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Greenville’s Best Vegetarian and Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants

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There was a time, vegetarian or vegetarian friendly restaurants in Greenville are few and far between and one would contend on just eating steamed broccoli or tossed salad, not anymore.  Nowadays, with many people shifting their diets and going more vegetable-based, we’ve seen a wave of vegetarian-friendly restaurants not only in downtown Greenville but also across the city.

Whether you’ve just recently turned vegetarian to  lose weight or it’s a total lifestyle change for better health and well-being, there’s no shortage of restaurants in Greenville that would meet your vegetable cravings. We picked out a mix of the best vegetarian friendly restaurants in Greenville SC – from Japanese tasting menus to trendy Indian hot dishes, these restaurants offer mouth-watering vegetarian dishes that could win the hearts of even the staunchest meat lovers.


10 of Greenville’s Best Vegetarian and Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants

Yard House
1025 Woodruff Rd., Greenville, SC 29607

Vegetable lovers and meat lovers are welcome, there’s something for everyone. This restaurant has expanded to many locations across the country, offering a totally unique experience.

Yard House’s Gardein™ is specially created to cater to their vegetarian customers. Their Gardein™ menu do not contain any kinds of meat, shellfish, or products from these sources except for dairy or eggs. The meat’s substitute are made from vegetables and grains. It boasts dishes like Gardein™ Grilled Chicken & Avocado Sandwich, Gardein™ Mac & Cheese, Vegan Burger, and more. These dishes are animal product-free that could almost convince you’re eating meat!

The food are delicious, the atmosphere is great, the service is amazing, you’ll surely have a great dining experience.



Lemongrass Thai Restaurant
106 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601

Love Thai food? Lemongrass is a must visit. There’s a lot to love about this casual yet elegant restaurant on N Main Street. You will get to experience authentic Thai cuisine. Lemongrass makes savory vegan dishes from fresh vegetables. There’s also a lot of dishes to choose from vegetarian spring rolls with Thai sweet and sour sauce to mixed vegetables with potatoes, onions and pineapple sauteed in coconut milk.

Thai salad


Augusta Grill
1818 Augusta St, Greenville, SC 29605

Augusta Grill may not be a completely veg spot, but it deserves a spot on this list for having vegetarian-friendly options. From the mixed greens with creamy herb dressing to Salad with strawberries, pralines, blue cheese, red onions and raspberry vinaigrette, your veggy cravings are covered.

Augusta Grill never fail to serve excellent food over the years as evidenced by the number of it’s faithful patrons. One trip to Augusta Grill always brings on another.



Two Chefs 
104 South Main St. St #105, Greenville, SC 29601

Two chefs is a popular downtown deli, the restaurant serves some of the best gourmet sandwiches, soups, and entree salads. It’s a vegetarian friendly spot with cozy atmosphere and serving fresh food.

If you are a big salad eater and looking for best quality food at the best prices in Greenville… go to Two Chefs. Two Chefs’ location is in a bank building just inside the main entrance. They also have another location at 8590 Pelham Rd. #29.



Chicora Alley
608-B South Main St., Greenville, SC 29601

Chicora Alley is another vegetarian friendly restaurant located on Main Street who deserves a spot on this list. Chicora Alley serves American and Caribbean cuisine. There’s dishes for everyone! For vegetarians, there’s simply options for you to enjoy your burger and enjoy a lot of other dishes that are all delicious.  There’s a lot to love about this upbeat restaurant.

If you are in Mauldin, they also have a branch there located at 116 N. Main Street.



Swad Restaurant
1421 Laurens Rd, Greenville, SC

Some of the most delightful vegetarian food in the world comes from India, and Swad’s simply give you at taste of it. Swad serves fine renditions of Indian dishes that will make a vegetarian happy.

Exclusively vegetarian, the menu offers an array of local vegetarian dishes from seasoned vegetables to curry. Indian food are known for its spiciness but you can easily have the dishes spiced to your preference.

From the restaurants’s ambiance complete with ethnic artifacts and textiles, you’ll feel right at home. The restaurant is owned by a couple who will treat you like family.


indian dish


Irashiai Sushi Pub & Japanese Restaurant
115 Pelham Rd #26, Greenville, SC 29615

Irashiai is perfect for those times when you need to spoil yourself, or that special veggie lover in your life. They have a wide variety of selections ranging from authentic Japanese dishes to great sushi combos. And for the vegetarians, there’s plenty of excellent vegetarian food in the menu including vegetable tempura and a couple of seriously deluxe rice dishes served with vegetables.



O-CHA tea bar
300 River St. Greenville, SC 29601

O-CHA tea has become one of Greenville’s favorite tea shop and for good reasons. They offer an extensive list of teas, as well as impressive selection of savory treats. O-CHA tea bar has been a go-to-place for tea since it opened in 2005.

Apart from serving some of the best teas offered in all of downtown Greenville, such as bubble tea, herbal tea, fruit flavored tea, and more, coffee is also offered for non-tea drinkers. The shop is truly a treasure trove for teas and  other delights as it’s loaded with other treats like pastries and chips.

The tea bar is conveniently located near the Reedy Falls Park so the view is absolutely beautiful. Great location,  exquisite tea, and fantastic service certainly make it a must-stop spot.


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