#MadeByWomen Vegan Cuisine in WDC

Vegan restaurants are getting popular in the nation’s capital and many of which are owned by women who are leading the new trend. From small juice bars and cafes to fast-food vegan dishes and gourmet fine dining vegan restaurant. All of which in this list below:

1. Elizabeth’s Gone Raw @ Downtown

Vegan Restaurant * $$$$

Located at a 19th century restored house, Elizabeth’s Gone Raw is a fine dining restaurant serving a seven-course tasting meal of plant-based food. Each course is served in an artistic setting, creating a visual experience as amazing as the tasting experience.

Elizabeth Petty, Owner
1341 L Street, NW Washington, DC 20005

2. Fare Well @ H Street Corridor

Vegan Restaurant * $$

A veggie center bakery, diner, and a bar that specializes in traditional comfort food made only with plant-based ingredients. Chef and owner Doron Petersan created a menu suitable for every hour of the day, from morning coffee to after-dinner dessert, with dishes like polenta fries, roasted romaine, and carrot cake pancakes. Open daily 9 AM – 10:30 PM.

Doron Petersan, Chef & Owner

3. Fancy Radish @ H Street Corridor

Vegan Restaurant * $$$


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A vegetable bar and restaurant, providing a unique dining experience. Chefs and owners Katie Jacoby and Rich Landau are offering signature dishes next to seasonal specials as well as natural wines, craft beers, and original cocktails. Serving dinner Tuesday to Sunday, Fancy Radish offers dishes such as Rutabaga fondue, Chioggia beet toast, and Peruvian potatoes alongside, as well as pear tart, sour cherry turnovers, and toffee pudding.

Kate Jacoby, Co-chef and Co-owner
600 H Street, NE, Washington, DC

4. Taim @ Georgetown

Vegan Restaurant * $


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The chef and Co-owner Einat Admony is bringing to the US the flavors and textures of authentic Israeli street food. Opened in 2005 as a storefront, Taim, which means tasty in Hebrew, has six different locations, five in NYC and one in DC. While famous for its delicious falafel, the restaurant is also serving dishes such as veggie shawarma, Sabich, Tabouli salad, and seasonal specials, all made from fresh, high-quality plant-based ingredients.

Einat Admony, Chef & Co-Owner
1065 Wisconsin Ave., NW Washington, DC. 20007

5. Sticky Fingers @ Columbia Heights

Vegan Restaurant * $$

A 100% vegan bakery, owned by Cupcakes Wars winner Doron Petersan, offers a wide variety of cakes, cupcakes, and sweets. All egg-free, dairy-free, and without cholesterol. Sticky Fingers is also serving big bites, such as soups, wraps, and sandwiches. Open daily from breakfast to dinner as well as special brunch on weekends.

Doron Petersan, chef and owner
1370 Park Rd NW, Washington, DC 20010

6. Soupergirl! @ Downtown

Vegan Restaurant * $

At Soupergirl! every day is a good day for a bowl of soup. Co-owners, mother and daughter duo Sara Polon and Marilyn Polon, are using seasonal plant-based ingredients from local farms to create delicious homemade soups. Made from scratch and slowly cooked, the soups contain fresh vegetables, beans, and grains. In addition to a wide selection of soups, such as lentil mushroom noodle soup, black bean, and chili soup, the menu includes salads, sandwiches, and desserts.

Sara and Marilyn Polon
1829 M St NW, Washington, DC 20036

7. Turning Natural @ District Heights | Anacostia | Capitol Hill | Shaw | Takoma

Juice Bar * $

Inspired by her mother’s transition to natural living for dealing with cancer, owner Jerri Evans quit her job as an aeronautical engineer and opened a juice bar with the goal to bring better, healthier, and affordable choices to all. Turning Natural is offering a wide variety of juices and smoothies as well as veggie dishes, including patties, burgers, bowls, and waffles. Also, there is a cleansing program and juicing classes.

Jerri Evans, Owner
District Heights: ​7748 Marlboro Pike, District Heights, MD 20747​
Anacostia: 2025 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
Capitol Hill: 1380 H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
Shaw: 1933 9th St. NW, Washington, DC 20032
Takoma: 6833 4th St NW, Washington, DC 20012

8. HipCityVeg

Vegan Restaurant * $$

Founded in 2012 by Nicole Marquis, HipCityVeg is a fast food-inspired restaurant promoting healthy bodies, a healthy planet, and empathy for all living things. The produce arrives fresh every morning, and scraps are composted at the end of every day. Using 100% organic ingredients from local sources to cook dishes such as burgers, wraps, nuggets, and salads.

Nicole Marquis, Founder
712 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
1300 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

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