In Toronto, being vegan is like putting on pants in the morning - everyone does it (or most of us) and the numbers are growing.
Plant based foods are on the rise and it's a great thing for people like me who desperately try to convince myself to be healthy. From mock chicken to purely fresh bars, there is no shortage of amazing vegan restaurants in Toronto to try - even if you're not vegan.
Last week I scoured the Internet and the streets of Toronto to find the best. So, if you're looking to curb that savory and sweet tooth of yours, here are the 10 BEST vegan restaurants you NEED to try:
Fake Taco's is here to show you that vegans deserve more than salads and quinoa bowls. This plant-based taco shops serves up the meanest vegan Taco in town, not to mention they offer DIY taco kits and deliver all over the GTA. Have I not convinced you yet? Well, Fake Taco is completely plant based, free of gluten, soy FREE, what more could you want?!?
Looking to dine vegan in style? Look no further, opened with the purpose of creating delicious food that promotes environmental sustainability Planta is the aesthetically pleasing vegan restaurant that will have you coming back for seconds. Did we mention how pretty their restaurant and food is?
A Toronto classic Doomies is your one stop destination for everything vegan and greasy. Vegan Burgers? You've got it. Onion Rings? Yup. VEGAN Chicken and Waffles?????? You know it. It's vegan heaven, even for those who aren't vegan.
Apiecalypse Now gives a new name to vegan pizza. It's that good . And they don't just offer pizza but a number of other yummy treats like meatless wings, nachos, vegan hot dogs and my personal favourite DONUTS. Their donuts are life changing, even just writing about them makes me want to pull up Uber Eats.
Kupfert and Kim
Another Toronto classic with a BIG reputation. This vegan chain has probably the best gluten free, vegan waffles I've ever tried (refer to picture number one to begin cravings). Completely plant based, everything they serve is naturally gluten free, and what's better is that 100% of their take out items are compostable - even their straws!
Parka Food Co.
Minimalist at it's finest, Parka Food Co. started with a dream to create the best vegan burger ever - and they may have succeeded. With simplicity and freshness in mind, Parka Food Co. doesn't have any processed patties. Just fresh vegetables and high-quality wholesome ingredients transformed into delicious vegetable-first comfort food.
Who said you can't have dessert before dinner??? I sure didn't, and neither did Cosmic Treats. Fully licensed and at the heart of Kensington Market, Cosmic treats is a vegan restaurant, dessert bar, ice cream parlor and candy shop in the heart of Kensington Market. With 40 flavours of made-in-house, premium artisanal ice cream made from a cashew nut base, there isn't anywhere else you'll want to go to curb that sweet tooth.
If you're looking for your new vegan brunch spot, look no further. Hello123 is the king and queen of plant based brunch food, whether your looking for sweet or savory they promise you'll enjoy happy food and have a happy time!
Enjoy the classics with out the meat at this vegan diner. From sandwiches to waffles to poutine to meatless STEAK, Mythology has it all and then some. ... Taking a spin on the classic comfort foods by making them vegan!
The O.G's of vegan restaurants in Toronto. If your looking for southern style chicken and waffles without the meat, Hogtown Vegan has got you covered, serving the best of vegan comfort food, this restaurant is a must if you're vegan and in Toronto.
I hope you enjoyed this article on the top 10 vegan places in Toronto! Even if you aren't a vegan, these places should definitely be on your bucket list of places to visit in Toronto, because hey! I think we all can appreciate amazing quality and yummy food, and these places got it!