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Our Favorite Vegetarian Restaurants in Tulsa

Think of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Images of fully-vegetarian and vegetarian-friendly restaurants probably aren’t the first things that come to mind. You might not even think of Tulsa as a place to find quality vegetarian eating, but we’ve put together a list that will definitely prove you wrong. Whether you want your veggies raw, full of Asian flavor, or atop a pizza, you’ll satisfy your meatless desires in Tulsa.

In a state known for old-school comfort food you may be surprised to find the variety of veggie-friendly places. Most of these restaurants also have options for the carnivorous crowd, so if you just can’t give up your meat, there’s still plenty for you to try.

Enjoy our picks for the coolest vegetarian restaurants in Tulsa, Oklahoma – and be sure to tell them we sent you!

cafe samana

Café Samana

While its neighborhood is not where you would expect to find quality vegetarian and vegan eating, at Café Samana that’s exactly what you get. Though it specializes in vegan and vegetarian cuisine, there are menu options for die-hard carnivores, too. However, even they might be convinced to try the tempeh, which is known as some of the best in town.

Yelp Rating – 4.5 out of 5 stars

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joe mommas

Joe Momma’s

Joe Momma’s is a traditional pizza place that also happens to be a traditional pizza place where you can get a completely vegetarian or vegan pizza. Beyond vegetarian pizza, Joe Momma’s also has an extensive beer list. It’s open in to the early morning hours, making it a great place to grab a slice after spending the evening out in Tulsa’s Blue Dome District.

Yelp Rating – 4 out of 5 stars

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the tropical

The Tropical

The Tropical is a tiny Asian fusion restaurant packing some big flavor. Much of the food is vegan or vegetarian, or can be made so, and an extensive seafood list will satisfy those heartier pescetarians. In September, The Tropical was voted Best Vegetarian Restaurant in Tulsa for 2013, if for no other reason (in our opinion) than their signature lettuce wraps filled with crispy rice, cilantro, carrots, glass noodles, peanuts, and even fresh lime.

Yelp Rating – 4 out of 5 stars

Find The Tropical: WebsiteFacebook

elote

Elote

Elote is named for its signature dish, corn on the cob covered in spices and topped with a cream sauce. Eat this immediately because it’s the best way to have corn we’ve come across! Combine that side dish with Elote’s famous sweet potatoes and one of their other notable vegetarian dishes, like the portobello tart, and it becomes clear why this Mexican-inspired eatery is a Green Country favorite. The restaurant also plays host to many a luchador match-up, so if nothing else, there’s that!

Yelp Rating – 4 out of 5 stars

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raw intentions

Raw Intentions

Raw Intentions caters to those following a raw diet. Don’t let that dissuade you though, the Rawkin’ wraps and chocolate macaroons come highly recommended. In addition to serving vegan, raw and gluten-free food, the owner of Raw Intentions also teaches classes for those who want to know more about the raw lifestyle.

Yelp Rating – 4 out of 5 stars

Find Raw Intentions: Website - Facebook

greenacres market

GreenAcres Market

Tucked inside the back of a small, local health food grocery store in Jenks, Oklahoma is a deli that rivals any of your favorite lunch spots. Soups and salads rotate daily, with sandwich and entree items made fresh, you can make an impressive vegetarian feast. The curried tofu salad is a can’t-miss hit, daily soups like tomato pumpkin are always fresh and in-season, and boxed lunches like the Mediterranean plate include baba ghanoush and/or hummus with pita chips, stuffed grape leaves, and a tabbouleh salad. This is the only option on our list with multiple locations, so if you find yourself in Wichita, Kansas or Kansas City, Missouri, give them a visit there, too.

Yelp Rating – 3.5 out of 5 stars

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December 11th, 2013

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