The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Mexico City

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Paula Zamorano Osorio

In the heart of Mexico City, a culinary haven awaits vegetarians and vegans alike, defying the meat-centric reputation of traditional Mexican cuisine. Despite the city’s love affair with meat-based dishes, the capital offers an array of vegetarian and vegan restaurants that cater to those seeking plant-based delights. From colorful and flavorful vegan tacos to innovative vegan sushi, the options are boundless. Join us as we explore some of the best places in Mexico City for a meat-free culinary adventure, where diverse flavors and fresh ingredients take center stage. Whether you’re a dedicated plant-based eater or simply curious to try something new, these restaurants are sure to satisfy your cravings for a delicious and wholesome meat-free meal.

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Yug Vegetariano

Yug Vegetariano, Mexico

Yug Vegetariano has been tempting people to explore vegetarianism since 1963. With years of experience on its side, Yug Vegetariano is a restaurant which will not disappoint, serving tasty and flavorful food which completely dispels the myth that vegetarian food is dull and bland.

La Casa del Pan Papalotl

With two locations in Mexico City, La Casa del Pan Papalotl has created an individual menu for each of their restaurants. Organic, locally sourced vegetarian ingredients are a must when it comes to their cuisine. The owners’ priority is to ensure that their customers are able to enjoy their tasty meal in a positive and pleasant environment.

Cate de mi Corazón

The menu at Cate de mi Corazón offers old Mexican favorites which are highly nutritious and suitable for both vegetarians and vegans. From soups to salads and tacos to desserts, the original menu offers a grand variety of dishes to please all tastes. Despite its small size, this restaurant, with its delicious gastronomy and friendly atmosphere, has become well-known for being a popular vegetarian restaurant in Mexico City.

El Jardín Interior

Stepping through a health shop, you will find a bountiful garden, blooming with plants and home to a tank of turtles. This area belongs to El Jardín Interior, a wonderful restaurant-café which is dedicated to vegetarianism and offers several items on the menu which are vegan. Aside from its garden, El Jardín Interior boasts a welcoming indoor space, friendly staff and perhaps most importantly, a delicious menu.

Ecos del Mundo

Ecos del Mundo is an organic restaurant in Coyoacán where the chef transforms cooking into a creative art, bringing traditional Mexican recipes to life by fusing them with flavors from international cuisines.

Pan Comido Vegetariano

Colonia Roma is home to Pan Comido Vegetariano. This restaurant has transformed from a tiny locale with three rickety old tables into a top spot in Mexico City in which to relax and enjoy a vegetarian meal. Pan Comido Vegetariano’s menu offers everything from burgers to curry and falafel, and also caters to vegans.

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