best cities for vegans and vegetarians

The 7 Best US Cities For Vegans And Vegetarians

Whether you’re a hardcore carnivore or have fully embraced a vegan plant-based lifestyle, you can’t argue that veganism has really hit the big time this year. With that in mind, WalletHub found the best US cities for vegans and vegetarians in 2019.

WalletHub used 17 key indicators for their study, including the cost of groceries, number of salad shops and share of restaurants serving meat-free dishes.

The Best US Cities for Vegans and VegetariansHow do these rankings work?

1. Portland, Oregon

Portland is the most vegan-friendly mid-sized city in the United States. There’s a huge food truck scene here, so you can snack on lots of creative bites.

2. Los Angeles, California

From vegan sushi to high-end eateries, LA is one city that caters to all tastes. Vegans, veggies and everything in between can happily eat their heart out here…

3. Orlando, Florida

Orlando’s plant food scene is just as exciting as its theme parks. Stop by Dixie Dharma and Valhalla Bakery to see why it’s one of the best cities for vegans and vegetarians.

4. Seattle, Washington

From plant-milk lattes to vegan ice cream scoop shops, Seattle is smashing it. Most pizzerias offer dairy-free cheese, and restaurants have a great vegan selection. One of Seattle’s highlights is the all-vegan grocery store, Vegan Haven.

5. Austin, Texas

People rave about Austin’s booming vegan food scene, and for good reason. There’s everything from raw health foods to huge burger stacks at Arlo’s.

6. Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta’s vegan scene is growing rapidly and proves that you don’t have to be somewhere like LA or NYC to get great food.

7. New York, New York

Like the city itself, vegan restaurants in New York are a melting pot of cultures. Chow down on authentic Ethiopian sharing dishes, vegan ramen or Southern comfort food.

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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