With so much to choose from and the food also being cheap, vegetarians and vegans will have no problem when it comes to finding something to eat in Chiang Mai. Get your fill of delicious Thai curries and Burmese tea leaf salads as well as Western-style foods not to mention the Japanese macrobiotic food.
Here are the spots that made our list:
Imm Aim Vegetarian And Bike Café – A great selection of delicious healthy vegan and vegetarian dishes served up in ambient surroundings from friendly, smiling staff. Sit upstairs to enjoy the open air and open views while you eat and with fast wifi you can linger after your meal to catch up with emails or other work.
Amrita Garden – A hidden gem that serves up organic, probiotic and macrobiotic vegan food including vegan cheeses. Enjoy a hearty meal in the backstreets of a peaceful old Chiang Mai style building with garden surroundings and ambient music.
Anchan Vegetarian Restaurant – Vegetarian food so good that you won’t miss the meat is the motto of Anchan Restaurant. With weekly specials using a different ingredient, there’s always something new to try here. Enjoy the balcony seating as you soak up the family atmosphere in a quaint setting.
Morning Glory Thai Vegetarian Restaurant – Don’t be put off by the facade, behind these doors you’ll find delicious and authentic Thai dishes at affordable prices with a refreshing hands-off approach in terms of service. Cooking classes are also available if you want to learn how to make the delicious dishes for yourself.
Reform Kafé – Settle down in a cozy and tranquil green garden setting in the old town and enjoy varied vegan Thai cuisine as well as vegan and vegetarian Western dishes. Attentive and friendly staff serve the food fast so you won’t be hungry for long!
Goodsouls Kitchen – A stylish vegan restaurant with a vintage touch and cozy atmosphere providing you with a delicious and healthy vegan breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack with both Thai specialties and western dishes. Enjoy a casual meal with friends or catch up with your book over a cake and coffee.
Pink House Garden – A magical garden cafe with take-away bakery that really shows off its beauty at night. Allergy-friendly, especially for celiacs as the whole menu is gluten-free with vegans and vegetarians also well cared for – If there’s something you want that is not suitable for your dietary needs you can pre-order the day before and it will be ready for you the following day.
Bee VEGAN อาหารเจเพื่อสุขภาพ – Bright, beautiful, and delicious vegan food at affordable prices in a homely relaxed setting down a quiet side street where you can leave the hustle and bustle of city life behind. Don’t fear eating alone here, you’ll soon make a ton of new friends.
Kin-Lum Vegetarian Restaurant – A small hidden gem where you can be sure of finding peace and quiet along with freshly prepared, healthy and delicious high-quality Thai vegan and vegetarian food served up by very friendly and welcoming staff.
JK Kitchen Vegetarian Restaurant by Baj Vieng Jumon Chiang Mai J Kitchen Vegetarian – A stylish restaurant with an interesting history, it was founded by a medical doctor who wanted somewhere healthy to eat. Well-presented and tasty as well as affordable, the food can be enjoyed in pleasant surroundings with attentive staff on hand to recommend dishes for you to try.
Bodhi Tree Cafe – A cozy cafe for the mind, body, and soul with yoga classes on the roof, an array of interesting people to get chatting to, and of course delicious smelling and tasting vegan dishes that are both healthy and creative. Relax with a coffee on cushions or sit with friends and discuss the meaning of life.
J Station Vegetarian Restaurant (เจ สเตชั่่น) – Don’t blink or you could miss this cheap and cheerful typical Thai buffet-style vegetarian restaurant that serves up homemade curries and soups with rice or noodles. With artwork on the walls and a clean interior, it’s a cozy place to enjoy a cheap bite to eat in a local setting.
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