20 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Calle Cruz Verde 221 (at Palacio Viejo), Arequipa, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Chilean
A cozy 100% vegetarian/vegan restaurant inside a colonial building, with several dining rooms. Menu is mostly vegan. Uses local ingredients. Located a bit south and east of the main plaza. Reported closed June 2017. Please let HappyCow know.
Calle Santa Marta 207 (at opposite Comisaria Santa Marta), Arequipa, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Buffet, Latin American, Peruvian
Vegetarian Chinese restaurant a few blocks from Plaza de Armas. Choose up to four options out of eight, buffet style.
207 Jerusalen St, Arequipa, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Chinese, Western, Peruvian
Small restaurant located two blocks from Plaza de Armas. Offer a large variety of vegetarian food. Menu of the day comes with salad, soup, main, drink, dessert, and side of yogurt. Vegans should specify, and say "no yogurt, no cheese."
Calle Bolivar 107 (at Calle San Agustin and Calle Moral), Arequipa, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Western, Beer/Wine, Take-out
A vegetarian restaurant/cafe located in a classic casona with a courtyard entrance serves a vegan lunch usually from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Owner speaks English. With advance notice, special orders can be accommodated.
Calle Peru 100-D (at Mercaderes), Arequipa, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International
A medium sized restaurant in the historic center of Arequipa with a mostly vegan menu. Menu of the day, plus a la carte ordering. One of the few places in town open for dinner.
Octavio Munoz Najar 135 - C, Arequipa, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Western, Peruvian, Latin American
A large and busy vegetarian restaurant. On the menu are dishes like spaghetti pesto, grain burger, vegetables, smoothies, and tea.
Pasaje Catedral, No 108, Arequipa, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Fast food, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has vegetarian choices available like lomo vegetariano saltado, made of gluten or soy. Has other vegetarian alternatives available; vegans please inquire. Free Wi-Fi.
Bolivar 502, Cercado, Arequipa, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Indian, Take-out, Catering, Pakistani, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Indian and Pakistani cuisine run by a chef who is also the owner. Menu lists the 10+ vegetarian & vegan dishes. Relocated from Paucarpata, 400. March 2016 reported still operating.
Santa Catalina 204 (at entre Moral y Zela), Arequipa, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Pizza, Italian, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Pizzeria and cerveceria. Offers around 4 vegan pizzas with cashew cheese. Has gluten-free vegan pizza. Tavern-like vibe. Next door is a chocolateria with vegan options.
Pasaje Los Cristales 102, San Lazaro (at Plaza Camporedondo), Arequipa, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Organic, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Offers smoothies, hot and cold beverages, and healthy snacks, made-in-house using fresh fruits and vegetables combined with plant milk, chia, quinoa, aloe vera and other natural ingredients. Has more than 20 beverages based on fruits and vegetables, including clearly labeled vegan items such as hot chocolate, a sandwich, vegan cakes and muffins and others.
Calle Jerusalen 307-D, Arequipa, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Fast food, Beer/Wine, Mexican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Small Mexican restaurant and bar with one vegan burrito plus some veggie options that can be made vegan. Has a "creamy" sauce made from beans; veggie quesadillas with "flor de jamaica," a flower that tastes like smoked meat.