The odds are that we all have one friend who’s trying to go vegan. Or, at the very least, trying to eat a more plant-based diet. And honestly, with so many incredible Toronto vegan restaurants to choose from, there’s probably never been a better time to make the switch. This is why we’ve rounded up 13 of the tastiest plant-based places to eat in the 6ix so you can support your bestie's veggie journey. 

Whether you’re thinking of dropping meat and dairy yourself or simply want to take part in #MeatlessMonday with your BFF, Toronto has you more than covered. 

Seriously, did you know TO is home to some of the best vegan food in the world?

Between reimagined comfort food classic, decadent desserts,  and healthy power-packed dishes, there’s a little something to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. 

Plus the interiors of some of these places are simply stunning

You don’t even have to dabble in the faux-meat and faux-cheese world if you don’t want to. 

And really, why bother when you can enjoy healthy cashew cheeses instead?

So take a peek at our list, and don’t forget to share it with all of your vegan pals.

Who knows? Maybe you’ll go vegan too.

The Hog Town Vegan

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Cuisine: Vegan junk food

Address: Multiple locations, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you're looking for junk food treats like un-chicken and waffles, this is your spot. There's also an amazing brunch menu that has a little something for everyone.

Apiecalypse Now!

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Cuisine: Pizzas and more

Address: 735 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy delicious vegan slices with your besties at this well-respected spot. You can try one of the classics like The Slayer or the Toronto Island pizzas, or get creative and go for the Pizza of the Month.

LOV

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Cuisine: Healthy vegan

Address: 620 King St. W. Suite 102, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you love a good cocktail with your meal, then this beautiful vegan restaurant will not disappoint. Plus, there's a good selection of healthy options here if junk food isn't your jam.

Planta Burger

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Cuisine: Burgers, fries, shakes

Address: 4 Temperance St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: If your newly vegan bestie is craving a classic burger, then you need to check this place out. The burgs here are made with a mushroom-quinoa base that is to die for.

Nanashake

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Cuisine: Banana ice cream

Address: 4750 Yonge St. Unit 134, North York, ON

Why You Need To Go: Just because you gave up dairy, doesn't mean you can't enjoy all of the extravagant nice-cream treats.

Doomie's

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Cuisine: Vegan comfort food

Address: 1265 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Located within Bar Vegandale, you can enjoy all of your favourite comfort foods without any animal products. Plus, this place has a great vibe inside too.

Rosalinda Restaurant

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Cuisine: Vegan Mexican

Address: 133 Richmond St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy tasty churros, tacos, bowls, and so many more yummy plant-based treats. Once you see this place, you may never want to leave

Hello 123

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Cuisine: Healthy vegan

Address: 1122 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you love brunchin' with the squad, then this might just be the place for you. They serve it every day and it looks incredible.

Copper Branch

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Cuisine: Plant-based power food

Address: Multiple locations, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you're looking for something super healthy to give you a boost of energy, then you'll want to try one of the power bowls here.

Bloomer's

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Cuisine: Donuts

Address: Multiple locations, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: If no one told you, odds are you'd never know these huge yummy donuts are even vegan. A great place to start if you're new to vegan eats.

LosCo Vegan

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Cuisine: Mexican

Address: 111 Richmond St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This is another amazing spot for Mexican food lovers. Here you can try a variety of authentic flavours with plant-based ingredients.

Kupfert & Kim

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Cuisine: Healthy

Address: Multiple locations, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: When it comes to healthy and balanced meals, this Toronto restaurant knows what it's doing. The food presentation is on point too.

Fresh Restaurant 

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Cuisine: Healthy

Address: Multiple locations, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can mow down on Beyond Meat burgers, house-made hummus, quinoa onion rings, and so much more.