As far as fast-casual, moderately healthy big-name-chains go, Cafe Zupas is one to add to your list for vegan eats. While there’s nothing spectacularly original about it, you can eat vegan at Cafe Zupas. We’re glad it’s a vegan-friendly restaurant in Las Vegas that has some healthy eats.
What’s vegan at Cafe Zupas?
The Nuts About Berries salad can be made vegan. This salad features mixed greens, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and strawberries. It’s tossed in a poppyseed dressing. Hold the almonds because they’re made with butter.
You can also make the Mangoberry salad vegan by swapping the mango yogurt for the poppyseed dressing. It’s basically the same as the Nuts and Berries salad, but it’s got mango.
The vegan soup at Cafe Zupas is its chickpea and veggie soup with broccolini, celery, leeks, tomato and yellow onion.
When it comes to bowls, you can make the Asian steak and quinoa bowl vegan Simply swap the steak for tofu. The bowl includes baby butter lettuce, quinoa, broccolini, peppers, cucumbers, cashews and a Thai basil vinaigrette and Thai peanut sauce.
My personal favorite is the Thai Coconut Tofu Bowl packed with so much good stuff like organic grilled coconut tofu, Peruvian quinoa, kale, broccolini, edamame, cashews, miso dressing and so much more, all smothered in a spicy peanut sauce. Oh yeah, it’s good. And massive; there was no finishing of this bowl.
If you want a sandwich, order the veggie sandwich and hold the cheese and pesto spread.
There are a handful of vegan dressings to choose from at Cafe Zupas. Vegan options at Cafe Zupas are vinaigrettes (fresh herb, sherry, strawberry champagne and Thai basil). In addition, the poppyseed dressing is also vegan.
As for dessert, sorry loves. They’ve got nothing vegan on the dessert menu.
Numerous locations in Las Vegas. Check their website for an up-to-date listing of all locations, hours, etc.
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.