Vegetarian Restaurants in Henderson

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Pura Vida Bakery & Bystro chef and owner Mayra Trabulse has one goal: to create compassionate cuisine with a level of flavor that reflects her diverse cultural background. As she shared with Katherine Fernelius of Vegas Seven, Mayra is half Lebanese and half Cuban, and was born and raised in Mexico City. After moving to Las Vegas and attending community college, Mayra found herself unfulfilled. She decided to relocate to Florida, where she began to explore the politics of eating and her own relationship with food. She founded a catering business and became a private vegan chef before returning once more to Las Vegas to share her signature Caribbean- and Southwest-inspired dishes with Nevadans.

Mayra incorporated the Spanish phrase "pura vida" into the moniker of her eatery because it's a greeting or a farewell that can signify a sense of community and enjoying life slowly. That's exactly what she wants diners to feel at the restaurant, where she uses local, organic, fair-trade ingredients and incorporates macrobiotic, Ayurvedic, and raw-food principles in her low-temperature cooking. Mayra enhances her creations with unrefined oils and sweeteners and grinds whole spices for maximum flavor. Boasting a designated gluten-free area of her kitchen, she can cater to most any dietary restriction—Vanessa Meier of The Green Girl Next Door blog described how Mayra composed custom, on-the-fly dishes that were "beautiful and clearly prepared with so much love" for her and her husband.

And Meier isn't the only critic to take note of the blossoming restaurant: it earned Las Vegas Weekly’s 2012 Best Vegan Eating award and was named the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Dining Pick of the Week in October 2012. Mayra and her team also cater special events and bake custom vegan wedding cakes for couples being married by an Elvis wearing faux-blue-suede shoes.

1236 Western Ave
Las Vegas,
NV
US

Elixir Organic Cafe expertly crafts its housemade fare with 95% organic ingredients, including succulent meats free from hormones, nitrates, and artificial preservatives. A dozen burger designs bedeck nine types of patties—enough for each player on a baseball team to pad his glove with a different kind of patty—including turkey, eggplant, and grass-fed beef. The eatery tailor-makes its meals to satisfy a range of appetites, from those of strict meat eaters to those of faithful vegans and gluten-free dieters. More than 10 sandwiches come in hot, cold, and panini form, further solidifying Elixir's reputation for a culinary range as wide as a piece of taffy stuck to two racecars traveling in opposite directions. Expert bakers churn out an array of decadent desserts, such as cherry-dotted black-forest cake and vegan and gluten-free carrot cake. The cafe's multigrain pancakes and eggs benedicts make for a wholesome breakfast, and creamy smoothies and fresh-pressed vegetable and fruit juices packed with vitamins wash down the nutrient-rich dishes.

9550 S Eastern Ave
Las Vegas,
NV
US

The oven-shunning eatery specializes in familiar tastes prepared with herbs, nuts, and veggies, full of their original, uncooked-to-death nutrients. For starters, try the chips and salsa, with the standard tortilla dippers swapped in favor of flax-seed crackers ($5.88). Fish phobes will appreciate the sneaky sushi selection, with maki artfully assembled sans sea meat. Try the the pseudo salmon roll ($12.88), packed with sprouts, avocado, tomato, enoki mushrooms, yam rice, mustard, garlic, and ginger. Wraps, veggie burritos, zucchini-noodle pastas, and veggie burgers round out the garden-centric menu.

2381 E Windmill Ln
Las Vegas,
NV
US

Cuisine Type: American fusion

Established: 2009

Reservations: Optional

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Number of Tables: 11?25

Parking: Parking garage

Most popular offering: Vegan desserts

Alcohol: Beer and wine only

Delivery / Take-out Available: Takeout only

Outdoor Seating: No

Pro Tip: We have gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, and non-vegetarian options

Q&A with the Store Manager

What is one fun, unusual fact about your business?

Our goal to have a place where people with dietary restrictions and/or diet choices can share the same menu with many options and no flavor sacrifice.

In your own words, how would you describe your menu?

Health-friendly with options for everyone: vegan, vegetarian and non-vegetarian

7875 W Sahara Ave
Las Vegas,
NV
US

Cuisine Type: Mediterranean/i>

Established: 2013

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Number of Tables: 11-18

Parking: Parking lot

Most popular offering: Chicken kabob

Kid-friendly: Yes

Alcohol: None

Delivery / Take-out Available: Yes

Outdoor Seating: Yes

Pro Tip: Try our freshly baked pita with jalape?o hummus

Q&A with Sherri & Yousef Elras, Owner

What is one fun, unusual fact about your business?

Our name, Yalla, commonly means "let's do it," as in "Yalla, let's eat!"

In your own words, how would you describe your menu?

Fresh, healthy, and tasty Mediterranean food at reasonable prices.

10895 S Eastern Ave Ste 130
Henderson,
NV
US

With Sonrisa Grill, California natives Tim and Chanthy Walsh bring a slice of south-of-the-border cuisine to MonteLago Village. As the head chef, Tim refers to his spread as "San Diego Mexican," which comprises everything from halibut, prawn, and salmon tacos to 8-ounce filet mignon served with chipotle mashed potatoes. The menu includes traditional Mexican eats, too, such as enchiladas and various tapas dishes. Visitors to Sonrisa?which means "smile" in Spanish?enjoy Tim's creations inside the restaurant's colorful dining room punctuated with a 7-foot fountain. They can also venture out to the romantic patio alongside Lake Las Vegas to soak up sunsets and watch in awe as astronauts quickly assemble and turn on the moon.

30 Via Brianza
Henderson,
NV
US