5 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Jirón Comercio 455 (at Plaza de Armas), Urubamba, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Peruvian
A family-run restaurant serving a daily menu consisting of soup, main dish, and dessert. Offers an à-la-carte menu as well. Can make vegan on request. Sells a few packaged food items such as pan de yuca (gluten-free cassava bread). Centrally located on the south side of the Plaza de Armas.
Jiron Comercio, Urubamba, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Serves vegetarian menus every Mon, Tue and Thur (Wed & Fri by request). Uses organic fruits, vegetables and herbs. Serves local, Peruvian cuisine with a European note. The restaurant is a social business of "Corazones para Perú", which itself is a NGO and non-profit organization; all of the money that comes in goes to this organization. Located on the 3rd floor of the old market in the center of Urubamba and has 16 seats. If requested, the number can be increased.
Av Mariscal Castilla 960 (at Jiron Yupanqui), Urubamba, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Bakery, Peruvian, Latin American, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Natural foods restaurant with a daily vegetarian menu as well as vegan empanadas (plus vegan sweets, clearly labeled as such). Serves meat, but most menu items are lacto-vegetarian. Also sells baked goods and several shelves of packaged natural food products.
Avenida Ferrocarril S/N (at enter Jirón Sucre), Urubamba, Peru
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, International, Beer/Wine, Peruvian, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Fine dining restaurant with a local and international menu that includes several vegan and lacto-vegetarian dishes as well as others that can be prepared veg on request. English is spoken and staff understand the meaning of "vegan" and will explain which items on the menu are vegan or can be. Uses at least 20% locally-sourced organic ingredients, and one whole page of the menu is dedicated to organic items, with another specifically for gluten-free options. Reservations recommended.
Av. Mariscal Castilla 563 (at Calle Belén), Urubamba, Peru
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Peruvian, Latin American, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Casual, hippie-vibe place with Wi-Fi and a playground and is frequented by travelers. Makes regional dishes of which many are vegetarian or vegan. Has salads, soups, tacos, quesadilla, sandwiches, lentil burger, dessert, coffee, herbal tea. Uses separate utensils for cooking the non-veg food. NOTE: vegans to state no honey. Previously operated as Kaia at Calle Berriozabal.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
Avenida Berriozabal 305 (at Jiron Mainique), Urubamba, Peru
Shop selling natural and eco-friendly food and health products, including many vegan items, plus regional handicrafts and other products related to healthy and sustainable lifestyles. Also a good place to find out about local and regional events related to health, culture, and spirituality.