9 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Mondano bld 2F, 2-20 Mikawachō, Nakaku, Hiroshimashi, Hiroshima, Japan
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese
An all-vegan cafe with a focus on shoujin ryori, which is temple food. Cool environment. The cafe is located right next to the yoga studio. Reopened May 2016. Instagram handle: vegancafe_hiroshima
Nakaku, Otecho 1-7-23, Hiroshima, Japan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Japanese, Fast food, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Cafe located near Atomic Bomb dorm with upstairs seating - beware of step in entry way. Offers Japanese food and burgers. Menu has a vegetarian/vegan page, including a vegan plate.
1-7-23 Naka-hara bld 2F, Hiroshima, Naka-ku Otemachi (at Hondori St Shopping Centre), Hiroshima, Japan
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Japanese, Western, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Little cafe on the 2nd floor offering food and drinks as well hosts international language and friendship events. Air-conditioned with view of the shopping streets below. Advertises a 'vegetarian tourists welcome' sign. Has 4 items on its vegetarian menu, written in both English and Japanese. Vegans specify and staff will assist.
1 Chome-4-25 Kamiyacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Japan
Cuisine: Japanese, Organic, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has vegetarian menu.
Shigeishi Bldg 1F, 1-7-19, Otemachi, Hiroshima, Japan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers the famous Japanese dish called okonomiyaki which is made in front of the customer. Has separate and vast vegetarian/vegan menu section.
1-20 Kako-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Japan
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Tex-Mex, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Restaurant and live music venue (with entry charge). Simple and funky, seats 30. Reported has soy cheese and vegan cake. Directions: from Hiroshima station take bus 24 and get off at Koseinenkin-kaikan stop, or from Peace Park walk south for 5 minutes.
Wakakusacho (at near Hiroshima Eki train station), Hiroshima, Japan
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, International, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has vegetarian dishes from very mildly spicy to spicy. Address 広島市東区若草町１４−３２.
Fukuya Hiroshima Station Square Bldg 11F, 9-1 Matsubara-machi (at Fukuyu Department Store), Hiroshima, Japan
Cuisine: Ovo, Japanese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chain restaurant specializing in tofu with an extensive menu.
15-3 Higashi Hakushima-cho, Naka ward, Hiroshima, Japan
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Okonomiyaki eatery 10 minutes from Hiroshima station, by Hakushima tram stop. Has an English menu that states "no egg or no meat - no problem!" Okonomiyaki can be requested vegetarian or vegan, and a variety of veg toppings and side dishes including fresh tofu, fried leeks, marinated cucumber or sweet potato, and sweet potato omelette. Staff is accommodating.
Still hungry? Try searching for areas surrounding Hiroshima.