Vegetarian food in Japan!
Vegetarian cuisine in Japan is incredibly flavorful. Whether it is for religious or moral reasons, or simply because it can be delicious too, vegetarian cuisine in Japan is incredible. Although there are still few restaurants compared to a lot of major cities, Japan also has a vegetarian tradition, Shojin Ryori (Monk cuisine), and there also many cuisines serving vegetarian dishes!
Vegetarian food in Japan!
Nagi Shokudo is a quaint cafe with a laid-back atmosphere and nice home-made vegan food. Once you try it, you'll soon understand why it's everyone's favorite vegan cafe.
Have you ever heard of Shojin Ryori? It is traditional cuisine for Buddhist monks. Respecting the Buddhist philosophy, animal products are not used; simply fresh and seasonal fruits and herbs. These are five excellent places where you can enjoy this kind of cuisine in Tokyo!
Being a vegetarian in Tokyo isn't simple. Meat dishes are very popular and fish broth is widely used in Japanese cuisine. You can find a few vegetarian plates at almost any restaurant, but the choices tend to be quite limited. Vegetarian restaurants are starting to pop up all over Tokyo. Let's explore vegetarian cuisine in Shibuya!
If you're vegan or vegetarian, these are the best restos to try in Shinjuku, Tokyo! Japanese cuisine, Western cuisine, Indian, etc.
Here are some good options for people looking for vegetarian or vegan foods in Asakusa! All the restaurants presented in the article are within a five-minute walk from Asakusa station.
For some great ramen in Harajuku - that is also vegan! - try Noodle Stand Tokyo. It is one of the most famous ramen joints in Harajuku, all genres included.
Buddhist Cuisine (精進料理) is delicately prepared vegetarian cuisine. It is inspired by the seasons, and most importantly by Buddhist philosophy. The cuisine is simple and fresh and no meat is used. It is a reminder to use mindfulness in your daily life. This restaurant is actually a 2-star Michelin restaurant, so you will be left completely speechless by the presentation and taste of these incredible dishes.
There are some very good vegetarian/vegan ramen joints in and around Tokyo Station. Here are three places you won't go wrong with!
Sangenjaya is a really fashionable neighborhood with loads of cafes, restos, second-hand shops and bars. It's a really nice place to take a stroll and try different types of cuisines. If you're looking for a nice place to relax and enjoy delicious vegan Hawaiian cuisine, you should definitely make a stop here! From healthy vegan to junk food vegan, there's something to please everyone here!