9 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
San Diego, Calles de los Puntales 37-01 (at Carrera 9 btwn Calle 37 & Calle 38), Cartagena, Colombia
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Take-out, Colombian
Restaurant and health store with a takeaway counter. Busy at lunchtime. Serves only the set menu which includes a soup and main dish which is usually vegetarian spin-offs of standard Colombian dishes (rice, beans, veggies). From 2-6:30pm it's takeaway only.
Calle 38 no. 5-16, Cartagena, Colombia
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Indian
Hare Krishna run cafe. Offers set lunch. Located very close to Teatro Heredia. Note that Calle 38 is also known as Calle del Estanco del Aguardiente.
Centro, Calle del Curato 38-34 (at /between Del Santismo and Stuart), Cartagena, Colombia
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, International, Juice bar, Colombian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Ask for the vegetarian menu, which features eggplant spread, lentil croquettes and ratatouille, Italian, Lebanese, Indian, and Chinese inspired dishes including tofu and soy meat. Fresh squeezed juices and local beer by the bottle available. Not air-conditioned but pleasant atmosphere. Previously named Torre Luna, changed owners in Mar 2014.
Cra 1 #12-120, Cartagena, Colombia
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Western, Salad bar, European, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A well-known chain restaurant, this outlet is located at Bocagrande Mall. Has a vegetarian menu section but limited vegan ones though you could ask to modify a vegetarian dish.
Cr 3, no. 8-128 (at Calle 8), Cartagena, Colombia
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Western, Salad bar, Juice bar, Take-out, Mexican, Fusion, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Quick, healthier restaurant offering soups, wraps, bowls, and juices. Almost everything on the menu can be made vegetarian, with lots of vegan options as well.
Cra 6 del Colegio, Cl. 68 #1334, Cartagena, Colombia
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. An Indian restaurant with an extensive vegetarian menu. Owner speaks English.
Carrera 3, #7-157, Cartagena, Colombia
Cuisine: Lacto, International, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Casual-nice fast food franchise offering wraps, salads, rolls, chia and quinoa, fresh juices, and smoothie. Focus on health food. Has vegan choices but no labeling. Entrance is around corner from address.
Calle 6 No 3-24, Cartagena, Colombia
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Mediterranean, Arabic, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Trendy restaurant in the Bocagrande neighborhood. They have several vegetarian and vegan items.
San Andres 30-36, Cartagena, Colombia
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Hindu-Colombian Indian food restaurant. Has a menu for vegetarians; also veggie samosas, lentil dish, thali and vegetables with curry.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
Morros, Cartagena, Colombia
Vegan food and fitness specialist providing catering, personal chef service, courses.
Calle 5 #34-63, Cartagena, Colombia
Small shop selling ice pops. Several are dairy free fruit varieties, and there is one labeled vegan one made from almond milk. Specify "sin leche" when ordering (without milk).
Edif. Pombo, Calle de la Estrallla con Calle del Cuartel, Esquina, Cartagena, Colombia
Gelato shop in historic old town. Offers 6 - 10 vegan flavors each day. Staff does not understand vegan or vegano, so ask which ones are sin leche. Variety of unusal fruits like uva de isabella, zapote, nispero, lulo, guanabana.
Calle 4 50 Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia
Gelato shop open all hours. Has several vegan options - ask the staff which ones.
Still hungry? Try searching for areas surrounding Cartagena.