If you plan on visiting British Columbia, Canada, here are some vegan restaurants/bakeries you can try out:
Paradise Vegetarian Noodle House
8681 10th Ave., Burnaby, BC V3N 2S9
Vegan/Vietnamese. Paradise Vegetarian Noodle House specializes in Vietnamese noodle soup. Enjoy such soups as Spicy Noodle, Vegetable Wheat Noodle, Wonton, Veggie Beef Rice Noodle, Veggie Chicken Rice Noodle, and Spinach Tofu. Everything is vegan and no MSG is used. They also offer salads, chow Mein, vermicelli, rice dishes, entrées, clay pots, and more. Paradise is closed on weekdays between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.
Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday
take-out, soymilk, special beverages
106 W. 1st St., Ste. 101, North Vancouver, BC V7M 1A9
Vegan/raw foods/organic/juice bar. Buddha-Full specializes in vegan, gluten-free, and raw foods. Menu items include raw nut burgers, raw nut cheesecake, pumpkin curried soup, and more. Try one of the many smoothies. Check out upcoming events on their website!
Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and early dinner. Closed Sunday
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, smoothies
Chomp Vegan Eatery
3586 Fraser St., Vancouver, BC V5V 0B3
Vegan/organic/gluten-free. Chomp Vegan Eatery is a 100% vegan and gluten-free restaurant featuring organic and local foods. They share space with Fairy Cakes. Selections include various wraps and salads, as well as pizza, chili, and more.
Open Wednesday through Monday for lunch and dinner. Closed Tuesday.
2280 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6K 2E3
Vegan/bakery. Edible Flours is entirely vegan and also offers gluten-free, wheat-free, soy-free, and sugar-free products. Ingredients are organic whenever possible, and they only use unrefined sweeteners. Enjoy such treats as cakes, brownies, cookies, cupcakes, muffins, and donuts. They also serve coffee and tea. Edible Flours is a small, intimate space with some seating available. They are located in the neighborhood of Kitsilano.
Open Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Monday
take-out, delivery, catering
Indigo Food Café
2589 W16 Ave., Vancouver, BC V6K 3B9
Vegan/raw foods/organic. Indigo Food Café; serves gourmet vegan raw foods that are wheat- and sugar-free. Tasty menu items include Carrot-Curry Soup, Ukrainian Perogies, Raw Pizza, Collard Roll-ups, and Russian Borscht. They offer many raw foods cooking classes along with catering services. Indigo features live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights, which is why they suggest reservations for those evenings. Outdoor seating is available.
Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday and Monday
take-out, delivery, catering, fresh juices, smoothies, special beverages
Vegan Pizza House
2119 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5N 2T4
Vegan/pizza/Italian. Vegan Pizza House offers an all-vegan menu with pizzas such as Vegan Meat Lover, Greek Special, Vegan Seafood, and Hawaiian. They also offer Spaghetti with Vegan Meat Sauce, Baked Lasagna, and Salads. Gluten-free options are also available.
Open daily for lunch and dinner
take-out, delivery, catering
Lotus Pond Vegetarian Restaurant
617 Johnson St., Victoria, BC V8W 1M5
Vegan/Chinese. Located downtown, Lotus Pond Vegetarian Restaurant is a vegan Chinese Buddhist restaurant. They offer many dishes, including Crispy Taro Rolls, Black Moss Shredded Vegetables Thick Soup, Seaweed Tomato Vegetable Tofu Soup, Shiitake Delight (battered shiitake mushrooms sautéed in a basil sauce), Mock Salmon in Peking Sauce, and Lily Bulb Delight (pan-fried lily bulbs, lotus roots, mushrooms, and snow peas). They also serve chow mein, chow fun, udon noodle dishes, and three flavors of tofu ice cream. Their pay-by-the-pound lunch buffet is a bargain.
Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner. Closed Monday
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