It’s not always an easy task to find great food that meets your dietary restrictions when traveling. Fortunately, you’ll find an array of places to eat in Overland Park that cater to special diets, whether you’re eating gluten-free, vegan, or looking for vegetarian-friendly restaurants.

Mud Pie

The family behind this plant-based restaurant makes treats even non-vegans crave. They are a 100% vegan bakery and coffeehouse offering sweet and savory baked goods—including gluten-free options—as well as sandwiches using their house-made focaccia. Mud Pie’s full coffee bar features their house-made, dairy-free milks.


The Neapolitan style pizzas at SPIN! are fully customizable, making this an ideal option for just about any dietary need including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free. Choose among an array of crusts, sauces, fresh toppings, and cheeses (including a great tasting vegan cheese) to make it your own. Diners with a gluten sensitivity will appreciate the crisp texture of the gluten-free or cauliflower crusts as well as gluten-free salad dressings. Talk to your server about toppings, salads, soups, and appetizers to meet your needs while dining in Overland Park.


Whoever said salad is boring hasn’t had a salad from The MIXX. Order from their list of delicious specialty salads or create your own topped with from-scratch dressings including gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options. While they may be light on vegan options, they have a wide assortment of gluten-free and vegetarian salads, sandwiches, bowls, and sides. For those eating Keto, Paleo, or Whole 30, ask to see the cheat sheets showing menu items adhering to those diets.

YAFA Mediterranean Cuisine & Catering

This family-owned café serving Mediterranean-inspired fare is a favorite among diners looking for vegetarian restaurants in Overland Park. Find an assortment of vegan and vegetarian options, as well as dishes that can be served gluten-free. From salads and sandwiches to entrees and combo plates, they are able to modify many of their dishes to meet your preferences.

Abol Ethiopian Restaurant

Formerly known as Elsa’s Ethiopian, Abol is run by a family eager to share bold spices, vibrant colors, and mouth-watering aromas with you. Many Ethiopian dishes are gluten-friendly and vegan-friendly, and the menu features an entire vegetarian section.


Unforked makes eating clean easy, affordable, and craveable. They use local, fresh ingredients for their casual and creative menu of nutrient-packed dishes ranging from tacos and burgers to salads. They offer vegetarian and gluten-free options across the menu.


Houlihan's Restaurant + Bar is known for scratch cooking and that includes vegetarian and gluten-free selections throughout the menu. Ask your server to help you identify soups and salads as well as appetizers, entrees, and sides to enjoy. From the appetizer menu, Crunchy Spicy Cauliflower and Houlihan's Famous Stuffed 'Shrooms are popular for those following a vegetarian diet (or not). The whole grain veggie burger is a favorite or the Impossible burger on a gluten-free bun.

Rock & Brews 

If you have a gluten sensitivity, you don’t have to miss out on the cool vibe at Rock & Brews. They pour several gluten-free beer and cider choices, and the menu has plenty of options that can be served without gluten. Sandwiches and burgers are offered on gluten-free bread or lettuce wraps, they have a pizza crust sans gluten, tacos served on corn tortillas, and more. Vegetarians will find plenty to eat here, too, including comfort food staples such as the craft burgers available with Beyond Meat plant-based patties.

Saki Asian Restaurant

If you’re in the mood for Asian cuisine, discover gluten-free options and vegetarian food on the expansive menu of sushi and Chinese dishes at Saki Asian Restaurant. Their fresh signature sushi rolls are a local favorite.

Whatever your dietary preferences, you’ll see from the list we’ve gathered here that you won’t have to sacrifice culinary variety or fun while dining out in Overland Park. These eateries will not only satisfy your appetite but those of even the biggest foodies, so don’t hesitate to bring your friends along.


*We suggest checking with each restaurant to ensure that all items meet your dietary guidelines.*