Israel Vegan Travel Guide

Israel Vegan Travel Blogs

Tel Aviv a Vegan Dream

Ever since Tel Aviv has been known as a vegan hub, I have been wanting to travel here. Finally I got a chance to go to Tel Aviv and I was not disappointed! As soon as we got to Tel […]

Attending an ALF Israel protest

While in Tel Aviv, we caught wind of a silent protest being held nearby, so we joined hundreds of people and took to the streets. ALF Israel arranged the march. They follow a code of conduct much like the Animal Liberation […]

What we ate in Tel Aviv

By now, I think we are all aware of how simple it is for vegans to locate plant based food in Tel Aviv, so we chose not to do a vegan guide per say, but rather show you the meals […]

Jerusalem in a Day

You can’t really truly experience any major city in a day, let alone one of the world’s oldest. But if you are familiar with Jerusalem, it’s impressive how much of the city you can see in a few hours.[su_slider source=”media: […]

Tel Aviv – a vegan haven you long to visit again

What makes us yearn to return to a far off place we have already visited before? The time we have to travel is so limited, and there is so much of the world we want to explore, yet we yearn to […]

Israel Vegan Travel Videos

Vegan Dining in Israel

Anastasia Cafe

All vegan cafe in Tel Aviv serving baked goods, breakfast, lunch, coffee and other beverages.

The Green Cat

The Green Cat is the first all-vegan pizza place in Israel. They use cashew mozzarella cheese that they make themselves, and there are all kinds of veggie toppings, including roasted seitan!

Rainbow Pitta

Rainbow Pitta is a completely vegan burger and food buffet spot in Tel Aviv. They also serve shawarma and kebabs.

Tamara תמרה

Tamara is a wonderful juice and smoothie stand on the corner of Dizengoff Street (a very popular street for dining) and Ben Gurion (a lovely tree lined pedestrian boulevard). They always use fresh seasonal fruits, and they make amazing green […]

Frishman Falafel

Frishman is an unassuming traditional falafel stand that makes the most amazing tasting falafels, is reasonably priced, and lets add on as much pickled salad options as you would like. They are conveniently located in the center of Dizengoff (a very […]

Buddha Burgers

There used to be six Buddha Burgers restaurants located in Israel, two in Tel Aviv, one in Haifa, one in Yoknam, one in Ranana, and one in Eilat. Currently there is only one Buddha Burgers restaurant still open – it is the […]

תאנים Teenim

Te’enim is a vegetarian restaurant located in Jerusalem for more than 15 years. The restaurant is located in the Even Yerushalaim building, with a lovely courtyard patio, and a large garden surrounding an olive tree facing diners. The restaurant offers […]


The story behind Nanuchka is just as interesting as the menu. For years, the restaurant served traditional Georgian cuisine of meaty dumplings, cutlets, stews, and the like. But when owner and chef Nana Shrier became vegan in February 2014, so […]


Zakaim feels more like a farmers’ market than a restaurant, with several wooden crates of fresh, colorful vegetables sitting on display near the open kitchen. Once visitors are seated however, it begins to feel more like an older relative’s home […]

Miss Kaplan מיס קפלן

מסעדת ירקות אורבנית במתחם שרונה בתל אביב. An urban vegan restaurant in Sarona center, Tel Aviv. This is a vegan fine dining restaurant in the Sarona center, which is a big food center in Tel Aviv. Located on the second […]

Bar Kayma Restaurant

A vegan/vegetarian restaurant located in the Tel Aviv district of Israel which not only includes a restaurant, but also offers hostels for people visiting the area. This place often hosts events, and grows some of its food organically on the […]

The Green Roll – Sushi Bar

The Green Roll is a vegan sushi bar in Tel Aviv, Israel that also offers fresh organic juice and raw desserts.

Village Green Restaurant – Jerusalem

The cuisine at Village Green is inspired by many sources – ranging from North America, Europe, Asia, the Mediterranean countries, the Middle East to North Africa. As a result we combine a range of flavors which all co-exist harmoniously on […]

Abu Shukri

Abu Shukri serves freshly in-house-made falafel, baba ghanoush, tahini, and hummus, with plenty of vegan options. Located in the Muslim quarter of the Old City, at station V on the Via Dolorosa.


At Seeds, we offer vegan pastry, sweet and salty treats, chocolates, frozen food to take home and much more! Everything we serve is hand made.

Cafe Birenbaum

Café Birenbaum, serves daily over 30 different hot vegetarian/vegan dishes, in addition to more than 30 types of salads. All dishes served are of freshly made from local, high-quality and carefully picked ingredients.

The Vegetarian Shawarma

The Vegetarian Shawarma offers all vegan fast food in the modern section of Jerusalem near the Ben Yehuda Street mall area.

Maoz Falafel Jerusalem

Maoz Falafel on King George Street (near Ben Yehuda Street) in Jerusalem is small open store with a few tables outside, and makes some of Jerusalem’s best falafels.

Hummus Abu Hassan

Hummus Abu Hassan is a casual hummus restaurant in Tel Aviv. This location does not serve the other dishes you expect to find with hummus– they focus solely on different flavors of hummus served with warm pita. This is a very popular […]

Mitz Marak – Givatayim

Mitz Marak is an all vegan cafe that serves a rotating variety of daily soups and fresh baked goods in Gaytayim. They also have smoothie and ice cream.

Haj Kahil – Jaffa

The Haj Kahil restaurant has been in business since 1973. They offer hummus, falafel, Soarmh and much more. This restaurant is primarily omnivore, but has vegan options available.

The Vegan Shawarma

The Vegan Shawarma is a 100% vegan fast food joint on King George St in Tel Aviv. They serve up pizza, schnitzel burgers, burgers, salads, and frozen meals for takeaway, all fully plant-based.

Cremerie De L’eclair

Cremerie De L’eclair is creating tasty ice cream sandwiches out of the combination of warm French pastry and cold Italian ice cream. Best of all, they have vegan options!


Alegria means “joy” in Spanish, and this small restaurant and specialty food shop in Tel Aviv is serving up its own brand of plant-based joy with daily specials, desserts, soups, and salads. They also have packaged vegan and vegetarian items […]

Activities in Israel

Shorashim Health Foods – מרכז שורשים – בית טבע ומרפא

A health food store with alternative, holistic products. Everything from fitness and skin care to food and beverage for a healthier organic lifestyle! Shorashim Health Foods has a fairly extensive vegan offering, including chocolates, cheeses, seitan, tofu, vegetables, beauty products, […]

Yad Vashem: World Holocaust Center, Jerusalem

Yad Vashem is the leading Holocaust memorial and works to safeguard the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations.

Abraham Tours

Abraham Tours aim to provide the best travel information and highest quality tours for independent travelers! We have great tours all around Israel and the West Bank leaving each day from the Abraham Hostel Jerusalem and Abraham Hostel Tel-Aviv, and […]

The videos and blogs on this page were contributed by members of our vegan community who recently traveled to the Middle East and graciously shared their travel experiences. Follow your fellow vegan travelers as they explore Israel compassionately, meet local vegans and other vegan travelers, and share the amazing vegan food they find during their travels! They share the sites they visited, the places they stayed at, vegan shops they found, and the sites and activities they enjoyed during their time in Israel. Some also visit animal sanctuaries in the countries they travel to and kindly share the stories of the animals they meet. Join our vegan community and share your travel adventures with our global vegan community and collectively we can show the world how easy it is to be vegan and travel compassionately.

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