When it comes to special dietary needs in Tacoma, vegans are in luck! There is a HUGE variety of restaurants with vegan options, with everything from breakfast to dessert. With the help of our vegan friends, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite vegan-friendly restaurants in Tacoma:

  1. The Red Hot

Ranked as having the #1 hot dog in Washington, The Red Hot on 6th Ave truly lives up to the hype. This 21+ establishment will happily substitute their regular dogs with veggie dogs, and they consistently have 20+ rotating beers on tap.

  1. Ice Cream Social

It’s hard to beat handcrafted, locally sourced ingredients when it comes to ice cream… but Ice Cream Social has taken excellence one step further with their tantalizing vegan options. This local joint started at Tacoma Farmers Markets and now has its very own brick and mortar locale on 6th Ave.

  1. Quickie Too

Have you heard of Seattle’s Plum Bistro? Well, Quickie Too in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood is where it all started—this was the company’s original location. Quickie Too has an extensive vegan menu filled with comfort food.

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Red Hot, Happy Belly, Viva.

  1. Viva: Vegan & Raw Food Restaurant 

With a menu packed with guilt-free vegan food, Viva is a vegan’s paradise. Raw and cooked foods along with fresh juices and smoothies are sure to satisfy at this Proctor District staple.

  1. Corina Bakery

Located in the St. Helens neighborhood, Corina Bakery is a popular spot to hang out at, whether you’re meeting friends for coffee or working on your laptop. And the good news? They always have vegan cakes, cookies and cupcakes!

  1. Vien Dong

Known for having the BEST pho in Tacoma, Vien Dong is located in Tacoma’s Lincoln District. This family-owned restaurant has been around for years, and in addition to their top-notch cuisine that features plenty of vegan options, they’re known for their excellent prices.

  1. Happy Belly

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Happy Belly offers a 90% vegetarian menu, and vegan’s will feel right at home with vegan soups, salads, rice bowls, and even vegan raw cheesecake. Just need to rehydrate? Their juice bar offers smoothies, kombucha, juice, Mad Hat Tea, and Valhalla coffee.

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Ice Cream Social, Corina Bakery, Viva.


What’s your favorite vegan-friendly restaurant in Tacoma? We’d love to hear about it!