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The Best Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants in Copenhagen

The best vegetarian-friendly restaurants in Copenhagen, according to local chefs and food writers. From vegan hamburgers to vegetarian tacos, this list has you covered.

Updated on Jan 22, 2024 | World of Mouth team

Copenhagen's dining scene is thriving, and plant-based meals are no exception. You can find great restaurants with vegetarian food such as veggie tacos at Hija de Sanchez or Korean food at Restaurant Juju. Keep reading to discover the best vegetarian-friendly restaurants recommended by World of Mouth experts like chefs Christian Puglisi, Rosio Sanchez and Will Goldfarb.

Hija de Sanchez Kødbyen

Slagterboderne 8

Slagterboderne 8, 1716 København, Denmark

Hija de Sanchez Kødbyen is a taco canteen run by ex-Noma chef Rosio Sanchez. The restaurant offers authentic Mexican cuisine with a focus on tacos, using high-quality, mostly organic local products and masa imported directly from Mexico for their daily fresh tortillas. Recommended dishes include the tacos al pastor and the vegetarian tacos, which feature a variety of ingredients like chili, kale, sesame, and nuts.

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Enjoy authentic tacos, Mezcal and popsicles.Made by Rosio Sanchez, Noma‘s former pastry chef, those tacos are a real treat. If available, definitely go for the tacos al pastor.

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Hija de Sanchez Kødbyen

Hija de Sanchez Kødbyen

Slagterboderne 8

Slagterboderne 8, 1716 København, Denmark

Hija de Sanchez Nordhavn

Hamborg Pl. 5

Hamborg Pl. 5, 2150 København, Denmark

Hija de Sanchez Nordhavn is a Mexican eatery, part of the Sanchez group, known for its specialized tacos and other Mexican snacks. The restaurant uses heirloom corn from Mexico to make its corn products, ensuring fresh and organic ingredients in their dishes. With a casual dining space, Hija de Sanchez Nordhavn offers a variety of tacos including hibiscus flowers and oyster mushrooms, tacos al pastor, veggie chorizo, and fried cod.

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Mexican eatery specialized in tacos, located in Nordhavn.This Mexican eatery is just one of the restaurants of the Sanchez group, serving mainly tacos but also other Mexican snacks.We came here looking for some good tacos, as we’ve been craving them for a long time. What we ordered was the following:* Taco of hibiscus flowers and oyster mushrooms, chile paste, grilled cheese, onion and coriander.* Tacos al Pastor.* Taco of veggie chorizo with salsa verde and salsa roja.* Taco of fried cod with chipotle mayo, crema and sliced cabbage.* Paleta.Our favorite tacos were surprisingly both veggie tacos.

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Hija de Sanchez Nordhavn

Hija de Sanchez Nordhavn

Hamborg Pl. 5

Hamborg Pl. 5, 2150 København, Denmark

La Banchina

Refshalevej 141

Refshalevej 141, 1432 København, Denmark

La Banchina is a waterside restaurant that specializes in vegetarian and seafood dishes, offering a farm-to-table experience. The restaurant is known for its light but substantial lunches and a selection of minimally intervened juices, providing a refreshing dining experience. With a commitment to sustainability, La Banchina serves natural, organic, biodynamic, and locally sourced food and beverages, ensuring an environmentally conscious dining experience.

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A light but substantial lunch with a glass of minimally intervened juice. Repeat.Sauna plus lunch? Yes, please. Drop-in, refresh, and smash a light but substantial lunch with a glass of minimally intervened juice. Repeat.Photo credit: La Banchina, @vilhi

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La Banchina

La Banchina

Refshalevej 141

Refshalevej 141, 1432 København, Denmark

Gasoline Grill

Landgreven 10

Landgreven 10, 1301 København, Denmark

Gasoline Grill is known for its famous cheeseburger, a medium-thick semi-smashburger made of fresh ground organic beef, served in a potato bun with cheddar, raw onion, pickles and their own mayo sauce. They also offer a variety of other menu items, including fried chicken sandwiches, vegetarian burgers, and a butter burger. The restaurant, which started at a gas station at Landgreven, has expanded with several other locations, keeping the quality of their burgers consistent across all branches.

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The famous cheeseburger at the original Gasoline Grill.There’s been a hype around Gasoline Grill ever since they opened in 2016. That means a steady queue of customers at the gas station at Landgreven a few blocks from Kongens Nytorv. The burgers: the patty could be described as a medium thick semi-smashburger made of fresh ground organic beef, fried medium well done, with plenty of fat and flavour, served in a potato bun. The benchmark cheeseburger (make it double) comes with cheddar, raw onion, pickles and Gasoline Grill mayo sauce. The fries are crinkle-cut, light and soft inside. Definitely a great, plain hamburger. The menu also features fried chicken sandwiches, vegetarian burgers and a butter burger. Drink house made lemonade or cold Tuborg. Gasoline Grill is expanding with plenty of other locations, but the gas station at Landgreven is the original Gasoline Grill.

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Gasoline Grill

Gasoline Grill

Landgreven 10

Landgreven 10, 1301 København, Denmark

Mirabelle

Denmark

Denmark, Guldbergsgade 29, 2200 København, Denmark

Mirabelle is a Sicilian inspired eatery by chef Christian F Puglisi, offering all-day dining that includes a breakfast-brunch. The menu is diverse, featuring everything from scrambled eggs with nduja butter and Sicilian brioche with pistachio custard for breakfast, to crudo of monkfish, braised rabbit with olives, and spaghetti with anchovies for lunch and dinner. Notably, Mirabelle continues to serve its renowned sourdough bread, which is also available for takeout in limited quantities.

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Sicilian flavours and great bread by Christian Puglisi. All day dining, including a nice breakfast-brunch.Mirabelle Spiseria is the renewed Sicilian inspired all day eatery in Nørrebro by chef Christian Puglisi, next door to his other restaurant, Bæst. The legendary bakery and eatery has now been turned into a proper Sicilian osteria with a focus on pasta and Sicilian flavours inspired by Puglisi’s Sicilian heritage. I had the breakfast, which already gives some nice flavours of the new setup, with scrambled eggs with nduja butter, kale with olive oil and Sicilian brioche with pistachio custard. The breakfast can be turned into lunch by adding a beef tartar with ground dried tomato capuliato, capers and oregano. The lunch and dinner menu features dishes from crudo of monkfish to braised rabbit with olives and spaghetti with anchovies, and, of course almond granita. For those who are missing the sourdough bread from Mirabelle Bakery: it’s still served with the food and can be bought in limited amounts for takeout.

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Mirabelle

Mirabelle

Denmark

Denmark, Guldbergsgade 29, 2200 København, Denmark

Topicàl

Jægersborggade 41

Jægersborggade 41, 2200 København, Denmark

Topicàl is a modern Mediterranean style restaurant in Jægersborggade, Nørrebro, focusing on high-quality vegetables and offering an add-on of Hindsholmgrisen, a renowned Danish pork, to their 5-course menu. The menu, curated by head chef Davide Laudato, features inspiring dishes full of good flavors, including bitter herbs and pasta with coffee, reflecting his Neapolitan roots and experience in renowned establishments. The atmosphere at Topicàl is relaxed, with professional service from the predominantly Italian staff, making it a pleasant and affordable dining experience with a personal flavor profile.

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A Kitchen with a Very Personal Touch and Good SkillsTopicàl is a new restaurant in Jægersborggade, Nørrebro, Cph. Opened spring 2023. It is a modern Mediterranean style cusine and focused on vegetables of really high quality and you can add on Hindsholmgrisen (Danish good pork) to the 5 courses menu.Inspiring dishes – lots of good flavors, bitter herbs, pasta with coffee – creative gastronomy with Italian vibes. Head chef Davide Laudato is proud Neapolitan and has worked at Frantzen, Relæ, Bæst and Mirabelle and Spisehuset that closed to fast. Most of the staff here are from Italy and are giving prof. service and the atmosphere is relaxed. Menu April 2023*Welcome snacks:Delicious satarbai almondsHousemade small crisp artichokeWarm yummi crisp croquettes *Raw cod tartare with backed sunchoke (Jerusalem artichoke), mustard vinaigrette with dill and topped with puffed barley*King oyster mushroom, crisp ramson and lots of pepper‍*Mirabelle bread and olive oil *Handmade pasta Cavatelli, almond milk and grated roasted coffee ‍*Granita of orange (blod appelsiner) and other citrus, not too sweet – so refreshing and nice.*Escarole m`buttunata, ajo cauda and black olives‍*Hindsholm grisen pork - n`duja sauce, seasonal contorno (kålblade fra toppen af broccoli eller rosenkål) and soft skin (bløde flæskesvær) with lemon*Yogurt semifreddo, lemon, thyme and olive oil Along with a very nice house-made limoncelloI have been here two times and to me it is a very nice and inexpensive dining experience with personal flavor profile.Very fair price: 5 courses with bread and water 450 kr. Meat dish 95 kr. Wine pairing 5 glasses 435 kr.

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Topicàl

Topicàl

Jægersborggade 41

Jægersborggade 41, 2200 København, Denmark

Seks

Krystalgade 6

Krystalgade 6, 1172 København, Denmark

Seks is a warm, colorful café-restaurant in Copenhagen, run by a Polish couple who draw culinary inspiration from their global travels. Open during the day, it serves all-day breakfast and lunch, offering a 100% organic, vegetarian menu, with vegan and gluten-free options. With a cozy interior that feels somewhere between Japan and Copenhagen, Seks is known for its delicious food, tasty drinks, and friendly service.

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Delicious food inspired by food from all around the world with warm service.Beautiful place, lovely food and tasty drinks. One of my favorites to step in for breakfast, lunch or just a quick cup of coffee.

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Seks

Seks

Krystalgade 6

Krystalgade 6, 1172 København, Denmark

Tèrra

Ryesgade 65

Ryesgade 65, 2100 København Ø, Denmark

Tèrra is a sustainable and zero food waste restaurant, where each dish is a thoughtful blend of modern Italian cooking and Nordic locality. Their innovative approach to minimizing food waste results in dishes of disarming delicacy and harmony, such as celeriac tacos and marinated halibut. With a cozy atmosphere, an open kitchen, and a focus on sustainability, Tèrra offers a mindful and flavorful dining experience.

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Soulful experience with perfectly balanced dishes Perfect journey among flavours, local ingrediits and innovation..the chef cooks while the service in the dining room sets a perfect rhythm.Local ingredits with an open minded vision brigns on your table what is one of the best gastronomic pictures in Copenaghen

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Tèrra

Tèrra

Ryesgade 65

Ryesgade 65, 2100 København Ø, Denmark

Bæst

Guldbergsgade 29

Guldbergsgade 29, 2200 København, Denmark

Bst, famous for its sourdough pizzas and house-made charcuterie and cheese, is an authentic culinary experience signed by chef Christian F Puglisi. Recognized for its pizzas, Bst produces its charcuterie and cheese in-house, using organic and sustainable ingredients. In addition to pizzas, the restaurant offers a variety of dishes that reflect the entire place, from fresh mozzarella to fresh salad leaves from their own farm, Farm of Ideas.

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Pizzeria with sourdough base and making their own charcuterie and cheeses.This place is famous for its pizzas, recognized as one of the best in the world (according to their website). They produce their own charcuterie and cheese on the floor above the restaurant and the pizza base is made with sourdough and baked at 450 C.We ordered two pizzas:* Tomato passata, BÆST ’nduja, smoked BÆST Mozzarella, spring onions, oregano.* Chanterelles, BÆST Goat Cheese, parsley puree, parsley.We definitely would rank this pizza amongst the best we’ve had, super nice sourdough and the ingredients on top were very good as well, and a perfect temperature and texture.

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Bæst

Bæst

Guldbergsgade 29

Guldbergsgade 29, 2200 København, Denmark

Restaurant Juju

Øster Farimagsgade 8

Øster Farimagsgade 8, 2100 København, Denmark

Restaurant Juju specializes in Korean comfort food, crafted by experienced chefs Kristian Baumann and Youngjin Kim. The menu features creative and casual Korean dishes that are familiar yet innovative, with popular choices including chilli cucumber, nori vinegar fries, and chilled green tea noodles. At Juju, you can also enjoy a variety of shared dishes, such as steamed mussels and Korean steamed dumplings, all prepared with a touch of perfection.

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A creative, casual Korean restaurant with an unconventional menu. Juju’s reimagined classic dishes speak with a Korean accent but in a familiar tone that’s still recognisable to people perhaps less confident with Korean food. The chilli cucumber, nori vinegar fries and the chilled green tea noodles are must orders.

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Restaurant Juju

Restaurant Juju

Øster Farimagsgade 8

Øster Farimagsgade 8, 2100 København, Denmark

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