The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Marseille

Marseille has some lovely vegetarian and vegan eating options
Marseille has some lovely vegetarian and vegan eating options | © Barbara Ann Spengler/Flickr
Alex Ledsom

Marseille has lots of choice when it comes to vegetarian or vegan restaurants. Here’s our list of the best in town.

1. Green Bear Coffee

Restaurant, Sandwich Shop, Dessert Shop, Coffee Shop, Cafe, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Fast Food, Tea

People love the coffee and the vegetarian food at Green Bear Coffee
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This coffee shop has a few branches all over the city and is probably the most recognisable vegan and vegetarian café in Marseille. They have a selection of salads and sandwiches as well as desserts, all of which are a mixture of gluten-free, vegan or vegetarian. They also have wifi and the service is friendly. It’s closed at weekends.

2. Café l'Écomotive

Restaurant, Cafe, Vegan, Vegetarian, Mediterranean, French, European

The Ecomotive cafe does some amazing desserts like vegan cheesecake
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The Ecomotive is an organic cafe/coworking space that’s been open for the past four years. It’s just opposite the steps at the foot of the St Charles train station. Unlike a lot of cafés in Marseille, it has long opening hours and is open every day. They have vegan and vegetarian soups, sandwiches and lovely desserts.

3. Le Balagan

Restaurant, Vegan, French, Vegetarian, Fast Food

People love the vegetarian soups at Le Balagan in Marseille
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Located near the Avenue du Prado, Le Balagan is a little soup and salad restaurant that opens just for lunch. The tarts and cakes that they make are often vegan and always gluten-free. Everything is home-made and people love it. It’s closed at the weekends.

4. Le Cafe Thai

Restaurant, Thai, Asian, French, Fast Food

People rate the Thai food at Le Cafe Thai, which has vegetarian options
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This Thai restaurant is just a little way out of the centre of Marseille. But it’s worth the walk – the staff are friendly, polite and the food is great.

5. Le Cours en Vert

Restaurant, Vegan, European, Healthy, Fast Food

Le Cours en Vert is located on the stylish Cours Julien
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Located on the stylish and hip Cours Julien, is the popular Le Cours en Vert. It’s a casual place, where the service is friendly. It used to serve fish but it doesn’t anymore and is now fully vegetarian and vegan. It’s a great place to watch the world go by and wander the back alleys of the edgy neighbourhood afterwards.

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