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Lettuce Love Café

After a brutal and seemingly endless winter, it’s finally time for what we’ve all been fantasizing about for months… patio season! Here you’ll find all of your favourite Vegetarian Directory businesses that have outdoor seating. Bask in the glorious warmth of summer while enjoying some of the finest vegetarian and vegan fare the GTA has to offer! Click on the business name for a full listing.

-d = offers a discount to Toronto Veg Card holders. Don’t have the card? Click here to get one!

[cafe] The Annex HodgePodge – d
258 Dupont St., 416-513-1333, www.theannexhodgepodge.com
This mom and pop style café offers gourmet vegan soups, innovative salads, freshly squeezed juices, vegan wraps, desserts and grilled sandwiches. Small street side patio with seats for 4.

[cafe] The Beet Organic Café – d
2945 Dundas St. W., 416-916-2368, www.thebeet.ca
Eco-friendly restaurant serving up sustainable fare with many delicious vegan and vegetarian dishes to choose from. There is also a patio, weekend brunch, take-out deli counter and seasonal organic produce.

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Butler’s Pantry Café

d-R Butler’s Pantry Café
591 Markham St. (s. of Bloor), 416-535-9868, www.butlerspantry.ca
Many vegetarian and vegan options along with desserts. Large outdoor patio. Licensed.

[veg cafe]v Cruda Café
92 Front. St. E. (St. Lawrence Market), 905-447-6501, www.crudacafe.com
Raw vegan take-out or eat-in located in the beautiful St. Lawrence Market in the heart of Downtown Toronto. Take your meal to the upper level of the Market and sit on picnic tables overlooking the city.

[rest.] Free Times Café – d
320 College St. (w. of Spadina), 416-967-1078, www.freetimescafe.com
Club, licensed restaurant and cafe. Middle eastern, Jewish and Canadian cuisine. Lots of vegetarian options. Street side patio. Seats 20. WiFi. Smoking allowed on patio. Licensed.

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Fresh on Crawford

[veg rest.] Fresh on Crawford
894 Queen St. W. (at Crawford), 416-913-2720, www.freshrestaurants.ca
“Toronto’s original source for modern vegetarian food and made-to-order juice.” Signature bowls, veggie burgers, wraps, fresh juices, smoothies and much more. Weekend brunch. Large heated boulevard licensed patio at the edge of Trinity-Bellwoods Park, seats 60. Non-smoking, pets are welcome to be tied up on outside of patio. Licensed.

[veg rest.] Fresh on Eglinton
90 Eglinton Avenue E., 416-599-4442, www.freshrestaurants.ca
“Toronto’s original source for modern vegetarian food and made-to-order juice.”  Weekend brunch. Non-smoking, pets are welcome to be tied up on outside of patio. Seats 34. Licensed.

[veg rest.] Fresh on Spadina
147 Spadina Ave., 416-599-4442, www.freshrestaurants.ca
“Toronto’s original source for modern vegetarian food and made-to-order juice.” Signature bowls, veggie burgers, juices, smoothies and much more. Weekend brunch. Small street-side patio. Non-smoking, pets are welcome tied up on outside of patio. Seats 14. Licensed.

[cafe] Hotel Gelato
532 Eglington Ave. W, 416-932-2663, www.hotelgelato.com
“A variety of vegetarian options including our daily made soup, salads and panini. Our house-made desserts range from dairy-free sorbets, traditional and soy-based gelato as well as vegan and gluten-free baked goods.” Streetside patio that seats 8. WiFi.

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The Indian Hut

[rest.] The Indian Hut
636 Church St., 416-934-0235, www.indianhut.ca
Located in the heart of downtown in a Victorian style building The Indian Hut serves a wide variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free items in addition to many of its popular favourites. “Everything in our buffet is made daily using only the freshest and finest ingredients and includes an assortment of vegetarian dishes accompanied by soups, salads, appetizers, desserts, and of course nan bread.” Large patio seats 35.

d-VegR King’s Café – d
192 Augusta Ave (s. of Baldwin), 416-591-1340, www.kingscafe.com
Chinese restaurant with dim sum, soups, sushi, mock meat dishes, combination specials. Plus fancy tea and mock-meat store. Patio in front.

d-Vegcv Lettuce Love Café
399 John St (n. of Lakeshore), Burlington, 905-637-2700, www.lettucelovecafe.com
Award Winning 100% Gluten-free and vegan restaurant with organic foods, bakery, juice bar and biodynamic and organic wines and beers. Sunny patio seats 20 and has western exposure on sidewalk level. Free WiFi, non-smoking, heaters for cooler nights, umbrellas for hot days and beautiful flowers for ambiance.

Photo credit: BlogTO

Live Organic Raw, Photo credit: BlogTO

[veg rest.]v LIVE- Organic Food Bar
264 Dupont St (at Spadina), 416-515-2002, www.livefoodbar.com
Stylish raw food gourmet restaurant with cooked options in macrobiotic and Aryuvedic cuisine. Full juice menu and awesome raw desserts. Amazing backyard patio that seats 40. Recently renovated (May 2012). Licensed.

[rest.] Magic Oven – d
360 Queen St E (at Parliament), 416-703-3555, www.magicoven.com
Gourmet pizza restaurant plus pastas, salads and appetizers. Many healthy veg, vegan, gluten-free options. Large patio in the back. Licensed.

[rest.] Magic Oven – d
798 Danforth Ave (e. of Pape), 416-462-0333, www.magicoven.com
Gourmet pizza restaurant plus pastas, salads and appetizers. Many healthy veg, vegan, gluten-free options. Licensed.

[rest.] Magic Oven – d
347 Keele St. (at Dundas St. W.), 416-604-0202, www.magicoven.com
Gourmet pizza restaurant plus pastas, salads and appetizers. Many healthy veg, vegan, gluten-free options. Beautiful rooftop patio. Licensed.

Moonbean Coffee Company

d-C Moonbean Coffee Company
30 St. Andrews St. (at Kensington), 416-595-0327, www.moonbeancoffee.com
Popular café with light meals, tea, coffee, smoothies and desserts. Large selection of certified fair trade organic coffees, roasted on site. Patio in front that seats 15 and a larger one out back that seats 35. All non-smoking.

[veg cafe]v Raw Aura Organic Cuisine
94 Lakeshore Rd. E. Mississauga, 905-891-2872, www.raw-aura.com
All raw restaurant offering a wide menu of tasty looking apps, salads, main courses, desserts and juices. Patio in front.

[veg rest.]v Rawlicious
50 Dunlop St. E., Barrie, 705-739-1001, www.rawlicious.ca
Organic raw vegan cuisine- juices, smoothies, entrees & desserts! Patio facing a beautiful view of the bay. Licensed.

[veg rest.]v Rawlicous
60 Carden St., Guelph, 519-823-5919, www.rawlicious.ca
Organic raw vegan cuisine- juices, smoothies, entrees & desserts! Sidewalk patio, seating for 12, non-smoking. Licensed.

Rawlicious in Markham

[veg rest.]v Rawlicious
116 Main St., Markham. 905-554-4729, www.rawlicious.ca
Organic raw vegan cuisine including juices, smoothies, entrees & desserts! Seating for 12, non-smoking. Licensed.

[veg rest.] Sadie’s Diner & Juice Bar
504 Adelaide St. W., 416-777-2343, www.sadiesdiner.com
Enjoy “all your favorite traditional comfort foods updated”! Sadie’s offers delicious sandwiches, burritos, chili, burgers and more in a friendly, comfortable environment. All dishes can be made vegan. Patio seats 25 under the shade of a huge old tree at the back of the restaurant. Non-smoking. Licensed.

[rest.] Tabülé
2009 Yonge St., 416-483-3747, www.tabule.ca
“Tabülé is known as one of the finest Middle Eastern eateries in Toronto. Tantalizing aromas, rich variety, and an exotic blend of flavours will delight your senses.”Enjoy a huge selection of fresh and delicious vegetarian menu items, as well as a drink list inspired by Middle Eastern flavours. Patio at the front, seats 18. Non-smoking.

Tabülé on Yonge

Tabülé on Yonge

[rest.] Tabülé
810 Queen St. E., 416-465-2500, www.tabule.ca
“Tabülé is known as one of the finest Middle Eastern eateries in Toronto. Tantalizing aromas, rich variety, and an exotic blend of flavours will delight your senses.”Enjoy a huge selection of fresh and delicious vegetarian menu items, as well as a drink list inspired by Middle Eastern flavours. Large, beautiful patio in the back with banquettes, pillows, and a pergola. Seats 40. Non-Smoking.

[veg cafe]v Urban Herbivore
64 Oxford St (at Augusta), 416-927-1231
Popular vegan café. Creative sandwiches, green salads, fresh squeezed juices and baked goodies.

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Vegetarian Haven, photo credit: happycow.net

Counter seating. Green roof. Patio seats about 20 people.

[veg rest.]v Vegetarian Haven – d
17 Baldwin St, 416-621-3636
“Asian Fusion” cuisine. Over 100 flavourful vegan dishes. Cozy dining room and friendly service, with an inviting summer patio facing the beautiful Baldwin Village. Lunch and dinner specials.

[veg rest.]v Veg Out Restaurant
646 Richmond St., London, 519-850-8688, www.vegoutrestaurant.com
London’s only fully vegan restaurant, serves up veganized comfort classics. “Come and try our delicious, home-cooked meals with an emphasis on organic, local, and fair trade ingredients!” Patio in front.

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[veg cafe] Wanda’s Pie in the Sky
287 Augusta Ave (s. of College), 416-236-7585
Café serving pie, desserts, pizza, sandwiches and soup. Some vegan options. Inviting space with lots of activity. Street-facing patio.

[veg rest.] Zen Gardens – d
65 Water St. N., Cambridge, 519-620-8809
Menu features noodle soups, sushi, mock meat dishes, combination specials and many other choices. Seating for 12 on patio.

[veg rest.] Zen Gardens – d
104 Surry St. E., Guelph, 519-341-0866
Menu features noodle soups, sushi, mock meat dishes, combination specials and many other choices. Seating for 12 on patio.