Plantasia Mexico City + 10 Other Vegan Restaurants in CDMX

A gastronomic revolution sizzles in South America, and at the center of fresh, forward-thinking veganism, Plantasia in Mexico City makes its mark. Interest in veganism has skyrocketed, with Google Trends data spotlighting a surge in vegan recipes and restaurant searches, especially in unexpected places like South Africa. However,  plant-based dining in Mexico City specifically is […]

A gastronomic revolution sizzles in South America, and at the center of fresh, forward-thinking veganism, Plantasia in Mexico City makes its mark.

Kitchen in a high-end vegan restaurant in Mexico City

Interest in veganism has skyrocketed, with Google Trends data spotlighting a surge in vegan recipes and restaurant searches, especially in unexpected places like South Africa. However,  plant-based dining in Mexico City specifically is not just a trend. Indeed, it’s a sustainable movement that embraces culinary diversity, and it’s branching out from places like Plantasia in Mexico City.

Tracing the roots of plant-based dining in Mexico City, one discovers a deep historical connection to Mexican culture, where the essence of traditional cuisine has always leaned heavily on the earth’s bounties. We all know that ingredients like corn, beans, avocados, tomatoes, and chilies have long been staples of Mexican kitchens, but these same superfoods also lay a natural foundation for veganism to thrive. 

Plantasia, a vegan restaurant, and others like it have ingeniously tapped into this rich heritage, reimagining classic dishes for the modern vegan palate without losing an ounce of authenticity or flavor. 

As we explore the top vegan restaurants in Mexico City, you’ll discover that each establishment is a testament to the creativity, innovation, and passion that define CDMX’s dynamic vegan landscape.

Top Vegan Restaurants In Mexico City

Allow us to introduce you to some of the finest establishments where green dining is not just a philosophy but an art form. From innovative takes on traditional dishes to groundbreaking plant-based creations, these restaurants promise to tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more:

1. Plantasia

Address: Avenida Nuevo León 80, Hipódromo, Cuauhtémoc, 06100 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Open Monday to Saturday 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Plantasia in Mexico City offers an oasis for the sophisticated palate, blending luxury dining with an unwavering commitment to veganism. Its menu, rich in organic and locally sourced ingredients, features innovative plant-based versions of global cuisines, making it a must-visit for those seeking an elevated dining experience. That’s why it’s no surprise how the restaurant has garnered media attention for its elegant ambiance and creative dishes. It’s a true stand out from other eateries providing plant-based dining in Mexico City. 

For those looking to extend their experience in unparalleled comfort, consider staying at Maison Du Comte, a property listed via Casai.com known for its elegance and exclusive location, providing the perfect retreat after a delectable meal.

2. Na Tlali

Address: México 27, Del Carmen, Coyoacán, 04100 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Open Tuesday to Sunday 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

While Plantasia is more centered on luxury, Na Tlali offers a unique blend of tradition and innovation, with a focus on Mexican and international vegan cuisine. This cozy restaurant in Coyoacán is celebrated for its commitment to sustainability and use of heirloom and indigenous ingredients, showcased in nourishing and flavorful dishes. Its intimate setting and attentive service make it a hidden gem in Mexico City’s vegan dining scene, inviting diners to explore the depth of plant-based flavors in a warm and inviting environment.

3. Por Siempre Vegana

Address: Manzanillo 15, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Open Monday to Sunday 1:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Por Siempre Vegana has established itself as a sanctuary for taco lovers, serving up an entirely vegan menu that pays homage to Mexico’s street food culture. Popular for its authenticity and innovative use of ingredients, the taquería has become a beloved spot for both locals and tourists. Its casual, welcoming atmosphere, coupled with an array of flavorful, cruelty-free taco options, demonstrates that vegan food can be both delicious and accessible. This eatery also proves that plant-based dining in Mexico City is as diverse as it is delectable.

A spread of Mexican food ingredients

4. VEGuerrero

Address: Londres 52, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, 06600 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Open Monday to Saturday 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Meanwhile, VEGuerrero stands out for its bold flavors and innovative vegan interpretations of classic Mexican dishes. This restaurant has quickly become a hotspot for those looking to explore the richness of Mexico’s culinary heritage without the use of animal products. Its vibrant atmosphere and commitment to quality ingredients have earned it accolades from diners and critics alike. 

For an extended luxurious stay, Casai.com recommends Leonora Luxury Plus by Viadora— a property that mirrors VEGuerrero’s commitment to excellence and provides guests with an unforgettable experience.

5. Malportaco

Address: Av. Universidad 372, Narvarte, Benito Juárez, 03020 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Open Monday to Sunday 1:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Much like Plantasia in Mexico City, Malportaco redefines the taco experience with its entirely vegan menu, focusing on innovative and hearty fillings that appeal to vegans and meat-eaters alike. However, its laid-back vibe and commitment to providing a diverse array of options have made it a favorite among those seeking a casual yet delicious dining experience. The eatery’s ability to create plant-based versions of classic street food dishes showcases the versatility and creativity inherent in vegan cuisine.

6. Viko

Address: Calle Durango 359, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Open Tuesday to Sunday 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM

At Viko, the fusion of creativity and plant-based gastronomy takes center stage, presenting diners with an array of dishes that are as visually stunning as they are delicious. This restaurant has made a name for itself through its imaginative approach to vegan cuisine, turning familiar dishes into avant-garde creations. Add to this its modern, minimalist decor  that complements the dining experience, and creates an ambiance that’s both sophisticated, welcoming, and puts all the attention on the dish before its diners. Viko exudes the dynamism and potential of plant-based dining in Mexico City, as it invites more patrons from all over to rethink how mouthwatering vegan food can truly be.

7. Pali Pali del Valle

Address: Av. Coyoacán 412, Del Valle Nte., Benito Juárez, 03103 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Open Monday to Sunday 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Pali Pali del Valle brings a unique twist to the vegan scene in Mexico City with its Korean-inspired plant-based dishes. The interior’s vibrant and colorful design, along with the friendly staff, creates a lively dining atmosphere, making Pali Pali del Valle perfect for those looking to explore international vegan cuisine in a place as familiar and welcoming as home. Among Casai.com’s top picks, this is the one that undoubtedly showcases how global culinary traditions can beautifully adapt to plant-based lifestyles.

8. Vegan Ramen Mei

Address: Tonalá 91, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Open Tuesday to Sunday 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Vegan Ramen Mei has long served as a beacon for comfort food lovers in Mexico City, offering a cozy retreat with its array of heartwarming, plant-based ramen bowls. The restaurant has carved a niche for itself by specializing in vegan ramen, a rarity in the city, and doing so with exceptional skill and passion. Each bowl is a masterpiece of balance and flavor, made with meticulously chosen ingredients that ensure a fulfilling and nourishing experience. It’s a must-visit for anyone seeking comfort food that doesn’t compromise on taste or ethics, reinforcing the true core of plant-based dining in Mexico City.

Mexico City vegan restaurant with a tropical ambiance

9. Lardo

Address: Agustín Melgar 6, Condesa, Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Open Monday to Sunday 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM

While not exclusively vegan, Lardo offers an impressive selection of plant-based options that seamlessly integrate with its Mediterranean-inspired menu. This establishment is renowned for its chic, open kitchen design and a vibrant atmosphere that draws a diverse crowd. The chefs at Lardo place a strong emphasis on fresh, high-quality ingredients, resulting in dishes that are both sophisticated and satisfying. Its inclusive menu ensures that everyone, regardless of dietary preference and wellness goals, can enjoy a meal that’s crafted with care and creativity.

10. Vegamo MX

Motolinía 31, Centro Histórico, Centro, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Open Monday to Sunday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Vegamo MX distinguishes itself with a mission to bring vegan fast food to the forefront, offering a menu that proves quick meals can be both delicious and sustainable. Specializing in burgers, sandwiches, and other comfort food classics, Vegamo MX has eventually cultivated a loyal following. Owing to the restaurant’s modern, casual setting as the ideal backdrop, Vegamo MX is a must-visit for anyone looking to enjoy both conscience-clearing and utterly satisfying meals. Think familiar comfort foods reimagined in a vegan format; this resto definitely adds yet another vibrant thread to the rich tapestry of plant-based dining in Mexico City.

11. Gracias Madre Taquería Vegana

Address: Medellín 218, Roma Nte., Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Open Monday to Sunday 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Gracias Madre Taquería Vegana is a celebration of Mexican culinary traditions; only reimagined through a vegan lens. This restaurant has quickly become a favorite for its ability to transform classic taco and Mexican dishes into plant-based delights without losing the essence that makes them beloved. And its vibrant decor and warm, inviting atmosphere— each facet complements your dining experience and makes every visit memorable. 

For guests seeking an immersive cultural and culinary experience, staying at Uma Casa, a recommended Casai.com-listed property nearby, offers the perfect blend of comfort and local charm, making it an ideal base for exploring the best vegan dining spots in Mexico City.

Enjoy Plant-Based Dining in Mexico City with Casai.com

From the innovative Plantasia in Mexico City to the authentic street food delights of Por Siempre Vegana, each restaurant we’ve explored underscores CDMX’s commitment to plant-based excellence. Mexico City’s vegan dining scene comes alive with the creativity, culture, and culinary innovation that thrive within its borders, making it a must-visit destination for vegans or for those who simply yearn to holistically experience the best of South America.

Let Casai.com be your guide to the unparalleled comfort and elegance that Mexico City has to offer. With our exclusive collection of the finest vacation rentals, located in the heart of this culinary paradise and beyond, you’re invited to experience the luxury, sophistication, and exquisite flavors of Mexico City’s vegan scene. 

Plan your next culinary adventure today!

Patty O.
Author: Patty O.

As a Certified Guest Service Professional with a brief stint as a tour guide, Patty brings a nuanced perspective to luxury travel. She knows firsthand that the most costly options are not always synonymous with quality, especially in when it comes to accommodations. Through her writing, Patty aims to enlighten travelers about finding genuine value and luxury in personalized service, exclusivity, and authentic travel experiences.

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