Veg Friendly Restaurants in Fort Wayne

Looking for vegan restaurants in Fort Wayne? It’s easy to get a great vegetarian or vegan meal in Fort Wayne. More and more restaurants are adding veg items to the menu and many chefs are happy to prepare a vegan dish if you ask for one. Ethnic restaurants are a great place to find vegan food. Mexican restaurants offer bean burritos and rice and bean platters (make sure they don’t use lard in the beans or chicken broth in the rice). Italian restaurants offer a variety of pasta dishes and salads. Chinese restaurants usually offer tofu, rice, and vegetable dishes. And Middle-Eastern restaurants carry falafel and hummus. Many fast food outlets and restaurant chains have vegan options on the menu; click the Fast Food tab above to see the most veg-friendly chains.

These Fort Wayne area restaurants go above and beyond, offering unique and delicious vegand and vegetarian options on the menu. Happy eating!

Loving Cafe – All Vegan
7605 Coldwater Rd, Suite A
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Website: www.lovingcafefw.com
About: Loving Cafe is ALL VEGAN and offers delicious American & Asian cuisine including vegan sandwiches, hearty soups, noodle & rice dishes, fruit smoothies, raw food entrees and more.

Pembroke Bakery & Cafe
300 E. Main Street
Fort Wayne, IN.
Website: www.pembrokebakeryandcafe.wordpress.com
About: Serves meat, veg options available. Eclectic bakery and deli. All the baked goods are vegan and many are also gluten free: breads, bagels, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, puddings and brownies. No butter, milk, eggs or any other animal product in any baked goods. Offers daily soups (at least one is vegan), rice and beans, sandwiches, hummus, vegan Daiya cheese. In-house-made vegan sausage, baked tofu, beet burger, delicious black bean burger, as well as other options including a brunch menu.

Dash-In
814 S. Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN
Website: www.thedashin.com
About: Casual Dining Restaurant, Cafe & Craft Beer Bar (23 Draft Beers!). We have over 75 Craft & Domestic Beers, Wines, Spritzers, Lambics, & Ciders. Offers vegan & vegetarian meals in addition to meat options. Try their falafel burger or black bean cakes! Both are vegan! Ask for their new vegan menu to make ordering easy! Live Music & Special Events Weekly.

Baan Thai
3232 N. Anthony
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Website: www.baanthaiin.com
About: Baan Thai isn’t just about authentic Thai food, it specializes in high standard, fresh and healthy food with affordable prices including salads, soups, or rice & noodle dishes. Ask your server about vegan options. Try the egg rolls which are vegan(!), fried tofu, or curry puffs for an appetizer. You can add tofu to any dish such as the Pud Broccoli, Pud Preaw Waan, Gang Dang, Gang Masaman, or other options off the vegetarian section of the menu.

Lucky Moose/Lucky Turtle
622 E Dupont Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
About: Part bar part family-friendly restaurant that offers plenty of vegetarian options with some being able to be made vegan. Try the vegan chili and salad bar. They carry vegan Gardein Scallopini Chick’n which can be substituted in any dish that has chicken. My favorite is the Breaded “chicken” sandwich. If you’re vegan ask the to hold the egg or milk when breading the Gardein patty.

Mitchell’s Sports Bar and Grill
6179 W. Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Mitchellsfw.com

About: A family-friendly sports bar with plenty of vegan options. Look for the ‘V’ to designate items that can be prepared vegan. All items are cooked on a grill or in a fryer that is only used for vegan items. Choose from pizza with vegan cheese, veggie burgers, grilled Gardein Chick’n Scallopini sandwich, Gardein “fish” ‘n chips, wraps, and more!

Trubble Brewing
2725 Broadway,
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
Trubble Brewing.com

About: Trubble Brewing has always offered a couple of vegan options on their regular menu that changes seasonally. In January 2017, the offered a special vegan brunch menu for one weekend. The response was so great that they decided to add vegan options to their regular brunch menu. Stop by Saturday or Sunday after 11am for brunch. Menus change but past brunch items included Sweet Potato hash with tofu and Southern Grits and lunch/dinner options have included a Buddha Bowl and tacos.

Hop River Brewing Company
1515 N Harrison Street,
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Website: www.hopriverbrewing.com
About: Looking for a kid-friendly brewery with vegan options? You’ve found it! Hop River offers a great vegan sloppy joes, a vegetable muffaletta that can be made vegan, maple or sriracha nuts, and a roasted vegetable and walnut dip. In the past they’ve offered a vegan Philly. Stop by and check current menu offerings and grab a pint or two!

3 Rivers Co-op
1612 Sherman Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
Website: www.3riversfood.coop
About:   The deli offers veg & non-veg soups, sandwiches, a hot food bar, cupcakes, muffins & more.

800 Degrees Three Fires Pizza
5215 Illinois Road Suite 101
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Website: www.800degrees.net
About: 800 Degrees’ regular crust and gluten-free crust are both vegan. They will substitute vegan cheese on any pizza or dish that contains cheese. Sundays are when they really shine though. Every Sunday they have vegan specialty pizzas including taco pizza, the Vegan 800 “sausage and ricotta” and a buffalo chick’n pizza that all use seasoned cauliflower in place of meat. Seriously some of the best pizzas around!

The Hoppy Gnome
203 E. Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Website: www.hoppygnome.com
About: The Hoppy Gnome focuses on using fresh ingredients. They serve meat but offer vegan options on their menu. Try their Vegan Sushi, Chipotle & Black Bean Hummus, chips & guac, or tofu tacos. Or, ask them to surprise you with a vegan dish!  Being a “scratch” kitchen, they are very accommodating.

Caliente Cuban Cafe
120 W Wayne Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Website: www.calientecuban.com
About:  Caliente offers several vegan options all clearly marked on their menu including a tofu Po’Boy with breaded mushrooms, nachos (add tofu and ask for vegan cheese), salads, a roasted portabella mushroom sub (leave off the cheese), plantains, yucca fries, and more! Stop by on Saturday for brunch for tofu scramble with veggies.

816 Pint & Slice
816 S. Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Website: www.pintandslice.com
About: Order a pizza, calzone, or salad and top it off with vegan Daiya cheese. Crusts are completely vegan as are their breadsticks and garlic butter!

BurgerFi
7777 Coldwater Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Website: www.burgerfi.com
About: Serves meat, vegan options available. Fast-casual burger chain. Offers the beyond burger (ask for vegan) and a quinoa burger that’s vegetarian (cheese). Get your order on wheat buns or on lettuce. Fries are vegan but onion rings not.

The Health Food Shoppe
3515 N. Anthony Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Website: http://www.facebook.com/hfs.fw
About:   The deli offers veg & non-veg soups, sandwiches, a hot food bar & more.

Flat Top Grill 

4150 W Jefferson Blvd Ste K1 (In Jefferson Pointe)
Fort Wayne, IN
Website: http://www.flattopgrill.com
About:   Choose ingredients that you want to create your own stir-fry. Has many vegan and vegetarian options, including seitan, Quorn, tempeh, and other faux meats. Some of these meat substitutes are not vegan, but are vegetarian. Large vegetable selection and sauces that are marked vegan.

Taj Mahal
6410 W Jefferson Blvd, #9B
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Menu
About: Straightforward eatery providing a menu of familiar dishes as well as a lunch buffet option as well as vegan options. Try their vegetable samosas or Aloo Gobhi. They have a vegetarian section on their menu — ask which dishes are vegan.

Wu’s Fine Chinese Cuisine
4411 Coldwater Road
Fort Wayne, IN
About:   This veg-friendly restaurant offers a large selection of veg foods.  Try their vegetable rolls, braised tofu or Spicy breaded mushrooms. Most veggie dishes are cooked in chicken broth but can be requested without

Casa Restaurants
Multiple locations visit www.casarestaurants.net  for locations
About: Enjoy spaghetti with marinara, cheeseless pizza, and other tasty items without worry when ordering off their vegetarian menu. Their marinara, bread, and lentil soup are vegan. Ask for the vegan dressing and no cheese on their casa salad.

D-LIghtfuls
1932 S Calhoun
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Website: www.facebook.com/pg/Dlightfuls
About: A Deli & Tea House featuring smoothies, salads, sandwiches, noodle bowls & flatbread pizzas and fun baked donuts and desserts, as well as many vegan & gluten free items.

JK O’Donnell’s Irish Pub
121 W Wayne Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Website: www.jkodonnells.com
About: An Irish pub in downtown Fort Wayne with beer, liquor, and vegan options. Try their hummus, vegan veggie burger, or Buffaflower salad.

Juice Jar
127 W Wayne Street
Fort Wayne, IN 466802
Website: www.juicejarlife.com
About: Cold-pressed juicery offering juices, smoothies, acai bowls, salads, and paninis. Uses organic and local produce that is non-GMO. Ask about vegan options.

 

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