Sometimes it can be a struggle to find places around you that serve vegan-friendly snacks and meals, but in downtown Kansas City, it’s not too hard to stumble upon a cute vegan restaurant or cafe to help brighten your day. Here are the top ten vegan hotspots that you must try in Kansas City!
1. Mud Pie
This cozy vegan cafe offers a wide variety of both sweet and savory snacks including a piping hot cup of coffee. The home-style bakery has customers coming back to the popular 39th street on a daily basis.
1615 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111 | website
2. Cafe Gratitude
Cafe Gratitude specifically specializes in creating spectacular and healthy plant-based meals. They only select the finest ingredients to serve to their large crowd of customers who have come to love their personalized dishes.
333 Southwest Blvd (at Broadway Blvd) Kansas City, MO 64108 | website
3. Pirate’s Bone
The Pirate’s Bone is vegan through and through. It has an incredible plethora of specialty drinks and meals that will for sure take your breath away. Their whole menu is full of unique and beautiful treats!
645 E 59th St, Kansas City, MO 64110 | website
Canihaveabite uses the most organic ingredients anyone can get their hands on. They use these to their advantage by creating a large and healthy spectrum of options for vegans and really anyone else! Once you take one bite, you’ll be hooked. But seriously, can I have a bite?
633 E 63rd St Kansas City, MO | website
Succotash is a homestyle cafe with a colorful and creative atmosphere just like their meals. With fresh produce and great coffee, this is a must-try for everyone. You should definitely stop by when you’re looking for a satisfactory meal full of flavor!
2601 Holmes St Kansas City, MO | website
6. Eden Alley Cafe
Since 1994, Eden Alley Cafe has served refreshing and divine vegan cuisine. Not only are their meals to die for, but they also have quick service and a lovely outside view of the plaza. This small business also focuses on waste reduction and recycling so they make mouth-watering food while helping the environment!
707 West 47th Street, lower level of Unity Temple, Kansas City, MO 64112 | website
7. Lulu’s Thai Noodle Shop
While not only being the voted the best Asian food restaurant in Kansas City by The Pitch, Lulu’s also has a nice variety of vegan options! They also offer nice sized portions for a better price. This place is great for everything from family meals to nice and quiet dates.
2030 Central St Kansas City, MO | website
8. City Market Coffee Roasters
Sitting in the city market square, this modern yet chic style coffeehouse gives many options for both vegans and non-vegans. They offer fulfilling juices and smoothies, while sporting their latte of the day. You will never forget their heavenly vegan burritos!
305 Main St, Kansas City, MO 64105 | website
9. The Foundry
Down on Westport road, the Foundry attracts all kinds of people to their door. This is the best place to go after work with co-workers or friends to have a blast. With both a vegan and gluten-free menu, no one can really go wrong here.
424 Westport Rd Kansas City, MO | website
10. Jerusalem Cafe
Jerusalem Cafe, located in the heart of Westport, offers legit Mediterranean meals that are both vegetarian and vegan-friendly. Earning many awards for being the best Mediterranean restaurant in Kansas City, I can guarantee that with their nice sized portions and wonderful service, you will not regret giving Jerusalem Cafe a try.
431 Westport Rd Kansas City, MO | website
So if you are struggling to find some really cool vegan restaurants around town, hopefully this will help. Next time you are downtown, give one of these places a shot!