New Vegan Dining Choices in Minneapolis-St. Paul
From vegan butchers to vegan bakeries, the demand for plant-based food is a continuously growing market. Restaurants are starting to realize that it’s in their best interest to include vegan dining options alongside their regular offerings to appeal to a broader range of customers, while an increasing number of restaurants are devoting themselves solely to vegan offerings. Residents of MN new homes who already follow a plant-based diet or who are trying to will be happy to know that there are a variety of restaurants catering to vegan customers in Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Parkway Pizza (2851 Johnson St. N.E., Minneapolis; 4359 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis; 6325 Minnetonka Blvd., St. Louis Park) Pizza is one of those foods that just about everyone loves and now you can go out with your friends of all dining persuasions and enjoy a slice or more of vegan pizza, along with vegan appetizers, hoagies and pasta. Using Herbivorous Butcher ingredients, some of their popular choices include Vegavore pizza with vegan pepperoni, sausage, hamburger and cheese, and the vegan chicken parmesan pasta.
Selby’s (169 N. Victoria St., St. Paul) If you’re looking for a fast casual plant-based eatery, look no further than J. Selby’s, which has proved incredibly popular since opening. They offer the kind of comfort foods like wraps, tacos, and burgers that make the eatery a favorite of vegans, but also appeal to carnivores. Don’t miss their weekend brunch menu that includes scrambles, biscuits and gravy, and more.
Fig + Farro (3001 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis) If you’re looking for a full-service, sit-down dining experience, Fig + Farro is the perfect place for couples or groups. Their vegan and vegetarian comfort food can be ordered in small or family sized portions and they also serve gluten-free options. Relax over their delicious vegan mac & cheese in a cashew cream sauce and enjoy your meal with cocktails or carafes of wine for a great evening out.
Evan’s Organic Eatery (56 E. Sixth St., St. Paul) This 100% vegan restaurant has everything from nachos to baked goods. They serve up creative and delicious dishes, such as the Nicoise salad with jackfruit, their mushroom and Minnesota wild rice soup, and their popular nachos that feature a delicious butternut squash cheeze, along with ingredients such as chipotle black beans and pinto beans, crispy potatoes, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, jalapenos and salsa.
Tongue in Cheek (989 Payne Ave. St. Paul) For a full dining experience, don’t miss out on the six-course tasting menu at Tongue in Cheek. Many of the dishes feature Asian flavor influences, including the cucumber pad Thai salad, curried ramen noodles with house-made vegan sausage, and crispy rice balls with mushroom dashi broth. The recent tasting menu’s dessert was rum-poached pineapple, with dark chocolate-cashew crumble, pineapple jam and basil. If you don’t want to go for the full tasting menu, many of the dishes are also a la carte.
Of course, for those who like to prepare their own meals in their MN new homes, there’s the Herbivorous Butcher at 507 First Ave. N.E., Minneapolis. The country’s first vegan butcher offers a variety of meat- and dairy-free alternatives. So whether you’re dining at home or dining out, Minneapolis-St. Paul is offering an increasing number of delicious vegan options.