Vegetarian/ Vegan Friendly Restaurants in Lancaster, PA
Having specific dietary needs or requirements can sometimes make traveling challenging. Luckily here in Lancaster we have a number of restaurants that are vegetarian and/or vegan friendly including Root, an exclusively all vegan restaurant and bar! So whether you are in the mood for Asian, Thai, Mexican, French, or American cuisine- we’ve got you covered.
For Asian Cuisine:
Issei Noodle | 44 N Queen St., Lancaster, 17603
Specializing in Pho, Ramen, and other Asian-style noodles from the Pacific Rim, Issei Noodles is always a great option for vegetarians or vegans- after all their motto is “Peace, Love, Ramen.”
Shukothai | 398 Harrisburg Ave., Lancaster, 17603
This family-run eatery serves up fresh Thai dishes that you can customize to your own “spiciness” level.
Sprout Vietnamese Eatery | 58 N. Prince St., Lancaster, 17603
Rice & Noodles | 1238 Lititz Pk., Lancaster, 17601
For authentic Vietnamese that is fresh and flavorful try Rice & Noodles. Their spring rolls and pho are delicious! Don’t leave without trying one of their homemade desserts or French macarons. Their second location, Sprout, is located right in the heart of Downtown Lancaster.
Sa La Thai | 337 N. Queen St., Lancaster, 17603
This BYOB Thai restaurant serves delicious traditional dishes right in the hear of the 300 Block of Queen Street. Making it the perfect pit stop while you are browsing through shops and galleries.
Silantra Asian Street Kitchen | 101 E. King St., Lancaster, 17602
Think Chipotle, but Asian fast-casual rather than Mexican and you have Silantra. They turn traditional Asian dishes into bowls or “burritos” which you can customize to your liking.
For Indian Cuisine:
Himalayan Curry & Grill | 22 E. Orange St., Lancaster, 17602
Little as it appears, this restaurant serves up big flavors. Specializing in Nepales and Indian cuisine, the Himalayan Curry & Grill is a favorite amongst locals- try to make a reservation if you want to eat here. This restaurant is BYOB.
Upohar | 798 New Holland Sve., Ste. F, Lancaster, 17602
Specializing in vegan, vegetarian, and naturally gluten-free foods from various countries including Nepal, parts of Africa, Iraq, and many others, Upohar is sure to deliver unique flavors. This restaurant is BYOB.
For American Cusisine:
Root of Lancaster | 223 W. Walnut St., Lancaster 17602
An all vegan restaurant and bar, Root is a very popular spot to eat amongst vegans and non-vegans alike. The wings and gnocchi are extremely delicious.
John J Jeffries | 300 Harrisburg Ave., Lancaster 17603
John J Jeffries delivers delicious seasonal, farm fresh dishes which showcase the best of what Lancaster County has to offer. They are very accommodating to vegetarian and vegan guest, and will make adjustments and substitutions to their menu- just be sure to check with your server.
Isaac’s Restaurants | Various Locations
Sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps- this bird-themed restaurant has a number of vegetarian options to choose from. We recommend trying the Larkspur- it’s delicious!
CoreLife Eatery | 1581 Fruitville Pk., Suite 1, Lancaster, 17601
CoreLife features hearty bowls that are complete meals in themselves with a variety of greens, grains, and broths. All ingredients are free of GMO’s, trans fats, artificial colors, sweeteners and other artificial additives making them a great fast-casual option!
For Latin-American Cuisine:
El Serrano | 2151 Columbia Ave., Lancaster, 17603
Serving up traditional Peruvian and Latin-American cuisine, El Serrano is designed to make you feel like you are dining in a hacienda. We think the interesting atmosphere makes your meal taste even more authentic.
For a Café Vibe:
Rachel’s Café & Creperie | 201 Walnut St., Lancaster 17603 / Second Location | 608 Richmond Dr., Ste. 109, Lancaster, 17601
Serving up some of the best crepes in Lancaster, Rachel’s is the perfect place for a Parisian inspired breakfast, lunch, or dinner (because, there never is a bad time for crepes).
Tomato Pie Café | 23 N Broad St., Lititz, 17543
Known for their simple and artful menu which changes seasonally, Tomato Pie Café offers a number of vegetarian and vegan options in the heart of Lititz. The charming qualities of this café may make you feel like you have been transported to Stars Hollow.