Vegetarian & Vegan Dining in Little Rock, Arkansas

Bowl of vegan tabouleh, made with bulgur a middle eastern salad.
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The South is the home of meat and potatoes. Fried catfish and chicken are our friends here. At times, looking around this Southern state all you see is fish fries, steak houses, and outdoor BBQs. However, there are some great places to eat to vegetarian style!

4square Cafe and Gifts

405 President Clinton Ave
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A gift shop with vegetarian soups, salads, wraps, and sandwiches located in the River Market.

One of the best places to get a vegan or gluten-free lunch in the city. They can create custom gift baskets with Arkansas foods and gifts.
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Curry in a Hurry Indian Cuisine (Formerly Amruth)

11121 N. Rodney Parham Road
Lunch buffet. Great for vegetarians. $$
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Argenta Market

521 Main Street, North Little Rock
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Most foods in the market are locally produced. The market offers a full-service deli with many vegan and vegetarian selections. Great for lunch.
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Boulevard Bread

1920 N. Grant St. & 400 President Clinton Ave
7 am-7 pm. Monday-Saturday
501-374-1232 & 501-663-5951
This local chain offers bread, sandwiches and fresh pastries. They use local items whenever possible. $
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The House

722 N Palm St
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Weekdays, 5-11 p.m., weekend 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Organic and local ingredients when possible. Great for vegetarians.

Has a hipster, coffee-house like feel. $$
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The Green Cart Deli

Corner of 6th and Chester (Food Truck/Trolley)
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Vegetarian sandwiches, salads, and specials at this food truck. Awesome food. Some vegan choices.
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Izzy's

14710 Cantrell Road
Izzy's is famous for their tamales, but they're not a Mexican place.

They feature burgers, pasta, pizza and just about everything else. Do try the tamales though. They even have a large variety of vegan and gluten-free offerings.
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Lilly's Dim Sum Then Some

11121 N. Rodney Parham Road
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Local fave and can't miss if you like Asian fusion. Great, innovative dishes. $$
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The Root Cafe

1500 Main St
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Locally sourced ingredients with a vegetarian-friendly menu. They also have locally sourced meats for carnivores.

Star of India

301 North Shackleford Road
This is a favorite of Little Rock locals. Casual with a great buffet for lunch. If you like Indian food, you won't be disappointed.

Whole Foods

10700 N. Rodney Parham
Like most Whole Foods, ours has prepared has salads, meals and specialty items in their aisles and a dining area for you to enjoy your purchases before heading back to work. $$

ZaZa Fine Salad and Wood-Oven Pizza Co

5600 Kavanaugh Blvd. (behind the Heights Theater)
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Fun place for lunch or a light dinner. Interesting selection of organic salad and pizza toppings, try the gelato too. $$​
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