Common Ground Kitchen serves fresh, flavorful plant-based lunches Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m at the Zion Center for Spiritual Development & Healing, 518 Ingle Street in downtown Evansville, Indiana.

Dine in or carry out. Pay what you can. We accept cash, cards, and Paypal.




Common Ground serves lunch Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 – 2 p.m. We offer a single meal each day, always freshly-prepared, plant-based and vegan-friendly. Dine in or carry out.

You can reserve by texting to 812-204-1182 by 11 a.m. Reserving is encouraged, not required — we’re happy to see you whether or not you called ahead — but here’s why reserving a good idea.

Gluten-free? Food allergies? Let us know. We can usually accommodate.

Pay what you can. A minimum of $7 per meal helps keep the lights on.

Thank you for being a part of the community. We’re glad you’re here.


Black Bean Burrito Bowl
w/Sauteed Peppers & Onions, Almond Creme
Avocado & Tomatillo Sauce

Pan-Seared Vegetable Plate
w/New Potatoes, White Bean Salad,
& Chimichurri

Thai Vegetable Salad
w/Broccoli, Red Bell Peppers, Sweet Potatoes,
& Spicy Peanut Sauce

Zucchini Fritters
w/Red Pepper Hummus
Salad Greens & Flatbread

Soup To Go

Each week we offer a refrigerated, ready-to-heat soup for purchase by the pint or quart. Orders are taken through Friday of the week preceding, and soups are available for pickup the following Tuesday.

Quarts are $10, pints are $6, and come to you in a classic canning jar that you can keep or return. Always vegan & gluten-free.

Use the form below to order. We’ll send you a confirmation email so you know we got your order. Pay when you pick up or pre-pay with our online Paypal account.

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May 7: Creamy Roasted Cauliflower, full of nutty flavors and just rich enough for the season of warmer days and still-cool nights. Order by Friday, May 3.

May 14: Brazilian Black Bean & Greens. Fire-roasted tomatoes and fresh lime juice give this soup a distinctive pop. Order by Friday, May 10.

May 21: Thai Red Curry, simple and satisfying with sweet potatoes and ginger and just enough heat to wake up your senses. Order by Friday, May 17.

May 28: Vegetable Chowder, lots of chunky vegetables and potatoes in a creamy herb base. Order by Friday, May 24.

Soup Order Form

Thank you!


To order lunch send a text to the kitchen (preferred) or call (812) 204-1182.

Use this link to pay with Paypal.

To order our weekly soup-to-go, use the order link on our Soup to Go page.

If you’d like to get our weekly menus via email sign up here.

Send postal mail to Common Ground Community Kitchen, c/o Zion UCC, 415 NW 5th Street, Evansville, Indiana 47708.

Visit our Facebook page here.

To send us email please use this form. Thank you!