Best vegan restaurants in Vancouver

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With an increasing amount of cafes and restaurants jumping on the “plant-based” (or vegan) bandwagon, here’s our list of the best vegan restaurants in Vancouver.

ZEND Conscious Lounge

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Offering a lunch and dinner menu that is 100% vegan and made for sharing, ZEND Conscious Lounge serves a variety of healing food and drinks. All of the plant-based, organic and nutrient-dense ingredients from ZEND’s signature beverages and edible creations are carefully sourced from around the world to provide the highest quality fare.

Address: 1130 Mainland Street
Phone: 778-588-6688
Website: www.zendlounge.com

Chomp Vegan Eatery

The menu at this compact and canteen-style eatery features a variety of mains, wraps and salads, all of which are vegan, gluten-free, and as organic and local as possible. Patrons can choose to dine-in or order take-out.

Address: 3586 Fraser Street
Phone: 604-917-0201
Website: www.chompveganeatery.com

Eternal Abundance

Part grocery store, part cafe, Eternal Abundance, on The Drive, offers patrons a vast array of raw and cooked vegan meals, including an organic greens wrap, a three-bean chili, collard leaf burgers, and more. Also on the menu are a range of made-to-order juices, and gluten-free desserts.

Address: 1025 Commercial Drive
Phone: 604-707-0088
Website: www.eternalabundance.ca

Meet on Main

With a menu dedicating itself solely to vegan and gluten-free casual comfort food, Meet on Main is vegan heaven. Edible offerings include freshly made soup, house chili, sweet-chili cauliflower, corn fritters, and a quinoa bowl topped with kidney beans, yams, pico de gallo, shredded cabbage and house cashew sour cream, in addition to other appetizing dishes.

Address: 4288 Main Street
Phone: 604-877-1292
Website: www.meetonmain.com

The Acorn Restaurant & Bar

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Featuring a menu centred exclusively on fresh, wholesome vegetarian and vegan fare, brunch, lunch and dinner plates at this Main Street eatery are full of colourful ingredients and clean flavours. The menu also offers additional gluten-free items to accommodate alternative diets.

Address: 3995 Main Street
Phone: 604-566-9001
Website: www.theacornrestaurant.ca

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SEE ALSO: The Ultimate Vancouver Brunch Guide: The Acorn Restaurant & Bar

Heirloom Vegetarian

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Inside Heirloom Vegetarian (Jess Fleming / Vancity Buzz)

This modern and wonderfully chic restaurant situated in Vancouver’s South Granville district, offers dinners a diverse range of vegetarian and vegan inspired meals. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch Heirloom’s vegan menu features small plates, large plates, soups, salads, sandwiches, vegan burgers, and more.

Address: 1509 West 12th Avenue
Phone: 604-733-2231
Website: www.heirloomrestaurant.ca

Graze Restaurant

With creative, organic vegan and vegetarian fare Graze Restaurant is certainly worth checking out the next time you’re looking for a vegan smorgasbord of edible delights. Graze’s all plant-based menu incorporates as many locally and organically produced ingredients as possible. They also grow an edible garden, producing many herbs and vegetables.

Address: 3980 Fraser Street
Phone: 604-620-8822
Website: www.grazerestaurant.ca

UPDATE 05/11/16: Graze has closed down

Buddha-Full

This North Van vegan-friendly juice and smoothie bar also serves a handful of vegan eats, which include an eggplant chickpea curried wrap, pumpkin curried soup, pasta salads, and various baked goods.

Address: 101-106 West 1st Street, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-973-0231
Website: www.buddha-full.ca

Tao Organics

All organic, all raw, all vegan, all wheat and dairy-free–these are the promises Tao Organics makes to their customers in regards to their food. Diners can expect to find green salads, wild rice salads, soups, crackers with dill nut cheese, falafel dishes, and “Rawsagna”, a faux lasagna dish consisting of zucchini noodles, marinara sauce, nut cheese, spinach and marinated mushrooms.

Address: 131 West Esplanade, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-971-5108
Website: www.taoorganics.squarespace.com

Indigo Age Cafe and Kombucha Bar

Enjoy a range of organic, raw, vegan and gluten-free friendly meals at the Indigo Age Cafe and Kombucha Bar, located on Richards Street. The menu boasts crowd pleasers, like stuffed tomatoes with raw fermented coconut-almond cheese, and marinated portobello mushroom burgers with guacamole, tomato, a veggie patty, eggplant bacon, red onion, and fresh sprouts with cashew cheese dressing.

Address: 436 Richards Street
Phone: 604-622-1797
Website: www.indigofood.org

CHAU VeggiExpress

This casual Vietnamese eatery serves a range of vegetarian cuisine, which primarily features vegan-inspired dishes, like the Night Market Salad. Refreshingly light and packed with flavour, this colourful plate is comprised of green papaya salad, shredded apple, carrots, herbs, roasted peanuts, mung bean, fried shallots, lemon grass organic tofu and an orange zest citrus dressing. Be sure to save room for dessert!

Address: 5052 Victoria Drive
Phone: 604-568-9508
Website: www.chowatchau.ca

The Naam

The Naam Restaurant in Kits has been serving vegetarian and vegan-friendly fare for over 30 years. One reason to love them, besides their signature Sesame Fries with miso gravy, is that they are open 24 hours a day every day of the year except Christmas Day.

Address: 2724 West 4th Avenue
Phone: 604-738-7151
Website: www.thenaam.com

Loving Hut Express

One of the city’s best vegan restaurants isn’t a restaurant at all – it’s the Loving Hut Express vegan food cart. This branch-on-wheels of the global Loving Hut chain is all about vegan burgers and sides that carnivores love. Try the Crispy Chick’n burger or the Bacon Cheezeburger, and don’t forget the yam fries and the onion rings.

Address: South corner of Davie and Pacific
Phone: 604-780-1029
Website: www.lovinghutvancouver.ca


Best vegan restaurants in Vancouver

By Vancity Buzz

  • ZEND Conscious Lounge

    By Vancity Buzz

    Offering a lunch and dinner menu that is 100% vegan and made for sharing, ZEND Conscious Lounge serves a variety of healing food and drinks.[](http://www.zendlounge.com/)

  • Chomp Vegan Eatery

    By Vancity Buzz

    The menu at this compact and canteen-style eatery features a variety of mains, wraps and salads, all of which are vegan, gluten-free, and as organic and local as possible. Patrons can choose to dine-in or order take-out.

  • Eternal Abundance

    By Vancity Buzz

    Part grocery store, part cafe, Eternal Abundance, on the Drive, offers patrons a vast array of raw and cooked vegan meals, including an organic greens wrap, a three bean chili, collard leaf burgers, and more.

  • Meet on Main

    By Vancity Buzz

    With a menu that dedicates itself solely to vegan and gluten-free casual comfort food, Meet on Main is vegan haven or sorts. Offerings include freshly made soup, house chili, sweet-chili cauliflower, corn fritters, a quinoa bowl topped with kidney beans, yams, pico de gallo, shredded cabbage and house cashew sour cream, and more.

  • The Acorn Restaurant & Bar

    By Vancity Buzz

    Featuring a menu centred exclusively on fresh, wholesome vegetarian and vegan fare, brunch, lunch and dinner plates at this Main Street eatery are full of colourful ingredients and clean flavours. The menu also offers additional gluten-free items to accommodate alternative diets.

  • Heirloom Vegetarian

    By Vancity Buzz

    This modern and wonderfully chic eatery situated in Vancouver’s South Granville district, offers dinners a diverse range of vegetarian and vegan inspired meals. 

  • Graze Restaurant

    By Vancity Buzz

    With creative, organic vegan and vegetarian fare Graze Restaurant, on Fraser Street, is certainly worth checking out the next time you’re looking for a vegan smorgasbord of edible delights.

  • Buddha-Full

    By Vancity Buzz

    This North Van vegan-friendly juice and smoothie bar also serves a handful of vegan eats, which include an eggplant chickpea curried wrap, pumpkin curried soup, pasta salads, and various baked goods.

  • Tao Organics

    By Vancity Buzz

    All organic, all raw, all vegan, all wheat and dairy-free, these are the promises Tao Organics makes to their customers in regards to their food. Diners can expect to find green salads, wild rice salads, soups, crackers with dill nut cheese, falafel dishes, and a “Rawsagna.”

  • Indigo Age Cafe and Kombucha Bar

    By Vancity Buzz

    Enjoy a range of organic, raw, vegan and gluten-free friendly breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes at the Indigo Age Cafe and Kombucha Bar on Richards Street. 

  • CHAU VeggiExpress

    By Vancity Buzz

    This casual Vietnamese eatery serves a range of vegetarian cuisine, which primarily features vegan-inspired dishes, like the Night Market Salad. Refreshingly light and packed with flavour, this colourful plate is comprised of green papaya salad, shredded apple, carrots, herbs, roasted peanuts, mung bean, fried shallots, lemon grass organic tofu and doused in an orange zest citrus dressing.

  • The Naam

    By Vancity Buzz

    The Naam Restaurant in Kits has been serving vegetarian and vegan-friendly fare for over 30 years.

  • Loving Hut Express

    By Vancity Buzz

    e of the city’s best vegan restaurants isn’t a restaurant at all – it’s the Loving Hut Express vegan food cart. 

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