Phoenix’s 3 best spots to score budget-friendly vegetarian fare – Hoodline

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Craving vegetarian food?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable restaurants to get vegetarian dishes around Phoenix, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.

1. Pita Jungle

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Topping the list is a location of the Phoenix-based chain Pita Jungle. Located at 5505 N. Seventh St., Suite 110 in Camelback East, the Mediterranean and vegetarian spot, which offers tapas and more, is the highest-rated inexpensive vegetarian restaurant in Phoenix, boasting four stars out of 222 reviews on Yelp. The restaurant serves cilantro jalapeno hummus, spinach four cheese quesadilla and stuffed grape leaves.

Yelper Derek M., who reviewed Pita Jungle on Nov. 8, wrote, “Great food. Healthy options and a fantastic patio at this location.”

Tina V. noted, “…Great experience, delicious food, excellent service.”

2. Salad And Go

Photo: Sintia L./Yelp

Next up is Estrella’s Salad and Go, situated at 9875 W. Lower Buckeye Road. It’s a member of the national chain. With 4.5 stars out of 1560 reviews on Yelp, the vegetarian spot, which offers salads and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option. The menu features seasonal and signature salad combinations.

Yelper Summer S., who reviewed Salad and Go on Dec. 17, wrote, “Inexpensive and delicious… I couldn’t be happier with the 1) service 2) efficiency 3) serving sizes and 4) the affordable healthy “fast food.”

Deni G. noted, “…The salads are so fresh and delicious and at such a great price.”

3. Authentic Ethio African

Photo: Jozh W./Yelp

Encanto’s Authentic Ethio African, located at 1740 E. McDowell Road, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly Ethiopian, gluten-free and vegetarian spot 4.5 stars out of 122 reviews. Vegetarian Ethiopian dishes include yekik alicha (split peas), keyser (beets and potatoes) and gomen (collard greens).

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