You think eating out when traveling as a vegan is hard? Not in Malaga. With veganism taking over the world locals are adapting and many places offer vegan options, so don’t worry and go enjoy a nice pizza or something healthier without harm.
1. Raw attitude
This lovely vegan deli is definitely one of the most popular vegan places in Malaga. Located next to a small organic food shop it offers a wide range of breakfast and lunch dishes including juices, smoothies, raw food dishes, burgers, cake and pancakes.
You can always drop in for a healthy snack, since all of the cakes and pastries are sugar-free or if you are not one to go for sweet things then choose a Buddha bowl.
The English menu and English speaking staff make ordering super easy for everyone visiting.
Address: Calle Tomás Heredia, 19.
Business hours: Mon – Fri: 9:00 – 19:00, Sat: 9:00 – 15:00, Sun: Closed.
3. El Vegetariano de la Alcazabilla
Just meters away from the Alcazaba fortress you can find a family-run vegetarian restaurant with vegan and gluten free options. El Vegetariano de la Alcazabilla has been called one of the best places in town by locals.
You can find vegetarian versions of traditional Spanish foods such as paella and croquetas as well as range of pastas, salads, veggie-friendly burgers and homemade bread.
Address: Calle Pozo del Rey, 5.
Business hours: Mon – Thu: 13:00 – 16:00, 19:00 – 22:00, Fri – Sat: 13:00 – 16:00, 19:00 – 23:30, Sun: 13:00 – 16:00.
4. Woodstock Café Bar
Owners of the restaurant are passionate vegans. On their extensive menu you will find a number of international dishes, all created with the intention of demonstrating the great variety of vegan dishes that can be made and enjoyed, without harming animals.
The dishes offered in the menu include vegetable burgers, Malaga’s popular “camperos” sandwiches, falafel, samosas, stews, vegan versions of traditional tapas dishes like ensaladilla rusa and of course, a selection of vegan cakes and beverages.
Address: Calle Mendoza, 2.
Business hours: Mon: Closed, Tue- Wed: 13:00 – 16:00, 20:00 – 23:00, Thu: 13:00 – 16:00, Fri – Sat: 13:00 – 16:00, 20:00 – 23:00, Sun: 13:00 – 16:00
5. Pizzeria La Fainá
Finding vegan pizza at a restaurant seems unthinkable, but it has become a reality in this family pizzeria. It not only offers eight different types of pizza (all with vegan mozzarella), but also burgers, garlic bread, calzones, pasta and vegan lasagne. Pasta can be served in tomato sauce, vegan pesto, or bolognesa vegan. Lasagna with vegetable and vegan bolognesa.
All meals are also available to take away and the price of this service is one euro per order. Be aware of the fact that this place do serve meat, so make sure that what you order is vegan.
Address: Avenida San Sebastián, 8.
Business hours: Mon: Closed, Tue – Sun: 13:00 – 23:59.