Inaugural Veg Dining in the Nation’s Capital

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Whether you have the day off for the Presidential Inauguration, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, or are traveling to the nation’s capital to attend the Inauguration, Monday, January 21 will be a great day to enjoy delicious veg food in Washington, DC. Many restaurants will have special hours to accommodate the crowds and some are even offering special veg dining menus:

veg diningEverlasting Life Cafe

WHAT: Delicious all vegan cafe offering soul food, raw foods, and a juice bar.

WHERE: 2928 Georgia Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001

WHEN: Mon – Sat: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (brunch from 10 – 3).


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Farmers, Fishers, Bakers and Founding Farmers

WHAT: Both restaurants have a “Meatless” menu with all scratch-made vegan options.

WHERE: Farmers, Fishers, Bakers: 3000 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20007, Founding Farmers DC: 1924 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20006, MoCo’s Founding Farmers: 12505 Park Potomac Ave., Potomac, MD 20854

WHEN: Check websites for hours – meatless menu is available during lunch and dinner. Special brunch on Monday.


veg diningJaleo

WHAT: Spanish Tapas – the “Verduras” section of the menu includes vegan options, such as Espinacas a la Catalana.

WHERE: 480 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20004

WHEN: Opening early and closing late on Monday: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Offering brunch.


Merziveg dining

WHAT: Indian food in a quick-service setting offering vegan samosas plus many clearly labeled vegan options.

WHERE: 15 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

WHEN: Mon – Sat: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sun: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.


veg diningProtein Bar

WHAT: Healthy, high-protein food including clearly labeled vegan burritos, salads, and chili. Marinated tofu can be substituted in any dish.

WHERE: 398 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

WHEN: Opening early Monday: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.

veg diningScience Club

WHAT: All vegetarian restaurant and lounge with clearly labeled vegan options. Weekday happy hour and late night snacks.

WHERE: 1136 19th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. – 2 a.m. on Monday.


veg diningSticky Fingers Sweets and Eats

WHAT: All vegan bakery and cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

WHERE: 1370 Park Rd. NW, Washington, DC 20010

WHEN: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Monday.


veg diningTeaism

WHAT: Teahouse featuring Asian-inspired cuisine with many vegan and vegetarian options. Ask to see the “Dietary Restrictions” list.

WHERE: 400 8th St. NW, Washington, DC 20004

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Monday.

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