Vegetarian Journal's Guide to Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in the U.S. and Canada
§ Reviewer's choice
214 Ave. Eleanor Roosevelt, Hato Rey, PR 00918-3007
Vegetarian. Enjoy Puerto Rican-style vegetarian food at this mostly vegan restaurant. It is located next to a natural foods store that is under different ownership and is not fully vegetarian.
Bella Vista Hospital, P.O. Box 1750, Mayaguez, PR 00681
Vegetarian. This cafeteria at a Seventh-day Adventist hospital serves only vegetarian food for all meals.
Calle de Diego #151, Mayaguez, PR 00680
Vegan. Their menu varies each day. You will find rice and bean dishes, pasta, fresh juices, and much more. Cash only.
407 San Francisco St., Old San Juan, PR 00901
International. Café Berlin is an upscale restaurant offering international cuisine with many vegetarian selections. Their creative dishes include Strawberry Banana Soy "Steak," Coconut Tomato Tofu, and Eggplant Milanese. Café Berlin is located across from Plaza Colón and near the Columbus Monument.
Carr.413 Km 1.2, Rincon, PR 00677
Vegetarian/Caribbean. Carta Buena is an Organic Caribbean Food Stand in Rincon, PR offering mostly local and organic fresh cold pressed live juices, smoothies, and local coffee, along with Salads, Sandwiches and Snacks. Carta Buena is a quick 5 minute walk from Tres Palmas Marine Reserve. Boasting favorites such as the Kermit Smoothie, the Vegan coconut banana bread, fresh pressed juices containing ginger, turmeric, and cayenne, and gluten free, dairy free muffins- hot out of the oven. Carta Buena is a refreshing, healthy oasis in the middle of paradise.
(For restaurant listings in the surrounding areas, see Carolina, Hato Rey, Old San Juan, and Rio Piedras.)
2000 Calle Loiza, San Juan, PR 00911
Vegetarian/café/deli. Cocobana Café offers a relaxed and casual environment that the whole family can enjoy. They feature locally-grown organic foods at a reasonable price. Make sure to order one of their famous homemade milk shakes which are made with fresh coconut milk. Check their menu online. You won't get tired of the same food at Cocobana -- they offer different meals daily!
2413 Calle Laurel, San Juan, PR 00913
Vegan/organic. This restaurant works with local farmers and serves vegan dishes many of which are organic. Enjoy various soups, salads, and other dishes that change daily such as Corn Pancakes, Burritos, French Toast, and more.
Avenida Americo Miranda #1402, San Juan, PR 00921
Vegetarian/pizzeria. Peace n' Loaf is well-known for delicious meals, but mainly for its bread and pizza (baked the same day you buy them). This completely vegetarian pizzeria is concerned about taking care of our environment, which is why they use organic products and grow and buy local products as well. Cash only.