50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in Canada for 2019

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.

As Voted by OpenTable Diners
Restaurants:Afghan Kitchen South Surrey, Atomica Kitchen / Cocktails, Berkeley North
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Afghan, Mediterranean, Tapas / Small Plates
Neighborhoods:Surrey, Toronto / Ontario, Hamilton

Afghan Kitchen South Surrey

$$$$·Afghan·
Surrey
614 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion

Excellent food and the service was very good! We'll definitely be back!

Best Overall in Vancouver / British Columbia

Atomica Kitchen / Cocktails

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Toronto / Ontario
462 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date

A fun restaurant with excellent pizzas! Vegan and GF options are nice too.

Berkeley North

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Hamilton
973 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

Great staff, wonderful food and ambience highly recommend.

Fit for Foodies in Southern Ontario

Bistro 67

$$$$·Canadian·
Whitby
1,225 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Local Ingredients

Amazing atmosphere! Great food. My new top pick for date night.

Healthy in Toronto / Ontario

Byblos - Downtown

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Downtown / Financial District
2,495 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

Great food and great service!

Mediterranean in Toronto / Ontario

The Canteen on Portland

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Dartmouth
1,573 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies

My wife loved it and so did the couple we were with.

Best Overall in Atlantic Canada

Cluny

$$$$·French·
Distillery District
3,831 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • 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!

French in Toronto
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Damas

$$$$·Syrian·
Mile End
2,990 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tasting Menu

Love this restaurant, been many many times and always consistent on all fronts. Highly recommend.

Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec

Diwan at the Aga Khan Museum

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
North York / Don Mills
1,302 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Great meal!

Great for Lunch in Toronto

Earls Kitchen + Bar - King Street

$$$$·American·
King West
1,506 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date

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! This is a real happeni...

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American in Toronto

East is East Chai Lounge - Main Street

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Mount Pleasant
876 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Live Music

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.

Live Music in Vancouver / British Columbia

El Catrin

$$$$·Mexican·
Distillery District
4,290 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion

One of my favourite spots in the city. Fantastic food & service. Great vibe.

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Jérôme Ferrer Europea

$$$$·French·
Montreal / Quebec
4,011 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • 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 genius. We will never...

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Fairouz Cafe

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Downtown
1,146 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion

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 powering at all. Thank you...

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Healthy in Ottawa

Fresh on Bloor

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
The Annex
264 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options

Amazing food and service as usual.

Gluten Free Options in Toronto / Ontario

Fresh on Front

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
St. Lawrence Market
530 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies

Super tasty - our server was lovely and had great recommendations! Highly recommend.

Gluten Free Options in Toronto / Ontario

Fresh on Spadina

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Chinatown / Kensington Market
270 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies

Excellent customer service and great food!!

Gluten Free Options in Toronto / Ontario

Fresh on Eglinton

$$$$·Vegan·
Yonge and Eglinton
264 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Vegan
  • Fit for Foodies

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.

Gluten Free Options in Toronto / Ontario

Fresh on Crawford

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Queen West
282 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Love this place! Even my bf who is not vegan/vegetarian likes it too. Def a place I would recommend!

Healthy in Toronto / Ontario

Hearth Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Saskatoon
716 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem

The best spot in Saskatoon! We love eating at Hearth, and we think it's a wonderful example of local, thoughtful, and creative cuisine.

Best Overall in Saskatoon / Saskatchewan

Hello123 - Queen West

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Queen West
128 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy

The food and the service were great!!! We had the hello burger and I would definitely recommend it!

Ile Flottante (former Les Deux Singes)

$$$$·International·
Mile End
1,331 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion

We were 4 and very satisfied with the services, food and ambiance. For sure, we'll come back and recommended to friends.

Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec

Lake House Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
St. Catharines
4,140 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

Excellent food and service as well as a beautiful view.

Steak in Toronto / Ontario

Miijidaa Cafe + Bistro

$$$$·Canadian·
Guelph
1,108 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • 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 experience and would recomm...

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Healthy in Southern Ontario

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant

$$$$·Moroccan·
Gastown
453 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem

Very nice place with delicious food and good service.

Best Value in Vancouver / British Columbia
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My Shanti

$$$$·Indian·
Vancouver / British Columbia
837 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem

I have been a curry fanatic for years and across the globe, and My Shanti is up there with the best.

Best Food in Exclusive

Neverland Tea Salon - Vancouver

$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Kitsilano
1,470 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Great for Lunch

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 tea.

Afternoon Tea in Vancouver / British Columbia

Nuba - Kitsilano

$$$$·Lebanese·
Kitsilano
689 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Healthy

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!

Healthy in Vancouver / British Columbia

O&B Canteen

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Downtown / Entertainment District
860 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • People Watching

Had another lovely Sunday brunch. Service is always good!!! Food excellent.

Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill, Yonge & Front

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / Financial District
3,249 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch

Always a good experience.

Contemporary American in Toronto

Piatto Pizzeria - Midtown St. John's

$$$$·Italian·
St. John's
703 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion

Excellent food! The lunch special is our go-to choice. Great atmosphere and service!

Business Meals in Atlantic Canada

Planta Queen

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Downtown / Entertainment District
295 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Fit for Foodies

Great food, friendly wait staff and excellent ambiance!

Planta Yorkville

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Yorkville
1,538 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy

Great food. Great service. Will definitely go there again.

Rosalinda

$$$$·Vegan·
Downtown / Financial District
1,007 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Vegan

Great food, great service. Very accommodating for our party.

Ten Foot Henry

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Calgary
3,366 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date

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 have to go to! We will...

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Best Overall in Calgary / Southern Alberta

Terroni Adelaide

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Financial District
4,233 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups

Wonderful ambiance, great food, amazing service

Most Booked in Toronto / Ontario

Vij's

$$$$·Indian·
Vancouver / British Columbia
1,303 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine

Amazing! The food was super, the space was lovely. Vig's deserves the awesome reputation that it has!

Fit for Foodies in Exclusive

The Yellow Pear Kitchen

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
St. Catharines
505 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem

So many delicious options, wanted to try everything! Can’t wait to come back!!!

Best Ambiance in Toronto / Ontario
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