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Where to Order Vegetarian and Vegan Takeout in D.C.

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Vegetarians, vegans, and anyone who wants to take a break from meat will find plenty of options for takeout during D.C.’s dine-in ban and stay-at-home order. Here’s where to order everything from avocado toast to Asian-style veggie bowls — and even vegan Sunday brunches or much-hyped vegetarian gyros — all for pickup and delivery.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. PLNT Burger

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Inside the Whole Foods, 833 Wayne Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(240) 685-6286
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Celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn’s new vegan burger stand, based out of Silver Spring Whole Foods, is offering pickup and delivery (GrubHub, Uber Eats) for indulgent Beyond Meat and potato-based cheese concoctions, chili dogs, and fried oyster mushroom sandwiches that mimic crispy chicken. A new outpost in the South Capitol Hill Whole Foods has delivery in D.C.

A mushroom bacon burger from PLNT Burger with a side of “bloomies”
A mushroom bacon burger from PLNT Burger with a side of “bloomies”
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2. Lapis

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1847 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 299-9630
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There’s a lengthy vegetarian section on the takeout menu at Adams Morgan’s Lapis, which specializes in homey staples from Afghanistan. Order dishes like baked eggplant with tomato sauce for curbside pickup.

3. Beefsteak

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1528 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 986-7597
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Not all outposts of José Andrés’ vegetable-centric fast-casual chain Beefsteak are currently open, but the Dupont Circle and Foggy Bottom locations are serving up marinated beet burgers, warm grain bowls, salads, and more for pickup and delivery via GrubHub, Postmates, Caviar, DoorDash, and UberEats.

4. Komi

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1509 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 332-9200
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Michelin-starred Komi’s vegetarian pop-up Happy Gyro is back, this time as a carryout and delivery operation. Meat-free dishes include celery root reuben sandwiches, “meatball” subs with provolone and marinara, black walnut tacos, pizzas, and vegetarian gyros. Wine and beer is also available for purchase with meals.

5. HipCityVeg

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1300 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 318-6010
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Vegan fast-casual chain HipCityVeg is offering pickup and delivery out of its Chinatown and Dupont Circle locations for those craving sweet potato fries with“Chik N’” nuggets or meat-free taco salads.

6. Soupergirl

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1829 M St NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 733-4401
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Get a shipment of carrot dill, potato leek, or gingery quinoa vegetable soup from Soupergirl, which is offering local deliveries of soup and salad — and $35 produce boxes too.

7. Shouk

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655 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 652-1464
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Hummus, cashew labneh, almond feta, and pickled vegetables are a few of the vegan-friendly pantry staples available at Shouk’s Mount Vernon Triangle location, which is serving its Israeli street food for curbside pickup and delivery. The local fast-casual chain is also doing something called “Hood Drops” on its app, heading to different neighborhoods each day to distribute pitas, bowls, and salads at convenient locations in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia sans delivery fees.

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8. Chaia Tacos Chinatown

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615 I St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 290-1019
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In addition to Chai’s normal menu of vegetarian tacos available for Caivar delivery or pickup at its locations in Georgetown or Mt. Vernon, the restaurant is rolling out a twice-weekly “Enchilada Supper Club.” For Tuesdays or Thursday dinners, pick up mushroom or black bean enchiladas and add on extras like margarita mason jar kits or savory breakfast oats.

9. Equinox Restaurant

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818 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 331-8118
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Equinox is keeping its Sunday vegan brunch tradition going with a to-go brunch box: choose dishes like granola-crusted French toast or freshly baked focaccia a la carte or as four courses for $30. The delivery dinner menu features plenty of vegetarian and vegan-friendly options too.

10. Fare Well

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406 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 367-9600
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H Street diner Fare Well specializes in vegan comfort foods, and in addition to its diner staples and bakery items, reheatable meals like lasagna or Impossible meatloaf are available for pickup and delivery.

11. Fruitive

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1094 Palmer Alley NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 836-7749
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The CityCenter location of Fruitive is open for pickup and delivery orders of smoothies, collard tacos, toasts, and wraps, with meal kits available for individuals and families too.

12. Ethiopic Restaurant

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401 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 675-2066
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Order online for carryout or deliver at Ethiopic, which offers dishes like yellow split pea stew and curried potatoes a la carte or in vegetarian samplers.

13. Pow Pow

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1253 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 399-1364
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Fried “chicken” fried rice and sweet and sour pork seitan bowls are on the menu at this “New Asian” fast-casual restaurant that focuses on meat-free offerings. The H Street spot offers curbside pickup or delivery.

14. Punjab Grill

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427 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 813-3004
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Punjab Grill’s takeout menu is full of inventive vegetarian and vegan dishes, like a vegan “goat” biryarni with jackfruit and saffron.

15. Busboys and Poets

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2004 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 889-1374
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A vegan “tuna’ sandwich or tempeh panini lunch box are two of the vegetarian or vegan options on the Busboys and Poets menu. Order online for pickup or delivery at the local chain’s outposts throughout the DMV.

1. PLNT Burger

Inside the Whole Foods, 833 Wayne Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910
A mushroom bacon burger from PLNT Burger with a side of “bloomies”
A mushroom bacon burger from PLNT Burger with a side of “bloomies”
Rey Lopez/Eater D.C.

Celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn’s new vegan burger stand, based out of Silver Spring Whole Foods, is offering pickup and delivery (GrubHub, Uber Eats) for indulgent Beyond Meat and potato-based cheese concoctions, chili dogs, and fried oyster mushroom sandwiches that mimic crispy chicken. A new outpost in the South Capitol Hill Whole Foods has delivery in D.C.

Inside the Whole Foods, 833 Wayne Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910

2. Lapis

1847 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009

There’s a lengthy vegetarian section on the takeout menu at Adams Morgan’s Lapis, which specializes in homey staples from Afghanistan. Order dishes like baked eggplant with tomato sauce for curbside pickup.

1847 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009

3. Beefsteak

1528 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Not all outposts of José Andrés’ vegetable-centric fast-casual chain Beefsteak are currently open, but the Dupont Circle and Foggy Bottom locations are serving up marinated beet burgers, warm grain bowls, salads, and more for pickup and delivery via GrubHub, Postmates, Caviar, DoorDash, and UberEats.

1528 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

4. Komi

1509 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

Michelin-starred Komi’s vegetarian pop-up Happy Gyro is back, this time as a carryout and delivery operation. Meat-free dishes include celery root reuben sandwiches, “meatball” subs with provolone and marinara, black walnut tacos, pizzas, and vegetarian gyros. Wine and beer is also available for purchase with meals.

1509 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

5. HipCityVeg

1300 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Vegan fast-casual chain HipCityVeg is offering pickup and delivery out of its Chinatown and Dupont Circle locations for those craving sweet potato fries with“Chik N’” nuggets or meat-free taco salads.

1300 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

6. Soupergirl

1829 M St NW, Washington, DC 20036

Get a shipment of carrot dill, potato leek, or gingery quinoa vegetable soup from Soupergirl, which is offering local deliveries of soup and salad — and $35 produce boxes too.

1829 M St NW
Washington, DC 20036

7. Shouk

655 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Photo: Shouk

Hummus, cashew labneh, almond feta, and pickled vegetables are a few of the vegan-friendly pantry staples available at Shouk’s Mount Vernon Triangle location, which is serving its Israeli street food for curbside pickup and delivery. The local fast-casual chain is also doing something called “Hood Drops” on its app, heading to different neighborhoods each day to distribute pitas, bowls, and salads at convenient locations in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia sans delivery fees.

655 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001

8. Chaia Tacos Chinatown

615 I St NW, Washington, DC 20001

In addition to Chai’s normal menu of vegetarian tacos available for Caivar delivery or pickup at its locations in Georgetown or Mt. Vernon, the restaurant is rolling out a twice-weekly “Enchilada Supper Club.” For Tuesdays or Thursday dinners, pick up mushroom or black bean enchiladas and add on extras like margarita mason jar kits or savory breakfast oats.

615 I St NW
Washington, DC 20001

9. Equinox Restaurant

818 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006

Equinox is keeping its Sunday vegan brunch tradition going with a to-go brunch box: choose dishes like granola-crusted French toast or freshly baked focaccia a la carte or as four courses for $30. The delivery dinner menu features plenty of vegetarian and vegan-friendly options too.

818 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006

10. Fare Well

406 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002

H Street diner Fare Well specializes in vegan comfort foods, and in addition to its diner staples and bakery items, reheatable meals like lasagna or Impossible meatloaf are available for pickup and delivery.

406 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002

11. Fruitive

1094 Palmer Alley NW, Washington, DC 20001

The CityCenter location of Fruitive is open for pickup and delivery orders of smoothies, collard tacos, toasts, and wraps, with meal kits available for individuals and families too.

1094 Palmer Alley NW
Washington, DC 20001

12. Ethiopic Restaurant

401 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Order online for carryout or deliver at Ethiopic, which offers dishes like yellow split pea stew and curried potatoes a la carte or in vegetarian samplers.

401 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002

13. Pow Pow

1253 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Fried “chicken” fried rice and sweet and sour pork seitan bowls are on the menu at this “New Asian” fast-casual restaurant that focuses on meat-free offerings. The H Street spot offers curbside pickup or delivery.

1253 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002

14. Punjab Grill

427 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Punjab Grill’s takeout menu is full of inventive vegetarian and vegan dishes, like a vegan “goat” biryarni with jackfruit and saffron.

427 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20004

15. Busboys and Poets

2004 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020

A vegan “tuna’ sandwich or tempeh panini lunch box are two of the vegetarian or vegan options on the Busboys and Poets menu. Order online for pickup or delivery at the local chain’s outposts throughout the DMV.

2004 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20020

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