10 Great Vegetarian and Vegan Options in Barrie

As meat-less and plant-based lifestyles are becoming increasingly popular, the food scene in Barrie is staying ahead of the curve by expanding every day to meet its new demands.

Whether you've fully adopted the new diets or are just looking to try some new dishes, there are many delicious restaurant locations in Barrie offering fantastic meal options for any diet at great prices. 

These are not all of them, but let's get into some of the great locations in Barrie offering vegetarian and vegan options. Give them a try!

Valiant's Eatery


Valiant's Eatery is Barrie's original plant-based restaurant for guilt-free comfort food! Serving healthy food, fast. Choose from great dishes on their menu like various pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, salads, wings, grain bowls, and so much more!

In addition to their great restaurant menu, at Valiant's, you can also find Canada's largest selection of Plant-Based meats that won't break your budget. They have everything from deli cuts, roasts, meal essentials, frozen meals and more, all 100% plant-based and ready for you to enjoy! 

Ripe Juicery


At the Ripe Juicery, they produce 100% Raw, Organic, Cold-Pressed Juice recipes that go directly into glass bottles. RIPE is committed to offering raw beverages hand-crafted with deep regard for organic growing practices, seasonal harvests and local suppliers. As well, they believe that juice should be incredibly tasty, nutritious & sourced from local and organic ingredients. At both RIPE locations in Barrie, you're sure to find a large selection of delicious and nutritious cold-pressed juices, hand-crafted smoothies, acai bowls, salad and grain bowls & more!  

Lazy Tulip Café


This locally-owned café located in Downtown Barrie's west side on Maple Avenue is open seven days a week for you to enjoy breakfast & lunch dishes that strongly emphasize vegetarian and gluten-free options along with locally raised meats & free-range eggs.

At the Lazy Tulip, everything on the menu is made in-house, including daily soups, freshly baked bread, baked goods, quiche and daily specials. On top of great food, the Lazy Tulip Café proudly serves Planet Bean fair trade & organic coffee out of Guelph, ON, along with sustainably sourced Pluck loose leaf teas.  


P_zza is a mix of the traditional Italian roots infused with that new modern twist, that allows you to create your own pizza from a selection of over 30 toppings and endless combinations in a matter of minutes! At P_zza, you can choose from their signature pizzas or become the artist of your very own a quality fresh pizza creation.

Although P_zza doesn't only do vegetarian and vegan options, they offer multiple items on their menu to accommodate almost any diet. For example, try the Vegan Dream pizza topped with pizza sauce, vegan cheese, garlic, roasted red pepper, red onion and arugula. Or try the Vegan-Terranean P_zza Pocket filled with pesto, sundried tomato, roasted red pepper, black olive, roast garlic, spinach and vegan cheese. You won't be disapointed!

Common Good Café & Social House


As one of Downtown Barrie's purveyors of quality food and beverage, Common Good Café & Social House is your place to go for lunch meetings, first dates, book clubs, Friday nights and Saturday mornings. Serving exceptional coffee, fostering meaningful connection and mixing well-crafted cocktails. 

Offering a wide variety of both regular dishes as well as vegetarian and vegan ones on their menu, the Common Good Café & Social House is a great location for you to bring a group with different tastes. 

Some more great options in Barrie:

  • Grilled Cheese Social Eatery: Providing the classic comfort of the grilled cheese sandwich with new twists and flavours. Their menu offers a wide variety of alternatives ingredient options to accommodate any dietary restrictions or preferences, including Gluten-Free and Vegan Options.
  • Bohemia Café: Serving local produce, fresh baked goods, and most importantly, house-made food from scratch in an atmosphere you'll get lost in and want to return to again and again. Their menu is carefully planned and curated to make it delicious and appeal to all kinds of folks, regardless of dietary restrictions, with lots of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.
  • The Chopped Leaf: At the Chopped Leaf, their chef-designed menu is always made using fresh ingredients with bold, wholesome and delicious flavours so you can eat & feel good about it. Celebrating people's unique dietary needs and offering something for everyone, their fresh and customizable salads, bowls, wraps, and soups are available in everything from vegan, vegetarian, to kid-friendly and gluten-friendly options. 
  • Mexhico: Located in Downtown Barrie, this new addition to the Dunlop Street is your place to go for plant based Mexican inspired food! Serving authentic, fresh and delicious food & drinks in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere, we're sure Mexhico is bound to become one of your new favourites in town, especially if you love vegan foods!
  • The Vegan Pantry: At the Vegan Pantry their focus is on the underserved vegan, people with gluten, dairy, egg and soy sensitivies, and the health-minded. They are 100% vegan and gluten free with the largest selection of baked treats and frozen meals in Ontario! Check out their location on Ross St in Downtown Barrie!
  • Mmm Donuts Café & Bakery: This 100% plant-based local gem located on the south end of the city offers a fun assortment of donuts as well as various other sweet treats, hot beverages and custom cakes. Indulge in a few of their colourful classic creations such as their Birthday Cake Donut or their Rainbow Donut with a sour rainbow-coloured candy on top. Check out their Instagram for their daily flavour updates!

Tag us in your vegetarian and vegan restaurant experiences in Barrie at @tourismbarrie on Instagram or Facebook.
Let us know of any more great options we should add to our list! 

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