Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Birmingham
Are you struggling to find vegetarian and vegan options in the city? Eating out can be difficult when you aren’t sure where to go. To help, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite eateries in and around Birmingham that serve delicious vegan and vegetarian dishes. You should note that even restaurants popular for meat often have vegetarian menu items.
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Golden Temple Natural Grocery Store and Café
The Golden Temple Natural Grocery Store and Café has been part of Birmingham’s Southside for more than forty years. Since 1973, the company has added locations in Hoover and Trussville, now focusing on the entire metro area with an intense selection of supplements, herbs, and vitamins. Inside the café, you can enjoy a variety of vegetarian and vegan selections. The Golden Temple Natural Grocery Store and Café is Birmingham’s only exclusively vegetarian restaurant, serving award-winning soups, salads, and sandwiches.
Niki’s Downtown Diner
Niki’s Downtown Diner focuses on southern cuisine. All food is prepared fresh. No canned vegetables or meats are used during production. Niki’s is well-known throughout Birmingham, Homewood, Southside, and Vestavia for its impressive menu, which includes dishes like dumplings, fried green tomatoes, turnip greens, and stewed apples for vegetarians and vegans alike.
MOOYAH Burgers, Fries, and Shakes
If you desperately want to visit a classic burger joint without the red meat, MOOYAH Burgers, Fries, and Shakes is the place to be. Not only are all-natural grilled chicken sandwiches, turkey burgers, and non-GMO baked potatoes served, but black bean veggie burgers are a popular treat. Try The Meatless Beast, The Farmer’s Favorite, or The Lean Green for inspiration.
If any of these descriptions have your taste-buds watering, try one for your next date night.