Cairns Vegan Eats
If you find yourself in Tropical North Queensland you’re in for a treat – from the best bahn mi to delicious donuts and tasty tapas we’ve got you covered with our list of the best vegan-friendly restaurants in and around Cairns.
Snoogies Health Bar Cairns – Main Arcade, 82 Grafton St, Cairns City – Juices, smoothies, salads, wraps, Acai bowls, lots of vegan options.
Root Vegetarian – 82 Lake St, Cairns City – 100% plant-based restaurant serving delicious and healthy curries, rice, dumplings, snacks, bowls and specials.
The Healthy Hub – 45 Moffat St, Cairns North – Grocery and produce with lots of vegan products as well as a cafe with vegan options and cakes.
Bury Me Standing – 49-51 Spence St, Cairns City – everything is vegan-friendly – hot dogs, bagels, sweet treats, iced-coffees and more.
Falafellicious – 49 Spence St, Cairns City – amazing vegan falafel bowls and kebabs
Ozmosis Cafe, 116 Collins St, Edge Hill – Good breakfast options – and Vietnamese style coffee with condensed coconut milk.
Lillipad Cafe, 72 Grafton Street, Cairns City – big breakfasts with vegan friendly options.
Crave Cairns – 117 Abbot Street, Cairns City – Vegan breakfast and lunch options
The Quack Coffee – 105 McLeod St, Cairns City – White Whale Coffee and vegan cakes and treats.
Guyala Cafe, 2 Smith St, Cairns North – Vegan breakfast options
The Roti Shack, 93 Lake St, Cairns City – Caribbean street food – offers a couple of vegan options
Sushio Tokyo – Smithfield Shopping Centre, Smithfield – vegan sushi and Japanese mains.
Rendezvous du Vietnam – 1 Aplin St, Cairns City – French/Vietnamese food with separate Vegan menu.
Trinity Beach Asian Kitchen – Trinity Beach Shopping Centre, 9 Rabaul St – full page dedicated vegan menu.
Vitalia’s Italian Restaurant – The Pier, Cairns – Dedicated vegan menu with lots of options
Moku Bar & Grill, Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort – vegan steaks, parmis and more – Monday nights are 2-4-1 vegan dishes
Marinades Indian, 43 Spence St, Cairns City – Inidan cuisine with a dedicated vegan menu.
Miss Chief, 39-49 Lake St, Cairns City – Vegan tapas options and cocktails
Pho Street – Night Markets, Cairns City – ask for the vegan bahn mi
Viet Fresh, 87 Lake St, Cairns City
Spicy Bite (Edge Hill and Cairns City) – Indian food – two venues – loads of vegan options
Yummy Noodle – Orchid Plaza, 58 Lake St, Cairns City – lots of vegan options.
Dundees – Waterfront and Aquarium – both have vegan menus
Sweets and Treats
The Secret Jungle – Vegan tea house, sweet treats, 82 Lake St, Cairns City
YOMG – frozen yoghurts – 125 Abbott St, Cairns City – normally 3-4 vegan options plus toppings.
Rusty’s Markets – vegan pancakes & more
OMG! Decadent Donuts, 217 Sheridan St, Cairns North
Gelocchio – 93 Esplanade, Cairns City – Gelato & Sorbet – loads of vegan options.
Helga’s Pancake House – 45-47 Spence St, Cairns City – separate vegan menu.
The Source Bulk Foods – 85 Lake Street, Cairns City – lots of vegan lollies, chocolate and supplies
Bam Pow – Port Douglas – 100% plant-based street food
Fruibies – Kuranda – 100% vegan & organic – juices, pizza, burgers, salads
Have we listed your favourite? If you’ve found any other vegan-friendly Cairns eateries please leave a comment below. For up-to-date reviews and recommendations you can also join the Cairns Vegans and Surrounds Facebook group.
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