Notable Dishes

Dallas' Best for Veggie Burgers

No lackluster veggie burgers at these Dallas spots - just wholesome, inventive takes on the American classic.

    • Lake Highlands
    Atmo.
    26
    Decor
    24
    Service
    25
    Cost
    M

    The house-blend veggie patty - made with butternut squash and grains - is the star of the Garden Gnome burger at this neighborhood pub in Lake Highlands. The burger comes topped with Bellwether cheese and all the fixin's for $11. You can also sub in the veggie patty for any burger on the menu to make a meat-centric meal into something veggie-licious.

  • Hopdoddy Burger Bar
    • Burger
    • Preston Center
    Food
    25
    Decor
    22
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $17

    The core of the La Bandita Burger is the freshly made black bean and corn patty, which comes topped with avocado, goat cheese, arugula, cilantro pesto and chipotle mayo on a seeded wheat bun that's baked fresh in-house on a daily basis ($8).

  • Capitol Pub
    • Bar
    • Knox-Henderson
    Atmo.
    25
    Decor
    21
    Service
    21
    Cost
    M

    This housemade veggie burger has a Mexican flare. Pinto beans, brown rice, cilantro, jalapenos and walnuts are bound with egg to create a tasty patty, which is then served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, your choice of cheese and a side ($9).

  • Twisted Root Burger Co
    • Burger
    • Mockingbird Station
    Food
    24
    Decor
    20
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $14

    The Verde Burger at this Texas chainlet comes with a six-ounce black bean patty topped with hatch green chiles, guacamole and Pepper Jack cheese ($8.49).

  • The Old Monk
    • Pub
    • Knox-Henderson
    Atmo.
    24
    Decor
    21
    Service
    23
    Cost
    I

    The veggie patty is made on-site at this Henderson Avenue pub, using a house recipe of lentils, bulgur wheat, leeks, mushroom, corn, cashews and spices. The burger is then topped with all the fixin's and served with a choice of French fries, side salad, lentil soup, French onion soup, Guinness beef stew or German potato salad ($9).

  • True Food Kitchen
    • Preston Center
    Food
    23
    Decor
    23
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $30

    The "Inside Out" Quinoa Burger at True Food Kitchen is a gluten-free vegan option that uses a thick quinoa-based patty instead of a bun, then fills it with layers of hummus, tzatziki, tomato, cucumber, red onion, avocado and feta ($12).

  • Start Real Food Fast
    • Fast Food
    • Mockingbird Station
    Food
    21
    Decor
    18
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $13

    This organic joint creates wholesome versions of fast food favorites, like the Veggie-Bean-Quinoa Burger. This burger is served on a toasted whole wheat bun with fresh avocado, red onion, tomato, lettuce and a drizzle of made-from-scratch buttermilk dressing ($7).

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