Tumerico Vegetarian Food
E 6th St
Tumerico serves scratch-made local food. Vegan, organic, gluten free. With an ever- changing menu, you will never get bored of the same old dishes. When Guy visited Tumerico, he had the Eggplant chicharrons, which includes soy and tofu chorizo. You must try the Korean Nopalitos (Cactus Tacos). It’s a crispy taco with cactus, onion, cashews and turmeric sauce. It has received a Yelp! Rating of 5.0 out of a possible 5.0
2990 N Campbell Avenue, Suite 120
Established in 2005, Lovin Spoonfuls has consistently provided outstanding vegan food to the Tucson community. You don’t have to be vegan to enjoy their delicious meals. Don’t get me started on the chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream icing. It’s their “reverse Black & White”.
Too full for dessert? No problem. Take home some of their delicious brownies, cookies or pies. This family owned restaurant offers both dine-in and take-out meals.
Their menu is vast, and they also have terrific wine and beer selections to pair with your meal. I suggest you make a reservation because the restaurant is very popular. The portions are huge! Come with an appetite!
The Tasteful Kitchen
722 N Stone Ave
Serving food as beautiful as it is delicious, The Tasteful Kitchen has a menu that has been designed considering the growing awareness of specific dietary needs. Many of the dishes are free from dairy, eggs, soy, gluten and nuts. Run by the Thompson sisters, Keanne and Sigret, they invite you to dine in and enjoy their beautiful art gallery dining room. If that isn’t convenient, they can make your order ready to go in a biodegradable container and cutlery!
Not sure what you want? No problem! Order the Chef’s Whim Special, which offers a rotating selection of ingredients. You server will have more details on that day’s feast. Make sure to leave room for dessert. Try the Vegan Banana Cake with homemade chocolate sauce, or the Chocolate Covered Pecan Stuffed Medjool Dates, coupled with an organic berry sauce. You might want to start your meal with dessert, they are that good!
73 East Pennington Street
Urban Fresh is a family owned business that believes in the plant-based lifestyle. The produce high quality, house made vegan food at affordable pricing. You would think food options that use little or not oils, minimal salt and sugar and zero processed ingredients could not taste good. Wrong! The food, including their fresh made smoothies, is delicious! What could be better than that? Delicious and healthy! But it does get better. The staff is very friendly and attentive, offering a friendly greeting and warm smile. You must try the Rainforest Purple Haze. I combination of blueberries, acai, apple, black cherries and apple juice. How about starting your day with a breakfast burrito or biscuits and gravy? Can’t make it for breakfast. No worries, they have sandwiches, soups, salads and wraps to satisfy your lunch or dinner cravings!
Renee’s Organic Oven
7065 E Tanque Verde Road
Renee’s is a local and beloved pizzeria, serving delicious food for over fifteen years. Renee’s Organic Oven (ROO’s) has a reputation for a commitment to service a menu of locally sourced and organic food of excellent quality. The environment is casual and relaxed. ROO’s features in house crafted cocktails, a solid wine list and craft beers, many from local breweries.
Some of the delicious starter options include, Hummus and Organic Bread, Gluten Free Tomatoe Soup and a Caprese Board. Some of the scrumptious meal options include hearty salads, pasta (gluten free available), lasagna, pizza and open face sandwiches. If you are seeking a gluten free dessert option, there are several. The Carrot Cake and Bundt Cake, both baked and created by Gourmet Girls, a GF only bakery. Not GF, then go for the Steve’s Chocolate Cake, topped with organic berries and homemade whipped cream!