If you haven't watched What The Health, I'm shocked. Everyone and their mom has seen it, which means everyone has an opinion on it. This documentary basically shares information that eating meat can be seriously harmful to the body. They claim that the vegan lifestyle is the way to go if you want to live better and longer.
If you were convinced to switch up your lifestyle because of this film like thousands of others have, then this article is for you. And if you're not making the switch, these places are still unreal for vegans and meat lovers!
Mad Radish // 859 Bank St
Mad Radish is a delicious healthy restaurant that serves salads and warm bowls. While the restaurant isn't completely vegan, there are a ton of vegan options that are super healthy and filling.
Pure Kitchen // Multiple Locations
Pure Kitchen is a vegetarian restaurant that has a ton of vegan options. This restaurant is so unreal you won't even notice you're not eating meat. It's a staple in every vegans diet in Ottawa, and if you haven't been definitely give it a try!
SimplyRaw Express // 989 Wellington St W
SimplyRaw Express is, you guessed it, a fully raw restaurant. They only serve plant-based, organic and raw foods so the ingredients are whole and amazing for your body. If you're looking for a light but filling pick me up, their meals are to die for and their juices are super refreshing too.
Café My House // 1015 Wellington St W
Café My House describes their menu as a vegetable focused menu, and it's absolutely delicious. They're open for brunch and dinner, and you're bound to find something you love on the menu. Vegan chipotle BLT? Yes please.
Little Jo Berry's // 1303 Wellington St W
This adorable cafe is known for their vegan treats. With vegan ice cream, vegan macarons, vegan pastries, and much more, you'll be dying to come back daily. Seriously, all of their ingredients are vegan and you wouldn't even know it.
RAW Pulp + Grind // 440 Preston Street
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RAW Pulp + Grind is a spot where you can quickly drop by for a juice, a smoothie bowl, or just a quick shot of goodness. They also have raw desserts and breakfast that will definitely get your day started on the right foot.
Grow Your Roots Cafe // 220 Terence Matthews Crescent
Grow Your Roots Cafe is the only cafe in Ottawa that serves vegan breakfast 6 days a week. Sooo, you have to try it for that sole reason. Other than their amazing brunch, they also sell vegan meals every day which consists of panini's, salads, and other little treats that will fill you up.
Strawberry Blonde Bakery // 114B Grange Ave
Strawberry Blonde Bakery is 100% vegan, gluten free and nut free. Yes please! Their mission is to make it easy for people with allergies, food sensitivities or food journeys to not be scared about cross contamination. Their delicious treats which include donuts, ice cream sandwiches, cookies, and much more are absolutely to die for.
La Belle Verte // 166 Eddy St
This vegetarian restaurant has dishes that can easily be made into vegan dishes. Not only is the food amazing, it's so colourful that you'll be filled with energy from the fresh food. They have sandwiches, raw pizzas, salads, burgers, and so much more that will satisfy all your cravings.
Feline Café // 1076 Wellington Street West
Not only doing Feline Café have the most adorable cat treats (for humans, don't worry), they also have cats running around that you can actually adopt. They also have vegan sandwiches you can munch on while playing with the cats. This place is seriously the best.