5 Restaurants Across Canada Offering Deliciously Satisfying Plant-Based Burgers

With heightened awareness about the impact of our food choices on both our health and the environment’s, there has been a steadily growing interest in plant-based eating.

Whether you’re a full-time vegan or just dabbling in plant-based eating, these are some meat-free locales and creations across the country that you’re sure to enjoy.

BeetBox Veg (Vancouver, BC)

This 100% plant-based restaurant in Vancouver’s trendy West End offers a wide selection of comfort foods.

Gorge on the Nashville Fried Chick-Un Sandwich made with breaded and fried seitan drizzled in spicy chilli oil for a bit of kick.

Address: 1074 Davie St, Vancouver, BC. @beetboxveg

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Cafe Mosaics (Edmonton, AB)

This family-run eatery has been offering wholesome vegetarian food since the mid-1990s, and its menu offerings have steadily expanded to cater to the growing plant-based eating trend over the years.

Try their Say Cheese, Mr Bean Burger, a plant-based patty that features ingredients like chickpeas, black beans, and beets, dressed with veggies and rice paper bacon that’s baked to crispy perfection.

Address:10844 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB. @cafemosaics

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Leyda’s Cafe (Saskatoon, SK)

This nut and gluten-free café uses in-season ingredients, and responsibly sourced meat and seafood, to craft wholesome and nutrient-dense meals with vegan and vegetarian options.

Sample their Veggie Burger, made with a lentil, quinoa, and sweet potato patty that can be had on a gluten-free bun or in a lettuce wrap, and is complemented with oven-roasted fries and a kale salad.

Address:112 20th St W, Saskatoon, SK. @leydascafe

Thyme Café & Books (Winnipeg, MB)

Owners of longtime favourite vegan spot Mondragon, which closed its doors in 2014, now run Thyme Café, a cozy space offering plant-based home-style comfort food alongside a selection of second-hand books. Their plant-based burgers are crafted with a house-made patty of black beans, beets and carrots.

Tofu lovers should sample the fan-favourite Southern Fried Tofu, which consists of perfectly seasoned and crispy baked tofu dressed with lettuce, pickled red onion and oven-roasted tomatoes.

Address: 268 Tache Ave, Winnipeg, MB @thymecafebooks

Parka Food Co (Toronto, ON)

A wholly vegan and plant-based counter-serve dishing up comfort foods like burgers and fries, Parka Food Co only uses sustainable and high-quality ingredients that are free of preservatives and artificial ingredients.

Try their Spicy Black Bean Burger, made with a black bean quinoa patty, and dressed with guacamole, pico de gallo, kale, and pickled jalapeño with chipotle aioli.

Address:424 Queen St W, Toronto, ON. @parkafoodco

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