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The Local Feed on eating vegan in Grand Rapids

Vegan Grand Rapids takes over the Local Feed for the month of November.

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Red quinoa and oat cake, Kangaroo Kitchen

Red quinoa and oat cake, Kangaroo Kitchen /Kolene Allen

Caprese salad, Rezervoir Lounge

Caprese salad, Rezervoir Lounge /Kolene Allen

Veggie Combo, Little Africa

Veggie Combo, Little Africa /Kolene Allen

In our third installment of the Local Feed we talk about a few restaurants in Grand Rapids serving up great vegan food.


Kangaroo Kitchen & Catering in the Fulton Business District has been open for a few months now. With a global menu that caters to just about any dietary need, it’s a wonderful place to grab a bite. Many of Chef Roman’s dishes are vegan by design. They even make their own vegan mayonnaise. The menu is always changing, but there is always one vegan main dish to choose from each day. For more on KKC, hop on over to our Restaurant Guide for a full review.


The Rezervoir Lounge is another place that is up and coming on the vegan scene. Their new Executive Chef, Chris Montgomery, is creating some pretty incredible flavors at his Creole themed restaurant, including his own nut cheeses. Ask your server for the special vegan menu and you will find caprese salad, Caesar salad, bruschetta, jambalaya, and pasta Orleans. Each dish is exclusively vegan, not a meat dish altered to be such. For more on the Rez, check out their page on the Guide.


We couldn’t talk about restaurants without reminding you about Little Africa, Grand Rapids only 100% vegan restaurant that has been a staple for years.  If you’ve never tried Ethiopian cuisine, this is the place to do it. It’s as authentic as it comes. To learn more about Little Africa, visit them on the Guide.


These are just a few of the restaurants in Grand Rapids where you can find a great plant-based meal. Be sure to check our Restaurant Guide for a list over 30 more!

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