50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in Canada for 2019

As Voted by OpenTable Diners

Gone are the days where those who choose not to eat meat are relegated to mediocre sides and salads — OpenTable's 2019 list of the 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in Canada highlights the most popular veg-forward restaurants, all across the country. The menus at these vegetarian, vegetarian-friendly, and vegan restaurants feature vegetables front and center, creatively presented with expert technique and serious attention to flavor. The list of honorees is based on an analysis of 500,000+ reviews of more than 3,000 restaurants across the country—all submitted by verified diners.

Restaurants:360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower, Afghan Kitchen South Surrey, Atomica Kitchen / Cocktails
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Continental, Afghan, Mediterranean
Neighborhoods:Downtown / Entertainment District, Surrey, Kingston

360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower

$$$$·Continental·
Downtown / Entertainment District
23,668 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
What an amazing place to go to. We went at sunset, and the views are out of this world. Amazing food and amazing people there.
90% recommended
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Afghan Kitchen South Surrey

$$$$·Afghan·
Surrey
411 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Excellent food and the service was very good! We'll definitely be back!
98% recommended
Best Value in Vancouver / British Columbia

Atomica Kitchen / Cocktails

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Kingston
446 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
A fun restaurant with excellent pizzas! Vegan and GF options are nice too.
89% recommended

Berkeley North

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Hamilton
819 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Great staff, wonderful food and ambience highly recommend.
97% recommended
Pre/post theatre in Toronto / Ontario

Bistro 67

$$$$·Canadian·
Whitby
1,173 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Amazing atmosphere! Great food. My new top pick for date night.
97% recommended
Canadian in Toronto / Ontario

Byblos - Downtown

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Downtown / Financial District
2,314 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Great food and great service!
94% recommended
Mediterranean in Toronto / Ontario

The Canteen on Portland

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Dartmouth
1,032 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
My wife loved it and so did the couple we were with.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic Canada

Cluny

$$$$·French·
Distillery District
3,484 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We had brunch at Cluny’s and thoroughly enjoyed it! Fantastic eggs Benedict, fresh pastries and they made a berry bowl for us. Hope to return again soon!
90% recommended
French in Toronto / Ontario

Damas

$$$$·Syrian·
Mile End
2,567 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
  • Good for a Date
Love this restaurant, been many many times and always consistent on all fronts. Highly recommend.
99% recommended
Best Food in Montreal / Quebec

District Eatery

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Entertainment District
234 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Pre/post Theatre
Good food. Pleasant atmosphere. Nice and friendly staff.
100% recommended

Diwan at the Aga Khan Museum

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
North York / Don Mills
1,127 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Great meal!
98% recommended

Donna Mac

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Downtown
532 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Our service was exceptional. Lovely decor, and the food was great.
89% recommended
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Earls Kitchen + Bar - King Street

$$$$·Global, International·
King West
1,295 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
We tried Earls after a long day of touring Niagara Falls. We enjoyed our drinks and our meal. We tried the Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowl and the Chicken Tacos. Both were very good! ThRead more
92% recommended
Global, International in Toronto

East is East Chai Lounge - Main Street

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Mount Pleasant
726 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
The food and the service were great. Live music and dancing were way more than expected. I had a very good time celebrating my birthday with my friends here.
98% recommended
Live Music in Vancouver / British Columbia

El Catrin

$$$$·Mexican·
Distillery District
4,265 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
One of my favourite spots in the city. Fantastic food & service. Great vibe.
92% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario

Jérôme Ferrer Europea

$$$$·French·
Downtown
4,153 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Romantic
The world-class dining experience of a lifetime! Dining as art and performance . Exquisite and delicious and beautiful cuisine. The concept of the presentation experience is pure gRead more
96% recommended
Special Occasion in Montreal / Quebec

EVOO in the Courtyard

$$$$·Mediterranean·
St. John's
231 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Cozy
  • Good for a Date
Delectable Mediterranean fare. Wonderful warm service in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere.
86% recommended
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Fairouz Cafe

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Downtown
1,032 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Everything from the food to the service was fantastic. The flavours were well balanced and the cocktails were delicious! The service was casual yet professional and not over poweriRead more
93% recommended

forage

$$$$·Northwest·
West End
2,937 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Food is fresh and delicious. Worth your visit.
91% recommended
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Fresh on Bloor

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
The Annex
194 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Amazing food and service as usual.
93% recommended

Fresh on Front

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
St. Lawrence Market
444 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Super tasty - our server was lovely and had great recommendations! Highly recommend.
96% recommended
Gluten Free Options in Toronto / Ontario

Fresh on Spadina

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Chinatown / Kensington Market
214 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Excellent customer service and great food!!
94% recommended
Gluten Free Options in Toronto / Ontario

Fresh on Eglinton

$$$$·Vegan·
Yonge and Eglinton
192 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
A great casual, tasty dining experience which can be enjoyed by Vegans and non-vegans. The club house wrap would fool anyone into thinking they were eating meet.
92% recommended
Gluten Free Options in Toronto / Ontario

Fresh on Crawford

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Queen West
154 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Love this place! Even my bf who is not vegan/vegetarian likes it too. Def a place I would recommend!
93% recommended
Gluten Free Options in Toronto / Ontario

Hearth Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Saskatoon
509 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
The best spot in Saskatoon! We love eating at Hearth, and we think it's a wonderful example of local, thoughtful, and creative cuisine.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Saskatoon / Saskatchewan

Hello123 - Queen West

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Queen West
128 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
The food and the service were great!!! We had the hello burger and I would definitely recommend it!
91% recommended

Ile Flottante (former Les Deux Singes)

$$$$·International·
Mile End
1,204 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasion
We were 4 and very satisfied with the services, food and ambiance. For sure, we'll come back and recommended to friends.
96% recommended
Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec

Invitation V

$$$$·Vegan·
Old Montreal
287 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Very helpful server, wide spacing between tables, good selection of vegan dishes we had not seen before along with staples we had not seen before.
95% recommended
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Isaac's Way

$$$$·Canadian·
Fredericton
268 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for Birthdays
Great food and great service, friendly. Will come again.
89% recommended
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L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon - Montréal

$$$$·Modern European·
Old Montreal
760 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
  • Creative Cuisine
YES absolutely for the exceptional experience, the impeccable service and the quality of the food.
98% recommended

Lake House Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
St. Catharines
3,161 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Excellent food and service as well as a beautiful view.
95% recommended
Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario

Lola Rosa Parc

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Mile End
179 reviews
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fun
The best nachos. Period. The best sangria. Period.
100% recommended

Miijidaa Cafe + Bistro

$$$$·Canadian·
Guelph
845 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
The waiter was very friendly and kept congratulating us on our anniversary and gave us a gift card for our next visit. The food was delicious and very good value. Wonderful experieRead more
96% recommended
Canadian in Toronto / Ontario

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant

$$$$·Moroccan·
Gastown
308 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Very nice place with delicious food and good service.
92% recommended
Best Overall in Vancouver / British Columbia

My Shanti

$$$$·Indian·
Vancouver / British Columbia
507 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
I have been a curry fanatic for years and across the globe, and My Shanti is up there with the best.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Exclusive

Neverland Tea Salon

$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Kitsilano
1,142 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Cozy
This restaurant is adorable. Great food and great service. I loved all the mismatched teacups and decor. We just came in for a quick lunch, but we will definitely be back for high Read more
96% recommended
Afternoon Coffee in Vancouver / British Columbia

Nuba - Kitsilano

$$$$·Lebanese·
Kitsilano
586 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
Nuba was a great choice for a quiet, healthy lunch where it was possible to have a conversation without yelling at each other. Don't hesitate!
85% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Vancouver / British Columbia

O&B Canteen

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Downtown / Entertainment District
763 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Had another lovely Sunday brunch. Service is always good!!! Food excellent.
92% recommended
Great for Lunch in Toronto / Ontario

Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill, Yonge & Front

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / Financial District
3,280 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Always a good experience.
86% recommended
Contemporary American in Toronto

Open Sesame

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Calgary
1,297 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
  • Special Occasion
I have been to this restaurant five times and continue to go back because of their make your own stir fry option. It has never disappointed me!
91% recommended

Piatto Pizzeria - Midtown St. John's

$$$$·Italian·
St. John's
473 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Excellent food! The lunch special is our go-to choice. Great atmosphere and service!
96% recommended
Kid Friendly in Atlantic Canada

Pineridge Hollow

$$$$·Canadian·
Oakbank
3,560 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Cozy
  • Special Occasion
Breakfast was delicious! We didnt wait long for our food and the lady serving us was really nice. Such a cute and cozy place. The decorations and set up outside we also super cuteRead more
97% recommended
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Plant Matter Bistro

$$$$·Vegan·
London
165 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Good for a Date
Another great visit to Plant Matter Bistro! Excellent service (thank you, Lauren) and an excellent meal, beautifully prepared and presented. It was a first visit for two of the gueRead more
98% recommended
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Plant Matter Kitchen

$$$$·Vegan·
London
407 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
I was treated to a wonderful vegan dinner to celebrate my nineteenth birthday! My table and I enjoyed our meals and I also experienced an espresso martini for the first time which Read more
97% recommended
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Planta Queen

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Downtown / Entertainment District
293 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
Great food, friendly wait staff and excellent ambiance!
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Toronto / Ontario

Planta Yorkville

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Yorkville
1,535 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Great food. Great service. Will definitely go there again.
88% recommended
Business Meals in Toronto / Ontario

The Root Cellar

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
London
267 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Local Ingredients
Great service and great food! Loved the space! We had a great time. Would definitely come back.
100% recommended
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Rosalinda

$$$$·Vegan·
Downtown / Financial District
991 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Great food, great service. Very accommodating for our party.
92% recommended

Storm Crow Manor

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
The Village
567 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
Amazing place. Easily my favorite spot downtown for any occasion
98% recommended
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Ten Foot Henry

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Calgary
2,881 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Awesome food and service. Jenna was super attentive, informative and friendly. All the dishes were amazing- excellent quality and good size portions. Definitely a place that you haRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Terroni ADELAIDE

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Financial District
3,771 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Wonderful ambiance, great food, amazing service
89% recommended

Vij's

$$$$·Indian·
South Cambie
765 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Amazing! The food was super, the space was lovely. Vig's deserves the awesome reputation that it has!
94% recommended
Good Vegetarian Options in Vancouver / British Columbia

The Yellow Pear Kitchen

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
St. Catharines
459 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Local Ingredients
So many delicious options, wanted to try everything! Can’t wait to come back!!!
98% recommended

Mythology - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Vegan·
Queen West
182 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good for a Date
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Delicious and super creative dishes. Absolutely love mythology. It never disappoints.
87% recommended
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OLO Restaurant - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Victoria
726 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The food was outstanding -- creative choices, diverse tastes and textures, and beautifully plated. The wine pairings complemented the dishes very well. Clearly, significant care anRead more
97% recommended
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Woodlot - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Canadian·
Little Italy / College St.
1,350 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Food was amazing. That sweet corn pasta was PERFECT!!!!
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