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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (7 Listings)


  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
2299 Miyasaka Agaru, Yoshinoyama (at Yoshinocho), Nara, Japan
Open 11am-5pm.
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 14 reviews
21-5, Sugigamachi (at front of Nara Life-long Study Cente), Nara, Japan
Open Tue-Sun 11.30-14.30, dinner by reservation only.
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. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.0 stars 4 reviews
18-3 Kitagata-cho, Kawanokami Tsukinuke, Nara, Japan
Open Fri-Tue 12-8:30pm (last orders at 8), closed Wed-Thur.
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.


Lamp Asian Medicinal Restaurant

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Horencho, 1232, Nara, 630-8113
Open Mon, Wed-Sun 11:30am-5pm, closed 1st Wed of month.
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.

Wakakusa Curry Hompo

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
110, Nara-shi, Nara, 630-8217
Open Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun 11:30am-10pm (last order 9:30pm).
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Japanese, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Small curry place with 11 seats along a bar counter. Owner understands some English. Has an English menu (httpd.pr/i/bqpB) which includes just one vegetarian curry meal (chickpeas and beans) with rice, potatoes, mushroom and vegetables and cheese costing 1000 yen -- unsure if it's possible to omit cheese, so ask. Not much else in Nara for vegetarians. Name in Japanese 若草カレー本舗, address 奈良県奈良市橋本町3-1-110 もちいどのセンター街. Moderate.

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