Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-Free Dining in Aspen

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Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets are trending around the world as we search for the foods that make us feel good from the inside out. Several of Aspen's restaurants provide alternative meal options, whether you modify your diet for health, beliefs or curiosity. Try some of our favorite gluten-free, and vegetarian/ vegan-friendly restaurants mentioned below.

Gluten-free Menus

Many of Aspen's restaurants offer gluten-free menus or specific dishes for those who are celiac or avoid consuming gluten. For those who enjoy Asian cuisine, Nobu's Matsuhisa Aspen offers a complete gluten-free menu with plates, such as Edamame, Broiled Black Cod with Miso, sushi rolls and Mochi Ice Cream. Matsuhisa also provides gluten-free tamari as a soy sauce substitute. Additional gluten-free friendly Aspen restaurants include the Limelight Lounge, and Prospect.

Vegetarian/Vegan Options

Aspen's eateries often prepare food with organic and locally sourced ingredients, while honoring the dietary preferences of vegans and vegetarians. Spring Cafe, an organic juice bar and natural café, serves an entirely vegetarian menu with vegan and gluten-free dish options. Local favorites include Avocado Toast, the House Made Black Bean Burger, Summer Rolls, and vegan Pad Thai.

Spring Cafe

Photo courtesy of Spring Cafe 

Although there are countless options, additional favorite Aspen restaurants with plenty of vegetarian and vegan menu options include The Wild FigElement 47 and Meat and Cheese

The majority of eateries around town are happy to accommodate any and all dietary needs. Call restaurants before your meal to get an idea of which dishes to expect!

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