19 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Calle Manuel Espinosa Batista Edificio Cali (at Planta Baja Al lado de los estacionamientos de la Unive), Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Take-out, Asian, Vietnamese
Part of the fast growing international chain of vegan restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for veg living. Each location is individual family owned and operated. Serves all vegan food, coffee, non-alcoholic beverages, and vegan dessert.
Avenida 5 Sur, Barrio San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Vegan, International, Western, Juice bar
An upscale vegan restaurant that's part of the Holistic Mind Steps health center. Est. 2013 in the San Francisco neighborhood. Offers a set menu plus daily combo options, and there are desserts and juices.
PH Dorasol, Planta Baja Local 1A, El Dorado, Betania (at Cl 4ta y Av Miguel A. Brostella), Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Buffet, Fast food, Take-out, Taiwanese
Taiwanese vegetarian buffet-style restaurant. No onion or garlic used.
Calle 49B Oeste (at 100m from Via Espana, next to Veneto Casino), Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Buffet, Juice bar, Asian, Panamanian
Large cafeteria style seating. Features a wide variety in Asian and Panamanian vegan food. Includes soy meats, plantains, potatoes, rice, mixed veggies, soups and salads. Fresh squeezed orange juice and carrot juice as well. Food is usually made at 7am and available until closing. Lunch time has the best selection as there are fewer items left later on. Cafeteria pricing, around 70+ cents one scoop, and juices are 70+ cents (prices at Feb 2017). Owned and operated by a Taiwanese family.
entre Cl 71B Oeste y Cl Juan Rivera Reyes, Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Buffet, Fast food, Take-out, Asian, Taiwanese
Chinese restaurant with basic, cafeteria style seating and pricing per portion. Serves Asian food and non-alcoholic beverages.
Autorápido Calle 5ta Parque Lefevre (at Dentro de Bluegong Panama Hostel), Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Lacto, Western, Fast food
Sandwich shop offering vegetarian burgers, sandwiches, and gyros. Since March 2014. Everything can be made vegan without cheese. Live music events are presented sometimes.
Calle Ricardo Arias, El Cangrejo (at corner of Calle 50 & 53 E), Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Fast food, Take-out, Asian
Chinese restaurant with basic, cafeteria style seating. Choose from a large selection plus a drink for your meal. Lots of soya meat, noodles, rice and vegetables. Air conditioned. No smoking. Free water and hot tea with food purchase.
La Cresta, Calle Jose Fabrega, Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: International, Western, Delivery, Caribbean, Fusion, Latin, Central American
Vegetarian restaurant with lots of vegan options. Offers a daily changing menu that can be delivered as well. Organizes vegan cooking classes from time to time.
Calle 52 (at El Cangrejo), Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Lebanese, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Restaurant with indoor dining room and patio serves several large-portioned vegan salads and appetizers, such as hummus, babaganoush, eggplant moussaka, fattoush, tabouli, other green salads, lentil soup, in-house-made pita bread and pizza. Drinks include tea, beer and wine.
Calle 6ta Orestes, Casa de Tomas , Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Salad bar, Juice bar, Delivery, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Cafe with mainly vegetarian and vegan choices, including a vegan burger, vegan wrap, menu vegano dish, along with two vegan soups of the day. The only meat they offer is a burger and a chicken empanada.
Plaza de Francia, Casco Antiguo, Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, International, Western, Buffet, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Cafe offering many vegetarian and vegan dishes like salads, sandwiches made with soy faux meat, scrambled tofu breakfast. Drinks include hot chocolate and coffee with almond milk, organic tea. Located next to the French Embassy in the old city, Casco Antiguo, which has been renovated and is visited by tourists every day. Has Wi-Fi. Houses a gallery on the second floor.
Calle 3ra (at Casco Antiguo district), Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Peruvian cuisine with a vegetarian selection. Owner is willing to change dairy, egg, and other non-vegan ingredients from vegetarian plates
Clayton Mall en Calle al Hospital (at Calle Hill), Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Raw, Juice bar, Fusion, Latin American, Panamanian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. With an outlet in Balboa as well this one in Clayton. Health food restaurant inside shopping center. Offers salads, entrees, build-yo-own bowl, and sushi; also smoothies and juices. Sample vegan choices include vegan tartare, stuffed mushrooms, vegan tacos, stuffed plantains, and minestrone soup.
Avenida de la Rotonda, Complejo Business Park, Ocean Mall, Panama City, Panama
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Thai, Asian, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Asian fusion restaurant. Veggie choices include pad thai, rice paper rolls, spring rolls, pizza, gyoza, nasi goreng, vegetable sushi roll, tofu avocado salad, smoothies. Be sure to specify vegan.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
2361 Calle John F. Wallace, Balboa, Ancón, Panama City, Panama
Store with a cafe. Sells a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, including a large amount of organic like arugula, kale, tomatoes, oranges and much more. 2015 relocated from 583 Calle Tomas Guardia, Altos de Balboa.
Calle 75, Edificio Mega Storage, San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
Small chain of organic stores. Stocks organic produce, major health food brands, gluten-free, skin care, eco-friendly detergents & cleaning products, grocery items, and natural remedies.
Calle Ramon H. Jurado, Centro Comercial Paitilla Mall, local 7, Panama City, Panama
Health store with multiple outlets. Stocks organic produce, major health food brands, gluten-free, skin care, eco-friendly detergents & cleaning products, grocery items, and natural remedies. This is its flagship location and is attached to a vegetarian restaurant in the mall.
Still hungry? We've got you covered. Try searching for areas surrounding Panama City.