Popular Vegetarian Restaurants in Reno to Try

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Reducing your meat consumption is a healthy choice for your body and the planet. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, or just trying to eat less meat, add these vegetarian restaurants in Reno to your list of places to try.

A vegetarian diet can be both exciting and flavorful. Even omnivores can enjoy a vegetarian meal from time to time. We chose the restaurants below because they feature many meat-free dishes sure to please anyone on a plant-based diet.

Our Favorite Vegetarian Restaurants in Reno


148 West St.
Reno, NV 89501

Thali is a unique restaurant serving organic vegetarian North Indian cuisine. Meals are served on Thali plates, which are round platters with multiple depressions or small bowls to hold different types of food. The variety of the Thali plate ensures every meal is balanced and includes plant-based protein, vegetables and even desert! Thali is an exciting international food experience you won’t want to miss if you’re looking for vegetarian restaurants in Reno. Their menu changes weekly, so check their Facebook page to see what they’re cooking up. Thali also has a food truck, so watch for them at local events like Food Truck Friday.

Laughing Planet

650 Tahoe St.
Reno, NV 89509

941 N Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89503
Laughing Planet

Laughing Planet is franchise from Portland, Oregon with a loyal following here in Reno. The relatively low price points make this fast casual restaurant a popular stop for college students and families. All of the bowls here are incredible and can be made vegetarian or vegan. A local favorite is the Thai Bowl – baked organic tofu, garlic green beans, steamed broccoli and rice, topped with cilantro lime slaw and Thai lemongrass peanut sauce. The smoothies and homemade lemonade are also delicious.

Great Full Gardens

555 So. Virginia #107,
Reno, NV 89501

748 South Meadows Parkway Ste A-14,
Reno, NV 89521
Great Full Gardens

Great Full Gardens’ mission statement says it all: “we support people’s choice to eat healthy by creating a restaurant concept that works for every lifestyle.” This popular eatery has two locations in Reno which are always full of diners seeking healthy options. The extensive menu at Great Full Gardens ensures that everyone in your group will find something appealing to them for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Popular dishes include the liege waffles, Great Full black bean burger, jackfruit bbq and “neatball” sandwich.

House of Mexica

3600 Warren Way
Reno, NV 89509

Have you ever heard of vegetarian Mexican food? Well, try House of Mexica, a new plant-based Mexican restaurant in Reno. You’ll see all of your Mexican favorites on the menu – such as tacos al pastor. The twist is that all of the entrees at Mexica are made without meat! The flavors are so robust some diners don’t even know they are eating a vegan meal. If you’re looking for a vegetarian restaurant in Reno to share with your meat-eating friends, Mexica is the perfect place. Their tacos are some of the best in town and they’re meat free!

Food Shed Cafe

240 Court St.
Reno, NV 89501
Shed Cafe

Food Shed Cafe sits atop Great Basin Community Co-Op and is one of the best kept foodie secrets in town. Head upstairs to enjoy a full range of local and organic food, including vegetarian burritos, vegan baked goods, fresh juices, soups, salads and more. The cauliflower burrito is popular and the vegan cinnamon roll is not to be missed.

Looking for other healthy and vegetarian restaurants in Reno? Check out this list of our dietitians’ favorite Reno restaurants.

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