When visualizing the typical Sunday brunch that’s depicted wildly across social media, eggs and bacon and buttery slabs of jelly-topped toast will come to mind. Proper brunching can prove to be a challenge when meat, eggs, and dairy are completely excluded from your diet. But there’s no need to worry. With the influx of vegan eateries opening around the world, you won’t have to suffer another fresh fruit bowl while your friends or family members dig into piles of fluffy pancakes.
With these 10 vegan-friendly brunch spots, you’ll easily find plenty of options, from french toast to tofu scramble breakfast burritos. Keep reading to discover the light.
1. The Butchers Daughter, NYC & LA
The Butcher’s Daughter
The Butcher’s Daughter is perfect for all your vegan brunch essentials. Not only is this the perfect spot for social media photo taking, and inspiring surroundings, it’s also a place where healthy food gets a stylish upgrade. The menu includes an organic muesli, accented by local fruit and sweet almond milk, curry-flavored smashed avocado toast, cold-pressed juices, mimosas, grain french toast. This is the kind of cafe you could visit for more than just brunch.
If you can’t make it to The Butcher’s Daughter, try our Caramelized Buckwheat Muesli With Fresh Fruit, this Savory Mushroom Avocado Toast or this Eggless French Toast. They’re located in New York and California.
2. Sun In Bloom, New York, NY
Sun In Bloom
Sun In Bloom’s doors opened in Park Slope, Brooklyn, January 1, 2010, and invites guests to have a memorable and delicious eating experience. You can enjoy healthy options here at any time, but they also have a brunch menu. They’re known for their gluten-free, baked vegan goods. One of their most popular: the Earth Cup. Their gluten-free pancake stacks, sunrise scramble, and morning energizer burrito are just a few of the hearty, filling options available.
If you want to prepare something similar at home, try our Multigrain Pancakes or Spicy Tofu Scramble and Avocado Breakfast Burrito. They’re located in New York, at Church Street and Bergen Street.
3. Crossroads Kitchen, LA
At Crossroads Kitchen, you can treat yourself to vegan versions of chicken and waffles, French toast, and pancakes or opt for something savory like the Crossroads Benedict, mushroom scramble, or veggie chorizo scramble. Their menu is impactful, and you’ll enjoy brunching amongst upscale decor and bright lighting. Vegans, flexitarians, and eaters of all types will find something delicious on this menu.
Enjoy our Cheesy Garlic and Onion Tofu Scramble or Cinnamon Apple French Toast for an at home version. Find them at 8284 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046.
4. Flore Vegan, Los Angeles, CA
Flore Vegan is an organic vegan restaurant, that specializes in high-quality ingredients, while you’re seating at a deli-inspired table. Heal your soul with some cold pressed juices, from fresh lemonade to gingersnap. If you’re in the mood for something a bit more filling, check out their tempeh Reuben, ‘tuna’ melt, lemon berry cakes, cinnamon rolls, walnut french toast, or veggie frittata. They also have tofu egg salads, southwest scrambles and more. There’s no shortage of vegan options here.
Make some at home with our ‘Egg’ Salad Sandwich, Super Easy Lemon Cake and Tempeh Reuben Sandwich. Find Flore Vegan at 3818 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026.
5. Dulce Vegan, Atlanta, GA
Dulce Vegan’s claim to fame is obviously their wide selection of vegan baked goods, perfect for a brunch. All their treats are displayed beautifully in a large pastry case, containing a variety of scones, cookies, and tarts. Other vegan brunch breakfast options consist of bagels, breakfast sandwiches, granola, and chia pudding topped with coconut cream.
In your own kitchen, make a Cardamom Persimmon Scones With Maple-Persimmon Cream, or try this super cute Overnight Strawberry and Coconut Chia Pot. Find Dulce at 1994 Hosea L. Williams Dr. NE Atlanta, GA 30317.
6. Back To Eden Bakery, Portland, OR
Back To Eden
In the heart of Alberta, Back To Eden has been the longtime vegan go-to, especially now that it has expanded to a full-scale cafe. The bright, sunny space serves brunch from 8 am to 3 pm, where you can enjoy quiches, vegetable hash, tofu egg biscuits, smoothies and breakfast cocktails. They always prioritized organic and sustainably grown ingredients.
Try our Potato Hash and Tofu Scramble Skillet and Chickpea Flour Quiche at home! They’re located at 2215-2217 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211.
7. Jack’s Wife Freda, New York
Jack’s Wife Freda
We know you’ve heard of Jack’s Wife Freda from either social media or by ear. This lively all-day bistro has some of the best vegan food in New York, as told to Yelp. The two lovebird owners created a space where the food and service is hospitable, delicious and offers options for every single person that arrives. Enjoy a mustard seed crusted tofu with spaghetti squash, a hearty grain bowl, or a breakfast bowl (without the egg.)
For similar recipes, try our Baked Basil and Almond-Crusted Tofu and Forbidden Black Rice and Tahini Buddha Bowl. They’re located at 224 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012 and 50 Carmine St, New York, NY 10014.
8. V Street, Philidelphia, PA
V Street is a cool, concept street food bar that creates unique vegan dishes, as well as vegan brunches. Grilled avocado tofu tacos, home fries, signature cocktails, waffles topped with blackberries and smoked beet brunch buns are just some of the delicacies you can enjoy.
Try our Bailey’s Waffles With Whipped Cream and Spicy Mango Tofu Tacos for a homemade version. You can find them at 126 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA.
9. Hella Vegan Eats, Oakland, CA
Hella Vegan Eats/Facebook
Hella Vegan Eats is famous for their “Brunch Magic” menu, so if you can’t decide what to get, you can get a sample of it all. They have a Champions of Breakfast option, which includes house-made biscuits and gravy, seitan maple bacon, potato hash, savory tofu scramble and a pile of organic fresh fruit. You also can’t go wrong with their french toast, breakfast burritos, or fried chicken waffles.
Can’t make it to California? Try our Biscuits and Mushroom Gravy and Curried Tofu Scramble. You can find them at 411 26th Street, Oakland 94612.
10. The Chicago Diner, Chicago IL
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If you adore brunch, why only enjoy it on Sunday’s? The Chicago Diner serves brunch every single day until 3 pm. They have mouthwatering meals such as french toast made from cinnamon rolls, potato hash breakfast bowls, country benedict composed of grilled tofu and sauteed spinach, as well as chocolate chip pancakes. All of these are things that everyone can enjoy for brunch and beyond.
If you can’t make it to Chicago Diner, try our Healthy Breakfast Bowl, Grilled Asparagus, and Smoked Tofu Benedict, and French Toast Bread. They’re located at Logan Square and Halsted.
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