5 Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Wisconsin

By Mel Tobiasz
Staff Writer

Believe it or not, Wisconsin has plenty of vegan and vegetarian restaurants across the state. These eateries are so good, you'll forget the menus are meatless. 

Check out these delicious dining options next time you’re in the mood for a vegetarian or vegan meal.

Café MannaBrookfield

One hundred percent vegetarian and one hundred percent delicious, this café in Brookfield is the perfect place for diners to find endless vegetarian options. This café has its produce delivered daily, ensuring fresh and delicious meals.

Café Manna’s menu is loaded with tasty, made-from-scratch dishes. Aside from being fully vegetarian, they also offer vegan, gluten free and living raw options.

Green Owl CaféMadison

The Green Owl Café is Madison’s only vegan and vegetarian restaurant. With brunch, lunch and dinner options, the café offers a variety of dishes created with ingredients from local producers.

There is something to please everyone at this café, including meat-eaters. You’ll come for the food but stay for the trendy atmosphere found inside.

Raw DealMenomonie

Inhabiting a beautiful historically restored building, Raw Deal restaurant and coffee shop is the perfect place for anyone looking for organic vegan eats ranging from quiche to spicy ranch wraps.

The restaurant offers lunch and dinner options and also accommodates those who are gluten free. To accompany your meal, Raw Deal has an extensive list of juice, smoothie, beer, wine and tea options.

The VegetarianSt. Croix Falls

If its name didn’t give it away, The Vegetarian is a great vegetarian and vegan option in the northwestern part of the state. This restaurant serves south and north Indian food crafted with fresh ingredients, herbs and spices.

All dishes served at this family owned restaurant are vegetarian. They also have options to meet the needs of those looking for vegan or gluten free meals.

Riverwest Co-opMilwaukee

This café and grocery store combo in Milwaukee offers made-to-order vegan and vegetarian meals crafted with organic and locally grown produce whenever possible. Serving meals like grilled sweet potato and mock tuna melts, the Co-op features a menu to satisfy any vegan or vegetarian craving.

For those looking to satisfy their sweet tooth, Riverwest Co-op also offers freshly made vegan and vegetarian baked goods and desserts. 


Looking for more health-conscious options? Check out these gluten-free Wisconsin restaurants, and find eateries near you in our dining directory.

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