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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (32 Listings)

Realfoods Organic Cafe

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 4 reviews
RMIT University, 360 Swanston St, Bldg 8, Lv. 4, Melbourne 8006
+61-03-99259791
Open semester Mon-Fri 11am-4pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Western, Australian, Take-out

Organic, fair trade cafe operating in the RMIT University City Campus cafeteria. Offerings include raw vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, and low-fat meals from soups and salads, to mains, desserts, snacks and drinks. A RMIT University Student Union volunteer-run enterprise. Inexpensive.

Crossways

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 8 reviews
123 Swanston Street (at 1st floor), Melbourne VIC 3000
03-9650-2939
Mon-Sat 11:30am-3:30pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Western, Indian, Buffet

Hare Krishna affiliated. All you can eat style. Lunch buffet costs around $7.50 or $5.50 for students. No onions or garlic used. Inexpensive.

Divine Realm Vegie Delight

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 15 reviews
422 Little Collins St, Shop 10 (at Queen Street), Melbourne 3000
0420289448
Open Mon-Fri 11:30am-3:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Vietnamese, Chinese, Asian, Fast food, Take-out

This eatery is situated in a mini food court under the Cambridge International School. Food is without onion, garlic, shallots, or chives. Offers different size lunch boxes. Summer 2013 change of ownership and chefs, previously Chan House which is opening its own place in Doncaster East. Cash only. Inexpensive.

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Enlightened Cuisine

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 17 reviews
113 Queensbridge St, Southbank, Melbourne VIC 3006
03-96869188
Open Tue-Thur 11am-2:30am, 5-10pm, Fri-Sat, 11am-2:30pm, 5-11pm, Sun 12-3pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Asian, Malaysian, Chinese, Beer/Wine, Take-out

Family-owned vegetarian restaurant with Asian style decor. No onions or garlic used. Parking on Kavanagh Street or Wilson Car Park. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Gong De Lin

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 9 reviews
L3 264 Swanston St (at Chinatown), Melbourne 3000
0396637878
Open Mon-Sun 10am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Taiwanese, Asian, Take-out

Chinese vegetarian restaurant located above Noodle Kingdom with access via a lift. Food is all vegan except for 1 or so dessert containing dairy. Has vegetable dishes and mock meats. A main dish cost approx. $18-20 for a family size serving. Pleasant decor. Wheelchair accessible. Moderate.

Gopal's

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 8 reviews
139 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
03-9650-1578
Open Mon-Sat 11:30am-8:30pm, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, International, Hare Krishna

Inexpensive meals in a nice, casual atmosphere. Menu items sometimes include lasagna, spinach filos, samosas, salad and dessert bar, soups, and pasta. Inexpensive.

Lord of the Fries - Flinders Street

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 12 reviews
Shop 5 Flinders Street Station (at opposite Federation Square), Melbourne VIC 3000
1300-667-552
Mon 8:30am-10pm, Tue-Thur 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat 9am-3am, Sun 9am-9:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Fast food, Western, Take-out

Chips with sauce, burgers, hot dogs, nuggets, and onion rings. Has vegan as well as gluten-free options. Several locations. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Lord of the Fries - Melbourne Central

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 3 reviews
Knox Lane, Melbourne
1300-667552
Open Mon-Wed 10am-10pm, Thur 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 10am-12am, Su 11am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Western, Fast food, Take-out, Kosher

Vegetarian fast food for takeaway. Chips with sauce, burgers, hot dogs, nuggets, and onion rings. Has vegan as well as gluten-free options. Limited seating. Several locations. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Lord of the Fries - Swanston St

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 2 reviews
55 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000
+61-1300-667552
Open Mon 8:30am–10pm, Tue-Thur 8:30am–11pm, Fri-Sat 8:30am-3am, Sun 9am-9:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Western, Fast food, Take-out

Vegetarian fast food for takeaway. Chips with sauce, burgers, hot dogs, nuggets, and onion rings. Has vegan as well as gluten-free options. Limited seating. Several locations. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Melbourne University Food Co-op

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 2 reviews
Union Building Level 1, University of Melbourne (at Parkville campus), Melbourne
03-9347-8716
Open Mon-Tue, Wed 9am-7pm, Thur-Fri 9am-4.30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, Australian, Take-out

Not-for-profit cooperatively-run vegetarian cafe and co-op on the first floor of Union House. Serves hot lunch plates, organic vegan pies, rolls, cakes and sweets, and herbal teas. The co-op sells bulk foods including nutritional yeast, teas, herbs, spices, grains, flour, dried fruit, coconut butter and a couple of non-vegan chocolates. Local, organic mixed fruit, vegetable boxes can be ordered weekly for pick up. Inexpensive.

Om Veg Cafe

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.0 stars 1 review
115 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000
96623347
Mon-Sun 11:00am-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Juice bar, Take-out

Simple inexpensive Indian food, including an all-you-can-eat option that includes curry, rice and naan. Similar to other Om restaurants but with a more extensive menu, including dosa, paratha and a variety of vegetable dishes, as well as samosas and sweets. All menu items can be made vegan on request. Located inside a mall with some seating in the walkway. Coffee, fresh juice and vegan cake available. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

OM Vegetarian

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 7 reviews
Level 1, 28 Elizabeth Street (at above KFC in Gurhka Institute Building), Melbourne 3000
0396630062
Open Mon-Sun 11am-9pm.
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Ayurvedic, Buffet

Situated near Flinders street station. Very casual. All-you-can-eat for around $7. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Om Vegetarian - Collins St

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 4 reviews
277 Collins St (at Swanston St), Melbourne 3000
03-9663-0062
Open 11am-9pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Ayurvedic, Buffet

Simple inexpensive Indian food, including an all-you-can-eat option that includes curry, rice and naan and can be made vegan on request. A few other items such as papadams available for purchase separately. Located inside a mall. Similar to Elizabeth St restaurant. Inexpensive.

Raw Trader

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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10 Sutherland St (at Little Lonsdale St), Melbourne 3000
0478-692008
Open Wed-Thur 7:30am-8:30pm, Fri 7:30am-10pm, Sat-Sun 10am-10pm, closed Mon-Tue.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Raw, Juice bar

A dessert cafe specializing in organic raw vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free, sugar free and paleo healthy desserts and sweet treats. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Cash only. Moderate.

Shakahari Too

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 3 reviews
225 Clarendon St, South Melbourne, Melbourne 3205
03-9682-2207
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Asian Fusion, Beer/Wine, Take-out

Upscale vegetarian dining. Serving fusion food with Japanese, Chinese, Thai, and Indian influences. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

Veggie Villa

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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331 Racecourse Rd, Flemington (at Wellington St), Melbourne 3031
03-9994-7229
Open Mon-Sun 11am-10pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Raw, International, Indian, Delivery

International vegetarian restaurant with a wide selection of raw entrees, mains, and desserts, as well as cooked items such as sushi, pho soup, and wraps. Most dishes are vegan or can be made vegan. Indian influences dominate. Inexpensive.

Chiron Health Shop and Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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323 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne (at Park St), Melbourne 3205
96967850
Open Mon-Sun 7am-6pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, Australian, Juice bar, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Health food shop with cafe. Also offers herbal steam and treatment room and cooking classes. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Dymocks Melbourne Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 2 reviews
Lower Ground, 234 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000
03-96399274
Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Australian, Western, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Situated within Dymocks Collins Street bookshop. Varied menu range, food is labeled. Has vegan patties, vegan Funky Pies, vegan cupcakes, salads. Decor is open-plan with formica tables and wooden chairs, some padded seating. Small upstairs landing/alcove with couch away from main seating area. Cash only. Moderate.

Kantipur Nepali Restaurants

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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109 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield North (at Balaclava ), Melbourne 3161
03-9528-4388, 03-9528-1351
Open Tue-Sun 05:30-10:30pm, closed Mon.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Indian, Nepalese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Has a variety of vegan and gluten free dishes. Has entertainment. Located close to Caulfield Park. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.

Maha Restaurant

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
21 Bond St (at Springs Rd), Melbourne 3000
03-9629-5900
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Middle Eastern, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A fine dining restaurant that offers separate vegan menu. Also has a degustation menu. Reservations required. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

Massive Wieners

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
226 Chapel Street, Prahran, Melbourne 3181
0400124303
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Cuisine: Lacto, American, Fast food, Take-out only, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Be warned that this is a meat-heavy hot dog and fries shop. Has one veggie dog, but vegans need to ask to omit cheese. Inexpensive.

Panzerotti

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
Shop 1C/289 Flinders Street, Melbourne 3000
03-96623321
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Australian, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Panzerotti are golden pockets from the Apuglian region of Southern Italy filled with different fillings. Vegan choices include vegan cheese, vegan sausage, tofu, chickpeas, green peas, lentils, pineapple, corn, and other ingredients listed on a separate billboard in store. Call ahead or order in-store. Inexpensive.

Savion Cakes and Bagels

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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477-479 Glen Huntly Rd, Elsternwick, Melbourne
03-9523-0411
Open Mon-Thur 7am-6pm, Fri 7am-4pm, Sun 8am-4pm, closed Sat.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Juice bar, Salad bar, Kosher, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Bakery/cafe has a wide range of vegetarian and vegan dishes, including soups. All cakes are either vegan or vegetarian. Does serve eggs and tuna which are clearly labeled. Sandwiches and bagels made to order although dairy, eggs and fish are in the same cabinet. Try the soy latte. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.

The Organic Food and Wine Deli

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 8 reviews
28 Degraves St (at Flinders St), Melbourne 3000
03-96545157
Open daily.
Cuisine: Organic, Fast food, Western, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Offers some vegetarian and vegan foods including curries, pasta, pies, salads, smoothies, organic drinks, and vegan sweet treats. Eat in or take home. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Wonderbao

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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Shop 4/19-37 A'Beckett St, Melbourne 3000
03-96547887
Open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 11am-4pm.
Cuisine: Chinese, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. This place makes Chinese buns and its own organic soymilk. Has 3 bao that are vegan suitable and marked. Hard to find - go to the back of the arcade. Looks out onto a cobbled alley with artsy grafitti. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (5 Listings)

Global Green Vegetarian Food Mart

  • Vegan Store
4.5 stars 7 reviews
105 South Road, Braybrook, Melbourne VIC 3019
03-99398566, 0412607870
Open Mon-Sun 9am-6pm.

Global Green is a vegetarian and vegan food store that offers a wide range of retail and wholesale products. Find frozen foods and frozen vege mock meats, cooking sauces, herbs, snack foods, soy and tofu products, Asian groceries, seaweed, and other vegetarian food items. Current location since Feb 2011. *SPECIAL OFFER: Mention HappyCow to receive up to 15%OFF your order (discount items excluded). Bus route 216, 219.

Habib Wholefoods

  • Health Food Store
4.5 stars 6 reviews
260 Flinders Street, Shop 2 (at opposite Flinders Street train station), Melbourne 3000
96395515
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An organic health food store. Carries some vegan items including cheezly, mock meats, bread, and beauty products. Expanded and growing range of vegan and organic foods, and health & beauty products (May 2010). There's a tiny deli area near the cashiers, and all the salads are vegan as are most of the desserts. Convenient location for tourists as it's near the train station and Federation Square.

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