Heading to Canggu, Bali and looking for some plant-based eats? Finding vegan food in Canggu is easy; burgers, salads, bowls, and more are abundant! To start drooling, keep reading below to find a hefty list of vegan eats in this Bali surfer’s paradise.
UPDATED MAY 2019
As I’ve been exploring Bali for the past month, I’ve found my favorite area to either be Canggu or Ubud… they’re definitely tied at the top of my list!
Although, as I write this, I currently have a week left in Bali and I’m spending it in Canggu.
My favorite part about Canggu is that it’s a haven for vegans!
Cute little cafes seem to be popping up everywhere with a mecca of vegan eats, which is so awesome. An array of places here offer items like smoothie bowls, buddha bowls, vegan burgers, veggie-filled plates, and more.
I love that vegan options are becoming more of a regular thing around the world; it makes my heart so happy!
Another thing I love about Canggu is the surfer vibe. It’s so easy to just chill out on the beach all day, but then at night you can go out and party like there’s no tomorrow. It’s pretty fun here.
Anywho, let’s get to my easy peasy vegan guide for Canggu, shall we?
ULTIMATE VEGAN CANGGU GUIDE
To keep things easy and organized, my where to eat vegan in Canggu list is sorted by 100% vegan restaurants first, followed by the vegetarian restaurants, and then vegan-friendly cafes and restaurants.
Vegan Cafes & Restaurants in Canggu, Bali
Likely the most popular vegan cafe in Canggu due to its totally Instagrammable design (it’s completely pink!) and it’s delicious and unbelievable 100% vegan menu.
No doubt this is one of my personal favorite places for plant-based eats, I munched on a crazy good fried “chicken” salad with a goddess dressing and Dan had a sort of Buddha bowl filled with veggie goodness.
And to top things off? A couple donuts and a milkshake, of course! SO GOOD.
If you’re wanting to discover the best Canggu vegan restaurants, don’t miss out on Kynd Community.
I AM VEGAN BABE
An incredible 100% vegan cafe in the heart of Canggu, I Am Vegan Babe is the perfect place to grab a lush salad, cinnamon roll (heck yes!), vegan cake, and even a veganized version of eggs benedict!
Hands down, I Am Vegan Babe is one of my favorite places to eat in Canggu, Bali, due to its extensive menu of both indulgent and healthy plant-based eats!
Plus, the simple vanilla cake they had when I was there totally blew me away and was no doubt one of the best vegan cakes my tastebuds have had the honor of trying.
Psst, heading to Thailand anytime soon? Check out my vegan guide to Chiang Mai, Thailand, here!
Looking for some good old vegan fast food? The Plant Cartel is a 100% vegan fast food restaurant that’ll take care of all your vegan junk food cravings!
Whether you’re wanting a egg mc’muffin for breakky, popcorn chik’en for a snack, or a packed cheeseburger for dinner, you can find all that and more at the Plant Cartel in Canggu!
Even cooler, sustainability is at the heart of their mission. You won’t find any styrofoam (polystyrene) take-away boxes or plastic cutlery here! Not to mention, they recycle all of their oil, too! How cool.
One of the only dedicated vegan warungs in Canggu, Vinny’s Warung services up traditional vegan Indonesian food, as well as unlikely dishes like jackfruit or tempe tacos, a nutritious happy bowl, and a taste-packed Vinny’s salad (which is what I got!).
Even better, all of their plant milks are made from scratch and they use a vegan honey made from Lontar nectar!
If you’re wanting to try a multitude of dishes, have a go at their Indonesian buffet, the vegan nasi campur (similar to what a traditional warung would have)!
In the mood for some ice cream after wandering around in the Bali heat? Head to MAD POPS!
Whether you’re craving are searching for orea, chocolate, stracciatella, salted caramel, or even matcha ice cream, you can find it here — and it’s ALL vegan!
Made from creamy coconut milk, you can rest assured your tummy (and taste buds) will be so so happy.
Discover places to stay in Canggu, Bali, below!
Vegetarian Cafes & Restaurants in Canggu, Bali
SECRET SPOT CAFE
A beautiful vegetarian that’s mostly vegan (I believe all the food is vegan, they just offer regular milk and yogurt for coffee and certain toppings), the Secret Spot vegan cafe in Canggu is the spot where you can fill up on incredible smoothie bowls, waffles, delicious raw dishes, and more!
Whether you’re craving a peanut butter and chocolate smoothie bowl, a raw snickers bar, or a classic healthier-for-you burger, the Secret Spot will have you saying “yummmmmm!”.
But shhhh, we don’t want others to know about this place! So keep it a secret. 😉
ZULA VEGETARIAN PARADISE
While this place isn’t in the heart of Canggu (it’s a vegetarian restaurant in Seminyak), it’s a pretty interesting 100% vegan cafe that’s focused on serving up the healthiest plant-based food you can think of!
Plus, it’s not far from the Kynd Community cafe, so I thought I’d include it just in case you’re near Seminyak/Kuta and want to grab something healthy to eat!
Although this vegan Canggu cafe is a bit more on the expensive, if you’re on the hunt for veggie food that’s not only delicious and filling but truly good for your body, this is the place to get it.
I had the spaghetti with meatballs and while the portion was pretty small for the price I paid, it was so filling and in the end I realized I couldn’t have eaten more anyhow!
The best part of this vegetarian restaurant in Bali is that it carries a whole bunch of vegan products in bulk, like nutritional yeast, dried beans, and spices! I was on the hunt for nooch and was so happy I found it here.
Visit Zula Vegetarian Paradise Facebook page and menu.
THE SHADY SHACK
No doubt, The Shady Shack vegetarian cafe is one of the most popular veggie places in Canggu! Every time I went past it, it always seemed to be packed with people.
Anywho, this is a cute cafe serving healthy, vegetarian and vegan eats in Canggu. Overlooking the nearby rice fields, visitors can order items like super smoothies, teas, raw bowls, vegetarian breakfasts, and more.
I munched on the vegan boss burrito and it was huge! And sooo delicious. Packed with jackfruit, vegan cheese, quinoa, greens, guac and more, and paired with a creamy dressing, this was one of my favorite vegan meals I had while in Bali.
Also, make sure to save your appetite for dessert, as they also have vegan treats there! The carrot cake was a bit dry, but overall it was pretty good, as the “cream cheese” frosting was top notch.
To view the Shady Shack, Canggu’s Facebook page, click here.
BEACH BOWL BALI
If you’re on a hunt for a healthy, nourishing bowls, Beach Bowl in Seminyak (just down the road from Canggu) is the place to head to!
While this place specializing in healthy bowls (you can even get a charcoal bowl here!), they carry a number of other vegan and vegetarian eats. If you’re in the mood for some rolls, burgers, or a breakfast plate, you can also grab ’em here.
Check out the Beach Bowl Bali Facebook page.
Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Canggu, Bali
Betelnut Canggu is a happy heath-food cafe with a relaxed atmosphere serving tasty vegan eats like vegetarian tofu rolls, fresh juices, power smoothies, wraps, burgers, Mexican food, and more. The food not only tastes delicious but looks delicious as well. The place is also cool to hang out at for a bit.
Pictured above is the falafel wrap with french fries and extra hummus. It was so good. If you order it, to have it made vegan, make sure to specify you don’t want any yoghurt with it.
View the Betelnut Cafe Facebook page here.
HUNGRY BIRD COFFEE
You have no idea how excited I was to have oatmeal with actual strawberries! Omg.
So strawberries aren’t really readily available in southeast Asia because they don’t grow anywhere around here, which is disappointing, BUT they were in my oatmeal and I was giddy with glee.
The Hungry Bird Cafe is also an adorable place to hang out; it’s definitely aesthetically pleasing on the inside, as well as the outside. AND you can also pay by card here, which is like unheard of in many parts of Bali. So crazy.
Pictured above is the oatmeal made with coconut milk topped with papaya, strawberries, and banana. On the side is a cappuccino with soy milk and a little sugar.
To view their Facebook page, click here.
This place is so cute. It’s decorated with like modern laid-back theme and has a nice chill vibe, like the rest of Canggu.
The food is also spectacular; just look at that picture above – amazing. The only downside (but not really) is their pricing, which is a little expensive.
For their vegan burger, it’s IDR 75,000; higher than other places in the area, which is what I’m comparing it to.
I’d definitely still recommend you go there at least once, it’s delicious. No doubt, it’s been one of my favorite vegan eats in Canggu so far.
My favorite thing to order there is their chickpea vegan burger with a side of rosemary roasted potatoes (bloody amazing) with the coconut yogurt aioli.
They also have a ton of other yummy sounding items like smoothies, wraps, salad bowls, raw food, scrambled tofu, zucchini spaghetti, and more.
Check out the Nüde menu here.
The Bali Bowls cafe is an awesome place creating smoothie bowl masterpieces, as well as other tasty vegan eats.
Other than smoothie bowls, they make things like a variety of fun avocado toasts, regular smoothies, fresh juices, and more.
I had a banana smoothie bowl with oats, coconut, cinnamon, avocado (not as weird as you would think), and more bananas. It was amazing. The cafe is a little more expensive than other places around Canggu, but it’s so yummy and good for your body.
The Berawa Kitchen in Canggu, Bali is a cute little square/open area full of yummy food stands serving various types of food like sushi, burritos, traditional Indonesian food, pizza, and more.
I had some delicious vegan jackfruit tacos that blew me away!
It’s also a great place to just hang out with friends and have a couple beers.
Sometimes there’s even live music to listen to. Berawa Kitchen has a great atmosphere that’s sure to win you over. Make to check it out if you’re ever in the area! As it’s one of my favorite little places to grab some vegan food in Canggu.
To view the Facebook page, click here.
ROJO’S BREAKFAST BALI
I might be a little biased towards this cute cafe but the lady that runs the place, Indah, is an amazing person!
I went here like three days in a row because the vegetarian burger with the side salad is so unbelievably delicious and Indah is wonderful to talk to. She really wants all of her customers to have a superb experience.
My favorite things to order here are either the fruit bowl, iced coffee with coconut milk and sugar, or the vegetarian burger combo.
If you order the vegetarian burger but would like to make it vegan, be sure to order it without an egg and Indah will let you substitute the cheese with avocado for free!
(Note: Unfortunately, I recently visited Rojo’s Breakfast Bali and they no longer offer a vegan option! But, with that said, I thought I’d still keep it on the list, as it offers a number of delicious vegetarian options. Plus, the coconut coffee is really cheap and delicious!)
To view Rojo’s Facebook page, click here.
So, there ya have it. My favorite vegan eats in Canggu, Bali. After visiting Canggu twice and spending most of my time eating through the area, I’ve come to love this Bali neighborhood for its incredibly delicious vegan food!
Have you eaten at any of these places? What was your favorite? Let me know in the comments below!
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