BEST OF OTTAWA 2021: Vegan and vegetarian restaurants
After over 20-years writing about life in Ottawa, we think we have a pretty good idea of the best of what this city has to offer. In this weekly series, we share our picks with you — our top spots for takeout, live music venues, local brews, bands and more. Check, share and discuss #OLMBest every week!
198 Main Street, Ottawa
This health focused restaurant is famous for their vegetarian meals and gluten free options! Served cafeteria style, The Green Door offers food made from scratch sourced from local ingredients and products.
Photo: Green Door via Facebook
Multiple Ottawa locations
First established in 2015, Pure Kitchen values quality ingredients brought to you from local farms. This local eatery encourages their customers to support small businesses and to nourish their bodies with good food.
Photo: Pure Kitchen via Facebook
859 Bank Street, Ottawa
Known for their gourmet fast food, Mad Radish is a takeout restaurant specialising in health-conscious vegetarian and vegan meals. Be sure to try one of their famous protein bowls and don’t forget to take a bite of their delicious cookies!
Photo: Mad Radish via Facebook
1230 Wellington Street West, Ottawa
Over 20 years old, The Table is one of Westboro’s favourite vegan friendly restaurants. With affordable prices, this restaurant is guaranteed to have something for everyone, without having to worry about dietary restrictions!
Photo: The Table via Facebook
346 Elgin Street, Ottawa
Inspired by Greek cuisine and culture, PiRho Grill offers a wide selection of fresh foods that are healthy and eco friendly. Made with ingredients you can pronounce, this restaurant provides vegan and vegetarian options. This restaurant doesn’t sacrifice the taste, while offering nutritious meals.
Photo: PiRho Grill via Facebook
134 Bank Street, Ottawa
Craving Hawaii’s most famous dish? Paradise Poke is the place for you. Located on Bank Street, this Ottawa restaurant offers Hawaiian inspired meals with tons of protein, flavour and fresh ingredients. The restaurant also has a catering service!
Photo: Paradise Poke via Facebook
3161 Strandherd Drive, Nepean
With the mission of empowering their customers by making the best choices for their body and health, Copper Branch serves whole foods that are not only good to eat but are good for the environment! Their 100% plant based menu is sure to fill you up and put a smile on your face!
Photo: Copper Branch via Facebook
Kallisto Greek Restaurant
2950 Bank Street, Gloucester
Offering traditional Greek and Mediterranean cuisine, Kallisto Greek Restaurant gives dining in a whole new experience! Catering and takeout is also available. Check out this local eatery for their classic Greek meals, healthy salads, and wraps.
Photo: Kallisto Greek Restaurant via Facebook
Mehfil Indian Cuisine
792 Somerset Street W, #790, Ottawa
Mehfil Indian Cuisine offers spectacular vegetarian options. Their recipes revolve around beautiful, balanced blends of flavours created by spices hand-picked, dried, and ground by the chef. Each dish demonstrates this careful, delicious balance. The Chana Masala is an OLM favourite!
Photo: Grace Giesbrecht
212 Rue Somerset Street E, Ottawa
One of Ottawa’s oldest vegetarian restaurants, Govinda’s now offers takeout meals for people on the go. With quality ingredients and vibrant recipes, this non-profit restaurant promises their customers delicious meals.
Photo: Govinda’s via Facebook