Enjoy a Few of Charleston’s Vegetarian Restaurants

Now that the farmers markets are closed, if you’re craving fresh vegetables, try some of Charleston’s top vegetarian restaurants. Charleston is home to some creative and delicious vegetarian fare.

Alluette’s Café – Vegetarian Friendly (Ovo, Lacto)

80 A Reid St (at Meeting St), Charleston 29403. Phone: 843-577-6926

Reservations required.

Moderate pricing for lunch, more for dinner.

Alluette’s is the place to take your friends, as it serves not only vegan- and vegetarian-friendly cuisine, but also American, Southern, organic, and non-vegetarian fare. Meat is available, but pork is not on the menu. Typically, it has a couple of vegan or vegetarian choices for lunch and dinner as well as vegan desserts.

Dellz Uptown – Vegetarian (Ovo)

511 Rutledge Ave, Charleston 29403. Phone: 843-641-0352

Open Monday through Saturday until 8 p.m., closed between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Casual atmosphere and moderate pricing.

You’ll love the variety of cuisine ranging from American to International, with take-out. All food can be made vegan. The house specialty is the My Thai Bowl, which is also gluten free. Enjoy wi-fi with your meal.

Five Loaves Café – Vegetarian Friendly (Lacto)

Three locations:

43 Cannon St (at Coming St), Charleston 29403. Phone: 843-937-4303

372 King St, Charleston 29403. Phone: 843-805-7977

1055 Johnnie Dodds Blvd # 50, Mt Pleasant 29464. Phone: 843-849-1043

Closed Sunday.

Moderate pricing.

Another restaurant that you can take anyone to, Five Loaves has multiple locations in the Charleston area and offers meat options along with some vegetarian-only dishes.

Nirlep Indian Restaurant – Vegetarian Friendly

908 Savannah Hwy, Charleston 29407. Phone: 843-763-9923

Inexpensive pricing.

This Indian restaurant is also vegan friendly and has a lunch buffet six days a week. Feel free to order from the menu, as the wait staff can make any dish vegan.

Three Little Birds Café – Vegetarian Friendly (Ovo, Lacto)

65 Windermere Blvd (at Folly Rd), Charleston 29407. Phone: 843-225-3065

Open Tuesday through Saturday until 3 p.m., Sunday until 2 p.m., closed Monday.

Inexpensive pricing.

Enjoy vegetarian- and vegan-friendly food, along with American cuisine, a juice bar, catering, and take-out. Typical food includes spelt bread, salads, and veggie burgers. You can have breakfast any time and eat outdoors.

What’s your favorite vegetarian or vegan restaurant in Charleston?