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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (8 Listings)


  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
2299 Miyasaka Agaru, Yoshinoyama (at Yoshinocho), Nara, Japan
Now Closed: Mon-Sun 11:00am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Macrobiotic, Organic

Located in the world heritage Yoshino Mount Range, famous for thousands of cherry blossoms, this restaurant offers macrobiotic/vegan cuisine and some organic products and natural-yeast breads. Needs reservation (if possible, 3 days in advance) EXCEPT tourist season of cherry blossoms (April and May). Has outdoor seating. Reservations required. Cash only. Inexpensive.



  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 26 reviews
21-5, Sugigamachi (at front of Nara Life-long Study Cente), Nara, Japan
Now Closed: Tue-Sun 11:30am-2:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Chinese, Japanese

Name 喜菜亭, address 奈良市杉ケ町25-1 生涯学習センター前. The owner and chef is a long-time vegetarian who speaks English. She cooks with organic and chemical-free vegetables. Offers a lunch set which includes a few different dishes (salad, Chinese, simmered, fried, etc.) served with brown rice and a soup. Dinner by reservation only. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.0 stars 4 reviews
18-3 Kitagata-cho, Kawanokami Tsukinuke, Nara, Japan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Indian, Japanese

Cozy Indian and Asian food restaurant with Japanese-style seating (low tables, no chairs). Menus are available in Japanese and English. The English menu has two sides: "with egg and milk", or "without egg and milk". Address in Japanese: 〒630-8314 奈良市川之上突抜北方町18-3. Moderate.

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  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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2313 Ooudahiroo, Udashi, Nara, 633-2164
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Beer/Wine

Macrobiotic lunch restaurant in the mountain of Nara. Might need a car and GPS to get there, but the atmosphere is wonderful, nice hideaway from the city on weekends. Address in Japanese is 奈良県宇陀市大宇陀拾生2313. Call for hours - tell us. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
Heguri-Cho, Shimogaiyo 84-7, Ikoma-Gun, Nara, Japan
Now Closed: Mon-Tue 12:00pm-4:00pm, Fri-Sun 12:00pm-4:00pm, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Japanese

Vegetarian restaurant. Reservations required after 6pm. Cash only. Moderate.

Lamp Asian Medicinal Restaurant

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Horencho, 1232, Nara, 630-8113
Now Closed: Mon 11:30am-5:00pm, Wed-Sun 11:30am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. In Kitamachi area near Nara Women's University, the restaurant's owner studied Chinese medicinal cuisines. Many of the appetizers are veg and has a meatless North Indian chickpea curry. No alcohol. Moderate.

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