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Healthy and Delicious: The Best Vegan Cafes in Istanbul
Veganism has been gaining popularity in recent years, but finding restaurants and cafes with plant-based options can still be a challenge. Fortunately, Istanbul is a city that offers a wealth of vegan-friendly establishments. From exclusively vegan restaurants to traditional eateries that have added plant-based options to their menus, the options are plenty. To help you navigate the culinary landscape of Istanbul, we have put together a list of the best and most famous vegan cafes in the city. So, whether you're a seasoned vegan or simply looking to explore plant-based options, these recommendations will allow you to dine with peace of mind.
1. Vegan Community Kitchen
Meet the Vegan Community Kitchen, which will fill you with positive energies. The venue, which brings its customers together with vegan products from A to Z, will steal your heart with its friendly service and cheerful staff from the moment you enter. And when you see the cute cats they host, your insides will melt. As for our subject, the tastes of the place with such a peaceful atmosphere are also satisfying. Even if you are not vegan, you should definitely go and especially try vegan iskenders.
Address: Ayvansaray, Lavanta Sk. No:14, 34087 Fatih/Istanbul
2. Vegan Istanbul
Vegan Istanbul, which is the first name that comes to mind when it comes to vegan cafes in Beyoğlu, is one of the ones that stands out with a wide variety of vegan dishes. If you are looking for a place that both tastes like home cooking, has a nice light menu and maintains affordable prices despite today's conditions, Vegan Istanbul is the place you are looking for. We recommend that you especially prefer mixed plates and try the varieties you want.
Address: Firuzağa, Türkgücü Cd. No:51, 34425 Beyoglu /Istanbul
3. Vegan Masa
Vegan Masa, which is one of the first vegan cafes with stone ovens in Turkey, is one of the ones that gives the right to this business when it comes to lahmacun and pita. Especially if you prefer 'Fırından Karışık', you will understand what we mean. In addition, the Yayla Soup they make with cashew yogurt, one of the most beloved of Turkish food culture, also have an incredible taste. We say come by as soon as possible!
Address: Turkali, Mısırlı Bahçe Sk. No: 8/A, 34357 Besiktas/Istanbul
4. Vegan Dükkan Restaurant
The Vegan Shop Restaurant, which has a menu that even non-vegans love, has been serving for 18 years with the dream of a positive, fair, cruelty-free and healthy world. In addition to its cafes, the business, which also has a shop where they sell vegan products, will be one of your favorites in Istanbul.
Address: Cihangir, Siraselviler Cad, Soğancı Sk., 34433 Beyoglu/Istanbul
5. Mahatma Cafe
Mahatma Cafe, which will fill you with chirpy energies with its colorful design, is one of the cafes where you will love its friendly atmosphere. We didn't know if we should talk about vegan desserts or burritos, because every variety they put on the menu is the kind you would eat your fingers. However, if we are going to give a suggestion, you definitely need to taste the Vöfte Burrito.
Address: Prof.Dr, Rasimpasa Mah, Macit Erbudak Sk. No:50/A, 34716 Kadikoy/Istanbul
6. Kem Kum Egyptian Vegan Restaurant
Kem Kum Egyptian Vegan Restaurant, as you can tell from its name, brings you together with vegan dishes unique to Egypt. Do not think that the enterprise, which is one of the favorite artisan restaurants of Kadikoy, is limited only to dishes specific to Egypt, the menu is quite rich. We suggest you try both the local options and the vegan flavors that you are used to here.
Address: Caferaga Mahallesi Kıraptancı Sokak No1B, 34710 Kadıköy/Istanbul
7. Bi Nevi Deli
Bi Nevi Deli is a beautiful place that takes its ingredients from organic and local producers and is filled with completely vegan products in season and on time, but it also has a pleasant ambience with its design. You should try Bi Nevi Deli, who has been providing services since 2014 without compromising on quality.
Address: Etiler, Dilhayat Sk. No:10/1, 34337 Besiktas/Istanbul
In fact, you may have known about the Rulo, or you may have encountered a crowd while passing by and could not understand. Here is a business where even the next person who comes in can afford to get in that line, no matter how long it is, because the Rulo really has 'memory-busting flavors'. If we try to explain, words will be useless, so it's best to stop by the place as soon as possible and get acquainted with these flavors.
Address: Caferaga, Nail Bey Sk. No:15, 34710 Kadikoy/Istanbul
We are here with a suggestion that will mislead those who think that vegan flavors are not actually diverse today. Mohair BBQ Sandwich, Yogurt Tantuni, Sausage Bread and Radish with more are almost sworn to make your stomach feast. You should definitely go to this boutique place to reward yourself, you will never regret it.
Address: Caferaga Mh, Mühtdar Police Station Sk. 12/B, 34800 Kadikoy/Istanbul
10. Govinda Istanbul
Govinda, the only branch of the Govinda chain in Turkey, which is known worldwide as a vegetarian restaurant and cafe, is providing services to meet you in Istanbul Mecidiyeköy. However, don't let the definition mislead you, there are also vegan options on the menu, and these flavors consist of selections from Indian Cuisine.
Address: Buyukdere Caddesi Naci November Sokak, No:6B Mecidiyekoy (in Goranga Yoga), 34387 Sisli/Istanbul
Kafenasanat, which has flavors that you will love even if you are not a vegan, is a golden enterprise for Istanbul in this regard. While it is a great comfort that everything on the menu is vegan, there are definitely things you should try besides this. One of them, of course, is Vegan Ravioli. In addition to these, we would say to take a look at the vegan shops located inside, as well as the cafe section. October 19, 2019.
Address: Türkali, Nuzhetiye Karakol Sk. No:3, 34357 Besiktas/Istanbul
Wegain, which started its adventure with the motto of healthy living, has a wide menu that will not look for the taste of mothers' hands, mainly in the style of home cooking. In addition to the dishes, baklava is especially worth trying in a place that attracts attention with its desserts.
Address: Firuzağa, Boğazkesen Cd. 74/A, 34425 Beyoglu/Istanbul
13. Roka Cafe Breakfast
In addition to being located in a quiet location, Roka Cafe Breakfast, which will make you feel comfortable almost at home with its natural design, is also one of the top of our list. The menu consists only of vegan and vegetarian products, and all of them are very satisfying in terms of taste. You should go to Arugula Cafe Breakfast as soon as possible, spend a few peaceful, comfortable and most importantly delicious hours.
Address: Tomtom, New Arcade Cd. No.43A, 34567 Beyoglu/Istanbul
14. Vatka Coffee & Vegan Goods
Yes, your eyes are not wrong, it's a kokorech in the photo, and it's vegan. Vatka Coffee & Vegan Goods will guarantee your next trip whenever you go, because everything on the menu seems to be in the corner of your mind if you don't try it. But if you're going to ask us, we'd say try the kokorechi and ayran in the photo first.
Address: Caferaga, Forward Sk. 10/A, 34710 Kadikoy/Istanbul
15. Yuzu Moda
Unlike the usual vegan restaurants, Yuzu Moda, which is in front of you with a menu, is a business where you will consume vegan sushi and noodles with amazement. In addition to these, the place that steals hearts with Glaze Tofu is definitely worth going to try, even if you are not around Fashion.
Address: Caferaga, Poet Latifi Sk. No:41, 34710 Kadikoy/Istanbul
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