The 7 Best Vegan Restaurants In Nashville

Despite being home to great steaks and quality BBQ, Nashville is actually one of the most vegan-friendly cities in America

In line with typical Nashville fashion, the vegan restaurants here are so trendy that even non-vegans are lining up in herds just to get a taste.

But, you don’t have to take our word for it. Head to any one of the seven best vegan restaurants in Nashville for plant-based goodness and quality dairy-free treats.

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1. The Southern V

When visiting Tennessee, there’s nothing quite like diving into the local culture by eating southern comfort food. And, you’ll find some of the best southern food at The Southern V. The dishes here are so delicious and range from classics like fried chick’n and chick’n strips to BBQ jackfruit nachos.

Best Vegan Restaurants in Nashville

2. Avo

Avo is upscale vegan dining at its finest, and their incredible attention to detail when it comes to ingredients surely makes it one of the best vegan restaurants in Nashville. Everything on the menu is plant-based and naturally gluten-free, which makes enjoying a healthy meal at this swanky hotspot stress-free for strict vegans.

Vegan Food Nasvhille

3. Graze

Looking for the best vegan brunch in Nashville? You’ll likely find it at Graze, the city’s inventive little vegan hotspot that serves up everything from tempeh sandwiches to veggie burritos. Locals love their tofu rancheros, which pair great with a fresh juice for a healthy, plant-based vegan brunch.

Nashville Vegan Friendly

4. The Wild Cow

The Wild Cow is another inventive vegan restaurant in Nashville that dishes out standard vegan fare and other creative meals. The menu offerings are southern but always with a healthy twist, such as vegan queso dip and chips or buffalo tempeh strips. Visit on a Thursday when The Wild Cow donates 2.5% of its sales to a local charity of the month.

5. Vui’s Kitchen

Make your way down to south Nashville to try the delectable Vietnamese food at Vui’s Kitchen. It’s a one-stop-shop and favourite amongst locals looking to indulge in a bit of pho, banh mi and noodle bowls. They’ve also got outdoor seating you can enjoy during the warmer months.

Vegan Vietnamese Food Nashville

6. Sunflower Cafe

With an emphasis on local ingredients and high-quality cuisine, Sunflower Cafe has long been a vegan hotspot in Nashville. Their gourmet veggie burgers are some of the best in the state, and you can find a variety of other top-notch dishes on the menu, too. Try the vegan barbecue or one of their giant salads.

7. Vege-licious Cafe

Serving up scrumptious homestyle delights to locals and visitors alike is what Vege-licious Cafe does best. The soul-food inspiration runs seamlessly throughout everything they whip up here. Case in point: tater tots marinated in a house-made vegan cheese sauce topped with black-eyed pea salsa.

Elizabeth Thorn
Elizabeth Thorn

Elizabeth has lived and worked in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, all of which have contributed to her passion for travel writing. When she's not writing, you can find her exploring little hideouts in Colombia or watching photography tutorials on YouTube.

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