Top 10 Vegan Friendly Bakeries

Whether you're dairy-free, gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, or just searching for plant-based dessert options, it's nice to have personal recommendations. That's why HappyCow has created this list, featuring the best vegan-friendly bakeries in Japan, as determined by the highest scores calculated from HappyCow community member reviews. Even non-vegans will agree that the tasty vegan options available at these bakeries would please even the most discerning palate. From quality baked goods and sweets, to decadent pastries, doughnuts, and treats, we're sure that you'll find the very best yummy desserts Japan has to offer using our Top 10 list as your guide.
Gluten free cake at Marbre Vegan in Tokyo

Shinjuku, 2-chōme−1−5, Parkside Sq, 1st Floor, Tokyo, Japan



Vegan cake café and coffee shop located near located next to Shinjuku Gyoen Park Shinjuku entrance. Last order at 6 pm.

 at Mercy Vegan Factory in Osaka

2-4-15 Kawarayamachi, Chuoku, Osaka, Japan



Categories: Vegan, Japanese, Delivery, Take-out, Bakery, Catering, European, Breakfast

Bakery and cafe with seating that also has some menu items like Korean gimpap, deep-fried 'chicken', vegan sweets (tarts, cakes), speciality breads and vegan salty butter rolls. Can ship most vegan meals, breads, and cakes all over Japan. As of September 2023, open for dinner time (last order 8:00pm) Hosting pop up shops in various places in Osaka. Please check SNS.

Shine Muscats sandwich  at KOMEDA is in Tokyo

1-chōme-13-1 Tsukiji, Chuo, Tokyo, Japan



Categories: Vegan, Japanese, Western, Take-out, Bakery, Fusion, Breakfast

"Plant based kissa" restaurant that's part of the Komeda chain of coffee shops and is certified vegan by the Japan Vegan Society. Serves coffee drinks and a 34-item food menu with 8 desserts. Last order 9:30pm. Location is 2 minutes from Higashi-Ginza station. Est. 2020.

Pastries to go  at Universal Bakes 2 - Nicome in Tokyo

Setagaya City, Kitazawa, 3-chōme-19-20 reload, 2nd Floor, 10 sections, Tokyo, Japan



Second location. An all-vegan bakery near Shimokitazawa Station.

  at Cafe Tarot - カフェタロ in Tokyo

1-chōme-27-3 Asakusabashi, Taito City, Tokyo, Japan

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Categories: Vegan, American, International, Mediterranean, Take-out, Bakery, Fusion, Breakfast

Small restaurant offering open sandwiches, falafel, salads, bagels, vegan soft serve made with oat milk, baked goods, and other desserts.

 at Canelita Sweets in Osaka

Minamihorie 1-14-22, Osaka, Japan



Offers vegan cakes and sweets including cakes, cupcakes, doughnuts, brownies and cookies. Locally roasted coffee also available. Small seating area.

Buddha bowl, came with a beetroot dressing/dip at Veg Out in Kyoto

west side of Shichijyo-Bride of The Kamo River, Kyoto, Japan



Categories: Vegan, Japanese, Macrobiotic, Organic, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery, Breakfast

River facing restaurant directly across the bridge from Shichijo urban rail station. Serves breakfast until midday, lunch from 12-3pm, cafe menu 3-6pm with last orders at 5:30pm. All vegan starters, mains, desserts, alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks. Check Facebook in advance as they will sometimes close early if sold out.

Veggie breads at Universal Bakes and Cafe in Tokyo

5 Chome-9-1 Daita, Tokyo, Japan



Vegan bakery offering breads to desserts and savory snacks.

Vegan fruit sandwich  at Hatoya Asakusa  in Tokyo

2-chōme-3-3 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo, Japan

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A fruit sandwich shop offers a variety of seasonal fruit sandwiches such as melon, pineapple, and strawberry. All cream and bread are vegan. Address in Japanese: 浅草2丁目3-3. -- フルーツサンドイッチのお店。クリーム、パンは全てヴィーガン対応を提供しています。旬のフルーツを使って常時5〜10種類のフルーツサンドイッチがあります。

Original Spicy Burger - It is made with a juicy original plant-based patty with a rich flavor and spicy aroma. at 2foods - Shibuya Loft in Tokyo

Udagawa 21-1 Shibuya Loft 2F, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan



Categories: Vegan, International, Japanese, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Bakery, Catering, Gluten-free, Breakfast

Plant-based 'healthy' junk food eatery est. 2021 offering gluten free curry and meal sets for lunch plus omelette rice, nuggets, and burgers. Vegan donuts, and chocolate gateau are on offer outside of meal times. Serves alcohol at dinner. Located on the 2nd floor of Shibuya Loft, a 5 minute walk from Shibuya Station. Part of a chain with multiple stores; four stores in Tokyo.

So that's our list of the very best vegan bakeries in Japan. We hope that you enjoy them and get your sweet tooth fulfilled.

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