A & M’s Red Food Truck ‣ Location changes daily; visit Facebook, the Port City Daily Food Truck Tracker, or call for info 814-418-6568. Homemade vegan patty available as sliders or tacos.
Asian Fusion Noodle House ‣ 4724 New Centre Dr, 859-8242. Fresh basil rolls, soup, vegetable/curry dishes that can be made vegan.
Bar Local Pub & Pizzeria ‣ 19 Market St (Downtown), 833-5799. Korean vegan BBQ wrap. Call for vegan specials.
Beach Bagels ‣ 7220 Wrightsville Ave, 256-1222; 5906 Oleander Dr, 769-4232; 5226 S College Rd, 399-8731; Downtown location coming soon. Most bagels are vegan; offers vegan menu with vegan sandwiches and specials (including GF) and options like tempeh, vegan cold cuts, and burgers. Also vegan butter and spreads.
Beer Barrio ‣ 34 N Front St (Downtown), 769-5452. Smoky black bean tacos, nachos, burritos, quesadillas. Ask for vegan cheese.
Benny’s Big Time Pizzeria ‣ 206 Greenfield St, 550-2525. Menu changes frequently based on local produce, but vegan pizza and pasta are always available. Other dishes veganizable.
Big Thai ‣ 1319 Military Cutoff (Landfall), 256-6588. Vegan curry with tofu, noodle dishes, stir-fry. Ask for no egg or fish sauce. Salad dressings are vegan, tempura is not.
Black Sea Grill ‣ 118 South Front St (Downtown), 254-9990. Turkish restaurant with falafel, eggplant, hummus, stuffed grape leaves, veggies. Rice contains butter.
Blaze Pizza ‣ 915 Military Cutoff Rd, 530-1760. Vegan cheese and spicy vegan chorizo available, plus numerous veggies. Pizza crust is vegan; GF crust is not vegan. Red sauce, spicy red sauce, BBQ drizzle, buffalo sauce, and balsamic glaze are vegan.
Block Taco ‣ 120 Greenfield St (Satellite), 399-2796. Brussels sprout tacos, with toasted pecans and pepita salsa. Guacamole is also vegan.
Brooklyn Pizza ‣ 6932 Market St, 395-5558. Vegan pizza and veggie hoagie available, marinara is vegan, no vegan cheese. All bread is housemaid and vegan.
Brixx Wood-Fired Pizza ‣ 6801 Main St (Mayfaire), 256-9677. Thin crust gourmet pizzas. Vegan cheese available for no additional charge. GF or cauliflower crust available with upcharge.
Casa Blanca Coffee Roasters ‣ 7409 Market St (Ogden), 821-0639. Avocado toast, vegan grit bowl.
Catch ‣ 6623 Market St, 799-3847. Seafood restaurant w/seasonal vegan dinner entree on the menu.
Ceviche’s ‣ 7210 Wrightsville Ave, 256-3131. Coconut ceviche, coconut rice & beans, crispy Brussels sprouts, daily veggie plate, guac & fresh salsa.
Chopt Creative Salad Co. ‣ 1125 Military Cutoff (Forum), 239-9263. Extravagant salad chain offering both cold and warm salads with veggies, falafel, beans, grains, and other toppings.
Circa 1922 ‣ 8 N Front St (Downtown), 762-1922. Vegan dish on request, no need to call ahead. Vegan offering changes daily. Hummus is vegan. Vegetarian menu can be veganized.
Crust Kitchen & Cocktails ‣ 124 Princess St, 399-1263 5916. Specializes in grilled cheese. The Lisa Simpson grilled cheese & veggies is on the regular menu; additional vegan specials every Wednesday.
Detour Deli ‣ 510 Red Cross St (Brooklyn Arts District), 538-4093. Ask for vegan sandwiches: jicama or tofu banh mi, veggie hoagie, avocado torta, veggie club. Vegan mayo available.
Double Happiness ‣ 4403 Wrightsville Ave (at Kerr), 313-1088. Tofu/veggie/eggplant/bean dishes. Fish/oyster sauce issues. Ask for vegan. Curry not vegan due to shrimp paste.
Dram + Morsel ‣ 33 S Front St (Downtown), 833-5999. Vegan items include pretzel bites, vegan eggrolls, corned beets, edamame falafel w/tahini, frites, shishito peppers (replace honey with house made Romesco sauce), panzanella salad (omit the cheese). Tofu hash for brunch.
Eatery17 ‣ 2547 S 17th St (just north of Shipyard), 769-4075. Bowls, noodle dishes, wraps, and sandwiches, with items such as BBQ tofu, blackened tofu, and vegetable curry. Vegan brownies. Daily vegan specials (can be ordered any day of the week). All regular menu items can be veganized.
El Cerro ‣ 1051 Military Cutoff, 679-4209; 341 S College 793-0035; 5120 S College (Monkey Junction) 790-8727. Mexican fare made vegan upon request. Guacamole is NOT vegan.
Epic Food Company ‣ 1113 Military Cutoff (Forum), 679-4216. Bowls, wraps, black bean burger, plus grab & go options.
Flaming Amy’s Bowl ‣ 4418 Shipyard (Long Leaf Mall), 799-6222; 3224-A College (Northchase), 769-9249. Fill a bowl with veggies, beans, and tofu grilled to order (ask them to clean grill), add rice & vegan sauce.
Flaming Amy’s Burrito Barn ‣ 4002 Oleander, 799-2919. Burritos, tacos, and quesadillas with vegan fillings including tofu, jerk tofu, fried tofu, buffalo-style fried tofu, grilled eggplant, portobello, and veggies. Beans, veggie chili, and guacamole are vegan, fried avocado is not. Vegan cheese (Daiya) available. No longer offers Impossible or Beyond “meats.”
Fork ’n’ Cork ‣ 122 Market St (Downtown), 228-5247. Has Impossible burger and will make Brussels sprouts vegan on request.
Foxes Boxes ‣ 622 N 4th, 769-0125. Chickpea wrap and falafel can be made vegan, plus many vegetable sides. Vegan specials such as jackfruit BBQ every Tuesday and Friday.
Front Street Brewery ‣ 9 N Front St (Downtown), 251-1935. Vegan entrees include Jackfruit BBQ plate and Beyond Burger; GF bun available for upcharge. Has occasional vegan specials, also salads and sides that can be made vegan. GF items clearly marked on menu.
The George on the Riverwalk ‣ 128 S Water (Downtown), 763-2052. Grilled portabella mushroom salad; Beyond Burger on vegan pretzel bun.
Hell’s Kitchen ‣ 118 Princess St (Downtown), 763-4133. Entrees include Health Attack chickpea burger, Impossible Burger, black bean burger, plus many sandwiches, wraps and tacos. Numerous vegan appetizers such as mac & cheese bowl with tofu, chickpea wings, and nachos. Vegan cheese and ranch dressing available. All vegan and veganizable items clearly marked on menu.
Il Forno Pizzeria ‣ 1474 Barclay Pointe Blvd St, 765-1226. Pizza dough is vegan; no vegan cheese. Cannellini bean dip is vegan. Salads and antipasti can be made vegan.
Indochine ‣ 7 Wayne Dr, 251-9229. Kelp salad, veg roll, and yellow curry are vegan. Banh mi & other items veganizable with tofu and omitting fish sauce. Steamed vegetables, GF noodles are vegan. Check ingredients when ordering.
K38 Baja Grill ‣ 5410 Oleander Dr, 395-6040; 8211 Market (Porters Neck) 686-8211. Vegeta-Bowl and Poor Surfer can be veganized. Other options include fajitas, tacos, tostadas. Always specify no cheese/cotija, no sour cream, and no butter, even on tortillas.
K-Bueno Mexi-Q Grill ‣ Same offerings as K38 Baja Grill.
Kale Me Crazy ‣ 6800 Parker Farm Dr (Mayfaire), 679-8188. Fresh whole organic foods, homemade nut milks, vegan wrap, acai bowl, smoothies and juices, vegan salads and soup every day.
Louie’s Hot Dogs ‣ 204 ½ Princess St (Downtown), 763-8040. Offers vegan hotdogs.
Kornerstone Bistro ‣ 8262 Market St (Porters Neck), 686-2296. Offers vegan sides, salads, and pasta dishes. Marinara is vegan. Also vegan pizza (no cheese) and Beyond Burger (served on non-vegan brioche bun, so ask for bread or regular bun).
Little Dipper Fondue ‣ 138 S Front St (Downtown), 251-0433. Veggies cooked fondue-style in choice of veggie stock. Also Vegetarian’s Delight entree (tofu, assorted mushrooms, and mixed vegetables).
Manna ‣ 123 Princess St (Downtown), 763-5252. Vegan options made on the fly, per request, happy to accommodate.
Mellow Mushroom ‣ 4311 Oleander Dr (at S College Rd), 452-3773. Stone-baked pizza and calzones available with tofu, tempeh, veggies, and Follow Your Heart vegan cheese. Also has veganizable hoagies (tofu or tempeh). GF crust available.
The Melting Pot ‣ 885 Town Center Dr (Mayfaire), 256-1187. Fondue restaurant with a new Four-Course Vegan Experience, featuring vegan cheese, 3 choices of vegan cooking styles, and vegan chocolate fondue for dessert.
Nawab Fine Indian Cuisine ‣ 6828 Market, 769-7418. All-vegan buffet 5pm-10pm every Wednesday. Tandoori roti (bread) is vegan. Many dishes can be made vegan upon request.
Nikki’s Fresh Gourmet ‣ 16 S Front St (Downtown) 772-9151; 3520 Oleander (Independence Mall) 791-8887. Downtown vegan dishes include BBQ tofu w/eggplant, sushi rolls. Falafel, fried tomato sandwich, blackened tofu salad can be made vegan. Mall location has vegan sushi rolls and sides. Tempura is vegan, but teriyaki & pad Thai are not. Veg bento box & fried rice can be veganized. Mochi ice cream is vegan.
Nikki’s Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar ‣ 1055 Military Cutoff Rd, 509-8998. Aged tofu, veg gyoza, and veg tempura are vegan. Several vegan sushi rolls including tofu skin, sweet potato, sunshine, and veg roll. Hibachi and miso soup can be made vegan. Salad dressings not vegan.
Nori Asian Fusion ‣ 1412 Barclay Pointe Blvd, 765-1888. Vegan sushi rolls and gyoza. Vegan chicken. Stir fry can be made vegan, but curry is not vegan.
On A Roll ‣ 125 Grace St (Downtown), 622-2700. Vegan wraps available with hummus and veggies. Call for weekly specials.
Our Crepes and More ‣ 3810 Oleander, 395-0077. Sweet and savory vegan crepes, several vegan fillings to choose from, including vegan hash.
Panacea Brewing Co. ‣ 4107 Oleander Dr, 769-5591. Kombucha taproom and Wilmington’s first 100% vegan restaurant featuring creative and fermented items. Plenty of starters, salads, and soups. Entrées include house-made burger, corned seitan reuben, smoked tofu collard wrap, street tacos and more. Also children’s menu.
Peno Mediterranean Grill ‣ 351-29 S College, 769-1056. Veggie falafel as a gyro, wrap, bowl, or platter. Baba ghannouj is not vegan.
Pho Cafe ‣ 3926 Market St, 833-7204. Vegan pho. Tofu bahn mi can be vegan, tofu rolls upon request. Check ingredients.
The Pilot House ‣ 2 Ann St (Downtown), 343-0200. Impossible Burger available; gnocchi is veganizable.
PinPoint ‣ 114 Market St (Downtown), 769-2972. Seasonally changing farm-to-table menu that the chef will veganize upon request.
Pita Delite ‣ 317-B S College Rd, 392-0028. Falafel, hummus, sandwiches. Pita isn’t vegan (other bread is).
Pure Life ‣ 317 N Front St (Cotton Exchange Downtown), 343-1374. Vegan and GF foods, smoothies, tea and juice bar, including bubble tea.
Roll On In ‣ 3224 N College Rd, 520-8546. Burrito-size sushi wraps, hibachi bowls, and salads. Vegan ingredients include grilled or fried tofu and fillings such as sticky white or brown rice, spinach and kale, and many other veggies.
Rumcow ‣ 121 Grace St (Downtown), 769-4659. Beyond Burger (no cheese), GF jambalaya made with Beyond Sausage. More vegan items planned for Spring 2020.
RX Restaurant ‣ 421 Castle St, 399-3080. Locally sourced, seasonally changing menu with vegan options upon request. Many GF options.
Savorez ‣ 402 Chestnut St (Downtown), 833-8894. Vegan dishes offered during lunch, dinner, and brunch. Black bean bisque, vegeta comida, coconut rice, black beans, 2 bean salad, yucca frites, fried plantains, citrus cabbage slaw. Lunch: vegetarian dream tostada (sub regular guacamole for sweet potato-goat cheese guac.) Dinner: Vegan rellenos (roast poblano stuffed w/quinoa & black beans). Dessert: Coconut panna cotta. (Working on a new vegan dessert menu.) Offers a vegan special every day.
The Second Glass ‣ 1540 S 2nd St (Downtown), 399-7486. Elegant wine bar with creative vegan small and large plates including focaccia, pickle assortment, mushroom paté, spinach salad, house-made “meat”balls, stroganoff, chocolate brownie. Tofu scramble for brunch. Half-price small plates every Tues. & Wed.
Sealevel City Vegan Diner ‣ 1015 S Kerr Ave, 833-7196. Long-time favorite vegan-friendly eatery set to reopen as a 100% vegan diner in early spring. NOT OPEN YET.
Seaside Bagels ‣ 6400 Carolina Beach Rd, (Masonboro Commons), 769-1827. 10+ varieties of vegan bagels, plus an entire vegan menu with breakfast sandwiches, omelets, and Beyond Burger as well as frequent specials. Offers plain & flavored vegan cream cheese, vegan spreads, vegan butter & coffee creamer. Also GF vegan donuts, pancakes, and pancake sandwiches. Uses separate vegan prep station and griddle.
Skytown Beer Company ‣ 4712 New Centre Dr (next to Target), 660- 8721. Smoked jackfruit sandwich with eggplant “bacon,” BBQ jackfruit flatbread, seasonal vegetables and salads. GF bun upon request.
Slice of Life Pizzaria & Pub‣ 125 Market St (Downtown) 251-9444;1437 Military Cutoff, 256-2229; 3715 Patriot (Pine Valley) 799-1399, 168 Porters Neck Rd (Porters Neck) 686-3882. Whole pies with vegan cheese & veg toppings, sometimes soup. GF crust isn’t vegan.
Southern Thai ‣ 3715 Patriot Way (Fulton Station), 769-3193. Curries & stir-fries are vegan w/tofu or veggies. Ask for no egg/fish sauce on noodles. Ginger salad dressing is vegan.
Tama Cafe ‣ 1127 Military Cutoff (Forum), 765-9001. Smoothies, oatmeal, breakfast burrito, avocado toast, vegan eggless salad sandwich, assorted vegan wraps. Also sweet potato bowl and banana cakes. Vegan may (all mayo-based sauces are vegan).
Tandoori Bites ‣ 1620 S College Rd (at Parkway Dr), 794-4545. Indian restaurant with baingan bharta (eggplant), aloo gobhi (potatoes & cauliflowee), chana masala (chickpeas), veg biryani (rice), veggie pakora (GF), etc. Chapatti bread is vegan, naan & samosas are not. At buffet, always ask what’s vegan.
Thai Spice ‣ 5552 Carolina Beach (Monkey Junction), 791-0044. Curries, noodles, fried rice w/tofu or veggies (ask for no egg). Spring rolls & fried tofu appetizers. Tom yum & vegetable tofu soups. No fish in their “fish sauce.” GF options.
Trolly Stop Grille ‣ 4502 Fountain Dr (at S College Rd), 452-3952. Local franchise serving vegan hot dogs (Lightlife), plus Impossible burger. GF buns available for upcharge. Black bean burger is NOT vegan.
Two Guys Grille ‣ 8254 Market St (Porters Neck), 686-3231. Impossible burger.
Uncle Lim’s ‣ 3905 Independence (at Carolina Beach), 313-6858. Popular Asian takeout with curry, tofu, eggplant, veggies, and several mock-meat dishes including crispy soy chicken, soy ribs, and orange peel soy chicken.
Which Wich ‣ 920 Innovation Dr (Mayfaire), 679-8072; 1412 Barclay Pointe, 833-5665. Black bean patty and avocado sandwich are vegan. Check online menu for which toppings and sauces are vegan.
Winnie’s Tavern ‣ 1895 Burnett Blvd, 762-1799. Impossible Burger with vegan mayo and choice of vegan cheese.
Wrightsville Beach Brewery ‣ 6201 Oleander Dr., 256-4938, Impossible Burger on pretzel bun, salads, hummus & pita, tempura cauliflower, veg tacos.
Yosake ‣ 33 S Front St (Downtown), 763-3172. Veggie sushi rolls, edamame hummus, and 100% vegan-friendly curry menu.
Your Pie ‣ 4403 Oleander Dr, 769-5767. Build-your-own pizza place, with vegan cheese for pizzas, paninis, and breadsticks. GF crust & numerous veggie toppings. Also non-dairy sorbet.
Zoés Kitchen ‣ 1011 International Dr (Mayfaire), 509-2773. Braised beans, grilled potato salad, roasted veg, power grains, hummus, turmeric rice, mediterranean lentil soup, baked falafel. Online menu w/vegan options marked.
Zola Cafe ‣ 4418 Park Ave (inside Pomegranate Books), 452-1107. Vegan baklava, gourmet teas, and fair-trade coffee with a wide variety of non-dairy milks.