Vegan eaters, rejoice! There are plenty of delicious vegan options in Boston
. Here’s a Bostonian’s inside look at the best vegan restaurants to frequent during your stay. From Thai vegan food to acai bowls, there are great plant-based meals in and around the city.
My Thai Vegan Cafe
Restaurant, Thai, Vegan, $$$
Located in Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood, My Thai Vegan Cafe
offers delicious Thai food, and everything here is completely vegan. Try their pad Thai or enjoy their “chicken” fingers made with tofu. Also, order a fresh fruit bubble tea. Another plus? The food here is very affordable. (Pro tip: The restaurant is located on the second floor, via a staircase. So, don’t be alarmed if the stairway doesn’t look like it leads to the restaurant. It does!)
Diner, North American, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
is a great spot for vegans and vegetarians. Located in Central Square in Cambridge, right off the T stop of the same name, this old-school diner serves up vegan breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Try their amazing desserts like their vegan donuts and cakes. They even have vegan “eggs” for omelets and vegan “cheese” for macaroni and cheese!
Restaurant, North American, Contemporary, Vegan, $$$
is an upscale vegan eatery in Somerville. Enjoy a candlelit, artistically presented meal, and try out their seitan skewers and their Thai
green curry. Both vegans and non-vegans will enjoy a high-end plant-based meal here.
Red Lentil Restaurant
Restaurant, American, Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, $$$
This vegan destination
serves food made with seasonal ingredients and also offers gluten-free dishes, as well as beer and wine. Try out their Gobi Manchurian with Indian
-seasoned cauliflower fried and finished with sweet tomato sauce. The vegan Shepherd’s Pie, pictured below, is also a hit.
VO2 Vegan Cafe
Cafe, American, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
Located inside the O2 yoga studio, this vegan café
is a great place to stop by after a relaxing yoga session or just for the delicious food and drinks. You’ll find breakfast, lunch, and early dinner options on the menu, complete with vegan sandwiches, soups, salads, and smoothies. Try out their Tofurky wrap or go for the vegan nachos – perfect for sharing.
Restaurant, Healthy, Vegetarian, $$$
is an urban organic café located in Cambridge. This funky hot spot for organic, vegan food is a great place to hang out for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Try the Alchemist salad with a coconut smoothie, or order a rejuvenating acai bowl.