We stan a plant-based diet.
If we’re being honest, practicing a vegan lifestyle doesn’t come as easy in Metro Manila. At present, the city’s dining scene is still finding its footing in terms of diverse vegan and vegetarian cuisine— and while it can be frustrating, some rare gems offer plant-based meals that are not only eco-friendly, but are accessible and tasty, to boot!
Hungry for more vegan goodness? Discover our favorite spots that serve vegan and vegetarian dishes in Metro Manila with this list!
Note: While some of these spots may be all-vegan or all-vegetarian, there are some that also serve dishes with meat and animal byproducts on the menu. If unsure, don't hesitate to ask the waiter!
Veggie Guys – Teacher’s Village
Veggie Guys is a vegetarian-friendly outlet located at Quezon City that offers fresh and flavourful plant-based comfort food for your convenience.
Insider tip: Enjoy Buy 1 Get 1 Tofu Sliders for only
Cosmic – Poblacion
A hidden gem waiting to be found along the Poblacion pub crawl, Cosmic is vegan and vegetarian bisto that serves up some truly must-try meat-free creations. From vegan sisig topped with vegan bagnet to their signature spinach lasagna, get ready for an out-of-this-world experience when you dine at Cosmic!
Berde – Ayala Triangle
If you’re looking for a healthy meal that doesn’t skimp on the flavor, then Berde is the place to go! Located in Ayala Triangle Gardens, they serve delicious, filling, and wholesome rice bowls made with fresh and organic Filipino ingredients!
Their make-your-own bowls have meat options (like kinilaw, pork, and chicken) as well!
Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati Ave, Salcedo Village, Bel-Air, Makati(02) 7728 5046
Green Bar – Legazpi Village
Green Bar serves up delicious plant-based grub offering vegan wraps and sandwiches. Menu standouts include their Chia Fruit Cup, BBQ Tofu Sandwich, and their Breakfast Burrito.
Insider tip: Try their Havana cupcakes made with coconut creme, coconut sin leche icing, and topped with coconut bits.
Pipino: Vegetarian Food by Pino – Maginhawa Teachers Village
Pipino sources locally-grown fruits and vegetables for creative Filipino vegan dishes, taking a new taste to familiar flavors, textures, and ingredients to satisfy the palate of vegetarians and meat-lovers alike, proving that 100% plant-based meals can be both healthy and delicious.
Lucy in the Sky – Greenhills
Take your tastebuds on a culinary trip at Lucy in the Sky Cafe! Eat healthy without sacrificing on taste with their vegetarian and vegan takes on foodie favorites such as sisig, Korean barbecue, and more.
Enjoy up to P300 off with Booky!
Agico Vegetarian Cafe – Greenhills
Agico serves Japanese-inspired, meat-free, guilt-free dishes for health-minded foodies and for those struggling to start their journey towards a healthy eating lifestyle. Take a bite at Agico and discover that veggies don’t always have to be bland or boring!
Hummus Elijah – Poblacion
A Poblacion favorite, Hummus Elijah is a Middle-Eastern late night joint that offers different varieties of hummus, falafel sandwiches, shakshuka, and more. Proving that you can get great flavor from organic spices and vegetables, it might be time to to find out if they really have “the best hummus and falafel in Manila.”
Corner Tree Cafe – Jupiter St.
Corner Tree Cafe is a cozy little vegetarian cafe serving modern vegan and gluten-free dishes from various cuisines as well as good wines, local beers and house cocktails. We recommend the Buddha Bowl, Vegetarian Chili Bowl and Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna. They also have a special menu for kids and Sunday brunches!
Insider tip: Enjoy Afternoon Tea at Corner Tree Cafe daily from 2:30 - 5:30
Daily Veggie N’ Cafe – Siena
Daily Veggie is a Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian Restaurant established in 2000. A favorite in the Sto. Domingo area, their kitchen can adjust their dishes to cater to customers with specific diets. You can even take home your favorites with their refrigerated and dry vegetarian goods on sale!
Greens Vegetarian Restaurant and Cafe – Sct. Castor St.
Greens Vegetarian Restaurant and Cafe is a proud ‘genuine lacto-vegetarian restaurant‘, which means no meat, no fish, and no eggs. Focused on providing healthy and wholesome meals, drop for tasty and affordable dishes that are good for you at Greens!
Insider tip: They serve Combo Lunch Meals for Php 120.
Little India Healthy Cuisine – Malingap St.
Found at the underrated Malingap food strip, Little India Healthy Cuisine is a must-try vegan-vegetarian friendly find that uses all-natural ingredients for their dishes. They also serve Indian specialties dishes that can cater to customers with strict vegan diets.
No reservations accepted
24F Malingap St, Teacher’s Village, Quezon City
(0932) 407 3659
Green Light – Katipunan
An amazing vegan option along Katipunan avenue, Green Light is a must-try vegan food spot and delivery service. Operating at Roots, a co-working space and community hub in Katipunan, Green Light’s serves up lentil adobo, vegan mac and cheese, and vegetable kare-kare complete with vegan bagoong made from nori and mushrooms!
Wabi Sabi – Tomas Morato
Tucked inside Tomas Morato’s POS Building, Wabi Sabi presents its vegetarian take on Japanese cuisine. They serve dishes such as Ramen, Veggie Unagi, Mission St. Dumplings, and their Okonomigyoza to name just a few. Most of their dishes are also priced at ₱200 or less, which makes healthy living definitely affordable.
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