Irregardless Cafe Among 2 Raleigh Restaurants in Top 50 Vegetarian Spots in US

As interest in healthy, sustainable dietary options grow, people are increasingly turning to vegetarian and vegan lifestyles. OpenTable has released its list of the 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America, detailing the best dining establishments for those in search of greener eating options.

The list spanned 15 states and Washington, D.C., with a variety of cuisines ranging from American to Mediterranean.

“With more and more diners craving veggie-centric cuisine, we’re thrilled to provide a list that spotlights restaurants serving standout vegetarian fare across the country,” said Caroline Potter, chief dining officer of OpenTable. “Whether you’re an affirmed vegetarian or someone looking to explore a sustainable, meatless diet, you can count on finding delicious vegetable-forward dishes at any of these honorees.”

Raleigh’s Brewery Bhavana and Irregardless Café are counted among the top restaurant options for vegetarians in the nation.

Irregardless Café, the farm-to-table restaurant that has served the Triangle since 1975 also made the list. Serving brunch, lunch and dinner with a variety of vegetarian and meat options for omnivorous diners, guests can enjoy live folk, jazz, bluegrass and alternative music with their meals every night.

Irregardless Café’s menu consists of a variety of dishes, ranging from California Falafel Pocket wraps and vegan black bean and quinoa burgers for lunch, to wild mushroom polenta and seafood linguini for dinner.

The list was compiled using 12 million verified OpenTable diner reviews of more than 28,000 restaurants across the nation, collected between September 1, 2017 and August 31, 2018.

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