Looking for a delicious vegetarian meal near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable vegetarian restaurants around Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.
1. Dobrá Tea
Topping the list is Dobrá Tea. Located at 89 Exchange St., the tea room, vegetarian and gluten-free spot is the highest-rated low-priced vegetarian restaurant in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 88 reviews on Yelp.
With more than 100 tea selections, a light plant-based menu and board games, this spot was highlighted by Maine Eater as one of the top spots to find comfort in the state. On the menu, look for noodle soup or a warm Jerusalem-style pita with butter, cinnamon and sugar.
Next up is Kamasouptra, situated at 28 Monument Square, Floor 2, Portland Public Market House With 4.5 stars out of 53 reviews on Yelp, the gluten-free and vegetarian spot, offering soups and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option.
This spot was named one of "six foodie reasons to visit Portland, Maine" by the Independent for its "anything-but-clam-chowder soup" selection. Look for a bowl of the jalapeño beer and cheddar soup or the veggie chili.
3. Somerset Tap House
West Bayside's Somerset Tap House, located at 2 Somerset St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly New American, vegan and vegetarian spot four stars out of 10 reviews.
This 60-seat eatery, located inside of a Whole Foods, is the grocery chain's first full-service restaurant, according to Maine Today. On the menu, look for the grilled portobello sandwich, vegan mushroom pizza or the grilled tofu salad.