Cava Vegan Options Guide (Updated 2021)

Vegan Options at CAVA

The vegan options at Cava include a ton of Mediterranean options like pitas, falafel and hummus. Cava is a healthy fast casual restaurant serving Greek and Mediterranean fare and partnering with non-profits to give back to communities. Here is the full list of vegan options at Cava:

Vegan Options at Cava

Bases + Extras

  • Salad – With SuperGreens, Organic Arugula, Spinach, Romaine, or SplendidGreens
  • Grain Bowl – With Saffron Basmati Rice, Brown Basmati Rice, or Black Lentils
  • Greens & Grains – Mix your favorite grain and salad greens
  • Pita – Large warm pita
  • Mini Pitas – Two mini pitas
  • Mini & Soup – One mini pita and our seasonal soup
  • Pita Chips
  • Hummus
  • Side Pita
  • Greek Minestrone

Dips + Spreads

  • Hummus – The recipe could not be simpler: chickpeas pureed with tahini, lemon juice, fresh garlic and Kosher salt.
  • Harisa – A traditional spicy table spread made from tomatoes and peppers.
  • Roasted Red Pepper Hummus – Fresh roasted red peppers pureed with chickpeas, tahini and garlic.


  • Falafel – Chickpeas / Parsley / Herbs
  • Roasted Seasonal Vegetables – Brussels Sprouts / Butternut Squash / Carrots / Cauliflower


  • Shredded Romaine
  • Tomato + Onion Salad
  • Pickled Onions
  • Kalamata Olives
  • Cabbage Slaw
  • Cauliflower Quinoa Tabbouleh
  • Tomato + Cucumber Salad
  • Diced Cucumber
  • Pita Crisps
  • Lemon Wedge
  • Mint
  • Pickled Banana Peppers – by Gordy’s Pickle Jar
  • Carrots + Currants

Vegan Dressings

  • Greek Vinaigrette
  • Lemon Herb Tahini
  • Red Pepper Chickpea Dressing


Is the falafel at CAVA vegan?

Yes! The falafel at CAVA is made of chickpeas, parsley and herbs and is 100% vegan.

Is the pita at CAVA vegan?

Yes! The pita at CAVA is vegan. Feel free to load it up with falafel, hummus and veggies!

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Ryan’s Pick: The falafel is excellent. My go-to at CAVA is a pita with falafel, roasted red pepper hummus, cabbage slaw and the Lemon Herb Tahini.

Jen’s Pick: I like to go with the salad base, harisa, falafel, pickled onions, diced cucumbers and the greek vinaigrette.

More Info:

  • To see Cava’s full menu head over to Cava’s official menu on their website
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