9 Metro Detroit Vegan Hot Spots Offering Carryout

From avocado toast to protein-packed smoothies and plant-based takes on classic American dishes, these restaurants offer tons of options
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The Soul Platter is available for carryout at Detroit Vegan Soul // Photograph courtesy of Detroit Vegan Soul

Whether you’re going plant based for the new year or are a longtime vegan in search of a pandemic-proof way to get meatless and dairy-free grub, these metro Detroit vegan restaurants offer carryout and delivery options that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home.

Detroit Vegan Soul

Driven by the desire to supply locals with a healthy, wide variety of vegan options, Detroit Vegan Soul offers carryout from both their East and West locations. These eateries use soul food influences, creating dishes like the “Catfish” Tofu Sandwich and a Soul Platter with mac and cheese, collared greens, a cornbread muffin, and more. Detroit Vegan Soul – East, 8029 Agnes St., Detroit; 313-649-2759; Detroit Vegan Soul – West, 19614 Grand River Ave., Detroit; detroitvegansoul.com

Nosh Pit

This well-known Hamtramck food truck and restaurant offers vegan and vegetarian options for carryout as well as contact-free delivery. With weekly specials, there’s always something new to try. Some of this spot’s most innovative creations include the Lady Fantastic Coney Carrot Dog — which was recently featured on Buzzfeed’s Worth It — and their Chef Bee’s Wingz made with jackfruit and Nosh buffalo sauce. They also have a brunch menu. Nosh Pit, 2995 Yemans St., Hamtramck; 313-486-0777; noshpitdetroit.com

Try it Raw

Opened in 2012 by two former sushi chefs, Try it Raw offers options for vegans as well as those who eat a raw diet. From avocado toast and acai bowls to zucchini noodles and sushi rolls, the Birmingham cafe offers sweet and savory options for each meal of the day. Try it Raw, 213 E. Maple Road; Birmingham; 248-593-6994; tircafe.com

Street Beet 

Operating out of Third Street Bar, this pop-up serves up vegan takes on fast food four days a week. Standout menu items include the Supreme Crunchywrap, a spin on Taco Bell’s Crunchwrap with walnut chorizo and cashew sour cream, and the Fake Chicken Sando, a KFC-inspired sandwich with fake chicken. Customers are welcome to place orders for carryout to eat at home or Third Street’s heated outdoor patio. Street Beet, 4626 Third Ave., Detroit; 313-638-1480; streetbeetdetroit.com

Vedge Café

Located in downtown Ann Arbor, Vedge Café takes the guesswork out of eating vegan. The café’s extensive menu includes soups, salads, sandwiches, and smoothies. Smoothies are made with oat milk and flavors include Choco Banana and Power, a blend of strawberry, banana, blueberry, and spinach. Vedge Café, 205 N. Main St.; Ann Arbor; 734-929-4485; vedgecafea2.com

The Fuel

This smoothie bar is a hot spot for plant-based dieters in Brighton. The Fuel’s smoothies are all gluten, oil, and dairy free with flavors like The PopTart — made with blueberry, banana, almond milk, and vanilla pea protein — and add-ons like chia seeds, matcha, maca, and pumpkin seeds. The menu also features sweet potato toast options, wraps, and small plates like alfredo zoodles and pad thai. The Fuel, 9689 Village Place Blvd, Brighton; 810-844-0226; discoverthefueel.com

Cacao Tree Café

Based on the idea of creating home-cooked meals for the masses, Cacao Tree Cafe’s carryout options include something for everyone. With smoothie menu categories like Protein, Greens, and Superfruit, they provide a customizable dining experience. Additionally, their vegan burritos using seasoned nut meat and quinoa salad wraps make for a great smoothie companion. Cacao Tree Café, 204 W. Fourth St., Royal Oak; 248-336-9043; cacaotreecafe.com

Chili Mustard Onions

Offering vegan comfort food, Chili Mustard Onions isn’t your typical neighborhood coney. Most notably, the restaurant’s Big Mock offers a plant-based, vegan spin on the McDonald’s Big Mac. The menu is also filled with vegan-friendly spins on hometown favorites like Coney dogs, chili cheese fries, and sub sandwiches. Chili Mustard Onions, 3411 Brush St., Detroit; 313-462-4949; facebook.com/chilimustardonions

Seva

This vegetarian staple offers a wide range of options for vegans. Open for carryout and curbside service every day, Seva’s takeout menu includes vegan nacho dip, vegan mac, sandwiches like the Seva Club with tofurky and vegan aioli, and house-made desserts, cocktail, and meal kits. Seva – Detroit, 66 E. Forest Ave., Detroit; 313-974-6661; Seva – Ann Arbor, 2541 Jackson Ave.; 734-662-111;  sevarestaurant.com

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