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Vegetarian Restaurants & Eats in Trinidad

Updated April 2018

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Trinidad’s dining scene continues to take healthier strides with more vegetarian restaurants and grab-and-go options at cafes, gourmet grocers and even the larger pharmacy chains.

Here are the restaurants serving primarily vegetarian and/or vegan fare in Trinidad:

New Earth Organic Cafe (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – Committed to a zero-waste policy, the cafe offers a daily lunch by pre-order and available for delivery. New Earth is hands-down our favorite lunch subscription option with its healthy iterations of local dishes and inclusion of organic ingredients whenever possible. Saturdays are also a treat with a hearty vegetarian soup option (changes weekly) and the most perfect cheese buns. Daily lunch menu posted on Facebook. (868) 381-8785

Youthful Vegan Cafe & Store (St. James, Trinidad) – Dine in or take-out with a menu that changes daily. The cafe also has a well-stocked chiller with grab-and-go salads, sandwiches, wraps, smoothies, probiotic drinks, and fresh juices. A recent grab-and-go menu featured Caprese sandwiches, vegan Philly “cheese steak” sandwiches, “Mexican Fiesta” (sweet potato fritter on chili with cashew & jalapeno cream), tofu pad thai, and Caesar salad. (868) 628-7674

Livet Gourmet (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – This newly opened restaurant is not solely vegetarian but has loads of vegetarian (cafeteria-style) options for lunch and dinner. Livet’s food is a healthy promise of NO MSG, no preservatives, no eggs, dairy free, gluten free and low sodium. (868) 638-9457/783-8148

Conscious Cafe (Port of Spain, Trinidad) – Co-located with Full Bloom Coffee in the One Yoga studio at Queen’s Park Oval, the concept here is grab-and-go with offerings from vegetarian chefs and restaurants including Grub Culture and The Youthful Vegan. Healthy drinks are also available ranging from cold pressed juices to tea infused mango smoothie. (868) 287-0184

Naked Cafe (Newtown, Port of Spain, Trinidad) – Coming soon to Maraval Road, serving “organic, natural, raw” food. (868) 499-3213

Veg Out (St. Augustine, Trinidad) – A favorite among UWI students, faculty and staff, Veg Out is practically an institution on campus. All pastries, sandwiches, Grub Culture soups and salads, and lunches are made with vegetarian ingredients (rennet free cheese, no eggs, no gelatin). (868) 769-4424

Vistro (Long Circular Mall, Maraval, Trinidad) is the only “souly vegetarian” restaurant at Long Circular Mall. The menu offers up salads, soups, wraps, paninis, burgers (tofu/black bean & mushroom), pastas and rice bowls. (868) 785-7910

Little Vegetarian Restaurant (Chaguanas, Trinidad) – Local and Creole dishes are on the menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner at this vegetarian restaurant. (868) 702-3718

Vita Force Health Shop (Centre Point Mall, Chaguanas, Trinidad) – Vegetarian cafe here features fresh juice bar, daily lunch specials, soy-free veggie burgers, tofu wraps, sandwiches, sada roti, chokas, paratha and curry. (868) 665-1234

TEMPORARILY CLOSED – Namaste India Restaurant (Freeport, Trinidad) – Located in the Lakshmi Narayan Temple, this vegetarian restaurant features well-priced lunch (12-3pm) and dinner (6-10pm) buffets featuring north and south Indian cuisine including sweets. The average buffet price is TT $70-80 and is dine-in or take-out. Reservations recommended especially for dinner. (868) 673-5569, 288-7169, 288-7695, 371-7098 or 355-6814.

Jataak Pataak (Couva, Trinidad) – With all proceeds going to charity, this vegetarian restaurant is a must-try plus food is served in compostable containers. (868) 731-1970

Garam Masala (Couva, Trinidad) – Sister restaurant to Jataak Pataak, Garam Masala offers a daily vegetarian Indian buffet. (868) 731-1970

Vikunta Vegetarian Restaurant (Philippine, San Fernando, Trinidad) – “Authentic Indian, Thai, Chinese Cuisine.” Link to menu. (868) 470-5103 or 363-4469.

Nanda Bhavan Restaurant (Debe, Trinidad) – “Pure vegetarian restaurant,” serving authentic Indian food including koofta, channa, paneer, talkari, rice, roti, samosas, pakora, chutneys and lassi. (868) 685-1404

The Organic Lounge (San Fernando, Trinidad) – Currently operating in Gulf City and South Park Mall and with the third location soon to come in Chaguanas’ Heartland Plaza, fresh juices smoothies teas and grab-and-go vegetarian options from Grub Culture are on the menu. (868) 713-2167

Are there other vegetarian/vegan restaurants or great spots with a wide range of vegetarian options that should be added? Or have you tried any restaurants on this list? We would love to hear your feedback, let us know in the comment section below!

10 thoughts on “Vegetarian Restaurants & Eats in Trinidad

  1. Caribbean Health Foods
    Four branches
    Eastern Main Road, St Augustine
    Coffee Street, San Fernando
    Toco Main Road, Sangre Grande
    Sorzano Street, Arima
    Head Office, USC Compound, Maracas Royal Road, St Joseph


  2. Govinda’s Pure Vegetarian Cuisine – roadside hut outside the Hare Krishna temple in Edinburgh Road, Longdenville. Full lunches plus savouries like samosas, doubles and an amazing vegetarian version of bake and buljol. They do catering too. Opened just over a month ago.


  3. Well I think you guys miss the best one Vita Force Health Shop located in Centre point mall chaguanas.. they specialize in 100% vegetarian food… No soya chunks, no msg and no additives.. they were established since 1995… they also provide herbal
    Medicine and natural beauty products. Fresh fruit juice bar with natural.sweeteners honey molasses and brown sugar.. home of the #1 vege burgar (no soya… ) tofu wraps… variety of sandwiches… sada Roti and choka …daily lunch special… paratha and curry… also cater for any occasion


  4. Nanda Bhavan, Debe – very simple with very tasty authentic indian / local fusion…affordable…very interesting owner/chef


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