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7 Vegan and Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants in Halifax


Visitors and locals who follow plant-based diets and lifestyles will love Halifax's selection of vegan and vegetarian-friendly restaurants. Read on for a list of veggie-focused Halifax restaurants that will satisfy even the most devout meat-eaters.

North End Halifax

Real Fake Meats

2278 Gottingen St, North End Halifax

Halifax’s first vegan butcher shop specializes in plant-based meats and cheese, offering a handmade, bi-weekly rotating menu.

They offer take out and delivery, and everything is cooked and served in their Gottingen Street location. There is also seating for those who want to stay and dine in.

West End

Wild Leek

2156 Windsor St, West End Halifax

Wild Leek is a plant-based restaurant and gluten-free bakery located in Halifax’s West End. Their focus is on seasonal local ingredients made into familiar plant based comfort food where vegetables are the star.

They are open daily for lunch and dinner and offer brunch on Sundays.

North End Halifax

Springhouse Market

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2290 Gottingen St, Halifax, NS B3K 0H4

Springhouse is a small grocer and eatery located in the North End, offering some seating, take out and plenty of items for purchase. It’s actually Halifax’s first plant-based grocery market.

The take-out options vary from plant-based bowls, wraps, sandwiches and smoothies.

HARVEST Clean Eats

1625 Market St, Downtown Halifax

Harvest is a Atlantic Canadian chain restaurant striving to provide the highest quality, most delicious and eco-friendly meals to help fuel your body for whatever life throws your way. With a location in Downtown Halifax, Bedford, the West End, and Dartmouth, you’re never far from a plant-based meal in the Halifax region.

The Wooden Monkey

The Wooden Monkey has long been a popular restaurant in Halifax with locations in both Halifax and Dartmouth. While they aren’t exclusively vegan or vegetarian, there are plenty of options for all dietary preferences, from their vegan seitan donair to their lentil burger.

Heartwood by the Sea

Lower Water Street (Salt Yard), Downtown Halifax

Heartwood by the Sea is a predominately vegan take-out counter on the Halifax Waterfront, as part of the outdoor waterfront food court known as the Salt Yard.

They offer a variety of handheld lunches including burritos and wraps, as well as bowls like Pad Thai and taco bowls, perfect for people on the go or looking to enjoy lunch on the waterfront al fresco.