Yelp, the crowd-sourced customer review site, released its Top 50 Places to Eat in Las Vegas list. And, there’s some pretty incredible news in there:
The top restaurant in Las Vegas according to Yelp is the newly opened Chikyū. Only a few spots down at number five is POTs. In all, there are seven all-vegan Las Vegas restaurants on the list, and two vegetarian restaurants (Ariela’s Pizza and Kosher Kitchen and Pizza 108.
According to Yelp, the list was ranked “using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews.”
What vegan restaurants in Las Vegas are the best places to eat according to Yelp?
Let’s start with the restaurant that earned the number one spot.
Chikyū Vegan Sushi & Izakaya — #1
The upscale vegan restaurant in Las Vegas opened for dine-in late October 2020, but has been operating for pick-up since early in the pandemic. Quickly, Chikyū became a vegan darling thanks to its creative and delicious sushi,
POTs — #5
Open for three years, POTs is the only restaurant in Las Vegas serving Egyptian food. With street food staples like koshari and cauliflower shawarma, the restaurant is popular with vegans and non-vegans. Head here for some serious flavor and filling food.
Soy Mexican Veggie-Vegan Eatery — #14
While not technically a restaurant, Soy Veggie popped on the scene more than a year ago. The food stand on Las Vegas Blvd. in front of Dino’s is owned by the same team of the now shuttered El Cactus in Downtown Henderson. This Mexican spot offers a variety of eats people came to love at the old restaurant,
Tacotarian — #20
Tacotarian is an all-vegan fast-casual restaurant offering the largest selections of tacos in town (nearly 20). They also have staple eats like burritos, plus the world’s largest taco, desserts and serve booze.
NoButcher — #32
One of the only vegan butcher shops in the country, NoButcher is the deli of your vegan dreams. With a range of deli meats and salads to order, plus sandwiches like a vegan Philly cheesestake, this fast-casual, drive-thru restaurant is unlike any other restaurant in Las Vegas.
Chef Kenny’s Asian Vegan Restaurant — #39
Of course, no list is complete without Chef Kenny’s. Chef’s made a name for himself thanks to his skill at creating dishes like orange chicken that make you question whether or not its vegan. The spot also offers sushi, soups and so much more.
Garden Grill — #46
What was once a festival pop-up that drew longer lines than non-vegan spots, Garden Grill’s new permanent home features festival favorites like the fried chicken sandwich, tacos and other comfort food eats, plus some surprise pop-ups (looking at you, KFC bowl.
Want more vegan food? Check out the list of vegan restaurants in Las Vegas! Plus, the 2021 Las Vegas Vegan Food Guide comes out soon!
Diana Edelman is the founder of Vegans, Baby and has emerged as the face of plant-based dining in Las Vegas and the leading plant-based restaurant consultant in the city. She spent a decade in the travel blogging world before switching gears to work in elephant rescue in Thailand. Diana travels the world to meet chefs and try vegan food, as well as speak at events focusing on travel, tourism, veganism and entrepreneurship. She’s a partner with the prestigious James Beard Foundation and curates their Vegas Vegan Dinners at the James Beard House. Diana is also a partner with Life is Beautiful, curating the all-vegan Farm Stand.