Are you planning a trip to Salem, Massachusetts in the upcoming future? If so, we’ve got you covered with these 10 veg-friendly restaurants to visit in the area. Check them out the next time you are in this spooky northern Massachusetts town.
1. Adea’s Mediterranean Kitchen
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Adea’s Mediterranean Kitchen is a vegetarian restaurant that is a must when visiting Salem. Some vegan options on the menu include the Hummus Platter, Falafel in Pita, and the Israell Salad. You could also try ordering the Adea’s Sampler, which is hummus, falafel, stuffed grape leaves, and of course — pita! If you can’t make it to this vegetarian oasis, try making this Bento Box Falafel Salad Bowl.
Adea’s Mediterranean Kitchen is located at 90 Lafayette Street, Salem, Massachusetts.
2. Jodi Bee Bakes
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If you like sweet and also savory treats, check out Jodi Bee Bakes — a vegetarian bakery with plenty of vegan options available on the menu! If you want something sugary, try one of the vegan cupcakes, which flavors change daily. If you are looking for something more savory, order the vegan quiche, which is made with tofu and chickpea flour. There is also a chickpea salad sandwich, which consists of flaked chickpeas and vegetables, tossed in plant-based mayo, on two delicious pieces of bread! You could always try making this Chickpea Flour Quiche.
Jodi Bee Bakes is located at 7 Church Street, Salem, Massachusetts.
3. Life Alive Urban Oasis and Organic Cafe
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Craving a smoothie or healthy smoothie, juice, or bowl? Try out Life Alive Urban Oasis and Organic Cafe, which is serving up a variety of healthy, plant-based options! If you are in the mood for a smoothie, try out the Love Alive, which consists of blueberries, strawberries, bananas, dates, chia, and almond milk. If you want to try on of their energizing bowls, between options like The Rebel, The Goddess, The Adventurer, and much more. If you want, you could try making this Blueberry Acai Super Smoothie.
Life Alive is located at 281 Essex Street, Salem, Massachusetts.
In the mood for a good ol’ American hot dog? We have good news — Boston Hot Dog Company has a variety of different vegan-friendly hot dogs! Choose from flavors like; Smoked Apple and Sage, Mexican Chipotle, Kielbasa, and Sweet Italian! Top your hot dog with relish, lettuce, jalapeno, sauerkraut, tomato, red onion, and more! When ordering your vegan dog, make sure to request no butter on the roll! If you can’t make it to Salem, try out this recipe for Carrot Hot Dogs.
Boston Hot Dog Company is located at 60 Washington Street, Salem, Massachusetts.
5. Gulu- Gulu Cafe
Gulu-Gulu Cafe is a cute little eatery, with plenty of vegan options available on the menu. Try the Essjay, which is a wrap stuffed with hummus, red onion, strawberry, cranberry, Granny Smith Apple, and mixed greens. There is also the bagel with apple butter, or a simple, but delicious, veggie burger! You could always try making this Hummus with Greens Wrap.
Gulu-Gulu is located at 247 Essex Street, Salem, Massachusetts.
6. Organic Garden Vegetarian
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If you are able to travel a few minutes outside of Salem, try out Organic Garden Vegetarian, which is located in Beverly, which is the next town over. The menu consists of items like Pure Pad Thai, Kale Chips, Sunburger Wrap, Thai Spice Wrap, and much more. The also offer creative bowls, like the Black Bean Bowl, which has spinach, brown rice, black beans, avocado, muchi curry, and lemon tahini sauce. You could always try making this Cuban Black Bean Mango Bowl.
Organic Garden Vegetarian is located at 248 Cabot Street, Beverly Massachusetts.
7. Sugar Cane
Sugar Cane is a Asian restaurant, serving up plenty of plant-based options. Choose between the Curry Tofu Triangles, Mixed Chinese Vegetables, the Fresh Vegetarian Roll, Vegetable Phò, and much more! If you can’t make it to Sugar Cane try out this recipe for Curried Tofu.
Sugar Cane is located at 106 Main Street, Peabody, Massachusetts.
8. Flying Saucer Pizza Company
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If you are craving a hearty pizza, try out Flying Saucer Pizza Company, which serves up a variety of plant-based pizzas, and even offers vegan cheese. Try the Silurian, which consists of extra virgin olive oil, teese cheddar, mac’ n’ teese, roasted red peppers, and scallions. You could also order the Space Balls, which are house made garlic knots, just make sure to inform your server that you would like them made vegan. For dessert, feel free to indulge in the Morty Smith, which is lemon loaf with coconut, fresh berry, and poppy seed. You could always try out this recipe for Sweet and Spicy Golden Chia Pizza.
Flying Saucer Pizza Company is located at 118 Washington Street, Salem, Massachusetts.
9. Koto Grill and Sushi
Koto Grill and Sushi is a Japanese Sushi restaurant, that even has its very own separate vegetarian menu! For an appetizer, try the Vegetable Gyoza, or the Vegetable Tofu Soup. If you love curry, order the Curry Tofu as your entree. You can also choose between options like; Vegetable Tofu Pad Thai, Bean Curd Homestyle, Tofu Pineapple Rice, Broccoli in Garlic Sauce, and more! If you are craving sushi, try the Veggie Sushi Burrito, or the Green Monster Sushi. If you can’t make it to Koto Grill, try out this recipe for Sweet and Spicy Coconut Sushi.
Koto Grill and Sushi is located at 90 Washington Street, Salem, Massachusetts.
10. Passage to India
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If you love India food, try out Passage to India, which is dishing out plenty of plant-based options! The menu offers options like Vegetable Pakora, Vegetable Samosas, Masala Dosa, Vegetable Biryani, Vegetable Masala, Vegetable Korma, and more! They have a whole section on the meny labeled, ‘Vegetarian Specials’ which makes it easier to narrow down what to order! If you can’t make it to Salem, try out this recipe for Chickpea Masala Curry.
Passage to India is located at 1 Canal Street, Lawrence, Massachusetts 01840.
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