96 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
116 Maneenoparat Rd (at Sanam Kila), Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Thai, Western, Burmese
Small NGO cafe offering coffee, smoothies and fruit shakes, vegetarian grilled sandwiches, hummus, salads, and Thai food. All proceeds go to support Thai Freedom House, a language and arts community center for hill tribe and refugee families. Free Wi-Fi, art magazines. Previously located at 28 Santiluk Rd and also Moon Muang Soi prior to that.
36 Kampaeng Din Soi 1 Changklan (at Thapae rd), Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Western, Juice bar, Take-out
Vegetarian cafe and yoga studio tucked down a small soi between Loi Kroh and Thapae Rd. Serves western vegetarian food like lentil hummus burger, pesto sandwich, avocado toast, quinoa salad plus fresh juice and smoothies. Lounge vibe with thai cushions and back rests as well garden seating.
Pa Daet Nuar 1 Alley, Pa Daet, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Thai, Laotian
Vegetarian eatery with a vegan buffet by the Mae Ping river, on its west bank, over-viewing Wat Chedi Liem pagoda. Follow Chang Klan road south until you underpass Mahidol road bridge, continue 600 meters, and the restaurant will be on your left, look for the yellow red veg sign. Many of the vegetables and fruits used are organically grown in its riverfront yard; the remaining produce is from its small farm in Lampang. Some pre-made dishes are displayed at the front of the restaurant, and you could also order from the menu. Buffet breaks 2-4pm. Limited English spoken.
7/3 Santirak Road, Mueng (at beside Satitham Temple), Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Organic, Thai, Juice bar, Take-out
Serving vegetarian food using mostly organic produce from local producers. Thai food, salads, pasta, smoothies, fruit drinks, and coffee. Located down the street from YMCA on Santitham Road between the YMCA and the round-about. Kitchen closed at 8pm. Previously named Pun Pun. June 2016 relocated from Santitham Road.
T. Nong Pa Khrang, Green Plus Mall 2, 114/14, Moo 4, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Thai, Take-out
J Kitchen by Vieng Joom On is a vegetarian food restaurant and tea house, opened Sept 2013. Offers Thai cuisine, tea and cake. Nice decor, has free Wi-Fi.
Thanon Huay Kaew, 100/13 Huai Kaeo Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Chinese, Thai, Take-out
Popular with locals and students. Menu is in Thai but owner understands a little English. Offers several different dishes each day where you could choose one or two dishes with brown rice. Also made-to-order Thai food. Also sells vegan Thai bakery goods. Located opposite Chiang Mai University north entrance near the 4th soi, look for big yellow sign on the right side just before the university. NOTE: maybe relocated - please send correct address and coordinates to HappyCow.
Suthep Rd, near Wat Suan Dok, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Ovo, Thai, Salad bar
Thai restaurant with an English menu. Uses lots of chili. Formerly operated as Dee Jay and relocated to this site in 2016 from 44/2 Suthep Rd. Some of the noodles are egg based. NOTE: 2017 reported reduced vegan options - please send updates.
Route 1001, Ban Faham, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Thai
Small and plain Thai style vegan food restaurant. Offers around 4 buffet style dishes and you could also order suki or somtam. It is on the route 1001 between Thepanya hospital and Mee Chok plaza on the left side of the road.
5 Ratchamanka Rd, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Thai, Western, Juice bar, Take-out
Colorful cafe behind the eastern corner of Moon Mueang Rd. Serves Thai food, western breakfast, a house-made veggie burger, soups, salads, hot drinks, a variety of vegetable juices and fruit smoothies. Uses fresh organic produce from its own farm. Current owners since Nov 2012.
J-Imboon Bldng, Patun Muangi (at rear of Kamtieng Flower Market), Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Thai, Buffet, Salad bar, Take-out
Offers breakfast and lunch buffet with beverages included (coffee, black organic tea, lemonade). Previously at JJ Market, Asadathorn Rd, change of address reported Feb 2017.
199/36 Chang Klan Rd, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Thai, Delivery
Vegetarian Thai food restaurant, opened Dec 2013, in the same block as Che Om Bun, on the other side of the block (taken from next alley south). Food is made on the premises. Choose from around 60 different dishes, including appetizers, first and seconds, main courses, and desserts. 20-30 seats. Located in the same alley as Empress Hotel. Delivery available by 'Meals on Wheels', see website link.
126 Maneenoparat Rdd Tumbon Sripoom , Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Thai, Western, Beer/Wine
Est. Jan 2016 serving vegetarian food, cocktails and drinks. Dishes use mushroom and soybean to replace meat. Offers couches, cushions and pillows for seating inside or out in a garden setting.
Suthep Rd & Sriwichai Rd corner, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Thai, Juice bar, Take-out
This Thai vegetarian restaurant opened Mar 2017 across the street from Chiang Mai University Faculty of Pharmacy. The owners understand vegan dietary requirements and prepares food accordingly. Uses organic vegetables and no added MSG.
207 Moo 9, Tambon Pan Pong Hang Dong, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Thai, Vietnamese
A vegetarian restaurant in a garden setting out in the mountains on the Samoeng loop serving mostly vegan food and some dishes with cheese and egg.
29/4 Chang Moi Kao Rd, Tombol Chang Moi, Amper Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Thai, Western, Buffet, Take-out
Vegetarian Thai cuisine eatery. Offers also a few western style food options. Sunday buffet service. Other locations in Bangkok. Cooking school has regular hours. Moved from Tambon Changclan Mar 2015.
Food Court, Maya Mall, Thanon Chareon Mueang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Thai, Take-out
Veg stall in the below street level food court inside the mall. Dishes are vegan, but eggs are sold separately. A number of dishes available to choose from as well as fried sides and snacks. Please send exact map coordinates to happycow!
86, Ratchadamnoen Road (at near Wat Phra Singh), Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Thai, Buffet, Buddhist
Standard Thai lunch buffet style. Food is all vegan except for pre-packaged baked goods a few of which might contain egg but not labeled (ask). Sometimes packaged salad for purchase. Select various pre-made vegetable dishes, noodle soup, glass case with spring rolls. A la carte menu also available.
34 Phrapokklao Rd, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Thai
Food is vegan except for yogurt for fruit salad and honey in/for pancakes. Vegetarian restaurant making mostly Thai food dishes and hosts cooking classes. Open daily but varies depending on whether there is a class taking place. If a class is scheduled, it opens around 5pm. Move to this location 30m from ChiangMai Gate in 2014; previously at 46/32 Ratchawithin Rd.
195/51 Moo 8, Soi 11, Baan Tanawan (at Second Ring Rd), Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Thai
Small vegetarian restaurant and teahouse with Wi-Fi and parking, located in a small neighborhood off of the second ring road by Mee Chok Plaza. Looks like a residential house. Uses lots of meat substitutes (mock meat) in the dishes. Vegans should ask staff about options. No bread. No brown rice.
187 Suthep Road (at Sriwichai Road corner), Chiang Mai, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Thai, Fast food, Take-out
Menu is displayed on the wall in Thai. Includes all-vegan noodle soup, papaya salad, spring rolls, mushroom satay, in-house-made tofu and veggie meats, wonton, iced drinks. Everything is vegan with the exception of canned Carnation milk for ice drinks available on request. Owner speaks a bit of English. Located in between two other Bud. vegetarian restaurants, a couple of minutes walk west from Suan Dok and across the street from Chiang Mai University Faculty of Pharmacy (purple color) building. Previously named Na Somtam.
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