The 7 Places In Austin That Every Vegan Needs to Visit
The 7 Places In Austin That Every Vegan Needs to Visit

The 7 Places In Austin That Every Vegan Needs to Visit

  • Sarah Von Alt
  • Sarah Von Alt

People (including, undoubtedly, countless vegans) across the U.S. are getting ready to head to the annual South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas.

And lucky for them, Austin is one of the most vegan-friendly places in Texas, boasting a variety of fun spots worth checking out. Here are seven of our favorites:

1. Arlo’s

This all-vegan food truck has multiple locations and offers a variety of delicious plant-based dishes made from scratch, including the Bac’n Cheeze Burger and Chik’n Tacos.

2. Rabbit Food Grocery

Yes!! This vegan grocer offers an array of tasty specialty items like plant-based jerky and dairy-free candy bars as well as merchandise from Herbivore Clothing and others.

3. Bouldin Creek Café

This neighborhood favorite offers exclusively vegetarian and vegan food, including tacos and the award-winning Veggie Royale burger! BONUS: They serve breakfast all day!

4. Counter Culture

This quaint eatery is a classic vegan spot. Try the Buffalo mac ‘n’ cheese balls, the tempeh Reuben, or pastrami melt with house-made seitan. BONUS: They offer brunch on the weekends!

5. The Vegan Nom

Austin is known for its wide variety of food trucks, and this local favorite offers drool-worthy tacos loaded with plant-based chorizo or chicken, tempeh bacon, or scrambled tofu and all your favorite veggies.

6. The Vegan Yacht

Visit this longstanding vegan food trailer for its famed freeto burrito: It’s loaded with tempeh chili, corn chips, vegan cheese, and avocado! In fact, Austin Chronicle named it Best Vegan Burrito.

7. Capital City Bakery

This adorable little bakery is 100 percent animal-free. Try a delicious key lime cupcake, brownie, or sugar cookie. Craving something savory? The ham and cheese kolache are the bomb.

BONUS: Austin is home to the largest urban bat colony in the world! Head to the Congress Avenue bridge at dusk to see the bats take flight!

Want more? Click here for a list of the most vegan-friendly cities in America.