32 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
295 Ottawa St, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Pizza, Fast food, Take-out
Small franchise of vegan fast food cafes, this one est. Dec 2017. Offers patties which are made into different flavors of burgers; also poutine, chili cheese fries, hot dogs, salads, pizza, and vegan soft-serve ice cream. Plenty of seating.
1044 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Organic, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, All Raw
Part of the Rawlicious group, this restaurant opened Apr 2015 in Westdale Village. Specializes in organic live food, desserts, and drinks. No wheat, dairy, or refined sugar used. Casual chic interior with artwork display. Open hours change often, so call ahead.
Hamilton area, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Catering, Take-out only
A vegan hot dog & street food cart. Operates at markets and events - check website for locations. Serves hand rolled hot dogs with option of house-made nacho cheese, tvp sloppy Janes, and tempeh BLT sandwiches. Previously in St Catherines.
292 Ottawa St, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Pizza, Fast food, Bakery, Take-out only
A takeaway punk-rock vegan cafe specialising in artisan vegan sandwiches, calzones, savoury pies, and house-made classic nostalgic desserts. Also offers breakfast, ready to go artisan pizza pockets, mock meat pies, slab pizza, dunkaroos, cookie sandwiches, milkshakes and specialty coffee. Since Feb 2017. Relocated from 368 Main St W.
202 Locke St S, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Western, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery
Non-veg turned fully vegetarian coffee shop and cafe as of Jan 2016. Provides a sense of community. One wall is a large chalk board with art and quotes from customers. Offers mostly vegan food, some gluten free choices, including house-made baked goods, breakfast, and sandwiches. Focus is on local and sustainable ingredients. Stocks coconut, almond, and soy milk for drinks.
216 Barton St, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Fast food, Take-out, Catering
Take out counter offering vegetarian Indian food, chaat, and sweets. Daily lunch thali, Wednesday special kadhi pakoda and rice, Friday special saag and maki do (corn) roti. Uses dairy.
541 Barton St E (at Westinghouse), Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Western, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers fresh, homemade meals and baked goods, using locally sourced ingredients. A vegan soup is always on offer as well as chili, salad, and usually a vegan dinner entree which changes from night to night. Chefs can modify dishes to make them vegan. Other vegan choices are lattes, muffins, brownies, granola bars, and hot chocolate (just ask for soy milk). Everything in the cafe is nut-free and there are gluten-free options as well. This is a social enterprise with a pay-it-forward system you are encouraged to donate to or benefit from, depending on your financial status. The community is friendly, open, and accepting.
275 James St N, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Japanese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Japanese food with nearly 1/2 of the menu vegan suitable - dishes like broccoli with sesame chilli dressing and grilled enoki, asparagus with preserved lemon slices, onion rings, ramen, and hiya yakking tofu with eggplant.
1065 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Italian, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Food is halal. Ovo-lacto vegetarians can choose from pizza, salad, calzones, wraps, pasta, and falafel. No smoking. Open from 11am.
31 King William St (at King and James ), Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Raw, Beer/Wine, Tapas, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Located in the core of downtown on an historic street. The menu is made up of clearly labeled vegan, vegetarian, and pescatarian dishes, with locally sourced vegetables being the focus of each dish. The vegan cheesecake, which is also gluten free, has a hint of orange and vanilla, topped off with fresh strawberries; a must try. The space is designed with exposed brick and wood, lending an upscale elegance to a casual meal. Late night menu from 10pm on weekends.
258 Locke St S, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Organic, Western, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Bakery, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Bakery by day, pizzeria at night. Offers organic and locally grown produce items from its own 100-acre farm and other producers.
312 King St E, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, European, Dutch, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Dutch-style cafe in Hamilton's international village. Menu offers savory pies, sandwiches, quinoa salads, locally-sourced vegan baked goods, and sometimes vegan soup. Serves fair-trade coffee with soy milk option.
38 Hess St South (at Main), Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Mostly meat but has a tofu burrito that's vegan, or you could build your own burrito. Has sweet potato fries. Casual atmosphere.
100 W 5th (at St. Joseph's Healthcare), Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Western, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Rainbows End Community Development Corp is a Hamilton charity, operating a cafeteria at St. Joseph's hospital. Offers many vegetarian and vegan choices, including vegan burger and falafel, almond milk, vegan soups. Uses vegan mayonaise.
1591 Upper James St Unit 2, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Western, Fast food, Salad bar, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Healthier fast food chain offering salads, wraps, and grain bowls. Could customize your meal choosing from the different kinds of vegetables and fillings like quinoa, rice, falafel, and tofu.
306 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Lacto, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Lebanese food with extensive vegan-suitable appetizer and entree choices. Try the modemmes chickpea/fava stew. Two outlets in the city, no alcohol at this one.
1300 Garth Street, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Thai, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Vietnamese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Vietnamese and Thai cuisine, with several vegetarian appetizers and main entrees. Vegetarians need to specify no fish sauce, etc.
1070 Stone Church Rd E, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has vegetarian section on the menu with soy beef, soy chicken, and tofu. These vegetarian dishes can be made vegan on request, if not already.
193 James Street N (at Cannon St W), Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, Coffee/Tea, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Sells only fair-trade organic coffee. Sister store to My Dog Joe. Warm and inviting atmosphere. Serves muffins, in-house-made baked goods, vegan options, paninis, soup, chili and more.
1000 Upper Gage Ave Unit 4, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Western, Bakery, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Pet-friendly cafe where your pet can dine inside the restaurant with you. Has a separate area for cooking/prep/cashier area and non-pet-friendly seating, as well as a larger dining area where pets and their people dine together. Sells organic pet treats, as well as food for human customers.
43 King William St, Hamilton, Ontario
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Beer/Wine, Nepalese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Indian and Nepalese cuisine. Vegan and gluten-free options are labeled. Has vegan naan. Owners will explain which dishes are vegan.
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