Joey’s Italian Café is Launching a New Five-Dish Vegan Menu

The menu you know and love at Joey's Italian Café is getting five exciting new additions, crafted by beloved Executive Chef Luis Lopez. As a longtime local favorite, our restaurant has always been known for its signature Italian cuisine and welcoming ambiance. Now, our classic eatery is once again showing why we consistently earn top ratings and glowing reviews. We're launching an impressive new menu that features five delicious, 100 percent vegan Italian dishes.  

Vegan Dishes Even Carnivores Will Enjoy

Odds are, you've already seen the latest in vegetarian cuisine popping up in restaurants all over the area.' The trend to offer diners a meat-free flavor-packed dining experience with vegan-friendly options like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. We've been inspired by this health-savvy culinary trend. Chef Lopez combined his masterful talent with an excellent variety of vegan ingredients to create dishes that would impress even the toughest Italian grandmother. When Chef Lopez was crafting our new vegan menu, he didn't want it to be something only vegans and vegetarians would enjoy. To become part of the beyond meatless trend, he knew that he had to create vegan dishes that would impress even the most dedicated meat-eaters. By incorporating the signature flavors that made Italian cuisine world-famous with his culinary innovation, Chef Lopez proudly produced a selection of dishes that everyone can enjoy. Whether you're a longtime vegan, a sometimes vegetarian, or simply looking for a healthy protein alternative to try, you won't be disappointed by the newly-debuted vegan menu here at 'Joey's.  

Go Meatless for Every Course

Designing a vegan menu that appeals to everyone meant that Chef Lopez had to come up with something for every course, offering up satisfying options from the appetizer to dessert. Skip the meat at just one part of your meal or keep things completely vegan – it's totally up to you. Here is what you can look forward to when ordering from the vegan menu at Joey's Italian Café: • The vegetarian antipasto is a fresh, vibrant flavor experience made with ripe cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, creamy avocado, red onion, kale, and red and golden beets. The rainbow of vegetables gains even more delicious flavor with the addition of fluffy quinoa, and a generous helping of vegan Feta finishes the dish off beautifully. • The Beyond rigatoni Bolognese swaps out the traditional ground meat for Beyond Protein, a nearly undetectable switch that even meat-lovers 'won't mind. Al dente rigatoni is topped with the rich Bolognese sauce and vegan Parmesan cheese for a decadent pasta dish that will become your newest favorite. • The Beyond Bolognese pizza captures the essence of traditional Bolognese and transforms it into a vegan pizza, giving you a new way to savor an Italian classic. • Our vegan-friendly brussels sprouts offer a healthy side dish option that’s perfectly complemented by vegan Parmesan. • Craving dessert? Order our vegan and kosher banana nut bread and gelato, a pairing made in Italian flavor heaven. Made with fresh bananas and topped with oatmeal flakes and vegan-friendly caramel, this decadent banana bread comes with a scoop of almond milk vanilla gelato, caramel, and walnuts.  

Try Our New Vegan Menu at Joey’s Italian Cafe Today

Ready to change up your order at Joey’s Italian Café? Thanks to the new vegan menu, there’s never been a better time to try something new and shake up your routine. Join the trending go meatless movement and enjoy all your Italian favorites, with a vegan-friendly twist. Stop by Joey's Italian Café the next time you dine out and order one of our incredible new vegan dishes for an incredible meat-free flavor experience you're sure to enjoy. Bread for life is made with fresh bananas top with oatmeal flakes with a gelato with caramel and walnuts make with almond milk. Image Credit: Shutterstock/