Vegetarian and vegan restaurants to try in Montréal

Jason Lee

Jason is a food eater and picture taker. As the blogger behind Shut Up and Eat, he covers everything food, from recipes to reviews. Jason has vowed that he will not stop until he has officially eaten his way across Montréal. It’s a big claim, and it’s one he’s making.

This article was updated on October 24, 2023.

Montréal is a city of indulgence. From foie gras poutine and juicy smoked meat sandwiches, to creamy ice cream and melt-in-your-mouth pastries, there are so many ways to give in to taste temptations. But if youve gone a bit overboard with the fries and gravy lately and you are looking to reset your body – and your conscience – with some healthy fare, Montréals got you covered with some of the best vegetarian and vegan restaurants around.

Bloom sushi

288 Sainte-Catherine Street West | Website

368 Saint-Paul Street West | Website

Bloom Plant-Based Sushi is a restaurant that specializes in 100% vegan and vegetarian cuisine. Located in Quartier des Spectacles and in Old Montréal, the restaurant offers an impressive menu of sushi, starters, salads, and more, all made using botanical cuisine and traditional techniques. The concept behind the restaurant was born out of a love for sushi and a desire to rely less on fishing. The chic space boasts a muted, calming decor, making it the perfect spot for lunch or dinner. All the sushi and other items on the menu pair well with a glass of wine.



3683 Wellington Street | Website

Located in the vibrant Verdun neighbourhood, Archway is a 100% vegan restaurant and buvette.  Come celebrate the very best of vegan food from day through to night, in a charming space and discover a internationally-inspired feasts, market-fresh local producers and ingredients. From small plates to share to a table dhôte menu, explore their versions of ceviche, schnitzel and even chashu” ramen!


Bistro Tendresse

1259 Sainte-Catherine East | Website

Whether youre looking for a quick bite for lunch, a satiating vegan evening meal, cocktails, or a place for a boozey weekend brunch, Bistro Tendresse has you covered. This spot has an extensive alcohol list that includes, wine, bubbles, cocktails, mocktails, local beers and ciders. Lunchtime table dhôte available on weekdays!


La Panthère Verte

160 St-Viateur East | Website

The Green Panther” is a restaurant where you can eat organic food. It features minimal compostable packaging and zero-waste options, as well as non-industrial, human-made recipes. Try its famous falafel sandwich (cabbage, carrots, pickle, sauerkraut, sprouts, tahini) on pita bread.


Lola Rosa

276 Sainte-Catherine Street West | Website

545 Milton Street | Website

Their slogan is the vegetarian restaurant preferred by non-vegetarians” – thats a big claim, but its not completely wrong – their veggie poutine is killer. However, thats not something you think of when planning a post-holiday cleanse. Try their chili packed with a medley of heart-healthy beans packed full of fiber spiced up with chipotle.



Multiple locations | Website

Montreals quintessential salad bar, Mandys is the go-to spot for locals craving salads. A great roster of signature salads, Mandys is popular for custom made and personalized salads created from a pick-your-own ingredient list.  Chose healthy and good-for-you veggies to fill your bowl and top it with a choice of their signature dressings.

Copper Branch

Multiple locations | Website

Copper Branch takes pride in serving whole foods in their 100% plant-based menu. Get the Aztec bowl – organic rice or quinoa topped with fresh veggies, sprouts, legumes and a choice of soy-based protein. They are proud to provide ingredients that are not only high in nutrition, organic, and low in sugar and saturated fats but ones that are socially responsible and sourced from fair-trade producers.


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What was once Montreals very own raw-food restaurant, Crudessence now offers their delicious and wholesome ready-to-eat salad bowls and veggie wraps at over 90 retail outlets! The raw-food diet is a practice of eating uncooked, unprocessed foods. Crudessences menu is packed full of nourishing items that are prepared to showcase each ingredient at its peak to provide a superior dining experience.

Rejuice! Bar à Jus

5211 Sherbrooke Street West | Website

This juice bar in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (N.D.G) has locals going gaga for cold-pressed juices.  Rejuice! boasts 100% raw and unpasteurized products using non-processed, non-pasteurized and non-refined ingredients in all their menu items. Stop by for a revitalizing, recharging and refreshing juice or healthy smoothie bowl.



464 McGill Street | Website

Plant-based fare with a conscience” is whats at the heart of Lovs menu. From burgers to sandwiches, to bowls to risottos, this vegetarian and vegan restaurant serves a little something for everyone. Lov is a socially responsible restaurant that not only works closely with local suppliers to provide the freshest quality products but also sources biodynamic wines and biological beers.



Multiple locations | Website

This fun restaurant serves up great grub and good vibes exactly like you would find at a beachside café in southern California. Light meals like poke bowls, tacos, salads and pizza pepper pack their menu to evoke memories of Malibu to Long Beach.

Jason Lee

Jason is a food eater and picture taker. As the blogger behind Shut Up and Eat, he covers everything food, from recipes to reviews. Jason has vowed that he will not stop until he has officially eaten his way across Montréal. It’s a big claim, and it’s one he’s making.

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