Veganism is one of the fastest growing lifestyle choices of the moment, yet there’s still an idea that vegan food can be bland and tasteless. Well, that’s just not true. Plant produce is an exciting and delicious way to eat and it’s healthy AF. These amazing vegan restaurants in Vancouver prove just that.
From plant-based pizza to high-end eateries, Vancouver is one city that caters to all tastes. Vegans, veggies and everything in between can happily eat their heart out here…
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The Acorn is a vegetable-forward restaurant and bar at the heart of Vancouver’s Main St. They are inspirational when it comes to their vegan options. This is the sort of place you would happily dine in every day for the rest of your life – it’s just that tasty. In fact, it’s so good that we even named it the best vegan restaurant in the world!
MeeT is the ultimate spot for vegan comfort food in Vancouver, with several locations around the city. This is the sort of food that your die-hard carnivore friends can hardly believe contains no animal products. Dishes to chow down on include a spicy buffalo burger or poutine topped with their savory cashew miso gravy, house feta, and mozzarella, finished with scallions.
Arbor is the little sibling restaurant to Acorn, so you can rest assured that it’s just as incredible. It’s more casual than its big sis, with a casual and fun menu. Interestingly, you won’t find seitan, wheat-gluten or any other imitation meat or substitutes here. They push the boundaries with purely vegetables to create dishes you can’t easily make at home.
Chomp Vegan Eatery is a real pioneer when it comes to vegan restaurants in Vancouver, with a tempting menu of “vegan food that doesn’t suck”. Think: Memphis-style pulled pork. tofu banh mi, creamy mac n’ cheese and a delicious poutine. All 100% vegan, and all seriously tasty.
Edible Flours is a real gem. It’s a vegan and specialty bakery, with gluten free, refined sugar free and nut free options available. Pop in for a sweet treat and see the bakers at work in the open-kitchen, preparing droolworthy delights such as cinnamon rolls, peanut butter cookies and S’mores bars.
Heirloom is a popular weekend brunch spot for amazing vegan and vegetarian fare. All products are sourced locally and organic whenever possible, so you can eat in good conscience. Everything on their menu can be made vegan, too. Try the Blueberry French Toast with cashew cream, blueberry compote and cashew praline.
Lotus Seed is one of the best vegan restaurants in Vancouver thanks to its fresh and healthy menu of local and organic bites. Highlights include meatless ball sandwiches, pho, almond alfredo spaghetti, vegan benedict and vegan sushi. There’s something here for all times of the day, as well as fantastic juices.