Dining Out

Advertiser Directory – Eat Local: Vegetarian


The Choice Green “design-your-own chopped salad” concept was in response to people’s desire for fresh and healthy food prepared just for them. Customers can choose from over 50 ingredients and 20 dressings, and have their customized salad chopped and tossed right before their eyes.  They strive to offer the freshest and highest quality of food, from vegetables to proteins to breads. Choice Greens is located at 2829 E. Speedway Blvd. Visit choicegreens.com.


Govinda’s of Tucson has been serving delicious vegetarian cuisine for over 25 years. Eating heathy and satisfying one’s taste buds are easily experienced at this vegetarian eatery, which USA Today newspaper has dubbed “the most unique eatery in Tucson.” Offering an all-you-can-eat buffet while providing vegetarian and vegan entrees from around the world, there is an unequaled experience to be had at Govinda’s. Located at 711 E Blacklidge Drive. Visit govindasoftucson.com.


Lovin’ Spoonfuls Restaurant celebrates 11 years of providing healthful, award-winning plant-based cuisine to Tucson. The restaurant offers entirely plant-based, cholesterol-free, cruelty-free breakfast, lunch and dinner, in a warm and gracious atmosphere. Even non-veggies love their food! Lovin’ Spoonfuls is happy to accommodate special dietary needs, offering gluten-free, fat-free, whole food and soy-free menus in addition to their regular menu. Lunch and dinner specials are available daily. Their highly acclaimed bakery offers cakes, pies, brownies and more, all made in-house.  Located at 2990 N. Campbell Ave. Visit lovinspoonfuls.com.


At Pionic Pizza & Pasta, owners Scott Sinclair and family have fun with their food. They love being creative so they offer an unlimited choice of toppings that are prepped fresh daily. With over 40 topping items from which to choose, guests can create anything that they like.  Pionic offers pizza, pasta, salads and calzones. Gluten free, vegan, vegetarian options are always no problem! Owners and staff make sure that everyone gets what they want at Pionic!  Located at 2643 N. Campbell Ave., Suite 105. Visit pionicpizza.com.


As owners of The Tasteful Kitchen, Sigret and Keanne Thompson say their mission is to inspire all who come through their door to be conscious eaters of healthy food. They enthusiastically support their customers who are on a food journey to good nutrition, especially those new to vegetarian, vegan or raw food cuisine. The restaurant’s concept is to transform the highest quality whole foods into culinary delights that excite and satisfy all who dine with them. The Tasteful Kitchen is located at 722 N. Stone Ave. Visit thetastefulkitchen.com.