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Your Guide To Vegan- And Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants In Fargo-Moorhead

Vegan Vegetarian Guide Fargo Moorhead

LAST UPDATED JUNE 2018

Photos by Paul Flessland and J. Alan Paul Photography

It’s no secret that Fargo-Moorhead is booming with unique restaurants and creative eats. And luckily, for the non-meat-eaters and/or the dairy-free folk, several local restaurants offer great vegan and vegetarian options. That’s why we created a glimpse of the many dining options with vegetarian- and vegan-friendly menu items, and we even asked a few local vegetarians and vegans for their dish recommendations.

Many locations can also make alterations to dishes to make them vegan. Always ask for verification if your dish is vegan or vegetarian before ordering just to be sure.

If you’re looking to meet up with other vegans and vegetarians in the F-M area, check out the group FMVeg on Facebook. You can also find more information about the group’s meetups at FMVeg.org.

Vegan & Vegetarian Options

Atomic Coffee

Try: Sun-dried tomato hummus wrap (vegan)
Hot chocolate with soy or almond milk (vegan), but there is no vegan whipped topping

They also sell vegan baked goods from Alternative Baking Company and Love in the Oven Bakery
222 Broadway N., Fargo
Atomic Coffee on Facebook

Babb’s Coffee House

Try: Green Lake Grilled Veggie (vegetarian) or Woodland Park (vegetarian)
They also sell vegan cookies

604 Main Ave., Fargo
babbscoffeehouse.com | SEE MENU

Bernbaum’s

Try: “Amazing vegan options! They have a veg plate and vegan lox. They normally have one of the two soups of the day that is vegan friendly.”
115 Roberts St., Fargo
Bernbaum’s Facebook | SEE MENU

Blackbird Woodfire

Try: Hummus and pita bread (hold the feta cheese for a vegan option) or Wild mushroom pizza (vegetarian)
206 Broadway N., Fargo

blackbirdwoodfire.com | SEE MENU

Blaze Pizza

Try: “One price for an 11-inch pizza, with all the gourmet toppings you want! $5 for a plain vegan cheese pizza, using the newly formulated Daiya! Blue Sky soda on tap, plus agua fresca, matcha, so cool.”
1443 42nd St. S., Fargo

blazepizza.com | SEE MENU

The Boiler Room

The Boiler Room

Try: Grilled zucchini melt: grilled zucchini is served on sourdough bread with mozzarella cheese, tomato pesto, mayo, olives, feta cheese and tomatoes for a delicious, meat-free Mediterranean flavor (vegetarian)
Also try their gluten free Greek salad, veggie salad or lettuce wrap with zucchini instead of chicken

210 Roberts Alley, Fargo
boilerroomfargo.com | SEE MENU

Café Aladdin

Try: Falafel (vegan)
Ask them to hold the tzatziki sauce for their falafels and substitute hummus
Lentil rice plate (vegan)

Their menu also has several vegetarian options available
530 6th Ave. N., Fargo
1609 32nd Ave. S., Fargo

3017 13th Ave. S., Fargo
cafealaddinfargomoorhead.com | SEE MENU

China Buffet

Try: Bean Curd Szechuan Style vegetables (vegan)
Ask for China Buffet’s General Tso’s Tofu (vegan)
3246 Hwy. 10 E., Moorhead
chinabuffetmoorhead.com | SEE MENU

China King

Try: Chow Fun (vegetarian) — You can make it vegan by asking for it without eggs and adding $1 fried tofu
Also try fried tofu with brown sauce and vegetarian friend spring rolls
“They have the best Lo Mein around; it tastes really gingery and garlicky.”
715 13th Ave. E., West Fargo
chinakingfargo.com | SEE MENU

Chipotle

Try: Sofritas! They’re made with shredded, seasoned organic tofu crumbles that are braised with chipotle peppers, roasted poblanos and spices.
For a vegan option, order the veggie burrito with sofritas, without sour cream or cheese, and you can get guac for free.
1680 45th St. S., Fargo
chipotle.com | SEE MENU

Crave Burger

Try: The King Burger (sans bacon, inspired by Elvis) (vegetarian)
2501 8th St. S., Moorhead
craveburgercompany.com | SEE MENU

Dempsey’s Public House

Try: On Wednesdays from 4 – 9 p.m., you can customize your own taco with plenty of toppings to choose from, and it’s only $1 per taco with the purchase of a beverage. With the option to build your own, vegetarians and vegans can load up on rice, beans and veggies for a delicious custom taco.
226 Broadway N., Fargo
dempseyspublichouse.com | SEE MENU

Drunken Noodle

Try: Vegan Yakisoba with extra veggies. You have to request your dish to be made vegan and add their Thai Basil Tofu.
“Veg Gyoza, which are like pot stickers, Drunken Noodle, Edamame and plain spaghetti marinara.”

623 NP Ave., Fargo
drunkennoodle.com | SEE MENU

Everest Tikka House

Everest Tikka House

Try: Paneer makhani cubes of cottage cheese are cooked with cubed onions, peppers and a creamy tomato sauce for a tasty pairing with soft, garlic butter bread and a side of white rice. (Vegetarian)
“Vegan momos, which are like wonderful pot stickers of deliciousness, are a sublime treat! They have many vegan dishes and can veganize many more. Try their Gobi Manchurian – breaded cauliflower in a decadent Indo-Chinese sauce! Also, they clearly mark what is vegan on the buffet.”

420 Center Ave., Moorhead
everesttikkahouse.net | SEE MENU

Grand Junction

Try: “Get the veggie with sauteed onions, mushrooms and peppers with fresh tomatoes and lettuce, with twice fried French fries!” (vegan without cheese)
Make sure to let them know you’re vegan so they can make accommodations.
435 Main Ave., Moorhead
5050 13th Ave. S., Fargo
1100 19th Ave. N, Fargo
3051 225th St. S., Fargo
grandjunctiongrilledsubs.com

Green House Café

All of their menu options are vegan.

Try: Roasted Chickpea Sandwich (vegan)
“Delicious soups, rice bowls, wraps, sandwiches, burgers, and they proudly serve the Impossible Burger!”
68 Broadway N., Fargo
facebook.com/GreenHouseCafeFargo | SEE MENU

Himalayan Yak

Himalayan Yak has a vegetarian section on their menu, and most items can be requested to be made vegan.
1450 25th St. S., Fargo
himalayanyaknd.com | SEE MENU

Hotel Donaldson

Try: Hotel Donaldson offers a daily vegan special. Call ahead if you’re interested in knowing the special.
101 Broadway N., Fargo
hoteldonaldson.com | SEE MENUS

HuHot Mongolian Grill

Try: Create your own vegan or vegetarian dish. Vegetarian sauces include BBQ, hoisin, mustard, sweet & sour and teriyaki. Ask to have your dish guarded from others so meat and non-vegetarian sauces don’t mix into your meal.
1801 45th St. S., Fargo
huhot.com | SEE MENU

India Palace

Try: Mushroom masala balti (Vegetarian)
For vegans, they also offer coconut milk as a substitute for milk in dishes upon request. You can also substitute a vegetable of your choice for paneer (cheese) in dishes as well.

5050 13th Ave. S., Fargo
indiapalacefargo.com | SEE MENU

Izumi Sushi & Hibachi

Try: Crazy Roll (vegetarian)
Izumi also has a wide variety of vegetable and potato rolls, as well as many vegetable dishes from their all-you-can-eat noodle, teriyaki and hibachi menu. 

5675 26th Ave. S., Fargo
5050 13th Ave. S., Fargo

izumirestaurant.com | SEE MENU

Jade Dragon

Try: Vegetable or tofu pho (vegan) 
They also have mock duck dishes, Vegetarian Delight, Szechwan Delight, Moo Shoo Vegetable, Vegetables and Bean Curd, Broccoli with Garlic Sauce, Vegetable Almond Ding and much more. Ask for vegan broth for their phở.
1015 Main Ave., Fargo

JL Beers

Try: The Classic Burger with black bean, wild rice and quinoa patty sub. This popular menu item can be made vegetarian-friendly with a tasty patty made from black beans, wild rice and quinoa. Extra toppings include a special sauce, lettuce, tomato, pickles and red onions. (Vegetarian)
You can substitute a black bean burger patty on any burger menu item to make it vegetarian
518 1st Ave. N., Fargo
4240 32nd Ave. S., Fargo
810 13th Ave. E., West Fargo
2902 Hwy. 10 E., Moorhead
jlbeers.com | SEE MENU

King House Buffet

Try: Tofu (special order) with broccoli (vegan)
122 Broadway N., Fargo
King House Buffet on Facebook

Leela Thai

Try: Pad Cashew with mock duck (vegan)
Their menu clearly marks what dishes are vegetarian/vegan. You can also request that some vegetarian dishes be made vegan.

1450 25th St. S., Fargo
facebook.com/LeelaThaiCuisine

Lucid Bakery at Young Blood Coffee Co.

Lucid Bakery is a startup popup bakery devoted to providing Fargo-Moorhead with delicious bars, cookies, muffins, quick breads and more, all vegan and made from scratch with quality ingredients. Lucid Bakery operates out of Square One Kitchens and sells wholesale to Young Blood Coffee Co.
623 NP Ave., Fargo
lucidbakery.com | SEE MENU

Lucy’s North China Cuisine

Try: Bok Choy With Mushrooms (vegetarian)
Eggplant with garlic sauce (vegetarian)
Lucy’s has a selection of vegetarian items offered with white rice.

4323 45th St. S., Fargo
lucyschinacuisinefargo.com | SEE MENU

Luna Fargo

Try: Roasted Squash & Gorgonzola Lasagna, may not offer the dish every night (Vegetarian) 
Luna Fargo’s menu changes frequently, so keep visiting their site where they post new menu items regularly and mark which items are vegetarian and vegan.
1545 S. University Dr., Fargo
lunafargo.com

Mango’s Mexican & American Grill

Try: Potato burrito (vegetarian)
Guacamole tostada (vegan)
Be sure to specify that you want whole beans when ordering (vegetarian and vegan)

2901 Main Ave., Fargo
mangosfargo.com | SEE MENU

Mediterranean Grill

Try: Falafel (vegetarian)
5050 13th Ave. S., Fargo
Website | SEE MENU

Moe’s Southwest Grill

Try: Moe’s Tofu
Since you can build your own dish, you can personalize it to be vegan or vegetarian.

2511 Kirsten Lane S., Fargo
Website | SEE MENU

Moorhead Billiards

Try: Jalapeño Creamy Mac ‘N’ Cheese (vegetarian)
701 Center Ave., Moorhead
moorheadbilliards.com | SEE MENU

Noodles & Company

Try: Japanese Pan Noodles (vegan)
Penne Rosa without cream or cheese (vegan)

Tossed Green Side Salad with balsamic vinaigrette (vegan)
Spaghetti with Marinara and no cheese (vegan)
Spicy Chipotle Adobo without pork, chicken, sour cream or cream (vegan)
Thai Green Curry without shrimp (vegan)
Zoodles (zucchini noodles) (vegan)
922 Holiday Dr., Moorhead
2603 Kirsten Ln. S., Fargo
4501 15th Ave. S., Fargo
noodles.com | SEE MENU

Osaka Sushi & Hibachi

Try: Veggie Tempura (vegetarian)
Vegetable roll (vegan)
Avocado roll (vegan)
Cucumber roll (vegan)
1111 38th St. S., Fargo
osakafargo.com | SEE MENUS

Pancheros Mexican Grill

Try: Tofusada, which is spicy pan-seared tofu
Their menu also features a veggie burrito, some tacos and some tasty sides as well

803 Belsly Blvd., Moorhead
4761 13th Ave. S., Fargo
pancheros.com | SEE MENU

Panera Bread

They have expanded their vegan offerings to include two new broth bowls: Vegan Lentil Quinoa and Soba Noodle with Edamame Blend
They also carry vegan Black Bean Soup daily
4000 13th Ave. S.W., Fargo
Website | SEE MENU

Paradiso Mexican Restaurant

Try: Southwest veggie quesadilla. Steer clear of the cheese and sour cream if you’re vegan. (Vegetarian)
“The Gardein Chicken Fajitas were great. Ask for guac without a cheese garnish.” (vegan)
Their menu also incudes Gardein vegan steak strips and chick’n strips.
801 38th St. S., Fargo
paradiso.com | SEE MENU

Passage To India

Try: Vegetable Vindaloo (vegan)
Vegan items are clearly marked on the menu and buffet. 

855 45th St. S., Fargo
passagetoindiafargo.com | SEE MENU

Pita Pit

Try: Falafel Pita, ask for it to be microwaved instead of grilled (vegan)
Pita Pit has several vegetarian options that can be requested to be vegan.
4900 13th Ave. S., Fargo
pitapitusa.com | SEE MENU

Pounds

Try: Black bean burger. You can also replace the meat patties and buns with vegetarian options on any of their burgers. (vegetarian)
612 1st Ave. N., Fargo
poundsfargo.com | SEE MENU

QDOBA Mexican Eats

Try: Grilled veggie burritos and salads are made to order, so they can easily be vegan or vegetarian.
“In my opinion, their grilled veggie burrito (with additional grilled fajita veggies) is the best vegan burrito around! Oh yeah – they also have some really tasty salsas to top things off with!”
3902 13th Ave. S., Fargo
1801 45th St. S.W., Unit M, Fargo
910 Holiday Dr., Moorhead
qdoba.com | SEE MENU

Red Raven Espresso Parlor

Try: Artichoke and Hummus Sandwich (vegetarian)
Sloppy Duck (bbq’ed mock duck sandwich)
Fruit & Curry Chickpea Sandwich
Homemade smoothies made with real fruit and soy milk instead of yogurt (vegan)
All menu items can be vegan if you ask for no cheese.
916 Main Ave., Fargo
redravenfargo.com | SEE MENU

Rhombus Guys

Try: Thin crust Backpacker pizza with daiya cheese (vegan)
Only the thin crust is vegan and ask for the vegan marinara.
Daiya cheese and seitan are available upon request.
606 Main Ave., Fargo
rhombuspizza.com | SEE MENU

Santa Lucia Restaurante & Pizzeria

Try: Spicy Penne Arabiata without Parmesan cheese (vegan)
1109 38th St. S., Fargo
santaluciainc.com | SEE MENU

Smiling Moose Deli

Try: Hippie Chick P.
Veg Out Wrap (vegetarian)
You can also build your own sandwiches, and all of the bread is vegan. They also have Boca crumbles to substitute for ground beef.

102 Broadway, Fargo
2877 45th St. S., Fargo
smilingmoosedeli.com | SEE MENU

Snap Dragon

Try: Create Your Own Stir-Fry with fried tofu, veggies and choice of sauce
625 30th Ave. S., Moorhead
facebook.com/snapdragonasianbuffet | SEE MENU

Spicy Pie Pizza

Try: Veggie grinder or vegetarian pizza (vegetarian)
322 Broadway N., Fargo

1414 12th Ave. N., Fargo
745 31st Ave. E., West Fargo
2640 52nd Ave. S., Fargo
pizzagrindersbeer.com | SEE MENU

Taco Bros. Food Truck (Seasonal)

Try: Mexillent tostada platter with vegan mayo (vegan)
“Octavio is stepping his game up with flatbread tacos and vegan ‘chicken’ and ‘beef.’ He also has a well-marked menu with the word ‘vegan’ sprinkled generously throughout. He has vegan cheese and chipotle mayo too!”
428 Roberts St. N., Fargo
facebook.com/TacoBros

Thai Orchid

Try: Eggplant Delight (sub tofu) (vegetarian)
Most menu items can be prepared vegan upon request

420 Center Ave., Moorhead
facebook.com/ThaiorchidMN

Toscana

Toscana

Try: Zuppa All’ Ortolana —This hearty vegetable soup is loaded with plentiful grilled veggies: zucchini, yellow squash, roasted red peppers, tomatoes and spinach. It’s also cooked in a light tomato broth, making it vegetarian-friendly. (vegetarian)
202 Broadway N., Fargo
toscanadowntown.com | SEE MENU

Tutti Frutti

Try: Soy latte. The sorbet and soy flavors are changed on a daily basis so that you can try something new each day (vegan)
They also have many vegan-friendly toppings, including fresh fruit, flax seed, tapioca pearls, mochi, Nutter Butters, cookie dough and more

908 Holiday Dr., Moorhead
4900 13th Ave. S., Fargo
tfyogurt.com | SEE MENU

Twist

Try: They have a special vegan menu, which includes the Impossible McRipOff, Butternut Squash Beet Salad, Grilled Vegan Cheese and more. (vegan)
220 Broadway N., Fargo
twistfargo.com | SEE MENU

Uncle Maddio's

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza

Try: The Greek —This Mediterranean classic comes topped with a tomato basil sauce, organic baby spinach, mozzarella and feta cheese, red onions, black olives and artichoke hearts, and it’s drizzled with a homemade Greek dressing.
They have two vegan crusts (whole wheat and gluten free) and Daiya vegan cheese.
“This place is like a deli mixed with a pizza place–you get to pick out the toppings in front of you, including herbed tofu, portabella mushroom, caramelized red onions and so many other great toppings!”

1690 45th St. S, Fargo
unclemaddios.com | SEE MENU

Viet Palace

Try: Vegetarian pho made with tofu and vegetables in veggie broth (vegan)
Tofu spring rolls (vegan)
Curry tofu (vegan)

1620 32nd Ave. S., Fargo
facebook.com/Viet-Palace

Vinyl Taco

Try: Vegetarian taco (vegetarian)
They have Mexican red rice, black beans and toppings to create your own vegan tacos
Churro Waffles
520 1st Ave. N., Fargo
vinyltaco.com | SEE MENU

Wasabi Sushi & Asian Grill

Try: Wasabi has a seaweed salad, vegetable tempura, golden tofu with sweet & sour sauce, veggie salad rolls in rice paper, vegetable rolls in nori seaweed and the sweet potato roll. The tempura version contains egg, but the regular sweet potato roll is boiled with the same sweet soy reduction sauce.
623 NP Ave., Fargo
drunkennoodle.com | SEE MENU

Wild Terra Cider Bar

Try: Any menu item can be made vegan and/or gluten free. They also have some ciders and wines that are made without animal products.
6 12th St. N., Fargo
wildterraciderandbrewing.com | SEE MENU

Würst Bier Hall

Try: Sweet Potato fries. This is usually served with a marshmallow fluff, but double check with the restaurant about gelatin or try something like the sweet chili sauce (vegetarian)
“They offer a delicious vegan Field Roast sausage with a variety of toppings; however, the bun is not vegan.”
630 1st Ave. N., Fargo
wurstfargo.com | SEE MENU

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