Want to know the top-rated vegan restaurants around the world? More people around the globe are converting to meatless cuisines and frequenting these top-rated restaurants. There are restaurants cooking dishes like incredible burgers made with cantaloupe, vegan chorizo or satisfyingly delicious deep-fried veggie hot wings. I have listed a few here. This list of meatless restaurants has a proven history of success through awards, positive press and accolades. Here are some of the top-rated vegetarian restaurants around the world.
1. The CHICAGO DINER - Chicago
The Chicago Diner serves up heaping helpings of savory comfort foods such as home fries, veggie burgers, and award-winning vegan milkshakes and for the little one’s chick ‘n fingers. Their most popular dish is the Radical Reuben which is made of their house-made corned beef seitan (a protein-rich meat substitute derived from wheat), grilled sauerkraut, sautéed onions and peppers, house-made vegan thousand island dressing and your choice of vegan or dairy cheese on toasted marbled rye bread. Some of their other popular options are their vegan Country Fried Steak, their special recipe for wings that come in Buffalo, BBQ and Thai Chili flavors, of course, their award-winning vegan shakes (cookie dough with peanut butter - FTW!). They also have a brunch menu that offers vegan biscuits and gravy, cinnamon rolls, steak and eggs and many other familiar favorites.
2. LOTUS VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT – SINGAPORE
The Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant boasts delicious and flavorful vegetarian dishes and is dedicated to the preparation and enjoyment of good food and drink. The restaurant uses the freshest produce and finest ingredients and offers over 100 dishes. Their best-selling dish is Taiwanese dim sum. All 100 dishes are prepared by a team of culinary professionals. The dishes are healthy and filling and perfect for busy weeknights or fun and relaxed weekends.
3. PURE VEGGIE HOUSE – CENTRAL HONG KONG
If you want to enjoy a truly holistic eating experience with great quality vegetarian and vegan dishes, feast at Pure Veggie House in Central Hong Kong. You will experience organic cuisine served with no added spices, MSG or dairy products, and its all plant-based. Their menu consists of a huge range of artistic, tasty dishes. Some of their items are from ecological farms which don’t harm our planet with toxins. One of their signature dishes is a Matsutake Mushroom Pouch with Black Truffle Sauce. Another delicious specialty is Sweet and Sour Konjac.
4. The FEYAN - JORDAN
Located in Jordan, Feyan serves many delicious vegetarian spreads. It’s located on the Western Edge of the Dana Biosphere Reserve. The traditional Arab cuisine comes with fresh bread baked daily by the local women. The Arab cuisine dishes include olive oil, zaatar, and garlic, and common dishes include a wide array of mezze or bread dips, stuffing, and side dishes such as hummus, falafel, ful, tabouleh, labaneh, and baba ghanoush.
5. CAFÉ MADRA
Must haves in Mumbai are Café Madra’s idlis and dosas. Much of India’s cuisine is meat-free so a vegetarian can be easily satisfied throughout most of the subcontinent. Idlis are a type of savory rice cake, popular as breakfast foods throughout India and neighboring countries like Sri Lanka. The cakes are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils (de-husked) and rice. Dosas are crisp pancakes.
Bodhi’s Peking Duck in Sydney is a vegified version of the meat staple. Bodhi is a critically acclaimed and award-winning restaurant whose most popular dish is the deconstructed passionfruit brulee with a blood plum puree & summer fruits. Other popular dishes are mango salad, Portobello mushroom steaks, tofu sliders, crispy finger eggplant and yuzu cheesecake, vegan yum cha and Pan-Asian cuisine. With an accentuation on the fresh produce, it is locally sourced and organic where possible, the food is prepared daily, and handcrafted using traditional techniques by expert chefs, creating a range of seasonal delicious dishes to choose from.
7. EL HUERTO – SANTIAGO, CHILE
In Santiago, Chile there is El Huerto’s vegetarian ceviche. El Huerto opened its doors in 1980 with the desire to have a restaurant where people can eat and drink healthy food with art and music. It was a struggle for them at first because they had no experience, but they had many wonderful ideas. With the help of collaborators, they are a thriving high rated vegetarian restaurant. The restaurant offers a variety of definitive dishes such as their sampler plate of international cuisines and they offer impressive traditional dishes such as ceviche and vegetable stuffed quesadillas.
8. The LEAF – BOULDER, COLORADO
In Boulder, The Leaf boast of its Jamaican Jerk Tempeh and Huevos Rancheros. All the Leaf’s ingredients are sourced from their own farm and feature a menu collectively developed by chefs and farmers. The Leaf serves brunch, lunch, dinner, happy hour, cocktails and dessert. Some of the items on their small plates are biscuits and mushroom gravy, Mediterranean chops, and delicious mushroom, avocado tartar. The mouth-watering mushroom burgers and their delectable Huevos Rancheros are favorites for lunch. There’s a very appealing menu for dinner which includes buffalo cauliflower, tacos and they boast of their tasty jackfruit carnitas enchiladas. Their luscious dessert menu contains such alluring dishes as their butter crème icing candied ginger carrot cake.
9. BLOSSOMING LOTUS – PORTLAND OREGON
The Blossoming Lotus in Portland OR is one of America’s best-rated plant lover’s restaurants. They feature dishes like their scrumptious mac and cheese with herb bread crumbs, also chickpea Chana masala curry and bibimbap with peanut soy curls. They also have killer smoothies and smoothie bowls.
10. L’ARANCIA BLU – ROME
Another up and rising vegetarian restaurant is L’Arancia Blu in Rome, offering vegetarian classics like ricotta di bufala ravioli. Ricotta an Italian whey cheese made with Italian water buffalo. Ravioli are a type of dumpling composed of a filling sealed between two layers of thin pasta dough.