Veg Restaurants: South Shore, Southwest of Boston, Cape Cod & The Islands

All restaurants on these pages have committed to serving exclusively vegetarian foods (no meat, fowl, or fish). Many are vegan (no dairy, eggs, or honey) and are noted with our vegan icon.

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South Shore

Cabo Vegan Restaurant & Market
20 Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

All vegan, this family-run local catering service offers traditional Cabo Verdean dishes recreated 100% plant-based, along with other inventive dishes. They have fulfilled a hard-earned dream of opening a brick-and-mortar restaurant and market in downtown Brockton. Their presentation of the classic Cape Verdean dish cachupa or katxupa stew omits the meat and uses slow-stewed hominy (corn), beans, yuca and sweet potato. Their “chuna” sub roll uses sea veggie blends with chickpeas, walnuts, celery, vegan mayo, red onions, shredded carrots, and dried cranberries, for a better-than-tuna dish. Their acclaimed lobster-less roll uses hearts of palm with mayo, dill, lemon, red onion, truffle oil, and a house ocean spice blend. Corn on the cob smothered in house-made Ranch, scallions, savory spices, herbs and crunchy onions surrounded by leek sprouts, plus other savory dishes, desserts, and nutritious hot and cold beverages round out the menu. Inspired by a will to help animals, the planet, and the good health of the community, they create vegan food with Portuguese and African influences. With a motto of “Our food is grown, not born,” they refine recipes through extensive taste testing and experimentation to replace animal ingredients with natural plant ingredients.

Discover Vegans
28 Francis Drive
Randolph, MA 02368

All vegan, doing catering and local popups, with everything made from scratch. You may also order ahead online for Saturday pickup. Their staple cultural dish is Haitian patties in varied flavors. Their “steak & cheese” patty is a flaky crust stuffed with pan-fried oyster mushrooms sauteed with onions, green peppers, and cheeze. The “beef” patty has a base of walnut meat, the buffalo chick’n patty uses tofu with scallions and cheeze, and the barbeque chick’n patty uses shredded banana blossom. They also have specials such as French toast with mint and berries, Haitian “meatballs,” and a Veggie Bowl of warm quinoa with kale, butternut squash, walnut meatballs, and chickpeas, topped with spicy peanut vinaigrette. Every dish is made with a unique flair, such as red lentil curry served with sweet plantains, and a no-ordinary-spaghetti-dish, their Haitian-style kamut pasta is tossed with peppers and onions and plant-based sausages garnished with scallions, Parmesan cheeze, fresh parsley, and served with scratch-made plant-based egg. 

Garden Patch by the Sea
895 Quincy Shore Drive on Wollaston Beach
Quincy, MA 02170

This novel establishment brings vegan seafood and excitement to the Quincy shoreline. It offers ample outdoor patio seating on a large deck at tables with umbrellas for shade, with great direct views of Quincy Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, plus indoor seating, while dining on plant-based seafoods such as tuna, crab cakes, shrimp scampi, and lobster rolls. Bountiful non-seafood offerings include various salads, sweet potato fries, pizza, chick’n sandwiches, eggplant parm, a soy bean burger, and falafel/hummus wrap. Expect, too, a wide selection of coffee drinks, bagels, vegan cream cheeses, breakfast sandwiches, FoMu hard ice cream, plus vegan soft serve. Watch the documentary Seaspiracy on Netflix for an eye-opening view of commercial fishing.

P & D Indian Street Food
17 Beale Street (on first block off Rt. 3A/Hancock Street)
Quincy, MA 02170
MBTA: One block from Wollaston stop on Red Line (Braintree line)

The Green Light Hingham
35 Station Street
Hingham, MA 02043

All vegan. Staff is super friendly and accommodating, and will customize your order. Fresh juices are sold in 12, 16, 24 ounce, quart, and half-gallon sizes. Eight smoothie combinations to which you can add greens, plant protein, or superfood enhancers. Wheatgrass or ginger shots, açaí bowl, anytime oats, Chickpea “No Tuna” Salad wrap or Asian Peanut Ginger wrap. Five different bowl meals start with a base of quinoa, brown rice, kale, spinach, flax seed, chia seed and hemp seed, to which various combinations of vegetables, seeds, nuts, and legumes are added and topped with various sauces.

Southwest of Boston

Gym n’ Juice
1165 Fall River Avenue
Seekonk, MA 02771

All vegan CBD juice bar and gallery cafe with fitness studio. Described as taking a holistic approach to wellness by incorporating high vibration whole foods, the power of CBD, and physical fitness in a hybrid art gallery studio setting. Menu includes such items as gingerbread waffle, waffle made with black beans and spinach and topped with avocado, lentil-chickpea-carrot soup, and innovative smoothies like apple-cranberry-mango with apple pie spices. Try their vegan smoothie bowl made with nut butter, a medley of tropical flavor, and a touch of sweet with their signature chocolate dipped bananas. Select from a wide menu of fresh-pressed juice blends, sweet or savory toasts and waffles, juice shots, sandwiches, coffees and teas.

Juice on Main
240 North Main Street
Mansfield, MA 02048
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Juice on Main
479 Main Street
Medfield, MA 02052

All vegan. Dedicated to providing health-promoting whole plant foods, their organic, nutrient-dense, enzyme-rich raw juices are offered in a wide array of flavor blends. Nut mylks with a base of almonds or cashews blend in an array of spices such as turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, or cocoa and vanilla bean. Their organic açai bowls are topped with fruits and served with a side of granola to add crunch. Smoothies and superfood boosts fill out the menu.

Nirvana Tea House & Café
969 Main Street
Millis, MA 02054

All vegan, the food dishes are brimming with nutritional content, eye appeal, and flavor, using many locally-sourced fresh vegetables and interesting combinations and variety in each menu item. A selection of salads, wraps, and bowls such as the Dragon Bowl of organic tricolor quinoa, eggplant sauté, golden raisins, carrot sauté, celery, purple cabbage, arugula, sliced almonds, green onions, topped with carrot ginger dressing. Their weekend breakfast from 8am-2pm includes cardamom spiced banana pancakes, avocado toasts, and organic tofu scramble. Choose from a carefully curated menu of 40+ hot loose leaf teas, tea lattes and iced teas from around the globe. The warm decor of colorful earth tones using authentic Bhutanese rugs and fabrics is a tranquil setting for the food and philosophy of kindness and respect for the earth and its inhabitants. A retail section offers handmade artisan paper goods from a small traditional factory in Bhutan.

Red Lentil Vegan & Vegetarian RestaurantSharon
1 Pond Street
Sharon, MA 02067

Inspired world cuisine using locally grown and organic produce. Appetizers such as Pan Seared Breaded Portabella Strips and Beet-Potato Latkes are followed by inventive, complex entrees with international influences. The Gobi Manchurian is a must-try appetizer that takes cauliflower to the pinnacle of great taste. Three vegan soups, numerous generous salads, and daily scrumptious lunch and dinner specials bring veg and non-veg diners back again and again to explore this alluring menu. Dishes are served with attention to presentation, so they delight the eye before the taste buds are engaged. Fresh vegetable juices and smoothies made with fresh fruit and house-made cashew milk add to the offerings. Most menu items are vegan, and gluten-free and vegan items are clearly marked. Moderate prices, generous portions, friendly, attentive service that will cater to individual dietary requests. Certified Green Restaurant. Sister restaurant to Red Lentil in Watertown. The Sharon location offers a vegan bakery Monday-Friday 8-11 a.m.

Sethji’s Restaurant
26 Park Street
Medfield, MA 02052

Authentic South Indian dinners served Thali style, which means that you order a complete meal of five set items. Menu is for takeout/pick-up and rotates weekly. It includes thoughtfully-prepared dishes such as Mixed Vegetable Masala, which cooks carrots, beans, peas, hyacinth beans, sweet potatoes, and fenugreek leaves in spices and chickpea flour. The Broccoli in Mungbeans presents broccoli, bell peppers and fenugreek leaves cooked with spices and tossed with a mixture of mung beans, chickpeas and pigeon peas, coconut and other spices. The Vendekkai Kozhambu simmers okra and pearl onions in a sauce that is spicy, sour, and slightly sweet. They offer a Monthly Supper Club with community-style dining. Dairy ghee and yogurt are used in some dishes, but vegan versions can be requested.

Sweet Rose Café
268 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720

All vegan. This comfortable and cozy café and bakery is on a residential street well-positioned to offer health-promoting delicious food to the hospital across the street. It has indoor and outdoor seating, a parking lot in the rear, an ADA ramp, and is open for breakfast and lunch with friendly, helpful service. The wide range of breakfast options, offered until noon, include hearty delectables like their Southwest Breakfast Wrap, consisting of vegan egg and cheeze, avocado, black beans, corn, salsa and vegan chipotle mayo on a wheat wrap. Lunch can be a sandwich such as Chickpea Salad, or Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burger, or assorted healthy wraps. Grilled paninis include one made with balsamic roasted portobello and caramelized onions, and the Mediterranean Melt that uses roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts, tofu feta, and vegan pesto. Various hearty Salads and Quinoa Bowls thoughtfully combine fresh, healthy whole food ingredients to fuel and energize. Top them off with almond milk smoothies, coffee, and a rotating assortment of freshly-made pastries from the bakery. Read media attention.

Veggie Crust
641 Washington Street
Norwood, MA, 02062

With their own house-made dough, sauces, and pesto, plus Italian/Indian fusion topping choices, this is a pizza lovers dream come true. All pies can be made with vegan cheese, and you can split half and half with two different toppings, such as cauliflower Manchurian, garden veggie, coconut corn, and curry leaf pesto portobello. Their good-sized salads provide your healthy greens, such as arugala with avocado, fresh strawberries and corn freshly cut from the cob. A bountiful selection of Indian dishes offers another world of options, with a special shout-out to the Mushroom Pyaza with it mountain of nutritious fresh mushrooms sauteed with sliced red onions, peppers and tomatoes with fresh cilantro. Fresh-squeezed fruit juice blends, and a FoMu dairy-free ice cream bar complete the meal. Generous portions, friendly staff, modern and pleasing decor. Sister restaurants in Brookline, Somerville, and Lowell.

Veggie Crust Lasagne

Cape Cod & The Islands

Bread + Roses
302 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601

All vegan. This hybrid bookstore-café was born to nourish your body, enrich your mind, and celebrate your soul. In their bountiful book assortment of best sellers, classics, social justice, and self-help books, they offer a large range of vegan cookbooks. Perk up with their ethically-sourced, single-origin, house-roasted coffees, plus teas, kombucha, and smoothies. Huddle down with a book over a selection of toasts, burritos, and sandwiches such as roasted sweet potato and red pepper slices with vegan cheddar, baby kale, hummus and feta on sourdough bread. Lots of atmosphere and good vibes amidst bookshelves and plant foods.

Fare & Just Kitchen
2628 Main Street (Route 6A)
Brewster, MA 02631

All vegan. This family-run restaurant, with its slogan “An Animal-Friendly Kitchen,” offers thoughtfully prepared dishes made with fresh, wholesome ingredients, using seasonal items and local purveyors when possible…all gluten-free. Their Greens & Beans pairs coconut curry black-eyed peas with sauteed garlic kale over basmati rice topped with sweet potato chips. General Tso’s Tofu with broccoli in a sweet and spicy sauce, or Falafel Bunny Bowl are among the rotating entrees. Inventive entrees like Jicama Slaw Salad with Tempeh Fries over baby arugula with sliced strawberries and toasted pistachios with creamy lemon mint vinaigrette are  achieving their mission “to educate, satiate and advocate through great tasting and kind food that leaves you feeling good, healthy and happy knowing you’re helping the environment and the animals in it.” This place gets rave reviews from a grateful clientele.

439 Nathan Ellis Highway
Mashpee, MA 02649

Their organic ingredients are curated seasonal selections of vegetables and fruits from the local food community. Drawing on happy childhood memories of buying delicious foods from street vendors in their native Cambodia, Freshroll shares their culture through the love of foods that are good for our health and our hearts. Offering a wide selection of seasonal specialties, street snacks, sushi rolls and bowls, fresh salads, specialty soups and sandwiches, noodle/rice bowls, seasonal specialty desserts, and organic fruit smoothies and cold-presses juices. Freshroll is drawing accolades for their fresh foods with exceptional flavor, and for their remarkably kind, attentive service and cheerful ambiance. Vegan except for egg in a couple of dishes, which can be replaced with tofu.

537 Route 28 Unit 1E (entrance on Sea Street)
Harwich Port, MA 02646

All vegan. A healthy-eating spot with indoor and outdoor seating in season, serving power bowls, almost-raw sandwiches, salads, avocado toasts, fresh fruit and vegetable juices, wheatgrass shots, smoothies, raw organics, healthy snack bars, chia pudding, and more. Menu changes seasonally, always with a mission to serve “food that makes you feel healthy, alive, energized and vibrant – while it also tastes fantastic!

Sweet Izzy Ice Cream Shop
296 Route 28
West Harwich, MA 02671
Open spring, summer, early fall; closed during winter

All vegan. All ice creams—both hard and soft-serve—are made in-house using a base of coconut and almond milk. Waffle cones, also made in-house, can be filled with ice cream and piled high with toppings ranging from walnuts and organic bananas and berries, to sprinkles and peanut butter cups, oreos and hot fudge. Brownie sundaes, milkshakes, nitro floats, and cold brew coffee top off the menu board at this friendly shop. FB

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