The South is known for its meat-forward fare, but with options like these, vegetarians will be very happy eating out. From salads to bibimbap, these places pack a flavor punch.
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This unlikely option is completely a hidden gem of Memphis. Set in a former gas-station, not much as changed apart from the addition of a few tables and chairs inside the convenience store. So step up to the counter to order a vegetarian bibimbap. It’s one of the best in town.
Though Beauty Shop isn’t solely vegetarian, they have great options here. It’s set in Priscilla Presley’s former beauty salon and maintains the theme beautifully. Get the Cooper Young Farmers Market salad and anything from the cocktail menu.
This health-conscious cafe and juice bar mixes up salads and smoothies. There are also fresh-pressed juices and wraps or sandwiches too. You can’t go wrong with the Hippie Scramble which includes two eggs, roasted sweet potato, black beans and quinoa among other grains. Also, don’t forget to add the maple tempeh too.
This laid-back strip-mall spot is known for its healthy bowls topped with vegetarian proteins like falafel, vegan “meatballs,” and roasted tofu. So choose to create your own bowl for a combination of toppings, or order from the bowl menus.
These guys know how to give tofu life. They make all kinds of dishes featuring well-seasoned tofu, such as lemongrass tofu over rice or barbecue tofu. And don’t forget to start with the chipotle hummus.
This farmer-centric spot features locally-sourced dishes from breakfast to dinner most days. Everything is incredibly fresh and simply made. Get the country boy sandwich for brunch. And don’t pass up the pimento cheese.
This down-home restaurant serves Southern and Jamaican dishes. The atmosphere is laid-back, but the food packs one spicy kick. So get the jama jama along with the veggie wrap topped with mango barbecue sauce.