6 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Damascus Avenue, Beirut, Lebanon
Cuisine: Vegan, Fast food, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Lebanese
Vegan restaurant serves falafel sandwiches or falafel with tahini (sesame sauce with lemon juice) and vegetables if you want. Sandwich consists of flat bread, falafel, tomato, radish, mint and other herbs, chilly sauce and tahini.
Omar Bin Abdul Aziz St (at Sitt Nassab, Baalbaki Bldg), Beirut, Lebanon
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Middle Eastern, Lebanese
Small vegetarian restaurant. Serves traditional Lebanese cuisine with okra, hummus, fried cauliflower, green lentils with rice and onion, fried potatoes, vegan kibbeh, and more.
Bechara El Khoury, Beirut, Lebanon
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Fast food, Take-out, Middle Eastern
Part of chain franchise offering falafel sandwiches in different international flavors. Dairy and cheese is used, so vegans need to specify. NOTE: As of 2015, this chain is serving meat in many of its locations - please verify if meat is served at this location and let HappyCow know!
Sodeco Square, block D, Ground Floor, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, Mediterranean, Take-out, Bakery, Catering, Lebanese
Organic vegetarian kitchen and upscale shop, opened Feb 2015. Food is mostly vegan except for cheese. Has a gluten-free bakery and sells organic and specialty foods and groceries. Staff speak Arabic, English, and French.
Khalil Badawi St, Beirut, Lebanon
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Western, Bakery
Sourdough organic bakery and vegetarian cafe serving breakfast and lunch, with a regular menu and specials. Plenty of vegan options like sandwiches, salads, granola with rice and soy milk.
Rue Gouraud, Gemayze, Beirut, Lebanon
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A small Lebanese cafe with a more affordable menu than the restaurants surrounding it. Plenty for vegans, such as lentil and lemon soup; hummus and baba ghanoush with flatbread; foule; chips; side plates of sweet onions, pickles, and mint leaves; green beans in a tomato sauce; and fried cauliflower with tahini. Frequented by both tourists and locals.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations
65 Zahret el Ihsan St, Achrafieh, Beirut, Lebanon
In addition to all the foods available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, there are specialty items such as raw food, and gluten-free products as well as vegan, low-sodium and low-fat items. There is a special section for baby care including foods and other products, personal care and eco-friendly household products that are safe, non-toxic and effective.
Rue de l’Independance, Achrafieh - Sassine, Beirut, Lebanon
Organic and natural food grocery store.
Beirut Souks (at downtown), Beirut, Lebanon
The Good Market is a weekly farmer's market organized to make local produce accessible in Beirut. There are a couple dozen local vendors offering a mix of things like nut butters, spices, fresh juices and organic vegetables and fruits.
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