Looking for healthy fare that won’t break the bank? Here are a few spots serving hearty vegetarian meals for $10 or less.
Bonchaz has tons of vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options on their menu. Try salads, wraps, and sandwiches all for under $10. Don’t forget to ask for the Bonchaz stamp card to earn a free combo meal!
Address: 426 West Hastings Street, Downtown
Phone: 604-626 7215
Address: 189 East Broadway, Mount Pleasant
Cafe Deux Soleils
For $9 to $10, order a variety of vegetarian burgers that are topped with cucumbers, tomatoes, pickles, and sprouts and served with a choice of side salad or hash browns.
Address: 2096 Commercial Drive, The Drive
With healthy, freshly made Lebanese fare, there are plenty of options to nosh on for $10 or less. Try Victor’s secret Falafel recipe, served with rolled pita bread, organic greens, tomatoes, homemade pickles, tahini, and hot sauce.
Address: 207 West Hastings Street, Gastown
Fried or baked, the vegetarian samosas are filled with either spinach and feta, chickpeas and rice, tofu and rice, or green potato and peas. Top it off with your choice of tamarind chutney, hot sauce, or green salsa. At $3.50 a pop, you can try a different flavor combo every day of the week.
Address: 1105 Commercial Drive, The Drive
Sal Y Limon
In the mood for Mexican? Spend $4.25 on the sencilla quesadilla (translation: lots of cheese) or $4.75 on the Queso Y Frijoles (cheese and beans). Slathered with their salsas, they’re the perfect little cheap eat triangles.
Address: 5-701 Kingsway Street, Mount Pleasant