Shop Local – Vegan & Vegetarian Food

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pretty cheap unless noted

Ali-Baba – middle eastern 404 S. Craig St. oakland 412-682-2829

Hunan Kitchen 5882 Forbes ave.( near Shady in Squirrel Hill). yum! but very pricey 412-422-7188 has meat and veggie dishes

Eat Unique – on craig street in Oakland yummie vegan chili and other vegan/veggie soups (they use lots of styrofoam even if you eat in)

Kohli’s – There is an indian grocer on craig st. across from ali-baba’s you can get samosas there for 75 cents also have veggie meals

Kiva Han –vegan/vegetarian food/breakfast 412-687-6355 420 Craig Street

Tram’s Kitchen Vietnamese Food – 412-682-2688
awesome 4050 Penn Ave. bloomfield

Spice Island Tea House on atwood in oakland…. a bit more expensive there is fish oil in everything unless you ask for it to be vegan/fish free

India garden, Mad Mex on Atwood in oakland are half price after 11pm -mad mex has soy cheese and soy sour cream, la fiesta and India garden are byob… La Fiesta is not vegetarian because they put Chicken stock in the rice. )

Winners Fast Food 3725 Forbes ave. it’s in a basement..korean you can get veggie and vegan’s a greasy spoon..

The Zenith412-481-4833 86 South 26th St. a bit pricey South Side has vegan desserts and LOTS of teas $10 brunch buffet is a good deal. It includes coffee or tea, buffet of side dishes, main dish and dessert buffet – you will be full all day. Sorry, no take away containers for buffet.

Kassab’s 412-381-1820 South Side 10th and Carson middle eastern/Lebanese (portebella gyro delicious falafel)

The New Dumpling House/Sushi House 412-422-4178
fake meat galore! pricey! 2138 Murray Ave. Squirrel Hill

Sree’s 412-781-4765 yum indian food! Squirrel Hill on Murray Ave on left hand side if you are descending the hill Sharpsburg Downtown and also has a van at CMU!

Salim’s 4705 Centre Ave. yummy Middle Eastern/Greek food – best stuffed grape leaves in town. Also has cheap grocery items.

D’s Six Pax and Dogz – 1118 S. Braddock Avenue, Regent Square – they have a veggie dog with whatever toppings you want for $2.99. Get fries and on tap root beer for more.

East End Brewing Company – 412-537-BEER
6923 Susquehanna St. in Homewood/Point Breeze – OK it’s not food, but you should definitely get your beer from Scott. You can fill up some growlers (half gallon jugs) of tasty beer and bring them to the potluck.

Leena’s – 121 Oakland Ave., in Oakland – Best Falafel in town. He is not kidding.

Salem’s in Oakland on bouquet street across from the post office. 3 dollar falafels.

Veracruz – 3715 Forbes Ave. in Oakland – $3 burrito. Yum.

Thai Gourmet super veggie/vegan friendly. cheap + big portions. Liberty & Ella.

Thai Cuisine not so cheap and not so great portions, but some people still love ‘em. fake meat is an option, which is fun. Liberty & Pearl.

La Filipiniana on butler and in sq hill. also veggie friendly. yummy and not too expensive. byob at the lawrenceville location plus awesome outdoor seating there in the summer.

Sushi House on Murray in sq hill (about 2 blocks up from forward, across from kazansky’s) has decent veggie sushi, not too expensive, and also offers some fun fake meat dishes

Quiet Storm 412-661-9355
5430 penn ave in Friendship/Garfield rumor has it that they are going to be serving breakfast all day now.

LuLu’s Noodles 412-681-3333 400 S. Craig St.

Golden Palace – Chinese buffet on Forbes in Oakland. $6.25 for all you can eat lunch.

Sushi Boat – ala cart veggie sushi for cheap and other veg dishes.

Thai Gourmet – 4505 on Liberty in Bloomfield near the Shure Save. The lunches are big and not too expensive. There is enough for 2 meals if you save your leftovers.

People’s Indian – 5147 Penn Ave in Garfield. The buffet on the weekend is a good deal.

The Vegan Goddess 412-371-0384
Vegan baked goods, cooking demonstrations and catering small events.
speaking of food carts…college kids often throw out half of their meals…you can buy cheap food from the carts or eat for free from the trash..
if you go at closing time around 5 or 6 the carts will sometimes give you leftovers… carts are now on Bigelow across from Soldiers and Sailors) or on CMU behind Fine Arts Building… ASK A FRIENDLY COLLEGE KID

Hyla Says:
May 16, 2008 at 1:53 pm e


Udipi Cafe
4141 Old William Penn Hwy
Monroeville, PA 15146
(412) 373-5581
South Indian Vegetarian
Unique location & menu.


One Response to “Shop Local – Vegan & Vegetarian Food”

  1. Hyla Says:


    Udipi Cafe
    4141 Old William Penn Hwy
    Monroeville, PA 15146
    (412) 373-5581
    South Indian Vegetarian
    Unique location & menu.

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