Over the next few minutes you should be learning quite a bit about healthy food and restaurants in Richmond. Our main objective is to cover as much as we can so that you will be able to buy nutritious foods in your area and feel great when your next meal is finished.
The best vegan and vegetarian restaurants near you will get the ball rolling and vegetable lovers are not lacking for options here. More healthy restaurants will come next in addition to nice salad bars and soup restaurants.
Buying nutritious ingredients at Richmond health food stores and markets is a fantastic way to figure out just how healthy your diet really is. Smoothies and juice stores will get a quick shout out, and then a few gluten free bakeries with lots of fresh baked low sugar sweets and treats will round out the post.
Expect to find a local healthy foods map towards the conclusion that will help you locate all of the places we mention throughout the article. And we have written about numerous cities around the region that you can check out at that link if interested.
Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
There are some really good vegan and vegetarian restaurants in your area like:
- Fresca on Addison at 22 S Addison St
- Ipanema Café at 917 W Grace St
Fresca on Addison serves a large variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes such as pizza, sandwiches, great coffee, freshly baked cookies, and cupcakes in a cafe setting with outdoor seating. Ipanema Café delivers delicious vegetarian and vegan meals in your area along with delectable desserts and a large beer and wine selection.
Richmond Healthy Restaurants
There are plenty more healthy restaurants in Richmond like:
- The Daily Kitchen & Bar at 2934 W Cary St
- Goatocado at 1823 W Main St
The Daily Kitchen & Bar’s menu typically includes kale, quinoa, sweet potatoes, berries, nuts, beans, broccoli, heart-healthy cold-water fish, and other superfoods providing a variety of vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and paleo alternatives near you.
Salad Bars In Your Area
There will be plenty of nutritious foods to choose from at salad bars near you:
- Union Market at 2306 Jefferson Ave
- Perly’s at 111 E Grace St
- Leek Thistle at 2112 E Main St
- Tarrants Café at 1 W Broad St
- Joe’s Inn at 205 N Shields Ave
You should be able to find a wide variety of healthy salads in your area at any of the above. If you are after any particular salad check the links we gave and see if they are on their menu.
Union Market makes salads including chopped, Fattoush, smoked salmon, arugula, and Caesar at their bar. Perly’s serves some of the best tossed, grain, and smoked Caesar salads in town in addition to soups. Leek Thistle offers Caesar classic, beet, and Normandy chicken salads.
Great soups can be found at these restaurants:
- Grace Noodles at 1823 E Main St
- Fat Dragon Chinese Kitchen at 1200 N Arthur Ashe Blvd
- Kuba Kuba at 1601 Park Ave
Those local soup restaurants have so many options we can’t even begin to list them all. We suggest you look at those links and check out their menu to see if they sell the right soups that you are searching for. Grace Noodles makes dumpling soup at their restaurant.
Fat Dragon Chinese Kitchen has wonton and sour and hot soups. Kuba Kuba serves black bean soup at their restaurant and also is known to make good salads.
Health Food Stores & Markets
Buy your own fresh fruits and vegetables at these local health food stores and markets:
- Shalom Farms at 1010 West Laburnum Ave
- Ellwood Thompson’s at 4 N Thompson St
Smoothies & Juice Shops
Smoothie and juice shops are good options for a quick and healthy snack:
- Roxberry Juice Co at 6976 Forest Ave
- The Beet Box at 2611 W Cary St
Those local juice and smoothie shops have so many options we can’t even begin to list them all. We suggest you check out their menu and see if they sell the right juices and smoothies that you are searching for, and you can also see if they sell healthy meals or snacks like acai bowls or granola.
Gluten Free Bakeries Near You
Gluten free bakeries in Richmond should have plenty of good things to try:
- Sugar & Twine at 3516, 2928 W Cary St
- The Daily Kitchen & Bar at 2934 W Cary St
Sugar & Twine sells brownies and bread that are gluten-free and homemade. Gluten-free breads and treats are available at Daily Kitchen in addition to great salads.
You might also want to know about:
- Virginia Beach Soup & Salad Bars
- Washington DC Soup & Salad Bars
- Baltimore Soup & Salad Bars
- Philadelphia Soup & Salad Bars
Enjoy Eating Healthy In Richmond
Now that you have read about all of those local vegan and vegetarian restaurants, other healthy restaurants, salad bars, places to get great soup, health food stores and markets, smoothies and juice shops, and gluten free bakeries in your area it should be easy for you to grab a delicious and nutritious meal in the near future.
If you noticed anything incorrect on this page or if anything we mentioned has become dated please let us know in the comments so we can keep our info as fresh as possible. Hopefully you enjoy eating healthy food at restaurants in Richmond.