Vegetarian options in the Annex
bloomer's bakery is vegan baking coming out of the annex. From pecan sticky buns to crazy birthday cakes to gluten and sugar-free muffins, we're happy to deliver whatever you're craving. Currently available at select stores and by special order, be it small or large. You'd be silly not to try it.
Environmental / Green
408 Bloor St. W.
Organic cotton clothing. Non-toxic personal care products. Biodegradable cleaning products, Recycled office supplies. Solar products, books, magazines, and much more.
Natural Food Stores
322 Bloor St W
Organice produce, fruits and vegetables, natural skin care, bulk foods, vitamins.
380 Bloor St. W.
Good selection of organic foods. Weekly specials. Open till 9pm most days.
Restaurants & Cafés
1085 Bathurst St.
Annapurna is the oldest vegetarian eatery in Ontario opened in 1974. Expanded seating with a clean fresh look after a recent renovation. South Indian specialties, many vegan and macrobiotic entrees. Soy, fruit, yogurt shakes, fresh & bottled natural juices/drinks, and desserts include vegan selections. Alcohol-free. Full course for two including taxes - under $30.
591 Markham St.
Popular neighbourhood spot with a good variety of vegetarian options - spinach nut pie, vegetarian lasagna, zucchini pancakes, & veggie curry pie. There are also two vegan entrees. Amazing selection of desserts (most contain dairy).
400 Bloor St. W.
In the heart of Toronto's Annex, By the Way Café is a popular bistro among local denizens and out-of-towners. Since the 70's By the Way has grown with Canada's most cosmopolitan city and has become a local landmark. Vegetarians can enjoy a hand made Phylo Strudel layered with spinach, tofu and sweet potato or our great vegetarian lasagna.
326 Bloor St. W.
Located steps from Yorkville, the Royal Ontario Museum, U of T and Chinatown. Award-winning boutique chain of vegetarian restaurants with two national best-selling cookbooks and a third just-released this year. Innovative, healthy, and colourful dishes inspired by cuisines from around the world. Extensive gourmet juice bar with fresh squeezed fruit and vegetable juices, power shakes and energy elixirs. A favourite haunt for visiting celebrities. Weekend vegan brunch specials. Open 7 days a week until 10 pm. Biodegradable take-out containers.
460 Bloor St. W.
TVA says: "Low key bakery and cafe. Many vegan desserts plus lasagna, tofu burgers, noodle, rice and stir fry dishes. Food is heated using a microwave oven. Fresh squeezed juice and several teas are available. Full pies for sale including: berry, tofu cheese cake and pecan. During the holiday season they make vegan fruit cake or pumpkin pie. They wholesale to many locations around Toronto."
720 Spadina Avenue
Great tasting entrées at Lick's! Try our delicious Nature line including Lasagna, Shepherd's Pie, Chili and Wraps available at all Lick's locations. Our award winning Nature® burger is completely vegan and available at all major grocery stores. Appreciate all the benefits of soy, while you enjoy the great taste of our vegetarian products.
TVA says: Discount only given at locations listed in the Vegetarian Directory.
264 Dupont St.
Live, Toronto's premier organic raw food restaurant. Most menu options are gluten-free! We specialize in pure, non-processed, and sugar-free foods. Spectacular liquid menu as well as scrumptious desserts to soothe your body, mind, and soul! Let Live cater your next special occasion. LIVE it UP!
270 Dupont St (at Spadina)
Award-winning Toronto-based restaurant chain that serves alternative pizza with fresh, local and organic ingredients, free of additives and preservatives. The pizzas, pastas, salads and sandwiches can be made to accommodate a variety of dietary concerns for wheat and gluten free diets and those with vegan and lactose-free diets. The food looks good, tastes good and nourishes your body. Organic and craft beer and wine is also available.
258 Dupont St.
Located on the North side of Dupont and Spadina, The Annex HodgePodge is quickly earning a great reputation for its fresh Vegan and Vegetarian offerings. This mom and pop style café offers gourmet Vegan soups, innovative salads, freshly squeezed juices, Vegan wraps, desserts and grilled sandwiches. Best vegetarian catering in Toronto.
417 Bloor St. W.
1st self-serve frozen yogurt in Canada! Mix it, weigh it, pay it. It's yogurt yo way. No-Yo Fro for Vegans! Our proprietary blends, combined with an endless number of flavour combinations and ever changing toppings is all about creating a new favourite with every visit to YoYo's Yogurt Café!
Our ecologically friendly "vastu" rooms were specially designed for a holistic, cozy, and hospitable experience for daily, weekly, and extended stays. Parking and laundry are available. We are proud to offer a strictly non-smoking environment... Take our virtual tour on our website.
TVA says: Note: Meals are not available, but there are several vegetarian restaurants and cafes near by.