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Top 10 Eateries for Vegetarian and Vegan Diners

Whether you have dietary restrictions or not, these eateries offer delicious and healthy vegan and/or vegetarian options anyone can enjoy!

Végétalien, Beacon

This locally-sourced, 100% plant-based cafe and juice bar is serving up delicious, healthy and seasonal meals. Choose from nourishing sandwiches, salads, buddha bowls, desserts, smoothies and more. This fan favorite will leave you feeling satisfied without sacrificing flavor! The jackfruit pulled pork presents a savory barbecue fix, while their The Vegan Stuff brand crafts incredible plant-based ice cream and other frozen treats. 

Related: Top 10 Places to Get Ice Cream in Dutchess 

All Shook Up, Poughkeepsie

All Shook Up is more than just a juice bar. Paninis, soups and salads fill the menu and offer a fun selection of vegetarian and vegan options. Try the “Earth Angel”, a portabella mushroom, zucchini and red pepper panini, or the “Silhouette” or “Little Egypt” paninis, both with fresh veggies, olive tapenade and other yummy goodies.  

Cinnamon Indian Cuisine, Rhinebeck

Experience the bright and bold flavors of India at Cinnamon in Rhinebeck! With both innovative and traditional dishes, the menu caters to all palates and clearly labels each item vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free. From samosas, dal and vegetable appetizers to vegan biryani and curries galore, your taste buds will be dancing. 

Aroi, Rhinebeck

Aroi’s vegetable green curry is an absolute must-try for vegan visitors. Snag a table outside for pleasant garden or porch seating. Start with a wide variety of Thai drink specials including butterfly pea blossom sangria, sake mojitos, mango margaritas, Thai iced coffee and boba tea. Then, dig into an assortment of options for pad Thai, pineapple fried rice, pad kee mao and Thai-style curries. 

Twisted Soul Food Concepts, Poughkeepsie

Inspirational and influential street food under $10 in Poughkeepsie! Select from dumplings, Columbian style Arepas, Argentinean Empanadas, Bahn Mi, noodle bowls, and more. Their specialty salads are far from boring, with interesting combinations such as The Brazilian, topped with Brazilian nuts, toasted coconut, black eyed peas, dried pineapple, green onions and Acai vinaigrette.  

Saigon Pho, Wappingers Falls

Enjoy the deliciousness of an authentic Vietnamese noodle bar. They offer numerous vegetarian and gluten-free options in their Pho, noodle and rice dishes. Plus, their selection of Banh Mi sandwiches are truly tasty. Try a bubble tea or Thai iced tea, or indulge in a smoothie or Vietnamese dessert!  

Related: Discover Asian Cuisine Across Dutchess County 

The Green Bowl, Wappingers Falls

A casual cafe catering to every lifestyle. Enjoy vegan, gluten free and keto dishes inclulding breakfast, açaí bowls, smoothies, salads, paninis, arepas, empanadas and more. Everything is made fresh with organic produce and even served in biodegredable takeout containers.  

Babette's Kitchen, Millbrook

Babette's Kitchen sources its produce and other seasonal ingredients from local farmers! In addition to their regular menu, the cafe offers a variety of foods to accommodate special dietary needs such as wheat free, low carb, low sugar, and vegan options. Of course, their veggie burger with sweet and spicy tomato jam and their brie balsamic onion jam melt are classic vegetarian options.

52 Main, Millerton

Located in eastern Dutchess County, 52 Main offers numerous vegetarian Tapas options. For starters, you can build your own appetizer board with pickled and roasted vegetables and cheeses. Tapas specials have included cauliflower steaks, spinach and zucchini empanadas, truffled chickpeas. Paella is also available with roasted mushrooms and cauliflower as add ins.  


Homespun Foods, Beacon

Open for breakfast and lunch, Homespun Foods offers fresh and delicious fare including traditional and gluten free pastries available daily. Vegetarians will enjoy the Cheddar & Chuney sandwich or the Middle Eastern pita, plus a selection of salads and mixed platters. 

Red Hook Curry House, Red Hook

When looking for great Indian food at affordable prices, Red Hook Curry House is the place to go. The numerous nondairy choices leave vegetarians with plenty of options to enjoy.  

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