Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, or just searching for plant-based dining options, it’s nice to have personal recommendations. That’s why we have created this list, featuring the best vegan restaurants in Jakarta. Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we’re sure that you’ll find the very best veggie dining experiences.
Fortunately for vegetarians in Jakarta, abstaining from meat doesn’t mean forgoing local cuisine you know and love for some trendy Western salad bar. LN Fortunate Coffee recreates popular dishes such as pasta and the Chinese Hainan rice for the health-conscious, skipping on ingredients like MSG (Monosodium glutamate). This restaurant-slash-café offers a wide range of vegetarian light bites and desserts that go excellently with their soy-based lattes.
This restaurant has an outstanding meat-free take on Indonesian and Asian delicacies, from savoury nasi goreng to spicy tom yum. Most dishes are vegan-friendly, although some items on the menu come with an option to add egg – but nothing more carnivorous than that can be found here. They also have daily specials, so feel free to come back and try more of their healthy creations.
This dessert house is popular beyond health-conscious herbivores. The owner substitutes dairy products with mashed banana or apple, making Rumah Juliet’s cakes impressively delicious. Everything in the pastry window is a feast for the eyes, with colourful vegan icing and fruit gracing cupcakes, doughnuts and slices of vegan cake. Rumah Juliet also serves several main courses with vegan ingredients.
Chain of vegan-friendly restaurants serving healthy fast food. The varied menu offers choices like smoothie bowls, mini burger, sandwiches, salads, tempeh gomashio, vegan steak, crispy tofu salad, vegan soto, and other Indonesian dishes.
Street Gallery Pondok Indah, Jl. Metro Pondok Indah Blok IIIB , Jakarta, Java
Loving Hut – Jatinegara
Part of an international chain of vegan restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for veg living. Each location is individual family-owned and operated. Serves all vegan food, coffee, non-alcoholic beverages, and vegan desserts.
Jl. Jatinegara Timur II 9, Jatinegara, Jakarta, Java
Basic eatery serving vegan noodles, wonton, “meatballs,” and rice dishes. Location is a bit hard to find, it is next to Universitas Tarumanagara (university): take exit gate 1 of Tarumanegara University then turn right, walk 3 minutes.
Jln. Alpukat 2 no. 1, Jakarta, Java
Hut (Vegan Friendly)
Loving Hut is one of the largest chain of vegan restaurants in the world with more than 200 outlets worldwide including Jakarta, Bali, Yogyakarta, Medan, Tangerang, Puncak and Kediri. The restaurant has a considerably consistent service, food quality, and is probably the easiest vegetarian restaurant to find in the city.
Jl. Tanjung Duren Utara IV No.230, RT.8/RW.3, West Jakarta
Very affordable south Indian and North Indian vegetarian cuisine that also caters to special requirements such as no garlic/onion or vegan option. No use of MSG in their cooking too.
Jalan Pintu Air Raya No.28, Sawah Besar, Kota Jakarta Pusat Jakarta
SIMPLY Veggie does meat-free versions on Indonesian classics and delicacies, from nasi goreng to spicy tom yum. Most of what’s on offer on their menu is vegan-friendly, but some items might contain egg, so it’s best to double check. In addition to Indonesian staples, SIMPLY Veggie offer healthy daily specials too!
Jl. Taman Galaxy Raya No. 14, Jaka Setia, Kota Bks, Jawa Barat, 11460
If you’re in the mood for something to satisfy your sweet-tooth, Rumah Juliet is the café to visit. This dessert house offers mouthwatering vegan cakes that are not only tasty but also beautifully decorated with icing and fruit glazing. From doughnuts to cake and pastries – this place has it all! Sometimes, the café does vegan main courses too!
No. 52, Jalan Alpukat III, Daerah Khusus Ibukota, Jakarta
In need of a pizza fix? Go to iVegan Pizza, which is one of the best vegan restaurants in Jakarta. While it is a bit further out from the city centre, this restaurant makes it so easy to convince your non-veggie friends to eat plant-based for a night. Their menu boasts a wide selection of vegan and vegetarian pizzas, with lots of veggie-based toppings such as mushrooms and peppers, as well as plant-based meat alternatives and cheeses.