Hello Herbivores

It can be tough sometimes to find vegetarian and vegan dishes. Whether it be for health concerns, environmental support, or personal wellness, finding this fare is becoming increasingly important and pertinent to those who look for it. Not to fear, South Surrey has you covered when it comes to healthy and easy vegan and vegetarian meals. Here is a list of our top 5 spots to find vegan and vegetarian food in South Surrey.

Affordable, healthy, quick and easy, the Healthy Monkey Café (910 – 15355 24 Avenue) has everything to satisfy those cravings. Healthy Monkey Café considers themselves a fast food spot with gluten free and vegetarian options, making sure you can get what you want when you want it. Most menu items are under $10, with generous portions large enough to fill up even the hungriest diners.

Sunflower Organic Grocer Café (Crescent Beach, 12310 Beecher Street) is a cute little café is located just down the road from Crescent Beach and provides healthy breakfast and lunch options. While their menu isn’t geared specifically towards vegetarian or vegan items, they do offer options and substitutions for those that need it. As the name states, they focus on organic items and meals to provide a happy and healthy spot to stop for a bite.

Pikanik (127 – 1959 152 Street) is a gluten free bakery dedicated to providing delicious treats that contain absolutely no allergens. They have award winning artisan breads, cakes and desserts, and all products are gluten, wheat, peanut, tree nut, dairy and soy free, so you don’t’ have to worry about what you’re eating. They also deliver to homes and offices, saving you time and energy, and letting you enjoy these awesome treats as intended.

My Shanti (15869 Croydon Drive), is a reflection of the personal and culinary journeys that chef Vikram Vij has taken with friends throughout India. Holding numerous awards, the most recent being Vancouver magazine Restaurant Awards 2018, My Shanti is truly a must visit. This restaurant is a homage to the diversity of Indian cuisine, and carries amazing, fresh vegetarian plates, among dishes created for omnivores.

Originally a green bean online business, Spent Grounds Coffee Roasters (108 – 19140 28 Avenue) quickly became a specialty coffee shop in South Surrey that supplies vegan and gluten-free options. They partner with local, small artisans that craft healthy meals and snacks to have with your favourite beverages. Spent Grounds also roast their beans at their own onsite roastery, and they sell them to customers for at home-brewing, along with coffee brewing equipment. Spent Grounds is the perfect place to stop by and enjoy some great drinks, some healthy snacks, and awesome company.