Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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