Gone are the days when ordering vegan or vegetarian meant smiling politely over limp green salads or a haphazard array of vegetable-based sides: these days, Nashville is home to a vibrant vegan dining scene. From walnut chorizo-studded nachos blanketed in coconut queso to hefty, plant-based Italian deli sandwiches and even vegan barbecue, the Music City has many options that put vegetables in the starring role.
Leaving the list this round are Barcelona Wine Bar and True Food Kitchen, two national chains with a solid number of dishes starring vegetables. Deep Sea Vegan, a pop-up serving deep-sea “fish” sandwiches and Sicilian “sea dogs,” also makes an exit to make room for open restaurants; keep an eye on Deep Sea’s Instagram for future dates and online ordering options. Also, Vegan Vee vegan and gluten-free bakery has temporarily closed its storefront with pick-up only available on Saturday.
*Restaurants are listed alphabetically, not ranked.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More