Supporting Portland's Vegan, Vegetarian, and Veg-curious Community

VegFest 2010
Speakers, Chefs, Classes and Experts
Past VegFests
2015 2014 2013 2012
2011 2010 2009

VegFest Restaurants 2010

Restaurants Selling

(Saturday & Sunday) Vege Thai is once again proud to be a part of VegFest. After seven years on Hawthorne Boulevard in Portland, VegeThai has become a mainstay and popular part of the local vegetarian community. VegeThai owner Pete Prasarttongosoth has endeavored for years to create an all vegetarian menu that maintains the integrity of the traditional dishes of the Thai culture. Stop by their booth and try a plate of their popular Pad Thai noodle dish, or Vegetarian Salad Rolls with their own special recipe peanut sauce. If you need a great thirst quencher try a glass of traditional Vegetarian Thai Ice Tea.

(Saturday) The Red & Black Cafe is a collectively managed, worker-owned cooperative that is also a 100% vegan restaurant. We serve organic, fair trade coffee and teas, local beer and use locally sourced organic ingredients whenever possible. Probably most famous for our Black Dragon Noodles, we also serve an array of sandwiches, salads, soup and chili and have an assortment of wheat-free and soy-free options. In addition to serving food and drink, we also use our space to act in solidarity with social and political movements that reflect our values. Stop in at 400 SE 12th Ave. We're conveniently located on the other side of the block from the vegan mini mall.

(Saturday) Sengatera Ethiopian Restaurant: When you're in the mood for good times and great cuisine, be sure to check out Sengatera Ethiopian Restaurant. The restaurant is located in one of the area's most pleasant settings and is known for its delightful staff and superb cuisine. The menu at Sengatera Ethiopian Restaurant features a wide array of great selections, made from only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group. Sengatera Ethiopian Restaurant has established itself as one of the area's favorite culinary destinations and is sure to offer you a pleasant and unique dining experience every time you visit. Please stop in soon!

Restaurants Sampling

(Saturday & Sunday) Green Wok: A family operated all vegetarian, vegan friendly, Chinese restaurant. We serve classic Chinese restaurant dishes without the meat products. Veggie chicken, beef, pork, fish and shrimp made of soy proteins, gluten, and vegetables. Lunch buffet Monday-Friday from 11:00am-2:30pm. Also during lunch hours, seven days a week, menu entrees are $2.00 off. Located at 11137 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland 97219.

(Saturday & Sunday) Prasad is an offering of sustainable, organic cuisine to nourish and heal the mind, body and soul. At our cafe in NW Portland (within Yoga Pearl) we serve an array of fresh and healthy smoothies, juices, wheatgrass, salads, soups, wraps and bowls. The menu is primarily gluten-free with some raw options as well, with a focus on healthy food that will leave the customer full of energy and feeling amazing throughout their day.

(Saturday & Sunday) Papa G's Vegan Organic's is a diverse All Organic All Vegan Company offering some of the best tasting all organic vegan food on the market today! We have an all organic vegan deli, a packaged ready to eat product line sold in stores, and an all organic catering company. Our deli offers an ever changing variety of vegan options. It is called Papa G's Vegan Organic Deli, located at 2314 SE Division St. in Portland, Oregon. We offer All Organic hot plates and bowls, All Organic salad bar, All Organic sandwich line, raw options, and All Organic soup bar. We pride ourselves in offering great tasting healthy food, Fast! Our packaged prepared foods are available all over town and throughout the Pacific Northwest. We offer all kinds of ready to eat wholesale food for restaurants, bars, schools, hospitals, or any other institution wanting to offer healthy, gluten free, vegan, organic options to their clientèle! We offer full catering services. Give us a call and let us customize a menu for your next event, party, or wedding. We are the most sustainable caterer around! We are more than happy to sit down with you and create a menu that works for both your event and your budget.

(Saturday & Sunday) The Yummy Tummy Oasis, is Portland's only raw, vegan cafe which offers an array of healthy treats, that tickle your taste buds, nourish, and revitalize your body. The next time you're hungry, drop in and feed your body a yummy meal of living foods, full of vital nutrients that will fuel you for the day. and

(Saturday & Sunday) Since 1999, Vita Café has been serving the community with wholesome meals at a fair price. Our restaurant serves primarily vegetarian and vegan fare as well as free range, all natural, hormone free meats and eggs. We choose to use local and organic products as much as possible and strive to reduce our overall impact on the environment by focusing on using sustainable business practices.

(Saturday) Blossoming Lotus is a restaurant located at 1713 NE 15th Ave in Portland's Irvington District, serving all organic, freshly made, Vegan Fusion cuisine. All Blossoming Lotus live food, specials, desserts, juices, and other menu items are made at their state of the art kitchen at their Irvington location.

(Sunday) Portobello Vegan Trattoria, opened by Aaron Adams and Dinae Horne in January 2009, is a celebration of the best of Northwest food, wine and beer, inspired by the great cuisines of Italy, Spain, and France. The menu is an ever-changing roster of Chef Aaron Adams' creations, incorporating the best and freshest organic, local produce, with fine olive oils, artisan vegan cheeses and charcuterie, locally made pickled vegetables and the finest breads in Southeast Portland.