50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in Canada for 2018

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 2018 list of the 50 Best Vegetarian Restaurants 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 centre, creatively presented with expert technique and serious attention to flavour. The list of honourees is based on an analysis of 550,000+ reviews of more than 2,600 restaurants across the country — all submitted by verified OpenTable diners.

Restaurants:360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower, Afghan Kitchen South Surrey, Antojo Tacos + Tequila
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Continental, Afghan, Mexican
Neighborhoods:Downtown / Entertainment District, Surrey, Halifax

360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower

$$$$·Continental·
Downtown / Entertainment District
23,662 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
I wish theres more food for that price😜
87% recommended
505 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Afghan Kitchen South Surrey

$$$$·Afghan·
Surrey
322 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Excellent food and service
99% recommended
Best Value in Vancouver / British Columbia
4 people mentioned the Dumplings

Antojo Tacos + Tequila

$$$$·Mexican·
Halifax
517 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
Great atmosphere, amazing drinks and food, If you love Mexican for then go here to actually experience it and the servers are fantastic as well
93% recommended
12 people mentioned the Al Pastor
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Atomica Kitchen / Cocktails

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Kingston
442 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
I have been at Atomica many, many times ~ my experience has always been fantastic!
91% recommended
Mediterranean in Toronto / Ontario
9 people mentioned the Sangria

Berkeley North

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Hamilton
756 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
great food, service and atmosphere. When there are 3 people at a table they should ask if they want 6 pieces on the sharing plates. All of them had 5--we would of paid extra for Read more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Southern Ontario
18 people mentioned the Mushroom Dumplings

Bistro 67

$$$$·Canadian·
Whitby
1,132 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
I worked in the college system at Humber and Niagara and was always proud of what students and staff did to create an elegant dining experience with a wonderful meal. Durham ColleRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Durham
8 people mentioned the Charcuterie Board

Borealis Grille & Bar - Kitchener

$$$$·Canadian·
Kitchener
1,176 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Waiter was great, food was good. Very loud table next to us but not the fault of the restaurant. Nice meal, glad we went.
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Southern Ontario
10 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bridgette Bar

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,523 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great server! And the food was amazing! We enjoyed the YYC event fixed price meal, which was sooo good. Will definitely be going back there!
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Calgary / Southern Alberta
21 people mentioned the Eggplant Fries

Byblos - Downtown

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Downtown / Financial District
2,247 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Super cute ambiance. Went there for my husbands birthday- and the service was great. Food was amazing- lots of different flavours. We will definitely be back to try the rest of theRead more
94% recommended
Mediterranean in Toronto / Ontario
49 people mentioned the Dumplings

Calcutta Cricket Club

$$$$·Indian·
Downtown
355 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Spicy
Amazing atmosphere and food! It was our first time trying Indian and we can’t wait to come back!!
92% recommended
6 people mentioned the Masala
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The Canteen on Portland

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Dartmouth
802 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
The food was so delicious and I actually thought about ordering a second round of my appetizer (flash fried broccoli) because it was that good. You can't go wrong with any item on Read more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic Canada
2 people mentioned the Burritos

Cluny

$$$$·French·
Distillery District
3,230 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Awesome service, ambience and food! Highly recommended it!
87% recommended
82 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Damas

$$$$·Syrian·
Mile End
2,481 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Tasting Menu
  • Authentic
Get the lamb hummus!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec
20 people mentioned the Rack Lamb

Diwan at the Aga Khan Museum

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
North York / Don Mills
1,030 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Exceptional dining experience! Will recommend it to family and friends.
97% recommended
14 people mentioned the Lamb Burger

Donna Mac

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Downtown
532 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Great place for vegetarian and carnivores to spend time together. The sharing was easy with right sized portions for four. Recommended.
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Calgary / Southern Alberta
7 people mentioned the Short Rib

Earls Kitchen + Bar - King Street

$$$$·Global, International·
King West
1,150 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
Great food, service.... great for a girls night dinner!
92% recommended
Global, International in Toronto / Ontario
6 people mentioned the Calamari

Earth to Table: Bread Bar - Guelph

$$$$·American·
Guelph
512 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
First time there.. absolutely loved it! I had the soup of the day, salmon chowder, and also the salmon patty. Both were so delicious, I can’t wait to go back again. Hubby had the pRead more
97% recommended
American in Toronto / Ontario
5 people mentioned the French Toast

East is East Chai Lounge - Main Street

$$$$·Indian·
Mount Pleasant
677 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Authentic
Other locations recognized
96% recommended
Hot Spot in Vancouver / British Columbia
49 people mentioned the Chai

El Catrin

$$$$·Mexican·
Distillery District
4,017 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great service! Street food but with a gourmet twist. It’s a tapas place so no full meals.
92% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Toronto
79 people mentioned the Churro

EVOO in the Courtyard

$$$$·Mediterranean·
St. John's
230 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
Great visit as usual, however wasn’t told about the feature burger for Burgerfest which I would’ve liked to try. I overheard another server telling a table about it, which is how IRead more
89% recommended
Good for Groups in Atlantic Canada
3 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Fairouz

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Downtown
1,002 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Wonderful meal and service ! The lamb was so perfectly cooked. We enjoyed this meal!
94% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Ottawa
20 people mentioned the Pita

forage

$$$$·Northwest·
West End
2,936 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Amazing food, attentive and efficient servers
94% recommended
47 people mentioned the Seafood Chowder
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Fresh on Bloor

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
The Annex
194 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Other locations also recognized
90% recommended
Gluten Free Options in Toronto / Ontario
2 people mentioned the Buddha Bowl

George Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Downtown / Financial District
2,640 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Absolutely fantastic meal, innovative cuisine, outstanding service - highly recommend for a special meal - business or personal.
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in Toronto / Ontario
21 people mentioned the Beef Tenderloin

Ile Flottante (former Les Deux Singes)

$$$$·International·
Mile End
1,160 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Hands down the best restaurant in Montreal, such innovative and creative pairings, ones I could never even think of! One of the desserts had a bagel infused ice-cream, need I say mRead more
98% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Montreal / Quebec
31 people mentioned the Duck Ravioli

Isaac's Way

$$$$·Canadian·
Fredericton
268 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
I had the blackened salmon with citrus hollandaise sauce. It was very tasty. Service was good and atmosphere was relaxed.
92% recommended
2 people mentioned the Bread Pudding Dessert
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Koi

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Downtown
311 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Casual
The salmon curry was very flavourful. I asked if they could make my curry spicy and that is exactly what they did. The salmon was done to perfection. The vibe is casual and frieRead more
96% recommended
Gluten Free Options in Calgary / Southern Alberta
7 people mentioned the Ginger Beef

Lake House Restaurant

$$$$·Steak·
St. Catharines
2,390 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Beautiful setting. Food was perfect. Service amazing. We will be back in the summer to enjoy it all in the patio !!
96% recommended
Scenic View in Niagara
46 people mentioned the Prime Rib

L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon - Montréal

$$$$·Modern European·
Old Montreal
760 reviews
  • Tasting Menu
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Absolutely delightful. The food, wine selections, service and ambiance was top. Best restaurant for a romantic dinner but also for important business meetings.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Montreal / Quebec
4 people mentioned the Caviar

Lola Rosa Parc

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Mile End
178 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Outstanding, food, drinks, service and ambiance
100% recommended
12 people mentioned the Poutine

LOV de la Montagne

$$$$·Vegan·
Old Montreal
1,074 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Other locations also recognized
92% recommended
Healthy in Montreal / Quebec
14 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Miijidaa Cafe + Bistro

$$$$·Canadian·
Guelph
714 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Casual
Everyone was thrilled from start to finish - with the unique beer, wine and bourbon list, to the appetizers and interesting mains. I was told many time “good choice!”
98% recommended
Canadian in Toronto / Ontario
15 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Neverland Tea Salon

$$$$·Afternoon Tea·
Kitsilano
1,042 reviews
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Totally enjoyed the Neverland Tea Salon. Roomy, airy, delicious savouries and sweets - those scones! - and a wonderful selection of teas. The perfect place to celebrate my daughterRead more
95% recommended
Afternoon Tea in Vancouver / British Columbia
263 people mentioned the High Tea

Niagara's Finest Thai

$$$$·Thai·
Niagara-on-the-Lake
353 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Spicy
Always lovd the food and Carol the waitress is always amazing
94% recommended
Pre/post theatre in Toronto / Ontario
28 people mentioned the Pad Thai

Osteria Savio Volpe

$$$$·Italian·
Mount Pleasant
2,110 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Amazing service and selection of food. Went to celebrate my friend's birthday and he got a really nice signed card and birthday dessert. Food was great but a little salt forward. TRead more
94% recommended
Italian in Vancouver / British Columbia
27 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

Padmanadi

$$$$·Vegan·
Edmonton
192 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
Food was amazing! Brought several friends who had never been there before. One of them is a vegetarian and she could not believe how good the food was and kept asking if we were suRead more
99% recommended
11 people mentioned the Ginger Beef
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Pineridge Hollow

$$$$·Canadian·
Oakbank
3,560 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Great service and great food. Has the chance to sit in the enclosed patio and it was very nice.
95% recommended
49 people mentioned the Perogies
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Plant Matter Bistro

$$$$·Vegan·
London
165 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Healthy
  • Local Ingredients
Other locations also recognized
100% recommended
3 people mentioned the Bibimbap
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Planta Yorkville

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Yorkville
1,516 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
the service was exceptional with the servers being warm and kind. The food was brought out quickly and tasted delicious.
87% recommended
Good Vegetarian Options in Toronto / Ontario
17 people mentioned the Kim Chi

Raven Bistro

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Jasper
340 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Always exquisite! A must do while in Jasper. We go often and never once disappointed. They are phenomenal at accommodating celiac and dairy free diets without sacrificing the delicRead more
95% recommended
Best Service in Edmonton / Northern Alberta
6 people mentioned the Falafel

Ravine Vineyard Winery Restaurant

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Niagara-on-the-Lake
2,341 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Worth the Drive
  • Good for a Date
Great service Friendly staff excellent value great ambiance
93% recommended
Comfort Food in Toronto / Ontario
38 people mentioned the Charcuterie Board

The Root Cellar

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
London
267 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
Visitors from out of town. Food was great - both what we ate and the other dishes we saw other diners having. Service fantastic and knowledgeable.
94% recommended
6 people mentioned the Buffalo Burger
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Rosalinda

$$$$·Vegan·
Downtown / Financial District
990 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
Enjoyed it so much that the next experience is already in plans.
91% recommended
Healthy in Toronto / Ontario
14 people mentioned the Churro

Saveur Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Victoria
567 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Outstanding food and service. I have dined here several times and each time was a superb experience. Highly recommended.
96% recommended
6 people mentioned the Ling Cod
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Ten Foot Henry

$$$$·Contemporary Canadian·
Calgary
2,618 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
The vegetable dishes, each with their own beautifully spiced sauces, made the meal. A tuna dish to start, Pasta to finish, and unexpected friends made a delightful evening.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Calgary / Southern Alberta
65 people mentioned the Butterscotch Pudding

Terroni ADELAIDE

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Financial District
3,610 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
This continues to be my favourite downtown restaurant. Service and quality are second to none. Staff are friendly and the food exceptional.
86% recommended
30 people mentioned the Calamari

The Vanitea Room a Tea Salon and Eatery

$$$$·Contemporary European·
Downtown
270 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Afternoon Tea
I received this gift from my son and his wife for Christmas. I shared the experience with my sister. What a charming and quaint place to have brunch. Everything about our first timRead more
88% recommended
Great for Brunch in Ottawa
10 people mentioned the High Tea

Fayuca - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Northern Mexican·
Yaletown
368 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Incredible food!! Every plate was delicious. Follow the recommendation of picking several platea and sharing!!
88% recommended
8 people mentioned the Oxtail
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Los Colibris - Permanently Closed

$$$$·International·
Downtown / Financial District
1,251 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Creative Cuisine
Best restaurant experience I have had for a long while.
27 people mentioned the Tortilla Soup
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Woodlot - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Canadian·
Little Italy / College St.
1,350 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Woodlot has recently changed its menus and is very “bread heavy”. In previous visits, there were meat options and veggie sides available. Now, there are breads, pizzas and pastas. Read more
27 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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