Guide to Venice Vegan Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Natural Foods, & Health Food Stores.
Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (19 Listings)
Via della Favorita, 5, Fossalta di Piave, Venice, 30020
Upon Reservation Only. Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Italian
Offers a vegetarian menu and a vegan menu at a fixed price; includes sparkling water. Reservations required. Moderate.
Castello 1341 (at near Venice Art Biennale and public gardens), Venice, 30122
Open Mon-Sat 9am-7pm, closed 2.30-5.30pm. Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Italian, Western, International, Take-out
Small health food shop with a vegetarian deli and salad bar. Choose your food and pay by weight. The seasonal menu changes daily with focus on Italian and local venetian dishes with a few international dishes. Has tables inside, or take to the nearby park.
Gran Viale 28/b, Lido di Venezia, Venezia, Venice, 30126
Open Tue-Sun 11am-12am. Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Indian, Italian, Asian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Asian and Italian cuisine on the island of Lido, in a nice neighborhood. Menu, while meat centric, includes a seitan and potatoes, vegetable rice, a tofu dish, and several Indian veggie main dishes (vegan upon request). Note the veggie samosa batter contain egg. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
4294, Campo SS. Filippo e Giacomo, Venizia (at Castello area), Venice, 30122
Open Mon-Sun for lunch and dinner. Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Has tofu dishes (spicy or regular), and rice is extra charge. Inexpensive, compared to other sit-down restaurants in Venice. Located in Campo Santi Filippo e Giacomo, going from Piazza San Marco, over Ponte Della Canonica (bridge), then just down on your right as you walk into St Marks Square. Accepts credit cards. Inexpensive.
Fondamente dei Frari, San Polo 2559, Venice, Italy
041-720050 Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Greek, Middle Eastern, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Several vegan and vegetarian choices on menu, and the owner is willing to adapt other items - just ask. Pricey but average for Venice. Moderate.
Fondamenta dei Tolentini, Santa Croce 220, Venice, Italy
Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, closed Sun. Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Italian, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Take-away fried veggies (no milk and eggs in the batter), smoothies and fruit salads. Food is not deep fried in oil, but baked. Inexpensive.
Cannaregio 1122, Venezia (at Fondamenta de Cannaregio and Gheto Vechio, next to Guglie vaporetto stop), Venice, Italy
Open Sun-Thur 12-10pm and Fri lunch only. Open Sun-Thur 12-10:30pm, Fri 12-2 hours before Shabbat, Sat after sundown. Cuisine: Israeli, Kosher, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Offers vegetarian food including falafels, hummus, artichoke hearts, eggplant, peppers, chickpeas, cucumber salad. Eggs used in a few of the dishes but no milk. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Fondamenta Rio Marin 2426, San Polo, Venice, Italy
041-719084 Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Nice setting. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Cannaregio, Lista di Spagna 157, Venice, Italy
041-716072 Cuisine: Italian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Vegan item on menu is pizza marinara. English speaking helpful staff. Ask for any vegetarian pizza with no cheese. Other items clearly marked on menu. Try the salad specialty. Moderate.
Via Forte Marghera, 129. Mestre, Venice, 30172
+39 041951718 Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. North Indian cuisine that's meat-heavy but also offers around 15 main vegetarian dishes and the possibility of Jain food. Dairy is used. Seats 200. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Rio Tera San Leonardo 1589, Cannaregio, Venice, Italy
Open Mon-Sun 12-11pm. Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Beware that this place offers kebabs and is primarily meat and dairy based, but it does have a few lacto-veg pizzas. Vegans say "no cheese," and the kitchen will accommodate. Note: in Venice most pizzerias can make vegan pizza if you ask for no cheese. Inexpensive.
Dorsoduro 780, Venice, Italy
041-2413889 Cuisine: Gourmet, Italian, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Fine dining restaurant that's part of a hotel. Overlooks the canal. Has vegetarians and vegan dishes clearly indicated on menu. Helpful staff. Reservations may be required. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.
San Giacomo dell'Orio, Santa Croce, Venice, 1762
Closed Sunday. Cuisine: Italian, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. La Zucca means "the pumpkin." Has a few vegetarian options. Direction: on Ponte del Megio on the Rio del Megio. Take Calle Larga north from Campo San Giacomo dell'Orio, cross the first bridge on your right. Moderate.
Cannaregio 1847/b, Venice, Italy
0418226919 Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. A small restaurant with a broad selection of vegetarian and vegan dishes from various countries of the Middle East, like falafel, hummus, and a few rice dishes. Food is displayed buffet style for take out or inside dining. Inexpensive.
Campo Santa Margherita 2920, Venice, Italy
Open Mon-sun 11am-12am. Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. A small restaurant with a broad selection of vegetarian and vegan dishes from various countries of the Middle East, like falafel, hummus, and a few rice dishes. Food is displayed buffet style for take out or inside dining. As of early 2014, has one other location in Venice. Inexpensive.
Cannaregio, 4582/A, Venice, Italy
041-5221725 Cuisine: Italian, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. A few vegetarian and vegan options in addition to fish. Popular, romantic place. Osteria-Enoteca Giorgione is located in the heart of Venice, just a ten-minute walk from Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge. It can easily be reached from both Piazzale Roma and the Santa Lucia railway station. Reservations required. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.
Calle della Mandola 3711, San Marco, Venice, 30124
Open Mon 11:30am-4pm, Tue-Sun 11:30am-10pm. Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Pizza, Italian, American, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Take-out pizza parlor offering vegan pizza and sandwiches with vegan cheese, mopur (a kind of seitan made in Italy), and veggies. Sandwiches are also made with whole wheat. If the vegan pizza is not on display, you can expressly ask for it and they will make it. Sandwiches are made in the morning, so it is easier to find a larger choice at lunchtime rather than at dinnertime. JULY 2014 REPORTED MAYBE CLOSED, OR DIFFICULT TO FIND (?) - PLEASE CHECK AND LET HAPPYCOW KNOW! Inexpensive.
Via Don Federico Tosatto, 95, Venice, 30174
Open Mon-Fri 11:30am-3pm, Fri-Sat 7pm-2am. Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Syrian, Middle Eastern, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Syrian food menu with some vegan suitable choices like zatar, jabrack, magdus, falafel, hummus, babaghannuj, mtabbal, foul mathon, tartur, tabule, fattush and vegetable couscous. Desserts include dates filled with almond cream and rose water. Moderate.
S Pantalon 3748-3818, Venice, Italy
041-5205833 Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Vegetarians can have sauteed veggie plate, plain pizza no cheese or with cheese, vegetable sides such as artichoke hearts and olives. Sauce used is vegetarian, no animal products. Friendly service. There is a 2 euros charge for the table, cloth, and cutlery - as mentioned on the menu. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations:
Cannaregio 2000 (at Rio Tera de la Maddalena), Venice,
Open 8am-1pm & 5-8pm, closed Sun.
Venice organic produce shop at the foot of the bridge that crosses the Rio di S.Marcuola (along Rio Tera de la Maddalena).
Campiello de l'Anconeta 1823 , Cannaregio, Venice,
Open 8:30am-12:45pm and 4-7:45pm.
Small Venice health food store selling pasta, soy milk, soy yogurt, organic frozen vegan and vegetarian food, and more.
S. Croce 1491/A, Venice,
Part of conventional grocery store chain. Has a small selection of food suitable for vegans.
4350 Corte Coppo, Venice,
Stocks organic produce, vegan treats, tofu, soymilk, rice milk, and more.
4350 Corte Coppo, Venice, 30124
Offers a wide range of food suitable for vegans, including vegan chocolate. Note: it's difficult to find vegan food in Venice. Previously located on Soliani Marisa.
Via Lepanto 5, Lido (at /off Gran Viale Santa Maria Elisabetta), Venice, 30126
Small health food store selling packaged vegetarian and vegan food, including soy milk and rice milk.
via Torino 86, Mestre, Venice, 30172
Health food store chain throughout Italy. A good size organic food store.
Fondamenta del Gafaro, Dorsoduro 3525 (at Venezia), Venice, 30123
Open Mon-Sat 09.30-19.30.
Health food store near Piazzale Roma. Sells only organic vegan and vegetarian products including bio-drinks, bread, fresh produce, gluten free food, milks and more. Personal vegetarian chef service available on request.
Calle de la Regina, Santa Croce 2264, Venice, 30125
Open Mon-Sat 8:30am-8pm, closed Sun.
Moderate size store offering selections of healthy foods, natural cosmetics, and products. Has vegan frozen and refrigerated food, fauxmeats, tofu, and rice yogurt.
Santa Croce 1159, Calle Larga dei Bari, Venice,
041 715211 ?
Open Mon-Sun 11am-11pm.
A gelateria that also serves food. Owner will advise which items are without eggs. Selection of vegan flavors - ask. Cash only.
Cannaregio 5620, Campiello Riccardo Selvatico, Venice, 30100
FrulalÃ is a juice bar with plenty of vegan options: smoothies, fruit salads, vegetables, cereals. English spoken.
Campo San Barnaba, Venice, 30123
Organic dairy gelateria chain. Has a few vegan flavors, clearly labelled. Traditional Sicilian granita is also vegan.
Sestiere San Polo, 1700, Venice, 30125
Gelato shop serves all fruit sorbets that are gluten free, lactose-free, can be consumed by vegans and are made with fresh fruit (if available in season) and natural ingredients. Naturally sucrose sugar-free because they are produced with fructose. No artificial aromas, 100% natural ingredients, no preservatives.
Calle dei Fabbri 989 Sestiere San Marco, Venice, 30124
Chain chocolate shop and gelateria. Has vegan chocolates and sorbet flavors.
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S. Polo 2898/A (Calle del Campaniel), Venice, 30125
Open daily 10am-7.30pm, Summer: July-August: Mon-Sat 10am-1pm and 4pm-7.30pm, Sun closed.
Vizio VirtÃ¹ is a chocolate maker with lots of options for vegans: dark chocolate bars (60% cocoa up to 100%), flavored dark chocolate bars (such as almond, violet, chili pepper, Sicilian salt, etc.); candy fruits covered in chocolate; cocoa beans; vegan dark chocolate ice cream in Summer.
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