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Hey, Carnivores! Here's an Epic Guide on Where to Take Vegetarians Out to Eat in Seattle

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No longer is it okay to drag your vegetarian date to a restaurant where they'll be forced to cobble together a meal out of side dishes (unless you get a kick out of watching that sort of mess unfold). Veg dishes are not only abundant in Seattle now days, they're goddamn delicious and often found on the same menu as cooked animals.

Eater's Julia Wayne has a ton of suggestion on where to get some of the city's best meat-free dishes without having to sacrifice your meat cravings (or relationship). Just want some bomb vegan food? We've got that for you, too. And check back next week for a map of where to find Seattle's best veggie burgers. Got a suggestion? Let's hear it in the comments.


Honorable Mention:
· Pho Vietnam II: Great pho with no mushrooms and delicious tofu
· Taiwon Thai: Excellent spicy green beans and tofu
· Athina Grill: Flaky Spanakopita for days
· Hilltop Ale House: Fried goat cheese salad we dream of
· Pecado Bueno: Great textured sweet potato tacos, rad potato taquitos
· Where Ya At Matt: Flavorful smoked portabella mushroom sammy
· Bamboo Garden: Vegetarian Chinese food even a carnivore could love
· Taste of India: Everything can be made vegan
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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Brouwer's Cafe

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400 N 35th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 267-2437
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Both their falafel sandwich, which comes on focaccia and can be made vegan, and whatever their vegetarian special of the day is get rave reviews. And beer. That is totes vegan, right?
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2. Cafe Munir

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2408 NW 80th St
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 783-4190
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This Lebanese restaurant is full of small, shareable dips, spreads, veggies, and seasonal surprises, and a few amazing entrees. Everything is delicious, and it’s possible (by which we mean, we’ve done it on purpose) to consume so much perfect food you barely notice that none of it was made of animal.
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3. Il Corvo

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217 James St
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 387-3556
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The great thing about Il Corvo is that there are different menu options every day, with the kitchen crew consistently utilizing what's in season. There are three different pasta shapes and preparations daily, one of which is always vegetarian (and all of which are available with a white sauce instead). This is a favorite lunch spot for lots of people. If you're not one of them, you might not like food.
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4. List

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2226 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 441-1000
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Big props for the gnocchi with black truffle cream sauce at this sexy Belltown spot. If you think you're "over" truffles, hit up your mouth with this dish. See if it agrees.
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5. Kabul Afghan Cuisine

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2301 N 45th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 545-9000
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Besides being one of the only Afghan restaurants in Seattle, this place is boss with their eggplant. Of their five vegetarian entrees, the Badenjan Borani is by far the best of the bunch, with perfectly textured eggplant and a flavorful garlic sauce to boot.
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6. Bastille Café & Bar

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5307 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 453-5014
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A beautiful atmosphere with solid falafel sandwiches and kale gratin you might write poems about. Not ideal for vegans, but we were too be too busy chowing down on our moules frites to notice.
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7. Annapurna Cafe

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1833 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 320-7770
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Here, some incredible options for just about everyone. With eight vegan entree options and a Vegetable Kofta at least one person (probably) described as their preferred last meal on earth, it's reasonable to say this would be a killer dinner destination.
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8. Wedgwood II Vegetarian Thai

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420 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 724-0655
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The confusingly named Capitol Hill joint is full-on veggie, but carnivores maw down the super fresh-tasting noodles, excellent spring rolls, and flavorful curries. Unlike other vegetarian Thai places not mentioned here, they don’t add a bunch of stock veggies to their food as filler, and their tofu is amazeballs.
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9. Spinasse

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1531 14th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 251-7673
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Really wanna impress your peeps? Take them to Jason Stratton’s magic land and feed them the Tajarin al Burro e Salvia: The most delicate pasta imaginable, decorated only with butter and sage. It’s perfect in every way.
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10. Bizzarro Italian Cafe

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1307 N 46th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 632-7277
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They treat all their plant and animal children with love, but their Forest Floor Frenzy is among the best pasta, mushroom, and straight-up entrees in town. With handmade pappardelle and creamy sherry sauce, it’s worth the wait for a funky night at this Wallingford restaurant.
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11. Paseo Caribbean Restaurant

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4225 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 545-7440
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If you can stand to wait in line, the Tofu Delight is true to its name, and the Onion Obsession sandwich is a sandwich made out of onions, which is delightful as well. Meat eaters shouldn’t miss the #1 and #2 pork sandwiches. But don’t forget to steal bites from your vegetarian friends.
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12. El Chupacabra

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6711 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 706-4889
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Mexican food is often pretty friendly to the vegetarians among us, but vegans can have a tougher time, since sauces at many restaurants often include secret cream and egg. But at the Chup, you can get four kinds of vegan “meat,” which are treated to their own special sauce preparations. They swear it tastes just like food!
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13. Razzi's Pizzeria

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8523 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 782-9005
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Yeah, there’s a pizza place that caters to vegans. In fact, the Greenwood spot has an entire vegetarian and vegan menu. The Kickin’ Chicken Calzone is a favorite. Gluten-free too? No problem. They make all their doughs onsite, so they can pretty much make food for anyone.
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14. Revel

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403 N 36th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 547-2040
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With their menu divided up into salad, rice, noodles, dumplings, and the like, nearly every category includes a vegetarian option. And they’re amazing: Think noodles with eggplant and crazy-flavorful broth (available on the brunch menu, seasonally), or dumplings with broccoli and farro wrappers.
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15. Stoneburner

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5214 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 695-2051
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Among the favorite dishes here are the burrata, a yukon potato and fonduta-drizzled mushroom pizza, and a stellar mushroom app. Though this isn’t the ideal place to take a vegan, vegetarians won’t feel the least bit slighted.
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1. Brouwer's Cafe

400 N 35th St, Seattle, WA 98103
Both their falafel sandwich, which comes on focaccia and can be made vegan, and whatever their vegetarian special of the day is get rave reviews. And beer. That is totes vegan, right?
[Photo Credit]
400 N 35th St
Seattle, WA 98103

2. Cafe Munir

2408 NW 80th St, Seattle, WA 98117
This Lebanese restaurant is full of small, shareable dips, spreads, veggies, and seasonal surprises, and a few amazing entrees. Everything is delicious, and it’s possible (by which we mean, we’ve done it on purpose) to consume so much perfect food you barely notice that none of it was made of animal.
[Photo Credit]
2408 NW 80th St
Seattle, WA 98117

3. Il Corvo

217 James St, Seattle, WA 98104
The great thing about Il Corvo is that there are different menu options every day, with the kitchen crew consistently utilizing what's in season. There are three different pasta shapes and preparations daily, one of which is always vegetarian (and all of which are available with a white sauce instead). This is a favorite lunch spot for lots of people. If you're not one of them, you might not like food.
[Photo Credit]
217 James St
Seattle, WA 98104

4. List

2226 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
Big props for the gnocchi with black truffle cream sauce at this sexy Belltown spot. If you think you're "over" truffles, hit up your mouth with this dish. See if it agrees.
[Photo Credit]
2226 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98121

5. Kabul Afghan Cuisine

2301 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103
Besides being one of the only Afghan restaurants in Seattle, this place is boss with their eggplant. Of their five vegetarian entrees, the Badenjan Borani is by far the best of the bunch, with perfectly textured eggplant and a flavorful garlic sauce to boot.
[Photo Credit]
2301 N 45th St
Seattle, WA 98103

6. Bastille Café & Bar

5307 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
A beautiful atmosphere with solid falafel sandwiches and kale gratin you might write poems about. Not ideal for vegans, but we were too be too busy chowing down on our moules frites to notice.
[Photo Credit]
5307 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

7. Annapurna Cafe

1833 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122
Here, some incredible options for just about everyone. With eight vegan entree options and a Vegetable Kofta at least one person (probably) described as their preferred last meal on earth, it's reasonable to say this would be a killer dinner destination.
[Photo Credit]
1833 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122

8. Wedgwood II Vegetarian Thai

420 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102
The confusingly named Capitol Hill joint is full-on veggie, but carnivores maw down the super fresh-tasting noodles, excellent spring rolls, and flavorful curries. Unlike other vegetarian Thai places not mentioned here, they don’t add a bunch of stock veggies to their food as filler, and their tofu is amazeballs.
[Photo Credit]
420 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102

9. Spinasse

1531 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Really wanna impress your peeps? Take them to Jason Stratton’s magic land and feed them the Tajarin al Burro e Salvia: The most delicate pasta imaginable, decorated only with butter and sage. It’s perfect in every way.
[Photo Credit]
1531 14th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

10. Bizzarro Italian Cafe

1307 N 46th St, Seattle, WA 98103
They treat all their plant and animal children with love, but their Forest Floor Frenzy is among the best pasta, mushroom, and straight-up entrees in town. With handmade pappardelle and creamy sherry sauce, it’s worth the wait for a funky night at this Wallingford restaurant.
[Photo Credit]
1307 N 46th St
Seattle, WA 98103

11. Paseo Caribbean Restaurant

4225 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
If you can stand to wait in line, the Tofu Delight is true to its name, and the Onion Obsession sandwich is a sandwich made out of onions, which is delightful as well. Meat eaters shouldn’t miss the #1 and #2 pork sandwiches. But don’t forget to steal bites from your vegetarian friends.
[Photo Credit]
4225 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

12. El Chupacabra

6711 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
Mexican food is often pretty friendly to the vegetarians among us, but vegans can have a tougher time, since sauces at many restaurants often include secret cream and egg. But at the Chup, you can get four kinds of vegan “meat,” which are treated to their own special sauce preparations. They swear it tastes just like food!
[Photo Credit]
6711 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

13. Razzi's Pizzeria

8523 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
Yeah, there’s a pizza place that caters to vegans. In fact, the Greenwood spot has an entire vegetarian and vegan menu. The Kickin’ Chicken Calzone is a favorite. Gluten-free too? No problem. They make all their doughs onsite, so they can pretty much make food for anyone.
[Photo Credit]
8523 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

14. Revel

403 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103
With their menu divided up into salad, rice, noodles, dumplings, and the like, nearly every category includes a vegetarian option. And they’re amazing: Think noodles with eggplant and crazy-flavorful broth (available on the brunch menu, seasonally), or dumplings with broccoli and farro wrappers.
[Photo Credit]
403 N 36th St
Seattle, WA 98103

15. Stoneburner

5214 Ballard Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98107
Among the favorite dishes here are the burrata, a yukon potato and fonduta-drizzled mushroom pizza, and a stellar mushroom app. Though this isn’t the ideal place to take a vegan, vegetarians won’t feel the least bit slighted.
[Photo Credit]
5214 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107

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