18 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Mae Haad, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Thai, Western, Mediterranean, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Fusion
Vegetarian restaurant, juice bar, and hostel opened Jan 2018. On the menu are dishes like sweet potato fries with vegan mayo, hummus, baba ganoush, chili fried mushrooms, spring rolls, big bowls with your choice of fillings.
6/16 Mae Haad (at Pier main road), Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Thai, Take-out, European
Menu is similar to Bangkok's May Kaidee vegetarian restaurant. Most dishes are around 100+baht. Restaurant opens to the busy Mae Haad street next to other restaurants. Large Thai food menu including salads, curries, stir fries, noodles, and desserts. Jun 2017 reported no longer fully vegan but all dishes can be made vegan.
9/5 Island Plaza, Sairee Beach, Sairee, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Japanese, Western, Take-out, Mexican, Asian, Fusion
While the menu starts out 100% vegan, they offer dairy cheese as an option. Opposite the big 7/11 in Sairee, this is a western style restaurant serving healthy bowls, shakes, and soft drinks made in-house. Opened Sept 2015. Re-opened at new location November 2016.
Chalok Baan Kao, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Thai, Western, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Little cafe on the south shore, on a dirt road behind 7-11 store. Has soy milk and coconut milk for coffee, and marked vegan options on the food menu, such as pad thai, bowl, falafel burger, plus breakfast smoothies. The staff know what vegan means and can modify the vegetarian dishes to make them vegan.
10 Moo1, Sairee Beach , Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: American, Western, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Vegan choices include one breakfast plate with scrambled tofu, fried mushrooms, baked beans, sausage; a scrambled tofu plate; plus a BLT sandwich and a veggie burger (doubl-check if vegan or not). Offers view by the sea. Has Wi-Fi.
18/32 Moo 1, Nay Pon Rd, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Tex-Mex restaurant which makes everything in-house, including the beans, guacamole, salsa & rice, which are all vegan. Located on the new Nay Pon Road pedestrian street. Vegetarian burritos and vegetarian tacos served at reduced prices from the versions with meat. Limited English spoken - be sure to clarify vegan. NOTE: space is shared with two other restaurants which may also have vegan options.
25/92 Moo 2, Mae Haad Beach, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Raw, Western, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Vegan choices are clearly marked and include breakfast, wraps, bowls, freshly made-in-house shakes & juices, desserts, almond and coconut milk lattes and more. European restaurant with a chill atmosphere. Has a full bar.
22/35 Moo 3, Chalok Baan Kao, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Juice bar, Honey, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Small place offering western style food and marks the vegetarian and vegan items. Apart from salad there's a vegan chickpea burger with seaweed fries and a raw vegan cheesecake. Need to specify if you don't want honey. It's located down the dirt road next to 7/11 in Chalok, near Buddha View dive school. Since Sept 2014.
1/16 Moo1, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Ovo, Thai, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Traditional Thai food with noodle, rice, and curry dishes which you could order without the meat and use vegetables, tofu, or cashew. Staff understand what the vegan means; or say the Thai veg word, jai.
Island Plaza, Sairee Beach, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Western style eatery with salads, rice bowls, house made rye and sourdough bread, and detox juices. Selection of breakfast and lunch for all diet types - vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free and paleo. Has a zero trash policy, and take away food is delivered in glass jar to be returned (or purchased). NOTE: Sep 2017 reported limited vegan options - please send updates.
27/10 Moo 1, Sairee, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Thai, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Small Thai restaurant serving most main dishes with a tofu option. Majority of dishes are without dairy, egg or fish sauce as standard. Staff understand veganism, but remember to tell them you don’t want milk, egg etc.
Main Street, Haad Saire, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Open restaurant with labeled vegetarian Indian curries, most of which are vegan but not labeled - ask the staff. The vegetarian thali (set of 2 curries, rothi, rice, veg koma) isn't vegan (one of the curries includes cream) but can be vegan on request.
18/9 Chalok BaanKao, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, International, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, British, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Bespoke Art Café in Koh Tao, specializing in 100% Arabica coffee, English breakfasts, premium quality burgers, wood-fired pizza and creative vegan dishes. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Almond milk available for coffee. Vegan options include pizzas with vegan cheese, breakfast, sandwiches, veggie burger, and chocolate mousse. Also has juice, beer & cocktails.
2/55 Moo 3, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Bakery, Israeli, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Wholefoods cafe est. 2017 on Koh Tao island. Serves western style meals including pancakes and benedicts, smoothies, and organic coffee. Cooks in olive and coconut oils. Has co-working space.
14-18 Moo 3, Koh Tao, Thailand
Cuisine: Ovo, Thai, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Thai food restaurant where much of the menu can be made vegetarian or vegan without fish or oyster sauce. Promotes meat free Monday. Has raw desserts. Owners grows some herbs, fruit & vegetables.
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