Parsley

  Parsley’s quaint, small exterior is almost an anomaly in bustling downtown Denver. Billing itself as “mostly vegetarian, mostly organic,” Parsley offers plenty of options for the nutritionally conscious, including salads, sandwiches, smoothies, soups, and its famous organic juices. Both half and whole sandwiches are available, and the vegetarian options are extensive. Parsley is open only for lunch, from 11 …

WaterCourse Foods

A somewhat-upscale vegetarian restaurant located in the heart of downtown Denver, WaterCourse Foods has an expansive menu that is chock full of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options. Food allergies are taken very seriously; foods with nuts are noted prominently. The menu selection is surprisingly creative for a vegetarian restaurant, which may be why WaterCourse is so popular. The restaurant makes …

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill

This quick, fresh Mediterranean eatery is a local chain with plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. With ten locations in the Denver metro area alone and others across the state and the country, you’re probably never far from a Garbanzo if you’re in Colorado. Choose from a pita, wrap, or plate and watch as your healthy lunch or dinner …

Bang!

Bang! is an American eatery with simple, delicious fare. If you’re not looking for it, you could nearly miss the turn down the narrow alley that leads to the restaurant’s entrance. While there are vegetarian and gluten-free options on the menu, they are not prominently noted; those with specific sensitivity concerns would be wise to ask staff for additional information. …

Modmarket

  If you’re looking for healthy choices and don’t have a lot of time to spare, Modmarket is the perfect choice. The natural, well-lit interior enhances the fresh feeling of the menu, which lists the nutritional information for all offerings.  Salads, soups, flatbread pizza, and sandwiches are the main fare, but a kids menu and desserts are also available. Although …