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Plant-Based Connecticut

It’s no secret that plant-based meals, desserts, and even lifestyles are rapidly growing in popularity. Luckily, Connecticut’s plant-based scene is flourishing – and whether you’re eating for health, animals, the environment, or simply for the experience, there’s a lot to love. From fully vegan restaurants to vegan ice cream, herbivore options at omnivore spots and beyond, here’s where to find plant-based food in Connecticut.

Three Girls Vegan Creamery, Guilford

At this grab & go eatery, vegans rub shoulders with omnivores, eagerly lining up for opening time. They all know what Oprah, The Washington Post, and NPR have reported: Three Girls Vegan Creamery makes insanely delicious food. Italian comfort food that is, starring their own plant-based “meats” and artisan vegan cheeses. Try dishes from vegan pepperoni mozzarella rolls to buffalo chicken grilled cheese — and don’t miss desserts from plant-based cannoli to soft served ice cream.

Fire & Spice Vegan Restaurant, Hartford

At Fire & Spice, food is vegan-friendly and made with food passion as the main ingredient. Try Jamaican favorites such as jerk tofu or Indian style dishes like Chole – no matter what you order, you’re sure to find an abundance of flavor. Want something sweet to balance the spice? Take home vegan cupcakes, ice cream, or other freshly baked goods.

Arles & Boggs Vegan Eatery, Wallingford

Arles & Boggs is an all-natural, family owned and operated plant-based eatery, “living on the indulgent side of life.” This spot specializes in everything from gluten free ethnic cuisine to old fashioned diner favorites – all made from scratch. Don’t miss a wide selection of local brews, a full bar, and house made desserts.

It’s Only Natural (ION) Restaurant, Middletown

Voted Connecticut's Best Vegan Restaurant in the Hartford Advocate Readers' Poll, this spot offers vegetarian and vegan dining, bakery, and gluten-free options with a full organic cocktails and wine menu. Indulge in southern fried tofu, nachos, cheeseburgers, and more, or treat yourself to decadent desserts like chocolate peanut butter cheesecake or brownies – all amazingly plant-based!

Organika Plant Based Kitchen, Southport

From delicious breakfast staples like multigrain pancakes and bagel carrot lox with coconut cream cheese to lunchtime dishes such as jackfruit buffalo tacos and beyond burger melts, Organika offers fresh vegan dishes and twists on fan favorites. And don't miss their colorful, fruit-topped smoothie creations! It’s a great spot to grab a plant-based meal on the go.

Vegan Bodega, New Britain

Vegan Bodega serves up plant-based dishes from grain bowls and fried rice to “egg” rolls, Cuban sandwiches, and even pancakes and French toast for the breakfast lovers.

Caribbean Style Vegan, New Haven

Caribbean Style Vegan combines island flavors with a passion for clean and healthy food. From jerk tofu to curried chickpeas and sweet plantains, the menu is packed with plant-based flavors that even an omnivore will love.

Catch A Healthy Habit, Fairfield

There’s a reason why this spot has become a local favorite around the Fairfield community – Catch A Healthy Habit sources only the freshest organic vegan ingredients. Enjoy vibrant juices, smoothies, eats and more creative recipes filled with nutrients and flavor in every bite.

Shayna B’s by the Sea, Westbrook

This vegan, gluten free spot is more than just a bakery. In addition to cupcakes, cookies, and cheesecakes, they offer delicious vegan paninis, pizzas, salads, bowls and more. Planning a special occasion? Order a specialty cake made fresh and custom to your needs.

Love It Vegan, Torrington

The landscape of vegan cuisine is changing and our staff loves to find new ways to please the palate. At heart, we offer familiar New England comfort food that will satisfy your cravings. We also make it easy to eat healthier and try new things. We are thrilled to hear you ask "How did they do that?!"

Dosa Hut, Rocky Hill

Want to taste authentic south and north Indian cuisine? Look no further than Dosa Hut, offering a delicious vegan menu with flavors from savory to sweet.

Bloodroot, Bridgeport

This restaurant serves up more than just food — it's a bookstore too! Founded on feminist values, Bloodroot offers a seasonal vegetarian menu with plenty of ethnically diverse vegan options. 

Greenology Kitchen, New Canaan

Organic, Natural, Sustainable, Plant-Based restaurant serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.


Arroy Thai Garden, Middletown

Enjoy authentic vegan Thai food at Arroy Thai Garden in Middletown, offering a colorful menu of plant-based cuisine.


Soulfully Vegan, Berlin

Dig into soul food with a plant-based twist at Soulfully Vegan in Berlin. Sample a menu of burgers, mac & cheese, hot dogs, milkshakes, and more — all vegan!


ZoJu Foods, Hartford

Experience authentic Afrolatino cuisine at ZoJu Foods, offering a menu that's locally and organically sourced, and 100% vegan.


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