The Best Vegan Restaurants Around Toronto and the GTA
Discover these vegan restaurants in your neighbourhood!
Happy World Vegan Day! If you’re vegan, you know that finding restaurants near you that offer plant-based dining options can sometimes be hard. However, there are so many great spots in Toronto and the GTA that serve plant-based dishes. We’ve put together a list of the best vegan restaurants in Toronto and the GTA by our Minto Communities homes! Some of these spots are vegan-friendly, while many offer 100% vegan menus! You don’t need to be vegan either to try one of these restaurants. No matter what your diet, you’ll be sure to enjoy a delicious and flavourful meal in these vegan restaurants. From vegan comfort food to healthy eats to desserts, read below to discover these vegan restaurants in your Minto Communities neighbourhood!
Near North Oak
217 Hays Blvd, Oakville
Copper Branch is a 100% plant-based restaurant serving innovative, wholesome, and ethical foods. Enjoy everything from comfort food to lighter fare with options like power bowls, burgers, and smoothies. Copper Branch has locations all over, including in Toronto by The Saint and 123 Portland, and in Oshawa near The Heights of Harmony.
333 Lakeshore Rd E B, Oakville
Dar Nabati is Oakville and the GTA's first fully plant-based Middle Eastern restaurant. Dar Nabati serves both traditional plant-based dishes, like falafel, as well as unique dishes. Dar Nabati uses minimal ingredients, but their food packs a lot of flavour because it's infused and cooked with traditional spices.
343 Kerr St, Oakville
Community Restaurant aims to educate and promote a vegan lifestyle in a creative space. Community Restaurant focuses on serving meals that are both healthy and delicious, and one of the owners is even a certified holistic nutritionist. This Oakville-based restaurant is committed to giving back to local neighbourhoods by developing partnerships and contributing to local food banks and charities in need. Head to Community Restaurant on the weekend for their weekend brunch and specials.
Near The Heights of Harmony
29 Simcoe St S, Oshawa
Located in downtown Oshawa, Mathilda’s is a vegan restaurant that features a unique and delicious menu. Mathilda’s is low in fat and offers options for food sensitivities, such as gluten free, oil free, soy free, etc. This vegan restaurant has been recommended by healthcare professionals in the area. Mathilda’s also sells retail products and vegan supplies, such as vegan ice cream and cheese.
150 Taunton Rd W, Whitby
Odd Burger is Canada’s first vegan fast-food restaurant and the world’s first 24-hour vegan drive-thru. Odd Burger’s dishes are made from scratch using plant-based, minimally processed and sustainable ingredients.
Near 123 Portland
620 King St W Suite 102, Toronto
Lov Restaurant’s philosophy is to serve well-being by offering meal choices that are healthy for both you and the planet. At Lov Restaurant, you’ll find a versatile menu full of tasty and responsible vegan cuisine. Lov Restaurant also offers brunch and beverages, like cocktails and wine. Choose to dine in or order for delivery with Uber Eats.
536 Queen St W, Toronto
Named one of “Toronto’s Best New Takeout” spots by Toronto Life, Pizzeria Du is Toronto’s gourmet vegan pizzeria. On the menu, you’ll find unique pizzas, like BBQ jackfruit pizza, as well as desserts, drinks, and even grocery items for you to make your own vegan pizza at home.
Parka Food Co.
424 Queen St W, Toronto
This top vegan restaurant in Toronto serves plant-based comfort food, including crowd favourites like the smoky portobello burger or the buffalo red cabbage mac ‘n’ cashew cheese. Parka Food Co.’s dishes are made with natural, sustainable, whole foods and contain no fake meats, artificial ingredients, or preservatives. Parka Food Co. is committed to local sourcing, biodiversity, and sustainable agriculture.
Near The Saint
10 Temperance St Fl 1, Toronto
Planta is an innovative plant-based restaurant inspired by all parts of the world with locations in Canada and the US. Planta was founded to expand accessibility and acceptability of plant-based dining and their menus try to reflect seasonality and make use of local produce. Planta operates in a paperless and reduced waste environment, and their to-go packaging is made from 100% compostable materials.
133 Richmond St W, Toronto
Rosalinda is a vibrant, plant-based restaurant serving lively wines and seasonal produce. Rosalinda’s menu features a variety of dishes, from snacks to tacos to burgers to bowls. You can also enjoy signature drinks, cocktails, beer, and wine from their bar.
Animal Liberation Kitchen
100 Broadview Ave unit 202
For affordable, vegan and organic food options, visit Animal Liberation Kitchen. Animal Liberation Kitchen serves nutritious smoothies, comfort food, daily soup and stews, grain salads, and sandwiches. They have also partnered up with a Propeller coffee roaster to serve small batch, ethically sourced coffee and tea. Animal Liberation Kitchen offers catering and cooking classes.
Near Union Village
Bo Tree Cuisine
4568 Hwy 7 Unit 3, Unionville
Bo Tree Cuisine offers vegetarian and vegan options in the heart of Markham in Unionville. Their menu features comfort food classics, like mozzarella sticks and nachos. Bo Tree Cuisine is available on UberEats, SkipTheDishes, DoorDash, Ritual and Squirrel Eats.
Tenon Vegetarian Cuisine
8362 Kennedy Rd, Unionville
Tenon Vegetarian Cuisine promises a true taste of Japanese vegan cuisine. Tenon’s vegetarian and vegan dishes are also available for pick-up through Uber Eats.
25 The West Mall, Etobicoke
Fresh Restaurants is a franchise that serves freshly made nutritious and delicious food, such as breakfast, wraps, smoothies, and bowls. Fresh sources and serves the freshest, highest-quality ingredients and uses biodegradable packaging materials. You can find Fresh Restaurants all over Toronto and the GTA, by our other Minto Communities homes.
4134 Dundas St W, Etobicoke
This vegan quick serve establishment makes healthy and delicious grab-and-go items like salads, soups, and wraps. Good Grains uses grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits and a variety of spices to create flavourful, innovative, and nutritious plant-based dishes.
Vegan Sweet St.
24 Mabelle Ave, Etobicoke
Looking for your vegan dessert fix? Vegan Sweet St. sells delicious, homemade vegan cupcakes in a variety of flavours, from gingerbread to chocolate orange. Vegan Sweet St. also makes themed cupcake cakes.
Near Minto Westshore
229 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga
At Nourismoi, everything is made from scratch using wholesome foods and ingredients. Nourshmoi’s motto is making healthy taste great. Along with soups, sharables, and sandwiches, their menu also features wellness shots, smoothies, cocktails, desserts, and all day everyday brunch. Nourishmoi uses carefully selected ingredients for the best quality food
Raw Aura Organic Cuisine
94 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga
Raw Aura Organic Cuisine is a gluten-free, raw, refined sugar, vegan restaurant. Their food, drink, and dessert options are made with locally sourced and/or organic ingredients. Raw Aura Organic Cuisine is available for dine-in or take-out.