20 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Calle Sagarnaga 219, Galeria Chuquiago (at Calle Murillo), La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Vegan, Pizza, Organic, Western, Buffet, Juice bar, Take-out
Vegetarian restaurant in the middle of the tourist street Sagarnaga, since May 2015. Vegan except for honey. Serves healthy meals, has raw cakes and smoothies. Some dishes are gluten free (except pizza), and there are gluten free option for the sandwiches. No soy meat. Offers a soup-of-the-day-buffet with bread and different types of hummus, eat as much as you'd like.
Calle 18 de Calacoto (at Entre Montenegro y Patino, frente al Banco Fie), La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Vegan, Salad bar, Juice bar, Take-out
A small all-vegan cafe located in the Zona Sur serves mostly freshly made-in-house juices and sandwiches, but you can also find saltenas (a local specialty - an empanada stuffed with lentils and spices).
Avenida Ecuador 2286, Sopocachi (at Altos Liberia Armonia), La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Buffet, Salad bar, Bolivian
Vegetarian lunch buffet restaurant in a peaceful setting. Buffet includes soup, salad, around 5 hot dishes, dessert, and tea. Price around BS26. Owner produces his own organic vegetables. Most items are vegan suitable. Please send HappyCow a link to the correct map location on Google maps- thanks.
Sopocachi, 493 Sanchez Lima St. (at Pedro Salazar), La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, International, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out, European
Veggie and vegan fast food, including quinoa, chickpea and bean burgers, chickpea nuggets, panini sandwiches and salads. All items on the menu can be made vegan by changing cheese sauces.
20 de Octubre, La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Western, Bolivian
Hare Krishna place in front of the Ministry of Defence, 10 meters from Plaza Avaroa. Hindu decorations. Offers 4 types of salad, a choice between 2 types of soup, 2 types of refreshment, 2 types of dessert, bread and a main course that usually has 5 preparations. May 2014 reported still open; relocated from Jacinto Benavente 2173 Sopocachi.
Zoila Flores 1334 (at Colombia and Almirante Grau), La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, Bolivian
Vegetarian restaurant and tea shop serving variety of imported teas, plus fresh fruit juices, afternoon sweets. Each day there is a set menu as well as fixed lunch beginning at noon (sometimes runs out fast, but there are other menu items such as veggie burger, eggplant, salads, fruit). Eclectic music, artwork, and outdoor garden. Location is a few blocks from Plaza San Pedro, just south of Almirante Grau on Zoilo Flores.
Calle Murillo 752 (at Graneros and Santa Cruz), La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Bolivian
11 Bolivanos set meal, comes with soup and a main. Changes daily, same for lunch and dinner. Typically one can be made vegan of two options. Also sells TVP and other health food products. Open lunch and dinner.
Calle Sagarnaga (at between Illampu & Linares), La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has soy burgers, soy steak, and vegan smoothies and soups sometimes (ask for it). Location is in the heart of the touristy district, and is often busy at lunchtime.
2235 Ave Sanchez Lima (at Gutierrez and Guachalla), La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, American, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Name is pronouned Jiu-gue and is a cozy cafe/bar in the heart of Sopocachi specializing in gourmet hot dogs and sandwiches. Offers vegan sausages, the option to veganize any of the hot dogs and made-in-house falafel. Has an all vegetable sandwich and a good selection of raw vegetable and fruit juices.
Calle Illampu 809, La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Pizza, Western, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Little restaurant with falafel for 10 bolivianos; vegans request no mayonaise. Has vegan pizza (no cheese) and pasta. Vegans need to specify.
Jimenes 774, La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Lacto, Beer/Wine, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Cozy restaurant with lovely decor and shisha. Offers vegan choices such as falafel, real hummus and pitta, soup and a couscous dish. Vegetarians can order shakshuka and a Spanish omelette. Moroccan tea also.
Calle Tarija 213 (at Murillo), La Paz, Bolivia
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Western, Beer/Wine, Bolivian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers a healthier approach to multicultural cuisine. Has salads, soups, quiches, sandwiches, curry, stir fry, and desserts. Vegetarian except for chicken and fish. Cozy place, next to Oliver's Travels British pub.