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Victoria (39)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (29 Listings)

Cafe Bliss
556 Pandora Ave (at Government) ~ PH: 250-590-5733
Moderate-- Vegan, All Raw, Organic, Western, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Victoria raw food restaurant cafe serving daily lunch specials, juices, superfood smoothies, energy elixirs, and desserts. Counter service and bar stools with tables and chairs. Open Mon-Sun 11am-7pm (Summer hours).-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Green Cuisine
5-560 Johnson St ~ PH: 250-385-1809
Moderate-- Vegan, Organic, Western, Canadian, Buffet, Juice bar, Bakery--- Additional Info: Victoria vegan restaurant featuring self-serve salad bar, hot buffet, dessert bar, hearty breads and baked goods using wholesome sweeteners and organic flour, fresh juices. Food ingredients are listed. Casual atmosphere. Open Mon-Sun 10am-8pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Lotus Pond
617 Johnson St ~ PH: 250-380-9293
Moderate-- Vegan, Chinese, Buddhist, Buffet--- Additional Info: Victoria vegan restaurant serving Chinese food. Small but popular. Offers buffet lunch and a la carte menu dinner. Use a variety of vegetables, mock meats, glutens, and protein fibers (like soy) to create an exotic menu based on Buddhist principles. The lunch buffet is a pay-by-weight style, and it is reduced to half-price starting at 2:30 pm. Open Tue-Sat: 11am-3pm, 5-9pm,, Sun 12-3pm, 5-8:30pm, closed Mon.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Apple Cafe
2031 Store Street ~ PH: 250-590-6177
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Western, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Located inside Ingrdients Health Food Store. Offers raw food, flatbread pizza, hot food bowls, and other snack foods and drinks. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 9am-5:30pm, Sun 9am-4pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

be love
1019 Blanshard St ~ PH: 778-433-7181
Expensive-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, American, Western, Canadian, Raw, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out--- Additional Info: Opened in Oct 2013, this veg restaurant provides organic cuisine without wheat, gluten, dairy, additive or processed sugar. Offers a varied menu with both cooked as well raw food, fresh juices and exilirs - all vegan except for honey and pollen. Simple, modern interior. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 8am-9:30pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Venus Sophia Tea Room and Vegetarian Eatery
540 Fisgard St (at Chinatown) ~ PH: 250-590-3953
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Western, Italian, Take-out--- Additional Info: Tearoom offering organic loose leaf teas and organic coffee from around the world. Food menu includes focaccia sandwiches, Italian lasagna and pasta, soup, salads, wraps, Mediterranean tapas, chocolate cake and baked goods. Vegan and gluten free options. Live music on weekends. Afternoon tea service available by reservation. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sun 10am-5:30pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Blue Nile East African Restaurant
612 Head Street (at Esquimalt Rd) ~ PH: 250-475-6453
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ethiopian, African, Buffet, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Ethiopian food for dining only. Menu includes several vegetarian main entrees plus a vegetarian combo. Buffet or a la carte. Open Tue-Sun 5-9pm, closed Mon.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Cascadia Whole Foods Bakery
1812 Government ~ PH: 250-380-6606
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Take-out, Bakery, Western, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Whole grain breads, sandwiches. -- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Da Tandoor
1010 Fort St ~ PH: 250-384-6333
Moderate-- Indian, Pakastani, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Victoria Indian restaurant. Has vegetarian and vegan options including a vegetarian platter (choice of naan or chapati, rice and 4 curries). Nann is not vegan. Atmopshere is kinda dated and run-down. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria
128 - 560 Johnson Street ~ PH: 250-590-2648
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Franchise fast casual pizzeria making Neapolitan pizza. Has Daiya vegan cheese. Open Sun-Thur 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-12am.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Futaba
1420 Quadra St (at Pandora Ave) ~ PH: 250-381-6141
-- Vegan-friendly, Japanese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Japanese cuisine restaurant opened since 1981. Has plenty of vegan options. Open Mon-Fri 11:30am-close, Sat-Sun 4:30pm-close.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Hernande'z
735 Yates St (at inside St. Andrew's Square) ~ PH: n/a
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Mexican, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small restaurants serving Mexican food. Has a few vegetarian options and can make some dishes vegetarian upon request. Busy at lunchtime. Open Mon-Fri 11:30am-8pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Hope Key
1313 Douglas St (at Yates St) ~ PH: 250-382-6048
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Chinese, Japanese, Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has a separate vegetarian section with some vegan options. Also have options throughout the menu. Try the cashew fried rice or noodles. Local produce. Offers bubble tea; vegans ask for no dairy. Pearls and jellies for tea are vegan. Menu and pricing available on website in English or Cantonese. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sat 11am-8pm, closed Sun-Mon.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Indyoga
1015 Forst Street ~ PH: 778-433-8535
Moderate-- Indian, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Indian food restaurant, modern fine decor. Menu includes a vegetarian and vegan dishes which are labelled. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11am-9pm.-- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

Kissako Green Tea Cafe
2027 Oak Bay Avenue ~ PH: 250-370-5195
Inexpensive-- Organic, Japanese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Japanese food and tea cafe. Menu includes a marked vegetarian section with various sushi, salads, and mains. The matcha latte can be made with soy milk, and some desserts are dairy-free like the mini apple & blueberry pie. The owners are macrobiotic and are the former owners of Futaba. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Lady Marmalade
608 Johnson Street ~ PH: 250-381-2872
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Large portions of breakfast and lunch all day. Hipster atmosphere with local art on the walls. Try the tofu scramble (honey garlic with shiitaki mushrooms, chives and other veggies). Service notably slow. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Little Thai Place
4480 W Saanich Rd, Unit 110, Royal Oak ~ PH: 250-477-3377
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Part of a chain. Lots of vegan choices and virtually everything on the menu can be made vegan (which is stated on the menu). Free wi-fi and parking. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 11:30am-2pm, 5-9pm, Sun 5-9pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Mole
554 Pandora Avenue ~ PH: 250-385-6653
Expensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has many vegetarian and some vegan food including raw food. Soy and almond milk available. Restaurant doubles as an art gallery, with rotating local art. A local hipster favorite for breakfast on weekends. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Nourish Cafe and Bistro
505 Quayle Road (at Beaver Lake Road) ~ PH: 250-590-6346
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Located overlooking the gardens at Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, this restaurant specializes in whole food meals. Vegetarian and vegan items on the menu daily and selection may range from vegan soup to entrees to desserts. Has almond milk and gluten free options. Free wi-fi access. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 9:30am-4pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Ocean Island Cafe Lounge
791 Pandora Ave ~ PH: 250-385-1788
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Western, International, Take-out, Beer, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers a west coast fusion-style menu, with dishes ranging from Thai and Indian curries to paninis, burgers, and fresh salads. Located within Ocean Island Inn with free wi-fi. Event nights include open mic, live music, DJ, and quiz night. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 5pm-12am.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Pure Vanilla
2590 Cadboro Bay Road ~ PH: 250-592-2896
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Take-out, Bakery, Canadian, Western, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. This is a primarily vegetarian (with pescatarian/fish dishes) cafe and bakery. Offers some vegan choices in soups, salads, baked goods. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Rebar Modern Foods
50 Bastion Square ~ PH: 250-361-9223
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, Fusion, Raw, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Primarily modern vegetarian cuisine with a few fish dishes. Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Open Mon-Sun.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Siam Thai Restaurant
512 Fort St ~ PH: 250-383-9911
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Thai, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers a large selection of vegetarian dishes such as noodles, curries, and stir-fry, some of which are vegan or can be made vegan. Open Mon-Sun 11:30am-2pm, 4:30-9pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Skinnytato
615 Johnson St ~ PH: 250-590-6550
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Polish, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Owners are sensitive to vegans, understand the terminology, and can make most existing vegetarian dishes vegan. Check for more info. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Solstice Cafe
529 Pandora Avenue ~ PH: 250-475-0477
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Western, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Only organic, fair-trade coffee and tea, made with organic sugar, chocolate, dairy, soy, rice and almond milk. Light lunches and snacks made with organic and/or locally grown and produced foods. Strives to help protect the environment and stimulate growth on the island. The cafe showcases local musical talent, improv theatre, poetry readings, and as a space for café philosophy. Walls are used as a gallery to display the works of local photographers both amateur and professional. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat til 7pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Joint Pizzeria and Deli
1219 Wharf St ~ PH: 250-389-2226
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Italian, Pizza, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Build your own pizza using 25+ veggie toppings including vegan basil pesto, vegan sun-dried tomato pesto, soy-mozza (includes casein), Yves brand meats, and their own brand of vegan cheese, plus a wide array of vegetables. Crust options include organic whole wheat, and gluten-free rice crust. Menu clearly indicates vegetarian and vegan options. Open for pickup 12-10:30pm, delivery 5-10:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Parsonage Cafe
1-1115 N Park St ~ PH: 250-383-5999
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A neighborhood cafe. Open Mon-Fri 7:30-4:30, Sat 8-4:30, closed Sun.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Village Greens
University of Victoria Cadboro Commons ~ PH: 250-721-8395
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Salad bar, Fast food, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Residence dining at University of Victoria Cadboro Commons residence dining room. Caters for vegetarians with choices include salads, stir-fry, soups, smoothies, and fair trade coffee. Open Mon-Fri 11am-2pm, Sun-Thur 4-6:45pm, September-April.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Wild Fire Bread and Pastry
1517 Quadra Street (at near downtown) ~ PH: 250-381-3473
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Bakery, Western, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Organic bakery cafe offering pastries, breads, and sandwiches. Open Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm, Sat 8am-5pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (10 Listings)

Ingredients Health Food Store
2031 Store St (at Government St) ~ PH: 250-590-6177
Health food market stocking a wide range of natural food prodcuts and a large bulk food section. Has an in-store vegetarian cafe (Apple Cafe). Open Mon-Sat 9am-6:30pm, Sun 9am-5pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Lifestyle Market Select Store
343 Cook Street ~ PH: 250-381-5450
Small store with vegetarian-friendly foods, some organic. Open daily until 6pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Lifestyle Markets
180-2950 Douglas St ~ PH: 384-3388
Offers organic foods and deli foods. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Moss St Community Market
1330 Fairfield Rd ~ PH: 250-361-1747
Moss Street community outdoor market features fresh organic and local veggies, handmade crafts, lunch and snack food vendors, and live music. Located in the heart of Fairfield Gonzales. Open Saturdays 10am-2pm, May through October 13.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Niagara Grocery
579 Niagara Street ~ PH: 250-383-1223
A community grocer carrying all sorts of fresh, local, and organic veggies and fruit along with a personable vibe. Many gluten free as well as vegan items, including: Salt Spring smoked tofu, vegan Daiya cheese, tempeh, Yves fakin' bacon. You can also get fresh roasted fair trade organic coffee (roasted in a Sono Fresco air roaster in-house), a choco-peppermint soy latte, tea, and fruit smoothie. Their sister market is Fairfield market. Open Mon-Fri 8 am-7pm, Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 10am-6pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Planet Organic Market
3995 Quadra St (at McKenzie) ~ PH: 250-727-9888
Market offers selections in fresh organic produce, supplements, personal care products, foods, deli, vitamins, grocery, and more. Parking on site. Open Mon-Fri 9-9, Sat-Sun 9-7.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Seed of Life Natural Foods
1316 Government (at Yates in central downtown) ~ PH: 382-4343
Nice store, good prices, lots of bulk foods. -- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

The Market on Yates
903 Yates St (at Quadra St) ~ PH: 250-381-6000
Health food store, located on the corner of Yates and Quadra, opened since 1999, carries a large selection of organic goods, vegan items and much more. Open Mon-Sun 7am-11pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Origin Bakery
1525 Pandora Ave (at Fort St) ~ PH: 250-590-4149
Opened in March 2010. First gluten free bakery in Victoria. Has vegan options. Uses high quality, natural ingredients (many are local and/or organic). Also serves some savories. Located in Stadacona Centre. Open Tue-Sat 7:30am-5:30pm, closed Sun-Mon.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Vancouver Island Vegetarian Association
737 Vancouver Street ~ PH: n/a
VIVA is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting local vegetarian education, services, events and benefits to our community. -- Rating: Not rated yet

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