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Vegan and vegetarian eats in Sacramento

Dig into delicious and nutritious vegan and vegetarian fare in every corner of Sacramento.

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Plant yourself in a chair and chow down.

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Eating meat-free hasn’t always been easy, but in Sacramento, it’s a piece of (vegan) cake.

Our local food scene is as vibrant as ever, so it’s no surprise there are a slew of local chefs serving up fresh, vegetarian bites across town. From vegetarian barbecue to scrumptious vegan tacos, check out these restaurants serving up meat-free fare in the Farm-to-Fork Capital.

A crispy plant-based burger with an aioli-like sauce running on the sides.

The Some Like It Hottie “chick’n” sandwich

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🍊 The brunch bunch

Pure Soul Plant Based Eats, 6415 Elvas Ave. | Looking for vegan comfort food? you’ve come to the right place. Try this: Beyond taco, Caribbean comfort bowl + strawberry lemonade.

Veg Cafe & Bar, 2431 J St. | Luxury meets sustainability at this Midtown eatery. Try this: fried green tomatoes, impossible quesadilla + blue butterfly iced tea.

🍕 Casual eating

Vegan Deadly Sins, 900 15th St. | No visit is complete without ordering some boba (made with non-dairy milk of course) at this vegan Chinese restaurant. Try this: fried pumpkin, Mongolian vegan beef + mango slush with boba.

Anna’s Vegan Cafe, 3500 Stockton Blvd. | With the option to dine-in back on the menu after 2+ years, now is the perfect time to stop by. Try this: wonton, orange nuggets + Thai iced tea.

Noble Vegetarian, 5049 College Oak Dr., Ste. A | From rice and noodles to burgers and baguettes, this place has something for all hungers. Try this: Saigon rolls, lemongrass vegeken + apple cider.

Plant Power Fast Food, 1100 R St. | Quick eats like burgers and wraps are the stars of this vegan fast food joint’s menu.

Loving Hut, 8355 Elk Grove Blvd., Ste. 800, Elk Grove | Each Loving Hut location has a unique vegan menu — this one features tasty Asian-inspired dishes.

Vegan Plate, 1821 Douglas Blvd., Ste. C-5, Roseville | Hosting friends or family? Snag a party platter that feeds 8-12 people.

Sunflower Drive-In, 10344 Fair Oaks Blvd. | Stop by for lunch and grab a Nutburger or falafel to satisfy your cravings.

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Nothing beats a good burger and a cool drink.

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🌙 Late-night bites

Burger Patch Midtown, 2301 K St., Ste. 101 | Described by patrons as a “vegan In-N-Out”, one bite is all it takes to understand why this restaurant has been voted one of the best in the city multiple times over the past few years. Try this: Patch slaw, bac’n Patch burger + organic blackberry lemonade.

🌮 Food trucks

Vegan Circus | Snag plant-based versions of your fair food faves — like corn dogs and funnel cakes.

Rabbit Food Revolution | These plant-based burgers and fries will have you parked out front of the mobile eatery, ready to order a second meal.

🍸 Date night

Andy Nguyen’s Vegetarian Restaurant, 2007 Broadway | Authentic Vietnamese cuisine takes center stage at this eatery. Try this: lemongrass garlic tofu square, inner peace + green matcha tea.

Mantra, 1870 Prairie City Rd., Ste. 500, Folsom | Tantalizing dishes abound at this recently-opened Indian restaurant.

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