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At Saus’s all-vegetarian location in Somerville, the chili-cheese dog, pictured here on a bright yellow counter, is made with Beyond sausage
Saus’s vegetarian chili-cheese dog, from its Somerville location.
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Where to Eat Vegetarian and Vegan Food Around Boston

25 of the area’s best meat-free options

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Saus’s vegetarian chili-cheese dog, from its Somerville location.
| Rachel Leah Blumenthal/Eater

Greater Boston does not scorn the meat-free. The area has a whole host of restaurants dedicated to vegetarians and vegans; plus, many restaurants that do serve meat are also well-stocked with veg-friendly options to satisfy the appetites of any group.

Peruse this map to find some of the best places to dine meat-free in Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, and beyond.

The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.

This map was originally published on November 1, 2016; it is updated periodically, and the date of the most recent update appears above.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Donut Villa Diner

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1 Highland Ave
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 322-3028
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This Malden staple for breakfast, lunch, and doughnuts expanded to Cambridge’s Central Square in mid-2021. Both locations offer a large number of vegan options, from breakfast wraps to “chicken” and waffles to Buffalo mac and cheese. There are vegan doughnuts, too.

Overhead view of a dozen doughnuts, each a different flavor, lined up in three rows of four on wax paper in a cardboard box.
An assortment of doughnuts from Donut Villa Diner.
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2. Zhu Vegan Kitchen

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166 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington, MA
(781) 646-7600
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Zhu, a fully vegan restaurant with locations in Arlington and Brookline, serves up a wide variety of dishes using soy protein and seitan. The menu jumps around various regions of Asia (and classic American-Asian cuisine), with dishes such as Malaysian curry stew, spring rolls, General Tso's soy protein, Bangkok fried rice with pineapple, and lots more.

Broccoli, tofu, and more are in a sizzling black plate on a restaurant table
A stir-fried dish at Zhu Vegan Kitchen.
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3. True Bistro

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1153 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 627-9000
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True Bistro is Somerville's high-end spot for fully vegan dining. Founders Linda and Michael Harrison opened the restaurant in 2010, and chef and co-owner Stuart Reiter oversees the menu of seasonal dishes, such as crispy polenta squares with red mole and seitan chorizo; spanakopita with Swiss chard; and oyster mushroom tacos. There’s brunch, too.

Overhead view of a dark table with coffee, a glass of water, flowers, a sandwich with fries, and more.
Brunch dishes at True Bistro.
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4. Taco Party

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711 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 764-0683
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Taco Party, which began as a food truck, is located in Somerville’s Ball Square. Taco Party specializes in tacos, as the name suggests, serving a completely vegan menu that also includes nachos, bean dip, and tortas.

Taco Party in Somerville
Taco Party in Somerville
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5. Veggie Crust

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445 Somerville Ave
Somerville, MA 02143

Run by the same people behind vegetarian Indian restaurant Dosa 'n' Curry next door, Veggie Crust has a full range of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free pizzas, along with pastas, salads, panini, vegan ice creams, and juices. Veggie Crust has also expanded to Brookline.

6. Tasting Counter

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14 Tyler St
Somerville, MA 02143

This high-end tasting experience in Somerville can accommodate vegetarian and vegan diners with its three-course lunch and nine-course dinner tasting menus. Just specify any dietary restrictions when ordering a ticket. (Tasting Counter diners buy tickets ahead of time and can literally leave their wallets at home.)

A restaurant interior features a sleek bar, white and light wood accents, and shelves of wine. There are also herbs growing on shelves in front of a window.
Tasting Counter
John Skibbee

7. Bow Market

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1 Bow Market Way
Somerville, MA 02143

This Somerville marketplace has numerous vegetarian- and vegan-friendly options among its food vendors. Saus and Koshari Mama are particularly good bets: Saus is the fully vegetarian counterpart to its big sibling near Faneuil Hall, serving sandwiches, grain and green bowls, and fries, with options available for vegan dining as well. The poutine selections include chili made from the Impossible Burger, and Beyond sausages serve as the base for hot dog options. Koshari Mama serves an entirely vegan menu of Egyptian food, including the namesake koshari, made of lentils, rice, pasta, chickpeas, fried onions, and hot sauce.

At Saus’s all-vegetarian location in Somerville, the chili-cheese dog, pictured here on a bright yellow counter, is made with Beyond sausage
Saus’s vegetarian chili-cheese dog, from its Somerville location.
Rachel Leah Blumenthal/Eater

8. Littleburg

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5 Sanborn Ct
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 863-6652
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Vegan pop-up Littleburg recently opened a permanent storefront — just takeout and prepared meal delivery service for now — in a garage tucked away along the Somerville parking lot that is also home to Field & Vine, Backbar, and Bronwyn. Founder Graham Boswell, an alum of Oleana, aims to serve Mediterranean-inspired food that stands on its own, not just vegan versions of non-vegan foods. The seitan gyro (with pickled onion, almond tzatziki, tomato, and fried potato) is a popular pick.

Overhead view of a triangular hand pie stuffed with Brussels sprouts. On the side, there’s a small clear bowl with a scoop of a thick white sauce and a pickled garnish.
Littleburg’s fatayer with Brussels sprouts.
Littleburg

9. Forage

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5 Craigie Cir
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 576-5444
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Forage, a farm-to-table restaurant near Harvard Square, always offers a four-course vegetarian or vegan tasting menu; on Mondays, it's boosted to six courses.

Pink stems lead to large, thick green chard leaves
Chard at Forage.
Forage/Official Site

10. Red Lentil

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600 Mount Auburn St
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 972-9189
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Out in Watertown, the meat-free Red Lentil specializes in offerings for vegan and vegetarian diners alike, including salads, appetizers, and main courses like lasagna, shepherd's pie, butternut squash polenta, and harvest stew. There are vegan and gluten-free dessert options as well.

A giant mountain of skinny beige noodles sit on a pile of greens. A large triangle of grilled tofu sits along the side of the noodle pile.
Thai peanut noodle salad at Red Lentil.
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11. Life Alive

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765 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 354-5433
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Life Alive serves an organic, meat-free menu that caters to vegans and vegetarians: salads, grain bowls, grilled wraps, snacks, and sides, in addition to soups, smoothies, juices, and more. There are four additional locations in Lowell, Salem, Back Bay, and on Commonwealth Avenue on Boston University's campus.

Three vegetarian dishes sit on a bar next to a window, paired with a glass of orange-colored juice.
Food at Life Alive.
Abigail Jean Photography

12. Clover Food Lab

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496 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

With restaurants spread across the metro area, Clover prioritizes local sourcing, partnering with nearby farms and producers to fuel its menu of vegetarian meals and snacks. Clover offers standbys like chickpea fritters and french fries with rosemary, as well as other items like chipotle ranch potato salad, spiced carrot soup, and “meatball” sandwiches and platters made with the Impossible Burger.

Chickpea fritters sit atop pickled vegetables in a takeout tray
Chickpea fritters at Clover.
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13. Veggie Galaxy

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450 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 497-1513
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This vegetarian diner has a full breakfast menu, plus soups and salads, veggie burgers, and assorted entrees, including a seitan sandwich with mac and cheese waffles in place of bread. There are plenty of desserts as well (all vegan), including ice cream, pie, pudding, and cheesecake, not to mention the frappes and vegan cocktails.

14. Fomu

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481 Cambridge St
Allston, MA 02134
(617) 903-3276
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Fomu serves a selection of ice creams completely free of egg, dairy, and animal-derived products. Most flavors start with a coconut base, but there are also versions made with nuts or fruit. There are other stores in Jamaica Plain, the South End, and Fenway.

15. Roxy's Grilled Cheese

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485 Cambridge St
Boston, MA 02134

Roxy's offers a handful of vegan grilled cheese sandwiches at its storefront in Allston, each made with Daiya cheddar, such as the Buffalo tofu melt (Daiya, lettuce, tomato, vegan ranch) — “cheesy and buttery without either of those things,” as the menu promises. There's also a veggie burger that can be served vegetarian or vegan.

a hand presses a grilled cheese sandwich down onto a restaurant griddle
Grilled cheese sandwich at Roxy’s
David Salafia

16. Grasshopper Restaurant

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1 N Beacon St
Allston, MA 02134
(617) 254-8883
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One of Boston’s longest-running vegan restaurants, Grasshopper serves a meat-free pan-Asian menu in Allston. The so-called “No Name” is the favorite order, a sesame chicken-like dish of battered gluten in a sweet and sour sauce and sesame seeds.

17. By Chloe

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399 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116
(212) 290-8000
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New York City’s By Chloe (stylized as by CHLOE.) first came to Boston in 2017. It serves a completely vegan menu that includes burgers, sandwiches, soups, and salads, plus dairy-free ice cream, smoothies, and brunch dishes. There are also grab-and-go items. Only its newest location, which opened in Back Bay in summer 2018, remains open; Seaport and Fenway locations have closed.

A vegan meatball sub sits on a white paper menu on a silver tray on a white table, with a green smoothie visible in the background.
“Meatball” sub at By Chloe.
Mikey Pozarik

18. My Thai Vegan Cafe

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2, 3 Beach St
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 451-2395
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Located on a second floor in Boston’s Chinatown, My Thai Vegan Cafe serves a variety of Thai dishes, from spicy papaya salad to many stir-fried noodle options, with some dishes featuring veggie-based substitutes for duck and chicken.

19. Madras Dosa Company

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55 Boston Wharf Rd
Boston, MA 02210
(857) 233-5188
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The menu at Seaport newcomer Madras Dosa Co. centers around south Indian dosas, and most of the available fillings are vegetarian, with quite a few vegan options as well, such as spicy potatoes, aloo tikki, mango, and more.

A long, thin dosa sits on a silver tray on a wooden surface. The tray also holds five small silver bowls of chutneys and sauces.
Masala dosa at Madras Dosa Co.
Madras Dosa Co. [Official Photo]

20. Double Zero

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163 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
(857) 350-3405
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Chef and restaurateur Matthew Kenney, who has vegan restaurants worldwide, opened a Newbury Street location of his vegan pizzeria and wine bar, Double Zero, in July 2021. (Somewhat locally, there’s also a location in Providence within Kenney’s Plant City vegan food hall.) Pizzas come topped with ingredients such as truffles or spicy vegan pepperoni, and there are other Italian dishes available as well, such as pasta Bolognese with walnut and mushroom ragu.

Overhead view of a pizza on a gray background. The pizza’s crust is dotted with spots of char, and there are blobs of cheese and a large piece of basil, as well as some other green vegetables.
Pizza from Double Zero.
Adrian Mueller

21. Red White

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294 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02115

Vegan Japanese restaurant Red White features several styles of ramen, such as the creamy sesame “Masterpiece” — vegan meat and tofu, mushrooms, corn, spinach, and chile oil. There’s also a rice bowl with roasted miso avocado.

Roasted avocado, broccoli, tomatoes, and more top a white bowl full of rice.
The Buddha rice bowl at Red White.
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22. Myers + Chang

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1145 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 542-5200
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In addition to making accommodations for nut, gluten, and shellfish allergies, South End mainstay Myers + Chang has plenty of vegetarian and vegan options, such as wok-charred udon noodles with tofu and bok choy; Taiwanese cool dan dan noodles; and “untraditional” scallion pancakes.

A brightly lit restaurant interior with a high-top table and some standard tables, all with white chairs. The sun-lit window is decorated by a large red and yellow dragon.
Myers + Chang in Boston’s South End.
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23. Stoked Pizza

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1632 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 982-3473
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Stoked Pizza — which recently expanded from Brookline to Cambridge — isn’t meatless, but it does offer a full vegan menu with appetizers, a range of pizza options, and dairy-free milkshakes made with Fomu ice cream.

Casual restaurant interior featuring red booths and a large boombox pattern on the white wall.
Stoked Pizza’s Brookline location.
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24. Blue Nile

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389 Centre St
Boston, MA 02130
(617) 522-6453
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There are plenty of vegan options at this Ethiopian restaurant in JP, including roasted chickpeas, chopped collard greens, and lentil salad, among other offerings. Also try Blue Nile's sibling, Ethiopian Cafe, at 377 Centre St.

A long, narrow restaurant features tables with white tablecloths, dim lighting, and pale green walls.
Blue Nile in Jamaica Plain.
Blue Nile/Official Site

25. Oasis Vegan Veggie Parlor

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340 Washington St
Dorchester, MA 02121

This fully vegan restaurant has comfort food tapped in, with items like stews, lentils, sandwiches, and a vegan macaroni and cheese. There are also juices and smoothies.

1. Donut Villa Diner

1 Highland Ave, Malden, MA 02148
Overhead view of a dozen doughnuts, each a different flavor, lined up in three rows of four on wax paper in a cardboard box.
An assortment of doughnuts from Donut Villa Diner.
Rachel Leah Blumenthal/Eater

This Malden staple for breakfast, lunch, and doughnuts expanded to Cambridge’s Central Square in mid-2021. Both locations offer a large number of vegan options, from breakfast wraps to “chicken” and waffles to Buffalo mac and cheese. There are vegan doughnuts, too.

1 Highland Ave
Malden, MA 02148

2. Zhu Vegan Kitchen

166 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, MA
Broccoli, tofu, and more are in a sizzling black plate on a restaurant table
A stir-fried dish at Zhu Vegan Kitchen.
Zhu Vegan Kitchen/Official Site

Zhu, a fully vegan restaurant with locations in Arlington and Brookline, serves up a wide variety of dishes using soy protein and seitan. The menu jumps around various regions of Asia (and classic American-Asian cuisine), with dishes such as Malaysian curry stew, spring rolls, General Tso's soy protein, Bangkok fried rice with pineapple, and lots more.

166 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington, MA

3. True Bistro

1153 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144
Overhead view of a dark table with coffee, a glass of water, flowers, a sandwich with fries, and more.
Brunch dishes at True Bistro.
True Bistro/Official Site

True Bistro is Somerville's high-end spot for fully vegan dining. Founders Linda and Michael Harrison opened the restaurant in 2010, and chef and co-owner Stuart Reiter oversees the menu of seasonal dishes, such as crispy polenta squares with red mole and seitan chorizo; spanakopita with Swiss chard; and oyster mushroom tacos. There’s brunch, too.

1153 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02144

4. Taco Party

711 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144
Taco Party in Somerville
Taco Party in Somerville
Taco Party/Official Site

Taco Party, which began as a food truck, is located in Somerville’s Ball Square. Taco Party specializes in tacos, as the name suggests, serving a completely vegan menu that also includes nachos, bean dip, and tortas.

711 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02144

5. Veggie Crust

445 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Run by the same people behind vegetarian Indian restaurant Dosa 'n' Curry next door, Veggie Crust has a full range of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free pizzas, along with pastas, salads, panini, vegan ice creams, and juices. Veggie Crust has also expanded to Brookline.

445 Somerville Ave
Somerville, MA 02143

6. Tasting Counter

14 Tyler St, Somerville, MA 02143
A restaurant interior features a sleek bar, white and light wood accents, and shelves of wine. There are also herbs growing on shelves in front of a window.
Tasting Counter
John Skibbee

This high-end tasting experience in Somerville can accommodate vegetarian and vegan diners with its three-course lunch and nine-course dinner tasting menus. Just specify any dietary restrictions when ordering a ticket. (Tasting Counter diners buy tickets ahead of time and can literally leave their wallets at home.)

14 Tyler St
Somerville, MA 02143

7. Bow Market

1 Bow Market Way, Somerville, MA 02143
At Saus’s all-vegetarian location in Somerville, the chili-cheese dog, pictured here on a bright yellow counter, is made with Beyond sausage
Saus’s vegetarian chili-cheese dog, from its Somerville location.
Rachel Leah Blumenthal/Eater

This Somerville marketplace has numerous vegetarian- and vegan-friendly options among its food vendors. Saus and Koshari Mama are particularly good bets: Saus is the fully vegetarian counterpart to its big sibling near Faneuil Hall, serving sandwiches, grain and green bowls, and fries, with options available for vegan dining as well. The poutine selections include chili made from the Impossible Burger, and Beyond sausages serve as the base for hot dog options. Koshari Mama serves an entirely vegan menu of Egyptian food, including the namesake koshari, made of lentils, rice, pasta, chickpeas, fried onions, and hot sauce.

1 Bow Market Way
Somerville, MA 02143

8. Littleburg

5 Sanborn Ct, Somerville, MA 02143
Overhead view of a triangular hand pie stuffed with Brussels sprouts. On the side, there’s a small clear bowl with a scoop of a thick white sauce and a pickled garnish.
Littleburg’s fatayer with Brussels sprouts.
Littleburg

Vegan pop-up Littleburg recently opened a permanent storefront — just takeout and prepared meal delivery service for now — in a garage tucked away along the Somerville parking lot that is also home to Field & Vine, Backbar, and Bronwyn. Founder Graham Boswell, an alum of Oleana, aims to serve Mediterranean-inspired food that stands on its own, not just vegan versions of non-vegan foods. The seitan gyro (with pickled onion, almond tzatziki, tomato, and fried potato) is a popular pick.

5 Sanborn Ct
Somerville, MA 02143

9. Forage

5 Craigie Cir, Cambridge, MA 02138
Pink stems lead to large, thick green chard leaves
Chard at Forage.
Forage/Official Site

Forage, a farm-to-table restaurant near Harvard Square, always offers a four-course vegetarian or vegan tasting menu; on Mondays, it's boosted to six courses.

5 Craigie Cir
Cambridge, MA 02138

10. Red Lentil

600 Mount Auburn St, Watertown, MA 02472
A giant mountain of skinny beige noodles sit on a pile of greens. A large triangle of grilled tofu sits along the side of the noodle pile.
Thai peanut noodle salad at Red Lentil.
Rachel Leah Blumenthal/Eater

Out in Watertown, the meat-free Red Lentil specializes in offerings for vegan and vegetarian diners alike, including salads, appetizers, and main courses like lasagna, shepherd's pie, butternut squash polenta, and harvest stew. There are vegan and gluten-free dessert options as well.

600 Mount Auburn St
Watertown, MA 02472

11. Life Alive

765 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
Three vegetarian dishes sit on a bar next to a window, paired with a glass of orange-colored juice.
Food at Life Alive.
Abigail Jean Photography

Life Alive serves an organic, meat-free menu that caters to vegans and vegetarians: salads, grain bowls, grilled wraps, snacks, and sides, in addition to soups, smoothies, juices, and more. There are four additional locations in Lowell, Salem, Back Bay, and on Commonwealth Avenue on Boston University's campus.

765 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

12. Clover Food Lab

496 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
Chickpea fritters sit atop pickled vegetables in a takeout tray
Chickpea fritters at Clover.
Rachel Leah Blumenthal/Eater

With restaurants spread across the metro area, Clover prioritizes local sourcing, partnering with nearby farms and producers to fuel its menu of vegetarian meals and snacks. Clover offers standbys like chickpea fritters and french fries with rosemary, as well as other items like chipotle ranch potato salad, spiced carrot soup, and “meatball” sandwiches and platters made with the Impossible Burger.

496 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

13. Veggie Galaxy

450 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

This vegetarian diner has a full breakfast menu, plus soups and salads, veggie burgers, and assorted entrees, including a seitan sandwich with mac and cheese waffles in place of bread. There are plenty of desserts as well (all vegan), including ice cream, pie, pudding, and cheesecake, not to mention the frappes and vegan cocktails.

450 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

14. Fomu

481 Cambridge St, Allston, MA 02134

Fomu serves a selection of ice creams completely free of egg, dairy, and animal-derived products. Most flavors start with a coconut base, but there are also versions made with nuts or fruit. There are other stores in Jamaica Plain, the South End, and Fenway.

481 Cambridge St
Allston, MA 02134

15. Roxy's Grilled Cheese

485 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02134
a hand presses a grilled cheese sandwich down onto a restaurant griddle
Grilled cheese sandwich at Roxy’s
David Salafia

Roxy's offers a handful of vegan grilled cheese sandwiches at its storefront in Allston, each made with Daiya cheddar, such as the Buffalo tofu melt (Daiya, lettuce, tomato, vegan ranch) — “cheesy and buttery without either of those things,” as the menu promises. There's also a veggie burger that can be served vegetarian or vegan.

485 Cambridge St
Boston, MA 02134

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16. Grasshopper Restaurant

1 N Beacon St, Allston, MA 02134

One of Boston’s longest-running vegan restaurants, Grasshopper serves a meat-free pan-Asian menu in Allston. The so-called “No Name” is the favorite order, a sesame chicken-like dish of battered gluten in a sweet and sour sauce and sesame seeds.

1 N Beacon St
Allston, MA 02134

17. By Chloe

399 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
A vegan meatball sub sits on a white paper menu on a silver tray on a white table, with a green smoothie visible in the background.
“Meatball” sub at By Chloe.
Mikey Pozarik

New York City’s By Chloe (stylized as by CHLOE.) first came to Boston in 2017. It serves a completely vegan menu that includes burgers, sandwiches, soups, and salads, plus dairy-free ice cream, smoothies, and brunch dishes. There are also grab-and-go items. Only its newest location, which opened in Back Bay in summer 2018, remains open; Seaport and Fenway locations have closed.

399 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

18. My Thai Vegan Cafe

2, 3 Beach St, Boston, MA 02111

Located on a second floor in Boston’s Chinatown, My Thai Vegan Cafe serves a variety of Thai dishes, from spicy papaya salad to many stir-fried noodle options, with some dishes featuring veggie-based substitutes for duck and chicken.

2, 3 Beach St
Boston, MA 02111

19. Madras Dosa Company

55 Boston Wharf Rd, Boston, MA 02210
A long, thin dosa sits on a silver tray on a wooden surface. The tray also holds five small silver bowls of chutneys and sauces.
Masala dosa at Madras Dosa Co.
Madras Dosa Co. [Official Photo]

The menu at Seaport newcomer Madras Dosa Co. centers around south Indian dosas, and most of the available fillings are vegetarian, with quite a few vegan options as well, such as spicy potatoes, aloo tikki, mango, and more.

55 Boston Wharf Rd
Boston, MA 02210

20. Double Zero

163 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116
Overhead view of a pizza on a gray background. The pizza’s crust is dotted with spots of char, and there are blobs of cheese and a large piece of basil, as well as some other green vegetables.
Pizza from Double Zero.
Adrian Mueller

Chef and restaurateur Matthew Kenney, who has vegan restaurants worldwide, opened a Newbury Street location of his vegan pizzeria and wine bar, Double Zero, in July 2021. (Somewhat locally, there’s also a location in Providence within Kenney’s Plant City vegan food hall.) Pizzas come topped with ingredients such as truffles or spicy vegan pepperoni, and there are other Italian dishes available as well, such as pasta Bolognese with walnut and mushroom ragu.

163 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116

21. Red White

294 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115
Roasted avocado, broccoli, tomatoes, and more top a white bowl full of rice.
The Buddha rice bowl at Red White.
Red White/Official Site

Vegan Japanese restaurant Red White features several styles of ramen, such as the creamy sesame “Masterpiece” — vegan meat and tofu, mushrooms, corn, spinach, and chile oil. There’s also a rice bowl with roasted miso avocado.

294 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02115

22. Myers + Chang

1145 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118
A brightly lit restaurant interior with a high-top table and some standard tables, all with white chairs. The sun-lit window is decorated by a large red and yellow dragon.
Myers + Chang in Boston’s South End.
Cal Bingham/Eater

In addition to making accommodations for nut, gluten, and shellfish allergies, South End mainstay Myers + Chang has plenty of vegetarian and vegan options, such as wok-charred udon noodles with tofu and bok choy; Taiwanese cool dan dan noodles; and “untraditional” scallion pancakes.

1145 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118

23. Stoked Pizza

1632 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446
Casual restaurant interior featuring red booths and a large boombox pattern on the white wall.
Stoked Pizza’s Brookline location.
Katie Chudy/Eater

Stoked Pizza — which recently expanded from Brookline to Cambridge — isn’t meatless, but it does offer a full vegan menu with appetizers, a range of pizza options, and dairy-free milkshakes made with Fomu ice cream.

1632 Beacon St
Brookline, MA 02446

24. Blue Nile

389 Centre St, Boston, MA 02130
A long, narrow restaurant features tables with white tablecloths, dim lighting, and pale green walls.
Blue Nile in Jamaica Plain.
Blue Nile/Official Site

There are plenty of vegan options at this Ethiopian restaurant in JP, including roasted chickpeas, chopped collard greens, and lentil salad, among other offerings. Also try Blue Nile's sibling, Ethiopian Cafe, at 377 Centre St.

389 Centre St
Boston, MA 02130

25. Oasis Vegan Veggie Parlor

340 Washington St, Dorchester, MA 02121

This fully vegan restaurant has comfort food tapped in, with items like stews, lentils, sandwiches, and a vegan macaroni and cheese. There are also juices and smoothies.

340 Washington St
Dorchester, MA 02121

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