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Try These Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants Around the Western Suburbs

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These Main Line area restaurants and eateries offer some of the tastiest vegetarian options and meatless cuisine.

For Main Line area eaters looking to stay healthy, support family members or avoid consuming meat, these eateries offer everything from a quick snack to fine vegetarian dining at suppertime.


217 W. State St., Media, (610) 566-4750


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Azie offers vibrant dishes in a chic atmosphere. For an appetizer, the mushroom dumpling soup dazzles with traces of truffle essence. The Azie fried rice, drunken noodles and gourmet tempura cauliflower bowl are among the sumptuous entrée options.

The Black Cat Café

42 Berkley Rd., Devon, (610) 688-1930

Not only does Black Cat Café serve excellent vegetarian cuisine, it also took home our 2023 Best of the Main Line Award for gluten-free fare. This quaint café satisfies breakfast enthusiasts with its eggs, omelets and French toasts. Try the standout vegetarian chili, and make sure to grab a cup of coffee. Bonus: proceeds benefit P.A.L.S. Pet Adoption and Lifecare Society.

Ekta Indian Cuisine

1003 ½ W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, (610) 581-7070


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Flavorful dishes and generous portions leave customers wanting more. Numerous vegetarian options like the well-spiced mutter paneer and the delectable malai kofta, are sure to satisfy vegetarian palates.

Greyhound Cafe

81 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, (610) 240-0222\

Not only is every dish served at Greyhound Cafe vegetarian, but they are all 100-percent vegan, too. Supporting local activism and vegan charities, this eatery makes it easy to adhere to dietary restrictions and lifestyle choices. Favorites include the pesto “chicken,” Greyhound salad and vegan lovers pizza.


1091 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn, (610) 725-9000

Sleek in design and scrumptious in taste, Nectar serves up top-notch Asian fusion cuisine. The hip spot offers vegetarian small plates and rolls, along with a standalone vegetarian menu. The vegetarian wok tofu features kung pao-style tofu, and the vegetable fried rice is a crowd favorite.

Roots Cafe

133 E Gay St., West Chester, (610) 455-0100


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Our vaunted Best of the Main Line winner this year for vegetarian food, this classic West Chester eatery has been serving green cuisine since 2013. Roots Cafe focuses on sourcing local ingredients and supporting farmers. The burrata is an excellent way to warm up your palate while a myriad of larger options like the mushroom hash or vegan gyro satisfy even the most voracious appetites.


120 Coulter Ave., Ardmore, (610) 896-3800


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Homemade Middle Eastern comforts are on offer at Tabouli. Placing emphasis on fresh and local produce, Tabouli caters to vegetarians, vegans and those who eat gluten- and dairy-free. Start with the bourekas (a stuffed mushroom or potato pastry), falafel pita or fresh beet salad. Tabouli is a fan of stuffed vegetables, and the entrée-sized stuffed pepper and falafel serve as dinner options.

Related: The Main Line Area Bakeries With the Sweetest Gluten-Free Treats

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