Any good Vancouverite knows that we have it pretty good when it comes to sushi. While finding a sushi restaurant is just as easy as walking to the next corner, finding the best vegetarian sushi in Vancouver can be difficult. For great variety, creative ingenuity and fresh ingredients check out these spots.
3431 West Broadway, Vancouver
The Eatery is a Japanese restaurant with a lot of funk and a lot of flare. It shines in both the fun atmosphere and the innovative rolls. They serve inventive rolls with hilarious names that are delicious. The vegetarian section is massive with plenty of options. Brown rice is available and tons of vegan options (watch the sauces; lots of mayo).
Roll to order: Roll Du Soleil (avocado, cucumber, sundried tomato and tempura avocado)
Locations on West 4th, Vancouver and Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver
A French spin on Japanese fare that is sure to satisfy by serving traditional and creative fusion style rolls. The presentation is beautiful and the flavours are delectable. Vegetarian and vegan options are a plenty with some interesting twists.
Roll to order: Lady Mango Roll (avocado, red beets and yam tempura with tropical mango salsa)
Locations on West Broadway and Hornby Street, Vancouver
Shizenya is a health conscious sushi restaurant that uses organic brown rice in all their rolls. They also use ocean wise, have a sizeable vegetarian section, whole wheat tempura, no oil teriyaki and a lot of organic options.
Roll to order: Greens roll (organic avocado, mango, cucumber, bell pepper, sprouts, and greens)
Kishimoto Japanese kitchen and sushi bar
2054 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Kishimoto is a small Japanese restaurant that uses all their own recipes and makes everything in house. Although the fare is more traditional they do some very creative rolls and some amazing presentation. There are lots of great vegetarian and vegan items, but watch out for mayo vegans; there’s a lot.
Roll to order: Mamenoki roll (edamame, avocado, cornflakes, carrot and mayo)
1123 Mainland Street, Vancouver
This restaurant stays true to Japanese culinary tradition but uses inspiration from French and Italian cuisine to develop a menu that is fresh and delicious. The vegetarian section is average but they make it up in quality, presentation and ingenuity. The menu pares very well with the extensive sake list.
Roll to order: Sundried tomato roll (sundried tomatoes, avocado, spicy sauce, fresh basil pesto and brown rice)
There are so many other spots that have great veggie combos and prices but these restaurants add their own cache to keep you coming back for more.
Where do you get the best vegetarian sushi in Vancouver?
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Krystle Charlton is an Accountant by day and blogger extraordinaire by night. Getting vegucated since 2010, she’s been blogging her culinary adventures over at Vegucated in Vancouver. She creates her own delicious recipes, reviews restaurants and products, tests cookbook recipes and offers some general fitness advice. Connect with Krystle on Twitter and Facebook.