Restaurants in Vancouver with vegetarian-friendly selections

Note: These restaurants serve dishes with meat & dairy, but also make a sincere effort to cater to vegetarians/vegans. They are listed separately on this site as not all vegetarians/vegans are comfortable dining at these types of establishments.

Hon’s Wun-Tun House – Robson location
1339 Robson St. 604-685-0871
While Hon’s Wun-Tun House has 3 more locations, in Chinatown, New Westminster, and Coquitlam, their Robson Street restaurant has a dedicated, separate vegetarian kitchen, with chefs who specialize in vegetarian Chinese cuisine. The food here is fantastic and not too expensive, great if you happen to be downtown.

Mermaid Cafe
3919 Kingsway (@ Knight) 604-569-1191
Organic, fair-trade coffee shop with vegan muffins, baked goods, and sandwiches with Daiya cheese.

207-B W. Hastings 604-688-1655
1206 Seymour 778-371-3266
146 E. 3rd Ave. 604-568-6727

Nuba specializes in Lebanese cuisine, and features several vegan options. They have a restaurant at the edge of Gastown, and two cafes, one in Yaletown, and the other near Main & 3rd.

Provence Mediterranean Grill
4473 West 10th Ave 604-222-1980

Provence is now featuring a “Meatless Mardi” (Tuesdays) with a three item set-menu ($30), with most items being vegan, and Daiya cheese as an option to substitute for goat cheese for the main course. The food is exquisitely prepared. The rest of the week, the restaurant also features several vegetarian/vegan antipasti selections.

Rebellious Tomato Gourmet Pizza
758 W. 16th Ave. 604-707-4992
115 W. 15 Street, North Vancouver 604-985-2244
Whole wheat pizza and a vegan Daiya cheese option!

Shizen Ya
1102 West Broadway 604-569-3721
985 Hornby street 604-568-0013
Sushi restaurant with many vegetarian options, clearly advertised on the menu, and using organic ingredients and brown rice.

Wild Rice
117 West Pender Street 604-642-2882
Chinese cuisine with several vegan and veganizable options, using local, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients. The restaurant features a beautifully minimalist, modern interior. Located at the edge of Gastown in downtown Vancouver.