Vegan Restaurants

Charlotte area restaurants serving Vegan options or offering Vegan substitutions on menu.


Quick Neighborhood Links:
Uptown – Plaza-Midwood / NODA – University / North Charlotte – Dilworth / Southend / Elizabeth – Cotswold / Southpark – Independence Blvd. / Matthews – Providence / Arboreteum / South Charlotte – Pineville / Hwy. 51 / West Charlotte – Albemarle Rd. / East Charlotte / Mint Hill – Huntersville / Cornelius / Davidson – Concord / Kannapolis –


 

Delivery

Nourish - While not technically a restaurant in the traditional sense, Nourish is Charlotte’s only 100% vegan, local, healthy and organic delivery service. Perfect for the health conscious, but too-busy-to-cook folks or those just looking for delicious, prepared meals to have on hand. Simply view the weekly menu, fill your basket ($60 minimum) with whatever sounds good to you and set up the delivery. They list all ingredients for every menu item as well as identify products that contain soy or nut, items that are spicy, freezer friendly, raw, low-carb, etc. on their menu page. Check out the FAQ to get your questions answered.
Nourishcharlotte.com
855-442-FOOD (3663)

Plaza-Midwood/NODA

PM: Fern, Flavors from the Garden – All veggie, comfort foods locally described as “mexi indian”. Indian frybread tacos with pinto beans and squash chili, homemade Vegan Veggie Burger with white beans and hemp seeds, fresh crispy salads, unique vegan-cheese filled squash blossom hush puppies with vegan butter, and more. Serving lunch and dinner, reservations recommended. View MENU here.
Fern 1323 Central Ave, Charlotte NC (28205)
(704) 377-1825 – FacebookReviews on Yelp

PM: Zada Jane’s -All Organic, Vegan Breakfast, Lunch. Tofu Scramble, Vegan Sausage, Hummus Wrap, Salads, Soy Milk for Coffee. VEGGIE BURGER IS NOT VEGAN contains cottage cheese! Owner’s and staff very nice and accommodating for vegans. LONG WAITS!! Outside patio. Watch out where you park nearby, don’t get towed!
ZadaJanes.com 1601 Central Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina (28205)
704-332-3663

PM: Common Market – Neighborhood Market and Deli – Deli has several vegan sandwiches and wraps, veganaise, tofurkey, and various yummy vegan goods in the takeout case (noodles, “egg” & “chicken” salads, hummus, desserts). Market has tons of chips, candy, toys, beer and wine, juices, coffee. Quite a unique place. Staff is very friendly, and deli staff is very vegan-friendly!!
CommonMarketCLT.com
2007 Commonwealth Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina (28205)

PM: Soul Gastrolounge – Tapas – vegan-friendly falafel pitas, dolmas, veggie sushi, fries with truffle oil, assorted hummus, dips, etc. soulgastrolounge.com 1500-B Central Avenue (corner of Central & Pecan) 704.348.1848 – Open Daily 5pm – 2am, Kitchen available 5pm – Midnight (cool late night crowd)

PM:Anntony’s Carribean Cafe – Carribean with veggie sides: Callaloo Greens, Rasta Pasta, Black Beans, Peas and Rice.
Anntony’s.comMenu Link – 2001 East 7th Street (at Pecan Ave.), Charlotte NC 28204 – Phone 704-342-0749 – Mon-Fri 11am-10pm, Sat 12-10pm

PM: Lupie’s Cafe – Neighborhood Dive Spot with vegan-friendly veggie chili (get it HOT!) BEWARE Veggie Burger NOT VEGAN (contains cheese)
2718 Monroe Rd. (7th St), Charlotte, NC – Phone (704) 374-1232 – Website

PM: Krazy Fish – New Veggie/seafood asian-fusion restaurant on Central – Offering vegan salads, stirfrys, sides, and more. Open 11am-11pm every day.
2501 Central Ave, Charlotte NC -  Menu - Facebook 

NODA: Growler’s Pourhouse – Neighborhood gastro-pub offering handmade vegan sausages.
3120 North Davidson Street, Charlotte NC – Phone 704 910 6566 – Website

NODA: Dolce Vita – Neighborhood Wine Bar offering Vegan Wines & Roasted Veggie Sandwich w/ Balsamic.
3205 N Davidson Street, Charlotte, NC – Phone 704-334-1052 – Website

NODA: Cabo Fish Taco – West Coast Themed Mexican, with a Veggie Burrito (remove cheese and mayo sauce), homemade guacamole and salsa verde!
3201 North Davidson Street Charlotte, NC 28205 – 704.332.8868 – Website

NODA: Revolution Pizza & Ale House – Authentic Italian Hand-Tossed Pizza restaurant (in old Mellow Mushroom building) w Vegan Friendly crust and “white” pie base options (w garlic & olive oil) and veggie toppings. No vegan cheese. Also offering various Mediterranean spreads and salads w portabello mushrooms.
3228 N Davidson Street, Charlotte, NC – Phone 704-333-4440 – Website Menu – Open Lunch & Dinner 11:30AM Until Late, Closed Monday.

NODA: Amelie’s French Bakery – French Bakery offering Vegan Friendly soups (selection changes daily), some vegan-friendly breads. Occasionally will have vegan-friendly pastries. Offers FREE Wifi and plenty of space, and open 24 HOURS A DAY 7 DAYS A WEEK!
2424 N Davidson St Charlotte, NC 28205 – Phone 704-376-1781 – Website – Open 24-7 365 (No Joke!)

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Uptown

Pita Pit – Made to Order Pitas featuring Vegan Friendly Falafel (ask to be microwaved lightly instead of fried), Baba Ganoush, & Hummus with tons of fresh veggie toppings.
pitapituptown.com/ 214 North Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28202-3027 – (704) 333-5856 – Open 11 AM – 11 PM Mon-Sat, ’til 2 AM on Fri and Sat!

Blynk Organic – New Chain place with made to order salads, vegan-friendly wraps (Tofu Peanut Thai Wrap is recommended)
BlynkOrganic.com 200 S Tryon St (at W 4th St), Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

Basil Thai – Thai featuring all the basic vegan-friendly thai dishes/ soups. Be sure to check with your server about which dishes contain fish in the sauce.
eatatbasil.com 210 N Church St, Charlotte, NC 28202 – p 704.332.7212 – Open Lunch & Dinner with No Reservations

Brixx Pizza – Vegan Friendly Pizza (Crust, Red Sauce) ALL can be made with VEGAN cheese. Excellent hummus as well. Other locations all over Charlotte and NC/VA/TN/SC!!
BrixxPizza.com Uptown in Seventh Street Station – 225 E. 6th St. Charlotte, NC 28202 Phone: 704-347-2749 • Fax: 704-347-5739

Novel Sweets - No longer a stand alone spot at 7th Street Market, but still available for purchase at the Assorted Table Wine Shop and Eco-Licious. Vegan cupcakes with an assortment of delicious flavors and other treats. For current flavor offerings, follow @NovelSweets on Twitter.  novelsweets.com 224 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 – p 908-461-5972

Pure Pizza – Located in the 7th Street Market (validates parking up to 90 minutes in garage). They are big into organic, sustainable and locally grown ingredients. Pure Pizza has two menu items actually labeled vegan: The Shroomin’ Krueger and the Marinara Pizza. They also offer Daiya cheese so you can create your own pizza as well.  Just a heads up, they will try to give you honey to dip your crust.
purepizzaclt.com 224 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 p (980) 207-0037

Fourth Street Bread Company -  They have soy milk but you have to ask for it, all of their soups are veggie based and use vegetable stock, all entree salads can be made vegan, all biancas (except turkey) can be made vegan, crostinis are vegan and can be served with both bruschetta and hummus. The ciabattas, baguettes, sourdough breads, and coleslaw are all vegan. Bagels are NOT vegan.

 

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University & North Charlotte

Zizi’s Gourmet To-go – Charlotte’s original ALL VEGAN Restaurant serving comfort foods like tons of Hot Vegan Sub Sandwiches, Excellent entrees, Salads, Wraps, Wings, Snacks, and Smoothies. Easy to UNCC campus, IKEA, I-85.
7945 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28262 – 704-595-9170
NEW Spring Hours: Tues-Sat 11:30am-8:30pm, Sunday 12pm-7pm, Closed Monday
website: AwesomeVegan2Go.com – Zizi’s on Twitter @zizisvegan – Zizi’s on Facebook - Now offering DELIVERY in Charlotte area.

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Dilworth / Southend / Elizabeth

Laurel Market South – Small Niche Market with Muffins, Juices, Sandwiches (several are Vegan Friendly)
1515 South Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina (28203) – 704-334-2185

SOUTHEND: Common Market South – Neighborhood Market and Deli – Deli has several vegan sandwiches and wraps, veganaise, tofurkey, and various yummy vegan goods in the takeout case (noodles, “egg” & “chicken” salads, hummus, desserts) DELI OPEN NOW ALL DAY – Market has tons of chips, candy, toys, BEER and WINE, Juices, Coffee. Quite a unique place. Staff is very friendly, and deli staff is very vegan-friendly!!
CommonMarketCLT.com 1515 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina (28205)

SOUTHEND: Luna’s Living Kitchen – Mostly raw, organic and totally vegan. Luna’s definitely succeeds in showing how delicious food can be without using any animal products, preservatives or refined sugar. Try the Lunasagna or the Living Burrito. If you’re in the mood for something cooked, the Fire and Brimstone veggie burger is the way to go. They offer a wide array of juices and can even set you up with everything you need for a juice cleanse.
http://www.lunaslivingkitchen.com-  OPEN Mon – Sat: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm Closed Sunday – 2102 South Blvd., Suite 150 – Charlotte, NC 28209 | 333-0008

SOUTHEND: Phat Burrito – Custom local taco and burrito joint. Vegan Friendly veggies, beans, salsa, wraps. Friendly locals and cool neighborhood.
1537 Camden Road Charlotte, NC 28203 704.332.PHAT (7428)

SOUTHEND: Owen’s Bagel & Deli - All of their bagels (excluding egg bagels…obviously), have been confirmed vegan-friendly, as well as their hummus. Hopefully, someday they will have tofu cream cheese, which they have been looking into.

DILWORTH: Berrybrook Natural Farm – Grocery and Lunch Counter with lots of Vegan options. Sandwiches, tofu dogs, veggie burgers, veggie chili and hot soups, salads, “mock” salads. Friendly staff and of course, fully stocked with Vegan grocery and fresh items. Charlotte’s OLDEST Natural Foods store. Look for the Red Wagon in the parking lot
1257 East Blvd Charlotte, NC 28203
704-334-6528

DILWORTH: Brixx Pizza – Vegan Friendly Pizza (Crust, Red Sauce) ALL can be made with VEGAN cheese.  Local beers, GOOD Hummus, excellent salads. Usually packed at this location. Other locations all over Charlotte and NC/VA/TN/SC!!
BrixxPizza.com 1801 Scott Ave. Charlotte, NC 28203 – Phone: 704-376-1000 • Fax: 704-714-4861

DILWORTH: Cantina 1511 – Upscale Spanish Cuisine with Vegan Friendly veggie burrito, tofu burrito, fresh made guacamole, fried plantains, adobe spiced fries, CATERING
cantina1511restaurant.com 1511 East BLVD Charlotte, NC 28203 (704) 331-9222

ELIZABETH: Nothing But Noodles – Fresh salads, noodle dishes with asian, italian, american styles. some vegan-friendly sauces, toppings, and noodles.
menunothingbutnoodles.com 1605 Elizabeth Avenue Charlotte, NC 28204 (704) 295-1466 (phone) (704) 295-1486 (fax) 11:00am – 8:00pm Mon – Thurs, 11:00am – 9:00pm Fri – Sat, 11:00am – 2:00pm Sun

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Southpark & Cotswold/Myers Park

Deejai – - Thai with vegan friendly options
deejaithai.com 613 Providence Rd. in the Manor Shops Center next to the Manor Theatre. Open Lunch & Dinner “Parking is limited in the front. If so, turn on Fenton St. and look for the parking lot on the left. Then just take the small path next to our patio to the front door. Or, follow the parking signs behind Penera and go all the way to the back lot. Look for the path next to our patio to the front door.”

Pizza Peel – Vegan Friendly Pizza (Crust, Olive Oil Base) with TONS of good veggies and TOFU toppings. Homemade Chips are yum.
tapandpeel.com 4422 Colwick Rd Charlotte, NC 28211 – 704.714.8808 – Open Lunch & Dinner

Brixx Pizza – Vegan Friendly Pizza (Crust, Red Sauce) ALL can be made with VEGAN cheese (It’s REALLY VEGAN confirmed by Mgt. they are using a new Vegan mix for 2009 in place of the previous veg-cheese that contained casein). Local beers, GOOD Hummus, excellent salads. Usually packed at this location. Other locations all over Charlotte and NC/VA/TN/SC!!
BrixxPizza.com 7814 Fairview Road – Charlotte, NC 28226 Phone: 704-295-0707 • Fax: 704-295-0708

Earth Fare Cafe and Grill – Large Natural Foods Market with vegan friendly deli, GREAT soup/salad bar, hot bar, grill. To go packaged foods as well (veggie burritos, hummus, sandwiches, etc) Vegan friendly bakery!!!
EarthFare.com – 721 Govenor Morrison Street, Charlotte NC 28211
ph 704.749.5042 – Mon-Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 9am-9pm

Blu Basil – Italian restaurant with build-your-own pasta options (vegan friendly options), hummus and olive appetizers.
http://www.blubasil.com – 306 N Sharon Amity Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211

Q’doba Mexican Grille – Vegan friendly California-style burrito chain. website has a great chart listing allergens in each item http://www.qdoba.com/Allergen.aspx for easy clarification to vegan items.
http://www.qdoba.com/ – 1600 East Woodlawn Road, Charlotte, NC 28209-2361

California Pizza Kitchen – National chain with a location in SouthPark Mall. Expansive menu with some vegan options (most on special order). Pastas, thin crust pizza, soups, salads. website has a nice listing of vegan-friendly menu items on PDF (http://www.cpk.com/menu/pdfs/vegetarian.pdf)
http://www.cpk.com/ -4400 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211 – ph(704) 364-6280

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East Charlotte / Albemarle Rd. / Mint Hill

Woodlands Pure Vegetarian South Indian Cuisine - Totally veggie, famous Charlotte Indian restaurant. HUGE menu, ask about special vegan selections. Buffet lunch on weekends. Friendly staff and amazing great food. Recommended by QCV staff.
7128 Albemarle Rd Charlotte, NC 28227 – 704-569-9193

Ben Thanh – Vietmanese Restaurant with TONS of vegan friendly items. Hot Sour soup, Stirfry and Noodles, Golden Saffron Pancake (excellent!). Nice staff and cool interior.
BenThanhCharlotte.comMenu Link – 4900 Central Avenue, Charlotte NC ph 704.566.1088 Mon/Tue/Thur/Fri 11am-10pm, Sat/Sun 10am-10pm Closed Sun.

Thai House -Great Thai restaurant with full Vegetarian Menu. Most menu items vegan or can be made vegan.
230 E Wt Harris Blvd Ste B9, Charlotte, North Carolina (28262)
704-717-8006

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Independence Blvd. & Matthews

Bean Vegan Cuisine – Totally vegan American-style menu featuring burgers, tofu fingers, and BBQ sandwiches.
3001 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28205 980-939-1234

Namaste India – Most menu items vegan or can be made vegan.
4508 E. Independence Blvd Charlotte, North Carolina

Fu Lin Indo Chinese – Most menu items vegan or can be made vegan.
5301 E. Independence Blvd Charlotte, North Carolina

Soma Grill – (Indian) Most menu items vegan or can be made vegan.
10416 E. Independence Blvd Charlotte, North Carolina

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Providence, Arboreteum & South Charlotte

Brixx Pizza – Vegan Friendly Pizza (Crust, Red Sauce) ALL can be made with VEGAN cheese. Local beers, GOOD Hummus, excellent salads.
BrixxPizza.com Blakeney – 9820 Rea Road Charlotte, NC 28277 Phone: 704-940-2011 • Fax: 704-940-2013

Shanghai -Asian/Cantonese offering vegan-friendly ‘mock’ meat dishes. Lots of choices, vegan knowledgeable staff. Lunch and Dinner.
8418-B Park Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina (28210) (at Sharon Rd in WestQuails Corners Shopping Center) 704-556-1688

Flying Biscuit Cafe -Southern fare, featuring BBQ Tofu Collard/Mushroom wrap, excellent tofu scramble (confirm that they use NO BUTTER to cook scramble) and black bean burgers. Crowds can be brutal, long lines.
- flyingbiscuit.com -7930 Rea Road, Charlotte, NC 28277-6573, (704) 295-4440 – Open Mon-Sat 7am-9pm; Sun 7am-8pm

Earth Fare Cafe and Grill – Large Natural Foods Market with vegan friendly deli, GREAT soup/salad bar, hot bar, grill. To go packaged foods as well (veggie burritos, hummus, sandwiches, etc) Vegan friendly bakery!!!
EarthFare.comMap 12235 N Community House Rd Charlotte NC 28277 – ph (704) 926-1201 – Mon-Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 9am-9pm

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Pineville/HWY 51/West Charlotte

Bombay Indian Cuisine – Spicy Southern Indian with several Vegan Friendly dishes.
BombayGrille.com 8706 Pineville-Matthews Rd. (704).542.3933

Formosa Chinese Cuisine – Cantonese with Vegan Friendly Vegetarian dishes.
FormosaCuisine.com Arboretum Shopping Center – 8200 Providence Road, Suite 400. (704).540.3779

Siam Garden Thai Restaurant – Fine Dining with several Vegan Friendly dishes and soups.
3607 Whitehall Park Dr. Charlotte – ph 704.583.4414

Taipei South – North China Cantonese with Vegan Friendly Vegetarian dishes.
HouseOfTaipeiInc.com 10106 Johnston Rd, Suite A, Charlotte – ph 704.542.8038

Thai House - Good Thai food with vegan-friendly dishes. Recommend the vegetarian Pad Thai (just make they leave out the egg)
http://www.thaihouse.us.com 4008 E Franklin Blvd., Suite H150 Gastonia, NC 28056

Sprouts - Located in the lower level of Organic Marketplace. They feature an smoothies, juices, organic salad bar, gluten-free items, beer and wine, wi-fi, great setting and scrumptious food (according to their Facebook). This is probably your best bet in Gastonia for vegan options. Check out their menu. Closed Sunday.
1012 South New Hope Rd Gastonia, NC 28056

 

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Huntersville/Lake Norman/Davidson

Brixx Pizza – Vegan Friendly Pizza (Crust, Red Sauce) ALL can be made with VEGAN cheese. Local beers, GOOD Hummus, excellent salads.
BrixxPizza.com Birkdale Village – 16915 Birkdale Commons Parkway Huntersville, NC 28078 Phone: 704-894-0044 • Fax: 704-892-4383

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Concord/Kannapolis

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