Whether you live in Philadelphia or are planning a trip there in the future, you’re in luck! There are so many veg-friendly restaurants in the area. So, whatever may bring you to Pennsylvania’s largest city, be sure to check out some of these plant-based restaurants!

1. Blackbird Pizzeria



Blackbird Pizzeria is one of Philadelphia’s most popular plant-based eateries with so many great options on the menu. Choose from delicious pizzas, calzones, sandwiches, vegan wings, and more! When in Philly, try the Seitan Cheesesteak, which is rosemary and garlic seared seitan, grilled diced onions, vegan whiz, served on a Lost Bread Co. baguette. If you are in the mood for pizza, try the Haymaker, which is made up of seitan sausage, red onions, garlic butter, tomato sauce, violife mozzarella, and fresh oregano. If you can’t make it to Blackbird, try out this recipe for Jackfruit Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich.

Blackbird Pizzeria is located at 507 South 6th Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147 and at 614 North 2nd Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123.

2. HipCityVeg

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Another must is HipCityVeg, which is a 100 percent vegan restaurant, serving up a large variety of options. The menu consists of burgers, sandwiches, Chik’n, salads, breakfast, dessert, and more! Try the Curry Tofu Wrap, which is curried organic and local tofu, sprouts, spinach, tomato, cilantro-white bean purée, and cucumber raita. For dessert, try one of their milkshakes, that come in vanilla, chocolate, and orangesicle. You could always try making this Nearly Raw Chocolate Milkshake.


HipCityVeg has three different locations in Philadelphia.

3. Linda’s Vegetarian Village

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Linda’s Vegetarian Village is serving up delicious vegan fare like smoothies, sandwiches, hoagies, salads, and more. The menu has raw options, too, like Raw Kale Salad, Carob Balls, Stir Fry, and Cous-cous. You could also order a fresh juice or smoothie if you are looking for something refreshing to sip on. If you want, you could always try making these Raw Truffles with Chia, Carob and Coconut.

Linda’s Vegetarian Village is located at 6381 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144.


4. All The Way Live


When in Philadelphia, head over to All The Way Live for some delicious, plant-based cuisine. The menu consists of items like Avocado Spinach Salad, Chickpea Burger, Squash Soup, BBQ Mushrooms, Marinated Cabbage, and so much more. If you can’t make it to this lovely restaurant, try out this recipe for Curried Chickpea Burger.

All The Way Live is located at 6108 Germantown Avenue ,Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144.

5. Bar Bombon

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You could also try Bar Bombon, which is serving up vegan brunch, lunch, and dinner in Philadelphia. Try the Breakfast Mexican Flatbread, Coconut Stuffed French Toast, and Sticky Apple French Toast, which are among a variety of different options on the menu. For lunch or dinner, try ordering the Sweet Corn, Spanish Meatballs, Nachos, or the Buffalo Cauliflower Taco. You could always try making these Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower Bites.

Bar Bombon is located at 133 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103.


6. Goldie

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Goldie is a vegan lunch destination serving up falafel, fries, and Tehina shakes. One of the most popular items on the menu is the falafel, which comes with tehina, Israeli Salad, and Cabbage. You could also try ordering one of their Tehina Shakes, which come in flavors like Turkish Coffee, Mint Chocolate Chip, and Banana. You could also try making these Baked Falafels With Tahini-Cashew Sauce.

Goldie is located in Whole Food Market, at 2101 Pennsylvania Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130.

7. New Harmony Vegetarian Restaurant


New Harmony Vegetarian Restaurant is serving up some of the best plant-based Chinese fare in Philly! The menu has an abundance of vegan meats, like shrimp, beef, chicken, fish, pork, ham, and more. If you love seafood, try ordering the Sweet and Sour Fish, or the Kung Po Shrimp. If you can’t make it to New Harmony, try out this recipe for Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce.

New Harmony Vegetarian Restaurant is located at 135 North 9th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107.

8. Charlie Was A Sinner

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If you’re looking for a hip vegan hangout, try visiting Charlie was a Sinner, a plant-based bar and cafe! Try the Silken Tofu and Mushroom Ramen, which is made with glass noodles, shiitake, enoki, and baby bok choy. If you are looking for something on the smaller side, order the Avocado Toast, which has avocado, habanero mayo, cherry belle radish, and red onion on a warm piece of toast. The menu has many other options to chose from. You could always try making this Savory Mushroom Avocado Toast if you can’t make it to Philadelphia.

Charlie Was A Sinner is located at 131 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

9. Vedge


Vedge is a vegetarian restaurant serving up all kinds of delightful vegan dishes. The Charred Brussel Sprouts with a kimchee glaze and pickled mushrooms, and the Cauliflower “Tagine” with farro, green olive, and preserved lemon, are just two of the many options offered on the menu. If you can’t make it to Vedge, you could always try making these Crispy Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts.

Vedge is located at 1221 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107.

10. Vegan Tree

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If you are searching for a place to find vegan sushi, you will need to try Vegan Tree, which is a 100 percent vegan restaurant with plenty of plant-based sushi. The menu consists of items like Ocean Sushi, Golden Sushi, Avocado Sushi, Green Sushi, and more. You could also try out one of their delicious pasta dishes, like Vegan Chow Mein, or the Garlic Sauce Creamy Pasta. If you feel like cooking, try out this recipe for Kimchi Cucumber Avocado Sushi.

Vegan Tree is located at 742 South Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147.

11. The Tasty

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The Tasty is an all-vegan diner located in South Philadelphia that is the perfect place to satisfy out cravings for greasy, diner food. Try the Buffalo Chick’n Sammy, which grilled chick’n smothered in buffalo sauce with shredded lettuce, cabbage, and ranch dressing. You could also try the Cheezsteak, which is a Philly style shaved wheat steak with caramelized onions and vegan mozzarella. If you can’t make it to The Tasty, try out this recipe for Buffalo Ranch ‘Chicken’ Poutine.

The Tasty is located at 1401 South 12th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

13. P.S. and Co

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If you are in the mood for vegan, gluten-free, organic cuisine, try eating at P.S. and Co. They offer a variety of different options on the menu, like a Meatball Sub, Waffle Club, Breakfast Tacos, Tofu Scramble, Grilled Cheese, and more! If you can’t make it to Philadelphia, try out this recipe for Tandoori Tofu Scramble Tacos.

P.S. and Co is located at 1706 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103.

14. The Juice Merchant

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If you love juices, smoothies, sandwiches, and salads, you will want to visit The Juice Merchant. The menu has juice options like Beet It, Twisted Apple, Truly Green, and more. If you love smoothies, try the Simply Green, Oat Berry Berry, and Nanaberry. If sandwiches are more your thing, there is always the Vegan Chicken Salad Sandwich or the Vegan Cubano. If you want, try making this Curried ‘Chicken’ Salad Sandwich.

The Juice Merchant is located at 4330 Main Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

15. V Street

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V Street is a vegan restaurant, serving up all kinds of plant-based fare. The menu consists of items like Grilled Broccoli, Seared Market Greens, Carrot Asado, Korean Fried Tempeh Tacos, Peruvian Fries, Harissa Grilled Tofu, Singapore Noodles, Dan Dan Noodles, and more! For dessert, try the Halo Halo, Waffle, or Soft Serve of the Day. If you can’t make it to V Street, try out this recipe for Edamame Peanut Noodle Salad.

V Street is located at 126 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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