Looking to satisfy your appetite for vegetarian fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top vegetarian spots around Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.
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1. Blossoming Lotus
First on the list is Blossoming Lotus. Located at 1713 N.E. 15th Ave. in Irvington, the vegetarian spot is the most popular vegetarian restaurant in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,127 reviews on Yelp.
Next up is Pearl District's Prasad, situated at 925 N.W. Davis St. With 4.5 stars out of 708 reviews on Yelp, the vegetarian and vegan spot, offering juices, smoothies and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Sa Bai Thai Cuisine
Argay's Sa Bai Thai Cuisine, located at 4440 N.E. 131st Place, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Thai, vegetarian and vegan spot 4.5 stars out of 483 reviews.
4. Kati Portland
Kati Portland, a Thai, vegan and vegetarian spot in Richmond, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 307 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2932 S.E. Division St. to see for yourself.
5. Virtuous Pie
Over in Hosford-Abernethy, check out Virtuous Pie, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 304 reviews on Yelp. You can find the vegan and vegetarian spot, which offers pizza and more, at 1126 S.E. Division St.