Try Innovative Vegetarian Cuisine at Vital Root

two women enjoying a vegetarian meal at Vital Root in denver

Just a short walk down the street from Alexan West Highland, you’ll find Vital Root, a wellness-focused restaurant featuring flavorful, creative, plant-based meals. With its casual and hip environment, Vital Root has quickly become a local favorite! Stop by on your next neighborhood stroll for an innovative and delicious vegetarian meal.

About Vital Root

Vital Root hopes to offer meals that are quick but satisfying and to provide nutritious meals that highlight fresh ingredients and unprocessed foods. They claim to be 98% grain free, 99% vegan (by request), and 100% gluten-free!

The restaurant wants to provide the Denver community with alternative, healthier choices, while still serving up tasty, creative food. Fun fact: a quarter mile of fresh herbs grows on the property!

The Menu at Vital Root

Vital Root is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They also offer online ordering as well as a selection of grab and go items.

The lunch and dinner menu features a variety of soups, salads, small plates, mains, and wok dishes. Most items allow you to add either tofu, egg, or vegetables as the protein.

Be sure to try the acclaimed banh mi tacos. They feature edamame pâté, lemongrass-flavored tofu, pickled veggies, jalapeños, and sriracha aioli. Other popular items include the deliciously creamy sunflower risotto and the hearty pad thai.

If you’re around for weekend brunch, check out the “Everything Bagel” avocado toast, a patron favorite!

Drink options include a variety of juices, smoothies, coffee, and alcoholic drinks. Stop by for their generous happy hour menu; the $2 banh mi and avocado toast are a steal.

The Restaurant’s Environment

The interior features a palette of warm woods, exposed brick, and beautiful globular pendant lights. With a floor to ceiling glass storefront and a large, open seating area, the space feels airy and contemporary.

Vital Root would be a fantastic spot for a meet up with friends, a date night, or a solo dining experience. The restaurant also welcomes families. They offer a great play area for children as well as a fun and healthy kids menu.


Vital Root is just one of many fantastic dining options we have in the area. This is Denver Living, Defined. Please contact us today to learn more about our beautiful community.

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