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.
enVie A Vegan Kitchen
EnVie offers exclusively vegan dishes made with locally sourced ingredients, showcased within their bright, contemporary cafe. This restaurant offers Sunday brunch, and daily lunch and dinner on the days they are open.
Their menu changes seasonally, and they have outdoor street seating during the warmer months. Their to-go fridge is also always stocked with items for purchase.
Real Fake Meats
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.
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.
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
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
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.