• It’s easy to eat vegan in and around Kalamazoo! Below are some of our favorite vegan restaurants, with those offering exceptional vegan food highlighted in green. If you know of a business that should be included please email us. And when you frequent the below businesses, please tell them Vegan Kalamazoo sent you!

Note – hours and menus subject to change. Always call before traveling!


  • Bell’s Brewery. (355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-382-2332). Local bar/restaurant More info.
  • Brewery Outré/Papa’s Italian Sausage (543 E Ransom St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007). Vegan option available at Papa’s Italian Sausage (attached to brewery). More info.
  • Centre Street Tap House. (3251 Centre St., Portage; 269-492-3500). Local bar/restaurant with three locations. Several vegan options including jackfruit tacos and a tofu taco. More info.
  • Hopcat. (300 E. Water St., Kalamazoo; 269-210-0075). Famous craft beer chain. More info. 
  • Latitude 42. (Two locations: 6101 W. Main St. in Oshtemo, 269-775-7242; and 7842 Portage Rd. in Portage, 269-459-4242). Local bar/restaurant/brewpub with two locations. More info.
  • Old Dog Tavern. (402 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-381-5677). Local bar/restaurant with weekly music shows. More info.
  • One Well Brewing. (4213 Portage St., Kalamazoo; 269-459-9240). Family-friendly brewpub featuring many vegan options More info.
  • Texas Corners Brewing Company. (6970 Texas Dr., Kalamazoo; 269-870-7724). More info.

Breakfast Places (some also serve other meals)

  • Anna’s House. (4700 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo; 866-672-6627). Local breakfast restaurant chain with several vegan options. More info.
  • Cosmo’s Cucina. (804 W. Vine St., Kalamazoo; 269-344-5666). Cozy bistro. More info.
  • Crow’s Nest. (816 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-978-0490). Eclectic bistro menu; lots of vegan options for all three meals. More info.
  • Studio Grill. (312 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-341-4100). Note: we’ve heard reports that buns and other ingredients may not be vegan. Exercise caution. More info.

Coffee / Drinks (Note: most coffee shops, including all the major chains, now offer nondairy milk options, so below we feature only those local coffee shops that offer vegan foods.)

  • Caffe Casa. (128 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4879; 269-385-1026). More info.
  • Factory Coffee. (2 locations: 205 W. Lovell St. and 213 E. Frank Street). More info.
  • Fourth Coast Cafe. (816 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-383-0202). More info.
  • Mi Boba. (1750 S Drake Road, Kalamazoo; 269-743-7742). More info.
  • Walnut & Park. (322 W. Walnut St., Kalamazoo; 269-903-0578). More info.
  • Water Street Coffee Joint (Several locations). More info.

Deli / Snack / Sandwich / Juice

  • Artisan Sandwich Co. (348 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo; 269-220-5665). More info.
  • Cravings Deli. (Inside Pacific Rim Foods, 229 W. Kilgore Rd., Portage; 269-447-5111). Authentic Vietnamese and Pan Asian fare with many seasonal vegan. More info.
  • Juicy Leaf Cold-Pressed Juice Co. (316 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo; 269-350-4117). 100% vegan establishment featuring juices, coffees (cashew milk available), and snacks (including date bites). Also sells juice packs for cleanses. More info.

Dessert / Ice Cream / Yogurt

  • Cherri’s Chocol’Art (245 S. Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo; 269-998-7339). Chocolate shop downtown with several vegan options. More info.
  • Confections with Convictions. (116 W. Crosstown Pkwy. Ste. 101, Kalamazoo; 269-381-9700). Fair trade organic chocolate shop specializing in hand crafted truffles — including vegan ones! More info.
  • Lafayette Creamery. (2 locations: 7933 South 8th St., Texas Corners; 269-447-2342. and 101 W. Michigan Ave., Paw Paw; 269-657-4841.) More info.
  • Insomnia Cookies. (2905 S Howard St, Kalamazoo; 269-220-6433.) Open till 3 am and delivers! More info.
  • Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt. (1700 S Drake Road, Kalamazoo; 269-459-6377). Offers one vegan sorbet at a time, including chocolate and mango. More info.
  • Roll-Up Ice Cream & Tea. (6005 S Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002; 269-459-1873). More info.
  • Rykse & Co. (7141 W Q Ave., Texas Corners; 269-978-8600). More info.
  • Sawall Deli. (2965 Oakland Dr., Kalamazoo; 269-343-3619). More info.
  • Y’opa. (165 W. Centre Ave., Portage; 269-366-4877). More info.

Lunch / Dinner Restaurants (Be sure to also check out the International Dining, Occasion Dining, and Pizza categories, below!)

  • The Blue Dolphin. (502 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo; 269-343-4993). Greek/American More info.
  • Lake Burger. (4404 West Main Street, Kalamazoo; 269-888-2242). More info.
  • Nonla Burger. (2103 S. Burdick St, Kalamazoo; 269-443-2270 // 1700 S. Drake Rd, Kalamazoo 269-888-2499 // 24050 Front Ave, Mattawan, 49071). Offers the Beyond Burger in a fast-food tasting way — comes with cheese, so just ask to get it veganized! More info.
  • Salut Market. (3112 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-343-2620). More info.
  • Valley Dining Center. (1903 W Michigan Ave. on the WMU campus; 269-387-4844). For WMU students. No local parking.  More info.

East Asian Dining

  • A Thai Cafe. (7089 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage; 269-323-3099). More info.
  • Sichuan Cuisine. (6/19/24 – CHANGING LOCATIONS; WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE INFO.; 269-903-2138). More info.
  • Hunan Garden. (5059 W. Main St., Kalamazoo; 269-373-1188). Chinese restaurant with many vegan dishes. More info.
  • Junly’s China Hut. (4123 Portage Street, Kalamazoo; 269-492-9888). More info.
  • Kumo Hibachi, Sushi & Japanese Restaurant. (6396 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage; 269-321-8870). More info.
  • Maru Sushi and Grill. (427 E. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo). Asian-fusion chain offering many vegan options. More info.
  • Rasa Ria. (1921 W. Main St., Kalamazoo; 269-381-0788). More info.
  • South China Restaurant. (811 Riverview Drive, Portage; 269-382-2323). More info.
  • Ziingo Urban Asian. (3830 W. Centre Ave., Portage; 269-459-1090). Asian fusion take-out, most dishes available with either tofu or veggies in place of meat. More info.

South Asian Dining

  • Cumin Indian Cuisine. (3321 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo; 269-372-6900). More info.
  • Curry in a Hurry. (6541 Stadium Dr., Oshtemo). Food truck with vegetarian & vegan curry options. More info.
  • Hillside Indian Cuisine. (600 Romence Rd Suite #140, Portage; 269-324-4886). More info.
  • Saffron. (1710 W. Main St., Kalamazoo; 269-381-9898). More info.

Mexican Dining

  • Condado Tacos. (1750 South Drake Rd., Kalamazoo). Many vegan options. More info.
  • La Familia Cafe. (224 West Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-312-8014). More info.
  • Mi Pueblito. (3420 Gull Rd., Kalamazoo; 269-349-2469). More info.
  • Taco Bob’s. (300 Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, and other locations.) More info.
  • The Big Burrito. (5036 West KL Ave.; 269-372-2442) More info.
  • Barrio Tacos. (215 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007; 269-350-5841) More info.

Middle Eastern Dining

  • Bab El Salam. (129 W. Centre Ave., Portage Center Plaza, Portage; (269-775-1330). More info.
  • Cairo’s Kitchen. (155 W Michigan Ave Suite 1D, Kalamazoo; 269-525-2996). More info.
  • Shawarma Buffet. (2925 S. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-226-9700). More info.
  • Pita Way (6403 S Westnedge Rd., Portage; 269-233-5150). More info.
  • Shawarma King. (1441 S. Drake Rd., Kalamazoo; 269-375-3900). More info.
  • Zooroona. (1710 W. Main St., Kalamazoo; 269-382-4444). Middle Eastern restaurant with many vegan dishes and very knowledgeable staff. Nice setting. Also caters. More info.


  • Erbelli’s. (2 locations: Portage Road and Stadium Drive). More info.
  • Sawall Cafe 36. (2965 Oakland Dr., Kalamazoo; 269-343-3619). More info.
  • Blaze Pizza. (5015 W. Main St., Oshtemo; 269-254-8081). More info.
  • MOD Pizza. (5097 Century Ave. Ste. D, Kalamazoo; 269-216-7680). More info.
  • Pizza Katerina. (635 N 9th St Suite E, Kalamazoo MI 49009; 269-216-3651) More info. 

Quick Serve / Fast Food

  • Many QS/FF restaurants now serve vegan foods, including: Burger King, Chipotle, CoreLife Eatery, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Olive Garden, Qdoba, Red Robin, Taco Bell, Smoothie King, and Tropical Smoothie Cafe.

Occasion Dining

  • 600 Kitchen & Bar. (600 E. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo; 269-443-2401). More info.
  • BOLD (6915 W Q Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009). More info.
  • Brick and Brine. (100 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo; in the Radisson Hotel). More info.
  • Cosmo’s Cucina. (804 W. Vine St., Kalamazoo; 269-344-5666). More info.
  • Cove Lakeside Bistro. (9110 Portage Rd., Portage; 269-350-5380). More info.
  • Fieldstone Grill. (3970 W. Centre Ave., Portage; 269-321-8480). More Info.
  • Junglebird. CURRENTLY REBRANDING! (155 W. Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo; 269-743-7038). Located in The Exchange Building, More info.
  • Sawall Cafe 36. (2965 Oakland Dr., Kalamazoo; 269-343-3619). Several excellent vegan options. More info.

On the Road

  • Neds on Gull Lake (15450 M-43, Hickory Corners; 269-671-5700)More info.
  • Chinn Chinn. (52885 N. Main St., Mattawan; 269-668-7667). More info.
  • The Front Porch. (55 E. Battle Creek St., Galesburg). More info.
  • HeronMark. (132 Hubbard St., Allegan). More info.
  • Nonla Burger. (24050 Front Ave., Mattawan; 269-668-7938) More info.
  • Paw Paw Pizza Co. (706 S. Kalamazoo St., Paw Paw; 269-657-3165). More info.
  • Silver Beach Pizza. (410 Vine St., St. Joseph, MI; 269-983-4743). More info.
  • Toarmina’s Pizza. (3700 N. Lilley Road, Canton, MI; 734-981-0060). More info.
  • Three Blondes Brewing. (1875 Phoenix Street, South Haven; 269-872-3911). More info.
  • Souls Ground Cafe. (234 Territorial Rd., Benton Harbor; 269-605-3977). More info.
  • Walt & Marie’s. (44947 W. Red Arrow Hwy., Paw Paw; 269-657-7570).  More info.
  • Uncommon Coffee Roasters.  (127 Hoffman St., Saugatuck; 269-857-3333). More info.
  • GOJO Ethiopian Cuisine. (EAST BUILDING, 421 Norwood Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506; 616-459-3383). More info.
  • For Grand Rapids vegan restaurants, click here.

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