4 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
corner 17 Avenida Suroeste and Paseo Salvador Allende, Barrio Marta Quezada (at start of Calle 27 de Mayo), Managua, Nicaragua
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Buffet, Asian, Bakery, Nicaraguan
Vegetarian restaurant to the west of the Montoya Statue, with a large gate painted orange and green. It's associated with the nearby macrobiotic shop and is operated by International Society of Divine Realization SIRD. Serves local dishes prepared with soy substitutes for what would otherwise be meat, as well as many tofu dishes. Uses vegan cheese. Also sell whole wheat bread.
entre la Pastelería Sampson y Chocolate Momotombo en Planes de Altamira, Managua, Nicaragua
Cuisine: Beer/Wine, Nicaraguan, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. The base of the menu is grilled vegetables served in different ways. Then the customer adds choice of meats/cheese for additional price. Setting is backyard style, healthier barbecue.
next to Tica Bus international bus terminal, Managua, Nicaragua
Cuisine: Nicaraguan, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Small hotel with a restaurant known as Comidas Sara, located just meters from both Tica bus and Transporte Del Sol international bus terminals. Offers some vegetarian dishes of which a few are or can be veganized. Try a plate with rice, beans, salad, and tortilla bread. No animal fat used in rice and beans. NOTE: please send map coordinates to happycow!
Managua, Carretera Masaya, Managua, Nicaragua
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Italian, Western, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Vegetarian-friendly restaurant in a country where veggie restaurants are few and far between. Menu lists the veg choices - see website. Has tofu, gluten-free, also vegan desserts. Dishes like mujadara, curries, humus, babagenouj and falafels. Directions: from 1st entry to Las Colinas, go 70 meters east from the stop light.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
near Mercado Oriental, Managua, Nicaragua
Well-known store with a little cafe inside. Store is small but offers a large variety of herbal medicines, supplements, vitamins, and minerals. Some whole grain breads and pastries, grains, and other packaged foods. Emphasis is on whole grain foods and organic. Manager speaks English. Onsite pharmacists give advice on herbal medicines and such. No coffee, and no chocolate.
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