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


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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


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Since it's beginning, at RIPE Juicery their vision has always been to create a plant-based, sustainable and eco-friendly company to help make healthier communities and implement better business practices for the future.

They produce 100% raw, delicious, organic, locally sourced, plant-based food and beverages that are made fresh from scratch for you to enjoy! 

With two locations in Barrie, head to RIPE for anytime during your day to find a large selection of delicious and nutritious cold-pressed juices, hand-crafted smoothies, acai bowls, salad and grain bowls & more!

And, don’t want to leave the house? No problem. Order online and get your RIPE juices, cleanses and eats delivered to your door. 

Locations: 118 Dunlop St E371 King St Unit 4


Lazy Tulip Café


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This locally-owned joint is open seven days a week for you to enjoy breakfast & lunch dishes that strongly emphasize vegetarian and gluten-free options.

At the Lazy Tulip, everything on the menu is made in-house, including daily vegan and gluten free soups, freshly baked bread, baked goods, quiches and daily specials.

Pictured above is their Vegan Autumn Quinoa Harvest Bowl featuring locally sourced roasted acorn & spaghetti squash, roasted beets, cauliflower (two colours), apples, red cabbage, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds, quinoa on greens with a Maple Balsamic vinaigrette and served with a piece of our house made focaccia. Yum!

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. If you've never tried a Golden Milk Latte, they are deliciously made with almond milk and other vegan ingredients. A must try!

Check out their new take out only location at 151 Bradford St.!


P_zza

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P_zza offers a mix of the traditional Italian roots infused with that new modern twist, allowing you to create your own pizza from a selection of over 30 toppings and endless combinations in a matter of minutes!

Although P_zza doesn't exclusively offer vegetarian and vegan options, their menu  accommodates almost any diet. Try their 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.

Additionally, become the artist of your very own a quality fresh pizza creation adding whichever toppings best suit your tastes and dietary choices.

You won't be disappointed!


Common Good Café & Social House


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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 options on their menu, the Common Good Café & Social House is a great location for you to bring a group with different tastes. 

To name a few vegetarian and vegan favourites on their menu, try their CG Toast (pictured above), the Good Bowl, Veg Wrap, Kale Yes Smoothie, or many others!


Some more great options in Barrie:


  • Grilled Cheese Social Eatery: Providing the classic comfort of the grilled cheese sandwich with new twists and flavours. The menu at the Grilled Cheese Social Eatery 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. Mexhico is bound to become one of your new favourites in town, especially if you love Mexican cuisine! Give it a try, you won't be disappointed!
  • The Vegan Pantry: At the Vegan Pantry their focus is on the underserved people with gluten, dairy, egg and soy sensitivies, and the health-minded. Their menu is 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!

   
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Let us know of any more great options we should add to our list! 
    

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