If you’re looking for restaurants in Las Vegas offering vegan Thanksgiving meals, Go Vegan, Violette’s Vegan Organic Cafe & Juice Bar and VegeNation are dine-in experiences this year. In addition, if you want to bring food to a table, Whole Foods, Amber’s Smoked Vegan, No Butcher, VegeNation, Simply Pure, Vegan Meals by Mindy and Garden Grill for catering/meal prep for your vegan Thanksgiving in Las Vegas.
Here’s a look at the meals — check back often, we will be updating as information comes in.
Open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Go Vegan Cafe is serving a holiday meal in addition to their normal fare. The gluten-free meal features a side salad, celebration loaf, garlic smashed potatoes and yams, mushroom gravy, green beans and cranberry orange sauce. Dine in from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. or take-out — but order in advance if you do. For more details, visit their Facebook page.
VegeNation will be serving a special Thanksgiving menu at its Downtown location until 4 p.m. The four course meal features a fall salad with locally-made port wine and pumpkin bisque soup, stuffed shells with pumpkin ricotta and marinara sauce, a classic holiday roast with mashed sweet potatoes, collard greens, stuffing and cranberry sauce, pumpkin cheesecake with cranberry compote and a choice of red or white wine.Tickets are $50 for adults, $15 for kids 12 and under and 20 percent of the proceeds benefit a local school garden in Downtown Las Vegas. Tickets must be purchased in advance and seating is limited. Choose from numerous time slots and purchase your tickets here.
Violette’s Vegan Organic Cafe & Juice Bar
Photo: Gwendolyn Durma for Violette’s Vegan.
Violette’s Vegan Organic Cafe & Juice Bar is serving their vegan Thanksgiving dinner in Las Vegas from 2 p.m. – 9 p.m. (last seating is 8 p.m.). The vegan Thanksgiving menu is entirely gluten-free.
Their Feast of Gratitude is $35 for adults, $19 for kids under 12 and features pumpkin soup, a mixed green salad topped with pumpkin seeds and candied pecans and tossed in cranberry vinaigrette; a choice fo sliced tofu turkey or lentil loaf with herb brown gravy and all the trimmings, plus stuffing, sweet potatoes with marshmallows, scallop potatoes, fresh sweet corn, green bean casserole and a biscuit.
They will also offer to-go orders for $20 and $39 with pick-up from 1 – 4 p.m. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 702-685-0466.
Amber’s Smoked Vegan
Pick up southern vegan Thanksgiving eats for the holiday at Amber’s Smoked Vegan. They’re offering Cackalacky Ribs (1/2 tray feeds 12, $99, full tray feeds 24, $179), their Dirty South platter (half tray feeds 12 – 14, $59, full feeds 24-30, $119), as well as sides — Mac and Cheese, cole slaw, baked beans, red beans and rice or greens (1/2 feeds 12-14, $49, full feeds 24-30, $99) and cornbread (1/2 feeds 24-30, $29, full feeds 48-60, $59). Place your orders by calling 702-978-9500 or emailing email@example.com.
Bleu Moon Bakery
Bleu Moon Bakery is selling Thanksgiving pies for the holiday. The 9″ pies are $18 each or three for $45 and come in maple pumpkin pie, chocolate cherry or classic apple with a fiery twist. Order by Nov. 18 and pick up Nov. 20 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the West Elm Outlet in Green Valley.
Photo: Garden Grill
If you’ve never had the Thanksgiving meal Garden Grill prepares, you’ll want to try it! We had it last year and it was divine. Garden Grill’s vegan Thanksgiving pre-made meal features lemon chick’n piccata that serves six (cutlets in a lemon white wine caper sauce), roasted garlic mashed potatoes with white wine mushroom gravy (6-8 servings), green been casserole (6-8 servings), classic stuffing (6 – 8), plus a choice of raw New York-style or raw chocolate cheesecakes. Garden Grill also is cooking up single servings that include the picatta, two sides and a slice of cheesecake. For orders and pricing, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Order by noon on Monday, Nov. 19. Available for pick-up or delivery ($10 delivery fee) on Wednesday, Nov. 21.
Go Vegan Thanksgiving Eve Pop Up
If you’re free the day before Thanksgiving, head over to Go Vegan for the No Butcher and Vegan Babe Bakery pop-up. You can purchase vegan turkey roast and pies at the event. In addition, Go Vegan is also offering their holiday meal for pick-up through Thanksgiving Day. For details, visit these Facebook event page and this Facebook event page.
Chef Stacey Dougan’s Simply Pure’s vegan Thanksgiving offerings feature a choice of protein — braised tofu “turkey” cutlets with fresh herbs, a savory harvest roast or jackfruit crab cakes with dill and a massive amount of sides — cornbread stuffing, three-cheese macaroni and cheese, southern kale greens, fresh garden salad with cranberries, coconut bacon and creamy vinaigrette and mushroom gravy, and maple-glazed sweet potatoes. Meals start at $129.99 for two servings. Other dishes are available a la carte and serve four people unless otherwise noted:
Entrees: Mama Mia Lasagna (serves 8), $59.99 – Savory Harvest Roast, $29.99 – Herb Tofu “Turkey” Cutlets, $24.99 – Jackfruit Crab Cakes with Dill Louisiana-Style Creole Gumbo with Rice Remoulade (GF and soy free), $29.99
Sides: Herb Roasted Veggie Medley, $19.99 – Maple Sweet Potatoes, $19.99 – Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Wild Fresh Garden Salad with Cranberries, Mushroom Gravy, $22.99 – Coconut Bacon and Creamy Vinaigrette Southern Kale Greens $23.99 – Three-Cheese Macaroni and Cheese, $29.99 – Cranberry Sauce, $14.99 – Cornbread Stuffing, $23.99 – Wild Mushroom Gravy, $11.99
Desserts: Cheesecake with Fresh Fruit Compote, $19.99 – Sweet Potato Pie, $24.99 – Raw Almond Agave Truffles, $14.99 – Baked Spiced Apples with Granola Crumble, $19.99 – Raw Chocolate Mousse with Fresh Granola, $24.99 – Key Lime Mousse with Fresh Granola, $24.99
Orders must be placed by noon on Monday, Nov. 19. Orders placed after that include a 15% rush charge. Pick up. Food can be picked up at Simply Pure Nov. 21 between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. or Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Delivery from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Nov. 22 ($40 delivery fee within Las Vegas area. Place orders by calling Chef Dougan – 702-609-3488 or via email: email@example.com.
Vegan Meals by Mindy
Please visit Vegan Meals by Mindy for details.
VegeNation Henderson is offering to-go orders for Thanksgiving. The three-course meal is a fall salad featuring locally-made port wine with a pumpkin bisque soup, classic holiday roast with mashed sweet potatoes, collard greens, stuffing and cranberry sauce and pumpkin cheesecake with cranberry compote. Order one serving for $25 or the larger to-go which serves four to six people and is $125. Twenty percent of your purchase dollars are being donated to grow a local school garden in Downtown Las Vegas. Order by Nov. 21 and pick-up between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Nov. 22. Order here.
This year, Whole Foods is serving a vegan Thanksgiving meal for $39.99 for two people. It features a Romanesco cauliflower roast with miso bagna càuda, charred escarole with tomatoes and chickpeas, Cremini mushroom stuffing with Kimchi, roasted acorn squash with maple and hazelnut dukkah and a sweet potato blondie with cashew frosting. Whole Foods also offers a these items a la carte. Order online or by calling your local Whole Foods. Orders can be placed now until 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21 except at the Town Square location — you can place your order anytime until they close at 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Pick-up your meal until 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day.
Cover Photo: Gwendolyn Durma for Violette’s Vegan
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