10 Must-Try Vegan Restaurants in Amsterdam
Your vegan food travel guide to the Netherlands’ capital.
Dreaming of a European getaway that aligns with your vegan lifestyle? Amsterdam is a great destination! It’s an eco-friendly, progressive, and easy-to-navigate city with loads of plant-based options. Here’s a list of our favorite vegan restaurants in Amsterdam!
This fine dining restaurant is home to some of the best vegan cheese we’ve ever tasted! The Petit Fromage cheese platter is a great place to start. The appetizer features Mr. & Mrs. Watson’s famous Pepper Jack, Italian Herb, and Camemberti cheeses. And don’t even get us started on the Prosecco Fondue! Where else in the world can you find vegan fondue?
Any perfect European day begins with a cup of coffee and some pastries! Margo’s Amsterdam is an organic vegan bakery that offers a wide variety of fresh-made baked goods, sandwiches, and beverages. The combo of our dreams? A Flat White, Tahini Cinnamon Bun, and Croissant Fromage & Jambon.
We are obsessed with this retro-themed woman-owned vegan diner! As one of Amsterdam’s OG vegan spots, Deer Mama serves comfort food with rich, exquisite flavors. The menu includes appetizers, burgers, bowls, and desserts galore. Their vegan soft serve and milkshakes are made in-house using a soy and rice base!
No trip to Amsterdam is complete without a visit to Vegan Junk Food Bar! This trendy restaurant offers bright and colorful indulgent vegan dishes. So, if you are interested in trying burgers with pink buns, shrimp with blue dipping sauce, or fish & chips with purple garlic sauce, hit up Vegan Junk Food Bar.
Need a quick lunch and some snacks for the road? This vegan deli and market has you covered. Choose from a case of fresh deli entrees, sides, and desserts to build your dream meal! For dessert, we love the Island Fudge Pie. Check out Vegabond’s market section for cool vegan products to take home.
Amsterdam is known as a rainy city. So it’s only natural to have a vegan ramen shop to get a warm bowl of noodles! Men Impossible, owned and operated by Atsushi Ishida, specializes in sophisticated vegan Japanese fare. The tasting menu is an awesome first choice. It features drinks, a cold starter, katsu or tempura, and a bowl of ramen.
Get a taste of Italy at Trevi’s Amsterdam! From pasta, pizza, and focaccia to vegetable sides and desserts, this vegan Italian restaurant has it all. Pro-tip: Order the cashew-based parmesan cheese on any and everything!
Partake in one of Amsterdam’s most popular dishes—pancakes! Mr. Stacks is the ultimate destination for whimsical vegan pancakes and bubble tea. For something sweet, try the Dutch Apple Pie Stack. For something savory, order the Plant-Based Burger Stack.
Little Plant Pantry is Amsterdam’s only organic vegan zero-waste shop. Not only can you stock up on all your necessities. But you can also order a fresh meal from the small cafe inside! The menu includes rotating fresh soups, bowls, handhelds, desserts, and more.
If you’re looking for a vegan spot to hang out with friends, Meatless District is it! The cool, laid-back atmosphere, vegan bar food, and cocktails will make your experience unforgettable. Fan favorites are the Smoked No Salmon Bagel and Ultimate No Cheeseburger.
Allie is a writer, musical theatre performer, yoga instructor, and walking vegan restaurant directory. On any given day, you can catch her making tofu scramble, scouring Trader Joe’s for new plant-based products, or watching The Lizzie McGuire Movie! Visit her website at alexandrammitchell.com.
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