Yes, you can eat vegan, and quite well, in the Duke City, aka, Albuquerque, New Mexico! Here are the top 5 veg*n eats plus a bonus 5 more runners up! Read on for all the tastiness!
am spices of india
317 Central NW
A cozy veg restaurant downtown that serves an Indian menu and offers a lunch buffet with both vegan and vegetarian options to choose from. Masala Chai tea goes perfectly with the tasty, chewy Dhokla Thali.
An hy quan
1405 Juan Tabo NE
This one wins for excellent fresh delicious vegetarian Vietnamese inspired food, amazing service and a clean and welcoming dining space. The name An Hy Quan is meant to convey a place of peace and happiness. They also have one of the largest menus. I was very pleasantly surprised to find sprigs of freshly cut Thai basil, mint and cilantro with my meal and taste some of their unique homemade drinks, such as a sweet and salty preserved plum soda.
2201 Silver SE, 5939 4th NW, 5200 Eubank NE
Annapurna is a veg ayurvedic restaurant in Abq and Santa Fe serving healing Ayurvedic cuisine. In addition to their large menu of delicious food, there's vegan pastries and a huge tea menu.
flying star cafe
8000 Paseo Del Norte NE, 3416 Central Ave SE, 4501 Juan Tabo NE, 8001 Menaul Blvd NE, 10700 Corrales Rd, 4026 Rio Grande NW
This popular local cafe chain has lots of fresh and local veg*n options like baked goods, salads, soups, wraps and tofu scrambles. Plus super pet friendly and great wifi.
5505 Osuna NE, 3804 Central SE
Thai Vegan is a strictly vegan restaurant with several locations that has a huge menu of Thai cuisine and American comfort food, such as bacon cheeseburgers, chicken wraps, and ice cream sundaes. They serve many vegan mock meats such as chicken, bacon, steak, fish, shrimp and also the ever-delicious Veganaise! I love this place and whenever I'm in town, I eat here almost every day.
bonus! 5 more runners up!
700 Tijeras Ave NW
Cozy little corner cafe with lots of vegan options like tofu scrambles and open-faced sandwiches.
10721 Montgomery Blvd NE
Authentic Italian joint that offers daiya vegan cheese for pizzas and calzones.
6501 Wyoming Blvd NE
Amazing Indian food with a huge all you can eat buffet and tons of vegan options!
8900 Holly Ave NE
This eclectic islandy restaurant has some great vegan menu options like some yum tofu dishes.
5500 San Mateo Blvd NE
With a large menu full of veg*n options, this is a popular local spot for Thai eats and their yellow curry with tofu is unbelievable.