In search of quality vegan and vegetarian restaurants 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
1. The Blissful Carrot
A neighbourhood staple, 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 Indian curries to Mexican skewers. The Blissful Carrot is still THE spot we go to every time we hit Macau.
The Blissful Carrot, Unit D, 1/F, Va Nam Industrial, 522-568 Avenida Olimpica Edificio, Macau, p. +853 6298 8433, 澳門奧林匹克大馬路568號華南工業大廈1樓D室幸福甘筍
2. 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
3. Chakra SPACE
Serving hearty home-cooked dishes made of fresh veggies, 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
4. 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. In addition to the restaurant, there’s a kiosk located in a park on Praça de Jorge Álvares.
Ting Ting Cafe, G/F, 20 Rua dos Cules, Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, p. +853 6698 3483, 新馬路天通街20號地舖亭一亭蔬食
5. Vega Vega
This is for the vegetarian folks who are craving a nice pasta dish in Macau. With Italian-inspired pastas and risottos, Vega Vega offers plant-based or plant-based substitutions for sauces and meat. In fact, almost all the dishes at this comfort food restaurant are vegetarian or vegan, or can be substituted. There are even some scrumptious pizzas on the menu that are perfect for sharing!
Vega Vega has locations in Areia Preta and on Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro.
6. Harmony Village Vegetarian
If you like Asian flavours in your vegetarian meal, look no further than Harmony Village Vegetarian. This vegetarian cafe in Macau offers many vegan options and highlights local flavours in its dishes. The twist on the Macau-style pork chop bun is a crowd favourite on a menu full of stir-fried dishes, noodles, and rice. A friendly warning: the staff here mostly doesn’t speak English, but we’re sure you’ll find a way to get around it!
Harmony Village Vegetarian has locations in Sao Lourenco and Santo António.
Veggie Macau (CLOSED)
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