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Quito (26)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (19 Listings)

Quinua
Luis Cordero E 3-31 (at 9 de Octubre) ~ PH: 02-255-4206
Moderate-- Vegan, Organic, Ecuadorian--- Additional Info: All vegan and organic. Serves set lunch (soup, main dish, small dessert) for $4. Offers cooking classes. Free wi-fi. Open Mon-Sat 9am-4pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Ari Comida Sana
Galerias Sucre OE4-48 ~ PH: n/a
Inexpensive-- Chinese, International, Ecuadorian, Juice bar--- Additional Info: Small vegetarian restaurant located in a mall around the corner from the famous baroque church, Iglesia de la Compania in Old Town Quito. Brown rice with veggies and faux meat, fruit juice, and more. Large portions. Popular with locals at lunch time. May be difficult to find. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Cuan Hsin Yuen Restaurante Vegetariano and Cafeteria
Isaac Albeniz E2-99 (at Mozart) ~ PH: 02-240-1797
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Ecuadorian, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: A small vegetarian lunch establishment in an industrial/commercial part of North Quito. Serves specials along with a normal menu. Many vegan options. Atmosphere is clean and quiet. Mon-Sat 12:00pm-4:00pm-- Rating: Not rated yet

El Eden Veggie Cafe
Ave Manuel Larrea y Calle Riofrio (at near the Basilica, old town) ~ PH: 088734892, 094162523
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Ecuadorian--- Additional Info: Local veggie almuerzos (lunch) as well as veggie hot dogs, empanadas, and more. A no frills and cheap place, lovely family running the place and making their own seitan (gluten mockmeat). Has some health products for sale. Open Mon-Fri 11am-8pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

El Maple
Joaquin Pinto E7-68 y Diego de Almagro, Mariscal ~ PH: 2-2900000; 0998661440
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ecuadorian, International, Beer/Wine, Juice bar--- Additional Info: In the Mariscal suburb. Serves a wide range of foods from Ecuadorian in addition to Chinese, Mexican, Italian, and American. Has veggie burgers, fruit smoothies, vegetarian version of Ecuador's national dish, soy steak, white corn, potato cakes, beet root, veggie chorizo sausage. Free wireless internet. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 8am-9:30pm, Sun 8am-5:30pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

El Vegetariano
Venezuela N8-42 (at Manabi) ~ PH: n/a
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Salad bar, Ecuadorian--- Additional Info: A standard Ecuadorian lunch place frequented by locals (be prepared to share a table with someone else). Set lunch menu ($2.25) includes small salad bar, soup, main course and dessert. Lunch is all vegan with the exception of cake made with eggs at times. Also serves breakfast with fewer vegan options. Cash only. Open Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, closed Sat-Sun.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Formosa Restaurante Vegetariano Oriental
Juan Leon Mera, Mariscal (at Carrion) ~ PH: 2234-828 / 087-305-975
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Chinese--- Additional Info: Taiwanese run restaurant and pasteleria. Offers menu of the day, executive lunches and more with vegan options. Mon-Sat 12:00pm-4:00pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Govindas
Esmeraldas Oe3-115 (853) (at Old Town) ~ PH: 2957849, 02-2951083
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Juice bar, Salad bar, Buffet--- Additional Info: Hare Krishna center that offers a set menu each day which includes main dish, soup, salad, juice, and dessert. Sells wheat bread and other desserts as well. Also hosts cooking classes and events. Has outdoor seating. Open Mon-Sun 12-3pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

La Sabia Naturaleza
Av. 12 de Octubre N24-55 (at between Presidente Wilson and Mariscal Foch) ~ PH: 02-2459590
Inexpensive-- --- Additional Info: Health food restaurante and cafeteria. Open Mon-Fri 8.30-16.30.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Madre Terra
E 4-323 Luis Cordero, Mariscal Sucre (at Mariscal Foch) ~ PH: n/a
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ecuadorian--- Additional Info: A small, home-style Ecuadorian vegetarian restaurant serving daily set lunch menus. Two small dining rooms upstairs in an old building. The entrance is easy to miss, so look for the small sign hanging perpendicular to an open doorway on Luis Cordero, just a few doors west of the Mariscal Foch crossing. Appears to be 100% vegan, but not sure so please ask and report here. Cash only. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Miel Coco Y Cana - maybe closed
Guayaquil Oe2-50 y Juan Montalvo, Tumbaco Centro ~ PH: 2377535
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ecuadorian, Juice bar--- Additional Info: Vegetarian restaurant serving Ecuadorian food. Has vegan options. Offers salads, fruit juices, coconut water and more. NOTE: maybe closed/shut down, please verify and let HappyCow know. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: Not rated yet

Mile Time
Baquerizo E7-70 (at Reina Victoria) ~ PH: 987750029
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Take-out, Juice bar, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Vegetarian restaurant serving Asian (primarily) Chinese food in a pleasant modern atmosphere with WiFi. Lunch special from 12-4pm. Since July 2013. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 12:00pm-4:30pm-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Ming Yuen
140 Los Naranjos (at 6 de Diciembre) ~ PH: n/a
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: A small lunch eatery near the shopping areas that run along Parque La Carolina, on a small street off 6 de Diecembre. Makes Chinese food with a bit of an Ecuadorian feel, has lunch specials. Many mock meat dishes. Call for hours - tell us. Open Tue-Sat, closed Mon.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Restaurante Manantial
9 de Octubre N22-25 (at Jeronimo Carrion, in Mariscal Sucre, east of Parque El Ejido) ~ PH: 2-227569
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ecuadorian, Western--- Additional Info: Long-time operating veggie restaurant near the spiral mall. Menu is approximately 95% vegan, with vegan versions of local specialties as well as veganburgers and more. Also sells some natural health products. Nice space. Open Mon-Fri 8:30-16:30.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Sakti
Jeronimo Carrion E4-144 (at Avenida Rio Amazonas) ~ PH: 2520466
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Ecuadorian--- Additional Info: Hostal/B&B and vegetarian restaurant in the touristy area of La Mariscal. The daily set menu includes main dish, soup, salad, bread, dessert, and juice. Also sells some natural products like bread and granola. Established since late 1990s. Open Mon-Fri 8.30-18.00.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Alnutrisa Delicatesen Light
De Los Shyris N36-152 ~ PH: 02-2257-806
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Western, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. One of many sandwich places in North Quito, the difference is that it offers veggie-meat for the sandwiches and has an entire page of the menu devoted to vegetarian choices. Modern, nice deli feel; also sells some packaged snack foods. Located directly across from Parque La Carolina and just south of El Comercio. Open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Cafe Spiral
Mallorca 24-266 y Guipuzcoa (at La Floresta area) ~ PH: 2-2227770
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, American, Western, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A green (eco) culture cafe in the bohemian neighborhood of La Floresta, established in early 2013. Offers a large menu of sandwiches plus salads, soups, snacks, and desserts in addition to espresso drinks, teas, juices, smoothies, and alcoholic beverages. The menu is around 50% vegetarian and 25% vegan with vegan choices clearly marked. Cozy interior with a fireplace. Outside are two patio areas and a fountain. Hosts live music, open mic, and other events. Free wi-fi. The cafe recycles and composts, and maintains an organic terrace garden. Website: cafespiral.com. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Fri 8am-9pm, Sat 10am-6pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

La Cuchara de San Marcos
Junin E3-121, San Marcos ~ PH: 295-1713, 0969006237
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers several vegan and vegetarian items. Open Tue-Sat 12:00-22:00, closed Sun-Mon.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

The Magic Bean
Foch 681 y Juan Leon Mera ~ PH: 593-2-2566181
Moderate-- Ovo, Lacto, Western, Juice bar, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Restaurant, coffee bar, and hostel. Offers several vegetarian dishes as well freshly extracted juices though not organic. Uses dairy and eggs. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 7am-11pm, 8am-5pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)


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

Camari
Marchena Oe2-38 (at Versailles) ~ PH: 593-2-2523613
Solidarity store/supermarket (rather than health store). One of few places in Quito that sells veggie products. Has a small selection of frozen soy and gluten-free hamburgers, hot dogs, other mock meat products as well as soy yogurt and soy mayonnaise. A bit pricey since it's imported. Open Mon-Fri 8:30am-6pm, Sat 8:30am-4pm, closed Sun.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Oki Eco Market
Esmeraldas Oe3-115 ~ PH: n/a
Small shop selling a variety of fresh produce, vegan products, health supplements and other goods. They also sell snacks and light meals. Located in a Hare Krishna complex, all foods available adhere to the Hare Krishna principals. Open 8am-6pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Veg Food
Cumbaya ~ PH: 0993941311
Health food store carries only vegan and vegetarian items. A deli is also on premises. Sells vegetable pates, cheese, cakes, cookies, hummus, seitan, and more. Has a line of foods for diabetics and celiacs. Call for hours - tell us. Open daily.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Aguadulce
Av Josè de la Cuadra N13 - 474, La Armenia, Valle de los Chillos (at 20 minute ride outside of Quito) ~ PH: 2070773
Yoga center, massages, bed and breakfast, and serves organic food. Transfer everyday. Reservations required. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Vegkery
Quito ~ PH: 0995193682
Pasteleria y Cocina Vegana. Makes vegan cakes, pastries, and meals. -- Rating: Not rated yet

El Palacio del Jugo
Michelena 415 (at Rafael Grau) ~ PH: 023102499
Serves meat, veg options available. A small juice bar and cafe with a large selection of juices and smoothies; also serves breakfast, but is primarily a juice bar. Has many vegan items. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Republica del Cacao
Joaquin Pinto Y Reina Victoria Esquina ~ PH: 2553132
A modern style chocolate store filled with 100% organic cacao. It offers drinks, cakes and chocolate bars for dine-in or take away. All chocolate drinks contain milk as do most of the cakes. Samples galore. Also operates a small store at the airport. Wi-fi ready. Call for hours - tell us-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

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