34 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Rua Visconde de Goiana, 198, Boa Vista (at 1o andar), Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan, International, Fusion, Brazilian
Lunch venue offering a different fixed menu each day plus has appetizer and dessert. Focus is on traditional home-style Brazilian cuisine but also combines other cuisines like samosas, curries, kibbeh, esfiha, and ratatouille. Everything is vegan.
Rua Joaquim Xavier de Andrade, 104, Poço de Panela, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan, Mediterranean, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Fusion, Middle Eastern, Brazilian
Weekday lunch venue offering 2 prix fixé options each day (change daily), plus desserts and juices.
R. Menezes Drumond, 66, Madalena, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan, Italian, Delivery, Take-out, Catering, Fusion, Brazilian
Focus is on delivery and catering, but has limited seating space where people can come to eat meals or snacks. Menu includes Italian dishes (lasagna, rondelli, polpettas, gnocchi), Brazilian food (feijoada, strogonoff, moqueca, jacalhoada, beans & beef), sandwiches, salads, and desserts.
Rua Conde D'eu, 118, Boa Vista, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan, Western, Buffet, Take-out, Brazilian
Buffet restaurant, reported fully vegan as of Dec 2016. Price per kg. Natural juices and coconut water available. Has vegan desserts. A food store is also on premises. Sells books.
Rua do Sossego, 179 Boa Vista (at Bar Iraq), Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Western, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out, Brazilian
Vegan club in the center of Recife. Housed in a centennial mansion where Vegan'n'Roll cooks for parties run by the producer Evandro Sena as well as music from the jukebox daily and cold beer. Menu offers feijoada and snacks like hot dogs and burgers. Previously ran a food trailer at Black Bird Food Park, new venture reported February 2017.
Rua Arsenio Calaca 102, San Martin (at Av Abdias de Carvalho), Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Organic, Raw, Buffet, Salad bar, Juice bar, Bakery, Brazilian
Wide array of raw foods, very few dishes use dairy, tofu is preferred for pizzas. Vegetarian buffet with mostly vegan options, including desserts. Natural juices and coconut water available. Integral pizzas on Fridays, Brazilian vegan feijoada on Thursdays. A small organic store is also on premises. Price is per kg. Located at the side of CHESF, a big energy company, near the Federal University.
Rua Santa Cecília, 43, São José, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Japanese, Buffet, Asian, Taiwanese
Chinese restaurant that also serves Japanese, Taiwanese, and Western dishes in a vegetarian buffet line, with predominantly vegan options. A few dishes contain egg.
Rua do Apolo 81, Recife Antigo, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Italian, Fast food, Brazilian, Take-out only
Vegetarian food truck offering different lunch option each day. See its facebook for the day's menu. Ask for a vegan version.
Rua General Vargas, 17, Engenho do Meio, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Buffet, Salad bar
Offers a vegetarian buffet with mostly vegan items. Includes salads, onion rings, rice cakes, kofta, moqueca, lasagna, jackfruit potstickers, spinach spaghetti, falafel, jackfruit beef, tabouleh, Chinese noodles, and several desserts.
Rua Mamede Simões 144, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Indian, Beer/Wine, Fusion, Brazilian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Traditional bar established 2004. Next to Parque 13 de Maio and has a charged cultural atmosphere. Serves snacks and meals. Veg options include soy meatballs, samosa, lassi, empada, coxinha, and pastéi.
Rua Joaquim Nabuco, 574 - Santana, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Pizza, Fast food, Brazilian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Fast food with veggie options for pizza, shakes, notdogs, drumsticks, and veggie burger. Ask which items can be vegan.
R. do Riachuelo, 641, Boa Vista, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, International, Macrobiotic, Delivery, Fusion, Brazilian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Long-established restaurant offering traditional Brazilian dishes as well macrobiotic focus. Different menu each day with always a vegan option, such as pot pie, kibeh, lotus root, feijoada, or gyoza, and dessert.
Rua Padre Carapuceiro, 777, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Lacto, Italian, Brazilian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Upscale restaurant focused on seafood but added vegan and vegetarian choices in 2017. Vegan items include robata, mushroom penne, ratatouille, and moqueca.
Rua João Dias Martins, 56, Boa Viagem, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Pizza, Delivery, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Mostly delivery with limited seating pizza parlor. Has vegan savory and sweet pizzas in 10 different flavors.
Rua Professor Eduardo Wanderley Filho, 336, Boa Viagem, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Lacto, Mexican, Latin American, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Mexican restaurant offering tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas, and burritos. Has soy protein as a meat substitute. Also an outlet at Rua Sebastiáo Alves, 45, Tamarineira.
R Sebastiao Alves, 45, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Mexican, Latin American, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Second location of a Mexican restaurant with vegetarian and vegan choices for tacos, quesadillas, chimichangas, enchiladas, and burritos. Has soy protein as a meat substitute. The other location is at Rua Professor Eduardo Wanderley Filho, 336, Boa Viagem. On their online menu, look at the ingredient description - wherever you see vegetariano, you can click and see other available options, like vegan.
Av. Conselheiro Aguiar, 1044, Boa Viagem, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Western, Bakery, Fusion, Brazilian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Health store and restaurant with vegan labels on the menu that include dishes like quiche, salad, burger, and smoothie, plus traditional Brazilian dishes like moqueca, escondidinho, açaí, and tapioca. The store is located on the ground floor and sells many products for special diets (including vegan brands) and a gluten-free bakery.
Av. Rui Barbosa, 896, Graças (at Amélia), Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Burger trailer offering a vegan burger called Bill Haley including vegan mayo. Pet friendly.
Av. Domingos Ferreira, 4236, Boa Viagem, Recife, Brazil
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, American, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A burger restaurant, but has a vegan menu (since 2015) which includes shitake burger, falafel burger, and wrap with soy meat. Vegetarian carpaccio and brownies for dessert.
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