There are several restaurants featuring vegetarian and vegan meals in Greenwich, Connecticut. If you're interested in trying this cuisine out, some places to check out include:
1. Steam -
Though not solely vegetarian/vegan, it does have a full vegetarian menu that herbivores will enjoy. Some popular menu items include: Thai coconut curry organic tofu, garlic eggplant with tofu, vegetable fried rice and vegetarian miso soup.
2. Green and Tonic -
This restaurant has healthy vegetarian and vegan options for breakfast and lunch. Some popular menu items include: oatmeal, superfood smoothie, pumpkin and chia pudding, vegetable wrap, kale salad, squash soup and the anytime cookie.
3. Bruckners Good to Go -
This restaurant offers a large menu of vegetarian and vegan items. Some popular choices include: veggie burger, grilled cheese, black bean wrap, barbecued tempeh and hummus with avocado wrap.
4. Leafline Salad Co -
Made with fresh ingredients, the salads here can be combined into a wrap or even quinoa bowl. Some vegetarian and vegan menu favorites include: the Raw and Blowing salad, Far East Vegan salad and the orange grove homemade juice.
5. Penang Grill -
This is an Asian fusion restaurant with freshly made vegetarian dishes. One of the favorite meals is the vegetarian pad Thai, although the soups are also popular. If something on the menu is not vegan or vegetarian, you can simply as and they will likely accommodate you with a vegetarian alternative.
6. Meli-Melo -
There is a large selection of vegetarian items available at this creperie and juice bar. From salads and sandwiches to crepes, there's something for everyone.
Tip: There's ice cream on the menu for vegetarians who want something sweet.
7. Le Pain Quotidien -
A great spot for breakfast, there are both vegetarian and vegan dishes to choose from. The black bean hummus tartine in particular is very popular (and vegan-friendly), as is the 6-vegetable vegan quiche. There are also a variety of coffee choices (with or without milk) for anyone who needs a cup to wake them up.
8. Char Restaurant -
For a nice dinner spot, Char Restaurant is the perfect place. Although there are meat options, there are many vegan and vegetarian meals as well. Some popular menu items include: edamame spring rolls, wild mushrooms, barley risotto and the shaved tuscan kale-brussel sprout salad (with or without cheese).
About the Author: Karen is a guest contributor from The Stanton House Inn, a beautiful Greenwich bed and breakfast.