Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Amazing Vegan Eats around Adelaide

Vegan Eats Near You
For Dinner, Dessert or To Go

On our quest to find the best vegan eats for brekkie and lunch in Adelaide, we found some pretty incredible dinner, snack and take away joints as well!

From upmarket restaurants, to plant based bakeries, fast food and takeaway spots to vegan desserts, our list is stacked with vegan and omni places with vegan options. There are so many amazing places to know about! Here are more must-try vegan eateries.

FOR DINNER

Sonny’s Pizza Bar

8/50-52 OG Rd, Klemzig
Open Everyday except Monday: 5-10pm

Arguably serving up Adelaide’s best vegan pizzas in the eastern suburbs, Sonny’ serve all kinds of pizzas for meat eaters and vegans alike. Amazingly, they make their OWN mozzarella, salami and other “meats” that are totally animal-free.  They use their own vegan-meat to top their delicious vegan pizzas from “lamb” yiros pizza to their classic margherita. Even their cheesy vegan garlic bread has their signature oozing, stringy melted cheese. They also offer homemade lasagnas, pastas and seitan schnitzel parmigiana!

Mai Kitchen

1-5/34 Wright St, Ferryden Park
Wed, Thur, Fri: 11am-3pm & 5-9pm
Sat, Sun: 10am-9pm

Hidden in Adelaide’s western suburbs, this Vietnamese restaurant is a favourite of Adelaide vegans.  Their 100% vegan menu says it all. While they have an extensive menu full of “meat”, “seafood”, and veggies, their extensive vegan menu is unrivalled compared to other Asian restaurants. From “beef” sizzling plates to “pork” bao buns, their options for entrees, salads, stir fries, noodles, rice dishes, cold rolls, mains and desserts will have you coming back to try something new each time!

V-Spot Pizza

385 Magill Road, St Morris
Sun, Mon, Wed, Thur: 4.30pm-9pm
Fri, Sat: 4.30pn-9.30pm

Another notable pizza joint that offers a 100% plant based menu with their amazing pizzas ranging from garlic prawns to their range of specials, pastas, and vegan desserts. They also offer delivery via MenuLog and UberEats.

Hispanic Mechanic

205 Glen Osmond Rd, Frewville
Wed, Thur, Sun: 5.30pm-8.30pm
Fri-Sat: 5.30pm-9pm

A favourite amongst the many restaurants on Glen Osmond Road, Hispanic Mechanic is another great locale where your meat-eater mates and you can coexist in harmony. They might even want some of your food when it comes out, considering Hispanic Mechanic has a dedicated plant based kitchen for their vegan menu! The KFC taco is an absolute must-try and don’t forget, the mushroom enchiladas!

Zenhouse Vegetarian Fusion

Zenhouse Vegan eats Adelaide
@zenhousecafe

17-19 Bent St, Adelaide
Mon-Thur: 11am-8.30pm
Fri: 11.30am-9pm
Sat: 11.30am-4pm

462 Port Rd,West Hindmarsh
Tue-Sat: 5.30-9.30pm
Sun: 5.30pm-9.30pm

A wonderful fusion of yum cha, Asian eats and plant based pub foods, Zenhouse has two awesome restaurants, one on Port Road and the other on Bent Street in the city. Offering awesome eats from not-chicken burgers and tempeh schnitzels to vegan fried rice and noodle dishes, with yum cha and curries as well, Zenhouse has something for everyone! They also have a catering service for your event and birthday needs.

Notable Vegan Dinner Eateries in Adelaide:

  • Plant 4 Bowden, Bowden (offering various vegan food stalls)
  • Cocina Comida, Adelaide CBD (plant based Mexican and Latin eats)
  • Simply Sarj, Adelaide Central Market (vegan Asian fusion foods)
  • Metta Sol, Goodwood (plant based Vietnamese eats)

FAST/TO GO

Staazi and Co
Greek Vegan Street Food

224 Grenfell St
Wed, Thur: Noon-8pm
Fri, Sat: Noon-9pm
Sun: 4-8pm

You aren’t a true vegan afficionardo until you’ve visited this little shop, or their food truck on Grenfell Street. Staazi and Co, the Greek Vegan Project, has got to be one of the top vegan joints in Adelaide especially when it comes to offering up the classic Greek fast food of yiros and AB! Alongside their signature lamb, they offer “chicken” and sometimes “prawn” yiros, and their Greek vegan desserts always hit the spot.

Let Them Eat

Burnside Village
James Place Adelaide
Norwood Place
Stirling Market
Westfield Marion
Coming Soon to Adelaide Central Market
Check Website for opening hours

Going on 12 years since they first opened their vegetarian and vegan shop in Adelaide, Let Them Eat has been able to expand their incredible goods and snacks into all corners of the metro area. Offering amazing salads, patties and burgers, tarts and fritters, lasagnas and moussaka, sweet treats and delicious coffees and juices, Let Them Eat is also opening the first fully plant based delicatessen in the Adelaide Central Market!

Lord of the Fries

23A Hindley Street Adelaide
Mon-Thur: 11am-8.30pm
Fri: 11am-2pm
Sat: 11am-3pm
Sun: 10.30am-8.30pm

It’s a vegan’s answer to a full McDonald’s menu, but better! Lord of the Fries has popped up across Australia, and their Adelaide store situated on Hindley Street is the perfect way for vegans to get their post-clubbing eats without compromise. From American style burgers and hot dogs, to drool-worthy HSPs and a range of fries that will have you wanting them all, along with their vegan shakes and icecreams – oh and did we mention the breakfast menu? Your egg and bacon muffin cravings are sorted.

Notable vegan fast food and takeaway joints in Adelaide:

BAKERIES & DESSERTS

Cherry Darlings Bakehouse

5 Aroha Terrace, Forestville
Mon-Sat: 9am-4:30pm
Sun: 10am-3pm

Another institution known to vegans of Adelaide and beyond, Cherry Darlings has been bringing some amazing creations when it comes to bakery foods and sweet treats. You’re sure to spend plenty when visiting Cherry Darlings because it’s so damn hard to pick just one thing to take home! With their amazing plant based pies that range from KFC style “chicken” to cheeseburger, your pie and pastry cravings will go on an adventure here. Not to mention their huge range of vegan desserts including vanilla slices, covered donuts, cupcakes and muffins, croissants, cheesecakes and brownies, the list goes on! Be sure to visit this place sometime soon, I know I will be.

OMG Donuts

Adelaide Central Market
Stall 12
Tue & Thur: 9am-5pm
Fri: 9am-9pm
Sat:7am-3pm
And at selected events (check their website for details)

You’ll go nuts for these donuts! Offering some incredibly fresh and tasty hot donuts, there really is nothing better than a hot cinnamon donut from the fryer – but OMG Donuts can give you more than just cinnamon. They have at least 10-12 different powders on rotation that can range from an apple pie taste to a tangy lemon, or a berry sour flavour to chocolate and coffee! Their sugar-covered donuts are also gluten free and fully vegan! Try one… or six, talking from experience.

Nathan Bakes

Shop 5/99 Beach Rd, Christies Beach
Fri: 2-6pm
Sat: 11am-2pm

Whether you need a cake for your vegan mate’s birthday or just want to spoil yourself with some delicious treats, Nathan Bakes knows ‘everybody deserves great cake’. You can easily shop online at Nathan Bakes and explore the concoctions or build a cake yourself! Offering cakes to cheesecakes, mousse to dessert boxes, this place is bringing plant based desserts to new heights.

Notable Vegan Bakeries & Desserts in Adelaide:

  • Cakeboy Donuts, Plant 4 Bowden (vegan iced donuts with various toppings)
  • Bakery on O’Connell, North Adelaide (offering vegan pies and pasties, with their vegan friendly signature chocolate donut)
  • Bakehouse on Collins, Hackham (creating vegan desserts and specials)
  • Ingle farm Bakery, Ingle Farm Shopping Centre (offering various vegan goods)
  • Yo-Chi, Norwood (vegan options for frozen yoghurt)

See: Top 10 Vegan Cafes in Adelaide

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