Finding new restaurants can be a little tricky, especially when you have dietary restrictions. Being vegan can benefit you in so many different ways, but it definitely can be a little limiting some of the time.
Luckily the greater Toronto area is home to a handful of amazing restaurants that cater to those who have chosen to pursue a vegan life-style!
So, for those of you looking to indulge in some clean and healthy options, it is now your mission to try every one of these 15 restaurants below. Enjoy! :)
1. HealthEnut // Georgetown
Healthy E Nut is a great spot in Georgetown that offers tasty juices and amazing salads. They have a pretty extensive menu that is sure to satisfy all your healthy cravings.
2. Boon Burger // Barrie
I recently visited Boon Burger and it exceeded all my expectations! Their burgers are super filling and full of fresh ingredients. They also offer vegan soft severe that looks seriously delicious.
3. Kelly's Bake Shoppe // Burlington
Kelly's Bake Shoppe is a personal favourite of mine, and I make sure to visit there every time I come home to visit my parents. Their cupcakes are always super fluffy, and their coffee is also really great!
4. Doomies // Toronto
Doomies completely destroys the stereo type of vegans only eating "rabbit food". You'll be able to kill any comfort food craving you've ever had at Doomies, including "cheese burgers", loaded nachos and amazing mac and "cheese"!
5. Lettuce Love // Burlington
Lettuce Love in Burlington offers tons of energizing dishes that will keep you full and satisfied for hours. They also have an adorable patio during the warmer months!
6. Rise Above // St. Catherines
Rise Above provides all vegans with the yummy comfort food that is sometimes hard to find. I've heard amazing things about their mushroom mac and cheese, so I suggest you try it!
7. Raw Aura // Port Credit
Raw Aura is an awesome spot if you're craving a healthy option. All their dishes are completely vegan and gluten free. Their taco salad is also seriously unbelievable, and super filling!
8. The Root Cellar // London
If you're looking for big portions and fresh ingredients, the root cellar is the place to go! This London gem prides themselves on being a"farm to fork" restaurant, meaning most of their food is locally sourced!
9. Thrive Organic Cafe // Etobicoke
Thrive is a spacious restaurant with an amazing atmosphere. They even have a fireplace and wifi, making it a great place for students to study while grabbing a great meal. If you decide to go to Thrive I suggest you try their squash quesadilla.
10. Bliss Kitchen // Waterdown
Bliss Kitchen is a great spot located in Waterdown! They offer butter chicken fries that are seriously amazing, and need to be added to your food bucket list ASAP.
11. Democracy Coffee House // Hamilton
Democracy Coffee House is a super fun spot in Hamilton. While you're waiting for your meal you can play one of their many board games, which makes the wait time for your food feel like nothing! They also have awesome desserts as well, so be sure to leave room.
12. Nourished On The Go // Oshawa
Nourished on the go is a great option if you're looking for fast food, but with a healthy twist. Be sure to stop the next time you're in a pinch for time!
13. Vidya Veggies // Thornton
Vidya Veggies is a super adorable spot in Thornton with some of the friendliest staff! If you ever find yourself in the area be sure to check it out.
14. Cadence // Guelph
Cadence is another super delicious plant-based restaurant. They also have a pretty extensive dessert menu, which will definitly satisfy anyones sweettooth!
15. Copper Branch // Whitby
Copper Branch has some great options on their menu! If you love guac (which realistically who doesn't?) you'll be extra excited to see that it's a frequent component that comes up on the menu.