11 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
2/225-D-1 Bhadaini (at Tulsi Ghat), Varanasi, India
Cuisine: Vegan, Raw, Western
Garden restaurant offering vegan and raw food. Has juices, salads, appetizers, mains, and dessert. Hosts live music. Closed May and June months.
Dashashwmedh Road, Godowalia, Varanasi, India
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Western, Indo Chinese
Air-conditioned restaurant located inside Hotel La-ra India. Serves veg Indian food, Chinese food, Continental food, pizza, and pasta.
B 1/185 Assi Ghat, Varanasi, India
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Fast food
Specializes in thali using fresh vegetables washed in purified water. Has Wi-Fi.
Sonarpura Rd (at Harish Chandra Ghat Rd), Varanasi, India
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Indo-Chinese
Pure vegetarian restaurant meaning no gelatin, egg, or meat but uses dairy. Located on a busy street corner with a giant sign and easy to find. Menu is in English & Hindi with some pictures. English spoken by some staff.
Assi Ghat, Varanasi, India
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Organic, Juice bar, Ayurvedic
Ayurvedic indian cafe run by a Shivani, an ayurvedic practioner and woman who lives in California and India. The atmosphere is home-like and cozy. Nice bathroom with a western toilet.
B 27/70 Barhar Kothi, Gurudham Crossing, Varanasi, India
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, International, Indo-Chinese
Pure vegetarian cuisine in a more upscale environment.
B-15/42, Sonarpura (at Sonarpura Crossing), Varanasi, India
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Take-out
Traditional Indian sweet shop serving a large selection sweets. Also has namkeems such as samosas, kachoris, and chanachur.
Dasaswamedh Ghat Rd, Varanasi, India
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Fast food
Located in city center between the main ghat and the famous Golden Temple. Serves north/south Indian food with thalis starting at Rs 25 and vendor style food such as idli sambar (Rs 15), chola bhatura or samosa chaat.
Dahaswaramedh Ghat, Varanasi, India
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Indian, Western
Vegetarian restaurant serving Indian food, burgers, pasta, pizza, noodles. Clearly states plain vs. butter for breads and open to cooking dishes without dairy.
Durgakund Road, Bhelupura (at Chetmani Crossing), Varanasi, India
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Indian, International, Western, Delivery, Take-out, Catering
Family-style vegetarian restaurant serving tradition Indian dishes as well as a variety of international cuisine, including Chinese, Italian, Mexican, and American. NOTE: maybe closed/shut - please verify and let HappyCow know.
C-27-89 E Station Rd (at /near Lahurabiir Crossing), Varanasi, India
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, International, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Catering, Indo-Chinese
Modern style veg restaurant serving a variety of cuisines. Extensive food and drinks menu. Has separate dining rooms and banquet hall, and a family room for up to 20.
Still hungry? Try searching for areas surrounding Varanasi.