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A parody of the bar scene, the extraVEGANza Pgh serves growlers of raw organic juices and smoothies and wholesome plant-based mimicry of bar and comfort foods_ grilled carrot hotdogs on our own anti-wheat seed-grain buns, raw pizzas on dehydrated whole grain-seed crust with 3 flavor options (Mediterranean. Latin & Asian), Euro open-face roasted veggie sandwich, raw zucchini lasagna, chilled or warm raw soup, raw cinnamon buns, raw cacao walnut brownies and more.
Dobra Tea is a Bohemian-style tearoom specializing in hot tea, cold tea, loose leaf tea, retail pottery, and light vegetarian fare and snacks. It is a meditative environment to enjoy a relaxing cup of tea. Vegan options are clearly marked with “V” on the menu. There are also gluten-free, organic and local items. When I visited, Dobra was [...]
Learn more about how to start eating vegan! Burgatory’s veggie burger, the Phat Patti’s Veggie Burger, is vegan! You can order it straight from the menu without cheese or build your own with your own choice of rubs, sauces and toppings on their cool custom creations order tablet. The wheat bun and herbed focaccia are [...]
This was a great find–although it is oily, most of the non-meat/cheese items are vegan. Exception is the pinto beans (bacon) and chipotle-honey vinaigrette. Their site lists a vegan tofu meat substitute (“sofritas”) but it’s a test thing in California and it sounds fried and over-salted. We’ll see. What I appreciated from Chipotle is that [...]
Zest Wishes is a juice, health food & specialty grocery stand at Pittsburgh Public Market, a year-round weekend market in the strip. Chef/ owner creates weekly-changing mostly vegan menu items from scratch, using local, organic, farm-fresh ingredients when possible. Offerings include best-seller vegan nut burger, vegan shakes, freshly-pressed organic raw vegetable juice blends, homemade unsweetened, [...]
Franktuary has an original location downtown, but it’s new location in Lawrenceville is amazing with tons of vegan options. If you get a tofu dog try the Chicago Impostor, it’s amazing! They also have a vegan sausage that rotates, I love the chipotle sausage topped with mango salsa and guacamole. Their vegan meatballs are also [...]
Hough’s is a local family owned restaurant/ bar in Greenfield. It’s bright, very clean, and it has tons of vegan food options! I went there to watch the Steeler’s game and was pleasantly surprised that they serve hummus, veggie burgers, and chips with guacamole in addition to traditional bar fare. They also had about 50 [...]
Specialty organic raw juices and smoothies made just for you. Choose from a variety of organic options to receive the best nutrients and taste to satisfy your body and taste buds. (Editor’s note: Pittsburghers can find organic juice here now – vegan food will be coming in a few months. Call to double check if you’re planning to eat some yummy plant-based food to go along with your juice).
Eden is a vegan’s dream come true! Located right in the heart of Shadyside on Copeland street, Eden has vegan options on their menu and raw vegan dinner options! They also use as much locally sourced, organic produce as possible, so their menu changes all the time. For all seasons though, they always have super yummy [...]
Another fine dining option in the downtown area with at least a couple of vegan options. They can do a good vegan Pad Thai and there is a seasoned edamame appetizer as well. While the selection is pretty limited for vegans, it does at least offer something. If you’re in town for a business meeting, [...]
Salt of the Earth, or more lovingly referred to as NACL by local Pittsburghers, is a great vegan-friendly restaurant in Pittsburgh. It’s Chef Kevin Sousa‘s first restaurant and we’re lucky to have it right here in Pittsburgh! Their menu rotates frequently to use fresh, local ingredients and they always have several vegan entrees on the menu. The [...]