Places to get vegetarian food downtown Vancouver

Downtown Vancouver has plenty of restaurants, food trucks and diners that’ll wow both seasoned Vancouverites and tourists alike. But they’re not just for meat-eaters since Downtown has vegetarians covered, too. Here’s a list of places you and your veggie friends can go for quality eats.

Mexicano Taco Ltd

2450 Yukon St, Vancouver, BC V5Y 0A4

This authentic Mexican restaurant has some of the most vegetarian-friendly fare in Vancouver and is perfect for diners looking for take-out since it’s a very small and cozy space. There’s a variety of vegetarian taco options on the menu, all chock full of tasty ingredients and at prices that won’t break the bank. Be sure to customize your taco at the self-serve condiments bar. At lunch, this place packs up fast, so get there early and beat the rush!

Rice N Spice

400-555 Hastings St W, Vancouver, BC V6B 1M1

This charming restaurant is a favourite of Vancouver vegetarians, and for good reason. The chefs prepare their dishes with the best spices and herbs from Turkey and Sri Lanka. You’ll find a variety of unique vegetarian options on the menu, including spicy red kidney beans seasoned with cinnamon, coriander and cayenne pepper and red lentils with a hint of coconut. You can wash down their tasty vegetarian treats with Turkish coffee and something from the fine drink menu.

Viet Sub Vietnamese Cuisine

520 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2B7

Tucked away on Robson Street, this hotspot is famous for its incredibly friendly service and tasty, affordable subs. When you’re on the hunt for a grab-and-go vegetarian sub to bring back to work, it can’t be beat. The Vietnamese subs are made with perfectly baked, fresh and crispy bread and they’re packed with colourful veggies that complement the lemongrass. You’ll also love the flavourful tofu, sauce and pickled veggies in your veggie sub.

The Templeton Holdings Inc

1087 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L4

Nestled in the heart of the Granville Entertainment District, this diner serves comfort food for both vegetarians and meat lovers. The all-organic fare includes free range eggs in a tofu scramble for breakfast—served until 3 p. m.—and the poutine is even made with mushroom gravy so you can get your Montreal cheese curds smothered without breaking your diet rules. Try the marinated Portobello mushroom burger with grilled asiago cheese when you’re in the mood for a veggie burger power lunch.

Loving Hut Express (Food Truck)

Vancouver, BC

Thought you couldn’t ever get delicious vegan food out of a food truck? Think again. Loving Hut Express offers fresh, nourishing vegan food in the heart of Yaletown. Using local and organic products whenever they can, this food truck always impresses with its fresh-from-the-local-bakery bread and homemade condiments. You’ll find grilled mushroom cheese burgers, sweet potato fries with chipotle dressing and vegan tiramisu on their simple, classic-filled menu.

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