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Best Upscale Vegan Restaurants Across the US

The food, ambience, and service at these eateries are 10/10!

Are you looking for an elegant spot to eat delicious plant-based food? Then check out this list of the best upscale vegan restaurants across the US!

1. Vedge

Philadelphia, PA

This mansion-turned-vegan restaurant is quite the lavish dinner destination! The menu at Vedge includes small vegetable-forward plates featuring seasonal produce. Complete your meal with a glass of vegan wine and your dessert of choice. Might we suggest the Strawberry Rose Cheesecake?

Vedge

Vedge

2. Crossroads Kitchen

Los Angeles, CA & Las Vegas, NV

High-end Mediterranean fare is Crossroads Kitchen’s specialty. Popular bites include the Artichoke Oysters, egg yolk-topped Spaghetti Carbonara, and Eggplant Filet. It’s also no secret that celebrities love this vegan restaurant!

Crossroads Kitchen

Crossroads Kitchen

3. Shojin

Los Angeles, CA

Flavor and nutrition go hand in hand at this vegan Japanese restaurant! Why? Because the entire menu is vegan, gluten-free, organic, and macrobiotic without any table salt or added sugars. From dumplings and ramen to sushi rolls, each dish is high in quality and flavor. Additionally, bonus points for stellar service!

Shojin

Shojin

4. Avant Garden

New York, NY

The oh-so-magical Avant Garden is one of New York’s finest vegan restaurants! Its tapas-style menu allows you to sample several items in one visit. We would suggest trying the Brussels, Cremini Mushroom Toast, and Scorched Cauliflower.

Avant Garden

Avant Garden

5. Plant

Asheville, NC

This chef-driven restaurant is home to a rotating selection of multicultural dishes. Everything is made in-house using fresh produce—that’s local and organic when possible. From ideation to plating, Plant knocks their culinary creativity out of the park!

Plant

Plant

6. ALTHEA

Chicago, IL

ALTHEA presents vegan dishes from all over the world. Want a few examples? Then check out their Kimchi Dumplings, Thai Carrot Soup, Al Pastor Tacos, and Kelp Noodle Cacio e Pepe. With a stunning skyline view and superb service, ALTHEA is one of the best vegan restaurants in Chicago.

ALTHEA

ALTHEA

7. Nic’s On Beverly

Los Angeles, CA

All dressed up with nowhere to go? Well, then hit up Nic’s On Beverly for a fancy vegan meal! This all-vegan paradise makes all the best cocktails, appetizers, entrees, and desserts. Enjoy your meal on the enchanting patio or in the swanky dining room. You can’t go wrong either way.

Nic’s On Beverly

Nic’s On Beverly

8. Millennium Restaurant

Oakland, CA

Since 1994, Millennium Restaurant has wowed the world with its inventive vegan cuisine. Each dish is crafted with precision using local, sustainably sourced ingredients. Order items a la carte or try the four-course prix fixe menu! But, whatever you do, don’t leave without trying the Coriander & Arborio Crusted Oyster Mushrooms.

Millennium Restaurant

Millennium Restaurant

9. BAIA

San Francisco, CA

You can’t go wrong with Italian food. Especially when it’s from BAIA! Because this upscale plant-based eatery serves satisfying food, refreshing cocktails, and good vibes. The Mozzarella Sticks and Mafaldine Pasta are VegOut faves.

BAIA

BAIA

10. Bloom Plant Based Kitchen

Chicago, IL

Want to show your friends and family how delicious vegan food can be? Then take them to Bloom Plant Based Kitchen! The large menu of sustainable vegan, gluten-free eats includes something for everyone. Charcuterie boards, tacos, salads, cakes—you name it!

Bloom Plant Based Kitchen

Bloom Plant Based Kitchen

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When Allie responded to an Instagram post on @vegoutlosangeles a few years ago, she had no idea she’d join the coolest vegan team on the planet. An Austin native, actress, yogi, and part-time sword fighter (don’t ask!), Allie is on a mission to live her best life and inspire others to do the same. She graduated from Hussian College In Studio with a B.F.A. in Contemporary Musical Theatre + Film and currently acts, writes, and eats her way through Los Angeles.

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