12 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
151-9 Godo-cho, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Yokohama, Japan
Cuisine: Vegan, Indian, Japanese, Organic, Take-out
Offers various all-vegan lunch boxes, including natural-farming lunch: Soft brown rice, chicken-type soy fries and various Japanese menu; Grilled meat type lunch: Grilled soy meats on soft brown rice, and various Japanese menu; Indian curry and chapati: So spicy but curry and two chapaties. All menus are sold for 600 yen (price as of March 2017).
Okurayama 3-1-8 1F, Yokohama, Japan
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Organic
Vegan restaurant, part of Sairam Asia. Reported to have re-opened as of Nov 2016 - better check ahead before you go. Offers set menus with brown rice and miso soup; various coffee and tea drinks.
2-5 Fujigaoka, 1st Floor, Yokohama, Japan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Japanese, Raw, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery, Catering, European, Fusion, Hawaiian
A Hawaiian-inspired restaurant, serving a variety of all natural and organic pancake-themed dishes (including a teriyaki veggie burger with pancakes for a bun), vegan sets, smoothies, juices, and beer & wine. Doesn't use any meat, dairy products, or eggs but does have Manuka honey on the menu. Located just north of Fujigaoka station on the Tokyu Den En Toshi Line. Address in Japanese: 〒227-0043 神奈川県横浜市青葉区藤が丘2-5 マザーズ1F.
139 Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku (at Chinatown), Yokohama, Japan
Cuisine: Chinese, Taiwanese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. This little Taiwanese restaurant in the heart of Chinatown has a separate vegetarian menu and a gregarious owner. Try the sesame paste noodles. Chinese name 萬和樓(味味香), address 神奈川県横浜市中区山下町139.
Tōgokuya bldg. 2F, 2-62-5 Ishikawachō, Naka ward, Yokohama, Japan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Organic, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Natural and organic food bar adjacent to Ishikawacho station of JR Negishi line, at 神奈川県横浜市中区石川町2-62-5 東国屋ビル2階. Features a range of process-conscious wine & sake with vegetable snacks by macrobiotic-certified owner/chef. Among regular menu are pasta, natural-yeast bread, deep-fried soy chiken, assorted vegetable snacks, dessert cakes. All vegan except for 3 items (with meat). Has Wi-Fi, outlets at some seats, English-menu. Limited English spoken. Last order 11pm.
1-1-7 Minato Mirai Colette Mare 1F (at Sakuragi-cho Station), Yokohama, Japan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Hawaiian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Hawaiian food restaurant offers a vegan plate called the vegetable daily plate which is available all day. Serves some soy milk drinks. Has English menu.
1-5-1 Minamisaiwai Nichi-ku, Yokohama, Japan
Cuisine: Japanese, Organic, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Organic farm-to-table food. Has vegan/vegetarian menu and will arrange your dish for you, ie. without egg, etc. No reservation taken.
Seya Ward, Seya, 4 Chome−7−10, Yokohama, Japan
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Indian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has a full vegetarian menu that can be made vegan upon request. Friendly, helpful staff. English spoken. Less than 5 minutes from Seya station (Sotetsu line). Address: 森川ビル 1F.
79-5 Yamashita-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Japan
Cuisine: Chinese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Chinese food restaurant at the entrance of Chinatown facing Yamashita . In 2016 it added a vegan menu. The owner speaks English and will assist.
B1 Lokumal Building, 74-6 Yamashita-cho, Naka ku (at Chinatown), Yokohama, Japan
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. North Indian restaurant located within walking distance of Chinatown. While the menus is meat-heavy, the owner speaks English and understands the vegan diet. Vegan choices include aloo gobi, chana masala and vegetable curry, all served with rice or rotis. The vegetarian set can be made vegan - be sure to specify.
Tsuruya-cho 2-24-1, Tanigawa Bldg B1F, Yokohama, Japan
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Mediterranean, Beer/Wine, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Menu has some vegetable-based dishes. Chef speaks English and will make dishes vegan on request including the bread (not vegan) that's served with hummus. Falafel, dolmas, dishes with spinach, etc.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
Nishi-ku Minamisaiwai 1-chome -5-1, Yokohama, Japan
Store stocked full of natural and organic grocery/ Has a wide selection of plant-based meats plus energy bars, cereals, snacks. Fresh veggies and a few ready-made items like rice balls and veggie side dishes. Located in the Queen's Isetan underground shopping center Joinus B1F.
Still hungry? Try searching for areas surrounding Yokohama.