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Rio De Janeiro (40)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (37 Listings)

Caminho do Mar
Estrada do Pontal, 5077 (at Recreio) ~ PH: +55-21-81699571
Moderate-- Vegan, Organic, Brazilian, Latin American, Take-out--- Additional Info: A small restaurant near the beach and surrounded by nature and mountains. Groups okay. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Open Mon 11am-4pm, Wed-Sun 11am-4pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Dona Vegana
Av Marchal Floriano, 13 (at Centro) ~ PH: +55-21-22832012
Moderate-- Vegan, Brazilian, South American, Juice bar, Salad bar, Buffet, Bakery, Beer/Wine--- Additional Info: Opened in Apr 2013 in downtown Rio. Offers vegan vegetarian buffet food, decorated cakes, and juices. On second Fridays it's open til 6:30. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 7am-5:30pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Refeitorio Organico
Rua Dezenove de Fevereiro, 120, Botafogo, Zona Sul ~ PH: 2537-0750
Moderate-- Vegan, Brazilian, International, Salad bar, Buffet--- Additional Info: Buffet style with many choices including sushi, miso, salad bar, soya meats, and lots of vegan takes on local specialties. Costs 22R per person. Location is tucked away down a passageway and up some stairs in Rua Dezzanove de Fevereiro, look for the sign. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 10.30am-4.30pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Rio Vegetariano
rua Voluntarios da Patria 448 lj 83 (at COBAL Humaita) ~ PH: 55-21-25277558
Moderate-- Vegan, Brazilian, Buffet, Take-out, Delivery--- Additional Info: In a large shopping complex that houses many stores, the restaurant is small, simple, and busy. Also sells legume, vegetable, and fruit. Accepts credit cards. Open Tue-Sat 9am-4pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Rua Prudente de Morais, 729, Sobreloja, Ipanema (at Rua Street Vinicius de Moraes and V de Moraes Bus Stop) ~ PH: 55-21-2513-4050
Expensive-- Vegan, Organic, Salad bar, Raw, Buffet--- Additional Info: Sophisticated vegan restaurant, part of a spa complex, located close to Ipanema beach. Owners sympathetic to raw food. Some raw events held sometimes. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri Lunch.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Rua Primeiro de Março, 24, Sobreloja (at Praça Quinze de Novembro and Rua Do Ouvidor) ~ PH: 21-22246021, 21-96466126
Inexpensive-- Vegan, Buffet, Brazilian, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out--- Additional Info: Restaurante Tempeh is a self service buffet. All you can eat for around 25R, or you can pay by weight. Has organic wine. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 11am-3:30pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Vegan Vegan
Rua Voluntários da Pátria, 402 B (at Botafogo neighborhood) ~ PH: 21-22867078
Moderate-- Vegan, Brazilian, Western--- Additional Info: Traditional Brazilian food made vegan and healthier. Has in-house-made vegan ice cream. Clean space. A 25-minute walk from the Botafogo metro station. Open Mon-Fri 11:30-15:30, Sat 12:00-16:00, closed Sun-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Vegana Chacara
Rua Hans Staden, 30, Botafogo (at Rua Real Grandeza) ~ PH: 21-8799-7078
Moderate-- Vegan, Organic, Juice bar--- Additional Info: Located in a peaceful house garden with many plants, flowers and trees, in the middle of a busy metro. Serves two dishes per day, with option of soup or salad as entrees and also dessert. Only serves in-house-made juice and teas. Voluntary payment by cash only. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Open Mon-Fri 12:00-15:00, closed Sat-Sun.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Vegetariano Social Clube
Conde de Bernadote 26, loja L (at Leblon) ~ PH: 22945200
Moderate-- Vegan, Buffet, Organic, Brazilian--- Additional Info: Culinaria organica. Weekday buffet lunch with soup, salad, and other choices. A la carte dinner with stroganof, pasta, and more. Open Mon-Sat 12-11:30pm, Sun 12-5:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Bardana Equilibrio Natural
Praça Ana Amelia, 9, sobreloja Castelo (at Centro, Junto a Santa Casa de Misericardia) ~ PH: 21-2292-9232
Moderate-- Brazilian, Buffet, Salad bar--- Additional Info: This restaurant is located inside the "Casa do Estudante Brasil" building on the second floor, and has a large air-conditioned dining area. Daily vegetarian buffet with many dishes that include dairy, but every Wednesday is all-vegan. Closed on weekends. -- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Bio Carioca
Rua Xavier da Silveira, 28 (at Copacabana) ~ PH: 55-21-22364125
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Organic, Macrobiotic, Juice bar, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Delivery--- Additional Info: Offers flavorful menus with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free choices. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11.30-18.00.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Gaia Art and Cafe
Rua Gustavo Sampaio 323 Loja A ~ PH: +55-21-22443306
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic--- Additional Info: A charming bistro with a focus on natural food, organic products, gluten free and vegan options. A place for culture, art and exchange of ideas; a community meeting place. Open Tue-Fri 2pm-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-6pm.-- Rating: 2.5 HappyCow(s)

Estrada da Barra, Itanhangá (at front of Itanhangá Golf Club) ~ PH: 21-35631627
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Indian, Buffet, Fast food--- Additional Info: Restaurant located near a Hare Krishna temple and an organic food market. Serves breakfat, lunch, and fast food. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Open Sat-Sun 9am-10pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Govinda - Centro
Rua Sao Jose, 86, Sobreloja, Centro (at Rua Rodrigo SIlva) ~ PH: 55-21-3549-9108
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian--- Additional Info: An ala carte lacto vegetarian Hare Krishna restaurant. Indian cuisine and decoration. A vegan feijoada, a traditional Brazilian dish with black beans, sprouts, orange, lettuce and smoked tofu, is available on Fridays. Most other days there are no vegan dishes as they put ghee in the majority of items. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 11:30am-3:30pm, closed Sat-Sun.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Green Vegetarian Restaurante
Rua do Carmo, 38 ~ PH: 21-2252-5356
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, American, Western--- Additional Info: Vegetarian restaurant with vegan options. Located in downtown Rio de Janeiro. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Gui Green
Praia de Botafogo 324 Loja 15, Botafogo (at Visc de Ouro Preto) ~ PH: 55-21-2253-8615
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Organic, Buffet--- Additional Info: Vegetarian restaurant offers many vegan options. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-3pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Hareburger Centro
Travessa Didimo 90, Loja E (at NEAR NEW Petrobras' Building) ~ PH: 55-21-22217476
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Fast food, Western--- Additional Info: Veggie burgers place. Uses egg in the patty. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

Rua Francisco Otaviano 67, Lojas 36/37, Ipanema ~ PH: +55-21-35184968
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Western, American, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery--- Additional Info: Veggie burgers joint. Uses egg and dairy. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Rua Santa Luzia, 405 ap.207 (at Ave. Antonio Carlos) ~ PH: 55-21-2262-6306
Inexpensive-- Macrobiotic--- Additional Info: Closes Sunday. -- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Natuwal - Espaco Nectar
Estrada dos Bandeirantes, 22774, Vargem Pequena (at Estrada do Rio Morto) ~ PH: 55-21-3411-2870, 21-9882-4519
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic--- Additional Info: Inserted in a complex with other food businesses. Ingredients collected same day. When all food is served, the owner does not cook more. Hint to find: Has a discreet banner and located next to a veterinarian clinic. Daily dish, not a la carte nor self-service. Has vegan options. Open Wed-Sun 12-5pm, closed Mon-Tue.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Avenida Olegario Maciel 175 Loja G, Barra da Tijuca (at Avenida Cmte Julio de Moura) ~ PH: 21-2493-1791
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic--- Additional Info: Vegetarian restaurant with vegan options. Chef/owner gives attentive service by going to your table to see if you are satisfied with your meal. Has outdoor seating. Open Mon-Sat, closed Sun.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Pomar Organico
Estrada da Barra, 1636 Itanhanga, Shopping Itanhanga, Bloco C, Loja A ~ PH: +55-2124946745
Expensive-- Vegan-friendly, Raw, Ovo, Organic, International, Beer/Wine--- Additional Info: A 100% organic, vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free and sugar free restaurant with plenty of vegan and raw options. The first restaurant in Brazil to offer a wine menu with 100% organic and biodynamic wines. Food is always free of preservatives, artificial coloring and flavoring. Free wi-fi, cozy atmosphere, serene setting with outdoor seating. An organic mini market is located inside and carries fruits, vegetables and vegetarian/vegan options like cookies, oils, grains, seeds, tofu, and gluten free options as well. Serves the traditional Brazilian plate feijoada every Saturday in a vegan version, with a cachaca shot. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon 12-5pm, Tue-Fri 12-5pm, 7pm-12am, Sat 12-6pm, 7pm-12am, Sun 12-7pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Radhe Syam Refeitorio
Rua Felipe Camarao, 140, Maracana ~ PH: 55-19-2228-6329
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Indian, Brazilian--- Additional Info: Hare Krishna restaurant in the intersection of the very traditional Vila Isabel, Maracana and Tijuca villages. Near the campus of Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ) and Pedro Ernesto Hospital. A la carte with more than half of vegan dishes. Dishes including dairy are marked. Holds Hare Krishna celebrations Saturday nights, some of them mixed with food serving. Holds Indian cuisine courses. Front door discretely signalized as a restaurante and HK temple, with small banner. Open Wed-Mon 12-16h, for Lunch, closed Tue.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Reino Vegetal
Rua Luiz de Camões, 98, sobrado Centro (at próximo a Faculdade Moraes Júnior) ~ PH: 21-2221-7416
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, International--- Additional Info: Mostly vegan except some honey used in their juice. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Universo Organico
Rua Conde de Bernadote 26 Lojas 105 e 106 ~ PH: 21-2274-8983
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto. Raw, Organic, Juice bar--- Additional Info: Organic natural foods market and vegetarian food restaurant with raw options. One or two people there speak English. Accepts credit cards. Open daily 8am-9:30pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Rua da Carioca, 54A, Sobreloja (at Av Repubica do Paraguai) ~ PH: +55-21-3068-1105
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Salad bar, Brazilian, Take-out--- Additional Info: Opened in the 1950s and is the oldest vegetarian restaurant in Rio de Janeiro state. Vegan options are available, however, they are not clearly marked. Salad bar has a myriad of vegan choices. Staff speaks only Portuguese. Open Mon-Fri 11:30-14:30, closed Sat-Sun.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Associacao Macrobiotica
Praça Mahatma Ghandi  2, 104 (at Centro) ~ PH: 21-220-7585
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Macrobiotic, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offer fish in addition to a vegetarian menu. -- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

Bar do Mineiro
rua Paschoal Carlos Magno, 99, Santa Teresa ~ PH: +55-21-2221-9227
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Brazilian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Traditional food from Minas Gerais with large variety of cachaças. Offers a vegetarian version of Brazilian feijoada with veggies instead of meat. Accepts credit cards. Cash only. Open Thur-Sun 11am-12am.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Rua Dom Gerardo 64, Loja E, Centro (at Avenida Rio Branco) ~ PH: +55-21-2263-5932
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, International, Salad bar, Buffet, Brazilian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Menu is primarily vegan and vegetarian. Works with pay per weight system buffet, with one side being vegetarian/vegan and offering vegetable dishes and soy protein/tofu dishes. Offers vegan versions of typical Brazilian recipes like feijoada, which consists of black beans with vegetables and tofu accompanying cateto type rice, chopped kale and farofa (cassava flour with spices). All food is made-in-house from scratch. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 11am-4pm, closed Sat-Sun.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Delirio Tropical
Rua Prudente de Morais ~ PH: +55-21-3201-2977
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Western, Buffet, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Dishes on rotation throughout the week include salads and hot items. At least 4 or 5 of the salads are vegan and are clearly labeled. At least one hot item is vegan including a veggie burger pattie, veggie meatballs or falafel. Offers a selection of desserts, coffee and drinks. Air conditioned comfy place. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

R. Senador Dantas, 84, Loja G (at Centro) ~ PH: 21-240-5388
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Juice Bar, Salad Bar, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Located near the National Library and the State Theatre. Downstairs is the vegetarian section and upstairs a normal buffet, but the upstairs may have better vegetarian options. Also, meat items are situated in separate area from the vegetarian / vegan items. Probably not a good place for someone who doesn't know the language. -- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

New Natural
Rua Barao da Torre, 169, Ipanema ~ PH: 21-2247-9363
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, International, Salad bar, Buffet, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Buffet spread of natural foods, a lot of which is vegetarian and/or vegan. Pay by the kilo. Good range of juices and desserts as well. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. -- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Omkar Bistro
Av Alfredo Balthazar Da Silveira 580, (at /Inside Shopping Barra World, Setor Italia Loja 133C) ~ PH: 55-21-24310804
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, International, Juice bar, Salad bar, Take-out, Peruvian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A lunch offering is the vegetarian plate that consists of brown rice, beans, salad and a vegan protein like soy meat, tofu, vegetables. Also serves vegan kibes made with soy meat and vegetarian empanadas. International cuisines include western, Indian and fusion in addition to Peruvian. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 8am-8pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Rua Barata Ribeiro, 307 (at /Near Copacabana Beach) ~ PH: 021-32596548
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Fast food, Take-out, Brazilian, Fusion, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Organic kitchen and shop with daily set meals (veggie feijoada, lasagna, pies, etc.) All vegetarian and vegan, apart from one or two chicken items. Family-owned, clean, comfortable environment with wi-fi. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 10am-4pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Rua Neri Pinheiro, 342, Cidade Nova (at Av Salvador de Sa) ~ PH: 55-21-2504-2500
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Buffet, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Self service buffet with vegan choices based on grains, lettuce, roots, whole grain rice/wheat and one type of bean (vegans ask). Located near the City Hall. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Verdano Fresh Food
Avenida Ayrton Senna, 3000, loja 1013, food court, Shopping Via Parque - Barra da Tijuca ~ PH: +55-2133262249
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Western, Salad bar, Juice bar, Brazilian, Pizza, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Quick health food concept eatery by the Mundo Verde group which sells healthy sports nutrition and supplement. Several locations offering sandwiches, salads, soups, pizza. Vegans could get veggie burger, customized salad with a vegan sauce (choose from ginger+sesame, tofu rose, tomato+herbs, passion fruit seed, or papaya seed). Be sure to specify if you are vegan. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 12-9pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Zaza Bistro Tropical
Rua Joana Angelica 40 (at Rua Predente de Morais) ~ PH: 21-22479101
Expensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, International, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A contemporary restaurant with a charming decor and a date night atmosphere. Most of the wait staff speak English and there is an English menu. An extensive drink menu and a 'veggies' section of the menu are available. Try the couscous with veggies and cashews and inform wait staff that you are vegan so no butter or chicken stock will be used. Other vegan choices are on offer; some of which are vegan or can be made vegan. A popular place, so best to make reservations or come early. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Thur 7:30pm-12:30am, Fri 7:30pm-1:30am, Sat 1:30pm-1:30am, Sun 1:30pm-12:30am.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (3 Listings)

Grao Integral
Rua das Laranjeiras 43 loja 13 ~ PH: 21-22856739
Shop selling natural and organic products. Has a self-serve organic food bar in the back. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Prema Cuisine
Rio de Janeiro area ~ PH: +55-21-31724310
Weekday vegetarian meals delivery service to the commercial center of Rio de Janeiro. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Vegano Delivery
Rio de Janeiro area ~ PH: 21-22537181
Weekday vegan lunch delivery service. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: Not rated yet

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