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Aug 15, 2007 10:24 PM

Vegetarian Restaurants

I'll be coming into town over the Labor Day weekend and would love to find out the latest post-Katrina information on Vegetarian and Vegetarian-Friendly restaurants. I'm not a vegan and will gladly eat all milk, eggs, cheese etc. I have been to many restaurants in the Quarter and most restaurants have something for me to eat. The Gumbo Shop, Court of Two Sisters, Louisiana Pizza Kitchen, Clover Grill and NOLA have always been great for our group of meat-eaters and vegetarians. I'm looking for everything from quick take-out food to a nice sit down meal. I'd also love to find a place that will make a great vegetarian muffaletta really good bread and cheese. I'd appreciate all your suggestions from breakfast to dinner and beyond. Thanks.

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  1. Central Grocery makes a veggie muff. Most high-end restaurants will accommodate vegetarians. The restaurants in the Quarter are used to tourists, so they'll normally have some options. Outside the Quarter, especial at neighborhood restaurants, it will be harder to find a good veggie option.

    1. One of my best friends is a Vegan, so i've had enough experience doing this with her.
      Off the top of my head:
      Pho Tau Bay (unbelievable vietnamese)
      Stella (scott will do veggie for ya)
      Cafe Siam

      1. breakfast:
        slim goodie's

        taqueria corona
        juan's flying burrito
        theo's pizza
        cafe nino
        matt and naddie's lunch buffet
        bangkok thai
        crepe nanou


        1. Jacques-Imo's makes this amazingly delicious vegetarian plate. It's basically a pile of veggie deliciousness. A vegetarian friend of mine ordered it the last time we went together and she let me have a bite. It was surprisingly good, and she wasn't able to finish it all, so I'm guessing it was satisfying.

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          1. re: kmnola

            I find that most kitchens are willing to accomodate. Look over their menu and see what ingredients they are serving with other dishes say pasta, asparagus for example. They will be more than happy to whip up something that satisfies your food taste. Should not be a problem.

          2. All the ones listed are good.
            Jacques-Imo's - will hook you up for sure. And I forgot Surries...that place is so cute and great stuff