If you’re looking for bountiful options for vegan Mexican food on The Strip or in Summerlin, Hussong’s Cantina has your back, baby.
Hussong’s Strip location in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place was one of the first restaurants on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip to offer an entire vegan menu. And we’re so glad they did.
Las Vegas Vegan-Friendly Restaurant: Hussong’s Cantina — The Strip, Boca Park
Vegan appetizers at Hussong’s Cantina
Start your feast at Hussong’s off with some fresh-made guac or get a little adventurous and opt for the restaurant’s mango habanero version.
If you’re super hunger, order the stacked quesadillas. These bad boys feature flour tortilla filled with Daiya cheese shreds, crispy tortilla shell, guac, pico de gallo, lettuce, sour cream and chipotle aioli. Plus, a choice of Gardein Chick’n Strips, beefless beef tips or fajita veggies.
They’ve also got three salads you can order — a toastada, Caesar and chopped.
Vegan Entrees at Hussong’s Cantina
For the main event, Hussong’s offers a variety of vegan dishes.
You can order a burrito or chimichanga stuffed with your choice of Chick’n Strips, beefless tips or veggie mix, plus cheese, rice, refried beans, sour cream, pico and micro greens. Smother it with either red or green sauce.
They’ve also got chile relleno, enchiladas and veggie fajitas — all with your choice of Gardein or veggies.
Plus, Hussong’s also offers two tacos — Baja “fish” or Baja-style chicken.
If you’re there for breakfast, you’re covered. On the menu are a breakfast burrito and breakfast quesadilla, both filled with V’eggs and chorizo, plus vegan chilaquiles.
Vegan Dessert at Hussong’s Cantina
Whatever you do, be sure to save room for dessert. Hussong’s has a heavenly chocolate cake topped with light and creamy peanut butter icing.
This Mexican joint located in Mandalay Bay’s Shoppes, gets the vegan dining right. With a complete menu (we’re talking an entire page) offering appetizers like nachos with Daiya cheese and vegan sour cream, along with entrees that include “meat”-packed burritos and enchiladas, plus “fish” and street tacos, and the crowning glory: an absolutely gorgeously delicious chocolate cake topped with light and creamy peanut butter icing.
The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 S. Las Vegas Blvd, 89119, 702-632-6450, Sun. – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Fri. – Sat.: 11 a.m. – midnight
Boca Park, 740 S. Rampart Blvd., 89145, 702-778-2160, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
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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.