Our mission is to create collaborative working relationships between Pittsburgh business owners and the local vegan community, in order to increase the visibility and accessibility of vegan dining options.

www.aptekapgh.com/
412-251-0189
4606 Penn Ave 15224
Apteka is an all-vegan bar and restaurant that takes its inspiration from the hearty, earthy cuisine of Eastern and Central Europe. By approaching Old World ingredients and well-researched preparation methods with a modern-day culinary sensibility, Apteka creates a menu that’s traditional but creative; down-to-earth but sophisticated; and bursting with new, bold, flavors. Expect new twists on beloved regional favorites, served in a unique atmosphere. Bring your friends, settle in, and raise a glass, at what’s sure to be your new favorite late-night spot... brought to you by the team behind the long-running Pierogi Nights!
mixtapepgh.com
412-661-1727
4907 Penn Avenue, 15224
Part lounge, part café, part event space, Mixtape offers a unique and comfortable atmosphere for socializing, playing a board game, catching up on some studying, or enjoying a light bite to eat. Best known for their beverages, Mixtape offers a wide variety of creative cocktails, smoothies, and coffee drinks (including coffee cocktails topped with vegan whipped cream!) If you get hungry, their menu features a range of Vegan-Friendly café fare, including salads, grilled flatbreads, quesadillas and bagels. Visit their music gallery to keep current on local music, and don’t miss their Saturday night dance parties.
www.spakbrothers.com
412-362-7725
5107 Penn Ave, 15224
Spak Brothers is your classic pizza and hoagie storefront, but with many vegan options. They offer vegan pizza made with Daiya cheese and with toppings like seitan sausage and soy pepperoni. They also have a variety of melts and hoagies, as well as seitan wings.
412-688-9661
4627 Liberty Ave, 15224
Thai Cuisine is a casual, sit-down restaurant that also offers take-out. The entire Vegetarian menu can be made vegan upon request. Besides the standard extra vegetables or tofu, each dish comes with the option of mock duck, mock scallops, or mock ham. They also offer several traditional desserts that are also vegan. BYOB.
412-681-4373
4505 Liberty Ave, 15224
Located at the end of the Bloomfield business district, Thai Gourmet is a great place to get your Thai fix, either sit down or take out. As marked on the menu, every single one of their offerings can be veganized, just ask! Thai Gourmet is open seven days a week, and their weekday lunch special includes soup and a spring roll. BYOB.
www.YinzBurghBBQ.com
412-621-9469 (YINZ)
4903 Baum Blvd, 15213
YinzBurgh BBQ offers barbecue fare prepared in the traditional southern style: rubbed with spices and smoked over hardwood, with homemade BBQ sauce on the side. YinzBurgh’s Barbecue-Smoked Tofu can be served up a la cart, or as part of a salad, wrap, or burrito. In addition, they offer a variety of vegan-friendly, southern-style sides, such as Hoppin’ John, collard greens, and black-eyed peas. Yinzburgh is also available for catering your special event.
www.elburropgh.com
412-904-3451
1108 Federal St, 15212
El Burro is a take-out Mexican joint that serves up a variety of tacos and burritos. Their several vegan options are displayed on a separate vegetarian menu that hangs in their bright interior. Though El Burro is take-out only, there are a few seats inside to enjoy your meal in the laid-back atmosphere, and they also offer delivery. Its North Side location makes it the perfect place to stop before a sporting event or concert! Check their Facebook page for frequent specials on vegan items.
www.franktuary.com
412-281-0115
115 Forbes Avenue, 15222
By combining the convenience of counter-ordering with the comfort of table-seating, Franktuary’s Market Square location caters to both the lunch hour and the nighttime crowd. They specialize in fully-customizable vegan hot dogs, and also serve veg chili, salads, and side dishes. Franktuary avoids the use of high-fructose corn syrup, GMOs, and artificial sweeteners, and they pride themselves on natural, local, healthy ingredients. Whether you need to grab a quick bite on your lunch hour, want to unwind with a drink after work, or you’re looking to enjoy the bustle of Market Square’s night scene, this Franktuary location’s for you!
www.facebook.com/lilicoffeeshop
412-682-3600
3138 Dobson Street, 15219
Lili Cafe is a cozy place in Polish Hill that serves an extensive list of coffee drinks, as well as food items such as sandwiches, bowls and breakfast items. Occasionally they host an all-vegan specialty dinner, so stay tuned to their Facebook page for details. They also offer a Sunday brunch, which always includes a vegan meal option.
www.nolaonthesquare.com
412-471-9100
24 Market Square 15222
Located in Market Square, NOLA on the Square has a casual yet upscale environment with a “Big Easy" vibe. They offer New Orleans-style Cajun/Creole cuisine, and they have an extensive bar selection as well. NOLA on the Square also features live jazz and blues music on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Be sure to ask for NOLA's separate vegan/vegetarian menu, and check their website for entertainment and event info. They take reservations, and valet parking is available.
412-860-9181
701 Smithfield St, 15222
In the heart of downtown, Sree's is a quick and easy stop for authentic Indian cuisine. For one low price, you get rice, naan bread, and 3 vegan side dishes - usually a dal, a potato dish, and a tofu dish. Sree's in downtown is open for lunch only, sit-down or takeout.
www.theumbrellacafepgh.com/
412-391-8500
951 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
The founders of Soup Nancys and Savasana Juice Company have joined forces to open The Umbrella Café. This downtown lunch spot features the best of what they each have to offer (including daily soups and fresh juices, of course!) plus coffee, sandwiches, salads, baked goods, and daily hot lunch specials. The hours and location are perfect if you’re working downtown and need to grab a bite before your shift or on your lunch break, and they offer both eat-in and grab-and-go options for your convenience.
Plum Pan-Asian Kitchen
www.plumpanasiankitchen.com
412-363-7586
5996 Penn Circle South, 15206
Plum is a Pan-Asian Fusion restaurant with elements of Thai, Japanese, Chinese, and Southeast Asian cuisine. Vegan options are numerous and include salads, rice and noodle dishes, sushi rolls, tempura, spring rolls, and entrees such as General Tso and Kung Pao Tofu. Choose Plum for a moderately upscale dining experience.
www.TanaEthiopianCuisine.com
412-665-2770
5929 Baum Blvd, 15206
Located near the bustling East Liberty business district, Tana offers authentic and flavorful Ethiopian cuisine. Tana's menu contains a selection of vegan appetizers and a vegetarian section--actually entirely vegan--with many different options. You will find lentil, split pea, and different vegetable dishes on their menu, all cooked in herbs and spices imported directly from Ethiopia.
www.b52pgh.com
412-408-3988
5202 Butler St, 15201
B52 is an all-vegan cafe located in Upper Lawrenceville! Open 6 days a week, B52 serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, and an array of homemade pastries and baked goods. What more could you ask for? Breakfast features “must-have” American favorites like pancakes and Tofu Scramble, while the lunch and dinner menus boast a creative fusion of American and Middle Eastern cuisine. B52 also offers a full-service coffee bar and a cooler stocked with fresh items for your grab-and-go convenience.
www.asweetboutique.com
412-687-1265
3511 Butler St, 15201
Bella Christie Sweet Boutique offers a large array of fancy and fun baked goods, pastries, and chocolate-dipped goodies. Their diverse selection of vegan treats includes a cupcake flavor of the month, plus chocolate-dipped S'mores, Oreos, licorice, Rice Krispie treats, pretzels, fruit...and more! They also specialize in custom-designed cakes and desert tables for special occasions. In addition, their Lawrenceville location offers a savory vegan lunch offering daily.
www.brillobox.net
412-621-4900
4104 Penn Ave, 15224
Brillobox may be known for its drinks and hoppin' music scene, but they also serve up a large food menu! Several items are vegan as-is, and others are clearly labeled when a vegan option is available. Their menu changes seasonally, so be sure stop in often! In addition, Brillobox hosts their “Starving Artist Vegetarian Dinner” every Sunday evening, with a vegan option available.
www.coca-cafe.net
412-621-3171
3811 Butler St, 15201
Coca Cafe is a popular breakfast and brunch cafe in Lawrenceville, open 6 days a week. The menu rotates, but vegan options are clearly marked as vegan/vegan Possible, and the kitchen is flexible with creations.
www.franktuary.com
412-586-7224
3810 Butler St, 15201
Franktuary is a sit-down, full-service restaurant, where you can order customizable vegan hot dogs and vegan sausages. They also serve veg-chili (available on your dog, of course!), salads, pickled side dishes, and signature items like their “Beet”balls and Falafel. Franktuary avoids the use of high-fructose corn syrup, GMOs, and artificial sweeteners, and they pride themselves on natural, local, healthy ingredients.
www.panasianpgh.com
412-325-3435
3519 Butler St, 15201
Located in Lower Lawrenceville, Pan is a hotspot for contemporary Asian fusion and sushi. Pan serves dinner 6 nights a week and hosts a weekend brunch on both Saturdays and Sundays. Whether you’re making reservations for date night in their sophisticated dining room, taking advantage of the generous weekday Happy Hour specials, or enjoying one of their two outdoor patios, you’re guaranteed to encounter unique dishes, creative flavor combinations, and fresh ingredients at Pan!
roundcornercantina.com
412-904-2279
3720 Butler St, 15201
The Round Corner Cantina is a Mexican bar with creative cocktails and tapas. You can enjoy your drink alongside an (addictive!) snack of chips and fresh salsa or gauc, or you can try one of their various vegan tacos. All of their tacos come served on house-made tortillas and are half-off every Monday. Round Corner has a back patio that's THE place to be in nice weather, and private cabanas you can reserve for Steelers games and other events.
spiritpgh.com
412-586-4441
242 51st St, 15201
Spirit is a versatile event space in Lawrenceville with a packed calendar of nightly entertainment, including live music, dance parties, and special events. In addition to their massive indoor space, Spirit also has an outdoor patio, several stages, a stocked bar…. and pizza! That’s right: Slice Island Pizza has taken up residence inside Spirit and offers (among other items) a delectable cheeseless vegan pizza, drenched in red sauce and customizable with toppings. Spirit also opens early on Sundays to host their “Endless Pizza and Brunch” buffet, loaded with vegan options. Spirit welcomes in a guest chef every Saturday to make lunch, so check the menu at http://www.spiritpgh.com/lunch/ to see if vegan options are available.
www.thebutterwoodbakeconsortium.com
412-781-0218
5222 Butler St, 15201
The Butterwood Bake Consortium is a charming sit-down dessert café in Upper Lawrenceville, featuring exceptional vegan desserts, as well as tea, espresso, and specialty coffee drinks. This European-style café provides an inviting spot for socializing or studying, they offer late night hours, and you’re welcome to BYOB. Vegan pastries change throughout the week, providing plenty of opportunity for temptation.
www.thegoldmark.com
412-688-8820
4517 Butler St, 15201
The Goldmark is an intimate late-night bar in Central Lawrenceville, dedicated to showcasing exceptional DJs and other music artists in Pittsburgh. Drink specials are available nightly, and the bar features a shot-and-a-beer combo to fit every price range, as well as beer and specialty cocktails. The Goldmark’s focused food menu may be small, but one third of the options are vegan, which means you’re covered when the late-night munchies hit and you're craving a quality bite to round out your evening.
www.pittsburghjuicecompany.com
412-586-5060
3418 Penn Avenue, 15201
The Pittsburgh Juice Company specializes in vibrant cold-pressed juices, with health at the core of their mission. In addition, PJC offers fresh coconut water and almond milk, as well as an assortment of snacks made with leftovers of the juicing process. Located where Lawrenceville meets the Strip meets Bloomfield, PJC is a central spot to drink your fill of fresh fruits and veggies, and they're even open early to give your day a healthy start!
www.allindiapgh.com
412-681-6600
315 North Craig Street, 15213
All India has an extensive daily lunch buffet (excluding Mondays) which includes a plethora of marked vegan options. Unlike most Indian restaurants, they offer dishes from a variety of Indian culinary traditions. Over a dozen of the items on their large vegetarian menu can be made vegan. They give a student discount, and have half-price dinner for all patrons on Tuesdays. All India has a large party room available for rent. BYOB.
phipps.conservatory.org/visit-phipps/cafe-phipps.aspx
412-622-6914 Ext. 6391
One Schenley Park, 15213
Located in the Welcome Center at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Café Phipps strives to produce healthy food for people and the planet, which includes sourcing local, organic, sustainably produced ingredients. They offer a variety of vegan salads, sandwiches, snacks, and soups daily, with additional meatless items on Mondays. As a "Green Restaurant Certified" establishment, they choose reusable dishware, 100% paper products, and filtered water instead of plastic bottles. Food and Wine magazine recently featured Café Phipps as one of the best museum restaurants in the country.
www.facebook.com/Liliput-2011986275692330
412-641-5449
477 Melwood Ave 15213
Liliput represents a merger between two beloved members of the Vegan Pittsburgh family--Lili Café and Onion Maiden-- who have joined forces to create a collaborative Vegan-Friendly café in North Oakland. Serving up the best of what its parent eateries are known for, Liliput features hearty sandwiches, bowls, burritos, chili, and other offerings from the Lili Café menu, alongside a rotating array of heavy-metal themed salads and baked goods from Onion Maiden. The cafe is located inside the Pittsburgh Filmmakers’ School, but you don’t have to be a student to visit them, so feel free to grab a seat and stay awhile!
Mad Mex
www.madmex.com
412-681-5656
370 Atwood Street, 15213
One of seven locations, Mad Mex is known for its large portions of Tex-mex food and for its even larger margaritas. Along with a hip vibe and Día de Muertos-themed decor, Mad Mex offers vegan options in every section of the menu, whether it be tacos, enchilladas, fajitas, or burritos! You can select between portabella mushrooms or tofu as your protein filling, and vegan cheese and sour cream can be substituted on any dish.
facebook.com/SincerelyYogurt5thAvenue
412-586-5204
3400 Fifth Avenue, 15213
All Sincerely Yogurt franchises offer self-serve frozen yogurt and sorbet, but the Oakland location is dedicated to carrying at least two clearly-labeled vegan flavors at all times. They even use green spoons for the vegan toppings, so you can go right for the good stuff! Choose your flavors, add toppings to your heart’s content, weigh your creation… and enjoy! You can also use vegan flavors and non-dairy milk to create one of their filling and delicious smoothies. With so many options, the possibilities are endless!
facebook.com/MakeYourMarkCoffeehouse
412-365-2117
6736 Reynolds St, 15218
Located in the small business hub of Point Breeze, ARTspace & Coffeehouse (also referred to as Make Your Mark) is a friendly coffeehouse with a vegetarian lunch menu. Choose from their assorted grilled sandwiches and wraps, fresh salads, and their soup of the day (always vegan!). They also offer 12 different coffee blends (beans available in bulk) and 20 different tea drinks that are all 100% fair trade and organic. Almost all of their items are able to be made vegan and gluten-free. ARTspace & Coffeehouse also strives to use organic and local ingredients, and they get their produce exclusively from local farmers in the summer and into the fall.
www.biddlesescape.com
412-999-9009
401 Biddle Ave, 15221
Biddle's Escape is a charming, friendly, eclectic café nestled in Regent Square. You can enjoy indoor or outdoor seating, and they offer a full array of coffee and tea beverages, wraps, pastries, bagels, soups, daily specials, and house-made hummus. Biddle's Escape hosts many literary events, musical performances, book clubs, community events, game meet-ups, discussion groups, and more!
www.ds6pax.com
412-241-4666
1118 S Braddock Ave, 15218
D’s SixPax & Dogz is best known for their hot dogs and impressive beer selection. D's offers vegan-friendly dogs with a wide variety of toppings, and they also have a handful of vegans appetizers. WIth over a thousand (!) beers available in their walk-in "Beer Cave," you're sure to find a brew to suit your tastes.
East End Food Co-op
www.eastendfood.coop
412-242-3598
7516 Meade St, 15208
The East End Food Co-op is a local, member-owned, grocery store. While they carry all the staples, they are best known for supplying local produce and having an extensive bulk goods selection. They carry many vegan prepared food items and baked goods, and they have a small cafe with a hot bar and salad bar (much of which is vegan), fresh juice, and delicious smoothies.
www.elburropgh.com
412-242-3451
1113 South Braddock Ave, 15218
El Burro is a take-out Mexican joint that serves up a variety of tacos and burritos. Their several vegan options are displayed on a separate vegetarian menu that hangs in their bright interior. Though El Burro is take-out only, there are a few seats inside to enjoy your meal in the laid-back atmosphere, and they also offer delivery. Its North Side location makes it the perfect place to stop before a sporting event or concert! Check their Facebook page for frequent specials on vegan items.
square-cafe.com
412-244-8002
1137 S Braddock Ave, 15218
The Square Café is a cheerful East-End café with breakfast and lunch offerings. Menu items include a seasonal vegan pancake option, vegan sausage, and several tofu dishes, as well as smoothies that can be veganized.
www.addacoffeehouse.com
412-404-8403
200 S Highland Ave, 15206
ADDA Coffee & Tea House serves responsibly-sourced teas and coffees in a bright, welcoming, peaceful environment. Beverages can be enjoyed with almond, soy, or coconut milk, and vegan-friendly sweeteners include agave, molasses, and raw sugar. ADDA also offers a small menu of light, healthy food selections and a variety of thoughtfully chosen grab-and-go snacks. Committed to bringing communities together, ADDA spotlights a particular region of the world every month, showcases work from numerous local artists, and donates a percentage of their profits each month to both a local and a global charitable organization.
www.edenpitt.com
412-802-7070
735 Copeland St, 15232
Eden is a moderately upscale restaurant, featuring an array of creative vegan dishes, both raw and cooked. It has a seasonally-changing menu (check their site for current offerings), and special attention is placed on sourcing fresh, locally-grown, and organic ingredients, hand-selected from local cooperatives and farms whenever possible. In addition, Eden's brunch menu (available on Saturdays and Sundays) contains many vegan options.
Mad Mex
www.madmex.com
412-345-0185
220 South Highland Ave, 15206
One of seven locations, Mad Mex is known for its large portions of Tex-mex food and for its even larger margaritas. Along with a hip vibe and Día de Muertos-themed decor, Mad Mex offers vegan options in every section of the menu, whether it be tacos, enchilladas, fajitas, or burritos! You can select between portabella mushrooms or tofu as your protein filling, and vegan cheese and sour cream can be substituted on any dish.
www.amazingyoga.net/cafe
412-432-5950
1506 East Carson St, 15203
Amazing Café is a cheerful space that serves a healthy lunch and nutritious smoothies. They emphasize the importance of seeking out organic and local ingredients as much as possible, and their menu is almost entirely vegan. Nearly everything is fresh and made from scratch, and you can find a selection of raw dishes on their menu as well. Menus items include salads, soups, smoothies, sandwiches, and a hearty entree is always on special.
www.beehivebuzz.com
412-488-4483
1327 East Carson St, 15203
The Beehive is an eclectic cafe with light lunch options. Offerings include premade daily sandwiches and one or two daily soups, all well-labeled. They offer a variety of non-dairy milks for coffee and have a number of vegan baked goods. Beehive also offers beer, wine, and a variety of adult coffee drinks.
www.doublewidegrill.com
412-390-1111
2339 East Carson St, 15203
The extensive menu at Double Wide Grill features a mix of comfort food, barbeque, and diner favorites. Vegan options are marked with a heart (of course!) and include veganized American favorites, like Seitan “Wings,” Meatless Stroganoff, BBQ Pulled Seitan, chili, burgers, and even a build-your-own TV dinner entrée! Double Wide Grill boasts a separate fryer for their deep-fried vegan items, and vegan wood-grilled items are made on a separate elevated section of their grill. In addition, all their seitan is made from scratch. With indoor and outdoor seating, events, entertainment, and a full bar, it’s got a little something for everyone.
412-381-1820
1207 East Carson St, 15203
Kassab's Lebanese Cuisine is a quaint restaurant in the heart of the South Side on East Carson Street. Plentiful vegan options include falafel, spinach pie, hummus, sleek, baba ghannooj, and mujaddara, just to name a few. Two of their salad dressings, balsamic vinaigrette and the house dressing, are vegan. All vegan items are clearly labeled on their in-house menu.
www.piperspub.com
412-381-3977
1828 East Carson St, 15203
Piper's Pub specializes in traditional English, Irish, and Scottish fare, complete with an extensive beer and Scotch list and televised soccer matches. Piper's is a great place for veganized "pub food" (apps, burgers, seitan wings, etc) and they prepare a vegan lunch and dinner special every Tuesday.
www.zenithpgh.com
412-481-4833
86 South 26th St, 15203
Zenith is a vegetarian restaurant in the South Side and most of their food is vegan. Their menu changes weekly, so be sure to check it out ahead of time on their website. Don't miss their popular Sunday brunch, which includes their vegan, all-you-can-eat buffet (including several vegan cakes), coffee or tea, AND an entree dish (choice of vegan or vegetarian).
www.aladdinseatery.com
412-421-5100; fax: 412-421-3900
5878 Forbes Ave, 15217
Aladdin's Eatery is a great place for Middle Eastern food, with 6 locations around the Pittsburgh area. The menu clearly identifies vegan, gluten-free, and even nut/seed-free options. Vegan offerings include favorites like hummus, baba, tabouli, and falafel, but also specialities such as Aladdin's platters, rolled pitas, and salad pockets.
allegrohearth.com
412-422-5623
2034 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15217
Allegro Hearth is a neighborhood bakery that prides themselves on offering the freshest loaves that are hand formed and baked on a stone hearth. They use quality ingredients like unbleached, unbromated flours to bake their goodies. They have a large variety of savory breads and a few sweet breads too. Get the loaf whole or sliced; discounts offered for yesterday's bread.
bubblepi.com
412-422-0993
2218 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15217
Bubble Pi is an Asian bakery that specializes in "healthy and delicious" options, focusing on fresh, wholesome foods. They use locally-grown herbs and imported Okinawa black sugar. They offer a separate vegan menu, which includes various cookies, as well as bubble tea.
dobrateapgh.com
412-449-9833
1937 Murray Ave, 15217
Dobra Tea is a multicultural teahouse offering deserts, snacks, and light fare, as well as over 100 teas and specialty drinks. The knowledgeable staff and detailed menu can assist you in making the perfect tea selection, and there are honey-alternatives and non-dairy milks available. Dobra Tea also holds events, such as bellydancing shows and classes, in its warm, intimate space.
www.gluuteny.com
412-521-4890
1923 Murray Ave, 15217
Gluuteny is a dedicated gluten-free, casein-free, preservative-free bakery. They offer a variety of sweet treats like cookies and cupcakes, as well as savory items like pizza pockets and loaves of bread. Cakes and cookie trays can be ordered in advance online or by phone.
412-860-9181
2103 Murray Ave, 15217
A short hike down Murray Ave will bring you to the cozy storefront of Sree's. An authentic Indian restaurant with quick, delicious, inexpensive food, Sree's in Squirrel Hill is open for dinner only. For one price you get rice, naan bread, and 3 vegan side dishes - usually a dal, a potato dish, and a tofu dish.
www.aladdinseatery.com
724-778-9800
20424 U.S. 19, 16066
Aladdin's Eatery is a great place for Middle Eastern food, with 6 locations around the Pittsburgh area. The menu clearly identifies vegan, gluten-free, and even nut/seed-free options. Vegan offerings include favorites like hummus, baba, tabouli, and falafel, but also specialities such as Aladdin's platters, rolled pitas, and salad pockets.
www.aladdinseatery.com
412-781-4300
929 Freeport Rd, 15238
Aladdin's Eatery is a great place for Middle Eastern food, with 6 locations around the Pittsburgh area. The menu clearly identifies vegan, gluten-free, and even nut/seed-free options. Vegan offerings include favorites like hummus, baba, tabouli, and falafel, but also specialities such as Aladdin's platters, rolled pitas, and salad pockets.
www.aladdinseatery.com
412-369-9600
4885 McKnight Rd, 15237
Aladdin's Eatery is a great place for Middle Eastern food, with 6 locations around the Pittsburgh area. The menu clearly identifies vegan, gluten-free, and even nut/seed-free options. Vegan offerings include favorites like hummus, baba, tabouli, and falafel, but also specialities such as Aladdin's platters, rolled pitas, and salad pockets.
http://doublewidegrill.com
724-553-5212
100 Adams Shoppes, 16046
The extensive menu at Double Wide Grill features a mix of comfort food, barbeque, and diner favorites. Vegan options are marked with a heart (of course!) and include veganized American favorites, like Seitan “Wings,” Meatless Stroganoff, BBQ Pulled Seitan, chili, burgers, and even a build-your-own TV dinner entrée! Double Wide Grill boasts a separate fryer for their deep-fried vegan items, and vegan wood-grilled items are made on a separate elevated section of their grill. In addition, all their seitan is made from scratch. With indoor and outdoor seating, events, entertainment, and a full bar, it’s got a little something for everyone.
Mad Mex (Cranberry)
www.madmex.com
724-741-5656
20510 Perry Highway, 16066
One of seven locations, Mad Mex is known for its large portions of Tex-mex food and for its even larger margaritas. Along with a hip vibe and Día de Muertos-themed decor, Mad Mex offers vegan options in every section of the menu, whether it be tacos, enchilladas, fajitas, or burritos! You can select between portabella mushrooms or tofu as your protein filling, and vegan cheese and sour cream can be substituted on any dish.
Mad Mex (North Hills)
www.madmex.com
412-366-5656
7905 McKnight Road, 15237
One of seven locations, Mad Mex is known for its large portions of Tex-mex food and for its even larger margaritas. Along with a hip vibe and Día de Muertos-themed decor, Mad Mex offers vegan options in every section of the menu, whether it be tacos, enchilladas, fajitas, or burritos! You can select between portabella mushrooms or tofu as your protein filling, and vegan cheese and sour cream can be substituted on any dish.
mandyspizza.com
412-931-1120
512 Perry Highway, 15229
Mandy's Pizza in Westview has an allergen-free (meaning free from the top 10 allergens) pizza with vegan cheese, as well as a dedicated fryer for vegan fries. They also sell prepackaged sweet and savory mixes. Mandy's has indoor seating, delivery, and they usually have vegan pizza lunch specials and coupons.
www.randitas.com
412-408-3907
207 Commercial Avenue, 15215
Randita's is a moderately upscale restaurant located in Aspinwall, and they offer an entirely vegan and organic menu. Randita's has a consistent lunch menu, and a dinner menu that changes weekly (check their site for current offerings). Reservations are encouraged for dinner, since foodies come from all over for the delicious, creative food and the ambiance. Randita's also caters and operates a food truck. BYOB.
www.tamarindpa.com
724-772-9191
10 St Francis Way, 16066
Located in Cranberry and Greentree, Tamarind Savoring India is an award-winning restaurant, offering authentic North Indian, South Indian, and Indo-Chinese fusion cuisine. Their style can range from the gourmet to Indian “street food” all with a contemporary touch. Nearly a dozen entrees are labeled vegan on their menu, in addition to a wide selection of vegan appetizers. Drop by for their lunch buffet or Thali, which is a mini-buffet served to your table (availability varies per location). BYOB.
www.doublewidegrill.com
724-863-8181
8695 U.S. 30, 15642
The extensive menu at Double Wide Grill features a mix of comfort food, barbeque, and diner favorites. Vegan options are marked with a heart (of course!) and include veganized American favorites, like Seitan “Wings,” Meatless Stroganoff, BBQ Pulled Seitan, chili, burgers, and even a build-your-own TV dinner entrée! Double Wide Grill boasts a separate fryer for their deep-fried vegan items, and vegan wood-grilled items are made on a separate elevated section of their grill. In addition, all their seitan is made from scratch. With indoor and outdoor seating, events, entertainment, and a full bar, it’s got a little something for everyone.
Mad Mex (Monroeville)
www.madmex.com
412-349-6767
4100 William Penn Hwy, 15146
One of seven locations, Mad Mex is known for its large portions of Tex-mex food and for its even larger margaritas. Along with a hip vibe and Día de Muertos-themed decor, Mad Mex offers vegan options in every section of the menu, whether it be tacos, enchilladas, fajitas, or burritos! You can select between portabella mushrooms or tofu as your protein filling, and vegan cheese and sour cream can be substituted on any dish.
www.aladdinseatery.com
724-260-0072
4080 Washington Rd, 15317
Aladdin's Eatery is a great place for Middle Eastern food, with 6 locations around the Pittsburgh area. The menu clearly identifies vegan, gluten-free, and even nut/seed-free options. Vegan offerings include favorites like hummus, baba, tabouli, and falafel, but also specialities such as Aladdin's platters, rolled pitas, and salad pockets.
www.aladdinseatery.com
412-344-1111
630 Washington Rd, 15228
Aladdin's Eatery is a great place for Middle Eastern food, with 6 locations around the Pittsburgh area. The menu clearly identifies vegan, gluten-free, and even nut/seed-free options. Vegan offerings include favorites like hummus, baba, tabouli, and falafel, but also specialities such as Aladdin's platters, rolled pitas, and salad pockets.
www.fortuiteacafe.com
724-222-2442
1445 Washington Road, PA 15301
Fortuitea Café & Bakery is a charming café and bakery located just minutes from Tanger Outlets and the Meadows Racetrack & Casino in Washington, PA. They have a wide selection of whole bean coffees and loose leaf teas, and their food menu is entirely vegan! You'll enjoy a variety of soups, sandwiches, salads, and baked goods, such as pastries, fresh breads, and custom cakes. There are also many gluten-free options available. Afternoon tea is a especially relaxing treat, featuring tea or coffee, finger sandwiches, scones, and pastries.
Mad Mex (Greentree)
www.madmex.com
412-279-0200
2101 Greentree Road, 15220
One of seven locations, Mad Mex is known for its large portions of Tex-mex food and for its even larger margaritas. Along with a hip vibe and Día de Muertos-themed decor, Mad Mex offers vegan options in every section of the menu, whether it be tacos, enchilladas, fajitas, or burritos! You can select between portabella mushrooms or tofu as your protein filling, and vegan cheese and sour cream can be substituted on any dish.
http://www.piccadillypittsburgh.com/menu/
412-207-9654
695 Washington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Piccadilly Artisan Yogurt is a 100% organic self-serve frozen yogurt shop located in the heart of Mt. Lebanon's Uptown district. It's a perfect spot to meet friends, hang out, and enjoy smooth and creamy frozen treats! Their amazing vegan frozen yogurt is made with ethically sourced organic coconut milk, and it's available in a variety of delicious flavors, such as chocolate raspberry, pineapple, mango, and apple/cinnamon. Piccadilly also has a huge variety of vegan and organic toppings, including local (when available) fresh fruit. Check out their website for their current hours, and find updated events and specials on their Facebook page.
www.tamarindpa.com
412-278-4848
2101 Greentree Rd, 15220
Located in Cranberry and Greentree, Tamarind Savoring India is an award-winning restaurant, offering authentic North Indian, South Indian, and Indo-Chinese fusion cuisine. Their style can range from the gourmet to Indian “street food” all with a contemporary touch. Nearly a dozen entrees are labeled vegan on their menu, in addition to a wide selection of vegan appetizers. Drop by for their lunch buffet or Thali, which is a mini-buffet served to your table (availability varies per location). BYOB.
facebook.com/thaispoon.dormont
412-563-1409
1409 Potomac Ave, 15216
Located in the heart of the busy Dormont shopping district, Thai Spoon has everything you want from a Thai restaurant, including delicious appetizers, salads, soups, rice and noodle dishes, and curries. They have several different "mock" proteins to choose from, as well as vegan desserts! Thai Spoon also features weekday lunch specials, and they are BYOB-friendly.
lovinghut.us/pittsburgh_01/
412-787-2727
5474 Campbells Run Road, 15205
Loving Hut is a fully vegan restaurant located in Robinson Township. The Asian cuisine includes many different soup, rice, vegetable, and noodle dishes with a variety of soy meats, seitan, and tofu. Loving Hut also has a dessert case with vegan cakes (including some from Vegan Treats!) and they offer a buffet lunch every Saturday.
Mad Mex (Robinson)
www.madmex.com
412-494-5656
2 Robinson Plaza, 15205
One of seven locations, Mad Mex is known for its large portions of Tex-mex food and for its even larger margaritas. Along with a hip vibe and Día de Muertos-themed decor, Mad Mex offers vegan options in every section of the menu, whether it be tacos, enchilladas, fajitas, or burritos! You can select between portabella mushrooms or tofu as your protein filling, and vegan cheese and sour cream can be substituted on any dish.
Brandon's Best Allergen-Free Sweets n' Treats is an exclusive made-to order online bakery. Their items are not only vegan, but are also free of nine common allergens like soy, nuts, and wheat. Their delicious goodies usually include donuts, crumb cakes, and pizza crust. Orders may be placed online at http://www.brandonsbestallergenfree.com, and you can choose delivery, or pick-up from Mandy's Pizza in West View.
www.chipandkale.com
412-328-2417
Chip and Kale is a meal delivery service that delivers homemade vegan meals right to your door. Chip and Kale's mission is to make healthy, plant-based food, accessible and easy, so everyone can enjoy vegan cooking at home-- no matter how busy their lifestyle! Their menu changes weekly and can be ordered in one of two sizes; an entirely gluten-free menus is also available each week. Because there’s no subscription, you choose when you’d like to order: All meals are prepared fresh and are delivered in frozen meal kits with easy-to-follow instructions.
Gluten Free Goat offers a variety of homemade baked goods that are gluten-free, soy-free, and all-vegan. Her baked goods can be found at various locations around the city (check her website for the full list!) and are available for special order through email. Gluten Free Goat also offers recipes and personalized consulting services for those transitioning to a gluten-free diet. If you're looking to have an event catered, Gluten Free Goat offers a range of savory and sweet comfort foods (including breakfast items!) Stay tuned for her full-service bakery and cafe, coming in 2016!
Onion Maiden is an all-vegan popup that offers "late-night" favorites, like dawgs, nachos, cupcakes, and other munchies. They specialize in big, bold, flavor combinations, often with an Asian influence: Kimchi, green tea, and Sriracha abound! Look for Onion Maiden at events around the city, as they bring a lighthearted approach to vegan food for the masses!
SaludPgh brings accessible and affordable Latino cuisine to the 'Burgh! SaludPgh excels at creating more healthful versions of beloved Latin-American dishes, without sacrificing the traditional flavors. He specializes in empanadas, made in dozens of vegan varieties, but he also cooks up plant-based rice dishes, stews, and pasteles, among other delicacies. SaludPgh primarily focuses on catering, so contact him to take care of your next special event, or find him at the occasional pop-up venue around town.
Sugar Spells Scoops is an all-vegan ice cream business, offering a rotating menu of flavors in various sizes. They use a variety of bases for their ice cream, such as coconut milk, and they buy organic ingredients whenever possible. Favorite flavors are available in half-gallon or larger sizes, and you can order custom flavors and other confections, such as ice cream sandwiches and cakes. Sugar Spells Scoops products are available at select community events, or you can order online by contacting them at sugarspellscoops@gmail.com.
Sweet Alchemy Bake Shop LLC is an all-vegan bakery whose ingredients are fresh, local, and seasonal. Their menu varies, but options frequently include cookies, pies, cupcakes, cinnamon rolls/buns, and bars. You'll find Sweet Alchemy at various events around the region, and you can always order on their website or contact the owner directly through Facebook to place an order. Be sure to follow Sweet Alchemy Bake Shop on Facebook or Instagram to find out where they'll be next!
The Brazen Kitchen is the plant-based business of vegan chef, health coach, and advocate Leah Lizarondo. Leah can be found around the city partnering with chefs and businesses to bring vegan food to the masses and to educate on the power of plants. Recent appearances have included Bar Marco, Marty's Market, and the Churchview Farm dinner series. Follow The Brazen Kitchen to see where she'll be next!
The Vegan Goddess - where decadence meets compassion - has been serving the Pittsburgh area with baked goods since 2007. The Vegan Goddess specializes in both sweets and savory items, as well as an ever-increasing line of gluten-free and/or soy-free treats. Orders can be placed via email or phone, and she can frequently be found at community events. Check her Facebook page for more information and a schedule of upcoming events. the Vegan Goddess has also published the "I Don't Feel Like Cooking" Cookbook, and she hopes to debut another soon.
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