Best Vegan Restaurants in Seattle

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Seattle is an excellent destination for couples and families, whether you are looking for a day out or stopping by for a while. The Space Needle and the Seattle Center Monorail continue to be huge tourist draws, bringing in visitors from all over the United States and beyond.

But when the sightseeing is over, and it's time to stop for a bite to eat, how easy is it to find a vegan-friendly restaurant in Seattle, WA, USA?

Well, thankfully, if you're wondering, 'Where are the vegan restaurants near me?' we can help you out, with 14 of the best restaurants for vegan food in Seattle.

1. Cycle Dogs

Where: 5410 17th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Call: (206) 372-8510

Website: Cycle Dogs

Cycle Dogs offer 100% vegan fare, with an extensive rotating menu of elaborate vegan hot dogs, burgers, and generally fried deliciousness, using local ingredients. 

After 4 years running Cycles Dogs as a food truck, they have moved into a permanent food space in Ballard, thanks to loyal customers and Kickstarter backing.

Cycle Dogs menu features vegan spins on a number of well-loved non-vegan competitors, such as Whataburger and Dick's Burgers, offering meatless alternatives to a snack-hungry audience. There are several breakfast or brunch options, including breakfast burritos and tofu "eggy" sandwiches.

2. Pi Vegan Pizzeria

Where: 5301 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Call: (206) 343-1415

Website: Vegan Pizza Pi

This restaurant claims to be America's oldest vegan pizzeria and brings together traditional pizzas with modern fast food variants. Everything looks delicious, and there is plenty of space and booths to allow groups of friends to enjoy sharing a few pies.

Our only criticism is the dessert menu. While they look delicious, there are only two options available – Cinnamon Stix and Cookie Pizza.

3. Wayward Vegan Cafe

Where: 801 NE 65th St, Seattle, WA 98115

Call: (206) 524-0204

Website: Wayward Vegan Cafe

The Wayward Vegan Café serves only vegetarian and vegan options, perfect for treating yourself to their wide range of comfort foods, such as pancakes, waffles, scrambles, and more. For lunch, they offer fried faux chicken, hashes, wraps, and so on.

Having expanded in 2008 into a larger location able to offer dinners in addition to breakfasts, they have added beer and wine to the menu, making it a great afternoon stop-over. Without a doubt, one of the best vegan restaurants in Seattle.

4. Broadfork Café

Where: 4757 12th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Call: (206) 522-6966

Website: Broadfork Cafe - Seattle, WA

There are two Broadfork Cafés. Both offer the same menu choices of sandwiches, rice bowls, soups, and salads, as well as burritos and smoothies. Broadfork Café emphasizes its use of locally sourced products that are from like-minded ethical suppliers.

The second Broadfork Café can be found uptown, at 111 Queen Anne Avenue N #102. Both are perfect spots for a vegan brunch in Seattle.

5. Harvest Beat

Where: 1711 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103

Call: (206) 547-1348

Website: Harvest Beat

The Harvest Beat restaurant in Wallingford is a well-respected location, known for its excellent tasting menus and high-end food presentation.

You can look forward to recently added dishes, such as a saffron "lobster" mushroom bisque, zucchini corn cakes, and cashew cheese-filled tamales covered in a chocolate mole.

This busy restaurant offers a 5-course dinner experience, but there is also a lunch menu that offers a la carte items, such as mung bean crepes and ravioli with smoked tomato sauce.

6. Teapot Vegetarian House

Where: 15230 NE 24th St Ste H, Redmond, WA 98052

Call: (425) 373-1888

Website: Teapot Vegetarian House

Catering to vegans on the Eastside, the Teapot Vegetarian House offers one of the best Pan-Asian and Chinese, vegetarian and vegan options. For vegan Thai in Seattle, this is the spot.

The food here is always excellent, whether you choose to eat in or take out. With a wide selection of crispy treats, glazed sauces, and much more, there is something for everyone at the Teapot Vegetarian restaurant.

7. Café Flora

Where: 2901 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98112

Call: (206) 325-9100

Website: The Cafe Flora Family

This warm, family-friendly vegetarian restaurant offers indoor dining with a lovely atmosphere. Café Flora offers different menus throughout the day, depending on the time of your visit, but all-day snacks exist, such as tacos, yam fries, and sensational vegan cinnamon rolls.

The Café Flora has expanded to the charming Floret restaurant at the SeaTac Airport in the A concourse. The Flora Bakery offers delicious treats and the opportunity to dine outside on their balcony seating.

8. Kati Vegan Thai

Where: 1190 Thomas St, Seattle, WA 98109

Call: (206) 900-7954

Website: Kati Vegan Thai Restaurant

Another amazing Thai restaurant for vegans is the Kati Vegan Thai. The menu is colorful and varied, with creative takes on many classic dishes.

The flavors are highly satisfying, but Kati is particularly popular for its desserts, including coconut mango delight and coconut fancy, which are a star attraction.

9. Eggs and Plants

Where: 2229 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

Call: (206) 448-2050

Website: Eggs and Plants

This is a charming vegetarian and vegan option in the Belltown area, offering Middle Eastern street food. It features a simple menu, with just four sandwich options, all of which can be made vegan upon request.

Plenty of thick, soft pita breads are on offer here, stuffed with subtly spiced ingredients, pickled vegetables, and deliciously nutty tahini.

 

10. Plum Bistro

Where: 1429 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Call: (206) 838-5333

Website: Plum Bistro Seattle

The Plum Bistro Seattle is Capitol Hills' most loved vegan restaurant. This child-friendly venue has great family meal options that can feed you and your small clan.

The brunch menu offers fried "chicken" seitan, waffles with maple syrup, and much more, including the restaurant's famous Mac and Yease, a variant of mac and cheese that uses smoked tofu and soy cream as its ingredients. 

11. Georgetown Liquor Company

Where: 5501 Airport Way S Ste. B, Seattle, WA 98108

Call: (206) 402-5367

Website: Georgetown Liquor Company

The Georgetown Liquor Company reopened in December 2020 and offers an all-vegan food and drink menu. They take pride in their faux meat, cheese, and sauces, all of which are made on-site.

There are vegan takes on pulled pork, reubens, and French dips, and of course pub grub like Nachos and burgers. Being a bar and restaurant, there are plenty of drinks to choose from.

 

12. Amy's Merkato Ethiopian & Eritrean Restaurant and Deli

Where: 5710 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

Call: (206) 324-2527

Website: Amy's Merkato

Amy's Merkato is an Ethiopian and Eritrean-influenced restaurant and deli in Seattle's Hillman City. Inspired by generations of home cooking, the chefs' deep connection with these cultures influences the direction of the imaginative specialties and the generous selection of deli sandwiches.

Not everything here is vegan, so be sure to check the options, but there are many vegetarian and vegan combos to choose from. The coffee is strong and excellent too!

13. Chu Minh Tofu and Vegan Deli

Where: 1043 S Jackson St, Seattle, WA 98104

Call: (206) 228-5449

Website: Chu Minh Vegan Deli

This site is 100% vegan, so no need to make change requests here, perfect for customers who prefer to limit their interactions. It is a simple no-frills establishment that serves up Vietnamese dishes such as pho and tofu banh mi.

Diners can put together their own rice bowl designs from the many options offered, including jackfruit, luffa, and curries. They offer buffet-style dining. Take-out and delivery options are available.

14. Oak

Where: 3019 Beacon Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144

Call: (206) 535-7070

Website: OAK

Oak offers meat-alternative pub fare. It is a bustling, friendly location in the Beacon Hill area. Dark wood paneling abounds, creating a cozy feel for drinkers and diners alike.

Portions are generous and feature tasty meals, a highlight of which is the Rebellyous "chicken" tenders with vegan breading and rich, savory-sweet barbecue sauce. While most seating is indoors, Oak has recently added new outdoor seating, perfect for an evening with friends.

Changes Due to Covid

Thankfully, despite Covid-19, all of the restaurants above are still in operation and able to serve up delicious vegetarian and vegan offerings in Seattle. However, please check for availability and currently in place restrictions before you travel by giving them a call in advance.

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