Here in Vancouver locals and restaurants are fortunate to have a multitude of fresh produce available throughout the year, but when you’re not getting your fill of fresh veggies at the farmers market, check out these vegetarian restaurants–not only are they nutritious, they’re delicious.
CHAU VeggiExpress nails flavorful vegetarian Vietnamese food without a drop of fish sauce (which isn’t an easy task.) From warm comforting bowls of soup to fresh salad rolls and plates packed with bouncy noodles, your stomach's going to be oh-so-happy. This family-run business is a delightful, casual spot to grab a light and nourishing meal that will leave you feeling satisfied and mildly virtuous.
While Nuba Restaurant does serve meat, many may argue that the vegetarian dishes are the real stars here. Be warned, the Najib’s Special is highly addictive and will likely convert the non-veggie lovers in your life. Fried cauliflower… need we say more? This Lebanese restaurant has a lot of vegan and veggie options to choose from and can be shared family-style.
Over at The Acorn, vegetarian dishes are a feast for the eyes and your appetite–they’re almost too pretty to eat. Almost. With options for vegetarians, vegans and those who are gluten free, there’s much to choose from. Make sure to wash it all down with a cocktail from their well-curated list, and save room for dessert!