45 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Hillel 23, Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Pizza, Mediterranean, Fast food, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Vegan fast food restaurant. Offers seitan schnitzel and tofu, kebab, shawarma, pizza, burgers and fries, and more. Has vegan ice-cream.
Agripas 83, Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Mediterranean, Fast food, Take-out, Israeli
Pita-based street food place. Known for dishes like sabich (eggplant, hummus, salads, and egg in a pita) along with vegan pita options like a mushroom stuffed pita with salads.
Heleni Hamalka 5, Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Western, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Middle Eastern
Hip vegetarian cafè in the city center with many vegan options. Serves breakfast, sandwiches, salads, soups, and coffee. The owner is a long-time vegan and the menu is creative and full of flavor. Open 7 days a week (which is rare in Jerusalem).
Eilyahu Ya'acov Banai Street 11 (at Mahane Yehuda), Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Kosher, Israeli
An oasis in the middle of the bustling Mahane Yehuda market. Food is made fresh to order. In-house hummus specialty.
Music Square, Nahalat Shiv'a, Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian
Pizza, pasta, and salads restaurant. Has 2 vegan pizza options plus different veggie toppings for add-on. Whole wheat pasta is vegan. 3 set choices with many add-ons. Salad are vegan suitable except for the caprese. Specify just to be sure, though. English menu available. Previously located at Havatzelet 6 and named Pips.
Mashiach Borochof 5 (at Aggripas), Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Mediterranean, Israeli
Vegetarian Kosher Mehadrin restaurant with around 80% of menu being vegan. Located near the Shuk. Offer live music regularly and displays paintings from artists. Has Wi-Fi.
111 Agripas (at Shilo ), Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Raw, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Kosher
Cafe making fresh juices plus smoothies, sandwiches, take-away salads. A cold case offers dehydrated/raw food as well as vegan options. Reservations for a pre-fix menu, raw dinner can be made.
Beit Hakerem 19, Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Mediterranean, Bakery, Israeli, Kosher
Dairy vegetarian cafe in Beit Hakerem that also serves as a store front for the family-owned Ofaimme farm in the Arava desert. The farm produce is organic and fair-trade, and the modest menu offers a few vegan options, including salads and sandwiches. Committed to sustainable food practices, and the kosher certification is part of a community-based, social justice initiative.
2 Ha Dekel (at Mahane Yehuda Market area), Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Beer/Wine, Take-out
Food is meticulously prepared and kitchen is accommodating to vegans. Will load with vegan options to replace the cheese. Bar as well table seating.
Yanai 3, Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out
Shraga Cafe is a family-run, vegetarian coffee shop & catering service in Jerusalem with a menu based on local, fresh ingredients and many delicious gluten-free and vegan options.
Aza Street 29, Rechavia (at Haari-Azza-Merodela), Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Israeli
An outside covered vegetarian diner where you primarily sit at the bar, but some tables are available. Has vegan options. Menu varies. Serves quiches, crepes, shakshuka, couscous, salads and other kosher fare. A full selection of both hot and cold drinks is offered as well; try the apple juice. Cool casual place.
33 Jaffa St, Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Western, Buffet, Fast food, Salad bar, Take-out, Israeli, Kosher
Cafeteria style with counter service. Hot food and salad buffet offers a variety of dishes including vegetables, bread with an order of soup or main dish, raw and cooked salad bar items, whole-grain couscous. Main dishes are sold by piece, and the salad bar is by weight. The restaurant employs special needs persons as part of its social action policy. Staff speaks English. Confirmed open Dec 2016 by owner.
Hillel 18, Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, Fast food, Israeli, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chain cafe with many locations - see website. Menu is mostly lacto-vegetarian except for smoked salmon and tuna fish. Sliced fried tofu can be substituted for cheese on a sandwich or salad. Vegan items are labeled and includes a apple-filo pastry. Has soymilk for coffee drinks.
4 Beit Yaacov (at Mahane Yehuda Market area), Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Italian, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Bar and pizza restaurant. Has a tomato based sauce and a long list of toppings that you could get on your pizza (and without cheese). Relaxed atmosphere with music played, plenty of seating. Another branch at 38 Keren Hayesod.
4 HaEshkol Street, Mahane Yehuda (at Aggripas and Yaffo), Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Fast food, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A small restaurant serving freshly made-in-house burritos, sangria, margaritas and an assortment of vegan tidbits. Vegan choices offered are sour cream, meat substitute, a rice with beans plate that includes a sampler of sauces/salads. Minimal seating. Eclectic customer base.
Gan Ha'Atzmaut, Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Non-veg
Serves fish, veg options available. In 2016 Landwer's chain of cafes added more vegan options to their menu. Options include breakfast, sandwiches, main dishes. Has vegan shawarma and pans with seitan and vegetables.
Heleni HaMalka St 1, Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Italian, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, European, Middle Eastern, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chain cafe serving breakfast, lunch, evening meals. Vegan section of menu includes five choices, salads and quinoa; however most of the pasta dishes are also vegan. Prices are high end of moderate.
122 Herzl Street, Jerusalem, Israel
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Pizza, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. American chain pizzeria with outlets in Israel. Offers vegan cheese and crust including a whole wheat option. When ordering online, scroll down to "vegan zone," and you'll see 3 pizzas featured. One is a do-it-yourself, the other two are "The Veg" and "Israeli". Even though it says there that they are made with mozzarella, the order is marked vegan and vegan cheese only is on the pizza ordered. Also offers vegan calzone (Greek), garlic bread, and cheese fingers (cheesy bread). Online orders can be paid with PayPal.
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