Vegetarian restaurants in Porto
Vegetarian restaurants in Porto
When you hear people say “You eat well in Portugal” believe them because it’s true. And that includes vegetarian options as well.
If you were in Porto a few years ago you might have been disappointed by the offer, but today it’s a different story. There are many blood-free kitchens all over the city, with hands making an honest effort to serve different, delicious and healthy dishes.
Ah, if you thought the typical francesinha was out of your options, think again. Below, we leave you places that serve vegetarian and vegan fracesinhas.
daTerra is the first vegan restaurant chain in Portugal. They serve a varied and super fresh buffet every day for which you pay 8€ and you can eat as much as you want. In the morning they also have a breakfast buffet with pancakes, yogurt and fruit bowls, empanadas and even a vegan version of the delicious Portuguese cream cakes.
Address: They have several around the city. In the center of Porto you can find it in Rua Mouzinho da Silveira number 249. Other locations include the Bom Sucesso Market in Boavista, Foz area and Matosinhos. Open googlemaps once you are in Porto, type daTerra and you will see which one is closest to your location.
A Simple buffet style restaurant, with homemade food and a menu that changes daily. Located in the Bonfim neighborhood, downtown Porto.
Address: Rua do Bonfim, 134
Serves tapas like nachos, falafel or tofu nuggets. You will also find burgers, bowls and other dishes with a different lunch menu every day. The space is very nice and pleasant and is located in the heart of the city center.
Address: Rua do Bonjardim, 302
With a very convenient location, at the Trindade station, a little above Avenida dos Aliados, this place serves light meals such as toast with avocado, salads, soups (delicious), focaccias, wraps and vegan pastries.
Address: Rua do Bonjardim 614. They have other locations, including one in Matosinhos near the beach.
This bright cafe with daily lunch specials is located in the trendy neighborhood of Cedofeita. Good atmosphere, pleasant music and books to keep you entertained. Breakfast is also served.
Address: Rua do Rosário, 22
Vegan macrobiotic food restaurant with a daily lunch option. They also have a small produce store and homemade bread.
Address: Rua do Bonfim, N.º 63
O Porto dos gatos
Café with vegan options and a room in the back with cats that are waiting to be adopted and in the meantime receive warmly the affection of those who want to visit them.
Address: Avenida Rodrigues de Freitas, nº 93-95 Bonfim
In a small corner of Cedofeita we find this place that serves vegan donuts, coffee and tea to go. Friendly attention from the owner who makes each donut by hand every day. Cash payments only.
Address: Largo de Alberto Pimentel 38
Vegetarian / Vegan Francesinhas
The francesinha is a culinary specialty of Porto. A dish with various types of meat inside two slices of bread, topped with melted cheese and a delicious sauce. There are already vegetarian versions that use ingredients such as mushrooms, seitan or tofu instead of meat.
Vegana By Tentúgal
It is a mix between a health food store and a vegan restaurant, where they serve vegan francesinha and vegan cream cakes.
Address: Rua Formosa nº 34-A
This is a typical Portuguese cafe, with tiles all over the place, a noisy bar and a cheap daily lunch menu. It’s not a vegetarian place, but they serve a pretty respectable vegetarian francesinha.
Address: Rua do Rosário 142
The most famous francesinha house in Porto also serves a vegetarian option. In case you are traveling with non-vegetarians, this is the place where everyone in the group can try a good francesinha.
Address: R. de Passos Manuel 190