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Vegetarian Restaurants: (55 Listings)

Food Not Bombs Istanbul
16/2 Aynali Cesme Caddesi, Beyoglu ~ PH: 00905312308029
-- Vegan, Turkish--- Additional Info: Volunteers offers free food on Wednesday from 4-9pm. Donations welcome. You may join the cooking which starts around 4pm at the kitchen of the Teneffus cafe. Wed 4:00pm-9:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Mahatma Cafe
50/A Macit Erbudak Sokak, Kadikoy ~ PH: +90-5356083280
Moderate-- Vegan, Western, Turkish, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern--- Additional Info: Colorful vegean cafe opened in mid-2014 in the Yeldegirmeni quarter of Kadikoy. Opens out to the street with indoor/outdoor dining. Serves Turkish, Mediterranean/Middle Eastern foods such as pilaf, baked beans, falafel, bulghur, mashed potatoes, dolma, lentil soup, eggplant stews. Has outdoor seating. Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Bi Nevi Karakoy
Necatibey Cad. Karanlikfirin Sok no:5/A ~ PH: 02122496880
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Italian--- Additional Info: Open Aug 25, 2014. Offers a small, mostly vegan food menu with such items as avocado toast, hummus tartine with roasted garlic and tomatoes, house-made vegan feta cheese, and pesto pasta (either raw or cooked). One of the desserts is vegan dessert. Total seating up to 20. Free Wi-Fi. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Tue-Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm.-- Rating: 2.5 HappyCow(s)

Cig Kofteci Gakkos Usta
Recep Peker Cad, Unit 28, Kadıkoy ~ PH: 0216-345-91-93
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, South East Anatolian--- Additional Info: Vegetarian restaurant located 100 meters from the stadium of Fenerbahce football club. All food is vegan. Only non-vegan item is a drink called ayran. .-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Cigkofteci Omer Usta - maybe closed
Halaskargazi cad. 113 /1 Harbiye, Sisli ~ PH: 0212-2313321
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Turkish--- Additional Info: Serves vegan food only. Has non-vegan drinks. Reported possibly closed, please confirm and inform HappyCow. .-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Cigkoftem
Turgut Ozal Cad, No 13/C, Yusufpasa/Fatih ~ PH: 02125884010
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Turkish veg-friendly fast food franchise offering primarily a vegan and vegetable pate made of grains, walnut, tomato puree, sunflower oil, parsley, and green onion, which are formed into little balls or fingers and place inside wraps or on mixed plates. Main product is vegan kéfte. The only non-vegan item is a yogurt drink. .-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Cigkoftemutfagi
81 Yali Kosku Caddesi, Sirkeci ~ PH: +9002125510109
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Turkish, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Casual eatery offering wraps and salads. Has a king veg burger patty made from vegetable and bulghur. Choose your spicy level. The yoghurt drink and desserts like chocolate souffle contain dairy. This outlet opened in early-2014 near tram station Sirkeci. Has outdoor seating. .Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: Not rated yet

CMR Cig Kofte
Turnacibasi Caddesi, Beyoglu ~ PH: +90-212-475-73-51
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Turkish, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Small shop selling vegan cig kofte in wraps or as a portion with salad. Only vegetarian item is a yogurt drink. .-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Devi Cafeshop
Kantarcı Rıza Sokak Köseoğlu, Apartman 5 D: 3 Erenköy (at Bağdat Caddesi, Caddebostan Mah) ~ PH: +90-2163688482
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Indian--- Additional Info: This is the cafe area of Istanbul Yoga Center. Located in the central area of Anatolian side of Istanbul. Offers Indian snacks, soups, and vegetarian food. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. .-- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

EcoIstHan
7, Camekan Sokak, Beyoglu (at opposite Galata Tower) ~ PH: +90-5305672282
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Turkish, Middle Eastern--- Additional Info: In early-2014 this place replaced the former Ecoist and is under different ownership. Offers local vegetarian cuisine cooked with organic fruits, vegetables, spices. Menu changes daily with soups, salads, plates, vegan quiche, and cakes. The top-floor terrace offers view of the old city. Wheelchair accessible. Mon-Sun 9:00am-11:30pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Falafel Veggie - maybe closed
Karkuyusu Sk, 19, Mecidiyeköy (at Trump Towers) ~ PH: 0090-212-3732880
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Middle Eastern, Salad bar, Buffet, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Mostly vegan falafel restaurant with salad bar, at the Trump Towers. Inexpensive fast-food style. Features falafel served in pita with a choice of salad and garnish, vegetarian burgers, and drinks. NOTE: maybe closed/shut down, please verify and let HappyCow know. Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Just Falafel - Ortakoy
16c, Muallim Naci Caddesi, Ortakoy ~ PH: +902122616115
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Fusion, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Part of international vegetarian fast food chain. Menu is based around falafel with international variations, e.g. Indian style, American style, Mexican. Meal deals, sides such as french fries, hummus, dips, salads and desserts available. In addition to falafel wrap varieties, it also serves kumpir which is a baked potato filled with veggies - it's unique to Ortakoy. Accepts credit cards. .-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Kafe 26A - Beyoglu
26-A Tel Sokak, Beyoglu (at Istiklal Avenue) ~ PH: 0090-2122436085
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Western, Italian--- Additional Info: A collective cafe run by an anarchist-leaning political group in Istanbul called DAF. Previously served meat, now have dropped all meat options off the menu and made the place entirely vegetarian. Prepares snacks such as toasted cheese sandwiches and toasted vegan (green pepper, tomato, olive spread) sandwiches. Sometimes there are hot stews and always serves pasta. Zapatista coffee is available as well. .Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Kasikci Dede Cig Kofte
Mis Sokak 24, Beyogulu ~ PH: +902126674337
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Turkish, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery--- Additional Info: Previously named Kahta Cigkofte, but changed name in early 2014, same owner. Cigkofte is southern Turkish specialty. Traditionally prepared with raw meat, however usage of raw meat is forbidden since a decade. Cigkofte places like Kahta use ground walnut and almond instead of meat, together with bulgur and spices. All food is vegan, only a drink type (ayran) contains milk. Accepts credit cards. .-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Kikero Falafel
Serdar-ı Ekrem Cd No:1, Şahkulu Mh., Beyoğlu ~ PH: +902122435070
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Salad bar, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery, Middle Eastern--- Additional Info: Falafel takeout and delivery shop with a few places to sit. Falafel, salads, and sauces are vegan. The toast and desserts contain dairy. Previously located at Sahkulu Mah Galip Dede Cad Yoruk Cikmazi 5, Sep 2014. Has outdoor seating. Mon-Sun 8:00am-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Komsu Kafe
83/A Uzun Hafiz Sokak, Kadikoy ~ PH: n/a
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, International, Italian--- Additional Info: A collective coffee place, where you can eat in-house-made vegetarian and vegan food, drink fair trade coffee with a list of recommended prices but you can give as much as you want or have. You can even bring your own food and cook in the kitchen. An open-minded community space welcomes everyone. Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Makarna Evi
Muhurdar Caddesi, No 33, Kadikoy ~ PH: 02163387619
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, International, Buffet, Take-out, Turkish--- Additional Info: Menu is based around a 5 lira mixed platter which includes different types of salads, pastas, cig kofte, bulgur patty (looks like a falafel), chickpeas, and various vegetables. Also has a cheese mini borek roll and some of the pasta has cheese but otherwise completely vegan. The specific ingredients change daily. Has outdoor seating. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Migrant Solidarity Kitchen
Sakiz Agaci Caddesi, Hava Hos Sokak, Beyoglu ~ PH: 00905327268097
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, African, Turkish--- Additional Info: A kitchen aimed toward all migrants, but open to anyone both for cooking and eating. Every Saturday cooking starts around 3pm and eating takes place around 7pm. Food is free, but open to donations. .Open Sat 3pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Old Damascus
Kalyoncu Kullugu Caddesi 75, Beyoglu ~ PH: 05349610451
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Middle Eastern, Turkish--- Additional Info: Falafel and hummus restaurant. Try the falafel wrap. In the morning the kitchen makes fried eggs. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Parsifal Vejetaryen Restoran
Kurabiye Sokak No 9/A Beyoglu (at near Taksim end of Istiklal Caddesi and the French Consulate) ~ PH: +90-212-2452588
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Turkish, International, Beer/Wine--- Additional Info: Features a varied vegetarian and vegan-friendly menu with changing specials on some days: soups, salads, and mains. Waiter takes in consideration if you are vegan and so ask before ordering. Accepts credit cards. .Open 11.00-23.00, call for day closed.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Pasaj Cook and Book
Sair Latifi Sokak, No 2/a, Kadikoy ~ PH: 0216-4144400
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, Salad bar, Turkish, Arabic, Take-out--- Additional Info: A vegetarian restaurant with plenty of vegan options. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 9:00am-10:00pm, Sun 4:00pm-10:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Rulo Ezberbozan Lezzetler
Caferaga Mahallesi Nailbey Sokak, Unit 15, Kadikoy (at Bahariye Street) ~ PH: 902164493366
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Western, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Salad bar, Buffet, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: A sandwich and wrap shop with a buffet that offers Turkish dishes and salads made of vegetables and legumes. Choose what you'd like in your wrap--including chickpeas, eggplant, bean, wheat and lentil salads, cig kofte, baked potatoes, chips, carrot, and red cabbage salads with hummus and muhammara. Lunch starts 12pm. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 9:00am-8:30pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Sahaf 26A
3-1 Sakiz Sokak, Kadikoy (at Bahariye Avenue) ~ PH: 0090-2163363752
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, International, Italian, Fast food--- Additional Info: A collective cafe run by an anarchist-leaning political group in Istanbul called DAF. Previously served meat, but took all meat off the menu and made the place entirely vegetarian. Prepares snacks such as toasted cheese sandwiches and toasted vegan (green pepper, tomato, olive spread) sandwiches. Scrambled eggs served in daytime. Sometimes there are hot stews and always serves pasta. Zapatista coffee is available as well. Employees fluently speak English, and are familiar with the difference between vegan and vegetarian ingredients. Has outdoor seating. .Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Serince Chig Koftecisi
Bogazkesen Caddesi, 35/a ~ PH: 0-212-2457408
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Turkish, Fast food--- Additional Info: Serves standard vegan chig kofta, which is a local fast food made of bulghur, ground nuts and spices in a tortilla with lettuce and pomegranate sauce. Mon-Sun 11:00am-12:00am.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Teneffus Cafe
Aynalicesme Caddesi 16/2, Beyoglu ~ PH: +90-5072491606
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Turkish--- Additional Info: Cafe and performance venue. Serves a vegan brunch on Sunday. Some vegan items are menemen with tofu, cappuccino with hemp milk, Turkish specialties for lunch, cabbage rolls with olive oil, dry eggplant dolma, lasagna, soy tofu cheese. Wi-fi. May 2014, reported to be fully vegetarian. Cash only. Mon-Sun 8:00am-11:00pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Yeni Moda Cig Kofte
Moda Cad Unit 57/C, Moda Kadikoy ~ PH: 0090-2165505965
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Southeast Anatolian, Turkish--- Additional Info: Vegetarian restaurant selling only cig kofte which is plant based. Only non-vegan item is a drink called ayran which is made from dairy. Located very close to the famous street Barlar Sokagı. .-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Yesil Ev
28, Tel Sokak, Beyoglu ~ PH: 2122447780
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Western--- Additional Info: Usually used for cultural activities, meetings and more. Offers 4-5 dishes for lunch (2pm) and dinner (7pm). More than half of dishes are vegan. Sept 17, 2013 reported open - must go to the top floor and ring the door bell. .-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Zirve Cigkofte
Bozkurt Mah Esref Efendi Sok 1 (at A Pangaltı-Sisli) ~ PH: +90-538-3820000
Inexpensive-- --- Additional Info: This is a small shop selling only çig kofte which is vegan. Only one item (a beverage) on the menu is not vegan. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Antiochland Cafe and Restaurant
Alemdar Mah Kazim Ismail Gurkan Cad, Cagaloglu ~ PH: 02125113134
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Turkish, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has a separate vegetarian menu, which includes at least one dish that is vegan, plus other dishes can be made vegan. Accepts credit cards. .-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Balya Organik Cafe
Defterdar Yokusu, Batarya Sok 16A ~ PH: +90-212-2523582
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Turkish, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Cafe attached to a market, reported all veg except for fish. Offers soups, salads, sandwiches, Turkish veggie dishes, breakfast items like hot oatmeal and pancakes. Also has veggie burger with ginger-tahini sauce, fresh juices, desserts like vegan carrot cake, brownies, oatmeal cookies, granola bars, organic coffee and tea. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 9:00am-7:00pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Baran 2
Divanyolu Caddesi, Sultanahmet ~ PH: 02125270866
Inexpensive-- Lacto, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Traditional Turkish food, which is a lot of meat, but there is some vegetable items including chickpeas served with rice or couscous. Staff will help you identify which dishes have cheese. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Bizim Ev
Moda Cd 95/A, Kadikoy (at Moda Caddesi) ~ PH: 0216-336-1681
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Organic, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small locally owned place offers plenty of vegan choices. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 9:00am-7:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Ciya Kebab
Guneslibahce Sokak 43 (at Muvakkithane) ~ PH: 216-3363013
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Salad bar, Turkish, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Simple and fresh traditional Turkish food. Has a large vegetarian salad bar and many options for hot foods. Vegan please ask about options and inform HappyCow. Try the lentil soup. This restaurant was noted in the Lonely Planet for its vegetarian food options, so it's popular with travelers. Location is on the Asian side of Istanbul, in the Kadikoy area. Staff speak some English. .-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Damga Cigkofte
Dogatepe Mahallesi , Baruthane Cd. 73/3 , Ferikoy, Sisli ~ PH: 0212-2258855
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Turkish, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. It has been reported to HappyCow in July 2011, that staff is not sure whether there are animal products in their cigkofte. If anyone has information about this, please report to happy cow. Thanks! .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Datli Maya
Türkgücü Cd. 59/A, Cihangir ~ PH: +90-212292905657
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Take-out, Delivery, Turkish, Pizza, Middle Eastern, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small restaurant serving modern versions of tradition Turkish dishes. Focus is on healthy "fast slow food" making use of an authentic wood oven. Has markd vegan and vegetarian items such as lahmacun (Turkish pizza), wraps, beans, hummus, soup, vegetarian set menu and breakfast on weekdays. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 8:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Dubb Indian Restaurant
Alemdar Mahallesi. İncili Çavuş Sokak 10 Sultanahmet ~ PH: 0090-212-5137308
Expensive-- Lacto, Indian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Indian food restaurant located in the old city near Yerebatan Sarnıcı. Offers some lacto-vegetarian dishes, marked (dairy is used). .-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Falafel House
Sehit Muhtar Cad. 19/1 A (at Telimhane/Taksim) ~ PH: 212-2537730
Inexpensive-- Middle Eastern, Turkish, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Falafel meals, sandwiches, salad, humus, and other Middle Eastern dishes depending on the day. Has outdoor seating. .Open Mon-Sun until late.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Filistin Lokantasi
Iskender Pasa Mah Kitasi, Cad No 32 Fatih (at Macar Kardesler Cd) ~ PH: +90-532-668-4940
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Small ethnic eatery serving Middle Eastern style food. Offers hummus, falafel, falafel wraps, chickpea salad, fattoush and other vegan items. At least half of the menu appears to be vegan. Please note that items marked etli and tavuk contain meat. Has inexpensive menu deals. Mon-Sun 8:00am-11:00pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Green Corner Cafe
Alemdar Cad Caferiye Sok, Unit 14, Sultanahmet ~ PH: n/a
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Pizza, Middle Eastern, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has a separate vegetarian menu (in English) with many vegan options such as hummus, eggplant, pizzas, and salads. Quaint little place is right near the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and the Cistern. Mostly outdoor/patio seating. Has outdoor seating. Mon-Sun 11:00am-12:00am.-- Rating: 2 HappyCow(s)

Hala 1
Buyuk Parmakkapı, Cukurlu Cesme Sokak 14/A (at right of Hayri Usta Ocakbasi) ~ PH: 2937531/2497060
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Pleasant small backstreet cafe with higher-than-average proportion of vegan options (e.g. stuffed peppers, vine leaves). Staff understand concept of vegetarianism and food allergies and are able to advise on ingredients in the various dishes. .-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Helvetia
General Yazgan Sok 8, Beyoglu ~ PH: +90-2122458780
Moderate-- Buffet, Take-out, Turkish, Arabic, Middle Eastern, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers platters that come with several dishes from its buffet. Menu changes daily and includes vegan dishes, soups, and sides like zucchini fritters and stewed veggies. Open kitchen, laid-back atmosphere, free wi-fi. Near Istiklal Caddesi. Mon-Sat 8:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Kahve 6
13, Anahtar Sokak, Cihangir, Beyoglu ~ PH: 00902122930849
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Turkish, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. A coffee and tea place which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Vegetarian choices are clearly marked on menu and almost half of the food served is vegan. Falafel and quinoa are rare to find in Istanbul; serves both here. Mon-Sun 10:00am-12:00am.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Klemuri
Buyuk Parmakkapi Sokak, Unit 2, Beyoglu ~ PH: +90-2122923272
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Salad bar, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Mediterranean, Black Sea, Turkish, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers plenty of vegan options on the menu and also some daily options. Black Sea cuisine offers a good variety of veggie food. Located on a quiet street just off of Istiklal Cad near Taksim Square, in an historical building with an inviting atmosphere. Go through Tbox shop on Buyuk Parmakkapi Street. English speaking owners serve food. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 11:00am-11:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Le Pain Quotidien
Istinye Park Alisveris Merkezi, Istinye Bayiri ~ PH: 212-3530677
Expensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Western, Bakery, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. International restaurant chain featuring artisan bakery and communal table. Menu includes several ovo-lacto vegetarian dishes, and possibly vegan (may vary by location). .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Meyvex Juice - Fruit Salad
Hobyar Mah Ankara Cad. 31 ~ PH: 02125149097
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Juice bar, Salad bar, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Large menu offering juices, salads, and more. .-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Midpoint
Istiklal Street, 187, Beyoglu ~ PH: +902122457040
Expensive-- Vegan-friendly, Turkish, Western, Pizza, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has a vegetarian section on the menu with several dishes, of which some are vegan or can be made vegan. Also has vegan choices under other sections, such as pizzas, pastas and risottos. Part of an upscale dining chain. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

MoMo
Akarsu Yokuşu Sk. 43/A (at Sıraselviler Cad., Defterdar Yokuşu) ~ PH: +90-2122454474
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Take-out, Turkish, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Coffee, tea, and sandwich shop with breakfast menu and a veggie and a hummus sandwich. Small seating area inside. Located in Cihangir area 10 minute walk from Taksim square. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 9:00am-9:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

MUA
Galipdede Sokak 105 A ~ PH: +90-2122438908
Moderate-- Lacto, Organic, Italian, Mediterranean, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Natural food cafe where food is made in-house and packaged in glass jars. Makes its own gelato (dairy) and sorbetti (without milk). Has veg choices like hummus, tabbouleh, kisir, pasta salad, quinoa salad with avocado. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 9:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Omar Cafe and Restaurant
Alemdar Mahallesi Seftali, Sokak Unit 8, Sultanahmet ~ PH: 0212-5139021
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Middle Eastern, Western, Turkish, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Vegan choices including mezze, salad, pasta, and the lentil soup. Vegans to inquire. Located in a tourist section next to the Cistern and near the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia, and Cathedral Barri Gothic. Has outdoor seating. Mon-Sun 11:00am-12:00am.-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Rumist
Akbiyik Caddesi, Sultanahmet ~ PH: 902124586641
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Turkish, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Mixed menu with some vegetarian and vegan options. Staff is accommodating to vegans. Also sells carpets. Has outdoor seating. .-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Taj-Mahal Indian Restaurant
Asmalı Mescit Mah. Nergiz Sok. 4/A Tünel-Beyoğlu ~ PH: 0090-2122936600
Moderate-- Lacto, Indian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. While menu is meat-heavy, there is a separate menu for vegetarians (entirety not on website). Located at the end of the "İstiklal Street" near "Tünel Meydanı". .-- Rating: 2.5 HappyCow(s)

Tonton Efendi
50B Karakolhane Cad, Yeldegirmeni, Kadikoy ~ PH: 0216-345-88-16
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Buffet, Middle Eastern, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Falafel and hummus place that offers some hot food such as soups, lentils dishes and mixed vegetable dishes. Run by a Jordanian man who speaks English. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Mon-Sun 10:00am-1:30am.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Upper West Side Falafel
22A Buyukdere Caddesi, Sisli (at Cevahir Shopping Mall Food Court) ~ PH: +902125434973
Inexpensive-- Lacto, American, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Fast food, Take-out, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Fast food eatery on the 5th floor mall food court. Menu is fashioned after an American theme with burgers and fries alongside pita wraps, hummus, and salad. Menu is around half veg suitable. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sun 10:00am-10:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Wonderland
49 Hisarustu Nispetiye Caddesi, Rumelihisarustu ~ PH: 00902122878476
Inexpensive-- Ovo, Lacto, Turkish, Fast food, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Customers are mostly Bogazici students and prices are inexpensive to moderate. You could ask staff to prepare the vegetarian dishes as vegan (omitting cheese, egg, etc.). Around 20% of the menu is vegetarian and are marked with "V," which is uncommon assistance for Turkish restaurants. Accepts credit cards. .Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Zencefil
Kurabiye Sokak 8-10 (at Beyoglu) ~ PH: +90-212-2438234
Moderate-- Lacto, Turkish, Western, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Has vegetarian main entrees, soups, and salads that change daily - ask which dishes are veg. Some dishes are quiche with leeks, stuffed dry aubergine and green lasagna. Located near the vegetarian place called Parsifal. .Open Mon-Sat.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)


Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (14 Listings)

Altinoluk Zeytinyaglari
16, Gunesli Bahce Sokak, Kadikoy ~ PH: 00902164148311
A health food store mainly focusing on olive oil specialities from western Turkey, however supplies vegan items such as tofu, delicacies and cleaning products. .-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Ambar
Kallavi Sokak 6 (at Beyoglu Istiklal Street, Taksim area, Beyoglu) ~ PH: 0212-2929272
Large organic product shop in Istanbul Taksim area. Provides organic fresh vegetable and fruits, grains, dried fruits, nuts, tofu, soya milk, miso, wakame, kombu, organic olive and olive oil, bread, gluten-free, aromatherapy oils, bio cosmetics and cleaning products, spices, herbs. Directions: When walking on the Istiklal street in Taksim, after the street turns slightly left at the Galatasaray high school, keep walking on Istiklal and take the 4th right (Kallavi street), you will see the shop a few meters to the right. .-- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Balya Organik Health Food Store
Batarya Sok 16A, Cihangir (at Defterdar Yokusu) ~ PH: +90-212--25203582
Market with an attached mostly veg cafe and juice bar. Carries seasonal fresh organic produce, a range of organic products including dried food, spices, olive oil, essential oils, nuts, coffee and tea, toiletries, and cleaning products. The cafe serves some vegan dishes such as lentil salad and carrot cake. Mon-Sun 9:00am-7:00pm.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

EkoOrganik
1 Zafer Caddesi, Kule Carsi, Beylikduzu ~ PH: 00902128542757
Strictly organic store sells certified products. Carries non-dairy milks, nuts, veggies, cruelty-free household cleaning items and more. Located very far from downtown Istanbul. Mon-Sun 9:00am-8:00pm.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Tek Organic
Ataturk Cad. 5/A ~ PH: 90-212-3245954
Health food shop stocks organic produces and sells organic food. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Ecolife - Vegan Dukkan
Siraselviler cad. Soganci Sokak 8/A, Cihangir Beyoglu (at near Taksim Square) ~ PH: +90-212-2432383
Well-stocked, all-vegan mini market and health food shop in the city center, located on a side street opposite Taksim Emergency Hospital. Offers mostly organic products including fresh bread, spreads, raw food snacks, soya milk, oat and rice drinks, tofu, miso, wakame, cereals, gluten free food, bio coffee, chocolate, biscuits, juices, bio cosmetics and personal care products, ecological cleaning products, and supplements. Accepts credit cards. Mon-Sat 9:30am-8:00pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Juico
Ibrahim Karaoglanoglu Caddesi Cihangir Sokak No 9, Seyrantepe ~ PH: +90-2122709449
Offers mostly vegan cold-press juices and juice cleanse programs, with the only exception being yellow honey in some items. Order online or by phone. Product is usually delivered, but can be picked up if that better suits you. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Dondurmaci Yasar Usta
Serasker Caddesi 69/E, Kadikoy (at Bahariye Avenue) ~ PH: +90-2165500900
Ice cream and sorbet shop in central Kadikoy area. More than half of menu are vegan sorbets. .Call for hours - tell us.-- Rating: Not rated yet

Giolitti
Tunel Meydan 186, Beyoglu ~ PH: 00902122518522
Ice-cream and sweets shop. Sorbet specialties such as lemon and cherry are vegan. Accepts credit cards. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Girandola
109 Bebek Arnavutkoy Caddesi, Akinti Burnu, Arnavutkoy ~ PH: 00902122652629
Ice cream shop offers vegan flavors. Arnavutkoy is on the Bosphorus line in Istanbul. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Portakal Dunyası
Rihtim Cad. Resit Efendi Sok. No:2 D:1 , Kadıkoy ~ PH: 02163377379
Vegan juice bar on the Asian side of Istanbul, right across the Karakoy-KabataÅŸ-Eminonu ferry station, on the other side of the street, 150 meters to the left from the traffic lights. Offers many choices. All vegan except for honey and milk. .-- Rating: Not rated yet

Vefa Bozacisi
Katip Celebi Cad. 104/1, Vefa ~ PH: +90-2125194922
Historical shop producing the fermented vegan drink boza. Boza is served in individual glasses which you can drink at the tables, or buy a larger amount for take-away. Also sells other products like vinegar and lemon concentrate. 15 minute walk from Laleli-Universite tram stop. Mon-Sun 8:00am-12:00am.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Zumo Fresh Juice Bar - Cevahir
Buyukdere Cd, Unit 22 , Cevahir AVM K.1 154/E, Sisli ~ PH: n/a
Part of a juice bar chain offering in-house-made juices, smoothies, and some small snacks like wraps, soups, and fresh fruit. Mostly vegan. Uses dairy in some items. .-- Rating: 1 HappyCow(s)

Zumo Fresh Juice Bar - Forum Istanbul
Kocatepe Mh Paşa Cd, FF Blok 72, Bayrampasa ~ PH: n/a
Part of a juice bar chain offering in-house-made juices, smoothies, and some small snacks like wraps, soups, and fresh fruit. Mostly vegan. Uses dairy in some items. .Open daily.-- Rating: Not rated yet

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