4 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Pj Rafael de Souza No 260 (at Salaverry), Pucallpa, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan, Peruvian Amazon
Clean, simple, vegan restaurant. Soy milk, cheese, and yogurt made-in-house on site. Inexpensive set menu (5 soles), as well as seitan and soy dishes such as chicharron and bistek. Open for breakfast and lunch. Located in front of Radio Frontera, take a moto-taxi to Sala Verde / Radio Frontera, five blocks from the Plaza de Armas. Opened in Summer 2011.
Jr. Tarapaca 653 Interior 6, Pucallpa, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Peruvian
Pucallpa is a sweltering jungle city in Peru's Amazon Basin, and the only jungle city connected to the rest of Peru by road. One reason to visit is to board a river ferry traveling from Pucallpa to Iquitos and beyond. El Paraiso is a cruelty-free oasis in this fishing town. It offers set meals (soup, entree, drink) for around 9 soles (US$3), and an a la carte menu. Meals are of ample size. Egg is used in some dishes; otherwise it's all vegan. There TV is loud. This small restaurant is on the Plaza de Armas, at the back of a walkway. A sign out front points the way.
Jr Atahualpa No 789, Pucallpa, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Juice bar, Take-out, Peruvian Amazon
Simple family-run vegetarian restaurant around the corner from the entrance to the Ucayali River Hotel. Comfortable indoor seating, daily menu from 6-9 soles including a main course and soup. Uses local Amazon herbs, vegetables, and river plants. Vegans please inquire about options and inform HappyCow.
Jr. Lima 598 (at Jr. Tarata), Pucallpa, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Delivery, Peruvian
Welcoming atmosphere. A la carte menu.
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