Vegetarian Restaurants in El Nido Palawan

Palawan El Nido Vegetarian Food

Welcome to the El Nido Vegetarian Restaurants blog post! El Nido is a surreal tropical place popular with many tourists, and if you think it’s hard to stay on your vegetarian diet or healthier food preference here, you are wrong. Here are five must-visit restaurants that offer vegetarian options and exceptional dining experiences while on the island.

Do not forget to check our El Nido Food blog post.

Filipino Vegetarian Food in El Nido

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El Nido Vegetarian Restaurants:

  1. Happiness Beach Bar El Nido

    Serena Street, Barangay Buena Suerte

    Monday – Sunday 7 AM – 11 PM

    Happiness Beach Bar El Nido Palawan

    Happiness specialises in authentic Mediterranean cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks! Options from complete vegetarian likings such as Fresh Salads, Falafel Pita, and Hummus Plates will delight your palate. The atmosphere is welcoming and lively, with swings to sit on and music to vibe to.

  2. Art Cafe

    Serena Street, Barangay Buena Suerte

    Monday – Sunday 7 AM – 11:00PM

    El Nido Art Cafe

    Art Cafe is not just a place to enjoy delicious vegetarian food; it also showcases the creativity of local communities and a farm-to-fork approach. Their menu is influenced by local and international cuisine, and a wide range of vegetarian options exist. Try their version of Vegetarian Pancit Canton, Lasagna, and Veggie Calzone. After your meal, take some time to explore the gallery showcasing local artwork.

  3. Biryani Kitchen

    G. Del Pilar Street, Barangay Masagana

    Monday – Saturday 2:00 PM – 9:30 PM

    Biryani Kitchen

    Want to try some Indian food? Biryani Kitchen in El Nido has a vegetarian menu that you must taste. The aromatic flavours and rich spices will surely satisfy your taste buds. There is a wide range of vegetarian dishes, including mouthwatering curries, freshly baked naan bread, and Mixed Vegetable masala. The chefs at Biryani Kitchen masterfully blend traditional Indian recipes with local produce served in the heart of El Nido town.

  4. Gorgonzola Pizza & Pasta

    Calle Hama Street

    Monday – Sunday 11 AM – 11:30 PM

    Gorgonzola Pizza El Nido

    Gorgonzola Pizza & Pasta is the place to be for those craving Italian cuisine. This new vegetarian-friendly restaurant in El Nido offers a tempting array of vegetarian pizzas and pasta. It features a wood-fired oven with live pizza making! You can customise your pizza and even order their 24" size, which is excellent for sharing. Other dishes include the Eggplant Parmigiana and their best seller, Gorgonzola Pasta. The ambience is lovely and often packed with diners, so be prepared to line up or reserve a table ahead of time.

  5. Seed Dreams

    Ocean Vista Bldg. Serena Street, Barangay Buena Suerte

    Monday – Sunday 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Seed Dreams El Nido

    Seed Dreams is a rooftop restaurant with a vegan-vegetarian focus and a breathtaking view of El Nido Bay. What more can you ask for than the Ultimate Vegetarian Burger, Vegetable Mains, Vegetable Soups, Salads, and a sip of fresh fruit shakes? Additionally, their appetisers include Veggie Croquets and Spring Rolls!

Local Tips for Vegetarian Food in El Nido

Being a vegetarian in El Nido is no longer a daunting task. If you're fortunate enough to have access to an open kitchen in your accommodation, it's highly recommended to take advantage of it for money-saving tips and more meal servings. A visit to the local market can provide fresh produce, and you can learn some local vegetarian dishes.

El Nido Palawan Vegetarian Food


In conclusion, restaurants in El Nido nowadays are making conscious efforts to cater to the dietary needs of travellers by offering various healthier options.

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