New River Gorge Eats For Every Diet

Vegetarian? Vegan? Organic-only? Locavore? Gluten Free? No problem. Many of our local, independently-owned restaurants here in the New River Gorge fix up fresh options for any dietary need.
Here are just a few of the eateries that offer special diet fare: 

Secret Sandwich Society

Vegan White Bean and Kale Soup at Secret Sandwich Society

Vegan White Bean and Kale Soup at Secret Sandwich Society

Any sandwich on the Society’s superstar menu can be easily made vegetarian with a substitute patty. Their signature soup, the spinach bisque, is meat-free, and their rotating “soup of the moment” is commonly a vegan-friendly option. They also offer gluten-free breads, so you don’t have to ditch the bun. Their lineup of lineup of veg-only salads is unique, and pairs well with their organic tea.

Pies and Pints

With several hearty produce-a-plenty pizzas, including their unique grape pie, Pies and Pints is a good choice for vegetarians. The staff can also easily accommodate vegan needs and whip up a cheeseless pie, or even a gluten-free pizza. And their huge beer selection includes organic and gluten-free drinks.

Cathedral Cafe

With organic produce and fair trade coffee options, Cathedral’s chefs fix up a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes daily, like the delicious hummus sandwich, with their thick, creamy spread that’s got just a twinge of a spicy kick.


With a menu that focuses on organic and local ingredients, Gumbo’s serves up WV grass-fed beef burgers topped with spicy Cajun and Creole sauces. Its ever-expanding vegetarian options include tempeh substitutes.

Cafe One Ten

In addition to veggie burgers and hummus, this little cafe frequently whips up veggie soups and vegan-friendly meals.
So regardless of what you’re trying to keep off your fork, you can find something tasty in the New River Gorge.