Missoula knows how to do food. Around every corner is a shop, a coffee kiosk or a full-scale dining experience for every type of foodie. Eating vegan in Missoula might be easier than you would think, and vegan visitors will find a world of options in this charming mountain town. While in Missoula, settle in to savor some of these delicious, plant-based flavors!

The Good Food Store

The Good Food Store is more than a grocery store. It is a Missoula staple. Serving the community since the 1970s, the Good Food Store’s deli section is out of this world and includes many vegan friendly options including customizable sandwiches and wok bowls, vegan pizza, vegan options from the hot bar, and vegan desserts (including chocolate chip cookies and dough).

Vegan Wok Bowl. Photo courtesy of Good Food Store

Five on Black

Build your own Brazilian bowl at Five on Black, where you can select your perfect portion of rice, veggies, sides and sauces. With two locations, one in downtown Missoula and one on the South Side off of US Highway 93, Five on Black is a quick and delicious vegan option.

Mix and match flavors. Photo by Rio Chantel

Tandem Donuts

This made-from-scratch bakery offers a variety of goodies that are vegan friendly.  They are available directly from Tandem Donuts or from these locations around Missoula.

  • Catalyst
  • Butterfly Herbs
  • The Walking Moustache
  • Community Food Co-op
  • Orange Street Food Farm
  • Zootown Brew
  • Hunter Bay
  • UC Market

Bernice’s Bakery

Bernice’s Bakery has vegetarian and vegan friendly options for breakfast or lunch daily as well as baked goods and desserts. Located on Hip Strip, this Missoula-must presents a charming environment close to shopping and the Riverfront Trail system.

Wheat-free Vegan Chocolate Cupcake with Vegan Fluff Frosting. Photo courtesy of Bernice’s Bakery

Masala

Masala is Missoula’s signature Indian restaurant and is seriously authentic and delicious. The menu rotates between curries, but a few vegan regulars include chana masala, dal, and vegetable korma. Choose from a bed of brown or white rice or kale and top off with some delicious chutneys, chaats, and breads.

Vegan cashew vegetable korma. Photo courtesy of Masala

Scotty’s Table

An American bistro, serves up a variety of vegan dishes, including things like vegan polenta, next to Caras Park in downtown Missoula. Featuring a rotating, seasonal menu, Scotty’s is sure to please all diners in your party.

Market on Front

Market on Front is a great option for vegan dining. Their vegan breakfast burrito will leave all people (even omnivores!) feeling full and satisfied, and their lunch and dinner menu has several wrap and sandwich options.

Grilled Sweet Potato and Tahini Cauliflower Rice Wrap. Photo courtesy of Market on Front

Iza Restaurant 

A full from scratch Asian restaurant, with menu items representing dishes from Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea, and India.  They have many options for vegan dishes.

Mustard Seed

The Mustard Seed has a variety of options that are completely vegan and options that contain only egg.

Spicy Thai-style green beans. Photo courtesy of Mustard Seed

Top Hat Lounge

The Top Hat Lounge is not a vegan restaurant, but it serves up some of the best vegan-friendly options in town. The menu is seasonal and rotates, but there are always yummy plant-based options to choose from, including salads, starters and mains.

Vegan Oyster Mushroom Pho. Photo by Rio Chantel

The Green Source

Looking for healthy, yummy options while in Missoula? Look no further than the Green Source, an organic and local restaurant on Hip Strip. The Green Source features fresh-pressed juices and green smoothies, as well as energy bowls, coffee drinks and more.

Green smoothies for the win. Photo by Rio Chantel

If you are planning a visit to Missoula, we are here to help answer any questions you may have from food and events, to outdoor recreation and concerts.  We love to help you make your Missoula moments memorable.