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Amazing Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Vancouver

Vancouver is full of vegan-friendly restaurants and in this guide, we’ll show you exactly where to find them. From banh mi’s to vegan burgers and fully vegetarian restaurants in Vancouver.

This list will be perfect for those travelling with non-vegans or trying to find a place to eat wherever you are in the city.

After living in Vancouver for 1 year, we have tried our fair share of vegan food in Vancouver. Although there are vegan restaurants, this guide will focus on where to find vegan options in any restaurant!

Vancouver is famous for its scenery, with its mountain views, golden sandy beaches and beautiful Stanley Park. It’s also a very ethnically diverse city that brings delicious cuisines to the surrounding area. Many of these cuisines are vegan-friendly restaurants in Vancouver.

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Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Vancouver

Here’s our list of vegan-friendly restaurants in Vancouver! Add them to your Google Maps as you go along!

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The restaurants on this list include relevant information and a link to their menu. Hours of operation & menu items listed are subject to change.

The Naam

Cuisine: Veggie Brunch, Lunch & Dinner

Neighbourhood: Kitsilano

100% Vegetarian. Located in the heart of Kitsilano, The Naam is a popular restaurant known by many locals in Vancouver.

They also serve daily features of the week including a variety of dishes. Whether you’re fancying brunch, lunch or dinner, The Naam has lots of choices when it comes to choosing what to eat.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Buckwheat Pancakes, Peanut Supreme Wrap, Maui-Maui Burger & Apple Blueberry Pie

Ba Le Deli & Bakery

Cuisine: Vietnamese Sandwiches

Neighbourhood: Mt Pleasant

Ba Le specialises in Vietnamese Banh Mi’s and has a selection of vegetarian and vegan Banh Mi’s to try! Hopefully, they stay permanently on the menu, as they are delicious!

If you order these, make sure the mayo is 100% vegan as they use both in-store.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Vegan ‘Beef’ Steak, Sweet & Sour ‘Chicken & Lemongrass ‘Chicken’

Café Du Soleil

Cuisine: Breakfast

Neighbourhood: Grandview – Woodland

Café Du Soleil serves Vegan, Vegetarian, and West Coast Cuisine, with an emphasis on plant-based organic menu items. Whilst it’s not 100% Plant-based, there are amazing vegan-friendly breakfast and brunch dishes you can find on their menu.

Menu – Click Here! Sneak Peek: French Toast, Pancakes, Burritos & Tofu Scramble

The Workshop Vegetarian Cafe

Cuisine: Vegetarian & Vegan Take Out – Restaurant

Neighbourhood: Norgate (North Vancouver)

100% Vegetarian. “The Workshop Vegetarian Cafe serves signature ramen and udon noodle bowls, buddha bowls with rice and miso gravy. They also package noodles, broths, gyozas, and more in frozen form and sell it at the shop as well as other markets across town.”

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Spicy TanTan Ramen, Warm Acai Bowl & Hearty Hoto Udon

Tera V Burger

Cuisine: Veggie Comfort Food

Neighbourhood: Kitsilano / Greektown

100% Vegetarian. With a massive menu to choose from, Tera V Burger specialises in meat-free burgers with many types of sides.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Flaming No Bull Burger, Sweet Chili Crispy ChickUn Burger & Vegan Quinoa Fudge Bar

Ofra’s Kitchen

Cuisine: Israeli Middle Eastern

Neighbourhood: West End

100% Vegetarian. “Ofra’s Kitchen is the only Vegetarian/Vegan, Authentic Israeli/Middle Eastern cuisine at the amazing Denman St. location and only two blocks from the ocean.”

Ofra named her restaurant ‘Ofra’s Kitchen’ with her story in mind as it was her lifelong dream to open a restaurant and share the food that she makes. Serving many vegan options, this restaurant will make you feel like you’re eating food straight from Israel.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Falafel Platter, Hummus Plates, Vegan Burger Pita, Baba Ghanoush

Do Chay

Cuisine: Vietnamese

Neighbourhood: Yaletown & East Vancouver

100% Vegetarian. Do Chay Saigon has an incredible menu almost entirely plant-based. There are many dishes to choose from including street food, noodle bowls, rice plates and share dishes.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Lemongrass Tofu, Chick’n’ Salad, Jackfruit Lettuce Wrap & Satay Noodles

The Burrow (Bandidas Taqueria)

Cuisine: Mexican

Neighbourhood: East Vancouver

100 %. Vegetarian. All of the dishes on the menu are vegan customisable which makes Bandidas very vegan-friendly. With an impressive restaurant journey, Bandidas would not exist without the generosity of our friends and the wider community in those initial days.

Currently offering take-out specials for rainy days, family feast and park dates.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Breakfast Burrito, Enchiladas, Nachos & Coconut Chocolate Chip Cake

Ramen Danbo

Cuisine: Japanese Ramen

Neighbourhood: Downtown, Kitsilano & Kerrisdale

Ramen Danbo is extremely popular in Vancouver – and it’s great for vegans! They serve 4 types of vegan-friendly ramen with optional sides such as rice and vegan gyozas. Their ramen dishes are very customisable with the noodle size and broth thickness.

Ramen Danbo first opened in Japan and has made its way over to Vancouver for Canadians to try their tasty dishes!

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Miso Rame, Vegan Soft-Boiled Egg, Shio Ramen & Vegan Gyoza

The Eatery

Cuisine: Japanese Sushi

Neighbourhood: Kitsilano / Greektown

Sushi joint with kitschy decor, serving clever Japanese fare & rolls with whimsical names. The Eatery provides Vancouver with egg-free tempura which is delightful for vegans.

They have a menu with clear Vegetarian and Vegan signs with a full list of veggie sushi. Yam Rolls are new to us here in Vancouver, but they’re so tasty! It’s another one of our favourite vegan-friendly restaurants in Vancouver!

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Yam Roll, Avocado Maki, Mango Paradise Roll & Veggie Tempura

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Heirloom Vegetarian Restaurant

Cuisine: Contemporary / Dinner & Brunch

Neighbourhood: South Granville & West Vancouver

100% Vegetarian. “Located in a beautiful heritage building, Heirloom offers a contemporary dining experience coupled with a creative current menu.” They also have a juice bar near their South Granville location!

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Butter’milk’ Pancakes, Heirloom Hash (made vegan-friendly) & KFC (Fried Cauliflower)

The Arbor Restaurant

Cuisine: Variety, Burgers, Salads & More

Neighbourhood: South Main

100 % Vegetarian. “Nearly everything at The Arbor is made in-house from our ketchup and mustard to our award-winning vegan and gluten-free burger patty.”

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Southern Fried Artichoke Sandwich (made vegan), Vegan Fried Oysters, Kimchi Burger & Chocolate Brownie

The Acorn Restaurant

Cuisine: Vegetarian Contemporary

Neighbourhood: South Main

100 % Vegetarian. “The Acorn is an award-winning, vegetable-forward restaurant and bar located at the heart of Vancouver’s Main St. It is a destination for diners seeking the best and most creative meals made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Carefully crafted dishes cater to vegans and those who are gluten-free while ensuring that even the staunchest meat eaters leave fully satisfied. ” The Arbor Restaurant is the sister restaurant of The Acorn!

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Lentil Paté, Maple Blossom Tempura & Wild Greens

Sula Indian Restaurant

Cuisine: Indian

Neighbourhood: South Main / Riley Park & Grandview-Woodland

A traditional Indian restaurant in Vancouver, serving exotic Indian food from different regions of south and North India prepared using aromatic spices ground in-house combined with fresh herbs.

Sula has a vegan-friendly menu and it’s one of our favourite vegan-friendly restaurants in Vancouver!

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Bombay Aloo, Channa Saag, Gobi Aloo & Mango Coconut Kheer/ Rice Pudding 

House of Dosas

Cuisine: South Indian

Neighbourhood: East Vancouver

“South Indian Dravidian cuisines, where the ordinary is made extraordinary, right here in Vancouver. Dosa is an ancient South Indian delicacy made of fermented rice and urad dal. Dosas are slightly thicker and folded into a triangle.”

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Eggplant Alu Dosa, Gobi Alu Dosa, Onion Rava Masala Dosa & Okra Curry

Good Sushi

Cuisine: Japanese

Neighbourhood: Dickens / East Vancouver

Good Sushi provides a plant-based sushi menu! With options out of the ordinary, they offer soy-based crab meat and soy-based chicken protein. Their menu is unique for the vegans in Vancouver.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Vegan Chicken Teriyaki Roll, Cream Cheese Mango Roll, Bbq Eggplant Oshi & California Roll

Nuba

Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Neighbourhood: Gastown, Yaletown, Mt Pleasant & Kitsilano

Nuba offers great Middle Eastern vegan-friendly options throughout Vancouver. From mezze, salads and dreamy baklava. It’s definitely a place to feast! Lebanese is one of the healthiest cuisines!

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Red Lentil Soup, Vegan Stew Plate, Falafel Plate & Lebanese Pastries

Po Kong

Cuisine: Dim Sum & Chinese

Neighbourhood: East Vancouver

100 % Vegetarian. Bo Kong Vegetarian Restaurant was founded in 1992 with the mission of introducing a healthy and holistic vegetarian lifestyle into the community. Po Kong is the vegetarian sister of Bo Kong.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Deep Fried Taro Dumpling, Sweet & Sour Pineapple Delight & Colourful Fried Rice

Veggie Bowl

Cuisine: Vietnamese Vegetarian

Neighbourhood: East Vancouver

100% Vegetarian with many vegan options. Another amazing Vietnamese restaurant in Vancouver, bringing pieces of Vietnam to Canada. We are impressed by its low prices and amazing tasting food!

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Pho, Curry, Tapioca Soup, Lemongrass Tofu & Spring Rolls

Bombay Kitchen

Cuisine: Indian

Neighbourhood: Grandview-Woodland & Downtown

“Bombay Kitchen value their customers.” They have a Vegan menu, with a lot of delicious Indian dishes! They also serve Tofu Tikka Masala, which is a vegan-friendly replacement for Paneer. Which is great as it’s not common to see tofu in Indian restaurants.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Tofu Tikka, Daal Tarka, Onion Bhaji, Tandoori Roti, Bhindi, Pea Pulao & Daal Bombay

TurF Kitsilano

Cuisine: Healthy Brunch, Burgers & Salads

Neighbourhood: Kitsilano

“TurF was created to be a space for all of us to grow and contribute. They take care of the future and the people in it. TurF believes in eating mostly plants, (although with a few exceptions on the menu). They care a lot about the environment and the community.”

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Banana Bread French Toast, Tofu Pad Thai, The Pulled Mushroom Burger & Green Party Smoothie

Sun Bo Kong

Cuisine: Dim Sum & Chinese

Neighbourhood: East Vancouver

100 % Vegetarian. Since 1992, we have been serving quality and affordable vegetarian cuisine in Vancouver and Richmond. Sun Bo Kong and Po Kong are separate restaurants even though their name, dishes and cuisine are extremely similar.

It’s an amazing addition to vegan-friendly restaurants in Vancouver, especially as it’s been running for over 30 years!

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Sweet & Sour Pineapple Delight, BBQ Pastry Roll, Panfried Turnip Cake & Sizzling Chow Mein

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East is East

Cuisine: Afghani / Middle Eastern

Neighbourhood: Kitsilano & South Main

A very impressive Middle Eastern menu with most of the dishes and sets vegan or vegan optional. “East is East is a dream borne from the minds and hearts of Mustafa and Razaviah, siblings of Afghan descent. Travel the East with your senses.” Slightly different menus at each location.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Alu Gobi, Mango Butternut Squash, Bombay Masala & Afghan Rice Bowl

Dharma Garden Veggie Deli

Cuisine: Vietnamese

Neighbourhood: East Vancouver / Near to Metrotown Burnaby

100 % Vegetarian. With a mostly vegan menu, there are just over 14 affordable Vietnamese dishes to choose from. Dharma Garden is popular for its Banh Mi’s!

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Veggie Pho, Veggie Ham Banh Mi, Veggie Salad Rolls & Lotus Salad

Hawkers Delight Deli

Cuisine: Singaporean / Malaysian

Neighbourhood: South Main / Riley Park

A very small and cosy restaurant is hidden in the area. They have a vegetarian menu available, and most of the menu can be made vegan-friendly by asking for no eggs.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Nasi Goreng (made vegan), Gado Gado (made vegan), Mee Siam (made vegan)

JINYA Ramen Bar

Cuisine: Japanese Ramen

Neighbourhood: Downtown, Kitsilano, Brentwood

Tomo Takahashi originally from Japan, began his restaurant journey in California. Downtown Vancouver is one of 40 JINYA Ramen Bar locations in North America. It has some great vegan-friendly options in the middle of downtown, including ramen, tacos and rice bowls.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Flying Vegan Harvest Ramen, Spicy Creamy Vegan Ramen & Vegan Rice Bowl

Shizenya

Cuisine: Japanese

Neighbourhood: Downtown, West End & South Granville

“Stylish Japanese spot featuring organic vegetables, brown-rice sushi rolls & gluten-free fare.” Shizenya has 3 locations in Vancouver all with very clear veggie / vegan-friendly menu’s.

Bringing fresh healthy Japanese cuisine to Vancouver, Shizenya serves brown rice sushi, quinoa sushi and non-oil teriyaki.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Tempeh Roll, Agedashi Tofu, Spinach Gomaae & Vegetable Udon Soup

Dundas Eat + Drink

Cuisine: Vietnamese Fusion

Neighbourhood: Near Hastings Sunrise / Grandview – Woodland

Serving delicious Vietnamese dishes, Dundas has a specific plant-based menu to make it easier for vegans to order!

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Vegan Garden Rolls, Vegan Bun Bo Hue Noodle Soup & Vegan Kimchi Fried Rice

Dosa Factory

Cuisine: Indian

Neighbourhood: East Vancouver

“Specialising in Indo-Chinese North Indian and Tandoori dishes! a modern restaurant with a focus on premium food tastes” In the same neighbourhood as another Dosa restaurant.

MenuClick Here! Sneak Peek: Masala Dosa, Onion Dosa, Onion Uthappam & Mixed Veg Curry

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More Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Vancouver:

Budgies Burritos – Mexican Cuisine – Menu – Click Here! (Burritos, Quesadillas, Tacos & More) 📍Mt Pleasant

Did’s Pizza Authentic Italian Pizza – Menu – Click Here! ($2 for a Vegan Cheese Focaccia Slice!) 📍Downtown

Harambe Ethiopian Restaurant – (They do a Veggie Platter, so you can taste all of their amazing dishes) 📍East Vancouver

Superbaba – Middle Eastern Cuisine – Menu – Click Here! (Falafel Bowls & Wraps) 📍 Mt Pleasant

Hungry Guys Kitchen – Mexican Cuisine – Menu – Click Here! (Burritos, Bowls & Build Your Own Salad) 📍Downtown

Best Quality Sweets & Rest – Indian Cuisine – Menu – Click Here! (Samosa, Curries & Indian Sweets) 📍Sunset

(This list is always going to be never-ending! Let us know if you have any restaurants you’d like to see on this post!)

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More Vegan-Friendly Restaurants Near Vancouver

Richmond

  • 4 Stones Vegetarian Cuisine – Taiwanese – Menu – Click Here!
  • Greenday Vegetarian – Cantonese – Menu – Click Here!
  • Tasty Veggie Kitchen – North Asian Bento – Menu – Click Here!
  • Excellent Tofu & Snacks – Soy Dessert Shop
  • Taste of Zen – Vegetarian Buddhist Restaurant – Menu – Click Here!

Surrey

  • Saravanaa Bhavan – Indian Cuisine – Menu – Click Here!
  • Paliottis Westside – Italian – Menu – Click Here!

New Westminster

  • Tina Vietnamese Cuisine (V-Cafe) – Vietnamese – Menu – Click Here!

We hope this helps with your plant-based adventure in Vancouver, whether you’re a local or a traveller, this list was created for you! Vancouver is very vegan-friendly!

Thank you for supporting the plant-based community, we enjoy supporting restaurants and cafes with vegan options. Eating a more plant-based diet is helping the world one step at a time.

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