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We’re Back To Show You The Top Vegan Restaurants In Las Vegas

Last updated: July 12, 2019 at 2:04 pm. Posted by in Las Vegas Restaurants. No Comments on We’re Back To Show You The Top Vegan Restaurants In Las Vegas.

Fellow vegans, rejoice: These are the latest and best vegan restaurants in the Las Vegas strip. We could go on and on how scrumptious vegan food in Vegas can be, but we’ll cut to the chase and let these photos do the talking. We can’t wait for you to dig in!

Caesars Palace 

Vegan Chile Rellano at Mesa Grill in Vegas

Feeling hot, hot, hot. The vegan chile relleno at Mesa Grill is sure to spice up your Vegas trip. Photo by Linda Lindhorst / Total Vegas Blog.

Mesa Grill 

Mesa Grill is by far, one of the tastiest and most flavorful upscale vegan-friendly spots on the Strip. The flavors are so bold and daring, your taste buds will be like, what just happened here? Start your meal with the soft masa chips (perfect with guacamole), then get ready to dig in for a spicy, yet satisfying ride.

The cornmeal-crusted vegan-friendly chile relleno is stuffed with black bean paste, white rice, roasted garlic, poblanos, roasted red bell peppers and roasted yellow bell peppers. The topping includes a tomatillo salsa made of red onions, tomatillos, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper. This has a bit of a kick, but not so much to where you’re fanning your mouth the entire time.

A great accompaniment to the chile relleno is the grilled asparagus, drizzled with a dijon lime sauce. We’ll take seconds… and thirds….

Zucchini noodles and marinara sauce at Rao's in Vegas

Vegan pasta is beautiful AND healthy at Rao’s. Photo by Jeannie Garcia / Total Vegas Blog.

Rao’s

Mamma mia! These vegano Italiano dishes are sure to excite your taste buds at Rao’s, Caesars Palace’s fine Italian restaurant.

You can get any of the pasta noodles (they are egg-free) with the restaurant’s signature marinara sauce. Just make sure to request with no cheese. The salsa alla marinara is made with San Marzano tomato sauce and fresh basil. Pick your pasta (rigatoni, spaghetti, linguini, fusilli, penne or angel hair), or you can even opt for zucchini noodles for a healthier option.

Here are other vegan dishes you can enjoy at Rao’s:

  • Cannellini bean hummus topped with micro cilantro and toasted garlic pita bread (make sure to request no butter on bread)
  • Roasted red peppers: Fire-roasted red bell peppers marinated in garlic olive oil with golden raisins, pine nuts and Italian parsley. This actually isn’t on the menu, but it can be ordered as its own dish.
  • Roasted beet salad: Wild baby arugula, golden raisins, roasted beets and pistachios (omit the goat cheese crumbles). The balsamic vinaigrette does have honey, so swap with straight balsamic vinegar and /or olive oil.
  • Pizzaiola: This sauce tastes great over grilled eggplant or grilled veggies. It comes with sauce tomatoes, yellow bell peppers, Spanish onions, garlic, oregano, basil and extra version olive oil.
  • Eggplant parmesan: Nix the parmesan and mozzarella and replace with pizzaiola sauce. Comes with a wild arugula salad on top.
  • Sautéed vegetables: Choice of spinach, French beans, zucchini and broccolini. Make sure to specify you are vegan because some veggies are cooked in chicken broth.
Variety of vegan sushi at Nobu restaurant in Vegas

Take your pick — nothing fishy about this platter. Photo courtesy of NOBU Restaurant.

Nobu

At Nobu Restaurant inside Caesars Palace, you’re not limited to avocado or veggie rolls. You can actually splurge on the fanciest variety.

The assortment of vegetable sushi in the photo above includes the following (starting from top left): Inari (tofu skin), Cup Sushi (avocado and tonburi), Box Sushi (Napa cabbage), rainbow radish sushi, parsnip sushi, Takuan sushi, asparagus sushi, Kaiware sushi, enoki sushi, shiitake sushi, daikon sushi, myoga sushi, and Monaka Sushi.

Tofu Dengaku at Nobu restaurant in Vegas

The most attractive tofu in the world, right? Photo courtesy of NOBU Restaurant.

Some of these dishes look like art, such as the Tofu Dengaku pictured above. It’s tofu glazed with Den Miso (sweet miso), finished off with sesame seeds and garnished with Hajikami (pickle ginger root).

Here are more vegan options to satisfy your sushi craving:

  • Avocado jalapeño style
  • Vegetable ceviche
  • Tomato ceviche
  • Shiitake salad
  • Mushroom salad
  • Tofu New Style
  • Vegetarian miso soup
  • Tofu steak with Anti Cucho sauce
  • Tofu with spicy black bean sauce
  • Tofu edamame pesto
  • Onion steak with balsamic vinegar
Vegan platter at Bacchanal Buffet Caesars Palace in Vegas

Have your fried rice and eat it too. Bacchanal Buffet never disappoints. Photo by Jeannie Garcia / Total Vegas Blog.

Bacchanal Buffet

Yup. Here you can have it all and leave feeling fulfilled. Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace can make you a vegan-friendly pizza on the spot (pick your veggies and let them know to leave out the cheese); veggie sushi, veggie breakfast skillet (potatoes and veggies of your choice, all stir-fried with spices; Mediterranean dishes, Asian dishes and made-to-order tacos. Pair your huge meal(s) with bottomless mimosas and you’re good to go.

You can also get fresh pressed juice and gazpacho in a variety of flavors — both perfect for cooling off in the Vegas summer months.

The LINQ Promenade

Vegan-friendly sushi burrito bowl at Jaburritos in Vegas

Vegan sushi burrito in a bowl, say whaat? Photo by Lewin Phan / Total Vegas Blog.

Jaburritos

Can’t decide between sushi or burritos? Lucky for you, Jaburritos at The LINQ Promenade does both. For $10, you can get the Venice, which comes with your choice of Gardein steak or tofu, avocado, roasted corn and beans, cucumber, romaine lettuce and pico de gallo and sweet chilli sauce.  I opted to get it in a bowl (I’m a messy eater), but you can order this as a burrito in seaweed (nori) paper, soy paper or a flour tortilla. For the bowl, you can choose from white sushi rice, brown rice or mixed greens with ponzu dressing. For an extra $2 ($1 during happy hour), you can order a side of spicy or salted edamame.

Vegan-friendly hot dogs at Haute Doggery in Vegas

Vegan-friendly? Well, hot diggity dog! Photo by Lewis Phan / Total Vegas Blog.

Haute Doggery

Haute diggity dog! Head to Haute Doggery at The LINQ Promenade and get your fix. The bun is not vegan, but the veggie dogs are, so you can still get your fix. For something healthy, you can get the California dog vegan style, sans the 1000 Island dressing. This comes with avocado, tomato, cucumber and sprouts. For something a lot more hearty, you can customize your own from a variety of toppings. Ketchup, mustard, jalapeños, onion and celery salt are free. For $1 each, you can add kraut, tomato, cucumber, green chilis, grilled onions, sprouts, roasted tomato, arugula or olive relish (avocado for $1.75).

Kale and hearts of palm salad at Off The Strip in Vegas

Now that’s what we call an elegant salad. Photo by Lewin Phan / Total Vegas Blog.

Off The Strip

Don’t let the name fool you – this Off The Strip location actually in the center of Vegas Strip! The kale with hearts of palm salad is one for the books, whether you’re vegan or not. It comes with sliced kale, hearts of palm, toasted almonds and craisins. The salad does come with a lemon honey dressing, but you can swap it for balsamic dressing (or olive oil and vinegar). We’ll tell you right now that you won’t be leaf-ing anything behind.

Rio All-Suite Hotel And Casino

Grilled vegetables at Carnival World Buffet in Vegas

Yes Mom, I will happily eat my veggies! Fresh grilled veggies at Rio’s Carnival World Buffet. Photo by Linda Lindhorst / Total Vegas Blog.

Carnival World Buffet 

Once you learn that you can customize your vegan dining journey at a buffet, baby, you’re golden. And Rio’s Carnival World Buffet is no exception. If a vegan entree is not on display, the chefs are more than happy to customize a plate for you. Head to the salad bar and pile your plate with delicious grilled veggies or a robust beet salad. Who says you need meats to get vibrant and visually-stunning dishes?

The Asian food station can make a delicious tofu dish. The specialty here is the orange ginger tofu. You can also get a vegan-friendly soba noodle dish.

Mango and jicama salad at Guy Fieri's El Burro Borracho Rio in Vegas

If this salad doesn’t shriek summer, we don’t know what will. Photo by Jeannie Garcia / Total Vegas Blog.

Guy Fieri El Burro Borracho

Wait… you can actually get vegan-friendly food at a Guy Fieri restaurant? As the celebrity chef says, “That’s gangsta!” Not only does Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho restaurant have stunning pool views, the food is also worth marveling about.

The Mango and Jicama Crunch Salad is not only filling, but it’s the perfect, refreshing summer meal. The radish, pineapple, pickled onion, cilantro and chipotle salsa adds to the fresh flavor. Swap the honey vinaigrette with olive oil, spices and lime and you’re in for a filling treat.

Verduras Asadas tacos at El Burro Borracho Rio in Vegas

Let’s taco ’bout the Verduras Asadas, the grilled zucchini and squash tacos at El Burro Borracho. Photo by Linda Lindhorst / Total Vegas Blog.

But save room — the Verdura Asada tacos comes with grilled zucchini, squash, corn, roasted poblanos, salsa, tomato, cilantro rice and black beans. You’ll be more than full and you can tell your friends you were able to have a fulfilling vegan experience at one of the most popular meat-friendly restaurants.

The Cromwell 

Giada's Vegan dish in Vegas

Mangia, mangia at GIADA! Photo by Linda Lindhorst  / Total Vegas Blog.

Giada

One of a vegan foodie’s toughest challenges is to enjoy pasta dishes (usually covered in and made with) tons of cheese. Here, not only can you enjoy a couple of plant-based options, but the dishes at GIADA are as pretty as the restaurant itself. Make sure to tell your server you are vegan and they’ll make your pasta with vegan-friendly noodles. The pomodoro sauce is vegan, so you can enjoy this over noodles.

Vegan eggplant stack at Giada in Vegas

Stacks on stacks on stacks. Vegan-style eggplant stack at GIADA. Photo by Linda Lindhorst  / Total Vegas Blog.

The breaded vegetarian eggplant stack can be made vegan (sans cheese). Your chef will top it with a balsamic reduction, olive oil, micro basil and spices. As a side, you can order broccolini with a lemon zest. Order all three, and you’ll feel everything is almost too pretty to eat.

Planet Hollywood Resort And Casino

Vegan quesadillas at Nacho Daddy in Vegas

The Thrilla in Quesadilla: This is 100 percent vegan, y’all. Photo by Jeannie Garcia / Total Vegas Blog.

Nacho Daddy

Done laughing at the name yet? It’s OK. We giggle every time we look at it too. But Nacho Daddy at Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile Shops has us smiling for another reason: Its vegan menu is ginormous. A fan favorite is the vegan chick’n quesadillas, which comes complete with a side of guacamole, pico de gallo and vegan sour cream.

The Nacho Daddy in Vegas is the only place you can get a vegan fajita bowl. This comes with marinated chick’n fajita peppers and onions, wild rice, black beans, salsa, guacamole, vegan sour cream and shredded lettuce, all served in a crispy tortilla shell.

Doughp at Planet Hollywoood's Miracle Mile Shops

Vegan-friendly cookie dough? Doughp! Photo courtesy of Doughp.

Doughp

We’re going to leave you on a sweet note with Doughp at Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile Shops. Here you can eat cookie dough, all without worrying about harming your tummy. That’s because there are no raw eggs in it. While most of the options have butter infused in it, there is a special vegan, nut-free and gluten-free option called #VeganLyfe. Top it with crumbled Oreo bits and you are good to go. Choose from one, two or three scoops, with fun names like Self Control, Legit or Fully Commit, respectively. We gotta say we respect this heavenly sweet treat.

Vegan Food Hacks

If you’re with a group and end up going to a restaurant not listed here, don’t worry – there’s hope beyond an iceberg lettuce salad and fruit plate. Chefs can take the challenge and appreciate the heads up early in advance.

  • Gordon Ramsay BURGER has a delicious Impossible Burger option. If you haven’t tried it yet, the flavor will trick your omnivore friends. You’ll second guess it yourself. Add all the veggie fixings and eat it protein-style since the bun has an egg wash.
  • Don’t go the boring salad route (unless there’s already an impressive salad on the menu, then you’re golden!). Ask if you can have veggies sautéed in olive oil and spices with a side of potatoes.
  • If you’re eating Italian, ask if the noodles are made with eggs. If not, then you’re usually safe with a house-made marinara (always ask to make sure). Dress it up with garlic and parsley and we bet your omni friends can’t keep their forks away from your plate.
  • A lot of Asian restaurants can accommodate. Ask them to leave out fish sauce or ask if the meal you want is prepared with a meat-based broth. Soy sauce and peppers do the trick and you can enjoy plenty of meat-free plates. The rice paired with veggies and / or noodles is sure to fill you up!
  • A lot of buffets have sorbets as an option, and this usually just consists of fruit, sweetener and ice. Make sure to inquire and you can end your meal on a sweet note.

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I live for a crazy Vegas adventure, but not in ways you may think. Sure, our nightlife scene is all fun and dandy, but I love discovering all of the city's vegan options, relaxing in hotel rooms and seeing the best concerts - no matter how big or small the crowd may be. Since I've ditched the rain in Seattle two decades ago, I graduated from UNLV and covered Las Vegas entertainment articles for Vegas.com, the LA Times and our very own Total Vegas Blog. When I'm not writing, you'll find me spending time with my husband, toddler and two pets.

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