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Vancouver Cheap Eats: Vegetarian Comfort Food

DH Vancouver Staff Feb 28, 2014 7:47 am

If you consider French fries a complete serving of vegetables, then you’ll love these vegetarian comfort foods Vancity Buzz and Chowmenow found for $5 or less. Meatless menu items have been taken to the next level well beyond the scope of just salads and smoothies. From steamed “pork” buns to hot dogs, these classic comfort foods will satisfy herbivores, carnivores, and frugal folks like us.

3G Vegetarian Restaurant

3G Restaurant

What to Order: Don’t be fooled by the words “chicken” or “beef” because the entire menu is vegetarian or vegan. Choose from steamed “pork” buns, dumplings, spring rolls, and tempura.

Price: $3.50 each

Sweet Cherubim


What to Order: Meal-sized samosas in a variety of flavors like potato pea, tofu rice, chickpea rice, and zucchini potato.

Price: $3.95

Tsui Hang Village

Tsui Hangs

What to Order: Mixed vegetables with rice at the take-out window

Price: $5

Dinky Dawgs


What to Order: Big Mountain Chili Veggie Dawg topped with homemade meatless chili and two kinds of cheese

Price: $5

Cartems Donuterie


What to Order: Vegan doughnuts stuffed with apple pie or cranberry white wine

Price: $3

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DH Vancouver Staff
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