The Best Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants in Atlanta
Who’d have thought that a CAU graduate would come back to the turf near her alma mater and launch Atlanta’s hottest restaurant brand? Slutty Vegan went from “that food truck with the freaky-sexy named Impossible Burgers and the wildly long line” to what’s basically the heir to Ms. Ann Price’s “Ghetto Burger” in terms of national media attention and local love. And yes, again, these are plant-based food items. Everybody famous has eaten there and been willingly “Sluttified” (meaning captured on Instagram eating the food), even before it moved into the Westview neighborhood last January. But it’s the seductive appeal of the sauce that launched SV’s no-meat menu offerings -- whether you prefer the “Ménage à Trois” burger, the “Heaux Boy” vegan shrimp sandwich, or the vegan “Hollywood Hooker” Philly cheesesteak -- into its own fame.
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While the two previous restaurants have some serious history on their sides, Pinky Cole is currently etching her name in Atlanta’s history books with her growing Slutty Vegan empire. The plant-based burger joint has three locations spread throughout the A, so whether you’re ITP or OTP, you can see how great its menu options—like the signature One Night Stand, the plant-based chicken sandwich known as the Chik’N Head, or the plantain PLT sandwich — really are. And thanks to the spirited crew members working at each location, pulling up to Slutty Vegan is an experience that you’ll never forget.
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Burgers don’t have to be a red meat fest, and while some of the most unique burgers -- lamb, blended chicken, etc. -- aren’t available due to restaurant closings, Slutty Vegan is still here for those who desire a plant-based burger. Enter the One Night Stand, a plant-based wonder featuring vegan bacon, vegan cheese, caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato, all on a vegan Hawaiian bun. And you can forget their signature slut sauce.
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Any restaurant that makes vegan burgers so irresistible MUST be essential. That’s exactly what Pinky Cole accomplished with her plant-based burger concept. Go hungry, and with patience (remember, it’s about more than just the burger).
How to support: Order takeout in person or delivery.