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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (23 Listings)

Cafe Fleischlos

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 4 reviews
Weidkamp 5, Essen-Borbeck, Essen, 45355
0179-1961602
Mon-Fri 10:00am-6:00pm, Sat 10:00am-1:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, German

Vegan cafe and shop, since 2013. Offers lunch food, coffee, shakes, and cakes. Has seitan and vegan schnitzel. Saturday is breakfast only. Its small retail area sells veggie products. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Goodies

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 4 reviews
Friedrich-Ebert-Str. 55 (at inside Veganz), Essen, 45127
020145851365
Mon-Sat 9:00am-7:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Take-out

Coffee shop and bistro with multiple locations; inside Veganz supermarket, since 2014. Offers vegan soups, salads, bagel, desserts, and cakes plus smoothies, coffee and hotties. Inexpensive.

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Sattgruen

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 8 reviews
Rathenaustrasse 2, Essen, 45127
02111652972
Mon-Sat 12:00pm-11:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Western, Buffet, Salad bar, Take-out, German

Sattgruen operates multiple restaurants; this one is in the city centre. Serves vegan food and drinks, from salads, antipasti, soups, and currys, to pasta, cake, and organic wine and beer. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.

VeganisierBar

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 6 reviews
Breslauer Str. 86, Essen, 45145
0201-87535384
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Cuisine: Vegan, American, Western, Fast food, Beer/Wine

Open Mar 2014. Vegan pub in the Rhur area, also known as Eat without Meat. Menu includes vegan burgers, pizza, hot dogs, sausage, sweet pastries, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Cash only. Moderate.

Cigköftem

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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Limbecker Platz 1a, Essen, Germany
015730371504
Mon-Sat 10:00am-8:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Fast food, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Turkish

Food stand inside Limbecker Platz shopping center offering the Turkish dish made from vegetable pate (bulgur, tomato puree, ground chilli peppers, herbs and spices) instead of the traditional meat. The pate comes in slightly spicy and normal (which is already spicy) is also available in take out packages. Inexpensive.

Delicious

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 9 reviews
Holsterhauser Str. 32a, Essen-Holsterhausen (at Nieberdingstr., near Gemarkenplatz), Essen, 45147
0201-7202977
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Organic, Take-out, German

Vegetarian Snack bar serving food that is accommodating to vegans upon request. Dishes include salads, rice, pasta, snacks, and pizza. Limited indoor seating. All veg as of Oct 2010. Moderate.

Der Kleine Zodiac

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 10 reviews
Witteringstr. 41, Essen, 45130
0201-770012
Mon-Sat 12:00pm-10:00pm, Sun 3:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, International, Italian, Organic, Beer/Wine, Take-out

Located in the city center in an ordinary residential house that has been designed to look like a jungle with green plants and wooden accessories. For the interiors and the menu the owners have chosen zodiacs as a theme. Mostly a take-away place with a few tables and serves primarily pizza, lasagna, pasta. Note: next door is their other restaurant, Zodiac, which is more of a sit-down place. Cash only. Moderate.

Mahl Anders

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
Forsthausstrasse 9, Essen, 45134
+49-20143091275
Tue-Fri 12:00pm-6:00pm, Sat-Sun 11:00am-5:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Western, Beer/Wine, German

A vegetarian and vegan food cafe with bright colors interior and natural sunlight. Offers a variety of dishes. Moderate.

Zodiac - Die andere Kuche

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 5 reviews
Witteringstraße 43, Essen, 45130
0201-770012
Mon-Sat 12:00pm-10:00pm, Sun 3:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, International, Italian, Organic, Beer/Wine

Vegetarian and vegan dishes from different countries. Ingredients are organic. Pasta, Asian rice dishes, Romanian bean dishes, and salads with organic ingredients. Moderate.

HABIBIZ

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Zweigertstrasse 3-7, Essen, 45130
0049-20180095858
Mon-Thu 11:30am-9:00pm, Fri 11:30am-10:00pm, Sat 1:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Fast food, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A small and cozy restaurant run by two brothers. Serves fresh Oriental food, of which some is vegan, including made-in-house falafels, in addition to most of the sauces and all of the side dishes, like the tabbouleh salad or hummus. You can have your meal with rice or fresh made fries. Moderate.

Hans im Glück

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
Ruttenscheider Strasse 203, Essen, 45131
+49-020161589302
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Cuisine: Lacto, American, Western, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. A small chain of burger restaurants. Offers several organic and vegetarian burgers, one vegan burger, as well as a variety of salads. The house sauce is also suitable for vegans. Call for hours - tell us. Moderate.

Jonny's Esskultur

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Zweigertstrasse 12, Essen, 45130
0176-79774143
Mon-Thu 11:00am-10:00pm, Fri-Sat 12:00pm-12:00am, Sun 1:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Offers clearly labeled vegan dishes; try the currywurst. Has live music. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.

PAN - Heftig Deftig

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 1 review
Alfredstrasse 64, Essen, 45130
0049-1738563633
Mon-Fri 12:00pm-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 3:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Organic, Western, Fast food, Take-out, Catering, European, German, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Opened early Feb 2016. Uses fresh, organic and regional produce. Serves a variety of hot dogs, including a made-in-house vegan sausage. Three out of four menus are available as vegan menus. Fresh chips/crisps are made-in-house. The sauces are all created by the owner, and most of them are vegan. A small and cozy place, with a few places to sit and eat outside. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Moderate.

Pizza Funghi III

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
Rellinghauser Straße 177, Essen, 45130
n/a
Mon-Fri 12:00pm-2:30pm, 5:00pm-10:30pm, Sat-Sun 1:00pm-10:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Standard pizzeria but with possibility to get vegan cheese and vegan salami for your pizza. Relaxed atmosphere. Wheelchair accessible. Moderate.

Seitenblick

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 3 reviews
Trentelgasse 2, Essen, 45127
0201-8155849
Mon-Sun 9:00am-11:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, European, German, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Menu utilizes seasonal ingredients and changes every 2 or so months. On Sunday evenings from 5-11pm a 3-course menu is offered and a vegetarian version is available. Relaxed dining. Has outdoor seating. Moderate.

Stoffwechsel

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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Hedwigstr 5, Essen, 45130
+49-2015600869
Now Open: Tue-Fri 5:00pm-2:00am, Sat 10:00am-2:00am
Cuisine: Indian, International, Beer/Wine, Asian, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Cafe, bar, and restaurant offering mostly Asian dishes like curries, dal, and Indian pizza but also soups and salads. Veg items are labelled. Moderate.

Sweet Coffee Pirates

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
Rüttenscheiderstr. 218, Essen, 45131
+49-20195984575
Mon-Sat 9:00am-7:00pm, Sun 10:00am-7:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Delivery, Take-out, Bakery, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Coffee roastery and cafe. Vegan choices include a breakfast, a cake each day, and soy milk. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Moderate.

Tofino

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
2.5 stars 2 reviews
Witteringstr. 99, Essen, Germany
+49-15737680976
Mon-Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Crowded burger place in the Südviertel/Moltkeviertel area, named after Tofino in Canada. Expect a wait. On the menu you will find a vegan and a vegetarian burger, a vegan salad (Blumensalat). Order the fries with ketchup or try it with vegan burger sauce. Call for hours - tell us. Has outdoor seating. Inexpensive.

Why So Serious

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 5 reviews
Kölner Str. 3, Essen, 45145
049201-99969901
Mon-Fri 12:00pm-9:30pm, Sat 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-9:30pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Western, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Fast food style food with menus for vegans as well as vegetarians. Different vegan burgers, chili with tofu, fries, tofu wurst, salad, and lasagna. Established 2012 with change of management Oct 2012. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (7 Listings)

Veganz - Essen

  • Health Food Store
  • Vegan
4.5 stars 3 reviews
Friedrich-Ebert-Str. 55, Essen 45127
n/a
Mon-Sat 9:00am-8:00pm

Opening Aug 2014 all vegan German-basd supermarket with multiple locations; first one is in Berlin. Has deli and bakery. Stocks a large range of vegan products from chilled and frozen food to fresh organic produce to packaged snacks to personal care products.

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