The Best Vegan Restaurants In Toronto

Over the years, people have become more self-aware about what they put in their bodies and took steps to improve their health by switching to a vegan diet. But many are still wary about vegan food as there are misconceptions that it doesn’t taste as good as meat.
We are here to clear those misconceptions with our list of the best vegan restaurants in Toronto.
1. Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant
If you’re vegan and love Chinese food, then this is the place for you. This vegan Chinese restaurant located in Scarborough gives you the authentic Chinese dining experience but without the meats. Whether you are a vegetarian or a meat-eater, you’ll love their selection of vegetarian soups, noodle dishes, and stir-fry dishes.
2. Saravanaa Bhavan
A popular international chain that specializes in South Indian vegetarian cuisine located at Woodside Square by Scarborough. They have a wide selection of South Indian cuisines such as dosa, poori, naan, paneer tikka masala, and other foods that just leaves you wanting more.
3. Copper Branch
If you are looking for vegan western foods, Copper Branch got you covered. Here you can find delicious whole, plant-based food, that is good for you and the planet. They have a wide selection of vegan-friendly cuisines such as plant-based burgers, chilies, nachos, and soups, that even meat lovers will have trouble telling the difference.
4. Fresh Restaurant
This is a popular vegan chain that is located across the GTA. As the name suggests, they specialize in fresh plant-based food and cold-pressed juices that you can feel good about. All their food is made daily and in-house from whole, natural ingredients, so you can expect nothing but quality.
5. Tenon Vegetarian Cuisine
When you think of Japanese cuisine you will most likely think of sushi. But at this Japanese restaurant, you will be surprised to find that they don’t serve any fish. At Tenon, they serve food which is made from 100% plant-based ingredients that are used to enhance the colour, aroma, and taste of their dishes. You will be glad to hear, that they still offer traditional Japanese food such as sushi rolls and teriyaki, which are made to be vegan-friendly.
6. Green Earth Vegan Cuisine
This modest family-owned restaurant located in Danforth, Downtown, specializes in internationally inspired vegan foods that feature mock meats, juice, and smoothies. Here you can find a wide selection of foods from different countries such as noodles in soup, chow mein, quesadilla, sushi, burgers, you name it. At Green Earth Vegan Cuisine, you can taste what the world has to offer all in one place.