38 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Cordero E5-70 entre Reina Victoria y Juan León Mera, Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Pizza, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Bakery, Fusion, Latin, Ecuadorian
Serving vegan food and desserts since 2017. Also sells packaged products to take away.
Leonidas Plaza N21-22 y J Washigton, Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Western, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Take-out, Catering
A community center for art and permaculture also functioning as a vegan, organic and non-GMO restaurant. The main purpose of Flora is to establish an urban example for conscious, regenerative and harmonic living. Offers international cuisine and has a changing menu. Check Facebook for updates.
Mirador de Guapulo Camino de Orellana N27-492 y Pasaje Stubel, Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan, Organic, Western, Beer/Wine, Ecuadorian
An all-vegan restaurant with proceeds going to Fundacion Libera Ecuador. Chairs and tables are made from reclaimed wood and metal, and the glasses made from recycled bottles. Has a good selection of locally produced craft beer.
Galerias Sucre OE4-48, Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Chinese, International, Juice bar, Ecuadorian
Small vegetarian restaurant located in a mall around the corner from the famous baroque church, Iglesia de la Compania in Old Town Quito. Brown rice with veggies and faux meat, fruit juice, and more. Large portions. Popular with locals at lunch time. May be difficult to find.
Isaac Albeniz E2-99 (at Mozart), Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Fast food, Take-out, Taiwanese, Ecuadorian
A small vegetarian lunch establishment in an industrial/commercial part of North Quito, est. 2008. Serves daily specials along with a regular menu. Quiet.
Juan Leon Mera N23-66, Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Pizza, International, Organic, Fast food, Take-out, Bakery, Ecuadorian
Vegetarian and vegan restaurant with a variety of Ecuadorian and international dishes. Offers gourmet Ecuadorian coffee from Loja, Galapagos and Zaruma. Has vegan and vegetarian desserts and a deli filled with products from small companies, as well as ones that come directly from the farmer to the kitchen. Relocated from Juan Leon Mera y Baquedando.
Ave Manuel Larrea y Calle Riofrio (at near the Basilica, old town), Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Ecuadorian
Local veggie almuerzos (lunch) as well as veggie hot dogs, empanadas, and more. A no frills and cheap place, lovely family running the place and making their own seitan (gluten mockmeat). Has some health products for sale.
Joaquin Pinto E7-68 y Diego de Almagro, Mariscal, Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, International, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Ecuadorian
In the Mariscal suburb. Serves a wide range of foods from Ecuadorian in addition to Chinese, Mexican, Italian, and American. Has veggie burgers, fruit smoothies, vegetarian version of Ecuador's national dish, soy steak, white corn, potato cakes, beet root, veggie chorizo sausage. Free wireless internet.
Esmeraldas Oe3-115 (at Old Town), Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Buffet, Salad bar, Juice bar
Hare Krishna center that offers a set menu each day which includes main dish, soup, salad, juice, and dessert. Sells wheat bread and other desserts as well. Also hosts cooking classes and events.
Jeronimo Carrion E4-144 (at Avenida Rio Amazonas), Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Ecuadorian
Hostal/B&B and vegetarian restaurant in the touristy area of La Mariscal. The daily set menu includes main dish, soup, salad, bread, dessert, and juice. Also sells some natural products like bread and granola. Established since late 1990s.
Baquerizo E7-70 (at Reina Victoria), Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Juice bar, Take-out
Vegetarian restaurant serving Asian (primarily) Chinese food in a pleasant modern atmosphere with Wi-Fi. Lunch special from 12-4pm. Since July 2013.
140 Los Naranjos (at 6 de Diciembre), Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Fast food, Take-out
A small lunch eatery near the shopping areas that run along Parque La Carolina, on a small street off 6 de Diecembre. Makes Chinese food with a bit of an Ecuadorian feel, has lunch specials. Many mock meat dishes.
Guayaquil y Gonzalo Diaz Pineda, Tumbaco, Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Lacto, Juice bar, Ecuadorian
Serves a daily vegetarian soup and main dish - could ask for vegan option. On Fridays the daily menu comes with tea and cake. Also offers a la carte and fresh juice.
Juan Gonzalez y Corea, Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Buffet, Juice bar
A vegetarian buffet-style vegetarian restaurant located in the Mediterraneo Plaza food court. Serves lunch, juices and desserts and usually have some mock meats. Has vegan options; please inquire. You get 4 options and some rice for $3. For an extra 10 cents you get a juice or soup. For a further 10 cents you get both, and another 10 cents for dessert. (Prices as of Oct 2016.) Standard prices for almuerzos in Quito. Quick service.
9 de Octubre, Quito, entre Rocas y Robles (at In front of Santa Teresita), Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Salad bar, Juice bar
Opened September 2017. A small vegetarian restaurant that offers mostly breakfast and lunch, fresh juices, fruit salads and ice cream. Offers a few vegan options, which are not clearly labeled, so vegans please inquire.
De Los Shyris N36-152, Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Western, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. One of many sandwich places in North Quito, the difference is that it offers veggie-meat for the sandwiches and has a page of the menu devoted to vegetarian choices. Modern, deli feel. Sells some packaged snack foods. Located directly across from Parque La Carolina and just south of El Comercio.
Manuel Samaniego N895 y Antepara, Itchimbia, Quito, Ecuador
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Beer/Wine, Bakery, Ecuadorean, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. International and Ecuadorian home-style cooking. Has a casual ambiance with a stunning view of the city. Half of the menu has vegetarian items like humita, empanaas, veggie sandwiches, fries and nachos. Also offers a vegan section with choices such as mixed rice, encocado, portobello burger, heart of palm & lupino bean ceviche and vegetable Thai curry. Has a live music room.
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