Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Natural Foods Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada
§ Reviewer's choice
278 Wyse Rd., Dartmouth, NS B3A 1N6
Vegetarian/Chinese/teahouse. Liu's Formosa Gift and Tea House serves Chinese vegetarian and vegan food. Their vegan mockmeat dim sum is quite popular. Of course, tea is the star of the show here so make sure to enjoy a cup! Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sunday. Full service, vegan options, VISA/MC, $$.
6250 Quinpool Rd., Halifax, NS B3L 1A3
Vegetarian/café/bakery. Heartwood Bakery & Café serves an all-vegetarian menu of salads, sandwiches, pizzas, bowls, and entrées with the many vegan choices noted as such. Their food is fresh and made-to-order using organic and local ingredients. You must save room for dessert with offerings of cakes, pies, cookies, and more! Check for daily specials on the board and enjoy the all-day brunch offered on Saturdays. Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open Saturday for brunch. Closed Sunday. Full service, vegan options, take-out, soymilk, VISA/MC, $$.
1707 Grafton St., Halifax, NS B3J 2C6
Natural foods/organic. The Wooden Monkey is a unique restaurant that serves up delicious food while remaining environmentally-conscious. They utilize organic and locally-grown ingredients as much as possible, and carry-out cups, plates, and cutlery are biodegradable. Even though not completely vegetarian, there are plenty of tantalizing vegetarian options including many that can easily be made vegan. The Wooden Monkey is a great restaurant choice for a yummy, eco-friendly meal. Reservations are accepted. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Full service, vegan options, take-out, fresh juices, soymilk, beer/wine/alcohol, special beverages, VISA/MC/AMEX, $$-$$$.