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Restaurants Serving Mock Meats

Happily, nearly every D.C.-area restaurant offers at least some animal-free options. The listings on this page include local favorites specifically catering to the vegetarian demand. If you're looking for a listing of all-vegetarian restaurants or establishments that serve mock meats or vegan cheese pizza, click on one of the links below.

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All-Vegetarian
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Restaurants Serving
Mock Meats

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Vegan Cheese Pizza

District of Columbia

Adams Morgan map
North Sea Restaurant
2479 18th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-332-7628
northseadc.com
Chinese restaurant offering great mock meats, including vegan beef, chicken, and shrimp.
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O’Tasty Chinese Restaurant
1764 Columbia Rd., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-234-2788
www.otastychinese.com
This Chinese restaurant specializes in take-out and delivery, and has 10 mock meat dishes in the "Vegetarian TVP" section of their menu. Try the "TVP Orange Beef."
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Peking Garden
2008 18th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-588-0088
pekinggardendc.com
Small Chinese restaurant specializing in take-out orders. Offers six vegan mock meat dishes, noodle and tofu dishes, and vegan dumplings. A 10-minute walk from the Dupont Circle Metro station.
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Secrets of Nature’s Health Food
3923 S. Capitol St., S.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-562-0041
secretsofnaturehealth.net
Health food store with a mostly vegetarian restaurant inside that serves a variety of vegetarian meats; those with egg whites are labeled.
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Menomale
2711 12th St., N.E.
Washington, D.C.
202-248-3946
menomale.us
Menomale makes authentic Neapolitan-style pizza, calzones, and sandwiches and offers vegan cheese and vegan chicken as toppings! Closed Tuesdays.
Capitol Hill map
Fusion Grill
515 8th St., S.E.
Washington, D.C.
202-546-5303
fusiongrilldc.com
Chinese cuisine with separate vegetarian menu with mock meat dishes. Note that the "Vegetarian General Tso’s Chicken" and the "Vegetarian Sesame Chicken" are made with eggs, but can be requested without. Other dishes on the vegetarian menu are vegan.
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Pete’s Diner
212 2nd St., S.E.
Washington, D.C.
202-544-7335
American style diner with both traditional diner dishes and Asian-inspired specials. Menu includes a tofu sandwich and daily Asian-inspired specials can typically be made vegan by substituting tofu or vegan mock "chicken."
Young Chow
312 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Washington, D.C.
202-544-3030
capitolhillasianfood.com
A Chinese and Japanese restaurant with an extensive veggie-meat section and veggie sushi Happy Hour. Try the "fresh mango beef"!
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District of Pi
910 F St, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-393-5484
www.pi-dc.com
The stuff of dreams- they make both wood-fired thin crust and deep dish Chicago-style pizza, with Daiya cheese and faux meat! Because the deep dish crust is normally made with butter, you want a vegan deep dish you must call at least 6 hours in advance, so that they can prepare a vegan crust (they recommend you ask for a manager to ensure they don’t forget). Oh, and we forgot to mention, word has it that this is President Obama’s favorite pizza!
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Founding Farmers
1924 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-822-8783
wearefoundingfarmers.com
Popular downtown Green Certified Restaurant with a mouth-watering selection of vegan dishes on their vegetarian menu! Try the vegan "bacon burger" or Tomato Cider Glazed Meatloaf.
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J Street Cafe
800 21st St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Part of the GWU dining services, offers a sizeable vegan and vegetarian selection and is open to the public.
Washington Deli
1990 K St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-331-3344
washingtondeli.com
Offers a separate vegan menu including mock meats, vegan cheese pizza, "meatball" subs, and more. Also offers catering. Located near both the Farragut West and Farragut North Metro stations.
Dupont Circle map
Chipotle
1629 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-387-8261
chipotle.com
Inexpensive Tex-Mex fast food restaurant with burritos and bowls of black beans, rice, vegan guacamole, grilled vegetables and several salsas. The pinto beans are not vegetarian. The Dupont Circle location offers the "Garden Blend," a vegan chicken to add to your burrito or bowl..
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Freshii
2001 M St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-506-4910
freshii.com
Offering customizable soups, wraps, salads, or brown rice bowls with a variety of ingredients and sauces, making the vegan options almost endless. The wraps contain honey.
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Malaysia Kopitiam
1827 M St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-833-6232
malaysiakopitiam.com
Malaysian cuisine with a number of vegan selections. Try the gluten with scallion and ginger, vegetarian "duck," or noodle soup (requested without chicken stock). Located near both the Farragut West and Farragut North Metro stations.
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Friendship Heights map
Pumpernickel’s Bagelry and Caterer
5504 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-244-9505
pumpdeli.com
A local favorite. Dine in and catering with separate vegan menus for breakfast and lunch, including veggie meats, vegan cheese pizza, "meatball" subs and more. A 15-minute walk from the Friendship Heights Metro station.
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Busboys and Poets
1025 5th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-789-2227
busboysandpoets.com
Cafe and performance space featuring over a dozen vegan dishes, including vegan pepperoni calzones, soy cheese pizza and "egg" scramble.
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Chinatown Garden
618 H. St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-737-8887
Separate "Chef’s Recommendations for Vegetarians" menu section features 18 mock meat dishes, including veggie "chicken" and "pork." Note that the mock meat is not vegan. Located one block from the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro station.
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Farmers Fishers Bakers
3000 K St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-298-8783
farmersfishersbakers.com
This American cuisine with sushi bar offers the same vegan options found at Founding Farmers. All vegan options are clearly labeled.
Harmony Cafe
3287 1/2 M St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-338-3881
Replace virtually everything on the pan-Asian menu with vegan mock meats. A favorite of many vegans. The restaurant is located downstairs.
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Little Viet Garden
2934 M St. N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-337-4536
littlevietgarden.com
Vietnamese restaurant with a large vegetarian menu. Try the caramelized tofu or mock duck w/ vegetables.
Miss Saigon
3057 M St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-333-5545
ms-saigonus.com
Vietnamese restaurant with a separate vegetarian section, including several tofu and mock duck dishes. Make sure to specify no fish sauce.
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Azi’s Cafe
1336 9th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-232-0001
aziscafe.com
Offers a separate vegan menu boasting flavor-filled sandwiches and baked goods. Just a 5 minute walk from the Mt. Vernon/Shaw metro station.
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Everlasting Life CafeV
2928 Georgia Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-232-1700
everlastinglifecafe.com
Delicious all-vegan cafe offering soul food, raw food dishes and a variety of smoothies. A 10-minute walk from the Columbia Heights Metro station. A local favorite.
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Soul Vegetarian Cafe - CLOSEDV
2606 Georgia Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-328-7685
www.soulvegetariandc.net
Closed as of November 2012. We’ll update this listing if we hear more.
Washington Deli
5830 Georgia Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-722-7474
washingtondeli.com
Offers a separate vegan menu including mock meats, vegan cheese pizza, "meatball" subs, and more. Also offers catering.
New York Ave.-Florida Ave.-Galludet Univ. map
Panda of DC
1807 W. Virginia Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.
202-526-8478
pandaofdc.com
Chinese restaurant with a variety of vegetable, tofu and mock meat dishes available. Note that the mock meat dishes all come with egg-based breading by default but can be made vegan upon request.
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Ben’s Chili Bowl
1213 U St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-667-0909
benschilibowl.com
Inexpensive, popular, fast-food diner offering vegan chili fries, vegan burgers, and bowls of veggie chili. Located near the U St./Cardozo Metro station. View menu
Ben’s Next Door
1211 U St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-667-8880
bensnextdoor.com
Bar and lounge next to Ben’s Chili Bowl serving Ben’s veggie chili.
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Busboys and Poets
2021 14th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-387-7638
busboysandpoets.com
Cafe and performance space featuring over a dozen vegan dishes including vegan pepperoni calzones. Don’t miss the coconut tofu bites. Vegan friendly brunch menu, too.
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Eatonville Restaurant
2121 14th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-332-9672
eatonvillerestaurant.com
Specializing in traditional Louisiana Creole cuisine, this restaurant offers a variety of vegan and vegetarian entrees and sides, including a vegan gumbo, vegan fried chicken, vegan gumbo, and avocado and tofu salad.
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Food for Thought (inside The Black Cat)
1811 14th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-797-1095
blackcatdc.com
/food-for-thought.html
Offers mostly vegetarian and vegan fare served in a cafe inside of the Black Cat, a popular D.C. music venue. The vegan nachos are lasagna are local favorites.
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The Greek Spot
2017 11th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-265-3118
greekspotdc.com
Offering unique and standard Greek dishes, including falafel, stuffed grape leaves, and lentil soup. The menu includes many other vegetarian mock meat options (gyro, steak sub, veggie burger, etc.) - though some include egg. Ask about specific ingredients when ordering.
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Peking Express
1338 U St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-986-3939
pekingexp.com
Chinese restaurant offering over a dozen vegetarian entrees including meatless "chicken" with cashews or vegetables. For vegan offerings just ask which items don’t contain egg.
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The Highlands
4706 14th St N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-829-6200
thehighlandsdc.com
Restaurant with a special vegan menu for lunch and dinner. It includes a variety of American classics, like a vegan cheeseburger, sausage with peppers & onions and more, and vegetarian standards like hummus & wraps, and a few desserts.
My Little Bistro
353 Cedar St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-722-4787
Family-owned cafe conveniently located less than a block away from the Takoma Metro station with a separate vegan menu including mock chicken. Also carries vegan desserts and tofutti vegan cream cheese for bagels. Offers Meatless Mondays with VegDC.com: 15% off the entire Vegan Menu on Mondays.
Senbeb CaféV
6224 3rd St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
202-249-0917
All-vegan cafe featuring "meat" sandwiches, raw options, and daily specials. A 15-minute walk from the Takoma Metro station.

Maryland

Bethesda
Bold Bite
4901 Fairmont Ave.
Bethesda, Md.
301-951-2653
www.boldbite.net
This Bethesda hot dog shop offers a delicious veggie sausage, two vegan salads, and hand-cut Belgian-style fries cooked in vegetable oil. Try the "Veg-Out Show Dog" on a baguette without the pesto for a vegan treat!
Chef Tony’s
4926 St. Elmo Ave.
Bethesda, Md.
301-654-3737
cheftonysbethesda.com
After working with Compassion Over Killing, Chef Tony’s, a popular tapas restaurant in Bethesda, incorporated a number of new, clearly-labeled vegan appetizers and entrees to the menu.
Foong Lin
7710 Norfolk Ave.
Bethesda, Md.
301-656-3427
foonglin.com
Chinese restaurant with a good vegetarian selection. Try the vegetarian chicken with cashew or the "yellow bird" (vegetables wrapped in tofu skin).
Burtonsville
Kim’s Hunan Express
15739 Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, Md.
301-384-0808
Inexpensive Chinese restaurant with a separate vegetarian menu featuring a variety of mock meats. The fried rice can be made without eggs upon request.
Capitol Heights
Everlasting Life Health Complex and Organic MarketV
9185 Central Ave.
Capitol Heights, Md.
301-324-6900
Three great departments under one roof: an deli and juice bar, bookstore, and sit-down dining area.
Clarksville
Great SageV
5809 Clarksville Square Dr.
Clarksville, Md.
443-535-9400
greatsage.com
All-vegan, organic restaurant. Menu changes seasonally with vegan brunch on Sundays until 3pm. Gluten-free and soy-free menu items are noted. Right next to Roots Market, a vegan-friendly grocery store. A local favorite.
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College Park
Maryland Food Collective
University of Maryland Student Union
Campus Dr. & Union Dr.
College Park, Md.
301-314-8089
Mostly vegetarian shop with vegan sandwiches. Located on the University of Maryland campus. Take the free College Park Shuttle Bus from the College Park Metro station.
Seven Seas Restaurant
8503 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, Md.
301-345-5808
sevenseascp.com
Asian restaurant featuring vegetarian pork, chicken, ham, and beef. 20% off all vegetarian dishes on Tuesdays, with additional discounts posted on the website. Be sure to specify no eggs or chicken stock.
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Columbia
Hunan Manor
7091 Deepage Dr.
Columbia, Md.
410-381-1134
www.hunanmanorrestaurant.com
Chinese restaurant that offers a wide variety of vegetable and mock chicken dishes in a vegetarian menu section. A few dishes contain oyster sauce by default, but can be made vegan.
Jesse Wong’s Asean Bistro
8775 Centre Park Dr.
Columbia, Md.
410-772-5300
aseanbistro.com
Asian restaurant offering several vegetarian menu items, including a vegetarian chicken dish. Be sure to specify no chicken stock.
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Tokyo Café
10451 Twin Rivers Rd., Ste. 132
Columbia, Md.
410-992-0966
Extensive Japanese and Thai menu with many vegetarian and vegan options including vegetarian chicken, which can be substituted for chicken in most dishes. Miso soup is made with fish sauce but other dishes can be made without fish sauce upon request.
Frederick
Hunan Gourmet
915 7th St.
Frederick, Md.
301-695-0446
myhunangourmet.com
Chinese restaurant offering several mock meat dishes.
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Sumittra Thai Cuisine
12 E. Patrick St.
Frederick, Md.
301-668-2303
www.sumittra.com
Most dishes at this Thai restaurant can be made vegan upon request by substituting tofu or vegetables (be sure to specify no fish sauce). Try "The Mock Stir Fried!"
Gaithersburg
Best Beer Wine
18749 North Frederick Rd.
Gaithersburg, Md.
301-548-9597
bestbeerwine.com
Inside of the Best Beer Wine liquor store, this deli offers a separate vegan menu which includes vegan Reubens, Tofurky sandwiches, Caesar salad with mock chicken, veggie dogs, and more.
Glory Garden
8405 Snouffer School Rd.
Gaithersburg, Md.
301-990-8200
Chinese restaurant willing to make a vegetarian version of any meat dish using tofu or mock chicken.
Hunan Best
18212 Flower Hill Way
Gaithersburg, Md.
301-948-6806
hunan-best.com
Chinese fare with an extensive vegetarian section on the menu, which includes several mock-meat dishes. Be sure to ask for egg-free rice.
Hunan Café
18749 N. Frederick Ave.
Gaithersburg, Md.
301-519-8688
Hunan Cafe just introduced an all-vegan menu! Try the Veggie Chicken with Broccoli, the Veggie Shrimp with Garlic Sauce, or the Pepper-Veggie Steak. All lunch dishes come with a veg spring roll and steamed rice, and all mock meats are made from soy protein. Stop in the restaurant or call for delivery.
Ming’s Asian Bistro
251 Market St. W.
Gaithersburg, Md.
301-977-2222
Chinese restaurant offering a wide variety of vegan dishes loaded with veggie meat, such as Hunan "chicken," General Tso’s "chicken" and Orange "beef." They are happy to substitute vegetable stock or make vegetarian versions of other menu items upon request.
Szechuan Palace
12137 Darnestown Rd.
Gaithersburg, Md.
301-330-8118
szechuanpalace2.com
Chinese restaurant offering a separate vegetarian section on the menu, with vegetarian "meat" selections. Local favorites include the General Tso’s "Chicken."
Germantown
EN Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar
19833 Century Blvd.
Germantown, Md.
301-916-2258
enbistro.com
Traditional Japanese, Chinese, and Thai fare with a flair for the trendy. EN has a variety of vegan options, from coconut curried tofu to veggie meats including "chicken" (soy protein), "beef" (gluten), and "shrimp" (white yam). All dishes use vegetable oils, and there is no MSG.
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Mr. K’s Chinese and Thai Cafe
12611 Wisteria Dr
Suite I
Germantown, Md.
301-916-0400
www.mrkschinesecafe.com
Restaurant offering a variety of Chinese, Thai, and Vietnamese dishes, including several vegetarian dishes and even a Chinese menu with authentic choices. Try the Sesame Vegetarian Chicken or the Crispy Eggplant!
Sabai Sabai Thai Restaurant
19847M Century Blvd.
Germantown, Md.
301-528-1400
sabaisimplythai.com
This Thai restaurant offers more than 20 vegetarian options, most of them vegan and several with veggie meat. Dishes include crispy herbal tofu (one of the most popular items on the menu), and "You Think It’s Duck Curry."
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Greenbelt
Beijing of Greenbelt
131 Centerway
Greenbelt, Md.
301-345-3996
Offers more than a dozen Chinese veggie meat dishes.
Laurel
Hunan House
11200 Scaggsville Rd., Ste. 106
Laurel, Md.
301-725-1226
hunan-house.com
Chinese restaurant with a vegetarian section on the menu. Also features a special menu section with delicious meat-free "chicken," made from textured vegetable protein. All of the chicken dishes can be ordered with the vegetarian chicken, and many appetizers, soups and noodle dishes are vegetarian.
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Olney
Olney Ale House
2000 Olney-Sandy Spring Rd.
Olney, Md.
301-774-6708
olneyalehouse.com
American fare priced under $10.00. Offers a separate vegetarian section on menu.
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Shang Hai Restaurant
3409 Morningwood Dr.
Olney, Md.
301-570-2200
A casual Chinese Restaurant that offers a number of vegan dishes loaded with veggie meats, tofu, and vegetables.
Potomac
Founding Farmers
12505 Park Potomac Ave
Potomac, Md.
301-340-8783
wearefoundingfarmers.com
Popular Green Certified Restaurant with a mouth-watering selection of vegan dishes on their vegetarian menu section! Try the vegan "Bacon" Burger or Tomato Cider Glazed Meatloaf.
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Rockville
Beijing Szechuan
162 Congressional Ln.
Rockville, Md.
301-230-8909
Restaurant with a variety of Chinese takeout dishes, most of which can be made with tofu or veggie meats.
Siena’s Pizzeria
11417 Woodglen Dr.
Rockville, Md.
301-770-7474
sienasrestaurant.com
Nearly all-vegetarian pizzeria and restaurant with a variety of vegan meat toppings , vegan dough and sauce, and Middle Eastern fare. Certified kosher. Located near the White Flint Metro station.
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Taste of Saigon
20 A Maryland Ave.
Rockville, Md.
301-424-7222
tasteofsaigon.com
This "exotic fusion" restaurant includes Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine. Vegetarian dishes, many of which are vegan, are clearly marked. Note some dishes are made with fish sauce.
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Tysons Buffet & Restaurant
5550 Randolph Road
Rockville, Md.
301-770-5666
tysonsbuffet.com
This Chinese buffet restaurant featuring 8 vegan mock meat dishes daily every day. Try the Vegetarian Salt Flavored Crispy Chicken or Vegetarian Threaded Pork Peking Style!
The Vegetable Garden (CLOSEDV
11618 Rockville Pike
Rockville, Md.
301-468-9301
thevegetablegarden.com
Closed as of July 2012.
Yuan FuV
798 Rockville Pike
Rockville, Md.
301-762-5937
yuanfuvegetarian.com
All-vegan Chinese restaurant with a wide selection of vegetarian meats, along with delicious vegetable, noodle, soup and tofu dishes.
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Silver Spring
Asian Bistro Cafe
8537 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, Md.
301-589-0123
asianbistrocafe.com
Chinese cuisine with a large selection of vegan meat dishes, delicious soups, noodles and vegetables. Be sure to ask for the mock meats to be made without egg. A 5-minute walk from the Silver Spring Metro station.
Ecology Health Food
904 Bonifant St.
Silver Spring, Md.
301-589-2188
Vitamin and herb store with a small deli offering a few vegan sandwiches. Priced under $3.75. A 10-minute walk from the Silver Spring Metro station.
Golden House
8200 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, Md.
301-495-8888
goldenhouse.us
Chinese restaurant with separate vegetarian menu that includes mock meat dishes. Dine-in or take out. Open until 11 p.m. on weeknights and midnight on weekends. Delivery available.
Hunan Manor
11237 New Hampshire Ave.
Silver Spring, Md.
301-681-5360
hunanmanorrestaurant.com
Offers flavorful vegan "meat" and Chinese vegetable dishes in a vegetarian menu section.
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Palais de Lune
8315 Grubb Rd.
Silver Spring, Md.
301-608-2655
Chinese restaurant offering a "Vegetarian TVP" mock meat section on the menu.
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Saigonese Restaurant
11232 Grandview Ave.
Silver Spring, Md.
301-946-8002
saigoneserestaurants.com
Offering more than 25 vegetarian dishes. Vegan favorites include black-peppered gluten, charcoal-grilled tofu, and spicy lemongrass tofu soup. A 5-minute walk from the Wheaton Metro station.
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Takoma Park
Roscoe’s Pizzeria
7040 Carroll Ave.
Takoma Park, Md.
301-920-0804
roscoespizzeria.com
Neapolitan-style pizzeria with an excellent selection of vegetarian and vegan options (including daiya vegan cheese, house-made cashew cheese and vegetarian pepperoni) and a full bar.
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Summer Delights
6939 Laurel Ave.
Takoma Park, Md.
301-891-2880
Small ice cream shop with vegan options, including cupcakes, ice cream, homemade sorbet, and hot dogs for $2.75. Frosties can be made from any flavor of sorbet. Located near Takoma Metro station.
Wah Lock Chinese Restaurant
6505 New Hampshire Ave.
Takoma Park, Md.
301-270-0043
Inexpensive Chinese restaurant with a separate mock meat section called "Vegetarian TVP." Be sure to specify no fish sauce.
Wheaton
The Limerick Pub
11301 Elkin St.
Wheaton, Md.
301-946-3232
thelimerickpub.net
Pub offering vegan meatloaf, mushroom sandwiches, and other vegan options.
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Nut House Pizza
11419 Georgia Ave.
Wheaton, Md.
301-942-5900
www.seamless.com
/food-delivery/Nut-House-Pizza-Silver-Spring.7187.r
This local kosher pizzeria and sandwich shop not only has Daiya cheese, but several kinds of fake meat as well. For vegan pizza, just request the egg-free dough. Three blocks from the Wheaton metro station.

Virginia

Alexandria
Asian Wok Cafe
828-N Washington St.
Alexandria, Va.
703-837-8811
Chinese and sushi restaurant with several vegan mock meat specials on the menu.
Bamboo Garden Restaurant
6331-B S. Kings Hwy.
Alexandria, Va.
703-768-2338
Chinese fare with a separate vegetarian menu offering over 24 vegan chicken and tofu dishes.
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Caphe Bahn Mi
40 Cameron St.
Alexandria, Va.
703-549-0800
www.caphebanhmi.com
Vietnamese restaurant offering several vegan options including vegan bahn mi, vegan pho, imperial rolls, and more.
Oriental Star
3221 Duke St.
Alexandria, Va.
703-370-4100
orientalstarva.com
Offers dozens of vegetarian seafood, pork, beef, and chicken dishes. Be sure to specify no chicken stock.
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Teaism Old Town
682 North St Asaph Street
Alexandria, Va.
703-684-7777
www.teaism.com
Atmospheric tea house featuring excellent Asian-inspired cuisine. Offers many vegetarian and vegan as-is dishes. Plus, many others can be veganized. Try the Three Grain Tempeh Scramble, Seitan Stir Fry, or Kelp Noodles with spicy almond butter!
Telegraph Station (CLOSED)
5735 Telegraph Rd.
Alexandria, Va.
703-373-3376
telegraphstation.com
CLOSED as of July 2012.
Arlington
Busboys and Poets
4251 S. Campbell Ave.
Arlington, Va.
703-379-9756
busboysandpoets.com
Cafe and performance space featuring over a dozen vegan dishes, including vegan pepperoni calzones. Don’t miss the coconut tofu bites. Vegan-friendly brunch menu, too.
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Dama Restaurant & Bakery
1505 Columbia Pike
Arlington, Va.
703-920-5620
damapastry.com
Excellent, authentic menu with a variety of vegan Ethiopian dishes with mock meat plus the traditional veggie combo. Try the vegan "kitfo" or "tibs" or request a vegetarian combination plate. After dinner stop by the bakery for vegan dessert. During lent they have an extended vegan menu.
Galaxy Hut
2711 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, Va.
703-525-8646
galaxyhut.com
Small restaurant & bar with live music. The entire dinner menu is vegetarian (although they substitute real meat by request), everything can be made vegan, and they have a dedicated vegan grill. Try the vegan cheesesteak or chili dog with tots.
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Good Fortune
3209 Columbia Pike
Arlington, Va.
703-920-8891
newgoodfortune.com
Chinese restaurant specializing in take-out and delivery with 22 mock meat entrees in the "vegan vegetarian food" section, plus plenty of tofu and vegetable dishes. Try the veggie beef w/ broccoli.
Oriental Gourmet Restaurant
2503 N. Harrison St.
Arlington, Va.
703-534-7182
washingtondc.menupages.com
/restaurants/oriental-gourmet/menu
Offers a vegan menu, including a wide variety of tofu and vegetarian meat dishes.
zpizza
1100 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, Va.
703-647-9005
www.zpizza.com
Serving brick-oven pizza made with vegan cheese and veggie meat crumbles. Try the "Berkeley Vegan" Pizza or make your own. Vegan, gluten-free crust also available! Two blocks from the Rosslyn metro.
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Ashburn
Good Fortune
43330 Junction Plz., Ste. 190
Ashburn, Va.
703-729-8228
goodfortuneva.info
Chinese restaurant with a large vegetarian (all-vegan) menu with 30 mock meat dishes.
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Burke
Chinatown Carry-Out
9530b Burke Rd.
Burke, Va.
703-978-2302
Chinese and Thai food with large portions and many vegetarian options, including mock meats and tofu dishes.
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Chantilly
Lotus Vegetarian RestaurantV
13872 Metrotech Dr.
Chantilly, Va.
703-378-6888
lotusvegetarian.com
This all-vegetarian eatery offers a variety of delicious dishes including burgers, sandwiches, salads, and Asian-inspired dishes, such as General Tso’s Surprise. Vegan items are clearly marked. Located in Sully Place shopping center.
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Falls Church
Clare and Don’s Beach Shack
130 N. Washington St.
Falls Church, Va.
703-532-9283
clareanddons.com
Offers a creative and delicious vegetarian menu with many vegan dishes such as ʺSwamp Riceʺ (spicy Cajun dirty rice with tofu and veggies) and a vegan Un-Crabcake made with tofu.
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Happy Family
301 S. Washington St.
Falls Church, Va.
703-534-3838
Chinese fare with an all-vegan section on the menu with more than 15 mock beef and chicken dishes.
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Loving HutV
2842 Rogers Dr.
Falls Church, Va.
703-942-5622
lovinghut.us
All-vegan restaurant chain offering a variety of tasty & affordable Asian-inspired vegan cuisine and desserts. They specialize in mock-meat versions of traditional Vietnamese favorites. They also always have vegan doughnuts available!
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Mike’s Deli
112 N. West St.
Falls Church, Va.
703-532-5299
mikesdeliatlazysundae.com
Deli located in the same place as the Lazy Sundae ice cream parlor, with vegan versions of many sandwiches, including a vegan Reuben, Turk’y Bacon Club and Chick’n Cheesesteak. Or build your own sandwich and specify vegan deli slices, cheese and mayo.
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Nourish Market
1053 W. Broad St.
Falls Church, Va.
703-533-8484
www.nourishmarket.com
A vegan-friendly sit-down deli and juice bar inside the market, serving delicious sandwiches with field roast and vegenaise available. Located near the West Falls Church Metro station. The market also sells vegan-friendly products.
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Song Que
6769 Wilson Blvd.
Falls Church, Va.
703-536-7900
songquedeli.com
Offers an extensive vegetarian take-out menu with delicious Vietnamese cuisine including a variety of mock meats made out of soy, roots and bamboo.
Sunflower Vegetarian RestaurantV
6304 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, Va.
703-237-3888
crystalsunflower.com
All-vegetarian restaurant specializing in creative Asian cuisine. The homemade daikon radish cake and fried ʺchickenʺ appetizers are local favorites. Also serves a variety of noodles, soups, macrobiotic and soy dishes, as well as delicious vegan desserts. This location also has indoor and outdoor seating.
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Thanh Van RestaurantV
6795 Wilson Blvd.
#37
Falls Church, Va.
703-639-0901
edencenter.com
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This all-vegan Vietnamese restaurant has everything from traditional vegetarian dishes to mock meat versions of Pho. Try the jackfruit shake for dessert.
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Herndon
Saigon Pho Style
281 Sunset Park Dr.
Herndon, Va.
703-435-9573
saigon-pho-style.com
Vietnamese cuisine with a dozen vegetarian options, including many mock meat dishes such as caramelized veggie shrimp.
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Manassas
Sichuan Garden
8041 Centreville Rd.
Manassas, Va.
571-379-4925
sichuangarden.net
In addition to several vegetable and tofu dishes, this Chinese restaurant has 12 mock meat dishes like vegetarian orange chicken and vegetarian beef with satay sauce.
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McLean
Nourish Market
8100-E Old Dominion Dr
McLean, Va.
703-288-3031
www.nourishmarket.com
A vegan-friendly sit-down deli and juice bar inside a natural foods market offering sandwiches made with Field Roast vegan deli slices and vegan mayo. Located near the West Falls Church Metro station. The market also sells vegan-friendly products including vegan cheese.
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Taste of Saigon
8201 Greensboro Dr.
McLean, Va.
703-790-0700
tasteofsaigon.com
This ʺexotic fusionʺ restaurant features french-inspired Vietnamese cuisine with a vegetarian menu section. Be sure to specify no fish sauce.
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Springfield
The Asian Grill
6228-A Rolling Rd.
Springfield, Va.
703-569-4800
Chinese restaurant offering a vegan menu with ʺbeefʺ and ʺchicken,ʺ served with your choice of nine delicious spicy, sweet and savory sauces, including Thai basil, black pepper, orange or Jung Pao.
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Hunan West
8938 Burke Lake Rd.
Springfield, Va.
703-425-1703
hunanwest.com
Delicious vegetarian ʺmeatʺ and Chinese vegetable dishes, including lemon ʺchickenʺ and Chinese eggplant in hot garlic sauce. Note: you must specify that you want all items cooked in vegetable broth!
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Sterling
Chopsticks House
46900 Cedar Lake Plz., Ste. 140
Sterling, Va.
703-433-6688
Asian restaurant with several vegetarian dishes including vegetarian chicken, beef, and shrimp.
Vienna
East Chateau
146 Maple Ave. W.
Vienna, Va.
703-255-2588
Chinese restaurant featuring over 20 vegetarian dishes including vegetarian beef, chicken, pork, and shrimp.
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Sunflower Vegetarian RestaurantV
2531 Chain Bridge Rd.
Vienna, Va.
703-319-3888
crystalsunflower.com
All-vegetarian restaurant specializing in creative Asian cuisine. The homemade daikon radish cake and fried ʺchickenʺ appetizers are local favorites. Also serves a variety of noodles, soups, macrobiotic and soy dishes, as well as delicious vegan desserts.
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