Planning a trip to Muskoka? Here are some veg-friendly spots to check out on your next cottage-country adventure.
This gelato shop and bakery is teeming with vegan options that are clearly labelled! They’re located right in downtown Huntsville on the water so you can enjoy a refreshing gelato while you stroll the waterfront.
This pub with a waterfront (and pet-friendly!) patio has a separate vegetarian menu, and the staff are familiar with veganism so can easily guide you on any dishes that might need small tweaks or substitutions to be made vegan (i.e. just hold the mayo!).
The Frying Dutchman Co.
Keep an eye out for the bright red vegan food truck in Huntsville because you don’t want to miss out on The Frying Dutchman! They serve traditional and modern chip truck food prepared without any animal products.
Don’s Bakery of Bala
Don’s Bakery has been serving customers in Muskoka fresh baked goods since 1947. The staff can help point out the vegan offerings, which include cinnamon buns, scones, Chelsea buns, and Parker house rolls, or just take a look at the ingredients listed next to each item.
Spending time up north needn’t be all about veggie sausages roasted over the campfire. Fill your craving for Mexican food with this restaurant in Bracebridge that has many clearly labelled vegan options.
Food and Fervour
Located in Rosseau, Ontario, Food and Fervour is a plant-based cafe offering fresh meals, snacks, smoothies and juices.
An all-vegan juice, snack, and smoothie shop in Bracebridge.
The Shine Juice Bar
Don’t let the name fool you. This all-vegan, all gluten-free spot with two locations (Orillia and Bracebridge) also serves up appetizers like crispy cauliflower bites, sandwiches like a black bean burger, and bowls such as Asian noodle or sweet and spicy Thai.
Soul Sistas Cafe & Restaurant
It’s worth stopping in to Soul Sistas to check out their daily specials menu that always includes vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices. The cafe serves breakfast and lunch, and they are also a great catering choice if you’re having a party or event in the area.
Muskoka North Good Food Co-Op
If you need to pick up vegan groceries for the cottage this is a great place to stop!
Trafalgar Bay Cottages
Trafalgar Bay Cottages is a vegan owned & pet-friendly resort that has been welcoming guests for over 30 years. You’re only five minutes away from Bala and 15 away from Port Carling.