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Vegan in the City


Cakewalk Baking Co. » 434 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City; 801-953-0804. Take your cruelty-free sweet tooth here for cream-filled Dillos (think Hostess Twinkies and Ho Hos), cupcakes, soft-serve ice cream and gluten-free goodies.

City Cakes & Café » 900 S. 282 East, Salt Lake City; 801-359-2239. Vegan muffins, cookies and cupcakes are offered here. Vegan mac and cheese and other lunch foods are also available.

Food carts

City Dogs » 200 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City; saltcitydogs.com. Vegetarian and vegan hot dogs are the specialty. Currently closed for the season.

The Curryer » 300 S. Main St., Salt Lake City; thecurryerslc.com. Vegetarian and vegan curries served weekdays during lunch hours.

Union Street Eats » 200 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City; slcunionstreet.com. An all-vegan food cart that sells quesadillas, tacos and other Mexican fare.


Café SuperNatural » 600 S. 700 East, (in Trolley Square), Salt Lake City; 801-363-1000. Quick bites, raw food and blended drinks.

Golden Phoenix » 1084 S. State St., Salt Lake City; 801-539-1122. Now serving the savory meatless Chinese dishes that were available at the now-closed Evergreen Café.

Omar’s Rawtopia » 2148 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City; 801-486-0332. A 100 percent raw restaurant.

Organic Manic » 389 W. 1700 South, Salt Lake City; 385-202-7922. Includes a buffet/salad bar with vegan and raw foods such as a zucchini lasagna.

Sage’s Café » 473 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City; 801-322-3790. Lunch, dinner and weekend brunch are vegetarian, dairy-free and made with organic ingredients.

Vertical Diner » 2280 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City; 801-484-8378. Vegan comfort food served in a diner-style atmosphere. The breakfast menu is available all day.


Sunflower Market » 656 E. 200 South, Salt Lake City, 801-364-1602. The Ching Animal Farm Sanctuary sponsors vegan cooking classes on the fourth Sunday of each month from 5 to 7 p.m.

W Lounge » 358 S. West Temple; 801-359-0637. SLC Vegan Drinks, a social networking group, meets on the first Friday of every month. Bring a potluck dish and enjoy vegan cocktails.

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