Istanbul, Turkey Vegan Friendly Restaurants

Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just searching for plant-based dining options, it's nice to have personal recommendations. That's why HappyCow has created this list, featuring the ten best vegan restaurants in Istanbul, as determined by the highest scores calculated from HappyCow community member reviews.

Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we're sure that you'll find the very best veggie dining experiences using our Top 10 list as your guide.
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Kumbaracı Yokuşu 57/ A, Beyoğlu (at İstiklal St), Istanbul, Turkey



Cuisine: Vegan, Pizza, Middle Eastern, Turkish

Jan 2015 re-opened here after move from Luleci Hendek Caddesi 27, Tophane. Offers vegan food with dishes like iskender and balls, Bosnian cevapi kofte, seitan stuffed grape leaves pockets with lemon sauce, vegan burger, vegan lasagna and vegan baklava, seasonal menu with Turkish rice, stuffed peppers and eggplant, olive oil cold plates, plus smoothies and cookies. Sunday is wild mushroom day. Fridays has vegan buffet from 6:30pm.

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50/A Macit Erbudak Sokak, Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey



Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish

Colorful vegean cafe opened in mid-2014 in the Yeldegirmeni quarter of Kadikoy. Opens out to the street with indoor/outdoor dining. Serves Turkish, Mediterranean/Middle Eastern foods such as pilaf, baked beans, falafel, bulghur, mashed potatoes, dolma, lentil soup, eggplant stews.

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Kumbaracı Yokuşu No:69, Istanbul, Turkey



Cuisine: Lacto, International, Mediterranean, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out, Middle Eastern

Arabic-style falafel and hummus restaurant. Vegan except for one drink with ayran.

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Istiklal cad öğüt sok 4 Taksim, Istanbul, Turkey



Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Fast food, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Turkish

Falafel eatery serving falafel in wraps, sandwiches, and on plates with salad and hummus. Uses mostly organic ingredients. Menu items are vegan apart from some drink options. Located on a side street close to "Demiroren" shopping centre at Istiklal street.

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Bankalar Caddesi No:17 Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey



Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Bakery, European, Fusion

Health food cafe attached to a yoga studio. Offers coffee, baked goods, breakfast and lunch food.

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Caferaga Mahallesi Nailbey Sokak, Unit 15, Kadikoy (at Bahariye Street), Istanbul, Turkey



Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Western, Buffet, Fast food, Salad bar, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Turkish

A sandwich and wrap shop with a buffet that offers Turkish dishes and salads made of vegetables and legumes. Choose what you'd like in your wrap--including chickpeas, eggplant, bean, wheat and lentil salads, cig kofte, baked potatoes, chips, carrot, and red cabbage salads with hummus and muhammara. Lunch starts 12pm.

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Firuzaga Mahallesi Turkgucu Caddesi No 51/A, Beyoglu Cihangir Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey



Cuisine: Vegan, Pizza, Organic, Catering, Gluten-free

An all-vegan cafe, restaurant and market.

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Feritbey Sokak 18/A (at Karakolhane Caddesi), Istanbul, Turkey



Cuisine: Vegan, Pizza, International, Italian, Western, Mediterranean, Fusion, Middle Eastern, Spanish

Restaurant turned vegan in 2017. Has a daily changing menu. Regular items include vegan desserts, salads, vegan soups, vegan balls (like fellah or falafel). Also has a small books and gift shop. Located in the Yeldegirmeni Quartier of Central Kadikoy. The access is either by m4 underground line Kadikoy station or by ferry from Besiktas-Eminonu-Karakoy (etc.) to Kadikoy pier. Friendly atmosphere for stray/pet animals.

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Camekan Sk. no. 10/2, Bereketzade Mah., Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey



Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Fast food, Salad bar, Delivery, Take-out, Middle Eastern

Falafel takeout and delivery shop with a few places to sit. Falafel, salads, and sauces are vegan. The toast and desserts contain dairy. Previously located at Serdar-ı Ekrem Cd No:1.

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Muhzirbasi Sokak 2, Eminonu, Istanbul, Turkey



Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Fast food, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Turkish

Vegetarian eatery serving one food dish: vegan bulghur & spice balls in wraps. A portion includes cigkofte, lettuce, wrap, and lemon. The only non-vegan product is ayran (yogurt drink). Location is by Sirkeci tram station and a short walk from Spice Bazaar.

So, there you have it - our list of the very best vegan food that Istanbul has to offer. We hope that you enjoy your dining experience.

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