Great vegetarian restaurants in Halifax

For a smaller city, Halifax is pretty vegetarian friendly. Even if there are not heaps of restaurants to choose from, what the city lacks in quantity, it makes up in quality, boasting some delicious eating establishments. Even if you aren’t vegetarian, maybe you should make your next meal a little heavier on the veggie side with some of these delicious options.

Envie A Vegan Kitchen

5775 Charles St, Halifax, NS B3K 1K7

Halifax’s most famous vegan/vegetarian restaurant, this place is completely vegan and specializes in offering new and creative vegan dinners, lunches and desserts, which change with the local availability of fresh ingredients. Whether you’re looking for a place to come for a casual weekday lunch, or a fancier Saturday night dinner, enVie is sure to deliver with something tasty. And you may even like it so much you want to try it at home!

The Wooden Monkey

1707 Grafton St, Halifax, NS B3J 2C6

The Wooden Monkey focuses on incorporating local ingredients produced using sustainable, fair farming practices to create lots of mouth-watering dishes. Although not exclusively vegetarian, they are really good about designating much of their menu to vegetarian/vegan dishes – many of which are also gluten-free – and are very accommodating to different dietary needs.

Humani -T Cafe

5755 Young St, Halifax, NS B3K 1Z9

With two locations within the city, this café uses environmentally friendly practices to help both the earth and humanity. Stop in to enjoy one of their many loose-leaf teas or delicious home-made vegan treats, or treat yourself on your way by to a gelato or special seasonal beverage!

Heartwood Restaurant

6250 Quinpool Rd, Halifax, NS B3L 1A3

Just like the name implies, this restaurant offers food that is good for the heart and soul. Offering hearty salads, soups, sandwiches and lots of curries, the daily specials are always a win, but the menu staples never disappoint. Stop in for lunch and relax in the restaurant lingering over tea, or grab a sandwich to go from their seasonal waterfront location. Whichever one you choose, you’re sure to be pleased!


1209 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS B3H 4P8

Located at the Halifax Seaport Market, this is a great place to pick up a quick lunch or some healthy vegetarian and vegan snacks and desserts. All of their products are made on site and feature local ingredients, and many are made using raw cooking methods, or fermentation techniques. If you’re looking for a health boost, or just simply to try something new, Fruition is a great place to start!

Chabaa Thai Restaurant

1546 Queen St, Halifax, NS B3J 2H8

Although not exclusively vegetarian, they have an impressive vegetarian selection, and if you feel like having something a little different, this place is sure to satisfy. They offer authentic Thai cuisine made using as many local and seasonal ingredients as possible, and which, as much as it is take-out, doesn’t taste like take out at all. If you’ve never had Thai before, this is definitely the place to give it a try.

No matter how good your coffee is at home, sometimes it’s just nice to go out. Whether you’re grabbing your cup of joe on your daily morning commute, or are looking for a place where you can sit down on a Sunday morning and spend a few hours poring over the paper and catching up on emails, this list has you covered. Set the alarm early, because coffee is calling, and these places know how to do it right!
Whether it’s your first date, or your 21st, it’s nice to go some place a little different, and maybe completely new to celebrate your time together. If you’re new to the city, start at the top and work your way through 10 dates. If you’re a seasoned Haligonian, pick your favourite, get dressed up and head out on date night. In a city surrounded by the ocean and known for it’s craft beer, you can’t go wrong!
There’s nothing to start the weekend like a delicious brunch. And when it’s one that is made by someone else and there’s delicious drinks involved, it’s even better. Even if you’re a Halifax local, or a regular visitor to the city, you’ll be doing yourself a favour by checking out some of these delicious brunch spots!
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