Las Vegas, known as the city full of sin! Whether you come here for the luxurious hotels and casinos, or for its extravagant shows. There is one thing we can agree on, Las Vegas is known for its world-class food. From buffets, world-class dining, or great late-night eats, Vegas knows food. Sometimes it’s nice to have a break from the mountains of prime rib and lobster meals that Las Vegas restaurants offer. So if you are someone just needing a brief break from meat-eating or someone who is deep into the vegan lifestyle these local restaurants should definitely be on your food tour.
With the motto “Live Healthy, Live Happy” SkinnyFats is the perfect example of a fast-casual restaurant that has a beautiful balance of healthy and indulgent choices. Their menu is broken down into two sides, the healthy side and the happy side. The menu includes anything from their beloved “Cherry Popper” burger to their equally amazing “zucc it” an Asian inspired noodle dish that any spicy food lover would enjoy. Having a vast amount of vegetarian and vegan options, as well as non-vegetarian/vegan options this place is sure to please everyone. SkinnyFats is a great restaurant for those who may want to test the waters before diving fully into a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle.
Pancho’s Vegan Tacos
3585 S Fort Apache Rd, Ste 201, Las Vegas, NV 89147
This Vegas-based taqueria prides itself on 100% vegan food. Their mission is to show people that you can eat vegan and still have all the amazing flavors of authentic Mexican food. They have a great selection of proteins like carne asada, al pastor, carnitas, and more which happen to be all vegan. With a vast menu and endless amounts of combinations, this place will certainly fill your Mexican food craving. Whether it is a grande size burrito or a monstrous torta this vegan taqueria will have it. Just remember if you ever find yourself feeling like you are in need of a vegan taco on Tuesday or an agua fresca and sopes on saturday, then Pancho’s Vegan Tacos is the place for you.
Chef Kenny’s Asian Vegan Restaurant
6820 Spring Mountain Rd, Ste 111, Las Vegas, NV 89146
If the urges arise and you are feeling some good Chinese food, but for dietary reasons you cannot have meat/meat products then this place is for you. This restaurant is located on the west side Chinatown just a few minutes from the strip. This place specializes in Asian cuisine, specifically Chinese food and sushi. This place has your Asian American favorites like orange chicken, beef broccoli, and even honey walnut shrimp. The crazy thing is it’s 100% vegan. With almost a five star rating on yelp this place definitely is a crowd favorite.
2380 N Buffalo Dr, Ste 110, Las Vegas, NV 89128
This tiny cafe located downtown brings a fresh new taste to old classics. It’s quick service, friendly staff and it’s amazing vegetarian and vegan food keeps its patrons coming back. This cafe’s origins are based on a chef’s catering business turned into a cafe. The Tree of life pita was a pita bread loaded with fresh veggies and a cashew crema sauce, this is just one of their outstanding dishes. Having a decent size selection this cafe is sure to please a large variety of people.
Violette’s Vegan Organic cafe & juice bar
8560 W Desert Inn Rd, Ste D5, Las Vegas, NV 89117
This local favorite started by Cyndy Violette was created in the 90s because of the lifestyle changes she had felt from eating a vegan diet. It’s an extensive menu and it’s vast juice selection has something for everyone. With a passion for service and creating a great environment it’s a place that definitely should be on your must try list.
Chikyu Vegan SushiBar & Izakaya
1740 E Serene Ave, Ste 130, Las Vegas, NV 89123
This new sushi & izakaya restaurant just opened up in the beginning of 2020. With a fresh twist on veganizing sushi and Japanese food. This eatery is one of the few places in Vegas that can say that its food is completely vegan and majority of its food is gluten free. This place was created by the same minds of Shizen a fully plant based sushi bar in San Francisco. Coming from the creators of an established that has succeeded in this type cuisine this restaurant is definitely worth giving a shot.