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Join Yelp on a Vegan Voyage into 2021

All aboard, fearless food fanatics and culinary thrill-seekers—it’s time to cruise out of 2020 into a delicious new year. Ahoy! This taste trip is plant-based, so we’ll be leaving the animals off our plates.

Yelp’s Vegan Voyage is a tantalizing vegan-focused promotion throughout January and February. We will be featuring—and celebrating with—exceptional vegan-friendly businesses across North America in a variety of virtual events. Whether you want to learn how to make an Egyptian feast worthy of a pharaoh or chat over biscuits with a vegan entrepreneur and recording artist, there’s something for the vegan-curious and vegan vets alike. Check out the event landing page for the full list of events, and please be sure to follow each individual event link to RSVP.

Before you get started on your vegan voyage, we suggest that you check out our partner for this expedition, Veganuary. Dedicated to inspiring people all over the world to get started on their vegan journey, Veganuary provides an array of valuable resources. Sign up for access to free recipes, nutrition tips, and more.

Did you know that finding vegan options when dining out is easier than ever? When searching for local eats on Yelp, if the “vegan” icon shows up on a business page, they’ve got the goods.

Now check out the list of Yelp’s Top Vegan Restaurants in each state. Whether right in your backyard or requiring a road trip, these spots are worth exploring in 2021. Note that some of the featured restaurants may not be 100% vegan but have been determined by Yelp (methodology below) as the top-reviewed vegan/plant-based option in that state. 

Top Restaurants in the US for Vegans According to Yelp 

Alabama (Birmingham) Underground Vegan

Alaska (Anchorage) Middleway Cafe

Arizona (Tucson) Tumerico 

Arkansas (Springdale) So Fun

California (Palm Springs) Chef Tanya’s Kitchen

Colorado (Colorado Springs) Santana’s Vegan Grill

Connecticut (West Hartford) Flora

Delaware (Wilmington) Green Box Kitchen

Florida (Miami) Vegan and Juice

Georgia (Savannah) Fox and Fig

Hawaii (Honolulu) Tane Vegan Izakaya

Idaho (Ketchum) Glo Live Food Cafe

Illinois (Chicago) Vegan Plate

Indiana (Indianapolis) Ezra’s Enlightened Cafe

Iowa (Des Moines) Dirt Burger

Kansas (Witchita) Lotus Leaf Cafe

Kentucky (Louisville) Heart & Soy

Louisiana (New Orleans) Breads on Oak Cafe & Bakery

Maine (Portland) The Green Elephant

Maryland (Rockville) St. Veg

Massachusetts (Worcester) Belmont Vegetarian Restaurant

Michigan (Detroit) Chili Mustard Onions

Minnesota (Minneapolis) Reverie Cafe + Bar

Mississippi (Gulfport) Good Karma Cafe

Missouri (St. Louis) Lulu’s Local Eatery

Montana (Bozeman) Farmacy

Nebraska (Omaha) Modern Love

Nevada (Las Vegas) Chef Kenny’s Asian Vegan Restaurant

New Hampshire (Dover) Roots Vegan Cafe and Juice Bar

New Jersey (New Brunswick) Veganized

New Mexico (Albuquerque) Thai Vegan

New York (New York) Jajaja Plantas Mexicana

North Carolina (Asheville) Plant

North Dakota (Fargo) India Palace

Ohio (Columbus) Portia’s Cafe

Oklahoma (Oklahoma City) The Red Cup

Oregon (Portland) Vtopia All Vegan Restaurant & Cheese Shop

Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) Vedge

Rhode Island (Providence) Plant City

South Carolina (Charleston) Gnome Cafe

South Dakota (Sioux Falls) Daily Clean Food and Drink

Tennessee (Nashville) Graze Nashville

Texas (Austin) Lil Nonna’s

Utah (Salt Lake City) Bud’s

Vermont (Burlington) Revolution Kitchen

Virginia (Richmond) Phoenix Garden Vegetarian Restaurant

Washington (Seattle) Araya’s Place

Washington DC Fancy Radish

West Virginia (Harper’s Ferry) Kelley Farm Kitchen

Wisconsin (Baraboo) The Cheeze Factory Restaurant

Wyoming (Laramie) Sweet Melissa’s 

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the best vegan restaurants in every state according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the vegan category with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “vegan,” then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning “vegan.” All businesses were marked open as of December 22, 2020. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score or a score greater than a C or 70 as of December 22, 2020.