We all seem to have at least one friend living that vegan life. And you know what, it's not a bad idea when you think about all of the incredible Calgary vegan restaurants there are to try out. This is why we’ve put together a list of the tastiest plant-based places so you can eat the most colourful and creative meals in the city. 

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Maybe you're thinking of jumping on the vegan bandwagon or just dabbling in a little #MeatlessMonday, either way, our city's food scene has you more than covered. 

So take a peek at this list and then share it with all of your vegan BFFs.

Raw Eatery & Market

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Cafe food

Address: 1145 Kensington Crescent N.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Just because you gave up dairy, doesn't mean you can't enjoy delicious desserts. Raw has a rotating menu of sweet treats that will keep you daydreaming for days. Plus, the gals that run this spot are just as sweet.

The Dandelion

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Comfort food

Address: 1048 8 St. S.E., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: If you're looking for junk food treats like chik-tan and waffles, this is your spot. It's among a cozy row of houses in Ramsay and nicely tucked away from all the hustle-and-bustle.

The Coup

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Asian fusion

Address: 924B 17 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: If you're like us and love sharing, this is the perfect spot for both meat eaters and veggie lovers. They are also keeping things fresh and seasonally adjusting their menu.

Vegan Street

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Comfort-food

Address: 1111 7 St. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy all of your favourite comfort foods without any animal products. Plus if you love a good cocktail with your meal, then this adorable little vegan spot will not disappoint.

Happy Veggie House

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Chinese

Address: 109-110 303 Centre St. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: This is a great spot for Chinese food lovers. There are so many authentic flavours with plant-based ingredients to enjoy here.

Veg-In YYC

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Indian fusion

Address: 215 6 Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: If junk food isn't your jam, there's a good selection of healthy options here. But also their desserts are to die for, in case you are wanting to divulge.

V Burger

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Comfort food

Address: 819 17 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: If you're craving a meat-free burger, then you need to check this place out. The comfort food here is so good you'd honestly never know it's meat-free.

saVeg Cafe

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Korean-inspired

Address: 637 11 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Their menu is great if you're on-the-go and need something quick. We recommend trying their Chunky Monkey smoothie which is basically a milkshake but 100% vegan and 100% amazing.

The Allium 

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Contemporary

Address: 211A 12th Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Whatever you're craving, if it's not already on their menu, they can make it. There's also an amazing brunch menu that has a little something for everyone.