Where to get vegan and vegetarian breakfast in Vancouver

Jan 26 2017, 6:58 pm

It’s Breakfast Week! We’re serving up a heaping plateful of delicious stories about the most important meal of the day–and where to get it in Vancouver.

Packed full of fresh veggie goodness, vegetarian and vegan breakfasts are an awesome way to get the nutrients you need first thing in the morning. When it’s not the weekend and you have no time for a leisurely brunch, it’s still important to make sure you get a healthy breakfast that fits your dietary preferences.

Dishes from these eateries will fuel you through even the longest day – here are 8 places in Vancouver to get a vegan or vegetarian breakfast.

1. The Juicery Co.

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The Juicery may specialize in cold-pressed juice, but this spot also serves up antioxidant rich acai bowls and homemade bars and power balls perfect for a balanced vegetarian brekkie.

Address: 4 locations in Vancouver
Instagram: @thejuiceryco

2. The Naam Restaurant

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People can get vegan and vegetarian at The Naam from 6 to 11:30am on weekdays, and from 6am to 1pm on weekends. Head here for free range eggs, organic scrambled tofu, seasonal Yukon Gold potatoes, and Daiya cheese – which can be subbed into any dish for no extra charge. Some awesome breakfast dishes from this spot include the Breakfast Burrito, the Croissant Witch, the Miso Benny, and the vegan pancakes with seasonal berry compote.

Address: 2724 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Instagram: @naamrestaurant

3. The Juice Truck

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Aside from offering fresh cold-pressed juice, The Juice Truck has items on its menu such as smoothie bowls like The Acai Smoothie Bowl and The Pitaya Bowl, and The Cacao Coconut Bar, which are vegetarian and vegan-friendly options.

Address: (Truck) Corner of Water and Abbott Street
Address: (Shop) 28 West 5th Avenue, Vancouver

Instagram: @juicetruck


SMAK has some great vegetarian breakfast options including a Veggie Breakfast Sandwich, a Avo Breakfast Sandwich, the Veggie SMAK Hash, Avo Eggs, and The Amazing Eggs along with oatmeal and fresh smoothies.

Address: 1139 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Address: 545 Granville Street, Vancouver

Instagram: @smakfood

Heirloom Vegetarian

Heirloom serves its vegan and vegetarian brunch menus daily from 9am to 3:45pm. Standout dishes here include the vegan buckwheat pancakes, the vegetarian Brekky Burrito, and the Ninja Bowl. Enjoy your breakfast with a fresh Heirloom juice and you’re set for the day.

Address: 1509 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Instagram: @heirloomveg

5. Nelson The Seagull

Nelson The Seagull’s sourdough avocado can be topped with poached eggs making it a satisfying vegetarian breakfast. Add a side salad or sliced tomatoes if you’re really into veggies first thing in the morning.

Address: 315 Carrall Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @nelsontheseagull

6. Nosh

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Nosh has a great breakfast menu for veg-centric diners including a Vegetarian Brekkie Wrap, Liege Waffles, and a Quiche of the day.

Address: 101-510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @glowbal_group

7. Peqish

Peqish’s offerings are all made in-house from scratch and many of them are vegan, dairy free, and gluten free. For breakfast, this spot has veggie wraps including the Fiesta Breakfast Wrap and the Mediterranean Breakfast Wrap, along with a selection of yogurt parfaits.

Address: 552 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @peqish

8. Railtown Cafe

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Railtown offers several vegetarian breakfast items such as bagels, yogurt parfaits, and chia seed parfaits as well as a wide selection of baked goods.

Address: 397 Railway Street, Vancouver
Address: 968 Howe Street, Vancouver

Instagram: @railtowncaters

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