Never settle for salad again! Check out one of these local gems doing vegan options right

So maybe you’re the only vegan in your friend group. Often when you eat out, you're stuck settling for one of just a few salad options at a restaurant your omnivore friends wanted to check out. But not anymore! These great local spots serve up expansive offerings that anyone—vegan or not—is sure to enjoy.

Here’s our guide to the best places in Vancouver that vegans and omnivores can dine at together…

 

1. The Acorn Restaurant and Bar

acornIt’s no wonder this spot was recently named one of the 50 best vegan-friendly restaurants in the world by Big Seven Travel. The chefs at The Acorn are masters of their craft, and totally up for a challenge. You’re welcome to ask for modifications for allergies or preferences, and can end up with your own custom off-the-menu dish.

 

2. Bandidas Taqueria

Bandidas TaqueriaBandidas TaqueriaWhether it’s at their cozy Commercial Drive location or on the side of the road from their food truck, Bandidas Taqueria is always serving up tasty comfort food for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night snacking. You can make any order vegan for just $1, and they even offer vegan sour cream.

 

3. Nuba

NubaNubaNuba offers authentic Lebanese cuisine and ambiance at all three of their Vancouver locations. With so many delicious vegan options acting as their most popular dishes, you may not be the only one in your party eating vegan this time!

 

4. House Special

house specialHouse Special touts itself as modern Vietnamese cuisine, which it is. But what they also should be shouting out is their vegan pho, which rivals any around the city—not to mention their incredible crispy veggie spring rolls.

 

5. The Wallflower Modern Diner

eggs bennyFacebook/The Wallflower DinerGet ready to read: The Wallflower Diner's menu is expansive. Here, you’ll find something for everyone, no matter their dietary restrictions. Plus, vegans rejoice: this spot is known to offer classic comfort foods made vegan that are hard to find anywhere else, like eggs Benny and pasta carbonara.