These Are the Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Muscat

Vegetarian salad I © Marco Verch / Flickr
Vegetarian salad I © Marco Verch / Flickr
Photo of Gehad Medhat
19 February 2018

Although Omani cuisine is known for its unique meat dishes, there are also a number of special traditional vegetarian meals for visitors to enjoy, thanks to Oman’s delicious fresh and organic ingredients. If you’re looking for a meat-free bite to eat, here are our top picks in Muscat.

Vasanta Bhavan

Restaurant, Indian, Vegetarian, Asian, Vegan, $$$
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Vasanta Bhavan is a cheap-priced vegetarian restaurant that offers a wide variety of dishes from Indian and Pakistani cuisines. The restaurant serves food all day long, as well as coffee and fresh juices. It also has some options for vegans, and is suitable for kids and families.

Kamat Restaurant

Restaurant, Indian, Vegetarian, Asian, Vegan, $$$
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Kamat Restaurant is another great Indian restaurant that serves delicious dishes that are 100% vegetarian. The restaurant also offers Chinese cuisine options. Kamat Restaurant has a nice seating area and friendly staff, providing a pleasant dining experience for those in search of a meat-free meal.

The Restaurant at The Chedi Muscat

Restaurant, Hotel Restaurant, Asian, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free
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The Restaurant is one of the best dining spots at the Chedi Muscat Hotel, one of Muscat’s top and most luxurious hotels. It is the perfect place for an elegant fine-dining experience, with great options for vegetarians. The restaurant offers dishes from European, Asian, and Middle Eastern cuisines. It also has a beautiful seating with the view of the crystal blue sea waters.

Ghasitaram Halwai

Restaurant, Indian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Asian
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Ghasitaram Halwai is another great Indian restaurant that offers fantastic vegetarian and vegan dishes. It is known for its mouthwatering sweets and desserts that are famous in Muscat and beyond, as well as its top quality food and moderate prices.

Ubhar Bistro

Restaurant, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, $$$
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Ubhar Bistro is an exceptional restaurant that mixes traditional Omani cuisine with Middle Eastern and international dishes. It takes pride in reflecting the generous Omani hospitality in its service and food quality. It has vegetarian dishes as well as several options for vegans.

Kurkum Restaurant

Restaurant, Indian, Vegetarian, Asian, Vegan, Gluten-free
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Kurkum is a unique Indian restaurant located on the Muttrah Corniche, which gives it a great view of the traditional Muttrah Souq and Muttrah’s ancient fort. The restaurant has a pleasant atmosphere and offers high quality vegetarian dishes. With friendly staff and a great vibe, dining at the Kurkum Restaurant is a fine and elegant experience.

Graffiti Burger Bar

Restaurant, American, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Halal
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Graffitti Burger Bar is one of the best burger restaurants in Muscat, with mouthwatering options for vegetarians. The high quality food, friendliness of the staff, great service and entertaining music, all make for a unique and a pleasant dining experience.

Bait Al Luban Restaurant

Restaurant, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, $$$
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If you’re looking for an authentic traditional Omani dinning experience, then Bait Al Luban is the perfect restaurant to go to. As well as traditional Omani dishes, the restaurant’s warm atmosphere, inviting architecture, top-notch hospitality and high-quality service, make you feel that you’ve been invited to an Omani home. The restaurant offers mouthwatering Middle Eastern dishes for vegetarians.

Tomato Restaurant

Restaurant, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free
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Tomato Restaurant is another elegant dining spot located in the Intercontinental Hotel in Muscat. It serves Italian and Mediterranean cuisines with various options for vegetarians. The restaurant offers a fine-dining experience with its unique atmosphere and friendly staff.

Al Tanoor Restaurant

Restaurant, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Indian, Turkish, Vegetarian
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Al Tanoor Restaurant offers unique Lebanese cuisine, and also serves dishes from Middle Eastern and international cuisines. It is a bit pricey, but it offers great atmosphere, high-quality service and mouthwatering options for vegetarians.