Thursday, December 12, 2013
18 best vegan restaurants and stores in DFW
As voted on by vegan eaters.
The first annual Dallas Vegan Best of Vegan Dallas was an incredible success! Thousands of votes were cast for the best over two weeks and the results are in! Thanks to everyone who participated by voting and congratulations to all of our 2013 nominees. With so many wonderful businesses to choose from, we understand the votes were difficult to cast, which reflected in the tight race. You have selected winners that represent the best vegan fare in DFW and that are helping to make our community more compassionate, healthful and delicious. Congratulations to the 2013 Best of Vegan Dallas!
Best breakfast: Hypnotic Donuts: Try one of their popular vegan glazed doughnuts or cinnamon buns on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Best salad shop: Snappy Salads: Fresh salads prepared daily in different sized bowls to feed your hunger.
Best vegan pizza: Pizza Lounge: This joint offers vegan grilled cheese, brat sandwiches and a ton of vegan pizza toppings!
Best juice bar: Whole Foods: Their juice bar, located inside most locations, offers freshly made juices/smoothies!
Best pho: Pho is for Lovers: Get a Vietnamese experience with vegan pho and tofu banh mi.
Best Tex-Mex: Hacienda on Henderson: Soyrizo tacos, veggie enchiladas, quesadillas, oh my!
Best Indian: Kalachandji’s: Dallas’s oldest vegetarian restaurant serving residents a taste of India for over 30 years.
Best Asian (non-vegan restaurant): Best Thai: They reveal just how tasty vegan Thai food can get with offerings such as dumplings and curry.
Best Mediterranean: Fadi’s: Great vegetarian Mediterranean food at great prices. Perfect for on-the-go or lunch meals.
Best sushi: Zen Sushi: Their separate vegan menu brings sushi rolls, gyoza, fried rice, soup, ramen and more!
Best Ethiopian: Desta: A favorite haunt for vegetarians with a craving for Ethiopian food.
Best mock meat: Spiral Diner – BBQ Sandwich: A big helping of grilled seitan in a sweet, tangy sauce with dill pickles and onions.
Best grocery store: Whole Foods: An organic grocery with a hot and cold menu bar that offers plentiful vegan options.
Best food truck: Good Karma Kitchen: An Asian cuisine food truck with an entirely vegetarian menu.
Best cupcakes: Spiral Diner: With an ever changing cupcake menu, there’s always a new flavor to try!
Best desserts: Reverie Bakeshop: Their Crimson Swirl bar won this year’s Texas Veggie Fair Best Dessert award.
Best bar: Sundown at Granada: This beer garden features vegan main dishes, burgers, chili, and amazing salads.
Best overall vegan: Spiral Diner: A menu with a vast array of breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and dessert options.
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