Best montreal vegan brunch restaurants – mtl blog

Montreal has a serious brunch scene, and while most people think a late-afternoon breakfast needs to feature bacon and eggs, well they’d be very wrong. Super slice banana bread You don’t need meat, or any animal by-products, to have a good brunch. Frozen bananas for banana bread The vegans reading know what I’m saying, and any of the skeptics can read on and find out just how needless meat, cheese, and eggs are for a delicious brunch experience.


Whole wheat banana bread muffins All vegans, please just take a gander and jot down spots you haven’t been to yet, as Montreal has more than a few vegan brunch spots.

No list of vegan anything in Montreal would be complete without Aux Vivres. Banana bread with applesauce and honey Each and every weekend from 10am to 4pm you can get several different special brunch offerings, including blueberry crepes, heuvos rancheros, a vegan-style breakfast plate (pictured), and my personal fave, the fried polenta with black beans, guacamole and salsa. Banana bread with applesauce recipe The vegan brunch-er on the go can also just get their recently unveiled breakfast burrito.

Truly a lesser-known star of the borough, La Lumiere du Mile End always comes through with the vegan eats (their burrito is amazing) and that is still true on the weekends for their vegan brunch. Banana bread without baking soda The brunch offering is changed each and every weekend, so don’t expect the same meal twice, though they’re all prepared with the same expertise and eclectic mix of flavours the resto is known for. Banana bread no baking soda Previous brunch dishes have included buckwheat and flax latkes with apple-cranberry chutney as well as pumpkin croquettes with millet and kale, just to give you an idea.

Part jazz venue, part vegan cafe, Resonance has so much to offer your senses, including some solid began brunch options. Easy banana bread recipe without baking soda While the breakfast tofu-egg scramble pictured above is now off the menu, you can still get it in sandwich form, or go the sweeter route with a yogurt parfait or a piece banana bread with almond butter, all of which are available from 10am to 4pm.

Renowned as one of the best vegan eating options in the city, Crudessence has a pretty stacked brunch menu. Hawaiian banana bread recipe Keep it simple with a fruit and almond-cashew yogurt parfait, or get a little fancy with a veggie-stuffed crepe florentine with herbed nut cheese. Banana bread with coconut oil Blueberry-buckwheat pancakes and a vegan breakfast burrito are also available to brunch out on.

Six different brunch items round out Invitation V’s weekend brunch menu, served from 11:30am to 3pm. Banana bread with honey Quiche, crepes, parfaits, and even an omelette are always on the menu, so you’ve got plenty of options.

Not only is Le Cagibi an amazing cafe to just chill and drink coffee at, but they also have a great vegan-friendly food menu, with some solid brunch dishes in the mix. Banana bread with brown sugar Simple tofu-egg scrambles are up for grabs, though your best bet is the breakfast burrito, which you can easily vegan-ize by asking for tofu instead of egg and asking for no yogurt.

If you feel like having something a tad different for your vegan brunch, get your belly over to Lola Rosa, who boasts a wide brunch menu on the regular. Chocolate chip banana bread muffins Classics like pancakes, french toasts, and scrambles (each with a unique twist) are available for those who want to keep it simple, but adventurous foodies will want to try the sweet potato and tofu fritatta.

Each and every weekend, Cafe Verdure serves up a mean Mediterranean and Indian brunch (both served with fresh homemade bread) for those looking for a different cultural flair to their brunch. Calories in banana bread slice As good as both dishes sound, we can’t deny the strong appeal of getting their pancakes and waffles, which, as you can see, are supremely enticing. Can you freeze bananas for banana bread You can also rest easy if your afraid of the sugar intake, as all of Cafe Verdure’s dishes are made with sugar alternatives, and happen to be organic and gluten-free.

Downtown’s newly opened 100% vegan store has a wide range of drinks and foods for you to enjoy when you visit, including some legit breakfast and brunch dishes. Banana bread without baking soda or powder Copper Branch has their own version the vegan breakfast burrito (seemingly a prerequisite for any vegan eatery) along with a house granola bowl, or a Quinoa Coconut Power bowl topped with berries, fruits, and maple syrup.

Bagels are very brunch-y so that’s why Santropol is making this list. Easy banana bread without baking soda Better known for their lunch offerings (they got tons of sandwiches to choose from), you can still get a psuedo-brunch with Santropol’s B&B, a plate of bagel chips served with bread, butter, and your choice of vege pate or hummus. Calories in slice of banana bread Cream cheeses are available for the non-vegans reading.

If you’re brunch-ing with a bunch of non-vegans (they’re the worst, right?) you can placate their bitching about no-meat by heading to Cafe Aleatoire. Banana bread yogurt The brunch menu only features a single vegan option, but since its buckwheat pancakes topped with cinnamon and maple syrup, you won’t even mind.

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Disclaimer: All research done in this article is by the author. How ripe should bananas be for banana bread Restaurants never pay to be featured on MTL Blog’s “Best Of” lists; furthermore, this list represents a showcase of great spots, and is not a numbered ranking.

Michael D’Alimonte WriterMTL Blog writer Michael D’Alimonte completed his undergraduate degree at McGill University, where he read a lot of books and studied religions. How to ripen bananas for banana bread After a brief attempt at vigilantism, Michael decided to enter the world of writing. Can you use frozen bananas for banana bread A self-proclaimed nerd (and genius), Michael loves all things Whedon and Batman-related. How many calories in a slice of banana bread Contrary to popular belief, he is impartial to long walks on the beach. Calories in a slice of banana bread On a side note, he once saw a bear in a forest. Banana bread no eggs The bear was never seen again.

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