom-prepared sauce spiced to the level of heat you prefer...the wraps will certainly impress omnivores and vegetarians alike! Stand-out vegetarian entrees include: Coconut Curry Vegetables, Stir-Fried Spicy Eggplant, and Ma Po tofu. The staff and managers are knowledgeable and welcome vegan menu requests.

Phoenix  
Aside of Heart
901 N. 5th St.
Phoenix
602-349-3134
In the former location of Conspire, this vegan cafe serves pizza, cupcakes, sandwiches, and smoothies and is experimenting with a vegan brunch buffet on Saturday. The Oatmeal Breakfast Sausage brings unique flavors to the breakfast scramble and the smoothies are quite good. Uses local and organic ingredients when possible. Note that most mainstream folks will find the interior and exterior to be on the gritty and alternative side.
Breadfruit
108 E. Pierce St.
Phoenix
602-267-1266
The Coconut Curried Tofu is good as the tofu has a wonderful consistency. The salads are huge and they use locally grown and organic produce whenever possible. Other favorites include the Plantain Avocado Spring Rolls and Roasted Plantains and Chutney Dip and a vegan dessert is usually offered.
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Carly's Bistro
128 E. Roosevelt St.
Phoenix
602-262-2759
Ciabatta, lavash, focaccia, and napolitano breads are all vegan, organic, and locally baked. Some sandwiches and salads using avocado, artichoke hearts, etc. can be made vegan. The hummus trio is pretty tasty as well.
Chakra 4 Tea and Herb House
4773 N. 20th St.
Phoenix
602-283-1210
Completely vegetarian and all items can be made vegan. Uses many organic and local ingredients. Appetizers ($6-$15), salads ($13-$15), entrees (all but one are $15), and wraps served with soup ($12). The store also sells herbs, essential oils, flower essences, etc.
Fair Trade Cafe
424 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix
602-253-6912
Offers fair trade, organic, and locally roasted coffee and some vegan foods and desserts, which are a little on the pricey side. Ask if the daily vegetarian lunch specials are vegan.
Fair Trade Cafe
1020 N. 1st Ave.
Phoenix
602-354-8150
Offers fair trade, organic, and locally roasted coffee and some vegan foods and desserts, which are a little on the pricey side. Ask if the daily vegetarian lunch specials are vegan.
Gallo Blanco Cafe
401 W. Clarendon Ave.
Phoenix
602-327-0880
Although there are limited vegan options, they are quite tasty. We recommend the Verduras de Temporada, the House/De La Casa salad, and the Guacamole which is some of the best in the Valley. (Just ask them to nix the cotija).
Green
2022 N. 7th St.
Phoenix
602-258-1870
A completely vegan restaurant that specializes in American-style comfort food using lots of organic ingredients. Has an artsy, laid back atmosphere. We highly recommend the spicy buffalo “wings” appetizer and the “argentine” sandwich ($8) with strips of seitan/mock steak and caramelized peppers and onions as well as the spicy "g" po-boy and the secret BBQ chicken sandwich. Also offers unique salads (think ranchero salad with succulent slabs of BBQ chicken and ranch dressing) and noodle bowls. Don't forget a tsoynami for dessert, similar to a Dairy Queen Blizzard and quite the tasty treat. (At the Phoenix location, swing next door to Nami for the sweets!) A local favorite with omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans alike!
Hong Kong Gourmet Buffet
4909 E. Chandler Blvd.
Phoenix
480-785-0660
Even if you are not into buffets, inclusive of the price is the all-you-can-eat, made-to-order sushi bar and Mongolian BBQ. Avocado, tofu and other veggie rolls are available and the buffet bar frequently features vegan entrees, fried spring rolls, fried sesame balls, lo mein, miso soup, and usually a vegan sweet potato coconut tapioca for dessert. Since the dinner buffet has more meat options, they'll typically honor the lunch price instead upon (veg) requests.
How Do You Roll?
1515 N. 7th Ave
Phoenix
(602) 254-1442
A 'build-it-your-way' sushi restaurant, they offer several vegan options including tofu skin and a crunchy tempura topping.
Jason's Deli
10217 N. Metro Pkwy. W.
Phoenix
602-870-8611
Offers several organic options and an extensive salad bar. Vegan options include the Organic Vegetable Soup, veggie sandwiches, and salads. They have menus and allergen information on their website.
Johnny Rockets
2510 W. Happy Valley Rd.
Phoenix
623-582-9755
Vegan burger and vegan fries! Try the StreamLiner: original meatless Boca® burger with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, pickle, and mustard. Or substitute a Boca patty in any other burger.
La Grande Orange Pizzeria
4410 N. 40th St.
Phoenix
602-840-7777
La Grande Orange Pizzeria offers a vegan pizza with pesto instead of cheese. While there are only a couple of vegan options on the menu, they are clearly identified and you can veganize various pizzas. They also serve a housemade vegan burger.
Little Saigan
7016 N. 57th Ave.
Glendale
623-939-6136
Several vegetarian options for only $6.99. Last seating is 30 minutes before closing.
Loving Hut
3515 W. Union Hills Dr.
Phoenix
602-978-0393
A completely vegan restaurant on the west side. The extensive menu is Asian-inspired although standard American fare is offered. Favorites include the BBQ Vermicelli, Spicy Cha Cha (largely consisting of vegan tempura shrimp), Barbeque Baguette, and Banana Cake. The atmosphere is open, airy, and a bit quirky.
Loving Hut Central Phoenix
3239 E. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix
602-264-3480
Completely vegan, they offer several types of mock meats, including the Spicy Cha Cha (largely consisting of vegan tempura shrimp), Garlic Sensation, and Sage Lemongrass (consists mainly of breaded vegan chicken). The Mu Shoo Vegetable Wrap appetizer (4 wraps to an order) is pretty tasty as is the macadamia carrot cake. The atmosphere is clean, crisp, and a bit quirky.
Madras Ananda Bhavan
3227 E. Bell Rd., Ste. D105
Phoenix
602-923-0743
South Indian vegetarian restaurant featuring a stunning array of appetizers, soups, chaats, rice dishes, curry entrees, uthappan specialities, incredible naans, and sensational Dosai, including one that is five-feet long. Several vegan options which they will happily identify for you.
Marigold Maison
4720 E Cactus Rd
Phoenix
602-795-0020
Separate vegan menu upon request for lunch, dinner, and the weekend bottomless brunch. The vegan lamb with the chef's platter sampler (not on the menu) is a good option but if you're craving a realistic chicken substitute, the biryani with vegan chicken is excellent. (The vegan chicken in the chef's platter sampler is not quite as realistic). The chickpea ceviche is an award-winning appetizer and the seared eggplant is highly recommended. They also promote Meatless Mondays on their Facebook page!
Mellow Mushroom
2490 W. Happy Valley Rd.
Phoenix
623-580-1111
Offers vegan cheese pizza and hot grilled hoagies made with tempeh, three different types of seasoned tofu or portabello. Bruschetta can be made with vegan cheese. Offers a nice selection of beer.
Naked Pizza
4747 E. Elliot Rd.
Phoenix
480-203-2558
Daiya vegan cheese $1.50 extra (available in AZ only as a pilot program if demand continues) although it’s not listed on the menu. Regular crust and thin crust are vegan although the gluten-free crust is not vegan. Delivery available depending on distance. Free Wi-Fi and patio seating.
Nami
2014 N. 7th St.
Phoenix
602-258-6264
Completely vegan bakery that uses mostly organic ingredients. So many great desserts to choose from including the Winkie (a fresh take on the Twinkie), the gluten-free Yankee Doodle (crème filling sandwiched between two Snickerdoodle cookies), cupcakes, cookies, doughnuts, etc. The Tsoynamis - vanilla soft-serve ice-cream blended with mix-ins - are not to be missed and include Rocky Road, Vegan Ts’mores, Soy Capitan (vegan cap’n crunch and strawberries), and Coffee Coco Loco. A local favorite!
NYPD Pizza
556 West McDowell Road
Phoenix
602.343.6973
Vegan Pizza! Call to verify if the location has it, as they are just rolling this out and their 12 locations in the valley may or may not have it.
Persian Garden Cafe
1335 W. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix
602-263-1915
Many vegetarian and vegan options including organic salads, soups made from homemade vegetable stock, and vegan entrees such as vegetable burgers, stews, grilled tofu, and more traditional Middle Eastern fare. Lunches are $8-14 and dinner is $14-25.
PF Chang's
2420 W. Happy Valley Rd.
Phoenix
623-707-4495
The tofu lettuce wraps appetizer is even better with the custom-prepared sauce spiced to the level of heat you prefer...the wraps will certainly impress omnivores and vegetarians alike! Stand-out vegetarian entrees include: Coconut Curry Vegetables, Stir-Fried Spicy Eggplant, and Ma Po tofu. The staff and managers are knowledgeable and welcome vegan menu requests.
Picazzo's Organic Italian Kitchen
4669 E. Cactus Rd.
Phoenix
602-923-6001
Uses several organic ingredients and offers vegan cheese. It’s a slightly more upscale restaurant, so expect to pay a bit more.
Pita Jungle (Ahwatukee)
4921 E. Ray Rd., Ste. B2
Phoenix
480-785-7482
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite!
Pita Jungle (Arcadia)
4340 E. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix
602-955-7482
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite!
Pita Jungle (Desert Ridge)
20910 N. Tatum Blvd., Ste. 140
Phoenix
480-473-2321
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite!
Pita Jungle (Downtown Phoenix)
1001 N. 3rd Ave., Ste. 4
Phoenix
602-258-7482
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite!
Pita Jungle (Norterra)
2530 W. Happy Valley Rd., Ste. 1261
Phoenix
623-587-5572
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite!
Pizza Heaven Bistro
5150 N. 7th St.
Phoenix
602-277-8800
This family-owned establishment offers vegan cheese pizza, along with fresh toppings chopped daily, and your choice of crust - original or whole wheat. Although they charge extra for vegan cheese, they give you large portions. Must haves are the baked ziti with vegan cheese, calzones with vegan cheese and Gardein sausage crumbles, and a Vegan Italian Sausage Parmigiana Sub. Friendly staff and a cozy atmosphere. A local favorite!
Pizza People


480-326-8542
Food truck that offers artisan pizzas and features local ingredients whenever possible. Vegan cheese available for $1 extra and regular crust is always vegan. Signature Pop-Eye is highly recommended. Follow them on Twitter or Facebook for current location. Can call ahead and have your pie ready to go when you arrive.
Pomegranate Cafe
4025 E. Chandler Blvd., Ste. 28
Phoenix
480-706-7472
Excellent all-vegetarian cafe which uses mostly organic ingredients. Highlights include the: Smokin' BLT, raw Taco Vivos (made with walnut meat, a dairy-free cheese, gauc, and mango salsa), and daily specials. Try the Berry Pepita French Toast for brunch or check out their constantly changing brunch specials which include pancakes, chive biscuits and gravy-based dishes, and tofu scramble made with seasonal vegetables. They also have lattes, smoothies, and vegan desserts. A local favorite!
Ra Sushi
4921 E. Ray Rd. Ste. B1
Phoenix
480-940-1111
Offers some of the best avocado sushi rolls in the Valley as well as a few other vegan appetizers and rolls. Fun atmosphere!
Scramble
9832 N. 7th St.
Phoenix
602-374-2294
Open from 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. daily. Instead of the vegan tofu scrambles, opt for the Vegan French Toast, although the serving is small. Soy milk is readily available in the condiment area for coffee.
SoChu House
2801 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix
602-340-9777
Formerly Sens, new location is larger and has an expanded menu. The Spicy Basil Tofu (formerly Spicy Saigon), Hong Kong Flat Rice, and Udon Noodle with tofu entrees are great options at this Asian tapas restaurant in downtown Phoenix. Fun atmosphere and knowledgeable, friendly staff! Happy and Reverse Happy Hour.
Souper Salad
2651 N. 44th St., #2
Phoenix
602-840-5686
An extensive buffet bar of salads, soups, entrees, fruits, and dessert. Items are marked vegan/vegetarian and also shown online. Call to inquire about vegan soups as the menu on the website may change.
Souper Salad
10005 N. Metro Pkwy. E.
Phoenix
602-678-5466
An extensive buffet bar of salads, soups, entrees, fruits, and dessert. Items are marked vegan/vegetarian and also shown online. Call to inquire about vegan soups as the menu on the website may change.
Souper Salad
6910 E. Hampton Ave.
Mesa
480-832-3389
An extensive buffet bar of salads, soups, entrees, fruits, and dessert. Items are marked vegan/vegetarian and also shown online. Call to inquire about vegan soups as the menu on the website may change.
Sub Zero Ice Cream
Paradise Valley Mall, 4568 E. Cactus Rd.
Phoenix

Ice cream is made in front of you with your selection of flavors, toppings, a dose of nitrogen, and soy milk as an option for no extra charge. You can also bring in your own milk preference (costs the same though). Depending on the flavors you pick (syrup vs something like pumpkin puree), your ice cream may not be that sweet so inquire about sweeteners. Although the cup sizes appear small and a bit pricey, they do fill the cups up pretty high.
Sweet Republic
9160 E. Shea Blvd.
Scottsdale
480-248-6979
Several vegan options including the Coconut Sorbet, which is rich, creamy, and absolutely delicious. Whole Foods also carries Sweet Republic sorbets.
Tamale Store
13046 N. Cave Creek Rd.
Phoenix
602-923-1085
Offers vegan tamales including the Mushroom, Corn, and Spinach Tamale or the Spinach Chipotle Tamale. The Tamale Store has a loyal following and is a vendor at the First Fridays Phoenix Art Walk and local farmers markets.
TestRestaurant
2155 South 55th St
Tempe

That's a Wrap
800 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix
602-252-5051
Substitute grilled tofu in any wrap for no charge. Prince of Thai is a good first choice.
The Uprooted Kitchen

Phoenix
480-332-2104
Vegetarian food truck serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner in cities (Phoenix, Scottsdale, Gilbert, etc.) across the Valley. Check the website for more information about the current status and location of the food truck and to the availability of the truck for catering and private events.
Touch of Thai
16816 N. 35th Ave.
Phoenix
602-896-9009
The vegetarian section of the menu is very large and diverse - it includes appetizers, soups, noodles, stir fries, curries, and fried rice. The Tofu Curry (coconut-based) is always a good bet, as are their Veggie Summer Rolls.
Treehouse Bakery
1348 W. Roosevelt St.
Phoenix
(480) 560-5233
Vegan bakery that offers cupcakes, cookies, muffins, pies, and cheesecakes using organic ingredients. The Churro Cupcake is yummy.
True Food Kitchen
2502 E. Camelback Rd., #135
Phoenix
602-774-3488
True Food is located in the Biltmore Fashion Park and features an open, modern atmosphere. They offer a few vegan entrees and appetizers and three vegan desserts. Though the atmosphere is great, the food gets mixed reviews at VegGuide.org.
Yard House
21001 N. Tatum Blvd.
Phoenix
480-563-9273
This is an upscale, slightly more expensive bar with a nice atmosphere and tasty food. We recommend the Orange Peel Chicken and the Gardein burgers although a few other items can be veganized. Nice drink selection as well.
Z Pizza
111 W. Monroe St.
Phoenix
602-254-4145
Features Daiya vegan cheese and fantastic vegan sauasage crumbles by Gardein. Try the loaded 'Berkeley Vegan' or create your own combo. The dough is made fresh daily from organic wheat. Try the hot pili pili oil or truffle oil on top.
Z Pizza
53 W. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix
602-234-3289
Features Daiya vegan cheese and fantastic vegan sauasage crumbles by Gardein. Try the loaded 'Berkeley Vegan' or create your own combo. The dough is made fresh daily from organic wheat. Try the hot pili pili oil or truffle oil on top.

Scottsdale  
Fresh Mint
13802 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 161
Scottsdale
480-443-2556
All vegetarian and nearly all vegan restaurant with excellent mock meats. The Spicy Lemongrass Noodle Soup and Pho are very flavorful and filling soups and the Chef's Specials - Black Pepper Steak and Citrus Spareribs - are not to be missed. Main courses range in price from $9.95-$13.95. Other favorites include Eggplant with Basil, Golden Soy Chicken Delight, and Kung Pao Soy Chicken. Friendly service and bright decor, too.
Jason's Deli
10605 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale
480-443-3811
Offers several organic options and an extensive salad bar. Vegan options include the Organic Vegetable Soup, veggie sandwiches, and salads. They have menus and allergen information on their website.
Johnny Rockets
7014 Camelback Rd.
Scottsdale
480-423-1505
Vegan burger and vegan fries! Try the StreamLiner: original meatless Boca® burger with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, pickle, and mustard. Or substitute a Boca patty in any other burger.
Malee's Thai Bistro
7131 E. Main St.
Scottsdale
480-947-6042
Perfectly cooked vegetables in the curry and noodle dishes. Nice presentation and atmosphere. The Arizona Heatwave (tofu can be added) and the Tofu Spinach Potstickers are both wonderful. When mangos are in season, be sure to try the mango sticky rice for dessert.
Persian Room
17040 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale
480-614-1414
Very flavorful food and generous portions. Offers vegetable kebabs, stuffed grape leaves, and an eggplant/yellow split pea dish. $11.95-$14.95 for dinner.
PF Chang's
7135 E. Camelback Rd., Ste. 101
Scottsdale
480-949-2610
The tofu lettuce wraps appetizer is even better with the custom-prepared sauce spiced to the level of heat you prefer...the wraps will certainly impress omnivores and vegetarians alike! Stand-out vegetarian entrees include: Coconut Curry Vegetables, Stir-Fried Spicy Eggplant, and Ma Po tofu. The staff and managers are knowledgeable and welcome vegan menu requests.
PF Chang's
7132 E. Greenway Pkwy.
Scottsdale
480-367-2999
The tofu lettuce wraps appetizer is even better with the custom-prepared sauce spiced to the level of heat you prefer...the wraps will certainly impress omnivores and vegetarians alike! Stand-out vegetarian entrees include: Coconut Curry Vegetables, Stir-Fried Spicy Eggplant, and Ma Po tofu. The staff and managers are knowledgeable and welcome vegan menu requests.
Picazzo's Organic Italian Kitchen
7325 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.
Scottsdale
480-990-2212
Uses several organic ingredients and offers vegan cheese. It’s a slightly more upscale restaurant, so expect to pay a bit more.
Pita Jungle (Fashion Square)
7014 E. Camelback Rd.
Scottsdale
480-947-7482
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite!
Pita Jungle (Scottsdale)
7366 E. Shea Blvd.
Scottsdale
480-922-7482
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite!
Ra Sushi
7012 E. Greenway Pkwy., Ste. 100
Scottsdale
480-951-5888
Offers some of the best avocado sushi rolls in the Valley as well as a few other vegan appetizers and rolls. Fun atmosphere!
Ra Sushi
3815 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale
480-990-9256
Offers some of the best avocado sushi rolls in the Valley as well as a few other vegan appetizers and rolls. Fun atmosphere!
Whole Foods Market Scottsdale
7111 E. Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix
480-515-3777
Serves made-to-order vegan pizza via the whole pie or by the slice. Great vegan options in the bakery, a good food bar, and an extensive salad bar. Be sure to check out the vegan peanut butter fudge in the bakery and (usually) at the coffee bar. Also not to be missed is the Beyond Meat Chicken - a fabulous, great tasting vegan chicken that even fooled New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman in a blind taste test. You can find it in the cold case of the prepared foods section.
Yard House
7014 E. Camelback Rd.
Scottsdale
480-675-9273
This is an upscale, slightly more expensive bar with a nice atmosphere and tasty food. We recommend the Orange Peel Chicken and the Gardein burgers although a few other items can be veganized. Nice drink selection as well.

Surprise  
Fresh Wasabi
13732 W. Bell Rd., #2
Surprise
623-584-4800
The sign on the front says "Sushi Grill." Try the avocado rolls, cucumber rolls, and cucumber salad. Also, their miso soup is often vegan (made with mushroom dashi) but be sure to ask when you visit. Very friendly management and has a clean, family atmosphere with attentive staff and inexpensive prices.
Picazzo's Organic Italian Kitchen
11340 W. Bell Rd., Ste. 118A
Surprise
623-583-9100
Uses several organic ingredients and offers vegan cheese. It’s a slightly more upscale restaurant, so expect to pay a bit more.

Tempe  
Amado's Mexican Food
6022 S. McClintock Dr.
Tempe
480-755-1913
Inexpensive 24-hour Mexican restaurant that cooks with 100% vegetable oil (no lard). Great in the middle of the night or if you are in a hurry. Bean burritos are good and can be ordered with extras such as salsa fresca and rice.
Cafe Lalibela
849 W. University Dr.
Tempe
480-829-1939
Has a nice lunch deal of three items for $7.95. Order the Vegetarian Platter to sample the variety. Injera, a large sourdough flatbread, is served with a choice of vegetarian offerings including: lentils, chick peas, beans and vegetables in a variety of sauces.
Cornish Pasty Company
960 W. University Dr.
Tempe
480-894-6261
Offers at least two vegan pasties daily and a great garden salad with vegan lemon pesto dressing.
Desert Roots Kitchen
414 S. Mill Ave., #111
Tempe
480-382-0228
Vegan cafe that's open for breakfast and lunch on weekdays. The breakfast burrito with tofu scramble, potato hash, and veggies in a whole wheat tortilla is a hit, along with the ever-rotating wrap of the day for lunch. Offers baked goods (cookies, brownies, etc.), vegan parfaits, smoothies, and several a la carte lunch items. Uses lots of local produce and offers a constantly rotating menu.
Engrained
ASU Tempe Campus
Tempe
480-965-4239
Engrained offers locally-grown food and environmentally-friendly practices. It's a little meat-heavy, but has at least one vegan option. Dishes are generally tasty but on the small side in terms of portions.
Green
2240 N. Scottsdale Rd., #8
Tempe
480-941-9003
A completely vegan restaurant that specializes in American-style comfort food using lots of organic ingredients. Has an artsy, laid back atmosphere. We highly recommend the spicy buffalo “wings” appetizer and the “argentine” sandwich ($8) with strips of seitan/mock steak and caramelized peppers and onions as well as the spicy "g" po-boy and the secret BBQ chicken sandwich. Also offers unique salads (think ranchero salad with succulent slabs of BBQ chicken and ranch dressing) and noodle bowls. Don't forget a tsoynami for dessert, similar to a Dairy Queen Blizzard and quite the tasty treat. (At the Phoenix location, swing next door to Nami for the sweets!) A local favorite with omnivores, vegetarians, and vegans alike!
Haji Baba
1513 E. Apache Blvd.
Tempe
480-894-1905
A best bet for inexpensive and delicious meals. It has a very relaxed atmosphere and is half grocery store and half restaurant. Falafil (no, that's not a typo) sandwich for $2.69, Falafil plate with hummus and tabouli for $6.99, and a Vegetarian Combination (falafil, stuffed grape leaves, tabouli, babaghannoj) for $6.99. Located just west of the ASU Tempe campus.
Herb 'n Flavors
1845 E. Broadway Rd., Ste. 127
Tempe
480-967-2789
Specializes in organic and local foods, featuring products from Arizona farmers' markets. Several vegan items including multiple flavors of their well-known hummus (Doctor Hummus).
Ike's Place
699 S Mill Ave.
Tempe
480-921-2053
The best vegan subs. This chain restaurant is from the San Francisco and has quickly become a favorite in Arizona. You'll also love their air-fries!
Johnny Rockets
5000 Arizona Mills Circle
Tempe
480-755-4024
Vegan burger and vegan fries! Try the StreamLiner: original meatless Boca® burger with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, pickle, and mustard. Or substitute a Boca patty in any other burger.
Juba (formerly Blue Nile Cafe location)
933 E. University D., #112
Tempe
480-642-5822
Juba still offers the Blue Nile menu which has a vegetarian section, but the raw vegan offerings are now at nearby Tsom. Injera, a large sourdough flatbread available on the "Blue Nile" menu, is served with a choice of vegetarian offerings including lentils, chick peas, beans and vegetables in sauces such as berbere, ginger, curry or tomato. The Kik Misir Watt (pureed lentils in a spicy berbere sauce) is popular. The $6.50 main dish with 2 sides is a great deal. For dessert, check out the vegan coffee cake, which is more like a cake than a coffee cake but delicious nonetheless.
Little India
1813 E. Baseline Rd., Ste. 108
Tempe
480-730-7770
A very small totally vegetarian restaurant located inside an Indian grocery store. Features authentic Indian cuisine with lots of spice. Seating is limited.
Mellow Mushroom
740 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe
480-967-6355
Offers vegan cheese pizza and hot grilled hoagies made with tempeh, three different types of seasoned tofu or portabello. Bruschetta can be made with vegan cheese. Offers a nice selection of beer.
Papaya Thai
1731 E. Broadway Rd.
Tempe
480-921-2678
Vegan-friendly family-owned restaurant with a vegetarian section on the menu. Most menu items can be prepared vegan upon request (w/ tofu as a meat substitute, no fish sauce, and no eggs). No MSG. The selection of curries is huge, including unique options like pumpkin curry and mango curry. Their delicious Tom Kha (coconut) soup can be made vegan upon request. A section of the restaurant is perfect for a date night.
PF Chang's
740 S. Mill Ave., # 140
Tempe
480-731-4600
The tofu lettuce wraps appetizer is even better with the custom-prepared sauce spiced to the level of heat you prefer...the wraps will certainly impress omnivores and vegetarians alike! Stand-out vegetarian entrees include: Coconut Curry Vegetables, Stir-Fried Spicy Eggplant, and Ma Po tofu. The staff and managers are knowledgeable and welcome vegan menu requests.
Pita Jungle (Tempe)
1250 E. Apache Blvd.
Tempe
480-804-0234
A popular Mediterranean restaurant with plenty of tasty vegan options. The menu is extensive, the portions are generous, and the staff is quite knowledgeable. A local favorite! This location also offers vegan brunch on the weekends from 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., which includes the Southwest Scramble (spicy and savory), vegan pancakes, crepes with fruit, and pancakes. Just ask for the vegan versions of these items.
Ra Sushi
411 S. Mill Ave., # 103
Tempe
480-303-9800
Offers some of the best avocado sushi rolls in the Valley as well as a few other vegan appetizers and rolls. Fun atmosphere!
Tsom
933 E. University Dr., #115
Tempe
480-377-2833
This completely vegetarian restaurant offers international & Middle Eastern food at a great price. A generous fixings bar is available to top off the falafel and pita wraps and raw foods formerly served at Blue Nile are now offered here.
Udupi Cafe
1636 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Tempe
480-994-8787
Completely vegetarian Indian restaurant with many vegan options that are marked at the lunch buffet bar and on the menu. The lunch buffet offers a wide variety of foods, plus all-you-can-eat dosai. Try the Special Rava Masala Dosai, the Gobi Manchurian, and the Vegetable Manchurian from the menu.