In search of quality vegan and vegetarian food in Macau? From veggie burgers to meatless pad Thai, we've got you covered
Plant-based food is taking over the world these days, with products like vegan egg Just Scramble or vegan ice-cream becoming more and more accessible (even in Hong Kong). While health food stores and vegetarian restaurants are popping up, we thought you may also be interested in the scene across the water in The 853. From Thai food to Japanese curry, we’ve scouted out the best vegetarian restaurants in Macau that surely won’t disappoint, so jump on that ferry and get eating.
Check out these top vegetarian restaurants in Macau
The Blissful Carrot
Located in the heart of Taipa Village, The Blissful Carrot is one of the most well-known vegetarian eateries in Macau. Presenting a vibrant and diverse menu that includes vegan selections, you can find everything from Japanese soba noodles with peanut sauce to vegan Reuben sandwich and Indian curry bowl (these are our three favourite items). Not to mention there is also a great selection of vegan cupcakes and snacks. Despite only offering takeouts at the moment, The Blissful Carrot is still THE spot we go every time we hit Macau.
The Blissful Carrot, 79-A Rua direita Carlos Eugenio, Taipa, Macau, +853 6298 8433, 澳門氹仔施督憲正街79A高輝閣地下B
On Thai Loi
If you like authentic Thai food, don’t miss out on On Thai Loi – one of the best Thai vegetarian restaurants in Macau. From coconut curry to wonton noodles and wok fried vegetables and tofu, On Thai Loi makes sure their vegan and vegetarian dishes are scrumptious enough to please meat eaters as well.
On Thai Loi, Edificio Man Lei, 18-20 Rua Quattro Do Bairro da Areia Preta , Macau, p. +853 2840 3019, 澳門黑沙環第四街萬利樓18-20號地鋪
Serving hearty home-cooked dishes made of fresh vegetables – such as Japanese curry, kale and avocado salad, and veggie burgers with homemade tofu patties – Chakra SPACE is the perfect place for healthy vegans and vegetarians who are keeping an eye on their oil intake. Plus, it’s one of the cosiest cafes in Macau where you can just sit for hours chatting with friends!
Chakra SPACE, 12A Tv. dos Santo, Macau, +853 6677 8669, 澳門水坑尾巷12號A啟華大廈地下A
Veggie Macau is a welcoming vegan and vegetarian cafe that offers a wide range of vegetarian dishes, including their famous cheesy spinach quesadilla, ham and vegan cheese burger, and homemade cheesecake. Their black truffle mushroom risotto gets the biggest thumbs-ups – because it just smells so amazing!
Veggie Macau, 1-3 Rua do Tap Siac, Macau, p. +853 2836 6891, 澳門塔石街1-3號
Ting Ting Cafe
Selling veggie burgers for just $40 or below (with options like black pepper mushroom, veggie tuna), Ting Ting Cafe is undoubtedly one of the most affordable vegetarian restaurants in Macau. They also serve a number of rice and noodle dishes, as well as tasty avocado sushi and chestnut sushi. If you’re looking for cheap and cheerful, then make a beeline here for sure.
Ting Ting Cafe, 4 Beco das Caixas, Macau, p. +853 6698 3483, 澳門鍾家里4號
Looking for vegan and vegetarian options in Hong Kong? Give the new vegetarian menu at Korean restaurant The Joomak a try, sample our favourite seagrape and fig salad at 2DP or hit up these amazing raw vegan restaurants in the city.