At 10Best, we're always on the lookout for Denver's best restaurants, and while we appreciate places that have a broad culinary range, we can't help but adore restaurants that specialize in a given cuisine. When we're in the mood for Vegetarian food in Denver, we head to WaterCourse - a reader favorite - or we count on New Orient's solid track record and consistently great dishes. You'll find these places - and any of the restaurants on our list - to be fantastic options for Vegetarian cuisine, and if you're looking to concentrate your efforts, start with the vibrant Littleton area.

WaterCourse Foods

Denver's finest vegetarian fare can be found at WaterCourse Foods, including treats from their own bakery and a few organic wines. Main course options include country-fried seitan with mashed potatoes and vegetables, zesty Andalusian pasta, a...  Read More

New Orient

When folks in southeast Denver crave homemade Vietnamese cooking, they opt for this gem, where both food and service earn high marks. Fresh seafood is a specialty, and the menu is populated by the likes of shrimp fritters, Vietnamese paella, and...  Read More

Commons Park

Located in the hip historic northwest Highland neighborhood in a converted 1950s service station, Root Down is Denver's hip answer to unique, sustainable casual dining. The first time you dine at Root Down, you'll uncover one of Denver's...  Read More

Thai Bistro

Suburban Denver has no lack of ethnic eateries, and Vietnamese and Thai restaurants seemingly stud every strip mall from Aurora to Arvada. Although many people find it difficult to identify the city's "top places," this unassuming Thai...  Read More


Probably better known for its fantastic breakfasts, WaterCourse also serves delicious, filling lunches. The high-ceilinged, pleasant room quickly becomes noisy as the lively noontime crowd files in, so be prepared to wait unless you're willing...  Read More

Wild Ginger

Traditional Thai cuisine in a casual, unpretentious setting is what this eatery is known for. The waitstaff – as courteous as they are quick – are more than happy to guide first-timers toward dishes that suit their particular tastes. For...  Read More

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