Eating meat-free hasn’t always been easy, but in Fort Worth, it’s a piece of (vegan) cake.
Our local food scene is as vibrant as ever, so it’s no surprise there is a slew of local chefs serving up fresh, vegetarian bites across town. From plant-based pizza to scrumptious vegan tacos, here are 18 restaurants serving up meat-free fare in Cowtown.
Boulevard of Greens, Several locations | Menu items are inspired by blue zones, so take your pick of items like the Panama Bowl — a dragon fruit-and-mango concoction topped with banana and granola. Merge onto the boulevard of fruits and greens with the Venice Boulevard bowl.
Juice Junkies Vegan Cafe & Juice Bar, 925 Foch St. | Build your own bowl with a mixture of açaí, blueberries, strawberries, bananas, coconut, and granola. Then beef it up with superfood add-ons like pomegranate, walnuts, chocolate chips, cocoa nibs, and almond butter.
Flower Child, 1616 S. University Dr. | The healthy eatery in University Park Village features made-from-scratch meals and customizable options of bowls, wraps, and salads that can be made gluten-free.
🧁 Delicious desserts
Unrefined Bakery, 3250 Hulen St. | This bakery has something for every diet including vegan pizza crust, rolls, hamburger buns, and pastries like cupcakes and cookies.
Planted Bakery, 5400 Woodway Dr. | Known as Fort Worth’s “only 100% vegan bakery,” the one-stop shop offers everything from fresh bread to pizza rolls and pastries.
The Vegan Sweet Spot, 3004 Cullen St. | Fuel up with a veggie-loaded wrap in familiar flavors like chicken Caesar, BBQ chicken, or Philly cheesesteak made with plant-based protein. The meal isn’t complete without dessert — try the milkshake or pastries to satisfy your sweet tooth.
☕ Coffee shops
Von’s Coffee Shopps, 3004 Cullen St. | Grab a specialty coffee or espresso and snack on a wide range of vegan options like the omelet made with plant-based Just Eggs and the roasted veggie soup.
Stir Crazy Baked Goods, 1251 W. Magnolia Ave. | Order vegan or gluten-free bakery items — like pies, cakes, and cupcakes — in advance, or stop by to try the vegan sausage rolls.
🍕 Casual eating
Pizza Verde, 5716 Locke Ave. | This pizzeria serves up an inclusive menu with dairy-free, gluten-free, and soy-free options including house-made, nut-based mozzarella. Stop by to enjoy the $10 lunch special that includes two large slices of pizza and an iced tea for $10.
Righteous Foods, 3405 W. 7th St. | We recommend trying the organic açaí bowl topped with house-made granola, bananas, and mixed berries. Add a salty sidekick with warm yucca fries or stick around for a lunchtime Righteous B.A.L.E.T. made with uncured Niman ranch bacon, tomato, avocado, baby greens, romesco, an organic egg, and black beans.
The High Vegan, 8008 Camp Bowie W. Blvd. | If you can’t decide what to eat, this vegan specialty restaurant has it all. Choose between pasta, sandwiches, empanadas, or hot dogs. There are even dessert empanadas made with sweet potatoes or apples.
🍸 Date night
Maiden, 1216 6th Ave. | The brand new intimate fine dining experience features a full bar, a dozen tables, and four- and eight-course vegan-tasting menus.
Nice Rice Vegan Thai, 3537 Denton Hwy. | This plant-based restaurant is making classic Thai dishes like pad see ew, pad thai, curry, and stir fry made with tofu and vegetables.
Belenty’s Love Mexican Vegan Restaurant, 3516 Blue Bonnet Cir. | All your Tex-Mex favorites are made plant-based, with menu items like burritos, tacos, chilaquiles, empanadas, quesadillas, and enchiladas. There’s even a dessert menu with sopapillas and ice cream.
🍊 The brunch bunch
Dreamboat Donuts & Scoops, 1204 6th Ave. | The vegan confectionery shop from Spiral Diner owner Amy McNutt offers plant-based ice cream, donuts, and other pastries like apple fritters and ice cream sandwiches.
Spiral Diner & Bakery, 1314 W. Magnolia Ave. | The longtime staple is one of the first vegan restaurants on the Cowtown restaurant scene with a 100% plant-based menu. Try this: Nacho supreme made with corn chips, nacho cheese, black beans, quinoa, black olives, and all of your favorite toppings.
🍔 Food trucks
Compatible Delights, 4661 White Settlement Rd. | Located across from Trinity Trails, this food truck is open for dinner and serves BBQ macaroni bowls, fried rice, nachos, and cheeseburgers made with vegan protein.
It’s Food, Location varies | Whether you’re looking for an early-morning bite to eat or a late-night snack, this vegan food truck serves burritos, burgers, and breakfast sandwiches that are sure to fill you up.