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Vegetarian Restaurants: (8 Listings)

New World Cafe
223 E Walnut St ~ PH: 515-244-0029
Moderate-- Vegan, Organic, Raw, Juice bar, American--- Additional Info: Vegan cafe and juice bar operating since winter 2012. Weekly changing menu items include sandwiches, salads, grain bowls, juices, smoothies, shakes, raw and baked desserts. Food is made-in-house using whole food ingredients. Laid back environment with wi-fi. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 8:00am-2:00pm, Wed-Sat 5:00pm-8:00pm, Sat 11:00am-2:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Ritual Cafe
1301 Locust St Ste D (at Grand) ~ PH: 515-288-4872
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Take-out--- Additional Info: Coffeehouse serves fair trade coffee, smoothies, and other hot and cold beverages; soy and rice milk available for extra charge. Specialty is natural non-dairy fruit smoothies made with hemp nut. Also light breakfast foods, sandwiches, and salads. Live music on weekends. Mon-Thu 7:00am-6:00pm, Fri-Sat 7:00am-7:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

A Dong
1511 High St ~ PH: 515-284-5632
Moderate-- Vitnamese, Chinese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has a vegetarian menu also available - NOTE to ask kitchen to leave out fish sauce, etc. Large portions. Vietnamese music is played, silk hangings and buddha statues decoration. Accepts credit cards. .-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Cafe Fuzion
1240 E 14th St (at University Ave) ~ PH: 515-262-8488
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Asian, Thai, Fusion, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small Asian food restaurant in a small shopping center. Menu green dot notes which dishes are or can be made veg. The noodles, fried rice, and curries come with choice of protein which includes tofu & veggies instead of meat. One pho can be veg. Some appetizers are also veg. Prices inexpensive to moderate. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 11:00am-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

3737 Merle Hay Rd ~ PH: 515-974-4300
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Mexican, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Fast food chain where you could customize your order (tacos, burritos, bowls) and request no cheese/dairy. Some of its locations offer a soyfrito filling that's made from soy protein. Accepts credit cards. .Open daily.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Fong's Pizza
223 4th St ~ PH: 515-323-3333
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, American, Asian, Fusion, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A unique pizza place serves specialty pizzas with Asian influences as well as traditional pizzas. Two different vegan pizzas on the menu with Daiya cheese, which you can add extra toppings to if you like. Also offered are made-in-house crab rangoons, pizza rolls and egg rolls. Large selection of beer and cocktails but not labeled if vegan. Chinese decor in a fun atmosphere. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 11:00am-12:00am.Hours listed are kitchen hours. Bar hours are Mon-Thur, Sun 11am-2am, Fri-Sat 11am-3am.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

1205 25th St (at University Ave, next to Varsity Theaters) ~ PH: 515-309-9167
Inexpensive-- Take-out, Accept Credit Cards, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has 3 veg dishes. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Taste of Thai
215 E Walnut (at East Village) ~ PH: 515-528-2407
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Thai, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Thai food. Offers tofu and gluten free choices for many menu items. Accepts credit cards. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (4 Listings)

Campbells's Nutrition
4040 University Ave ~ PH: 515-277-6351
Organic produce, vitamins, herbs and aromatherapy. .-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Gateway Market
2002 Woodland Ave (at MLK) ~ PH: 515-422-5106
Conventional supermarket also offering fresh organic produce, some vegetarian food products, and soy options. They also have a cafe with veg-friendly options. .-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

New City Market Natural Grocery
4721 University Ave ~ PH: 515-255-7380
Long-time established small health food shop. Stocks fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, bulk staples, frozen foods, bath & body items, natural home products, and more. Mon 9:00am-6:30pm, Tue-Thu 9:00am-8:00pm, Fri-Sat 9:00am-6:30pm, Sun 11:00am-5:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Prudent Produce
324 SW Maple St ~ PH: 515-306-4008
Organic produce home delivery service. .-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

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