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It is difficult to keep this list updated (a partial update was done Oct., 2015) so call the restaurant first if you want to save yourself an unnecessary trip.  Description of experiences are occasionally very old but most are recent.  All restaurants have area code of 315.

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Definitions: A vegetarian eats no animal flesh, whether mammal, fowl or fish. A vegan eats no animal flesh and no animal products, such as dairy or eggs. Many people are choosing this way of eating - or at least reducing their flesh consumption - for reasons of health, the environment, animal welfare and reduction in world hunger.


 

RESTAURANT LOCATION DESCRIPTION


 VEGAN 

 

 

Strong Hearts on the Hill

 

 

Strong Hearts Cafe

Marshall Square Mall
Syracuse University area, 720 University Ave.
478-5500

719 E. Genesee St. Syracuse

478-000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All-vegan.

 

 

All-vegan. Soups, salads, shakes, sandwiches, desserts.

The co-owners, Nick and Joel, are animal rights people, good cooks and good businessmen!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



INDIAN

India House 720 Old Liverpool Rd.
Liverpool
451-1662
 
Sahota Palace 668 Old Liverpool Rd.
Liverpool
413-0016
 

Samrat

 

 

Taj Mahal Indian Palace

701 S. Crouse Ave.
Syracuse U. area

479-6051.

3138 Erie Blvd.

Dewitt

446-2229

 


"AMERICAN"

     
 

 

 
     
Scotch 'n' Sirloin next to Shoppingtown Mall
Erie Blvd., E.
Dewitt
446-1771
An unfortunate name, but you can get a delicious salad bar (plump, marinated mushrooms; artichokes; hearty bread, etc.)and charcoal-flavored veggies on a skewer.
Panera's Bread several locations; check phone book or online Richard likes the roasted veggie and hummus sandwich.
     
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ITALIAN

Tassone's 8113 Dexter Pkwy.
Baldwinsville
635-5133
Linda had a yummy artichoke and pasta dish with marinara sauce instead of cream sauce.
     
Dominick's 1370 Burnet Ave.
Syracuse
471-4262
Don's favorite is angel hair pasta primavera (which still tastes good if you ask them to leave out the cheese). Delicious pizza with homemade crust and without cheese, upon request. 
Luigi's

1524 Valley Dr. Syracuse

492-9997

Family-owned. Generous portions. Linda likes portobello mushroom with marianara sauce & pasta. The greens & beans soup is vegan.
Pasquale's Slice of Italy 511 E. Genesee Street
Fayetteville 13066
637-3212

 
Good vegan pizza.
DiBello's Pizza and Family Restaurant  Onondaga Blvd.
Syracuse
475-7992
Roast veggies with pasta and marinara sauce. Veggie pizza with great, crisp crust.
Dorians Gourmet Pizza & Deli 534 Westcott St.
Syracuse
472-2697
Vegan pizza loaded with veggies.


CHINESE

China Pavilion Westvale Plaza
2318 W.Genesee St.
(near Solvay)
488-2828

Will customize order for vegans. Some good bets are eggplant or broccoli with garlic sauce, vegetable lo mein, sauteed string beans, and Buddhist Delight. Appetizers include scallion pancakes and steamed dumplings. Tofu can be made soft or crispy.

Family-owned. Inexpensive.

Oriental Star Chinese/Japanese Restaurant 210 W. Genesee St.
Fayetteville
637-0505
Vegan sushi and other dishes. Linda likes the entree with mango sauce.  Also peanut/avocado sushi.
China Road 2204 Brewerton Rd.
Mattydale
(across from Hollywood Theatre)
455-5888
Lots of tasty fake "meats".


VIETNAMESE

Mai Lan Vietnamese
-website-
505 N State St.
Syracuse
471-6740
 


JAPANESE

Firudo

3011 Erie Blvd. E. Syracuse

445-7988

Various vegan dishes.
Mizu Japanese Steakhouse 2841 Erie Blvd. E. Syracuse Various vegan dishes.


THAI

Erawan
-website-
2724 Erie Blvd. E.
Syracuse
445-8152
Delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes with peanut sauce or other exotic sauces.
Thai Flavor
-website-
2863 Erie Blvd. E.
Syracuse
251-1366
 
Lemon Grass
-website-
238 Jefferson St.
Armory Square
Downtown Syracuse
475-1111
Gourmet vegetarian and vegan entrees but expensive.
 Bangkok Thai
-website-
7421 Oswego Rd.
Liverpool
451-4621
 


MEXICAN, TEX-MEX AND HISPANIC

Alto Cinco
-website-
526 Westcott St.
Syracuse
422-6399
Pat is a big fan of these nicely spiced dishes. Take-out or small counter or sit-in restaurant.
 
 
 
Las Delicias 552 Westcott St.
Syracuse
422-0208
Upon request, the owner/chef made us yellow rice with peas and steamed veggies with fresh cilantro and red (not hot) sauce. You can also get a large salad with avocado, lettuce, tomatoes, green beans, corn and French bread. There are a few other vegetarian or vegan dishes too.
San Miguel Restaurante

425 N. State St. Syracuse

883-0551

Family-owned. Tasty chulapas, burritos, etc. but the chef puts sour cream in the guacamole so not vegan.  Park lot is in poor condition so better to park on street.

Mesa Grande

Township Five, Camillus

488-9000

Cafeteria style.  Linda enjoyed big tortilla with rice, beans, veggies, salsa, guacamole and cilantro. They say the lemonade is homemade and it does taste that way. Inexpensive.
Boom Boom Mex Mex 3263 Howlett Hill Rd
Syracuse
673-1151
The bean burrito allows you to choose fillings. Linda gets beans (of course!), rice, lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole, cilantro and a mild, flavorful salsa. Open April - Nov.


MIDDLE EASTERN

     
King David's

129 Marshall St.
Syracuse U. area
471-5000

317 Towne Center Dr., Towne Center, Fayetteville

637-0485

Delicious, inexpensive food.
Munjed's 530 Westcott St.
Syracuse
425-0366
Delicious, inexpensive food.


COFFEE, TEA, DESSERTS

Roji Tea Lounge
-website-
100 E. Washington St.
Downtown Syracuse.
428-0844
Vegan desserts and specialty teas.
Strong Hearts Cafe SEE listing under Vegan  


 

     




NOTE: COMMENTS REGARDING FOOD BEING FREE OF MEAT BROTH, DAIRY OR EGGS ARE BASED ON INFORMATION FROM SERVERS AT THE RESTAURANTS WHERE WE ATE. HOWEVER, INFORMATION CHANGES SO PLEASE CHECK FOR YOURSELF.

ALSO BE AWARE THAT THE SAME RESTAURANT MAY HAVE A VEGETARIAN VERSION AND A NON-VEGETARIAN VERSION OF THE SAME FOOD.  EXAMPLE: ONLY THE BLACK BEANS AND THE WHITE RICE ARE VEGETARIAN WHILE THE RED BEANS AND YELLOW RICE ARE NOT AT CASA GRANDE.

 





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