The vegan and vegetarian food scene in Edmonton, AB is growing quickly with new restaurants and food trucks popping up all the time! Here is a list (in no particular order) of our favourite restaurants in Edmonton to grab some veggie grub.
#1 – The Buckingham – 10439 82 Ave NW
The Buckingham is our go to for greasy, pub style food. The kitchen is run by the guys from the extremely popular, and now closed down, Sailin’ On food truck. Everything coming out of the kitchen is vegan and everything is delicious. Enjoy punk rock music while you dine on vegan pub classics such as corn dogs, chicken ‘n waffles, burgers, and burritos.
# 2 – Padmanadi Vegetarian Restaurant – 10740 101 St NW
An Edmonton institution for asian style vegetarian food that will please even your meat eating friends. Padmanadi is known for it’s faux meats and monthly buffets where you can be sure stuff yourself full of delicious veggie fare.
#3 – Cafe Mosaics – 10844 82 Ave NW
If you are wondering down Whyte Ave definitely make a stop at Cafe Mosaics. Whether you grab the Mystery Burger, some of their vegan baking, or their vegan pho your taste buds will be pleased.
#4 – Noorish – 8440 109 St NW
Smack dab in the middle of Whyte Ave and the University of Alberta you will find Noorish Concious Eatery and Yoga Studio. Noorish offers a variety of organic, local, raw, vegan and gluten-free options in with a very “hippie” vibe. With an ever changing menu you can expect to find inventive and delicious items to fill up on.
#5 – Loma House – 9142 23 Ave NW
Loma House Vegetarian Restaurant offers up similar cuisine to Padmanadi in a much smaller location. The owners of Loma House can always be found working in both the front end and back end of the restaurant. In addition to their restaurants Loma House also offers frozen foods which can be taken home. Items include veggie bacon, veggie dim sum buns, and a selection of other faux meats.
#6 – Good Stock – 11409 40 Ave NW
A new addition to the Edmonton food scene Good Stock Restaurant and Catering has quickly become a popular choice even being featured on Global News In The Kichen segment. Good Stock offers nutritious, plant based food made with whole food ingredients. Make sure to take home a batch of their vegan cheese for a late night snack!
#7 – Die Pie – 11215 Jasper Ave
Another new plant based restaurant in Edmonton, Die Pie, is Alberta’s first plant based pizzeria. Their Neapolitan-style pizza is entirely plant based and full of flavour! They even make their vegan cheese in-house.