It’s easy to eat vegan in and around Kalamazoo! Below are some of our favorite vegan restaurants. If you know of a business that should be included please email me. And when you frequent the below businesses, please tell them Vegan Kalamazoo sent you!– Hillary
Arcadia Ales. (701 E. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-276-0458). Brewery and restaurant with several vegan options including a vegan pulled pork sandwhich and vegan coleslaw. More info.
Artisan Sandwich Co. (348 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo; 269-220-5665). A new sandwich shop that offers vegan breads and a vegan veggie sandwich (order without cheese). More info.
Anna’s House. (4700 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo; 866-672-6627). Local breakfast restaurant chain with several vegan options. More info.
Big Burrito. (5036 W. KL Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-372-2442). Great veggie and grilled-veggie burritos. More info.
Biggby Coffee. (Many locations). National coffee chain offering soy milk instead of dairy milk for no additional charge. Several locations (Texas Corners, Schoolcraft, and Sprinkle Rd/E Michigan Ave) are currently testing coconut milk. More info.
Blaze Pizza. (5015 West Main St., Oshtemo; 269-254-8081). Large selection of pizzas with vegan cheese and over 15 veggie toppings. More info.
The Blue Dolphin. (502 S. Burdick, Kalamazoo; 269-343-4993). Greek/American fare with several vegan appetizer options, a veggie burger, and pizza that can be ordered without cheese. More info.
Casa Bolero. (116 Portage St., Kalamazoo; 269-382-3148). Latin-Caribbean small plates restaurant and tequila bar with several vegan options. More Info.
Central City Tap House. (359 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo; 269-492-0100). Local bar/restaurant with three locations. Several vegan options including vegan jackfruit tacos. More info.
Centre Street Tap House. (3251 Centre St, Portage; 269-492-3500). Local bar/restaurant with three locations. Several vegan options including vegan jackfruit tacos. More info.
Chau Haus Schnitzel Station. (410 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo; 269-532-5245). German restaurant offering vegan options including paczies, barley burgers, mushroom schnitzel, the vegestopheles sub, and a vegan soup every day. Tuesday is vegan night! More info.
Chipotle. (5363 W Main St., Kalamazoo; 269-382-7011). Sofritas made from shredded, spiced tofu, plus salsa, guacamole, and other vegan Mexican sides. More info.
Chuancai Fang Sichuan Restaurant. (324 N Drake Rd., Kalamazoo; 269-903-2138). Authentic Chinese food with many vegan options such as salt and pepper tofu and crispy eggplant. More info.
Coexist Cafe. (2901 Howard St., Kalamazoo; 269-312-8899). Coffee shop/cafe with dairy alternatives and a rotating vegan selection on the menu. More info.
Cove Lakeside Bistro. (9110 Portage Rd., Portage; 269-350-5380). Lakeside eatery overlooking West Lake in Portage with a few vegan menu options. Vegan menu options are marked. More info.
Crow’s Nest. (816 S Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-978-0490). Eclectic bistro menu; lots of vegan options for all three meals. More info.
Cumin Indian Cuisine. (3321 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo; 269-372-6900). Indian buffet restaurant with some vegan options on the buffet, and plenty of vegan options on the menu. More info.
Fieldstone Grill. (3970 West Centre Ave., Portage; 269-321-8480). Neighborhood restaurant featuring several vegan entrees. More Info.
Feed The World Cafe. More info.(7000 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo; 269-353-6620). Restaurant with unique food and local ingredients. Several well marked vegan options.
Fourth Coast Cafe. (816 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo; 269-383-0202). Coffee house with vegan and fair trade options; open 24 hours. More info.
Fresh Coast Tacos.(1903 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo). Asian latin fusion fare with tacos, burritos, and bowls. Many vegan options. More Info.
Hillside Indian Cuisine. (600 Romence Rd., Portage; 269-324-4886). South Indian / Hyderabadi cuisine featuring all-fresh ingredients and a large vegan menu. More info.
Hunan Gardens. (5059 West Main St., Kalamazoo; 269-373-1188). Chinese restaurant with many vegan dishes. More info.
Jambo African Cuisine. (6521 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo; 269-366-4334). African food with many vegan options. More info.
J. Gumbo’s. (3205 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-254-8122). Cajun and Creole chain that offers several vegan options. More info.
Juicy Leaf. (316 S. Kalamazoo Mall; 269-547-7741). Juice bar featuring locally-sourced ingredients. More info.
Kumo Hibachi, Sushi & Japanese Restaurant. (6396 S. Westnedge Avenue, Portage; 269-321-8870). Some great vegan selections; makes their own (excellent) tofu. More info.
Lodo Company. (153 W. Centre Ave., Portage; 269-327-6000) Local restaurant offering veggie burger and several appatizers which can be ordered vegan. More info.
Maru Sushi and Grill. (427 E. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo) Michigan sushi chain offering vegan options. More info.
Moe’s Southwest Grill. (4206 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo; 269-544-7000 AND 6225 Westnedge Avenue, Portage; 269-459-1555). Burritos and other entrees can be made with organic tofu, plus guacamole, salsa, and other vegan Mexican sides. More info.
Noodles and Company. (5363 W Main St., Kalamazoo; 269-382-4100 AND 6150 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage; 269-324-1111). Several vegan dishes available. Some of these dishes require modifications, i.e. request no cheese. Ask staff for a list of ingredients. Visit website for specific vegan options. More info.
One Well Brewing. (4213 Portage Street, Kalamazoo; 269-459-9240). Brewpub featuring many vegan options including pizza with vegan cheese. More info.
Pancheros. (6160 S. Westnedge Ave, Portage; 269-323-0070). Rice and bean burritos with with or without veggies. Tortilla shells and guacamole made fresh on location. More info.
The Pita Pit. (2913 Howard St., Kalamazoo; 269-343-7482). Hummus and falafel pitas available with veggies and a vegan sauce. More info.
Pho On The Block. (1301 Portage St., Kalamazoo; 269-459-9998). Vietnamese cuisine offering several vegan options including tofu bahn mi and vegan pho. More info.
Red Robin. (5710 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage; 269-552-4237). Burger chain offering vegan burger and a few other vegan options. More info.
Saffron. (1710 West Main Street., Kalamazoo; 269-381-9898). Indian restaurant with many vegan dishes. More info.
Sawall Health Foods. (2965 Oakland Dr., Kalamazoo; 269-343-3619). In-store deli featuring a wide variety of vegan options including pizza. More info.
Shawarma Buffet. (2925 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo; 269-226-9700). Middle eastern buffet with many vegan options. More info.
Shawarma King. (1441 S Drake Rd, Kalamazoo; 269-375-3900). Middle Eastern restaurant with many vegan dishes. Wednesday is vegetarian day and everything vegetarian is 15% off. Note: the lentil soup is not vegan except on Wednesdays (even then, ask before ordering). More info.
Sprinkle Road Tap House. (5003 Park Circle Dr., Kalamazoo; 269-775-1390). Local bar/restaurant with three locations. Several vegan options including vegan jackfruit tacos. More info.
Station 702. (702 Douglas Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-350-3599). Fast casual restaurant offering a small vegan menu featuring vegan hash and a vegan burrito. More info.
Studio Grill. (312 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-341-4100). Breakfast and lunch restaurant featuring vegan chili and other options. More info.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe. (4315 W. Main Street, Kalamazoo; 269-382-4044 AND 230 W. Milham Ave., Portage; 269-532-1802). Great smoothies plus sandwiches and wraps featuring Beyond Meat faux chicken. More info.
The Union. (125 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo; 269-384-6756). Several vegan menu options such as tofu burger and a southern plate with tofu. Live music every Thursday – Sunday. More info.
Via Gelato (8340 Portage Rd., Portage; 269-459-6745). Homemade Gelato with Vegan and dairy free options. More info.
Walnut & Park. (322 W. Walnut St., Kalamazoo; 269-903-0578). Vegan burritos, scones, bars, and other options. Weekdays only, breakfast and lunch. More info.
Wild Ginger. (639 Romence Road, Portage; 269-459-8502). Asian Cuisine with many tofu options. More info.
The Yogurt Co. (6118 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage; 269-327-4008). Local frozen yogurt shop that offers vegan soft serve! More info.
Y’opa. (165 W. Centre Ave., Portage; 269-366-4877). Another local frozen yogurt shop offering vegan soft serve! More info.
Ziingo Urban Asian. (3830 W Centre Ave, Portage; 269-459-1090). Asian fusion take-out, most dishes available with either tofu or veggies in place of meat. *Note: On days when they offer pork meatballs, the tofu is cooked in with the meatballs. More info.
Zooroona. (1710 West Main St., Kalamazoo; 269-382-4444). Middle Eastern restaurant with many vegan dishes. More info.
Outside of Kalamazoo:
Chinn Chinn. (52885 N. Main St., Mattawan; 269-668-7667). Modern Asian bistro with lots of vegan options. More info.
Great China. (218 E. Michigan Ave., Paw Paw; 269-415-0803). Most items on the menu can be ordered with tofu instead of meat. They also have a dedicated vegetarian menu available upon request. More info.
Nonla Vietnamese Street Food. (24050 Front Ave., Mattawan; 269-668-7938) Serves a selection of Vietnamese inspired street food including roasted tofu banh mi and vermicelli salad. More info.
Silver Beach Pizza. (410 Vine Street, St. Joseph, 269-983-4743). Silver Beach Pizza offers Daiya vegan cheese with pizza. More info.
The Sugar Bear Paw Paw. (101 W. Michigan Avenue, Paw Paw; 269-657-4841). The Sugar Bear has vegan burgers, quesadillas, ice cream, and other fun foods. More info.
Walt & Marie’s. (44947 W Red Arrow Hwy, Paw Paw; 269-657-7570). Excellent vegan burger and a knowledgeable staff. More info.