Long gone are the days when the only vegan food you could find at a restaurant was a bag of fries or a piece of sad-looking lettuce. Nowadays, there are vegan options everywhere you look. We have gathered the best vegan restaurants in Budapest so you will not get hangry when it is food o’clock and you are clueless where to go. Are you ready for a vegan tastecapade around the city?
There are days when all you want is some juicy fast food that fills you up and puts you in a deliriously happy food coma for hours. But where to turn when all you see are burger chains and kebab places? Vegan Love is the answer for you! Established in 2014, this popular fast food spot is located at Bartók Béla Boulevard, near Gellért Square. It awaits visitors with a hip colorful interior and a menu full of plant-based yumminess.
Whether you dream about a tasty burger, a spicy gyros wrap, or a good old vegan pizza – Vegan Love will satisfy all your cravings.
Our all-time favourite is the Louisiana Chicken Burger that comes with a gluten-free bun, crispy Cajun chick’n, different veggies, and a sweet-sour remoulad sauce. Do not miss out on the chili-cheese fries either! They are cooked to perfection and just greasy enough. No wonder, that Vegan Love is at the top of the list of the best vegan restaurants in Budapest.
What if you just died and ended up in vegan food heaven? That is the first impression you get when you take a glance at the menu in this rustic minimalist coffee bar at Andrássy Avenue. If you fancy something light and healthy, Flow bistro offers you a variety of wholesome dishes. Creamy soups, colorful Buddha Bowls, nicely arranged but filling sandwiches and main courses, and the list goes on. In this chilly weather, we like to warm ourselves up with a steamy bowl of bean Goulash accompanied by marinated soy cubes. Be aware though that they have a different menu every day. If you still have some room left in your belly after the meal, make sure to check out their daily dessert offer. It is guaranteed to leave you speechless until you polish off the last delicious crumbs on your plate.
Back in the day, Las Vegan’s started out as Hungary’s first vegan food truck but since then the company has grown into quite a chain. Today, it has 5 different locations in the city which also shows that Hungarians are open to a more sustainable plant-based lifestyle.
Las Vegan’s is a real Mecca for fast food lovers.
Juicy burgers, spicy Mexican dishes, and ready-to-go wraps in a wide range of flavours! We suggest you come a bit earlier before hunger kicks in because it will take a while until you make up your mind what to order.
If we could eat only one food for the rest of our lives, it would most probably be their Magic Mushroom burger. The merry combination of grilled Portobello mushrooms, garlicky vegan mayo, grilled onions, spinach, and dried tomatoes is hardly a first date dish but it is totally worth every bite!
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Are you in for a real gastro adventure at one of the cutest vegan spots in town? Tökmag is a cosy vegan fast-food bistro near Jászai Mari Square. Tökmag prides itself on using solely fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients. And the end results truly speak for themselves! Since they also want to cater to people with food allergies and health issues, all their dishes are free from gluten, sugar, and yeast. Therefore, you have no reason to feel guilty if you end up ordering all the delicious items off the menu.
Pasta-lovers rejoice! Tökmag always has some seasonal versions of your favourite comfort food. We currently love the olive-mushroom tagliatelle and the chickpea gnocchi.
Foodies with a sweet tooth will also be delighted to try some of their gorgeous creations.. Just look at this pretty lilac cake below! It literally begs you to take a bite.
Have you been dreaming of some classic soul-satisfying Hungarian dishes lately? Welcome to Kozmosz, your wishes have been granted. This cosy vegan restaurant is located at Hunyadi Square, within walking distance of Octogon Square. The mission of the Kozmosz team is to prove that you can eat wholesome delicious food even on a plant-based diet. And after our visit, we are absolutely convinced.
What you can expect at Kozmosz is a rich cavalcade of unique global and local flavours.
Our go-to dish is the Hungarian Hortobágy-style crêpes filled with lentils and drizzled with paprika sauce. Since we are obsessed with pancakes, we could not resist the temptation when we saw their layered pancake tart at the counter. It is truly to die for!
It is almost certain that Kozmosz will become one of your favourite vegan restaurants in Budapest. Forget all the calories today and just enjoy a little piece of savoury heaven!
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