Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada

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Winnipeg

·Affinity Vegetarian Garden

100-208 Edmonton St., Winnipeg, MB R3C 1R7

(204) 943-0251

Vegetarian/Chinese. One block north from the Convention Center, this casual, mostly vegan restaurant marks the items that do contain dairy or eggs clearly on the menu. Their menu offers an entire page of noodle and fried rice dishes, including thick Shanghai Fried Noodles and Garden Special Chow Mein. They also offer entrées like Crispy Black Mushroom, Chili Eggplant, and Sweet and Sour Veggie Fish. Brown rice is available, and no MSG is used in any of the food. Affinity is closed between lunch and dinner, so please call ahead for hours.

Open Monday through Friday for lunch buffet and dinner. Open Saturday for dinner. Closed Sunday
Full service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, beer/wine, special beverages
VISA/MC, $

··Boon Burger Café

79 Sherbrook St., Winnipeg, MB R3C 2B2

(204) 415-1391

141 Bannatyne Ave. #100, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0R3

(204) 504-5394

Vegan/organic/fast food. Boon Burger Café offers a fresh take on fast food. Using organic and local ingredients whenever possible, the menu is all-vegan. One of their most popular items is the Thanksgiving Burger (grilled potato-crusted 'turkey' patty, cranberry sauce & maple-glazed yams). In addition to an extensive selection of yummy burgers, Boon also offer soups, salads, and sesame-potato fries.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Limited service
take-out, delivery, smoothies, special beverages
VISA/MC/AMEX, $$

··Delicious Vegetarian Restaurant

1467 Pembina Hwy., Winnipeg, MB R3T 2C5

(204) 477-1530

Vegan/Chinese. Enjoy delicious vegan Chinese cuisine at this restaurant, including Hot & Sour Soup, Tofu with Lemon Grass, and imitation chicken, turkey, pork, beef and fish. No MSG is used. Lunch specials are offered.

Open daily for lunch and dinner
Full service
take-out
VISA/MC, $-$$

Falafel Place

1670 Corydon Ave., Winnipeg, MB R3N 0J7

(204) 489-5811

Middle Eastern. The owner claims that customers say his is the best apple strudel and baklava in town! You can also try the hummus, veggie burgers, couscous, potato pancakes, meatless soups, and foul (fava beans).

Open Monday through Friday for three meals. Open Saturday for breakfast through early dinner. Open Sunday for brekfast and lunch
Counter service
vegan options
take-out, catering, fresh juices, non-alcoholic wine/beer
$

··Mondragon Bookstore & Coffeehouse

91 Albert St., Winnipeg, MB R3B 1G5

(204) 946-5241

Vegan/international. This coffeehouse, located in the historic Exchange District, is completely vegan except for the option of cow's milk for the coffee drinks. The menu features homemade organic soups, African Peanut Stew, samosas, a vegan Caesar Salad, a Fake Bakon BLT, a Southern Fried Tofu Sandwich, Lasagna, Spanakopita, and much more. Desserts include chocolate-walnut-caramel cake, tofu cheesecake, cookies, muffins, pies, and soy ice cream sundaes.

Open Monday for lunch. Open Tuesday through Saturday for three meals. Closed Sunday
Counter service
non-smoking, fresh juices, soymilk, espresso/cappuccino, catering
VISA/MC/AMEX

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