Healthy dining has become extremely popular in recent years and, as a result, Vegan and Vegan-friendly restaurants have been popping up all over the city.
There are way too many to list here, probably at least 100 such places, so check the Internet for others besides those listed below. This is just a small sampling of some of our favorites.
Fáy u 20.
Serves meat, vegan options available. Local home delivery pizzeria. Serving vegetarian and full vegan pizzas also. Special vegan quattro formaggi and veggie sausage versions are a customer favorite.
Bajcsy Zsilinszky út 65.
Cafe offering an array of organic vegetarian and vegan food, including as salads, sandwiches, bakery goods and cakes. Also available are pizzas, a great juice bar and a take-out bakery.
Akácfa Utca 50.
North Indian Punjabi style vegetarian buffet and fast food for take away, opened Oct 2012. Lacto, fast food, beer/wine and take out available.
Teréz krt. 20.
Vegan-friendly juice bar, also offers Turkish vegetable paté made of grains, walnuts, tomato puree, sunflower oil, parsley and green onions that shape into little balls or fingers, served in wraps or with mixed plates.
Iskola utca 31.
Éden Vegetáriánus Étterem is a cafeteria-style restaurant/juice bar that offers a changing vegan menu. As of July 2016, apparently no longer using honey, but does have fresh juices. At corner of Gyorskocsi utca, 1 block from Batthány tér bus and metro station.
István utca 5.
Espresso bar and cafe serving light food including soups, wraps, bircher muesli, salads. Vegans can get salad and hummus dippers, also has lacto and ovo, plus take out.
Vigyázó Ferenc ut 4, V. ker. (at near Széchenyi Tér).
The deli-style Indian buffet and salad bar includes a variety of dishes with two main entrees each day. Lacto, Hare Krishna also on offer.
A Hare Krishna vegetarian food restaurant and take-away. Deli style buffet and salad bar includes a variety of dishes though most items contain dairy.
Bank utca 6.
Little vegan bistro providing breakfast and changing lunch menu. Offers fruit juices, sugar-free lemonade, coffee with rice or soya milk, smoothies. Organic and western juice bar also available.
Csengery u 24.
Serves meat, vegan options available. Nepali food menu, includes vegetarian dishes. Atmosphere is relaxed, colorful.
Jókai utca 6. district.
Very popular, stylish Indian restaurant with a vegetarian section on the menu that includes many paneer dishes (dairy). Serves meat, vegan options available
Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 40.
Primarily vegetarian and vegan café, also offers bagels and sandwiches, salad, quiche, smoothies and juices. Serves meat, vegan options available. Lacto, ovo and western juice bar.
Lajos utca 36 9/c.
A little vegan burger bar offering a variety of burger flavors plus has fries, salad, dessert, and sides. Re-opened at this location after move from Városmajor 13.
Víg utca 28.
Vegetarian cafe and upcycle fashion store. Serves coffee, raw cheesecake, and light food.
Hunyadi tér 11.
Vegan restaurant offering an a la carte menu plus a weekly special, made using mostly seasonal ingredients.
Üllői út 51.
Steiner Kristof’s (Hungarian vegan chef & celebrity) place in the Food Truck Court offers all-vegan meals.
Kazinczy utca 11
The first all-vegan fast food truck in Hungary serves burgers, drinks and raw vegan cakes with gluten free options.
Hollán Ernő u 3.
This coffee shop sells a range of packaged raw cookies and cakes, vegan bars, raw packed superfoods and organic coffee. Offers a limited meal selection, mainly breakfast ciabatta and piadina.
Nefelejcs utca 3.
A small Chinese vegan place with fast food options and daily menus of international cuisine. Many types of icy refreshers in the summer and warm teas in cold weather. Its bio shop also sells organic, vegan, gluten-free products.
Ferenciek tere 2 (at corner of Veres Pálné and Curia).
Napfényes Étterem és Cukrászda offers an extensive menu, with a variety of dishes along with Hungarian specialties. Very good restaurant for non-vegans too and perfect for vegans. Kind people, tasty food in a beautiful place. Friendly service, tasty healthy food. One of the best places for vegan food in Budapest!
Jókai u. 7.
Organic shop with vegetarian teahouse cafe. Offers a small food menu on weekdays only. Shop stocks a range of food and natural products.
Káldy Gyula u. 7.
Vegan-friendly raw food cafe, food is vegan except for honey.
Jászai Mari tér 4/b.
Small cafe with seats for up to 10 on barstools. Offers sandwiches, ready made salads, soups, and usually three daily dishes for lunch.
Hold utca 9.
A small vegan-friendly room with three tables. Daily changing menu – choose between one soup, two mains and different desserts, juices, sandwiches, salads.
Hollán Ernő 31.
Organic café opened by ÉletKonyha (LifeKitchen), offering raw-vegan food and sweets.
Szabolcska Mihály utca 7.
Serving organic, raw, plant-based artisan cheeses, appetizers and drinks. Fusion, beer/wine and European also available.
Pauler utca 8.
Vegetarian cafe serving healthy mains, salads, smoothies, soups, raw cakes. Each day a vegetarian as well a raw vegan menu just under 1000Ft. Dog and child friendly, near Buda Castle.
Hollán Ernő utca 5.
Street food restaurant serving fresh vegetarian and vegan sandwiches and salads. Hungarian, Italian, Thai, Mexican cuisine.
Vegetarian delivery service turned restaurant. Different menu every day which includes a soup, Indian foods, low carb food, sandwiches, juices, and cakes.
Bartók Béla út 9 (at Gellért tér).
An all-vegan restaurant serving a variety of burgers, hot-dogs, fries, lemonades; also has a salad bar.
Kálvin tér 5.
Asian fast food restaurant serving simple vegan food along with Taiwanese bubble tea and smoothies. The only non-vegan ingredients are in the drinks.