January 13, 2023

25 vegan and vegetarian-friendly restaurants for plant-based eating in San Antonio

Plant-based spots boasting comfort food, cocktails, donuts and even cheeseburgers have popped up across San Antonio, creating a veg-friendly scene that’s bigger and more diverse than ever before.

For anyone who is already vegan or vegetarian, plans on switching to plant-based eating or just wants to try some new food — we gathered 25 SA restaurants that offer plenty of veg-friendly offerings. Many of them are even 100% plant-based.
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Viva Vegeria
1422 Nogalitos St., (210) 465-9233, myvegeria.com
Viva Vegeria offers an assortment of Mexican meals with a twist. BBQ tacos, mole poblano and nachos del picadillo: all vegan and gluten-free.
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Viva Vegeria
1422 Nogalitos St., (210) 465-9233, myvegeria.com
Viva Vegeria offers an assortment of Mexican meals with a twist. BBQ tacos, mole poblano and nachos del picadillo: all vegan and gluten-free.
Blissful Burgers
5714 Evers Rd., (210) 239-5830, blissfulburgers.net
For an alternative way to satisfy a craving for a cheeseburger, Blissful Burgers is the spot to go. Each burger is made with Beyond Meat, dairy-free Follow Your Heart cheese and grilled vegetables.
Photo via Instagram / blissfulburgers
Blissful Burgers
5714 Evers Rd., (210) 239-5830, blissfulburgers.net
For an alternative way to satisfy a craving for a cheeseburger, Blissful Burgers is the spot to go. Each burger is made with Beyond Meat, dairy-free Follow Your Heart cheese and grilled vegetables.
Cinnaholic San Antonio
812 S. Alamo St. #113, (210) 437-0200, cinnaholicsanantonio.com
Cinnaholic boasts a special “create your own cinnamon roll” option on its menu, as well as brownies, cookies and edible cookie dough, all made from scratch. Every treat is made with 100% vegan, dairy and lactose-free, egg-free and cholesterol-free ingredients.
Photo via Instagram / cinnaholicsa
Cinnaholic San Antonio
812 S. Alamo St. #113, (210) 437-0200, cinnaholicsanantonio.com
Cinnaholic boasts a special “create your own cinnamon roll” option on its menu, as well as brownies, cookies and edible cookie dough, all made from scratch. Every treat is made with 100% vegan, dairy and lactose-free, egg-free and cholesterol-free ingredients.
Tarka Indian Kitchen
427 TX-1604 Loop #101, (210) 499-0982, tarkaindiankitchen.com
In addition to meat-based dishes, Stone Oak’s Tarka Indian Kitchen serves up vegetarian options including aloo gobi, curry, channa masala and tarka daal. Tarka also uses environmentally friendly to-go packaging, composts food waste, and recycles used cooking oil, glass, aluminum, plastic and cardboard.
Photo via Instagram / tarkaindiankitchen
Tarka Indian Kitchen
427 TX-1604 Loop #101, (210) 499-0982, tarkaindiankitchen.com
In addition to meat-based dishes, Stone Oak’s Tarka Indian Kitchen serves up vegetarian options including aloo gobi, curry, channa masala and tarka daal. Tarka also uses environmentally friendly to-go packaging, composts food waste, and recycles used cooking oil, glass, aluminum, plastic and cardboard.
Vegan Avenue
2512 N. Main Ave., (210) 332-9284, eatveganavenue.com
Vegan Avenue focuses exclusively on plant-based and gluten-free food in SA’s Monte Vista neighborhood. The extensive menu offers options for lunch, brunch and dinner, as well as milkshakes and smoothies.
Photo via Instagram / veganavenue
Vegan Avenue
2512 N. Main Ave., (210) 332-9284, eatveganavenue.com
Vegan Avenue focuses exclusively on plant-based and gluten-free food in SA’s Monte Vista neighborhood. The extensive menu offers options for lunch, brunch and dinner, as well as milkshakes and smoothies.
Black Laboratory Brewing
1602 E. Houston St. #109, (210) 370-3442, blacklaboratorybrewing.com
In its partnership with 2-1-Dough Pizza Co., Black Laboratory Brewing now offers pizzas, sandwiches, salads and shareable snacks. In addition to being made in a wood-fired oven, the pizzas also have the option for a vegan cheese substitute.
Photo via Instagram / blacklaboratorybrewing
Black Laboratory Brewing
1602 E. Houston St. #109, (210) 370-3442, blacklaboratorybrewing.com
In its partnership with 2-1-Dough Pizza Co., Black Laboratory Brewing now offers pizzas, sandwiches, salads and shareable snacks. In addition to being made in a wood-fired oven, the pizzas also have the option for a vegan cheese substitute.
Voodoo Doughnut
400 E. Houston St., (210) 964-7666, voodoodoughnut.com
Famous 24/7 donut shop Voodoo Donuts has made itself at home in its new San Antonio location. The vibrant counter service donut shop, well-known for quirkily-named treats like the Old Dirty Bastard, has a selection of vegan options available daily.
Photo via Instagram / voodoodoughnut
Voodoo Doughnut
400 E. Houston St., (210) 964-7666, voodoodoughnut.com
Famous 24/7 donut shop Voodoo Donuts has made itself at home in its new San Antonio location. The vibrant counter service donut shop, well-known for quirkily-named treats like the Old Dirty Bastard, has a selection of vegan options available daily.
Project Pollo
Multiple Locations, projectpollo.com
This SA-based chain offers vegan versions of basic chicken dishes, including tenders, buffalo-chicken mac and cheese and an array of breaded sandwiches, as well as various side items.
Photo via Instagram / project_pollo
Project Pollo
Multiple Locations, projectpollo.com
This SA-based chain offers vegan versions of basic chicken dishes, including tenders, buffalo-chicken mac and cheese and an array of breaded sandwiches, as well as various side items.
Sweet Yams
218 N. Cherry St, (210) 229-9267, facebook.com/SweetYamsOrganic
Sweet Yams serves their takes on Southern favorites like vegan chili and Southern greens, as well as organic juices and sweet potato cupcakes for dessert. All menu items are gluten-free and several are vegan-friendly.
Photo via Instagram / sweetyamsorganic
Sweet Yams
218 N. Cherry St, (210) 229-9267, facebook.com/SweetYamsOrganic
Sweet Yams serves their takes on Southern favorites like vegan chili and Southern greens, as well as organic juices and sweet potato cupcakes for dessert. All menu items are gluten-free and several are vegan-friendly.
Go Vegan San Antonio
11911 Crosswinds Way, (210) 920-0089, govegansatx.com
This vegan food truck dishes out all sorts of beloved dishes such as mac and cheese, patty melts and loaded kimchi. The truck recently relocated to its new home-base at The Co-Op on SA’s far northeast side.
Photo via Instagram / govegansatx
Go Vegan San Antonio
11911 Crosswinds Way, (210) 920-0089, govegansatx.com
This vegan food truck dishes out all sorts of beloved dishes such as mac and cheese, patty melts and loaded kimchi. The truck recently relocated to its new home-base at The Co-Op on SA’s far northeast side.