Where to get the best vegetarian tacos in Vancouver

Jul 19 2018, 11:10 pm

We all love tacos, but finding vegetarian tacos can be a difficult process.

Luckily, our beloved city never lacks delicious vegetarian-friendly restaurants. Whether you like tofu, roasted corn, or butternut squash in your tacos, we’ve got them all.

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Here are some of our favourite places to get vegetarian tacos in Vancouver.

Bandidas Taqueria

Bandidas Taqueria is a vegetarian taco shop in the heart of East Vancouver, offering Mexican-inspired and handmade food. The restaurant has seven kinds of vegetarian tacos, which include delicious fillings like butternut squash, chipotle tofu, roasted yams, and spicy Mexican corn. Its tacos can also be made vegan and gluten-free upon request.

Address: 2781 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-8224


La Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop

La Taqueria makes its tacos from traditional recipes with local, organic, and sustainable products. It offers four different kinds of vegetarian tacos all made with soft corn tortillas. Pair one of the veggie tacos with La Taqueria’s housemate drinks, and you’ll be in literal food heaven.

Address: 322 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-4406

Address:1305 Welch Street, North Vancouver
Phone: 604-971-4744

Address: 586 Hornby St, Vancouver
Phone: 604-565-0512

Address: 2521 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-4011


Budgies Burritos

Budgie’s Burritos is a Tex-Mex style vegetarian restaurant located in Mount Pleasant. It offers five kinds of vegetarian tacos, and they are all made from scratch with fresh ingredient every day Our favourite is the MJB, which is made with roasted garlic and lime potatoes, cheese, chipotle sour cream, salsa, and leafy greens.

Address: 44 Kingsway, Vancouver
Phone: 604-874-5408



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Tacomio uses many cooking techniques to bring traditional and modern Mexican cuisine together. Its vegetarian tacos have layers of flavours and textures, and they are garnished with a variety of fun and exciting toppings. When in doubt, always go for its vegan and gluten-free Champiñones ala Mexicana tacos, which are made with button mushrooms, Mexican spices, and pinto beans.

Address: 435 Abbott Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-868-7041

Address: 6025 University Boulevard, Vancouver
Phone: 604-288-9511



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Kurumucho is a Japanese taco shop offering innovative Japanese style Mexican food like sushi tacos and Japanese tacos. The restaurant offers five kinds of vegetarian tacos and is perfect for vegetarians and vegans. Our favourite is the fresh salad taco, which is made with refreshing ingredients like mango and cucumber and is perfect for those hot summer days.

Address: 985 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-3239


La Mezcaleria

La Mezcaleria serves truly authentic Mexican fare inspired by the different regions of Mexico. The restaurant only uses organic and locally sourced ingredients, and it offers three kinds of delicious vegetarian tacos served on white corn tortillas. If you are in the mood for desserts, you should definitely try its avocado ice cream.

Address: 68 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-6447

Address: 1622 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-8226


Sal y Limón

Sal y Limón offers a great variety of tacos, tortas, burritos, and other fare that capture the idea and flavors of real Mexican street food. It offers 15 kinds of tacos, and four of them are vegetarian. Spice up your vegetarian tacos with one of its six homemade traditional salsas, and bring your kids along — the restaurant is family-friendly and has a play area for kids.

Address: 701 Kingsway Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-677-4247

Address: 2428 160th Street, Surrey
Phone: 604-385-2171


La Cantina

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La Cantina offers authentic Mexican street food with the freshest ingredients in its tacos, burritos, and salads. The restaurant is a true vegetarian heaven with six kinds of vegetarian tacos available, and they are all served on soft corn tortillas and topped with cilantro and onion.

Address: 722 Nelson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-8981

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The Pawn Shop

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The Pawn Shop offers four types of vegetarian tacos including squash, mushroom, corn & bean, and cauliflower, and the best part about it is that you can get $1 tacos everyday from 3 to 6 pm. The restaurant’s also got a hip-hop happy hour featuring a live DJ on Sundays from 3 to 6 pm, and you can get $1.25 tacos as well as $5 spiked slush.

Address: 1117 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-687-7474

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Heirloom is a vegetarian restaurant offering a variety of delicious eats that are healthy, casual, and interesting. It serves two kinds of tacos, one with crispy artichoke and the other with king oyster. The tacos are made with fresh and local ingredients, and they are so yummy that you’ll want to eat them over and over again.

Address: 1509 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-733-2231

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While the restaurant chain is not entirely vegetarian, certain Tacofino locations in Vancouver offer a great selection of vegetarian tacos, including items like eggplant taco, zucchini taco, and cauliflower taco. If you don’t want a sit-down meal, Tacofino’s two food trucks are great for grabbing your tacos on the go.

Address: 15 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-899-7909

Address: 2327 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-253-8226

Address: Check Tacofino’s website to see where the blue truck is today
Phone: 778-870-6436

Address: Check Tacofino’s website to see where the pink truck is today
Phone: 778-870-6436

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