Guide to Chennai Vegan Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Natural Foods, & Health Food Stores.

Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (23 Listings)


Cholayil Sanjeevanam

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
50 Thiruvalluvar Road, Mugappair, Chennai, 600 037
Now Open: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Salad bar

Based on principles of Naturpathy. Serving specialty steamed food and more. No refined products, refrigeration of cooked food, deep frying, or sugar. Uses curd, buttermilk and ghee. Also located at 97, Nungambakkam High Rd, Nungambakkam and 15, Indira Nagar I main Road, Adyar. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Cream Center - Nungambakkam

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45 College Road, Nungambakkam (at near Madras Alliance Francaise), Chennai, 600 006
Now Open: Mon-Fri 11:00am-3:30pm, 7:00pm-11:00pm, Sat-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, International, Italian, Western

Extensive menu. Modern setting. Locations in different parts of India. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.


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11 Kasturi Rangan Road, 2nd Street, Teynampet, Chennai, 600018
Now Open: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-11:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Delivery, Take-out

Vegetarian Italian restaurant near Russian Cultural Centre. Serves thin crust pizzas, in-house-made pasta, desserts, soups, salads and sandwiches with many vegan options. Spacious interior with a private party area for events. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

Jeevan Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.0 stars 1 review
14 Jaganathan, Nungambakkam, Chennai, 600063
91 28202910
Now Open: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-3:00pm, 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Indo-Chinese

Lunch and dinner buffet spred with over 30+ items. On Mon-Thur is thali buffet while Fri-Sun is Indian and continental dishes. Reservations required. Moderate.

Little Italy - ECR

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Amaraananta, 3/620, East Coast Rd, Palavakkam (at above Samsung showroom), Chennai, 600041
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:30am-11:30pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican

Chain of upscale Italian restaurants serving lacto-vegetarian cuisine. Kitchen rests between meals. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

Novelty Tea House

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Old 175, New 355, Mint St, Park Town (at near NSC Bose Rd), Chennai, 600001
Now Open: Mon-Sun 12:00pm-11:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Delivery, Take-out

Lacto-vegetarian restaurant with several outlets in Chennai: Parrys, Puraisawakkam, Mylapore, and Egmore. Reservations required. Accepts credit cards. Cash only. Moderate.

Sukh Sagar Anna Nagar

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AC-1, 2nd Avenue, Anna Nagar (at opposite Iyyappan Temple), Chennai, 600040
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out

Restaurant chain originated in India and branched out to many locations. The extensive menu includes cuisines from South and North Indian tandoor and Punjabi as well as snacks, desserts, fresh juices, and beverages. This is a large restaurant and ice cream factory. Established in 2003 and seats 700. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
103, First Main Rd, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, 600020
Now Open: Mon-Sun 11:00am-3:30pm, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Delivery, Take-out, Indo-Chinese

South Indian, North Indian, and Indo-Chinese vegetarian food. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (8 Listings)


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150/3 ECR, Kottivakkam (at besides Kun Hyundai service), Chennai
Now Open: Mon-Sat 10:00am-8:00pm

Not-for profit organic store run by volunteers. Offers groceries including millet, fresh ground flour, rice, pulses, oil, spices, sweeteners. Fresh vegetable and fruit on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Moved from 27/10 Second Main Road, Kasturba Nagar in early 2014.

The Eco-Nut Health Food Shop

  • Health Food Store
1.0 stars 1 review
1st Floor, E-34, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar, Tamil Nadu (at Near ICICI Bank, Besant Nagar, Above GOCHS Colony), Chennai 600090
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Organic foods, unrefined and unprocessed foods, foods for diabetics and B.P. patients, whole grain breads, foods without chemical additives, snacks, oils, and more. Most items are produced by the owners and locally from small farmers in the area.

Catalyst Food

  • Veg Catering
  • Vegan
4.5 stars 2 reviews
Y Block, 3rd Street, 5th Main Road, Annanagar, Chennai 600040

Vegan cuisine and cakes service. Food is made using mock meats and soy mayonaise, tofu, fresh vegetable and herbs. Also sells various vegan food and spreads (see website list). Email/call to order in advance and arrange for pickup in Annanagar.

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