Dining Guide Rating Key

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Serves only vegan food.
No meat, fish, poultry, dairy, eggs, or honey.
Some restaurants may use a limited amount of honey.

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Serves only vegetarian food.
No meat, fish. or poultry.
Some items may contain dairy, eggs or honey.

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Extensive vegetarian menu.
Also serves non-vegetarian food.

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3 or more vegetarian entrees.
Also serves non-vegetarian food.
Pennsylvania veg dining directory:  http://VegPA.net/

Philadelphia - Center City

Rating: ***
Amazon Juice
103 S. 18th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-483-2266; 215-569-3836
Smoke-free; Health Food Store; Cafeteria, Take-Out; Breakfast, Lunch.

Rating: **
Audrey Claire
20 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
"Non-Smoking" section; Asian; Table Service; Dinner.

931 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Visit their web site:  http://www.azurerestaurant.net/
vegetarian and vegan options such as Seitan Benedict with lime hollandaise sauce.
Outdoor cafe

Rating: ***
Basic Four Vegetarian Snack
1136 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Vegetarian breakfast on Sundays only--Down home, vegetarian comfort food at its best.  vegeburgers, tofu turkey, mock tuna fish
Hours: Monday–Saturday 10:00am–6:00pm, Sunday 9am-4pm

Belgian Cafe 21st and Green Streets (in the Art Museum area)
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Visit their web site:  http://www.thebelgiancafe.com/
vegan meatloaf, burgers, vegan scallops

Rating: *****
Blackbird Pizzeria
507 S 6th St
Philadelphia PA 19147
Visit their web site:  http://blackbirdpizzeria.com
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11:00AM-10:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-9:00pm
vegan pizza, sandwiches, salads

Rating: ****
Cafe Grindstone
622 S 5th St
Coffeehouse; sandwiches (many of these are vegan), smoothies, vegan desserts

Rating: **
Cafe Spice
35 S. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
"Non-Smoking" section; Brown rice; Indian; Table Service, Take-Out.
Visit their web site:  http://www.cafespice.com/

Rating: ***
Center Foods Natural Grocery
1525 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Health food store that also serves hot foods.

Rating: ***
Charles Plaza Chinese Restaurant
234-236 North 10th Street
at Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Smoke-free; Tofu, Wheat gluten mock-meat; Chinese; Restaurant; Table Service, Take-Out.

Rating: **
Chinese Rice House
2005 Walnut Street (and 20th St.)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
"Non-Smoking" section; Tofu, Wheat gluten mock-meat; Chinese.

Rating: ***
Essene Cafe
719 S. Fourth Street
(entrance on Monroe Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19147
215-928-3722; 215-922-1146
Smoke-free; Natural foods; Cafe, Health Food Store; Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Rating: ***
Fez Moroccan
620 S. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
"Non-Smoking" section; Table Service, Take-Out; Dinner.
Visit their web site:  http://www.fezrestaurant.com/

Rating: ***
Gianna's Grille
507 South 6th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Italian vegetarian and vegan specialties with soy cheeses and mock meats.
Closed Sunday & Monday
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 12pm-8pm, Fri & Sat: 12pm-9pm, Sunday: 12pm-9pm

Rating: ***
Golden Empress Garden
610 S. 5th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Smoke-free; Brown rice; Table Service, Take-Out; Dinner, Lunch.

Rating: **
Govindas Vegetarian Restaurant (Gourmet Dining)
...and Gourmet To Go (Healthy Fast Food at Govindas)
1408 South St. (at Broad St)
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: 215-985-9303, Fax 966-1242
Visit their web site:  http://www.GovindasVegetarian.com/

800 N 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Southern-Jewish Comfort, veggie burgers, tofu scramble
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 7am-3pm, Sat.-Sun. 8am-3pm
Tofu Po-boy with homemade spicy soy mayo.
Their menu changes constantly, it's all local food (farm fresh) and the staff is extremely helpful and can modify almost anything to your needs.

Rating: ****
611 S 7th St
Philadelphia PA 19147
Visit their web site:  http://HorizonsPhiladelphia.com
Hours: Tuesday–Thursday 6:00-10:00pm, Friday and Saturday 6:00-11:00pm
Happy Hour in the Lounge: Tues, Wed & Thurs: 5:30-7:30pm
Smoke-free; Vegan Gourmet

Hot Potato Cafe
529 E Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Visit their web site:  http://www.hotpotatocafe.com/
Veggie patty Benedict, Vegan Coconut French Toast
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-9pm

Rating: *****
Kind Cuisine
kc@kindcuisine.com (No physical address--only website)
virtual store, Whole Grain * Organic * Vegan * Wheat Free * No Added Fat
Visit their web site:  http://kindcakes.com/

Rating: *****
Kingdom of Vegetarians Restaurant
129 N. 11th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Certified Kosher. Smoke-free; Tofu, Wheat gluten mock-meat; Chinese; Restaurant; Dinner, Lunch.

Rating: **
Morning Glory Diner
735 10th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
"Non-Smoking" section; American; Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

Rating: ***
Natural Goodness Market & Cafe
2000 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Smoke-free; Brown rice, Natural foods; Health Food Store, Restaurant; Dinner, Lunch.
Visit their web site:  http://www.phillyrestaurants.com/

Rating: *****
New Harmony Chinese Vegetarian Restaurant
135 N. 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Smoke-free; Tofu, Wheat gluten mock-meat; Chinese; Table Service, Take-Out.

Rating: ***
Palace of Asia
285 Commerce Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19147
"Non-Smoking" section; Brown rice, Whole wheat pasta; Indian; Dinner, Lunch.

Rating: ***
Patterson's Paradise
538 N. Fourth Street
(at Spring Garden)
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Smoke-free; Brown rice, Natural foods, Whole wheat pasta.

Rating: **
Rangoon Burmese Restaurant
112 N. 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
"Non-Smoking" section; Burmese; Table Service, Take-Out; Dinner, Lunch.

Sabrina's Cafe
910 Christian St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8am-10pm, Sun 8am-4pm
Bistro fare (near Italian Market) tofu scramble, homemade granola, vegetarian cheese steak

Rating: ****
Samosa Indian Vegetarian Cuisine
1214 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Smoke-free; Indian; Restaurant.

Rating: **
Scott's Restaurant
43 N. 52nd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19139
"Non-Smoking" section; Brown rice; Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch.

1006 Race St. (Chinatown)
Most popular all-vegan Chinese restaurant with a variety of mock meat and seafood dishes, including fried chicken and seafood soups.
Meals are $6-$12
Mon-Sun: 11:30am to 10:30pm
Offers 10% discount to VSSJ members.

Rating: ***
South East Chinese Restaurant
1000 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
"Non-Smoking" section; Tofu, Wheat gluten mock-meat; Chinese; Restaurant.

Philadelphia - Center City (Continued)

Rating: ***
Tang Yean
220 N. 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Smoke-free; Tofu, Wheat gluten mock-meat; Chinese; Restaurant; Dinner, Lunch.

Rating: ***
Whole Foods Market
929 South St.
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Smoke-free; Brown rice, Whole wheat pasta; Restaurant, Salad Bar; Dinner, Lunch.

Rating: ***
Wong's Gourmet
1699 Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19115
Smoke-free; Brown rice, Whole wheat pasta; Chinese; Table Service, Take-Out; Dinner, Lunch.

Philadelphia - Northeast

Rating: *****
Expressly Vegetarian
8700 Germantown Ave.
(off of Rex Avenue)
Chestnut Hill, PA 19118
Tofu; Cafe.
Visit their web site:  http://www.expresslyvegetarian.com/

Philadelphia - South

Rating: **
Royal Villa Cafe
1700 Jackson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145
"Non-Smoking" section; Italian; Restaurant; Table Service, Take-Out; Dinner, Lunch.

Philadelphia - Suburbs

Rating: ***
All Natural Market & Organic Kitchen
30 East Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003
Smoke-free; Macrobiotic, Natural foods, Organic; Health Food Store, Sit-Down Counter.

Rating: *****
Arnold's Way
319 W.Main St.
Lansdale, PA 19446
Smoke-free; Raw foods; Cafe; Table Service, Take-Out; Breakfast, Lunch.
Visit their web site:  http://www.arnoldsway.com/

Rating: *****
Blue Sage Vegetarian Grille
772 2nd St. Pike
Southampton, PA 18966
Smoke-free; Organic; Table Service, Take-Out; Dinner, Lunch.
Visit their web site:  http://www.bluesagegrille.com/

Rating: ***
California Pizza Kitchen
476 Mall Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA 19406
"Non-Smoking" section; Counter Service, Table Service; Dinner, Lunch.

Rating: ***
The Carrot Bunch Restaurant
51 E. City Line Avenue
Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center
(inside Bala's Health Food International)
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Smoke-free; Natural foods; Health Food Store, Restaurant; Table Service, Take-Out; Dinner, Lunch.

Rating: ***
Garden of Eatin'
231 Haverford Ave
Narberth, PA 19072
Smoke-free; Lunch.

Rating: ***
Persian Grill
637 Germantown Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
"Non-Smoking" section; Persian; Counter Service, Take-Out; Dinner, Lunch.
Visit their web site:  http://www.persiangrill.com/

Rating: ***
Szechuan Mandarin Chinese Restaurant
8080 Old York Road
Elkins Park Square
Elkins Park, PA 19027
484-444-0572; 215-782-9080
Smoke-free; Tofu, Wheat gluten mock-meat; Chinese; Restaurant.

Baking Company & Cafe
620 So. Broad St.
Lansdale, PA 19446
Specializing in Natural, Organic & Vegan Cakes & Pastries, including vegan wedding cakes.

Rating: ***
Whole Foods Market
2001 Pennsylvania Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Smoke-free; Brown rice, Whole wheat pasta; Restaurant, Salad Bar; Dinner, Lunch.

Rating: ****
Delicious mostly organic vegetarian dishes and produce.