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The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite restaurants with delicious vegetarian-friendly options.

Looking for some good vegetarian options but don’t know where to go? Whether you’re on the road or hanging out with one of your favorite non-meat-eating friends, it can be hard to find good vegetarian-friendly spots. That’s why we’re ranking the best restaurants and fast-food chains for vegetarians (and friends of vegetarians).

From subs to salads, sandwiches and more, this list includes every major chain restaurant that’s known for having vegetarian options. While most restaurants offer at least a few vegetarian-friendly menu items, some are known for having better, heartier, and more delicious menu options.

Vote up the best vegetarian-friendly restaurants so people can see which places are the most popular. Is your go-to vegetarian restaurant missing? Add it to the list!

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Chipotle Mexican Grill ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Vegan Tacos

Vegan Burritos

Vegan Burrito Bowls

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2
Mellow Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Mega-Veggie Pizza

Thai Dye Pizza

Gluten-Free Veg Out Pizza

3
Zoës Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Veggie Kabob

Braised White Beans

Mediterranean Lentil Soup

4
California Pizza Kitchen... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Tuscan Hummus

Asparagus and Arugula Salad 

California Veggie Pizza

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Subway is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Veggie Delight

Veggie Sub

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The Cheesecake Factory ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Fresh Vegetable Salad

Fire-Roasted Fresh Artichoke

Veggie Burger 

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7
Panera is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Mediterranean Egg White on Ciabatta

Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich

Tomato Mozzarella Flatbread

8
T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Black Bean and Avocado Burger

Sweet Potato Fries

Pasta With Marinara

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#30 of 306 The Best American Restaurant Chainsfeaturing The Best Things To Eat At TGI Fridayslisted on Companies Headquartered in New York

9
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Bruschetta Caprese

Pasta With Marinara

Peach-Mango Smoothie

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10
Jimmy John's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Veggie Sub

GourmetVeggie Sub

11
Shake Shack is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Veggie Shack

Crinkle Cut Fries

Rick’s Picks Pickles

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Moe's Southwest Grill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Vegan Tacos

Vegan Burritos

Vegan Burritos Bowl

13
Chick-fil-A is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Cool Wrap (no chicken)

Waffle Fries

Hashbrowns

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Wendy's is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Garden Salad

Sour Cream and Chive Baked Potato

Broccoli and Cheese Baked Potato

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15
Jason's Deli is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Garden Fresh Salad Bar

Tomato Basil Soup

Club Salad 

16
Waffle House is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Capped Hash Browns

Diced Hash Browns

Smothered Hash Browns

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#37 of 306 The Best American Restaurant Chains #17 of 34 The Best Family Restaurant Chains in Americalisted on Companies Headquartered in Georgia

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Burger King is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

BK Veggie Sandwich

French Fries

French Toast Sticks

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Jersey Mike's Subs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

The Veggie

Veggie Wrap

Veggie Salad

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#49 of 92 The Best Fast Food Chains #59 of 306 The Best American Restaurant Chainslisted on Companies Headquartered in New Jersey

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Denny's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

Build-Your-Own Veggie Burger

Fit Fare Veggie Skillet

Oatmeal With Fresh Seasonal Fruit

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McDonald's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants

Popular vegetarian items:

The Spicy Veggie One

The Happy Meal Veggie Wrap

Vegetable Deluxe

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