Phoenix

Asia Blue
602-274-5020
3110 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona
North of downtown Phoenix at Park Central Mall, on Central Ave., between Thomas Rd and Osborn (at Earl Dr.), west side of the street.
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Aunt Chilada’s Mexican Restaurant
602-431-6470
7777 S. Pointe Parkway W.
Phoenix, AZ  85044
Warning: they put ham in their beans now

Aunt Chilada’s Mexican Restaurant – Squaw Peak
602-944-1286
7330 N Dreamy Draw Drive
Phoenix, AZ  85020
Warning: they put ham in their beans now

Bamboo Club
602-955-1288
2596 E. Camelback Rd.
They appear to have a new, more vegetarian-friendly menu!  I ordered my meal “strict vegetarian” and they seemed very willing to comply.  But, always double check when you order.

Bombay Spice Grill and Wine
bombayspice.com
10810 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix
602-795-0020,
Check out the vegan menu: You choose two items and then you get to combine them in, for instance, a lettuce wrap. So you order Spicy Veggie Curry, made with tomato, onion, cauliflower, carrots, green beans, zucchini and green peas in a curry sauce. Pair that with Spinach and Tofu, made with tomato, broccoli, onion and spices. Wrap it all in a cool lettuce leaf .  Info provided by AZCentral.com

Bank One Ballpark
Vegetarian food available: “Specialty popcorn” as well as the Fielder’s Choice farmer’s market area with fresh fruits and vegetables.  I don’t know how much of this is vegan, but it’s a start.  Thanks, Linda!

Blue Burrito Grille
602- 234-3293
3815 N Central Ave.
Phoenix,  AZ 85012-1901
custom veggie rice beans and guacamole burrito
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The Breadfruit
www.thebreadfruit.com
“The Curry Tofu with rice & peas was FANTASTIC – no mushy tofu here, wonderful consistency and awesome flavor.  Other faves: roasted corn on the cob, Ital coleslaw, plantain avocado spring rolls w/chutney, oven roasted plantains…. Okay, so can you tell we were just a little hungry?  :)   And they even have a vegan dessert!” Thanks, Veronica!

Carly’s Bistro
www.carlysbistro.com
128 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix
602-262-2759
Veganistas will find a lot to love at this Roosevelt District bistro. Most of the breads are vegan, as are some soups. Vegetarian dishes can be ordered without cheese. Our choice is the Vegan Wrap, made with hummus, olive tapenade, mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumber and Greek dressing on lavosh.  Info provided by AZCentral.

Chakra 4 Organic Vegetarian Cafe
4773 N. 20th Street,
Phoenix AZ 85016
20th St. and Camelback in the “Town and Country” shopping center by Trader Joe’s.
Phone: 602-283-1210.
Monday – Saturday from 11am to 9pm.
Items with cheese can be made vegan!
Check out their menu.  Items with cheese can be made vegan.

Chelsea’s Kitchen
40th & Camelback
“has a veggie taco plate with sweet potatoes, asparagus, etc. inside of the tacos - you only have to hold the sour cream to make it vegan, otherwise all vegan.  Maybe sour cream in the guacamole…???”
Thanks, Michelle!

Chevy’s Fresh Mex
602-955-6677
2650 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ  85016
vegan black beans, guacamole, and tortillas  (The rice at Chevy’s is made with chicken broth.)

Chico’s Tacos
602-254-2155
530 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix,  AZ 85004-1500
no lard

El Torito Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
602-997-9511
10047 N Metro Parkway East
Phoenix,  AZ 85051-1524
de la olla beans and vegetarian burritos w/o cheese

Fate – Chinese
South of Roosevelt on 4th St.
602-254-6424
eatatfate@yahoo.com
It is a small place with only a few parking spots – parking is available on the streets south of the restaurant.  Very cozy atmosphere. They are open for lunch and dinner and are open until 3am on Fri and Sat.  All of the entrees can be made with your choice of chicken, beef, shrimp or tofu.  So they are not exclusively veg, but almost everything can be made veg.  Four out of the seven appetizers are marked vegetarian.
“It is Asian food and about 95% of the menu is vegan. Everything I have had there is EXCELLENT! The staff is extremely knowledgeable and friendly.  It is owned by one man who does all the cooking himself. Besides the menu being almost perfect, the atmosphere is very artsy and fun. A MUST for any vegan!” Thanks, Jason!
Stuff at Fate that is not vegan: the Pad Thai is NOT vegan- fish sauce and eggs, the Wok Fried Noodles are not vegan (egg noodles) and NONE of the soups are vegan… otherwise, all of the entrees can be made vegan and a few of the appetizers (buns, spring rolls, egg rolls, and tofu wedges) are vegan.   I have been alerted that they fry the tofu in the same vats as the meat.
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Fattoush Mediterranean Restaurant (formerly Green Leaf Cafe)
602-241-3199
4426 N.19th Ave
Phoenix AZ 85015
Offers many vegetarian entrees.  Prices range from $3.95 to $8.95
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Flavors of India
602-277-5546
4515 N. 16th St.
Phoenix, Arizona
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Gourmet House of Hong Kong
602-253-4859
1438 E. McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006-2937
“I have heard about the inexpensiveness/quality of this place for awhile. Huge menu with about a dozen meatless selections, including deep fried tofu with garlic sauce and several dishes with eggplant. Lunch specials start at $4.16! If you go, tell ‘em KB sent ya…”

India Delhi Palace
602-244-8181
5104 E McDowell Road
Phoenix, Arizona
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Kokopelli Mexican Grill
602-279-9302
1949 E. Camelback Rd.
vegan black beans, rice, guacamole, and whole wheat tortillas

Middle Eastern Bakery & Deli
602-277-4927
3052 N. 16th St. (16th Street near Thomas)
vegan falafel, pitas, hummis, baba ganouj, and more

Loving Hut- 2 Locations!  North Phoenix and Central Phoenix!
http://lovinghut.us/

Ching Hai Vegetarian House reopened recently as Loving Hut!
3239 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix
602-264-3480

Pizzeria Bianco
602-258-8300
623 E Adams in Phoenix
Tues – Sat, 5-10PM
Be prepared for a long wait.  Delicious made-to-order pizzas

Portland’s
Central and Portland
Not veg-friendly. They refused to add extra veggies to one of their field green salads and actually made a big deal out of it, making the vegan patron feel like a nuisance.

Qdoba
Bus: 602-277-5800
Fax: 602-277-5835
3110 N. Central Suite 183
open till 9:30pm
* Bean burrito made to order
* Veggie burrito with good veggies

Suma Ching Hai International Vegetarian House
602-264-3480
3239 E. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, AZ  85108
All “meat” (pork, beef, chicken) is textured vegetable protein (TVP)–soy.

Souper Salad Buffet
602-955-6844
2045 E. Camelback Rd. (in Town and Country)

Souper Salad
602-840-5686
2651 N 44th St  Suite 2
Phoenix AZ 85008  (Arcadia Crossing)

Sunflower Market
602-218-4949
245 E. Bell Rd.in Phoenix – Bell & 3rd Street
Store Hours:  Monday-Sunday 8AM – 10PM
“It is similar to Sprouts.  They have a nice organic produce section and a large supplement section with knowledgeable staff.  They have a lot of vegetarian foods, some vegan prepared foods, and the staff will special order just about anything.” Thanks, Deb!

Sweet Tomatoes Buffet
602-274-5414
52 E. Camelback Rd. (E of Central)

Thai Rama
602-285-1123
1221 W. Camelback Rd. (12th Ave.)

That’s a Wrap
602 252-5052
2022 N 7th St.
Open M-S, 10:30am- 9:00pm
Wraps, rice bowls, salads and soup.  Ask- they’ll make almost anything vegan.  One of the owners (Damon) is a veg and is always clear about what is veg and vegan.
http://www.thatsawrapphx.com/
The Wild Thaiger
602-241-8995
2631 N Central Ave
It is great food and they have veg and vegan on the menu.  If not they will pretty much make what ever you would like.  Very informative knowledgeable staff.  Inside or outside dining.
Thanks, Angela!

Willow House
602-252-0272
149 W. McDowell Rd  (Next to 3rd Avenue on the south side)
A popular hangout closest to Downtown Phoenix, this cafe features local music and a vegan sandwich.  The sandwich consists of hummus, guacamole, sprouts, and other veg delights.  You can order any of your drinks with soy milk!
Thanks, Jon!

World Noodles
602-952-9777
3961 E Camelback Rd
Phoenix,  AZ 85018 – 2609
40th and Camelback
Thai rice noodle dish and Veggie Explosion

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Delhi Palace
602-244-8181
5050 E. McDowell Rd. (bet. Hohokam Expwy and Papago Park)

Souper Salad Buffet
602-494-7656
4605 E. Cactus Rd. (S of PV Mall)

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Blue Burrito Grille
602- 787-2775
4622 E Cactus Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85032 – 7704
custom veggie rice beans and guacamole burrito
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Eden’s Grill – Mediterranean food
602-996-5149
13843 N Tatum Blvd. Suite 20
Phoenix, AZ  85032  (NE corner of Tatum and Thunderbird)
They have many vegan appetizers and a vegetarian section on their menu:  Hummus, Baba Ganouj, Dolmeh, Falafel.  The appetizer platter is vegan except for the dip, which they can leave off.  Lentil Soup (they assured me it had no meat products in it)  Veggie Patty: combination of cauliflower, potato, parsley, flour and spices ground into a patty.  Served with basmati rice and skewered bell peppers, onions and tomatoes. Eden’s vegetarian dish: Veggie patties, falafel, dolmeh served on basmati rice with skewered bell peppers, onions and tomatoes.  Dolmeh: Stuffed grape leaves filled with rice, chopped onions, dill weed, olive oil, mint and spices.  It is served with yogurt dip, but can be ordered without.  The only lunch/pita they have is a Falafel Sandwich: Crispy fried chick peas and spices in pita with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and tahini sauce.  They assured me there was no yogurt in the tahini (didn’t taste like it had any).
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Elise Food Service – Vietnamese
602-971-4988
1601 E. Bell Rd. (SE corner w/ 16th St.)

India Palace
602-942-4224
16842 N. 7th St. (bet. Bell Rd. and Greenway Pkwy.)
Luncheon buffet: 11-2:30, Sat, Sun 11-3 Dinner: 5-10 Open every day
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Mellow Mushroom
2490 W. Happy Valley Road
Phoenix, AZ 85085
623-580-1111
“Would like to share with you a relatively new restaurant by us that has vegan food.  Mellow Mushroom pizzeria on Happy Valley and I 17 carries a vegan cheese.  I have confirmed with the owner that the dough and sauce used for both the pizza and calzones are vegan.  Also they carry tempeh and tofu for toppings.  Still waiting to hear back if any of there appetizers can be made vegan.”   Thanks Jenn and Jazz!

Saba’s
602-493-4831
4747 E Bell Rd
Phoenix, AZ  85032
They have a lot of vegan food.  The two vegetarian plates do come with spinach pie.  I have not ordered those to find out if they can be left off.  They have good falafel and baba ganouj, they have a hummus pita, and more.  They mark everything on their menu that is vegetarian, but you do have to look out for items with cheese.  They are very accommodating!

Sabroso
602-993-5593
SE corner of Bell & 7th St. (in Target parking lot)
Rice & Beans are vegan. The staff is great – will change gloves before making your burrito or taco if you ask. Huge burritos, great salsa options.
Thanks, Jennifer!

Souper Salad
602-678-5466
10005 N Metro Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85051  (near Metrocenter)

Taste of India
602-788-3190
1609 E. Bell Rd. (SE corner w/ 16th St.)
Luncheon buffet: $6

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Big Buddha
http://www.bigbuddhaaz.com
623- Come Eat (266- 3328) , On Greenway and the 303
“It is the best chinese food I have had anywhere in Phoenix, and they have many vegetarian items on the menu. They have also assured me that almost anything on the menu can be made vegetarian/vegan upon request substituting tofu and vegetarian broth. My favorites are the Curry Vegetables and the Orange Tofu. *Please mention that you are vegetarian when you order just to make sure the chef knows to make it as such.” Thanks, Hannah!

Chanpen Thai Cuisine
13828 N 51st Ave
51st Ave and Thunderbird, Glendale

Chevy’s Fresh Mex
623-979-0055
7700 W. Arrowhead Towne Center
Glendale, AZ  85308
vegan black beans, rice, guacamole, and tortillas  (The rice at Chevy’s is made with chicken broth.)

Chipotle
Arrowhead, Glendale

Claim Jumper Restaurant
623- 581-8595
3063 W Agua Fria Freeway
Phoenix, AZ  85027
From Claim Jumper’s Guest Services: “Thank you for contacting us regarding Vegan items on our menu. We are very pleased that you are planning on dining with us. The following is a list of selected items that are/can be prepared Vegan with little or no alterations.   Fire Roasted Artichoke – comes with a garlic mayonnaise on the side, so ask for it to be removed.  Soft Pretzel – comes brushed with butter, so ask for no butter.   Bruschetta.  Candied Walnut and Asian Pear Salad – ask for no Blue Cheese Crumbles.  California Citrus Salad – ask for no Blue Cheese Crumbles.  Crunchy Spinach Salad – ask for no bacon, or feta cheese.  House Salad – ask for no bacon, egg, cheese or croutons.  Our Citrus Dressing is the only Vegan salad dressing option, but it is delicious!  Roasted Vegetable Soup.  Thai Cole Slaw.  Shoestring French Fries.  Fresh Charbroiled Asparagus.  Seasonal Roasted Vegetables.  Baked Potato.  Any of our pizzas can be made without cheese or marinara sauce.  Any of our Burgers can be made substituting a veggie patty.  Broiled Portobello Sandwich (the mushroom itself is marinated in our Balsamic Binaigrette that does not contain any dairy) – ask for no mayo or cheese. Our sourdough bread, French bread, wheat bread, squaw bread, and Bruchetta Bread are all made without eggs, milk or whey.”

Greek Wraps
7369 W Bell Rd, Peoria

Lai Lai Mongolian BBQ
602-589-6166
3515 W. Northern Ave. (SW corner w/ 35th Ave.)

Maharaja Palace
5775 W Bell Rd, #5
59th Ave and Bell Rd, Glendale

Maxim
602-234-2710
3424 N. 19th Ave (NW corner of Osborn Rd)
Phoenix, AZ 85015
Authentic Vietnamese food! The lemongrass tofu stir-fry is quite popular. Rice paper spring rolls are eloquent. Try an exotic Durian or Jackfruit shake with soymilk!

Moe’s Southwest Grill
Westgate City Center, 91st Ave and Glendale Ave, Glendale

Pei Wei Asian Diner
Arrowhead, Glendale

Persian Garden Cafe
602-263-1915
1335 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ  85013-4209
Right across the street from Phoenix College on the south side of Thomas just west of 15th Ave.

PF Chang’s
Arrowhead, Glendale

Pomegranate Cafe
4025 E. Chandler Blvd (at 40th St, SE corner)
Phoenix, AZ 85048
602-463-1530
From their website- “Caring for the earth is an essential part of our physical and spiritual well being and a necessity for the longevity of future harvests. Pomegranate uses organic ingredients with an emphasis on seasonal fruits and vegetables. We support small, local farmers and artisans who share our commitment to providing exceptional products with ecologically responsible methods”.

San Remo Ristorante Italiano
623-583-1200
9805 W. Bell Rd
Sun City, AZ  85351
vegan spaghetti marinara (the bread will require more research).  Live music (what you expect in Sun City) on the weekends.

Scramble
9832 N. 7th St. (Just Northwest of Dunlap), Phoenix, 85020
phone  602.374.2294
Scramble has just rolled out a test vegan menu which thus far includes a delicious French Toast with baguettes & vegan custard. My partner had it and we both loved it. I ordered the Vegan Mushroom & Spinach Scramble and it was very delicious. Not disappointing at all. We asked about  the butter that came with just in case there was an oversight, but the owner/manager assured us it was Earth Balance. The small rectangular card describing the new Vegan menu states that they cook the vegan dishes on different equipment and use separate dishes to keep things separate.  The 4 breakfasts they are offering is: ) Vegan Mushroom & Spinach Scramble – $7.69; 2) Vegan Veggie Scramble – $7.69; 3) Vegan Soyrizo Burrito – $7.69;  4) Vegan French French Toast – $7.69.  Thanks, Tammi!

Souper Salad
623-412-8321
7480 W Bell Rd #A1
Glendale AZ 85308  (near Arrowhead Town Center)

Souper Salad
623-582-4455
3053 W Agua Fria Frwy  Suite 2
Phoenix, AZ  85027   (Deer Valley)

Sultan’s Grill
5625 W Bell Rd, Glendale

Sweet Tomatoes
623-487-0307
7565 W Bell Rd
Peoria, AZ  85382  (near Arrowhead Town Center)

Tandoori Times 2
57th Ave and Bell Rd, Glendale

Touch of Thai
602-896-9009
16816 N 35th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85053
“We went to Touch of Thai a few weekends ago and were very specific with the waiter, i.e. ‘no fish oil’ and he said he was able to make what we wanted completely vegan. And it was delicious.
Thanks, Sonia!

Zorba’s
5837 W Thunderbird
59th Ave and Thunderbird, Glendale

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