Need a Paris Vegan Guide? Look no further! Here are some of the best vegan restaurants in Paris!
Paris doesn’t exactly have a reputation for being an overly vegan-friendly city, especially with the legendary cheese, croissants, pain au chocolat, and steak frites. But not to fear, there are plenty of options. I’ve tried some of the best vegan restaurants in Paris in an effort to supply you with the best Paris Vegan Guide possible, and couldn’t be happier!
There are over 60 vegan restaurants in Paris and hundreds of vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants spread out all over the city! For vegans in Paris that should be music to your ears! The city is your (vegan) oyster, and a multitude of vegan burgers, pizza, asian food, vegan cheese, and more are all up for grabs. You can even find exceptional vegan croissants, pastry, and cakes in Paris to satisfy your sweet tooth.
I’ve visited the French capital several times since going vegan and had the opportunity to try a lot of vegan restaurants in Paris.
Here are my favorite vegan restaurants in Paris! And some other vegetarian, and vegan-friendly spots.
If you’re hankering a bit of healthy bio goodness, head to Sol Semilla in Paris. This cozy little restaurant and shop has a menu packed full of flavorful veggies that changes daily. Everything is organic, gluten free, homemade, perfectly cooked, and seasoned to perfection.
In addition to the daily plate the restaurant also has a daily soup option, lots of desserts to choose from, and even a raw plate option. Organic, bio, and natural wines round out the menu nicely. If you’re not in the mood for an alcoholic beverage there are plenty of fresh juices and other non-alcoholic drinks to choose from.
Super healthy veggie brown rice bowls with a side of vegan hotdog? That’s my recommendation for Le Tricycle vegan restaurant in Paris.
This tiny restaurant is the perfect spot for lunch. The Caribbean inspired menu is simple. Two bowls on offer, options change daily, and a set menu of vegan hot dogs. The ingredients are super fresh and perfectly ripe. Bowls are packed full of veggies, brown rice, and herbs and are super tasty, healthy, and totally filling. The hot dogs, which are named for hip hop stars, are also pretty fantastic.
Jah Jah By Le Tricycle
For awesome vibes and more of the delicious and healthy food served at Le Tricycle head to their sister restaurant Jah Jah By Le Tricycle. The restaurant serves a similar, yet larger, menu with healthy and comforting Caribbean dishes as you’ll find at Le Tricycle but in a larger space. Additionally, Jah Jah has some pretty stellar healthy desserts on offer.
Hank Vegan Burger
Hank Burger is an adorable little vegan restaurant serving up incredible vegan burgers and fries in Paris. There are five different burger options on the menu with delicious toppings like olives, rocket, fig sauce, and creamy mustard. You can also compose your own burger with whatever toppings you like, and now you can even upgrade your Hank burger with Beyond Meat patty for an additional Euro.
The regular “vegan steak” is organic, and the soft buns are locally made just for the restaurant. The vegan cheese is even melty. Don’t forget to add a side of crispy seasoned wedge fries to go with your burger for a match made in heaven.
Behold the best vegan burger in Paris!
Aujourd’hui Demain is a vegan cafe, restaurant, grocery, and clothing store in Paris. The incredibly popular cafe serves simple, yet mouthwatering, dishes, delicious desserts, coffee, beer, wine, and juices.
The Great Blue Burger at Aujourd’hui Demain is by far the best vegan burger I’ve had in my life. The Beyond Meat patty is topped with a fat slices of vegan blue cheese, figs, carmelized onions, lettuce, and tomato, and drizzled…no drenched in even more blue cheese sauce.
Aujourd’hui Demain can get incredibly busy but this burger is seriously worth the wait.
Hank Vegan Pizza
What’s better than vegan burgers? Maybe vegan pizza, and of course Paris has it on offer.
Hank Burger has now opened Hank Pizza, and let’s just say it’s totally worth a visit. I mean look at those slices. Wow!
The pizza, which is more like a topped focaccia than what you might think of as traditional pizza, comes in a variety of toppings like cheese sauce with potato, mushroom, and sautéed red onion, spinach with pine nuts, or tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes, house made vegan ricotta, and pesto, and more.
The Hank Burger and Hank Pizza restaurants are only a few blocks from one another, so if you’re really in the mood to splurge on comfort food then the Hank restaurants are a great choice.
La Palanche d’Âulac
For the absolute best vegan Vietnamese food in Paris head straight to La Palanche d’Aulac. The all vegan menu has a large selection of veganized Vietnamese dishes including pho, Vietnamese spring rolls and more.
The curry noodle soup came with bits of mock beef, tofu, julienne carrots, rice noodles, and lime, mint, and beansprouts on the side. It was exceptionally well seasoned, tasty, and satisfying. I can’t wait until the day I can return.
Another amazing Asian vegan restaurant that should absolutely be on your radar is Bodhi Vegan in Paris. This little restaurant’s massive menu is full of mock meat delights, and the staff are super friendly and welcoming.
I ended up visiting twice in one week because I loved the food so much. I’d highly recommend the chicken hotpot which came to the table sizzling hot. Paired with a side of white rice, the tangy sauce and the mock chicken were fabulous. The Vietnamese ravioli were also exceptional and the perfect starter. Delicately thin rice paper filled with tiny bits of mock meat and peanuts, and topped with mint and a tangy vinegar sauce, chili, and soy sauce. I could eat this every day!
Le Potager du Marais
Le Potager du Marais has been opened since 2003, first as a vegetarian restaurant and now vegan. Their goal is to build a bridge between traditional French cuisine and vegan cuisine, while using local and seasonal ingredients.
The small, rustic restaurant serves a selection of vegan soups, pates, tarts, main courses, and desserts. If you’re dying to try French cuisine and are vegan, this is the place to go.
Tips: Try the seitan bourguignon and book a table in advance as the restaurant can get very busy.
VG Pâtisserie Végétale
Look no further, I’ve found the best vegan croissant in Paris.
VG Pâtisserie Végétale is a spectacular little pastry shop selling incredible vegan croissant, pain au chocolate, and croissant aux amandes. VG Pâtisserie also serves beautifully composed vegan versions of french pastry like macarons, Paris-Brest, lemon curd tartlets, chocolate cakes, and more.
If you long for your pre-vegan, pre-croissant eating days, there is no better place to head than VG Pâtisserie in Paris.
If you’re ready to sink your teeth into delicious vegan cakes, cupcakes, and pastries in Paris, Cloud Cakes is another awesome option. This all vegan cafe and bakery is the perfect place to get your mid-day sugar rush on while out exploring all the best sites in Paris, but don’t be surprised though if you have to wait around for a seat because this place gets packed.
Favorite options include the blueberry and rosemary cake, the red fruits muffin, and the red velvet cupcake. Paired with one of their delicious coffees and you’ve got 10 minutes in heaven.
Grounded is a lovely little vegan cafe in Paris serving freshly baked sweets, simple savory meals, and high-quality coffee. The cafe is fairly new and opened in July 2018.
Since most vegan cafes in Paris can get uber busy (I’m looking at you Cloud Cakes), Grounded is a haven. Quiet and cozy, it’s the perfect place to relax, sip your coffee, and munch on a sweet vegan treat in peace. The date scone with apple compote is the perfect rainy day treat. Paired with one of their delicious coffees and you’ll be in heaven.
Just try not to let the word out, I rather like this uncrowded slice of vegan Paris life the way it is!
Vietnam in Paris
The moment I stepped foot inside this restaurant my nose was greeted with the familiar and memorable scents and aromas of my favorite restaurants in Vietnam.
Vietnam in Paris is an all vegan restaurant serving, you guessed it, vegan Vietnamese food. The restaurant’s dishes are superb recreations of traditional Vietnamese dishes. Anyone who has traveled to Vietnam and has a craving for a taste of the country without having to book a flight should visit this restaurant while in Paris.
Despite the fact that the food at Vietnam in Paris is absolutely fantastic, I do feel the need to add a few disclaimers. The portions are quite small for the big price tags. If you do visit, expect to pay a lot to leave full.
Toutofu is an all vegan Chinese Restaurant in Paris that makes their own organic tofu on site, which is obvious by the giant bags of soy beans stacked in the corner of the restaurant.
The dishes are Toutofu are simple but superbly seasoned, and of course, feature their homemade tofu. My favorites were the Spicy Dan Dan Noodles and the Soy and lentil beignets with a sweet and spicy dipping sauce.
The dishes here are all pretty affordable as far as Paris is concerned, and the staff are super friendly. Additionally, you can buy their tofu for under 4 euros a block to take away.
Vegebowl is a vegetarian restaurant in Paris serving veganized versions of Asian dishes. The large menu is 90% vegan and features a wide variety of dishes with mock meats like chicken, beef, pork, duck, and fish. Soups, spring rolls, curries, and stir fries are all on offer.
I visited at lunch and opted for the daily bento box which came with several mock meats, a salad, rice, and fruits. The portion was on the smaller side but the flavors were big and it was a good way to sample more than one dish without going broke.
El Guacamole Taqueria isn’t a vegan or vegetarian restaurant in Paris, but I’m including it because I love Mexican food. It’s is a Mexican owned and operated restaurant that serves tacos, burritos, nachos, and other Mexican dishes.
The vegetarian burrito without cheese is vegan and is loaded with cactus, mushrooms, guacamole, onions, lettuce, and tomatoes. The flour tortillas are homemade and the whole thing is grilled to perfection. It’s a big messy, delicious dish that will satisfy even the most hungry vegan appetite. Highly recommended if you’re craving Mexican food, hungover, or just looking for something a little different in Paris.
Vegan Food, Clothing, and Tattoo Shops in Paris
Paris is chocked full of vegan and vegan friendly food shops and clothing stores.
Aujourd’hui Demain – Concept store et restaurant vegan à Paris sells vegan groceries, clothing, shoes, backpacks, purses, houseware, cookbooks, and wine.
Un Monde Vegan is another fabulous little shop for vegan groceries. You can find a plethora of vegan cheeses, meats, cookies, chocolates, nut butters, packaged vegan croissants and cakes, and more at this shop. If you live in Paris, or frequent the city, you can start an account with the shop. When you spend 100 Euros at the shop you get 5 Euros off your next purchase.
Manifeste011 has beautiful vegan clothing, purses, shoes, bags, jewelry, and accessories I’d recommend. The shop is small but very well stocked with vegan and vegan-friendly brands from all over Europe.
Jay&Joy – Crèmerie végétale bio shop is an awesome shop for vegan cheese and vegan foie gras. You can find this brand of cheese at many of the vegan and bio shops around Paris but here they’ll let you (and encourage you) to try any and every variety you desire, plus you can see the kitchen staff in action as they create the brand’s delightful products.
Aenima is the perfect shop for vegan tattoos and piercings in Paris. The shop is 100% vegan, and the staff are incredibly friendly. I got a nose piercing here and can confirm that the shop is incredibly sanitary, beautiful, and professional. Plus, it’s right around the corner from one of the Hank Burger restaurants.
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