Northern Virginia


Plant-based, meatless and dairy-free options are getting easier to find across the region. Here’s where to find vegan soups, sandwiches, pizza and more.


Dietary restrictions, whether temporary or mandatory, can seem difficult to accommodate. Where does one find a restaurant that isn’t divided into meat categories for entrees? 

Rather than settle for one to two options on the menu (most likely including a salad) for your vegan friends and family members, here are 10 local restaurants serving vegan-friendly options for everyone to enjoy. 

JINYA Ramen Bar
When you think of traditional Japanese ramen, it might be hard to imagine a bowl not filled with the incredibly meaty broth, which is often stewed for hours with meat-covered bones and umami-rich flavors, and topped with pork chashu. But alas, it is possible. JINYA Ramen features a vegan miso ramen, topped with soy meat, tofu, bean sprouts, broccolini, green onion, corn, red onion and thick noodles. The bowl is sure to leave you feeling full and satisfied. But if you need a few more choices, check out the vegan rice bowl, vegan tacos or the crispy chickpeas. // 2911 District Ave., Suite 140, Fairfax


Authentic ramen and a great investment can be hard to find.
But at JINYA Ramen Bar, we have both.

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