In a capital like Mexico City, it is possible to find everything if you look hard enough; even vegetarian and vegan restaurants, regardless of the fact that the Mexican diet is very meat-based. We list some of the best places for a meat-free meal in the city.
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.
Yug Vegetariano, Varsovia 3-b, Col. Juarez, Mexico D.F, Mexico, +52 55 5533 3296
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.
Forever Vegano is one of Mexico City’s few 100% vegan restaurants. Determined to create dishes which are healthy, tasty and cruelty-free, Forever Vegano has stuck by its morals and continues to believe that ‘you are what you eat’. Burgers, pancakes, ceviche and tacos all feature on the innovative menu.
Forever Vegano, Guanajuato 54, Roma Norte, Mexico City, Mexico, +52 55 6726 0975
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.
Ecos del Mundo, Higuera 25, Coyoacán Centro, Mexico City, Mexico, +52 55 5658 7192
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.