Here’s a few spots you can find a good vegan breakfast or brunch in the Queen City.


This totally vegetarian restaurant has some of the best brunch options in Charlotte. It’s menu is on point as far as being vegan friendly and delicious. Essentially everything can be made vegan on their latest brunch menu.

VeganCLT recommends: Chicken and Waffles and Cinnamon Rolls.


They’ve got your classics made vegan with waffles, biscuits and gravy, or the BBQ and grits bowl.

VeganCLT recommends: The Herc Bowl features BBQ soy curls, home fries, spicy mayo with steamed kale and a biscuit.

Queen City Grounds

With half the ownership being vegan, you can be sure that they will continue to offer solid vegan options. This is the Uptown home for Nightflyer Roastworks who roast in-house and vegan-friendly Fud serving vegan breakfast (grit bowls and burritos) and lunch options. They also have a pastry case with several vegan options.

Undercurrent Coffee

Located in Plaza Midwood, the menu clearly lists the vegan options featuring a chia bowl, avocado toast, and two salad bowls.

Common Market

Pretty much any time of day, there will be something for vegans at Common Market. Typically have a vegan brunch special on Sunday, but serve The Scrambler (tofu, red onion, vegenaise, spinach, vegan cheese and optional vegan chorizo) daily.

Owen’s Bagels

They finally gave in and are offering vegan cream cheese for their bagels. Or you can go for the old standby, Marley and Me featuring hummus and veggies.

Central Coffee

The best coffee shop in Charlotte because they always have vegan zucchini bread that is fantastic. Many times you can find vegan treats from Move That Dough Baking Co. as well.

Suarez Bakery

If you need a dependable stop to find a cheap, delicious glazed doughnut in the Park Road Shopping Center.

Move That Dough Baking Co.

Consistently offering doughnuts at People’s Market and Central Coffee locations on the weekends.

Terrace Cafe

They offer a vegan breakfast with either vegan chicken or chorizo, gf waffle, grilled tomato, hash browns for $14.

Namastay Kitchen

The menu does mark the few vegan options they have such as the  Tofu Florentine Scramble and the Namastay Bowl

Flying Biscuit

Offer both a menu-specified Vegan Tofu Scramble and Vegan BBQ Burrito. A few other items are likely vegan if they leave off the cheese, but the burrito sounds like a solid option.