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Vegetarian Restaurants: (35 Listings)

Earth Friends Cafe - Downtown
221 S 4th St (at downtown) ~ PH: 502-290-2146
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, American, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Its 2nd location, opened Oct 2014 in the Kentucky International Convention Center. Focus is on local and fair trade products. Has vegetarian and vegan items including wraps and sandwiches, and much more. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 8:00am-3:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-3:00pm-- Rating: Not rated yet

Earth Friends Cafe - NuLu
829 E Market St ~ PH: 502-749-8911
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, American, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Focus is on plant-based cuisine, with the option of poultry. Everything is vegan at the core - all soups, dressings, desserts. Uses vegan butter, plant-based milks, and veganaise for all recipes requiring dairy. In addition to ample vegan breakfast and lunch (such as vegan biscuits & gravy and pancakes, black bean burger, or chimichangas), the cafe offers a full espresso bar featuring Rocky Mountain roasted Bongo Billy's organic/fair trade coffee; made-to-order healthy smoothies, vegan and gluten-free desserts. Has parking and free wi-fi. At this location since Jan 2013. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 11:00am-3:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Grape Leaf
2217 Frankfort Ave (at Clifton area) ~ PH: 502-897-1774
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, American, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Locally owned restaurant offering primarily Pan-Mediterranean cuisine with some vegetarian and vegan choices marked on the menu. Sunday is brunch. Staff is happy to accommodate requests - just ask. Plenty of seating. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 10am-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Heart and Soy
1216 Bardstown Rd ~ PH: 502-452-6678
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Vietnamese, Fusion, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Sells street-food style Chinese and Asian offerings in a quick setting. Makes tofu, soy milk, and soy pudding from local soy beans. Next door to more upscale Roots restaurant. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 11:00am-11:00pm, Sat 9:00am-11:00pm, Sun 11:00am-3:00pm-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Life Bar
3738 Lexington Rd (at Frankfort Ave) ~ PH: 502-417-6332
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, American, Macrobiotic, Raw, Juice bar, Take-out, Delivery--- Additional Info: Located inside Rainbow Blossom in the heart of St Matthews. The juice bar and retail space offers organic and vegetarian products. Smoothies, tonics, juices, superfood, bulk items, raw vegan chocolate, and other health foods. Community fellowship in a health-conscious bar atmosphere. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 10:00am-6:00pm-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Roots
1216 Bardstown Rd ~ PH: 502-452-6688
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Vietnamese, Asian--- Additional Info: Asian-inspired dishes with in-house tofu and soy items. Around 95% of menu items are vegan suitable. From the owner of Zen Garden and Roots. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Sweet Surrender Dessert Cafe
1804 Frankfort Ave (at Pope St) ~ PH: 502-899-2008
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Bakery, American, Take-out--- Additional Info: A bakery that also serves vegetarian lunch Tue-Sat 11am-2pm, which includes soups, sandwiches, and specials. Vegans need to specify. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Zen Garden
2240 Frankfort Ave ~ PH: 502-895-9114
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Vietnamese, Chinese, Asian, Take-out--- Additional Info: Serving Asian cuisine including udon, orange tofu, crispy shiitake mushroom, salads, soups, and more. Relaxing Zen atmosphere. Mon-Thu 11:00am-10:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Abyssinia
554 S 5th St ~ PH: 502-384-8347
Inexpensive-- Ethiopian, African, Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Authentic Ethiopian cuisine dining. Offers smoothies and a vegetarian combo platter that feeds 2+. Generous portions. Lunch time is buffet. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 11:00am-10:00pm, Sat 12:00pm-11:00pm, Sun 4:00pm-11:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Addis Grill
109 S 4th St (at Main St) ~ PH: 502-581-1011
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, International, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Ethiopian, Mediterranean, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Typical Mediterranean menu (hummus, falafel, pita) with full vegetarian/vegan Ethiopian menu that includes dishes served in injera bread. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Against the Grain
401 E Main St ~ PH: 502-515-0174
Moderate-- Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Busy, local brewery offering burgers and bar food that's mostly meat stuff but tries to cater to vegans. Vegans could get vegan wings (specify no honey dipping sauce), seitan tacos, nachos substitute seitan (hold the cheese), and a vegan chili (say no meat). Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 11am-12am, Fri-Sat 11am-2am, Sun 10am-10pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Annie Cafe
308 W Woodlawn Ave ~ PH: 502-363-4847
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Vietnamese, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Vietnamese food restaurant with the usual meat dishes but also a separate vegetarian menu listing around 16 items. Quiet, relaxed atmosphere. Accepts credit cards. Tue-Sun 11:00am-8:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Bluegrass Brewing Company
660 S 4th St, 2 Theater Sq ~ PH: 502-568-2224
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Pub style, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Bar/pub with many vegan options, including seitan wings, flatbread, salads, sandwiches, tofu stir fry, and pizza. Specify vegan and they will accommodate. Also a location at 3rd St and Main St with same menu. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Bombay Grill
216 N Hurstbourne Pkwy ~ PH: 502-425-8892
Moderate-- Lacto, Indian, Indo-Chinese, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Indian food restaurant offering some vegetarian entrees and dosas and will try to accommodate requests. Uses dairy. Daily lunch buffet (not veg). Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 11:00am-2:30pm, Mon-Sun 5:00pm-9:30pm, Sat-Sun 12:00pm-3:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Chipotle
315 S 4th St ~ PH: 502-584-8606
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. Call for hours - tell us. Open daily.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Dakshin
4742 Bardstown Rd ~ PH: 502-491-7412
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Indian, Indo-Chinese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Vegetarian and vegan options are labeled on the menu. Large menu featuring food from all different regions of India, including Indo-Chinese food. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Dragon King's Daughter
1126 Bardstown Rd ~ PH: 502-632-2444
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Veg-friendly menu with soy and tofu options. Includes pizza, tacos, and appetizers, all of which can be made vegan. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

El Mundo
2345 Frankfort Ave ~ PH: 502-899-9930
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Mexican, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A sauteed vegetable mix can be ordered in most of the menu items, making them vegan, including burritos, enchiladas, chili rellenos, tamales and more. Other vegan choices are the beans, rice and most of the sauces. The first floor is counter service. Upstairs (not wheelchair accessible) has table service. All menu items are available upstairs as well as downstairs. Wait staff is knowledgeable about veganism. A small, fun, local place with clean, fresh food. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Tue-Sat 11:30am-10:00pm. Closed Sun-Mon.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Funmi's Cafe
3028 Bardstown Rd ~ PH: 502-454-5009
Moderate-- Nigerian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Their vegan lunch and dinner menu offers seven dishes. Try the collard greens and plantains. Previously located on Bardstown Rd. Open Tue-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 12:30-9pm, closed Mon.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Hillbilly Tea
120 S 1st St (at E Market St) ~ PH: 502-587-7350
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, American, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Local cafe that has vegan choices including bbq tofu and pancakes plus some that can be made vegan. Most food is made from scratch in-house using local ingredients. Vast tea selection with a farmhouse motif inside. Reservations accepted, but not required. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

J.Gumbo's
2109 Frankfort Ave ~ PH: 502-896-4046
Inexpensive-- Cajun, Creole, Southern American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Previously Gumbo A-Go-Go, now part of this chain with locations across states. Menu is primarily meat except for 2 marked vegan entrees: white chili and bumblebee stew. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

La Que
1019 Bardstown Road ~ PH: 502-238-3981
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Thai, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Lá Quê has many vegan options available. Dishes include mock chicken and tofu. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Mellow Mushroom - Blankenbaker Pkwy
805 Blankenbaker Pkwy Unit 105 ~ PH: 502-244-6112
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Pizza, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Part of hippie-themed pizza chain. Has veggie pizzas, calzones, hoagies, plus hummus and pita. Options for pizzas and calzones include vegan cheese, tofu, tempeh, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, peppers, sundried tomatoes, and more. Vegans need to be specific. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: Not rated yet

Mellow Mushroom - Shelbyville Rd
3922 Shelbyville Rd ~ PH: 502-409-6874
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Pizza, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Part of hippie-themed pizza chain. Has veggie pizzas, calzones, hoagies, plus hummus and pita. Options for pizzas and calzones include vegan cheese, tofu, tempeh, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, peppers, sundried tomatoes, and more. Vegans need to be specific. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Meridian Cafe
112 Meridian Ave (at Shelbyville Rd) ~ PH: 502-897-9703
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Cozy restaurant is the heart of St. Matthews. Menu features a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches, and luncheon-style items. Has many vegetarian and vegan options including vegan milkshakes. Knowledgeable staff. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 8:00am-3:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

North End Cafe
1722 Frankfort Ave ~ PH: 502-896-8770
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offer many vegan friendly options. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Ramsi's Cafe on the World
1293 Bardstown Rd ~ PH: 502-451-0700
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, International, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offer vegetarian dishes, some which can be made vegan upon request. Half of the menu is vegetarian or vegetarian optional and approx. 30% is vegan or vegan optional. Has vegan desserts and gluten free menu. Smoke-free. The Sunday brunch includes many vegan options, 10am-2:30pm. Has outdoor seating. Mon-Thu 11:00am-1:00am, Fri-Sat 11:00am-2:00am, Sun 10:00am-11:00pm-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Safier Mediterranean Deli
641 S 4th St ~ PH: 502-585-1125
Inexpensive-- Persian, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Predominately non-veg with several vegetarian items include appetizers, lentils and rice, and the vegetarian platter. Free wifi. Has outdoor seating. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Shiraz
2011 Frankfurt Ave ~ PH: 502-891-8854
Inexpensive-- Mediterranean, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has a few vegetarian options, and will alter recipes from vegetarian to vegan upon request, such as falafel with hummus instead of tziki sauce. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Shiraz - Poplar Level
3501 Poplar Level Rd (at Quarry Hill Rd) ~ PH: 502-632-2232
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, International, Take-out, Delivery, Mediterranean, Persian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. The newest location in Louisville. Menu includes a sampler plate of all vegan options (quinoa, tabouli, hummus, eggplant), a vegan kabob combo, and lots of vegan sides. Will make vegetarian selections vegan including falafel served with hummus instead of tziki sauce. Vegan energy bars and other goodies available for dessert. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: Not rated yet

Simply Thai
323 Wallace Ave ~ PH: 502-899-9670
Inexpensive-- Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A small, casual Thai food restaurant. Offers tofu and TVP options, labeled on menu. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat for lunch and dinner, closed Sun.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Ville Grill - Wild Mushroom
300 W Brandeis Ave (at University of Louisville campus) ~ PH: 502-852-5687
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, American, Italian, Salad bar, Buffet, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Wild Mushroom is a station in the Ville Grill specifically for vegetarians and vegans. Vegans need to ask to omit cheese on vegetarian items. Salad bar contains mixed herbs, spinach, or romaine for your base and copious amounts of toppings. Also has a potato bar and a dessert area, vegan smoothies made with soy milk and vegan sorbet. Brunch on weekends. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 7am-9pm, Fri 7am-8pm, Sat-Sun 11am-3pm, 5-8pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Vietnam Kitchen
5339 Mitscher Ave ~ PH: 502-363-5154
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Vietnamese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Non smoking Vietnamese food restaurant. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

ZAD Modern Mediterranean
1616 Grinstead Dr ~ PH: 502-569-1122
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Mediterranean, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Menu has vegan and vegetarian items labeled. Serves organic brown rice and lentils, freshly squeezed pomegranate mint lemonade, falafel with chia seeds and other vegan items. Gluten free available. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 11:30am-9:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Zoe's Kitchen
4126 Summit Drive Plaza ~ PH: 502-329-8963
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, American, Greek, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern,Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Chain restaurant offering Mediterranean-influenced food. Has some veggie choices, including veggie kabobs, hummus and pita, salad, braised white bean, potato salad, roasted vegetable, and fresh fruit. Vegans to specify. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: Not rated yet


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (12 Listings)

Earth Fare
4320 Summit Plaza Dr Unit 5 ~ PH: 502-327-1714
A chain of healthier food supermarkets. Also located inside is an all organic buffet and salad bar with dessert choices and vegan options. Take-out available. Wi-fi. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 9:00am-9:00pm, Sun 10:00am-8:00pm-- Rating: Not rated yet

Rainbow Blossom - Highlands
3046 Bardstown Rd ~ PH: 502-498-2470
Locally owned natural foods market and deli with several locations. Open Mon-Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 11am-7pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Rainbow Blossom - Middletown Plaza
12232 Shelbyville Rd ~ PH: 502-244-2022
Locally owned and operated natural foods market and deli with several locations. Since 1977. Offers grab 'n go deli, natural vitamins, nutritional supplements, health & beauty products, and grocery. Current location since fall 2012; previously at 12401 Shelbyville Rd in Middletown. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 9:00am-9:00pm, Sun 11:00am-7:00pm-- Rating: Not rated yet

Rainbow Blossom - Springhurst
3608 Springhurst Blvd ~ PH: 502-339-5090
Locally owned natural foods market and deli with several locations. Since 1977. Offers grab 'n go deli, vitamins, nutritional supplements, health & beauty products, groceries, and a smoothie bar. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 9:00am-9:00pm, Sun 11:00am-7:00pm-- Rating: Not rated yet

Rainbow Blossom - St. Matthews
3738 Lexington Rd ~ PH: 502-893-3627
Locally owned natural foods market and deli with several locations. Mon-Sat 9:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-7:00pm-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Trader Joe's
4600 Shelbyville Rd Ste 111 ~ PH: 502-895-1361
Louisville's first Trader Joe's, a chain of specialty food grocery that offers many vegetarian and vegan friendly foods, eco-friendly household products, and more. Not all veg. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: Not rated yet

Whole Foods Market
4944 Shelbyville Rd ~ PH: 502-899-5545
Part of large natural food supermarket chain. Has deli, vitamins, nutritional supplements, fresh vegetables and fruits including organic produce, natural body care products, grocery, and more. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Vegan Temptress
Louisville ~ PH: 757-943-0340
Louisville area vegan baker and chef. Offer cooking classes. Free baked goods delivery in Jefferson & Shelby County. -- Rating: Not rated yet

EarthSave Louisville
PO Box 4397 ~ PH: 502-299-9520
Educates about the powerful and documented effects food choices have on the environment, health, and all life on Earth, and encourages an ever-transitioning shift toward a healthy, plant-based diet. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Louisville Vegetarian Initiative
n/a ~ PH: n/a
A social group interested in a vegan diet, living in and around the Louisville area. Purpose is to promote a peaceful, sustainable vegan lifestyle, with a focus on animal rights, human health, and the environment. -- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Tattoo Charlies
7904 Preston Hwy ~ PH: 502-964-8774
Tattoo shop with a few locations. At this location only: they use vegan friendly materials. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Vietnam Oriental Market
5019 S 3rd St ~ PH: 502-361-7846
A specialty Asian veggie food market that sells a variety of mock/faux meats, both canned and frozen. Including: fake fish, ham, shrimp, lobster, duck, chicken, and pork. Both soy and wheat based. Also many other Vietnamese candies and sauces. Tue-Sun 9:30am-10:00pm-- Rating: Not rated yet

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