Looking for some of the best meat-free dining options in New Mexico? At Olympus Northpoint apartments in Albuquerque, we have a variety of vegetarian and vegan restaurants in the neighborhoods surrounding our community. Many of these businesses have diverse menus and all of them are worth checking out the next time you're craving a plant-based meal.
ANNAPURNA'S WORLD VEGETARIAN CAFE
Annapurna's World Vegetarian Cafe offers a wide variety of vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free dishes made with organic ingredients. Founder Yashoda Naidoo is dedicated to bringing the healing qualities of Ayurvedic traditions to New Mexico's food culture. With three locations around Albuquerque, you have plenty of opportunities to try Annapurna's cardamom pancakes, masala fries, avocado tacos, or South Indian sampler platter.
MATA G VEGETARIAN KITCHEN
Mata G Vegetarian Kitchen in Albuquerque's historic Nob Hill district provides plant-free foodies with an incredible lineup of international options. Plates inspired by different parts of the world are offered as daily specials alongside soups, salads, and vegetarian breakfast burritos. Hungry for Moroccan cuisine? Visit Mata G on a Tuesday. Stop by on Wednesdays for Italian dishes, Fridays for Lebanese food, or Sundays for classic brunch fare.
AN HY QUAN VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT
You don't have to choose between a vegetarian diet and scrumptious Vietnamese food at An Hy Quan Vegetarian Restaurant. With traditional rice and noodle dishes topped with mock beef, pork, ham, and fish, you get to experience authentic Southeast Asian meals with a plant-based twist. The restaurant is popular among local vegans for its generous portion size and friendly atmosphere, so prepare to leave An Hy Quan full and delighted.
For more than 10 years, Thai Vegan has been proving that traditional Thai dishes don't need to have meat to be delicious. Founded in 2009 by a Buddhist monk, this restaurant prides itself on its fast service and dedication to the shared enjoyment of food. Spicy eggplant, papaya salad, soy pepper steak with shiitake mushrooms, and a range of curry and noodle dishes are only some of the great offerings that Thai Vegan serves daily.
Craving comfort food with a farm-to-table twist? The Acre's New American menu will fill you up with yummy, plant-based fare. Its seasonal, scratch-made dishes are prepared using food from local growers. The drink menu is a curated collection of craft brews and sustainably-produced wines. When you go, try the buffalo cauliflower, carrot bacon club sandwich, or slow-roasted jackfruit barbecue sliders.
Our amazing local food culture is only one reason we love to call this city our home. If you'd like to find out more about joining our vibrant Albuquerque apartment community, please don't hesitate to contact us.