23 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
25 de Julio Ave, Dr. Leonidas Ortega Moreira, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Take-out, Ecuadorian
Vegan restaurant and store to the south of Guayaquil, one block from the hospital. Offers a changing Ecuadorian lunch to take out, soup and rice, and frozen vegan burgers to cook at home. Call or send message by Whatsapp in advance. Opened May 2017. Near metro stop Sopeña.
Alborada 10 Etapa, Mz 503, Villa 29, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Western, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Spanish
An all-vegan restaurant serving beans, quinoa burgers, portobello burger, hot dogs, bandejita, pasteles (sausage in bread), empanadas, drinks and more. Directions: Follow the Pycca Street of La Rotonda shopping center until you reach Bodegas La Carlota (sign of apple), turn right and enter the third street on the left (house of two flats red with white).
Avenida Bejamin Carrion Mora, 6to Pje. 2 Ne, esquina, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan, Take-out, Ecuadorian
Small restaurant offering vegetarian versions of typical Guayaquil food. Sells mock meat and also desserts such as sweet and ripe cakes.
Av. Quito 541 y Ave. Luis Urdaneta, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Ecuadorian
A local favorite veggie food restaurant. Serves a pre-fixed lunch menu plus items such as quinoa and veggies soup, soychicken and beans stirfry, broccoli stirfry, cold ceveeche, brown rice, cornbread dessert, and fresh juice. No English spoken.
Costaneras 613, Urdesa (at Enter Las Monjas and Ficus), Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, International, Catering, Fusion
Serves vegetarian made-in-house dinners, including Indian, Cuban and Ecuadorian styles. Has vegan options and other dishes that could possibly be made vegan (please inquire). Has an open garden area with the air and breeze from the local estero (salty waterfront). Also has a small store with imported clothes and crafts from India with a natural products section.
Machala 1001 y Hurtado esquina, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Ecuadorian
La Alimentación del Futuro is a small, family operated veggie restaurant that makes its own soy meat. Offers local food (lomo saltado, chaulafan, apandado, churrasco) and set lunch. Busy at lunch time.
Av. Victor Emilio Estrada 1004 (at entre ilanes y Jiguas), Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Chinese, Organic, Delivery, Take-out, Ecuadorian
Small, family run business. Warm atmosphere. Daily special includes soup, fresh juice, and meal of the day.
Victor Manuel Rendon 721 y (at Boyaca), Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Ecuadorian, Latin American
Vegetarian restaurant serving a daily changing menu of 1 soup, 4 main dishes, 2 desserts, different fruit shakes. Sells vegan cookies, sausages, meat and coffee.
Alborada 3era Etapa, Villa 7, Detrás del Centro Comercial Plaza Mayor, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: International, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Restaurant est. 2017 offering set lunch menus. Not fully vegetarian despite the name.
Malecon 1406 y Aguirre, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: American, Ecuadorian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Evening restaurant located inside a hostel and is open to the public. Many vegetarian dishes, a few non-veg ones. Includes a wrap, a lentil or quinoa burger (can be vegan upon request). Understands veganism.
Avenida Nueve de Octubre y Machala, esquina, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Western, Fast food, Salad bar, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Casual eatery offering salads and snack sandwiches/wraps, fruit, acai bowls, frozen fruit served as vegan ice cream.
Victor Emilio Estrada 1006 e Ilanes, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Understands how to assemble a vegan burrito and little cup-like open-faced tacos called sopes. Unlike others restaurants that just remove meat and call it a day, this place uses beans and mushrooms.
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