10 Favorite Vegetarian Dishes in the Bay Area (As Chosen By Check, Please! Bay Area Guests)

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Like many other cuisines, the Bay Area certainly doesn't fall short of vegetarian options. Whether you eat a strict vegetarian diet or not, Check, Please! Bay Area guests have round up ten dishes worth trying...

Encuentro Cafe and Wine Bar

Restaurant: Encuentro Café and Wine Bar

Season: 8

Recommended by: Michelle


Dish: Stuffed dates with Redwood Hill Farms goat cheese or macadamia nut pate and walnut ‘honey’

“Melt in your mouth dates!”

Benjarong Thai Cuisine

Restaurant: Benjarong Thai Cuisine

Season: 5

Recommended by: Alexis

Dish: Tofu Pumpkin Curry

“It’s the best Thai dish I’ve found in the Bay Area.”

Udupi Palace

Restaurant: Udupi Palace

Season: 2

Recommended by: Ezperanza

Dish: Udupi Spring Dosa – Crepe with vegetables & potatoes, served with coconut chutney & sambar

“I describe the potatoes inside as little puffs of heaven!”


Restaurant: NOPA

Season: 3

Recommended by: Gary

Dish: Moroccan Vegetable Tagine – with toasted almonds and lemon yogurt

“Their food really is splendidly fresh.”


Restaurant: Gather

Season: 6

Recommended by: Cathy

Dish: Spicy Tomato Pizza

“It is so good!”


Restaurant: Greens

Season: 7

Recommended by: Sharmila

Dish: Mesquite Grilled Brochettes

“It’s a signature dish!”


Restaurant: Alegrias

Season: 4

Recommended by: Amber

Dish: Paella de Verduras – Classic saffron flavored Spanish rice with vegetables

“The rice was perfect – rich with saffron and tomato, and the vegetables had just a hint of white wine flavor.”


Restaurant: Farmerbrown

Season: 4

Recommended by: Syndey

Dish: Vegetable Jambalaya- Cajun rice dish with mixed vegetables

“It was delicious!”

Senor Sisig Food Truck

Restaurant: Senor Sisig Food Truck

Season: 9

Recommended by: Suki

Dish: Tofu Sisig with Steamed Rice and Fried Egg

“Tofu is an option on everything!”


Restaurant: Pomelo

Season: 5

Recommended by: Ray

Dish: Tofu Koh Samui – Spicy coconut curry with tofu, oriental long beans, thai eggplant, squash, straw mushrooms, kaffir lime leaves, fresh cilantro with jasmine rice

“Really perfect and filling!”