Guide to Rio De Janeiro Vegan Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Natural Foods, & Health Food Stores.

Health Food, Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants in Rio De Janeiro (31)

Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (29 Listings)

Caminho do Mar

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 4 reviews
Estrada do Pontal, 5077 (at Recreio), Rio De Janeiro, 22790-877
Open Mon 11am-4pm, Wed-Sun 11am-4pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, International, Brazilian, Take-out

A small and cozy restaurant near the beach and surrounded by nature and mountains. Reported to be all vegan. Good for groups. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Moderate.

Dona Vegana

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 2 reviews
Av Marchal Floriano, 13 (at Centro), Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Open Mon-Fri 7am-5:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Brazilian, South American, Juice bar, Salad bar, Buffet, Bakery, Beer/Wine

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. Moderate.

Refeitorio Organico

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 15 reviews
Rua Dezenove de Fevereiro, 120, Botafogo, Zona Sul, Rio De Janeiro, 22280-030
Open Mon-Sat 10.30am-4.30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan, Brazilian, International, Salad bar, Buffet

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. Moderate.

Rio Vegetariano

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
rua Voluntarios da Patria 448 lj 83 (at COBAL Humaita), Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Open Tue-Sat 9am-4pm, closed Sun-Mon.
Cuisine: Vegan, Brazilian, Buffet, Take-out, Delivery

In a large shopping complex that houses many stores. The restaurant is small, simple, and popular. Has legume, vegetable, fruits for sales. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.


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Rua Prudente de Morais, 729, Sobreloja, Ipanema (at Rua Street Vinicius de Moraes and V de Moraes Bus Stop), Rio De Janeiro, 22420-040
Open Mon-Fri Lunch.
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Salad bar, Raw, Buffet

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. Expensive.


  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 10 reviews
Rua Primeiro de Março , 24, Sobreloja (at Praça Quinze de Novembro and Rua Do Ouvidor), Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
21-22246021, 21-96466126
Cuisine: Vegan, Buffet, Brazilian, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out

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. Inexpensive.

Vegan Vegan

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 8 reviews
Rua Voluntários da Pátria, 402 B (at Botafogo neighborhood), Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Open Mon-Fri 11:30-15:30, Sat 12:00-16:00, closed Sun
Cuisine: Vegan, Brazilian, Western

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. Moderate.

Vegana Chacara

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 4 reviews
Rua Hans Staden, 30, Botafogo (at Rua Real Grandeza), Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Open Mon-Fri 12:00-15:00, closed Sat-Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Juice bar

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. Moderate.

Bio Carioca

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 14 reviews
Rua Xavier da Silveira, 28 (at Copacabana), Rio De Janeiro, 22060010
Open Mon-Sun 11.30-18.00.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Organic, Macrobiotic, Juice bar, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Delivery

Offers flavorful menus with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free choices. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
Estrada da Barra, Itanhangá (at front of Itanhangá Golf Club), Rio De Janeiro, 2010
Open Sat-Sun 9am-10pm.
Cuisine: Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Indian, Buffet, Fast food

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. Inexpensive.

Govinda - Centro

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.0 stars 1 review
Rua Sao Jose, 86, Sobreloja, Centro (at Rua Rodrigo SIlva), Rio De Janeiro, 20010-020
Open Mon-Fri 11:30am-3:30pm, closed Sat-Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian

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. Moderate.

Hareburger Centro

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
2.0 stars 1 review
Travessa Didimo 90, Loja E (at /Near NEW Petrobras' Building), Rio De Janeiro, 20231030
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Fast food

Vegans ask for the shiiva shiitake sandwich, requesting to change the original honey mustard dressing to the fine herbs mustard without honey. In Portuguese: quero um shiiva shiitake, trocando a mostarda original pela de ervas finas, sem mel. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Natuwal - Espaco Nectar

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Estrada dos Bandeirantes, 22774, Vargem Pequena (at Estrada do Rio Morto), Rio De Janeiro, 22783-550
55-21-3411-2870, 21-9882-4519
Open Wed-Sun 12-5pm, closed Mon-Tue.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic

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. Moderate.


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Avenida Olegario Maciel 175 Loja G, Barra da Tijuca (at Avenida Cmte Julio de Moura ), Rio De Janeiro, 22621-200
Open Mon-Sat, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic

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. Moderate.

Radhe Syam Refeitorio

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
Rua Felipe Camarao, 140, Maracana, Rio De Janeiro, 20550-165
Open Wed-Mon 12-16h, for Lunch, closed Tue.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Indian, Brazilian

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. Inexpensive.

Universo Organico

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 9 reviews
Rua Conde de Bernadote 26 Lojas 105 e 106, Rio De Janeiro, 22430-200
Open daily 8am-9:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto. Raw, Organic, Juice bar

Organic natural foods market and vegetarian food restaurant with raw options. One or two people there speak English. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.


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Rua da Carioca, 54A, Sobreloja (at Av Repubica do Paraguai), Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Open Mon-Fri 11:30-14:30, closed Sat-Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Salad bar, Brazilian, Take-out

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. Moderate.

Bar do Mineiro

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 2 reviews
rua Paschoal Carlos Magno, 99, Santa Teresa, Rio De Janeiro, 20240-290
Open Thur-Sun 11am-12am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Brazilian, Non-veg

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. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 3 reviews
R. Senador Dantas, 84, Loja G (at Centro), Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Cuisine: Lacto, Juice Bar, Salad Bar, Non-veg

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. Inexpensive.

New Natural

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
Rua Barao da Torre, 169, Ipanema, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, International, Salad bar, Buffet, Non-veg

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. Inexpensive.

Omkar Bistro

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Av Alfredo Balthazar Da Silveira 580, (at /Inside Shopping Barra World, Setor Italia Loja 133C), Rio De Janeiro, 22790-710
Open Mon-Sat 8am-8pm, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, International, Juice bar, Salad bar, Take-out, Peruvian, Non-veg

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. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.0 stars 1 review
Rua Neri Pinheiro, 342, Cidade Nova (at Av Salvador de Sa), Rio De Janeiro, 20210-020
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Buffet, Non-veg

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. Moderate.

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