Bridgehead is a local coffee shop chain with Fair Trade at the center of its mission. This location is a café as well as where all of Bridgehead’s coffee is roasted. This site is also licensed and serves local craft beer after 4pm. There is patio seating during the summer Read more [...]
Purple Urchiin makes 100% vegetarian (mostly vegan) bath and body products, including soap and shampoo. Owned by two women from Ottawa, all of the products are made in small batches by hand. They use natural ingredients that are sourced locally whenever possible, and their products are also available in a Read more [...]
Retail bakery Croissants & morning pastries Breakfast sandwiches Light lunch – sandwiches, paninis press, home-made soup BREAD – BREAD – BREAD Fair Trade Organic Teas. Coffee was previously Fair Trade but is now direct trade. Some good vegetarian and vegan options including soups, falafel burgers, and squash caponata (without goat Read more [...]
Green Papaya is well-known with 2 locations in Ottawa and 1 in Gatineau, along with a food truck that appears at many events across the city. See the Vegetable section of the menu for many vegan curries as well as tofu and eggplant dishes.
We are excited to offer contemporary variations on classic munchies with just about everything prepared in-house. We take pride in crafting a regularly changing menu based on the principle of nose-to-tail cooking. Fair Trade teas from 4 O’Clock Teas. Direct Trade (not certified) coffee from Happy Goat Coffee.
Fresh. Local. Handmade. Come try our fresh and local take on traditional take out food. Hand Dipped Corn Dogs, Local Organic Beef Burgers, Handbreaded Local Chicken Strips, Fresh Cut Fries and Poutine made with local curds from ST.ALBERT. The “Parkdale” burger is vegan – made with falafel and comes with Read more [...]
Delicious, healthy Acai Bowls, Smoothie Bowls, and Smoothies! Vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free options! The granola they use isn’t vegan right now but everything else is. Plenty of great fruit options and most smoothies use coconut or almond milk.
Raw juice bar & healthy lifestyle center. One hundred percent plant-based and gluten-free. Educational workshops, culinary classes, detox and nutritional programs. Fair Trade coffee and tea available. NCVA members get 10% discount on food and drinks
Bridgehead is a local coffee shop chain with Fair Trade at the center of its mission. Staff at Bridgeheads tend to be quite knowledgeable about veganism and are happy to substitute soy milk into their specialty coffee drinks. Soups are usually vegan and there are often other vegan options such Read more [...]
Wei’s Noodle house is a place that will cater to all your needs as much as possible! Wei’s Noodle House’s team are able to cater to those who require vegan or gluten free. Also other dishes that are delicious such as: Pad Thai, Fried Rice, Chowmein, Singapore noodle, Udon stir Read more [...]
Specialized in Thai Cuisine, Vietnamese Pho, Chinese B.B.Q and Filipino Lechon. See items on the Vegetable Menu for some delicious vegan options with tofu, curried vegetables and more. Staff are very helpful if you tell them you’re vegan.
Pressed is a neighbourhood music venue and top-notch sandwich joint serving organic/fair trade coffee and local beers on tap. Our mission is to create a comfortable space for folks of all stripes to enjoy good food, good tunes and free wifi. Fair Trade coffees and teas available. Many vegetarian and Read more [...]
Some say Ottawa is a predictable, robotic city. We’re here to prove them wrong. By day, Bar Robo serves premium coffee and specialty baked goods; by night it serves classic and modern libations and delicious bar snacks. We also like bringing people together with events, shows and parties. Very good Read more [...]
Ottawa’s first cat café opened on May 10th, 2017! A cozy coffee shop serving locally-sourced vegan food and coffee. Customers have the option to sit in the café area or visit the rescue cats that are up for adoption. Cats are fostered at the café for local rescues and proceeds Read more [...]
A fabulous cozy little Fresh-Mex Taqueria in the heart of Hintonburg serving fresh lumpy Guacamole, chilled Mexican Beer, homemade Corn Tortillas, squeezed Lime Margaritas, the most amazing Tacos ever…plus so much more homemade Mexican traditional foods, all in a funky little hole-in-the-wall on Wellington West !! Many vegetarian tacos which Read more [...]
The Shanghai Restaurant, established in 1971 . Ottawa Chinatown’s first pioneering Chinese restaurant. A family owned and operated business serving great homemade Asian inspired fair in an eclectic dining atmosphere. Call ahead as it is often closed for community events and fundraisers. Many vegetarian and vegan dishes, mostly with tofu.
Juicery + Espresso Bar + Healthy Eats. We strive to use local, organic and seasonal ingredients. We cold-press all of our juices to ensure that the vital enzymes, minerals and nutrients stay intact. Our locally roasted coffees and custom tea blends are all certified organic and sourced directly from farmers.
Burrito gringo serves up gourmet burritos and other Mexican delights in a fun modern atmosphere. All food is prepared in store daily. Many vegan options such as burritos with with rice, beans, vegetables, guacamole and herbs. You can also get burrito bowls or nachos without cheese and sour cream. Recently Read more [...]
Delicious Indian food and excellent service at this cozy yet elegant restaurant. Patio seating available. Huge vegan menu and vegan-knowledgeable staff (vegan items aren’t specifically marked on menu, but most vegetarian items are vegan and staff are always happy to help).
ORESTA organic skin care confectionery specializes in chemical-free and earth-friendly facial and body treatments. In addition to spa services, we offer an exclusive selection of natural beauty and personal care products for the entire family. ORESTA has three locations in Ottawa: ORESTA organic skin care confectionary located at 464 O\’Connor Read more [...]
More than just gelato, Stella Luna is a family owned and operated European style Café, serving up gourmet panini, hearty soups, eclectic salads, buttermilk waffles, crepes, decadent desserts and specialty coffees with Italian flare. Stella Luna – intimate ambiance, exceptional food! Sorbets are all vegan but most gelatos contain dairy Read more [...]
Samantha Shorkey is a vegan trainer/competition coach, blogger, bikini competitor, the first-ever vegan World Naturals bikini pro & author of Jacked on the Beanstalk: Plant Based Fuel for Vegan Athletes. She offers online coaching and in-person coaching out of Ottawa, Ontario.
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