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Best Vegetarian Spots In Charlotte

January 5, 2012 4:28 PM

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The Zizi vegan burger is a crowd please. (Credit: www.awesomevegan2go.com)

The Zizi vegan burger is a crowd please. (Credit: http://www.awesomevegan2go.com)

You expect diverse eating options in a major city, and Charlotte does not disappoint. The best vegetarian spots in Charlotte include everything from Indian food to strict vegan menus. – Steve Hartsoe
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The Zizi vegan burger is a crowd please. (Credit: http://www.awesomevegan2go.com)

Zizi’s Vegetarian Restaurant

7945 N. Tryon St., #110
Charlotte, N.C. 28262
(704) 595-9170 or (704) 900-8329
www.awesomevegan2go.com

The menu at Zizi’s Vegetarian Restaurant features tasty vegan items – yes, free from eggs and dairy. The Philly cheesesteak sandwich here is actually soy beef chopped with vegan cheese and grilled onions. And the vegetables are always fresh. Zizi’s is all about take-out. They will deliver right to your door within seven miles of the restaurant on Tryon Road for a $3.99 delivery fee (and another 49 cents for each additional mile up to 15 miles). Zizi’s even makes it easy to order – by phone or online. Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 7 p.m., Sunday.

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Fresh vegan and raw foods are staples of the diverse breakfast and lunch menus at Luna's Kitchen. (Credit: lunaskitchen.com)

Luna’s Living Kitchen

2102 South Blvd.
Charlotte, N.C. 28203
(704) 333-0008
www.lunaslivingkitchen.com

“We bring art, nutrition and love to your table.” Operating under that slogan, Luna’s Living Kitchen offers a special dining experience that makes it one of the best vegetarian spots in Charlotte. Fresh vegan and raw foods are staples of the diverse breakfast and lunch menus here. There’s nothing like organic soup on a cold fall or winter day. Luna’s also specializes in smoothies, teas and coffees. All the while, you can enjoy the diverse works of art that adorn this eatery. Take-out and outdoor seating are also available. Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday through Saturday.

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Woodlands specialize in dishes such as idlis, vadas, sambars and rasams. (Credit: woodlandsusa.com)

Woodlands Pure Vegetarian Indian Cuisine

7128-A Albemarle Rd.
Charlotte, N.C. 28227
(704) 569-9193
www.woodlandsusa.com

Hospitality is the buzz word at Woodlands Pure Vegetarian Indian Cuisine. And so is excellence when it comes to the great vegetarian Indian dishes served here. Woodlands specialize in dishes such as idlis, vadas, sambars and rasams. Another specialty is the lentil dumpling known as Mysore Bonda, and don’t miss the vegetable samosa. If you’re really hungry, try the Paper Masala Dosai, a 2-foot-long thin rice crepe filled with a spicy mix of potatoes, nuts and onions. Then there’s the Pullav, which consists of rice, peas, carrots and dried fruits. Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5 to 9:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday through Sunday.

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