Eat & Drink March 10, 2023

5 Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants in Halifax

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With a recent rise in plant-based diets and lifestyles, Halifax has kept up with the trend and is home to some fantastic vegan and vegetarian restaurants.

Read on for 5 vegan friendly Halifax eateries that’ll please a crowd, satisfying even the most devout meat-eaters.

enVie: A Vegan Kitchen

5775 Charles Street – North End Halifax

EnVie is a vegan restaurant in the North End of Halifax, on the corner of Charles and Agricola Street. They make all of their food from scratch, and locally wherever possible.

Their space is bright and airy, filled with plants and changes their menu seasonally. They also have a small street patio and items to go!

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6250 Quinpool Road – West End Halifax
Heartwood By The Sea – Lower Water Street, between Salter and Sackville Streets on the Halifax Waterfront (seasonal)

Heartwood is a nifty vegetarian restaurant that has been open for over 25 years! Their menu is robust with sandwiches, bowls, pizzas and a dedicated kids menu.

LOCAL TIP: They also have a seasonal location called Heartwood By The Sea on the Halifax waterfront!

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Springhouse Market

 2290 Gottingen St – North End Halifax

Springhouse is a small grocer and eatery located in the North End, offering some seating, take out and lots of items for purchase. It’s actually Halifax’s first plant-based grocery market!

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The Wild Leek

2156 Windsor Street – West End Halifax

Another exclusively vegan restaurant in Halifax is Wild Leek, a quaint little restaurant located on Windsor Street.

Their menu offers lots of bakery items as well as an all-day breakfast, bowls, noodle dishes, smoothies, juices and more.

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The Wooden Monkey

1707 Grafton Street – Downtown Halifax
88 Alderney Drive – Dartmouth

The Wooden Monkey has long been a popular restaurant in Halifax with locations in both Halifax and Dartmouth. While they aren’t exclusively vegan or vegetarian, their options are plentiful! Their menu has a wide guide with the following indicatiors:

Vegan = V
Vegan Option = VO
Gluten Free = GF
Gluten Free Option = GFO
Contains Soy (organic) = S
Contains Dairy = D
Contains Nuts = N

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