Albuquerque's food is like none other in the country. We have everything from unique, traditional New Mexican cuisine to award winning modern dishes, and everything in between.
Our incredible foodie scene leaves no one hungry. Many of Albuquerque’s restaurants and cafes offer plentiful options for vegetarians, vegans and plant-based diets, and those who are just trying to eat a few more veggies.
Whether you’re hankering for pizza, sushi, or something a little more hearty, we’ve put together a list of 16 vegetarian and vegan friendly restaurants in Albuquerque!
The Acre, a farm-to-table restaurant, offers fresh, local, seasonal, organic “comfort vegetarian” food that will satisfy every palate. The whole menu is vegetarian friendly, and they are happy to make just about anything on that menu vegan as well.
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An Hy Quan Vegetarian Restaurant
This all vegan and vegetarian restaurant focuses on plant-based versions of traditional Vietnamese dishes.
Annapurna’s World Vegetarian Cafe
Vegan options aplenty, Annapurna's World Vegetarian Cafe will cure your craving for everything from sweet to savory.
In the mood for a burger and a great atmosphere? Bosque Burger at the renovated and revitalized Historic El Vado Motel had a vegan or vegetarian burger option sure to please everyone!
For breakfast or lunch, Cafe Lush has options for everyone, from New Mexican favorites to healthy wraps.
Chello Grill serves fresh, delicious, authentic Persian cuisine, with many vegan and vegetarian options. If you're in the mood for Mediterranean food, these veggie-friendly options are a must!
El Patio De Albuquerque
Looking for some vegetarian New Mexican food? El Patio has you covered for your enchilada fix!
Whether you like your pizza full of mushrooms or prefer a classic margherita, Farina’s artisan pies are sure to satisfy your hankering for pizza.
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Farm and Table
Farm and Table offers a handful of vegetarian friendly option on their always fresh, always local menu. Not to mention the view and atmosphere at the farm are truly unbeatable.
Flying Star Cafe
A local staple, Flying Star offers many vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. No matter your food preferences, you can count on finding some comforting eats here.
The Grove Cafe and Market
Enjoy fresh, organic, local ingredients at The Grove, offering many vegetarian friendly options on their menu.
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In downtown ABQ, Hartford Square features locally sourced, fresh and seasonal ingredients from around New Mexico. With vegetarian and vegan friendly options throughout the menu, head to Hartford Square for a healthy and comforting meal.
Mata G Vegetarian Kitchen
In the heart of the Nob Hill neighborhood, Mata G Vegetarian Kitchen offers daily specials from a variety of international cuisines. This foodie destination is perfect for anyone seeking fresh, fast vegetarian and vegan entrees and snacks.
The Modern General cafe offers modern interpretations of classic food, focused on sustainable sourcing, whole grains and pure produce, with plenty of vegetarian friendly options.
Poki Poblano Fusion Lounge
This Asian-Latin-American fusion restaurant offers some incredibly creative and delicious vegetarian and vegan options including vegan asada tacos, vegan Korean fries, and so much more.
Vegans rejoice! Head to Thai Vegan to order anything on the menu knowing it is vegan, plant-based, and delicious.
Vinaigrette is known for their fresh, unique salads - but did you know they feature a list of plant-based options in place of the many meat-proteins they offer? Did someone say “grilled marinated baby artichokes?”