Top Ten Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Conveniently bridging the border of the USA and Canada, Niagara Falls is a majestic reminder of the natural beauty of waterfalls. As a top tourist destination, it’s important to know what veggie-friendly businesses are available nearby should the Falls end up inspiring a rumbling tummy. Here are our top picks for delicious dining nearby.

1. Moksha Indian Bistro

Address: 5993 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y2, Canadá
Phone: (905) 354-8585
Hours: Everyday 11:30 am – 11:00 pm

With an entire dedicated vegan menu, this highly rated and loved Indian bistro has lots to offer. A quick walk from the falls takes you to crispy samosas, freshly made curries and fragrant rice bowls. The Tiki Chole Chaat, Aloo Samosa and Chaat Papari are standout appetizers, while their Saag Paneer, Yellow Dal and Tofu Tikka Masala really hit the spot when hunger is burning a hole in the tummy. Prices are a little steep but portions are generous.

2. New York Chinese Restaurant

Address: 5027 Centre Street, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3N6
Phone: (905) 354-5213
Hours: Mon – Thurs: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM Fri & Sat: 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM Sunday: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Not many tourist-centric restaurants boast a hefty selection of vegan choices, so it’s quite a miracle that New York Chinese Restaurant has that and even a goodly selection of mock meat dishes. The General Tso’s, Sweet and Sour Pork and Sweet and Sour soup are all standouts. Rice must be ordered separately, and there have been reports of slow service and a default gratuity added to the final bill, so just keep that in mind.

3. The Griffon Pub

Address: Multiple locations, Niagara Falls location – 2470 Military Rd. Niagara Falls, NY
Phone: (716) 236-7474
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11AM-2AM (full menu 11am-11pm) Friday-Saturday 11AM-3AM (full menu 11am-11pm)

With four locations throughout New York, The Griffon Pub has plenty of tasty, hearty vegan options on its menu. Two burgers, the Spicy Vegan Burger and No Moo for You are 100% vegan, while their Shabu-Shabu ramen is jam-packed with veggies and features hoisin and dashi broth in their soup base.

4. The Kasbah

Address: 6130 Dunn Street Niagara Falls, ON, L2G 2P1, Canada
Phone: (905) 357-1000
Hours: Sun, Mon, Wed & Thu 12:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Last Seating 9:00 p.m.); Closed Tue, Fri & Sat 12:00 p.m. – 10 p.m. (Last Seating 9:30 p.m.)

With clearly marked vegan items, The Kasbah makes it easy to eat vegan on vacation. Seven different vegan entrees make an impressive selection. Their moussaka, house-made veggie burger and spinach pie platter are popular standouts, and they even have vegan cheesecake on hand for dessert.

6. The Guru Fine Indian Cuisine

Address: 5705 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3L5
Phone: (905) 354-3444
Hours: Mon – Sun: 12pm – 11pm

Clearly marked (V) dishes and plenty of healthy Indian dishes to choose from make The Guru Fine Indian Cuisine a no-brainer for a hungry veggie. Their Chana Masala, Yellow Dal and Samosas are all solid choices for the hungry tourist, and can be happily paired with their fragrant basmati rice (rice must be ordered separately as it is not included with entrees). The naan bread is also vegan-friendly and much loved by guests.

7. Taps On Queen Brewhouse & Grill

Address: 4680 Queen St, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, L2E 2L8
Phone: (289) 477-1010
Hours: Mon – Sun: 12pm – 11pm

Not your typical taproom, Taps on Queen Brewhouse & Grill serves up surprisingly scrumptious vegan fare. With gluttonous dishes like poutine, beyond burgers and fettuccine sausage pasta, there’s bound to be something for every vegan diner walking through the door. They also use Violife cheese, and are able to veganize other dishes on request. Free refills on soft drinks also available.

8. The Works

Address: 5717 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, L2G 3L5 (franchise with multiple locations)
Phone: (905)-357-9675
Hours: Mon – Thu: 12pm – 9pm; Fri: 12pm – 11pm; Sat: 11:30am – 11pm; Sun 11:30am – 9pm

Get ready to loosen your belt! The Works is a burger restaurant that offers several options of plant-based patties. Customize any burger by choosing bun, burger (portobello patty or Beyond), 20 different vegan toppings and 6 different sides. If custom burgers aren’t your thing, you can choose from a set burger menu as well. The Beyond Sexy (pineapple, banana peppers, tangy sauce, arugula, Beyond burger on black and white sesame bun) is one tried-and-true favorite. Plus, their amazing policy of bottomless hand-cut fries will have you rolling out the door!

8. Freshii

Address: 4680 Queen St, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, L2E 2L8 (franchise with multiple locations)
Phone: (905) 374-4445
Hours: Sun – Thu 8:00AM – 8:00PM; Fri & Sat 8:00AM – 9:00PM

Simple, fresh and fast: these are three descriptors of Freshii, a franchise that gives vegans and vegetarians plenty of choice when it comes to creating a meal. Choose from wraps, bowls or burritos, then choose your base protein, toppings and sauce. We loved the falafel bowl with quinoa, avocado, mushrooms, red bell peppers and tomatoes. They also have fresh smoothies and bottled juices to complement your veggie meal.

9. Punjabi Hut

Address: 26 Niagara St Niagara Falls, New York
Phone: (716) 285-7479
Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm; Fri-Sun: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm

For satisfying, homestyle Indian food, Punjabi hut fits the bill. With both a buffet bar and tableside service, this casual Indian eatery serves plenty of vegan entrees, with fresh dosas and roti provided as well. A mere 5 minutes walk from the falls makes it easy to recharge and continue checking out the sights after a filling meal.

10. Red Chateau

Address: 5815 Main Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, L2E 2L8
Phone: (289) 302-0321
Hours: not provided

For something slightly fancier (and pricier) than an average whatever meal, Red Chateau provides a unique dining experience with underrepresented cuisines. Dine from a selection of German, Austrian, Czech and Hungarian dishes. Much of the ingredients used are organic and some of the vegetables are even sourced from the owner’s own garden. Hungarian Vegetarian Goulash, house-made sourdough rye garlic bread and Czech dumplings are a few of their top-rated dishes, and a rotating menu of vegan desserts are also on hand. Dishes range from around $29-33 Canadian per entree, so enjoy that dough before you spend it!

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