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Vegetarian Restaurants: (37 Listings)

ZenKitchen
634 Somerset Street West (at downtown) ~ PH: 613-233-6404
Expensive-- Vegan, Organic, Asian Fusion, Japanese, International, Gourmet, Beer/Wine--- Additional Info: Re-opened July 31, 2014 after brief closure, this is a full service vegan restaurant that offers gourmet meals created from organic and local produce. Features an extensive wine list. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Cafe My House
1015 Wellington Street West ~ PH: 613-733-0707
Expensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Canadian, American, Korean, Take-out--- Additional Info: Cafe moved from Bank Street and switched to all-vegan menu and more upscale restaurant in early-2014; previously non-veg. Has gluten-free. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue 5-9, Wed-Thur 5-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-2pm, 5-10:30pm, Sun 11am-2m, 5-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Carleton University - Vegan Bar
1125 Colonel By Drive (at Residence Commons Bldg) ~ PH: 613-520-2600x5618
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Canadian, American--- Additional Info: Residential cafeteria offering lunch and dinner. Many food stalls with one being exclusively vegan. Menu for the upcoming weeks can be found online. Cash payment option for non-residents. Cash only. Open during school semester.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

SimplyRaw Express
989 Wellington St West ~ PH:
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Raw, Western, Canadian, Juice bar, Take-out, Delivery--- Additional Info: Small juice bar, organic and gluten-free vegan food for takeaway, and retail space. Offers a few tables inside for seating. Opened May 2012. Tue-Sun 8:00am-6:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Blossom Vegetarian Cafe
209 Gilmour St ~ PH: 613-422-7788
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Canadian, American, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Little cafe with sit-down area. Serves burgers, sandwiches, self-serve soups, plus snacks, and drinks, packaged salads, and juices for sale. Tue-Sun 11:00am-6:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Bread and Sons Bakery
195 Bank Street (at Gloucester) ~ PH: 613-230-5302
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Western, Bakery, Pizza, Take-out, Catering--- Additional Info: Vegetarian bakery and coffee shop. Makes breads and baked goods, date squares, soups, salads, hummus, sandwiches, pizza. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 6:45am-6:30pm, Fri 6:30am-8pm, Sat 8:30am-7:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Dosa Inc - Food Truck
Somerset St West and Lyon (at Dundonald Park) ~ PH: 613-724-2663
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Mobile food truck at Dundonald Park and locations in Ottawa - check website. Sells gluten-free dosas, an Indian crepe made from rice batter and lentils and rolled like a wrap. Dosa are served with a plantain chips, chutney, and sambar. Has outdoor seating. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Govinda's
212 Somerset East ~ PH: 613-565-6544
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Indian, International, Buffet--- Additional Info: Casual, Hare Krishna vegetarian buffet style service located near Ottawa University just East of King Edward. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 5:00pm-8:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Peace-Garden
47 Clarence St ~ PH: 613-562-2434
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Western, International, Juice bar, Catering, Take-out--- Additional Info: An all-veg organic fair-trade coffee shop near Parliament Hill, operating since 1992. Offers smoothies and fresh juices, vegan truffles, daily specials, Indian thali plate, pad thai, dahl, zatar roll-up, pecan cheddar burger, and gluten-free food. Art exhibit by Sri Chinmoy graces the glass walls. Casual fountain-side dining. Mon-Tue 8:00am-8:00pm, Wed 8:00am-6:00pm, Thu-Sat 8:00am-8:00pm, Sun 8:00am-6:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Perfection - Satisfaction - Promise
167 Laurier Ave E ~ PH: 613-234-7299
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Western--- Additional Info: Small veggie restaurant across from Ottawa University, operated by student of Sri Chinmoy. Offers hearty entrees, soups, salads, potatoes, lentil soup, and Indian specialties. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Tue 10:00am-8:00pm, Wed 10:00am-5:00pm, Thu-Fri 10:00am-8:00pm, Sat 12:00pm-9:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Green Door
198 Main St ~ PH: 613-234-9597
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Buffet, Canadian, Western, Juice bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Ottawa's oldest vegetarian restaurant, since 1988. Buffet-style with dishes labeled if contains dairy, egg, or egg, etc. Pay for food by weight. Sources mostly seasonal and organic produce. Busy at meal time, takes reservations for group of 6 or more. Has wi-fi. Accepts credit cards. Tue-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Pantry Vegetarian Tea Room
175 Third Ave (at Glebe Community Centre) ~ PH: n/a
Inexpensive-- --- Additional Info: Vegetarian cafe at the Glebe Community Centre. Serving daily soups (one or two), sandwiches, daily specials, salads, and baked goods. Has outdoor seating. Mon-Fri 11:30am-3:00pm-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

The Table
1230 Wellington St (at Holland) ~ PH: 613-729-5973
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Western, International, Buffet, Salad bar, Take-out--- Additional Info: Large vegetarian buffet spread in a cafeteria style setting. Spicy stews, raw food dishes, tea, and vegan desserts, and more. Vegan items are marked. Pay for food by weight. Established in 2000. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Tea Party
119 York St (at Dalhousie St) ~ PH: 613-562-0352
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Organic, Indian, Bakery, Take-out--- Additional Info: Vegetarian tea and coffeehouse located in an historic turn of the century house at Byward Market. Offers over 100 teas and fair trade and organic coffees and a large variety of dishes. Mon-Fri 10:00am-9:00pm, Sat 10:00am-8:00pm, Sun 10:00am-7:00pm-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

The Wild Oat - Bakery and Whole Foods
817 Bank St ~ PH: 613-232-6232
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Canadian, Bakery, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Bakery and cafe that serves breakfast and hot lunch food, including pizza, chilli, soup. Relaxed setting, limited seating. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Thimble Cafe
4100 Strandherd Dr, Unit 114, Barrhaven ~ PH: 613-843-9889
Moderate-- Lacto, Canadian, American, Organic, Take-out--- Additional Info: Cozy cafe offering gluten free options. Offers cupcakes and cakes from Thimble Cakes. Has wi-fi. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: Not rated yet

A Thing for Chocolate
1262 Wellington St ~ PH: 613-695-3533
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, French, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A creperie/coffee shop that specializes in sweet and savory crepes. Also serves a variety of chocolate sweets and treats. Has several vegan choices on the menu. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Asian Stars Restaurant
1380 Clyde Ave, Unit B (at Baseline) ~ PH: 613-695-2288
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, International, Chinese, Vietnamese, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. There is a vegan section on the main menu, with a good number of choices using mock meat or tofu. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-9:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Bridgehead Coffeehouse
366 Bank Street (at Gilmour) ~ PH: 613-569-5600
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Western, Canadian, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A coffeehouse that offers organic coffee and organic soy milk and some food. Vegan versions of most beverages possible. Prepared foods include baked goods, salads, sandwiches, and the soup is usually vegan. Staff is knowledgeable about veganism and have ingredient lists handy. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 6:30am-10:00pm, Sun 6:30am-9:00pm-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Cafe Nostalgica
601 Cumberland (at University of Ottawa) ~ PH: 613-562-5800
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Canadian, American, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Cafe owned and operated by the Grad Students' Association at the university. The brunch menu includes vegan pancakes and a vegan breakfast sandwich. The regular menu has around 6 vegan items plus a daily vegan special and vegan soup of the day. Uses tofu, tempeh, veggie burger, vegan cheese. Hosts live house band Tuesdays, jazz night Wednesdays, open mic Thursdays. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 7:30am-2:00am, Sat-Sun 9:00am-5:00am-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Elgin Street Diner
374 Elgin Street ~ PH: 613-237-9700
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Canadian, American, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. 24 hour diner where there is one vegan choice: the veggie burger patty is vegan and so is the gravy (but not labeled). Vegetarians could get the poutine. A kind of place to go with omnivore friends. Open Mon-Sun 24/7.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

freshii
50 Laurier Ave E ~ PH: 613-695-5600
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Salad bar, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. International fast food chain restaurant where you can customize wraps, bowls, and salads. Choose from many kinds of vegetables plus there is brown rice and a grilled tofu protein option. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Genji
175 Lisgar Street (at between Metcalfe & Elgin) ~ PH: 613-236-2880
Moderate-- Japanese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Vegetarian options include green salad, spinach with sesame sauce, grilled eggplant, tofu, vegetarian rolls, marinated shiitake, and vegetable tempura (ask if the tempura is fried in separate oil from meats). Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Green Rebel
340 Albert St Ste 140 (at Kent St) ~ PH: 613-235-5999
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, Fast food, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A quick service lunch joint with seating for about 25 (gets crowded early). Lots of veggie choices with salads and sandwiches, and accepts requests for substitutes. Try the beanpower panini. Mon-Fri 7:00am-5:00pm. Closed on Sat and Sun.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Kiko Sushi Bar
349B Preston Street ~ PH: 6136953143
Moderate-- Ovo, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Japanese food restaurant. Menu includes vegetable rolls and several vegetarian suitable dishes. Ask about mayonaise and ask if the tempura is fried in the same fryer as meat stuff or not. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 4:30-10:30pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Le Kim Chi
420 Preston Street ~ PH: 613-233-2433
Moderate-- Korean, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Korean cuisine. Accommodating to vegetarians and will make a vegetarian bipimbap (ask for it without the egg to make it vegan). Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Oz Kafe
361 Elgin St (at Somerset St W) ~ PH: 613-234-0907
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Multiple vegetarian options including vegetarian bento box. Will make vegan on request. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Pure Health
141 Laurier Ave West (at Elgin St, downtown) ~ PH: 613-695-7277
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Canadian, Western, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Made-to-order wraps can be requested as veggie or vegan by substituting with choice of black bean & quinoa, breaded tofu, hummus, or guacamole, or a bit of everything. Soups are vegan suitable as well gluten-free, made from scratch in house. Also has grab n' go meals, fresh juices, and smoothies (could request soy instead of yogurt). Free wi-fi. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 11am-4pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

So Good
717 Somerset W ~ PH: 613-233-0138
Moderate-- Chinese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small restaurant with an extensive menu, including tofu dishes, green vegetables, spring rolls, and soups. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Sweet Art
309 Dalhousie St ~ PH: 613-789-8885
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, International, Take-out, Vietnamese, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers vegan options which are not clearly marked on menu; ask your server. Protein sources are tofu and faux meats. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Daily Grind Cafe
601 Somerset St West ~ PH: 613-233-2233
Moderate-- Lacto, Ovo, Canadian, Western, Juice bar, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. An art cafe that caters to special diets, including gluten-free, upon request. Has vegan cheese on stock. Coffee is organic. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 9am-12am, Fri-Sat, 9am-2am, Sun 10am-9pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

The Host of Indian
622 Montreal Road ~ PH: 613-746-4678
Moderate-- Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Indian food menu with some vegetarian dishes. The buffet choices also includes some veg like tarkha daal, lentils, punjab rice, and naan bread. Dairy is used. Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: Not rated yet

The Manx Pub
370 Elgin St ~ PH: 613-231-2070
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, American, Canadian, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A social hub for Ottawa's arts scene since 1993. Offers craft beer and scotch selections, dinner specials, and brunch. Several labeled veg choices. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Fri 11:30am-1:00am, Sat-Sun 10:00am-1:00am-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Mongolian Village - Bells Corners
150 Robertson Rd, Bells Corners (at Moodie Dr) ~ PH: 613-596-4366
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Asian, Buffet, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Create your own stir fry and pay by the weight. Has vegan choices in protein, veggies, and sauces. You pick the ingredients and give to cooks to grill on a flat wok grill. Tell them you are vegan, and they will cook with different utensils. 10% discount for vegans and vegetarian meals. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Thu 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-9:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Mongolian Village - Blair
1980 Ogilvie Rd, Ste 159 (at Blair) ~ PH: 613-746-7287
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, International, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Create your own stir fry and pay by the weight. Has plenty of vegan options including protein items, veggies and sauces. You pick all the ingredients and give to chefs to grill on a flat wok grill. Tell them you are vegan; will cook with different utensils. Meals come with a choice of hot and sour soup or another fresh vegetable soup option. All you can eat rice is also complimentary with your meal. A 10% discount for vegans and vegetarian meals. Reservations are not required but are accepted. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Thu 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-9:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Umi Cafe
610 Somerset St W (at Chinatown) ~ PH: 613-656-1638
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Canadian, Western, Fast food, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Cooperatively run coffee shop. Has vegan cookies and muffins, gluten-free, veggie wraps, fair-trade coffee, soy-based drinks. Live music and open mic, artwork display. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

ZaZaZa
143 Putman Ave ~ PH: 613-747-9292
Moderate-- Lacto, Italian, Pizza, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Pizzeria with a few area locations - see website for details. Offers a variety of veggie toppings, including eggplant, hummus, zucchini, asparagus, artichoke, and mushrooms; plus a couple vegan suitable dipping sauces. Has whole grain crust and a gluten free pizza prepared off site. Extensive salad list. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 11:00am-10:00pm-- Rating: Not rated yet


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (16 Listings)

Bonnie's Natural Foods
1500 Bank St (at Heron) ~ PH: 613-523-1372
Please send HappyCow some details! Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: Not rated yet

Herb and Spice
375 Bank (at Lewis) ~ PH: 613-232-4087
Vegan-friendly deli, organic produce, food allergy options, vegan baked goods including cupcakes, cakes, squares and muffins. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Kardish Food
841 Bank St (at Fifth Ave Court) ~ PH: 613-234-6795
Large selection of non-wheat flours, spices, meat-replacers (gluten flour, TVP chunks and ground, tofu, soy milk, tempeh), vitamins, dried flowers & leaves for tea, produce, etc. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Kardish Specialty Foods
2515 Bank St (at Hunt Club Rd) ~ PH: 613-737-0305
Bulk & organic bulk, vitamins, supplements, homeopathics, herbs & spices, meat-substitutes, gluten-free products, natural cleaning, & body care products. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

Market Organics
126 York St ~ PH: 613-241-6629
Large store offering commercially packaged as well as bulk, frozen and fresh foods, organic seasonal veggies, vitamins, minerals, and supplements. Formerly Natural Food Pantry. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Nature's Buzz
23 Beechwood Ave ~ PH: 613-842-0280
Please send some details to HappyCow- thanks! Accepts credit cards. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Rainbow Natural Foods
1487 Richmond Rd (at Britannia Shopping Plaza) ~ PH: 613-726-9200
Extensive fresh all-organic fruit and vegetable section, vegetarian and organic packaged foods, bulk dry foods, supplements, books, organic and allergy-free baking. Confirmed open July 2010. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

The Joy of Gluten Free
250 Greenbank Rd (at Huntclub Rd) ~ PH: 513-907-1252
A 100% dedicated gluten free health food store. Carries many vegan options. Sells fresh bread, baked goods, lunch items, cupcakes, cakes, dry goods and more. Confirmed open April 2013. Tue-Sat 10:00am-6:00pm, Sun 11:00am-4:00pm. Closed on Mon.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Auntie Loo's Treats
112 Nelson St Unit 101C ~ PH: 613-238-2566
Small vegan bakery that's mostly wholesale with a take out counter. Parking available. Special order pickup available between 10am-4pm on a Monday. Previously located on Bronson Ave. Cash only. Tue-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm, Sat 8:00am-3:00pm, Sun 10:00am-3:00pm-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Branch Out Bakery
The Glebe ~ PH: 613-914-5696
No storefront. Ottawa-based vegan baker offering catering as well delivery on bicycles. 72 hours advance order required. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: Not rated yet

Strawberry Blonde Bakery
114B Grange Ave ~ PH: 613-725-2253
Opened Nov 2013, this is a dedicated vegan, gluten-free, nut-free bakery. Mon-Sat 10:00am-5:00pm, Sun 11:00am-4:00pm-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Thimble Cakes
369 Bank Street (at Gilmour) ~ PH: 613-695-0109
100% Nut-free organic bakery offering eat-in or takeout cupcakes and ice cream. All except 2 cupcake flavors are vegan, ice cream based is organic dairy or vegan (coconut base). Gluten-free options available. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Wed til 9pm, Thur-Sat til 10pm, Sun til 6pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Natural Choice Bed and Breakfast
263 McLeod St ~ PH: 613-563-4399
Downtown Bed & Breakfast and Spa. -- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Credible Edibles
78 Hinton Avenue North ~ PH: 613-558-7569
Catering service by Judi who also offers vegan cooking classes. See website info. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Vegetarian Treasures
Ottawa ~ PH: 613-241-4822
Ottawa-based vegetarian catering services. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Broadhead Brewery
81 Auriga Dr Unit 13 ~ PH: 613-695-9444
Small craft brewery. All the handcrafted ales are vegan-friendly made with no animal products used in brewing process or in recipe. Tue-Thu 10:00am-6:00pm, Fri 10:00am-8:00pm, Sat 10:00am-5:00pm-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

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