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Delicious vegan eats in Rochester



Hollycake House – Photo by Tahsin L

Earth Day is on April 22nd, and there’s no shortage of ways to get involved in sustainable efforts in Rochester and beyond. If you’re considering small ways to reduce your personal footprint, supporting locally-owned vegan eateries is a great place to start!

In addition to serving a vegan menu, many businesses on this list have also built their business on a green foundation. Look out for their compostable take out packaging, bring-your-own container policies, and more. Celebrate Earth Day with us and try a new-to-you vegan dish at one of these businesses this month!

Grass Fed Rochester

Known for: plant-based versions of proteins like chicken shawarma, pepperoni, bacon, and more!

Added their vegan sausage onto my kids’ pizza and the kids had no idea the sausage was vegan until we told them – they loved it!

Yelper Allison H
Chick’n Bacon Ranch Sandwich from Grass Fed Rochester

Natural Oasis

Known for: delicious lentil dishes and a rotating menu of all-vegan dishes.

Five of us split one of each dish. There are 10 regular items on the menu plus one special. This is more than enough food for five people. Everything was OUTSTANDING!

Elite Yelper Kristen H
Gnocchi dish from Natural Oasis

Hollycake House

Known for: delicious vegan cakes, desserts and sandwiches.

So nice to have a vegan alternative close to home! Delicious food – clean, lots of options, nice service. We hope to be frequent customers.

Yelper Margaret B
Vegan chocolate peanut butter cake from Hollycake House

Sweet Pea Plant Based Kitchen

Known for: vegan meal prep solutions with chef specials and flexible menus.

The price was right as the portions lasted me all week and saved me so much time. Also the nutrition information is provided and you can pronounce all the ingredients and the calories are reasonable.

Yelper Sara P
Mushroom black bean burger from Sweet Pea Plant Based Kitchen

New Ethic Pizzeria & Cafe

Known for: their jackfruit chicken wings and vegan pizzas.

I got an antipasto pizza with mushrooms added. The pizza was super delicious. The toppings were all wonderful; I loved the flavor combination. The pesto was also delicious.

Elite Yelper Tahsin L
Garlic knots and pizza from New Ethic Pizzeria & Cafe

Eden Cafe

Known for: classic bar food in Batavia – Yelpers love the carrot dogs, cauli wings, and hummus plate.

The food is so incredibly fresh, and their desserts are positively out of this world. I recommend their cauliflower wings, whether you’re vegan or not.

Yelper Grace F
Cauliflower Banh Mi from Eden Cafe

Get Caked

Known for: vegan and gluten free cupcakes, cookies, cakes, and more.

Such a solid collection of vegan cupcakes. I was here to visit my sister who’s also vegan and comes here once a month and is love with the cupcakes.

elite yelper KARISHMA M
Vegan cupcakes from Get Caked

We’re celebrating sustainability all month long in our Sustain the 585 event and experience series! RSVP now for kombucha, plant-based proteins, and much more.

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